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Adoption 101 Messalonskee F17

Free

with Lindsay Bragdon

Calendar Sep 27, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Are you thinking of adding to your family through adoption? This Maine Children’s Home class is an introduction to the adoption process; you will learn about procedures, rules, regulations, in-state, inter-state, and international adoption processes. To register call 465-9134 or email janderson@rsu18.org

Course will run

Babysitter Lessons & Safety Training: B.L.A.S.T. Messalonskee F17

$6

with Kelly Roderick

Calendar Oct 16, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
BLAST! Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training Program (the Second Edition) published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is an important program for babysitters. It is exciting and interactive and provides training in pediatric first aid, household safety, and the fundamentals of childcare. We will cover the most current practices for safety and injury prevention, First Aid basics for emergency, quick references tools for babysitters, and a fun, easy to follow booklet. The program will prepare you to interview for a babysitting job, select safe and suitable games and activities, prevent accidents, perform first aid and CPR, and begin babysitting safely and competently. Designed for young people ages 12 and older who are interested in learning the skills for babysitting. A parent or guardian must accompany young people 12 to 17. A $20 material fee is payable to the instructor at start of class (fee covers book and certificate). Please pre-register by Oct. 10. Limit 10 students.
Earn: B.L.A.S.T.
Full Course
Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention Training F17
Registration Unavailable

Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention Training F17

Free

with Jaime Mooney

Calendar Sep 19, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

This course will examine the dynamics of domestic abuse, the services of Family Violence Project, and effective victim advocacy. It offers the opportunity to become a Family Violence Project volunteer advocate. Students will register for the class with the instructor at jaimeg@familyviolenceproject.org or call 207-620-9044. Prospective participants will need to be interviewed and have background checks completed prior to being accepted into the class. A $25 donation is requested but is not required to help cover the costs of the background checks. Limit 12 students

Full Course

Elder Law F17

Free

with John Nale

Calendar Nov 14, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This free two-hour class will include discussion regarding retirement planning, advance directives, guardianships and conservatorships, second marriage family planning, long-term care and estate planning. Attorney Nale will be available after class to answer any questions as well. Limit 20 students.

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Elder Law Info Night Messalonskee F17

Free

with John Nale

Calendar Oct 3, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This free two-hour class will include discussion regarding retirement planning, advance directives, guardianships and conservatorships, second marriage family planning, long-term care and estate planning. Attorney Nale will be available after class to answer any questions as well. Limit 20 students.

Full Course
Hospice Volunteers Training F17
Registration Unavailable

Hospice Volunteers Training F17

$30

with Lucie Boucher

Calendar Oct 14, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

If you are interested in sharing two to four hours a week with individuals and family members who are facing a life threatening illness, certified hospice volunteer training with Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area may be the course for you. After training, your support may include: companionship, letter writing, life review, reading, compassionate listening, respite for the caregiver, or bereavement support for family members. You can make living each day a gift. A pre-training interview is required. There is a non-refundable $30 fee for background and driver’s license checks, scholarships are available. Our training will run: Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., October 14, 21, & 28, Mondays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., October 16 & 23; and Wednesdays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., October 18 & 25. For more information, to schedule an interview, or request a training application please contact Volunteer Coordinator, Lucie Boucher, by calling 873-3615 ext. 11 or email lboucher@hvwa.org. All trainings are held at the Hospice Community Center, 304 Main St., Waterville.

Long-Term Care Insurance Info Night Messalonskee F17

Free

with Mike Lee

Calendar Sep 20, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Would you like to know more about long-term care insurance? It could be what helps you preserve your assets, independence, and the ability of you and or your family to make choices, avoid government dependence, and maintain a better overall quality of life. Join us for this unique class. Limit 15 students.

Parent Child Yoga Messalonskee F17
Registration Unavailable

Parent Child Yoga Messalonskee F17

$35

with Mary Patterson,CR,RYT-200

Calendar Oct 14, 2017 at 1 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This class is an opportunity for one or both parents to practice yoga with their child or children in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. We will practice various yoga poses and have a short resting pose at the end. This is a great way to get in physical exercise and stretching, spend quality time with your child, practice balancing, and leave feeling a little more centered. Please bring Yoga mats or another non-slip surface to class. Limit 20 students. Please call our office at 873-5754 to register.





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