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Learn to Use your 60 Degree Ruler


with Sophia Santerre

Calendar Next available session starts May 7, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn how to make table runners with your 60 degree ruler and border prints. Students need a 12 in’ 60 degree ruler and 1.5 yards of at least one border print. Instructor will email students with a full list of items necessary. Students must bring their own working sewing machine

Sophia Santerre has been sewing for over 40 years and quilting for 20. She has taught classes in several areas of quilting, from basic piecing to ruler use, to free-motion quilting. Sophia and her husband Paul own a quilt studio with longarm quilting services in York.


Green Cleaning for a Spring Clean


with Colleen Fahy

Calendar Next available session starts May 11, 2020 at 6 pm

Looking for a healthier alternative to harsh cleaning chemicals? Choose from non-toxic cleaner recipes for ‘All-purpose Spray,’ ‘Glass and Window Cleaner’, ‘The Loo’, ‘Yoga Mat’, and ‘Countertop Cleaner’, just to name a few. Bring home the cleaners and the know-how in order to keep your home fresh-and-clean and toxin-free this spring!

First Aid CPR AED for Adult/Child/Infant


with Elle Zuckerman

Calendar Next available session starts May 12, 2020 at 4:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed in order to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrive.

Pecan Sticky Buns


with Mary Trigge

Calendar Next available session starts May 12, 2020 at 6 pm

Everyone’s favorite - those sticky, rich and yummy buns! You will learn how to make yeast sticky buns that you can share with your loved ones.

Please note our cooking class policy: cooking classes have a 5 day cancellation notice as they require the advance purchase of perishable products. No shows and late cancellations can not be refunded.

Bring a container! With all our cooking classes, you’ll want to bring home the lefovers, so be sure to bring bags or containers with lids.

A, B, C, and Ds of Medicare


with Alan Minthorn

Calendar Next available session starts May 13, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This course provides a thorough overview of how to transition into senior health insurance (Medicare). Items covered: SSA forms; the “parts” of Medicare; timelines - how and when to apply; avoiding penalties and pitfalls; how to shop for plans.

Babies and Mamas Essential Rollers


with Colleen Fahy

Calendar Next available session starts May 18, 2020 at 6 pm

Do you or someone you know have little ones, or is expecting? Learn the health and calming benefts of essential oils in this make-and-take session. Choose recipes for baby from topics like ‘Sleepy Baby’, ‘Cool Baby’, and ‘Tiny Teeth’, and for mama, ‘Calm Mama’. Go home with several ready to-use rollers and the recipes!

Funding College


with Joshua Bartlett

Calendar Next available session starts May 18, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

An in-depth look at many of the potential methods for funding college including loans, scholarships, and savings. “Every parent of a high-school student needs to take this class!” -Past participant 


Estate Planning: Prepare for Life’s Uncertainties


with Kathryn Bedell, Esq.

Calendar Next available session starts May 19, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Overview of basic and sophisticated estate planning, including Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Directives, and a discussion of the probate process and how to avoid it. Kathryn Bedell is a law partner at Ballou&Bedell in York. Her practice focuses on estate planning, asset preservation, and probate matters, including guardianships and conservatorships.

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