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Chinese Calligraphy


with Xiao Han Libby

Calendar Jan 21, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Chinese calligraphy is the art of writing Chinese characters using a brush and black ink on rice paper. It has developed over many centuries in China. Students nee to bring a Chinese calligraphy brush, rice paper and sumi ink form 100 Aker Wood.

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with Elijah Merrill

Calendar Jan 23, 2020

Students will study of objects and matter outside the Earth’s atmosphere and of their physical and chemical properties and will utilize the district’s access to the Observatory.

Pine Cone Flower Wreath


with Marybeth Ray

Calendar Feb 3, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Join this easy craft-night event, making a cut Pine Cone “flower” wreath. Pre-cut pine cones, paint, wreath forms and brushes included. Bring a glue gun and glue sticks!

Simply Understanding How to Draw


with Lynn Driscoll

Calendar Feb 4, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This introductory class will simply help teach you how to draw the very basics. Whether you create with watercolor, oils or pastel, first you have to know how to put the lines down and draw you composition. It’s truly not as hard as it looks! I will make it easy and simple and get you on your way of a lifetime of drawing and sketching.

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Woodworking for Beginners


with John Bartlett

Calendar Feb 5, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This hands-on hobby class begins with instructio on shop and equipment safety, the correct use of tools and equipment, proper woodworking techniques, and project planning. Students will work to create a beautiful, finished wood project of their choosing. Required student-provided personal protective equipment: safety glasses, close-toed shoes or boots, gloves appropriate for working with wood and hand tools.

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Painting Maine Woodland and Meadow Birds


with Lynn Driscoll

Calendar Feb 6, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Enjoy studying and painting several Maine woodland and meadow birds in this beginner watercolor class. Even if you‘ve been painting for a while it’s always easy to advance in this medium and become more confident in you skills. Seasons will be added to our paintings whether it’s a Nuthatch in the autumn or a Chickadee in the winter. Plenty of reference photographs will make the drawing easy and I will guide you with techniques that are also simple to understand and follow. This class has always been one of my favorites to offer.

Creating Art with Colored Pencils


with Lynn Driscoll

Calendar Feb 11, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Leave that adult coloring book at home and come find out how colored pencils can be so inspiring. I will show you how to apply and layer colored pencil and make your piece of art so realistic. I will supply plenty of reference photos to work from. This is truly a fun filled class.

Ladies Paint Night


with Lynn Driscoll

Calendar Feb 26, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Gather a group of your friends and come relax and enjoy creating a painting of your own by adding some color to your winter days!@!! I will provide a pre-drawn sketch that will inspire you to paint. Throughout the evening I will demonstrate step by step until you have completed a piece of art of your own. It will be matted and ready to hang on you wall at home this class is a don’t miss! Perfect for a ladies night out!

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