Catinka Knoth offers adult art workshops on October's autumn themes, with a focus on drawing in color, Mondays at 11 a.m. in the Friends Community Room of Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St. There will be no workshop on Columbus Day, Oct. 14.

Participants will create their own colored drawings of apple motifs; fall leaves and autumn landscape scenes; and Halloween pumpkins. Knoth provides the classes, hosted by Friends of Rockland Public Library, free of charge and open to the general public, with materials supplied. For more information, call Knoth at 596-0069 or the library at 594-0310.

Knoth paints watercolors of Maine and whimsical animal scenes, which she offers as cards and prints. She also teaches a free weekly children's drawing class at the library, sponsored by Wendy and Keith Wellin. For more information about her work, visit

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or