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Sanford Community Adult Education

Personal Enrichment

Acrylic: POP-ART


with Amanda Williams

Calendar May 8, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Make a colorful pop-art inspired portrait using acrylic paint on canvas! Choose an image of a person or animal (family member, friend, pet, celebrity, anything etc.!) to translate into an original painting.  Bring at least two reference images (of the image you would like to paint). With the help of the instructor, you will grid-out and draw your image and then use acrylic paint to add value and vibrancy.  All experience levels welcome.  Materials fee of $22 payable to instructor at class.




Artist Mentorship
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Artist Mentorship

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Artists will work closely with their mentor to establish technical, conceptual, and professional goals. This customized program is intended for artists seeking to advance their artistic practice. Overcome your artistic obstacles; whether they be speaking about, making, presenting, or selling your artwork. Your goals + areas of concentration (medium) will determine which mentor you are paired with. With your mentor, you will co-create a self-designed program; addressing your practice, process, and aesthetic barriers. When necessary, mentors will provide medium specific demonstrations and constructive criticism of both process + product. Mentorship can take place at Arts Afire Studio or another agreed upon location. For rates and more information, please contact Kristin Fitzpatrick:  207-608-8738

Basket Finishing Night


with Christine Smith

Calendar May 9, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This is your opportunity to finish any projects that aren't done or that you need help finishing.  We had a lot of big baskets this year. I want you to be able to enjoy your beautiful, finished baskets.



Basketball for Everyone!


with Lewis Fink

Calendar Jan 15, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 18 weeks



Bring your friends and work out on the court as you enjoy friendly competition shooting hoops!

$3 per night pay as you go or register online and pay $54 up front.

Will not meet on 2/19 & 4/16 due to school vacations.


Become a Mystery Shopper 5/9


with Sandra Thompson

Calendar May 9, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Do you enjoy shopping, eating out, and exploring new places? Are you interested in making money while patronizing local establishments? Become a Mystery Shopper and get paid for shopping in your spare time!! With as little as a few hours a month, you can earn money by shopping everything from fine dining and movie theaters, to fast food restaurants, gas stations, retail stores, and more. This course will arm you with you the basics of working as a Mystery Shopper, including how to find reputable agencies and manage submissions, as well as provide you with a variety of tips and tricks to help you become a successful (and lucrative) Mystery Shopper.




Beginner Acrylic Pour Painting 5/2


with Tara Finlay

Calendar May 2, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

With this exciting process, you never know what beautiful patterns will be created until the paint is poured. We'll cover what types of paint and additives work best to create beautiful abstract art. This class is appropriate for any artistic skill level, from beginner to pro, who wants to learn this technique. You will be transporting your wet paintings home in a container provided by the instructor, but you may want to have some plastic or cardboard in your car for the trip home.  There is a $30 materials fee payable to the instructor at class.



Bookkeeping Certificate 6/3


with UGotClass

Calendar Jun 3, 2019 , runs for 12 weeks

How do you manage the finances of a business? Whether you are an entrepreneur, running a family business, or just looking to advance your career and add to your skill set, this Bookkeeping Certificate will provide you with the knowledge needed to measure, and manage, the financial health of your business. This program focuses on cash basis accounting.No one will care more about the financial health of your business than you! It’s imperative that you understand how the process works and are able to complete the accounting cycle accurately and in a timely fashion. Even if you plan to outsource your bookkeeping needs, you should still understand how the process works. No one should be clueless when it comes to the finances of their business.

Bundle: Understanding Debits and Credits; General Ledger and Month End Procedures; Closing Procedures and Financial Statements


Branch Weaving


with Tara Finlay

Calendar May 20, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this gentle introduction to basic weaving, we'll be working with colorful yarns and Y-shaped branches. Please bring one sturdy Y-shaped branch approximately 1/2" or larger in diameter. The branch should be cut green (not dead, dry, brittle) and free of leaves. If you do not have access to branches, please let us know and the instructor will provide them. The instructor will also have lots of pretty yarn but you can bring any yarn you choose. Various styles and textures of yarn look good together in a weaving. Materials fee of $5 payable to instructor in class.



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