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York Adult & Community Education

Personal Enrichment

Silver Spinner Ring


with Alice Carroll

Calendar Next session starts May 11, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

This class will focus on texturing, soldering, ring construction and sizing. Each student will leave with a sterling silver spinner ring. No experience necessary. All metals, tools and supplies provided.

So It’s Time to BUY a House


with Stephen Bousquet

Calendar Next session starts May 14, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Designed to inform first time home buyers of the critical steps in purchasing a home.

So It’s Time to SELL the House


with Stephen Bousquet

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

Designed to inform long term homeowners of the critical steps to getting a home ready to sell. Stephen had a long and successful real-estate career in VT, until he “retired” to York.

Technology Testing


with Soni Reese

Calendar Next session starts Mar 4, 2019

This comprehensive assessment will let you know if you have the computer skills needed to be successful in the workforce, college, and life and then gives you personalized online lessons to improve your skills from the comfort of your own home!

Ukulele for the Musically Hopeless


with Duncan Perry

Calendar Next session starts Jun 6, 2019 at 12 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Discover the hottest, happiest musical instrument around! On it you can play folk music, rock, blues, pop, country, classical, reggae, bossa nova, jazz. Our beginners’ ukulele course is meant for people with no musical background – even people who think they are musically challenged! And, you don't even need to know how to read music! You will learn the essentials of playing ukulele in a relaxed setting -- from a popular and seasoned ukulele teacher. Using familiar songs, he introduces you to chords, strumming, and finger picking. You do need to have a playable ukulele and an electronic tuner or tuner app. Get ready to have blast making music! Duncan, a multi-instrumentalist, has been playing ukulele for 11 years and has so far taught ukulele to over 350 adults.

Voices of Women


with Rebecca Dawson Webb

Calendar Next session starts Mar 27, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Enrich your reading experience in this facilitated book discussion group for women. We will read one book a month, and participants will help select some of the books. Book choice for March: A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra. Rebecca Dawson Webb is a long time writing coach, teacher, and editor who leads memoir and therapeutic writing workshops. As a scholar/facilitator for the Maine Humanities Council, she is passionate about supporting productive, meaningful conversations. Meeting dates: March 27, April 24, May 22

Walking with Poles for Exercise or Balance


with Lauren DeLong

Let’s get outside and enjoy! Burn 40% more calories, gain balance, and reduce joint strain by walking with poles. Nordic Walking is a smart physical outdoor activity with maximum health benefits for old and young. Poles provided. This personalized 1 1/2 hour training session will get you started. Lauren will work with you one-on-one or in a group with Friends.You decide! Lauren DeLong is the owner of and a certified Nordic Walking instructor. She teaches Nordic Walking throughout New England, South Carolina, and Florida.

Watercolor and Wine at Fisherman's Dock


with Kathryn (Gile) Carter

Calendar Next session starts May 2, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Paint your own unique masterpiece of a pretty watercolor pansy, suitable for framing and/or card reproduction. Start your fun evening by arriving early to catch dinner at Fisherman’s Dock before the event, then our professional art instructor, Kathy Carter, will lead you step by step in creating your very own work of art!

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