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Acadian Arts Spring Retreat at Grey Havens Inn: Set Your CreativE SPIRIT FREE
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Acadian Arts Spring Retreat at Grey Havens Inn: Set Your CreativE SPIRIT FREE


with Kat Logan

Calendar May 23, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Set Your CreativE SPIRIT FREE with Grammy nominated singer-songwriter, artist, and teacher Kat Logan. Drawing on the power of art to find your magic within!! Creativity is the magic of making something happen and letting something happen. In our time together, we will explore our true creative nature by opening to your intuition, your storehouse of knowing to express your talent. "Talent" coming from the Greek word, "Talentum", a Grecian weight, a sum of Gold). Come and find your GOLD! We will work on a variety of materials, all which are provided, and keep a process journal to begin a daily practice that you can take home with you! All levels of ability are welcome! For more information about this workshop you are welcome to call Kat Logan at her home number 207-226-7446 and visit her website at

Acadian Arts Spring Retreat at Grey Havens Inn: Watercolor Painting


with Mary_ Laury_

Calendar May 23, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Watercolor Painting is an exciting medium; it flows and moves and does beautiful things. Instructor Mary Laury has been recognized for her work by the Maine Arts Commission. Workshop participants will do landscapes and seascapes in this 4 session course. If you have never painted in watercolors we will start at the beginning. If you have painted before, you will pick up some new tips and tricks as well. We all learn together! We'll begin with a demo and lesson. Weather permitting, we will go outside for plein air painting. This Inn has a breathtaking view, visible from the lawn, porch, and parlor. Later in the week we'll finish up with show and tell. We will do studies of sky, water, and rocks, culminating in a finished painting (or two) of a seascape. Materials will be provided, but bring what you have. Mary will contact each participant with a list of optional supplies. For more about Mary visit her website

Full Course

Driver's Education: Brunswick High School May


with Terry Goan

Calendar May 23, 2022 at 4:45 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Are you 15 years of age or older and want your State of Maine permit to prepare for your driving exam? We offer driver education courses to help build strong, safe, and confident drivers. Students are awarded an instructional permit upon completing the course with a grade of 80 percent or better. If the student requires medication and has a medical condition, please contact the office or click on the link below for the required medical form. Total hours of instruction is 40; 30 in the classroom and 10 hours behind the wheel. Full payment of $495 is due at the time of registration. If a student withdraws from the course, $75 is withheld from the refund to cover program costs. Only employee discounts for this class. If you are employed by MSAD 75, RSU 1, Brunswick, or Wiscasset school departments, please call Merrymeeting to register by phone. Driver Medical Evaluation CR24 Topsham Campus

Please bring a birth certificate or passport to the first class and a pen to every class. Parents are required to attend the last half hour of the first class.  

Disclaimer: Due to the instructor's full-time job, a class may run from 5:30 pm-8:30 pm. Please always check your email. A notice will be sent out on the day of the class.

Class Times 4:45 pm - 7:45 pm


May 23,24,25,31

June 1,6,7,8,13,14 ~ Final Exam  

Waiting List Policy: The waiting list is for the CURRENT CLASS only. If there is a cancellation before the class starts, we will email all students on the current waiting list to let them know a seat has opened up. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The WAITING LIST is for cancellations only, we DO NOT transfer students from one waiting list to another. Please continue to check out our website for new classes and register. 

Full Course

Natural, Polled, Disbudded and Dehorned


with Sherri Talbot

Calendar May 24, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

What's the difference and what does it mean for your goats - All about a goat's horns, keeping them, leaving them and everything in between! Will include an introduction to one of our critically endangered San Clemente Island goats - known for their very impressive horns and a demonstration on head control to prevent accidents.

Saffron and Honey Homestead seeks to educate in the following ways: We want to provide you with the knowledge to make informed decisions about raising your own animals in a healthy, sustainable way. We can show your children where their food comes from, so that they grow up with a positive respect for the world around them. Whether you live in a rural, animal loving farmhouse, or a small urban apartment, we can help you become a little more self-sufficient. We can help you choose breeds and methods that will work best for your lifestyle. We love talking about food!

Pet Portraits in Acrylic


with Shirley Anderson

Calendar May 26, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Paint your pet in acrylic. After signing up for class, Email the teacher at least 5 high quality pictures of your pet, Dog cat rooster whatever you got to: ( your pet photo will be simply sketched onto a canvas, while you will take care of the painting. Use of fun colors and playfulness are a must in this class! Canvas and paints are supplied.

Pies and Tarts, Oh My


with Deb Arter

Calendar May 26, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Have you suffered through pastry mishaps or despaired over runny pie filling? Let Deb help you with that. In one evening, we will make a standard two-crust Strawberry Rhubarb pie that will get rave reviews every time you make it, as well as a fresh fruit tart that is sure to please. Hands-on time with instruction, recipes, tips and liberal tasting opportunities assure that this is a class you won’t want to miss. Be sure to bring a plastic tub to take home samples, as well as an apron and your favorite rolling pin that has been gathering dust in the closet! Class size limited. $10 material fee included in price of class. The only eligible discount for this class is the $5.00 promotional code, mention DEB when registering over the phone. 

Brunswick: Maine Driving Dynamics


with Ron Jack

Calendar May 31, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Maine Driving Dynamics offers drivers the opportunity to improve their defensive driving abilities. This 5-hour course includes collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes, and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine’s highways. The course is taught by a certified Maine Driving Dynamics instructor. Those completing the course receive a 3-point credit on their driving record. Must attend both evenings. Those ages 15 to 64 pay $40 and those 65-plus pay $25. For senior discount, please call 729-7323 to register.


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Nordic Walking


with Barbara McGranahan

Calendar Jun 1, 2022 at 5 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Nordic Walking is like cross country skiing without the skis and is one of the fastest-growing outdoor activities in the world. It burns 20 to 40 percent more calories than regular walking, develops upper body strength, increases safety by adding upright stability, while educing the impact on lower body weight-bearing joints. It improves neck and chest mobility, enhances mood, and is a fun and social way to enjoy the outdoors year round. Nordic walking is suitable for everyone from the beginning exerciser to the active athlete. Please wear comfortable footwear and dress for outdoor weather. Equipment rental fee $9 or bring a set of Nordic Walking poles.

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