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Blind Wine Tasting Coming Up At Roudenbush

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Blind Tasting of Cabernet Sauvignon – Join us to travel around the world in pursuit of the finest examples of Bordeaux’s grape varietal, Cabernet Sauvignon. We will taste 5 types of Cabernet Sauvignon from small boutique producers with a selection of fine cheeses and chocolate. The wine bottles will be hidden in brown bags so you will need to rely on your own senses, experience, and preferences to evaluate each wine. At the end of the tasting, attendees will be asked to vote for their favorite wine. March 10, Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m. $28/$25

Gardening From Seed to Table – We will go over how to pick great seeds, whether you want organic and non gmo or not, and what that means to you and your garden. We will prepare seed planting soil and plant a few different seeds in class. You will learn how to create a simple simulated greenhouse to get your plants started early indoors and when and how to transplant them outdoors. We will go over preparing your garden and soil, picking the right plants for your garden and space, as well as proper sunlight and watering needs of your plants. You will also learn the importance or nutrient soil, fertilizing and pest control and the different ways to address this organically vs. non organically. March 24, Thursday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. $33/$30

Pruning – Crafting a Beautiful Landscape – Pruning is done to remove parts of the plant that are no longer useful. There are many reasons why these parts might no longer benefit the plant. Some reasons are functional and will improve the health of the plant. Other reasons are purely aesthetic and will enhance or change the look of the plant. Either way, pruning can be a form of art if it is done well and results in a healthier, more attractive specimen. March 19, Saturday, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $13/$10

Spring Soap Making Workshop – You can’t take on spring cleaning without good soap! Learn how to make your own handmade bars using clean spring scents, fresh herbs, and pure melt & pour soap bases. Each student will produce two 4 oz. bars to bring home with them. Great for gifts or for pampering yourself. March 19, Saturday, 1 to 2 p.m. $23/$20

Introduction to Social Media – Everyday people are logging into social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest. Pinning, tweeting, watching amateur videos, blogging and updating your status is just as common as turning on the television. This course gives you an overview of the major social media sites and provides some examples how individuals are using social media to brand themselves and businesses are using social media as a marketing tool. March 15, Tuesday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. $52/$49

Mixed Level Yoga – This class is open to all levels of practice and abilities. Together we are breathing, feeling and flowing movements in a way to stretch and strengthen the entire body all while finding relaxation for the mind. Modifications to poses will be offered throughout the class so that you gain the greatest benefit from what your body and mind needs during each and every movement. Bring water, a yoga mat, and/or a towel with you. March 23 to May 25, Wednesdays, 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. $103/$100

Spring Into Spring Rolls – Making spring rolls is an art and you are the artist! You will have your choice of flavors and of course the opportunity to sample your work. Spring rolls make the perfect accent to any meal or party! You will leave the class with the knowledge of rolling your own spring rolls, recipes and naturally a craving for more! $3 material fee payable to instructor at class. March 9, Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. $32/$29