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Fiber Arts


with Andrea Drabek, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 6, 2023
1 additional session on Jan 10, 2024

Do you love to crochet or knit but don't want to do it alone?  Do you need help with a project?  Or do you want to learn how to make something for yourself?  Let us help you!!!

We are offering a crochet and knitting lab.  This is for anyone who loves to crochet or knit and wants to learn.  Our instructor is amazing!  Let us know what you want to learn to make and we will find a pattern and she can teach you.  If you just want to drop in for 1 night and get help on a project, it will only cost you a $3 drop in fee.  Or do you want to hang out all 19 weeks and chat while working on projects, no problem!




with Sue Moulton, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 7, 2023 at 12:30 pm, runs for 13 weeks

The “Knotty Knitters” is a group of fiber enthusiasts with skill levels ranging from beginner to advanced. The members would like to invite new individuals to join. If you’re a novice, instructional support can be arranged. If you’re a pro, this is an opportunity to pass along your knowledge. This group meets year-round except for major holidays. Ongoing. Join anytime!


Craft Club


with Adult Ed Staff, RSU16 Adult Education

Calendar Oct 18, 2023 at 6 pm

You asked – we listened! Our sewing classes have been so much fun that our crafters want to get together once a week for a night out. Bring whatever you are working on – sewing, needle-work, card-making, scrapbooking – and enjoy a fun, social night out sharing ideas and crafting in the company of others! Wednesdays, October 18 through December 13. 6-8pm. Registration: $35 for 8-wk session or $5 per drop-in.

Pre-registration is not required if you plan to drop in, but we would love to have a heads up if possible to help with planning. If you know you'll be joining us, please send an email to, or leave a message at 345-3217. Thank you! 

WATERCOLOR S2 Intermediate


with Russel Whitten, Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education

Calendar Oct 24, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Learn and practice a variety of techniques and approaches  specific to watercolor painting. Whether a beginner or experienced, enjoy a relaxing and supportive environment to  paint from references, still life objects and observation. You  will receive feedback and see what others are working on.  Bring ideas for projects to class for instruction tailored to  your needs, or participate in guided exercises to gain a deeper  understanding of this medium. You may bring your own  supplies, if you prefer to purchase your own supplies, please  request a materials list at registration. 

INSTRUCTOR: Russel Whitten 

Full Course



with Vicky Vaughn, Marshwood Adult & Community Education

Calendar Nov 1, 2023 at 4:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Always wanted to learn how to knit? Or has it been a long time since you've picked up the needles? Maybe you're stuck on a project. Join us in a relaxed, fun atmosphere! You'll learn how to cast on, knit and purl, read a pattern, as well as repair mistakes in an easy-going class. It's fun to be part of a creative community.

All levels are welcome!

You'll need a skein of light colored Red Heart Worsted Weight yarn and a pair of size needles (size 7 or 8 is best) other small supplies will be discussed. Get ready to learn how to make all kinds of items suitable for gift giving. One of Vicky’s favorite patterns is a dead fish hat which she is happy to share. Get ready to laugh with Vicky, she certainly makes knitting fun.

Will run

Improving Positive Self-Talk through Art Journaling
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Improving Positive Self-Talk through Art Journaling


with Pamela Clark, Marshwood Adult & Community Education

The words you use in your internal self-dialog impact you every day. Learning to improve these messages can help improve depression, anxiety, self-confidence & self-esteem. Learn a fun & easy way to change these messages while creating a mixed-media art journal. No technical art skills are required!

Watercolors, Part II
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Watercolors, Part II


with Pauline Cook, Gray-New Gloucester Adult Education

Building on our beginners course, we will explore a host of new and traditional techniques. At each class we will present and resolve problems in rendering skies, water, rocks, and figures.

No class on 11/22

* List of supplies needed will be sent to students 1 week prior to class beginning. *

Beginner Drawing


with Gayle Fitzpatrick, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Nov 2, 2023 at 6:30 pm

Develop skills to draw what you see. Start with the basics: contour, perspective, value shading, composition, and gesture. Then move on to observational drawing using line, gesture, shape, value and texture to record and interpret reality. Bring to class: materials list supplied at registration.

5 Thursday sessions

Nov. 2-Dec. 7, 6:30-8 pm *no class 11/23

Course Fee: $64

Full Course

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