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Dr. Stephen D. Sears of Maine CDC will talk on 'How Not to Get Lyme Disease.' With warmer weather ahead, it's prime time for Lyme disease. Bone up on symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of the rampant tick-borne disease before you take to the great outdoors. The talk is free, but seating is limited and REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Contact Quarry Hill to register. The talk is part of Quarry Hill's 'Adventures in Living Well' series. view event
Kennebec Valley Art Association presents works by Central Maine Clay Artists, a mini art exhibition can be viewed from outside the building, and is lit at night. view event
will be on display throughout the library until April 30. The show features a variety of art from acrylic paintings to charcoal drawings, photography, sculpture, and multi-media masterpieces, all created by York students from kindergarten through high school. view event
The Portland Public Library Bookmobile returns to Longfellow Park for the first time in twenty years on Wednesday, April 16th from 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and every other Wednesday thereafter-same time. The Portland Public Library Bookmobile is 24 feet long, contains approximately 1,600 adult, teen and children's books, audio books and DVD's. The Bookmobile is handicap accessible through a fold down ramp on the back of the vehicle. You can also sign up for library cards on the Bookmobile with proper ID. Come explore the bookmobile, check out a book, movies and share the news with your neighbors! For more information please email email@example.com . view event
Preserving the Harvest:
Making Jam from Frozen Fruit
Instructor: Kate McCarty
UMaine Cooperative Extension
Prepare for local fruits and
vegetables that are just around
the corner by learning how to
make preserves. We'll use locally
frozen fruit to preserve a low-sugar
jam. Learn the basics of hot water
bath canning and freezing.
Participants will receive recipes
and a jar of jam. Please bring a
potholder to class.
Class Fee: Material fee: cash per person payable to instructor.
Class will be held at the Bonny Eagle Middle School. Please register first with Bonny Eagle Adult Education. Call 929-9185. view event
Learn T'ai Chi philosophy and principles while practicing foundation exercises. Chen style is perhaps the oldest recognized family style of T'ai Chi practiced worldwide. Known for its strong stances, graceful movements, and spiraling energy, regular practice of Chen style will keep you healthier and more vital. Runs for six weeks. To register, visit www.rsu5-rce.org. view event
Ever wonder how to preserve all those great garden vegetables? University of Maine Cooperative Extension's hands-on food preservation workshops will teach you the basics of canning and freezing, including how to use a hot water bath canner to preserve a low-sugar jam from frozen local fruit. Learn from the experts. We will provide fresh produce and canning jars. view event
Join Maine Center for Creativity and Dr. Kirsten Milliken for the next Creative Toolbox Spring Salon. What does the unexpected have to do with creativity? Following the wake of April Fool's Day, this session will explore how doing things differently or looking through a different lens can facilitate creativity. Bring your ideas and open mind, and we will provide the wine and cheese! Event is free for members of the Maine Center for Creativity, if you become a member for , all three salons are free! per salon for non-members. For more information or to register, contact Cynthia@MaineCenterforCreativity.org view event
April 16th- What does UNEXPECTED have to do with Creativity? Following the wake of April Fool's Day, this session will explore how doing things differently or looking through a different lens can facilitate creativity. view event
Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution and Consultant Services Inc., one of Maine's premiere construction project consultants, will host a free home construction loan seminar next month. The session will focus on all aspects of the building process-planning, land considerations, choosing a builder, construction and financing. What: Free Home Construction Loan Seminar When: April 16, 2014 at 6:00 PM Where: Saco & Biddeford Savings Operations Center, 50 Industrial Park Road, in front of the Hampton Inn Who: Dawn-Marie Fahey, of Consultant Services Residential LLC, and Mark Jones, senior vice president/director of residential lending at Saco & Biddeford Savings will facilitate the event Space is limited, so reservations are requested. For information or to reserve a space, contact Michelle Prejean at 602-7363 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org and leave your name, phone number and number of reservations. view event
Get ready for those fun spring holidays!! Indulge your curiosity and learn the art of cake decorating with Samantha Cohen of The European Bakery in Falmouth! Take advantage of this exciting opportunity to learn about filling and frosting the cake, piping borders, writing, and making buttercream flowers and decorations. Discover your secret talent for cake decorating today. view event
A collaborative presentation with Maine Maritime Museum. Library Journal ranked "The Devil's Cormorant" as one of their top five sci/tech books of 2013. In "The Devil's Cormorant," Richard King takes us back in time and around the world to show us the history, nature, ecology, and economy of the world's most misunderstood waterfowl. view event
A talk about this fascinating book, which takes us back in time, showing the history, ecology, and economy of this misunderstood waterfowl. view event
The Sprout Film Festival features short, entertaniing films by, for, and about individuals with intellectual disabilities. The films breakdown stereotypes while promoting acceptance of differences and awareness of similarities among us. By presenting films of artistry and intellect, the Sprout Film Festival hopes to reinforce accurate portrayals of people with intellectual disabilities and expose the general public to important issues facing this population. view event
Join us for a Camden Public Library STAR PARTY to celebrate Earth Day and the full moon, atop Beech Hill in Rockport. This is a community partnership with Coastal Mountains Land Trust. Join us for a walk, stories and some star-gazing! Enjoy a look inside the Beech Nut Hut too! Open to all ages! view event