(Deadline for submission is the Friday before publication. Most items are published for two weeks.)
MWS continues to recycle all toner cartridges and cell phones, just bring them to either office. Storage is easier if toner boxes are recycled at home. Thank you!
Willow Pond Farm Apples are Back!
Apples are again being delivered to Merriconeag's Early Childhood Center on Fridays before 11:30am. Orders must be placed with Willow Pond Farm (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Thursday at 2:00 p.m.. Please leave payment in the envelope on the file cabinet in the Early Childhood Office PRIOR to delivery.
Macs & Cortlands are available now. N.spy and red delicious in October.
McIntosh, Cortland Fancy: peck $10, half bushel $18
Jill Agnew, Willow Pond Farm, 395 Middle Road, Sabattus, Maine 04280, 207-375-6662
To learn more about the farm, click here.
Bringing in the Harvest- Full Pantry C.S.A. Milkweed Farm and Swallowtail Farm are joining together to offer a variety of fall vegetables, plus milk, eggs, yogurt, cheese, meat, canned goods and homemade baked goodies for 6 weeks. The share will run from November 6th thru December 11th. Pick Ups will be Wednesdays in Brunswick at Milkweed Farm, at M.W.S. in Freeport and in Portland at Lauren's Apothecary. Space is limited. Cost $600. For more information or to sign up, please call or email Lauren Pignatello- 837-3601, email@example.com, or Lucretia Woodruff, 725-4554, firstname.lastname@example.org.(10/08)
Tonya Sattin's (mother of Dash, grade 1, and Zella, EC) shop, Circa Home and Vintage, has been nominated for a Portland Buy Local Indie Biz Award and she'd would like your help securing the vote. These community-led nominations and resulting awards mean a lot to hard-working small businesses. Please consider voting for Circa Home as Portland's Best Kept Secret by visiting the Buy Local website: portlandbuylocal.org/indiebiz-2013. Voting is open through tomorrow (wednesday oct. 9) at 5pm. And then stop by the shop for new and vintage furniture, home decor, natural living, and Waldorf inspired toys and art supplies. 247B Congress Street, Portland. Open every day from 11-5. See you there! And thank you. (10/08)
Free...great things: ChildLife swing set, with fireman's pole, rope ladder, tower and monkey bars. Brunswick, come and get it.Tag-along bike trailer. Email for details and photos: email@example.com (10/08)
Free Chickens: 8 laying Bantam Auracana hens. Also – chicken feeder, waterer, and water heater all for $40. Call Florence at 865-6623.
Milkweed Farm Pasture Raised Turkeys for Thanksgiving 2013. Turkeys are $5.00 per pound which includes the slaughter fee. Please let us know what size turkey you would like. You can call or email us with any questions. We do ask for a $20 deposit to reserve a turkey. Contact Lucretia Woodruff (MWS parent of Seamus, Maeve and Daire') at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 725-4554. (10/01)
Join together for a fun evening of musical performances by Merriconeag community parents and faculty, Friday, November 22. I am putting out this call for all parents and faculty who would be interested in performing. Please contact Vito Courtney at email@example.com. The evening will run from 6pm – 9pm and I am hoping to fill approximately three hours with music provided by the parent and faculty community. The time will be from 6:00 pm – 9pm on Friday November 22nd. This is an adult only fun filled evening. I am also looking for maybe one or two parents who would be interested in helping with setting up and breaking down the stage. This event will be a very casual evening and if you would like to bring a snack or something to drink the plan is to have the tables and chairs set up to accommodate a more intimate atmosphere. One or two volunteers to help with tables and chairs would be wonderful. Additional details will appear in future issues as things come into full view. Looking forward to seeing many of you on the 22nd. (10/01)
For Sale: Children's Woolens: 1 short sleeved Ruskovilla (organic made in Finland) 70/30%-wool/silk under-shirt size 140, $10.00; 1 long sleeved Ruskovilla 70/30%-wool/silk under-shirt like new, $20.00; and I pair of navy long johns by Engel (organic made in Germany) 100% wool, size 140, however slightly felted so maybe more like size 120 (?), $5.00(-there are some small holes that could be repaired.). Call Shelly 956-1551. (10/01)
For Sale: Collapsible violin shoulder rest made by KUN. Size 4/4. Like new. $10.00 (retails for 20.00 +shipping.) Call Shelly 956-1551. (10/01)
Forum for Grades 5-12 & Parents:
Grades 5 - 12 Forum:
Bill Yeo Speaks about his Everest Ascent
Thursday, April 2, 1:50 - 2:50 p.m.
Bill is a father in the second grade, Parents are welcome to join grades 5 - 12 for this talk on Thursday.
"The Mask you Live in" Film:
April 2, 2015, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Yarmouth High School Performing Arts Center.
Merriconeag Waldorf School is co-sponsoring this film, The Mask you Live in, with Maine Boys to Men and Yarmouth High School. The film explores American masculinity and it is from the team behind Miss Representation, a film we previously co-sponsored, . This event is recommended for audience members 17 and older. Admission is free but space is limited so registration is required. Register today by clicking below.
Tour of Grades 1 - 8:
Wed, April 8, 8-10:30 am, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport, Begins in Community Hall.
Tour of Grades 1-8.
An opportunity for adults to experience Waldorf education first-hand by observing our students & teachers in action.
This tour is for adults only. Please call 207-865-3900, ext. 103, to register.
Tea & Play Session:
Fri, April 10, 9 - 10 am.
Early Childhood Center, 60 Desert Rd, Freeport.
Prospective parents: Bring your child, share
a cup of tea with us and learn more about our
programs for young children. Storytime at 9:30.
For more info & to register: 207.865.3900,
Ext 163 or
Variety Show & Silent Auction to Benefit Tiered Tuition:
Saturday, April 11, 6:00 - 9:30 p.m. (Happy Hour 5-6 p.m.), Community Hall, 57 Desert Road, Freeport
Windows into Waldorf Early Childhood:
Tues, April 14, 9:00 -10:00 a.m.
Early Childhood Center, 60 Desert Rd, Freeport
This event is for prospective parents interested in Waldorf early childhood education. After a glimpse into a kindergarten classroom, we will discuss our unique
approach and answer questions. Adults only. Please register by calling 207-865-3900, ext. 103.
Tues, April 14, 6:15 pm
"You Can't Take It With You":
Grade 8 Play
Wed, April 15, 1:00 pm.
Thurs, April 16, 7:00 pm.
Community Hall, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport.
The 8th Graders will present their play, "You Can't Take It With You." Please join us.
Bring A Friend Day:
Fri, April 17, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm.
Register your grade school friend through firstname.lastname@example.org