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York Adult & Community Education

Adult Basic Education

Annual April Fool’s Cribbage Tournament


with Lynn Sheehan

Calendar Next session starts Mar 30, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Come try your luck at our 3rd annual double elimination cribbage tournament! Will you be able to defeat last year’s champ? Pot luck lunch. If you want to brush up on your skills before the tourney, check out our class “Cribbage Anyone?”.

A Closer Look at Your Social Security Benefits
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A Closer Look at Your Social Security Benefits


with Herbert Moyer

Calendar Next session starts Mar 19, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn about individual benefits, spousal benefits, and Social Security Maximization strategies with a focus on annuities. Social Security reaches almost every family, and at some point will touch the lives of nearly all Americans.

Accuplacer Testing


with Soni Reese

Calendar Next session starts Feb 1, 2019

The assessment test of choice for colleges in this area is the Accuplacer. Find out if you have what it takes to be placed into a credit bearing math or English class by taking this assessment. Be sure to note on your registration - math or English.

Adult Mental Health First Aid Certification
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Adult Mental Health First Aid Certification

Calendar Next session starts Apr 5, 2019 at 9 am

Mental Health First Aid is a national best-practice, evidence based certi cation course that teaches you how to help someone who is in a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illness. This 8-hour course leads to a 3 year certification issued by the National Council on Behavioral Health. For school staff, you can earn 8 continuing ed credits while meeting the state mandate for suicide awareness training. This training is sponsored by a partnership between YACE and Choose to be Healthy Coalition of York Hospital.  The training is FREE, there is a $5 charge for lunch when you register.

Register HERE through Nami Maine.

Aging with Grace


with Carole Freeman

Calendar Next session starts Apr 3, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 1 week
1 additional session on Apr 3, 2019

Do you look in the mirror and see a few more brown spots and wrinkles and wonder what’s going on? This class let’s a professional give you the inside scoop and explains anti-aging skin care treatments and products that may help you. Come and find out what you can do to have more youthful healthy skin.

Art Adventure -The Traveling Sketchbook


with Mary Byrom

Calendar Next session starts Mar 5, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks
1 additional session on Apr 23, 2019

This traveling sketchbook class is for everyone! With just a pen, pencil and sketchbook you can start this creative adventure. This class begins with an overview of different types of sketchbooks, how you can use them and the various supplies you will need. We will look at various techniques you can apply to your sketchbook. Beginner-to-experienced artists will love this process. Sketching develops your observing and drawing skills, increases your visual vocabulary, expands your creativity and is very relaxing. Individual expression and creativity is encouraged. Every week we will meet at a different location. For all levels. This class is perfect for beginners who would like to try a new experience with a minimum expense for supplies. Beginners are very welcome!

A’s, B’s, C’s, and D’s of Medicare


with Alan Minthorn

Calendar Next session starts Apr 24, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week
1 additional session on May 15, 2019

Course will provide a thorough overview of “how” to retire without surprises from Social Security, Medicare, MaineCare, and senior health insurance system. You will learn: important SSA forms and timelines; the “parts” of Medicare; how and when to apply; plans and general benefits. Alan Minthorn, Owner of Maine Senior Insurance, LLC, is a licensed and certified senior health insurance products broker. He has held licensure since 1991.

Ballroom Dance


with Robin Shaw

Calendar Next session starts Apr 24, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Put on your dancing shoes and get ready for some fun! You will learn Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, and Swing. Next time you attend a Wedding, anniversary or other social event, you will be ready to dance the night away with confidence. Whether you are a beginner or an intermediate this class is for you! Robin Shaw is certified Fred Astaire Dance Instructor. She has been teaching dance since 2002 at the Portsmouth Ballroom and other adult education programs.

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