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Merrymeeting Adult Education



Our Classes

Online: Tai Chi with Robin

Free

with Robin Brooks

Calendar Jul 6, 2020 at 5:15 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Learn the Vitality Method and the fundamentals of tai chi to cultivate your energy, or Qi, and generate more well-being. We will explore the Three Treasures of posture, mind focus, and breath awareness throughout our practice. Robin's classes are fun and inclusive. All are welcome, from experienced to beginners.

This class is offered through video conferencing and/or pre-recorded video, or a combination of the two. Students must have an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

Online July 6: Intermediate French

$48

with Laurie Notch

Calendar Jul 6, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn lingo and cultural tidbits for travel, eating out, shopping, and holidays in French-speaking countries. Students are responsible for ordering their own book prior to the start of class: “Vite et Bien 1”.

This class is offered through video conferencing and/or pre-recorded video, or a combination of the two. Students must have an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

Online: Zumba with Kathy, Tues & Thurs

$75

with Kathy Lamothe

Calendar Jul 7, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Zumba is a Latin-inspired, dance fitness class that incorporates Latin and International music and dance movements, creating a dynamic, exciting, exhilarating and effective fitness system designed for everyone. A Zumba class creates a party-like atmosphere that provides a non-intimidating opportunity for non dancers, new exercisers, or those previously hesitant to participate in group classes.

This class is offered through video conferencing and/or pre-recorded video, or a combination of the two. Students must have an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

 

Online July 7: So You Want to Open an Airbnb

$30

with Deb Arter

Calendar Jul 7, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Did you know that the number of people turning to choosing Airbnb for lodging in Maine has almost doubled from two years ago? The revenue earned by Airbnb owners in Maine was roughly $40 million. If you have entertained the idea of opening up your guest bedroom or summer camp for short term rental this a class not to miss. Debra has operated River Escape for two years in Damariscotta as an active and popular Airbnb. She has also interviewed many other Airbnb or VRBO owners and put together a packet with good information, tips and actual stories of unusual events in the life of a short term landlord. Included will be issues dealing with ordinance, insurance, expectations, fees, hosting, communication, neighbors and more. No discounts.

This class will be delivered online using the Webex remote meeting platform. Students should have access to an audio and video-enabled computer with internet.

More information about accessing the class will be available prior to its start date.

 

 

Online: Intensive French

$48

with Laurie Notch

Calendar Jul 7, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Explore current events and travel via news articles and videos with the goal of improving comprehension and conversation skills, as well as grammatical usage. This is a high-intermediate course. No textbook required.

This class is offered through video conferencing and/or pre-recorded video, or a combination of the two. Students must have an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

 

Online JuIy 7: Edible & Medicinal Mushrooms

$25

with David Spahr

Calendar Jul 7, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Join author David Spahr for an indoor presentation and discussion of edible and medicinal mushrooms, identification, tools and equipment for harvesting, as well as books, materials, and other resources. David has collected edible mushrooms for 46 years. He is a member of the Maine Mycological Association and the North American Mycological Association. 

This class is offered through Zoom. Students must have an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

Online: Understanding Medicare

Free

with Robert Harvey

Calendar Jul 8, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Is it time for you to look into Medicare? This workshop will answer all of your questions. It will cover eligibility, timeline to enroll, what it covers and what it doesn't cover, additional plans that are available, and financial assistance options. Have paper and pens to take notes.

This class is offered through video conferencing and/or pre-recorded video, or a combination of the two. Students must have an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

Online July 13: DIY Nature Camp for Parents and Summer Caregivers

$100

with Alice Bean Andrenyak, MMG

Calendar Jul 13, 2020 , runs for 1 week

Join Master Maine Guide Alice Bean Andrenyak for a week of inspiration to create a nature camp for your kids. Access daily class materials on your own schedule at www.mainee-learning.com where you will find an outline to follow, videos, downloads for activities and worksheets, songs to sing, nature crafts, nature exploration on a theme each day, Forest Bathing activities and similar supports. Each day a new section will open so that the parents and caregivers can download the material and use it with their children at home. 

The outline, if done completely will take approximately 60 to 90 minutes. 

Students must have access to the internet, an active email account, and an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. 





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