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Merrymeeting Adult Education

Personal Enrichment

Getting Paid to Talk


with Jenny Marcotte

Calendar Nov 28, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Have you ever been told you have a great voice? From audio books and cartoons to documentaries, commercials, and more, this class will introduce you to the growing field of voice over. Learn what the pros look for, how to prepare, and where to find work in your area! We’ll discuss industry pros and cons and play samples from working voice professionals. In addition, you’ll have an opportunity to record a short professional script under the direction of our teacher. This class is lots of fun, realistic, and a great first step for anyone interested in the voice over field. For more info please visit: No discounts.

Help! Young Adolescence Has Absconded With My Child!


with Jill Spencer

Calendar Dec 12, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Did you know that 10-14 year olds go through more physical, emotional, and intellectual changes than at any other time in their lives other than infancy? The sweet child of yesterday now rolls her eyes to indicate that parents know nothing. The once chatty fifth grader becomes reluctant to share what’s going on at school or with friends. Clumsiness and injuries seem to abound. What’s a parent to do? Come learn what changes you can expect to see in your child as s/he moves into early adolescence. This light-hearted, but research based session will help you maintain your sanity over the next 3-6 years! No discounts.

Herbal Teas and Potpourri Pouches


with Amy Melissa Witt/Earth Walkers

Calendar Nov 6, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Buying herb tea in pre-packaged bags is as easy as going to the store and laying down your money. It is so much prettier in loose form and transformed into gifts. The natural perfumes of herbs and flowers blended together also make beautiful and subtle scented teas and room fresheners. Learn which popular herbs complement each other and create your own tea and potpourri gift blends. Cost of the course includes $6 material fee; all materials and supplies will be provided. No discounts.

Intro to Independent Publishing


with Jane Karker

Calendar Nov 29, 2018 at 6:15 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you ready to independently publish your book? Given today's technology and the opportunities newly opened to self-published books, now is the best time to finish your manuscript and publish your work. This class will guide authors through the steps needed to publish responsibly, effectively and learn to avoid the many pitfalls in the fast-changing world of independent publishing.

Intro to Stones and Crystals


with Jeannie Sullivan

Calendar Nov 29, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Come learn the how tos for crystals and stones. Learn how to use them to align your chakras and work with your energetic field. We will discus how to meditate with them as well as how to use them as grids. Find out how to use a pendulum and listen to what your favorite stone has to say to you. You will be surprised how much it will speak to you.  No discounts.

Introduction to Hypnotherapy


with Cheri Murray

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

Hypnotherapy uses guided relaxation and focused attention to achieve a heightened state of awareness. Discover how it can be used to work changes in your life. Experience it for yourself. We know how to physically relax, but do we know how to mentally relax? Learn all the benefits of hypnotherapy in two evenings. Bring a pillow and blanket.

Just Once Guitar for Busy People


with Donald Pride

Calendar Oct 29, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week


Have you ever wanted to learn the guitar but simply find it difficult to find the time? In just a few hours you’ll learn enough about playing the guitar to give you years of musical enjoyment and you won’t have to take private lessons! This crash course teaches some basic chords and will get you playing along with your favorite songs right away. Topics include: how chords work in a song, how to form the three main types of chords, how to tune your guitar, basic strumming patterns, how to buy a good guitar & things to avoid, and how to play along with simple tunes. Bring your acoustic guitar to class. Required materials fee of $29 for workbook and practice DVD will be collected in class by instructor. Limited to 15 students. For more information go to No discounts.


Just Once Piano for Busy People


with Donald Pride

Calendar Dec 10, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

You don’t need years of weekly lessons to learn piano. In just a few hours, you can learn enough secrets of the trade to give you years of musical enjoyment. How do we do it? While regular piano teachers teach note reading, piano professionals use chords. And you can learn all the chords you’ll need to play any song in this one session. Any song. Any style. Any key. If you can find middle C and know the meaning of Every Good Boy Does Fine, you already know enough to enroll in this workshop. Required materials fee of $29 for workbook and download code is collected in class by the instructor. No discounts.

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