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Scrappy Bird Ornaments


with Heather Burgess, United Technologies Center - Adult Education

Calendar Dec 20, 2022 at 6 pm

Please join us making the cutest little "Scrappy Bird" ornaments. 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 evening class. 

Eye protection is available, but if you prefer to bring your own, please feel free to do so. Closed toe shoes are required. Masks are optional. 

Will run

H - Intermediate/Advanced Watercolor Nature Painting


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

Calendar Jan 3, 2023 at 6 pm

Intermediate/Advanced Watercolor Nature Painting - Hampden Academy In this watercolor class, Obrianna shows you how to experiment with watercolor, ink, and other water media of your choice to create four watercolor pieces inspired by the natural world. Discover the techniques she incorporates into her work to expand your creativity and find your own unique way to represent nature.Some watercolor experience needed. This is a 4-session class. Students provide their own materials. A materials list will be provided.

Tuesdays, January 3 – January 24                 6 - 8 pm



with Victoria Vaughn, Noble Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 3, 2023 at 4 pm
5 additional sessions through Apr 25, 2023

 Join us for a fun, no pressure knitting experience! This 7-week knitting class is great for not only beginners, but for anyone who may be a little rusty. You'll learn how to cast on, master the basic and purl stitches, learn some tips and tricks on repairing mistakes, and learn how to read a pattern! Vicky is a passionate knitter and always makes classes fun for her students. 

Now offering back-to-back daytime and evening classes!

No class February 21, April 18

For detailed list on materials, go to: or call 207-676-3223 

Fly Tying 101


with Jeff Space, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 4, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn how to apply fur and feathers to create flies that catch fish. In this class we will cover the basics of fly tying and develop skills to create your own works of art. All tools and materials will be provided. The class will be custom tailored to the participants based on skill level. A materials fee of $10 is payable to the instructor at the first class.

O Intermediate/Advanced Watercolor


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

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

Intermediate/Advanced Watercolor OK

4 week class

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. Dive in and learn how to create beautiful artwork all your own! Students provide their own materials. A list will be provided.

Instructor: Obrianna Cornelius

Date: Wednesdays, January 4 - 25, 2023  6:30-8pm Date Change

Cost: $45


Book Arts


with Gayle Fitzpatrick, Noble Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 5, 2023 at 10 am

In this class, you will learn how to create three book structures: a Japanese Stab bound book, a simple pamphlet, and a soft cover book with signature sewn on tapes. You will learn the different techniques, structures, tools, materials and processes.

Instructor will supply materials and tools, at a $7 per person fee.

Zen Out with Zentangle


with Patricia Weeks, Noble Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 5, 2023 at 5:30 pm
3 additional sessions through Apr 6, 2023

The Zentangle method is easy to learn, relaxing and fun! This class is for beginners and experienced tanglers. Zentangle is a meditative art form that can gain you inspiration for other creative endeavors. 

Beginners may purchase a beginner’s kit from Patty for $10.

Senior Rate (65+) is $10. To register for the senior rate, please call 207.676.3223

For detailed supply list, go to: or call 207-676-3223

Carving the Blue Winged Teal Hen Sleeper


with Michael McCune, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 5, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 9 weeks

This small colorful duck is a beautiful addition to any bookshelf and may be hand carved as a decoy or a highly textured decorative piece. This class can accommodate the intermediate or experienced carver. Students should bring a minimum of a straight carving chisel, a 7mm #9 gouge, and an 8mm #7 fishtail. The instructor will supply basswood blanks and eyes, and paint and brushes. $35 materials fee to be paid to the instructor. Class skips 2/23.

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