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Medicare 101 2.9.23


with Anna Moorman, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Feb 9, 2023 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week
Anna Moorman, of Allen Insurance & Financial, is a licensed insurance agent with a decade of experience helping individuals find the right Medicare coverage based on one's personal needs, budget, and risk tolerance. During this class she will help answer questions including: What does Medicare cover? What does Medicare NOT cover? When can I enroll in Medicare? What is a Medicare Advantage plan? What is a Medicare Supplement plan?

Beekeeping-Is it for Me? Feb


with Peter Cowin, Ellsworth Adult & Community Education

Calendar Feb 13, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Beekeeping is a wonderful and fascinating hobby and for Peter, a profession, or should that be obsession? This 90 minute interactive class explores what it is like to keep bees, what is the equipment needed, where to go for help and advice, what is the cost and what are the rewards.

For those who decide to take up the hobby, Peter will be running several follow-up, in depth classes. Have your list of questions ready!  This is a live online class using ZOOM.

 Peter Cowin aka, the Bee Whisperer, started keeping bees in the 70’s at the age of 11, and now tends to more than 130 colonies. He is past President of Penobscot County Beekeepers Association and mentor to many local beekeepers. Peter runs a beekeeping supply store in Hampden Maine. He sells packaged bees and produces queensand makes hundreds of nucleus colonies for sale each year. His bees produce thousands of pounds of honey per year sold under the Bee Whisperer name. Peter has been teaching beekeeping at his honey farm and in Adult Ed for more than 8 years.

Indoor Golf Center Orientation 2.15.23
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Indoor Golf Center Orientation 2.15.23


with Craig Wilson, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Feb 15, 2023 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Learn how to use and play indoor golf. MRC has 3 indoor golf bays equipped with the TrackMan 4 golf simulator. The TrackMan 4 is the leader in golf simulator play. Favored by more PGA players, the TrackMan 4 tracks and displays the full trajectory of any shot, from short putts to 300 yard drives, pinpointing the landing position with superior accuracy. It also maps the shot’s 3D trajectory in real-time, together with all impact and launch information. Join us for an hour of instruction and an hour of play. Orientations are the first and third Wednesday of every month. MRC staff will walk you through how to set and play in our simulators. You can choose between the driving range and course play. There are over 120 different courses you can play.

Pet Portraits in Acrylic


with Shirley Anderson, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Feb 16, 2023 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Paint your pet in acrylic. After signing up for class, Email the teacher at least 5 high quality pictures of your pet, Dog cat rooster whatever you got to: ( your pet photo will be simply sketched onto a canvas, while you will take care of the painting. Use of fun colors and playfulness are a must in this class! Canvas and paints are supplied.

Edible & Medicinal Mushrooms of New England, Session II


with David Spahr, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Feb 16, 2023 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.

Merrymeeting Art Camp: February Vacation


with Jennifer Linskey, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Feb 20, 2023 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Like art, but don't have enough time during the school year? Get ready to draw, paint, make prints, explore collage, and get into a creative headspace in a weeklong art experience. We will work from observation, abstraction, and try out working from imagination. You will learn to: compose your pieces in different ways as we talk about composition, discover what makes an image feel more or less “real”, and expand your comfort zone of materials and techniques. No worries if you haven't had art for awhile, come join us for some winter art making fun! ***Ages 11-14.

Invasive Bittersweet: Bird Feeder


with Zack Rouda, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Feb 25, 2023 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

So-called "invasive" or round-leafed bittersweet is a creeping vine with inedible berries that is considered invasive in North America. Frustrating to gardeners and arborists, and not readily favored by birds, bittersweet is a largely useless bane on wild land. We can use traditional harvesting techniques to tend invasive bittersweet in the wild: harvesting material for baskets while controlling and suppressing future damaging growth. Learn to make a beautiful woven window feeder for birds! We'll cover identification, collection, processing and storage, and creation, including the basics of stake-and-strand waling and randing weaves.

Spinner Ring


with Alice Carroll, York Adult Education

Calendar Feb 25, 2023 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Make your own fun ring with moving parts. Great ring to wear if you like to figit. This is a beginner workshop that will focus on learning how to size your ring and your metal, textures and soldering. Each student will have time to try stamping, roller printing, and hammered textures. The ring will be textured, then soldered and shaped, polished and at the very end we will add the spinners to the ring, so that they move freely. No experience necessary, all materials and tools supplied. Alice Carroll, who has a BFA from Maine College of Art and an MFA from Rochester Technology of Art, School for American Crafts, was an Artist in Residence at Penland School of Crafts in NC for two years. She came back to Maine in 1994 and has been teaching at Heartwood College of Art, Sanctuary Arts, and River Tree Arts.

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