Center for Wisdom's Women offering Spa Day, holiday crafts, singing in September

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LEWISTON — The Center for Wisdom’s Women has announced its September programming. All morning programs are from 10 to 11:30 a.m.  The center will be closed Monday, Sept. 11 and all Fridays, except for gardening with Herban Works.

Good Food Bus: 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays. The Good Food Bus is a mobile food market with stops across several Maine counties that brings fresh vegetables, fruit and other essential food items directly to where people live, work and play. The bus is a project of St. Mary’s Nutrition Center. EBT cards can be used.

Gardening: 9 a.m. to noon Fridays. Join Herban Works, the social enterprise of the center, to weed, water, prune and prepare products using produce grown at the center.

Herban Works product making: Noon to 2 p.m. every Wednesday. Product making includes but is not limited to Calendula Salve, Lavender Eye Masks and Salt Herbs to be sold at the Lewiston Farmers Market every Sunday in September.

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Spa Day: Tuesday, Sept. 19. The center will provide lotions and nail polish for a morning of pampering.

Peasant Pantry Café: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14. The Peasant Pantry Café features one-pot sustainable meals from different countries. This month, the dish is Summer Garden Tomato Soup with flat bread. The meal is open to the public free, and donations are welcome.

Holiday Crafts: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, Tuesday, Sept. 12, Monday, Sept. 18, Thursday, Sept. 28. The center will provide all the material to make holiday crafts to be sold at the annual holiday fair, date TBD.

Singing Circle: 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28. Join the center to sing empowering songs, followed by a simple shared meal.

What’s Cooking?: Wednesdays. The center will provide ingredients for guests to cook and create a healthy meal.

Women’s Healing Arts Circle: Thursdays, Sept. 7 and  21. The center will continue to host Dr. Maryam Mermay as she leads a circle intended for women seeking to heal the loss of a loved one, a relationship, an ability, one’s home, the loss of one’s sense of self or any other source of grief through a lifegiving and playful connection with the arts.

Bingo: Tuesday, Sept. 26.

September Birthday Celebration: Noon Wednesday, Sept. 27, September birthdays will be celebrated.

Clothing giveaway: Temporarily suspended until further notice.

The center’s hours are from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon Fridays for gardening only. All women are welcome; programs are offered free and no appointments are needed. Oatmeal breakfasts are available daily, and the center has a shower.

FMI: www.wisdomswomen.org.

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