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Massabesic Center for Adult Learning



Arts and Crafts

Knitting Basics

$45

with BJ Melick

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 12, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Beginners will learn the basics of knitting and make a shawl! By the end of the class, you will be casting on, knitting, purling and binding off. This class is perfect for those who want to brush up on their skills, and for those who are just starting out. Bring: size 7 or 8 knitting needles, 1 skein of worsted weight yarn in a light solid color.

Halloween Egg Art for Beginners

$25

with Susan Shipka-Heath

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 17, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Create a spooky egg decoration to show off this Halloween! Design, paint and embellish real egg shells to create this unique ornament or gift! Materials fee: $6

Paint Night

$25

with Kelsey Garland

Calendar Next session starts Oct 20, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Join us for a fun filled paint night! Kelsey will lead us to paint this lovely landscape. Please note that space is limited and registration closes the week before the class is due to start, so register early!

PLEASE NOTE: This class will take place in the Massabesic High School WEST Building (main high school building).

Full Course

Mixed Media Art Journaling

$35

with TammyJo Girard

Calendar Next session starts Oct 27, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Explore the wonderful world of mixed media art journaling as you let your inner artist experiment with paints, inks, gessoes and gels. There is no need to be able to draw or paint as we'll be using an intuitive style of abstract journaling that focuses on creating and exploring multiple art techniques, rather than on the final creation. At the end of the class, you will have discovered your own intuitive style and created several pages in your journal. Materials fee: $20

Full Course

Holiday Egg Art

$25

with Susan Shipka-Heath

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 7, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Just in time for the holidays! Design and decorate real egg shells and create a unique gift for your family, or display it yourself. Materials fee: $10

Mindful Mosaic House Number

$40

with Brigit McCallum

Calendar Next session starts Nov 7, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Create a stained-glass mosaic house number on a slate backing for yourself or a gift! This four-session class is for newcomers and those more experienced with stained glass mosaic art alike. Each session will start with a centering activity to help participants to be present to the experience. Participants will design and execute a house number using stained glass, exterior-grade tile or crockery that will be adhered to the slate using silicone glue and grouted. Safety glasses must be worn by those who do not normally wear glasses while glass or tile is being cut, a surgical mask will be worn while working with grout in a powdered state and participants will wear closed toe shoes. Materials fee: $20 PLEASE NOTE: This class will be in the Massabesic High School West Building

Full Course

Knitted Mittens

$35

with BJ Melick

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 8, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Learn how to knit any size mitten, from grandpa’s “bear paw” sized hand to juniors and toddler sized hands. There’s nothing more cozy and toasty than putting on hand made mittens! This class is taught in steps so no one will be left behind. Bring: Size 5 -7 size double pointed needles. 1 skein of worsted weight yarn in your favorite color and your knitting notions. We ask that you have basic knitting skills to take this class.

Balsam Fir Kissing Ball

$25

with Woodlot Management and Products

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 30, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Using materials provided, you will make a beautiful, 16” full arrangement of Maine balsam decorated with red ribbons. Your Kissing Ball is designed to be hung in an archway or outdoors. It will remain fresh throughout the holidays and beyond! After the holidays, recycle the balsam in a fragrant sachet. Have some fun, make a gift. No experience required! Materials fee: $14





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