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Sunday in the Cemetery

with Ron Romano

May
21

Next session: May 21st, 2023

$10 More Info

Stroll and enjoy the early craft and imagery used in grave markers at our own Dunstan Cemetery. This cemetery holds a great collection of early 1800s slate markers from our region's first stonecutter, Bartlett Adams. Highlights on the walk include monuments in marble and zinc--plus a few surprises! You'll see the best that Dunstan has to offer with cemetery historian and author of four related books, Ron Romano. Wear comfortable footwear for this hourlong stroll. We will meet rain or shine, unless there is extreme weather. Class size is 15 participants. Parking information will be shared when the walk is confirmed. THE DATE OF THIS EVENT WAS CHANGED FROM MAY 8 TO MAY 21, AND APPEARS DIFFERENTLY IN OUR PAPER CATALOG.

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Taming Your “To Do” List

with Jill Braceland

Mar
29

Next session: March 29th, 2023

$19 More Info

Identify techniques that will help you organize your personal time. Suggestions offered include prioritizing, reating the "To Do" list, and how we underestimate time. Tips on how to stop procrastinating and being overwhelmed will also be discussed. 

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Use this step by step guide to take amazing photos! This course is appropriate for novice photographers as well as anyone who wants to significantly upgrade their photography skills. Leaern to take photos, portraits, slo-motion, panos, and more. Students will learn about camera setting for proper focus, exposure, and composition.

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Wildflower Walk

with Amy Witt, Horticulturist

May
11

Next session: May 11th, 2023

$15 More Info

Come meet the native wildflowers and trees along the Pleasant Hill Preserve Trail. Our outing will incorporate plant folklore, identification, and the gifts each plant has to share. Our walk will take place at Pleasant Hill Preserve. We will meet in the parking lot, 256-280 Pleasant Hill Road. 

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How to Make Great Tasting Coffee

with Mark Peterson

Feb
6

Next session: February 6th to 13th, 2023

$25 More Info

This is a hands-on interactive course that will explore beans from different origins, the fundamentals of roasting, and factors that impact coffee freshness. We will cover tasting coffee, flavor profiles, different types of brewing methods and brewing variables that affect taste. By the end of the course, students will be able to apply a basic understanding of the flavor profiles of coffee from different origins and different roast levels, be able to brew coffee using three different methods, and apply the attributes of grind profiles, temperature, and weight measurements to achieve better tasting coffee.  Mark Peterson, owner of Black Point Coffee, has several years in the Coffee industry and is associated with the Special Coffee Association (SCA). This course's material is based on the SCA's guidelines for understanding and brewing coffee. 

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Landscaping 101-A Mini Course For Beginners

with Amy Witt, Horticulturist

Apr
5

Next session: April 5th to 26th, 2023

$79 More Info

Are you a do-it-yourselfer who wants to give your yard a simple makeover or design a new garden? Do you need to add curb appeal to the house you are ready to put on the market. Or do you simply want to enjoy enhanced beauty in your backyard? Whatever your final goal, knowing some basic landscape design techniques will make it easier for you. Learn how to assess your needs, evaluate your site, come up with a plan, and select the right plants.