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Evening Quilting
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Watercolor Workshop


with Pauline Cook, Portland Adult Education

The objectives of this class are to build upon the skills learned in the introductory class or previous knowledge. Students will continue with dry, damp and wet surfaces to explore some of the possibilities and outcomes through the use of these basic washes. You will also investigate glazing, layering, and a variety of application techniques. Each class will focus on a different aspect of visual perception. Materials list will be provided.

6 Stitch Sampler Hat


with Kim Sanborn, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Feb 27, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Are you ready to take your knitting a step further? In this class, we will experiment with six different combinations of knit and purl to make a unisex average adult size hat. This is a great project for newer knitters who want to move past the basics or a quick and easy project for more advanced knitters with an interesting design. This simple design will make you want to knit more of these adorable hats. Requirements: Must be competent to independently knit, purl, cast-on, and must have experience knitting in the round using double-pointed or circular needles. Materials list provided at registration.

2 Thursday sessions

Feb. 27-March 5, 6-8 p.m.

Course Fee: $35

Beaded Leather Wrap Bracelet
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Beaded Leather Wrap Bracelet


with Michelle McCarthy, Sanford Community Adult Education

All the rage, if you google "Leather Wrap Bracelet", you'll see why they are so popular.  You'll also wonder why they are so expensive. I'll show you how to thread the beads between two thin straps of leather which then wraps around the wrist and is clasped with a unique button.  Materials fee of $20 payable to instructor at class.


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Beginners Pottery Class - Creating


with Bridgette Kinney, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

Calendar Feb 27, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

An introductory class, for creating pots on the wheel or by hand. Students receive 25 lbs of a high stoneware clay to create with. A materials fee of $30 is payable to the instructor at the first class. 

Bridgette Kinney has been a potter for 18 years and is the owner and operator of Dragon’s Breath Pottery in Warren.

Beginning/Intermediate Color with Watercolor-Hampden


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

Calendar Feb 27, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Welcome to the wonderful world of color! If you are interested in learning about basic color theory for the first time, or maybe want to refine your knowledge, this is the class for you! The fun and fast paced class will keep you learning and challenged, while having fun. We will cover basic techniques such as color harmony, contrast, color values and light's relationship with color. Each week we will learn something new, and you will have a fun assignment to apply what you have learned! It will not be just color study, but we will apply your knowledge to actual paintings done in class and as homework.

 (Call/email for required materials list)

Cricut/Getting Started 2/27


with Shelly Maguire, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Feb 27, 2020 at 6 pm

I have a cricut, now what? Are you intimidated by all that your machine can do and not sure just where to start? Learn about basic features and be guided step by step to connect, install and design. All classes are designed to help you discover more of what your Cricut can do.



with LOUIS MONIZ, JR., Franklin County Adult Education

Calendar Feb 27, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Participants will learn the essentials of swing dancing by focusing on how to lead and follow, and will learn the basic positions and patterns. 

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