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Gamble Education Center

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12 Grace St
Rockland, ME 04841 United States

July 2019

Victorian Needle Case Workshop with Jean Bragan

July 31, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Gamble Education Center, 12 Grace St
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Jean Bragan

Crazy quilts were all the rage after the Civil War in America. After an inspiring look at one such quilt in the Farnsworth’s collection, students will learn a variety of crazy quilt–era embroidery stitches and construct a small crazy-quilt block to be used as the cover of a Victorian needle case. Jean Bragan is a long-time lover of all things fibers, threads, textiles, quilting, embroidering, appliqueing, and weaving! Jean has been in education for 25–plus years, and an embroider for…

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October 2019

Mask and Puppet Making with Nance Parker

October 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, happening 5 times

Gamble Education Center, 12 Grace St
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Monday through Friday, October 14 to 18 Use sculpting clay, papier-mâche, and wire to create a mask, then add a hand-sewn costume to make your very own puppet! Working times are flexible throughout the week, but plan to attend multiple days to finish your creation. The all-ages class culminates in the Fall Family Festival Parade on October 19 at 5:30 pm. Nance Parker is the artistic director of Shoestring Theater, Maine's longest running community puppet theater. Cost: Free ($10 suggested…

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Mask and Puppet Making with Nance Parker

October 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, happening 5 times

Gamble Education Center, 12 Grace St
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Monday through Friday, October 14 to 18 Use sculpting clay, papier-mâche, and wire to create a mask, then add a hand-sewn costume to make your very own puppet! Working times are flexible throughout the week, but plan to attend multiple days to finish your creation. The all-ages class culminates in the Fall Family Festival Parade on October 19 at 5:30 pm. Nance Parker is the artistic director of Shoestring Theater, Maine's longest running community puppet theater. Cost: Free ($10 suggested…

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Mask and Puppet Making with Nance Parker

October 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, happening 5 times

Gamble Education Center, 12 Grace St
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Monday through Friday, October 14 to 18 Use sculpting clay, papier-mâche, and wire to create a mask, then add a hand-sewn costume to make your very own puppet! Working times are flexible throughout the week, but plan to attend multiple days to finish your creation. The all-ages class culminates in the Fall Family Festival Parade on October 19 at 5:30 pm. Nance Parker is the artistic director of Shoestring Theater, Maine's longest running community puppet theater. Cost: Free ($10 suggested…

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Mask and Puppet Making with Nance Parker

October 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, happening 5 times

Gamble Education Center, 12 Grace St
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Monday through Friday, October 14 to 18 Use sculpting clay, papier-mâche, and wire to create a mask, then add a hand-sewn costume to make your very own puppet! Working times are flexible throughout the week, but plan to attend multiple days to finish your creation. The all-ages class culminates in the Fall Family Festival Parade on October 19 at 5:30 pm. Nance Parker is the artistic director of Shoestring Theater, Maine's longest running community puppet theater. Cost: Free ($10 suggested…

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Mask and Puppet Making with Nance Parker

October 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, happening 5 times

Gamble Education Center, 12 Grace St
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Monday through Friday, October 14 to 18 Use sculpting clay, papier-mâche, and wire to create a mask, then add a hand-sewn costume to make your very own puppet! Working times are flexible throughout the week, but plan to attend multiple days to finish your creation. The all-ages class culminates in the Fall Family Festival Parade on October 19 at 5:30 pm. Nance Parker is the artistic director of Shoestring Theater, Maine's longest running community puppet theater. Cost: Free ($10 suggested…

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December 2019

Gingerbread House Decorating

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Gamble Education Center, 12 Grace St
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Art can be edible! Children will be provided with a small, preassembled gingerbread house ready to be decorated with an assortment of candies and fresh frosting.  Cost: Free ($10 suggested donation)

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April 2020

CANCELLED. Pysanka! Ukrainian Egg-Decorating Workshop with Lesia Sochor

April 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gamble Education Center, 12 Grace St
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Decorate eggs in the Ukrainian style! Draw designs on eggs with melted beeswax using a tool called a kystka. You will then dip the egg in a series of dyes, with the final pattern revealed when the wax is removed. The pysanka was common among Slavic people since 5,000 BCE and became deeply important in spring rituals, symbolizing nature’s rebirth. This workshop is recommended for families with children 8 years old and up. Solo adults are welcome as well. Lesia…

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