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Spring Break and nothing to do? Summer doldrums? Just need to get some wiggles out? EAC has lots of activities for kids of all ages! Check the calendar for classes and workshops that will tickle the interests of littles to teens. Some "adult" classes are appropriate for interested teens as well.

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Snapshot of Upcoming Events

  • KinderArts (Eastport)
    KinderArts (Eastport)
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Jun 21
    Eastport Arts Center
    Jun 21, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM EDT
    Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, ME
    Jun 21, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM EDT
    Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, ME
    These free sessions, led by popular instructor Caroline Coleman, feature music, movement and yoga, and are designed for children up to age 5 to attend with a parent or caregiver.
  • KinderArts (Calais)
    KinderArts (Calais)
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Jun 27
    Sunrise Opportunities
    Jun 27, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM EDT
    Sunrise Opportunities, 21 Calais Ave, Calais, ME 04619, USA
    Jun 27, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM EDT
    Sunrise Opportunities, 21 Calais Ave, Calais, ME 04619, USA
    These free sessions, led by popular instructor Caroline Coleman, feature music, movement and yoga, and are designed for children up to age 5 to attend with a parent or caregiver.
  • KinderArts Downtown
    KinderArts Downtown
    Sat, Jun 29
    Eastport
    Jun 29, 2024, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Eastport, Eastport, ME, USA
    Jun 29, 2024, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Eastport, Eastport, ME, USA
    Join instructor Nia Aretakis for a free, all ages art activity in downtown Eastport.
  • Felt Fest: Sheet Felting
    Felt Fest: Sheet Felting
    Tue, Jul 09
    Eastport
    Jul 09, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Eastport, 36 Washington St, Eastport, ME 04631, USA
    Jul 09, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Eastport, 36 Washington St, Eastport, ME 04631, USA
    The first of five Felt Fest workshops, this session gets students started with the basics of the wet felting process. It may be paired with the landscape/pictoral session at 1 pm for a discount!
  • Felt Fest: Landscape/Pictoral Needle Felting
    Felt Fest: Landscape/Pictoral Needle Felting
    Tue, Jul 09
    Eastport
    Jul 09, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Eastport, 36 Washington St, Eastport, ME 04631, USA
    Jul 09, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Eastport, 36 Washington St, Eastport, ME 04631, USA
    The second of five Felt Fest workshops, this session gets students started with the basics of the dry (needle) felting process. It may be paired with the morning sheet felting session at 9 am for a discount!
  • Felt Fest: Sculptural Wet Felting—'The Splash'
    Felt Fest: Sculptural Wet Felting—'The Splash'
    Wed, Jul 10
    Eastport
    Jul 10, 2024, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Eastport, 36 Washington St, Eastport, ME 04631, USA
    Jul 10, 2024, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Eastport, 36 Washington St, Eastport, ME 04631, USA
    The third of five Felt Fest workshops, this session moves into more advanced wet-felting techniques. It may be paired with the afternoon Needle Felted Critters session for a discount!
  • Felt Fest: Needle-felted Critters
    Felt Fest: Needle-felted Critters
    Wed, Jul 10
    Eastport
    Jul 10, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Eastport, 36 Washington St, Eastport, ME 04631, USA
    Jul 10, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Eastport, 36 Washington St, Eastport, ME 04631, USA
    The fourth of five Felt Fest workshops, this playful session teaches the art of creating 3-D forms from wool roving. It may be paired with the morning session, Sculptural Wet Felting, for a discount!
  • Summer Arts Camp: Moods Across Media
    Summer Arts Camp: Moods Across Media
    Mon, Jul 15
    Eastport
    Jul 15, 2024, 1:00 PM – Jul 17, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Eastport, 36 Washington St, Eastport, ME 04631, USA
    Jul 15, 2024, 1:00 PM – Jul 17, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Eastport, 36 Washington St, Eastport, ME 04631, USA
    We're thrilled to offer a multi-faceted arts experience for ages 6 to 18 at this year's Summer Arts Camp, 'Moods Across Media.' Campers will explore a range of artistic media and enjoy daily music time with instructors Ann Cannizzaro (art) and Danny Holt (music).
  • Workshop: Netmaking with Jen Maffett
    Workshop: Netmaking with Jen Maffett
    Wed, Jul 24
    Eastport
    Jul 24, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Eastport, 36 Washington St, Eastport, ME 04631, USA
    Jul 24, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Eastport, 36 Washington St, Eastport, ME 04631, USA
    Netmaking and repairing has been an essential skill for seafarers for thousands of years. Perhaps it is something all Moose Islanders should know too! Ages 9 and up.
  • Contra Dance with MICE
    Contra Dance with MICE
    Sat, Jul 27
    Eastport
    Jul 27, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Eastport, 36 Washington St, Eastport, ME 04631, USA
    Jul 27, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Eastport, 36 Washington St, Eastport, ME 04631, USA
    Caller Eustacia Landrum and the MICE band promise a great night for all ages, dancers and listeners, at their Last Saturday Contra Dance.
  • KinderArts Downtown
    KinderArts Downtown
    Sat, Aug 03
    Eastport
    Aug 03, 2024, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Eastport, Eastport, ME, USA
    Aug 03, 2024, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Eastport, Eastport, ME, USA
    Join instructor Nia Aretakis for a free, all ages art activity in downtown Eastport.
  • Workshop: Wearable Art with Nia Aretakis
    Workshop: Wearable Art with Nia Aretakis
    Wed, Aug 21
    Eastport
    Aug 21, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Eastport, 36 Washington St, Eastport, ME 04631, USA
    Aug 21, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Eastport, 36 Washington St, Eastport, ME 04631, USA
    Get ready for back-to-school, or find a fall refresh with Nia's session on wearable art!
  • Annual Young Persons' Concert
    Annual Young Persons' Concert
    Fri, Aug 30
    Eastport
    Aug 30, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Eastport, 36 Washington St, Eastport, ME 04631, USA
    Aug 30, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Eastport, 36 Washington St, Eastport, ME 04631, USA
  • Contra Dance with MICE
    Contra Dance with MICE
    Sat, Oct 26
    Eastport
    Oct 26, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Eastport, 36 Washington St, Eastport, ME 04631, USA
    Oct 26, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Eastport, 36 Washington St, Eastport, ME 04631, USA
    Caller Eustacia Landrum and the MICE band promise a great night for all ages, dancers and listeners, at their Last Saturday Contra Dance.
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