Articles by Marianne Pinkham

 
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LUNCH & LEARN SERIES for August

By Marianne Pinkham on Aug. 03, 2016, at 10:12 a.m.
August 2016 Lunch and Learn Series Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center 521 Main Street, Damariscotta, Maine Wednesdays, 11:15 AM – 1 PMStory continues below advertisement. (programs begin at noon) August 3: lunch & AGING Inn along the Way: An Innovative Community Design with Inn Along the Way Founder and President …
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Lunch & Learn; Your local newspaper with J.W. Oliver

By Marianne Pinkham on Aug. 03, 2016, at 10:04 a.m.
Join our lunch and learn program on Wednesday, August 10 at 11:15 a.m. Following the luncheon J.W. Oliver will talk about “Your Hometown Newspaper (and Website).” Oliver is the editor of The Lincoln County News. Oliver will talk about his role at the newspaper, the importance of community newspapers, recent …
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TAKING AWAY THE KEYS

By Marianne Pinkham on Aug. 03, 2016, at 9:54 a.m.
Because driving represents independence and freedom for most older adults, the idea of limiting or giving up driving can be a deeply personal and emotional issue. Therefore Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center is proud to introduce AARP’s new safe driving for a lifetime seminar focused finding the right words to …
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AARP SMART DRIVER SEMINAR REFRESHER COURSE

By Marianne Pinkham on Aug. 03, 2016, at 9:44 a.m.
The Boothbay Region Resources Council is proud to co-sponsor the AARP Smart Driver Seminar with AARP, Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center and Lincoln County TRIAD on Friday, August 19, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The AARP Driver Safety Program was developed by the AARP in 1979. This program is a …
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MAKE A DIFFERENCE; be an advocate, a caregiver, a volunteer

By Marianne Pinkham on Aug. 03, 2016, at 9:26 a.m.
Do you want to make a difference in your community? Do you live in the Knox, Waldo, Lincoln, or Sagadahoc Counties? During the month of August (11, 23 and 25) Spectrum Generations is providing a 3-day training seminar at its Coastal Community Center in Damariscotta for community members who want …
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TURNING 65, YAHOO, MEDICARE 101 FOR YOU

By Marianne Pinkham on Aug. 03, 2016, at 9:01 a.m.
Are you turning 65? Would you like to be able to understand the Medicare Alphabet? As you reach a significant point of transition in your life do you have questions about Medicare, Medicare supplemental Insurance and the Medicare Prescription Drug Program? If so then Spectrum Generations Medicare 101 Workshops are …
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SEA GLASS JEWELRY MAKING

By Marianne Pinkham on July 27, 2016, at 9:29 a.m.
Sea glass jewelry is your opportunity to become an artist and to create a beautiful souvenir pendant and matching earrings with sea glass found on local Maine beaches. Under the guidance of the Sea Glass Lass Lynne Thompson, explore the art of wrapping sea glass with wire as you create …
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TRAUMA/RAPE/BREAK THE CYCLE OF ABUSE

By Marianne Pinkham on July 27, 2016, at 9:20 a.m.
Traumatic experiences can impair a person’s sense of self, relationships and belief in a hopeful and promising future. Working through trauma and building new skills can provide deep healing and break the cycle of abuse. Under the guidance of Jane Carson Sandler, RN, US Air Force Retired and author of …
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Lunch & Inter-dependent Living with Sherry Flint

By Marianne Pinkham on July 27, 2016, at 9:17 a.m.
Spectrum Generations will host its weekly lunch and learn program on Wednesday, August 3 at 11:15 a.m. Following the luncheon Sherry Flint, founder and president of Inn Along the Way will discuss this unique and innovative community model, which is being developed on the Chapman property in Damariscotta. The property’s …
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UKULELE LESSONS Have some fun this summer!

By Marianne Pinkham on July 27, 2016, at 8:51 a.m.
This summer let’s learn to play the ukulele! You do not have to read music to have fun playing the ukulele. The ukulele is a user-friendly instrument. It is a great beginning instrument for all ages. In these introductory lessons taught by Heather Hardy at Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, …
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7th Annual Summer’s End Surf & Turf Luncheon

By Marianne Pinkham on July 20, 2016, at 10:21 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Location: Kennedy Learning Center at Camp Kieve, West Neck Road, Nobleboro, Maine For more information: 563-1363; spectrumgenerations.org Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main Street in Damariscotta will host its 7th Annual Summer’s End Surf and Turf Cookout on Thursday, August …
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Dancing for a Cause: Blake Russo Band in Damariscotta

By Marianne Pinkham on July 20, 2016, at 10:11 a.m.
Saturday, July 23, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Darrow’s Barn at DRA’s Round Top Farm, Round Top Lane, Upper Main Street, Damariscotta, Maine For more information: 563-1363; spectrumgenerations.org Dance for a cause on Saturday evening, July 23 by dancing the night away to the rootsy high energy, get …
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Digital Photography: Understanding Your Camera

By Marianne Pinkham on July 20, 2016, at 9:58 a.m.
Friday, July 22, 2016 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main Street, Damariscotta, Maine For more information: 563-1363; spectrumgenerations.org DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHYStory continues below advertisement. UNDERSTANDING YOUR CAMERA A WORKSHOP WITH PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER ROBERT GORRILL, APSA, MNEC AT SPECTRUM GENERATIONS COASTAL COMMUNITY CENTER If you …
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WHO GETS GRANDMA’S YELLOW PLATE?

By Marianne Pinkham on July 06, 2016, at 10:24 a.m.
Have you had the conversation with your family yet”? You know, the one about what to do with all the stuff in your home? This workshop, which is being held at Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main Street, Damariscotta on July 14 at 2:30 p.m. will help participants think …
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TAKE A HIKE !

By Marianne Pinkham on July 06, 2016, at 10:14 a.m.
Summer is a special time to explore the coast of Maine’ numerous hiking and walking trails. Take a healthy step towards enjoying Maine’s great outdoors by joining Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center’s Advanced Professional Senior Fitness Instructor and Trainer for an “It’s All About Walking” workshop on July 14 at …
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George and Ira Gershwin

By Marianne Pinkham on July 06, 2016, at 10:06 a.m.
The music of George and Ira Gershwin has long been a part of the American consciousness. Even the mention of the name “Gershwin” brings to mind the glamour and sophistication of the 1920s and 1930s, personified by the brothers who helped to give a musical voice to the time. For …
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DANCE WITH THE BLAKE ROSSO BAND

By Marianne Pinkham on July 06, 2016, at 9:55 a.m.
We Sustain Maine” a summer fundraising benefit dance for Spectrum Generations and the Coastal Community Center, providing programs and services for our region’s aging and disabled adults, is taking place on Saturday, July 23 at 7:00 p.m. This high energy dance with the foot tapping, rootsy American sounds of the …
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DANCE WITH BLAKE ROSSO

By Marianne Pinkham on June 29, 2016, at 9:32 a.m.
WE SUSTAIN MAINE SPECTRUM GENERATIONS SUMMER BENEFIT DANCE WITH THE BLAKE RUSSO BAND FROM MOUNT DESERT ISLANDStory continues below advertisement. AT IN THE DARROWS HAY BARN AT DRA’S ROUND TOP FARM Damariscotta, Maine – June 28, 2016: “We Sustain Maine” a summer fundraising benefit dance for Spectrum Generations and the …
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AARP SMART DRIVER SEMINAR REFRESHER COURSE

By Marianne Pinkham on June 29, 2016, at 9:22 a.m.
THE AARP SMART DRIVER SEMINAR PROMOTING INDEPENDENCE AND SAFETY ON THE ROAD AT SPECTRUM GENERATIONS COASTAL COMMUNITY CENTER The Central Maine Area Agency on Aging, Aging and Disability Resource Center Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center is proud to co-sponsor the AARP Smart Driver Seminar with AARP and Lincoln County TRIAD …
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LUNCH & THEATER; LOVE SICK BY JOHN CARIANI

By Marianne Pinkham on June 29, 2016, at 9:14 a.m.
LUNCH AND THEATER VIGNETTES FROM LOVE/SICK BY JOHN CARIANI PRESENTED BY THE RIVER COMPANY SPECTRUM GENERATIONS COASTAL COMMUNITY CENTER Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main Street in Damariscotta will host its weekly lunch and learn program and July 4th Barbeque on Wednesday, July 6 at 11:15 a.m. Following the …