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.
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.
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
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.
Bake Sale on June 14 starting at 8:00 a.m. in the Chesterville Town Office to coincide with the voting. The Bake Sale is sponsored by the North Chesterville Extension Homemnakers and will continue until the food runs out. FMI 778-3156
Foothills Land Conservancy will hold its annual meeting from 6:30 to 8 pm on Wednesday, June 15 at Academy Hill School Cafeteria in Wilton. During the first part, we will conduct our annual business meeting. Election of officers and board members will take place. The second part of the meeting will be a presentation by Dr. Julia Daly, Associate Professor of Geology at the University of Maine at Farmington. Dr. Daly deployed and maintains the monitoring buoy on Wilson Lake. She will be discussing her findings. Anyone interested in more information the meeting or Foothills in general may contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
June Outing and Picnic in the park
June Outing at Dreamin Fahm
Are you stumped by Instagram Reels? WBC Social media consultant, Katie Kelley, will walk you through the basics of Instagram Reels including video creation tips using just your phone, audio choices and helpful apps to make creating Reels a breeze. We will explore best practices and examples, leaving time at the end for a Q + A session to ensure you leave feeling like you can go out and create Reels that day. Register Today!
June 16th, 1904 marks the day when James Joyce's novel Ulysses takes place. This day is now celebrated the world over as "Bloomsday" after the title character, fictional Leopold Bloom.
Gold Leaf Senior College at UMF , art exhibit. The exhibit features 29 local artists/Goldleaf members working in acrylics,oils, photography, wood, glass and more. The exhibit will be at the Emery Art Center on the UMF campus. The opening reception will be on June 17th from 5-7PM. and will continue thru July 29th.
United Way of the Tri-Valley Area is hosting the first Hunger Solutions Exchange to bring together all responding to food insecurity in greater Franklin County. Whether you are operating, supporting, donating to, collaborating with or volunteering at a pantry, meal program, annual holiday dinner, blessing box, Little Free Pantry, or other way of providing food free of charge to the people of greater Franklin County, we hope you will join us at the University of Maine at Farmington, North Dining Hall and Roberts Courtyard from 8:30 a.m. to noon on June 17. The first Hunger Solutions Exchange will provide the