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Merrymeeting Adult Education

Topsham, ME

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Portraiture
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Portraiture

$130

with Trisha Morey, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Imagine being able to capture the likeness of a person. Though it might seem like an impossibility, there are steps and techniques available to help you attain that goal. Learn the fundamental base skill to draw, illustrate, or paint the person where the face and expression is predominate and display the likeness, personality, and mood of the person as well as what it means to create our interpretation of someone’s essence or likeness. No class April 20 and May 25.

Mac Users: Take Control of Your System Preferences

$32

with Jill Spencer, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Apr 13, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Merrymeeting will not hold classes at its facility and all sites through April 27, due to COVID 19. This class has been postponed until we can choose a new start date. If you would like to sign up, we will be in touch with you about when the class will meet.

Did you know that you can set your track pad/mouse to react to a multitude of finger swipes and taps? Or that you can set up your own keyboard short cuts? Futhermore, you can have your computer read back text you have written, making proofing and corretction more efficent. The amout of control we have over our devices is really amazing once we master our system preferences! Remember, anything you change you can always reverse. No discounts.

Just Once Piano for Busy People
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Just Once Piano for Busy People

$25

with Don Pride, Merrymeeting Adult Education

You don’t need years of weekly lessons to learn piano. In just a few hours, you can learn enough secrets of the trade to give you years of musical enjoyment. How do we do it? While regular piano teachers teach note reading, piano professionals use chords. And you can learn all the chords you’ll need to play any song in this one session. Any song. Any style. Any key. If you can find middle C and know the meaning of Every Good Boy Does Fine, you already know enough to enroll in this workshop. Required materials fee of $29 for workbook and practice CD is collected in class by the instructor. No discounts.

Civilian Safety Awareness

$20

with Mike Mercer, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Apr 14, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Merrymeeting will not hold classes at its facility and all sites through April 27, due to COVID 19. This class has been postponed until we can choose a new start date. If you would like to sign up, we will be in touch with you about when the class will meet.

Being violently attacked is 52 times more likely than experiencing a car accident, 229 times more likely than having your house catch fire and 1,000 times more likely than being in a plane crash. Numbers like these can be frightening, but the good news is that there are opportunities throughout your day to minimize threats to your safety. The Civilian Safety Awareness Program teaches you these precautions and helps you build habits that enhance your safety. Michael Mercer, founder/CEO of Michael Mercer Consulting LLC, is a retired police officer who spent nearly 30 years in law enforcement and crime prevention. You will be trained in verbal Judo, de-escalation techniques, and in the proper use of pepper spray. No discounts.

Independent Publishing, Introduction

$25

with Jenn Dean, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Apr 14, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Merrymeeting will not hold classes at its facility and all sites through April 27, due to COVID 19. This class has been postponed until we can choose a new start date. If you would like to sign up, we will be in touch with you about when the class will meet.

Are you ready to independently publish your book? Now is the best time to finish your manuscript and learn about the publishing options available. This class will guide authors through the steps needed to publish responsibly, effectively and learn to avoid the many pitfalls in the fast-changing world of independent publishing. Independent writers now have a whole new way of producing and marketing their books. Recent innovations in the rapidly changing technology in printing have created a boom in self-publishing. Good books that don’t meet traditional publisher’s criteria can now be affordably printed and marketed by self publishing authors.

Teach an Adult Ed Class in 2020! Session II

Free

with Dawn Wheeler, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Apr 14, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Merrymeeting will not hold classes at its facility and all sites through April 27, due to COVID 19. This class has been postponed until we can choose a new start date. If you would like to sign up, we will be in touch with you about when the class will meet.

Do you have a hobby or skill you would like to share? Have you taught a skill or subject in the past? Teaching adult education is rewarding and fun. Join Merrymeeting staff for an informative evening of questions and answers. We will look at what is popular, how to write an appealing course description and how to create a dynamic first evening that will keep the students coming back for more. Come with your ideas!

Cake! Gluten free? Really!

$40

with Jinger Howell, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Apr 15, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Making the switch from using regular flour to gluten free can be tricky and is often disappointing, but when it comes to making cake, the moistness of the batter is the perfect medium to hide that gritty gluten free texture. Join Jinger and venture into the world of gluten free cakes. She’ll bring a fully baked carrot cake, which you’ll will frost and sample while your chocolate cupcakes are baking. Once those cupcakes cool you’ll frost them with peanut butter frosting because chocolate & peanut butter! Recipes will be included. Bring a container to take home any uneaten cake/cupcakes. It will be one sweet evening! $10 food fee included in the cost of the class. No discounts.

Kinesiology - The Art of Muscle Testing

$32

with Cheri Murray, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Apr 15, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Kinesiology taps into the body to find, heal, or shift the root cause of the imbalance. Since emotions are held in the body, Kinesiology is a powerful modality to experience. Did you ever wish you had the answers? What if you knew for sure your intuition was right? Each of us has the ability; we just need to learn how to use it. Come and enjoy a fun and interactive evening of learning how to access your body's knowledge. No discounts.

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