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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Monday, February 01, 2016

Cribbage Night @ Seasons in Bangor (Mon. 1 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Every Monday night at Seasons, competitive cribbage! Do you have what it takes? Hosted by th American Cribbage Congress, play against Bangor's best! Free and open to the public. Venue Info »

Cribbage Night @ Seasons in Bangor (Mon. 1 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Every Monday night at Seasons, competitive cribbage! Do you have what it takes? Hosted by th American Cribbage Congress, play against Bangor's best! Free and open to the public. Venue Info »

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Earl C. McGraw Elementary School (Tue. 2 Feb, 2016 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm)

Hampden and Newburgh kindergarten and Pre-K registration for children who will be entering school for the 2016/2017 school year will be held at McGraw School, 20 Main Road North, Hampden on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 4pm - 6:30pm and on Friday, February 5, 2016, 9:30am - 2:30pm. Parents who are unable to stay and complete the registration packet during those hours must return the completed packet at McGraw School by Thursday, February 11, 2016, during the hours of 9:30am - 2pm. Parents not able to do so should call McGraw School at 862-3830. Children must be five years old on or before October 15, 2016 to register for kindergarten. Along with the completed registration packet, parents must provide the child's state issued birth certificate (not hospital issued), current immunization records, proof of residency and a small photograph.

 For kindergarten registrants, a screening time on Friday, May 6, 2016, or Friday, May 13, 2016, will be scheduled when the completed registration is returned to McGraw School.

RSU #22 Pre-K program provides free inclusive education for children who will be four years old on or before October 15th, 2016. Some openings are available for three year olds. Applications for the Pre-K program will be available at Kindergarten registration or by called 207-973-3567. While this program is free, there may be a smal fee for meals depending upon eligibility.

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 4 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 11 Feb, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Friday, February 05, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 4 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 11 Feb, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Earl C. McGraw Elementary School (Fri. 5 Feb, 2016 9:30 am - 2:30 pm)

Hampden and Newburgh kindergarten and Pre-K registration for children who will be entering school for the 2016/2017 school year will be held at McGraw School, 20 Main Road North, Hampden on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 4pm - 6:30pm and on Friday, February 5, 2016, 9:30am - 2:30pm. Parents who are unable to stay and complete the registration packet during those hours must return the completed packet at McGraw School by Thursday, February 11, 2016, during the hours of 9:30am - 2pm. Parents not able to do so should call McGraw School at 862-3830. Children must be five years old on or before October 15, 2016 to register for kindergarten. Along with the completed registration packet, parents must provide the child's state issued birth certificate (not hospital issued), current immunization records, proof of residency and a small photograph.

 For kindergarten registrants, a screening time on Friday, May 6, 2016, or Friday, May 13, 2016, will be scheduled when the completed registration is returned to McGraw School.

RSU #22 Pre-K program provides free inclusive education for children who will be four years old on or before October 15th, 2016. Some openings are available for three year olds. Applications for the Pre-K program will be available at Kindergarten registration or by called 207-973-3567. While this program is free, there may be a smal fee for meals depending upon eligibility.

Local Improv Troupe "The Focus Group" at Next Generation Theatre (Fri. 5 Feb, 2016 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

BREWER, Maine — The Focus Group will perform its unique style of improvisational comedy at Next Generation Theatre. The event is for mature audiences only. Beer and wine are available for purchase for those 21+ Admission is $5. For information, call 989-7100 or go to nextgenerationtheatre.com

Saturday, February 06, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 4 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 11 Feb, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Winter Family Day at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge (Sat. 6 Feb, 2016 10:00 am - 3:00 pm)

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Hampden Kiwanis Club Baked Bean Supper (Sat. 6 Feb, 2016 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm)

The Hampden Kiwanis Club will hold its monthly Baked Bean Supper on Saturday, February 6th, 2016, featuring John's "Award-Winning Chili" from 4:30-6:00pm at the Hampden Kiwanis Civic Center.

Adults: $7

Children: $4

All proceeds benefit Hampden Kiwanis Charities

Sunday, February 07, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 4 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 11 Feb, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Violin Concert at the Jesup Memorial Library (Sun. 7 Feb, 2016 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Join violin duo and baroque music specialists Richard Hsu and Heidi Powell for afternoon of music at the Sundays at the Jesup Winter Concert Series at Jesup Memorial Library on Sunday, Feb. 7 at 2 p.m.   The afternoon will include solos and duets on the violin, including music by Johann Sebastian Bach, Bela Bartok and Jules Massanet. Powell is a baroque violin specialist and Hsu is an active soloist and chamber musician. They are both involved in the Baroque Orchestra of Maine (BOOM) which Powell founded and directs.  All concerts are open to the public. For more information contact the Jesup at 207-288-4245 or [email protected]  

Monday, February 08, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 4 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 11 Feb, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Cribbage Night @ Seasons in Bangor (Mon. 8 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Every Monday night at Seasons, competitive cribbage! Do you have what it takes? Hosted by th American Cribbage Congress, play against Bangor's best! Free and open to the public. Venue Info »

Cribbage Night @ Seasons in Bangor (Mon. 8 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Every Monday night at Seasons, competitive cribbage! Do you have what it takes? Hosted by th American Cribbage Congress, play against Bangor's best! Free and open to the public. Venue Info »

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 4 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 11 Feb, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Everything You Need to Know About Web Marketing in 2016 (Tue. 9 Feb, 2016 8:30 am - 12:30 pm)

Eastern Maine Community College, in partnership with Pulse Marketing Academy, invites you to a comprehensive web marketing seminar to help you get up to date with the latest online marketing trends. Continental Breakfast will be provided.You’ll leave this seminar armed with tips, best practices, and the latest marketing recommendations that you can immediately put to use upon returning to your desk!Agenda:8:30 - 9:00 Continental breakfast & networking9:00 - 9:20 How to create an online marketing plan that meets your goals and fits your budget.9:20 - 9:50 How to create an editorial calendar to produce engaging marketing content to generate web traffic and increase conversion rates.9:50 - 10:20 How to optimize the content of your website to meet the latest Search Engine Optimization (SEO) guidelines.10:20 - 10:30 Break10:30 - 11:00 How to best use email marketing to promote your brand and products.11:00 - 11:30 How to increase your brand visibility through social media and search marketing.11:30 - 12:00 B2B BONUS: How to increase your lead volume with a well-rounded inbound marketing strategy.We'll also provide you with copies of Pulse Marketing Academy's latest eBooks covering the following topics:B2B MarketingB2C MarketingNonprofit MarketingSocial Media MarketingThis seminar is being presented by veteran marketer Cíntia Miranda, President of Pulse Marketing Agency. Cíntia has presented innumerous seminars in the past years in partnership with various chambers of commerce and economic development organizations. Her seminars have been extremely well attended and highly rated by attendees. To learn more, visit www.pulsemarketingacademy.com.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 4 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 11 Feb, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

WWE Super Star Billy Gunn Live in The Downunder Club at Seasons (Wed. 10 Feb, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join Seasons Grille and Lounge and partner IWE Independent Wrestling Entertainment for an evening with Former Degeneration X and WWE Super Star Billy Gunn.This will be an all ages event of stories and Q&A with the doors opening at 6:00 PM. This event will be held in our Down Under Club and Mr. Gunn will be our special guest for our monthly Q&A wrestling night. Autographs will be able to be purchased after the show. Don't miss out on meeting this industry Icon. Brought to you by Seasons Grille and Sports Lounge.Kids - $10.00Adults : $15.00Tickets Available Online at SeasonsBangor.com or in person at Seasons Grille & Lounge

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 4 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 11 Feb, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Funeral choices workshop at the Brewer Public Library (Thu. 11 Feb, 2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

 Come to the Brewer Public Library for this workshop led by Chuck Lakin. Topics covered will include legal documents and other paperwork, end-of-life plans, funeral options, home funerals, green cemeteries, alkaline hydrolysis, family burying grounds, scattering ashes, conversations with family, and more. There will be a Q&A time, guided by participants’ questions. For more information or to sign up, call the Library at 989-7943.

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 11 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 18 Feb, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Friday, February 12, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 11 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 18 Feb, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Mini Golf Extravaganza - Cherryfield Academy Community Center (-)

Indoor Mini Golf Extravaganza at the CA Community Center.  Come enjoy a fun game of 18 holes on the 2nd floor of this historic building.  The 18 holes have been created by residents and organizations. Open Times: Feb. 12, 2:30-5:30 / Feb. 13, 10:00 a.m. - Noon & 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. / Feb. 15th through 19th, 10:00 a.m. - Noon & 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. each day.  Also, you can reserve 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. on the 15th, 17th & 19th for a group of 10 or more. Admission is $2 for age 12 & under and $4 for age 13 and over.  All ages are welcome.  Children age 8 and under require supervision. Come join us at 53 Main St., Cherryfield for a great time! Contact Cheryl at 546-6053

Knghts of Pythias Anchor Lodge No.41, Eastport, Me (Fri. 12 Feb, 2016 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

We will be meeting February 12&26th at the Eastport Youth Center located on County road next to the fire station for more information call Rick 853-3008/904-7663

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 11 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 18 Feb, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Hirundo Wildlife Refuge Family Day Event (Sat. 13 Feb, 2016 10:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Rescheduled from February 6, 2016 Winter Family Day, February 6, from 10 am 3 pm at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. Activities include Dog-sled rides, Cross Country Ski Race, Guided Walk, Snow animal sculpture competition & Self-guided activities.    Admittance: Members: free; Non-members: $5 per person (children under 12 are free) Call to register 394-2171. Additional info available at www.hirundomaine.org

Winter Family Day at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge (Sat. 13 Feb, 2016 10:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Great line-up of activities and programs for all ages and abilities. Dog sledding, guided nature walk, cross-country ski race, snowshoe biathlon, snow animal sculpting competition, many self-guided activities & campfires and free hot chocolate.Plan to spend the day! Admittance for non-adult members $5; members & children under 12 are free

Heart's Desire - Craft Fair for a Cause - Stitches for Cancer! (-)

Come support your local businesses and crafters for gifts for yourself or for your valentine! A certain percentage will be given to Stitches for Cancer! There will be raffles and a 50/50! We will be collecting donations for Stitches for Cancer! See their bio and needs below: We are a group of volunteers, located all over New England, who make and collect items to donate to local hospitals and organizations to help those in need. Each item that is made represents the support of a stranger to someone who needs the strength to fight cancer. Hand crocheted and knitted chemotherapy items are needed to help cancer patients during one of the most difficult parts of their treatment. Approximately 650,000 Americans receive chemotherapy each year, according to the American Cancer Society.Get involved and get started - Do you have any scrap yarn lying around and don't know what to do with it? Make a hat or shawl! Not only are you getting rid of that yarn you just can't seem to use in anything, you're also helping a cancer patient feel more comfortable in their time of need.There are many patterns out there for crocheted and knitted items. You can find them virtually anywhere. Patterns that are useful for winter may be too heavy for the summer; keep that in mind with the change in seasons. The other thing to keep in mind is the type of yarn you use is crucial. Cotton and most acrylic/polyester yarns are fine to use. Wool can be very scratchy on bare skin. Mohair and cashmere are very soft and pleasant on bare skin. Basically, if you were to wear a type of yarn and it makes you itch in the least, chances are it will be itchy to others.Shawls and lap blankets help keep patients warm and at the same time give them a supporting hug while they are going through chemo treatments. We've been told that shawls are starting to become popular items, so please make a special stitched hug for someone!Arm pillows are nice for patients to rest their arms or heads on while they are receiving treatment. Keep in mind that they don't need to be very large, just big enough for them to rest comfortably on it for an extended period of time.We collect items through each month and donate them at the end of the month to a local hospital or cancer center. Please contact us if you would like to send an item. Along with your item, please send this information to put on the Stitch For Cancer tag:© Your name© Your email (optional)© Type of yarn used© How to care of the item - machine wash/dry on what setting or hand wash/lay flat to dryIf you can't crochet or knit, please donate some yarn to someone who can! Just because you can't stitch doesn't mean you can't help. Hats, shawls, lap blankets, pillows and skeins of yarn are more appreciated than money. Receiving a skein of yarn you've picked out yourself shows more uniqueness than a dollar bill. Though we appreciate any effort at all!

Chinese New Year Parade (Sat. 13 Feb, 2016 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm)

Come join us to welcome the Year of the Monkey! Drgaon dances, lion dances and say hi to Mama & Papa Panda & cute monkey! Location: Bangor Mall. Free to join, registration 1:30-1:45PM, parade starts 2PM. Crafts available before & after the parade. More information: Gerry Palmer 207-944-8000 Organized by Maine China Network Http://Mainechina.org

DownEast Dancers Valentine Dance with Sentimental Journey (Sat. 13 Feb, 2016 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm)

Saturday February 13 DownEast Dancers invites you to swing and sway with your Valentine to the classic Big Band sounds of  Sentimental Journey 7:30-10:30PM Ellsworth YMCA Gym $12/$8 seniors and students FMI 664-3355  Saturday February 13: DownEast Dancers invites you to swing and sway with your Valentine to the classic big band sounds of Sentimental Journey. 7:30-10:30PM, Ellsworth YMCA Gym. $12/$8 seniors and students.   FMI: 664-3355    Saturday February 13: DownEast Dancers invites you to swing and sway with your Valentine to the classic big band sounds of Sentimental Journey. 7:30-10:30PM, Ellsworth YMCA Gym. $12/$8 seniors and students.   FMI: 664-3355      Saturday February 13: DownEast Dancers invites you to swing and sway with your Valentine to the classic big band sounds of Sentimental Journey. 7:30-10:30PM, Ellsworth YMCA Gym. $12/$8 seniors and students.   FMI: 664-3355  

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 11 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 18 Feb, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Town of Guilford Birthday Bash (Sun. 14 Feb, 2016 11:00 am - 2:00 pm)

The Town of Guilford will be celebrating it's 200th Birthday with a Birthday BASH on Sunday, February 14th at the Valley Grange Hall in Guilford Center. Beverages and dessert will be provided. Bring a dish to share. Social time at 11 AM, lunch at noon and a brief ceremony at 1 PM.

Monday, February 15, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 11 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 18 Feb, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Cribbage Night @ Seasons in Bangor (Mon. 15 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Every Monday night at Seasons, competitive cribbage! Do you have what it takes? Hosted by th American Cribbage Congress, play against Bangor's best! Free and open to the public. Venue Info »

Cribbage Night @ Seasons in Bangor (Mon. 15 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Every Monday night at Seasons, competitive cribbage! Do you have what it takes? Hosted by th American Cribbage Congress, play against Bangor's best! Free and open to the public. Venue Info »

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 11 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 18 Feb, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 11 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 18 Feb, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 11 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 18 Feb, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 18 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 25 Feb, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Friday, February 19, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 18 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 25 Feb, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 18 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 25 Feb, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

13 Piece Big Band "The Skyliners" at Next Generation Theatre (Sat. 20 Feb, 2016 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

BREWER, Maine — The Skyliners 13-piece big band will perform dance music in the tradition of Glen Miller and Count Basie. Beer and Wine will be available for purchase (21+). Admission is $8 For information, call  989-7100 or go to nextgenerationtheatre.com.

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 18 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 25 Feb, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Kids Ice Fishing Day (Sun. 21 Feb, 2016 8:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Penobscot County Conservation Association will host its annual Kids Ice Fishing Day on February 21st from 8a to 3p. If you have, or know any children 12 and under that would enjoy a day of ice fishing come join us. This is a free event for families and lunch is included.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 18 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 25 Feb, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Cribbage Night @ Seasons in Bangor (Mon. 22 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Every Monday night at Seasons, competitive cribbage! Do you have what it takes? Hosted by th American Cribbage Congress, play against Bangor's best! Free and open to the public. Venue Info »

Cribbage Night @ Seasons in Bangor (Mon. 22 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Every Monday night at Seasons, competitive cribbage! Do you have what it takes? Hosted by th American Cribbage Congress, play against Bangor's best! Free and open to the public. Venue Info »

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 18 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 25 Feb, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 18 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 25 Feb, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 18 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 25 Feb, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 25 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 3 Mar, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Friday, February 26, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 25 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 3 Mar, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Fundraiser for Stearns JR/SR High School (All day)

The peer counselors at Stearns JR/SR High School in Millinocket, Maine are planning a fundraising auction for several programs that we sponsor. The first program is our chem-free activities. The after prom chem-free is our most popular event. Students may elect to go white water rafting the following day.

The second program we sponsor is called Challenge Day. It encourages students to open up to their peers and to increase acceptance and tolerance of others. It gives the students the coping skills to help deal with problems in a healthy manner and to reduce drug and alcohol use.

We hope that you will help us to continue offering these programs by donating goods or services to our auction which is scheduled for February 26th 2016. Our contact person is Susan Buzzell Faculty Advisor, Stearns High School 199 State Street Millinocket, ME 04462. 

Please don't hesitate to call 207-723- 6430 ext 6509 if you have any questions.

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 25 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 3 Mar, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 25 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 3 Mar, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Penobscot Ski Bash (Sun. 28 Feb, 2016 12:00 pm - 1:04 pm)

The Penobscot Ski Bash will be Sunday, February 28th from noon-4pm at Bangor Municipal Golf Course! This event is an afternoon of fun cross-country ski activities (with equipment available to use for free) for families and kids. There will be a bonfire, healthy snacks, lessons for all, and lots of games and activities!  Get outside and have fun!

Chinese New Year Parade (Sun. 28 Feb, 2016 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm)

2016 Chinese New year Parade to celebrate the Year of the Monkey will take place 1:30Pm to 3PM Saturday Feb. 13th at Bangor Mall. Registration will take place 1:30-1:45Pm. Parade starts 2 PM. Say Hello to parade pandas and monkey. crafts for children will be available beFORE & after the parade. Open to all. For more information (207)944-8000 or [email protected] website: http://www.mainechina.org

Monday, February 29, 2016

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (Thu. 25 Feb, 2016 5:30 pm - Thu. 3 Mar, 2016 8:30 pm)

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING! Please contact Roanne Austin, Volunteer Coordinator at 942-2920 or [email protected]

Cribbage Night @ Seasons in Bangor (Mon. 29 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Every Monday night at Seasons, competitive cribbage! Do you have what it takes? Hosted by th American Cribbage Congress, play against Bangor's best! Free and open to the public. Venue Info »

Cribbage Night @ Seasons in Bangor (Mon. 29 Feb, 2016 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Every Monday night at Seasons, competitive cribbage! Do you have what it takes? Hosted by th American Cribbage Congress, play against Bangor's best! Free and open to the public. Venue Info »