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Linked Bracelet - Sterling Silver


with Alice Carroll

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 11, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Create your own unique sterling silver linked bracelet. There will be a demonstration and plenty of work time for each student to learn the basic techniques and to finish a beautiful piece of jewelry. We will cover soldering, fusing, and light forging

Alice Carroll, who has a BFA from Maine College of Art and an MFA from Rochester Technology of Art, School for American Crafts, was an Artist in Residence at Penland School of Crafts in NC for two years. She came back to Maine in 1994 and has been teaching at Heartwood College of Art, Sanctuary Arts, and River Tree Arts.


Rules of the Road: Top 10 Investing Rules


with Fred Diehl

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 14, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Fred shares the top 10 principles for sound investing and how to identify and avoid common investment mistakes.

Intro to Falun Gong


with Marcus Gale

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 14, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Falun Gong is an ancient, traditional Chinese practice of “self cultivation” - a way to improve mental and physical wellness through fve easy-to-learn exercises. This introductory class will provide a brief overview of the system, plus a demonstration of the exercises. All Falun Gong instruction is FREE of charge; the class fee supports YACE.

Turn your Etsy® Shop into a Sales Machine


with Cherie Herne

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 22, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Want to take your Etsy shop from good to great? Get found more ofen on Etsy using SEO, take professional photos and post a perfect listing, deliver high-quality customer service and handle common sales issues, use social media to boost your business and reach more customers! This workshop is intended for sellers with an active Etsy store, and requires a knowledge of the Etsy platform. 

Taught by professional Etsy seller, Cherie Herne, and her assistant, Cheryl Patten, of Salty Girl and the Long Dog, this class will provide you with the info you need to maximize your shop’s performance. 


Disney Sing-A-Long


with Susan Frank

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 27, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

“Be our Guest” and “Discover a Whole New World” with our Disney-themed singing class. Disney songs are ideal for studying singing techniques - first, they are usually well-known; second, they tend to be a bit shorter, so they’re manageable studies; third, they often push your vocal range without overwhelming you, and lastly they’re written to be very easy to memorize. Learn the “Bare Necessities” of singing, and you’ll be able to “Let It Go” since you’ll “Be Prepared” for that impromptu Disney karaoke, where “You’ll Bring Honor to Us All”!

Ukulele for Beginners


with Duncan Perry

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 27, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This is a beginning ukulele course that will provide a toolbox of skills to create a foundation for playing the ukulele. The course is uses familiar songs to teach chords, strumming, finger picking styles, and other basics



with Jill Braceland

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 28, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

If you are transitioning to a smaller place, learn just what you need to make a smooth move. Establish your project priorities, learn what supplies you might need, and set realistic time schedules. Leave with an action plan.

Adobe InDesign


with Rob Underwood

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 29, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

InDesign is a powerful tool creating layouts for print. Adobe Certified Expert, Rob Underwood, shares the basics of Adobe’s premiere page layout application. Did you ever wonder how magazines, newspapers and books were built? This is your chance to learn how! You will need to have at least the 30-day trial of this application on a laptop to participate in the class. You will learn how to create documents, work with type, master pages, styles, and export the final masterpiece to a PDF ready for publication!

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