Opioid Epidemic, Goat Milk & Herbal Soap classes offered

Posted February 12, 2018

Plymouth School District Community Education & Recreation is offering a new Community Conversation on the Opioid Epidemic, as well as a new class called Goat Milk & Herbal Soap Making.

The following classes will be held at Plymouth High School, 125 Highland Ave.:

  • Community Conversation – The Opioid Epidemic: Learn from Aurora Health Care about the factors that led to the opioid problem, how to recognize signs of opioid and prescription drug abuse, and explore simple ways for community members to get involved in prevention efforts. Participants will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 7; there is no fee, but you must pre-register by Monday, March 5.
  • From the Garden – Goat Milk & Herbal Soap Making: Participants will learn the basics and then dive into a hands-on experience of making soap, into which they will incorporate whole herbs and goat milk. Participants will go home with soap made in class, along with instructions and recipes for making soap at home. Class will meet with instructor Linda Conroy, owner of Moonwise Herbs, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday March 8; until Feb. 23 the fee is $36 (then $46), which includes all supplies.

There’s also still room in the following:

  • Winter Swim Club: Students age 7 through eighth grade will having fun while learning the four competitive strokes, plus starts and turns. Participants must be able to swim the width of the pool. The club will meet Mondays through Wednesdays from Feb. 19 to March 14, with grades 5-8 from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. and grades 2-4 from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. Fee is $35 until Feb. 9 (then $45).
  • Cooking Club – Take & Bake: Save time, bring friends, and join us in the kitchen to prepare meals to take home and bake later. Enjoy a complimentary bowl of homemade soup while you work! Also get answers to your nutrition questions from a registered dietitian, as well as healthy menu ideas and recipe substitutions. Class will meet with Jessica Mella from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday Feb. 21; fee is $78 until Feb. 9 (then $88), which includes all groceries for five meals serving 4-6 each.
  • Parenting in a “Smart” World: Parents, grandparents, caregivers and community members are invited to learn about safety in our electronic world. Police Liaison Officer Lindsay Baumhardt will discuss precautions to take with cell phones, app safety, internet behaviors, and drug awareness in light of today’s technology. Class will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26 in the library at Plymouth High School, 125 Highland Ave. The class is free but please register by Feb. 23 so we know we have enough attendees to hold the class.

Learn more:
Register online; this option allows you to pay with a credit card at no extra charge and to receive immediate confirmation of enrollment.
Print a registration form to mail or bring to Community Ed & Rec, 125 Highland Ave., Plymouth WI 53073.
View or download the complete Winter/Spring 2018 Course Listings.
Visit our Facebook page, where we share information regularly about our many learning and wellness offerings for community members of all ages.
• Call (920) 892-5068, email commedrec@plymouth.k12.wi.us, or visit the Community Ed & Rec office on the north end of Plymouth High School, 125 Highland Ave.