Starts: Oct 16 2010 - 10:00am
Ends: Oct 16 2010 - 2:00pm
Wyndham Hotel Ballroom
Portland, ME 04106
The Harold Alfond College Challenge is the lasting gift of Harold Alfond who wanted every baby born in Maine to have a great start on saving for education after high school. Every Maine baby under one year of age who attends this Casting Call will receive a free professional photograph, and the opportunity to be in future advertising. You can complete the paperwork to receive the five hundred dollar Alfond Grant while at the event. Staff will be on hand to help – remember to bring social security or taxpayer I.D.s for you, your baby and spouse if applicable.
Starts: Sep 16 2010 - 5:00pm
Ends: Sep 16 2010 - 8:00pm
Maine Made Furniture welcomes you to its Business After Hours. Help celebrate western Maine's economic successes. The event includes wine and beer tasting, appetizers and refreshments, facility tours, live entertainment, drawings and surprises, and furniture assembly demonstrations. Featuring Down East magazine and guitarist Denny Breau.
Starts: Aug 14 2010 - 10:00am
Ends: Aug 14 2010 - 1:00pm
Kennebunk, ME 04043
Are you the family genealogist? Need help reading and analyzing an old document? Want to write up your family history but don’t know how? Stuck in trying to find immigration or naturalization records? Hit a snag with a lineage society application? If so, then our Ancestors Road Show is for you! Book a twenty-five-minute session with one of our visiting, skilled genealogists — all members of the New England Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists — to personally help you with your genealogy roadblock.
University of Richmond professor and author of the acclaimed new biography Abigail Adams gives a talk in the Oval Room at Montpelier.
Starts: Jun 5 2010 - 8:00am
Ends: Jun 5 2010 - 12:00pm
Mount Desert, ME 04660
The Downeast Dog Scouts bring people and dogs together to learn, socialize and help in the community. Downeast Dog Scouts members and their dogs provide therapy dog visits throughout Hancock County. The group supports and participates in literacy and Children Reading to Dogs Programs in schools and libraries.
Starts: Jul 29 2010 - 5:00pm
Ends: Jul 29 2010 - 8:00pm
Bangor, ME 04401
Bangor’s outdoor market will host up to up to fifty vendors this summer. Vendors sell Maine-made fine arts, select crafts, and specialty food items that are prepared or raised. The concerts take place from 7 to 8 p.m. and are suitable for the whole family. June 10- Bruce Nye the Elvis Guy June 17- Kayla Wass Band June 24- Flash in the Pans July 1- Blue Northern July 8- Evergreen July 15- Teen Jamboree July 22- Banjo Dan and the Midnight Plow Boys July 29- RetroRockerz Thank you to our generous sponsors!
Abromson Center, USM Portland Campus
Portland, ME 04104
Dr. Sandra Steingraber will speak about “The Ecology of Hope: Reflections on Parenting, Activism, and the Environment.” Steingraber is an award-winning ecologist, Cornell University professor, mother, cancer survivor, former Ms. Magazine Woman of the year, and author of Living Downstream and Having Faith. Steingraber will share her insights about maintaining hope while working on social change, balancing working and parenting, and organizing collectively for our common goals of healthy children and a healthy planet.
Starts: May 8 2010 - 1:00pm
Ends: May 8 2010 - 4:00pm
Maine’s biggest one-day festival takes over downtown Portland with a parade, theater, music, food from around the world, jugglers, and lots more activities.
Starts: May 1 2010 - 8:00am
Ends: May 1 2010 - 2:00pm
Camden, ME 04843
Peopleplace Cooperative Preschool is inviting both serious shoppers and families looking for some weekend fun to come out to its first ever Flea Market & Family Festival. Early birds will be able to shop the sale starting at 7:30 a.m. for $5. A spring fund-raiser for the school, the event will be held on the school grounds and will feature a huge multi-family flea market with everything from baby and children’s gear to clothing, furniture, and household items. In addition, there will be live music, a 50/50 raffle, face painting, and food for everyone to enjoy.
The Harold Alfond College Challenge is the legacy of Harold Alfond who wanted every baby born in Maine to have a solid start on saving for education after high school. All infants under a year old and their parents are invited to attend this Casting Call to receive a free professional photograph and the opportunity to appear in future advertising.