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Mushrooms, Edible and Medicinal of New England 7.8.20


with David Spahr

Calendar Jul 8, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This class will feature easy-to-understand information on finding, collecting, identifying, and preparing the safer and more common edible and medicinal mushroom species of New England and Eastern Canada. Whether you are a cook, forager, herbalist, or restaurateur you will enjoy this class. The book "Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of New England and Eastern Canada" will be available for purchase in class for $21.

Natural Sleep & Relaxation with Essential Oils


with Laura Philbrook

Calendar Jul 15, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

The power of smell is an increasingly popular area of research as scientists study ways in which certain scents can evoke a range of emotional and physical responses. In this class you will learn about different essential oils that are benificial for sleep and relaxation and general sleep hygiene tips. Each participant will make a sleep roller & body scrub. A materials fee of $20.00 is payable to the instructor at class.

Three Minutes a Day Can Change Your Life - a Simple, Effective Spiritual Practice


with Laura Perkins

Calendar Jul 16, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Spiritual growth doesn't require you to become a hermit or to change your life completely. But it does require commitment to a simple daily practice. Simple means a minimum of just 3 minutes each day. In our often hectic world of constant demands, are you wondering how you could ever add another commitment to your daily routine? If a daily practice of just 3 minutes a day allowed the other 1437 minutes of your day to flow more easily, would you be willing to try the daily practice for 30 days? Instructor's workbook will be available for $10.

Medicare 101 - 7.23.20


with Anna Moorman

Calendar Jul 23, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week


Questions about Medicare? Join Anna Moorman and Jo-Ann Neal for this informational seminar. They will answer your questions including what Medicare does and does not cover, when to enroll, the difference between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Plans, and which plan is best for you. Anna and Jo-Ann will be available for a question and answer session following the presentation. The seminar is free and open to the public, but we do ask that you register.  Upon registration you will receive the information and link for Zoom.

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Moving Beyond Fear


with Laura Perkins

Calendar Jul 29, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Most of us struggle with some kind of fear. How much power do you give to fear? Upon close examination, we discover that the source of much fear rests within our society, politics, and religions. Fear holds enormous power because it focuses our attention and makes us ready for action. Fear is also a great manipulator, often used to form allegiances and political movements.

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