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Eating Better on a Budget

Free

with SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educators

Calendar Current session started Mar 8, 2021 at 3 pm, runs for 4 weeks
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.

Virtual Breastfeeding Support Group

Free

with Lynn Tauss

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 9, 2021 at 12:30 pm
3 additional sessions through Mar 30, 2021
A support group for breastfeeding families. The informal group provides interaction as well as individual assistance when needed. Women wanting more information about breastfeeding are also welcome. Facilitated by a lactation consultant from OB/GYN. Due to the changes in PBMC/WCGH’s visitor guidelines, we are temporarily offering this support group online. After you are registered, shortly before the class starts you will receive an email with information as to how to participate in the class. Please call 301-8337 for more information.

Preparing for Childbirth

$60

with Leah Kohlstrom

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 9, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks
Whether you are expecting your very first child or are welcoming a sibling into your family, being prepared for childbirth is a priority. Join Leah Kohlstrom, doula and childbirth educator, for this engaging class to learn all about childbirth, including how to plan for delivery, the stages of labor and caring for your newborn. This class will answer your questions so you can better prepare for your birthing experience. Registration fee includes mom and partner.

My Plate, My Way

Free

with Kaitlyn Johnson

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 10, 2021 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week
The MyPlate concept has been around for a while now, but it can still be difficult to apply the concept to everyday eating. Join Nutrition Educator Kaitlyn Johnson for a lunch break chat about making the Plate Method more approachable and sustainable for everyday life.

Advance Care Planning Workshop

Free

with Vikki Swan

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 10, 2021 at 3 pm, runs for 1 week
1 additional session on Apr 14, 2021
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.

Virtual Postpartum Support Group

Free

with Jordan Ray

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 11, 2021 at 11 am
1 additional session on Mar 25, 2021
The postpartum support group was created by a group of women and moms, who have gone through challenging postpartum experiences themselves and/or have been educated on postpartum experiences. We offer a safe place for new and pregnant mothers and families to talk listen, get support and gain education on postpartum experiences. This is a free group for moms, moms-to-be and family members who want to connect with others for support. The group meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. For more information, please call 505-4140.

Naloxone Training

Free

with PBMC Staff

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 5, 2021 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week

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.

Exploring Plant Proteins

Free

with Kaitlyn Johnson

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 7, 2021 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week
Have you ever though about trying a plant-based diet, or are you interested in switching up your proteins? Join Nutrition Educator Kaitlyn Johnson for this virtual class to experiment with a variety of plant proteins and learn how approachable these somewhat intimidating ingredients can actually be!




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