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Legally Speaking

Free

with Madelyn Breerwood

Calendar Mar 4, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Participants will learn about the legal system, with a focus on planning for their own future and the future of loved ones. Topics will include wills, trusts, powers of attorney, death tax, guardianship/conservatorship, elder care, and more. Bring your own legal questions! Class meets on Zoom.

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

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Chicken Ropa Vieja, Tony Style!
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Chicken Ropa Vieja, Tony Style!

$30

with Tony Garreton

One of Tony's favorite Cuban dishes, this is typically made with beef, but you can make it with chicken or pork. We will pair this with delicious white rice and black beans. As a bonus, you will get to experience Tony's delightful personality and his passion for cooking!  It's fun and a great way to do something with your loved ones far away! You can get the ingredients list at Merrymeeting.org. Tony will ask you to prep a bit before the class starts. This recipe feeds 4-6 people. No discounts. The class takes place on Zoom.

Students must have an audio and video-enabled desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone to access class.

Session IV: Beginning French, Continuing

$48

with Laurie Notch

Calendar Mar 10, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This class is for anyone who wants to learn just enough French to get by in a French-speaking country (or province), as well as those who want a refresher. We’ll cover pronunciation, basic phrases, and essential vocabulary. Along the way get tips on travel and culture from your teacher, who has lived and traveled in Europe, Africa, and Asia. Students are responsible for ordering their own book prior to the start of class: "Barron’s E-Z French." This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

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

Basic Printmaking at Home

$65

with Jaime Wing

Calendar Mar 11, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Have you ever wanted to try relief printmaking but didn't know where to start? With this basic online livestream course, use soft linoleum to start making your own greeting cards, patches, T-shirts, and more! The class will meet on Zoom. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date. No discounts.

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

Session I Chaga Facts

$25

with David Spahr

Calendar Mar 16, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Join author David Spahr for an indoor presentation and discussion of Chaga. This details all aspects of Chaga "mushroom" (Inonotus obliquus) including where to find them, how to use them, and current science. Many aspects are shown including those most never see. David has collected edible and medicinal 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.

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

Make Up Techniques for Your Features

$25

with Candace Sanborn

Calendar Mar 18, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Do you avoid wearing makeup because you don't like looking "made up"? Have your features changed with time and you’re not sure what to do? In this online class, you’ll learn easy makeup tips that give you an enhanced, natural appearance! By providing a close-up photo of your face, we’ll identify your face, eye, and lip shapes so you can learn makeup application techniques for your features. Bring your makeup to apply what you learn as we go! Class takes place on Zoom. No discounts.

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

Session II - Painting with Acrylics for Beginners
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Session II - Painting with Acrylics for Beginners

$100
Calendar Mar 23, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Acrylics are a great medium for beginners. Video demonstrations will be provided that focus on various aspects of painting including color-mixing, composition, and a variety of acrylic mediums, tools, and techniques. Access several videos each week at your convenience to learn about topics like color-mixing, using contrast, and creating interesting still life and landscape compositions. Then join our online group workshops so we can discuss the video topics, answer questions, and share your work for critique. (Sharing is optional, of course.) All skill levels welcome! Class meets on Zoom.

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 - Intermediate Painting with Acrylics

$100
Calendar Mar 24, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Acrylics are a great medium for both beginners and experienced artists. Videos that focus on various aspects of painting, including color mixing, composition, and a variety of mediums, tools, and techniques will be provided. Access several videos each week at your convenience to review topics like color-mixing, using contrast, and creating interesting still life and landscape compositions. We’ll also expand your understanding of using texture, painting big, and mixed media art. Then join our online group workshops to discuss the video topics, answer questions, and share your work for critique. (Sharing work is optional, of course.) Class meets on Zoom.

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





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