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Online Aug 18: Farming with Native Plants

$25

with David Spahr

Calendar Aug 18, 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 Aug. 25: Edible & Medicinal Mushrooms of New England & Eastern Canada

$25

with David Spahr

Calendar Aug 25, 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 Aug 31: Make Your Own Face Masks
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Online Aug 31: Make Your Own Face Masks

$30

with Trisha Morey

Prerequisite: Must know how to use a sewing machine.

Description (Level: Intermediate): We will be learning how to make masks that are suitable for the medical community and front line workers, using both suggestions from the information published by the CDC, the World Health Organization and from private interviews that I have conducted with medical staff on their needs regarding mask design.

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.   

 

Mask Making Session I
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Mask Making Session I

$30

with Trisha Morey

Merrymeeting is sorry to report that this class is cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control.

We will be learning how to make masks following the CDC safety guides on stitch placement and how to sew stitches in a safer way by making as few holes as possible. The instructor makes and donates masks for the medical community and frontline workers, however these masks can be worn by anyone, it’s a fun and easy skill to learn whether you intend these for yourself, your loved ones, or as a trade skill. This class is for anyone who really enjoys sewing. We can craft and create something that helps others at the same time! Prerequisite: Must have a basic knowledge for how to use a sewing machine. Watch and follow the video before the first class. Available by: September 8th and October 19th. Video and materials list will be made available to students upon registration. No discounts. This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex. 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.

Astrology 101: 5-Week Course

$60

with Peggy Schick

Calendar Sep 17, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

The position in the sky of the planets at the exact date, time, and place you were born describe your personality and life themes with uncanny accuracy! In this introductory class, begin to interpret your natal chart by understanding your Ascendant, Sun, Moon, Inner Planets, and Nodes signs and houses. No text is required, but Stephen Arroyo's "Chart Interpretation Handbook" is recommended. Materials for this class can be access on the adult ed website under online courses. This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex. 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.

Farming with Native Plants

$25

with David Spahr

Calendar Sep 22, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

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. No discounts. This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex. 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.

The Art of Writing Horror

$76

with Laurie Notch

Calendar Sep 26, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 4 weeks

Poe, King, Shelley, Jackson... just a few names of successful writers who made their mark in horror. In this course will aspire to build our own monster stories by learning the tricks and treats of horror writing. A harrowing creative writing experiment for the Halloween season. This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex. 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.

Edible & Medicinal Mushrooms of New England

$25

with David Spahr

Calendar Sep 29, 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. No discounts. This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex. 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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