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Take Fabulous Photos of the Flora and Fauna in Your World


with Boomer Tech

Calendar Current session started Aug 25, 2022

Asynchronous Download Four easy-to-follow videos demonstrate how you can take gorgeous photos of the natural environment. Examples will be given. This course contains four self paced videos with an accompanying pdf guide. 

Taking Awesome Pictures With Your iPhone/iPad Camera


with Boomer Tech

Calendar Current session started Aug 25, 2022

Asynchronous This is a step-by-step guide to taking beautiful photos for anyone who wants to significantly upgrade their photography skills. This course contains multiple self-paced videos with accompanying pdf booklet.

Still Life Drawing for Beginners

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 1, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Experience the exciting art of looking! When you draw, you learn to see things for the first time. Line, light and shadow, space, and perspective all come together to create an image. In this you class you will discover how each of these elements work to create a great piece of art! We will also use different tools including blending sticks, erasers, and mediums including pencil and charcoal. Please bring at least two graphite pencils: a 2B and 6B, and vine or willow charcoal. Paper provided by the instructor. Kyle Durkin, BA Studio Art, is an Adult Education instructor who enjoys helping new artists develop their skills. 

Coastal Glass Trees


with Lisa Young

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 6, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Make 2 beautiful Coastal Glass Trees using faux sea glass. Beachy color choices are: green, aquamarine, crystal white, turquoise, and beach blue (or mix and match). These trees can be combined as a set, or give one as a gift and keep one for yourself! Starfish toppers are optional for holiday themed trees. Class fee includes materials. 

Seasonal Felt Floral Wreath


with Sarah deGrandis

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 7, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Looking to add some seasonal color to your home? Make simple flowers and foliage from felt and attach them to modern metal hoops for a unique and colorful floral wreath. Cost includes all material needed! 

Houseplants 101


with Raychell Libby

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 8, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Houseplants purify air, regulate humidity, and even reduce stress levels! This two week session teaches you the basics that you need to make your houseplants thrive. Basic needs will be covered in the first class: light, soil, water, nutrients, and pest control. The second class will include propagation and troubleshooting any issues are facing with your plants-bring in a photo of your plant, or bring a small plant in as needed to the second class. 

Home Buying Essentials


with Casey Hamlin

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 8, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

ZOOM Where do you start when you want to buy a house, especially in these challenging times? Join us to learn the necessary steps and components along the way to becoming a homeowner! Learn about the 3 C's: credit, capacity, and collateral. The home loan process is covered, as well as the Maine State Housing First Time Homebuyer Program. Bring your questions for this informative evening! Casey Hamlin, licensed loan officer, is your instructor. 

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