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Wonderful Watercolor @ Studio


with Kathryn Carter

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 29, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks
1 additional session on May 2, 2020

In these fun and easy classes, you’ll discover the amazing characteristics of this excitingly fluid medium. Watercolor moves freely and lends itself to surprising results, yet is easily controlled when desired. Learn and practice techniques to successfully create atmosphere and mood using washes, glazes, texture and detail. Kathryn will guide and encourage you with clear instruction and demonstrations as you enjoy creating your own beautiful paintings. All levels of experience, especially beginners. All classes are designed to help you build a solid foundational knowledge of the materials, techniques and concepts necessary for artistic advancement and confidence. Materials list available by request. Palette set-up with instructions at first session, if needed. By popular request, we now offer, at a discounted cost of $60, a “Beginner’s Kit,” which includes two palettes (one with paint) two brushes, and professional-grade watercolor paper – must be pre-ordered.

Wednesday at YMS, 6-8:30pm, 5 weeks, Cost: $135 Session Start Dates: 1) Feb 26 2) Apr 29

Saturday at Kathy’s Studio, 10am-12:30pm, 5 weeks,$135 Session Start Dates: 1) Feb 29 2) May 2

Kathryn Carter is an award-winning professional artist with over 30 years of experience with watercolors, oils, acrylics, and pen and ink. Her works are in many private and corporate collections throughout the U.S. and abroad, and have been published in many magazines, books and newspapers. As Founder of Seacoast School of Art, Ms. Carter continually pursues a higher level of skill and knowledge and finds new ways to convey, share, inspire and encourage students of all ages and experience levels. 

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Comptia A+ Academy


with Marty Schofield

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 2, 2020 at 4 pm, runs for 15 weeks
1 additional session on Jul 7, 2020

Ever talk to that helpful person on a chat line? Wonder what it takes to be a computer technician? Learn how to troubleshoot and problem solve core service and support challenges, basic IT infrastructure and networking, and baseline security skills for IT support professionals. Network with local employers and job shadow in IT companies. Successful completion of this 180 hour course earns two industry certifications: IC3 and CompTIA A+. 

FREE to TechHire qualified enrollees.  Register here for more information.

Cribbage Anyone?


with Timothy Sheehan

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 2, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Do you already know how to play cribbage and want to play for fun? Or do you want to learn how to play cribbage? Want to play or learn to play with partners? Tis class is for you! Learn ofensive and defensive strategies. When class is over you will be ready for our 4th Annual April Fools Cribbage Tournament on April 4th. 

The Entrepreneurial Equation


with Fred Diehl

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 3, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Business owners learn about tools and strategies to help make building, running and preserving a business easier and more proftable. 



with Dennis Buckley

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 4, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Be it art or articles, your laptop (Windows or Apple OS) can be a powerful aid for transforming a concept into a visualized, producible object (as York’s Middle schoolers have discovered). This five session course will focus on the essentials of the Fusion360 application, resulting in a virtual creation, compatible with 3D printing.

Tai Chi for Osteoporosis, Balance, and Fall Prevention


with Patricia FitzGerald

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 9, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 10 weeks

Tai chi can improve balance, reduce falls, and slow down the loss of bone density. We’ll focus on posture, strength, flexibility, and breath in an easy-to-learn program that is for all ages and abilities. Please wear comfortable clothes and flexible, fat shoes suitable for exercise.

Pat FitzGerald (eRYT, YACEP) is passionate about teaching skills for healthy living and healthy aging. She is a certified instructor in tai chi, yoga, and fall prevention.

Babies and Mamas Essential Rollers


with Colleen Fahy

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 9, 2020 at 6 pm
1 additional session on May 18, 2020

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!

Deco Mesh Wreath


with Dina Parthree-Bonito

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 10, 2020 at 6 pm

Make your own beautiful wreath that will great people as they come to your front door. Step-by-step, Dina will walk you through the process to make a deco mesh wreath sure to draw admirable comments from your family and guests. A supply list is available online and you are welcome to bring any “extras” you want to embellish your creation.

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