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Merrymeeting Adult Education



General Enrichment

Let It Go! w/ Tony

$70

with Tony Garreton

Calendar Jun 21, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 9 weeks

"Let it Go with Tony" is under TDF (Tony Dance Fiesta LLC) and is not only a dance program that helps you physically by burning calories and keeping you fit, but it also helps you fight depression, it will encourage you to feel empowered and confident. It will be a time dedicated especially to you, where you will laugh, dance, without being judged. This class is for everybody, gender, age and shape… you will go at your own pace, just like you would in a nightclub or in a family party! Course fee is for 6 sessions with Tony. Participation can be either in-person or remote via Zoom!

Merrymeeting Scrabble Tournament
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Merrymeeting Scrabble Tournament

$10

with Merrymeeting Staff

Merrymeeting is hosting a Scrabble Tournament this summer! Join us for a fun and word-filled afternoon of friendly competition. Registration is for single players only; 16 max. Four games of four players will be running simultaneously during the first round, with the four finalists from each game facing off in the last game. *Workshop fee of $10 will be considered a donation to Merrymeeting. There will be NO cash prizes. Winner will receive a trophy and a basket full of Merrymeeting swag. Snacks & drinks will be provided.

Foggy Forest

$35

with Shirley Anderson

Calendar Aug 17, 2022 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

In this class you will learn how to capture the beautiful effects of fog in a wooded forest.  In this class you can choose to carpet your forest floor with your choice of several different plants, Lily of the valleys, Snow drops, Mushrooms, Lady Slippers are just a few. Materials provided.

Sea Glass and Broken Pottery

$35

with Shirley Anderson

Calendar Aug 24, 2022 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

Various colors  of tumbled glass and pottery will enable you to create that beautiful seaside art that you'll enjoy or give as a gift.  Driftwood seashells and picture frames are just a few of the extras that make this class so popular. Materials provided.

Card-Making 101: Autumn Session

$60

with Stephanie Fenderson

Calendar Sep 6, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Welcome to our first autumn greeting card-making class, beginner to intermediate level. Fall happens to be a favorite season for many, including myself. The several cards we will be creating will reflect the autumn palette. We will be using mixed media. A materials fee of $10 must be paid to the instructor on the first night of class, cash only please. The fee will include all supplies and materials needed for the greeting card-making process. Please arrive a few minutes early, to not disrupt class in session as instruction requires attentiveness. Hope to see you all soon, let's have some fun!

Beginning French

$150

with Laurie Notch

Calendar Sep 13, 2022 at 4 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Voulez-vous apprendre le français? Learn French essentials or revive French learned from decades ago! We’ll cover pronunciation, basic phrases, structure and vocabulary with the textbook Barron's E-Z French.

KRAV MAGA Women’s ONLY Self-Defense

$145

with Graydon Lewis

Calendar Sep 13, 2022 at 5 pm, runs for 5 weeks

1 in 6 American women has been the victim of an assault in their lifetime. These numbers are not only astounding but sickening. Learn to defend yourself today; we want survivors, not statistics. Our instructors use the Krav Maga training for this class. Krav Maga is a top-of-the-line training that the military uses. Krav Maga teaches you how to anticipate an attack! It helps you to know exactly how to escape in any real-life scenario. You'll learn throughout your class some of the strikes and blows that work in specific scenarios. Light fitness movements, along with punches, kicks, groin kicks, choke defenses, and more incorporated into our classes!

Coed NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting

$125

with Alice Bean Andrenyak

Calendar Sep 13, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The Coed NRA Basics of Pistol Handling will cover safety at home and the range, principal parts and types of actions, how to handle a pistol in a safe manner, fundamentals of pistol shooting, pistol shooting positions, common malfunctions and cleaning, selecting a pistol, and qualifying on a range. The course meets the state of Maine minimum for a Concealed Carry Permit if you pass the 50 question written exam, and qualify by putting 5 rounds in 4 target circles (20 rounds total) at 10 feet. Students will receive the NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting textbook. You do not need to own a pistol for this class, but if you do, you are encouraged to bring it to class with no ammunition. Range time will be scheduled separately from the classroom sessions. If you wish to shoot at the range to qualify and do not own a pistol, one will be provided with 50 rounds of ammunition for $25. If bringing your own pistol to the range, bring 50 rounds of ammunition. Optional Two hour range instruction costs remain: $50/person + optional $25 handgun rental if needed. No discounts.

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