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Private Ballroom Dance Lessons


with Robin Shaw, York Adult Education

Calendar Sep 1, 2022

Do you have a special event coming up? Do you want a personalized dance for it? During your two sessions, one hour each Robin will work with you to choreograph and practice the perfect dance to your song. Smooth soled shoes work best.

Pick the time that works for you and pick your start date.

Day and Times:

Tuesday, 1:30-2:30

Tuesday, 2:30-3:30

Wednesday, 5:30-6:30

Wednesday, 6:30-7:30

Thursday, 1:30 - 2:30

Thursday, 2:30-3:30

Then you pick the date to start.

Private Piano Lessons


with Susan Frank, York Adult Education

Calendar Sep 5, 2022 at 2:30 pm

Have you always wanted to learn to play the piano? Do you know a little about piano but want to learn a special song for a one time occasion? I can help with this!! You can learn on Facetime or in person at York Middle School and have private half hour piano lessons using the Alfred piano method that will have you playing with both hands in the first two lessons!

Reading and Writing Basics


with Beth Knight, York Adult Education

Calendar Sep 12, 2022 at 6 pm

Want to increase your understanding of the news, improve your communication skills for everyday use in the community, prepare for college or the workplace, or brush up your skills for the HiSET? This class focuses on basic reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills to help you succeed in academics, life, and the workplace.

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Country Line Dance (Session 2)


with Sue McKay, Bangor Adult & Community Education

Calendar Nov 2, 2022 at 6:30 pm
No partner required - This fun line dance class will offer a variety of line dance steps and routines--done to all your favorite country songs -- that can go from classroom to dance floor in a flash! Clear instruction, step and combination breakdowns, and plenty of time to practice makes this class perfect for dancers who are brand new to line dancing as well as for those just hoping to learn a few more routines.

Let It Go! w/ Tony


with Tony Garreton, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Nov 8, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

"Let it Go with Tony" is under TDF (Tony Dance Fiesta LLC) and is not only a dance program that helps you physically by burning calories and keeping you fit, but it also helps you fight depression, it will encourage you to feel empowered and confident. It will be a time dedicated especially to you, where you will laugh, dance, without being judged. This class is for everybody, gender, age and shape… you will go at your own pace, just like you would in a nightclub or in a family party! Course fee is for 6 sessions with Tony. Participation can be either in-person or remote via Zoom!

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Fiesta Suave with Tony
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Fiesta Suave with Tony


with Tony Garreton, Merrymeeting Adult Education

"Fiesta Suave" is under TDF (Tony Dance Fiesta LLC) and is a beginner low impact latin dance, cardio designed to meet your goals, physiologically and mentally, helping you boost your heart health and burn plenty of calories while dancing and having fun! 

No class on Wednesday, November 23rd. 

ZUMBA Session 4


with Robin Lovell, Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education

Calendar Nov 9, 2022 at 6:15 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Robin's Zumba® classes have been running strong for over 11 years through the Wells Ogunquit Adult Ed. Zumba® is dance exercise for people who don't consider themselves dancers but love to dance. The hour flies by and you will get a great workout. Robin uses fun, high energy music and the moves are basic and repeated enough times so that you really know them. Plus one of the best things about Zumba® is the emphasis on modifying the moves to make them your own.  Questions about the class? Contact Robin via her Zumba website (Robin Lovell - Instructor Page (, or Wells-Ogunquit Adult Ed. No Class on NOV 23



with Duncan Perry, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Dec 6, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Music of the Christmas season is well loved and great fun to play on the ukulele!  Are you ready toRock Around the Christmas Tree, Deck the Halls with Boughs of Holly, and have a Holly JollyChristmas? Then this program is for you! You’ll begin by reviewing strumming and chording basicsthen quickly move on to easy-to-play carols and tunes. Learning will be graduated as songs withincreasing numbers of chords and requiring more complex techniques are added. To get the mostout of this program, you should know how to comfortably play the ukulele using common chordsand strumming patterns. Here’s a taste of the songs we’ll explore:  We Wish You a MerryChristmas, Hark the Herald Angels Sing, Joy to the World, Silent Night, The Little Drummer Boy,Walkin’ In a Winter Wonderland, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Do You Hear What I Hear, WeThree Kings and more!

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