Author Archives: Karen Snair

Adult Programming

  • Walking Club: Join Karen, every Tuesday at 10:00am (9am in July/August) at the NRFRC parking lot. Childcare can be provided in arranged before hand (please call to register for this). We will meet in the parking lot and walk up and around Ruby’s Trails. At the lookoff we will have a break and quick reflection. To register or for more information, contact Karen at 902-689-2414 or nrfrckaren@gmail.com
  • Wild Flower Arrangement  Workshop with Susan Larder: This program is free and will run monthly (last Wednesday of every month, March – October), from 2:00pm – 4:00pm. It’s for ALL ages (children under 16 years of age, must be accompanied by an adult). Each workshop will include education, wild flower assortment, and a vase. Registration is capped at 10 participants, contact Karen to register at 902-689-2414 or nrfrckaren@gmail.com.
  • Empower – Ladies Support Group: Join Karen to socialize and enjoy a hot beverage. Come share your journey, have access to resources, feel supported, make connections and gain friendship. Register by calling 902-689-2414 or email nrfrckaren@gmail.com. PROGRAM ON HOLD until Fall.
  • Yoga Classes: Instructor Mona Keddy is currently hosting a Spring 10-week, for fee yoga session at the Centre on Wednesday evenings. This class is capped at 8 participants. New sessions will be posted on our Facebook page and in The Flyer if there are openings.
  • Blood Collection Clinic: Colleen Hull has resumed her on-site blood collection clinic at the Centre every 2nd Thursday from 8:30-10:00 am for $15.00. Home visits are also available for $25. You must continue to call Colleen Hull at 902-624-0406 to book your appointment
  • Chromebook Rentals at the NRFRC (free): Thanks to funding obtained through the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia, the Centre Chromebooks on hand available to members of the community for rental. These Chromebooks are available to help people access online mental health resources and support, attend virtual health appointments, and help decrease overall feelings of social isolation during these challenging times. The Chromebooks come with a keyboard, built-in camera and microphone for virtual appointments, Wi-Fi connectivity, the ability to use all resources without needing a Gmail account, and more! Please call or email for more information, to rent, or to obtain assistance with any virtual teaching needed: 902-689-2414 or nrfrckaren@gmail.com. Confidential office space can also be provided if needed to attend appointments virtually.
  • Employment Solutions: This is free service offered in our office. Are you looking for help finding a job or are you looking for help finding employees? How about assistance with a resume, career planning, etc.? Contact Jessica from Employment Solutions  at 902-858-5627 or 902-275-8178 (cell) or jlecky@empsolutions.ca for more information on how Employment Solutions can help with your employment needs.
  • Second Story Women’s Centre Counselling: Nicole Robson, Outreach Coordinator from Second Story Women’s Centre, is offering a free, one-on-one counseling support every two weeks in New Ross. Second Story offers support through a trauma-informed approach, and Nicole has worked with people dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, and loss. She works from a strength/based approach and uses tools such as mindfulness and grounding techniques. To ask questions or to schedule an appointment call Nicole at 902-541-0343.
  • Intro to Computers Training: Jennifer Meister from Lunenburg County Adult Learning Opportunities runs a program to learn basic skills with computers and Windows, keyboarding, using the Internet, emailing, word processing, and Excel. This is a hands-on, in-person program for learners with limited or no computer training. Six week program, ending April 14, 2022. Call to register: 902-523-2479 ext. 29