FARMINGTON — Everyone’s Resource Depot recently announced the July schedule for arts and crafts workshops. Programs are open to kids of all ages, and will be held 3-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Each workshop will feature a variety of craft projects using scrap materials. Children will be assisted by student workers from UMF’s Upward Bound program. Topics for each session are: Holiday Hats and Noisemakers, July 1 and 3; Native American Crafts, July 8 and 10; Cardboard Creations, July 15 and 17; Make Your Favorite Animal, July 22 and 24; and Your Choice, July 29 and 31. A small fee will be charged for materials and instruction.

ERD now offers help to those in the community who are planning summer programs for children. Many sample projects have been constructed, and a variety of inexpensive scrap materials such as leather pieces, paper of all kinds, fabric and yarn, wood turnings and blocks, wallpaper books, colorful foam pieces and beads are available.

For more information about the July workshops or about materials and services, call 778-7150 or visit resourcedepot.umf.maine.edu. ERD is located in the Education Center on the UMF campus at the corner of High and Lincoln streets. Summer hours are 3-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-noon Saturday. Openings at other times can be arranged.


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