Articles by Valerie Lawson

 

Intro to Adobe Lightroom ®

By Valerie Lawson on Aug. 28, 2012, at 4:45 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Cobscook Community Learning Center, 10 Commissary Point Rd, Trescott, ME For more information: Carrie Callahan; 207-733-2233; cclc.me Computer Skills: Learn new, or enhance existing skills – this is a hands-on exploration of hardware & software, PC health & maintenance, Microsoft …

Beyond Point & Shoot Photography

By Valerie Lawson on Aug. 28, 2012, at 4:43 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Cobscook Community Learning Center, 10 Commissary Point Rd, Trescott, ME For more information: Carrie Callahan; 207-733-2233; cclc.me Beyond Point & Shoot Photography: This course utilizes simple techniques to illustrate how to be more creative with your camera and is primarily …

Beginner Knitting

By Valerie Lawson on Aug. 28, 2012, at 4:42 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Cobscook Community Learning Center, 10 Commissary Point Rd, Trescott, ME For more information: Carrie Callahan; 207-733-2233; cclc.me Beginner Knitting: this class is for the absolute beginner. Students will learn how to cast on and off, as well as basic stitches …

Art Studio: Drawing & Painting

By Valerie Lawson on Aug. 28, 2012, at 4:40 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Cobscook Community Learning Center, 10 Commissary Point Rd, Trescott, ME For more information: Carrie Callahan; 207-733-2233; cclc.me Art Studio: Drawing & Painting: Learn basic drawing techniques in the Masters’ Style using charcoal, graphite, pen & ink. Subjects will include landscape, …

Music Reading

By Valerie Lawson on Aug. 28, 2012, at 4:37 p.m.
Music Reading: John Newell, pianist & composer, will help you learn the basics of music: how to read the notes, and how they are put together in scales, chords and rhythms to make songs and instrumental pieces. The class is suitable for ages 12 to 102. We will learn by …

Pottery for Beginners

By Valerie Lawson on Aug. 28, 2012, at 4:35 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Cobscook Community Learning Center, 10 Commissary Point Rd, Trescott, ME For more information: Carrie Callahan; 207-733-2233; cclc.me Pottery for Beginners: Learn the basic techniques of hand-building, slab rolling, and wheel-thrown pottery, also glazing and firing. Instructor: Connie Harter-Bagley is a …
Dave Goulder

Dry Stone Masonry

By Valerie Lawson on Aug. 28, 2012, at 4:09 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Cobscook Community Learning Center, 10 Commissary Point Rd, Trescott, ME For more information: Carrie Callahan; 207-733-2233; cclc.me Dry Stone Masonry this very popular class is back again at the CCLC! Dry Stone Wall Mason & DSWA Master Craftsman Dave Goulder …
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ZUMBA ®

By Valerie Lawson on Aug. 28, 2012, at 4:04 p.m.
ZUMBA ® an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party™ that’s moving millions of people toward joy and health. Since its inception in 2001, the Zumba program has grown to become the world’s largest – and most successful – dance-fitness program with more than 12 million people of all shapes, …

Lighthouse Stations Kept by the Corbett Family of Little River

By Valerie Lawson on June 18, 2012, at 4:34 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Friday July 20, 2012, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Cutler native Delia Mae Farris will delight lighthouse and island lovers, parents and children over 10 with stories, photos and artifacts about one of the several stations kept by her family. …

Herbal Medicine Making

By Valerie Lawson on June 18, 2012, at 4:29 p.m.
Saturday, July 21, 2012 10 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Cobscook Community Learning Center, 10 Commissary Point Rd, Trescott, ME For more information: Carrie Callahan; 207-733-2233; thecclc.org Saturday, July 21, 2012, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Description: This workshop will provide the home herbalist with the basics of plant harvesting …

Take a Hike- Making Wilderness Exploration FAMILY Time

By Valerie Lawson on June 18, 2012, at 4:25 p.m.
Saturday, July 28, 2012 9 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Cobscook Community Learning Center, 10 Commissary Point Rd, Trescott, ME For more information: Carrie Callahan; 207-733-2233c; thecclc.org Friday – July 27th 3:00 – 6:00 pm & Saturday – July 28th 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. This class brings children and …

Identification & Preparation of Native Herbs

By Valerie Lawson on June 18, 2012, at 2:05 p.m.
Monday & Tuesday, July 30 & 31, 2012, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Participants will go outdoors to locate, identify, harvest, and prepare numerous native plants –roses, seaweeds, sarsaparilla, usnea, violets, horsetail, wild cherry, and others. For ages 16 and up, 12 – 15 with adult. Instructors: Beth Powerand Jenna …

Intro to Alterations Sewing Class

By Valerie Lawson on June 18, 2012, at 2:02 p.m.
Why Make It, when you CAN REMAKE IT? Intro To Alterations Bring your machine and a few articles of clothes that you would like to see re-created into something you love. Participants please bring: Sewing machine, Scissors, Seam-ripper, Thread, Straight pins, and Clothing to alter! Instructor: Anna Mather owne and …

Relax: Herbs to Ease Pain & Relieve Stress

By Valerie Lawson on June 18, 2012, at 1:50 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012 10 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Cobscook Community Learning Center, 10 Commissary Point Rd, Trescott, ME For more information: Carrie Callahan; 207-733-2233; thecclc.org Saturday, August 4, 2012, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. This workshop focuses on herbs that support and nourish the nervous system, help relieve …
Orange River Jazz Band

Poetry Slam & Open Mic at the CCLC

By Valerie Lawson on June 13, 2012, at 10:28 a.m.
Friday, July 6, 2012 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Cobscook Community Learning Center, 10 Commissary Point Rd, Trescott, ME For more information: Penny Guisinger; 207-733-2233; thecclc.org The Monthly Open Mic & Poetry Slam continues Wednesday, July 11, 7:00PM at the Cobscook Community Learning Center, 10 Commissary Point Rd, Trescott. …
Richard Ford

An Evening with Richard Ford

By Valerie Lawson on June 11, 2012, at 11:40 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012 7:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Cobscook Community Learning Center, 10 Commiassary Point Rd, Trescott, Maine For more information: Penny Guisinger; 733-2233; thecclc.org The Cobscook Community Learning Center presents An Evening of Conversation and a Reading with Pulitzer Prize winning author Richard Ford, Wednesday, August 8 …
Elizabeth Peavey

“Three Class Acts, An Evening of Poetry & Performance”

By Valerie Lawson on May 09, 2012, at 11:44 a.m.
Sunday, June 3, 2012 7 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Ludcke Auditorium, 710 Stevens Ave, Portland, ME For more information: Penny Guisinger; 207-733-2233; thecclc.org Featuring nationally renowned slam poet and performance artist Taylor Mali, who will be joined by Maine favorites Elizabeth Peavey and Gary Lawless. Offered in collaboration with …
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Community center offers evening with poets

By Valerie Lawson on May 09, 2012, at 10:59 a.m.
TRESCOTT, Maine  — The Cobscook Community Learning Center will host Three Class Acts, An Evening of Poetry and Performance at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 3, at the Portland campus of the University of New England. The event will feature nationally known slam poet and performance artist Taylor Mali, and Elizabeth …

K-6 Art & Environment Maine Bird Sculpture Challenge at the Cobscook Community Learning Center

By Valerie Lawson on March 08, 2012, at 12:16 p.m.
K-6 Art & Environment Maine Bird Sculpture Challenge, 9am-3pm, Tuesday-Wednesday, May 22-23, at the Cobscook Community Learning Center, 10 Commissary Point Rd, Trescott. In collaboration with the Downeast Coastal Conservancy, the CCLC is offering a Sculpture Challenge, Installation and Nature Walk to coincide with the 9th Annual Downeast Spring Birding …

Plein Aire Nature Drawing & Painting at the Cobscook Community Learning Center

By Valerie Lawson on March 08, 2012, at 12:06 p.m.
Plein Aire Nature Drawing & Painting, Wednesdays 4-6pm, 6 weeks, April 25-May 30, at the Cobscook Community Learning Center, 10 Commissary Point Rd, Trescott. Group will meet in studio then reassemble at outdoor location for artwork. Instructor: Patty Vinzani. Info: 207-733-2233 or www.thecclc.org. Cost $10-$105, materials $TBD; drop-in fee $15.
 
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