Portland Ovations and the Oak Street Studios have teamed up at the Portland Public Library on Saturday on March 29th from 11:00am to noon, for a family friendly, bookmaking workshop.
Using picture books for inspiration, such as We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown, participants will be invited to create a character that travels through an adventure book of their own making. This workshop is free and open to families young and old. Children 10 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
The Environment and Natural Resources Committee on Thursday rejected inadequate proposed mining rules that would put Maine’s environment and taxpayers at risk.The committee voted 7-5 to reject the proposal. Thousands of citizens along with environmental groups protested and testified against the new rules that were backed by Irving Oil interests.