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Beginner Expressive Art Journaling
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Beginner Expressive Art Journaling


with Pam Clark, Noble Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 2, 2024 at 11 am
1 additional session on Apr 4, 2024

Mixed media art journaling gives you the freedom to create self-expressive art without the fear of mistakes. Expressive art journaling can help to reduce stress, depression and anxiety. In this 4-week class, learn to create a visual expression of ideas, thoughts and emotions while relaxing and having fun using a wide range of art supplies and techniques.

No art skills required! Supplies for use in class are provided.

Arts & Crafts with Michelle - Friends Are Always Welcome Spring 2024


with Michelle Cross, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Calendar May 2, 2024 at 2 pm

The bright yellow raincoat, vibrant umbrella and cute critters make this slate a welcome addition to your home. Michelle Cross is a retired educator who has a lifelong passion for crafting of all types. Creating beautiful works of art with friends is sure to make these classes a pleasure for students of all levels. All supplies provided by Michelle, but please bring your own brushes.

Basics of Drawing Class
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Basics of Drawing Class


with Rachael Gilley - Wilson, MSAD 11 Gardiner Area Adult & Community Education ( 207-582-3774

Join artist and educator Rachael Wilson to learn the basics of drawing, a dynamic and fundamental art medium for any creative individual. In this introductory drawing workshop, students can learn contour drawing through understanding how to observe subjects closely. Rachael will guide the class through a variety of drawing exercises and help students switch their perspective from analytical left brain to creative right brain thinking. This will be a small class with lots of opportunity for one on one instruction and questions. Bring a large sketchpad (9x12 or 11x14 prefered), graphite/drawing pencils, and a kneaded eraser. No prior experience needed.

Hummingbird Paint Night


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

Calendar May 2, 2024 at 5 pm

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

Will run

Sewing & Quilt Weekends


with NACE Staff, Noble Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 3, 2024

Finish those UFOs (aka unfinished objects) or start a new one. Pick up helpful tips from fellow stitchers and make new friends! Escape those constant interruptions at home with over five hours of sewing and camaraderie. Show and tell is encouraged, and no one is too new to join in the fun! Bring handwork or your sewing machine and supplies. Iron, ironing board, cutting mats and rulers supplied.

Space is limited to 14 people so be sure to register early! 

Class times are as follows: 
Friday: 5pm-8:30pm
Saturday: 9am-3pm

* Senior Rate (65+ is $10) to register for senior rate, please call 207-676-3223

Full Course

Shibori Silk Scarves


with Sandi Cirillo, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar May 3, 2024 at 9 am

Just in time for Mother's Day and gift giving! This Japanese resist method of creating designs on silk scarves using a PVC pipe is unique and exciting. Leave this class with two silk scarves you have created using this resist method as well as having some time to paint directly on your scarves.

Wear old clothes to class and bring an old towel, scissors, and $12 (materials fee) payable to the instructor.

Martial Arts with "Ragnarok Martial Arts"


with Emma Wyatt, Noble Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 3, 2024 at 6 pm
5 additional sessions through Jun 5, 2024

Starting  Friday March 15, classes will be held on Monday and Fridays, instead of Wednesday and Fridays.

Have you ever thought of getting into martial arts but you're not sure where to start? Are you looking to build the skills and confidence necessary to defend yourself? Whether you are looking for an activity to get into shape and be active or whether you're just looking to do something for fun, NACE has a class for you! We are thrilled to be working with local martial arts studio, Ragnarok Martial Arts, to bring our community members a place to learn something new. In this six-week class, you will follow the structure of the studio's curriculum and belt system. For repeat students, each session will work through the different belt levels (starting from white and working to black) upon completion of each level. 

All experience levels are welcome. Instructor Emma has been training in martial arts since the age of 4, and currently teaches with 3 other schools along with running Ragnarok Martial Arts located here in North Berwick. 

Comfortable gym clothes are required. If you would like to purchase a Gi, belt and patch, for $50, please speak to the instructor before or after class.

No class on Jan 19, Feb 21+23, Apr 17+19, Jun 7+19 

* If you are interested in competition training, please reach out to the instructor for private lessons.

Learning 3D Printing


with Maine Robotics, Noble Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 4, 2024 at 9 am

The USM STEM Outreach 3D Printing & Design - Adult workshop is a fantastic way to dip your toes into the world of design and fabrication! In this workshop designed for beginners, we will talk about the basics of 3D printing, how to navigate using a printer, and what types of things we can print on it. We will go over all things 3D printing & design - including setting up and using a 3D printer, finding 3D models to print online, designing your own models in programs like SketchUp or TinkerCAD, best practices for printing, starting and finishing the print; fixing errors, and tying it all together to bring your designs to life! 

3D printers will be available to use at the workshop, and any creations printed during the day will be yours to keep!

This class has a maximum number of 12 adults, be sure to sign up early! 

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