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January 2018

Introduction to Fermentation ($20)

Saturday, January 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

In the Intro to Fermentation Class, Jillian Ross will go over the science and methods of how to properly ferment foods and beverages of all kinds. She will also discuss the tools that are used and how to source the products needed to use ferments in the home. Jillian will bring items to show and share with the class so you can become more familiar. These include: Sauerkraut, Kimchi, Beet Kvass, Milk/Water Kefir, Kombucha, and various Lacto-Fermented pickles and vegetables.…

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Storytelling ($20)

Tuesday, January 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Students will be introduced to the different kinds of stories common in three traditions of Florida folklore: African-American, Florida Cracker, and Seminole. For example, some tales teach a lesson, others explain traditions, and many tales explain the origins of animals and plants—even people!  Students will learn the techniques of telling, such as using voice and mime to develop characters and build suspense. Students will have the opportunity to tell a story with the techniques they learned at the during the…

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Painting with a Fish – Sold Out! ($35)

Thursday, January 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Would you like to learn how to Gyotaku? Join “Painting With A Fish” at The Florida Maritime Museum for a fun modern spin on Gyotaku (Direct Method Fish Rubbing). This unique class includes art instructions, supplies and your own creative fish print.   Students must be 12 years of age or older.  Minors must be accompanied by an adult. 

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Cast Net Making Demonstration and Cast Net Throwing Class ($35)

Saturday, January 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Cast Net Making Demonstration 9:00am: Join Jim Hattaway, one of the few net makers left in the region, for a cast net making demonstration. In this interactive demonstration Jim will discuss how to make the nets – while making one! Cast Net Throwing Class 10:00am – 11:30am: Join Nathan Meschelle, a local Cortez fisherman, to learn how to properly hold, load, deploy, and retrieve a cast net.   Students must be 12 years of age or older Minors must be…

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Cheese Making – Sold Out! ($35)

Tuesday, January 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Dairy has played a large role in America since the early 1600s. However, for the last 500 years, Florida’s cattle industry has been a large contributor to both the economy and natural resources. In an effort to celebrate Florida’s Agricultural heritage, come take this hands on cheese making class. JoAnn Mancuso will teach students to make mozzarella and ricotta cheeses from scratch to take home. You will discover how easy these cheeses are to make and how wonderful homemade cheese…

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Memoir Writing ($20)

Wednesday, January 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Memoir Writing offers an opportunity for individuals to write about the significant experiences of their lives and to share these with family and friends. The memoirs may emerge in many forms such as prose or poetry, narrative or dialogue, photographs, drawings, diaries, and maps or a combination of them all. Classes are molded to each individual’s needs, which means new people can join at anytime. Participants may share their work with classmates and receive feedback if they wish. There is…

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February 2018

Painting with a Fish – Sold Out! ($35)

Thursday, February 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Would you like to learn how to Gyotaku? Join “Painting With A Fish” at The Florida Maritime Museum for a fun modern spin on Gyotaku (Direct Method Fish Rubbing). This unique class includes art instructions, supplies and your own creative fish print.   Students must be 12 years of age or older.  Minors must be accompanied by an adult.   

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Salt Scrub ($35)

Saturday, February 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

A process called talassotherapy which means “The use of seawater in cosmetic or health treatments.” In this class you will make an exfoliating salt scrub for your body, a soothing bath salt for the tub and a sea salt hair spray that gives your hair body, texture and enhances your natural curl. Students must be 12 years of age or older.  Minors must be accompanied by an adult. 

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Canning 101 – Pickles ($30)

Tuesday, February 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Whether you are new to canning or just need a refresher course, Canning 101 is a great starting point for students. The focus of this workshop will be safety, equipment, and science as we discuss the boiling water bath technique. Once mastered, this method will enable you to safely and confidently can everything from jams to pickles to fruit! For this workshop, we’ll be talking pickles ~ learn all about brine, sweet and dill recipes, and what ingredients would be…

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Memoir Writing ($20)

Wednesday, February 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Memoir Writing offers an opportunity for individuals to write about the significant experiences of their lives and to share these with family and friends. The memoirs may emerge in many forms such as prose or poetry, narrative or dialogue, photographs, drawings, diaries, and maps or a combination of them all. Classes are molded to each individual’s needs, which means new people can join at anytime. Participants may share their work with classmates and receive feedback if they wish. There is…

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