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Merrymeeting Adult Education

Our Classes

Continued Drawing B/W & Colored Pencil PM


with Kathie Boldt

Calendar Sep 18, 2018 at 2:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Would you like to further develop your drawing skills? We will work in black and white media, as in tonal drawing, as well as working in color or readying to work in color. Perceiving color relationships demands a depth of experience in seeing tones, so you'll become more skilled in thumbnails. Color theory will come into play to advance the building of fine color perception. Materials discussed at first class - approximately $40.

Critical Reading & Writing


with Michele Aronson

Calendar Sep 17, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 9 weeks
Writing well requires an understanding of language and its possibilities. Students work on Academic English IV materials and complete a college essay. A review of basic grammar provides tools for developing creative response to materials read and then editing finished work. This course is designed as the final English class for adults in the high school diploma program. Grammar textbook is included in fee; two other books needed for course work are loaned out to students. Free for students enrolled in the College Transitions, HiSET equivalency, and adult students enrolled in the diploma program.

Crossbow Hunter Education


with Dept. of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife

Calendar Sep 23, 2018 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week

To be eligible to purchase a crossbow hunting license, any person (16 years of age and older) must hold a valid license to hunt big game (either a big game hunting license or an archery license) and must submit proof of having successfully completed an archery hunting education course and a crossbow hunting course or evidence of having previously held adult archery and crossbow hunting licenses. A resident or nonresident, 10 years of age or older and under 16 years of age, may hunt with a crossbow if that person holds a valid junior hunting license (no crossbow license required). With a valid crossbow hunting license, a person may hunt bear with a crossbow during open season on bear and may hunt deer with a crossbow during the open firearm season on deer. The crossbow hunting license may not be used to hunt deer during the archery season, muzzle loading season or expanded archery season. FMI go to

Cuban Salsa - Fundamentals


with Anna Golendukhina

Calendar Sep 21, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Join us for an introduction to Cuban Salsa! Students will learn the basic of the Salsa footwork and some simple, fun moves that will get you out on the dance floor. 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 on 10/12.

Cuban Salsa – Level 2


with Anna Golendukhina

Calendar Sep 21, 2018 at 7 pm, runs for 6 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 on 10/12.

Darling Needlefelted Animals


with Deb Arter

Calendar Nov 7, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

In this two-evening class each participant will make one or more cozy soft small mammal or bird of their choice out of wool and use the needle felting method to create the features of their new friend. In the past popular choices were bears, penguins and ducks. A material fee of $11 included in the cost covers the all wool and armature materials. One felting needle is also included. No experience required! You may create the treasured gift that makes someone's holiday special. Class size is limited. Debra holds a MA in Fine Art and has been teaching adults various art processes for many years. She has worked on her needle felting projects even while in an airplane! She guarantees that the night will fly by! Bring your glasses if you wear them for close vision. No discounts.

Discover Your Movement through Nia


with Erin Curren

Calendar Nov 6, 2018 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!

Diving Deeper into your iPhone/iPad Camera


with Jill Spencer

Calendar Oct 3, 2018 at 1 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Nothing beats the convenience of the iPhone/iPad camera that goes everywhere with you. Whether you want to capture a quick shot or try your hand at a more studied image, come learn how to make that convenience work for you. Our topics will include HDR, Live photos, panoramic views, a short cut for long exposures, composition hints, and ways to control the point of focus and exposure. We will also explore the built in editing tools in the Photos app. Because this is a multiple week course, you’ll have time to practice some of the techniques between classes. Please bring your iPhone and/or iPad. No discounts.

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