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Canvas Tote - New Dates!


with Libby Harville

Calendar Oct 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Make your own tote similar to the large LL Bean canvas bag!

Please bring to class:

  • 1 piece canvas or other heavy material 26" x 38"
  • 1 piece contrasting fabric for bottom of bag 16" x 26"
  • 2 pieces of contrasting fabric for handles 2" x 44"  OR

         2 pieces of 1" webbing  44" long

  • Scissors
  • Ruler (quilting ruler if you have one)
  • Pencil
  • Pins
  • Iron & portable ironing board helpful

Above based on  large tote. $10 fee for canvas if you want instructor to supply. Please let us know in advance. (You can make a smaller tote, if you prefer.)

Instructor: Libby Harville

Thursday, October 24, 2019 6:30-8:30 pm  

Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 6:30-8:30 pm                                          

Location: MCMS

Registration: $15

Ceramics: Beginning/Intermediate


with Jeremy Smith

Calendar Oct 3, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

In this 10 week course, you will explore the beauty of clay by learning to make coil pots, boxes, tiles and functional pottery. Students may personalize their approach to learning new wheel-thrown and hand-building methods. Tools will be available during class. Students will be responsible for purchasing their own clay, which will be available the first night of class for $15 per bag.

Instructor: Jeremy Smith

10 Thursdays, 6:30-8 pm

Begins: October 3, 2019

Location: MCHS

Registration: $89

Full Course

Needle Felting - Holiday Ornaments NEW!


with Lori Twiss

Calendar Nov 18, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Needle felting for beginners, novice, or expert. Learn how to use needles and wool as you create a holiday decoration or ornament. All supplies available at class for a fee payable to the instructor or bring your own.

Instructor: Lori Twiss

Monday, November 18, 2019

Time: 6:00-8:30 pm

Location: MCHS

Registration: $15

Supply fee: $6 per item, Payable to instructor

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Watercolor Combo Class NEW!


with Linda Murray

Calendar Sep 16, 2019 at 9:30 am, runs for 8 weeks

This class will accommodate both beginner and more advanced watercolor students. Beginner students will be asked to purchase “Watercolor for Beginners” for $25. We shall work from this book during class. More advanced students will be given handouts each week to work from. Class time will be spent going over the elements of the landscape with beginners, including a demo. More advanced students will work on handouts in class with the instructor’s help. Each class will include new techniques, gentle critiques and instructor demos. Students will be encouraged to work at their own skill level and are responsible for their own materials. Materials list available from Maranacook Adult Ed.

Instructor: Linda Murray

8 Mondays, 9:30 am-Noon

Begins: September 16, 2019

Location: PDC, 75 North Rd, Readfield

Cost: $79

Instructor bio: Linda graduated from the University of Maine at Augusta with honors holding a Bachelor’s degree in Studio Art. She has participated in many juried shows, and won numerous art competitions. Linda’s paintings are held in public and private collections throughout the United States and the United Kingdom. Her artwork can be viewed at

 (Artwork on website is by Cindy Pettengill)

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