January 4 - January 19 2017
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Midcoast Stroke Support Group January 4, 10:00 am

All are welcome, family, friends, and survivors. For more information contact Carol at 273-2090. Meetings will continue on first Wednesdays at 10:00 am in the Walsh History Center located on the second floor of the library.

“Vision Boards for the New Year” January 5, 7:00 pm

Create a visual collage of your goals & intentions for 2017. Take it home and display it where you can see it often and be reminded of your goals. Part of our annual Jumpstart January program. Registration is required. Click here for more information.

Tabletop Gaming for Ages 10 to 100
January 6, 3:00 pm

Join us every Friday in the Picker Room for tabletop games of all kinds: Settlers of Catan, Scrabble, Dominion, Ticket to Ride, and more! Bring your favorite to share with the group. Click here for more information.

Opening Reception for Artist Marcia Anderson January 7, 2:00 pm

Watercolor artist Marcia Anderson will have a reception welcoming her to the Picker Room Gallery. Her work will be on display for the month of January. Prints and originals will be available for sale. Click here for more information.

Cyber Sundays January 8, 15, & 29, 2:00 pm

Technology Coordinator Olga Zimmerman will teach participants about Google Drive (January 8), Mango Language Learner (January 15), and Shutterfly Photo Editor(January 29). Click here for more information.

Holy Wells of Ireland January 9, 12:00 noon

Rev. Eva Thompson, local interfaith minister, will speak about her three trips to Ireland since her diagnosis of stage 4 cancer in 2013. The holy wells of Ireland have great significance to both the pagan and Christian populations of historic and modern Ireland, making their stories both complex and fascinating. Participants are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch.  Click here for more information.

Leer y Charlar January 10 & 24, 1:00 pm

Read and chat, entirely in Spanish. All who are proficient in Spanish are welcome to attend. Leer y charlar por completo en Espanol. Todos los que son competentes en Espanol son beinvenidos.   For more information, click here. 

Tuesday Book Group January 10, 1:00 pm

The book for this session is Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin. All are welcome, please call Mary at 763-3035 for more information or click here to see a list of upcoming books.

Healing Our Community from the Addiction Epidemic in Maine January 10, 6:30 pm

Dr. Ira Mandel works to combat the opiate addication epidemic in the Midcoast region. He will show the film "The Hungry Heart" and  lead a discussion afterwards.  Click here for more information.

Japanese Brush Painting with Frederica Marshall January 12, 7:00 pm

Master brush painter Frederica Marshall is back to teach the beautiful art of sumi-e painting. Part of our annual Jumpstart January program. There is a $10 materials fee. Registration is required. Click here for more information.

Building Confidence January 12, 19, & 26, 12:00 noon

A three-part series by New Ventures Maine. Gain confidence to apply for a job, start a business, and more. The class is free and open to all.  Register and FMI: Melinda Wildes 593-7942. Click here for more information.

Strangers at the Gates: New Tribalism and Resistance to Migration January 17, 7:00 pm

Hosted by the Camden Conference. Seth Singleton will address migration in today's political climate. What will be the effects of increasing migrant and refugee pressure on destination countries, and on those regions where war, violence, lack of jobs, stagnation, and population growth fuel the pressure to leave? For more information, click here.

Wintering Puffins with Maine Audubon January 19, 7:00 pm

Susan Schubel, otherwise known as Seabird Sue, and president of the Midcoast Maine Audubon, will present on solving the mystery of where these facinating birds spend the winter. For more information, click here.

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