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Community Connect- discussion-based learning

Discussion-based learning and connection in a virtual classroom. Classes are open to all adult learners and interested community members. Limited classroom space is available in Farmington, Livermore Falls, and Phillips for those without online access.

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Tai Chi for Health & Balance

Location: Zoom (video & audio required) Instructors: SeniorsPlus Staff & Volunteers To register: Email edcenter@seniorsplus.org or call 795-4010 Tai Chi is an enjoyable exercise that can improve balance, relieve pain, and improve health, and one's ability to do things. It is a slow exercise. It is easy to learn and good for all ability levels. The essential principles of Tai Chi include mind and body integration, fluid movements, controlled breathing and mental concentration. Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercises for the health of mind and body. It helps people to relax and feel better. Participants of this workshop

$20.00

“Predators: The Balance of Nature” presented by Western Maine Audubon

Online event at: https://western.maineaudubon.org/events/

Western Maine Audubon invites the general public to a free online webinar on Wednesday, March 10 at 7:00 pm presented by the Chewonki Foundation: “Predators: The Balance of Nature.”  Scary, disgusting, wicked, vicious—nature’s predators have a rough reputation. On March 10 at 7:00 pm, Western Maine Audubon invites the public to experience the Chewonki Foundation’s online presentation, “Predators: The Balance of Nature.” This free webinar explores the many commonly held myths about predators and then works to dispel those myths. Highlighting the remarkable adaptations that help predators find and consume their prey, the presentation will engage participants with a vivid

free to general public
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Better Health Now With Diabetes

Better Health Now with Diabetes is a self-guided, evidence-based program. The program is designed to help participants deal with chronic conditions with a focus on diabetes management. Topics include: techniques to deal with the symptoms of diabetes, fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress, depression, anger, fear and frustration; appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength and endurance; healthy eating, appropriate use of medication; and working with healthcare providers. Participants of the workshop will work individually prior to 1-1 facilitator or small group weekly check-ins. Participants will receive the toolkit materials in the mail prior to starting the workshop.

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Better Health Now With Diabetes

Better Health Now with Diabetes is a self-guided, evidence-based program. The program is designed to help participants deal with chronic conditions with a focus on diabetes management. Topics include: techniques to deal with the symptoms of diabetes, fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress, depression, anger, fear and frustration; appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength and endurance; healthy eating, appropriate use of medication; and working with healthcare providers. Participants of the workshop will work individually prior to 1-1 facilitator or small group weekly check-ins. Participants will receive the toolkit materials in the mail prior to starting the workshop.

Free

What is Speech-to-Speech Relay?

Location: Zoom Presenter: Debra Bare-Rogers, Disability Rights Maine To register: Email edcenter@seniorsplus.org or call 795-4010 Speech-to-Speech (STS) is a free service for people with a speech disability. Maine Relay STS provides one-on-one support for telephone calls. A specially trained STS operator simply listens to the conversation and repeats your message, whenever needed. Video-Assisted Speech-to-Speech (VA-STS) allows a person who has a speech disability to use both a telephone line and a video device to make relay calls. VA-STS provides the STS relay operator with visual communication cues from the STS caller via a one-way video conference connection. These cues may include lip reading,

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Better Health Now With Diabetes

Better Health Now with Diabetes is a self-guided, evidence-based program. The program is designed to help participants deal with chronic conditions with a focus on diabetes management. Topics include: techniques to deal with the symptoms of diabetes, fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress, depression, anger, fear and frustration; appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength and endurance; healthy eating, appropriate use of medication; and working with healthcare providers. Participants of the workshop will work individually prior to 1-1 facilitator or small group weekly check-ins. Participants will receive the toolkit materials in the mail prior to starting the workshop.

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Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District March 2021 Board Meeting

Zoom

Public Notice The Franklin County Soil & Water Conservation District will be holding its next board meeting on Friday, March 15, 2021 via Zoom.  This meeting is open to the public and is scheduled to commence at 9 a.m.  The agenda, account information and other items discussed will be shared during the meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82239324363?pwd=dmFpZkR1Nm00QXRnTUY0NmdOeUxhUT09 Meeting ID: 822 3932 4363     Passcode: 801989 Dial by your location         +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)           +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

Zoom 101: Using Video Technology to Stay Connected

Location: Zoom Instructor: SeniorsPlus Staff To register: Email edcenter@seniorsplus.org or call 795-4010 Join us for this 1-hour class to become more familiar on how to use Zoom to participate in SeniorsPlus' online classes, or to simply stay connected with friends and family near and far. You do not need a Zoom account or to download any apps to participate in this class, unless logging in from an Apple device. You do not need a video camera for your computer, although it is helpful. You can participate with computers or handheld devices. Educational material and resources will be provided for continued learning.

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Write to Discover: A virtual creative writing workshop fundraiser

Zoom

Literacy Volunteers of Franklin and Somerset Counties presents: Write to Discover~a virtual Creative Writing Workshop fundraiser Explore the writer in you, while donating to a good cause. Join Maine Humanities Council Co Facilitators, Elizabeth Cooke and Sara Beech, for a Saturday afternoon of art and writing. In this session we will use list-poems, art, and collage to imagine and record our dreams for beautiful futures in tiny, shareable book form. Workshops are family friendly, all ages and levels of experience welcome. Sliding scale, $10 suggested donation. All proceeds support Literacy Volunteers Adult Tutoring. To register for 1 session or all