Babysitters training course at community center

A babysitters’ training course will be held at the Ashland Community Center this Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. The course, sponsored by the town’s recreation department, is designed for students ages 11 and up and is intended to prepare participants to interview for babysitting jobs, select suitable activities for their charges, prevent accidents, and perform first aid if necessary. The cost is $85. For more information or to sign up, call the recreation department at 508-881-0105, ext. 13.