Baking that Pops – with Susan Turner
Baking that Pops – with Susan Turner Baking that gets all steamed up and puffs in the oven! Three baking classics that might seem daunting but are actually simple to make and a pleasure to eat. They’re great for everyday meals or entertaining. On the menu: Herbed Gougéres (a.k.a. Cheese Puffs), Saffron Popovers with Beet Jam, Spinach Salad with Lemony Vinaigrette, Homemade Pita Pockets with Chicken Salad, Profiteroles with Homemade Chocolate Sauce. Date of class: Monday March 26, 2018 | 6:30-8:30pm Cost: $75 each student Having grown up in a family of amateur gardeners, cooks, canners, and makers, Susan has been cooking since childhood and remains an avid home cook. She loves encouraging others to get into the kitchen and believes that sharing food is one of life's best joys. Susan has also tested and developed recipes for Curio Spic, Siena Farms, and Bisousweet Confections. Cancellation policy: We understand that plans change, and things come up. We offer a full refund if class registration is cancelled up to 2 days prior to class. If cancelled within 48 hours of class, your refund, less a $25 fee, will be returned in the form of original payment.
When: Mar 26, 2018 6:30PM in Acton, MA
Join us to explore light, color and reflections as we create simple but dazzling kaleidoscopes. Use your handmade kaleidoscope and your artistic talents to experiment with different designs, creating unique and colorful patterns.
Our mission: to inspire enduring curiosity and love of learning. At the Discovery Museum, children discover open-ended, interactive activities that encourage exploration and imagination.When:
Mar 28, 2018 2pm in Acton, MACost:
Event included in museum admission, $14.50
Healthy Living-3 Month Group Wellness Program: Acton Pharmacy & Instructor: Eric Reardon MS, CNC, Certified Nutritionist
Would you like to work on your health goals in a relaxed group setting? Don't miss this opportunity to join a 3 month group wellness program that will give your energy and metabolism a much needed boost! Here's a sampling of what you'll learn: * Managing your weight without low calorie dieting * Understanding whole foods and how to implement * Detoxification program to increase energy and mental clarity * Natural hormone balancing solutions for perimenopause and menopause * Nutritional supplements and what you need depending on your age and health * Dealing with chronic stress and burnout * New research into the gut microbiome and how to feed your gut for weight loss and brain health You'll also have the opportunity to sample delicious, nutrient rich foods and learn new recipes you can incorporate right away Program dates: Feb. 28, March 14, 28, April 11, 25, May 9 Time: 6-7pm Cost: $115 Instructor: Eric Reardon MS, CNC, Certified Nutritionist The price for the group program is $115. To reserve your spot please pay by 2/15. Simply click the link below and you'll be brought to my site for payment via credit card. http://bit.ly/2Ebo3YP
When: Mar 28, 2018 6pm in Acton, MA
Celebration Cakes -with Jen Stone
Celebration Cakes -with Jen Stone Cakes take center stage as Jen Stone, KO’s own pastry chef, shows us tips and tricks to make your next cake a beautiful gift. Jen will demonstrate with a variety of cakes and frostings such as Swiss meringue buttercream, and a marshmallow frosting torched on her signature S’mores cake. This demonstration class will include making cake, making and coloring frosting, applying a crumb coat. Jen will be decorating both sheet cake and round layer cake, highlighting the different techniques. Date of Event: Wednesday March 28, 2018 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm Cost: $75 each student Jen Stone has always had a love for baking. With 8 siblings there was always someone to partake! In 2013, she completed the professional pastry program at Cambridge School of Culinary arts with honors. She has worked at Verrill Farm in Concord, Bisousweet Bakery in Shirley and has had a home business doing custom work and teaching kids classes. She loves working in the kitchen and sharing her passion (and baked goods!) with others. Cancellation policy: We understand that plans change, and things come up. We offer a full refund if class registration is cancelled up to 2 days prior to class. If cancelled within 48 hours of class, your refund, less a $25 fee, will be returned in the form of original payment.
When: Mar 28, 2018 6:30PM in Acton, MA
Introduction to Meditation
Join us as Certified Yoga Instructor and meditation practitioner Lina Shastri leads us through an introductory meditation session. Each meditation session will include: - looking at the tendencies of the mind and how it affects our wellbeing - the powerful body - breath - mind connection. - practice breathing techniques to quiet the mind - followed by a guided meditation These sessions will last roughly an hour and fifteen minutes long. No prior experience with meditation is required. Drop in for 1 or both sessions. Recommended for ages 14 and older.
When: Mar 28, 2018 7pm in Acton, MA
Make a Mess: Paint with What??
You won’t find any paintbrushes in today’s program! We’ve searched the backrooms of the Museum to find silly objects to use instead. Which of our unconventional painting tools will end up being your favorite?When:
The Make a Mess program series introduces STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) concepts through sensory-based hands-on experiences, imagination, and fun.
Mar 29, 2018 10am in Acton, MACost:
Event included in museum admission, $14.50
Spring Cleaning for a Cause – A Kitchenware Drive for Household Goods of Acton
Spring Cleaning for a Cause – A Kitchenware Drive for HouseHold Goods, Inc. Donate your gently used, and critically needed, pots, pans and silverware DURING the month of April and enter to win one of three Kitchen Outfitters’ $50 GIFT CARDS! Your donation could be a new beginning for someone in need. HouseHold Goods, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization in Acton that distributes used household goods free of charge to people in need, for more information visit www.householdgoods.org. Dates: April 2, 2018 – April 30, 2018 Drop Off Location: Here at the shop! 342 Great Road, Acton MA. Limit one entry per household.
When: Apr 2, 2018 10am in Acton, MA
Tinker Tuesday: Kites
April is National Kite Month. Help us celebrate by engineering your very own kite. Create and experiment using the various materials provided to design your very own kite, add tails, then test out your creation. Will your kite soar to great heights?
Our mission: to inspire enduring curiosity and love of learning. At the Discovery Museum, children discover open-ended, interactive activities that encourage exploration and imagination.
Apr 3, 2018 10am in Acton, MACost:
Event included in admission, $14.50.
New Date: Indian Cooking -with Mark Valentine
Indian Cooking -with Mark Valentine India's unique and long growing season mixed with a long history of trade bring Middle Eastern and Asian influences together in a fusion of taste sensations that delight the senses. Mark Valentine returns to Kitchen Outfitters to show us how to make some of this wonderful cuisine from Asia. He will demonstrate dishes including Mutter Paneer, the classic Tikka Masala, and a modern Tandoori Chicken Salad with fresh mango. We will also explore Mango Salsa, Mint Chutney, Raita, and an Indian Marinade. Rescheduled Date of class: Wednesday Arpril 4, 2018| 6:30-8:30pm Cost: $75 each student Mark Valentine is the chef and owner of Kitchen to Table Foods in Hudson, MA. He was classically trained in France, and has cooked in Paris, San Francisco, Portland, Nantucket, and Boston. E-mail email@example.com. Cancellation policy: We understand that plans change, and things come up. We offer a full refund if class registration is cancelled up to 2 days prior to class. If cancelled within 48 hours of class, your refund, less a $25 fee, will be returned in the form of original payment.
When: Apr 4, 2018 6:30PM in Acton, MA
Freedom of Speech: Free vs. Hate
Freedom of speech and peaceful assembly are among our most precious constitutional rights, but at what point does free speech end and hate speech begin? Join us as Matthew Allen, Field Director of the ACLU’s MA Branch, leads a discussion on the Freedom of Speech in today’s highly charged political climate. Matthew Allen, Field Director – ACLU MAMatt Allen joined the ACLUM in September of 2014, and is now the Field Director. He has worked as a community organizer on a range of issues from economic justice, to campaign finance reform, to homelessness prevention. Prior to joining the ACLUM, he was the Executive Director of the MA Patient Advocacy Alliance, the group that brought the 2012 medical cannabis initiative to the voters. Before founding the Alliance in 2009, Allen campaigned and lobbied in favor of state policies to increase the availability of substance abuse treatment services. He earned an M.S. in Urban and Regional Policy from Northeastern University in 2013.
When: Apr 5, 2018 7pm in Acton, MA