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* Art classes. The Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center, 2841 Baldwin Ave., is offering the following classes. For details or to register, call 572-6560 or visit huinoeau.com.
** "Beginning Jewelry-Level 1" with Jaisy Hanlon will be from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Oct. 21. This class is highly recommended before any other jewelry classes are taken. Cost is $195 ($244 nonmember) plus supply and lab fee: $45.
** "Pinch, Coil, Roll-Fundamentals of Handbuilding" with Deb Zaleski will be from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays through Oct. 23. Students will be introduced to basic forming and construction methods for handbuilding in clay. Cost is $165 ($206 nonmember) plus supply fee: $22 / lab fee: $30.
** "Wheel Throwing & Handbuilding (Age: 10+)" with Nancy Martel will be from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 14. Students will learn the basic elements of wheel throwing and more advanced techniques. Cost is $135 ($169 nonmember) plus supply fee: $32.
** "Hand and Wheel: Altered Throwing" with Bob Flint will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 14. Prerequisite: prior clay experience required; this is not a class for the absolute beginner. Cost is $225 ($282 nonmember) plus supply fee: $15 / lab fee: $30.
** "Watercolor & Pastel Seascape Workshop" with Carmen Gardner will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $45 ($57 nonmember) plus supply fee: $30. A supply list is posted online under class description.
** "Cuff Bracelets Workshop-Level 1" with Luana Coonen will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Ideal for students with no experience or for those wanting to get back into the studio. Cost is $95 ($119 nonmember) plus supply and lab fee: $15.
* Gardening class. "Growing Tomatoes Successfully" with Anne Gachuhi of the Home Gardening Support Network will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Hope Chapel, Kihei. Cost is $10. For more information or to register, call 446-2361 or email email@example.com.
* EdVenture classes. The University of Hawaii Maui College is offering the following classes. For information or to register, call 984-3231.
** "Traditional Thai Cooking with Modernized Techniques" with Pamela Benjasirichai will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays through Sept. 30. Cost is $159 / material fees included.
** "Wisdom You Can Swallow: Understanding Chinese Tonic Herbs" with Malik Cotter will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Oct. 10. Learn the major Chinese herbs and how to make and prepare an herb formula. Cost is $179.
** "Speak Hawaiian For Beginners" with Keli'i Taua, Ph.D. will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 23. Cost is $129.
** "Beginning Oil Painting" with Timothy Jon Terry will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 24. Cost is $179. Ask for a supply list.
** College for Kids: "Flying Objects: Straw Rockets!" with Karl Topper will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday. Cost is $44 / includes $5 material fee.
* Patch Classes. Patch is a nonprofit organization offering basic classes to assist in becoming a licensed day care provider. For information or to register, call 242-9232 or 249-0101 or visit www.patchhawaii.org.
** "Basic Series 705 Family Child Care Environment" will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Class will cover the key elements to include in family child care environments.
** "Basic Series 113 Program Provisions: Child Development" will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday. Class will cover the Hawaii regulations for meeting the needs of children and an introduction to child development.
* Maui County Business Resource Center will hold free workshops at Maui County Business Resource Center, Maui Mall, Suite B-9.
** "Business on the Grill with Maui Business Brainstormers (MBB)" will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Meet other business owners/managers. For more information or to reserve a space, visit www.meetup.com/MauiBusinessBraintormers.
** "Sales Skills 201 - Role Playing" with TJ Anderson will be from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. Lessons and theory learned in Sales Skills 101 will be put into practice. For more information or to reserve a space, call 873-8247.
* Meditation classes. "Gifts of Meditation" with Michael J. Dawson will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and noon to 1 p.m. Saturdays at Awakening in Paradise, Longs Center, 1215 S. Kihei Road. By donation. For more information, call 269-6785 or visit giftsofmeditation.com.
* Meditation sessions. "Arigato Meditation" with Soho Machida will be from 9:30 to noon Saturday (Paia Rinzai Temple, 120 Alawai Road) and 9:30 to noon and 1:30 to 4 p.m. Sept. 28 (Lahaina Jodo Mission, 12 Ala Moana St.). Cost is $25 per session / $20 per session for 2 or more sessions. To reserve, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
* Heart Circles. "Awakening Together in Community" from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sept. 22 in Haiku. Learn the five elemental skills required for blending personal awakening with community building. Cost is $275. For information or to register in advance, visit www.heartcircle.com/store.php.