Unity Town News

By Sonia Antunes | Apr 22, 2013


In my world

I found two ticks already on one of our cats! I bring our Cavaliers and our Cattle/Beagle cross to Dogwood Animal Retreat on RT 3 in Searsmont. Gypsy’s so much happier clipped down; it’s like she has new life in her, so I asked Laurel to shave Gypsy. Spring has sprung for her! I left Scout full, (for now) and Sammy’s happy being clean and shiny. With the mud drying up and fleas and ticks out, it’s a good time for a grooming. If you have any questions, call Laurel at Dogwood Animal ReTreat at 342-3088.

In your world

eOrganic Webinar: Scouting for Vegetable and Fruit Pests on Organic Farms

Thursday, May 25, at 2 p.m.

Open to the public; advance registration is required. See www.extension.org/pages/25242.

2012 Woman of the World poetry slam champion

Friday, April 26, at 11:30 a.m.

Dominique Christina gives a lunchtime performance at the Student Activity Center, Unity College. Sponsored by the college’s Diversity Committee. All are welcome.

Imagine Unity -- Slam for the Future

Friday, April 26, at 7 p.m.

Student Activities Center, Unity College. Regional poets compete for more than $1,500 in cash prizes in this Earth Week poetry slam. If you think you may want to compete, contact mleavitt@unity.edu to pre-register. For more info, www.facebook.com/ImagineUnity. Sponsored by Unity College and the K2 Foundation.

Beekeeping class at MOFGA

Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

MOFGA Common Ground Education Center, 294 Crosby Brook Rd., Unity. Tuition $175. Organic/Natural/Local breakfast and lunch are included. Meet and greet and eat breakfast at 8:30 a.m. each day. Class will run from 9 a.m. to noon. Lunch will go from noon to 1 p.m. Class resumes from 1 to 4 p.m. Information and registration at www.goldstarhoneybees.com/products/20-Classes.

Blood drive

Wednesday, May 1, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Unity College, 90 Quaker Hill Rd.

Cemetery cleanup

Wednesday, May 1

Notice from Unity Cemetery Committee: All winter decorations on grave sites in Unity’s cemeteries must be removed by May 1. All decorations will be removed and discarded after May 1.

Just outside your world - (items of possible interest)

Cancer Prevention and Treatment with Herbs and Whole Foods

Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to noon

With nurse practitioner and herbalist Kristina King, Avena Botanicals, Rockport. Part of the "Our Living Earth, Living Soul Series," four talks about herbs to honor and raise funds in memory of Russell Libby. The speakers are donating their time, and all proceeds go directly to the Russell Libby Memorial Fund. Classes are by donation only, with suggested donations of $5 to $500. Pre-registration is encouraged but not required. For information and registration call Avena Botanicals at 594-0694.

Empty Bowl Supper to support the MOFGA El Salvador committee

Saturday, April 27, 6 p.m.

Unitarian Universalist Church, Belfast. $15 ($35 maximum for families) Come enjoy a bowl of soup, bread, desserts while enjoying music and then take home the bowl made by a Maine potter.

Current Use Property Tax Programs for Farm and Woodlot Owners and their Communities

Wednesday, May 1, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

KVCOG is hosting a free workshop at 17 Main St, Fairfield (off the main road into Waterville opposite the Huhtamaki building) Topics include: Farmland & Tree Growth Property Tax, · Farmland Registration, · Maine Voluntary Municipal Farm Support Program. Presenters: Stephanie Gilbert, Farm Viability & Farmland Protection Specialist, Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry; and Andy Shultz, Landowner Outreach Coordinator, Maine Forest Service

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