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Merrymeeting Adult Education

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Absolute Beginner Yoga


with Ann Kimmage

Calendar Sep 27, 2018 at 4 pm, runs for 10 weeks

You’re tempted and would like the chance to give yoga a try but aren’t sure where to start. These gentle poses and helpful modifications are perfect for beginners and those who are new to yoga and might lack flexibility. Enliven, de-stress, and maintain a healthy body with yoga and mindfulness techniques taught by an experienced, certified yoga and stress management instructor. No class on Nov 22.

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Academic Success Seminar Course


with Vicki-Rose Porter

Calendar Sep 13, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Are you interested in going to college? Do you want to take a course that will prepare you to be a successful college student AND award you 3 college credits? FOR FREE!  Merrymeeting Adult Education is offering the Academic Success Seminar Course to any adult interested in preparing to attend college at no cost. To be a successful college student you need to have a tool box of skills. Along with other adults preparing for college you will learn these skills and avoid the pitfalls that can happen when you aren't prepared.  The course is comprised of three-units. Each unit is five weeks. Unit I: Academic Skills for College Success introduces students to the college environment and provides opportunities to strengthen skills proven necessary for success at the college level. Unit II: Find out your learning process, learning style, and how the student development theory applies to you. Unit III: Career Decision Making helps students learn more about  their own life and career transitions. Throughout the course students will engage in readings, writing, and activities. Bring a 3-ring binder, 15 subject dividers (you will receive a packet at each of the 15 classes to put in your binder), a highlighter and a pen. Call 729-7323 to speak with Paul Elisha to register

Acid Etched Glass


with Penny Hartwell

Calendar Nov 7, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Want to create a unique holiday gift for someone special, for yourself or both? Here’s your opportunity learn how to create beautiful designs on glass using an acid etching technique. Penny will provide many designs to choose from to create your personalized items. Great class for the novice craftsman! Bring four pieces of glass to etch – perfect for wine glasses or beer mugs. Fee for additional materials of $8 included in price of course. No discounts.

Acrylics, Beginning


with Deb Arter

Calendar Sep 26, 2018 at 9:30 am, runs for 8 weeks

Acrylic painting may be just the tool you need to enjoy a color-filled life and it's easier to learn than you may think! Through a series of guided lessons and demonstrations, each student will learn how to mix colors, arrange pleasing compositions, use color theory and understand technical aspects of acrylic paint on various surfaces. Don’t worry about prior skills – we will nurture everyone in a supportive environment. Materials list is available HERE

Acrylics, Intermediate & Advanced


with Deb Arter

Calendar Sep 26, 2018 at 1:15 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This class is designed for students who wish to further refine their painting technique using acrylic paints. Don’t procrastinate about getting work done at home any longer. Instruction in still life, landscape, and portraiture will be made available in a supportive environment. Attention will be paid to individual student goals. Continued emphasis on observation and color mixing will enable participants to achieve mastery in this vibrant medium. Some prior experience is advised for enrollment in this course. Materials list is available HERE. Optional supplies available from instructor for nominal fee.

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Adult Basic Education


with Kathy Ingmundson

Calendar Sep 18, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 13 weeks

This class will provide instruction in basic reading, writing, critical thinking, and math to help students acquire fundamental academic, career and adult life skills. Students will meet with the Academic Counselor to do an intake and a pre-test CASAS to determine their strengths and weaknesses. The counselor will help them to set goals that will guide them in their classroom activities. No cost for this course. Books are included.

Advanced Marine Navigation


with Wawenock Sail and Power Squadron

Calendar Sep 19, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This course continues to build on the base developed in Marine Navigation (Piloting), and includes practical use of additional electronic navigation systems and other advanced techniques for finding position. Among topics covered are finding position using bearings and angles; collision avoidance using GPS and radar; what to do when electronics fail; tides, currents and wind and their effect on piloting; and electronic navigation. Navigation tools, if needed may be purchased from the instructor. Taught by experienced US Power Squadron instructors. Prerequisite: Marine Navigation (Piloting) recommended, or a knowledge of basic navigation skills. Power Squadron members please call Merrymeeting Adult Education for your discounted rate of $90. No other discounts

All Things German: Schnitzel Anyone?


with Deb Arter

Calendar Oct 29, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

If your mouth waters when you hear schnitzel, spaetzle and strudel then pay attention! We will prepare various schnitzels with side dishes, make a quick version of apfelstrudel and, of course, practice making plain and cheese spaetzle. All recipes provided and generous sample will be shared by all. Bring your meat mallets and steak knives to class. $10 material fee included in price of the class. No discounts.

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