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Kajak! A Virtual Exhibit 10/20/20 - 12/20/21 at 12:00 am

Kajak! A Virtual Exhibit

Inspired by the full-sized Nunatsiavut kayak given to the College in 1891 and on display in the museum gallery for over 50 years, this exhibit explores making and using traditional kayaks from Greenland, Labrador, and beyond. It features over 20 model kayaks and umiaks, as well as associated equipment, historic film and photographs, and the centerpiece of the exhibit, a full size replica of the 1891 Kajak created for this exhibit.
 
You can explore the full object-based exhibit, as well as various multimedia components, online. Recordings of lectures and other virtual events during the 2020-21 academic year will also be posted here, so be sure to check back.

www.bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum/exhibits/2020/kayak-exhibition

Wilcox Wellness & Fitness: 2 week TRIAL program 10/29/20 - 03/31/21 at 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wilcox Wellness & Fitness: 2 week TRIAL program

Are you looking for a way to get into a fitness routine in a safe environment during COVID-19? Join our 2-Week Trial Program to see if we’re right for you!
 
We know that carving out time for your health and fitness is a significant challenge, and during current times finding the time to find a gym that meets your health & safety needs creates an added challenge.  At Wilcox Wellness & Fitness we take your health & safety seriously as well as your time!  We offer over 60 group personal training sessions each week so that you can find time for YOU even during the most hectic of times.
 
We are currently offering 1:1 and Group Personal Training in two platforms.
1) In our gym while following all Maine CDC health & safety guidelines including 14’ of distancing between all participants, dedicated equipment for each participant, and frequent sanitization of equipment and surfaces.  We are also continuing OUTDOOR training each afternoon while the weather allows, providing another option if going indoors isn’t quite right for you.
2) LIVEStream Training through Zoom from the safety of your own home.  Our LIVEStream training sessions give you the accountability and structure of working with your personal trainer in REAL TIME to receive REAL TIME coaching.  You can expect to get an amazing workout, receive tons of coaching to ensure proper form and technique, and feel the love of our amazing community. 
 
Just three 45-minute training sessions per week has the capability to change your life and we want to prove it!  Join us for our 2-Week TRIAL Program.  
This program provides you with UNLIMITED Group Personal Training in any of our current training platforms for just $50.
When you enroll you will be contacted to set up a 30-minute success session where we will talk about your health & fitness goals, discuss strategies for reaching your goals, explain how everything works, and make sure that all of your questions are answered.
 

We would LOVE to show you how simple dedication to consistent habits can bring significant results.  And now is the PERFECT time to commit to your health and fitness – this 2-week program is designed to help you get started in your OWN HOME as a Virtual offering OR IN-PERSON at our gym.  You have access to both platforms and can choose based upon what’s right for you and your family!

To read more about how we’re keeping our community safe during COVID-19 please visit https://wilcoxwellnessfitness.lpages.co/wilcox-training-formats-covid-19/.  
I’d love to chat if you are still on the fence.  Schedule a brief informational phone call by visiting www.wilcoxwellnessfitness.com/getstartedbrunswick.

Ready to get started in our TRIAL PROGRAM?  Click here to learn more and get enrolled today!  wilcoxwellnessfitness.lpages.co/livestream-trial-program

1 Month of Fitness at Maine Pines 01/08/21 - 02/20/21 at All Day

1 Month of Fitness at Maine Pines

SPECIAL RATE- 1 Month Fitness Membership for $40

Choose Maine Pines as the place to start your fitness journey. Join with our limited time New Years rate of $40 for one month only.

Membership includes access to our in-person and virtual group exercise classes such as, aerobics, toning & sculpting, spinning, Zumba, yoga, senior classes (including SilverSneakers) and more…

Current amenities available include access to the weight room, cardio room, and pickleball

Simply stop by the club to check it out and sign up!

* Offer expires 2/20/21. Limited one/person applies to new members only

Winter Sale @The Mix! 01/28/21 - 02/28/21 at 12:00 am

Winter Sale @The Mix!

We are doing our spring cleaning early! Shop @The Mix for unique gifts, fine & fun art supplies for every age and ability.

We are open Tuesday 10-2; Thursday, Friday & Saturday 10-4.

 

The Mix Sale logo and text

"Keep the Fires Burning" Raffle from People Plus 02/01/21 - 02/24/21 at All Day

"Keep the Fires Burning" Raffle from People Plus

“Keep the Fires Burning” with your favorite “flame” with a gift of the chance to win a Fire Pit Package in the February People Plus raffle! Package includes Hampton Bay 34 inch Outdoor Fire Pit (donated by Home Depot) in oil rubbed bronze finish with integrated log grate, mesh spark screen, and a fire poker. Also includes blankets, toaster forks, s’mores fixins, and insulated mugs. Total value $200.
Tickets are $20 each and supports homebound elders and the programs of People Plus, the Brunswick Area Senior Center. To purchase tickets, please go to www.peopleplusmaine.org. Or stop by the People Plus Center at 35 Union St. (mask required, please), M – F from 9 am – 1 pm, or give us a call at 729-0757. Drawing will be Thursday, Feb. 25 live on PeoplePlusMaine Facebook at noon.

SASSMM T-Shirt Fundraiser 02/12/21 - 02/28/21 at All Day

SASSMM T-Shirt Fundraiser

Looking for a fun way to dress up your wardrobe while giving back? ?For a limited time, Sexual Assault Support Services of Midcoast Maine is selling consent-themed and survivor-centered t-shirts!

Orders can be placed anytime between now and February 28. At the end of the month, the online store will close and t-shirt production will begin. Orders will start shipping on March 8 and should arrive by the end of March (just in time to for April’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month!) Sale proceeds will support SASSMM’s prevention and response services in Midcoast Maine.
 
To place your order, visit www.bonfire.com/store/sassmm.
For more information about SASSMM services, visit www.sassmm.org.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Midcoast CA$H is now live! 02/17/21 - 03/31/21 at All Day

Midcoast CA$H is now live!

IF YOUR HOUSEHOLD MADE LESS THAN $57,000 IN 2020, you may be eligible to get your income taxes prepared for free by IRS-certified volunteer tax preparers.

OPTION 1: Visit www.getyourrefund.org/midcstme  to start your online intake process. 

You’ll answer a series of questions, upload documents, and receive phone calls from our team before we e-file your return.

OPTION 2: File your own taxes (with access to helpline support) at myfreetaxes.com.

OPTION 3: No mobile device or computer?  No problem!  Call (207) 295-6340 to be sent an intake packet. Complete all forms, gather your documents, and head to one of our Scan & Go sites in Boothbay, Brunswick, Damariscotta, Topsham, and Wiscasset. All your documents will be scanned into GetYourRefund for you and your original documents will immediately be returned to you. You’ll receive phone calls from our team before we e-file your return.

Got questions? Call Kelly (207) 295-6340 or email uwcash@uwmcm.org

Please note: We are receiving a high number of calls — thank you for your patience.

 

Midcoast CA$H, the free tax preparation service offered by United Way of Midcoast Maine, has teamed up with GetYourRefund to connect people to our IRS-certified volunteers working virtually. This year, because of Covid-19 restrictions, there are 2 options to file taxes with Midcoast CA$H, both of which are safe and secure and require no direct contact.

The first option, the fastest way for people to get their refund, starts by visiting www.getyourrefund.org/midcstme – a fast, reliable, and free service that connects users with Midcoast CA$H’s tax preparers. It is as simple as answering a series of questions, then using a cell phone or computer to upload documents for the tax preparers to review before filing. Judy, a recent CA$H client exclaimed “It’s so easy, I’m embarrassed!” after worrying it would be difficult to use the GetYourRefund website.

The second option is called Scan & Go for people without a cell phone or computer. By calling (207) 295-6340 clients will initiate the process and be sent an intake packet. All the forms needed to file the taxes can be taken to one of the Scan & Go sites in Brunswick, Topsham, or the multiple locations in Lincoln County. All the documents will be scanned into GetYourRefund for the client and immediately returned to them.

Midcoast CA$H is part of the CA$H Maine initiative and this year’s tax preparation service supported by BIW, Bath Savings Institution, Bowdoin College, CEI, Davenport Trust, First Federal Savings & Loan, First National Bank, General Dynamics, John T. Gorman Foundation, IRS/VITA, Lincoln County Regional Planning Commission, Maine Women’s Fund, Midcoast Maine Community Action, New Ventures Maine, and Norway Savings.

BDA Events Committee Meeting 02/18/21 at 8:00 am - 9:00 am

BDA Events Committee Meeting

Events Committee: Brunswick Downtown Association’s Events Committee meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 8:00 AM.

Committee Chair: Tom Carr

The public is invited to attend. Email info@brunswickdowntown.org for more information.

 

BDA Design Committee Meeting 02/18/21 at 9:30 am - 10:30 am

BDA Design Committee Meeting

Design Committee: Brunswick Downtown Association’s Design Committee meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 9:30 AM.

Committee Chair: Catherine Ferdinand

The public is invited to attend. Email info@brunswickdowntown.org for more information.

American Red Cross Blood Drive 02/18/21 at 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

American Red Cross Blood Drive

During the pandemic so many of our sponsors have been unable to host drives and the Red Cross has been depending on community drives to sustain the national blood supply.

Schedule your donation time at: www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/donation-time

Power Red: A Power Red donation collects the red cells but returns most of the plasma and platelets to the donor. These donors must meet specific eligibility requirements and have type A Neg, B Neg, or O blood.
Blood: The most common type of donation, during which approximately a pint of ‘whole blood’ is given. This type of blood donation usually takes about an hour.
Adapting Historic Recipes for Modern Kitchens (via Zoom) 02/18/21 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Adapting Historic Recipes for Modern Kitchens (via Zoom)

Adapting Historic Recipes for Modern Kitchens

February 18, 6:30PM, via Zoom

With Marie Pangborn, PHC Docent for the Chamberlain Museum and Skolfield-Whittier House

What better time than the month of LOVE to try your hand at a historic recipe for your friends or family? Welcome to our own version of a cooking show… with one of our favorite bakers, Marie Pangborn, who made many delicious and gorgeous desserts the last two years for our Skolfield After Dark holiday party using Skolfield family recipes.

Marie will prepare two recipes on-screen, discussing how to adapt old recipes to modern kitchens along the way–interpretating directions, altering ingredients, and adjusting measurements.

Recipes will be sent out in advance for those wishing to test their skills and taste their treats during the program.

Tickets: PHC Members: $10 (and we cover online ticket processing fee!); Non-Members: $15. Zoom link provided upon registration.

For more information: https://pejepscothistorical.org/events/talks-presentations

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