Education

 

Landlord/Tenant Relations: Process & Procedures: A Comprehensive Seminar for Landlords & Property Managers

By GBA OMA on Sept. 17, 2016, at 7:51 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Jeff’s Catering, 15 Littlefield Rd, Brewer, Maine For more information: info.gbaoma.com/events/ THE SPEAKER – Neil Shankman is the senior partner of Shankman and Associates Legal Center, a general practice law firm, with offices in Lewiston, Topsham, and Yarmouth. Mr. Shankman …

MECA’s 2016 BFA visiting artist lecture series

By lswackhamer on Sept. 16, 2016, at 3:47 p.m.
Portland, Maine — Maine College of Art’s Bachelor of Fine Art Program is pleased to announce the 2016 Visiting Artist & Guest Lecturers Series, invites professional artists, educators, curators, thought leaders, and creative entrepreneurs to present on topics of interest and importance to the MECA community. All lectures in this series are …

Free money management class starts Oct. 5

on Sept. 16, 2016, at 3:25 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 5 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Location: URock, 91 Camden St., 4th floor, Rockland, Maine For more information: 800-442-2092; newventuresmaine.org ROCKLAND, Maine — Starting Wednesday, Oct. 5, New Ventures Maine will offer “My Money Works”, a free four-week class to help gain the skills and confidence to stretch your money, …

Author Talk – Powered by Girl: A Field Guide For Supporting Youth Activists

By Bangor Public Library on Sept. 16, 2016, at 2:32 p.m.
The Bangor Public Library is pleased to welcome author Lyn Mikel Brown to present on her book, Powered by Girl: A Field Guide for Supporting Youth Activists. A playbook for working with and training girls to be activists of their own social movements. Armed with a rich array of online …

Catherine Schmitt Reading and Book Signing

By Pat Curley on Sept. 15, 2016, at 7:26 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Stockton Springs Community Library, 6 Station St., Stockton Springs, Maine For more information: 207-567-4147; stocktonspringslibrary.org Catherine Schmitt Reading and Book Signing at Stockton Springs Library September 21st at 6:30 pmStory continues below advertisement. Catherine Schmitt will be at the Stockton …

Aviation events set for Sept. 21-24 at Brunswick airport

on Sept. 15, 2016, at 3:22 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Friday, Sept. 23, 2016 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Freedom Tour and Fly In, Brunswick Executive Airport, Brunswick, Maine For more information: mrra.org BRUNSWICK — …

Brownville Junction High School Alumni announces scholarship winners

on Sept. 15, 2016, at 3:16 p.m.
BROWNVILLE JUNCTION, Maine — The Brownville Junction High School Alumni Association offers scholarships each year to children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of members of the association. This year the organization awards nine $1500 scholarships to the following students. Two Margaret Law scholarships were presented. One to Mackenzie Worcester of Washburn, Maine, …

American Boating Course planned for Sept. 22 in Ellsworth

By Wesley Hedlund on Sept. 15, 2016, at 2:48 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Ellsworth Elementary and Middle School, , Ellsworth, Maine For more information: ELLSWORTH — A seven-week course will take place 6-8 p.m. beginning Thursday, Sept. 22, Ellsworth Elementary and Middle School. Bob Newman will be the instructor. The course will provide …

Basic Weather and Forecasting Seminar for boaters set for Sept. 24 in Bangor

By Wesley Hedlund on Sept. 15, 2016, at 2:39 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Sea Dog, , Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-234-4538 BANGOR — A Basic Weather Forecasting Seminar for boaters, led by instructor Robert Crone, an experienced boater, will be held 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Sea Dog. Crone will cover …

Mourning in the Mansion set for October

By Lucinda Hannington on Sept. 15, 2016, at 2:07 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Victoria Mansion, 109 Danforth Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 2077724841; victoriamansion.org PORTLAND — Mourning in the Mansion, a themed tour about Victorian death practices and excerpts from Portland Ballet’s upcoming production …

Brewer High School art students will take part in Pinwheels for Peace project

on Sept. 15, 2016, at 12 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Brewer High School, 79 Parkway South, Brewer, Maine BREWER, Maine — Brewer High School art students will take part in an International art and literacy project, Pinwheels for Peace, by “planting” student-made pinwheels on Wednesday, Sept. 21, on the front lawn …

UMaine receives award from new National Science Foundation program aimed at broadening STEM

on Sept. 15, 2016, at 11:55 a.m.
ORONO — The University of Maine is one of 37 colleges, universities and educational groups nationwide to receive first-ever awards for the National Science Foundation’s INCLUDES program, a comprehensive initiative to enhance U.S. leadership in science and engineering by broadening participation in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics …

University of Tennessee Fellow will give annual Geddes W. Simpson Lecture

on Sept. 15, 2016, at 11:11 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Buchanan Alumni House, University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: umaine.edu ORONO — University of Tennessee researcher David L. Greene, a Senior Fellow of the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy and a research professor in the …
New Staff members at Forest Hills School.

Forest Hills School welcomes new staff

on Sept. 15, 2016, at 10:58 a.m.
JACKMAN, Maine — Five new staff members were welcomed by Forest Hills School to begin the 2016-17 school year. Dr. Kjerstin Winn accepted the position of high school science teacher. Winn earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota with her undergraduate studies at Orono and earned a …

UMaine Art Department accepting applications for after-school program

on Sept. 15, 2016, at 10:50 a.m.
ORONO —  The University of Maine Department of Art is accepting applications for the after-school ArtWorks! Program. As it has for more than 30 years, UMaine’s Art Education Program will offer the program to children in kindergarten through grade eight. ArtWorks! provides children an opportunity to explore the world of art …

For ocean historian, fossils yield data to understand ocean circulation, climate

on Sept. 15, 2016, at 9:21 a.m.
ORONO — Katherine Allen is an ocean historian. But instead of poring through old texts, she studies the chemical composition of tiny ancient fossil shells in Southwest Pacific marine sediment. Allen, a research assistant professor at the University of Maine, said these marine fossils, which have been accumulating on the seafloor …
Librarian Heidi Hinckley shows off a Wi-Fi checkout device at the Peabody Memorial Library in Jonesport.

Looking for broadband Down East? Check it out of the library.

By Robbie Feinberg,MPBN on Sept. 14, 2016, at 8:05 p.m.
Mobile Wi-Fi devices can be checked out of the library, just like a book.

Book Reading and Signing by Author Dale M. Clarke at the Vassalboro Public Library

By Donna Lambert on Sept. 14, 2016, at 6:21 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Vassalboro Public Library, 930 Bog Road, E. Vassalboro, Maine For more information: 207-923-3233; vassalboropubliclibrary.blogspot.com/ Dale M. Clark, co-author of “The Founders and Evolution of Summer Resorts and Kids’ Camps on Four Lakes in Central Maine” will be at the Vassalboro …

Lamoine Historical Society Program

By Sue Hodgkins on Sept. 14, 2016, at 1:28 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Lamoine Historical Society, 362 Lamoine Beach Rd., Lamoine, Maine For more information: 207 667-5115 Wed. Sept. 21st at 7:00 pm.Story continues below advertisement. Lamoine Historical Society Program: What We Save and Why We Save It! Learn about our collections and …

Pollinator Walk in Orland

By Alison Dibble on Sept. 14, 2016, at 12:10 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: For more information: 2073594659 On Sept. 17, 9am-12 pm, visit two Bee Gardens, G.M. Allen and Son, Inc., 267 Front Ridge Rd. (Rte 15), Orland. Meet in large parking lot at blue building. Hosted by University of Maine and USDA …