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Online July 24: History of Malaga Island

$25

with Alice Bean Andrenyak, MMG, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Jul 24, 2020 at 3 pm, runs for 1 week

Malaga Island is a 41-acre island at the mouth of the New Meadows River in Casco Bay, ME. It was the site of an interracial community from the Civil War until 1911, when the residents were forcibly evicted from the island. Travel back in history and learn about who used the island before the colony, about the colony and its history, and then about it now. Take a virtual tour with Master Maine Guide, Alice Bean  Andrenyak, who specializes in its tumultuous history. 

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 July 28: Beautiful You and Color!

$25

with Candace Sanborn, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Jul 28, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Have you ever noticed when you are wearing certain colors people comment on your looks? Learn how to look healthier and more attractive by dressing for your eye, hair and skin coloring as well as for your face shape. In this one evening workshop each attendee will have the opportunity to be draped in different shades of colors to demonstrate how choosing the right shades impacts your appearance and compliments your skin. Participants will also learn their face shape and receive overall tips on how to choose glasses, hairstyles and necklines that are the most flattering for their features. Bring paper and pen to take notes for your next shopping trip or to bring home and redesign what you wear! Limited seats, sign up early! No discounts.

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 JuIy 28: Edible & Medicinal Mushrooms of New England & Eastern Canada

$25

with David Spahr, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Jul 28, 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 July 30: Looking Good in an Online World

$15

with Candace Sanborn, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Jul 30, 2020 at 11:30 am, runs for 1 week

Do you do a lot of Zoom social gatherings or meetings with friends or colleagues? Are you providing or taking classes online? If so, your face is front and center like never before. This online class will teach you tricks for looking good from the waist up! Topics covered include: lighting and camera angles, selecting flattering tops, makeup tips and things you should know about jewelry, glasses and hairstyles in a virtual setting.

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 3: Make Your Own Face Masks

$30

with Trisha Morey, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Aug 3, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

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.   

 

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

$25

with David Spahr, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Aug 4, 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.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.  





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