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Cosmetology Career Exploration Track


with Shawn Cola

Calendar Current session started Sep 3, 2019

Have you been thinking about a career in hair styling, skin care, or professional make-up? Did you know that it takes a year or less to train for such jobs? This track will help you learn about job opportunities and careerplanning related to cosmetology. 

Making Change
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Making Change


with Lynn Sheehan

Calendar Current session started Sep 10, 2019 at 5 pm

Tuesday is a great day for making change! A support group for people ages 13 and up committed to or considering making a change with their substance use. It’s free, confidential, and there is no sign up. Just show up at the York Public Library. Free pizza too! Making Change is not treatment or therapy. Making Change is a one hour, weekly support group that encourages honesty, promotes self-awareness, and inspires positive change. This training is sponsored by a partnership between YACE and Choose to be Healthy Coalition of York Hospital. Pizza donated by Anthony’s, York House of Pizza, and Ruby’s. Thank you for your support! Location: York Public Library

Indoor Walking Trails and Fitness Stations

Calendar Current session started Sep 30, 2019 at 4 pm

Come in from the cold and walk around the Middle School. Choose “trails” with stairs or without. Fitness stations around the building will help build muscle tone while you walk the trails.

Cardio Sculpt for Women


with Lisa Robertson

Calendar Current session started Feb 4, 2020 at 3:15 pm
3 additional sessions through May 5, 2020

This judgement-FREE zone is intended to get women of all fitness levels moving and healthy. A fun, balanced and effective workout that includes short cardio bursts and weight lifting to improve muscular fitness and boost cardiovascular efficiency. Using diverse exercises and equipment, everyone will be moving and loving it!

Barre with Amanda


with Amanda Gunter

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 24, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks
1 additional session on Apr 6, 2020

With a focus on isometric strength training (holding your body still while you contract a specific set of muscles) and high reps of small range-of-motion movements you are sure to get fit while having fun!

A, B, C, and Ds of Medicare


with Alan Minthorn

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 25, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week
3 additional sessions through May 13, 2020

This course provides a thorough overview of how to transition into senior health insurance (Medicare). Items covered: SSA forms; the “parts” of Medicare; timelines - how and when to apply; avoiding penalties and pitfalls; how to shop for plans.

The Entrepreneurial Equation


with Fred Diehl

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 3, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Business owners learn about tools and strategies to help make building, running and preserving a business easier and more proftable. 

Tai Chi for Osteoporosis, Balance, and Fall Prevention


with Patricia FitzGerald

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 9, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 10 weeks

Tai chi can improve balance, reduce falls, and slow down the loss of bone density. We’ll focus on posture, strength, flexibility, and breath in an easy-to-learn program that is for all ages and abilities. Please wear comfortable clothes and flexible, fat shoes suitable for exercise.

Pat FitzGerald (eRYT, YACEP) is passionate about teaching skills for healthy living and healthy aging. She is a certified instructor in tai chi, yoga, and fall prevention.

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