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Week of August 17, 2014

Sunday August 17

Tuesday August 19
  • Nia In Unity. Movement for health, wellness, and fitness Tuesdays 6:00-7:00pm at the Unity College Centre for Performing Arts. Classes are free to Unity College students, sliding scale for all others ($5-10/class). Drop in any time. Your first class with Anna is free! - and feel free to bring a friend. For more information: annania.wordpress.com, or contact Anna Fiedler: fiedlera@yahoo.comor 948-3925.

  • Unity Board of Selectmen Meeting 6:30 at the Town Office. Read minutes of past meetings.
  • Unity Planning Board meeting 7 pm at the Community Center. Permits to be considered include these:
    -- 20. Ulysses G. Queener, 580 Waning Road, Move old trailer and replace with larger trailer.
    -- 21. Rayno Boivin, 138 Albion Road, put trailer in place.
    -- 24. Stephen Lee, 38 Rich Road, placing of 12x60 mobile home.
    -- 28. Gideon Stoll, Fisher Road, 72x204 Greenhouse.
    Beginning with next month's Planning Board meeting, in addition to permits to be considered by the board, we will list the disposition of all permits decided by the code enforcement officer during the month. To see the disposition of all permits discussed at last month's meeting, see the minutes.
Thursday August 21
  • Comprehensive Plan Committee meeting 6:30 pm in Koons Hall, Room 201 (upstairs) at Unity College. Observors welcome. Read the Minutes from Past Meetings.
    Follow the Comprehensive Plan Committee on Facebook.
Friday August 22
  • Morning Yoga at Field of Dreams. Meet at the covered picnic area behind the gazebo. Fridays 9 to 10:15 July & August (No class Aug 13th) Yoga basics for all levels. Peace for body, mind and soul... Beginners come check it out! By donation $5 to $10. For more info contact Dhyana Blanchard at 568-3183

  • The 7th Annual Clifford Commons Block Party 11am 1pm at the Clifford Commons on Main Street. There will be hamburgers, hot dogs, salads, drinks and cookies for everyone who stops by plus various door prizes from area businesses.
Saturday August 23
  • Unity Farmers Market 9 am to 1 pm at the Community Center. Sweet corn, wild blueberries, sweet summer onions, pickling cucumbers, green beans, yellow beans, kale, red and golden beets, dry beans, relishes, jams, and pickles. Plus -- fresh breakfast crepes for sale and free coffee and tea, as well as jewelry. Reminder: SNAP benefits available, too!

  • The final guided summer walk on the Hills to Sea Trail will take place this coming Saturday, Aug. 23 from 10am to 12 noon. Jim Reed, a member of the Waldo Country Trails Coalition, will arrange a shuttle between Unity Village and MOFGA, and lead a walk from MOFGA to Quaker Hill Road through woods, fields and across Sandy Stream. Participants will meet at the trail head in Unity Village across from Inland Family Care at 10am. For more information call 877-5880.
Tuesday August 26 Wednesday August 27 Saturday August 30
  • Half-Price Sale at the Good Steward Thrift Shop 9 - 3! Don't miss it! 1/2 Price Sale on everything in the thrift shop. We are getting ready to bring in our fall/winter clothing line.
Monday September 1
  • The Unity Foundation, in collaboration with UniTel, is sponsoring a community technology program beginning 9/1/14 through 8/3/15. Classroom instruction will be provided by the Axiom Education & Training Center at the Unity Foundation, 230 Main Street, Unity, ME. The center is seeking to hire a Digital Literacy Instructor (30 hours a week) and a Digital Literacy Tutor (15 hours a week).
Tuesday September 9
  • An exhibit entitled Portrait of the Ecological Self by Maine artist Kimberly Callas will be featured at the Leonard Craig Art Gallery, Unity College Center for the Performing Arts. A reception will be held at the UCCPA on Tuesday, September 9 from 5 7 p.m. with a Pecha Kucha style Artist Presentation at 6 p.m. Pecha Kucha presentation style is of Japanese origin and features 20 slides that are shown for 20 seconds each (six minutes and 40 seconds in total). The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Initial meeting of the Unity Business Exchange. 6 pm at the Unity Community Center. Refreshments served. How can the Town help you prosper? Are there services you need? What resources would help you grow? Are there collaborations that would increase your sales? The Town has resources from the Unity TIF and we want to use those resources to help your business reach its goals, whether large or small, even if it is just you operating from your home. Download the registration form. We hope you will join us!
Wednesday September 10
  • Participatory English Country Dancing 7-9:30 pm at the Unity Center for the Performing Arts on Depot Street. On second Wednesday of every month. Live music by the North Star sisters. All are invited, no need to bring a partner. All dances taught by Nancy Rosalie & John McIntire. Donation requested, except for UC students, to cover musicians' expenses. For more information, call 568-7597.
Saturday September 13

  • Sebasticook Regional Land Trust's annual Farm & Habitat Tour. 9 am. Pedal or Paddle Your Way through the Sebasticook Valley.