1-on-1 Computer Help – Deck House School students provide 1-on-1 computer help. Got viruses? They can help. Don’t know how to do something? They can help. Did you get a new computer or phone and don’t understand it? They can help! Bring your device to The Community Center.
Beginner Cribbage - You can always find someone to sit down and teach you how to play Cribbage.
Beginner Dominoes – This is instruction on how to play Mexican Train before you go on to a group.
Beginner Mah Jong – Mahjong is a tile-based game that originated in China during the Qing dynasty. Come sharpen your skills of tactics, observation, memory, teamwork. 4 players per team. Beginners instruction prior to moving on to the Mah Jong group.
Boothbay Writer Group – Facilitated by Robert Driscoll. A drop in group for any level of writers (journals, articles, short stories, blogs, novels). An opportunity to talk with other people who enjoy putting pen to paper. This is an open forum to encourage people to write. Your level of participation is voluntary. Come, listen, chat…ENJOY!
Cribbage Tournament – This is not a casual Cribbage game. This is a tournament and you change partners as you progress. Aimed towards experienced players.
Cricut Cards! - Learn to use your Cricut cutting machine to create cards or other projects out of paper, cloth, vinyl and other media!
Death Café - Facilitated by Lynne Tobin, LPC. A safe place to discuss death and other end of life issues.
Die-cut Greeting Cards Class - Limited to 8 participants. Learn to make a different type of crafted cards each week.
Dominoes – Mexican Train Dominoes. This is the follow-up to Beginner Dominoes.
Drop-In Die-cut Greeting Cards Workshop - Come use the techniques we learned in the Die-cut Greeting Cards Class to make gorgeous hand crafted cards and tags. Prerequisite: Die-cut Greeting Cards Class. There is no instruction provided for this workshop.
Drop-In Knitting – instructed by Carol Cragin Bring in UFO (Un Finished Objects) to finish or repurpose. Please BYO (Bring Your Own) needles and yarn. Yarn is often provided by donations made to The Community Center. All levels of experience welcome! This is an open-ended class. Both days and evenings!
Drop-In Scrabble – Also known as “Beat Margaret Perritt”. A fun time playing Scrabble. Come on down for laughs and learning new words.
Fiesta Suave – Instructed by Pat McKee. Gentle movement to Latin style music and old favorites. You can do this class either standing or sitting. No partner required.
From Memory to Memoir Workshop – Taught by Barbara Burt, Communication Specialist. How capture memories into a finished, written story. Burt approaches the workshop by establishing an atmosphere with few limits and giving the attendees support with technical help. They learn how to go from descriptive details to a finished piece. If an attendee wants to keep their story private, they can. Participants do not critique their fellow members work. The focus is on being supportive. This is not a writer’s group, you do not need to be a writer to join us. Limited to 6 participants.
Genealogy – Facilitated by Lucy Cressey. Group support to help you get started researching your family tree. Discussions on various resources and records archives. Guest speakers and field trips to Boston and Augusta are offered. A fun way to discover your family or community history!
Increase Inner Peace – Facilitated by Patty Seybold. The Three Principles that Sydney Banks discovered over 40 years ago form an important foundation for our group. The Three Principles are Mind, Consciousness & Thought. Mind, Consciousness and Thought work together in harmony to create our experience of life. In this group, we study and learn about how our minds, consciousness and thought actually work in order to become free to live more completely in the now.
Just Sew – Coordinated by Angel Ames. Bring your own sewing machine and learn how to use it! All levels of experience welcome. Bring your own material/project or use material donated to The Community Center. A fun time! Both day and evenings!
Learn to Crochet – Instructed by Pat Carmolli. Bring in UFO (Un Finished Objects) to finish or repurpose. Please BYO (Bring Your Own) hooks and yarn. Yarn is often provided by donations made to The Community Center. All levels of experience welcome! This is an open-ended class.
Mah Jong –This group is currently full. If you have a foursome and would like to play, please let us know. For beginner instruction, please contact The Community Center.
NAMI Support Group - Facilitated by Debbie Graves and Jane Good. A Combined Support Group for Individuals living with mental health challenges and family and friends supporting individuals with mental health challenges.
Newly Bereaved Support Group – Facilitated by Lynne Tobin, LPC and Shawn Lewin. This group is open to the newly bereaved – those mourning a loss up to two years. Death Café – Facilitated by Lynne Tobin, LPC. A safe place to discuss death and other end of life issues.
People Helping People Advice - If you have questions or need help, come talk to Rachel Tibbetts, the PHP Coordinator about the program. One-on-one and confidential.
People Helping People – This is a paid program sponsored by the Boothbay Region Health and Wellness Foundation. For information, please contact The Community Center.
Recovery & Resilience Support Group – A peer group to support those who have been addicted to any substance or behavior, whether it be opiates, alcohol, gambling, etc. This is a non-12 Step program, but open to anyone who participates in a 12 Step program. This support group promotes inside-out thinking.
RummiKub – We have 2 established tables of players at this time. If you’d like to learn, beginner classes are available on request. Please contact The Community Center for information.
Tai Chi - Molly Pitcher’s class is designed to help relieve pain for people who suffer from Arthritis. What is more, it is easy to learn—almost anyone can do it. Basically Tai Chi consists of slow continuous whole-body movements strung together in a form. The movements are learned and follow one after the other. Some of the benefits from Tai Chi are to improve physical condition, muscle strength, coordination, and flexibility. It improves balance and decreases the risks of falls. It also helps to ease pain and stiffness to create overall wellness. Molly offers Tai Chi classes both seated and standing forms.
Tuesday Knitters - A fun and welcoming group of experienced knitting goddesses always ready to help and share. And we're always ready to make room for more! Coordinated by Joan Ackerman.
Thursday Rug Hookers - A new group starting up of both new and experienced rug hookers. Bring your own equipment and supplies and join us! Coordinated by Joan Ackerman.
Veterans Advice – Meet with David Patch to privately discuss any issues that you, as a Veteran or family of a Veteran, may be encountering.
Wizard of Odds Antiques Appraisal – Richard Plunkett, The Wizard of Odds, will appraise your found treasures. $5 per item or 3 for $10. All proceeds are donated to The Community Center.