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Week of October 19, 2014

Sunday October 19

  • Dedication Ceremony for Trails at Kanokolus Bog Preserve. 1:00 pm The community is invited to a dedication ceremony of the trails at Sebasticook Regional Land Trustís Kanokolus Bog Preserve in Unity. After a brief dedication ceremony and refreshments there will be guided walks with forester Dylan Dillaway along Cobís Way, the woodland trail named in honor of Crosby Packard. The Packard Family gifted the property in 2011 so that others would always have "the freedom to be in the woods." The preserve trailhead is located on the Albion Road, 3.6 miles south of the village. In case of inclement weather the SRLT will post event status information on its voicemail (948-3766) and at www.SebasticookRLT.org.

  • Nia In Unity. Movement for health, wellness, and fitness Sundays 5:00-6:00pm at the Unity Community Center, 32 School St. Classes are sliding scale ($5-10/class). Drop in any time. Your first class with Anna is free! - and feel free to bring a friend. For more information: annania.wordpress.com, or contact Anna Fiedler: fiedlerak@gmail.com or 948-3925.
Tuesday October 21
State SenateState Representative

Mike Thibodeaux

Jonathan Fulford
   
Brian Jones

Mary Anne Kinney
  • Candidates' Forum 6 pm at Unity College Center For the Performing Arts. Our candidates for Maine House of Representatives (Brian Jones, Mary Anne Kinney) and for Maine State Senate(Mike Thibodeaux, Jonathan Fulford) will be there to answer questions from Unity College Students. Presented by the Unity College Student Government Association. Free and open to the public. At 6 pm join us for coffee and dessert with the candidates as you submit your written questions. At 6:30 pm the forum, moderated by Unity College Faculty Moderator Janis Balda, will begin. After the candidates are introduced, they will respond to questions submitted by the audience.
Wednesday October 22
  • Yoga in Unity No class this week, class resumes Oct 22nd - 5:30 to 6:45 -- PLEASE NOTE we have MOVED back to Unity Community Center on School Street. Slow flow yoga for all levels. Reduce stress, sleep better, improve overall health with gentle movements and stretching. For this class you will need to be able to get down on the floor/yoga mat - no other requirements. If you have ongoing medical conditions you should consult with your doctor before starting any new exercise programs. $5 to $10 pay what you can, join us even if you can't.

  • Ordinance Review Comittee meeting 6:30 pm at the Fire House. Observors welcome. Read minutes of past meetings.
Thursday October 23
  • Comprehensive Plan Committee meeting 6:30 pm in Koons Hall, Room 201 (upstairs) at Unity College. Observors welcome. Read the Minutes from Past Meetings.
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Saturday October 25
  • The Great Maine Apple Day: Learn, Taste, Share, Enjoy! October 25, noon to 4 p.m. MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity Celebrate the history, flavor and tradition of Maine apples while honoring the importance of a diversified, perennial agriculture. The annual Great Maine Apple Day, sponsored by MOFGA, Fedco and the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, takes place on Saturday, October 25, from noon to 4 p.m., rain or shine, at MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center in Unity. Admission is $2 for MOFGA members and $4 for nonmembers.


Tuesday October 28 Friday October 31
  • Northern Solstice Alpaca Farm Invites you to a Halloween Alpaca Experience October 31st from 10am-6pm Happy Halloween Wear your best costume! It's a Family Halloween Experience! Come visit Northern Solstice Alpaca Farm on Halloween Enjoy treats, Pumpkin Bowling and 10% off your purchase over $50 if you are wearing a costume! (Limit one per customer) Treats for the children include Alpaca Cookies and Warm Cider and of course the ever popular Pumpkin bowling (for adults and children). Come join the ghoulish fun on Friday, October 31st from 10am-6pm.
Saturday November 1
  • Sebasticook Regional Land Trust hosts its annual Local Foods Feast followed by the film DamNation at the Unity College Center for the Performing Arts. Dinner sourced from local farms and producers and SRLTís annual meeting at 6. Film to follow at 7:30. This powerful film explores the growing awareness that our own future is bound to the life and health of our rivers. DamNationís majestic cinematography and unexpected discoveries move through rivers and landscapes altered by dams (including in Maine), but also through a metamorphosis in values, from conquest of the natural world to knowing ourselves as part of nature. $25 for dinner and film, or $10 for the film alone. To reserve tickets call 948-3766 or email jennifer@sebasticookrlt.org.

 

 

Tuesday November 4 Thursday November 6
  • James Macdonald: "Illustration in Wood". A showing of marquetry embellished wood designs at the Unity Center for Performing Arts. November 6th to December 5th. An opening reception will be held November 6th from 4:30-6:30pm. Refreshments will be provided. The reception is free and open to the public. James Macdonald's "llustration in Wood" brings together designs created throughout 26 years of work in his Burnham Studio. Initially enthused by the Art Nouveau and Art Deco movements of the early 20th century, Macdonald has taken their concepts of surface embellishment and applied them to marquetry and inlay on his own work. Thin veneers cut from species of trees from around the world become his palette of colors and textures creating, in essence, a painting in wood.
Wednesday November 12
  • Participatory English Country Dancing 7-9:30 pm at the Unity Center for the Performing Arts on Depot Street. On second Wednesday of every month. Live music by the North Star sisters. All are invited, no need to bring a partner. All dances taught by Nancy Rosalie & John McIntire. Donation requested, except for UC students, to cover musicians' expenses. For more information, call 568-7597.