Unity Town News

By Sonia Antunes | Feb 09, 2014
Photo by: Sonia Antunes Bluesman Samuel James signing a CD for me.

 

IN MY WORLD

 

I had another super awesome late birthday day! Laurel and Weylon Wolph took Bill and me to see The Real Samuel James in Gardiner. He was amazing! He signed my CD "My Portuguese Princess, Sonia" It was pretty cool. ;)

 

 

IN YOUR WORLD

 

Comprehensive Plan Committee meeting

Thursday February 13 at 6:30pm

In Koons Hall, Room 201 (upstairs) at Unity College. Observers welcome. Read the Minutes from Past Meetings at www.unityme.org/gov/minutes/index.html.

 

Opening Reception for ROOTS AND BRANCHES

Thursday February 13 at 5pm

Works by Simon van der Ven at UCCPA. Refreshments will be provided. The reception is free and open to the public.

 

Blood Drive

Friday February 14 from 2 - 7pm

At the Community Market in Thorndike

 

Unity College Dining Services Special - Valentine's Day Sweets

Friday, February 14 from 4:30 - 6:00pm

Wyman Commons, (cafeteria). For more info, Lorey Duprey, Director of Dining Services, 948-9229, lduprey@unity.edu

 

The Maine Outdoor Film Festival

Friday February 14 at 7pm

The Maine Outdoor Film Festival, which launched its first annual event on the banks of the Kennebec in West Forks in summer of 2012, features outdoor films and shorts. Films in the festival represent a diverse selection of outdoor disciplines that celebrate the active outdoor community and inspire expression. The financial proceeds from the 2013/14 MOFF tour go directly to Teens To Trails, a grassroots non-profit organization dedicated to promoting high school outing clubs in the state of Maine. To read more about the efforts of T3, and to learn how to get involved at your local high school, please visit www.teenstotrails.org. Tickets: $8.00

 

Woodland Ski at Pleasant Lake Preserve

Saturday, February 15 from 10am - 12pm

Celebrate Great Maine Outdoor Weekend with a visit to SRLT’s beautiful working woodland in Stetson. Carpool from the SRLT office at 9am. Email info@sebasticookrlt.org for more information or directions.

 

State of Maine FREE Fishing Day

Saturday, February 15

Any person (except those whose license has been suspended or revoked) may fish without a license. All other laws and regulations apply on these days.

 

Start Your Farm Business the Right Way

Monday - Tuesday, February 17 - 18

Are you starting a farm business, but don't know where to begin with the business end of farming? Come to this workshop to learn efficient planning, office management, and financial tips for success. This two-day workshop will be part lecture, part group work sessions, and part individual work sessions. The target audience is farmers in the process of establishing a farm business who feel the need to sharpen their pencil and focus a little more on the business side of farming. Please bring pen, paper, and a calculator, along with your 2013 production records or other data pertinent to your farm. At MOFGA’s Common Ground Education Center. $60 per person including lunch provided by Crosstrax. Register at www.mofgastore.org/product.sc?productId=178&categoryId=5. For more info, call 568-4142.

 

Public Hearing Notice

Tuesday February 18 at 6pm

The Municipal Officers of the Town of Unity will hold a Public Hearing at the Unity Town Office for the following: Liquor License application by CAM Enterprises LLC, dba The Cast Iron Grille to serve Malt, Spirituous and Vinous beverages.

 

Maple Sugaring Class

Tuesday, February 18 at 6pm

Being held at the Volunteer Regional Food Pantry on Depot St. Pre-registration is required. Call 948-6232.

 

 

JUST OUTSIDE YOUR WORLD - (items of possible interest)

 

New England Runner Sled Championship

Time Trials to Qualify: Saturday, February 15

Race Day: Saturday, February 22

NEW in 2014: Two Chances for Racers to Qualify! At the 2014 edition of the New England Runner Sled Championship, racers will have two chances to qualify for the title of “Fastest Runner Sledder in All the Land” 1. Come to Qualifying on Sat. Feb 15th and earn one of the top 16 seeds (arrive by 8:30 a.m. at the end of the Bragdon Rd in Montville ME) 2. Come to Race Day on Sat. Feb 22nd and race your way, single elimination, through the ranks to earn the right to face one of the top 16 seeds in the Championship Bracket (arrive by 8:30 a.m. at the end of the Bragdon Rd in Montville ME) Stay Tuned for more info about the 2014 New England Runner Sled Championship

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