Campfire Chronicles

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

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.

$20

Greg Boardman, Elsie Gawler & Steve Muise

Vienna Union Hall 5 Vienna Mountain Road, Vienna, ME

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.

$15 – $20

Creating Your Business

Zoom

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

Free

Western Maine Audubon presents: Maine’s Damselflies and Dragonflies” – a talk by Dr. Ron Butler

UMF - Lincoln Auditorium

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

Free

Boundaries for a Thriving Business

Zoom

Many female business owners find that they are repeatedly asked to do unpaid work, work that is not within their skill set, or work that leaves them tired and at risk of burnout. However, running a business is not inherently draining -- especially when you have the tools to set healthy boundaries. In this 6-week cohort lead by Hannah Curtis, we will combine structured discussions and skill-building instruction to help you learn to say no, set limits, prioritize your work, and build and grow a business that really works for you. Join a group of supportive women business owners from

Free

Concert to Honor the People of Ukraine

ME

A Concert for Ukraine In honor of and in solidarity with the resilient spirit of the Ukrainian People May 13, 6 PM, The Church of the Good Shepherd, 2614 Main St, Rangeley,ME Presented by the Rangeley Ecumenical Bell Choir, Directed by Sue Downes-Borko. The Ecumenical Bell Choir of Rangeley, Maine (Rangeley Ringers) will present an evening of music to honor the people of Ukraine on May 13, at 6 pm at the Good Shepherd Church in downtown Rangeley. The public is invited to this free event. The Concert will include music by the Rangeley Ringers, Sue Downes-Borko, Robert Ludwig, Sam

Free

Book Sale

128 Weld Street 128 Weld Street, Wilton, Maine

Book Sale to benefit the Wilton Public Library.  A BIG well organized sale of books for readers of all ages and interests plus music CDs, DVDs, and lots of puzzles.  Pricing is by donation.  Face coverings required.

PRIME Grant Information Session

Zoom

Join us to learn more about the $25 Million in grant funds currently available through the Maine Technology Institute (MTI) for Pandemic Relief The Maine Technology Institute is currently administering PRIME Phase I representing $25M in grant funds to eligible small businesses. PRIME Fund applications are due May 24th. At this information session representatives from MTI will share more information about the PRIME funds, who is eligible, and how to apply. Additional Information Grant funds must be used to address negative economic impacts of the pandemic, and businesses must demonstrate a plan to use the funds to will help increase revenues or create or

Free

Spokeswomen I

Zoom

Spokeswomen: a facilitated peer group designed to help female entrepreneurs become more persuasive and effective communicators. How does it work? Through this highly interactive 8-week online program, participants will develop their own personal style by deepening their understanding of persuasive tools and practicing storytelling through a range of speaking scenarios. Participants will practice delivering planned speeches, providing and giving feedback, initiating difficult conversations, and improvising. There are limited seats available for this cohort. The Spokeswomen cohort will have a maximum of 8 participants in order to allow for ample speaking opportunities in the allotted two-hour meeting window. When does Spokeswomen begin? We

Free

Create Time Not Stress: Making Decisions That Honor Your Time, Spark Joy And Create Fulfillment

Zoom

When we manage our decisions, we don’t have to carry the burden of micro-managing our time. You’ll walk away from each workshop in this series with practical, personalized steps you can immediately put into action to place you on the path of peace and ease. Time management systems, productivity hacks, and organizational tools can create more stress than they relieve. It’s the reason why the woman with the beautifully color-coded calendar still feels like she’s drowning in overwhelm with no time to do the things that make her feel most alive. In this interactive workshop series, Life & Business Strategist, Lanette

Free