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Downsizing?

$25

with Jill Braceland DBA Managing Change

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 7, 2022 at 6 pm

This seminar is designed to offer organizing strategies to start your downsizing efforts. Establish your project priorities, learn what supplies you might need, and set realistic time constraints. Leave with an action plan.

Wonderful Watercolor - Beginner (3 Weeks)

$99

with Kathryn Carter

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 8, 2022 at 10 am
2 additional sessions through May 4, 2023

Watercolor moves freely with surprising results, yet can be easily controlled when desired. In these fun, easy classes, Kathryn will guide you with clear step-by-step instruction and helpful demonstrations as you enjoy creating your own beautiful paintings. (Materials list available upon registration.) Beginners Introduction to paints; pigments; saturation; washes (basic); edges; palette set-up; brushes; paper and all materials – the fundamentals for practical painting.

Glass Fused Holiday Tree Dish Workshop

$39

with Denise McDonough, Firefly Pottery

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 13, 2022 at 10 am
1 additional session on Dec 15, 2022

Working with colored pieces of fusing glass, we'll design a bright Holiday tree dish that would be perfect for serving sweet treats!

Forged Bracelet

$69

with Alice Carroll

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 21, 2023 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Forging is an ancient technique of controlled hammer blows to change the plane of the metal and move it into varying shapes. Each student will learn how to control the directional movement of metal by using certain hammers and hammering the metal in certain directions. After practicing some hammering, everyone will leave with a beautiful finished forged bracelet. All materials and supplies included and no experience necessary. Alice Carroll, who has a BFA from Maine College of Art and an MFA from Rochester Technology of Art, School for American Crafts, was an Artist in Residence at Penland School of Crafts in NC for two years. She came back to Maine in 1994 and has been teaching at Heartwood College of Art, Sanctuary Arts, and River Tree Arts.

Voices of Us

$29

with Laura Davis

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 15, 2023 at 6:30 pm
1 additional session

Join our facilitator Laura Davis and enrich your reading experience in this discussion group. The September book is The Guest Book by Sarah Blake. The November book is The Violin Conspiracy by Brendan Slocumb. Voices of Us was formally known as Voices of Women - This new discussion group is open to anyone and everyone. Fall Dates: 9/14/22 & 11/16/22 Spring Dates: 2/15/22 & 4/26/22

Spinner Ring

$69

with Alice Carroll

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 25, 2023 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Make your own fun ring with moving parts. Great ring to wear if you like to figit. This is a beginner workshop that will focus on learning how to size your ring and your metal, textures and soldering. Each student will have time to try stamping, roller printing, and hammered textures. The ring will be textured, then soldered and shaped, polished and at the very end we will add the spinners to the ring, so that they move freely. No experience necessary, all materials and tools supplied. Alice Carroll, who has a BFA from Maine College of Art and an MFA from Rochester Technology of Art, School for American Crafts, was an Artist in Residence at Penland School of Crafts in NC for two years. She came back to Maine in 1994 and has been teaching at Heartwood College of Art, Sanctuary Arts, and River Tree Arts.

Cribbage

$39

with Tim Sheehan

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 1, 2023 at 6 pm

Tired of the same old games on your phone? Do you know how to play Cribbage? Do you want to learn Cribbage? This online class if for you! You will learn the basics of Cribbage alone with offensive and defensive strategies. Then you can play Tim or your classmates in a game. With this instructional class and playing an online version of Cribbage you can learn a game to play with your friends now when you are apart then be ready to play live and in person!

April Fool's Day Cribbage Tournament

$39

with Tim Sheehan

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 1, 2023 at 10 am

Come play cribbage in this double elimination tournament.  Can you oust the reigning champ, or will you get skunked?  All proceeds go directly to our Literacy program.





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