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A Day in the City: Chinatown & The Dragon Boat Festival
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A Day in the City: Chinatown & The Dragon Boat Festival

$99

with Chris Toy, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Jun 9, 2019 at 7:15 am, runs for 1 week

Experience the flavors of Boston’s Chinatown with master chef Chris Toy! Enjoy a guided tour of Chinatown and explore the traditions, customs, and history of Chinese culture in Boston. Savor traditional Chinese Dim Sum at one of Chinatown’s oldest restaurants, where Chris and his family have been dining since before he could speak English! Don’t miss out on the action at the 40th Annual Boston Dragon Boat Festival on the Charles River! Get ready for dragon boat races, traditional arts and crafts, cultural performances and vendors, and the authentic flavors of Chinese culture! Make the most of your day in the city with international flavor! Transportation is included in the cost of the trip and will be provided by Amtrak and MBTA. This trip is designed for active individuals who are comfortable walking long distances. Meals are not included in the cost of the trip, so please plan accordingly. Please dress appropriately for the weather; bring layers and comfortable walking shoes. Please bring snacks and water, sunscreen, and a sense of adventure! Contact Freeport Adult Ed., 865-6171 to register or for more information.

Absolute Beginner Yoga Session II

$60

with Ann Kimmage, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Mar 21, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 6 weeks

You’re tempted and would like the chance to give yoga a try but aren’t sure where to start. These gentle poses and helpful modifications are perfect for beginners and those who are new to yoga and might lack flexibility. Enliven, de-stress, and maintain a healthy body with yoga and mindfulness techniques taught by an experienced, certified yoga and stress management instructor.

Acid Etched Glass

$40

with Penny Hartwell, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Apr 3, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Want to create a unique holiday gift for someone special, for yourself or both? Here’s your opportunity learn how to create beautiful designs on glass using an acid etching technique. Penny will provide many designs to choose from to create your personalized items. Great class for the novice craftsman! Bring four pieces of glass to etch – perfect for wine glasses or beer mugs. Fee for additional materials of $8 included in price of course. No discounts.

America's Boating Course

$70

with Wawenock Sail and Power Squadron, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Mar 5, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Learn the basics of boating: trailering, rules of the road, navigational lights and buoys, and the use of compass for bearings. This course meets the requirements of most states for a recreational boating license. Taught by United States Power Squadron certified instructors. Cost for couples sharing materials is $95; please call Merrymeeting Adult Education for your discount. No other discounts.

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American English Accent AM
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American English Accent AM

Free

with Joanna Bragdon, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Mar 6, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 16 weeks

Are you learning to speak and write English? Do you find it difficult to pronounce words correctly or to be understood when you speak? Students will learn to overcome common pronunciation problems: Troublesome vowel sounds, stressed and unstressed syllables, and timing or flow of spoken American English. Individuals are encouraged to progress at their own pace. Classes include multi-level students. Materials included. Please call Paul Elisha, academic counselor, at 729-7323, for more information.

American English Accent PM
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American English Accent PM

Free

with Joanna Bragdon, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Mar 7, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 13 weeks

Are you learning to speak and write English? Do you find it difficult to pronounce words correctly or to be understood when you speak? Students will learn to overcome common pronunciation problems: Troublesome vowel sounds, stressed and unstressed syllables, and timing or flow of spoken American English. Individuals are encouraged to progress at their own pace. Classes include multi-level students. Materials included. Please call Paul Elisha, academic counselor, at 729-7323, for more information.

American Red Cross Babysitter's Training with Pediatric First Aid/CPR

$100

with Judith Emch, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Mar 24, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks
Parents, do you have an 11- to 15-year-old child who would like to start babysitting? They will learn the knowledge and skills needed to care for children while parents are away in this two-session class. Students will learn basic caregiving skills, as well as child and personal safety. Successful completion includes Child and Infant CPR/ First Aid. Must bring lunch/snack/drink. A great class with lots of information for the young tween and teen.

Archery Hunter Safety

$10

with Reggie Read, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Mar 24, 2019 at 8:30 am

Maine offers Archery Hunter Safety Education courses in three different formats: standard classroom, home study or online. Courses vary in presentation and teaching style as well as student work requirements outside of the classroom. Courses are taught by trained, certified volunteer instructors according to statewide standards. Courses cover the following topics: laws, safety, equipment, first-aid and survival, map and compass, ethics, and landowner relations.

The Standard Classroom Course consists of 10 hours of classroom instruction. Students must demonstrate to the instructor that they can safely handle a bow, participate in activities, bring in a survival kit with appropriate contents and pass a 50 question test with a grade of at least 70%.

The Home Study Course consists of about 9 hours of classroom instruction broken up into a 3 hour introduction followed by either 2 nights or one day of classroom and activities. Students are required to complete a workbook or chapter reviews from an internet course both of which complement the student manual. Students must demonstrate to the instructor that they can safely handle a bow, participate in activities, bring in a survival kit with appropriate contents and pass a 50 question test with a grade of at least 70%.

The Online Course requires that students complete the knowledge portion of the course online and attend a skills and exam day which is about 7 hours. Students complete quizzes and exam as they do the online course and are provided with a voucher to attend the skills and exam day upon completion of the online exam. In the skills and exam session students must demonstrate to the instructor that they can safely handle a bow, participate in activities, bring in a survival kit with appropriate contents and pass a 50 question test with a grade of at least 70%.

Students must complete the online course and provide voucher number to register for the Skills and Exam Day. Students must also bring the voucher to the first class. Please visit bowhunter-ed.com/maine/ to complete the online portion of the course.





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