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Community Barn Dance: Sat 11/9 6:00-7:00pm Community Hall. Live music with fiddle and other instruments, all dances taught by leader Kathryn Larson. Come back after the Fair for some fun easy dances!
Admission is $3 person/$12 maximum per family. This is an all ages event. The dance is followed by potluck snacks, and then an 8pm contradance for an additional cost. FMI: Maggie Robinson, 233-4325. (11/05)

Dzogchen Meditation Center

Ka-Nying Surmang Choling
A Residential Dharma Center in MidCoast Maine
Founded by direct students of Trungpa Rinpoche
Retreat Programs 2014
February 21st through March 1st, 2014
"Don Season" Dzogchen Retreat and Losar Celebration
Join us for an intensive shamatha/vipashyana retreat following the practice guidelines of Trungpa Rinpoche.
$400.00 (includes room and board)

April 4th through April 13th ,2014
Annual 10 Day Vajrayogini Druppa
$400.00 (includes room and board) Call for details and Pre-requisites

September 12th through September 21st,
Fall Mahamudra Retreat with Gelong Lodro Sangpo
This retreat is open to all levels of practitioner $400.00 (includes room and board)

Dzogchen Summer Seminary June 6th through August 30th
Residential training in the three yanas of Buddhism. Using Trungpa Rinpoche’s seminary teachings from “The Profound Treasury of Dharma” as our main sourcebook.
Applications and Information Available online
Dzogchen Meditation Center 4 Armstrong Way, West Bath, ME 04530
(207) 607-3392




My name is Christine Dubin, I am the owner of Miou Kids, we offer fair-trade hand-knitted alpaca clothing for children. My daughter goes our local Waldorf school on the Sunshine Coast BC, Canada,  where I am currently offering a discount of 10% to the parents and 10% goes of the sales goes to the school, I would like to offer the same promotion to your school, please let me know if this is something you might be interested in, please have a look at our clothing at: (11/05)

You're invited to Preventing Breast Cancer: Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 6pm to 8pm, Maine Integrative Healthcare, 964 Western Ave., Suite #1, Manchester, ME 04351, (207) 512-8633

Please join us for an informative and enlightening evening of education, community, and healthy snacks! Special guest speaker Ingrid LeVasseur, BA, CCT, The Role of Thermography in Breast Screening, and our own Dustin Sulak, DO, Breast Cancer: Moving from Early Detection to Prevention.
Everyone is welcome!  Admission is free. Please RSVP as space is limited: (11/05)

Khen Rinpoche Geshe Kachen Lobzang Tsetan, Tibetan Buddhist monk and scholar to offer the following talks:

Thursday, November 7: 7-9pm at Tashi Gatsel Ling, Freeport
Introductory Teaching on “The Nine Stages of Shamata (Calm Abiding Meditation Practice)”
Saturday, November 9: 2-4pm at Tashi Gatsel Ling, Freeport
“How To Develop Bodhicitta: The Seven Cause-and-Effect Quintessential Instruction”
Sunday, November 10: 1-4pm at Tashi Gatsel Ling, Freeport
“How to Develop Bodhicitta: Switching and Equalizing Self and Others”
Tuesday, November 12: 7-9pm at Tashi Gatsel Ling, Freeport
Part II of the Teaching on “The Nine Stages of Shamata”

Wed, November 13: 7-8:30pm at Maine College of Art, Osher Auditorium, Portland “Meditations on Loving Kindness in Daily Life”
Thursday, November 14: 7-9pm at Tashi Gatsel Ling, Freeport
Part III of the Teaching on “The Nine Stages of Shamata“
For information about Tashi Gatsel Ling and Khen Rinpoche, visit our website  For questions please contact us at    (11/05)

Click here for a PDF of the November Awsna newsletter, Inform.
It can also be found here:
"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.

Freeport Community Library - November Events:

Yoga for Kids at the Library
Thursdays at 10:15am, November 7
First Thursdays of the month, the Freeport Yoga Company will be offering yoga classes for children ages 3 - 6.

EarthJams Concert with Matt Loosigian on Tuesday November 12, 2013 at 10:30am
Come join us for a morning of interactive and energetic music! Matt and his guitar, Mr. Cheesey Head, will entertain us with songs and stories. Hope to see you here!!!