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Call for Plein Air Artists to participate in 'Wet Paint on the Weskeag'

April 21, 2017

The Kelpie Gallery announces a call for artist submissions for Wet Paint on the Weskeag!, the fourth annual juried Wet Paint benefit auction for the Georges River Land Trust. During the weekend of the event, selected artists will paint en plein air on properties protected by the Land Trust. Artists will create works on Friday, August 11 or Saturday, August 12, which will then be previewed at the gallery on Sunday, August 13 during a cocktail reception and auctioned off that evening. Proceeds from artwork sold will be split 50/50 with the artists and the Georges River Land Trust. More...

Pen Bay Medical Center Achieves Straight “A’s” for Patient Safety in The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

April 21, 2017

The Leapfrog Group, the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety, recently announced new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades and Pen Bay Medical Center once again earned an “A.” Pen Bay Medical Center has achieved straight A’s since the inception of the Safety Grade in 2012, and is one of only 63 hospitals nationwide to attain this honor. More...

Ethical Dimensions of Self-care in Social Work and Human Services at the Hutchinson Center

April 21, 2017

Ethical dimensions of self-care in social work and human services will be the focus of a workshop May 17 at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center, offered by the UMaine School of Social Work.

The experiential workshop, 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m., is designed to develop skills and understanding of the ethical responsibility to recognize and address vicarious trauma through compassionate self-care. More...

Author Event: Poet Kristen Lindquist, Camden Public Library April 29

April 21, 2017

Camden poet Kristen Lindquist will be celebrating the release of her latest poetry collection Tourists in the Known World on Saturday, April 29, 4:00 – 5:30 pm in the Picker Room of the Camden Public Library. She will do a short reading from the book, and copies will be available for purchase. Light refreshments will be served. More...

Savage Oakes Vineyard and Winery to host Lyle Lovett and His Large Band

April 21, 2017

As part of the popular summer concert series at Savage Oakes Vineyard and Winery in Union, Lyle Lovett and His Large Band will appear on Sunday evening, August 13th at 7:00pm. More...

Open House at UMaine Hutchinson Center May 3- Registration for Summer and Fall Courses!

April 20, 2017

A drop-in information session for University of Maine summer and fall registration, scholarship information and academic advising will be held Wednesday, May 3 from 4 p.m.–7 p.m. at the Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Ave., Belfast.

The free public event is for anyone interested in pursuing a college degree, attending college classes, finishing a degree or enrolling in early college as a high school student. More...

Dee Megna and Mackenzie Murray Join Trekkers Board of Directors

April 19, 2017

Dee Megna and Mackenzie Murray have joined the Trekkers Board of Directors. Trekkers, a nonprofit, outdoor-based, six-year youth mentoring program, connects young people with caring adults through expeditionary learning, community service and adventure-based education. More...

Science on the Half Shell: How Oyster Parasites Might Benefit Human Health

April 19, 2017

Part of Bigelow Laboratory’s Café Sci series at the Camden Public Library
Tuesday, April 25, from 7 to 8 p.m.

The natural world offers many cures for human ailments, but most of them remain undiscovered and unutilized. Some are hiding deep in ancient rainforests, while many others may be found in the woods and estuaries people pass by every day. Now, new technologies are helping a team at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences investigate the possible human heath benefits of commonplace oyster parasites and chaga mushrooms, both of which are found in Maine. More...

OHTM Hosts Final Program of Winter Education Series

April 18, 2017

Owls Head Transportation Museum presents its final Winter Education Series program of the season on Saturday, April 29, with a presentation on Katharine Wright, the independent and worldly sister of the famous Wright Brothers. More...

UMaine Hutchinson Center announces Summer Technology Institute for Educators

April 18, 2017

The 19th Annual Summer Technology Institute for Educators will be held at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center Aug. 7–11, 8:30 a.m. –3:45 p.m.

This experience is for educators seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills in educational technology to support teaching and learning. It is designed to meet the needs of a wide variety of educators and educational technology skill levels. More...