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Hammered Sterling Silver Jewelry


with ELIZABETH GOODY, Noble Adult & Community Education

Calendar Nov 1, 2023 at 6 pm

Try your hand learning to make hammered sterling silver jewelry in this one-night class! Learn the basics of metalworking by choosing to make your own earrings, pendant, or bracelet. Beth will help guide you through the materials and tools used, so you will be able to successfully make your own one-of-a-kind piece. This is a great class for not only beginner jewelry makers, but those who have more experience or those that want to try something new!

*Bring a hand towel to work on and any jewelry tools that you might have. 

Materials fee: $10 per piece, payable to instructor at the start of class. 

Brochure Correction!
Class is on Wednesday November 1st, not November 11th

Hampden - Tart Tin Make and Take Wool Applique


with Toni Philbrick, Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership

Calendar Nov 1, 2023 at 6 pm

Tart Tin Make and Take Wool Applique - The Keeping Room

Toni Philbrick

A simple Thanksgiving or Christmas wool applique design.  Everything is included and these would make nice gifts.  Limited to 8.  Shears needed. At The Keeping Room, 56 Main Rd N Suite C, Hampden.

Wednesday evening, Nov. 1                       6 – 8:30 pm  

Course fee: $15.       

Improving Positive Self-Talk through Art Journaling


with Pamela Clark, Marshwood Adult & Community Education

Calendar Nov 1, 2023 at 6 pm

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!

O-Mommy and Me Dolphin Painting Class - One Night


with Obrianna Cornelius, Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership

Calendar Nov 1, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Mommy and Me Dolphin Painting Class - One Night

This one time paint and sip style class is intended for kids and parents, or anyone really! We will have a fun and creative afternoon. The instructor is fun and easy to follow as she teaches you through creating your own painting. Join with your child or grandchild! This is a perfect environment to flex your artistic muscles and have fun! This will be an acrylic painting of a sweet, leaping dolphin. Feel free to improvise and choose your own colors while the teacher explains the method! So grab your brushes and settle in for a fun afternoon!

Instructor: Obrianna Cornelius

Date: Wednesday, November 1    6-8pm 

Cost: $17

Router Basics (Early November)


with Rick Gallion, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

Calendar Nov 1, 2023 at 6 pm

The Router is the second most important power tool in any shop. It is also the most versatile. Learn the basic techniques of using this tool, some of the shop made jigs that make it do more, and what to look for when purchasing a router. No materials needed. 

Instructor Rick Gallion has been a professional woodworker for over thirty years and has taught many students the craft of woodworking. His shop is designed as a teaching facility. All classes will be held at the Clary Lake Woodworking School at 777 Gardiner Road (Hwy 126), Jefferson. Class size is limited. Safety glasses provided for each class.

Watercolors, Part II


with Pauline Cook, Gray-New Gloucester Adult Education

Calendar Nov 1, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

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. *

Guided Journaling: Developing Your Self-Care Priorities


with Anne Sirois, Augusta Adult and Community Education

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

Get a bird's eye view and a worm's eye view of your career, business, relationships, philanthropy, finances, self-care, etc. to experience more joy, less stress in your daily life, in packed, highly interactive guided journaling courses. No writing experience necessary. 

Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 PM, Nov. 1 - 22, 4 week series

Instant GUITAR for Hopelessly Busy People


with Craig Coffman, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Nov 1, 2023 at 6:30 pm

Have you ever wanted to learn the guitar but simply find itdifficult to find the time? In just a few hours you can learn enough about playing the guitar to give you years of musical enjoyment, and you won’t have to take private lessons to do it.

This crash course will teach you some basic chords and get you playing along with your favorite songs right away. Since this class is being held online with ZOOM, you will be able to sit at home with your guitar and take this class without any pressure at all.

And since the class includes an online book and online follow-up video lessons, you will be able to continue your practice and study on your own. An optional periodic online question and answer session is also included. A recording o fthe class is included as well.

Class limited to 15 students. For ages 13+.

Topics include:

How chords work in a song

How to form the three main types of chords

How to tune your guitar

Basic strumming patterns

How to buy a good guitar (things to avoid)

How to play along with simple tunes

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