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Do you have a class idea? Tell us!


with Lynn Sheehan

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2023

We believe that incorporating fresh and innovative topics into our classes not only keeps our students engaged and motivated, but also enhances their learning experience. It is vital for us to constantly adapt and evolve our teaching methods to meet the changing needs and interests of our students. Please tell us your idea for a new class!

Would you like to teach for us?


with Lynn Sheehan

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2023

Are you passionate about education and looking for a rewarding teaching opportunity? Look no further than York Adult Education! With a long-standing reputation for excellence, York Adult Education provides a dynamic and supportive environment for both students and educators alike. Whether you are an experienced teacher, just starting your teaching career, or never taught before, joining our team will give you the chance to make a real difference in the lives of adult learners.

Private Piano Lessons


with Susan Frank

Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2023

Have you always wanted to learn to play the piano? Or did you begin when you were young and want to learn more? Now is your chance! Take private lessons, four lessons at a time, and see how far you can go!! 

Sign up here and you can set up the times and dates for your lessons. 

Instructor: Susan Frank


Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, One-on-One


with Rob Underwood

Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2023 at 12 pm

One-on-One instruction with Adobe certified instructor Rob Underwood. You pick the date, time, and what you want to work on. This is two, one hour sessions.

Instructor: Rob Underwood


Glass Fused Ornaments!


with Firefly Pottery

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 19, 2023 at 10:30 am
1 additional session on Dec 21, 2023

Working with brightly colored fusing glass, create 3 sparkly ornaments that will look beautiful on your tree, in a window or given as a treasured gift! Classes held at Firefly Pottery in Portsmouth NH

Digital Photo 1 Beginner Series


with Steve McGrath

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 2, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Are you still getting to know your digital camera and its features? Here’s an opportunity to learn from an expert in this seminar for beginners! Have your camera ready and learn when and how to use its special features - such as program mode, manual mode, aperture priority and shutter priority. Also covered will be basic composition and best use of light for different situations, such as plant, people, macro, and landscape photography.

Instructor: Steve McGrath

Still Life Photography


with Steve McGrath

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 2, 2024 at 7:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

All you need are a few everyday objects, check around the house- a bowl of fruit, a vase of flowers, a photograph. During our Introduction to Still Life Photography workshop, Steve will show you how to set up your subject and control the Lighting. From the initial idea, how to select your props, through to taking the photo and lighting your subjects, plus advice on post-production and ideas on getting your photo printed and framed!

Instructor: Steve McGrath

Wonderful Watercolor - Beginner


with Kathryn Carter

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 4, 2024 at 10 am
1 additional session

Watercolor moves freely with surprising results, yet can be easily controlled when desired. In these fun, easy classes, Kathryn will guide you with clear step-by-step instruction and helpful demonstrations as you enjoy creating your own beautiful paintings. (Materials list available upon registration.) Beginners Introduction to paints; pigments; saturation; washes (basic); edges; palette set-up; brushes; paper and all materials – the fundamentals for practical painting. Instructor: Kathy Carter

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