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Merrymeeting Adult Education

Our Classes

Egg Decorating with Wax Resist Dyes


with Nancy Marstaller

Calendar Apr 3, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Celebrate spring using wax resist dyes to decorate eggs. This technique can also be employed to make decorations and gifts for any occasion. Traditional and modern patterns will be taught, or you may use your own design. Even simple patterns are striking when made with the vibrant colors of the dyes. All materials provided. Wear old clothes and bring reading glasses if you use them. Material fee of $7 included in price. No discounts.

Essential Oils


with Cheri Murray

Calendar Mar 27, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

What's all the fuss about essential oils? What are they? How do you use them? Are they safe? Essential oils can be used for a wide range of emotional and physical wellness applicationd and used as single essential oils or in complex essential oil blends. Come and learn all about these magical liquids in a bottle. They do more than just smell good! Learn how to stock your first aid kit. No discounts.

French Beginning Session II


with Laurie Notch

Calendar Mar 25, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks


Le Francais à portee de main – French at your fingertips. This class is for everyone who wants to learn just enough French to get by in a French speaking country (or province), as well as those who want a refresher simply for the pleasure of speaking. We’ll cover pronunciation, basic phrases to express yourself, and essential vocabulary. Along the way get tips on travel and culture from your teacher, who has lived and traveled in Europe, Africa, and Asia. Students are responsible for ordering their own book prior to the start of class: "Barron’s E-Z French."

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French Intensive Session II


with Laurie Notch

Calendar Mar 27, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 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.

French Intermediate Session II


with Laurie Notch

Calendar Mar 26, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

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

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Fun with Gelli Plate Printing


with Deb Arter

Calendar Apr 29, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

If you think printmaking is hard, think again! In this one-night class, everyone will make greeting cards, wall art, unique prints, and more. Gelli plates are a sturdy new alternative print surface that works well with die cuts, botanical items, foam printing, hand painting, and offsets. $8 materials fee included. No experience required. No discounts.

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Get the Most Out of Your iPhone and/or iPad Session II


with Jill Spencer

Calendar Apr 1, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Sometimes our iPhones and iPads mystify us, and yet we know there are multiple possibilities lurking in Settings. We will uncover the hidden potential of our devices in this hands-on session. Particularly, we will go step-by-step through the functions participants identify being of interest—no question too small to explore. Please bring your fully charged Apple device. No discounts.

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Guitar Class


with Randy Lindsey, MMA

Calendar Mar 25, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

New guitar? New Year's resolution? New hobby? There is a place for everyone in our guitar class, whether you are strictly a beginner or are ready to expand your knowledge and improve your skills. With over 50 years of performing and teaching, Randy is adept at meeting the needs of every student. Young people are invited, too, if accompanied by an adult. Come join our fun and informative class this Spring. New students - $20 material fee paid to instructor. No class April 15 and May 27.

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