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Wonderful Watercolor on Wed

$135

with Kathryn Carter

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 29, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks

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.

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. 

#paint #kcarter #April_livestream

Watercolor and Wine at Lobster Cove

$35

with Kathryn Carter

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

Paint your own unique masterpiece of a pretty watercolor creation, suitable for framing and/or card reproduction.  Start your fun evening by arriving early to catch dinner at Lobster Cove on York Beach before the event, then our professional art instructor, Kathy Carter, will lead you step by step in creating your very own work of art!

Seating is limited, so register early!

Wonderful Watercolor on Saturdays

$135

with Kathryn Carter

Calendar Next available session starts May 2, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks

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.

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. 

#paint #kcarter #April_livestream

Understanding the York Voter Guide

Free

with YACE staff

Calendar Next available session starts May 4, 2020 at 6 pm

Join us for a community meeting to discuss the issues coming up in this spring’s local vote. Ask questions and learn the answers in a non-persuasive environment. There will be no campaigning, only reading and explaining. Leave this session ready to vote and have your voice heard!

Foundations of Investing

$15

with Fred Diehl

Calendar Next available session starts May 5, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This overview of investing includes key terms and types of investments, the basic features of bonds, stocks, packaged investments, and the importance of asset allocation.

Ballroom Dance

$99

with Robin Shaw

Calendar Next available session starts May 6, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Attention! Beginners and intermediates: get ready for some fun! Learn to waltz, foxtrot, rhumba and swing. Next time you attend a wedding, anniversary or other social event, you will be ready to dance the night away with confidence. Smooth soled shoes work best; leather or jazz sneakers are ideal.

The price is for two people - only register once.

A, B, C, and Ds of Medicare

$10

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.

Estate Planning: Prepare for Life’s Uncertainties

$19

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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