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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Downeast Christmas Festival
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Downeast Christmas Festival in Machias!

December 4th
Voice of Downeast Maine Contest
6:00 pm at UMM Performing Arts Center
 
December 6th
Kids Crafts, Games, visit from Santa (tentative)
10 am-2 pm at Lee Pellon Center
Parade
4:00 pm (MMHS to Varney Agency)
Town Tree Lighting and performance by winning Voice of Downeast Maine contestants 5:30 pm at Station 98
FREE Movie– The Polar Express
6:30 pm at Lee Pellon Center

For more information regarding all the events, please contact Bobbie-Jo Ashley at [email protected], 255-9253; for information specific to Voice of Downeast Maine, please contact Melissa Moffett at [email protected], 255-9266, or Derrick Dyer at [email protected], 255-9256.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Collaborative Interdisciplinary Research for Understanding Bycatch in the Maine Lobster Fishery
(Mon. 17 Nov, 2014 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions – Fall 2014 Seminar Series Yong Chen and Christine Beitl School of Marine Sciences, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Maine Location: 107 Norman Smith Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME http://umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/seminars/  

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Red Nose Day!
(All day)

Wear a red nose November 18 to work or school in support of depression awareness. Buy your noses from the Beal medical assisting students at [email protected] and help raise money to support our students and NamiMaine. Noses will be sold for 1.00 each unless bought in bulk.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Santa's Workshop to Raise Funds for Senior Programs
(All day)

The Hammond Street Senior Center's Craft Group invites the public in to join them on the 2nd floor in what was formerly their Craft Room. It has now been transformed into the winter wonderland that is Santa’s Workshop! There you will find homemade crafts and white elephant items that are perfect for gifts, stocking stuffers or as a treat for yourself! All proceeds benefit the Center, so do some holiday shopping and help are seniors at the same time! The workshop will be open in November & December on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Community dinner in Ellsworth
(Wed. 19 Nov, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

St. Joseph's Church in Ellsworth is having their annual harvest supper Wed, Nov 19th, from 5-7.  An old-fashioned turkey dinner, with all the fixings, and homemade pies will be served.  Dinner is $10 for adults and $8 for children aged 6-12; children 5 and under are free. All are welcome.  St. Joseph's is at the corner of Main and High Street in Ellsworth. 

Friday, November 21, 2014

Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices
(Fri. 21 Nov, 2014 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Are you certified to work near water bodies? As of July 1, 2013, work within 250 feet of any water body (the shoreland zone) requires a certified contractor on site. The Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices course will be held on Friday, November 21st from 8:00AM to 4:30PM at the Penquis Higher Education Center in Dover-Foxcroft. This course is necessary in order to become certified in erosion control practices by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and is designed for contractors, municipal code enforcement officers, consultants, engineers and public works employees. By attending this session, you qualify to become DEP certified in erosion and sediment control practices after the completion of a site evaluation.   In addition to sections on "Why Erosion Control is Important", and "Erosion and How it Happens", participants are provided with information on the proper selection, installation and maintenance of practices such as sediment barriers, mulch, vegetative stabilization, riprap, etc. You will also learn about new state-of-the-art erosion control techniques and ways to save time and money on your construction projects, as well as become eligible for discounts, expedited DEP permitting and other free educational resources.   If you are in need of this training, the Maine DEP’s Nonpoint Source Training and Resource Center and the Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District (PCSWCD) urge you to take this Basic and Advanced Training Session in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices this fall. Refreshments, lunch, and a manual will be provided. Code Enforcement Officers will earn 7 Shoreland Zoning Credits. For more information about the benefits of contractor certification, visit www.maine.gov/dep/training or call the PCSWCD at 564-2321, Extension 3. To register for this course, visit the Penquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative’s (PVAEC) on-line registration portal at www.pvaec.maineadulted.org or call the PVAEC at 564-6525. The course is $85.00, or $95.00 if registering after November 7th. The registration deadline is November 14th. Don’t lose work opportunities - get certified - register for this course today.   The PCSWCD is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices
(Fri. 21 Nov, 2014 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Are you certified to work near water bodies? As of July 1, 2013, work within 250 feet of any water body (the shoreland zone) requires a certified contractor on site. The Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices course will be held on Friday, November 21st from 8:00AM to 4:30PM at the Penquis Higher Education Center in Dover-Foxcroft. This course is necessary in order to become certified in erosion control practices by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and is designed for contractors, municipal code enforcement officers, consultants, engineers and public works employees. By attending this session, you qualify to become DEP certified in erosion and sediment control practices after the completion of a site evaluation.   In addition to sections on "Why Erosion Control is Important", and "Erosion and How it Happens", participants are provided with information on the proper selection, installation and maintenance of practices such as sediment barriers, mulch, vegetative stabilization, riprap, etc. You will also learn about new state-of-the-art erosion control techniques and ways to save time and money on your construction projects, as well as become eligible for discounts, expedited DEP permitting and other free educational resources.   If you are in need of this training, the Maine DEP’s Nonpoint Source Training and Resource Center and the Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District (PCSWCD) urge you to take this Basic and Advanced Training Session in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices this fall. Refreshments, lunch, and a manual will be provided. Code Enforcement Officers will earn 7 Shoreland Zoning Credits. For more information about the benefits of contractor certification, visit www.maine.gov/dep/training or call the PCSWCD at 564-2321, Extension 3. To register for this course, visit the Penquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative’s (PVAEC) on-line registration portal at www.pvaec.maineadulted.org or call the PVAEC at 564-6525. The course is $85.00, or $95.00 if registering after November 7th. The registration deadline is November 14th. Don’t lose work opportunities - get certified - register for this course today.   The PCSWCD is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices
(Fri. 21 Nov, 2014 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Are you certified to work near water bodies? As of July 1, 2013, work within 250 feet of any water body (the shoreland zone) requires a certified contractor on site. The Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices course will be held on Friday, November 21st from 8:00AM to 4:30PM at the Penquis Higher Education Center in Dover-Foxcroft. This course is necessary in order to become certified in erosion control practices by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and is designed for contractors, municipal code enforcement officers, consultants, engineers and public works employees. By attending this session, you qualify to become DEP certified in erosion and sediment control practices after the completion of a site evaluation.   In addition to sections on "Why Erosion Control is Important", and "Erosion and How it Happens", participants are provided with information on the proper selection, installation and maintenance of practices such as sediment barriers, mulch, vegetative stabilization, riprap, etc. You will also learn about new state-of-the-art erosion control techniques and ways to save time and money on your construction projects, as well as become eligible for discounts, expedited DEP permitting and other free educational resources.   If you are in need of this training, the Maine DEP’s Nonpoint Source Training and Resource Center and the Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District (PCSWCD) urge you to take this Basic and Advanced Training Session in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices this fall. Refreshments, lunch, and a manual will be provided. Code Enforcement Officers will earn 7 Shoreland Zoning Credits. For more information about the benefits of contractor certification, visit www.maine.gov/dep/training or call the PCSWCD at 564-2321, Extension 3. To register for this course, visit the Penquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative’s (PVAEC) on-line registration portal at www.pvaec.maineadulted.org or call the PVAEC at 564-6525. The course is $85.00, or $95.00 if registering after November 7th. The registration deadline is November 14th. Don’t lose work opportunities - get certified - register for this course today.   The PCSWCD is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Santa's Workshop to Raise Funds for Senior Programs
(All day)

The Hammond Street Senior Center's Craft Group invites the public in to join them on the 2nd floor in what was formerly their Craft Room. It has now been transformed into the winter wonderland that is Santa’s Workshop! There you will find homemade crafts and white elephant items that are perfect for gifts, stocking stuffers or as a treat for yourself! All proceeds benefit the Center, so do some holiday shopping and help are seniors at the same time! The workshop will be open in November & December on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Town of St Albans 6th Annual Holiday Concert & Santa
(Fri. 21 Nov, 2014 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Friday, November 21, 2014 starting at 5:30 PM Caroling at the St Albans Union Church as you walk to the Big Indian Dam to meet Santa and the 6th Annual Holiday Concert with refreshments begins at 6:30 PM at the Town Hall, 7 Water Street.

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Christmas Fair
(Sat. 22 Nov, 2014 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

St. Paul the Apostle Parish Christmas Fair, Saturday, November 22 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 531 North Main Street, Brewer.  Christmas wreaths, crafts, fudge, baked goods, Christmas decorations, children’s toys, a white elephant table, basket raffles, a visit from Santa and more!  A lunch of homemade chicken pie or homemade chicken stew and hot fudge brownie sundae’s will be served.  For more information, visit our website at www.stpaulbangor.me or call 217-6740.

Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices
(Sat. 22 Nov, 2014 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Are you certified to work near water bodies? As of July 1, 2013, work within 250 feet of any water body (the shoreland zone) requires a certified contractor on site. The Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices course will be held on Friday, November 21st from 8:00AM to 4:30PM at the Penquis Higher Education Center in Dover-Foxcroft. This course is necessary in order to become certified in erosion control practices by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and is designed for contractors, municipal code enforcement officers, consultants, engineers and public works employees. By attending this session, you qualify to become DEP certified in erosion and sediment control practices after the completion of a site evaluation.   In addition to sections on "Why Erosion Control is Important", and "Erosion and How it Happens", participants are provided with information on the proper selection, installation and maintenance of practices such as sediment barriers, mulch, vegetative stabilization, riprap, etc. You will also learn about new state-of-the-art erosion control techniques and ways to save time and money on your construction projects, as well as become eligible for discounts, expedited DEP permitting and other free educational resources.   If you are in need of this training, the Maine DEP’s Nonpoint Source Training and Resource Center and the Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District (PCSWCD) urge you to take this Basic and Advanced Training Session in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices this fall. Refreshments, lunch, and a manual will be provided. Code Enforcement Officers will earn 7 Shoreland Zoning Credits. For more information about the benefits of contractor certification, visit www.maine.gov/dep/training or call the PCSWCD at 564-2321, Extension 3. To register for this course, visit the Penquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative’s (PVAEC) on-line registration portal at www.pvaec.maineadulted.org or call the PVAEC at 564-6525. The course is $85.00, or $95.00 if registering after November 7th. The registration deadline is November 14th. Don’t lose work opportunities - get certified - register for this course today.   The PCSWCD is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

HCC's Annual Holiday Fair
(Sat. 22 Nov, 2014 8:00 am - Sun. 23 Nov, 2014 1:00 pm)

HCC's Annual Holiday Fair Saturday, November 22 Hours:  8 am to 1 pm You may also shop the fair from 4:30 to 6:30 as you attend our Chicken Pie Supper!     Early bird shoppers will be able to purchase breakfast. Booths will include Food/Baked Goods, Freshly Made Wreaths, Crafts, Knitted Items, Christmas Items, Usborne Books, Jewelry, an Expanded Silent Auction, and much more.

Blue Hill Holiday Craft Fair
(Sat. 22 Nov, 2014 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

The Blue Hill Consolidated School PTF (Parent, Teacher, Friend) Group will host their annual Holiday Craft Fair on Sat., Nov. 22, 2014 from 9 AM to 2 PM in the BHCS Gym.  Tables will include handcrafts, jewelry, quilts, soap, photography, wreaths, African crafts and much more.  Refreshments for sale, live music, raffle.  Contact Rebecca Conable for more information; [email protected] or 669-5134.

Christmas Fair
(Sat. 22 Nov, 2014 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Union Congregational Church in Ellsworth Falls is holding a Christmas Fair November 22, from 9am-2pm. There will be crafts, jewelry, baked goods, candies, white elephant items, and a kids craft corner where children can make their own crafts and purchase Christmas gifts. 

FMI contact Judy Grohe 667-2464

 

 

Holiday Fair
(Sat. 22 Nov, 2014 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Holiday Fair

Saturday, Nov 22nd

9AM to 2PM

Turkey and Biscuit Luncheon 11:30-1 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Farmington.

Christmas Craft Fair
(Sat. 22 Nov, 2014 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Elm Street Congregational Church in Bucksport will have a Christmas Craft Fair on Saturday, November 22 at 9 a.m.-1 p.m.  The fair will have a cookie walk (pick your own cookies and put into a decorated Christmas container), crafts, greenery including wreaths, raffles, attic treasures, cooked food, breads, candy and much more.  Wreaths are available to order ahead of time by calling the church office at 469-3333.

Craft Fair with Luck of the Draw and Gift Basket Raffle
(Sat. 22 Nov, 2014 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

The gym, cafeteria and halls of Mill Stream Elementary in Norridgewock will be packed with wonderful gifts, arts, crafts and more from over 40 local crafters and vendors.  The 5th Annual Craft Fair is a great place to start (or finish?) your holiday shopping.  Each grade level in the school has created a themed gift basket of goodies to be raffled off to raise money for the PTG's scholarship fund.  A fantastic Luck-of-the-Draw will be offered with products and services from local businesses and individuals.  The PTG will have a bake sale teeming with freshly baked cookies, cakes, pies, breads, rolls and more.  The sports boosters will offer hot and cold lunch fare.  It's a great day to be at Mill Stream Elementary! 26 Mercer Road, Norridgewock, Maine For more information, email us at [email protected] or see the event and all details at facebook.com/events/349366631900945

Heart Healthy Bean & Salad Supper
(Sat. 22 Nov, 2014 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Saturday, November 22nd

Come and enjoy many HEART HEALTHY salads...Yellow Eye & Pea Bean Pork & Beans, Vegetarian Spicy BBQ Beans, Mac & Cheese, and American Chop Suey, Cornbread, and Pies!

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Adults $7.00, Family $20.00
Children under 12 years $3.00

First United Methodist Church
703 Essex Street Bangor, ME
 
Proceeds to benefit:
Local and Global Church Missions

Hampden Congregational Church Chicken Pie Supper
(Sat. 22 Nov, 2014 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm)

HCC's Chicken Pie Supper Saturday, November 22 5 - 6:30 pm Adults: $8 Children $4   Menu includes chicken pie, whipped potatoes, squash, petite peas, cranberry sauce, assorted desserts & beverages.   You are also invited to visit our Holiday Fair from 4:30 to 6:30 pm - Lots of great Christmas items!    

Sunday, November 23, 2014

HCC's Annual Holiday Fair
(Sat. 22 Nov, 2014 8:00 am - Sun. 23 Nov, 2014 1:00 pm)

HCC's Annual Holiday Fair Saturday, November 22 Hours:  8 am to 1 pm You may also shop the fair from 4:30 to 6:30 as you attend our Chicken Pie Supper!     Early bird shoppers will be able to purchase breakfast. Booths will include Food/Baked Goods, Freshly Made Wreaths, Crafts, Knitted Items, Christmas Items, Usborne Books, Jewelry, an Expanded Silent Auction, and much more.

Searsport Lion's Club
(Sun. 23 Nov, 2014 5:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Flea Market! Open Every Sunday September-May 5am-2pm Tables $10 ea. or 3 for $25 Contact John Moran 323-3878

Searsport Lion's Club
(Sun. 23 Nov, 2014 5:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Flea Market! Open Every Sunday September-May 5am-2pm Tables $10 ea. or 3 for $25 Contact John Moran 323-3878

Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices
(Sun. 23 Nov, 2014 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Are you certified to work near water bodies? As of July 1, 2013, work within 250 feet of any water body (the shoreland zone) requires a certified contractor on site. The Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices course will be held on Friday, November 21st from 8:00AM to 4:30PM at the Penquis Higher Education Center in Dover-Foxcroft. This course is necessary in order to become certified in erosion control practices by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and is designed for contractors, municipal code enforcement officers, consultants, engineers and public works employees. By attending this session, you qualify to become DEP certified in erosion and sediment control practices after the completion of a site evaluation.   In addition to sections on "Why Erosion Control is Important", and "Erosion and How it Happens", participants are provided with information on the proper selection, installation and maintenance of practices such as sediment barriers, mulch, vegetative stabilization, riprap, etc. You will also learn about new state-of-the-art erosion control techniques and ways to save time and money on your construction projects, as well as become eligible for discounts, expedited DEP permitting and other free educational resources.   If you are in need of this training, the Maine DEP’s Nonpoint Source Training and Resource Center and the Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District (PCSWCD) urge you to take this Basic and Advanced Training Session in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices this fall. Refreshments, lunch, and a manual will be provided. Code Enforcement Officers will earn 7 Shoreland Zoning Credits. For more information about the benefits of contractor certification, visit www.maine.gov/dep/training or call the PCSWCD at 564-2321, Extension 3. To register for this course, visit the Penquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative’s (PVAEC) on-line registration portal at www.pvaec.maineadulted.org or call the PVAEC at 564-6525. The course is $85.00, or $95.00 if registering after November 7th. The registration deadline is November 14th. Don’t lose work opportunities - get certified - register for this course today.   The PCSWCD is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices
(Mon. 24 Nov, 2014 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Are you certified to work near water bodies? As of July 1, 2013, work within 250 feet of any water body (the shoreland zone) requires a certified contractor on site. The Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices course will be held on Friday, November 21st from 8:00AM to 4:30PM at the Penquis Higher Education Center in Dover-Foxcroft. This course is necessary in order to become certified in erosion control practices by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and is designed for contractors, municipal code enforcement officers, consultants, engineers and public works employees. By attending this session, you qualify to become DEP certified in erosion and sediment control practices after the completion of a site evaluation.   In addition to sections on "Why Erosion Control is Important", and "Erosion and How it Happens", participants are provided with information on the proper selection, installation and maintenance of practices such as sediment barriers, mulch, vegetative stabilization, riprap, etc. You will also learn about new state-of-the-art erosion control techniques and ways to save time and money on your construction projects, as well as become eligible for discounts, expedited DEP permitting and other free educational resources.   If you are in need of this training, the Maine DEP’s Nonpoint Source Training and Resource Center and the Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District (PCSWCD) urge you to take this Basic and Advanced Training Session in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices this fall. Refreshments, lunch, and a manual will be provided. Code Enforcement Officers will earn 7 Shoreland Zoning Credits. For more information about the benefits of contractor certification, visit www.maine.gov/dep/training or call the PCSWCD at 564-2321, Extension 3. To register for this course, visit the Penquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative’s (PVAEC) on-line registration portal at www.pvaec.maineadulted.org or call the PVAEC at 564-6525. The course is $85.00, or $95.00 if registering after November 7th. The registration deadline is November 14th. Don’t lose work opportunities - get certified - register for this course today.   The PCSWCD is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices
(Tue. 25 Nov, 2014 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Are you certified to work near water bodies? As of July 1, 2013, work within 250 feet of any water body (the shoreland zone) requires a certified contractor on site. The Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices course will be held on Friday, November 21st from 8:00AM to 4:30PM at the Penquis Higher Education Center in Dover-Foxcroft. This course is necessary in order to become certified in erosion control practices by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and is designed for contractors, municipal code enforcement officers, consultants, engineers and public works employees. By attending this session, you qualify to become DEP certified in erosion and sediment control practices after the completion of a site evaluation.   In addition to sections on "Why Erosion Control is Important", and "Erosion and How it Happens", participants are provided with information on the proper selection, installation and maintenance of practices such as sediment barriers, mulch, vegetative stabilization, riprap, etc. You will also learn about new state-of-the-art erosion control techniques and ways to save time and money on your construction projects, as well as become eligible for discounts, expedited DEP permitting and other free educational resources.   If you are in need of this training, the Maine DEP’s Nonpoint Source Training and Resource Center and the Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District (PCSWCD) urge you to take this Basic and Advanced Training Session in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices this fall. Refreshments, lunch, and a manual will be provided. Code Enforcement Officers will earn 7 Shoreland Zoning Credits. For more information about the benefits of contractor certification, visit www.maine.gov/dep/training or call the PCSWCD at 564-2321, Extension 3. To register for this course, visit the Penquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative’s (PVAEC) on-line registration portal at www.pvaec.maineadulted.org or call the PVAEC at 564-6525. The course is $85.00, or $95.00 if registering after November 7th. The registration deadline is November 14th. Don’t lose work opportunities - get certified - register for this course today.   The PCSWCD is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

What Could YOU Do With 10,000 LEGOS®?
(Tue. 25 Nov, 2014 11:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Bar Harbor, ME:  You’ve heard, “if you build it, they will come.” Come build something amazing with the new 10,000-piece LEGO® set at the Jesup! On Tuesday, Nov. 25, ages four and up are invited to stop by any time between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. to show what they can do with LEGO® building blocks. This is a time for free play and discovery, but we are also looking for those who would be interested in starting a LEGO® Club at the library. Come talk to Miss Mae about starting a club and what day and time is best. For more information, call the Jesup Memorial Library at (207) 288-4245 or email [email protected] #        #        #

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices
(Wed. 26 Nov, 2014 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Are you certified to work near water bodies? As of July 1, 2013, work within 250 feet of any water body (the shoreland zone) requires a certified contractor on site. The Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices course will be held on Friday, November 21st from 8:00AM to 4:30PM at the Penquis Higher Education Center in Dover-Foxcroft. This course is necessary in order to become certified in erosion control practices by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and is designed for contractors, municipal code enforcement officers, consultants, engineers and public works employees. By attending this session, you qualify to become DEP certified in erosion and sediment control practices after the completion of a site evaluation.   In addition to sections on "Why Erosion Control is Important", and "Erosion and How it Happens", participants are provided with information on the proper selection, installation and maintenance of practices such as sediment barriers, mulch, vegetative stabilization, riprap, etc. You will also learn about new state-of-the-art erosion control techniques and ways to save time and money on your construction projects, as well as become eligible for discounts, expedited DEP permitting and other free educational resources.   If you are in need of this training, the Maine DEP’s Nonpoint Source Training and Resource Center and the Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District (PCSWCD) urge you to take this Basic and Advanced Training Session in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices this fall. Refreshments, lunch, and a manual will be provided. Code Enforcement Officers will earn 7 Shoreland Zoning Credits. For more information about the benefits of contractor certification, visit www.maine.gov/dep/training or call the PCSWCD at 564-2321, Extension 3. To register for this course, visit the Penquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative’s (PVAEC) on-line registration portal at www.pvaec.maineadulted.org or call the PVAEC at 564-6525. The course is $85.00, or $95.00 if registering after November 7th. The registration deadline is November 14th. Don’t lose work opportunities - get certified - register for this course today.   The PCSWCD is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Santa's Workshop to Raise Funds for Senior Programs
(All day)

The Hammond Street Senior Center's Craft Group invites the public in to join them on the 2nd floor in what was formerly their Craft Room. It has now been transformed into the winter wonderland that is Santa’s Workshop! There you will find homemade crafts and white elephant items that are perfect for gifts, stocking stuffers or as a treat for yourself! All proceeds benefit the Center, so do some holiday shopping and help are seniors at the same time! The workshop will be open in November & December on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices
(Thu. 27 Nov, 2014 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Are you certified to work near water bodies? As of July 1, 2013, work within 250 feet of any water body (the shoreland zone) requires a certified contractor on site. The Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices course will be held on Friday, November 21st from 8:00AM to 4:30PM at the Penquis Higher Education Center in Dover-Foxcroft. This course is necessary in order to become certified in erosion control practices by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and is designed for contractors, municipal code enforcement officers, consultants, engineers and public works employees. By attending this session, you qualify to become DEP certified in erosion and sediment control practices after the completion of a site evaluation.   In addition to sections on "Why Erosion Control is Important", and "Erosion and How it Happens", participants are provided with information on the proper selection, installation and maintenance of practices such as sediment barriers, mulch, vegetative stabilization, riprap, etc. You will also learn about new state-of-the-art erosion control techniques and ways to save time and money on your construction projects, as well as become eligible for discounts, expedited DEP permitting and other free educational resources.   If you are in need of this training, the Maine DEP’s Nonpoint Source Training and Resource Center and the Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District (PCSWCD) urge you to take this Basic and Advanced Training Session in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices this fall. Refreshments, lunch, and a manual will be provided. Code Enforcement Officers will earn 7 Shoreland Zoning Credits. For more information about the benefits of contractor certification, visit www.maine.gov/dep/training or call the PCSWCD at 564-2321, Extension 3. To register for this course, visit the Penquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative’s (PVAEC) on-line registration portal at www.pvaec.maineadulted.org or call the PVAEC at 564-6525. The course is $85.00, or $95.00 if registering after November 7th. The registration deadline is November 14th. Don’t lose work opportunities - get certified - register for this course today.   The PCSWCD is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Free Thanksgiving Dinner
(Thu. 27 Nov, 2014 11:00 am - 2:00 pm)

The 3rd Annual Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner for the elderly and less fortunate of Hancock County will be held Thursday, November 27, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Ellsworth Elks Lodge. The Lodge is located at 317 High Street in Ellsworth, Maine

Come join us for turkey and all the fixings.

Contact Don Clark at 667-2419 or 460-1121 for more information or to donate.

Rides are available and shut in deliveries in the immediate Ellsworth area.

Potluck Turkey Supper
(-)

Belfast, Maine. The public is invited to a potluck turkey supper at no charge on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 27, 2013, at 1 pm by the UU Church of Belfast, 37 Miller Street. Turkey is provided. Guests are asked to bring a prepared dish or beverage to share, but no alcohol. For information about volunteering, contact Arthur Richardson at 342-4649.

For more information, contact Jennifer Hill, 722-3383 or [email protected]

Friday, November 28, 2014

Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices
(Fri. 28 Nov, 2014 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Are you certified to work near water bodies? As of July 1, 2013, work within 250 feet of any water body (the shoreland zone) requires a certified contractor on site. The Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices course will be held on Friday, November 21st from 8:00AM to 4:30PM at the Penquis Higher Education Center in Dover-Foxcroft. This course is necessary in order to become certified in erosion control practices by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and is designed for contractors, municipal code enforcement officers, consultants, engineers and public works employees. By attending this session, you qualify to become DEP certified in erosion and sediment control practices after the completion of a site evaluation.   In addition to sections on "Why Erosion Control is Important", and "Erosion and How it Happens", participants are provided with information on the proper selection, installation and maintenance of practices such as sediment barriers, mulch, vegetative stabilization, riprap, etc. You will also learn about new state-of-the-art erosion control techniques and ways to save time and money on your construction projects, as well as become eligible for discounts, expedited DEP permitting and other free educational resources.   If you are in need of this training, the Maine DEP’s Nonpoint Source Training and Resource Center and the Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District (PCSWCD) urge you to take this Basic and Advanced Training Session in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices this fall. Refreshments, lunch, and a manual will be provided. Code Enforcement Officers will earn 7 Shoreland Zoning Credits. For more information about the benefits of contractor certification, visit www.maine.gov/dep/training or call the PCSWCD at 564-2321, Extension 3. To register for this course, visit the Penquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative’s (PVAEC) on-line registration portal at www.pvaec.maineadulted.org or call the PVAEC at 564-6525. The course is $85.00, or $95.00 if registering after November 7th. The registration deadline is November 14th. Don’t lose work opportunities - get certified - register for this course today.   The PCSWCD is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices
(Sat. 29 Nov, 2014 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Are you certified to work near water bodies? As of July 1, 2013, work within 250 feet of any water body (the shoreland zone) requires a certified contractor on site. The Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices course will be held on Friday, November 21st from 8:00AM to 4:30PM at the Penquis Higher Education Center in Dover-Foxcroft. This course is necessary in order to become certified in erosion control practices by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and is designed for contractors, municipal code enforcement officers, consultants, engineers and public works employees. By attending this session, you qualify to become DEP certified in erosion and sediment control practices after the completion of a site evaluation.   In addition to sections on "Why Erosion Control is Important", and "Erosion and How it Happens", participants are provided with information on the proper selection, installation and maintenance of practices such as sediment barriers, mulch, vegetative stabilization, riprap, etc. You will also learn about new state-of-the-art erosion control techniques and ways to save time and money on your construction projects, as well as become eligible for discounts, expedited DEP permitting and other free educational resources.   If you are in need of this training, the Maine DEP’s Nonpoint Source Training and Resource Center and the Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District (PCSWCD) urge you to take this Basic and Advanced Training Session in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices this fall. Refreshments, lunch, and a manual will be provided. Code Enforcement Officers will earn 7 Shoreland Zoning Credits. For more information about the benefits of contractor certification, visit www.maine.gov/dep/training or call the PCSWCD at 564-2321, Extension 3. To register for this course, visit the Penquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative’s (PVAEC) on-line registration portal at www.pvaec.maineadulted.org or call the PVAEC at 564-6525. The course is $85.00, or $95.00 if registering after November 7th. The registration deadline is November 14th. Don’t lose work opportunities - get certified - register for this course today.   The PCSWCD is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Free Community Dinner
(Sat. 29 Nov, 2014 5:00 pm - 6:02 pm)

Lincoln Center Baptist Church in Lincoln, ME serves a free Spaghetti and Meatball dinner from 5 to 7 pm on Nov. 29th. Lincoln Center is located in the 500 block of Main Street in Lincoln, ME

Movie Nights at the Jesup Announced
(Sat. 29 Nov, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Bar Harbor, ME:  While Bar Harbor is temporarily without a venue for movies while the good folks at Reel Pizza Cinerama rest and recharge, the Jesup is stepping in with a slate of four movies to be shown on Saturday nights between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Movie dates are Nov. 29 and Dec. 6, 13, and 20. All movies begin at 6:30 p.m. Reel Pizza Cinerama reopens on Friday, Dec. 26. For more information, call the Jesup Memorial Library at (207) 288-4245 or email [email protected] #        #        #

Craft Fair
(Sat. 29 Nov, 2014 7:00 pm - Sun. 30 Nov, 2014 12:00 am)

 MILLINOCKET - The Friends of Millinocket Memorial Library
will participate in the craft fair being held Saturday, Nov. 29, from
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the American Legion Hall at 80 Central St.,
Millinocket.
        The Friends participation in the craft fair is part of a larger
effort to raise money to assist Millinocket Memorial Library which,
along with other municipal departments, faces budgetary restrictions
as a result of the financial difficulties the town of Millinocket is
experiencing.
        The Friends' table will feature small crafts, small sweets, little
breads and other tea type items, all donated by Friends members, their
friends and other supporters.

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Searsport Lion's Club
(Sun. 30 Nov, 2014 5:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Flea Market! Open Every Sunday September-May 5am-2pm Tables $10 ea. or 3 for $25 Contact John Moran 323-3878

Searsport Lion's Club
(Sun. 30 Nov, 2014 5:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Flea Market! Open Every Sunday September-May 5am-2pm Tables $10 ea. or 3 for $25 Contact John Moran 323-3878

Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices
(Sun. 30 Nov, 2014 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Are you certified to work near water bodies? As of July 1, 2013, work within 250 feet of any water body (the shoreland zone) requires a certified contractor on site. The Basic and Advanced Training in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices course will be held on Friday, November 21st from 8:00AM to 4:30PM at the Penquis Higher Education Center in Dover-Foxcroft. This course is necessary in order to become certified in erosion control practices by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and is designed for contractors, municipal code enforcement officers, consultants, engineers and public works employees. By attending this session, you qualify to become DEP certified in erosion and sediment control practices after the completion of a site evaluation.   In addition to sections on "Why Erosion Control is Important", and "Erosion and How it Happens", participants are provided with information on the proper selection, installation and maintenance of practices such as sediment barriers, mulch, vegetative stabilization, riprap, etc. You will also learn about new state-of-the-art erosion control techniques and ways to save time and money on your construction projects, as well as become eligible for discounts, expedited DEP permitting and other free educational resources.   If you are in need of this training, the Maine DEP’s Nonpoint Source Training and Resource Center and the Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District (PCSWCD) urge you to take this Basic and Advanced Training Session in Erosion and Sediment Control Practices this fall. Refreshments, lunch, and a manual will be provided. Code Enforcement Officers will earn 7 Shoreland Zoning Credits. For more information about the benefits of contractor certification, visit www.maine.gov/dep/training or call the PCSWCD at 564-2321, Extension 3. To register for this course, visit the Penquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative’s (PVAEC) on-line registration portal at www.pvaec.maineadulted.org or call the PVAEC at 564-6525. The course is $85.00, or $95.00 if registering after November 7th. The registration deadline is November 14th. Don’t lose work opportunities - get certified - register for this course today.   The PCSWCD is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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