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O-Buoy Painting Class - One Night
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O-Buoy Painting Class - One Night


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

Buoy Painting Class - One Night

This one time paint and sip style class is intended for people who want a fun and creative evening. The instructor is fun and easy to follow as she teaches you through creating your own painting. Join alone or invite a friend, this is a perfect environment to flex your artistic muscles and have fun! This will be an acrylic painting of some colorful buoys hanging to dry. Feel free to improvise and choose your own colors while the teacher explains the method! So grab your coffee and settle in for a fun evening!

Instructor: Obrianna Cornelius

Date: Wednesday, December 6   6-8pm 

Cost: $17 Materials fee: $15 - to be paid to the instructor directly the night of class (cash or check only)

Upcycle Sculpture


with Maggie Morgan, Merrymeeting Community & Adult Education

Calendar Dec 6, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Bring in some old, broken or just sentimental items you have no actual use for and make them into something meaningful or something just in time for the holidays! No items or ideas are too wild, this course is for anyone rather you are a daily creator or feel you've never made art before.

Will run

Digital Photography for Newbies


with Steve McGrath, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Dec 6, 2023 at 7:30 pm

An opportunity to learn from an expert! Get ready to learn ONLINE all about your camera and it’s special features. We will also cover basic composition and the best use of light for different situations, such as plants, people, macro and landscape photography. A ZOOM link will be emailed.

WEDNESDAYS DEC 6, 13 & 20th 7:30-9pm $50

All About Surface (All Skill Levels) - Session III
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All About Surface (All Skill Levels) - Session III


with Piper Smith, Gorham Adult Education

This class will focus on all different kinds of techniques for surfacing clay. These will include sgraffito, Mishima, transfers, and water etching! Whether you are new to clay or a potter looking to expand their skill set, you are sure to enjoy this class and learn a lot from our experienced instructor. Location: Art and Nature Center at Tannery Brook, 10 Wentworth Dr, Gorham. Materials Included. Cost:$129

Session III: Thursdays, 12/7-1/11 (no class on 1/4), 11:00am-1:00pm

Paper Stars for The Holidays


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

Calendar Dec 7, 2023 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn how to easily make beautiful paper stars. Choose from a variety of beautiful paper prints. Bring a friend for a fun night out. Warning (additive) and lots of fun! Supplies needed: Bring double sided tape and we will supply the rest!

Full Course

Wreath Ornament


with Jane Parsons, Noble Adult & Community Education

Calendar Dec 7, 2023 at 5 pm

Create a cute mini fabric wreath from old fabric scraps from your stash (either the same fabric or contrasting fabrics). To finish the project, you will hand-stitch a cute, decorative button on each piece of the wreath. Materials list coming soon.

No sewing machine required!

Want to take the full make-and-take series? 

Click here to register! Holiday Make-And-Take Series


Beginner Rug Braiding - Mug Rug


with Pam Rowan, Noble Adult & Community Education

Calendar Dec 7, 2023 at 5:30 pm

Have you ever wanted to learn how to do rug braiding? NACE is excited to welcome longtime rug braider, Pam, to the Fall program to share how fun and easy rug braiding can be. In this beginner rug braiding class you will learn how to make a Mug Rug. You will learn how to begin a circular rug that is a continuous mat. When you have completed this small mat, a larger chair pad or rug can be made with these skills.

Class is limited to 4 per session
Kit fee is $12 and payable to the instructor the night of class. 

Full Course

Holiday Driftwood Trees


with Chris Toy, Merrymeeting Community & Adult Education

Calendar Dec 7, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Join Chris Toy, beachcomber, recycler, and maker, for an evening of crafting with driftwood and recycled wire. Bring a battery drill, bits, and garden clippers. Chris will bring extra tools plus driftwood but feel free to bring your own equipment and favorite pieces of driftwood. $15 materials fee included.

Full Course

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