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Friday, February 23, 2018

Free Tax Help at Southwest Harbor Public Library (Fri. 23 Feb, 2018 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Free Tax Help at Southwest Harbor Public Library

Southwest Harbor Public Library is offering free tax help through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aid program Fridays, Feb 9 & 23, March 9 & 23, and April 6. For more information and to make an appointment please call the Library, 244-7065.

American Legion, Greenville Blood Drive (Fri. 23 Feb, 2018 9:00 am - 9:05 am)

The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive at the American Legion in Greenville on February 23rd, from 9:00AM until 2:00PM.  To make an appointment our phone number is 1-800-RedCross or on our website at RedCross.org

Knitting Social @ Brewer Public Library (Fri. 23 Feb, 2018 9:30 am - 11:00 am)

Come to the Brewer Public Library for our weekly knitting social. Bring your own yarn projects of any sort and socialize in our comfortable conference room. Experienced or new knitters, crocheters, or needle-workers welcome! Call the Library at 989-7943 with any questions or for more information.

Two New Caregiver Support Groups Begin (Fri. 23 Feb, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am)

Two New Caregiver Support Groups Begin


Ellsworth & Blue Hill—Caring for a loved one can be rewarding but also stressful. We often lose track of what is important to us. Support from others who understand can help us on this journey. The Beth Wright Cancer Resource Center will be hosting two new Caregiver Support groups in Blue Hill and Ellsworth.

The Blue Hill group will be held on Friday, February 23 from 10:30 am to 12 noon at the Blue Hill Public Library at Parker Point Road in Blue Hill.

The Ellsworth group will be held on Tuesday, February 27 from 10:30 am to 12 noon at the Beth Wright Cancer Resource Center at 23 Commerce Park in Ellsworth.

Alice Hildebrand will be facilitation both groups. These groups are free and open to all interested. Questions? 207-664-0339.

3rd Annual Mini Golf Extravaganza (Fri. 23 Feb, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

3rd Annual Mini Golf Extravaganza at Cherryfield Academy Community Center, 53 Main St., Cherryfield February 22nd, 12-2 & 4-6 p.m. 23rd & 24th, 12-2, 4-6 & 8-10 p.m.  If you would like to book a private party of 10 or more people for 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Friday or Saturday, please contact Cheryl Brown at 546-6053. Come enjoy the fun again this year!  Eighteen new holes are being created for your pleasure.  The 8-10 time frames will be played under black light so you may want to dress for the occassion. Children 12 and under $2.00, 13 and over $4.00.  After you play a game see if you can win a free game, put your name in for one of the door prizes (glow in the dark frisbees) and vote for your three favorite holes that you played.   

Franklin Veterans Club (Fri. 23 Feb, 2018 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Friday's February 9th, 16th, and 23rd are $5 Friday's.  A hot meal at 5pm for just $5 bucks.    Jukebox, games including shuffleboard, pool, darts, cribbage or bring your own and get a game started.   There are also music enthusiasts that bring their instruments and jam in our new music room.    This is becoming a popular Friday night stop for many folks.   Family friendly until 7pm.

MEOC Essentials of College Planning Workshops (Fri. 23 Feb, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Hancock County Higher Education Center/UC Ellsworth, 248 State St, Ste 1, on
Tuesday, April 3 at 1 p.m.

Who We Are
MEOC is funded entirely by the U.S. Department of Education. The program helps qualified adults make the
transition towards a college education. MEOC, which is housed at the University of Maine, provides assistance
to adults living in Maine and helps them go to whichever college or university they choose.

Services Provided
All MEOC services are FREE!
* GED/SAT Preparation
* College Planning
* Referrals/Advocacy
* Career Advising
* Financial Aid Advising
* College Admissions Process
* Application Fee Waivers for Qualified Adults

Our Work in Action
MEOC successfully placed 1,073 Maine adults in different colleges last year.
How to Participate
The starting point for all MEOC participants is The Essentials of College Planning, a FREE interactive workshop that outlines the four steps in the college
process: admissions, financial aid, career planning, and study skills. The workshop lasts approximately 2 – 3 hours. Pre-registration is required.

All workshops are subject to change. For more information or to register call: 1-800-281-3703
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the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status or gender expression, national origin or citizenship status, age,
disability, or veterans status in employment, education, and all other areas of the University. The University provides reasonable accommodations to
qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.
Questions and complaints about discrimination in any area of the University should be directed to the Director of Equal Opportunity, the University of
Maine, 5754 North Stevens Hall, Room 101, Orono, ME 04469-5754, telephone (207) 581-1226, TTY (207) 581-9484.


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