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Edible and Medicinal Plant Walk


with Linda Nelson

Calendar Sep 14, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Some of our common weeds are not only nutritious foods but have wonderful healing properties. On this 2 hour walk through fields and woods you will learn how to add vitamin and mineral rich wild plants to your diet, treat bee stings, heal wounds, aid digestion, treat UTI’s and protect yourself from cancer.

Instructor: Linda Nelson, Certified Herbalist

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Time: 10 am-Noon

Location: MCHS

Registration: $15

Hypnosis for Stress Reduction-NEW! Session I


with Tanya Quarterman

Calendar Oct 16, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Enjoy the relaxation and stress relief of hypnotherapy. Participants experience hypnosis, and learn tricks and tips for reducing stress outside of the class. Please bring a pillow and blanket, (or yoga mat or beach chair) to class.

Session 1: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Session 2: Monday, November 18, 2019

Time: 6-8:30 pm

Registration: $30 per session

Introduction to Chair Caning


with Glen Hawes

Calendar Sep 12, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This class is intended to introduce students to materials, tools, and techniques for restoring and re-caning old chairs and broken seats. All participants will come away with the basic knowledge to pursue more skilled caning on your own. Please bring to class: bucket, 10 clothespins, 10 golf tees, an awl, spray bottle, craft scissors, and a sponge. Caning reed may be purchased from instructor (approximately $25.)

Note: This is not a weaving class; the chair you want to restore must have holes.

Instructor: Glen Hawes

5 Thursdays, 6-8:30 pm

Begins: September 12, 2019

Location: MCHS

Registration: $49

Introduction to Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy-NEW!-Session I


with Tanya Quarterman

Calendar Sep 18, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Certified Hypnotherapist, and Certified NGH (National Guild of Hypnotists) Instructor Tanya Quarterman will share what hypnotism is, what it is not, the many benefits of hypnotic suggestion, and the many uses of hypnotherapy. Tanya invites counselors, therapists, healthcare professionals, social workers, guidance counselors, psychologists, life coaches and anyone interested in hypnotism for their own personal use, or as an added tool to their therapy toolbox to attend.

Session 1: Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Session 2: Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Time: 6-7 pm

Registration: No charge, but please register in advance

Perfect Pie Crust


with Libby Harville

Calendar Oct 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Making pie crust is becoming a lost art, but it’s not as difficult as many think. You will leave this class with a pie crust to fill at home or that can be frozen for later use. Please bring a large bowl, fork/pastry cutter, rubber scraper, rolling pin, measuring cup + spoons and pie pan. Ingredients and recipe will be provided.

Instructor: Libby Harville

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Time: 6:30-8 pm

Location: MCHS

Registration: $10

Supply fee $2, payable to Instructor

Soups for Fall NEW!


with Kathryn Booth

Calendar Oct 21, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Fall is a perfect time for comforting soup. Learn to make 2 favorites: lemony chicken orzo and a winter squash with gruyere croutons.

Instructor: Kathryn Booth

Monday, October 21, 2019

Time: 5:30-7:30 pm

Location: MCHS

Registration: $10

Spa Series with Essential Oils NEW!


with Mary Alderman

Calendar Sep 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Come pamper yourself or someone special and join us in this three-night hands-on class and take home some beautiful and useful spa inspired items. Night one we will make, bath salts to soften and scent your skin and scented soap, night two we will make a coordinating candle to heighten the senses and set the mood and a foaming face wash and the third and final night we will make sugar scrub to soften the rough spots on your skin such as feet, elbows, back of arms and a moisturizing lotion. All items will be made with essential oils.

Instructor: Mary Alderman

3 Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm

Begins: September 24, 2019

Location: MCHS

Registration: $25

Supply fee: $45, payable to Instructor

The 10 Critical Do’s and Don’ts if You are Over 65


with Patrice Putman

Calendar Sep 10, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This class helps those approaching or over 65 organize an effective life plan. Critical information will be shared about the 10 legal issues that everyone needs to know. Each legal topic will be 10 minutes, just long enough to go over the very basics. The topics will include: Who will speak for you if you cannot speak for yourself? The most important document needed to protect your assets. How not to lose everything to long-term care costs. What is the 5-year look back and why does it matter? Who does and does not need a will? The pros and cons of a trust. The truth and myths of probate. Can I give my home to my child and still live there until I die? How can you make things easier for the people who are helping you? The most common question/concern from the group.

Instructor: Patrice Putman, Esq.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Time: 6-8 pm

Location: MCHS Registration: $15

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