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Coastal Youth Orchestra Spring Concert, Monday May 20th, 7PM Orion Performing Arts Center: The Coastal Youth Orchestra 's Spring Concert will be held Monday May 20th at 7PM at Orion Performing Arts Center in Topsham. The concert is free and a reception will follow. Come and enjoy a great selection of music! The program will include works by Mahler, Bizet, Rogers and Hammerstein, Leroy Anderson and theme music from Pirates of the Caribbean. CYO, directed by MWS music teacher Nancy Roderick, is comprised of three ensembles. The youth orchestra gives string students of every level a chance to play in a group with other children and to explore quality music. The Fiddleheads, CYO 's youngest group is a beginning string orchestra.The Coastal String Ensemble is an intermediate level string orchestra and the Coastal Chamber Orchestra is a more advanced ensemble that includes strings and brass. MWS students Siona Henze, Louise Ahearne and Fiona Ahearne will all be performing.
LifeWays Early Childhood Training on the coast of Maine: Registration closes June 7 for the current LifeWays training in Maine this July 7-20. Special guest teacher Cynthia Aldinger also Susan Silverio for Child, Family & Community, Meg Chittenden for music, Tish Pierce for Eurythmy.On the campus of Ashwood Waldorf School, Rockport, Maine. For more information and to apply: click here. (Next cycle of training begins July 2014) (05/14)
Junior Counselor Opportunities Available at Crystal Spring Farm Camp! Kids ages 13-15 have fun being outside, engaging in farm tasks while building leadership skills with younger children. All four weeks in July. See webpage at http://crystalspringcsa.com/farm-camp/ or contact Maura at 729.1112 or firstname.lastname@example.org (05/14)
Horse Riding Lessons: Winterberry Farm has openings for lessons, located in North Yarmouth 10 minutes from school. Donna Thurston is an experienced instructor who has been running a riding school in North Yarmouth for more than 30 years. This is a small, quality program on 26 acres with horses that are well trained, gentle and loving. The focus is on making a connection with horses, nature, safety and correct equestrian skills both in the ring and on the trails. Times avaliable are after school and possibly Saturday. Mothers are welcome Wednesday mornings. Please call 829-6570 for more information or email Winterberry33@aol.com.
Apogee Adventures: Summer Scholarship/Discount Opportunities:Maine-based Apogee Adventures is committed to developing confidence, character, and communitymindedness through carefully designed hiking, biking and service adventures throughout the US and beyond for students between the ages of 12 & 18. We are pleased to announce a limited number of scholarship opportunities available for summer 2013. Scholarship/discounts are available for the following trips: New England Mountains & Coast. Click here for PDF. (05/07)
Coming soon to Portland, ME. Waldorf Alum, Elizabeth Frishkoff, will offer a course in an internationally acclaimed movement therapy that has been found to complement and enhance Waldorf education.
Alewives are a migratory fish that swim to lakes and ponds in May-June to spawn. They make one of the world's great migrations and provide a chance to see wildlife in numbers that we rarely see anymore (fish, osprey, eagle, heron...) Volunteers are needed to count the alewives that pass over Nequasset fish ladder in Woolwich from May - early June. Get more information at www.kennebecestuary.org or email Alicia Heyburn (email@example.com). This a great family activity. (04/30)
Primordial Purity and Complete Trust: The Practice of Buddhist Meditation in the Dzogchen Tradition The teachings of Buddhism point out that the basis of our present experience is “Primordial Purity.” The practice of Buddhist meditation is remarkably straightforward. We simply sit without distraction and allow our mental projections to arise and dissipate in our mind. In this way we begin to recognize the fresh, present wakefulness of reality beyond the daydreams of mental projection. This is the practice of complete trust in present awareness.
Judith Lief to lead retreat on Chögyam Trungpa’s Profound Treasury of the Ocean
of Dharma: Judith Lief, a senior student of Chögyam Trungpa, will lead a retreat on Trungpa’s Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma at the Sky Hy conference center in Topsham, Maine, from May 24 through June 2. The program is open to all, but space is limited, so participants are encouraged to register soon. For more information, click here, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please click here fora PDF of the May Awsna newsletter, Inform.
May Events at the Freeport Community Library:
World Music is coming to the Freeport Community Library on Tuesday, May 14th at 10:00am! Come listen and dance to music from around the world with children’s musician Rob Duquette. For toddlers - kindergarten.