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KNITTING WITH THE “KNOTTY KNITTERS”
with Sue Moulton
The “Knotty Knitters” is a group of fiber enthusiasts with skill levels ranging from beginner to advanced. The members would like to invite new individuals to join. If you’re a novice, instructional support can be arranged. If you’re a pro, this is an opportunity to pass along your knowledge. This group meets year-round except for major holidays. Ongoing. Join anytime!
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL TRAINING & CERTIFICATE PROGRAM - ONLINE
with Jeffrey Carpenter
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL (BHP) TRAINING & CERTIFICATE PROGRAM - LIVE ONLINE
Looking for meaningful work? Our community needs individuals who want to make a difference in a child’s life. Children’s Behavioral Health Services are vital to Maine’s children with Intellectual Disabilities, Autism and Mental Health Disorders and their families. And the need in our area is great! As an integral part of the child’s treatment team, a Certified Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) can make an immediate impact while helping a child grow and develop to their full potential. We are excited to connect our community with this wonderful ONLINE training and certificate program. This training will prepare you for employment through local social service agencies and equip you to work with children who qualify for services. The program can be started at any time and finished at your own pace. You will complete 12 online modules and then three 4-hour live (in-person or virtual) sessions. Once the modules are completed, you will receive free online blood-borne pathogen training and Child and Adult First Aid and CPR certification. In just 40 hours, our free remote training program can get you certified and on your way to a life-changing profession. Must be a Maine resident and at least 18 years old with a high school diploma, or equivalent, to become certified.
Time Varies: Course is “At Your Own Pace” but must be completed within one year
As the Workforce Recruitment Specialist for the State of Maine’s Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) through Woodfords Family Services, Jeffrey recruits Behavior Health Professionals throughout the state. He is here to answer your questions and address technical issues, should any arise. He is also a resource to connect you with service agencies once you have completed the training.
About Jeffrey: As the Workforce Recruitment Specialist for the State of Maine’s Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) through Woodfords Family Services, he recruits Behavior Health Professionals throughout the state. Jeffrey is here to provide answers to your questions and technical issues, should any arise. He is also a resource to connect you with service agencies once you have completed the training.
HOMEMADE CANDY CANE BODY SCRUB
with Marie Armentino
Yes, you can make your own homemade candy cane body scrub! It exfoliates, softens your skin, and smells great all at the same time! This is inexpensive to make and a great gift. You'll want to make one for everyone you know! Materials fee of $2 is payable to instructor in class. Please pre-register as a minimum of 4 people is required to run the course.
RELAX AND PAINT WITH SUE, December Session
with Sue Cannafarina
Join local artist Sue Cannafarina for this two-hour class of monthly painting fun while learning techniques used by the impressionists and Bob Ross (Lol). Bring a beautiful image to life ranging from still lifes, landscapes, and object studies. No experience is necessary, and all materials are provided. This is a great opportunity to spend time with friends or to make new ones. Plus you get to bring home a work of art to enjoy! Pre-registration for each class is required as class size is limited to 12 people.
COMMUNITY CAFES FOR SENIORS
with Senior Central
Join us once a month for lunch in the gym! The Community Cafe is sponsored by Senior Central of the Grateful Undead on the 4th Wednesday of every month, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Parsonsfield Town Hall. Meals are provided by The Carriage House Bistro & Tavern, and the menu will be posted on parsonsfield.org. RSVP is required by the third Friday: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 625-3781. Suggested donation for 60+: $8; Cost under 60: $10
FOSTER CARE/ADOPTION Q&A - LIVE ONLINE
with Kasey McDonough
oin the A Family for ME program for a live, virtual conversation about becoming a foster/adoptive parent in Maine. Recruitment Specialists will answer your questions about the different ways to provide care for infants, teens, and siblings. If you’ve ever considered foster care or adoption, this is an excellent opportunity to learn more and get your questions answered! Learn about the licensing process and explore the various ways to support youth and provide care, including respite care. Discover ways to support foster families. Register directly at:
Second Monday of the Month
12- 1 p.m. or 6-7 p.m.
REAL ESTATE SALES AGENT COURSE INTRODUCTION TO THE ELEMENTS OF REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE -ONLINE
with Bob Joslyn
Topics covered include: industry overview/organization, Maine Real Estate Commission, agency relationships, product knowledge, property valuation, the appraisal process, financing the transaction, contracts, closings, and federal and state laws. Fee includes textbook PDF (hard copy available from Center for Real Estate for an additional fee), one year of access to the course, instructor feedback after the three quizzes and the final exam, and twice monthly Q&A drop-in sessions via Zoom. A certificate of completion is awarded with a grade of 75% or above, required for the state licensing exam ($85 fee), which must be taken within one year of satisfactory course completion. When you affiliate with a real estate agency and apply for your license, there is a $100 fee, along with a $21 criminal records check fee (some companies may offer to pay this fee when you affiliate with them). Required: Attendees must be 18 or older and have a high school diploma or equivalent to get a license, but a diploma is not required to take this class.
Time Varies: Course is “At Your Own Pace” but must be completed within one year.
Bob Joslyn has been a licensed real estate broker in ME since 1988 and a solo agent at Keller Williams Realty for the past eight years. He has enjoyed helping many buyers and sellers make informed real estate decisions. Bob has been an instructor at Husson University for more than 20 years, teaching numerous business courses
MONDAY COFFEE, GAMES, AND MORE!
with Senior Central
SENIOR CENTRAL invites our local senior citizens to coffee, cornhole, cards, cribbage, and, of course, socializing! FMI: Leave a message at (207) 650-6665.
Mondays, 10-11:30 a.m., Ongoing