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Basic Wire Wrap Jewelry
with W Clowater, Auburn Adult and Community Education
Create a necklace or two by learning the basic frame-work for creating simple wraps for stones with holes or without. Simple bails, fancy design for finishing the pendants, using curls and spirals. Bring your tools and supplies, and any questions you may have. Supplies and tools can be purchased at: Joann Fabric and Craft Stores, Hobby Lobby, or Butler Hill Beads on Minot Avenue in Auburn. Items to bring with you are as follows: wire: 18 or 20 gauge, and 26 or 28 gauge; stones (this can be a tumbled stone, cut stone or glass); chain or cord (neck chain or cord to compliment wire); clasps and connector; magnetic, lobster claw, or toggle, split rings to attach closure.
Country Primitive Holiday Snowman Centerpiece
with Heidi Littlefield, MSAD#44 Adult & Continuing Ed
Join Heidi Littlefiled, a.k.a. “The Mouse Lady” to make your own primitive snowman holiday centerpiece! Heidi will provide all the materials you need to make and bring home this snowman for you to display in your home this season or to give to someone for the holidays. Heidi is locally famous for her little country primitive mice but she is talented at so much more. She has been perfecting her craft for over 40 years and wants to share her talents with you. Don’t miss this class!
When: Tuesday, Nov. 14 Time: 6:00-8:00 pm
Where: Telstar High School Tuition: $40 per person for 1 week
Exploring Your Spiritual Gifts Fall 2023
with Angie Butler Welch, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative
Do you sometimes know things before they happen? Ever just had a feeling about something that proved right? Do you sometimes have vivid dreams? Have you felt the presence of a loved one in spirit? What does this all mean? In this fun group workshop we will go over many of the various spiritual gifts, helping you to understand the differences and how they might be present in YOU! Interactive discussion format. After the discussion, the real fun begins as Angie will help you explore and access your spiritual gifts of intuition, mediumship and healing by playing some fun Psychic and Mediumship games! You’ll be amazed at how your gifts present themselves! No experience necessary for this fun and enlightening workshop!! Prepayment is required to hold your spot in class. Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours in advance to receive a refund.
Hampden - Watercolor Florals
with Obrianna Cornelius, Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership
Watercolor Florals - Hampden Academy
In this 4 week class you'll get all the tools you need to take find real life floral inspiration and translate that directly into your watercolor floral creations. You'll learn "go to" resources for floral inspiration and detailed, step-by-step process for you to get to know each bloom, bud and piece of foliage and how to realistically recreate those flowers in your own watercolor pieces. Using these techniques, your floral possibilities will be limitless! This is an Intermediate level- some watercolor experience recommended. A materials list will be provided to you.
Tuesdays, November 14 - December 5 6 - 8 pm
Course fee: $70
Paint Night: Bird in Birches
with Trina Havey, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education
Join experienced artist and instructor Trina Lamb Harvey to paint this beautiful bird in the birches on an 11x14 inch canvas. Trina will guide you to create this masterpiece step by step, no experience needed! All supplies provided, and you will complete uour work of art and take it home to enjoy in just 2 hours! Limit 20 students. Storm date: November 21, 2023
REPURPOSING CLOTHES INTO FUNCTIONAL WORKS OF ART
with Lisa Laflin, Franklin County Adult Education
Join Lisa Laflin, owner of Wears & Wares, on an up-cycling journey. Participants will deconstruct jackets, jeans, shirts and purses to make amazingly creative objects.
Wears & Wares, 413 Wilton Road, Farmington
Pine Needle Basket Fall 2023
with Jessica Steele, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative
Pine needle basket weaving is an ancient art that has been practiced by various cultures around the world. In this class, we will learn some of the history of pine baskets, learn about the type of pine trees that produce the best needles, and then learn how to craft a small basket using needles and a few other tools and materials. Registration and payment are required to hold your spot in class. Space is limited! Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours in advance to receive a refund. If our Adult Ed office or instructor cancel class, refunds will be issued to students. Jessica Steele M.Ed. has a deep passion for the wilderness and for teaching. She has been working in the field of Adventure and Environmental Education for more than 30 years. This leg of her journey is about connecting more deeply with herself, others, and the wilderness. Join her for a program of connection, learning, and growing.
Reusable Beeswax Wraps
with Shirley Anderson, MSAD 11 Gardiner Area Adult & Community Education (email@example.com) 207-582-3774
Learn how to make beeswax wraps and reduce single plastic use. These wraps only take a few minutes to make and will last for months. They are made using beeswax, pine resin and jojoba oil.