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Circus Dreams - An Award-Winning Circus Smirkus Documentary Showing in Waterville on March 3 &4:
“Running away and joining the circus” was a classic path to independence and adventure—if not fame and fortune—during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Circuses are no longer the kings of extravaganza entertainment that they once were, but Circus Dreams shows that the entertainment art forms of the circus continue to work their magic spell on performers and circus goers alike. Signe Taylor’s delightful film captures teen performers on a journey of artistic and personal self-discovery as they fight to save Circus Smirkus, this country’s only traveling youth circus. “Circus Dreams brings us to a world we’ve never seen, charms us with young people dedicated to living their dreams, and enthralls us with their performances.”-CineSourceMagazine.com. “Viewers of all ages will be intrigued and entertained, even, perhaps, inspired to run away and join the circus themselves.”-The Enterprise Newspaper CapeNews.net. Unrated. 80 minutes. FMI: http://www.railroadsquarecinema.com/circus-dreams/ (02/28)

Golden Dragon Acrobats, Friday, March 9, 7:30 p.m., Merrill Auditorium, Portland:
The talented and dedicated artists of the Golden Dragon Acrobats are recognized throughout the world as the premiere Chinese acrobats touring today. Over three decades of performing, they’ve earned a reputation for excellence and artistry unparalleled by any other troupe. Award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary theater and live music combine to create an unforgettable experience of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty for the entire family. Grades 4 through 8 will attend an abbreviated performance that morning. The full performance will be a treat for any age. FMI: http://portlandovations.org/shows/2011-12/golden_dragon_acrobats/

 

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Please click here for the March issue of  "Inform."  Inform March 2012

Inform is a publication sent by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) to all the affiliated Waldorf schools in its membership to keep parents, teachers, board members, alumni, and all those interested in Waldorf Education informed of the current events affecting Waldorf schools nationally and internationally. By including this page in your regularly published bulletin or newsletter, you help us keep our entire Waldorf constituency up-to-date on pertinent issues affecting the movement."  (02/28)

The Lukas Community is looking for Live-in Houseparents & Co-Workers Starting Summer 2012: The Lukas Community, a Rudolf Steiner inspired community, serves the lifelong needs of adults with developmental challenges. We seek co-workers and houseparents to live together with our residents and volunteers in our beautiful extended-family homes and to participate in therapeutic programs. These programs include art and craft workshops, organic gardening, animal care, movement therapy and swimming, as well as a variety of cultural and recreational activities.
      In addition to the personal rewards of living and working with our residents, we offer a complete benefits package which includes medical/dental insurance, retirement, eight weeks paid vacation per year and more.
      Applicants should be self-motivated and work well with others. High school diploma required, experience with the developmentally challenged preferred. No history of substance abuse or prior criminal record. Learn more about this unique opportunity by visiting our website: www.lukascommunity.org or by contacting us at:
The Lukas Community, P.O. Box 137, Temple, NH 03084, 603.878.4796, lukas@monad.net (02/14)

Lewiston, Maine - The University of Maine Cooperative Extension is once again offering its very popular Maine Garden Day on Saturday, April 14th at the Lewiston High School. Registration is $50 which includes breakfast and lunch, a trade show and an opportunity to take up to four workshops. Limited scholarships are available. This year, in response to increased demand for information on self-sufficiency, workshops on small-scale livestock production, living off the grid, sharpening chainsaws and gardening tools as well as programs on various types of food preservation techniques have been added to the day-long program. To view the workshop descriptions and to download a brochure, go to: http://www.umaine.edu/gardening/maine-garden-day. Or, you can request a brochure by calling the Oxford County office at 743-6329 or 1-800-287-1482. Space is limited, so don’t delay. (02/14)

Introduction to Fermentation, Tuesday, February 28th, 6:00 p.m.: Come join us as we explore the art, science and nutrition of the age-old practice of fermenting foods. Fermentation is a simple and traditional way of harnessing beneficial micro-organisms to preserve foods as well as increase their nutritional value. You’ll be surprised how fun and easy it is! Learn how to make a number of tasty foods like sauerkraut, kimchi, sour cream, yogurt and kombucha. Come prepared to take home not only recipes, but samples as well! Please bring your own jars for samples. Free, donations welcome to help cover materials costs. Please call 729-4050 or email info@shiftofmaine to register so we can prepare an appropriate quantity.Corie Washow, Co-Owner, Shift Sustainable Home Goods, 56 Maine Street, Brunswick, ME 04011, 207.729.4050, www.shiftofmaine.com. (02/14)