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The 3rd Annual Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival: Saturday, November 6th, 2010

USM's Abromson Center, Portland Doors at 4:00 pm 

Friends of Casco Bay is hosting the nationally-touring Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival in Portland for the third year in a row! It's an evening of award-winning films, awesome raffle items, and delicious local food and drink from Stonyfield Cafe and Shipyard Brewery.  We hope you'll join us for this family friendly event to learn about, be inspired by, and celebrate our natural environment. Tickets are on sale: $15 in advance, $20 at the door. www.brownpapertickets.comDon't want to order online?  Give Jeff a call at the Friends of Casco Bay office: 207.799.8574

Bottle Bank Arcade "The Fun Theory" proposes that by making something fun you can change people's daily behavior.  Simple, right?  Watch how they do it. 

Big River  The filmmakers of King Corn embark on a journey from the American heartland to the Gulf of Mexico to investigate the environmental impact their acre of corn has on the people and places downstream. 

Glynwood: Because Farming, Food, and Community Matter  Farmers, chefs, and advocates envision a revival of farming and a revitalization of rural communities throughout the Northeast.

Nature Propelled (short film)  Join the wacky film crew that brough you Oil and Water as they steer Baby, the veggie powered fire truck, around the US to share the message of renewable energy and their passion for adventure sports. 

Every Day at School   Follow a class Down Under as they spend five minutes of every school day taking action to change the world in positive ways. 

What is That?   Father and son are sitting on a bench. Suddenly a sparrow lands across them and their story comes full circle.

A Sea Change  Retired history teacher Sven Huseby uncovers a worldwide crisis that most people are unaware of: ocean acidification.


Artsy Affair: (10/26)

Swift River Toys & Crafts: Tara Peirce, a parent at the White Mountain Waldorf School, has an online toy store. She is offering 25% off all toys, birthday rings, books and more! Including Oshteimer, Grimm's, Evi, Sarah's Silks and Angels and Elves. Check it out at: (10/26)

Vinyasa Yoga with Melissa-Roberts Fishman: Sunday mornings, 9 – 10:30am @ Jai Yoga in Brunswick. $16/class. Individual or small group Yoga instruction in private, serene Freeport studio also available @ $60/hour for up to 5 participants. Please contact Melissa, 409-8713 or, for more information. (10/12)

Thai Yoga Massage Workshop: 5-day immersion in Freeport with Ariela Grodner LMT. November 3-7, 2010. Part 1 of a 3-level, 108-hour training. $500. For more information, please see Ariela's website: Or contact Lara Schneider @ 408-3043. (10/12)