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Art Adventure-The Traveling Sketchbook Part II

$149

with Mary Byrom

Calendar Apr 25, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

This traveling sketchbook class is for everyone. With just a pen, pencil and a sketchbook you can begin this creative adventure. We start this class with an overview of different types of sketchbooks and how you can use them, the minimum sketching supplies to bring with you and the maximum amount of supplies you might want to bring with you. We will look at various techniques and applications you can use in your sketchbook. Beginner to experienced artists will love this process. Sketching develops your observing and drawing skills, increases your visual vocabulary, expands your creativity and is very relaxing. Individual expression, growth and creativity is encouraged. Every week we will meet at a different location. For all levels. This class is perfect for beginners who would like to try a new experience with a minimum of expense for supplies. Beginners are very welcome. Mary Byrom, an award winning painter, is nationally known for her sensitive renditions of the Maine landscape. She is a rural and urban sketcher and painter, sketching extensively indoors and out, teaching for over 20 years. She has been featured in the Portsmouth Herald, the Portland Press Herald, Epoch Times, Artscope Magazine and Southwest Art Magazine. Most recently, the September 2017 Plein Air Magazine features her work and paintings of Maine. Bring your own materials; a list is available upon request. 

Wednesday, 10 am-1 pm, 6 weeks, Cost: $149

Assisting Aging Parents (Spring 2018)
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Assisting Aging Parents (Spring 2018)

$89

with Online with Ed2Go.com/yace

Calendar Feb 14, 2018 , runs for 20 weeks

Are you helping your aging parents? Growing older is a part of life. Some aspects are joyful, some bittersweet, some frustrating, some frightening. This compassionate and comprehensive class will give you the tools, techniques, and insights for this time in life. You will learn what to expect, what to watch for, how to deal with physical and emotional challenges, and where to find resources to help. You’ll be introduced to special communication skills, observation methods, and coping mechanisms to ease the burden for everyone involved. You’ll learn to handle most of the challenges you will face while coming to appreciate and cherish the privilege of the journey. Register for this 6 week online course at Online with Ed2Go.com/yace. Session Start Dates: February 14, March 14, April 11, May 16, June 13

August, Art Adventure - The Traveling Sketchbook Summer Class

$105

with Mary Byrom

Calendar Aug 7, 2018 at 1 pm, runs for 4 weeks

SUMMER CLASSES ARE READY! ARE YOU? Now is your chance to get outside and have a really great time sketching and painting! Here is what is coming up. FOR THE ABSOLUTE BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE STUDENT ...ART ADVENTURE - THE TRAVELING SKETCHBOOK SUMMER CLASS! This traveling sketchbook class is for everyone. With just a pen, pencil and a sketchbook, you can begin this creative adventure. We start this class with an introduction to different types of sketchbooks and paper, pencils, pens, and paints and how you can use them for different effects in your sketchbook. We will start with an introduction to sketching and look at the foundations of good sketches, various techniques, and applications you can use in your sketchbook. Beginner to experienced artists will love this process. Sketching develops your observing and drawing skills, increases your visual vocabulary, expands your creativity and is very relaxing. Individual expression, growth, and creativity are encouraged. Every week we will meet at a different location. This class is perfect for absolute beginners to skilled artists who would like to try a new experience with a minimum of expense for supplies. Beginners are very welcome. Bring all of your supplies to the first class. We will be sketching outdoors after an introduction to materials.Sketching Supplies - Materials list: The Bare Minimum Sketchbook Kit: A sketchbook, pencil & ink pen. The Expanded Sketchbook Kit: Colored pencils, markers, ink pens, watercolor pencils, crayons, watercolors, gouache, paintbrush, water brush, paper towels, sponge, water, bulldog clips.Expanded Sketchbook Kit can be viewed on Mary’s website.

Tuesday’s ~ 1pm - 4pm

August - 7, 14 ,21, 28 ~ 4 sessions $105

 

A’s, B’s, C’s, and D’s of Medicare (April) (Spring 2018)

$10

with Alan Minthorn

Calendar Apr 24, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Course will provide a thorough overview of “how” to retire without surprises from Social Security, Medicare, MaineCare, and senior health insurance system. You will learn: important SSA forms and timelines; the “parts” of Medicare; how and when to apply; plans and general benefits. Alan Minthorn, Owner of Maine Senior Insurance, LLC, is a licensed and certified senior health insurance products broker. He has held licensure since 1991, currently in ME, NH, and FL. He represents many carriers in those states.

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A’s, B’s, C’s, and D’s of Medicare (May) (Spring 2018)

$10

with Alan Minthorn

Calendar May 22, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Course will provide a thorough overview of “how” to retire without surprises from Social Security, Medicare, MaineCare, and senior health insurance system. You will learn: important SSA forms and timelines; the “parts” of Medicare; how and when to apply; plans and general benefits. Alan Minthorn, Owner of Maine Senior Insurance, LLC, is a licensed and certified senior health insurance products broker. He has held licensure since 1991, currently in ME, NH, and FL. He represents many carriers in those states.

Ballroom Dancing (Spring 2018)

$90

with Robin Shaw

Calendar Apr 25, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Put on your dancing shoes (smooth soled shoes are recommended, leather is ideal) and get ready for some fun. You will learn Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, and Swing. Next time you attend a wedding, anniversary or other social event, you will be ready to dance the night away. No experience necessary. Everyone is welcome.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This class is $90 PER COUPLE.  Upon registration, only type in ONE person's name - we will assume you have a partner.  Again, the registration fee covers two people, one couple.

Barre with Amanda - April (Spring 2018)

$99

with Amanda Gunter

Calendar Apr 23, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Barre is used as a prop to balance while doing exercises that focus on isometric strength training (holding your body still while you contract a specific set of muscles) combined with high reps of small range-of-motion movements.

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Basic Computer Skills Suite (Spring 2018)
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Basic Computer Skills Suite (Spring 2018)

$261

with Online with Ed2Go.com/yace

Calendar Feb 14, 2018 , runs for 20 weeks

Learn essential computer skills for the 21st century, including how to troubleshoot PC issues! Three courses bundled into one: Keyboarding, Computer Skills for the Workplace, and Introduction to PC Troubleshooting.  Cost: $261 for 18 week online course - www.Online with Ed2Go.com/yace. Session Start Dates: February 14, March 14, April 11, May 16, June 13





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