Unity Town News

By Sonia Antunes | Sep 23, 2012

soniadaniel3@yahoo.com

In My World

I joined Dhyana Blanchard’s yoga class on Wednesdays here in Unity. This was my first yoga class ever. At one point I felt a stretch in my back I don’t think I’ve ever felt before and it - was - awesome! It was strenuous, yet I left feeling very relaxed. Complete details on the class below!

In Your World

Yoga

Wednesdays 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.

Multi-level class – beginners are encouraged to come and all are welcome. Sliding Fee $5 to $10 per class. Mats and blankets available, bring your own mat if you can. At Unity Centre, 42 Depot St. For more info: Dhyana Blanchard 568-3183 or yogainunity@uninets.net.

Unity College/Dorothy Webb Quimby Library

Now on academic-year schedule: Monday-Thursday 7:45 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday 7:45 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

Unity Market Day

Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Unity Community Center. Seedlings, baked goods, early veggies and more.

Unity Rotary Meetings

Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m. at Crosstrax Neighborhood Deli on Depot Street

To learn more about Rotary or for information on becoming a member go to www.rotary.org.

StoryWalk with author Lynn Plourde

Saturday, Sept. 29, 10 a.m.

StoryWalk features popular children’s books mounted on sign posts along local public access trails. The kickoff event will feature "Pigs in the Mud in the Middle of the Rud," by Maine author Lynn Plourde, who will be at the event. Seventeen elegant wooden sign posts were locally crafted by Jim MacDonald. Each page from the book is laminated, mounted and installed along the Community Bikeway Trail. This event is a collaboration among Unity Barn Raisers, Unity College and RSU 3. Unity Barn Raisers oversees the CommUnity Trails system. Walkers are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing, walking shoes, and to bring a water bottle. At the Unity Community Center, 32 School St in downtown Unity.

Unity Selectmen's Meeting

Monday, Oct. 1, at 6:30 p.m. at the Town Office

These are open meetings. Come and see how town government works. Read the minutes from past meetings at www.unityme.org/gov/minutes/index.html.

6th Annual Arts for Hunger

Monday, Oct. 1

Arts for Hunger brings together the generosity of talented people in Waldo County to help those less fortunate in our communities. Local artists, crafters and citizens are invited to donate items for a silent auction and sale held throughout the month of October at the Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts. www.unityme.org/ArtsForHunger2012.pdf. Contact Jayne Sullivan at 323-2835 or email jsullivan@uninet.net.

Probate Basics - Family Law

Monday, Oct. 1, 6-8 p.m. Crosstrax Deli

Susan Longley will make a free presentation. Although she can’t provide legal advice, she will be talking about various probate matters such as powers of attorney, guardianships and conservatorships and to help more people understand the importance of being prepared for emergencies. Refreshments will be served, including homemade chocolate chip cookies.

Seasonal cooking with apples

Thursday, Oct. 4, at 6 p.m., Unity Community Center Kitchen, 32 School St.

Sponsored by the Volunteer Regional Food Pantry. Free to attend, suitable for all levels. All classes are taught by UMaine Extension professionals. Pre-registration required; call 948-9295. Stay tuned: Cooking Matters six-week course for families will start in October.

Household hazardous waste disposal event

Saturday, Oct. 6, Pittsfield Transfer Station

Pesticides (including farm pesticides), chemicals, pharmaceuticals may be brought in. E-waste (TVs, computers, etc.) will also be accepted. There is no cost for this event, but you are asked to register by Sept. 28 at your town office.

UBR Day of Service

Saturday, Oct. 13, 1-4 p.m. (rain or shine), Unity Community Center

Third annual fundraiser that rallies sponsors and volunteers to help make positive changes in our community. Volunteers will meet at 12:30 p.m. to register and work on projects like Community Trails, Triplet Park, Veggies for All and more! Call 948-9005 by Oct. 5 to pre-register. Then stick around for dinner. A Community Meal will be held at 4:30 p.m. Free to volunteers. All welcome!

Town of Unity fall cleanup

Week of Oct. 15-19

For all items not included in the regular weekly trash pickup. Call Sullivan’s Waste at 948-2658 for details.

Just Outside Your World - (items of possible interest)

Cumberland Fair

Sept. 23-29

www.cumberlandfair.com

Fall Harvest Festival

Sunday, Sept. 30, noon-3 p.m., at New Life Community Church on Route 173 in South Montville. There will be fun for the whole family with a chicken barbecue, bounce house, games, cotton candy, fresh-pressed apple cider, crafts, music and so much more! All ages are welcome. Free. Contact Jeff and Jamie Davis at 589-4862 if you have further questions or need directions.

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