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Cuban Salsa, Level 2

$75

with Anna Golendukhina

Calendar Sep 20, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Join us for Cuban Salsa level 2 class! 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! No class Oct. 11.

Digital Photography I

$50

with Leah Haraden

Calendar Oct 1, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Whether you’ve just purchased your first digital camera or you are an aspiring pro or semi-pro photographer, this crash course will give you the technical skills and creative inspiration to take your work to a new level. You will become progressively more confident handling your camera and choosing settings that will help you produce the quality of images you have always desired. Included will be a combination of very lively lectures, demos, handouts, slide shows, videos, and hands-on practice. Students are encouraged to study and practice on their own with the optional homework assignments. All students should bring a digital camera that has manual exposure mode with a fully-charged battery, at least one lens, a tripod and an extra memory card.

Discover Your Movement with Nia

$72
Calendar Nov 5, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Nia is an exhilarating barefoot fusion fitness class that draws from the Martial Arts, Dance, and Healing Arts. Have fun in class while getting a great workout that is easy on the joints (non-impact) and connects you to your awareness in motion. Students will learn to personalize the five sensations of fitness while exploring new movement patterns, and will leave you feeling energized and grounded in the present moment, loving the gift of the body!

Do You Want to Teach an Adult Ed Class? Bath

Free

with Dawn Wheeler

Calendar Oct 7, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

Do you have a hobby or skill you would like to share? Have you taught a skill or subject in the past? Teaching adult education is rewarding and fun. Join Merrymeeting staff for an informative evening of questions and answers. We will look at what is popular, how to write an appealing course description and how to create a dynamic first evening that will keep the students coming back for more. Come with your ideas!

Do You Want to Teach an Adult Ed Class? MAE

Free

with Allen Lampert

Calendar Oct 2, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Do you have a hobby or skill you would like to share? Have you taught a skill or subject in the past? Teaching adult education is rewarding and fun. Join Merrymeeting staff for an informative evening of questions and answers. We will look at what is popular, how to write an appealing course description and how to create a dynamic first evening that will keep the students coming back for more. Come with your ideas!

Downton Abbey in Boston
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Downton Abbey in Boston

$119

with Diann Bailey

Calendar Sep 28, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Highclere Castle fans unite! Downton Abbey: The Exhibition is coming to Boston for a limited engagement. Our trip is timed to coincide with the much anticipated fall release of Downton Abbey: The Movie. The exhibit will transport us to post Edwardian England where the series characters and settings come to life. Immerse yourself in the social history, costumes, culture and some of the show’s most memorable moments. We’ll plan a stop for lunch (on your own) in Portsmouth’s busy Market Square. The afternoon is devoted to the Downton Abbey exhibit followed by free time to enjoy early autumn in Boston. Choices include Boston Public Market, North End or Faneuil Hall. Registration fee includes transportation and exhibit ticket. Registration opens Aug. 19. Deadline to register is Sept. 6. No refunds will be given after that date. No discounts. Please call MSAD 11 Adult Education at 582-3774 to register.

Drawing: Learning to See
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Drawing: Learning to See

$126

with Kathie Boldt

Calendar Sep 18, 2019 at 9:30 am, runs for 10 weeks

Using material from Betty Edwards, “Drawing from the Right Side of the Brain,” students will learn five basic perceiving skills in this 10-week course. The process is demanding, engaging and deeply satisfying as you integrate these skills and expand your awareness. Materials approximately $40-$45, click HERE

Dried Wreath

$90

with Beth Hawkes

Calendar Oct 25, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

A wreath made from dried materials such as sea lavender, statice, pompous grass, sweet annie, oak, and wheat is a great way to bring an organic appeal to your home. With the addition of fragrant plants such as dried roses and lavender, it will not only smell superb but will bring some natural color into your home. Join Beth in this one-night class and with a few supplies you’ll be well on your way to creating your own unique wreath. Materials fee of $60 included in the price of the course. No Discounts.





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