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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.

Pie Day! - Sarah’s Gluten Free Kitchen

$29

with Sarah Hignett

Calendar Next session starts Oct 8, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Gluten-free doesn’t have to be flavor-free! Join Sarah as she shares some delicious pastries and main disshes. These meals are suitable for Celiac’s dietary restrictions. Meals may contain: dairy, meat, shellfish, and spicy ingredients. Bring a dish for taking home leftovers! Pie Day! Enjoy a combination of sweet and savory pies with a mixed berry pie and a traditional English pork pie. Tuesday, 6-8:30pm, Cost: $29 Oct 8 Holiday Foods Feast on holiday classics such as beef brisket served with stuffing, latkes, jelly donuts, and sugar cookies! Tuesday, 6-8:30pm, Cost: $29 Nov 12 Eastern european Create a winter dinner of stuffed cabbage leaves, pumpernickel rolls, and spiced cookies. Tuesday, 6-8:30pm, Cost: $29 Jan 14 You can have your cake and eat it , too! Cook together with your sweetheart for this Valentine’s themed fresh strawberry cake and cocoa-bean cupcakes. Tuesday, 6-8:30pm, Cost: $29 Feb 11

Powerful Pronunciation for the Workplace

$299

with Bonnie Gross

Accent reduction in just 12 weeks for 18 different languages! The goal of this highly interactive online course is to teach you clear and confident English pronunciation, word stress, sentence flow and intonation, so that people can understand you perfectly the first time you speak, appreciate the value of your ideas, so you can reach your full potential.

Quilted Holiday Table Runner

$29

with Mary Trigge

Calendar Next session starts Oct 15, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Quilt-as-you-go braided table runner. You will learn how to make a beautiful fall or holiday themed 17in x 52in table runner. Sewing machine, rotary cutter, mat and quilting ruler needed for class. A list of other materials will be provided.

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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