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Portland Adult Education



Home & Life Skills

in Personal Enrichment

Candle Making

$45

with Jennifer Paulin

Calendar May 9, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Candle making classes will be offered by Jenn from CANDLEWOOD candle company. No previous experience required. Candles are made with organic soy wax and your selection of essential oil infused scents. Blending scents is encouraged for something completely new! The experience lasts for 1.5 hours, and you leave with 1 12 oz candle decorated with an adorable wooden ornament, personalized label, and gift box. Sign up today! 

Intro To Wood Router

$75

with Eric Dunder

Calendar May 9, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Learn to assemble and disassemble a wood router and use it in a router table and as a handheld tool. If you have your own router, you may bring it.

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Intro to Welding

$160

with Beau Cormier, Athena Lynch

Calendar May 11, 2024 at 10 am, runs for 1 week
Learn the basics of MIG welding in a safe, encouraging environment. Open to all levels, including beginners.

Intro to Sewing

$110

with Stacy Owen, Michelle Kruegar, Dan Toomre, Katie Rose Champlin

Calendar May 12, 2024 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week
Learn the basics of cutting fabric, using a sewing machine, and the stitches available on most machines.

Intro to Sewing

$110

with Stacy Owen, Michelle Kruegar, Dan Toomre, Katie Rose Champlin

Calendar May 18, 2024 at 10 am, runs for 1 week
Learn the basics of cutting fabric, using a sewing machine, and the stitches available on most machines.

Intro To Woodshop

$150

with Eric Dunder, Marrion Ladd

Calendar May 18, 2024 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Gain Hands-on experience with woodshop machines, turning rough-sawn piece of hardwood in to a cutting board. Beginners welcome.

Hydroponic Gardening

$125

with Tomas Amadeo

Calendar May 18, 2024 at 2 pm, runs for 1 week
Learn the fundamentals of hydroponic growing and build a deep-water culture hydroponic grower to take home with you.

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Herbal Tea Tasting

$19

with Mischa Shuler

Calendar May 21, 2024 at 6 pm

We'll sit on the grass together, sharing the experience of a tea - we'll notice how it lands on the mucous membranes of our mouth - is it warming, cooling, moistening, drying - what do our senses tell us about this plant's gifts - to where else in the body does it travel? Together we'll intuitively uncover the medicinal properties of the plant we're connecting with, as the nearly Full Moon rises over Peaks Island at 6:30pm. Mugs and tea provided. Meet at Cleeves Memorial on the Eastern Prom. We'll sit on the grass together, sharing the experience of a tea - we'll notice how it lands on the mucous membranes of our mouth - is it warming, cooling, moistening, drying - what do our senses tell us about this plant's gifts - to where else in the body does it travel? Together we'll intuitively uncover the medicinal properties of the plant we're connecting with, as the nearly Full Moon rises over Peaks Island at 6:30pm. Mugs and tea provided. Meet at Cleeves Memorial on the Eastern Prom.

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