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Camp Raven Outdoor School is offering a White Mountain Adventure Camp 2013 for boys 13 - 16, July 29 9- August 3. (This is from a former student of David Barham's). Click here for PDF. (03/12)

Young@Heart: THIS IS GETTING OLD, Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 2:30pm
at Merrill Auditorium, Tickets: $50, $40, and $30 For Tickets: call PortTIX at (207) 842-0800 or order tickets or visit PortTIX Box Office at Merrill Autditorium, 20 Myrtle Street, Portland
Don't miss this brand new concert tour, presented by Northeast Hearing & Speech and Volunteers of America Northern New England, with songs you can sing in the shower.What started as an informal chorus of senior citizens from Northampton, MA has grown into an international sensation, winning critical acclaim from around the world.
"If you thought the Rolling Stones were past it, these inspirational pensioners will make you realize Mick and his mates are mere spring chickens." Sunday Times, London

For more information and tickets: (03/05)

https://tickets.porttix.com/public/show.asp


Great News for Performing Arts Fans: The Freeport Theater of Awesome is coming to town! Jason and Matt Tardy will present World-Class Variety Entertainment in the heart of town on Depot Street (next to Petrillo's) in the space formerly occupied by the Factory Stage. The Tardy Brothers, friends of John Saccone, pride themselves in producing shows that are always high quality and family-friendly. Jason and Matt will present their high-tech comedy show, AudioBody, this weekend on Friday 3/8 and Saturday 3/9. Catch their appearance on 207 on Thursday 3/7. Matt and Jason Tardy's multifaceted training, and 19 years of experience in the performing arts has brought them all over the US and abroad. Some highlights include appearances on David Letterman and at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas, at the Golden Phoenix Casino in Reno, NV and even at The White House in Washington DC three times! Visit www.awesometheater.com for more details on their shows lined up for this spring. You won't want to miss out on this gem of a theater! (03/05)

The Lukas Community is a Rudolf Steiner inspired community serving the lifelong needs of adults with developmental challenges. We are currently seeking individuals interested in living and working with our residents and co-workers in an Anthroposophical community. For more information see the flyer. Emily Taub, Administrative Assistant, The Lukas Community, www.lukascommunity.org (03/05)

Please click here for a PDF of the March AWSNA Newsletter, "Inform."
It can also be found here: http://www.whywaldorfworks.org/03_NewsEvents/index.asp
"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. (03/05)

ON-LINE REGISTRATION FOR FREEPORT-POWNAL LITTLE LEAGUE IS OPEN:
WALK-IN Registration is Wednesday, March 6.
Freeport-Pownal Little League season for baseball and softball, ages 4-13, begins in mid-April and runs thru mid-June. Girls and boys from Freeport, Pownal & Durham are eligible to participate. Evaluations for girls and boys ages 9-12 will be held by pre-registration on Tuesday, March 19 and Saturday, March 23.
WALK-IN Registration will be held Wednesday, March 6 from 6-8 pm at both Freeport Middle School and Pownal Elementary School.
Deadline to register for American League and Major League baseball is Friday, MARCH 15. Deadline to register for softball, AA and AAA baseball is Friday, MARCH 29.
For more information or to register on-line, please go to www.freeportpownallittleleague.org or email ashley.benedict@comcast.net.
For a preferred player evaluation date, email Player Agent Bill Holt at hsons3dog1@aol.com
For interest in coaching, contact Coaching Coordinator Dave Cockburn @
fighthard5K@gmail.com.
For interest in becoming an umpire, please contact Umpire-in-Chief Jeanne Meyer at jandtmeyer@comcast.net. (03/05)

 

Odonata Ecovillage, Cohousing Opportunity: Dear friends, Over the years I have met many people drawn to living in a land-based community/ecovillage; fostering cooperation, simplicity, stewardship of land & a way of life that is harmonious and respectful - those who share this dream of community know the values I speak of and more. But, how do we make it a reality?

     Finding suitable, affordable land is a challenge. Odonata Ecovillage Initiative has moved its land-search efforts to Maine, and found land prices there more reasonable. Our small core group is currently considering 111 acres in Topsham that look very promising. While we move forward with site evaluations and investigation, it is time to also gather the people and resources that will be needed to start actualizing a "village". It comes down to very practical steps forward if we want the chance to live into this dream. I want to take the steps, and I invite you to see if you may want to as well.

     Please join us at the site - 300 Meadow Cross Road in Topsham, Maine on Saturday, March 2nd at 2 PM for a tour of the land. Amy Segal, a landscape architect who helped design the site plan for Two Echo cohousing in Brunswick, will also be there to give us an overview of some of the help she could lend to the site design and permitting process. She is a wonderful person with valuable expertise. Those who would like to, are invited to meet afterwards at the Frontier Cafe in Brunswick, about 10 minutes from the property, to share questions/discussion together (and some yummy food). Please consider taking this first step forward to find out if you resonate with the land, the people and the possibilities. Your prompt RSVP will be appreciated.

Lyra Engel, for Odonata Ecovillage Initiative (lyra@odonatavillage.org) (friend of David Barham)

P.S. This is a rural site, just a short drive to the amenities of Brunswick (arts, cinema, Bowdoin College, cafes and a great farmer's market) and 1/2 hour to Portland. For those who would like to have more Nature around them, gardens, orchards, chickens or other animals (sheep for wool?), it is a wonderful location for those purposes and the land has a very peaceful quality. You need to see it for the possibilities to start buzzing!! Come with an open mind! (02/26)

Group Exhibition of works created through Beech Hill Studio Workshops at the Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Freeport, March 1 - 31, 2013. Features Merriconeag alumni parents. Artists: Jennifer Pope, Stacey Lodato, Anne McLain, Liindsay Alexander, Tom Donaldson, Shelly Elmer, Cheryl Seavey, Jean Bradshaw, Judy Kane, Caitriona Robinson, and instructor, Liz Prescott. Click here to see poster. (02/26)

Maine Arts Camp is a small, non-competitive camp community of about 80-100 campers and 30 staff, located on the campus of Unity College, in Unity, Maine. Our camp is geared toward creative kids/teens, with extensive offerings in the visual arts, along with theater, dance, music, photography, videography, robotics, culinary arts and individual sports. We have a lot of teachers on staff, so the level of instruction is quite high. Our focus is also on each camper being accepted as part of our inclusive camp community. Maine Arts Camp is still very much a camp, with camp songs, fun evening activities, and lots of time for campers to bond and make lifelong friendships. Two 2 week sessions, along with an add on week at the end of the summer. For more information, contact Rick Mades, camp director, at rick@maineartscamp.com, 561-865-4330 and visit our website at www.maineartscamp.com. (02/26)

Upcoming events at the Freeport Commnity Library, 10 Library Drive, Freeport:

Miss Lisa - Saturday, March 23rd at 10am at the Freeport Community Library
Join in the fun with Miss Lisa’s music and stories for toddlers and preschoolers.
Children’s Yoga - Tuesday, March 14 at 10:00am at the Freeport Community Library
Start your day off with some stretching, breathing, and fun. Bring your toddler and/or preschooler to the library for our morning yoga program brought to you by the wonderful Freeport Yoga Company.
Northern Stars Planetarium - Wednesday, March 13 at 6:00pm at the Freeport Community Library
Take a look at the seasonal night sky as seen with the unaided eye. We’ll talk about stars, constellations, visible planets, meteors, the Moon, and northern lights while inside Northern Star’s inflatable, traveling planetarium!
Midcoast Music Together - Thursday, March 28 at 10:00am at the Freeport Community Library
Come celebrate your child's innate ability to sing, move, dance, explore and PLAY with Teacher and Facilitator Jess Day- owner and Director of Midcoast Music Together. For families with children from infancy to age six (siblings welcome) and the parents/grandparents and grown-ups who love them! (02/26)

Daponte String Quartet: Series III: "Colourists" March 14-17
Franz Josef Haydn (1732-1809) Quartet in Bb Major, Op. 76, no 4. "The Sunrise"
Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) Three Pieces for String Quartet
Claude Debussy (1862-1918) String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10
For more information on locations and tickets: http://www.daponte.org/events.html?show=20121025 (02/26)