Events & Education

april Events

Safe Sitter

Safe-Sitter is a one-day course for young persons, ages 11-13, before they begin actively baby-sitting. Safe-Sitter uses discussion, practice and role-playing to teach participants more about: how to handle emergencies, safety precautions, caring for an infant or child, and calling for emergency help.

  • DATE: Saturday, April 30
  • TIME: 9 AM - 3 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: $50, pre-registration required. Space is limited! Call 617-696-8810 to register.

May Events

Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health-related crisis. In the Mental Health First Aid course, you learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help. Mental Health First Aid teaches about recovery and resiliency – the belief that individuals experiencing these challenges can and do get better, and use their strengths to stay well. Taught by clinicians from South Shore Mental Health. Class occurs over three weeks for a total of eight hours.

  • DATE: Monday, May 9 and Tuesdays, May 10, 17
  • TIME: 6-8:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: FREE, pre-registration required. Call 617-696-8810.

Stroke-When Seconds Count

For every 60 seconds someone with a stroke delays seeking treatment, one million brain cells are permanently lost. Would you be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of stroke if they were occurring to you or a loved one? Join Neurologist John Mahoney, MD, and ICU Nurse Manager Ellen Lanza, RN, to learn the warning signs and risk factors of a stroke.

  • DATE: Wednesday, May 4
  • TIME: 6:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: FREE, pre-registration required call 617-696-8810.

Are You at Risk for Kidney Stones?

Recent studies show that kidney stones are on the rise. Urologist Justin Gould, MD, will discuss how kidney stones develop, who is at risk and what you can do to lower your risk of getting kidney stones.

  • DATE: Wednesday, May 18
  • TIME: 6:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: FREE, pre-registration required call 617-696-8810.

AARP Driver Safety Program

Sponsored by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) and hosted at BID-Milton, this program is a comprehensive "refresher" driving course developed for drivers aged 50 and over. Please bring a lunch.

  • DATE: Friday, May 20
  • TIME: 10 AM - 3 PM, with a break for lunch
  • PLACE: Conference Room A
  • COST: $20 per person or $15 for AARP members; payable to AARP. You MUST have your AARP number with you to receive the discount. Pre-registration required, call 617-696-8810.

June Events

Yoga & Meditation

Learn mindfulness meditation with mindfulness in movement. Connect with your breathing and move to deeper places of peace and renewal. Class is taught by Fern Ross Israel, LMHC/ RYT

  • DATE: Tuesdays, May 31- June 28
  • TIME: 7-8:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: $75 for 5-week session. Pre-registration required. Call 617-696-8810 to register.