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Adult Tennis 123

$45

with Andrea Georgian

Calendar Nov 7, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 3 weeks

Tennis Anyone? It’s for Everyone! Adult Tennis 123 is a funway to learn to play tennis or to refresh existing tennis skills!Meets for 3 weeks on Tues, Wed, or Sat each month. This is alifetime sport perfect for any age and level. Select which startdate is right for you: October: Tues, Oct 3, 9-10am, Wed, Oct4, 6-7pm, or Sat, Oct 7, 10-11am; November: Wed, Nov 1, 6-7pm, Sat, Nov 4, 10-11 am or Tues, Nov 7, 9-10 am; December:Sat, Dec 2, 10-11 am, Tues, Dec 5, 9-10 am or Wed, Dec 6, 6-7pm. No discounts. Please call 729-7323 to sign up for this classto specify your start date.

Bachata
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Bachata

$55

with Anna Golendukhina

Calendar Jul 19, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Join us for an introduction to Bachata! Students will learn the basic of the Bachata footwork and some simple, fun moves that will get you out on the dance floor. You will learn how to connect with any partner, and build your confidence dancing to different styles and tempos of music. No dance partner needed. We recommend all dance students wear flat shoes.

Beginning to Stay Home Alone
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Beginning to Stay Home Alone

$30

with Judy Emch

Calendar Aug 8, 2017 at 10 am

Using games, puzzles, and discussion , students ages 8-11 learn the knowledge and skills needed to begin to stay home alone. Students learn about safe snacks and activities as well how to deal with potential problems, such as a fire or medical emergency. Includes a take-home booklet to be shared with parents. No discounts. Instructor: Judy Emch Tuesday & Wednesday, August 8 & 9,10:00 am - 12:00 pm Location: Adult Ed Center $30/$35 NR

Botanical Drawing - Weeds
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Botanical Drawing - Weeds

$30

with Lilian Bates

Calendar Aug 10, 2017 at 9:30 am

Our gardens are blooming and flowers are filling our senses with spectacular color and aroma. What lies beneath and between our well cared for blooms? WEEDS! We spray, we pull, and still they persist. There is a quiet dignity to the lonely weed. Dig them up, put them in a pot, and bring the pot to a very interesting class. As always, each student will receive individual attention. Please bring drawing paper, tracing paper, 2H and HB graphite pencils, kneaded eraser, sharpener, colored pencils, clear plastic ruler, masking tape, drawing board, foamcore or masonite work best. Please bring snacks and lunch. Experience required. No discounts. Instructor: Lili Bates Thursday, August 10, 9:30 - 3:00 pm Location: Adult Ed. Center $30 / $35 NR

Botanical Drawing, Market Flowers in Color

$60

with Lilian Bates

Calendar Sep 8, 2017 at 9:30 am

Enjoy this two day workshop using graphite and / or colored pencil techniques to capture the beautiful colors and details of flowers from our local markets. Some flowers will be provided, but students are encouraged to bring their own subjects, either from the market, or one’s own garden. As always, each student will receive individual attention. Please bring drawing paper, tracing paper, 2h, HB graphite pencils, kneaded eraser, sharpener, colored pencils, clear plastic ruler, masking tape, drawing board , foamcore, masonite is best. Please bring snacks & lunch. Experience required. No discounts. Instructor: Lili Bates Friday & Saturday, September 8 & 9, 9:30 - 3:00 pm Location: Adult Ed. Center $60 / $65 NR

Bus Driver
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Bus Driver

$285

with Ray Dyer

Class B Commercial Trucks and School Bus

Commercial Driver License, Class B Commercial Trucks and School Bus with Automatic Transmission

Step 1: Get and complete a Commercial Driver License Application and Physical Exam Form @ http://www.maine.gov/sos/bmv/forms/

Step 2: Get a physical

Step 3: Send in your application and the physical form with a fee of $35 for Class B and $10 for school bus.  It will take 6 weeks to receive your exam date.

Step 4: Study the Maine Commercial Manual Driver License Handbook, section on CDL and school bus and the section on alcohol

Step 5: When you get your permit DO NOT send road test card to the state – that will be done once you have completed the course

Step 6:  Call Merrymeeting Adult Ed they will contact Ray Dyer to contact you

Step 7: Once Ray has contacted you, pay Merrymeeting the fee for the driver training $285

Once the student attends the first lesson they will NOT be eligible for a refund

If you they do NOT complete the class within five months they will need to pay the full amount again

Computer Tutoring
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Computer Tutoring

$40

Get one-on-one instruction with a tutor to help with whatever challenges you are having on your Mac or PC.  In your own home or her at the adult ed center.  Call 729-7323 and we will put you in touch with one of our experts to have all your questions answered!  $40/hour

Edible Mushroom Collecting Walk
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Edible Mushroom Collecting Walk

$45

with Long Branch School

Calendar Aug 13, 2017 at 1 pm

This course will include walking the woods to find edible mushrooms along with detailed descriptions of habitat and structure of mushrooms. Please contact the school to learn more about the specific location of the walk. David Spahr has collected edible mushrooms for 39 years. He is a member of the Maine Mycological Society and the North American Mycological Assoc. He is on the Maine Mushroom Task Force developing rules for the foraging and sale of wild mushrooms.    Every walk bears a different bounty depending on the weather as much as location.  The majority of the mushrooms found in nature are often not edible, but learning this element is even more important than knowing which ones to eat.  David’s depth of experience really shows in that he is a walking mycological encyclopedia. Required Supply List: Notebook and pen to take notes on your finds is very useful. A GPS may be an even better solution; basket, mesh or other bags, wax or brown paper, knife, bug repellant, hat, water or other refreshment and a snack, glove, waterproof boots (preferred), tall socks you can tuck your pant legs, optional: vest with pockets or backpack, field guide, magnifying glass. Minimum age with adult: 12.





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