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Estate Planning – Prepare for the Uncertainties of Life and Revocable Trusts & Irrevocable Trusts – Are They Right for You?
with Kathryn Bedell
Presented by: Kathryn Bedell, Esq. This class will begin with an overview of basic estate planning, including wills, powers of attorney, health care directives, etc. The class will then delve into, learning how revocable trusts can help avoid probate and protect your privacy, and how irrevocable trusts can protect your assets from nursing home or Maine Care (Medicaid) liens. Discussion will include other strategies to safeguard assets from life events such as business failure or divorce of adult children. Kathryn Bedell is a lawyer in York, Maine and has been practicing for 31 years. Her practice focuses on estate planning, asset preservation, and probate matters.
with Steve McGrath
This portrait photography course is designed to teach you everything you need to know to take professional-quality portraits. You will learn how to work with all different types of subjects, from individuals and groups to children and pets. Steve will explain the nuances of lighting and posing, how to shoot in studio or on location, and how to master the gear you will need to create inspiring work!
Wonderful Watercolor - Advanced Beginner/Intermediate (3 weeks)
with Kathryn Carter
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.) Advanced Beginners/Intermediates Continuing to build on our knowledge and skills using new techniques to create provocative, rich darks, luminously atmospheric lights, textures and details; color recipes that are exciting and limitless; design concepts – foundation builders on which to advance.
with Steve McGrath
This workshop will help participants learn Photoshop© techniques and skills, and apply them immediately to their personal photography. Using classroom lecture and interactive student participation, the course will cover workflow, file types, optimizing images, layers, tools, panoramics, color balance, black and white, and archiving. Extensive handouts will lead students step-by-step so that skills can be practiced at home. We use Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019 for our instructional labs in class.
Holiday Stone and Sea Glass Framed Art
with Lisa Robertson
Those framed stone and sea glass pictures that you see in galleries and gift shops, with tiny rocks as birds, dogs, and people, are all the rage! Create your own unique artwork with Lisa and go home with a beautifully framed piece that you'll be proud to display or give as a gift.
Kourabiedes (Greek Wedding Cookies)
with Dianne Duckworth
These traditional Greek cookies will melt in your mouth. Some call them Christmas Cookies, Other Greek Wedding Cookies, you’ll call them delicious! Dianne uses her Yaya’s recipe that has been passed down for generations. These cookies are traditionally made with walnuts. About 20 years ago the Aunties wanted to switch it up and used pecans. The family has used pecans ever since. These cookies make a great gift. However after tasting them you may not want to give them away.
with Jill Braceland DBA Managing Change
This seminar is designed to offer organizing strategies to start your downsizing efforts. Establish your project priorities, learn what supplies you might need, and set realistic time constraints. Leave with an action plan.
Wonderful Watercolor - Beginner (3 Weeks)
with Kathryn Carter
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.