Home and Garden

Basic Cake Decorating

Learn the art of cake decorating and techniques practiced by professional cake decorators from Kathleen Luzzi, owner of a popular local bakery.  She will share tips of the trade to help you create delectable cakes, icings and fillings.  The class is sure to be fun.  Cakes will be provided for practice. 

 

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Urban Farming for the City Dweller

Want to grow some of your own food in your own backyard? What do you need to know about city ordinances? Deciding what to grow? Providing for the growing needs of your plants? Novel places to grow vegetables when space is limited? Composting? Raising animals in the city? Preserving food when the harvest is abundant? Instructor Carol Faust will share resources & her experience doing just that for 40+ years with the Faust Family Farm in Oakdale.

Starts February 11, 2017

Hat's Off to Knitting!

Come explore the art and craft of knitting! You will learn how to cast on, knit, purl, and cast off. This is NOT your grandma’s knitting. Bring a sense of adventure and a mindset of can-do. We will have fun and create at the same time! You will make a hat for you or someone you love just in time for the holidays and winter. Instructor Erin Laser is a lawyer turned addicted knitter and fiber arts enthusiast, who thoroughly enjoys teaching and learning from students of all ages!

Starts April 19th, 2017

Repurpose Your Furniture

Do you have a piece of furniture in your home that you would love to redesign or one that you picked up at a garage sale that needs to be repurposed? In this 5 hour workshop, the instructor will walk you through how to sand, paint, stain, use special techniques, decorate with stencils, make repairs, and enhance the overall look of your furniture. You will be amazed at the transformation that takes place in just 5 hours. All you need to do is bring in a piece of furniture (something you can carry yourself) such as a nightstand, end table, small coffee table, mirror, or chair and the instructor will provide all of the high end supplies. 

Starts March 25th, 2017