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LUNCH & LEARN about BIRD MIGRATION

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Marianne Pinkham | BDN
Marianne Pinkham | BDN

LUNCH AND BIRDS. BIRD MIGRATION; MAGIC, MYSTERY, AND CHALLENGES WITH JODY TELFAIR
AT SPECTRUM GENERATIONS COASTAL COMMUNITY CENTER

Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main Street in Damariscotta will host its Wednesday Lunch and Learn program on November 2, 2016 at 11:15 a.m. Following the luncheon Jody Telfair will discuss the Magic, Mystery and Challenges of Bird Migration in Maine and around the world. Luncheon guests will have the opportunity to gain insights into the wonders of migration, what we know about how they do it, and the issues and challenges birds and butterflies are experiencing in their migrations today.

Jody has chased birds all over the globe, and will share what she knows about birds and their migratory behavior, especially birds we consider “ours” in Maine. Jody will share a traveler’s perspective from a coffee farm that she visited in Nicaragua (where some of “our” birds migrate for the winter). She will emphasize how we can help them succeed in their current struggle for survival. Come learn more about these amazing travelers, by exploring the mysteries and magic of migration and diverse nesting habitat needs in their seasonal territories here in Maine.

Telfair-Richards, PhD. LCPC lives in Bristol, teaches Tia Chi at Bubbling Brook Studio and Spectrum Generations as well working as a psychotherapist. Telfair-Richards, is a Maine Master Naturalist, Certified Wildlife Habitat Steward and a member of the Maine Audubon Society. She has traveled with binoculars to Mexico, Costa Rica, Belize, Cuba, Ecuador, and many parts of the U.S. and Canada, as well as New Zealand, India and Africa. She has participated in two week long Hog island Programs on Ornithology and Migration. Perhaps her greatest joy is planting shrubs, flowers and trees on her own land and watching the birds find and use them, whether for shelter, food or breeding.

Advanced Luncheon Reservations are required. Chef Perry’s entrée of the day will be baked chicken with gravy. Please call 563-1363 by noon a.m. on Monday, October 31 to make your luncheon reservation. $5.00 per person for luncheon guests over 60 years of age. All others $6.00. Can’t make it to lunch? Community members are always welcome to attend the Center’s Wednesday Learn portion of the day’s Lunch and Learn program, which will begin at approximately twelve -noon. Whether you’re an avid birder or an interested beginner Jody’s presentation will only further whet your appetite to capture this falls and next spring’s migration.

Before, during and after lunch Center visitors can also participate in and enjoy the following Wednesday programs:

TNT Whole Body Fitness: Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m. A fitness class taught by senior fitness professional Robin Maginn that offers a total body workout. Drop in fee $5.

Morning Yoga with Carol Krajnik: Wednesday morning at 9:00 a.m. For your whole being, gentle movements calm the mind & relax the body. Fee: $15/class.

On Balance: Getting Stronger-Living Longer, Wednesdays, 10:30 am. Gentle exercises for strength, flexibility and balance with Robin Maginn for those who
are a little bit timid or who haven’t exercised in a while. $4 per class. Sign-up and pay for lunch and the class is only $2.

SAGE (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders) Drop In/. Become a part of SAGE’s bi-monthly gatherings aimed at bringing together older adults living in the midcoast area. SAGE gatherings are intergenerational discussions which are open to all community members.

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