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Our Classes

Online July 13: The ABC's of ASL

Free

with Martin Samelson

Calendar Jul 13, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Learn the American Sign Language handshapes for the manual alphabet (ABCs) in a FREE 30-minute mini-lesson. Join college professor Martin Samelson in a quick and fun ZOOM session to learn these 26 handshapes. They are one of the basic elements of fingerspelling and signing. He will provide a free manual alphabet chart, practice material, and practice websites. 

This class is offered in part through video conferencing platforms, like Zoom or Webex. Students must have access to the internet, an active email account, and an audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate. 

Merrymeeting will email information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

Limited enrollment.

 

 

Full Course

Online July 13: Better Health Now - Diabetes

Free

with Jen Paquet

Calendar Jul 13, 2020 at 2 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Living Well with Diabetes was designed for people with type 2 diabetes to learn a variety of day-to-day self-management skills to actively manage their diabetes and increase their activity level. Topics such as testing your blood sugar, diabetes medications, stress management, activity level, treating low blood sugar, healthy eating and so much more! 

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 July 14: Crochet - Get Creative with Granny Squares!

$75

with Trisha Morey

Calendar Jul 14, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

We will be making granny squares and then exploring the many things that can be made using them. The options are nearly as limitless as working with panels, so let’s get creative!

This class is offered in part through video conferencing platforms, like Zoom or Webex. Students must have access to the internet, an active email account, and an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. 

Merrymeeting will email information about accessing the class prior to its start date.   

 

Online July 14: AM Drawing Flowers & Leaves

$75

with Kathleen Boldt

Calendar Jul 14, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

Many of you are familiar with me, but for those who are not,I have been teaching here for a long time.  I am a graduate ofPortland School of Art, which later became Maine College of Art.

Join longtime art instructor Kathie Boldt to practice drawing flowers and leaves by hand. Demonstration videos will be made available for students to watch on their own time in advance of class meetings. You must have completed a beginning drawing class prior to taking this one.

This class is offered in part through video conferencing platforms, like Zoom or Webex. Students must have access to the internet, an active email account, and an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. 

Merrymeeting will email information about accessing the class prior to its start date.    

Full Course

Online July 14: Better Health Now / Chronic Pain

Free

with Jen Paquet

Calendar Jul 14, 2020 at 2 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This program is ideal for people who are experiencing a wide range of persistent pain conditions, such as arthritis, fibromyalgia and existing injuries or disabilities. Participants in this class learn practical tools to develop self-management skills, communicate about the pain they experience and creating action plans to set realistic, attainable goals.

Prior to class starting we'll mail you the participant tool kit which includes a book, booklet and companion pieces. Prior to class starting we'll mail you the participant tool kit which includes a book, booklet and companion pieces.

This class is offered in part through video conferencing platforms, like Zoom or Webex. Students must have access to the internet, an active email account, and an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. 

Merrymeeting will email information about accessing the class prior to its start date.   

 

Online July 14: PM Drawing Flowers & Leaves

$75

with Kathleen Boldt

Calendar Jul 14, 2020 at 2:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Many of you are familiar with me, but for those who are not,I have been teaching here for a long time.  I am a graduate ofPortland School of Art, which later became Maine College of Art.

Join longtime art instructor Kathie Boldt to practice drawing flowers and leaves by hand. Demonstration videos will be made available for students to watch on their own time in advance of class meetings. You must have completed a beginning drawing class prior to taking this one.

This class is offered in part through video conferencing platforms, like Zoom or Webex. Students must have access to the internet, an active email account, and an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. 

Merrymeeting will email information about accessing the class prior to its start date.   

Will run

Online July 14: Captain’s License Course

Free

with John Coffin

Calendar Jul 14, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

An OUPV (Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels) or USCG Six-Pack Captain’s License is required for those who want to operate vessels for hire with no more than 6 paying passengers aboard. Activities such as fishing charters, sailing charters, dive boat, eco–tourism charters, and any other watercraft for hire require this license.

The Captain School of Key West offers this license course. You choose your start date. After completing the online course, you will be offered an online review and then you are ready to take our USCG approved exams with John Coffin in Maine. These exams are based on course materials that you studied in the online classroom.

Class fee includes chart, navigation tools, and approved testing in Maine.

This class is offered in part through video conferencing platforms, like Zoom or Webex. Students must have access to the internet, an active email account, and an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. 

Merrymeeting will email information about accessing the class prior to its start date.   

 

 

Online July 14: Chaga Facts

$25

with David Spahr

Calendar Jul 14, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Join author David Spahr for an indoor presentation and discussion of chaga. This details all aspects of chaga "mushroom" (Inonotus obliquus) including where to find them, how to use, and current science. Many aspects are shown including those most never see. David has collected edible and medicinal 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.





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