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Maine Adult Education

Merrymeeting Adult Education

Topsham, ME


Merrymeeting Adult Education Classes

Absolute Beginner Yoga


with Ann Kimmage, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Oct 3, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 10 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. No class Nov. 28.

Acrylic Painting for Beginners


with Pat Casey, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Oct 1, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 8 weeks

Please note the change in start date from that listed in the catalog.  New start date is October 1st.  New at painting? Interested in expanding your artistic expression? Join us for a fun adventure by adding acrylics to your palette of mediums. In just 8 weeks, you will learn to mix colors, use basic tools and various acrylic mediums and painting supports (canvas, wood, etc.). Create appealing still life compositions and experiment with texture, color, and contrast. Work at your own pace in your own style with Pat Casey, an experienced teacher.

Materials list available HERE

Full Course

Acrylic Painting, Intermediate


with Pat Casey, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Sep 25, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 8 weeks

The class starts at 1 pm not 12:30 as printed.

If you've taken a beginner's course or have some previous painting experience, this course will help you continue to explore acrylics. Begin at your own skill level and work at your own pace. Review mixing colors, choosing and preparing supports, adding texture; then on to using acrylic gels and other mediums (including mixed media art), composing a still life, and painting landscapes/seascapes from photos. Optional project: painting BIG! We encourage experimentation and expanding your painting horizons.

See the material list HERE

Full Course

Adobe Lightroom Classic CC for Desktop


with Leah Haraden, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Sep 28, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Adobe Lightroom Classic CC is the popular desktop photo editing software that will help you to keep your digital photos organized. In this class, you will learn many of its tools and features that will make your images look their best. We’ll do this by covering Lightroom setup and configuration, exposure adjustments, presets, plugins, recovering details in shadows, how to edit a landscape photo, how to retouch a portrait, and much more. Students should have a laptop with the current version of Adobe Lightroom Classic CC installed to participate in this class. No discounts.

Adorable Needlefelted Animals


with Deb Arter, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Nov 12, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

In two evenings, each participant will make one or more cozy soft small mammals or birds of their choice out of wool using the needle felting method. In the past, popular choices were bears, penguins and ducks! A material fee of $11 included in the cost covers the wool and armature materials. One felting needle is also included. Bring your glasses if you wear them for close vision. No experience required. Class size is limited. No discounts.

All Thai'd Up


with Chris Toy, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Oct 28, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Who needs takeout when you can easily create delicious authentic Thai dishes at home? With Chris Toy you will create the flavors that make Thai cuisine uniquely delicious. Learn the techniques for making the perfect Pad Thai, Summer Spring Rolls, and Thai Wonton Soup. As a bonus, Chris will share tips for using and maintaining a wok. Food fee of $10 included in cost. No discounts.

Full Course

American Sign Language, Session II


with Martin Samelson, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Oct 22, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks


Do you want to enhance communication with deaf and hard of hearing family, friends, and co-workers or pre-verbal children? Join Martin Samelson, college professor and job coach for the deaf, as he demonstrates the manual alphabet, fingerspelling, vocabulary, and sentence structure. Learn how to communicate without voice by the end of your first class. No textbook required. Handouts provided. Second session repeats material from the first.

Arithmetic & Algebra AM
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Arithmetic & Algebra AM


with Jan Crosson, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Sep 23, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 9 weeks

This is the perfect class for students to review for math placement tests. Make the most of individualized programming where you can move at your own pace or be guided by the instructor through arithmetic and/or algebra. Textbook included. To register, contact Paul Elisha, academic counselor at 729-7323.

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