Events

after school art club: holiday ornaments

Using traditional yarn, and not so traditional 3D printers, students create inventive and artistic holiday ornaments.

Ages 7 -12
$14 per session
Snacks included
Scholarships available

Vacationland Wonderland Exhibit: Artist Reception

Meet and Greet the Artists!
Friday, December 13th, 2019, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Music by Adam Babcock
With tea and coffee by Enchanted Herbs & Teas

This exhibit features
• oil paintings by Esta Rae Knapik
• oil landscapes by Marylu Wellwood
• wood carvings by Jonathan Leach
• acrylics by Jim & Gisele McLear
• encaustic ornaments, mixed metal & bead ornaments,
etched copper meditation feathers, and beeswax paintings by Ann Rhinehardt
• jewelry and cards by Greta Joseph of La Sagato – A Studio
• sweater critters by Barbara Hayward
• oils by Charles (Chuck) Ott
• gift cards by Gale Davison
• handcrafted handbags by CE Nilles
• sweater mittens by Stephanie Roscoe

Displaying at The Last Unicorn Restaurant:
• acrylics by Pat Binette

Displaying at Enchanted Herbs & Teas:
• oils by Kevin James

Displaying at Selah Tea Cafe
• prints and scarfs by Mimi McCutcheon – Raven Ridge Studio

after school art club: 3d printed + inked holiday cards

After a tour through the Holiday Bazaar at common street arts, students will make cards using stamps and carved linoleum blocks.

Ages 7 -12
$14 per session
Snacks included
Scholarships available

Silk Scarf Dying at the Hathaway Holiday Stroll

You can never have too many scarves. In fact, you may be missing a color for this holiday season!

Join Common Street Arts to learn how to create natural dyed silk scarves with instructor Vickie Limberger. The class will use leaves, flowers, and other natural elements to make the perfect beautiful accessory for yourself or for a friend — just in time for the holidays! Participants will be split into two groups; while one group assembles their scarves, the other group can browse the Holiday Stroll at the Hathaway Creative Center and enjoy beer or wine in our Holiday Bazaar.

Limit: 24 participants

hathaway holiday stroll

Enjoy a special evening at the Hathaway Creative Center! Stroll the historic halls at Hathaway and join Common Street Arts, Hathaway Mill Antiques, The Robin’s Nest, and Waterville Brewing as they host a diverse array of holiday events perfect for adults looking to create, shop, and have fun!

Common Street Arts will have the Holiday Bazaar until 8pm. Shop from nearly 60 local makers and find the perfect unique gift for someone on your list.

Common Street Arts studio will host a Natural Dyed Silk Scarves class for some fun hands-on accessory making. Tickets for the class are limited so reserve your seat today!

 

Hathaway Mill Antiques will host a Holiday Spectacular Sale and Tree Raffle. Drawings for winners will take place at 7:30pm. In the spirit of the season, all raffle proceeds will support the George Mitchell Elementary School lunch program in Waterville and the Winslow + Vassalboro Elementary Schools.

The Robin’s Nest will offer a special collection of wreaths, flowers, and decorations for the holiday season. Make your selection early!

Enjoy a refreshing pint at Waterville Brewing while making your own holiday cards! Free card materials will be available for anyone who would like to be creative while enjoying one of the locally crafted brews.

Shop early and shop local at the Hathaway Creative Center!

after school art club: leather accessories

Delve into the fun of leather creations with simple braiding, carving, and stamping techniques.

Ages 7 -12
$14 per session
Snacks included
Scholarships available

November Crafternoons at the Waterville Public Library!

Looking for a way to brighten up your child’s day? Bring them on down to the Waterville Public Library for Crafternoons! Drop in anytime between 2:30 and 4PM every Tuesday to participate in a fun craft. We do something different every week!

November 5: Color, Cut, & Fold Dinosaur
November 12: Paper Roll Dinosaur
November 19: Popsicle Stick Dinosaur
November 26: Cloths Pin Turkey

Children under 7 must be accompanied by a grown-up helper.

FMI: Call (207) 680-2604 or email ldavis@watervillelibrary.org

after school art club: fall sculptures

Fall has plenty of dead leaves, branches, and grasses that can be collected to form unique sculptures. With ribbons and wreath forms in hand, students will search outside for natural materials to add to these autumnal sculptures!

Ages 7 -12
$14 per session
Snacks included
Scholarships available

slice: movie making

Rescheduled Date: Tuesday, November 19

television and film is a huge industry and there are many opportunities available beyond acting or directing. in this week of slice, students will workshop with professionals in mass media communications and film and video production to find out more about the diverse jobs in the film industry while exploring grip, lighting, camera rigs, and more!

slice (students learning innovative creative endeavors) is a pilot provides young adults with unique experiences to learn more about career paths in the creative arts. students ages 13-19 explore the behind-the-scenes operations at a historic opera house, an award-winning public library, a vibrant community art studio and education space, a nationally recognized art museum, a local music center, and an independent arthouse cinema. partnering with arts professionals throughout the city, each afternoon will be filled with interesting programming, inspiration, and pizza.

Free | Pre-Registration Required

November Crafternoons at the Waterville Public Library!

Looking for a way to brighten up your child’s day? Bring them on down to the Waterville Public Library for Crafternoons! Drop in anytime between 2:30 and 4PM every Tuesday to participate in a fun craft. We do something different every week!

November 5: Color, Cut, & Fold Dinosaur
November 12: Paper Roll Dinosaur
November 19: Popsicle Stick Dinosaur
November 26: Cloths Pin Turkey

Children under 7 must be accompanied by a grown-up helper.

FMI: Call (207) 680-2604 or email ldavis@watervillelibrary.org