AUGUST 2017

Make, Play, Act, Dance

July 3 @ 9:30 am - August 25 @ 11:30 am
Kingsbrae Horticultural Garden
220 King Street
St Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 1Y8 Canada

St. Andrews Arts Council presents: Creative Fun at Kingsbrae Garden! FOR 5 to 10 YEAR OLDS! Join Callista Gilks and Emili Naish for a fun filled experience this summer. In addition to working inside in the studio, each day children will participate in a live ladybug release in the garden. They will also play outdoors in the Children's Garden and interact with the goats, rabbits, peacock and alpacas! Every week brings a new theme so kids can sign up for one, two or all seven weeks!

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Advanced Gesture Drawing Course with Geordie Millar

August 14 @ 9:00 am - August 18 @ 4:00 pm

This course is tailored for artists with experience in gesture drawing. Members of Sunbury Shores receive a 10% discount.

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Smoke Fired Pots with Jackie Doucette

August 14 @ 9:00 am - August 18 @ 4:00 pm
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Learn how to make smoke fired pottery. Members of Sunbury Shores receive a 10% discount.

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Architect Talk, Bruce Norelius

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Seaman’s Church
26 Middle Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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August 17: Architect Talk, Bruce Norelius @ Seaman’s Church, 7 pm

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Bruce Norelius, Architect Talk

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Seaman’s Church
26 Middle Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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The Tides Institute & Museum of Art’s (TIMA) annual architect talk will be given by architect Bruce Norelius (http://noreliusstudio.com/) at TIMA’s 1828 Seaman’s Church building on Thursday, August 17, at 7 pm. A reception will follow the talk at the nearby historic 1807 Hayden House, 17 Boynton Street. Bruce Norelius has practiced architecture for nearly thirty years, with an enduring focus on the places where we live.

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Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra Begins Rehearsals for 2017 Fall Concert Series

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on January 1, 1970 at 7:00pm

Eastport Arts Center (EAC)
36 Washington Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States

PBSO will celebrate its 10th anniversary with its first Broadway Pops Concert in Eastport on November 17, Machias on November 18, and Calais on November 19. The program includes original scores from My Fair Lady, Gigi, Funny Girl, Carousel, Camelot, The Sound of Music, and A Connecticut Yankee. PBSO welcomes new musicians. If interested, please come to a rehearsal with your instrument or just to listen. The first two fall rehearsals are August 17 and August 24 with music director and conductor, ...

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The Last Show of the 2017 Season

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Crow Town Gallery
406 South Lubec Rd
Lubec, ME United States

The last show of the 2017 will feature works by all 4 resident artists: Bonnie Beard, Sheryl Denbo, Kathrin Hilten, and Shanna Wheelock.

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Grand Manan Museum: 7th Annual Poetry Night & Book Launches

August 17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Grand Manan Museum
1141 Route 776
Grand Manan, New Brunswick E5G 4E9 Canada

Grand Manan Museum: 7th Annual Poetry Night & Book Launches - Wayne Clifford & Alison Demingwith special guest Don McAlpine, Director, New Brunswick Museum Wayne Clifford will be launching his 14th poetry book Flying the Truck, the result of his two-years as poet-in-residence with the New Brunswick Museum during their Grand Lake Protected Area Bioblitz in 2013 & 2014. Alison Deming, a long-time summer resident and Head of the Creative Writing Department at the University of Arizona, is launching...

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Opening Reception – Prints from Maine Aomori Printmaking Society

August 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Tides Institute & Museum of Art
43 Water Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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Exhibition Opening @ TIMA, 5-7 pm, Prints from Maine Aomori Printmaking Society @ TIMA, which will be on display from August 18 – September 17.

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Opening Reception – Forecast: Shoshannah White and Charley Young

August 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free Will North Church
82 High Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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August 18 – Fall, 2017: Exhibition, Forecast: Shoshannah White and Charley Young @ North Church August 18: Exhibition Opening @ North Church, 5-7 pm

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Prints from Maine Aomori Printmaking Society – Opening Reception

August 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Tides Institute & Museum of Art
43 Water Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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The Maine Aomori Printmaking Society’s (MAPS) traveling exhibition is coming to the Tides Institute & Museum of Art, with an opening reception on Friday, August 18 from 5 to 7 pm. MAPS is organized by Friends of Aomori as a cultural exchange program, sharing art and creating dialogue between artists in the sister states of Maine and Aomori, Japan. The prints are being exhibited in three Maine communities, Yarmouth, Eastport, and York, while the same collection is being exhibited in Aomori City...

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FORECAST Opening Reception

August 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free Will North Church
82 High Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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The Tides Institute & Museum of Art is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition, FORECAST, at the Tides Institute’s Free Will North Church Project Space. FORECAST is a joint installation by artists Shoshannah White (Portland, Maine) and Charley Young (Halifax, Nova Scotia) based on their experiences in both Svalbard, Norway and Prince William Sound, Alaska. Join us for the opening reception at Free Will North Church Project Space, at the corner of High and Washington Streets, on Frida...

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Grand Manan Museum – Annual Dinner

August 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Grand Manan Museum
1141 Route 776
Grand Manan, New Brunswick E5G 4E9 Canada

The Museum's annual dinner is a great time to socialize with friends and meet new ones. A buffet of turkey, ham, casseroles, a variety of salads, cake, tea or coffee for only $15.00 beginning at 5:00 pm. Sponsored by the Museum Board of Directors and Friends of the Museum, all are welcome! Dinner is in the Elmer Wilcox Memorial Hall at the Museum (use the side entrance).

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Yoga Workshop for Work and School Life

August 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Peaceful Postures Yoga & Wellness
263 North Street
Calais, ME 04619 United States

Trouble concentrating? Stressed out? Not enough hours in the day? Yoga can help…it doesn’t make our days 25 hours; but during this workshop we will explore different tools of yoga to improve concentration, decrease stress and increase productivity. What to expect: deeper understanding of chronic stress, multi-tasking and balance, physical postures, self-reflection, hand-outs, and breath work. Pre-register for $25 prior to the 18th, $30 at the door. Mats and props available. Wear comfortable ...

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Author Reading – J.D. Rule

August 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Lubec Memorial Library
55 Water Street
Lubec, ME 04652 United States

Lubec author J.D. Rule will read from his latest work, Cold Harbor. The novel is set in the easternmost town of the United States, and also on the blood-soaked battlefields of the Civil War.

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Stage East Meeting for Future Productions

August 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center (EAC)
36 Washington Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States

On Saturday, August 19 at 2 p.m. Stage East, the Community Theater of Washington County, will be holding a meeting at the Eastport Arts Center to gather together people interested in future productions. “We’re going to figure out who is interested in participating in our New Year’s Show and in any show in 2018,” says Brian Schuth, Stage East’s President. “We need to bring together our existing members, and anyone who has ever wanted to be involved in a theatrical production, on- or o...

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Robin Rier Exhibition – Opening Reception

August 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lubec Landmarks Mulholland Gallery
50 Water Street
Lubec, ME United States

Robin Rier is known for her great attention to light and peacefulness. She works out her wonderful Sweet Pear Studio. Rier say, "I live in Down East Maine near the ocean. I work on site, inspired by the many coastal off the beaten path vignettes. I also enjoy painting still life and from my own photographs." Her work will be on display from August 16-29.

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St. Andrews Gala Festival Orchestra Concert

August 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sir James Dunn Academy
180 King Street
St. Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 1Y7 Canada

A Canada 150th Celebration at the St. Andrews Gala Festival Orchestra Concert with Hok Kwan, Conductor, Lewis Dalvit, Conductor Emeritus, Danielle MacMillan, Mezzo-Soprano/Dr. Chih-Long Hu, Piano, on August 19, 2017 at 7:30 pm at Sir James Dunn Academy. Free Admission/Limited Seating.

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Greg Abete, Jon Wheatley and Paul Del Nero bring World Class Jazz to Lubec

August 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Crow Town Gallery
406 South Lubec Rd
Lubec, ME United States

Greg Abate tours the Globe 225 day a year and for years he has brought world class Jazz to Lubec Maine. “Multi-saxophonist Greg Abate is a prime example of the ‘rear back and blow’ school of contemporary bop-based players. –David Franklin, Jazz Times This year he is bring back Jon Wheatly and Paul Del Nero. Jon Wheatley is of the renowned Berklee College of Music. Jon has been a sideman for Diana Krall, "Sweets" Edison, Gunther Schuller and many other jazz luminaries. For over 25 years, ...

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Plein Air Painting Workshops in Lubec, Maine with Michael Chesley Johnson

August 21 @ 8:00 am - August 24 @ 12:00 pm
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Artists Retreat Studios & Gallery
45 Washington Street
Lubec, ME 04652-3620 United States
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Join plein air landscape painter Michael Chesley Johnson for small-size outdoor painting workshops and painting retreats in Lubec, Maine, July-August 2017. (All workshops will take place in Lubec in summer 2017)

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Etching with Susan Patterson

August 21 @ 9:00 am - August 25 @ 4:00 pm
ME United States + Google Map

Learn how to etch copper plates in St. Andrews by the Sea! Members of Sunbury Shores receive a 10% discount.

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Hand-building Complex Ceramic Forms with Maja Padrov

August 21 @ 9:00 am - August 25 @ 4:00 pm
ME United States + Google Map

In this course students will get the basic knowledge of hand building pitchers, covered jars and teapots from slabs and extrusions.

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Colour Workshop II with Maggie Rose

August 21 @ 9:00 am - August 24 @ 4:00 pm
Sunbury Shores
139 Water St
St. Andrews, NB Canada
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Participants of this class are required to have taken Colour Workshop I: A sample of topics that will be discussed include the expanded prismatic colour wheel and how to 'hold' a colour while it's lightened or darkened how to 'file' colours under umbrella hues how to juggle the 4 colour "balls" (hue, value, temperature and chroma) without dropping one while altering another and how to successfully reduce or heighten chroma without getting "mud". We'll also look at a variety of palettes, includin...

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Solar Eclipse Picnic August 21

August 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Middle River Park
Machias, ME 04654 United States

STEM Guides Downeast and Downeast Amateur Astronomers are offering a Solar Eclipse Picnic on Monday, August 21, 12–4pm at Middle River Park in Machias. There will be activities and solar telescopes on display to view the eclipse (we will also have glasses available for viewing) as well as an eclipse presentation for the attendees. We will see a partial eclipse in Machias, with about 60% of the sun covered. The eclipse will begin around 1:30 pm and last until about 4 pm. Peak time will be about...

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Watch the Solar Eclipse

August 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Lubec Memorial Library
55 Water Street
Lubec, ME 04652 United States

Meet at the Lubec Memorial Library to observe the sun eclipse. We will have safety glasses from the Space Science Institute, and our solar guide Michael Bozoian will lead us.

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Clues to the Past in Cobscook Bay: Results from the 2016 Treat Island Archaeological Survey

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peavey Memorial Library
26 Water St
Eastport, ME 04631 United States

Deirdre Whitehead, the regional steward for Maine Coast Heritage Trust who manages the island as a public preserve, will present the findings of the week-long project. Led by professional archaeologists, the project was carried out by 35 volunteers and 60 students from local schools. Treat Island has a complex history involving Native American land use, early European settlement, smuggling, international border conflicts, fish processing, and the Quoddy Dam Project. All ages.

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Summer Workshop Series: Book Making

August 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center (EAC)
36 Washington Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States

The Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series will conclude with a Book-Making session with Jo Anne Smith on Tuesday, August 22 from 1-3 pm. Participants aged 7 and up are invited to come create a traditional or star book through mixed media and various techniques such as colorful weavings, tesselations, collages and more.

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Zen Meditation

August 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Downeast Massage Therapy
848 US Route 1
Pembroke, ME 04666 United States
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Boundless Way Zen DownEast, a welcoming group of meditation practitioners, meets Tuesdays from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Downeast Massage Therapy, 848 U.S. Rte 1, Pembroke. We sit 25-minute periods, and do a few minutes of walking meditation (kinhin) between periods. We also offer drop-in classes on the teachings of Zen Master Eihei Dogen from 5:30 - 6:15 pm. If you are new to Zen, please arrive fifteen minutes early for a brief orientation. There is no charge for participation. See www.boundlesswayze...

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Music on the Rocks: Sassafras Stomp

August 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sutherland Amphitheater
Water Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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Join us every other Wednesday from June 28 through September 6 for the Music on the Rocks concert series, a free outdoor concert! Sassafrass Stomp, a high-energy folk band from central Maine. Weaving together diverse fiddle traditions with a strong rhythmic sensibility, fiddler Johanna Davis and guitarist Adam Nordell build a rich, dynamic roots sound marked by driving rhythms and sweet harmony vocals. The band is known for producing a surprisingly large and exciting sound, augmented by a cross-...

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StudioWorks Artist Talk – Amanda Thackray

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
StudioWorks
48 Water Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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August 23: Artist Talk, Amanda Thackray @ StudioWorks, 7 pm

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St. Croix Summer Series

August 24 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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St. Croix Regional Health Center
Princeton, ME United States

St. Croix Regional Health Center in Princeton will be offering a Summer Series on Thursday afternoons from 1:30-2:30 p.m beginning June 1st. The series will offer a mix of interest sessions with guest presenters on a variety of engaging topics from health and wellness to financial protection and fascinating historical accounts.

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Making Waves: Art on the Island

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre
139 Water Street
ST. Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 1A7 Canada

This year marks the 3rd annual summer auction hosted by Sunbury Shores. The summer auction is Sunbury Shores’ largest annual event to support arts & nature in the community, while raising funds to sustain Sunbury Shore’s outstanding programs and exhibitions. This year’s auction is called Making Waves: Art On The Island, as a tribute to the exceptional contemporary artists Sunbury Shores attracts.

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Builders and Dreamers: A Story of Saint Andrews

August 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on August 26, 2017 at 2:00pm

W.C. O’Neill Arena Theatre
St. Andrews, ME United States

A play for the whole family; in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of Canada, Builders and Dreamers: A Story of Saint Andrews. Three showings, Thursday, August 24, and Friday August 25th at 7 pm, and Saturday, August 26 at 2 pm. Admission is free with a ticket; tickets available starting August 1 at Cockburn’s Corner Drug Store, 192 Water St. Presented by St. Andrew’s Arts Council.

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Builders and Dreamers: A Story of Saint Andrews

August 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on August 26, 2017 at 2:00pm

W.C. O’Neill Arena Theatre
St. Andrews, ME United States

A play for the whole family; in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of Canada, Builders and Dreamers: A Story of Saint Andrews. Three showings, Thursday, August 24, and Friday August 25th at 7 pm, and Saturday, August 26 at 2 pm. Admission is free with a ticket; tickets available starting August 1 at Cockburn’s Corner Drug Store, 192 Water St. Presented by St. Andrew’s Arts Council.

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Concert Series presents: Mira Gill, pianist

August 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center (EAC)
36 Washington Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States

The Concert Series at the Eastport Arts Center is thrilled to welcome back world-class concert pianist Mira Armij Gill on Friday, August 25 at 7 pm. Gill’s program will include works of Rameau, Beethoven, Granados, Moszkowski and Chopin. A reception will follow the concert with refreshments courtesy of Moose Island Bakery. Many will remember Gill’s memorable performances over the past decade in Lubec, Eastport, and Saint Andrews.

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Colour Workshop I with Maggie Rose

August 26 @ 9:00 am - August 27 @ 4:00 pm
Sunbury Shores
139 Water St
St. Andrews, NB Canada
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A sample of topics that will be discussed include the expanded prismatic colour wheel and how to 'hold' a colour while it's lightened or darkened how to 'file' colours under umbrella hues how to juggle the 4 colour "balls" (hue, value, temperature and chroma) without dropping one while altering another and how to successfully reduce or heighten chroma without getting "mud". We'll also look at a variety of palettes, including the simplest to more complex flesh palettes. This workshop will help yo...

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Builders and Dreamers: A Story of Saint Andrews

August 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until August 25, 2017

One event on August 26, 2017 at 2:00pm

W.C. O’Neill Arena Theatre
St. Andrews, ME United States

A play for the whole family; in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of Canada, Builders and Dreamers: A Story of Saint Andrews. Three showings, Thursday, August 24, and Friday August 25th at 7 pm, and Saturday, August 26 at 2 pm. Admission is free with a ticket; tickets available starting August 1 at Cockburn’s Corner Drug Store, 192 Water St. Presented by St. Andrew’s Arts Council.

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Lunamuse Ensemble at the Landmark August 26

August 26 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Downtown Eastport
Eastport, ME 04631 United States

The Lunamuse Ensemble is back at the Landmark 1887 Grill & Ale House on Water Street in Eastport, Maine on Saturday August 26 at 8pm! The event is free of charge, tips are greatly appreciated! We will perform a variety of music, personal favorites flavored with unique twists and added a few new tunes for good measure as well with a potential guest appearances of accordion and clarinet 😉 The Lunamuse Ensemble: Manuela Brice – vocals, Colie Brice – guitar , Elijah Brice – keyboard, Chuck An...

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Plein Air Painting Workshops in Lubec, Maine with Michael Chesley Johnson

August 28 @ 8:00 am - August 31 @ 12:00 pm
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Artists Retreat Studios & Gallery
45 Washington Street
Lubec, ME 04652-3620 United States
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Join plein air landscape painter Michael Chesley Johnson for small-size outdoor painting workshops and painting retreats in Lubec, Maine, July-August 2017. (All workshops will take place in Lubec in summer 2017)

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Zen Meditation

August 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 31, 2017

Downeast Massage Therapy
848 US Route 1
Pembroke, ME 04666 United States
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Boundless Way Zen DownEast, a welcoming group of meditation practitioners, meets Tuesdays from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Downeast Massage Therapy, 848 U.S. Rte 1, Pembroke. We sit 25-minute periods, and do a few minutes of walking meditation (kinhin) between periods. We also offer drop-in classes on the teachings of Zen Master Eihei Dogen from 5:30 - 6:15 pm. If you are new to Zen, please arrive fifteen minutes early for a brief orientation. There is no charge for participation. See www.boundlesswayze...

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Rare Ecosystems of the Downeast Lakes Region

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Grand Lake Stream School Building
15 Water Street
Grand Lake Stream, ME 04668 United States

On Tuesday, August 29th, Downeast Lakes Land Trust is pleased to welcome Andrew Cutko, an ecologist and licensed forester from the Maine Natural Areas Program. Mr. Cutko will be presenting “Rare Ecosystems of the Downeast Lakes Region,” which will highlight some of the unique natural areas of the Downeast Lakes Community Forest and Washington County. He has also co-authored “Natural Landscapes of Maine: A Guide to Natural Communities and Ecosystems” with Susan Gawler.

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Three Artists ~ Three Mediums Exhibition Opens

August 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lubec Landmarks Mulholland Gallery
50 Water Street
Lubec, ME United States

Susan Ferro paints in oils. Steve Copel-Parsons creates intricate works in pencil and ink. Jon Stence creates computer generated adventure combining art and technology.

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Summer KinderArts Sessions Offered

August 31 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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One event on July 27, 2017 at 10:30am

One event on August 31, 2017 at 10:30am

Eastport Arts Center (EAC)
36 Washington Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States

The Eastport Arts Center will offer monthly sessions of its program for preschoolers, KinderArts, this summer. The free sessions will be offered from 10:30-11:15 am on Thursday June 29, July 27 and August 31. Chock-full of opportunities for creating, expression, and moving to children’s songs, the program is for children up to age 5. Please note that children must come with a caregiver. With exuberant leader Laura Baker at the helm, the group aims to encourage young children to explore the vis...

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St. Croix Summer Series

August 31 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

St. Croix Regional Health Center
Princeton, ME United States

St. Croix Regional Health Center in Princeton will be offering a Summer Series on Thursday afternoons from 1:30-2:30 p.m beginning June 1st. The series will offer a mix of interest sessions with guest presenters on a variety of engaging topics from health and wellness to financial protection and fascinating historical accounts.

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Archery Hunter Education Course

August 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Machias Memorial High School
One Bulldog Lane
Machias, ME 04654 United States

As of January 1, 2017 the department will enforce the requirement that a hunter wishing to hunt with bow and arrow hold a valid archery license. The Archery Education course will provide you with a wealth of knowledge regarding equipment, proper hunting methods, responsibilities, and general safety. Most classes will have some outdoor exercises. Passage of a final exam is required. You must attend every day of the class in order to receive your certificate.

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SEPTEMBER 2017

“Maine Woods-Maine Waters” Benefit Concert

September 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Grand Lake Stream School Building
15 Water Street
Grand Lake Stream, ME 04668 United States

Downeast Lakes Land Trust is pleased to welcome back “From Away Downeast,” leading performers of historical and traditional music in Downeast Maine. For “Maine Woods – Maine Waters.” you’ll hear songs of working “in the woods,” “driving” logs down flooded rivers, watching the coastline, harvesting the fish of Maine’s waters, and sailing to far away places. Some of the songs tell of adventure, others of good times, others of hard times, and some of disaster. “From Away Dow...

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Eastport Salmon and Seafood Festival

September 2 - September 3
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Celebrating 30 years! The ESSF will be 2 days of music, crafts, and local bounty from our ocean. The Fiber Arts Show with demonstrations and workshops will be at the Port Authority building(bottom floor) while the food and craft vendors are centered in the historic downtown area. On Saturday the Foodie Tent will feature cheeses from members of the Maine Cheese Guild, Maine grains, Maine coast sea vegetables, crab rolls by Christ Episcopal Church members, seafood chowders by local restaurants and...

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Open House Tour – TIMA’s Historic Buildings

September 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until September 9, 2017

The Tides Institute & Museum of Art
43 Water Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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September 2 and 9: Open House Tour TIMA’s Historic Buildings, 2-4 pm

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Zen Meditation

September 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 31, 2017

Downeast Massage Therapy
848 US Route 1
Pembroke, ME 04666 United States
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Boundless Way Zen DownEast, a welcoming group of meditation practitioners, meets Tuesdays from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Downeast Massage Therapy, 848 U.S. Rte 1, Pembroke. We sit 25-minute periods, and do a few minutes of walking meditation (kinhin) between periods. We also offer drop-in classes on the teachings of Zen Master Eihei Dogen from 5:30 - 6:15 pm. If you are new to Zen, please arrive fifteen minutes early for a brief orientation. There is no charge for participation. See www.boundlesswayze...

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Music on The Rocks: Lauren Koss and Robert Sanchez

September 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sutherland Amphitheater
Water Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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Join us every other Wednesday from June 28 through September 6 for the Music on the Rocks concert series, a free outdoor concert! Lauren Koss and Robert Sanchez are two local favorites will close out the series in style. Rain location is the Free Will North Church at the corner of High Street and Washington Street.

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Arts Alive! Riverfront Arts Festival

September 9
Downtown Calais
Calais, ME 04619 United States + Google Map

The Riverfront Art Festival will be exhibiting the work of professional artists and fine artisans from across the St. Croix Valley and Downeast Region in an outdoor show on September 9th. This show will exhibit paintings, drawings, wood carving, fiber arts, photography and mixed media for sale. In addition, the we will be introducing “Arts Alive” a new interactive, innovative art participation event hosted by the St. Croix Chamber and area businesses.

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Plien Air Painting with Ted Michener

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ME United States + Google Map

This course will be conducted each Saturday afternoon in September starting on the 9th. The class will be conducted out of doors, weather permitting on various interesting locations throughout our beautiful countryside. Ted Michener will assist students with choosing subjects and will help them with the composition once a suitable subject matter has been decided upon. For those who may need guidance in setting up and mixing colours, that too, will be looked at for each individual. Ted will also ...

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Open House Tour – TIMA’s Historic Buildings

September 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until September 9, 2017

The Tides Institute & Museum of Art
43 Water Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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September 2 and 9: Open House Tour TIMA’s Historic Buildings, 2-4 pm

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Maine Firearms Hunter Safety

September 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Machias Memorial High School
One Bulldog Lane
Machias, ME 04654 United States

Ready to take to the woods and go hunting this fall? Unless you can show proof of an adult hunting license held in any year starting in 1976, every hunter in Maine must attend an approved hunting education course. Taking a hunter education course is also a great idea If you would like to refresh your knowledge of safe and responsible hunting.

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Women’s Circle

September 10 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Second Sunday of each month
Cobscook Community Learning Center
10 Commissary Point Rd
Trescott, ME 04652 United States
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FREE and open to community women of all ages. Monthly women’s circle at the CCLC. Meeting in the lobby of Heartwood Lodge, hosted by Red Tent Downeast. Light refreshments provided. Discussion includes topics which impact women and girls. *Toddlers and babies are always welcome. Come and sit among women, take some time away from obligations. Bring crafts, knitting, scrapbooking in progress, stories, or simply a listening ear. *LGBT Inclusive

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Pottery Class with Rachel Morouney

September 11 @ 9:00 am - September 15 @ 4:00 pm
ME United States + Google Map

Learn how to make unique pottery in St. Andrews by the Sea! Members of Sunbury Shores receive a 10% discount.

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Fiber Arts Exhibition Opens

September 12
Lubec Landmarks Mulholland Gallery
50 Water Street
Lubec, ME United States

Mulholland Gallery's Annual End of Season Show features a great variety of color and innovation. September 12-October 17.

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Advanced Water Color with Ellie Carbone

September 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, happening 3 times

Axiom Education & Training Center
6 Colonial Way
Machias, ME 04654 United States

Learn how to paint with watercolor using more advanced techniques. Materials not included in course fee; students may bring their own materials and supplies to class (brushes, watercolor, paper, water container, and paper towels). Instructor Bio: While developing her watercolor techniques over the past 27 years, Ellie Carbone has studied with famous masters of watercolor such as John Pike, Ron Ransom, Judie Wagner, Tony VanHasselt, and Tony Couch and has participated in many art shows.

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Zen Meditation

September 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 31, 2017

Downeast Massage Therapy
848 US Route 1
Pembroke, ME 04666 United States
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Boundless Way Zen DownEast, a welcoming group of meditation practitioners, meets Tuesdays from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Downeast Massage Therapy, 848 U.S. Rte 1, Pembroke. We sit 25-minute periods, and do a few minutes of walking meditation (kinhin) between periods. We also offer drop-in classes on the teachings of Zen Master Eihei Dogen from 5:30 - 6:15 pm. If you are new to Zen, please arrive fifteen minutes early for a brief orientation. There is no charge for participation. See www.boundlesswayze...

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Downeast Goes 4 Star, Cooking with Phil Brehmer

September 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Machias Memorial High School
One Bulldog Lane
Machias, ME 04654 United States

Using a lifetime of experiences with Downeast soul foods Chef Phil Brehmer will Introduce new ideas with familiar products, using local farms/food producers whenever possible for ingredients. This class will focus on producing exquisite meals at reasonable costs, and easily made at home for family, special occasions, and parties. We will also collect recipes/dish preferences of students, and transform them to the next generation of flavor, presentation, and creativity. PLUS, you’ll learn how t...

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The Business of Writing

September 14 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Axiom Education & Training Center
6 Colonial Way
Machias, ME 04654 United States

Through discussion, examples, and handouts to take home, participants in this workshop will gain the knowledge and skills to manage their written work and more effectively navigate the publishing world. Time will also be spent on the value of marketing your work, not by hiring a publicist, but by being an engaged member of the writing community and using standard publicity tools like print and social media.

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Foraging Wild Food

September 16 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Axiom Education & Training Center
6 Colonial Way
Machias, ME 04654 United States

From Fiddleheads in Spring to Wild Blueberries in Summer and treasures buried under the snow in winter, Downeast Maine offers a bountiful harvest of wild foods. Join Tanya Rucosky as she explores Edible Wild Maine to find seasonal varieties, from common plants you might call weeds to hidden treasures in roots and shoots. Connect to our Bold Coast landscape and enjoy the fruits of the harvest found in our own backyards, forests, meadows, and seashore. Presentation followed by outdoor exploration....

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Watercolours en Plein Air with Poppy Balser

September 18 @ 9:00 am - September 22 @ 4:00 pm
ME United States + Google Map

Join Poppy Balser for a week of watercolour painting. This workshop is open to students with experience with working in watercolours. Students will be working both indoors and out of doors, learning how to handle watercolour paint and use its unique qualities to capture the beauty of the rich maritime landscape surrounding picturesque St Andrews by the Sea.

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Advanced Water Color with Ellie Carbone

September 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, happening 3 times

Axiom Education & Training Center
6 Colonial Way
Machias, ME 04654 United States

Learn how to paint with watercolor using more advanced techniques. Materials not included in course fee; students may bring their own materials and supplies to class (brushes, watercolor, paper, water container, and paper towels). Instructor Bio: While developing her watercolor techniques over the past 27 years, Ellie Carbone has studied with famous masters of watercolor such as John Pike, Ron Ransom, Judie Wagner, Tony VanHasselt, and Tony Couch and has participated in many art shows.

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Zen Meditation

September 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 31, 2017

Downeast Massage Therapy
848 US Route 1
Pembroke, ME 04666 United States
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Boundless Way Zen DownEast, a welcoming group of meditation practitioners, meets Tuesdays from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Downeast Massage Therapy, 848 U.S. Rte 1, Pembroke. We sit 25-minute periods, and do a few minutes of walking meditation (kinhin) between periods. We also offer drop-in classes on the teachings of Zen Master Eihei Dogen from 5:30 - 6:15 pm. If you are new to Zen, please arrive fifteen minutes early for a brief orientation. There is no charge for participation. See www.boundlesswayze...

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An Antidote to Burnout: Yoga for Teachers

September 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Axiom Education & Training Center
6 Colonial Way
Machias, ME 04654 United States

Whether you have two minutes or 20 minutes to spare, this course will show you how to regroup and refocus with simple yoga and mindfulness approaches. What can yoga and mindfulness practices do for school teachers? Improve self-awareness of thoughts, emotions, and causes for behaviors - Improve conflict resolution ability, Improve empathy and compassion, for self and others, Reduce stress, burnout, depression and anxiety, Reduce reactivity and negativity.

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StudioWorks Artist Talk – Ani Hoover & Maisie Maeve Myfawnwy Broome

September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
StudioWorks
48 Water Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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September 20: Artist Talk, Ani Hoover & Maisie Maeve Myfawnwy Broome @ StudioWorks, 7 pm

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Advanced Water Color with Ellie Carbone

September 26 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, happening 3 times

Axiom Education & Training Center
6 Colonial Way
Machias, ME 04654 United States

Learn how to paint with watercolor using more advanced techniques. Materials not included in course fee; students may bring their own materials and supplies to class (brushes, watercolor, paper, water container, and paper towels). Instructor Bio: While developing her watercolor techniques over the past 27 years, Ellie Carbone has studied with famous masters of watercolor such as John Pike, Ron Ransom, Judie Wagner, Tony VanHasselt, and Tony Couch and has participated in many art shows.

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Zen Meditation

September 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 31, 2017

Downeast Massage Therapy
848 US Route 1
Pembroke, ME 04666 United States
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Boundless Way Zen DownEast, a welcoming group of meditation practitioners, meets Tuesdays from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Downeast Massage Therapy, 848 U.S. Rte 1, Pembroke. We sit 25-minute periods, and do a few minutes of walking meditation (kinhin) between periods. We also offer drop-in classes on the teachings of Zen Master Eihei Dogen from 5:30 - 6:15 pm. If you are new to Zen, please arrive fifteen minutes early for a brief orientation. There is no charge for participation. See www.boundlesswayze...

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OCTOBER 2017

Zen Meditation

October 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 31, 2017

Downeast Massage Therapy
848 US Route 1
Pembroke, ME 04666 United States
+ Google Map

Boundless Way Zen DownEast, a welcoming group of meditation practitioners, meets Tuesdays from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Downeast Massage Therapy, 848 U.S. Rte 1, Pembroke. We sit 25-minute periods, and do a few minutes of walking meditation (kinhin) between periods. We also offer drop-in classes on the teachings of Zen Master Eihei Dogen from 5:30 - 6:15 pm. If you are new to Zen, please arrive fifteen minutes early for a brief orientation. There is no charge for participation. See www.boundlesswayze...

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Hawaiian Quilting Series Begins

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on January 1, 1970 at 6:00pm

Axiom Education & Training Center
6 Colonial Way
Machias, ME 04654 United States

Traditional Hawaiian Quilting using 12 blocks; all hand pieced and quilted. 12 weeks of instruction begin Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Cost: $100.00 List of supplies will be sent to your e-mail upon registration. Payment plan available: $50 deposit plus 2 payments of $25.00

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Women’s Circle

October 8 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Second Sunday of each month
Cobscook Community Learning Center
10 Commissary Point Rd
Trescott, ME 04652 United States
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FREE and open to community women of all ages. Monthly women’s circle at the CCLC. Meeting in the lobby of Heartwood Lodge, hosted by Red Tent Downeast. Light refreshments provided. Discussion includes topics which impact women and girls. *Toddlers and babies are always welcome. Come and sit among women, take some time away from obligations. Bring crafts, knitting, scrapbooking in progress, stories, or simply a listening ear. *LGBT Inclusive

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Zen Meditation

October 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 31, 2017

Downeast Massage Therapy
848 US Route 1
Pembroke, ME 04666 United States
+ Google Map

Boundless Way Zen DownEast, a welcoming group of meditation practitioners, meets Tuesdays from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Downeast Massage Therapy, 848 U.S. Rte 1, Pembroke. We sit 25-minute periods, and do a few minutes of walking meditation (kinhin) between periods. We also offer drop-in classes on the teachings of Zen Master Eihei Dogen from 5:30 - 6:15 pm. If you are new to Zen, please arrive fifteen minutes early for a brief orientation. There is no charge for participation. See www.boundlesswayze...

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Maine Driving Dynamics Defensive Driving Course, for ages under 65

October 14 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Machias Memorial High School
One Bulldog Lane
Machias, ME 04654 United States

This course is for those under the age of 65. A driver improvement course aimed to improve a student's defensive driving awareness and abilities. This five-hour course includes discussion of collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes, and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine's highways. Our goal is to save lives, prevent injuries, and reduce vehicle-related crashes. A student who completes the course will receive a three-point credit on th...

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Maine Driving Dynamics Defensive Driving Course, for over 65

October 14 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Axiom Education & Training Center
6 Colonial Way
Machias, ME 04654 United States

This course is for drivers over the age 65. A driver improvement course aimed to improve a student's defensive driving awareness and abilities. This five-hour course includes discussion of collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes, and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine's highways. Our goal is to save lives, prevent injuries, and reduce vehicle-related crashes. A student who completes the course will receive a three-point credit on thei...

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Zen Meditation

October 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 31, 2017

Downeast Massage Therapy
848 US Route 1
Pembroke, ME 04666 United States
+ Google Map

Boundless Way Zen DownEast, a welcoming group of meditation practitioners, meets Tuesdays from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Downeast Massage Therapy, 848 U.S. Rte 1, Pembroke. We sit 25-minute periods, and do a few minutes of walking meditation (kinhin) between periods. We also offer drop-in classes on the teachings of Zen Master Eihei Dogen from 5:30 - 6:15 pm. If you are new to Zen, please arrive fifteen minutes early for a brief orientation. There is no charge for participation. See www.boundlesswayze...

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First Time Home Buyer’s Class

October 21 @ 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Axiom Education & Training Center
6 Colonial Way
Machias, ME 04654 United States

hoMEworks homebuyer education classes provide an opportunity to learn about the home buying process in a neutral environment. Buyers who have taken home buying classes are more confident when asking questions and making decisions about homeownership and loan products. Education gives buyers the tools they need to avoid predatory lending and possible foreclosure.

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Zen Meditation

October 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 31, 2017

Downeast Massage Therapy
848 US Route 1
Pembroke, ME 04666 United States
+ Google Map

Boundless Way Zen DownEast, a welcoming group of meditation practitioners, meets Tuesdays from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Downeast Massage Therapy, 848 U.S. Rte 1, Pembroke. We sit 25-minute periods, and do a few minutes of walking meditation (kinhin) between periods. We also offer drop-in classes on the teachings of Zen Master Eihei Dogen from 5:30 - 6:15 pm. If you are new to Zen, please arrive fifteen minutes early for a brief orientation. There is no charge for participation. See www.boundlesswayze...

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Zen Meditation

October 31 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 31, 2017

Downeast Massage Therapy
848 US Route 1
Pembroke, ME 04666 United States
+ Google Map

Boundless Way Zen DownEast, a welcoming group of meditation practitioners, meets Tuesdays from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Downeast Massage Therapy, 848 U.S. Rte 1, Pembroke. We sit 25-minute periods, and do a few minutes of walking meditation (kinhin) between periods. We also offer drop-in classes on the teachings of Zen Master Eihei Dogen from 5:30 - 6:15 pm. If you are new to Zen, please arrive fifteen minutes early for a brief orientation. There is no charge for participation. See www.boundlesswayze...

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NOVEMBER 2017

Women’s Circle

November 12 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Second Sunday of each month
Cobscook Community Learning Center
10 Commissary Point Rd
Trescott, ME 04652 United States
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FREE and open to community women of all ages. Monthly women’s circle at the CCLC. Meeting in the lobby of Heartwood Lodge, hosted by Red Tent Downeast. Light refreshments provided. Discussion includes topics which impact women and girls. *Toddlers and babies are always welcome. Come and sit among women, take some time away from obligations. Bring crafts, knitting, scrapbooking in progress, stories, or simply a listening ear. *LGBT Inclusive

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Heartsaver® CPR

November 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Machias Memorial High School
One Bulldog Lane
Machias, ME 04654 United States

Heartsaver® CPR AED is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult and child CPR and AED use, infant CPR, and how to relieve choking in adults, children, and infants. This course teaches skills with the AHA’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback, and guide the students’ learning of skills. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED...

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Heartsaver® First Aid

November 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Machias Memorial High School
One Bulldog Lane
Machias, ME 04654 United States

Heartsaver® First Aid is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services arrives. Students learn duties and responsibilities of first aid rescuers; first aid actions for medical emergencies, including severe choking, heart attack, and stroke; and skills for handling injury and environmental emergencies, including external bleeding, broken bones and sprains, and bites and st...

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DECEMBER 2017

Women’s Circle

December 10 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Second Sunday of each month
Cobscook Community Learning Center
10 Commissary Point Rd
Trescott, ME 04652 United States
+ Google Map

FREE and open to community women of all ages. Monthly women’s circle at the CCLC. Meeting in the lobby of Heartwood Lodge, hosted by Red Tent Downeast. Light refreshments provided. Discussion includes topics which impact women and girls. *Toddlers and babies are always welcome. Come and sit among women, take some time away from obligations. Bring crafts, knitting, scrapbooking in progress, stories, or simply a listening ear. *LGBT Inclusive

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