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Online JuIy 7: Edible & Medicinal Mushrooms

$25

with David Spahr

Calendar Jul 7, 2020 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. 

This class is offered through 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.

Online July 13: DIY Nature Camp for Parents and Summer Caregivers

$100

with Alice Bean Andrenyak, MMG

Calendar Jul 13, 2020 , runs for 1 week

Join Master Maine Guide Alice Bean Andrenyak for a week of inspiration to create a nature camp for your kids. Access daily class materials on your own schedule at www.mainee-learning.com where you will find an outline to follow, videos, downloads for activities and worksheets, songs to sing, nature crafts, nature exploration on a theme each day, Forest Bathing activities and similar supports. Each day a new section will open so that the parents and caregivers can download the material and use it with their children at home. 

The outline, if done completely will take approximately 60 to 90 minutes. 

Students must have access to the internet, an active email account, and an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. 

Online July 14: Crochet - Get Creative with Granny Squares!

$75

with Trisha Morey

Calendar Jul 14, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

We will be making granny squares and then exploring the many things that can be made using them. The options are nearly as limitless as working with panels, so let’s get creative!

This class is offered in part through video conferencing platforms, like Zoom or Webex. Students must have access to the internet, an active email account, and an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. 

Merrymeeting will email information about accessing the class prior to its start date.   

 

Online July 14: Chaga Facts

$25

with David Spahr

Calendar Jul 14, 2020 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, 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. 

This class is offered through 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.

Online July 21: Farming with Native Plants

$25

with David Spahr

Calendar Jul 21, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Author David Spahr has an extensive native farming project. In this class he will discuss and illustrate the hows and whys of farming with native plants' trees, and bushes.

This class is offered through 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.

Online July 24: History of Malaga Island

$25

with Alice Bean Andrenyak, MMG

Calendar Jul 24, 2020 at 3 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. 

This class is offered through video conferencing and/or pre-recorded video, or a combination of the two. 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.

Online July 28: Beautiful You and Color!

$25

with Candace Sanborn

Calendar Jul 28, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Have you ever noticed when you are wearing certain colors people comment on your looks? Learn how to look healthier and more attractive by dressing for your eye, hair and skin coloring as well as for your face shape. In this one evening workshop each attendee will have the opportunity to be draped in different shades of colors to demonstrate how choosing the right shades impacts your appearance and compliments your skin. Participants will also learn their face shape and receive overall tips on how to choose glasses, hairstyles and necklines that are the most flattering for their features. Bring paper and pen to take notes for your next shopping trip or to bring home and redesign what you wear! Limited seats, sign up early! No discounts.

This class is offered in part through video conferencing platforms, like Zoom or Webex. Students must have access to the internet, an active email account, and an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. 

Merrymeeting will email information about accessing the class prior to its start date.   

 

Online JuIy 28: Edible & Medicinal Mushrooms of New England & Eastern Canada

$25

with David Spahr

Calendar Jul 28, 2020 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. 

This class is offered through 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.





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