Unity Town News

By Sonia Antunes | Feb 02, 2014




I bought an LCD cable for my Acer Aspire One computer. I painstakingly disassembled the entire Netbook to get to the display where the LCD cable lives. I compared it to the new one the company sent me and they were obviously different and I realized they had sent me the wrong one. Sigh. I reassembled the whole thing to find that the display was now worse than before, rendering it completely useless. I’m looking for another Acer Aspire One for parts if anyone has one, please email me at soniadaniel3@yahoo.com


Next week I have a new baby Boer goat coming to replace the one that died a month or so ago. She’s about 6 or 7 weeks old but is still on the bottle. This will be my first time bottle feeding a goat. Wish me luck!




Comprehensive Plan Committee meeting

Thursday February 6 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.



Thursday February 6 at 7pm

At UCCPA. Free admission. http://uraniumdrivein.com


Community Meal and Cabin Fever Reliever

Saturday February 8 at 5pm

Comfort Food, Games and Good Fellowship, suggested donation of $10 for adults, free for children. Turkey Shepherd's Pie, Meatball Sandwiches, Vegetarian Tempeh Reubens and Salad will be served including Warm Denver Pudding, Chocolate Pudding Cake and Vanilla Ice Cream. Please bring a favorite game to share at the UBR Community Center!


The Scrapbaggers quilt group

Saturday February 8 from 10am - 3pm

At the Community Center, bring your machine and whatever you are working on. There will the opportunity to help complete a couple of quilts that the group is making to be donated to charities. Everyone with any kind of textile handiwork is welcome. Bring your lunch or pick up something from one of the local stores/restaurants during the noon break. Regular Tues. evening meetings resume in April.


Reading and Discussion with Sydney Lea

Monday, February 10 at 7:30 pm

Described as “a man in the woods with his head full of books, and a man in books with his head full of woods,” noted writer and environmentalist Syd’s work appeals to both hunters and huggers, and everyone in between. Syd’s most recent books are I Was Thinking of Beauty, his tenth poetry collection, and A North Country Life: Tales of Woodsmen, Waters and Wildlife, a collection of essays about his connection to the northern outdoors, many of which are set in and around Grand Lake Stream, where he has a camp. In 2012, he was designated a “Conservation Hero” by Field and Stream magazine, and a previous poetry collection, Ghost Pain, was one of three finalists for the Pulitzer Prize. He founded The New England Review, and has held teaching posts at Middlebury, Wesleyan, and Dartmouth. He lives in Vermont, where he currently serves as the state’s poet laureate. Free and open to the public at UCCPA.


Town of Unity Annual Budget Meeting

Wednesday February 12 at 6:30pm

At the Unity Community Center.


Participatory English Country Dancing

Wednesday February 12 from 7 - 9:30pm

At the Unity Center for the Performing Arts on Depot Street. Second Wednesday of every month. Live music by the North Star sisters. All are invited, no need to bring a partner. All dances taught by Nancy Rosalie & John McIntire. Donation requested, except for UC students, to cover musicians' expenses. For more information, call 568-7597.


Unity Live! Presents: the Colwell Brothers

Wednesday, February 12 from 7:30 - 9:30pm

The Colwell Brothers bring their unique brand of high energy electric Blues and R&B to Unity College! Former Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives, Pat Colwell, rips it up on guitar and vocals while Bob Colwell brings down the house with his New Orleans flavored piano work and vocals extraordinaire. With a combined total of over 50 years in the business and their work with such bands as the Boneheads, Soul Sensations, the Radiators, and Inspectors; as well as opening for BB King, NRBQ, CCR, Rick Danko and Roseanne Cash, the Colwell Brothers and their band of veteran studio musicians mean business! Don’t miss these guys legendary performances at the Student Center, Unity College. More Info, Rebecca Neville, 509-7285 or rneville@unity.edu




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Deadline to register for Waldo County Handcrafters Day

Friday, February 14

Workshops include: Greeting Cards, “Take 5” Quilt, Painting on Accessories, “Stars” Quilt and Redwork Embroidery. Fees per class vary, call 1-800-287-1426 for more details. This will be held at the Waldo Community Building on RT 131 and will take place on Saturday, March 1.

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