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Events - Feb 19 21

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

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.

Kids Tennis at Maine Pines - Orange Ball 02/19/21 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Kids Tennis at Maine Pines - Orange Ball

Calling all kids ages 8-11!

Join us on the courts using our junior sized equipment! Juniors will learn tennis skills and strategies through game based drills, all while practicing footwork and coordination! Players will have fun while learning this lifetime sport!

Orange ball runs from 5 – 6pm Mondays &/or Fridays. Cost is 1 day/week $40, 2 days/week $65, 3 months/1 day $110, and 3 months/2 days $180. You get a free junior racket if you sign up for 3 months! Join us today by calling 729-8433!

St. Charles Borromeo Lenten Haddock Chowder Takeout! 02/19/21 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

St. Charles Borromeo Lenten Haddock Chowder Takeout!

In light of current COVID restrictions, the traditional Lenten Fish Suppers at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Brunswick will be changed to Lenten Haddock Chowder Takeout for the 6 Fridays in Lent. They begin on Friday, February 19, and run through March 26 from 5 to 6 p.m. Customers will be asked to enter the East parking lot entrance at 132 McKeen Street and then will be directed, by signs, to the pick-up area.

Masks are required when making pick-ups. A pint of homemade fish chowder, a package of oyster crackers, and a wrapped dessert will be offered for $10. Exact cash or checks (made out to All Saints Parish) will be accepted. 160 portions will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Thank you for your continued support during this Lenten season.

All Saints Parish
ST. CHARLES BORROMEO CHURCH
Lent/Easter 2021

LENTEN FISH CHOWDER TAKEOUT
Friday, Feb. 19 to March 26. 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Proceeds to benefit these area services
Midcoast Hunger Prevention, The Tedford Shelter, The Gathering Place, Habitat for Humanity 7 Rivers Maine, Oasis Free Clinics, and the People Plus Teen Center

*Homemade Haddock Chowder, pkg. of oyster crackers, wrapped dessert for $10.
*Exact cash or check (made out to All Saints Parish) will be accepted
*Masks must be worn by the person accepting takeout
*Drive up to enter the East parking entrance of St. Charles Church, 132 McKeen St. Signs at the entrance will direct traffic
*160 portions available on a first-come, first-served basis

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Maine Pines Kids Tennis - Ages 4 to 7 02/19/21 at 5:15 pm - 5:55 pm

Maine Pines Kids Tennis - Ages 4 to 7

Calling all kids ages 4 – 7!

Join us for red ball tennis, which uses USTA approved red ball courts. This program teaches players hand eye coordination, tennis footwork, and basic skills and strategies of the game. Players will have fun while learning to play through a game based format!

Meets on Mon. &/or Fridays from 5:15-5:55. Cost: 1 day/week $40; 2 days/week $65; 3 months/1 day $110; 3 months/2 days $180 (and a free junior racket if you sign up for 3 months!). Join us today by calling 729-8433!

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