Adult Programs

charcoalA Meditation on Drawing

Calling all adults that want to express their creative side!

Learn basic drawing skills or advance the one's you have from still life. The class will start out with basic shapes using line and form and work up to more challenging still life. 

Dates: Mondays: May 5, 12, 19, & June 2 (No class May 26)
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Preston Veterans Memorial School Library
Ages: 16+
Fee: $45 per person

Materials needed: vine charcoal, kneaded eraser, & drawing pad. If you already have those materials, great! If you would like to go out and purchase them yourself, great! If you would like us to take care of ordering the class materials you will need, then please include a $25 materials fee with your registration form.

About the Instructor: Eleanor Miller is a professional artist who lives and has a studio in Preston. She earned her BA in studio art at Connecticut College in New London and MFA from School of Visual Arts in New York. Her work is represented by galleries around the country. She has been a professional painter for 20 years.  To learn more about the artist...visit her website at

Mediation on Drawing Registration Form

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Join us for a fun three week course to introduce you into the creative world of modern balloon twisting.

Instructor: April Brunelle (

Dates: Wednesdays: May 5, 12, & 19
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ages: 18+
Location: Preston Plains School Library
Fee: $30 for Preston residents, $40 for non-residents

Balloon Twisting Registration Form

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Ever want to learn how to knit?  Well now’s your chance! Even though Summer is in the air get ready for Winter by learning to make your own winter scarf?  In this retreat you’ll learn the basics of knitting such as how to cast on, and how to do the knit stitch, which is the primary knitting stitch. If we have extra time we may learn a few other stitches also.  You’ll leave knowing how to finish off your scarf and all you need to be able to do it on your own. 

Skill Level: Beginner

Instructor: Pat Fuller

Dates: Saturday, June 7
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ages: 18+
Location: Preston Public Library Meeting Room
Fee: $55 (includes snacks & pizza lunch)

Adult Knitting Retreat Registration Form 

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Weekly recreational pick up games

When: Thursdays: January 9 - May 29 (NOT February 13, April 17, or May 15)
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ages: 18+
Where: Preston Plains School Gym
Fee: $5 Preston resident, $10 non-residents

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Bump, set and spike...come and enjoy an evening volleyball

Tuesdays: January 7 - May 27 (NOT April 15) 
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ages: 18+
Where: Preston Veterans Memorial School Gym 
Fee: $5 Preston resident, $10 non-residents

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