Your browser is not optimized for viewing this website.

More information »

Merrymeeting Adult Education



Our Classes

A Day in the City: Chinatown & The Dragon Boat Festival
Registration Unavailable

A Day in the City: Chinatown & The Dragon Boat Festival

$99

with Chris Toy

Calendar Jun 9, 2019 at 7:15 am, runs for 1 week

Experience the flavors of Boston’s Chinatown with master chef Chris Toy! Enjoy a guided tour of Chinatown and explore the traditions, customs, and history of Chinese culture in Boston. Savor traditional Chinese Dim Sum at one of Chinatown’s oldest restaurants, where Chris and his family have been dining since before he could speak English! Don’t miss out on the action at the 40th Annual Boston Dragon Boat Festival on the Charles River! Get ready for dragon boat races, traditional arts and crafts, cultural performances and vendors, and the authentic flavors of Chinese culture! Make the most of your day in the city with international flavor! Transportation is included in the cost of the trip and will be provided by Amtrak and MBTA. This trip is designed for active individuals who are comfortable walking long distances. Meals are not included in the cost of the trip, so please plan accordingly. Please dress appropriately for the weather; bring layers and comfortable walking shoes. Please bring snacks and water, sunscreen, and a sense of adventure! Contact Freeport Adult Ed., 865-6171 to register or for more information.

Absolute Beginner Yoga Session I

$60

with Ann Kimmage

Calendar Jan 31, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 6 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.

Absolute Beginner Yoga Session II

$60

with Ann Kimmage

Calendar Mar 21, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 6 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.

Academic Success Seminar Course
Registration Unavailable

Academic Success Seminar Course

Free

with Vicki-Rose Porter

Calendar Jan 31, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Are you interested in going to college? Do you want to take a course that will prepare you to be successful AND award you 3 college credits? Merrymeeting’s Academic Success Seminar is available for free to any adult interested in preparing to attend college. The course is comprised of three five-week units. 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 reading, writing, and activities. Bring a 3-ring binder, 15 subject dividers for in-class packets, highlighter and pen.

Acid Etched Glass

$40

with Penny Hartwell

Calendar Apr 3, 2019 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.
Adult Basic Education
Registration Unavailable

Adult Basic Education

Free

with Kathy Ingmundson

Calendar Jan 15, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 24 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 set goals that will guide them in their classroom activities. Books included. Please call Paul Elisha at 729-7323, for more information.

AM COMBO
Registration Unavailable

AM COMBO

$126

with Kathie Boldt

Calendar Jan 22, 2019 at 9:30 am, runs for 10 weeks

America's Boating Course

$70

with Wawenock Sail and Power Squadron

Calendar Mar 5, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks
Learn the basics of boating: trailering, rules of the road, navigational lights and buoys, and the use of compass for bearings. This course meets the requirements of most states for a recreational boating license. Taught by United States Power Squadron certified instructors. Cost for couples sharing materials is $95; please call Merrymeeting Adult Education for your discount. No other discounts.




Forgot password?