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.

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

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

Jay/Livermore Falls Lions Club Yard Sale

Yard Sale at the Jay Plaza (parking area behind McDonalds) Saturday, June 18th - 8: am to 3: pm Sunday, June 19th - 8: am to 12: noon A Huge collection from 3 years of donations.

Steps to Start a Business

Common Threads of Maine 90 Bridge Street, Suite 305,, Westbrook, ME

The CEI Women’s Business Center (WBC) and Westbrook-based Common Threads of Maine (CTM) are collaborating in this in-person 4-part cohort. During each interactive session, participants will learn the steps to start a business, the key elements of financial projections, and how to develop a business plan. Existing business owners in the textile industry will join and share their experiences on how they started their business. Aspiring entrepreneurs in other industries may also benefit from this business training series. This program will take place in-person at Common Threads of Maine, 90 Bridge Street, Suite 305, Westbrook, ME 04092 The WBC and CTM monitor

Free workshop, Registration Required

Hiring Event Job Fair!

UMF - Learning Center Parking Lot 252 Main Street., Farmington, ME

Outside Hiring Event, Learning Center Parking Lot, UMF, Farmington June 8, 2022 Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Location: Learning Center Parking Lot, UMF, Farmington, ME 04938 Sponsored By: Wilton CareerCenter, University of Maine, Farmington   Outside Hiring Event, Learning Center Parking Lot, UMF, Farmington | 10 am to Noon The following employers will be at this event: CMCC Community Concepts General Dynamics/BIW Industrial Roofing Company Living Innovations ND Paper Promise Early Education Center Somerset County Sheriff Sugarloaf US Border Patrol Come join us in Farmington on Wednesday, 8 June, 2022 from 10:00 am to Noon for an Outside Hiring

Hiring Event Job Fair!

UMF - Learning Center Parking Lot 252 Main Street., Farmington, ME

Outside Hiring Event, Learning Center Parking Lot, UMF, Farmington June 8, 2022 Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Location: Learning Center Parking Lot, UMF, Farmington, ME 04938 Sponsored By: Wilton CareerCenter, University of Maine, Farmington   Outside Hiring Event, Learning Center Parking Lot, UMF, Farmington | 10 am to Noon The following employers will be at this event: CMCC Community Concepts General Dynamics/BIW Industrial Roofing Company Living Innovations ND Paper Promise Early Education Center Somerset County Sheriff Sugarloaf US Border Patrol Come join us in Farmington on Wednesday, 8 June, 2022 from 10:00 am to Noon for an Outside Hiring

Hiring Event

UMF - Learning Center Parking Lot 252 Main Street., Farmington, ME

Maine CareerCenters in collaboration with the University of Maine, Farmington will be hosting a Hiring Event on Wednesday, June 8th from 10:00am-Noon in the Learning Center Parking Lot, 270 Main Street, UMaine, Farmington.  The event is opened to the public and will be held rain or shine.  Please join us!

Free

Get Ready for the Holidays- Shipping 101

Zoom

Topic: Business Basics In this first of our three-part series, WBC Consultant Cathy Roberts will review the basics of shipping for you small business, including cost control, packaging and streamlining your processes. Shipping 101 will begin with an overview of looking at how to charge for handling and shipping products. We will be looking at inside packaging to the outside box to determine projected costs. Packaging and shipping can be a statement about you and your business. We will also look at how your “story” can be reflected in these choices. There is much to consider in choosing your packaging

Free

Getting Started with QuickBooks Online for Business Owners

Zoom

Launch and use QuickBooks Online like a pro! In this 4-part course, Kitty Barbee, of Barbee Business Services, will walk through the fundamentals of QuickBooks online so you can start utilizing this bookkeeping software for your business. Kitty will take a step-by-step approach to setting up and navigating through the important functionality of QuickBooks Online for business owners. Join this cohort to learn how to enter invoices, sales receipts, and customer payments into QuickBooks Online. This workshop will cover common functions including utilizing the bank feed as well as reconciling accounts and running reports. This cohort is available to Maine-based

Free