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with Erin Hamlin

Calendar Jan 23, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

The class that started the dance-fitness revolution and changed the way we look at a “workout” forever. It’s fun, effective and best of all? Made for everyone! It is a dance fitness cardio class with roots in latin rhythms. Wear sneakers and comfortable clothes, bring water and a towel. Erin has been teaching Zumba since 2014, with hundreds of students across Maine and beyond! You can learn more about her and her classes here: profile/erin-hamlin/1091680. Registration: $75.  REGISTER EARLY TO ENSURE THE CLASS WILL RUN!                                                 

(Photo Credit:  Jeff Kloft)


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Tai Chi


with Chris O'Donnell

Calendar Jan 26, 2023 at 3:45 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Tai Chi is a form of exercise that combines breathing techniques and slow, deliberate movements intended to improve health and muscle tone.  Practicing the gentle movements of Tai Chi can calm the mind, strengthen the body, and improve balance.  Let Chris be your guide as you work alongside her toward a more peaceful and flexible self.  Chris has been an active participant in Tai Chi for 15 years. Registration:  $80. For ALL ages and fitness levels – but a favorite with our Seniors!  Walk-ins are welcome at $10 per class.  REGISTER EARLY TO ENSURE CLASS WILL RUN!

Tidying up.  Less Stuff, Less Stress!
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Tidying up. Less Stuff, Less Stress!


with Melissa Keyser, KonMari Consultant

Make 2023 the year you get out from under your clutter to simplify your life! Get tips for tidying and organizing that will stick long-term while decreasing stress and anxiety. Melissa is a declutter coach, professional organizer, and certified KonMari consultant who will share simple ideas for paring down your belongings into reasonable collections that will fit into manageable spaces. Learn more about her at

Marie Kondo fans unite! via Zoom. Registration: $10.



with Mary Jane Dillingham

Calendar Feb 15, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

We’ve heard a lot about threats to the bee population in recent years – and these pollinators are of great importance to the food chain. Are you interested in learning more about raising Honey Bees? Mary Jane, biologist and owner of MisBeeHaven Farm in Poland, will explain why bees are important, the benefits of raising them, the expense involved and how to access the best local resources.  Registration: $10.

Healthy Nutrition


with Heather Letourneau

Calendar Feb 27, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Now that the holidays are over it’s a great time to find heart healthy habits that work for you and your family! What should you eat more of and what should you try to avoid? Learn the basics about how nutrition and an active lifestyle positively affect your heart health. Heather has taught many nutrition and cooking seminars and owns Guthries café, which is focused on healthy food choices. She will share some of what she has learned about the cumulative effects of dietary cholesterol and saturated fat on arterial health. Get tips about food labels, food prep and recipe ideas - and explore the benefits of low to moderate cardio exercise. Registration: $10.

Babysitter Certification


with Grace Gendron

Calendar Mar 25, 2023 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

For youth ages 11-15 who want to become responsible babysitters! This course is taught by a certified EMT-I, 911 Dispatcher and mom. The goal is to provide youth with the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent accidents and respond to emergencies while supervising younger children. They will learn basic care, child safety and first aid skills as well as receive CPR training! Participants will receive a take-home babysitter manual, a CPR manual and a course completion card at the end of the class. Pre-registration is required in order for the instructor to be prepared with the appropriate amount of materials. Participants should bring a snack and water bottle. Registration: $55.

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Legal Planning for Aging Adults


with Meg Greene, Esq. Meghan Meyers, Esq.

Calendar Mar 30, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Planning for incapacity, transfer of assets on death, and probate. Make sure your legal affairs are tied up before it's too late for you to have a say. Estate planning attorneys, Meghan Meyers and Martha (Meg) Greene from the law firm of Brann & Isaacson, will discuss strategies available under Maine law. Power of attorney, advance directives, wills and probate will all be topics for discussion, and audience participation is encouraged so bring your questions!

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