ENGINE LAUNCHES FALL APPEAL
Hello and Happy New Year! 2020 is a pivotal and exciting year for Engine! We turn TEN in January! Ten years of helping downtown Biddeford find itself, ten years of advancing the arts, and ten years of bringing arts education to area youth. In honor of this tremendous milestone, I bring you TEN exciting
2ND ANNUAL YORK COUNTY MINI MAKER FAIRE SLATED FOR NOVEMBER 3
Engine presents its biggest event of the year, the 2nd Annual York County Mini Maker Faire. The day-long event will be held on Sunday, November 3, 2019 from 10am-5pm at the Pepperell Mill Center, 40 Main Street in downtown Biddeford, Maine, on the floor of a 26,000 square foot historic
VOTE FOR THE MURAL
The finalists have been selected for the 230 Main Street mural in downtown Biddeford. The Biddeford Public Art Committee, a committee of Engine, has selected four very different murals. The artists are Jared Goulette, Patrick Corrigan, Susan Bartlett Rice, and Rebecca Cote. Please vote for your favorite mural that best
ENGINE TO RECEIVE NEA OUR TOWN GRANT
Arts-based Community Development Investment for Biddeford, Maine Engine One of 57 National Endowment for the Arts Our Town Projects Selected Nationwide Biddeford, Maine— National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter announced 57 awards totaling $4.1 million supporting projects across the nation through the Arts Endowment’s Our Town
ENGINE ANNOUNCES NEW PROGRAM MANAGER
Engine is pleased to announce the addition of Drew Chambers as its Youth Program Mentor/Manager, for the Compass Project. Chambers is a woodworker, boat builder, artist, and educator with more than ten years of experience working in collaborative communities as a teacher and maker. His roots lie in outdoor education.
SEPTEMBER 29 BACKYARD PARTY FOR ENGINE
End of Season Backyard Party & Fundraiser for Engine In the odd way of things in Maine, the end of summer is a bit of a celebration as far as locals go–a return to a slower pace as we say goodbye to our summer friends (frenemies?). With that spirit, Engine
CHILDREN’S THEATER BEGINS SEPT. 23
Engine’s Fall 2019 Children’s Theater Workshop & Performance begins September 23. For all the info, visit this link.
PECHAKUCHA NIGHT BIDDEFORD VOL. 27
Join us for PechaKucha Night Biddeford…at the Pool! Engine is taking the show on the road for its 27th installment of PechaKucha Night Biddeford…to Biddeford Pool. The event will be held at the Union Church in Biddeford Pool on Monday, October 14. Doors at 6:30pm. Speakers start at 7:20pm. Because
2019 MAKERS MARKET AT RIVER JAM FEST
Fill out the short form below to apply to be a maker at this year’s Makers Market at River Jam Festival.
Teaching Artist/Reading Tutor for Cultural Exchange Program
TO APPLY: Email cover letter with your skills and qualifications, in addition to your resumé to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 15, 2019. ABOUT THE CULTURAL EXCHANGE PROGRAM: Engine’s Cultural Exchange Program will provide support and opportunity for young New Mainers and English Language Learners (ELL) living in Biddeford using food and art as