NORWAY — The Cancer Resource Center of Western Maine announces its March activities.

The center is in the Stephens Memorial Hospital Specialty Clinic building at 199 Main St. and offers free programs to people impacted by cancer.

Drop in hours areThursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Volunteers provide comfort items such as port protectors, wigs, hats, pillows or find resources. Pick up brochures or use our lending library, enjoy a cup of coffee or tea, chat with a volunteer.

Banding Together To Restore: Mondays, March 6, 13, 20 and 27, 11 a.m. to noon at Richard Bader Physical Therapy, 176 Main St. The program, lead by Lori Britting, is focused on regaining motion and strength through guided instruction using stretching and colored Therabands. Regaining energy and the ability to move easier and carry out daily tasks, and enjoying life are part of this program. Preregistration is encouraged. Registration is required by contacting the center or by arriving 15 minutes early the day of the class.

Yoga Warriors: Wednesdays, March 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 3 to 3:45 p.m. at Posabilities, 15 Tannery St. The free class will support healthy living for individuals facing the challenges of cancer through gentle movement and breath, supportive restorative yoga postures, and guided mediation and relaxation. Preregistration is encouraged. Registration is required by contacting the center or by arriving 15 minutes early the day of the class.

Yoga for Wellness: Fridays, 8 to 9 a.m. Either Kat Larsen or Sherri will teach breathing, movement and relaxing meditation while seated or standing. 

Chair Yoga: Fridays, 2 to 3 p.m. No mats are necessary, and chairs will be provided.

Walk and Talk with David: Call 207-739-7027 to find someone to walk around Norway or South Paris with and schedule a time.

Guided Meditation Gathering: Wednesday, March 8, 1 to 1:45 p.m. Susan Kane is leader. Guided meditation promotes relaxation.

Reiki 1-Self Care: Tuesday, March 28, 1 to 2 p.m. Learn to practice Reiki for relief from stress and discomfort. Charlotte LaBelle of Teresia Reiki is the instructor. Individual sessions may be scheduled between 2 and 3:30 p.m. Those interested may contact the center to schedule a session.

Ten Tips for Health: March 13, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Kate Goldberg, community nutrition educator from Healthy Oxford Hills, will discuss ways to increase fruits and vegetables in your diet, share recipes and taste-testing. A light lunch will follow.

Stampin’ Up: Tuesday, March 7, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Kathy provides materials and instruction to make a variety of cards.

Community Cancer Cut and Sew: Wednesdays, March 8 and 22, 10 a.m. to noon, and Wednesday, March 15, 4 to 7 p.m. at Sew Orchid Design, 316 Main St. Participants will cut out material for bonnets and other comfort items needed by the center. Sewing kits are assembled for people to take home to sew or sew while they are there.

Fabric Crafting: Wednesday, March 15, 1 to 3 p.m. at Sew Orchid Design, 316 Main St., Norway. Barbara Daigle teaches the series of non-sewing or beginner sewing crafts.

Beading Project: Monday, March 27, at Lively Accents, 310 Main St., Norway. Led by Cathy.

Knitting and Crocheting: Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Participants will learn to knit or crochet, may bring in a project or help make hats for center clients.

Coloring for Adults: Thursdays, 1 to 2 p.m. Coloring books and a variety of markers will be available.

Cards and Games: Fridays, 1 to 2 p.m. Games are available at the center to play, or participants may bring their own.

Activities sponsored by the center are canceled when schools are closed because of the weather.

FMI, register: 207-890-7063, crcofwm.org, facebook.com/CRCWesternMaine.

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