Your browser is not optimized for viewing this website.

More information »

Merrymeeting Adult Education



By Subject

Bus Driver on the Road Training
Online Registration Unavailable

Bus Driver on the Road Training

$285

with Ray Dyer

Calendar Mar 3, 2021

Once you have obtained your permit, you can register with Merrymeeting Adult Education to complete your on-road driving requirement.  The cost for this is $285 which, includes the use of a bus and an instructor for 10 hours. Call to register, 729-7323. No discounts

Digital Photography I - Introduction to Lighting

$35

with Leah Haraden

Calendar May 17, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn or fine-tune your lighting skills with Leah such as various types of lighting sources commonly used in photography. We will start off with natural sunlight and continuous light and work our way to on-camera and off-camera flash with examples and comparisons of each. By the end of this short introductory class, you will learn to see light better and use it to best suit the composition of your scene or subject. Class meets on Zoom. No discounts.

Students must have an audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

Session II: Malaga Island History Talk

$25

with Alice Bean Andrenyak, MMG

Calendar May 18, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 1 week

Malaga Island is a 41-acre island at the mouth of the New Meadows River in Casco Bay, ME. It was the site of an interracial community from the Civil War until 1911 when the residents were forcibly evicted from the island. Travel back in history and learn about who used the island before the colony, about the colony and its history, and then about it now. Take a virtual tour with Master Maine Guide, Alice Bean Andrenyak, who specializes in its tumultuous history. The class takes place on Zoom. No discounts.

Students must have an audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate.

Will run

Basic Pistol Handling for Women

$150

with Alice Bean Andrenyak, MMG

Calendar May 19, 2021 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

This women's-only NRA basic pistol class is for the first-time handgun owner, women who have never fired a handgun, and those who are curious about shooting handguns. We will cover handgun safety, basic shooting positions, how to load and unload your handgun, proper hand position for shooting, aiming, what to do when a malfunction happens, cleaning, safe storage, how to choose a handgun, and more safety. This one-day workshop includes range time. Students do not need to own a handgun to participate. If a student certifies (passes a written exam and a shooting qualification), they may use the certificate to apply for a Maine Concealed Carry Permit. Students will be given an NRA textbook when they come to the first class. For more information about range time, please contact Alice directly at alice@amaineguide.comPrice includes the $50 fee for Range time.

Session I Foraging

$40

with David Spahr

Calendar May 30, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

This 2.5 hour course will include walking the woods to find edible wild food along with detailed descriptions for habitat and structure of the plants. David has been foraging for over 50 years. No equipment is absolutely necessary but a knife and basket or paper bags are optional. No discounts. Covid 19 safety protocols will be followed, including masks and social distancing.

Full Course

Session III Edible & Medicinal Mushrooms of New England

$25

with David Spahr

Calendar Jun 8, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Join author David Spahr for an indoor presentation and discussion of edible and medicinal mushrooms, identification, tools, and equipment for harvesting, as well as books, materials, and other resources. David has collected edible mushrooms for 46 years. He is a member of the Maine Mycological Association and the North American Mycological Association. No discounts. The class takes place on Zoom. No discounts.

Students must have an audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate.

Session II: Map & Compass Level I

$50

with Alice Bean Andrenyak, MMG

Calendar Jun 8, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn how to read a topographic map and DeLorme Gazetteer, colors of a map, symbols used, topography, and more. Learn latitude and longitude and locating your position, parts of a compass, how to make a bearing on a map, and determining distance. Introduction to using a compass outside will be covered but not practiced. The class takes place on Zoom. No discounts.

Students must have an audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate.

Session II Foraging

$40

with David Spahr

Calendar Jun 27, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

This 2.5 hour course will include walking the woods to find edible wild food along with detailed descriptions for habitat and structure of the plants. David has been foraging for over 50 years.  No equipment is absolutely necessary but a knife and basket or paper bags are optional.  No discounts. Covid 19 safety protocols will be followed, including masks and social distancing.

Will run





Forgot password?
Staff Log In