10/20/20 - 12/20/21 at 12:00 am
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.
03/20/21 - 06/30/21 at 12:00 am
The American Lung Association’s 2021 Trek Across Maine has been reimagined into a virtual Cycle Your Way format now through June 30th! Cycling is a great way to improve both your physical and mental health, while giving an extra boost to your immune system. We encourage you to participate in the virtual event as this allows you to get outside while still practicing social distancing!
Money raised will support public health efforts related to lung disease, including COVID-19 research. Over the next three years, the American Lung Association has pledged $25 million to:
What: If you choose to participate in the cycling portion of the virtual event, complete 60, 120 or 180 miles on an indoor or outdoor bike (or mix of both) at your own pace and in segments if preferred. All virtual participants that raise the minimum $250 by June 30th will receive an accomplishment medal and event t-shirt. You can earn incentives the more you raise!
When: Now through June 30th, 2021.
Where: Anywhere you’d like, just make sure to always practice social distancing. Sample routes throughout Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts will be provided as well.
How: Visit the event website (TrekAcrossMaine.org) and register as a virtual participant for $25. You will receive everything you need to successfully complete the virtual event from there!
Extras: Join our Trek Across Maine Group on Strava. You can connect your tracking devices to the Strava app so others can see your progress. We also encourage you to join our Trek Across Maine group to stay in touch with other participants and post photos of your ride/screenshots of your progress.
|06/01/21 - 08/01/21 at All Day|
06/09/21 - 06/30/21 at All Day
Join us at the People Plus Center, 35 Union Street, for Yoga, Loosen Up, Chair Yoga, Tai Chi, Qigong, Gentle Barre and Zumba classes. Registration required, payment via punch card ($5/class for members). See class schedule on www.peopleplusmaine.org.
06/11/21 - 06/12/21 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Points of View Artists is showing its first exhibit of 2021 – and its first since 2019!. New Connections explores our experience with art during the past strange year of isolation. On the 3rd floor, Barbara Bean shares her Experiments in Mixed Media. Reception: Friday, May 11, 5-7 pm. Gallery location and hours: 18 Pleasant Street; 9 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday. FMI: povartistsmaine.com; 207-373-9300.
06/12/21 at 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join the volunteers of St. Charles Borromeo Church for their annual Giant Outdoor Yard Sale.
It has been a long while since we have even thought of doing this event again, but now is the most opportune time to get out and enjoy the weather and each other safely, outdoors! All COVID-19 requirements will be followed, and masks are mandatory as well as social distancing.
Our St. Charles Fundraiser Committee will have our Giant Outdoor Yard Sale on Saturday, June 12th from 7:00 am to noon. (Rain date Saturday, June 19th.) Table renters will be allowed to park behind their tables in the parking lot at 6:00 am to set up their tables in preparation for the sale at 7:00 am. The fee for tables will be $20.00 and is due in advance.
Please call 207-725-2624 to reserve your tables. We will also have a St. Charles table area with Trash & Treasures and individually wrapped “goodies” and coffee to go. Mark your calendars – this is going to be a super fun day, a great way to recycle, and you can make a little money for your no longer needed or used items.
RESERVE YOUR TABLES, SELL YOUR ITEMS, AND KEEP THE PROFIT!!
06/12/21 at 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust’s Farmers’ Market was established in 1999 to advance the Land Trust’s mission of supporting local agriculture. Located on Crystal Spring Farm, a 331-acre property owned by the Land Trust, the Market is now one of the largest in Maine. With over forty vendors, many of whom have been with the Market since its inception, the Saturday morning Market offers a wide variety of local, fresh products including vegetables, dairy, meat, fish, shellfish, cut flowers, mushrooms, baked goods, and artisanal and prepared foods. The Market has been widely acclaimed not only for the exceptional array of products but also for the festive and community atmosphere.
Directions to the NEW MARKET location at 11 Atlantic Avenue, Brunswick from Maine St. / downtown Brunswick:
Turn onto Bath Road at Bowdoin College. Go 2.2 miles. Turn right onto Admiral Fitch Drive at the main entrance to Brunswick Landing. Go 0.8 miles, then turn right onto Pegasus Drive at the four-way intersection. The market will be on your left.
Find more information and a map to the market, visit www.btlt.org/farmers-market/
We are asking all customers to:
06/12/21 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Join us for one-hour mindfulness practice sessions outside among the beautiful pines at Mid Coast Hospital’s Parkview Campus. Each session consists of mindful stretching, walking in nature, meditation, and discussion. Beginners welcome.
Seating will be provided, but feel free to bring your favorite outdoor chair. Sessions are limited to 20 participants, and pre-registration is required at www.midcoasthealth.com/wellness/classes. Pay what you can; $20.00 suggested per session.
To learn more, call (207) 373-6585.
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