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We have groups and classes for healthier living, healing and recovery. Explore your creative side as well. Many new programs are coming in the future; keep an eye on this page and our News and Events page for updates. Send us an email (address at bottom of page) if you would like to be on our notifications and newsletter list.


Jan.23 to Feb. 22
3:45pm to 4:30pm
Cooking with Magda
“5 to 10” - How to cook with 5 to 10 ingredients, using unique blends of splices. Complete all 6 classes and receive your own set of spices.

Second and Fourth Mondays, 6pm to 7pm
Open Support Group
An opportunity to talk with others whose family members or friends are living with mental illness. The facilitator has been trained in NAMI’s Family to Family program.


Jan. 11 to March 1
10:00am to 11:00am
Depression and Anxiety Support Group
Kathy Pammer, a certified counselor will facilitate this weekly group. The group is open to no more than 8 people so please make your reservations as soon as possible. Also feel free to invite someone you think would benefit from this discussion.

Jan.11 to Feb. 5
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Women’s Cancer Support Group
Women who have been diagnosed with any type of cancer, are in the process of treatment, or have completed treatment, are welcome. The group is open to 8 participants, so please make your reservation as soon as possible.


2:15pm to 3pm
Tai Chi
Led by Seth Wiederanders, who has studied for many years under several masters. A “soft” martial art, Tai Chi is slow-paced, mindful exercise, moving meditation. It is particularly helpful in maintaining your balance, as it teaches awareness of weight placement and posture.

3pm to 3:30pm
With Ed DiMaio. Calm and center your mind, bring your thoughts quietly to rest.

3:30pm to 4:30pm
Creative writing
Sometimes it is easier to put our thoughts and feelings on paper than to speak them aloud. Expressing our feelings in words can help us to understand ourselves better. This writing group, directed by Ed DiMaio, will let you do just that. Prose, poetry, or journaling; bring your thoughts to the paper.



More to come!