Western Maine Audubon will be presenting the first of its fall talk series on Wednesday, September 8 at 7 pm. “What You Should Know About the Threat of Aquatic Invaders in Maine,” will be presented by Roberta Hill, Invasive Species Program Director for Lake Stewards of Maine. In this talk, Roberta will address the following questions and more: What makes an organism invasive? What threats do invasive organisms pose to Maine’s native ecosystems? How do invasive aquatic species impact humans? What are the drivers behind introduction of invaders to Maine and the vectors exacerbating their spread within the state? What
The Pandemic and the Great Resignation have recently revived the question at the center of the Arther Miller’s Death of a Salesman: “What is a worker’s life worth?” Join Max Alverez, host of Working People podcast and Editor-in-Chief at The Real News Network, for a lecture and workshop on Death of a Salesman in relation to ongoing labor issues.
Max Alvarez, host of Working People podcast and Editor-in-Chief at The Real News Network, leads a roundtable discussion with the communications director of Maine AFL-CIO, the statewide federation of 160 local unions, as part of the New Commons Project’s exploration of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman.
On Sunday, March 27, at 4:00, Janine Winn will be speaking at the First Congregational Church in Wilton at the invitation of Dr. David Smith, Pastor, about her experiences in Ukraine as a Peace Corps Volunteer, about her perceptions of Ukrainian people, and about the current war. Janine, a resident of Temple, served three years in Ukraine until the March 2020 evacuation of Volunteers due to the COVID pandemic. During that time she lived and worked in the village of Kosmach located in the Carpathian Mountains. She became a welcomed part of an extended family and was included in weddings,
GRR is coming virtually to UMF to share why activism is essential to assure safe, accessible and legal abortion care. Register on eventbrite to receive a link to attend on zoom: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/grandmothers-for-reproductive-rights-grr-tickets-291247829097
April 14h, 6:00-6:30 will be the Farmington Public Library's Annual Corporator's meeting. The public is invited to come to the library to hear the annual report, vote on bylaw changes, elect new and returning board members, ask questions, and offer suggestions. For more information, call Barb 578-0286
United Way of the Tri-Valley Area is hosting the first Hunger Solutions Exchange to bring together all responding to food insecurity in greater Franklin County. Whether you are operating, supporting, donating to, collaborating with or volunteering at a pantry, meal program, annual holiday dinner, blessing box, Little Free Pantry, or other way of providing food free of charge to the people of greater Franklin County, we hope you will join us at the University of Maine at Farmington, North Dining Hall and Roberts Courtyard from 8:30 a.m. to noon on June 17. The first Hunger Solutions Exchange will provide the
LGBTQ+ Pride Comes to Farmington For immediate release by the Farmington Pride Board of Directors. April 11, 2022. This year Farmington joins many other forward thinking Maine communities in celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride. The event is being held at Meetinghouse Park beside the courthouses on Saturday June 25, 2022 @ 11Am. This event is family friendly and open to the public, all are welcome. Acceptance and education are the number one game changers for queer people in rural america we are here to foster that in our community. There will be music from various bands and talents as well as
When is the last time you got a side of cotton candy with your cocktail? Paired a clown nose with your cuff links? Well, this is the night! Join Safe Voices for our annual Fall Mixer & Awards Ceremony, featuring a carnival theme for 2022! Cotton candy, popcorn, a party photo booth, and even a strolling magician — if you've been looking for an excuse to dress up and have a ball, this is your chance. Please join us for an event that will allow us to honor stalwart supporters of this work as well as raise money for Safe
Do you receive or have you received adult mental health services? We invite you to come share your thoughts/feedback on Maine's mental health system and related issues! All meetings can be attended both in person at the Farmington Public Library or via Zoom (meeting ID: 8938611710, no password required) every third Tuesday of the month from 1-3pm. Please reach out to us about accommodations, and give us a call with any questions: 1-877-207-5073. A bit about who we are... The Consumer Council System of Maine is a mental health advocacy organization mandated by legislation since 2008 as a voice
Do you receive or have you received adult mental health services? We invite you to come share your thoughts/feedback on Maine’s mental health system and related issues! All meetings can be attended both in person at the Farmington Public Library or via Zoom (meeting ID: 8938611710, no password required) every third Tuesday of the month from 1-3pm. Please reach out to us about accommodations, and give us a call with any questions: 1-877-207-5073. A bit about who we are… The Consumer Council System of Maine is a mental health advocacy organization mandated by legislation since 2008 as a voice
Western Maine Audubon invites the general public to a free talk titled, “Rising Seas and Warming Waters: Climate Stresses to Gulf of Maine Marine Species.” The talk will be given by by Dr. Hannah Baranes and Ph.D. candidate Andrew Allyn at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, October 11th in the Thomas Auditorium of Preble Hall on the campus of UMF. The talk will be recorded as usual with the recording made available on WMA’s website (western.maineaudubon.org/videos) within a few weeks of the talk. The Gulf of Maine has one of the most biologically productive marine ecosystems in the world. It is also