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Lifelong Learning

Forged Bracelet

$69

with Alice Carroll

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 21, 2023 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Forging is an ancient technique of controlled hammer blows to change the plane of the metal and move it into varying shapes. Each student will learn how to control the directional movement of metal by using certain hammers and hammering the metal in certain directions. After practicing some hammering, everyone will leave with a beautiful finished forged bracelet. All materials and supplies included and no experience necessary. Alice Carroll, who has a BFA from Maine College of Art and an MFA from Rochester Technology of Art, School for American Crafts, was an Artist in Residence at Penland School of Crafts in NC for two years. She came back to Maine in 1994 and has been teaching at Heartwood College of Art, Sanctuary Arts, and River Tree Arts.

TedX York Beach Feb 10

$55

with Amanda Woods

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 10, 2023 at 5 pm

Join us for an unbelievable community event where we will unleash new ideas, inspire, and inform.... all while bringing the community together in 2023.  Limited space available.

The TEDx program gives communities, organizations and individuals all over the world the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level. TEDx events are planned and coordinated independently under managed guidelines from TED.

For more information about this event such as how to apply to become a speaker or to become a sponsor, go to the TedX York Beach site.

This ticket purchase is for entry to the event.

Voices of Us

$29

with Laura Davis

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 15, 2023 at 6:30 pm
1 additional session

Join our facilitator Laura Davis and enrich your reading experience in this discussion group. The September book is The Guest Book by Sarah Blake. The November book is The Violin Conspiracy by Brendan Slocumb. Voices of Us was formally known as Voices of Women - This new discussion group is open to anyone and everyone. Fall Dates: 9/14/22 & 11/16/22 Spring Dates: 2/15/22 & 4/26/22

Spinner Ring

$69

with Alice Carroll

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 25, 2023 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Make your own fun ring with moving parts. Great ring to wear if you like to figit. This is a beginner workshop that will focus on learning how to size your ring and your metal, textures and soldering. Each student will have time to try stamping, roller printing, and hammered textures. The ring will be textured, then soldered and shaped, polished and at the very end we will add the spinners to the ring, so that they move freely. No experience necessary, all materials and tools supplied. Alice Carroll, who has a BFA from Maine College of Art and an MFA from Rochester Technology of Art, School for American Crafts, was an Artist in Residence at Penland School of Crafts in NC for two years. She came back to Maine in 1994 and has been teaching at Heartwood College of Art, Sanctuary Arts, and River Tree Arts.

Cribbage

$39

with Tim Sheehan

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 1, 2023 at 6 pm

Tired of the same old games on your phone? Do you know how to play Cribbage? Do you want to learn Cribbage? This online class if for you! You will learn the basics of Cribbage alone with offensive and defensive strategies. Then you can play Tim or your classmates in a game. With this instructional class and playing an online version of Cribbage you can learn a game to play with your friends now when you are apart then be ready to play live and in person!

April Fool's Day Cribbage Tournament

$39

with Tim Sheehan

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 1, 2023 at 10 am

Come play cribbage in this double elimination tournament.  Can you oust the reigning champ, or will you get skunked?  All proceeds go directly to our Literacy program.

Baklava

$19

with Rachael Richards

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 4, 2023 at 6 pm

This nutty, sweet, flaky Greek pastry is well worth the time and effort.  You will see that although there are many steps, this delight is pretty easy to prepare.

How to Play Piano or Guitar by Ear

$59

with Craig Coffman

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 27, 2023 at 6:30 pm

Learn one of music’s deepest mysteries: how to play songs without relying on music. A very practical presentation of music theory that includes predicting chord progressions, learning from recordings, and transposing-all expressed in everyday language. This is an ideal follow-up to the “Instant Piano” or the “Instant Guitar class and is open to anyone who has a basic understanding of chords on any instrument. Expand your musical horizons, and free yourself from sheet-music dependence, and be the life of the party! Prior experience with chords recommended. Fee includes the online book, online follow-up lessons and an optional monthly question and answer session.Class is held online using zoom. Topics include: How to find the starting note, How to determine when chords change, How to predict the chord progression, How chords help you find the correct melody, How the melody helps you find the correct chords, How to learn songs from recordings in all keys, How to transpose, The Universal Key Signature, How to use the Circle of Fifths, How to recognize the most common chord patterns





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