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Merrymeeting Adult Education



Our Classes

Online July 15: Abstract Watercolor for Beginners

$75

with Trisha Morey

Calendar Jul 15, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

Part 1 (Weeks 1-3): A Study On Texture Part 2 (weeks 4-6): Using Texture In Landscapes 

Part 1: We will be exploring traditional and non-traditional ways of creating texture using watercolors using all eight forms of texture-making in art and even coming up with our own unique methods.

Part 2: We will be actively diving into how to apply what we have learned about texture practically, to enhance our own work. 

The last hour of the last class will be a crash course on online selling.

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 15: Ongoing Health Conditions

Free

with Jen Paquet

Calendar Jul 15, 2020 at 3:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

You can now take the Living well for Better Health class at home for free. In this class we discuss tools and techniques to manage ongoing health conditions so that we feel better and can do more of the things we want. An ongoing health condition can be anything lasting longer than 3 months, such as heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, persistent pain, depression, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, or just about any other physical or mental health condition. 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 15: Cuban Salsa Freestyle

$75

with Anna Golendukhina

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

Join us for Cuban Salsa Freestyle class and practice your footwork Students will continue learning new moves and different Salsa footwork. You will learn how to connect with any partner, and build your confidence dancing to different styles and tempos of music. Partner is not required but recommended!

This class will be held online using a remote meeting platform such as Webex or Zoom. A computer with webcam and audio and internet access are required to take this course.

More information will be available in advance of the start date.

Online July 18: CBD - Healing Without The High

$55

with Stacy Moore

Calendar Jul 18, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

The hemp plant is full of naturally-occurring cannabinoids that can help the body bring itself back into balance again. In this class you will explore how CBD interacts with the body, discover different extraction and delivery methods, and find out how to select the right product for you.

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 21: Farming with Native Plants

$25

with David Spahr

Calendar Jul 21, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Author David Spahr has an extensive native farming project. In this class he will discuss and illustrate the hows and whys of farming with native plants' trees, and bushes.

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 22: Vegan Test Kitchen Cinnamon Rolls

$30

with Jinger Howell

Calendar Jul 22, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

Yes, it’s true. The most incredible part is the fact that totally delicious cinnamon rolls can be ready to eat in an hour. The second most amazing part is the fact that they’re vegan!

 With basic ingredients already in your pantry (ummm, maybe not the chickpea brine) you can have these yummy bits of goodness ready to eat in no time. Mix them up, roll them out, dress them up with some cinnamon sugar goodness, and slide them in the oven.  

Simple. Delicious. Amazing. 

This class will be taught as a live demonstration. Have your ingredients ready to work along with Jinger and be able to enjoy those cinnamon rolls in ah hour! 

This class will be offered through WebEx. 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 24: History of Malaga Island

$25

with Alice Bean Andrenyak, MMG

Calendar Jul 24, 2020 at 3 pm, runs for 1 week

Malaga Island is a 41-acre island at the mouth of the New Meadows River in Casco Bay, ME. It was the site of an interracial community from the Civil War until 1911, when the residents were forcibly evicted from the island. Travel back in history and learn about who used the island before the colony, about the colony and its history, and then about it now. Take a virtual tour with Master Maine Guide, Alice Bean  Andrenyak, who specializes in its tumultuous history. 

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 28: Beautiful You and Color!

$25

with Candace Sanborn

Calendar Jul 28, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Have you ever noticed when you are wearing certain colors people comment on your looks? Learn how to look healthier and more attractive by dressing for your eye, hair and skin coloring as well as for your face shape. In this one evening workshop each attendee will have the opportunity to be draped in different shades of colors to demonstrate how choosing the right shades impacts your appearance and compliments your skin. Participants will also learn their face shape and receive overall tips on how to choose glasses, hairstyles and necklines that are the most flattering for their features. Bring paper and pen to take notes for your next shopping trip or to bring home and redesign what you wear! Limited seats, sign up early! No discounts.

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.   

 





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