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Start Writing: An Intro to Creative Writing

$25

with Jill Braceland

Calendar Next session starts Nov 13, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Start writing that great American novel that rests within each of us. Learn about a writer’s notebook, the pre-writing process, poetry, and publication pitfalls. Enjoy two nights of exploring creative writing in a friendly environment.

Sterling Silver Bezel Ring

$69

with Alice Carroll

Calendar Next session starts Nov 2, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Design and form your own ring with a bezel set stone. Learn the basic techniques of soldering, fusing, light forging and forming, and bezel setting to complete your beautiful piece of jewelry. Bring a stone, sea glass or beach stone of your choice for the ring or use a small black onyx that is provided.

Full Course

Stocks: The Nuts and Bolts

$15

with Fred Diehl

Calendar Next session starts Jan 22, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
As you consider your long-term financial goals, how do stocks measure up? During our presentation, you’ll learn the differences between common and preferred stock, the importance of dividends, ways to craft your stock strategy, and different ways to own stock.

Watercolor and Wine at Lobster Cove

$35

with Kathryn Carter

Calendar Next 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!

What Happens After the Paychecks Stop?

$15

with Fred Diehl

Calendar Next session starts Dec 11, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This retirement income primer is a seminar that discusses income during retirement. We’ll explore how to budget for retirement expenses, examine potential sources of retirement income and identify ways to address potential risks.

Wonderful Watercolor @ Studio

$135

with Kathryn Carter

Calendar Next session starts Oct 5, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks
2 additional sessions through Jan 11, 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. We welcome 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 our discounted cost, a “Beginner’s Kit,” which includes two palettes (one with paint) two brushes, and professional- grade watercolor paper – cost $60; 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

Wonderful Watercolor @ YMS

$135

with Kathryn Carter

Calendar Next session starts Oct 2, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks
2 additional sessions through Jan 8, 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. We welcome 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 our discounted cost, a “Beginner’s Kit,” which includes two palettes (one with paint) two brushes, and professional- grade watercolor paper – cost $60; must be pre-ordered.

#paint #kcarter

You can have your Cake and Eat it , too! - Sarah’s Gluten Free Kitchen

$29

with Sarah Hignett

Calendar Next session starts Feb 11, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Gluten-free doesn’t have to be flavor-free! Join Sarah as she shares some delicious pastries and main disshes. These meals are suitable for Celiac’s dietary restrictions. Meals may contain: dairy, meat, shellfish, and spicy ingredients. Bring a dish for taking home leftovers!

You can have your cake and eat it , too! Cook together with your sweetheart for this Valentine’s themed fresh strawberry cake and cocoa-bean cupcakes. 





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