Living Well with Chronic Pain

SeniorsPlus 8 Falcon RoadLewiston,

This class is designed for people who have a diagnosis of chronic pain, offering strategies for dealing with their symptoms. Topics include: techniques to deal with frustration, fatigue, isolation, and poor sleep, appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, appropriate use of medications, communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, nutrition, pacing activity and rest, and how to evaluate new treatments.

Free

Campfire Chronicles

Martin Woods Farm 24 Abijah Hill Rd., Starks, ME

Twice per month, come visit the farm for some good old fashion music, dance, food, and games. All ages welcome. Each campfire chronicle will have a different theme. May 28th is on the heels of our garden party so we will make a day of fun to celebrate springtime.

$20

Better Health Now with Diabetes

SeniorsPlus 8 Falcon RoadLewiston,

Better Health with Diabetes is a free mail order toolkit for those who have or are at risk of diabetes and/or their caregivers. Participants must pre-register to receive their toolkit workshop materials and work with a certified leader via telephone or ZOOM at predetermined times either by yourself or in small groups. This process allows the participant all of the educational benefits of the Living Well with Diabetes workshop and equips them with tools to effectively manage their ongoing condition(s), all while maintaining social distancing from their home.

Free

Farmington Historical Society Meeting

Farmington Historical Society Monthly Meeting, Monday, May 23, North Church, 118 High St., 6:30 pm. No pot luck dinner, but a brief in-person meeting at the church, followed at 7 pm by a short walk to the Center Burying Ground (or Meeting House Cemetery), behind the courthouse. Deb Probert and Claudia Bell will lead a tour pointing out headstones of early Farmington citizens who were also veterans of the Revolutionary War. Members and guests — all are welcome.

Small Business, Big Impact

Zoom

Creative views on how Maine’s small businesses can build diverse and inclusive communities. No business is too small to bring diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) to their workplace. A company's willingness to foster diverse perspectives allows for enhanced creative thinking and out-of-the-box strategic solutions to difficult problems. Studies have shown that more diverse work environments are more likely to outperform less diverse peers on profitability and productivity. While most DEI discussions have been in the wheelhouse of larger companies, how does a small business embrace DEI with limited resources? This panel focuses on Maine’s small businesses, from solopreneurs to employers with less

Free

Meaningful Marketing in Times of Uncertainty

Zoom

Staying consistent in messaging that will continue to drive your business toward its goals can be overwhelming, especially through times of uncertainty. How much energy do you invest into social media? How do you evaluate the effectiveness of different platforms? And how do you filter through the constant noise of what you “should” be doing while keeping the energy you put into communications work meaningful and impactful? As both a communications practitioner and coach, Leah Hurley will help you navigate the shifting landscape of communications-based marketing. Leah owns Craft, a boutique communications practice with a focus on value-driven marketing and

Free

Annual plant sale to be held in Phillips

K - 4 students invite one and all to come to their Annual Plant Sale at the Phillips Elementary School on Route 4 in Phillips and "help our gardens grow". The sale will be open from 2:30 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25. Items include tomatoes, peppers, herbs, flowers, and more. All profits are used towards further development of the school's gardening program.

Town of Starks, Appeals Board Hearing

Starks Community Center 57 Anson Road, Starks, ME

The Starks' Appeals Board will have a public hearing on a request from the New England Clean Energy Connect (NECEC) for an extension variance of their Site Plan and Shoreland Zoning approvals of the NECEC Project. The request is to extend approval for 18 months until December 2, 2023.

Scaling Up: From Strategy to Action

Zoom

Scaling your business means increasing revenue while also increasing efficiency. While the pandemic still lingers, what does your business need to scale? More employees? Increased efficiency through new systems or equipment? Or more robust or seamless distribution through clearer procedures? Join Facilitator Tara Paluck in this interactive 4-part workshop series to identify your specific needs to scale, evaluate your options, develop a plan to get it done, and discover new tools for the future. You will leave with a plan of action for what you need to do to scale now and in the future. This workshop is beneficial for

Free

Plant and All Things Garden Related Sale

It's that time of year when our thoughts turn to gardening. Come see what three sisters have dug from their beautiful gardens and what they unearthed from years of collecting garden-related items. Lots of good deals!

Free

Trinity UMC Yard Sale

Trinity UMC 612 FARMINGTON FALLS RD, Trinity United Methodist Church, FARMINGTON, ME

Trinity United Methodist Church is having a yard sale on May 28th, 2022. The yard sale will start at 8:00 am and will end at 3:00 pm. The sale will happen rain or shine at the Trinity United Methodist Church. For more information or questions please call Wally Backus at 207 778 1115 or call 207 778 3921 and leave a message on the church office answering machine.  

Free

Trinity UMC Yard Sale

Trinity UMC 612 FARMINGTON FALLS RD, Trinity United Methodist Church, FARMINGTON, ME

Trinity United Methodist Church is having a yard sale on May 28th, 2022. The yard sale will start at 8:00 am and will end at 3:00 pm. The sale will happen rain or shine at the Trinity United Methodist Church. For more information or questions please call Wally Backus at 207 778 1115 or call 207 778 3921 and leave a message on the church office answering machine.  

Free