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Appetizers

with Chris Toy

Apr
24

April 24th, 2024

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Chris Toy is back with more goodies fit for any party or just to treat yourself! Enjoy hand-making your own Pork Pot Stickers, Boiled Shrimp Wontons, and Vegetable Spring Rolls, and eat some Spare Ribs in Black Bean and Garlic Sauce, too! Chris Toy is a retired Maine educator, cooking instructor, author and Registered Maine Guide. He enjoys beach combing, where he finds his craft supplies. He creates rustic upcycled crafts by combing the coastline for driftwood, beach stone, and recycled wire from political signs. His work can be viewed on Facebook at Acadian Driftwood Arts.

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3 Ways to Cook with a Wok

with Chris Toy

May
8

May 8th, 2024

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Woks are one of the oldest and most versatile cooking pans in the kitchen. Join cooking instructor and author Chris Toy and learn 4 ways (roasting, steaming, boiling, and stir-frying) to use woks to make great tasting recipes. Those in the know come hungry and bring leftover containers just in case! Chris will have copies of his popular cookbooks for sale and signing. Chris Toy is a retired Maine educator, cooking instructor, author and Registered Maine Guide. He enjoys beach combing, where he finds his craft supplies. He creates rustic upcycled crafts by combing the coastline for driftwood, beach stone, and recycled wire from political signs. His work can be viewed on Facebook at Acadian Driftwood Arts.

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Driftwood Mobiles and Stabiles

with Chris Toy

May
15

May 15th, 2024

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Have you ever wondered how to create mobiles that spin and dance in the slightest breeze? Join Chris Toy and learn the secrets of how to connect and balance recycled driftwood and wire to make beautiful hanging mobiles and tabletop stabiles. Tools and materials will be provided but feel free to bring needle nose pliers, wire cutters, spare wire clothes hangers, and coin sized (quarter, half dollar, dollar) pieces of weathered driftwood. Chris Toy is a retired Maine educator, cooking instructor, author and Registered Maine Guide. He enjoys beach combing, where he finds his craft supplies. He creates rustic upcycled crafts by combing the coastline for driftwood, beach stone, and recycled wire from political signs. His work can be viewed on Facebook at Acadian Driftwood Arts.

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Rome & Almalfi Coast Trip Informational Meeting

with Westbrook Adult Education

Mar
20

March 20th, 2024

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Rome & the Almalfi Coast with Optional 3-Night Florence Pre-Tour ExtensionNovember 9 - 18, 2024; 10 Days - 13 Meals: 8 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 4 Dinners

Highlights.... Rome, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazzo Navvona, Colosseum, Montecassion, Amalfi Coast, Sorrento, Farmhouse Visit and Mozzarella-Making Demonstration, Pompeii, Winery Visit and Lunch

Information Meeting: March 20, 2024, 6 PM 

FMI and to register for the informational meeting 

Contact : Jennifer Mull-Brooks

(207) 854-0286 or brooksj@westbrookschools.org

Online registration unavailable

Is higher education in your family’s future? Join a college savings specialist from the Finance Authority of Maine to talk about planning and saving for higher education. Come learn about the aspirational and financial impacts of savings for students of all ages, as well as the program highlights of Maine’s Section 529 plan, a tool many families use to prepare for higher education expenses. Also, take home some tips and tricks for getting a jump-start on the scholarship search while your child is in middle school/ early high school. Join Marie Pelletier, College Savings Counselor from the Finance Authority of Maine for this 1 hour virtual session and get started with saving for your child or grandchild’s higher education.

Zoom Link: https://famemaine.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwkfu6uqz0sGdbp4gS2ro5o42PqKRd8bM9y

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Edible Landscaping

with Joel Leak

Apr
23

April 23rd, 2024

$20 More Info

Have a garden that looks and tastes great! Join Master Gardener Joel Leak as he discusses different trees, shrubs, vegetables, herbs, and flowers to incorporate into an edible landscape. Whether you have limited space and want to grow produce in your front yard, or you just want to spruce up an old vegetable garden, Joel will provide plenty of ideas to add color, shapes, texture, and of course, flavor to your garden. Joel Leak has been a Master Gardener since 2001 and has been gardening for over 50 years. He teaches Adult Education classes in vegetable gardening, fruit trees, culinary herbs, and growing berries. He lives in Falmouth where he maintains a large vegetable garden, berries bushes, fruit trees, and an incredible edible hedge.