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Eating Better on a Budget

Free

with SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educators

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 22, 2020 at 11 am, runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on Nov 2, 2020
Want to learn how to prepare healthy foods on a limited budget? Join SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educators from Knox and Waldo counties for this free four-week class that will give you the skills to shop, cook and eat healthy foods while stretching your SNAP dollars and staying within your grocery budget. There will be recipe demonstrations at each fun and interactive virtual session. All participants will receive a colorful cookbook with 24 healthy, low-cost recipes and nutrition tips! Please note: this class is free but pre-registration is required in order to obtain virtual access. A link and instructions for joining the online class will be emailed to you shortly before the class begins.

Take a Break with Guided Meditation

Free

with Barbara Crowley

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 26, 2020 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week
2 additional sessions through Nov 25, 2020
Making time in your day to recharge and relieve stress is important for your well-being and can be as simple as tuning in for this virtual class. Find a quiet spot and sign in for as much of this quick meditation break as you can. The class will begin with a 20 minute guided meditation, followed by 5 minutes of silent meditation. This class is free but pre-registration is required in order to obtain virtual access. Please call 301-3950 with questions

Favorite Fall Hike: Head of Tide Preserve

Free

with Rachel McCormick & Megan Day

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 2, 2020 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week
This fall, join members of the Community Health & Wellness team for guided (socially distant) hikes of some of our favorite Coastal Mountains Land Trust trails. Selected hikes will be approximately one mile in length and considered easy, with occasional rough terrain and some inclines. Participants should wear appropriate footwear and bring drinking water for the hike. For more information about any of the trails, please visit coastalmountains.org. These guided hikes are free but space is limited so pre-registration is required; call 301-3950 with questions.

Favorite Fall Hike: Beech Hill Preserve

Free

with Adrienne Gallant, Deidre Dority

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 10, 2020 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week
This fall, join members of the Community Health & Wellness team for guided (socially distant) hikes of some of our favorite Coastal Mountains Land Trust trails. Selected hikes will be approximately one mile in length and considered easy, with occasional rough terrain and moderate inclines. Participants should wear appropriate footwear and bring drinking water for the hike. For more information about any of the trails, please visit coastalmountains.org. These guided hikes are free but space is limited so pre-registration is required; call 301-3950 with questions.

Mindful Eating

$1950

with Barbara Crowley

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 10, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 3 weeks
Are you tired of diets? This class can help you reduce over-eating and help you feel better, without dieting. You’ll develop greater self-awareness using guided mindful exercises, exploring outdated patterns of behavior and sharing experiences. You will be re-acquainted with the balance of enjoying the food you eat and eating foods that fuel your long term well-being. Please call 207-301-3950 with any questions. Please note: After you are registered, shortly before the class starts you will receive an email with information as to how to participate in the class.

Advance Care Planning Workshop

Free

with Vikki Swan

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 17, 2020 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week
Advance care planning is an organized process of reflecting upon and discussing goals for future health care decisions. It is an important part of creating an advance directive, which is a written plan that represents your individual preferences and tells others what medical care you want or do not want to receive if you become too ill in the future to tell them. Join trained advance care planning facilitator Vikki Swan for this online workshop where you will begin the process of filling out your advance directive. This class is free but pre-registration is required in order to obtain virtual access. Please note: After you are registered, shortly before the class starts you will receive an email with information as to how to participate in the class.

Join the Great American Smokeout!

Free

with Barbara Crowley

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 19, 2020 at 4:45 pm, runs for 1 week
Quitting smoking isn't easy; it takes time and a plan. You don't have to stop smoking in one day. Start with day one. Let the Great American Smokeout, held each year on the third Thursday in November, be your day to start your journey toward a smoke-free life. Increase your chances of making this quit stick by joining Waldo County District Tobacco Prevention Partner Barbara Crowley for a presentation on accessing free supports. Please note: you will receive a link and instructions for accessing this virtual class by email shortly before the class begins.




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