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Paint Night - May


with Janis Peterson, Massabesic Adult and Community Education

Calendar May 8, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Bring a friend and have fun at Paint Night! Janis will guide you to create a beautiful painting in one night. Janis will provide all of the materials. Materials fee $20

Parent/Child Wire Wrap


with ELIZABETH GOODY, Noble Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 8, 2024 at 6 pm

Beth will be offering a beginner wire wrap jewelry project that will be the perfect piece for you to learn this process. You will learn about the materials needed and the process to wrap the stones to make your very own pendant.

This cost of the class is per person. Class is limited to children ages 12 and above. 

Materials fee: $10 per piece, payable to the instructor. 

Pour Paint Resin Tile Coaster Spring 2024


with Sharon Nichols, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Calendar May 8, 2024 at 6 pm

We will combine pour painting with resin to create a set of four 4x4 unique tiles. Things can get messy - please dress appropriately. Students should bring their own: acrylic paints of choice, glitter, metallic markers, 2-part resin kit, a box of disposable gloves, felt for backing, sturdy glue (e-6000) and an apron. Tiles will be provided by the instructor.

Illustrating Nature With Watercolor and Ink


with Claire Loon Baldwin, Merrymeeting Community & Adult Education

Calendar May 9, 2024 at 1 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Create illustrations of nature with watercolor and ink. This class welcomes all skill levels to master classic dip pen and ink techniques, and integrate them with watercolor. Each week, students will delve into different subjects, such as botanicals, celestial scenes, and landscapes. Students will learn to create and control watercolor ‘blooms’, and use masking fluid. At the end of the course, students will have a variety of beautiful projects worthy of framing, and expertise in watercolor and dip pen techniques. Students can either buy themselves the required materials - a materials list will be provided - or they can buy material kits from the instructor (additional $30 fee).

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Butterfly Paint Night


with Shirley Anderson, MSAD 11 Gardiner Area Adult & Community Education ( 207-582-3774

Calendar May 9, 2024 at 5 pm

Come Paint a beautiful Butterfly and bring a friend. This class is for beginners with step by step instructions. 

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Candle Making


with Jennifer Paulin, Portland Adult Education

Calendar May 9, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Candle making classes will be offered by Jenn from CANDLEWOOD candle company. No previous experience required. Candles are made with organic soy wax and your selection of essential oil infused scents. Blending scents is encouraged for something completely new! The experience lasts for 1.5 hours, and you leave with 1 12 oz candle decorated with an adorable wooden ornament, personalized label, and gift box. Sign up today! 

Drawing for Adult Beginners


with Donna Kantor, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar May 9, 2024 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

It’s never too late to learn! No experience is necessary or expected. A class that introduces a nuts and bolts approach to a structured drawing process. A variety of mediums will be used, graphite in different forms and charcoal in block, powder and vine. Materials provided for in-class use. 


Lab Fee: $10 to be paid directly to the instructor on the first day of class.



with Sue Cannafarina, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 10, 2024 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

It’s been a long week, and time to relax! Join local artist Sue Cannafarina for this two-hour class of monthly Friday evening painting fun while learning techniques used by the impressionists and Bob Ross (Lol). Bring a beautiful image to life ranging from still lifes, landscapes, and object studies. No experience is necessary, and all materials are provided. These are great opportunities to spend time with friends or make new ones. Bring home a work of art each meeting! Classes run once a month through June. Please Note: Each month is a separate session. Each session is $30/pp/per class. Pre-registration for each class is required as class size is limited.

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