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Waterville Creates!

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October 2018

Castonguay Square Community Redesign — Public Design Workshop #1

Wed. Oct 17

The Center

Earlier this year Waterville Creates! was awarded a $75,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Our Town program  to undertake, in partnership with the City of Waterville, Colby College, and other partners, a community re-design process for Downtown Waterville’s central greenspace, Castonguay Square. Community members are invited to participate in these public design workshops…

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PechaKucha Night Waterville V29

Fri. Oct 19

Waterville Opera House

PK WTVL volume 29 will take place on Friday, October 19, 2018, at the Waterville Opera House. PechaKucha Night Waterville is a creative networking event centered on storytelling in 20x20. Every event is well attended and provides its own distinctive journey. This time around, we have six wonderful presenters! Ruth Dater – Paper Dolls Larry…

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Felting with Susan

Sat. Oct 20

common street arts

Mixed media and fiber artist Susan Mills will guide you through the process of wet felting using merino wool, soapy water, and a palm sander. The possibilities are endless for the creation of your own magically unique handbag, vessel, or wall hanging. Learn how to arrange fibers to form seamless unique pieces. Participants will create…

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tea towel embroidery

Sat. Oct 20

common street arts

Join us for another crafty afternoon! Whether you are starting to prepare for the holiday season, or want to make a special gift for one of your favorite people, today's activity will allow you to create a custom tea towel. Bring a photo of you or a friend to embroider onto a tea towel. Instructors…

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beginning wheel class- 6 week workshop

Thu. Oct 25

common street arts

This six-week pottery class will teach students the basics of throwing clay on the wheel. The class will start with clay basics and expand to creating mugs, bowls, plates, and other objects based on student interest. Skills that will be developed include centering, shaping, trimming, handle making, and decoration and glazing. The instructor will work…

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pumpkin portraits

Sat. Oct 27

common street arts

Tired of the same old design year after year for your pumpkin? Come spice things up with Common Street Arts at our pumpkin carving and painting event! We'll be using printing tools to transform the bland orange surface into a unique pumpkin portrait. This event is in conjunction with our exhibition Face to Face: Portraits by…

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November 2018

The Art of the Proposal

Thu. Nov 8

common street arts

Are you an artist who is ready to apply for artist calls, grants, and residencies? Do your eyes glaze over in panic when you read the proposal submission requirements? If so, this workshop is for you! Join Anne Marie Purkey Levine for this informal workshop where she will walk you through the nuts and bolts…

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Castonguay Square Community Redesign — Public Design Workshop #2

Wed. Nov 14

Bill & Joan Alfond Commons

Earlier this year Waterville Creates! was awarded a $75,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Our Town program  to undertake, in partnership with the City of Waterville, Colby College, and other partners, a community re-design process for Downtown Waterville’s central greenspace, Castonguay Square. Community members are invited to participate in this public design workshops…

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celebrity life drawing

Tue. Nov 20

Common Street Arts

join us for celebrity life drawing series capturing the poses of local “celebrities” at csa. seasoned and aspiring artists are invited to participate in the life drawing program hosted by common street arts. this program provides a unique opportunity for emerging and established artists to hone their drawing skills in a supportive environment. participants bring their media of…

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December 2018

Joy to the Ville

Sat. Dec 8

Waterville Opera House

Are you ready for the 2nd Annual Joy to the Ville community holiday celebration in Waterville? We're saving the date - and will bring back many of your favorite activities from our 2017 event including a FREE family-friendly holiday film at the Waterville Opera House, free art activities with the Colby College Museum of Art at Common Street Arts,…

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Mid-Maine Chamber Business After Hours at Waterville Creates!

Wed. Dec 12

Hathaway Creative Center

Join the Mid-Maine Chamber each month at our Business After Hours Events! These events are a great opportunity to mix and mingle with other business professionals and leaders in our communities. Hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine, and other beverages are available, as well as a 50/50 raffle and fabulous door prizes donated by area businesses. Don’t…

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celebrity life drawing

Tue. Dec 18

Common Street Arts

join us for celebrity life drawing series capturing the poses of local “celebrities” at csa. seasoned and aspiring artists are invited to participate in the life drawing program hosted by common street arts. this program provides a unique opportunity for emerging and established artists to hone their drawing skills in a supportive environment. participants bring their media of…

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