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Intro to Abstraction

$135

with Bess Cutler

Calendar Next session starts Oct 1, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks
1 additional session on Jan 7, 2020

Learn how to look at anything abstractly and organize it as a composition. Working from unconventional still-lifes, learn to see the whole and not just the parts. Emphasis is on the dynamics of composition to help you go beyond the literal. Mixed media and collage will also be included. Critical analysis of strengths and weaknesses in the work will provide the structure to get you going in the right direction. Weekly homework is given but is optional. Materials list is available on our website.

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Making Change
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Making Change

Free

with Lynn Sheehan

Calendar Next session starts 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

Online Safety in Banking

Free

with Erica Berry

Calendar Next session starts Nov 4, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

The majority of Americans now use online banking, which means keeping your transactions safe is more important than ever. Learn the risks and the best ways to protect you and your assets.

Painting Powerful Landscapes

$169

with Mary Byrom

Calendar Next session starts Sep 18, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks
4 additional sessions through Apr 8, 2020

This studio painting class is for beginner-to-experienced painters wishing to expand their landscape painting skills. We will explore different ways to key a painting, how to make color choices, create solid designs and increase our visual vocabulary while having a lot of fun! Each week we will focus on different elements that will significantly improve your ability to see and understand how successful landscapes are painted. Asking key questions, we will work from direct observation, plein air sketches and photographs to design and develop landscapes with impact. Individual expression and creativity is strengthened by this process. Students may use oil, acrylic or gouache in this class. Beginners through intermediate painter are welcome. Materials list is available on our website.

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RAD (Rape Aggression Defense)

Free

with York Police Department

Calendar Next session starts at 4 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This self-defense course is for women only. The course is taught by Officers Jamie Rooney and Nick Piskopanis. The program is designed to reinforce self-awareness skills as well as teach basic self-defense moves. The class is a total of 12 hours. The York Police Department sponsors the class and so it is FREE for all participants. The only cost to the participant is their time. We ask that if you sign up, you show up. The class is appropriate for students 16 years and older. For more information about the RAD program check out their website This self-defense course is for women only. The course is taught by Officers Jamie Rooney and Nick Piskopanis. The program is designed to reinforce self-awareness skills as well as teach basic self-defense moves. The class is a total of 12 hours. The York Police Department sponsors the class and so it is FREE for all participants. The only cost to the participant is their time. We ask that if you sign up, you show up. The class is appropriate for students 16 years and older. For more information about the RAD program check out their website at: http://www.rad-systems.com. This self-defense course is for women only. The course is taught by Officers Jamie Rooney and Nick Piskopanis. The program is designed to reinforce self-awareness skills as well as teach basic self-defense moves. The class is a total of 12 hours. The York Police Department sponsors the class and so it is FREE for all participants. The only cost to the participant is their time. We ask that if you sign up, you show up. The class is appropriate for students 16 years and older. For more information about the RAD program check out their website at: http://www.rad-systems.com. This self-defense course is for women only. The course is taught by Officers Jamie Rooney and Nick Piskopanis. The program is designed to reinforce self-awareness skills as well as teach basic self-defense moves. The class is a total of 12 hours. The York Police Department sponsors the class and so it is FREE for all participants. The only cost to the participant is their time. We ask that if you sign up, you show up. The class is appropriate for students 16 years and older. For more information about the RAD program check out their website at: http://www.rad-systems.com.

Ready or Not? Preparing for the Unexpected

$15

with Fred Diehl

Calendar Next session starts Nov 20, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This insurance sales presentation that outlines a proactive strategy to help protect your family’s financial resources from life’s unexpected turns.

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts

$19

with Kathryn Bedell, Esq.

Calendar Next session starts Nov 19, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn how revocable trusts can help avoid probate and protect your privacy, and how irrevocable trusts can protect your assets from nursing home or MaineCare (Medicaid) liens. Discuss other strategies to safeguard assets from life events such as business failure or divorce of adult children..

Small Art Critique Group

$85

with Bess Cutler

Calendar Next session starts Nov 18, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks
1 additional session on Jan 27, 2020

This class will offer an objective view of each artist’s work with analysis of its strengths and weaknesses and further suggestions on how to make the artwork more powerful, more resonant, more authentic and contemporary. This course includes much discussion and interaction.

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