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Maine Adult Education

Merrymeeting Adult Education

Topsham, ME


Merrymeeting Adult Education Classes

East Coast Swing, Session II


with Barbara Charles, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Next session starts Oct 30, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Are you ready to be cool? If so, the Swing is a “must learn” dance. The dance was created by dance studios including the Arthur Murray dance studios in the 1940s, based on the Lindy Hop. For those who want to learn only Swing, we will be reviewing the foundation and adding more moves, including the triple step.

Session II is a repeat of Session I.

Classes are held at Cellar Fitness, 9 Cumberland St., Brunswick.

No discounts.


English College Prep
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English College Prep


with Kathy Ingmundson, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Are you preparing to go to college? Individualized instruction will help students prepare for English placement tests and advance at their own pace. Students will study both sentence skills and reading comprehension. Textbooks included. Call Paul Elisha, academic counselor, at 729-7323 for more information.

Evergreen Garland & Wreath


with Beth Hawkes, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Next session starts Nov 19, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Enjoy the fresh scent and texture of cedar and evergreens all through the holiday season with your handcrafted garland and evergreen wreath. We will use evergreens such as balsam, pine, and fir to create a 15 ft. garland adding the perfect finishing touch to your home for your holiday festivities. Get the best curb appeal in the neighborhood with this beautiful, lush evergreen wreath. Using a variety of evergreens you will have a wreath that will last through the holiday season and beyond. You will add your own flavor to this creation with bows, pinecones, and shiny baubles to add the finishing touches. The price of the class includes all materials to make one 15ft. Garland and one evergreen wreath. Materials fee of $60 included in the price of the course. No discounts.

Fun with Phyllo
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Fun with Phyllo


with Pat Casey, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Next session starts Oct 19, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

We all admire fancy pastries and desserts in the bakery, but now you too can make them at home! Impress your dinner guests or make fancy holiday gifts. Learn to make delicious pastries from a retired chef with some simple ingredients and a few tricks and shortcuts. Students will participate in making the pastries and have treats to take home. Who doesn’t love baklava? Anyone can make this delicious pastry with just a few ingredients and a little know-how. Learn to use store-bought phyllo dough to make exotic baklava, sweet strudel, and savory appetizers. $10 material fee included in the cost of the course. No discounts.

Gentle Beginner Yoga, Session II


with Amanda Kibbe-Wark, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Next session starts Oct 25, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

Yoga can help you feel better in your body by reducing stress, and improving strength, flexibility, and balance. This slow-flowing, gentle yoga class teaches two poses each week to explore in greater detail and offers yogic breathing and relaxation for stress reduction. Modifications are offered so you can feel your best in each pose. Wear comfortable clothing that allows movement and bring an extra layer. Bring a yoga mat, if you have one. All levels welcome, no prior experience necessary. Questions? Contact Certified Pranakriya Yoga Teacher Amanda Kibbe-Wark at

Get in Charge of Your Health


with Deborah Walder, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Next session starts Oct 17, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Reset yourself into better health! This is an opportunity to reset your body over the course of four weeks. You will be guided through a fun, energizing reset, including information about a one-week cleanse to help the body renew. If you have ever wanted to try a cleanse with the guidance of a health/life coach, now is your chance. You will find you have more energy!

Harvest Wreath


with Susan Perrine, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Next session starts Nov 6, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Create a harvest wreath using natural materials collected from nearby woods and favorite shops. Twigs, acorns, moss and lichen will be arranged to create a decorative wreath to hang above your mantle or place on your dining table or sideboard. Susan will show you how to include a little hidden oasis so a few stems of fresh cut flowers may be added just before your special event. Students bring garden clippers or shears, glue gun if available, and a few fun items to add (shells, buttons, lace etc.). $10 material fee included. No discounts.

Healing Without the High: Using CBD in Your Everyday Wellness Routine


with Stacy Moore, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Next session starts Nov 9, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

When our bodies get depleted we are no longer able to produce enough of the cannabinoids responsible for keeping the mind and body in a state of equilibrium known as “health.” Luckily, 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. You’ll also create a personalized blend of essential oils and CBD for a therapeutic roll-on to take home with you and enjoy CBD infused treats while you learn. No discounts.

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