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    Intro to Ice Climbing

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    If the Day After Tomorrow really does come true and the world freezes over, you're going to want to know how to climb ice. This class will teach you how to use crampons and ice tools, such as an axe, to survive. Experienced guides will show you the proper footwork and the proper way to read the ice so you can avoid dangerous situations. Practice through hands-on experience to get you comfortable with the basic skills and techniques of ice climbing. And in the case that there needs to be an Ice Age 4, you'll be prepared.
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    Intro to Ice Climbing

    86 Glenallen St, Winchendon

    • Learn the basic techniques of ice climbing from an experienced ice climbing instructor
    • Develop your crampon and ice tool techniques to help you to climb ice safely
    • Practice your footwork and your ability to read the ice to avoid dangerous situations
    • Try your hand at ice climbing once you're comfortable with the basics
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    Intro to MIG Welding

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    Become familiar with the art of welding in an informative introductory class, where you'll cover gas welding, stick or arc welding and metal inert gas (MIG) welding techniques. This workshop will teach you about the fascinating process of gas and metal arc welding, including effective methods, equipment handling, and shop safety. After you've got a handle on the art, try your hand at welding a few things together to get some hands on practice with your new skill!
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    Intro to MIG Welding

    24 Porter St, Jamaica Plain

    • Become familiar with the basics of metal welding with an introductory workshop
    • Learn shop safety while getting a good grasp of the shop tools and equipment
    • Try your hand at welding some interesting pieces together
    • All skill levels are welcome
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    14 positive reviews
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    Fused Glass Pendants

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    For nearly 2,000 years, fusing was the primary method for making small glass objects. Those relics in the museum were all fused. Return to those days and create something equally beautiful. This class will introduce you to the basic principles behind forming glass in the kiln to create beautiful fused glass pendants. You will be introduced to all of the tools, basic glass cutting and kiln forming theory. When these one of a kind pieces come out of the kiln, a Diablo staff member will attach a sterling silver bail by which to hang your pieces.
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    Fused Glass Pendants

    123 Terrace St, Boston

    • Learn the principles behind forming glass in the kiln to create beautiful, fused pendants
    • Become familiar with the tools, kiln theory, and basic glass cutting skills
    • Craft a unique pendant of your own
    • No experience necessary
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    21 positive reviews
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    Private Indian Course (2 ppl)

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    Trying to spice up your culinary repertoire? Bring the aromas and savory tastes of India to your home kitchen with a private lesson! You and one other will have the instructor all to yourselves during this hands-on workshop, and enjoy the benefits of a relaxed, supportive environment to build skill and confidence. Private instruction means more attention, more time for questions, and a much better chance at recreating the dishes you learn to make later on! Better yet, what those dishes are is largely up to you! Prior to the class, you'll select four different items from the Sandhya's Kitchen menu, which offers an extensive selection of traditional Indian dishes, including both appetizers and main course dishes. Grilled Tandoori Tofu, Samosas, Saag Paneer, Tikka Masala, Naan Bread, and Moong Dal Crepes are just a few examples that you can select from. While you cook, you'll enjoy some healthy chai tea and a few tasty homemade snacks! Happy cooking!
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    Private Indian Course (2 ppl)

    18 Spruce Pond Rd, Franklin

    • Learn to make traditional Indian cuisine during a semi-private cooking lesson for two
    • Choose 2 different menu items -- 1 entree and 1 side -- to prepare from an extensive menu
    • Take a break from cooking to enjoy complimentary chai tea and homemade snacks
    • Work directly with an experienced cook to develop your skills, confidence, and knowledge
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    7 positive reviews
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    Glassblowing TEEN CAMP - 4 day Summer Intensives

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    Teens who are interested in working in a team atmosphere with a lot of physical activity will enjoy working in the glass blowing shop. Diablo's experienced instructors will guide teens through a series of demonstrations and hands-on exercises to build their understanding of the medium. There is a three students to one instructor ratio in the hot shop to ensure safety and plenty of individual instruction. First, students will learn basic glass manipulation by creating a paperweight. They will move on to learn how to introduce air into the piece to create a bubble. From there, students can make glasses and small vases. In the afternoon students will move into the kiln forming studio. There they will assemble pieces of glass that they will heat in the kiln to create a fused piece of glass. Their first assignment will be to make some pendants. They will learn basic glass cutting techniques, along with kiln forming and color theory to create coasters and plates.
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    Glassblowing TEEN CAMP - 4 day Summer Intensives

    123 Terrace St, Boston

    • Students will learn how to gather, shape, manipulate and add color to molten glass
    • Learn how to work in a team with other students to create unique glass piece
    • Spend 4 consecutive days learning about a variety of techniques, creating your own cups, paperweights and sculpture
    • Walk away from the class with a several pieces of artwork that are completely your own.
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    Sushi 101

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    There are few things more satisfying than a bite of fresh and delicious sushi. Take your snacking into your own hands as you learn to make makimono -- bite sized pieces of sushi wrapped in rice and seaweed and rolled tight on a bamboo mat! By the time the class is over you will be well prepared to keep practicing your new skills at home. You'll also receive the official Sushi 101 training manual and recipes for Sushi Rice, Spicy Mayo, and many popular sushi rolls. Enjoy being prepared and ready to craft your own delicious dishes, whether you want to show off at potlucks or make a special meal at home,
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    Sushi 101

    1138 Worcester Rd, Boston

    • Jump into a hands-on crash course in sushi making
    • Make at least three kinds of delicious sushi rolls from scratch
    • Get hands-on experience and recipes you can practice at home
    • Enjoy a class that is perfect for seafood lovers and vegetarians alike
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    5 positive reviews
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    Art Lab: Painting for Beginners

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    Maybe those coloring books just aren't doing the trick any more. Or maybe you feel like you've missed your calling as a world-renowned artiste. The reasons don't matter. What matters is you've found the answer. Who would have thought it'd be school? Immerse yourself in a tranquil studio space designed to foster a creative spirit. Learn under the guidance of an experienced painter as you master the fundamentals of basic composition, color theory, and art history. Build the skills for future study and the capacity to continue your artistic pursuits. A beginner's class is the perfect way to set yourself on the path to a brighter tomorrow. Art thou intrigued?
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    Art Lab: Painting for Beginners

    86 Joy Street, Somerville

    • Develop basic painting skills during a beginner-art class
    • Learn about color and composition theory
    • Get hands-on practice with various brush techniques
    • Open the doors to a rewarding creative outlet
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    Cake Pop Decorating

    Is regular cake too square for your fancy taste? Want to learn to make a dessert that really pops? Come on down to this cake pop decorating class, and learn how to bake this delicious dessert-on-the-go right at home! Crumble and squish moist cupcake cakes and scrumptious frosting into a dozen impressive cake pops using whichever gourmet flavor that calls to you. Under the instruction of a knowledgeable baker and cake pop expert, create and custom decorate a dozen pops to take home upon completion of this two hour class! How sweet is that?
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    Cake Pop Decorating

    1450 Highland Ave, Needham

    • Learn how to create your own delicious cake pops during this hands-on baking class
    • Receive guided instruction from an expert baker and cake pop connoisseur
    • Take home a dozen custom created and decorated desserts to share with friends or enjoy by yourself
    • Experience a small class size that will ensure plenty of personal assistance and attention
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    Flame Working 101: Boro

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    Flames erupt. You turn the glass, melting it and forming it. It's glowing. Whether you're working a flame for fun or hobby, here, you'll have the chance to create one-of-a-kind beads, pendants, and marbles. This hands-on flameworking course covers the basics of shaping colorful glass in the flame of a stationary propane/oxygen torch. There will be a discussion of studio set-up and safety, followed by periodic demonstrations and plenty of practice time. Throughout the day, you will create beads, glass pendants, and marbles.
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    Flame Working 101: Boro

    123 Terrace St, Boston

    • Cover the basics of shaping colorful glass in the flame of a stationary torch
    • Discuss studio set-up and safety, followed by demonstrations and practice time
    • Create beads, glass pendants, and marbles
    • No experience necessary
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    Intro to Mountaineering

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    If you're a fan of the outdoors, then this mountaineering trip to climb Twin Mountain is right up your alley! You'll start at the base camp on Twin Mountain and drive to a climbing area, where you'll have a short hike in. Once you find a snowy hill, you'll begin your climbing lessons. Learn crampon and self arrest techniques through hands-on experience. Your qualified instructors will make sure that you know about avalanche safety, crampon techniques, rope travel, and the fundamentals of self arrest. If conditions permit, you'll even have a chance to do some glissading before leaving! So get ready to conquer the great outdoors!
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    Intro to Mountaineering

    86 Glenallen St, Winchendon

    • Practice the basics of mountaineering while climbing Twin Mountain
    • Enjoy views of beautiful Crawford Notch as you climb up a snowy hill
    • Execute crampon and self arrest techniques under the guidance of a certified instructor
    • Learn about avalanche safety and rope travel
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    1 positive reviews

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