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eBay Buying and Selling-Dec.

$45

with Mike Lokuta

Calendar Dec 6, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This two-night class will be an exploration of how to utilize eBay, the on-line auction, as a buyer or seller. We will walk you through how to create an account, the eBay fee structure, and the anatomy of a sale. Describing and photographing items, tips, tricks, and pitfalls will be discussed. A short discussion about tax liability and eBay No-No’s will be included. Laptop computers will be available for your use. This course is for the eBay novice or dabbler, so bring your questions to class for discussion.

 

eBay Buying and Selling-Sept.

$45

with Mike Lokuta

Calendar Sep 20, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This two-night class will be an exploration of how to utilize eBay, the on-line auction, as a buyer or seller. We will walk you through how to create an account, the eBay fee structure, and the anatomy of a sale. Describing and photographing items, tips, tricks, and pitfalls will be discussed. A short discussion about tax liability and eBay No-No’s will be included. Laptop computers will be available for your use. This course is for the eBay novice or dabbler, so bring your questions to class for discussion.

 

Food Preservation - Canning - Oct.

$20

with Vina Lindley

Calendar Oct 2, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

This class focuses on basic water bath canning. Each participant will learn the most up-to-date info on this classic method for handling garden surplus, and will take home a folder of materials and a jar of whatever we can. Fruits/vegetables will be supplied by the instructor. This is a presentation from the Maine Cooperative Extension Service.

 

Fundamentals of Investing - Nov.

$15

with MCST Staff

Calendar Nov 8, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn about various investing terms such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds and how they work as investment options. Understand the basics of risk and return, portfolio diversification, and retirement plans. Mike Curtis

 

Fundamentals of Investing - Oct.

$15

with MCST Staff

Calendar Oct 18, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn about various investing terms such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds and how they work as investment options. Understand the basics of risk and return, portfolio diversification, and retirement plans.

 

Home Buying Made Simple-Oct.

$15

with Rebecca Barrett

Calendar Oct 25, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This class presents clear finance strategies for the potential home buyer. Topics covered include pros and cons of home ownership, types of credit/loans, lender options, optimizing credit, FAQs, navigating credit reports, repairing bad credit, following a budget & credit plan, and understanding credit terminology.

 

Manipulated Watercolor with Multi Media-Sept.

$85

with Audrey McGlashan

Calendar Sep 24, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Add dazzle, intrigue or texture to your watercolor through various techniques. Some results are happy accidents; some are calculated genius. Many successful painters add something other than pure watercolor to their paper. Learn the options and see examples of work that is beautiful and has been manipulated in some way. Understand the use of gouache, salt, texture pressing, wax resist and much more. Class time includes instruction, trial-and-experimentation, time to work on a painting and get instructor feedback. A list of student-grade watercolor paints, brushes, paper and sundries is available when you register.

 

Marlinspike Seamanship-Nautical Art-Sept.

$75

with Gene Reil

Calendar Sep 25, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

With the aid of the classic guide, Marlinspike Sailor by Herbie Garret Smith, learn to manipulate various types of rope to create key fobs, bracelets, pouches, floor mats and more. This book was originally written and illustrated 60 years ago, but remains the go-to guide for clear instruction and inspiration in rope craft. The book and a few simple tools and cording will get you deep into the handwork.

 





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