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Nutrition Tips for Living With Diabetes

Free

with Hillary Pride

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 3, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

ZOOM Confused about carbs? Join Scarborough Hannaford Registered Dietitian, Hillary Pride, for this informative virtual class covering nutrition for eating with diabetes. Participants will learn how to interpret a nutrition facts label, tools to help navigate the grocery store, and tricks to balance their plate for a diabetes friendly diet. 

Emergency Preparedness at Home

Free

with Rich Kindelan

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 10, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you ready for any home emergency that may arise? One or two days without electricity or heat may be manageable, but what about extended periods and/or if you need to evacuate to a shelter? Learn greater self-sufficiency for the days after an extended and/or area-wide emergency. Topics include: assembling an emergency preparedness kit; creating a family emergency and communication plan; overviewing issues related to food, water, lighting, heat, health, and hygiene; prevention and mitigations strategies you can do at home to protect household members, valuables, and important documents; and info on community resources and shelters.

Houseplants 101

$15

with Raychell Libby

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 15, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Take home a baby plant! Houseplants purify air, regulate humidity, and even reduce stress levels. This class teaches you the basic needs of houseplants: light, soil, water, nutrients, and protection from pests. Explore best plant varieties for various light levels, easiest care, air purification, and even gift-giving. Learn basic propagation techniques, and try your hand at potting your very own baby plant. Bring a box or bag to protect the plant you will take home. 

Nutrition for Women

Free

with Hillary Pride

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 24, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

ZOOM As we age and our bodies change, so do our specific nutrient needs. Join Scarborough Hannaford Dietitian, Hillary Pride, for an informative look at nutrition needs specific to women. Participants will discover why nutrition is so important as we age, which nutrients to be aware of, and creative ways to add these to your plate to support strong, healthy aging. 

Backyard Chickens

$15

with Raychell Libby

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 29, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Fresh eggs, tick protection, garden compost and more from raising backyard chickens! Chickens are relatively low maintenance and offer so many rewards. Learn what it takes to raise happy hens in suburban spaces. Topics covered include: baby chicks, best breeds for your family, hen houses and yard setup, feeding and health, and winter care. Bring your questions and get expert answers to successfully raise a few of your own hens. 

Make Your Yard a Pollinator Paradise

$19

with Amy Witt, Horticulturist

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 13, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Pollinators, our bees and butterflies among them, have suffered greatly from habitat loss, pesticides, and invasive plant species. Planting a pollinator garden is more important now than ever to help our pollinator friends! Even a small garden can make a huge difference. Learn how to create a landscape that supports pollinators including butterflies, moths, and hummingbirds with plants that will provide nectar and pollen throughout the growing season. 

Leave a Legacy: A Memoirs Journal

$19

with Jill Braceland

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 27, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This creative seminar is for anyone who wants to record their precious memories and family stories to pass on to future generations. The evening will include giving structure to writing our histories/herstories! Give the greatest gift of all: family memories. 

Downsizing?

$19

with Jill Braceland

Calendar Next available session starts May 4, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Clearning out for the spring or downsizing your household? This seminar is designed to offer organizing strategies to kickstart your downsizing efforts. Establish your project priorities, learn what supplies you might need, and set realistic time goals. Leave with an action plan!





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