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Holiday Goodies


with Mary Trigge

Calendar Next session starts Dec 17, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Come to this class and make your holiday cookies! Chocolate crinkles, peanut blossom, raspberry squares and turtle cookies. Bring a container to bring home your cookies.

How to Get What You Want From..


with Rob Kanzer

Calendar Next session starts Oct 21, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
2 additional sessions through Nov 4, 2019

Most of us complain about what we don’t have. In this course, you will learn how to create a compelling statement of what you do want and also learn several techniques of how to get what you want. Life and business coach, Rob Kanzer, has 36 years of experience with corporate executives, moms and dads, small business owners, and folks just like you, helping them achieve happiness and success in their work, personal lives, and even their own inner peace of mind.

Intro to Abstraction


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.

Introduction to Room Design and Styling


with Joanne Voltaire

Calendar Next session starts Oct 16, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn the key components of room design and style, and discover low cost ways to achieve a new look. We’ll explore how to develop a sense of cohesiveness, comfort, and practicality in a living space that represents you and your family. Then we will “play” with the components learned to create a vision board for a makeover.

Late Hour Investing In the Bull Market


with Fred Diehl

Calendar Next session starts Oct 9, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This seminar discusses the economy and actions to take today. The program explores the economy, interest rates and our outlook, current market trends, late-cycle risks and opportunities, and importance of portfolio balance.

Making Change
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Making Change


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

Migration & Borders: Book Club


with Kathryn Miles (Maine Humanities Council)

Calendar Next session starts Oct 2, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Read and listen to short books, stories, poems, and essays related to the theme “Migration & Borders” as it relates to Maine. We will meet once a month to share our thoughts on the books and our own experiences within and beyond Maine’s borders. This informal book club is for EVERYONE! Whether you’re a beginning English speaker/reader or a college professor; whether you’re from Maine or another country, this will be a rich experience for all! The books and other materials are free, and yours to keep! This class is made possible by a generous award from the Maine Humanities Council. Wednesday, 6-7:30 pm, Cost: FREE Meeting Dates: Oct 2, Nov 6, Dec 4, Jan 8, Feb 5

Online Safety in Banking


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.

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