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

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

Annual Yard Sale

A two-day massive yard sale.  We will have a large variety of furniture, dishes, linens, toys, and so much more.  Donations are being accepted by calling 778-2420 or 778-3808.  No early birds please. All proceeds go to mission and outreach work in the community.

Free

Meet the Author

Chesterville Town Office 409 Dutch Gap Road, Chesterville, ME

25+ Maine Authors covering a variety of literature will be coming from all over the State of Maine. Each other will have a table where you can ask questions, purchase books and get autographs. There will be a silent auction with even more authors represented. There will be a lunch and baked goods for sale. All proceeds will go to Our Chesterville Community Library and there programs to support literacy and purchase a bookmobile and someday a permanent home for the library.

Trinity Baked Bean Supper Take Out

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

Trinity United Methodist Church is having a Baked Bean Supper Take Out on June 11th, 2022 at 4:00 pm-5:30 pm. The pick up for the meal is at our front entrance. We deliver it to you in your car!! The meal consists of homemade baked beans, a red hot dog, a homemade biscuit, fresh coleslaw, and brownies. We are asking for a $7.00 donation for each meal. The proceeds go to our general fund to continue serving our community in many different capacities. Thank you for your support. Call to reserve meals at 207-778-3921.

Free

Campfire Chronicles

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

Join us at Martin Woods Farm in Starks for good old fashion fun. There will be live music, good food, a variety of games to play, dancing, and of course, a campfire. Come see the farm, and hear Cole Martin and other local musicians.

$20

The Gawler Family Band

Vienna Union Hall 5 Vienna Mountain Road, Vienna, ME

The Gawlers are a fun-loving, fiddling family band — from the heart of Maine — with shining smiles and joyful sounds. John and Ellen Gawler are master fiddle and banjo players and their three daughters, Molly, Edith and Elsie grew up with the music and formed a band of their own – The Gawler Sisters. The band includes “brother” Bennett Konesni and Ethan Tischler (Elsie’s partner.) The full band has a gorgeous and high-spirited sound of string instruments (fiddle, banjo, guitar, cello, bass) as well as harmony singing. ABOUT THE GAWLER FAMILY BAND Inspired by years of playing for dances

$15 – $20

Bates College Clean Sweep | HUGE indoor yard sale

Underhill Arena 145 Russell Street, Lewiston, ME

After two years off because of COVID-19, The Bates Clean Sweep sale returns this Sunday, June 12. The college’s annual indoor "garage sale" gathers thousands of items left behind by departing students and offers them to the public at prices far below what products cost new. This year’s sale will include clothing, electronics, furniture, appliances, athletics and outdoor equipment, and countless other items. Proceeds from sale benefit local nonprofit organizations Safe Voices and John F. Murphy Homes. Safe Voices is a domestic violence resource center serving survivors in Androscoggin, Franklin, and Oxford Counties, and John F. Murphy Homes provides life-enriching

Free