22 River Road, Newcastle, ME 04553


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12/2: Diagonal Knitting Demonstration

Knitting is a sculptural skill, according to internationally acclaimed artist Katharine Cobey. In her 90-minute demonstration and workshop, Katharine concentrates on the expressive potentials of diagonal shaping with an emphasis on making either seamless sculptural shapes or clothing. Come knit with us on Monday, December 2, from 3:00 – 4:30 pm! Suitable for every level of knitting experience.

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11/25: Bath’s Maritime History

Bath resident Irene Drago has turned her love of Bath’s maritime history into her debut novel, The Daughters of Long Reach, which explores love and loss through the lens of multiple families who are separated by time but connected by the rolling tides of the 
Kennebec River and the rich maritime history of Midcoast Maine. Join us on Monday, November 25, from 3:00 – 4:00 pm for this free talk.

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11/18: Life on the Water in the 1900’s

Join us Monday, November 18, from 3:00 – 4:00pm to hear Bill Hill share what life was like working, shipping and fishing in the local area during the 1900’s.  He will give a brief history of the pinky schooners that were a common type of New England fishing vessel.
 
The Lincoln Home is located at 22 River Road, Newcastle.  For more information, please contact Rhonda Hanna, 563-3350, or rhonda@lincoln-home.org. Visit our website, www.lincoln-home.org  and follow us on Facebook for photos and events of daily life at The Lincoln Home.

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11/12: Rotaplast Trip to Guatemala City Talk

Susan Tigert recently traveled to Guatemala City as a photo journalist and trip historian for Rotaplast International, Inc. A non-profit organization, Rotaplast is funded by Rotarians and orther organizations, and has been helping children and families in developing countries world wide for 27 years. The organization sends multidisciplinary medical and non-medical teams to  provide free reconstructive surgery, ancillary treatment, and training for the comprehensive care of children with cleft lip and/or palate, burn scarring, and other deformities. 
 
Susan will share her experience at The Lincoln Home on Tuesday, November 12th at 2PM. The team of volunteers she traveled with in September helped 114 children in the two weeks they were in Guatemala City. This was Susan’s first time as a Rotaplast volunteer and as a photo journalist  and was an incredible journey and learning experience that she is excited to share. The  daily blog she wrote for Rotaplast can be read at https://rotaplast.org/all/missions/2019-guatemala-city/

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11/4: The Becoming of Maine Statehood

We will commemorate the bicentennial of Maine statehood on March 15, 2020. How did Maine come to be part of Massachusetts in the 1600’s? What were the benefits and problems inherent in that relationship?  On 11/4: , Carolyn Hardman will share the story of why Maine’s independence was so long delayed and how was it finally achieved.  
 
The Lincoln Home is located at 22 River Road, Newcastle.  For more information, please contact Rhonda Hanna, 563-3350, or rhonda@lincoln-home.org. Visit our website, www.lincoln-home.org  and follow us on Facebook for photos and events of daily life at The Lincoln Home.
 
 

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10/14: The Life of John James Audubon

Local historian, Jerry Wiles, will share the life of John James Audubon, on Monday, October 14, from 2:00-3:00pm.
An American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter, he was notable for his extensive studies documenting all types of American birds and for his detailed illustrations that depicted the birds in their natural habitats.

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Brain Health Speaker Steve Raymond

10/3: Third Talk on Scientifically Based Optimal Brain Health

On Thursday, October 3, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, Steve Raymond will continue his talks on preventing cognitive decline and maintaining optimal brain health.  This presentation is an introduction to the practice of Mindfulness, which goes beyond meditation to the cultivation of a moment-to-moment awareness with a non-judgmental attitude.  Hospital based programs have sprung up around the country teaching mindfulness practices as a treatment for depression and stress reduction, and promoting a daily sense of well-being, healthy aging and optimal brain health.  Participants will learn about mindfulness practices through discussion and a guided meditation.  Raymond is a longtime practitioner of mindfulness methods.

Join us for a box lunch.  Please RSVP for this free event to Steve Raymond at 563-3350, or steve@lincoln-home.org. The Lincoln Home is located at 22 River Road, Newcastle. 

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