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MSAD#44 Adult & Continuing Ed

Personal Enrichment

Introduction to Clicker Training for your dog, chicken or horse!


with India Baker

Calendar Oct 15, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Clicker Training is the standard method for training wild animals in zoos to facilitate safe management of animals. This presentation is an introduction to the principles of Clicker Training and positive training techniques and how to apply them to training your dog (or other pet!) new behaviors and techniques to cope with new situations including vet and groomer visits. This class will introduce you to the concepts of shaping and capturing behaviors and how to use the clicker and reward to get fast results in establish desirable behaviors. Students will be practicing using the clicker in exercises and games with each other. We will discuss how to build a training program. This is not a dog training class, please do not bring your dog (or chicken!) Clickers will be provided.

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with Joshua Rysted

Calendar Dec 1, 2018 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Make it an annual holiday tradition and come make your very own ceramic ornament that will last for generations. Using simple cookie cutter shapes and a slab of clay, you will create five unique ornaments. You can keep them for yourself or give them away as gifts. This project is suitable for adults or parents attending with children over eight years old. *One parent plus one child equals one registration to make five ornaments. If a second child attends or if more ornaments are desired, please sign up for a second registration.

Sushi Success at Home


with Matt Howe

Calendar Oct 18, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

In this popular one-night class you will learn simple hands-on and inexpensive steps to set up your kitchen for sushi production and you'll be rolling your own in minutes! Come learn about the supplies and equipment needed to make sushi at home. Bring an apron, a favorite sharp knife, a cutting board and a container to bring home your sushi creations! REGISTER at least 3 DAYS IN ADVANCE TO INSURE YOUR PLACE & MATERIALS!

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Try Out the Potter's Wheel


with Joshua Rysted

Calendar Nov 12, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Have you always wanted to try the potter’s wheel, but you’re not sure if you want to commit to a full class? This two-hour session for adults is the perfect opportunity to try your hand at the potter’s wheel. Working on the wheel is an age-old practice of using your hands and a spinning wheel to create useful and beautiful objects out of clay. You will learn the basics of centering the clay on the wheel, opening the form, and pulling up the walls to make everything from bowls to vases. Up to three completed pieces will be glazed in your choice of color.

Yarn Bowls


with Joshua Rysted

Calendar Nov 10, 2018 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Knit faster, winter is coming! In this one-day ceramic hand-building course, you will create a yarn bowl for knitting. A yarn bowl keeps your yarn organized and in-place so that it can’t roll across the floor. Your finished project will be glazed in your choice of color.

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