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Khen Rinpoche Geshe Kachen Lobzang Tsetan, Buddhist monk and teacher 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 at For questions please contact us at (10/29)

Looking for an alternative for Halloween? Wealden Farmstand, 19 Pleasant Hill Road, Freeport 865.6640 is offering face painting, hot apple cider, tricks for the adults, treats for the children and games on October 31, 3:00 - 6:30 p.m. (10/22)

Simplicity Parenting with Best-Selling Author Kim John Payne: Using the extraordinary power of less to raise calmer, happier, and more secure children.
Lecture: Nov. 1st, 7-9pm,
Workshop: Nov. 2nd, 9am-1pm
Seacoast Waldorf School  (formerly Tidewater Waldorf School), 403 Dow Hwy (Rte 236), Eliot, ME 03903
Tickets: $15 per person for the lecture, $45 per person for the workshop, $50 combined lecture + workshop.
To purchase tickets go to:
or call 207-439-7911.
Simplicity Parenting offers a clear and effective pathway to simplify four realms at home. Parents employing the principles of Simplicity Parenting find that children: Are calmer and happier, Do better emotionally and socially
Are more focused at school, Find it easier to comply with family rules, Become less picky eaters. Click here for flyer. (10/22)

Daponte String Quartet October 2013
Entente Cordiale
24th 7:30pm Series I St. John's Episcopal Church Thomaston
25th 7:30pm Series I Lincoln Theater Damariscotta
26th 7:30pm Series I Portland Public Library Portland
27th 3:00pm Series I Mid-Coast Presbyterian Church Topsham for more information on upcoming concerts. (10/22)

Freeport Community Library - October Events:

Animated film Hotel Transilvania Showing on Wednesday October 30, 2013 at 3:40pm. Running time 91 minutes, Rating PG. Come join us for this fun movie for the whole family. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

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!!!

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.