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Dementia-2016-09

Preventing Dementia: The Future Is in Your Hands

Sep 21, 2016 @ 5:30pm   Events, Member Events

The incidence of neurodegenerative disorders including dementia, Parkinson’s, and Alzheimer’s is on the rise. There are preventive steps you can take to reduce the incidence and/or the progression of these disorders. Find out more about the various disorders and what you can do about them. Attend for your own health or to support a loved one already coping with a disorder.

Speaker: Carrie Levine, CNM

When: September 21, 5:30-7pm

Where: Coastal Pharmacy & Wellness, 84 Marginal Way

Meet Maine Author Caitlin Shetterly

Sep 21, 2016 @ 6:00am   Events, Member Events

MODIFIED: GMOs and the Threat to Our Food, Our Land, Our Future
Meet Maine Author Caitlin Shetterly signing her newest book.

Where: Falmouth Memorial Library, 5 Lunt Rd.
When: Wednesday September 21st 6:00 pm

new-mom-balance_2016-09

New Mom Discussion Series: Finding Balance as a New Mom

Sep 20, 2016 @ 6:00am   Events, Member Events

New moms have a lot to balance: learning an incredibly important role, maintaining a healthy relationship with her partner, feeding schedules, sleeping schedules, and the often overlooked need for personal identity and space. Join Tricia and Ellen in discussing how to maintain a balance that offers more peace of mind. This is an interactive discussion, so bring your questions and concerns.

*** Babies in arms and partners in parenting are welcome! ***

Discussion leaders:
Tricia Albert, OTR/L, CLC
Ellen Kunkle, CCE

When: September 20

Where: Coastal Pharmacy & Wellness, 84 Marginal Way

Intro to Oil Painting Class

Sep 13, 2016 @ 5:30pm   Events, Member Events

Class starts Tuesday Sept 13 from 5:30-8:30. It runs 6 weeks with all supplies included. Cost is $180. Students will work for 2 weeks on exercises, focusing on fundamentals, followed by 4 weeks spent developing one painting. Instructor, Susan Roux explains the reasons for doing things and paints right along with students to demonstrate and aid in teaching.
Class is fun and anyone with the desire to learn can be taught! No drawing skills necessary, but we won’t turn anyone away who possesses them. If students want to continue developing and learning, we offer several intermediate oil painting classes as well.
Registration is currently open. Please contact us at 207-576-7787. We look forward to painting with you!
Where: Roux & Cyr International Fine Art Gallery, 48 Free Street
When: Class starts Tuesday Sept 13 from 5:30-8:30. It runs 6 weeks with all supplies included.

Portland Conservatory of Music Open House

Sep 11, 2016 @ 2:00pm   Events, Member Events

 

Ever wonder where that wonderful music drifting over the neighborhood in Woodford’s Corner is coming from?  It’s floating down from the Portland Conservatory of Music, which occupies the third floor of Woodfords Congregational Church, in what used to be the Church’s Sunday School rooms.

Having recently undergone a partial renovation, the Conservatory is opening its doors to the public on Sunday, September 11, from 2-4 pm for its annual Open House.  You don’t want to miss this opportunity to check out PCM’s studios, meet with faculty, and tryout various instruments at their instrument petting zoo.  The event will also include live musical performances, a balloon twister, and refreshments.

Those interested in jazz instruction can meet with Jazz Studies Director, Titus Abbott, who will surely have one of the studios hopping with jazz tunes.  Popular violin instructor, DeeDee Oehrtmann will be on hand to expound on the merits of the Suzuki method of training and perhaps even share some of her experiences as a violinist for the Portland Symphony Orchestra.  Vocal coach and Karger College Prep Director, Scott Wheatley will be there to help people of all ages find their voice and chat about the Karger program.  The school employs over 40 talented faculty and many of them will also be there.

Heading off the performances will be students of esteemed harp teacher Jara Goodrich in the Sanctuary at 2:00.  Additional performances by both students and faculty are also expected.

The Open House will end at 4:00 with auditions for the school’s various programs: Karger College Prep, Extended Lesson Scholarships, and placement auditions for its new Young Women’s Vocal Ensemble.

The Conservatory is a nonprofit community music school dedicated to providing the highest quality music education to people of all ages, abilities, and financial levels.  For more info call 775-3356 or visit their website at portlandconservatoryofmusic.org

When: Sunday,September 11, from 2-4 pm

Where: 202 Woodford Street, 3rd Floor

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