The nonprofit Sweet Tree Arts, 4 Church St. at Hope Corner, is beginning a series of six-week after-school classes the week of Jan. 7.

On Mondays, James Quigley offers Cartooning Club for ages 7 and older from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. On Wednesdays, Hannah Wells offers Picture a Story, an illustration class, for ages 6 to 12, from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. On Thursdays, from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m., Jeff Weinberger offers Ukulele Club for ages 6 to 12; and Nina Devenney offers Art and Yoga, from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m.

Drop-ins are possible but a six-week commitment is recommended; private and small group lessons also are available, as is financial aid. For fees and more information, visit or call 763-2770.

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