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Breastfeeding Support Group


with Lynn Tauss

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 29, 2023 at 11 am
4 additional sessions through Apr 26, 2023

This informal support group for breastfeeding families provides interaction as well as individual assistance when needed. Women wanting more information about breastfeeding are also welcome. Facilitated by a lactation consultant from the Women and Infants unit. Because of room occupancy restraints, we are limited to a maximum of 7 moms with babies in arms. Siblings will not be allowed at this time. Please call 207-301-8337 for more information. This group is free, but pre-registration is required.

Tai Chi for Wellness


with Adrienne Gallant

Calendar Next session starts Apr 4, 2023 at 2 pm

Tai Chi is a low-impact exercise that is easy on the joints and good for your whole body. Join instructor Adrienne Gallant, certified in Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention, for this six-session beginner-level class to increase your strength, flexibility, balance and overall sense of well-being. No previous Tai Chi experience necessary.

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Held Support Group


with Leah Kohlstrom

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 4, 2023 at 6 pm

This support group provides a safe space for families grieving the loss of a child through miscarriage or pregnancy loss. Join Leah Kohlstrom and Claire Philbrook the first Tuesday of each month at Pen Bay Medical Center's Beebe Center to explore grief with tea and the occasional activity. This will be a space to share and process grief alongside others who have experienced similar loss.

Happy Wanderers Guided Hike


with Coastal Mountain Land Trust Partners

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 6, 2023 at 10 am

Join the Community Health team partnering with Coastal Mountains Land Trust to get outdoors and stay active with guided hikes this year. All levels are welcome, however, please leave your pets home. 

This hike is 2 miles and the level is moderate. 

Directions: From the intersection of Routes 131 and 105 (Camden Road) in Appleton, go east on Route 105 for ½ mile. Parking for the Appleton Preserve is available at the ME Inland Fisheries & Wildlife gravel lot on the right, just before the bridge across the Georges River (see map). Please do not park in the Blue Crow Studio driveway or use it as a turnaround.

Please dress accordingly for the weather and be aware of ticks. 

The group will meet at trailheads throughout Knox and Waldo Counties on the first Thursday of each month at 10:00 a.m. (winter months) and 9:00 a.m. (summer months). For more information and the full schedule, visit the Coastal Mountains Land Trust website

All hikes will be led by CMLT staff members and a MaineHealth Community Health team member. 


Navigating Concussion Recovery


with Moriah Hersey

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 18, 2023 at 12 pm

Healing from a brain injury takes a long time. Join facilitator Moriah Hersey, OTD, OTR/L, for this informative and interactive support group where you can share your struggles with concussion; learn more about concussions, treatment and outcomes; and connect with others who have had similar experiences. This program is free but registration is required to obtain virtual access. 

10 Tips for Adults Series B: Eating Healthier on a Budget


with Georgia Parker

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 20, 2023 at 12 pm

Join Maine SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educators from Waldo County for their free 10 Tips for Adults Series A and B Courses that will give you the skills to support healthy eating and to shop and cook nutrient dense foods while stretching your dollars and staying within your grocery budget!


10 Tips for Adults Series B:Eating Healthier on a Budget

Course Description: This class focuses on food resource management and provides strategies for participants to stretch their food dollars.

Time: 12:00-1:00 pm

Date: April 20th, May 18th, Jun 15th, July 20th

Location: Spectrum Generations, 18 Merriam Rd, Belfast, ME 04915

Register by: Tuesday April 18th  3:00 pm


There will be recipe demonstrations and engaging activities at each class. All participants will receive a colorful cookbook with 24 healthy, low-cost recipes and nutrition tips! Individuals do not need to attend both Series A and Series B, but it is encouraged! If participants choose to attend both series, then they will receive on cookbook at the end of series A.

Naloxone Training


with PBMC Staff

Calendar Next available session starts May 15, 2023 at 12 pm

Naloxone is a life-saving medication that is used to counter the effects of drugs like heroin and prescription narcotics. Join providers from Pen Bay Medical Center to learn how to use naloxone to save the life of anyone who is experiencing an opioid overdose.

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