Unity Town News

By Sonia Antunes | Nov 19, 2012


I hope everyone has a happy, thankful and wonderful Thanksgiving.


Winter Parking Ban
No person shall park a vehicle on any Town Way, in the Town of Unity, from Midnight to 6am on any day from November 15 to March 15. Your vehicle will be towed at your expense. Enacted by Selectmen: 11/01/1978

2013 dog licenses will be available at the Town Office.  A current rabies certificate is required.

Yoga In Unity
Wednesdays 5:30 - 6:45pm
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

Wednesday 7 - 8pm
A 12 step program for family and friends of alcoholics at Unity college, 90 Quaker Hill Rd, Founders Hall South, Room 213. Use Parking Lot B, enter at farthest end of the building on left, upstairs.

Unity College/Dorothy Webb Quimby Library
Now on academic year schedule: M-Th 7:45am-10pm, F 7:45am-6pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-10pm

Unity Market Day
Saturdays from 9am to 1pm
Unity Community Center. Seedlings, baked goods, early veggies and more.

Unity Rotary Meetings
Tuesdays at 4:30pm at Crosstrax Neighborhood Deli on Depot St. To learn more about Rotary or for information on becoming a member go to www.rotary.org.

Annual Community Christmas Concert
Sunday, December 2 at 2 pm
At Unity Centre. Forty singers from Unity, Albion, Clinton, Knox, Troy, Thorndike and Dixmont will present the songs of the season under the direction of Theo VanDeventer. Free.

Blood Drive
Monday, December 3 from 11am - 4pm
Unity College, 90 Quaker Hill Rd

18th Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser
Tuesday, December 4 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
The fundraiser will benefit the Volunteer Regional Food Pantry (VRFP) and Veggies for All. Both programs serve families across Western Waldo County.  Generous support will be provided by the Unity Barn Raisers Community Meal Program, the Veggies for All program, Unitel, area growers and potters.  At the Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts. The suggested donation is $10. For more information contact Jennifer Olin at 948-9273 or jolin@unity.edu

Kitchen Licensing Workshop
December 5
At MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center in Unity. This class is designed for farmers and others interested in home-food processing for resale. Complete details at www.mofga.org/Events/KitchenLicensingWorkshop/tabid/1588/Default.aspx

Just Outside Your World - (items of possible interest)

Warm Coat Project in Waldo County
Once again collecting coats, warm sweaters and blankets to be distributed to those in need. Items must be CLEAN and IN GOOD CONDITION.  The collection boxes are at the Waldo County YMCA, the Belfast Police Department, First Church, and the Prospect Town Office and the Searsport Safety Building. Donations will be accepted through the first week in December. Distribution will take place on the days the Christmas and Thanksgiving boxes are given out. For more information, please call Debbie Mitchell, 338-1255.

23rd Maine Beef Conference - Bangor
December 1 from 8am - 4pm
Maine Beef Conference - Becoming a More Successful Marketer
Hilton Garden Inn, Guest speakers: Jim Ochterski, Cornell University Extension; Dr. Henrietta Beaufait, Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry; Gabe Clark, Cold Spring Ranch.  For complete information, visit www.umaine.edu/livestock/beef/beef-conference.

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