Posts Tagged: Learning


A passionate advocate for generating positive interaction between diverse community members of all ages and abilities, Lizzy Rockwell co-founded a non-profit project called “Peace by Piece:The Norwalk Community Quilt Project” in the city of Norwalk, CT using quiltmaking as a tool to bring people together. An intergenerational after school art program whose mission is to… LIZZY ROCKWELL LECTURE “PEACE by PIECE” @PI Library“>Read more »

Illustration Institute for 5-12 yr-olds – Bookmaking @Portland Library

In conjunction with the children’s department at Portland Public Library, enjoy a lively bookmaking  session with R. Gregory Christie, author illustrator and educator who owns his own children’s bookstore/gallery in Atlanta, GA. Bookmaking with materials often found for free! All abilities encouraged, class limited to 25 Free but registration is required. Call PPL for details… Illustration Institute for 5-12 yr-olds – Bookmaking @Portland Library“>Read more »

TEIA Talk “Portland’s Working Waterfront

Portland Working Waterfront by Bill Needleman. The City’s waterfront coordinator discusses the impact of increased tourism, development and climate change on Portland.

Stories & Crafts: Bookmaking for youth & adults @5th Maine

Join award-winning children’s book illustrator R. Gregory Christie for a book binding workshop. Gregory’s  illustrations have been featured on HBO Kids, PBS children’s show “Between the Lions,” New York City’s subway cars, the 2013 Congo Square New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival poster and the 2013 United States Post Office “Kwanzaa Forever” stamp. He loves… Stories & Crafts: Bookmaking for youth & adults @5th Maine “>Read more »

TEIA Talk “Oyster Farming

The Trails and Tribulations of Oyster Farming by Mark Green. Oceanographer Mark Green introduces us to his oyster farm in Casco Bay and discusses the potential for aquaculture to feed us in the future

Middle School Book Club

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