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Merrymeeting Adult Education



Our Classes

Intermediate French

$48

with Laurie Notch

Calendar Sep 28, 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 will be offered through Zoom or 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.

Landscapes, Seascapes, & Nature Photography

$35

with Leah Haraden

Calendar Sep 28, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Photo taken by photography student Robert Mooney. This two-week beginner-intermediate creative photography class will focus on the essential tools and techniques for capturing the four season beauty of the Maine outdoors with your digital camera. This class will cover the selection of subjects, locations, composition, lighting, and some of the tools and equipment that will help you produce better quality images. No discounts. This class will be offered through Zoom or 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.

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Intensive French

$48

with Laurie Notch

Calendar Sep 29, 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 will be offered through Zoom or 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.

Edible & Medicinal Mushrooms of New England

$25

with David Spahr

Calendar Sep 29, 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. No discounts. This class will be offered through Zoom or 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.

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Natural Soy Wax Candle Making For Beginners
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Natural Soy Wax Candle Making For Beginners

$50

with Trisha Morey

Merrymeeting is sorry to report that this class is cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control.

Soy wax candles are the new rave. Learn a new trade skill. Start a business or a new hobby. If you have a basic knowledge of candle making, join us anyway to learn a few tips, tricks, and secrets of the trade for getting a superior cold and hot throw with natural soy. Your competitors will want to know your secret. Your family members will want to know how to do it too and you will LOVE the way your craft space smells after class! A materials list can be found on the Merrymeeting Adult Education website. Watch and follow the video before the first class. Video and materials list will be made available to students upon registration. No discounts. This class will be offered through Zoom or 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.

Sept. 30 Online Learning with Raye

Free

with Raye Leonard

Calendar Sep 30, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

This class is one-session only. Please make sure you register for the date you would like to attend.

Undecided about whether or not online learning is right for you? Test drive the tools of online learning in a one-hour informational session with Raye Leonard, Merrymeeting's project administrator and distance learning coordinator. Take a virtual tour of the digital platforms you are most likely to encounter in an online course at Merrymeeting, ask questions, and share your concerns. 

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. 

Yoga for Men Session I

$45

with Dennis Kimmage

Calendar Sep 30, 2020 at 5:15 pm, runs for 5 weeks

The benefits of yoga for men and women are similar: more flexibility, strength, and stress relief. But men are built differently and lose flexibility faster. The practice in this class recognizes men’s upper-body strength and promotes elasticity in tight areas for men like the shoulders, hips, and back. Have a mat handy and dress in loose clothing. This class will be offered through Zoom or 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.

Full Course

Beginning French

$48

with Laurie Notch

Calendar Sep 30, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This class is for anyone 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. We’ll cover pronunciation, basic phrases 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." This class will be offered through Zoom or 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.

Full Course




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