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Foster Care/Adoption Q & A Sessions (Online)W24
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Foster Care/Adoption Q & A Sessions (Online)W24

Free

with Kasey McDonough

Calendar Jan 8, 2024 at 12 pm

Join the A Family for ME program for a live, virtual conversation about becoming a foster/adoptive parent in Maine. Recruitment Specialists will be answering your questions about the different ways to provide care for infants, teens and siblings. If you’ve ever considered foster care or adoption, this is a great opportunity to learn more and get your questions answered! Learn more about the licensing process. Explore the various ways to support youth and provide care, including respite care. Discover ways to support foster families.

Sessions will be held on the 2nd Monday of every month from 12:00-1:00 pm and 6:00-7:00 pm. No fee.

Register directly: 

 https://www.tickettailor.com/events/afamilyforme/783429

MaineGeneral's Harm Reduction Program March W24

Free

with Lauren Hunt

Calendar Mar 4, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

MaineGeneral's Harm Reduction Program leads training and conversation on Overdose Response and Narcan Administration. The presentation will begin by discussing what harm reduction means, and what opioids are, before identifying what an opioid overdose looks like. The training will then discuss steps for responding to an overdose, and close with a conversation about the Good Samaritan Law. Attendees are invited to ask any questions and/or share experiences throughout.

Every attendee will be offered a Narcan kit in addition to educational materials to leave the class with. mainegeneral.org/about-us/community-health/harm-reduction

 

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Family Literacy Parent Engagement: Influence of Social Media March 7, via Google Meet 24

$6

with Kelli Gilzow Stowell

Calendar Mar 7, 2024 at 7 pm, runs for 1 week

An online meet and greet to hold space for conversations surrounding your students. Topics surround family unit cohesion. Including subjects like the influence of social media, proactive vs reactive planning, dinner conversation starters, etc.

The link to your class will be on your registration receipt. 

Family Literacy Snowshoe & StoryTime Adventures March: Rosa Loves Cars W24
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Family Literacy Snowshoe & StoryTime Adventures March: Rosa Loves Cars W24

$6

with Kelli Gilzow Stowell

Calendar Mar 11, 2024 at 10:30 am, runs for 1 week

Monthly Storytime Adventures are curated to include a copy of the storybook for each child registered. A comprehensive craft to accompany the book, along with a take-home and follow-up for parents/guardians to continue the discussions from our Adventure together. The outdoors, movement, and opportunity for creative outlet are encouraged. These sessions are ideal for parents/guardians of children birth to 4 years. Parent/Guardian discussions will be monthly to discuss topics of how to integrate literacy into our lives with the assistance of Community Partners. Snowshoes are available for children and adults through WinterKids as part of their Loan Program. Please contact Kelli at kelli.gilzowstowell@augustaschools.org to reserve snow shoes. Pull-along snow sleds will be available for little too young for snowshoes.

AACE Community Gardening W24

$25

with Kelli Gilzow Stowell

Calendar Mar 19, 2024 at 11 am, runs for 12 weeks

AACE Community Gardening includes participants, 16 years and older, with the tools and understanding needed to embrace the joys of gardening. Small plots with a variety of annuals, perennials, and pollinators. Community Partner, UMaine 4H Cooperative Extension will come share with us a series of soil and seedling workshops in preparation for a fruitful season of Gardening. Our Community Garden’s goal is to promote spring wellness, and outdoor education and develop a love for lifelong learning.  There is no class Apr. 16 or Apr. 23.

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Wills and Trusts W24

Free

with John Nale

Calendar Mar 27, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn the difference between a Last Will and Testament and a Trust. Learn what a Last Will and Testament does that a Trust does not do, and what a Trust does that a Last Will and Testament cannot do. Also, learn how to pass your assets outside of the probate process.  Attorney Nale will be available after class to answer any questions as well.

Attorney John Nale has lived in Maine most of his life and has been practicing law in Central Maine for over 40 years. The last 30 of those years have been in partnership with his brother Mark. As one of the few attorneys in Central Maine who concentrates exclusively in elder law, John speaks frequently to professional and community groups regarding long-term care planning, estate planning, advance directives, and MaineCare/Medicaid planning.

Full Course
Family Literacy April: Helping Hands: Recycling W24
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Family Literacy April: Helping Hands: Recycling W24

$6

with Kelli Gilzow Stowell

Calendar Apr 1, 2024 at 10:30 am, runs for 1 week

Monthly Storytime Adventures are curated to include a copy of the storybook for each child registered. A comprehensive craft to accompany the book, along with a take-home and follow-up for parents/guardians to continue the discussions from our Adventure together. The outdoors, movement, and opportunity for creative outlet are encouraged.

These sessions are ideal for parents/guardians of children birth to 4 years. Parent/Guardian discussions will be monthly to discuss topics of how to integrate literacy into our lives with the assistance of Community Partners.

Best Hairstyles, Glasses & Necklines for Your Face Shape W24

$36

with Candace Sanborn

Calendar Apr 2, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn what looks good for your face shape! In this fun class, you’ll learn all about your face shape and receive tips on hairstyle dos and don’ts, as well as the best glasses, clothing patterns, and necklines for your features. Come on your own or grab a friend and learn some great tips that will help you look your best!

Owner of Radiant Image, Candace is a personal stylist helping women look and feel good by teaching them how to dress for their coloring, body proportions, and face shape. She specializes in women over 40 and provides her services virtually and at her studio in Auburn, Maine.





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