Have you ever wished you could keep a crowd on the edge of their seats with a good story? Well now is your chance! The Rangeley Friends of the Arts has received a Discovery Grant from the Onion Foundation to host Storytelling Workshops. The workshops will be held twice a month with an opportunity to perform monthly. Come craft your story with our favorite funny man, storyteller extraordinaire and RLRS English teacher, Tim Straub. Participants should come to the workshop with some ideas for your own story, something that really happened to you. Since you are telling a true story,
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.
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.
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.
Next month's menu May 6th. Shepards pie , pickled beets and carrot cake for dessert. $11 May 13th.Oven fried chicken, potato salad, green beans and brownies for dessert. $11 May 20th.Larry's ribs, baked beans, coleslaw and Graham cracker cake for dessert. $13 No supper on the 27th May 30th. Annual VFW Memorial Day chicken barbecue 1/2 chicken, macaroni salad, chips and cookies. 13th Call Janice early to reserve your meal 897-2122 Thank you for your continues support!!
As a business owner, you have a unique opportunity to leverage retirement plans specifically designed for business owners and/or employers to help you with your retirement goals. Jamee Shinn, Financial Advisor at Edward Jones, will detail the common plan types including SIMPLE/SEP IRA, and the process of establishing a new plan. Whether you are a solo-preneur or employ 2 – 200 staff, this session will provide helpful information as you establish a retirement plan. Bring your coffee and questions and join us!
Palaver Strings is a group of talented and socially conscious musicians from the Portland, ME area. Welcome Here celebrates the vitality of Maine’s indigenous and immigrant communities through music and storytelling. Palaver Strings, in partnership with the Abbe Museum, Greater Portland Immigrant Welcome Center, and Indigo Arts Alliance, will collaborate with guest artists of Wabanaki, Congolese and Puerto Rican heritage, sharing traditional music and personal narratives. The program explores themes of Motherland, Mother Tongue and Mother love--interweaving stories of our relationship with the natural world, our cultural and linguistic traditions, and our dreams for the future generation of our grandchildren
ArtsFarmington will present Palaver Strings’ Welcome Here on Friday, May 6th, 7:00 PM, at Nordica Auditorium, Merrill Hall, 224 Main Street, University of Maine in Farmington. Welcome Here, a touring production, celebrates Maine’s cultural diversity, resilience, and stewardship. For tickets and more information consult our website, artsfarmington.org. Use of masks and proof of full vaccination are required.
Our second of many Campfire Chronicles at our farm. Come visit the farm and hear talented local musicians, and enjoy fun family fun (with room to dance)! We'll have a campfire and farm fresh food featuring our own farm raised products. May 7 is our "Taco" night - veggie options and meat options available. 5:30 is our open jam, so bring your voice or your instrument, 6:30 is scheduled musicians. All ages welcome, $20 parking (per carload) covers the farm fresh food and live music, fun and games.
The Vienna Union Hall announced it will open May 7, 2022 at 7 PM featuring the trio of Greg Boardman, Elsie Gawler,.and Steve Muise performing music drawing from a Scotch, Irish and French repertoire and culture. These three musicians are some of the finest that Maine has to offer. They bring together an incredible tradition of rich traditional and ethic music which is not to be missed.
Business planning can feel at odds with your passion and desire for creating a business. But it doesn’t have to! In this 1.5 hour session, we will draw from our Right Brain and “maker” approaches to designing a business plan. Through whole group, 1:1 feedback buddy time, and individual time to work on your own, we’ll navigate the planning process through a creative & intuitive lens. We will explore various visual tools as a frame of reference and guidance. This first step can be a path to a more refined plan. Whether you have a plan you’d like to refresh
Western Maine Audubon presents “Maine’s Damselflies and Dragonflies” – a presentation by Dr. Ron Butler Western Maine Audubon will sponsor a presentation by Dr. Ron Butler titled, “Maine’s Damselflies and Dragonflies” on Wednesday, May 11th at 7:00 pm in UMF’s Lincoln Auditorium. This presentation—which is open to the general public—will begin with a general overview of the evolution, ecology, and behavior of damselflies and dragonflies (Order Odonata). This will be followed by a brief survey of some of Maine’s 161 known odonate species. Finally, conservation concerns for this important group of insects will be discussed, and resources to facilitate contributions