Events

Health Events in Maine April 21 to May 5

Health Events in Maine April 21 to May 5
MONDAY APRIL 21

Stress relief group

Community Partners space
56 North Street
Portland, ME

Monday April 21
2:30 to 3:30

Join board-certified music therapist Kate Beever for an hour of relaxation, discussion, and joy based in music (no musical experience necessary). Go home with simple tools for your own stress relief.

Finding the Perfect Tail and Avoiding Shrinkage Helping Lobstermen Through Bawdy Humor

Finding the Perfect Tail and Avoiding Shrinkage Helping Lobstermen Through Bawdy Humor

                                             

On April 10th, Penobscot East Resource Center (Penobscot East) will launch two hilariously informative videos to share with Maine’s lobstermen information on proper lobster handling and transport to help them get the highest price possible for their catches.  The communities of coastal Maine are more reliant on small-scale fishing than any other region in the east coast of the United States.  The recent downward trend in lobster prices, while good news for consumers, is devastating for lobstering communities, whose livelihood relies on stable market prices for lobster.

Brad Paisley is coming to the Bangor Waterfront Pavilion

Brad Paisley is coming to the Bangor Waterfront Pavilion

Grammy Award winning Country artist, Brad Paisley, announced today his first ever concert in Bangor, Maine at Darling's Waterfront Pavilion on Sunday, June 15 as part of the Machias Savings Bank Concert Series. 

Tickets on sale Friday, March 14 at 10:00 a.m.

Mt. Desert Island YWCA to Host Support Group for Caregivers

The YWCA Mt Desert Island will host a support group for caregivers of elderly relatives or friends on Saturday morning, March 29, from 10 am until noon at YWCA MDI, 36 Mt. Desert St., Bar Harbor.  Bette Spurling, BSN, MS in Applied Gerontology, will lead a discussion about caregivers’ issues and concerns, and available resources.  Bette’s nursing experiences include nursing homes, hospice, as well as home health, and she will guide participants as they share their unique experiences of providing elderly care.  Come and spend some time with others who are caring for an elderly relative or friend.  This program is free and open to all.  For more information call 288-5008 or email jackie@ywcamdi.org or anna@ywcamdi.org

Next Step announces 1st Annual Spring Brunch and Chocolate Tasting

RE: Next Step is taking a fresh look at our annual chocolate event and adding a delicious spin.

Next Step announces our 1st Annual Spring Brunch and Chocolate Tasting at Big Cats Catering in Ellsworth.

Next Step Domestic Violence Project is celebrating spring with our first annual Spring Brunch and Chocolate Tasting. This event continues our 20-year tradition of offering luscious, decadent chocolate, this year adding a fabulous gourmet meal prepared by Chef Alex Grant at Big Cats Catering.  Guests will also have the opportunity to bid on a select variety of auction items and enjoy a fun photo booth. All proceeds from this event directly help people affected by domestic violence.  This is a great chance to show local families living with abuse that they live in a community that cares about them and is striving to end abuse.   

Bill Horner to Present at Mount Desert Island Historical Society

Bill Horner to Present at Mount Desert Island Historical Society

The Mount Desert Island Historical Society will host a Historians’ Forum at Noon at the Sound School House in Mount Desert on Friday, March 21st. Board President Bill Horner will give a presentation entitled “My Search for the Schooner Break O’ Day: The Seagoing Adventures of a Citizen Historian.” Inspired by a painting displayed in his home and a nineteenth century ancestral journal which details a young man’s accounts of a voyage at sea, Bill set out to explore the fate of the schooner Break O’ Day. He will regale the audience with tales of his seagoing adventures and scholarly research on the 21st.