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Maine Chickadee Paint Night


with Shirley Anderson

Calendar Mar 10, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This canvas depicts the Maine state bird, the chickadee. Come have fun while learning the technique of painting feathers and moss covered branches. Bring a friend and enjoy a night out!

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Which Camera Should I Buy?


with Gary Swinton

Calendar Mar 11, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

You only have to go into a retail store or online to get an idea of the sheer number of digital cameras on the market. There are so many brands, types and technologies, each one claiming to be the best, that it’s hard to make sense of it all. Join this round-table discussion to learn what you need to know before purchasing a digital camera. The discussion will range from point and shoot cameras to high-end digital single lens reflex cameras, with the instructor bringing a wide variety of examples to view. Interchangeable lens options (with examples provided by instructor) and purchase resources, both online and locally, will be discussed.

Getting Started on Etsy


with Meleena Erikson

Calendar Mar 17, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Etsy is an e-commerce business where creative entrepreneurs can sell their products in both global and local markets. Do you have handmade items or vintage goods to sell? Etsy may be the right marketplace for you. Join us to learn more. We’ll discuss how to sign up, build your brand, set up your shipping profile, promote your items and take pictures that drive traffic. The global world of Etsy may be your next big entrepreneurial step!

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Essential Oils Make and Take Rollerball


with Mary Alderman

Calendar Mar 18, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Come learn some basics about essential oils and how essential oils can improve your family’s health and wellness! Make a rollerball combining essential oils with a carrier oil for a specific purpose, such as stress, headache or muscle pain. Charge for the cost of supplies is $10/10ML-value discount, make 5 - 10ML for the price of 4 - $40 for all 5 bottles of your choice. We will also learn some basics about essential oils, we can answer any questions you have and introduce you to some of the most popular oils and how to use them. Please join us to learn how essential oils can improve your family’s health and wellness!

Stained Glass Hanging Art


with Art Night Out

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

Learn the fundamentals of stained glass work while constructing a light-catching hanging artwork. Students will learn to copper foil and solder stained glass shards while incorporating wire to create links. Workshop fee includes all materials to make one artwork. 

Tall Birdhouse Plaque
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Tall Birdhouse Plaque


with Marge Otis

Create a plaque shaped as the front of a tall birdhouse that can be hung on the wall! A great way to welcome spring! Students must bring acrylic brushes to class. A materials fee of $8.00 is due to the instuctor at the class.

Maine Blueberry Tole Paint Night


with Shirley Anderson

Calendar Mar 31, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

If you are looking to try your hand at tole painting, then this class is for you! In this class, choose your wooden object and learn the art of painting beautiful Maine blueberries on wood.

Functions, Settings, and Menu - It's Complicated!


with Gary Swinton

Calendar Apr 1, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Today's digital cameras have a variety of features. Are you getting the most out of your investment? Are you happy with the results? Let a professional help you figure it all out! You'll be surprised by how much sharper and more interesting your photos are when you learn how to use your digital tools. We'll discuss image size and quality, shooting options, and menu choices that will make a difference in the sharpness of your photos. A Saturday morning "shooting" class is included (4/11), giving everyone a chance for hands-on practice. Leave this course with a solid understanding of your camera and the confidence to start making it work for you. Please bring your camera with you. A manually adjustable camera will work best for the purpose of the class.

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