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Stained Glass "Scrappy Bird Bunny" Ornaments

$50

with Heather Burgess

Calendar Apr 4, 2023 at 6 pm

Can you imagine? A scrappy bird with bunny ears, bunny tail, and/or bunny feet? Who knew, but we welcome you to join Heather as she shares the art of foiling, soldering, and wire bending. You will complete at least one ornament if not more in this 2.5 hour evening class. 

Eye protection is available, but if you prefer to bring your own, please feel free to do so. Closed toe shoes are required. Masks are optional. 

Small Pack Basket Course

$65

with Jessica Steele

Calendar Apr 15, 2023 at 9 am

Small Pack Basket Course

All level weavers are welcome EVEN if you have never weaved! Weave a 10-12” tall basket with premium reed.These are beautiful baskets perfect for a child or yourself. Straps are adjust able for child to adults.
Great gift for that someone special! 

$65 fee includes: reed, pine feet, plywood base, strap, and instruction

Anyone 12-17 must be accompanied with an adult.

Stained Glass Workshop

$60

with Heather Burgess

Calendar Apr 15, 2023 at 10 am

The Stained Glass Workshop is an opportunity to hang out with other Stained Glass Crafters and make some amazing art while you're at it. 

The workshop is designed for Stained Glass Crafters who have taken the Stained Glass for Beginners class with Heather Burgess previously and/or have intermediate level glass experience with stained glass. 

Work on a current project or start a new one! If you have an idea and not sure of a pattern, reach out to Heather. She may have a pattern and/or can create a stained glass pattern for you for the workshop. 

The Glass Feather, Stained Glass Artist, Heather Burgess

Email: maineglasslady@gmail.com

Facebook: @theglassfeathercove

Instagram: @the.glass.feather

There will be patterns and glass & tools and equipment available for use, but crafters are encouraged to bring their own tools, solder, black backed copper foil or other, and stained glass.

UTC AE has some glass of assorted colors, but it isn't a huge selection and there aren't a lot of larger pieces. So if you have colors in mind, you should bring that color glass with you.

Heather will be on hand to offer assistance, answer any questions, and share techniques.  

Bring a bag lunch, snack and/or beverage and enjoy the workshop. We look forward to meeting you and seeing the stained glass art you create. 

 

Fiddlehead Basket

$50

with Jessica Steele

Calendar Apr 19, 2023 at 4:30 pm

Fiddlehead Basket

Whether hiking in the forest or wandering in your garden, this will be a nice basket for fiddleheads, mushrooms, or herbs.  Size is approximately 4” Width x 8" Height x 10" Length. 

The cost covers the cost materials: premium reed, strap, and instruction.

Anyone 12-17 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

SOLO Wilderness First Aid

$180

with Jessica Steele

Calendar Apr 22, 2023 at 9 am

Are you thinking about going on an outdoor trip this summer with family or friends? Are you planning on being a trip leader for a camp or guide service? Are you interested in knowing how to take care of someone if they were hurt in the backcountry? This is a perfect course for someone who would like to get a basic level of first aid training. 

The Wilderness First Aid is a 16-hour hands-on course. It will provide a comprehensive look at the standards and skills of dealing with: • response and assessment • musculoskeletal Injuries • environmental emergencies • survival skills • soft tissue injuries • medical emergencies.

There will be a CPR/AED course Saturday evening. There will be an additional fee of $35 (Pay for the CPR fee at class).

This course includes 16-hours in class sessions, out of class reading, and a final exam.

Course includes SOLO Wilderness First Aid book, Wilderness First Aid Map, 2-year WFA Certification

Students 14-17 years old must be accompanied with an adult.

SOLO Wilderness First Responder Recertification

$210

with Jessica Steele

Calendar Apr 22, 2023 at 9 am

Get your SOLO Wilderness First Responder Recertification completed through a Wilderness First Aid Course. This is a 16-hour course that provides a review of the following • Response and Assessment • Musculoskeletal Injuries • Environmental Emergencies • Survival Skills • Soft Tissue Injuries • Medical Emergencies.  

This course will be part of a SOLO Wilderness First Aid course so all participants MUST have a CURRENT SOLO WFR card. We cannot accept any other WFR certifications in this course. 

All Wilderness First Responder students must have a current CPR card or will need to take a CPR/AED course in an evening session. There will be an additional fee of $35 for if CPR is needed (Pay for the CPR fee at class).

This course includes 16 hours in class sessions, out of class reading, and a final exam.

Course includes SOLO WFR recertification package and 3-year WFR Certification. Note that to receive certification, participants must pass written and practical exams.

Stained Glass Beginners

$100

with Heather Burgess

Calendar Apr 26, 2023 at 6 pm

The Stained Glass course is 2-evening classes for beginners or for those who need a refresher. You will learn all the fundamentals and steps of foiled stained glass to create a beautiful sun catcher.

Please wear comfortable clothes. Closed toe shoes are required. Eye protection is available, but if you prefer to bring your own, please do so. Also, if you have an apron, please bring one to class. 

Must be 18 years of age or older. Masks are optional at this time. 

Stained Glass Intermediate

$25

with Heather Burgess

Calendar Apr 26, 2023 at 6 pm

The UTC Adult Ed Stained Glass "Intermediate" is an open-studio type class for stained class crafters who wish to work on personal stained glass projects. Heather Burgess will not be providing any formal teaching to the intermediate class.

If there is a pattern you wish to try, reach out to Heather (maineglasslady@gmail.com

Please note that Heather will be teaching a Stained Glass for Beginners class during the open-studio style intermediate stained glass crafters class. Her focus will be on the Beginners class but she will answer questions and such if able. 

There will be patterns and glass & tools and equipment available for use, but crafters are encouraged to bring their own tools, solder, black backed copper foil or other, and stained glass. UTC AE has some glass of assorted colors, but it isn't a huge selection and there aren't a lot of larger pieces. So if you have colors in mind, you should bring that color glass with you.

We thank all of you in advance for bringing your own things. Because you do, we can keep the cost to attend this class opportunity at a lower price. 

 





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