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Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training - BLAST (1)

$20

with Kelly Roderick

Mar 18, 2015 at 2:30 pm, runs for 1 week
BLAST! Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training Program (the Second Edition) published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is an important program for babysitters. It is exciting and interactive and provides training in pediatric first aid, household safety, and the fundamentals of childcare. We will cover the most current practices for safety and injury prevention, First Aid basics for emergency, quick reference tools for babysitters, and a fun, easy to follow booklet. The program will prepare you to interview for a babysitting job, select safe and suitable games and activities, prevent accidents, perform first aid and CPR, and begin babysitting safely and competently. Designed for young people ages 12 and older who are interested in learning the skills for babysitting. A parent or guardian must accompany young people 12 to 17. A lab fee of $20 is payable before the start of class. Fee includes book and certificate. Instructor Kelly Roderick is a Certified BLAST Instructor with Atlantic Partners EMS.

Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training - BLAST (2)

$20

with Kelly Roderick

Apr 15, 2015 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week
BLAST! Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training Program (the Second Edition) published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is an important program for babysitters. It is exciting and interactive and provides training in pediatric first aid, household safety, and the fundamentals of childcare. We will cover the most current practices for safety and injury prevention, First Aid basics for emergency, quick reference tools for babysitters, and a fun, easy to follow booklet. The program will prepare you to interview for a babysitting job, select safe and suitable games and activities, prevent accidents, perform first aid and CPR, and begin babysitting safely and competently. Designed for young people ages 12 and older who are interested in learning the skills for babysitting. A parent or guardian must accompany young people 12 to 17. A lab fee of $20 is payable before the start of class. Fee includes book and certificate. Kelly Roderick, Certified BLAST Instructor with Atlantic Partners EMS.
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Basketweaving

$49

with Charlotte Gifford

Mar 4, 2015 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks
Learn the joy of weaving your own basket! We will weave a square, round basket and then decide on a second basket to make with a different weaving pattern. Basket supplies will be provided by the instructor. A supply list is available upon registration or on our website.
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Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training

Free

with Kelly Herlihy

Feb 26, 2015 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best how to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING!

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Beginner Tarot

$29

with Jen Wade

Mar 2, 2015 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Students will learn card meanings, card spreads, and how to apply this knowledge to perform readings for themselves or others. Bring your favorite Tarot deck and a notebook to class.

Boston Flower and Garden Show 2015

$59

with Deb Bomaster

Mar 14, 2015 at 7 am, runs for 1 week
“Season of Enchantment” Our gardens are places of magical metamorphosis. They’re the stage on which Mother Nature reveals her most wow-worthy wonders; where a talented designer can cast a spell over a dull patch transforming it into a colorful and lively oasis. And it’s where a little toil mixed with a few tiny seeds can conjure a breathtaking bounty for our vases and plates. Join us for this celebration of the multi-hued magic as our garden designers, floral arrangers, photographers and amateur horticulturalists explore the mystical joys of the spring landscape. Top garden writers, industry experts and creative local chefs will share ideas and inspiration while the diverse and lively garden marketplace offers a treasure trove of plants and hundreds of the newest gardening products to kick off your own spring transformations. And keep an eye out – there just might be a fairy or two lurking amongst the blossoms. Spend a few hours at the Prudential Building before leaving Boston for Maine at 6pm. For complete schedule of events go to www.BostonFlowerShow.com Date: Saturday, March 14, 2015 Deadline to register: February 26, 2015 No refunds issued after this date. (Exception: in the event of a weather cancellation by the bus company, you will receive a full refund) Fee: $59.00 Fee includes transportation and entrance fee; you are expected to pay for your own meals. Depart Fairfield at Lawrence Jr. High School parking lot at 7:00am Depart Gardiner at Hannaford parking lot at 7:00 am Return approximately 9:00pm

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Change Your Thoughts-Heal Your Body

$15

with Linda Hargesheimer

Mar 24, 2015 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Experience how the positive and difficult happenings in your life can effect you down to your cellular level. Learn how your body can and has physically responded to your emotions. Learn 12 ways to keep yourself happier and healthier.
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Driver Education (Feb-Mar)

$450

with Duane Marquis

Feb 2, 2015 at 3:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Students must be at least 15 years old by the first class meeting.

Payment plan is available - $200 upon registration with balance due by the last class. Use PROMO CODE: DRIVER to take advantage of payment plan. Balance will be billed.

A driver's education course teaches prospective drivers about road rules, regulations, and road awareness. If you’re a new teen driver, the Maine Department of the Secretary of State (SOS) Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) requires you successfully complete a Driver’s Ed course as part of the graduated driver license (GDL) program.

Your Driver’s Ed course will cover topics including:

  • Maine road signs and traffic laws.
  • How to be a safe and responsible driver, including safety for motorcyclists, bicyclists, and pedestrians.
  • The effects of alcohol and drugs on your driving ability and the consequences of drug/alcohol violations.
  • Safe driving techniques.
  • Positive driving attitudes and behaviors.

 





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