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Online Aug. 4: Edible & Medicinal Mushrooms of New England & Eastern Canada
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Online Aug. 4: Edible & Medicinal Mushrooms of New England & Eastern Canada

$25

with David Spahr, Merrymeeting Adult Education

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.11 Captain Information Session

Free

with John Coffin, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Aug 11, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you interested in obtaining a USCG Captain’s License? Do you want to learn the differences between an OUPV Captain license and a Master 100GT license, and what is required for each? This informational session will answer these questions and others you may have about the two licenses. Also discussed will be the different methods of completing the course requirements (classroom, blended, or online), and the cost structure of each will be explained. This information session is free, but please register in advance, so the instructor knows how many will be attending.

Online Aug 11: Chaga Facts

$25

with David Spahr, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Aug 11, 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 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 Aug. 15: CBD - Healing Without The High

$55

with Stacy Moore, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Aug 15, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

The hemp plant is full of naturally-occurring cannabinoids that can help the body bring itself back into balance again. In this class you will explore how CBD interacts with the body, discover different extraction and delivery methods, and find out how to select the right product for you.

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 Aug. 17: ABCs of ASL

Free

with Martin Samelson, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Aug 17, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Learn the American Sign Language handshapes for the manual alphabet (ABCs) in a FREE 30-minute mini-lesson. Join college professor Martin Samelson in a quick and fun ZOOM session to learn these 26 handshapes. They are one of the basic elements of fingerspelling and signing. He will provide a free manual alphabet chart, practice material, and practice websites. 

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.

Limited enrollment.

 

 

Online Aug 18: Farming with Native Plants

$25

with David Spahr, Merrymeeting Adult Education

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, Merrymeeting Adult Education

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, Merrymeeting Adult Education

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.   

 





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