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Holiday Birch Reindeer


with Chris Toy, RSU #40 Adult Education

Calendar Dec 9, 2021 at 6 pm

Get in the holiday workshop spirit and join Chrisfor a crafty evening making your own natural wood reindeerwith birch logs and twigs. We’ll make tabletop reindeer.Once you learn the process you’ll be able to make herdsof all sizes from tree ornaments to reindeer big enough topull Santa’s sleigh. Chris will supply materials, along withsome garden clippers and different sized drills to share. Ifyou have some of your own tools feel free to bring them.

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Holiday Victorian Boxwood Tree


with Felicia Motherway, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Dec 9, 2021 at 6 pm

Please note date change of second session

Fashion an elegant, holiday decoration from fresh boxwood, velvet ribbon, gold balls, berries and naturally dried gypsophila. 

Monday, Nov. 22 or Thursday, Dec. 9, 6:00-8:00 pm

Course Fee: $15

Material Fee: $30, payable to instructor

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Quilt Binding


with Doreen Morris, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Dec 9, 2021 at 6 pm

This one-day class will teach you how to finish the edges, an important final step in the quilt making process.

Because this is a class for those with some previous quilting experience, participants must know how to sew a 1/4 inch seam and must have a working home machine.

Scrappy Bird Ornaments


with Heather Burgess, United Technologies Center - Adult Education

Calendar Dec 9, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Please join us in making the cutest little "Scrappy Bird" ornaments just in time for the holidays. You will learn the art of foiling, soldering, and wire bending. You will complete at least one ornament if not more in this 2.5 hour class. 

Eye protection and closed toe shoes are required. 

Holiday Gnome Painting


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

Calendar Dec 10, 2021 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

How adorable is this gnome? In this class, you will learn how to paint him and creat some holiday cheer! Come join us- it's easier than you think!

Enameled Silver Pendant


with Alice Carroll, York Adult Education

Calendar Dec 11, 2021 at 10 am

Enamel is powdered glass that is heated up to turn into a shiny color surface. Each student will make an enameled pendant. We will cover a variety of techniques used to apply enamel and discuss the difference between kiln firing and torch firing. We will fabricate a setting to hold your enamel piece to turn it into a pendant. If you love color, this is the class for you.

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with Ann John, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education

Calendar Dec 11, 2021 at 11 am, runs for 1 week

Explore your creativity using line and design using this simple, creative yet structured approach to drawing that promotes creativity for all levels. Create interesting images with this relaxing, fun method. There is no pressure; the sky’s the limit! Please preregister as we need a minimum of 4 people to run the course.

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H - Zentangle Holiday


with Carolyn Dorfman, Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership

Calendar Dec 13, 2021 at 6 pm

Zentangle Holiday -  Hampden Academy

Zentangle is an art technique that uses simple patterns to create beautiful artwork.   In this class, I will teach a teach patterns that may be used in Holiday ornaments and cards. Zentangle class is helpful, but not required for this class.  All materials are provided. Come and join us for a creative, fun evening. For more information about Zentangle, check out

Monday, December 13                                    6 - 8 pm

Instructor:  Carolyn Dorfman, CZT (Certified Zentangle Teacher)

Course Fee: $15

Materials Fee: $5 paid directly to the instructor at the time of the class

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