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Arts in Bloom!

May 11, 10:00 AM5:00 PM


Join us for a fun and creative celebration of spring! Activities include a free family movie, guided outdoor story walks, a hands-on program about worms, and more. Enjoy the sixth edition of this fabulous and free family event! These activities are free and open to all!

At the Paul J. Schupf Art Center, 93 Main Street:

  • 10am Pixar’s WALL-E at the Maine Film Center. Join lovable robots WALL-E and EVE on their mission to outwit a sinister AI and guide humanity back to a rejuvenated Earth in bloom. Reserve your free tickets here.
  • 11am–4pm Painting Flower Bouquets at the Art Center
    Try making a watercolor painting of flowers! Colby College Museum of Art and Waterville Creates will have flower bouquets for painting drop-ins. The bouquets from The Robin’s Nest will be based on different works of art in Museum’s the collections. All ages and abilities are welcome.

At Reed Field, 58 Drummond Avenue:

  • 1pm Storywalk Opening #1
    Come explore the world of earthworms! Read the book How to Say Hello to a Worm, written and illustrated by Kari Percival, then join Maine Master Naturalist Serena Sanborn to explore a hands-on program all about worms. Receive a copy of the book while supplies last.

At North Street Community Connector Trail, 195 North Street:

  • 2pm Storywalk Opening #2
    Come enjoy a reading of the book A Dream for Every Season, written by Haddy Njie and illustrated by Lisa Aisato, with Waterville Public Library’s Liz Davis. Receive a copy of the book while supplies last.

At the Children’s Discovery Museum, 7 Eustis Parkway:

  • 12-3pm Sun prints + Seeds!
    Come create sun prints and plant seeds with us!


May 11
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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