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Events - Feb 1 20

01/31/20 - 02/01/20 at 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fit and Fun for Free at People Plus in January

Try any January class or club for FREE at People Plus and join the fun we are having at Center. This is an offer for NEW attendees to come try our classes and clubs and see what the fun is all about!

Visit peopleplusmaine.org for a schedule of classes.

Hours:
Mon-Thu: 9-4 pm
Fri: 9-1 pm

01/31/20 - 02/16/20 at 7:30 pm - 4:00 pm

The 39 Steps

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have THE 39 STEPS, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre!

This two-time Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning treat is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters (played by a ridiculously talented cast of four), an onstage plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers, and some good old-fashioned romance!

02/01/20 - 02/02/20 at 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Memory Enhancment Class

People Plus and Mid Coast–Parkview Health have partnered to offer a new Memory Enhancement Class focused on early stage memory loss. The ideal participant is experiencing mild memory loss, and may or may not have been diagnosed with early stage dementia or mild cognitive impairment. The purpose of the class is to provide education, support, and strategies for living optimally.
Each participant is required to bring a support person for several reasons: a) to help the participant identify how the information can be applied to daily living, b) to practice newly learned skills with the participant, c) to discuss and reinforce new information with the participant, and d) to help “fill in the blanks” if information is forgotten.

The five-week Saturday class is limited to eight participants and their support person. It will run from Saturday, Jan. 11 – Feb. 15, 2020 (no class Feb. 1) from 9:30 – 11:30 am at the People Plus Center, 35 Union Street. Cost is $10 per participant/support person totaling $50 for each pair.

Schedule of classes includes:
Session #1, Jan. 11 – Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia, presented by The Alzheimer’s Association and facilitated by Kim Watson, MS, SLP, MLNHA, Administrator, Mid Coast Senior Health.
Session #2, Jan. 18 – Brain Health, presented by Mid Coast Center for Community Health & Wellness and facilitated by Cate Parker, MS, RN, CEP, Director of Mid Coast Center for Community Health & Wellness.
Session #3, Jan. 25 – Effective Strategies for Communication and Daily Living, presented by Kim Watson, MS, SLP, MLNHA, and Lisa Clark, OTR with Mid Coast Senior Health.
Session #4, Feb. 8 – Medication Management, presented by Christian Dinsmore, MD, with Mid Coast Medical Group–Neurology and Practical Application of Med Management, Presented by Lisa Clark, OTR.
Session #5, Feb. 15 – Happiness, including Personal Growth, Social Connection, Community Resources, and the Gift of Giving Back, presented by Mid Coast Center for Community Health & Wellness and facilitated by Cate Parker, MS, RN, CEP.

Pre-payment is required for registration.
Register and pay via check or cash in person at People Plus, 35 Union Street or call 729-0757.

Maine Pines Beginner Tennis clinic photo of tennis racket 02/01/20 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Adult Tennis Beginner 123

1-2-3 Tennis is geared toward the beginning player or player returning to tennis. It includes 3 weeks of lessons designed to instruct the player in all aspects of the game. For the time of the program, it includes a court fee membership with free Sat & Sun court time. 123 also includes a complimentary cardio tennis class, social tennis mixer, a fitness & yoga pass for the length of 1-2-3, and the option to purchase a ball machine card for $30 during the month of the membership.

It meets beginning the first week of the month. Session choices are as follows: Tues 9 am, OR Wed 6 pm, OR Sat 10 am
COST: $55.00 per session (3 classes) (Go to Groupon for a 1/2 price coupon!).

Register by calling 729-8433 or email tennis@mainepines.com.

Maine Pines Beginner Tennis clinic photo of tennis racket

02/01/20 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Colorful Arctic: Donald B. MacMillan’s Lantern Slides

This exhibit at the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum presents a selection of Donald B. MacMillan’s gorgeous hand-tinted glass lantern slides, recently digitized with support from the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

Photo credit: Donald B. MacMillan, Makkovik from the Air, Labrador, 1931. Hand-tinted glass lantern slide. Gift of Donald and Miriam MacMillan.

02/01/20 - 02/02/20 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

People Plus Acoustic Music Club - NEW

We be “jammin” at People Plus! If you play an instrument at an intermediate or better level and want to jam with some new friends come join the fun at People Plus with this new club!

Bring your own instrument, be able to share a few songs and know basic chords. The club will be playing mostly folk, blues, bluegrass and other acoustic music in a song circle format where everyone gets a turn to share a song, with others joining in.

Open to current People Plus members and community members 18 years or older and graduated high school. (People Plus membership is not required for your first few visits, but you will need to eventually become a member, only $30/year for Brunswick residents, $35 all others)!

This fun music club will be coordinated by Brunswick resident Jim Ru who plays a variety of instruments and has played in small informal groups, open mikes and house jams. Jim enjoys live acoustic music, especially when people just pull up a chair and share a song or two.

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