Unity Town News

By Sonia Antunes | Apr 28, 2013

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In my world

Happy birthday to my sister-in-law Linda Bailey and brother-in-law Dennis Bailey! Last weekend I participated in my first rabbit show, the Eastern Maine Rabbit Breeders Association in Newport, and my Californian won Best in Breed. It was neat :)

In your world

Sugarbush Maintenance and Improvement

Thursday, May 2, at 8:30 a.m.

A full day of presentations and site visits highlighting the silviculture and business of managing for maple syrup at MOFGA & Kinney’s Sugarhouse. Details at www.mofga.org/Events/LowImpactForestryWorkshop/tabid/297/Default.aspx.

Unity Area Rotary Club’s 11th annual Duck Race

Saturday, May 4, at 4:30 p.m.

Sandy Stream. Tickets are available at various locations around the area, from any Rotarian, or contact Charlie Schaefer at 948-2982. Tickets are $5 for two ducks or $10 for five ducks. Prizes: 1st $150, 2nd $100, and 3rd $50, as well as gift certificates. The winners will be announced at the Unity Barn Raisers' community meal at 5 p.m.

Community meal

Saturday, May 4, at 5 p.m.

Celebrating the coming of spring, the opening of the Unity Farmers Market, the Unity Rotary Duck Race. Join the Unity Barn Raisers for their Cinco de Mayo Community Meal. Enjoy a meal sourced from predominantly local ingredients, fiesta music and good fellowship. Menu Includes, beef enchiladas, tortillas, chili beans and rice and toppings, Mexican custard, gluten-free flan, blueberry compote. Winners of the duck race will be announced and prizes distributed. This meal is cosponsored by Maine Farmland Trust and the UBR Community Meals Committee. Proceeds will support the Maine Farmland Trust's Community Farm Shares Program and future UBR community meals.

63rd May breakfast

Sunday, May 5, from 7-10 a.m.

Hosted by the Troy Ladies Fire Auxiliary, held at the Benjamin Berry Legion Post. Cost for adults is $6; for children $3. There will be a raffle.

Coffeehouse with Gunther Brown

Wednesday, May 8, from 3:30-5:30 p.m.

At the Student Center, Unity College. Open to the public. From Portland, Gunther Brown plays music that is solidly American and borrows from folk, rock and old time country. The band’s hooks are infectious; poppy enough to get you singing along, with enough soul to make it worth another listen. Free coffee, tea, hot chocolate and snacks served while they last. Part of the Coffeehouse series, featuring Maine musicians and Maine food. Brought to you by the Student Activities Programming Board; Max Maloney, live performances coordinator. For more Info, contact Rebecca Neville at 948-9285 or rneville@unity.edu.

Just outside your world - (items of possible interest)

Free rabies clinic

Saturday, May 11, from 9-11 a.m.

At the Monroe Fire Station, sponsored by Waldo County Humane Society. Dogs must be on a leash and under control at all times. Cats must be in a carrier. Owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets. Free to all Waldo County residents. Out of county, there will be a $8 per animal charge.

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