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

Gold Leaf Senior College Summer semester sign-up

Registration is now open for our summer semester. Gold Leaf is for people 50 or older.  Summer programs include activities ranging from educational classes to social activities.  Please go to our website at  (goldleafinstitute.org) to view our offerings and sign-up.

June First Friday: Digital Tools for Small Business

Zoom

With so many digital tools available, it can be hard to know what software or platform will actually help you stay organized, save time, and run your business efficiently. In this 1-hour workshop, WBC Marketing Expert Mercedes Arnold and WBC Advisor Lorri Brown will share an overview on popular digital tools that are out there to help you get and stay organized in your business. The resources shared in this workshop will help you find the right platforms for your business operations and help you feel confident implementing these tools in your day-to-day so you can work smarter not harder.

Free

Biz Fit: How do you get your business idea to “hatch?”

Zoom

How do you move from idea to action? (June 3rd is National Egg Day! Thank you to all you chicken farmers out there!) Let’s make some egg salad! This is an informal gathering of female entrepreneurs to share, learn, and network. Let’s brainstorm out loud, share ideas about what makes it easy or hard to get started, and motivate each other for spring. OPTIONAL fun exercise before we meet to get your juices flowing: Take the Momentum Builder Quiz– from the Maker’s Toolkit. Find out what you should be working on right now to grow your business and receive a personalized checklist of

Free

Wayne Community Church Auction – on-line and in person

Wayne Community Church 22 Old Winthrop Rd, Wayne, ME

The Wayne Community Church auction is back this summer, offered both online and as an in-house silent auction! The online auction begins on Friday, JULY 1st and runs through Saturday, JULY 9th. To bid for auction items online, go to waynechurchauction.com. Color photos are included with item descriptions. An opportunity to see and bid on the items in person will be offered at the Wayne Community Church, 22 Old Winthrop Road, Wayne, on the following dates and times: JULY 7th and 8th from 4 to 6 PM and JULY 9th from 9 AM to 4:30 PM. Both online and in-person

Free

Parent’s Forum: The Hidden Agenda. What does Lack of Transparency in Public Schools Cost Us?

Farmington Community Center 127 Middle Street, Farmington, ME

Presentations by former Board of Education appointee, Heidi Sampson.  Homeschooling perspective by Co-Op manager, Liz Caruso.  Concerned Parents can question the Expert Panel in a Town-Hall style event.  Farmington Community Center, 127 Middle Street, Farmington, ME.  Call 207-491-5905 for more details.  (not a town-sponsored event)  Friday June 3rd, 6-8 pm.

Free

New Vineyard Public Library Plant, Bake and Book Sale

Smith Hall, RT 27, New Vineyard Saturday, June 4, 2022 8 AM - Noon We are back - along with the Black Flies - however our great selection of plants for vegetable and flower gardens, together with wonderful home bake pies and cookies are sure to take your mind off those little biting bugs. Of course a selection of books for your summer reading! Maybe a surprise item or 2. All proceeds benefit the New Vineyard Public Library FMI – 652-2250

Old South Church Annual Yard Sale

This is a sale you won't want to miss. Kayak, utility trailer, furniture and much more. Proceeds benefit community programs such as free meals and medical equipment library. There is something for everyone!

Parish Thrift Shop opening

The Parish Thrift Shop at Bartlett Memorial United Methodist Church at North Jay is opening Saturday, June 4th, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and will be opened each Sat. for the summer. A variety of clothing, shoes, baby things, books, household items, sewing things, arts & crafts items are available. Some items are priced but you can fill a bag for $2. Mask required inside.

Tours & Special Exhibit at Maine’s Paper & Heritage Museum

Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum 22 Chuch Street, Livermore Falls, ME

Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum will be open for tours and a HUGE garage sale, Saturday June 4, 2022 9am to 3pm. There will be a special museum exhibit of memorabilia from the Livermore Falls High School Class of 1967! Lunch of barbecued hamburgers, hot dogs and dessert from noon to 1 pm.  Event is by donation. Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum is a non-profit, volunteer organization. All donations go toward museum repairs and operating costs. Tours available anytime by appointment. Visit our website www.papermuseumofmaine.org for more information!

Free

City Lights North Summer Performing Arts Camp

Old State Theatre City Lights North 231 Broadway, Farmington, ME

20th Annual Summer Performing Arts Camp 8:00 am to 3:00 pm daily (including weekends) July 1-16 July 1 is registration: come between 8 and 12 to register and work a bit. Performance on the 16th. This program is free; it is a demanding pre-professional program in dance, singing, acting, fencing, and art. Ages 6-17. Teachers include: Russell Ferguson, Adrienne Hawkins, Braun Dapper, Hershey Bliss, Zakyia Watkins, Duggan Hill, and more. Call 207 778 9114 or text 617 543 9749 with any questions. COVID policy will depend on CDC guidelines and Franklin County transmission rates during the program.

Free