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Merrymeeting Adult Education


Personal Enrichment

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Aug 14, 2016 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

9 Phases of Qi


with Diane Doiron

Sep 27, 2016 at 1 pm, runs for 12 weeks

The Nine Phases of Qi is a powerful approach to strengthening your body while enhancing your nervous system, releasing unhealthy thought patterns and emotional blockages and discovering the true essence of your spirit. Students incorporate mindful movements and breath work with self-applied massage and meditation. Experience the pure joy and freedom of stress relief, increased energy and vitality, inner peace and pain relief. As time allows, we will add in qigong for the eyes and arthritis movements for the upper extremities. Option to purchase a DVD from the instructor.


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A Taste of Lebanese Cuisine


with Chris Toy

Oct 18, 2016 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Whole grains, fruits and vegetables seasoned with garlic, olive oil and lemon juice! Sounds like good, healthy eating. If you agree then join Chris Toy as he dabbles in Lebanese cooking. He’ll be cooking up lentils with rice and caramelized onions, chicken tawook with greens - juicy and tender from a simple marinade of fresh lemon juice and garlic and topping everything off with a Lebanese ice cream. $10 food fee included in the cost of the class. No discounts. Instructor: Chris Toy Tues, Starting Oct 18, 6-8:30 pm, for 1 week Mt Ararat High School $40/$45 NR


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Absolute Beginner Yoga


with Ann Kimmage

Oct 6, 2016 at 4 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Want to give yoga a try? Don’t know where to start? Enliven, de-stress, and maintain a healthy body with yoga and mindfulness techniques taught by an experienced, certified yoga and stress management instructor.


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Acid Etched Glass Ornaments


with Penny Hartwell

Nov 16, 2016 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Acid etch a Christmas or Thanksgiving design on glass. Wrap the glass in copper and solder a ring for hanging. Penny will provide many designs to choose from to make your own ornaments. This is a great class for the novice craftsman! $8 materials fee for three ornaments INCLUDED in price of course. No discounts. Instructor: Penny Hartwell Wed, Starting Nov 16, 6-9 pm, for 1 week Mt Ararat High School $38/$43 NR


Acrylics, Beginning


with Debra Arter

Sep 28, 2016 at 9:30 am, runs for 8 weeks

Acrylic painting may be just the tool you need to enjoy a color-filled life and it's easier to learn than you may think! Through a series of guided lessons and demonstrations, each student will learn how to mix colors, arrange pleasing compositions, use color theory and understand technical aspects of acrylic paint on various surfaces. Don’t worry about prior skills – we will nurture everyone in a supportive environment.

Materials list is available HERE

Acrylics, Intermediate & Advanced


with Debra Arter

Sep 28, 2016 at 1 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This class is designed for students who wish to further refine their painting technique using acrylic paints. Don’t procrastinate about getting work done at home any longer. Instruction in still life, landscape, and portraiture will be made available in a supportive environment. Attention will be paid to individual student goals. Continued emphasis on observation and color mixing will enable participants to achieve mastery in this vibrant medium. Some prior experience is advised for enrollment in this course.

Materials list is available HERE. Optional supplies available from instructor for nominal fee. 

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Adding Herbs Into Your Summer Diet


with Katie Munn

Aug 10, 2016 at 6 pm
Summer is such an abundant time with herbs and vegetables right at our fingertips! This class will explore common herbs that are wonderful to incorporate into your summer diet. If you feel like learning some cooking tips, nutrient values of herbs and tasting some herbal treats this class is for you!

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