Every year, thousands of teenagers across the State of Maine experience dating violence.  February is Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month, a national effort to raise awareness about abuse in youth relationships and promote programs that focus on prevention. The Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence and the Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault are calling on Mainers to help recognize this important month, not only for youth in Maine, but for communities statewide.

Dating violence is “controlling, abusive, and aggressive behavior in a romantic relationship. It occurs in both heterosexual and same-sex relationships and can include verbal, physical, sexual, or emotional abuse, or a combination of these behaviors.”  Dating violence often starts with what may seem like minor behavior, such as teasing and name calling.

Free Informational Seminar on Autism

Free Informational Seminar on Autism

Social Cognition

What’s it all about?

When: Wednesday, February 2, 2011

From: 6:00-8:00 PM

Where: Mount Desert Island High School Library

To register and for more information call Eliza at 288-5037

This two hour informational offering is designed for parents, professionals, and community members who want to learn more about the inner mind of person who have a diagnosis which places them on the Autism Spectrum (Autism, Asperger Syndrome, PDD-NOS, or High Functioning Autism), persons with Non-Verbal Learning Disability, ADHD, or persons with no diagnosis but who have social communicative challenges.

Dysart's Spaghetti Supper to Benefit the Pine Tree Camp

On January 30, 2011 a Spaghetti dinner will be held at Dysart's Restaurant, located at 530 Coldbrook Road, Hermon, Maine.  Spaghetti, salad, garlic bread and dessert will be served, all for $10.  Money will benefit the Pine Tree Camp, a summer camp for kids and adults with physical and/or developmental disabilities. 

For more information, please call Robin Cowan at 942-4878 or visit the website robin@dysarts.com.

Comedy Night at Morgan Hill

Popular comedian Mark Scalia performs at Morgan Hill Event Center on Saturday February 26th at 8pm. Mark Scalia has been on such TV Shows as Comcast Comedy Spotlight, Comedy Central & MTV. Currently, Mark is on tour working in Comedy Clubs and theatres all across the United States! Also in the show is Steve Guilmette, a popular comic from Boston, and Maine Native Ryan Gartley. 

Morgan Hill Event Center is located at 82 Morgan Hill Lane, #1, Hermon, Maine.  Tickets are $12/person in advance and $15 at the door.  For more information, call 207-848-7100 or visit our website Erin@morganhilleventcenter.com



Tour the Solar System with the Jordan Planetarium's Homeschool Series

Tour the Solar System with the Jordan Planetarium's Homeschool Series

February 3rd at 1:30pm, take a trip around the solar system to meet the animated planets of our Solar System as they discuss what makes them so unique in “Our Sky Family,” for ages 5-9. This show is open to reservation for Homeschoolers so please call in advance to reserve seating at 207-581-1341. Admission is $3 per person. For more details on show schedules and how to reserve seating for a field trip, please visit www.GalaxyMaine.com or call Alan Davenport  207-581-134.

2011 Camp Roosevelt Chill-Out

2011 Camp Roosevelt Chill-Out

Scouts of ALL AGES!

Weekend of Camping and Klondike Derby!

GOLD RUSH for Boy Scouts & Webelos!

Polar Cub Day on Saturday for Cubs!

FEBRUARY 25th 27th 2011

Camp Roosevelt

$5.00 a Head

For more info call, Gus Morrison, Scoutmaster for Troop 10 @ 299-7704

or email amorrison68@myfairpoint.net


Host Troop:

Troop 10

Theme: "Gold in the Cold" Klondike Derby, The 2nd Annual Running

When: February 25th 27th, 2011 Where: Camp Roosevelt


Bangor Y Announces Phase 1 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

In February of this year, the Bangor Y announced exciting plans to consolidate its operations into one location through a phased construction project starting with Phase 1: expanded parking and modest internal renovations. After careful review of each location as well as which single site could best meet our community programming needs, Second Street was selected. Over the past ten months, the Bangor Y Board of Directors, volunteers, and staff have been working diligently finalizing our financing, real estate transactions, zone change, and site plan approvals, and construction. We are pleased to announce our Ribbon Cutting Ceremony scheduled to take place on deck of the Aloupis Pool on December 15 at 10:30 a.m. at our 17 Second Street location.
In September, the Bangor Y held a ground breaking ceremony. In little less than four months, the ‘new’ Bangor Y on Second Street is now open to the public.