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York Adult Education



Lifelong Learning

A, B, C, and Ds of Medicare

$10

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.

Estate Planning: Prepare for Life’s Uncertainties

$19

with Kathryn Bedell, Esq.

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 25, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
1 additional session on May 19, 2020

Overview of basic and sophisticated estate planning, including Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Directives, and a discussion of the probate process and how to avoid it. Kathryn Bedell is a law partner at Ballou&Bedell in York. Her practice focuses on estate planning, asset preservation, and probate matters, including guardianships and conservatorships.

You can have your Cake and Eat it , too! - Sarah’s Gluten Free Kitchen

$29

with Sarah Hignett

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 25, 2020 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!

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. 

Painting Powerful Landscapes

$169

with Mary Byrom

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 26, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks
1 additional session on 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.

#byrom #paint

Setting up an Etsy® Shop

$60

with Cherie Herne

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 26, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week
1 additional session on Mar 11, 2020

Current stats show eCommerce continues to grow at double-digit rates every year while brick-and-mortar stores struggle. Set up and learn how to successfully run an Etsy shop through the step by step instruction on all facets of Etsy, including info and appearance, options, shipping settings, payment account setup, how to take great photos, and create listings that sell. 

#smallbusiness

Wonderful Watercolor @ YMS

$135

with Kathryn Carter

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 26, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks
1 additional session on Apr 29, 2020

In these fun and easy classes, you’ll discover the amazing characteristics of this excitingly fluid medium. Watercolor moves freely and lends itself to surprising results, yet is easily controlled when desired. Learn and practice techniques to successfully create atmosphere and mood using washes, glazes, texture and detail. Kathryn will guide and encourage you with clear instruction and demonstrations as you enjoy creating your own beautiful paintings. All levels of experience, especially beginners. All classes are designed to help you build a solid foundational knowledge of the materials, techniques and concepts necessary for artistic advancement and confidence. Materials list available by request. Palette set-up with instructions at first session, if needed. By popular request, we now offer, at a discounted cost of $60, a “Beginner’s Kit,” which includes two palettes (one with paint) two brushes, and professional-grade watercolor paper – must be pre-ordered.

Wednesday at YMS, 6-8:30pm, 5 weeks, Cost: $135 Session Start Dates: 1) Feb 26 2) Apr 29

Saturday at Kathy’s Studio, 10am-12:30pm, 5 weeks,$135 Session Start Dates: 1) Feb 29 2) May 2

Kathryn Carter is an award-winning professional artist with over 30 years of experience with watercolors, oils, acrylics, and pen and ink. Her works are in many private and corporate collections throughout the U.S. and abroad, and have been published in many magazines, books and newspapers. As Founder of Seacoast School of Art, Ms. Carter continually pursues a higher level of skill and knowledge and finds new ways to convey, share, inspire and encourage students of all ages and experience levels. 

#paint #kcarter

Wonderful Watercolor @ Studio

$135

with Kathryn Carter

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 29, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks
1 additional session on May 2, 2020

In these fun and easy classes, you’ll discover the amazing characteristics of this excitingly fluid medium. Watercolor moves freely and lends itself to surprising results, yet is easily controlled when desired. Learn and practice techniques to successfully create atmosphere and mood using washes, glazes, texture and detail. Kathryn will guide and encourage you with clear instruction and demonstrations as you enjoy creating your own beautiful paintings. All levels of experience, especially beginners. All classes are designed to help you build a solid foundational knowledge of the materials, techniques and concepts necessary for artistic advancement and confidence. Materials list available by request. Palette set-up with instructions at first session, if needed. By popular request, we now offer, at a discounted cost of $60, a “Beginner’s Kit,” which includes two palettes (one with paint) two brushes, and professional-grade watercolor paper – must be pre-ordered.

Wednesday at YMS, 6-8:30pm, 5 weeks, Cost: $135 Session Start Dates: 1) Feb 26 2) Apr 29

Saturday at Kathy’s Studio, 10am-12:30pm, 5 weeks,$135 Session Start Dates: 1) Feb 29 2) May 2

Kathryn Carter is an award-winning professional artist with over 30 years of experience with watercolors, oils, acrylics, and pen and ink. Her works are in many private and corporate collections throughout the U.S. and abroad, and have been published in many magazines, books and newspapers. As Founder of Seacoast School of Art, Ms. Carter continually pursues a higher level of skill and knowledge and finds new ways to convey, share, inspire and encourage students of all ages and experience levels. 

#paint #kcarter

Cribbage Anyone?

$39

with Timothy Sheehan

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 2, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Do you already know how to play cribbage and want to play for fun? Or do you want to learn how to play cribbage? Want to play or learn to play with partners? Tis class is for you! Learn ofensive and defensive strategies. When class is over you will be ready for our 4th Annual April Fools Cribbage Tournament on April 4th. 





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