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Babies and Mamas Essential Rollers


with Colleen Fahy

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 9, 2020 at 6 pm
1 additional session on May 18, 2020

Do you or someone you know have little ones, or is expecting? Learn the health and calming benefts of essential oils in this make-and-take session. Choose recipes for baby from topics like ‘Sleepy Baby’, ‘Cool Baby’, and ‘Tiny Teeth’, and for mama, ‘Calm Mama’. Go home with several ready to-use rollers and the recipes!

Retirement 101


with Amber Shaw and Jim Gavin

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 11, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
2 additional sessions through May 13, 2020

Many regrettably overlook the importance of retirement planning. It’s a crucial process that naturally provides peace of mind while helping prepare for the unforeseen. Come join us as we discuss how to be prepared.

Yoga is for Everyone


with Nancy Wheaton Modern

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 16, 2020 at 11 am, runs for 5 weeks
1 additional session on Apr 27, 2020

Through the basic poses of yoga, we work on alignment whether standing, balancing, or seated. Every class has a theme and the poses work with each theme to strengthen the core and to honor our growth, step by step, in the process. We begin where we are, commit to honoring the practice, and support others.

Warrior Workshop


with Nicole Marcin

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 16, 2020 at 5:30 pm
1 additional session on May 4, 2020

Women, do you know how to stay safe? Do you want to learn more about non-lethal safety options such as pepper sprays and stun guns? Is your life worth the fight? Learn hands on techniques to walk away a winner because losing is NOT an option. Come ready, leave strong!

Maine Driving Dynamics


with Bureau of Highway Safety Instructor

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 16, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This two-class, five hour course offers all drivers the opportunity to improve their defensive driving abilities. The course includes attitudes and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine’s highways. The course is taught by a certified Maine Driving Dynamics instructor. The course format engages students with lectures, videos, and class discussion/participation. Those completing the course will receive a three-point credit on their driving records. It is important that you arrive at class on time, otherwise you will not receive credit.

Green Cleaning for a Spring Clean


with Colleen Fahy

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 23, 2020 at 6 pm
1 additional session on May 11, 2020

Looking for a healthier alternative to harsh cleaning chemicals? Choose from non-toxic cleaner recipes for ‘All-purpose Spray,’ ‘Glass and Window Cleaner’, ‘The Loo’, ‘Yoga Mat’, and ‘Countertop Cleaner’, just to name a few. Bring home the cleaners and the know-how in order to keep your home fresh-and-clean and toxin-free this spring!

Retirement by Design/Social Security


with Fred Diehl

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 24, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Translate your vision for retirement into tangible goals. Whether you are 10 or 40 years from retirement, learn investment strategies to help design the retirement you want, including some fexibility to your strategy to help you handle unexpected events and keep your strategy on track. Before you retire, it’s important to understand your options regarding Social Security and the impact your decisions have on your retirement. 

Supporting Adults with Memory and Cognitive Changes


with Molly Harrigan

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 6, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Maine’s 65 plus population is expected to grow by 55% by the year 2026 - Is there someone in your life who has memory or cognitive changes, (or may have a diagnosis of a type of dementia or mild cognitive impairment)? Learn how the brain changes, how to give the appropriate level of help, communication tips, and other resourses and tools. Molly, a Certifed Aging in Place Specialist and Dementia Capable Care Therapist, has the expertise and passion to help care partners navigate these changes and thrive! 

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