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AARP Safe Driving Program

From date: 
Mon, 05/15/2017 - 10:00am

Head to the Woburn Senior Center (144 School St., Woburn) on Monday, May 15 from 10am-3pm for a five-hour AARP workshop on safe driving. This workshop has a course focus on the aging process affecting hearing, eyesight, driving response time and how to recognize and compensate for these conditions. Students who attend the entire class will receive a certification of completion. $15 for AARP members, $20 for nonmembers. Phone 781-897-5960 to register.
 

Herb Gardening Class

From date: 
Sun, 04/27/2014 - 1:00pm

Herb Gardening Class! 

Sunday April 27th, 2014
1pm-3pm
Cost: $25

Create your very own Herb Garden For Your Kitchen or Deck to take home. We will discuss uses and recipes for herbs you have selected! 

Call or Email today to pre-register. Space will fill up! 781-933-1385 or info@mccuegardencenter.com

Make Your Own Terrarium Class

From date: 
Sat, 04/26/2014 - 1:00pm

Make Your Own Terrarium Class!

Saturday April 26th, 2014
1pm -3pm 
$15 and Up! 

Learn the Basics of creating your own terrarium. You will take home your own personalized terrarium. Fun for All Ages! This is a great class to explore your creativity! 

Email info@mccuegardencentercom to register! 

Free Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop at Spence Farm

Spence Farm won the free orchard courtesy of Edy’s Fruit Bars and it’s now planted. So what's next? Care and upkeep, of course!

Do you have fruit trees and just want to know how to care and maintain them? Come down to Spence Farm (41 Wyman Street, Woburn) on Saturday, April 13th at 10AM. Woburn's own orchard guru, Jack Russo has agreed to host a workshop at the farm to teach participants the proper care and pruning of fruit trees. 

This workshop is open to all and is free of charge. Please wear work shoes as this will be a hands on workshop. Please also bring gloves and hand pruners. 

Participants will be lifting the dwarf trees to the proper height to help them grow and to keep them dwarf for future generations with an explanation of the process and why!

Gardening Classes Available at McCue's Garden Center

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Need a distraction from this winter weather? Start getting ready for spring by taking one of the many gardening classes available at McCue's Garden Center (200 Cambridge Rd, Woburn) starting on February 17th!

The first class, "Growing Plants from Seeds," will go over how to improve germination rates and grow healthy seedlings indoors for spring planting. This session will cover seed selection, growing mediums, and how to create a micro-climate favorable for plant growth. This class will be held on Sunday, February 17 from 4:30-7:30PM. Cost to attend this class is $25.

 McCue's will also be offering the class "No Maintenance Gardening" on Sunday, March 10 from 9:30AM-12:30PM. Cost to attend the class is $25. This session will be filled with tips and tricks to make yard work seem easy! This session will cover planting, watering, fertilizing and lawn care. 

Beginning on Sunday, March 17, McCue's will be offering eight sessions of the class "The Real Dirt on Gardening." This class will take place every Sunday from 3:30-5:15PM until Sunday, May 5. Cost to attend these sessions is $65. Come learn the basics of soil preparation, plant-selection and propagation, lawn care, landscaping and yard maintenance. 

All classes will be led by McCue's Master Gardener Peter Coppola. To pre-register for these classes, please contact McCue's at info@mccuegardencenter.com or (617) 823-3321.

Council of Social Concern Offering Parenting Education Classes

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Happy families aren't born, they are made one day at a time. The Council of Social Concern is offering Parenting Education classes for parents of children ages 1 to 5 years. 

Learn about a variety of different topics such as discipline methods, how to prevent tantrums, routines and much more! Through the use of videos, activities and group discussions, the group leader will help parents learn important parenting skills.

The classes will be held at the Council of Social Concern on Tuesday evenings for four consecutive weeks from Feb. 5th to Feb. 26th from 6:00-8:00pm. 

There is no fee for the class, but there will be a $10 refundable registration fee that will be returned after completion of all four classes.

Space is limited and is available on a first come first serve basis. Babysitting will also be available.

Register by January 31st to be eligible. For more information or to register, contact Dawn Lorino at (781) 935-6495 ext 217.

Fairy Garden Workshop for Children at McCue Garden Center

McCue Garden Center, located at 200 Cambridge Road in Woburn, is offering a Fall Fairy Gardening Workshop for children on Saturday, October 15 at 5 pm. Create timeless memories in your fairy gardens by creating an enchanted miniature autumn fairy garden in your very own backyard.  With stories by the fire! $15 includes all of the materials your child needs to build their own enchanted fairy garden! To register, call 781.933.1385 or email us at info@mccuegardencenter.com.
 

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