Paul J Schupf Art Center, 93 Main St: all day 50% off concessions at Maine Film Center 5-7pm Meet and Greet and art making with author Jaimie Hogan!  Join us for an enchanting evening of creativity and stargazing with the renowned children’s book author and illustrator, Jamie Hogan, as we celebrate the magic of the…

Two new books open on story walk trails in Waterville this fall! Join us on September 9th at the Waterville Public Library for the official opening event! The Children’s Discovery Museum will have mobile museum exhibits and there will be book giveaways from the Waterville Public Library while supplies last! Skywatcher written and illustrated by…

Bringing the citizens of Waterville and community partners together to share local resources for housing, health, community engagement, and other basic needs to build a stronger, healthier Waterville. All are invited to attend! Participants include: Maine General Harm reduction, Waterville Fire and Rescue, Mid Maine Homeless Shelter, Waterville Creates, Adult Education, Waterville Health & Welfare,…

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What is a crankie? Join artist and illustrator Lucky Platt for a free hands-on program making a large communal crankie- a unique moving panorama storytelling tool! Originating in the early 1800’s, the crankie involves two handled spools that can be ‘cranked’ to bring movement to an illustrated scroll. This creation will be in honor of…

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Join Sayon Camara and friends for a participatory drumming performance in Castonguay Square! Sayon Camara is a cultural ambassador for his people, the Malinke (or Mandingo), of the Sankaran region of Guinea. He is a keeper of generations of music that he loves to share, creating joy and carrying his culture forward in the world.…

Matt Loosigan

Join us at the Waterville Public Library on Wednesday, August 9 from 2–3pm! Jump on the Song Toboggan and sing-a-long with Matt Loosigian of Earth Jams. Matt is a Brunswick, ME based folk singer, guitarist, and songwriter specializing in playful, funny songs about ecology and being green. Join him as he works his musical magic…

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10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Family Fun for the 20th birthday of KMTrails- Free food cart, bounce house, corn hole, snow cones, popcorn, and CAKE! 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Nature Journaling with Waterville Creates 12:00 PM – Police Dog Demo and Private Dog Training Demos (pending Police dog availability) 2:00 PM – KM…

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This week, join the Colby College Museum of Art to create an art project inspired by the artist Sol LeWitt, on view at the Colby College Museum of Art’s campus location. One of the ways Sol LeWitt works is to create a set of instructions, and then collaborate with others to complete what he calls…

The collage illustrations by Alma Fullerton in the book Community Soup, use natural objects like sticks, leaves, and grasses. Each collage she creates has textures that can look sometimes bumpy, or smooth, or rough, or soft. Come create collages with texture, using natural objects and much more! Book: Community Soup by Alma Fullerton Please note…

Did you know you can make stamps out of vegetables? Inspired by the book Our Little Kitchen, we will use vegetables from the farmer’s market to carve designs and patterns for stamps! Each participant will create a vegetable print flag to bring home. Book: Our Little Kitchen by Jillian Tamaki Please note the new location…

Who are the community helpers? We sometimes forget all the workers who keep the city clean, who mow the grasses, empty the trash, or plow the snow. Come help us create a woven art work of thanks for our community helpers! Each participant will help with a collaborative work and create a mini weaving to…