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Birch Bark Basket
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Birch Bark Basket


with Jessica Steele, RSU #3 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jun 4, 2024 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

Make your own birch bark basket. Learn how to identify trees, collect the bark from down trees, how to process the bark, and finally how to make a basket.

Sewing Project:  Purse With Zipper Closure
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Sewing Project: Purse With Zipper Closure


with Michelle Kruegar, Portland Adult Education

Make a Purse with Zipper closure using 1 to 1.5 yards of fabric and a sewing machine. Basic sewing machine experience required.

Tumbled Seaglass & Broken Pottery


with Shirley Anderson, Merrymeeting Community & Adult Education

Calendar Jun 4, 2024 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

Various colors of tumbled glass and pottery will enable you to create that beautiful seaside art that you'll enjoy or give as a gift. Driftwood seashells and picture frames are just a few of the extras that make this class so popular. Materials provided.

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Driftwood Mobiles


with Chris Toy, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

Calendar Jun 4, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Always wondered how to create mobiles that spin and dance in the slightest breeze? Join Chris Toy and learn the secrets of how to connect and balance recycled driftwood and wire to make beautiful hanging mobiles and tabletop stabiles. Tools and materials will be provided but feel free to bring needle nose pliers, wire cutters, spare wire clothes hangers, and coin (quarter, half dollar, dollar) sized pieces of weathered driftwood.

Chris Toy is a retired Maine educator, cooking instructor, author and Registered Maine Guide. He enjoys beach combing, where he finds his craft supplies. He creates rustic upcycled crafts by combing the coastline for driftwood, beachstone, and recycled wire from political signs. His work can be viewed on Facebook at Acadian Driftwood Arts.

Beginner Botanical Illustration Workshop


with Donna Kantor, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

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

Do you love gardening? Do you want to enjoy the flowers you grow year-round? Learn how to combine watercolor and colored pencils to capture your colorful garden! Donna Kantor will introduce you to new techniques and help you gain the skills to enjoy your flower garden year-round.

Landscapes in Watercolor


with Audrey Parker, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Jun 5, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks
Learn the basics of watercolors and how to bring landscapes to life, studying composition, value, and color to capture the beauty of the world around us. Bring your own photos to paint from if you want.

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Paint Night - June


with Janis Peterson, Massabesic Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jun 5, 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

Arts & Crafts with Michelle - Fairies & Flowers Spring 2024


with Michelle Cross, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Calendar Jun 6, 2024 at 2 pm

This flower pot is decorated with a parade of colorful fairies and flowers. It is sure to brighten any spot! 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.

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