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New Ventures Maine logo 05/02/17 - 05/23/17 at 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

My Money Works

This class can help you gain the skills and confidence you need to stretch your money, pay your bills, reduce debt, find money for savings, plan for retirement, and set personal financial goals. At the end of the class you will have a plan to achieve greater financial stability. A follow-up session is scheduled to provide additional networking and support. Successful completion of this class meets one of the requirements for the Family Development Account (FDA) and Rainy Day Savings (RDS) matched savings programs.

Register online:

For more information or to register by phone, please contact Erica Quin-Easter at 386-1664 or

New Ventures Maine

05/21/17 at 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Run for Independence & Community Festival

Three races (5K, 10K, 1 mile), kids fun run, Pinky D’s food truck, and a Community Festival with displays from nearly 2 dozen local organizations. An all-inclusive day to Celebrate Ability of every kind. (We’ve heard that a zombie mob will open the day with their version of “Thriller” — even the undead have ability!).

Register online to run through 5/18 or onsite from 7:30-8:45 am day of the event. Benefits Independence Association and its services to promote independent living by adults with disabilities.

05/21/17 at 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Run for Independence Team Registration

Run for Independence: Register a team by April 21 for FREE custom T-shirts!

Registration is open for the 5th Annual Run for Independence, Sun. May 21, offering professionally timed 5K, 10K and 1 mile courses, plus a kids Fun Run, all starting at BJHS. Register a team of 5 or more by April 21 for free customized race shirts with your business logo or slogan on the back. Register here.

To sponsor the event or obtain free exhibit space at the community festival, contact Carlene Hill Byron

The Run for Independence is an inclusive race event that supports Independence Association’s services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Independence Association helps more than 350 adults and youth to live more independently as part of 2 dozen Maine communities. Spindleworks and SpinOff art studios are among its best known projects. To learn more about the race or organization, please visit their website.

Race Info.

Sunday, May 21, 2017
Fun Run 9:00 a.m.
10K Run 9:15 a.m.
5K Run 9:30 a.m.
1 Mile Fun Run 9:40 a.m.


Over $1,000 in prizes for overall top male and female finishers.
$10 gift cards for top male and female finishers in in each of six age groups in each events.
Team honors (beyond bragging rights) to be announced!

Entry Fee

Pre-register by April 21 for Free T-shirt to the first 200 registered runners and Free Team shirts for teams pre-registered by April 21.

  • Preregistration – Fun Run Free, 1 mile $15.00, the 5K $20.00 and 10K $30 before May 18th. There will be a $2.75 processing fee per runner added at check out.
  • Day of race registration 7:30 – 8:45 a.m. – Fun Run Free, 1 mile $20.00, the 5K $25.00 and 10K $35

Race Policy

If race is canceled due to extreme weather conditions, there will be no make-up date and no refunds.

Early Bib Pick-up

May 20th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Fleet Feet on Maine Street in Brunswick

05/21/17 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Mid Coast Hospital Auxiliary’s Grand and Glorious Yard Sale

The Mid Coast Hospital Auxiliary’s Grand and Glorious Yard Sale presents a suite of boutiques at Merrymeeting Plaza in Brunswick. The sale will take place on Saturday, May 20, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 21, 9:00 a.m. – noon. Proceeds benefit vital Mid Coast Hospital projects.

More information about the Mid Coast Hospital Auxiliary Grand and Glorious Yard Sale is available at or by calling (207) 373-6015.

05/21/17 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Plant and Yard Sale for the Animals (Day 2)

Please join Coastal Humane Society and Lincoln County Animal Shelter for DAY 2 our 15th Annual Plant and Yard Sale on May 21st at our Pleasant Street building in Brunswick.  Your patronage helps us raise money to care for the animals in our care, nearly 3,500 animals every year!

Buy annuals, perennials, vegetables, shrubs, hanging baskets, trees and more – all for a GREAT cause. We’ll also have a bake sale and BBQ as well as a MEGA indoor yard sale.

We are collecting items for our yard sale – please donate!
Spring cleaning? Please drop off unwanted kitchenware, knick-knacks, furniture and working electronics to our Pleasant Street building at 190 Pleasant Street in Brunswick. We’ll turn your unwanted household goods into funding for our animals!

Are you a gardener? Donate plants to our sale. Any number of plants will help – we may even be able to come dig them up ourselves. Please drop off your labeled plants to 190 Pleasant Street in Brunswick Monday – Friday from 9am-5pm starting May 8.  Please call 449-1366 for more information.

All funds from our sale benefit the animals of Coastal Humane Society and our sister shelter, Lincoln County Animal Shelter in Edgecomb, helping to give our dogs, cats and small animals the medical attention, food, vaccines, and care they need before they find loving new homes. Thank you for supporting our work!

Questions? Call us at 449-1366 or email

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