Senior College at YCCC Offers FREE Spring Lectures and Workshops

posted in Senior College on April 15th, 2015

South Coast Senior College (SCSC) at York County Community College (YCCC) offers a series of free educational lectures and workshops in April and May for adults in York County and Seacoast New Hampshire.  All lectures take place at the YCCC Campus, 112 College Drive in Wells.

The series begins with Kittery author D. Allan Kerr’s lecture on the Thresher Disaster, about the Navy nuclear submarine that sank in 1963 off the New England coast. He will talk on Monday, April 6, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
It continues with Tracing the Cultural History of Ballet on Thursday, April 23, 10 a.m.-noon; Ballet of the 20th Century, Thursday, April 30, 10 a.m.-noon; Philanthropy: What Is It? Thursday, May 7, 10 a.m.-noon and From Farm to Factory, the History of the Mill Girls in 19th Century New England, Tuesday, May 19, 10 a.m.-noon. Let’s Go Fly a Kite, a workshop to refresh your kite-flying skills, takes place on Friday, April 24, 10 a.m.-noon, on the Drake’s Island Beach in Wells. Another workshop on Fly Fishing will be held on Saturday, April 25, 10 a.m.-noon at 1480 Rt. 1 in Cape Neddick.

Lectures and workshops, all presented by South Coast Senior College at YCCC, are free. But registration is required for planning and seating purposes.

For information about SCSC visit yccc.edu/seniorcollege or call Rachel at 207-216-4344.

York County Community College, established in 1994, is one of seven community colleges in the Maine Community College System. The college enrolls over 2,200 students in associate degree and transfer programs and over 2,500 individuals in continuing education, career & professional development and business training annually.