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Landscape Paint Night

$50

with Heather Emerson, Midcoast Adult & Community Education

Calendar Feb 28, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Join Heather Emerson and paint a landscape step by step. No previous experience needed. The instructor will take you through a watch and do session and help you bring out your inner artist. You can take your painting home with you that night! All materials supplied.

Martial Arts - Drop In

$15

with Emma Wyatt, Noble Adult & Community Education

Calendar Feb 28, 2024 at 6 pm
4 additional sessions through Mar 13, 2024

Now offering drop-ins for those who want to try the class before signing up for the full session!

Have you ever thought of getting into martial arts but you're not sure where to start? Are you looking to build the skills and confidence necessary to defend yourself? Whether you are looking for an activity to get into shape and be active or whether you're just looking to do something for fun, NACE has a class for you! We are thrilled to be working with local martial arts studio, Ragnarok Martial Arts, to bring our community members a place to learn something new.

All experience levels are welcome. Instructor Emma has been training in martial arts since the age of 4, and currently teaches with 3 other schools along with running Ragnarok Martial Arts located here in North Berwick. 

Comfortable gym clothes are required. If you would like to purchase a Gi, belt and patch, for $50, please speak to the instructor before or after class.

* If you are interested in signing up for the full series, let NACE staff know. We will be more than happy to help you with signing up!

Wire Wrap Jewelry - Full Series

$66

with ELIZABETH GOODY, Noble Adult & Community Education

Calendar Feb 28, 2024 at 6 pm

Explore the fun and versatile world of Wire Wrapping Jewelry. As one of the oldest forms of jewelry-making, there are many different techniques to learn and create beautiful one-of-a-kind pieces. Beth brings her years of experience and creativity to show you the different techniques to learn and/or expand your knowledge. Each week there will be a different project, and you can sign up for single classes or save and sign up for the full 4 weeks. No matter your skill level, all are welcome. Feel free to bring your own stone and if you have a pair of round nose jewelry pliers, please bring them to class. Let’s get wrapping!

Material Fee:
$10 per class payable to the instructor at the start of class.

Wire Wrap Jewelry Classes

$18

with ELIZABETH GOODY, Noble Adult & Community Education

Calendar Feb 28, 2024 at 6 pm
3 additional sessions through Mar 20, 2024

Explore the fun and versatile world of Wire Wrapping Jewelry. As one of the oldest forms of jewelry-making, there are many different techniques to learn and create beautiful one-of-a-kind pieces. Beth brings her years of experience and creativity to show you the different techniques to learn and/or expand your knowledge. Each week there will be a different project, and you can sign up for single classes or save and sign up for the full 4 weeks. No matter your skill level, all are welcome. Feel free to bring your own stone and if you have a pair of round nose jewelry pliers, please bring them to class. Let’s get wrapping!

Material Fee:
$10 per class payable to the instructor at the start of class.

Cartooning for Beginners
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Cartooning for Beginners

$49

with Rich Feldmann, Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

Anyone 16yrs+ is welcome. No drawing or cartooning experience is required. However, students should come prepared to laugh a lot. Students will have a chance to create, draw and finish their own cartoon.

Come learn the history of cartooning, looking as some of the most influential and funny cartoons and cartoonists, how to come up with and develop a cartoon idea, and turning a rough draft into a finish drawing.

Expect to pay a materials fee of $15-$25 to the instructor on the first night of class. 

Rich Feldmann's cartoons have been published by The New Yorker Magazine, The Princeton University Press, Le Figaro, The History Press and other magazines and journals. He has given presentations at Comic-Con and for several years he taught a one-day cartoon classes for 3rd and 4th graders at the Riverside School in Princeton, NJ. Rich lives in Bar Harbor, Maine.

Making Goat’s Milk Soap
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Making Goat’s Milk Soap

$30

with Shana Therrien, Noble Adult & Community Education

Calendar Feb 28, 2024 at 6:30 pm

Have you ever wanted to try making soap with goat’s milk? Or do you even have your own goats and need something else to do with the excess milk? In this hands-on workshop you will be able to make your own mini-batch of goat’s milk soap (six bars) that you can then take home with you.

$15 materials fee payable to the instructor at the start of class. 

Painting with Your iPad

$80

with Bruce McDonald, Boothbay Region Adult & Community Education

Calendar Feb 28, 2024 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Painting with Your iPad Students will learn the basics of digital painting using an iPad. There will be a demonstration in each class, and then students will practice simple compositions from a still life or a photo. At the conclusion of the series, students will have enough knowledge to expand their capabilities on their own. In addition to an iPad, to fully participate students should have a stylus, such as an Apple pencil, and to download Artrage for iPad (less than $10). If you just want to observe, that’s OK, too. | Wednesdays, beginning 2/28, for 4 weeks 

WATERCOLOR LANDSCAPE

$45

with Katherine Richards, Franklin County Adult Education

Calendar Feb 29, 2024 at 1 pm

Take your watercolor painting to the next level. Learn new watercolor techniques while capturing seaside views of landscape. The instructor will supply classroom watercolors to use, but, if you like, you are encouraged to bring your own materials.Materials fee: $20 pay instructor at 1st class. 





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