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Merrymeeting Adult Education

Personal Enrichment

Advanced Intuitive Tarot


with Rose Morris

Calendar Nov 27, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This class is a continuation of the Intuitive Tarot Class that continues to enhance your intuitive abilities by having you practice reading for others and reaching readings for yourself. Taking the Intuitive Tarot class before is preferred but not necessary. Just bring a deck of Tarot cards and be prepared to have some fun while you learn!

Artful Lettering


with Mandy Russell

Calendar Nov 30, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn a whimsical lettering style perfect for art journaling, card making, mixed media art, and more. Become confident in your down-strokes and you can letter up anything! Students will learn one basic whimsical font and practice with several different art mediums as well as learn to add serifs, curls, and ball terminals to certain letters as well. Bring to class a short quote or phrase. There is a $5 materials fee made payable to the instructor at the start of class. FMI visit No discounts.

Botanical Drawing, Season of Wither
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Botanical Drawing, Season of Wither


with Lili Bates

Calendar Dec 2, 2017 at 9:30 am

Using graphite and/or colored pencil, capture the fine details and textures of plants gone by. An abundance of plant material can be found during the dormant months displaying intense color, i.e. dogwood branches, lamium, Chinese Lantern, withered flowers, etc. Bring your own subjects , but some will be provided. Drawing experience necessary. Materials: 2H, HB pencils, kneaded eraser, colored pencils, drawing paper, tracing paper, pencil sharpener, drawing board. Plants gone by from your garden. Please bring lunch and snacks. No Discounts.

Building Confidence
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Building Confidence


with New Ventures Maine

Calendar Dec 4, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Self-confidence is important in almost every aspect of our lives, yet many of us struggle to find it. The good news is that self-confidence really can be learned and built on. Whether you are looking for a job, starting a business, or simply want to be more confident, attend this class to assess your confidence and learn concrete tools to help you build your confidence and keep it strong. Pre-registration required. Register online: or contact Erica at or phone: 386-1664.

Bus Driver
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Bus Driver


with Ray Dyer

Class B Commercial Trucks and School Bus

Commercial Driver License, Class B Commercial Trucks and School Bus with Automatic Transmission

Step 1: Get and complete a Commercial Driver License Application and Physical Exam Form @

Step 2: Get a physical

Step 3: Send in your application and the physical form with a fee of $35 for Class B and $10 for school bus.  It will take 6 weeks to receive your exam date.

Step 4: Study the Maine Commercial Manual Driver License Handbook, section on CDL and school bus and the section on alcohol

Step 5: When you get your permit DO NOT send road test card to the state – that will be done once you have completed the course

Step 6:  Call Merrymeeting Adult Ed they will contact Ray Dyer to contact you

Step 7: Once Ray has contacted you, pay Merrymeeting the fee for the driver training $285

Once the student attends the first lesson they will NOT be eligible for a refund

If you they do NOT complete the class within five months they will need to pay the full amount again

Chocolate Lovers Cooking Splurge!!


with Deb Arter

Calendar Nov 28, 2017 at 6 pm

Chocolate is good for you, right? It’s full of antioxidants, not to mention total yumminess. And nothing says delicious quite like chocolate! In this one night class, we will prepare molten lava cakes, white chocolate macadamia nut cookies, and take home a fudge sauce to die for! Bring your sweet tooth, an empty container or two, and a friend for a night of sinful decadence. Recipes and generous samples of all things we create will be distributed. Laughter and brimming bellies guaranteed! Deb Arter regularly enters baking contests. She learned how to cook early on from her Home Ec. teacher, mother, and through decades as a 4-H demonstrator in all the food projects. $10 material fee included in price of class. No discounts.

Computer Tutoring
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Computer Tutoring


Get one-on-one instruction with a tutor to help with whatever challenges you are having on your Mac or PC.  In your own home or her at the adult ed center.  Call 729-7323 and we will put you in touch with one of our experts to have all your questions answered!  $40/hour

Darling Needle Felted Animals


with Deb Arter

Calendar Nov 30, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

We’ve all seen them – those adorable hand-felted animals that make you wish you knew how to make. Here’s your opportunity to have that happen by attending this two-session class, where each participant will make a cozy small mammal or bird of their choice out of wool roving. We will use the needle felting method to create the features and details of the sculptural creatures. A material fee of $12 is included in the payment and covers all beads, wool and wire necessary to create two unique needle felted animals. No experience is required! You will want to make an entire zoo to keep and give some as gifts because it is so much fun! Class size is limited. If you wear reading glasses please bring them with you! Debra holds a MA in Fine Art and has been teaching adults various art processes for many years. She has worked on her own needle felting projects even while in an airplane! Building community through art and cooking classes is her specialty. No discounts.

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