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Star Wars Academy
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Star Wars Academy


with Robert Underwood

Calendar Next session starts May 3, 2023 at 6 pm

Star Wars is a multi -generational phenomenon…From those adults and children who watched the first movie in May of 1977, to the children growing up watching the animated series today, STAR WARS is embedded in our society. This course examines the saga in depth, as well as its influence on pop culture. Whether you are are a hard-core fan or have never seen any Star Wars movies, this class is for you. It’s a place to celebrate everything Star Wars! Have you ever wanted to know more about how all the stories connect, but haven’t had the time? Let’s take a deeper dive together to expand your knowledgeable on the subject! Watching each movie prior to the class is preferred, but not required. Every night also has a theme that will be explored in conjunction with the films.

Wonderful Watercolor - Beginner (3 Weeks)


with Kathryn Carter

Calendar Next available session starts May 4, 2023 at 10 am

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.

College Financial Aid 101: FAFSA, Forms, and EFC


with Joshua Bartlett

Calendar Next available session starts May 8, 2023 at 6:30 pm

Filling out college financial aid forms is one thing, but how do you prepare for it? It's important to know the impact of income and asset types before filling out forms, otherwise thousands of dollars in potential aid may be missed.

Clay Fairy/Gnome House


with Denise McDonough, Firefly Pottery

Calendar Next available session starts May 16, 2023 at 10:30 am
1 additional session on May 18, 2023

Working with real clay, we'll sculpt and hand-build a sweet little home for the Fairies or the Little Gnome friends. After firing, come back to paint it any way you'd like!

The price of this class has increased $5. We are sorry for our error and any inconvenience.

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Watercolor Abstracts Merge with Pen & Ink


with Joyce Amend

Calendar Next available session starts May 16, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks
1 additional session

Stress-free, relaxing workshop series wherein watercolors and ink merge with lines and shapes to create beautiful, mindful, abstract paintings. A tranquil mood will allow for self-expression as you create unique works of art while listening to soothing music. You will paint a series of small, mindful paintings throughout 3 sessions that reflect intuitive creative expressions. No artistic experience is required. You will bring a watercolor pan set to class and #8 and #2 round brushes or similar. Also bring Sakura Micron pens (any sizes). All other supplies will be provided for a material fee of $10 payable to the instructor. OPTIONAL to bring: metallic gold watercolor paint, masking tape, any other brushes you'd like to use. Class size is limited.

Are You Having Trouble Controlling the Way you Eat?


with Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

Calendar Next available session starts May 16, 2023 at 6:30 pm

Do you struggle with food obsession, overeating, undereating or bulimia? There is a Solution. Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is holding a Free Information Session online and by phone.

Maine Driving Dynamics via Zoom


with Maine Bureau of Highway Safety

Calendar Next available session starts May 17, 2023 at 6 pm

This two-class, five hour course offers all drivers the opportunity to improve their defensive driving abilities. The course includes attitudes and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine’s highways. The course is taught by a certified Maine Driving Dynamics instructor. The course format engages students with lectures, videos, and class discussions/participation. Those completing the course will receive a three-point credit on their driving records. It is important that you arrive at class on time, otherwise, you will not receive credit.


College Financial Aid 201: Grants, Scholarships, Loans, and Creative Means


with Joshua Bartlett

Calendar Next available session starts May 22, 2023 at 6:30 pm

An in-depth look at many of the potential methods for funding college including loans, scholarships, and savings.

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