22 River Road, Newcastle, ME 04553


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7/23: Join Us for Ice Cream and Magic!

We invite families and friends of all ages to join us Tuesday, JULY 23, at 2:30pm in the Lincoln Home activity room for our Annual Ice Cream Social. Phil Smith, an award-winning magician, with over 30 years of experience in dazzling and delighting audiences of all ages and venues, will provide fun entertainment. 

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7/15: Maine Quilts Between 1750 and Now

Laurie LeBar is the Curator of History and Decorative Arts at the Maine State Museum. Join us on Monday, July 15, from 3:00 – 4:00pm, for Laurie’s powerpoint presentation showing the kinds of quilts made from 1750 to now. She will explain how she dates quilts using traditional means, comparing fabrics, patterns and stitching.
 
 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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7/8: The Life of Judy Garland

James Pegolotti will talk about the life and songs of Judy Garland on Monday, July 8,  from 3:00 – 4:00pm.  Jim has been providing programs about the great songs of the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s for many years.  He spent 40 years in the academic world.  In his retirement, he sharpened his piano skills and developed programs that use video segments to provide audiences with songs from Broadway and movie musicals.

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Everyone Plays Ball!!!!

Have you ever seen a ninety-five-year-old woman, all of 5 feet tall, play baseball? If you were driving by the Lincoln Home in Newcastle last Tuesday you would have seen her and her 80 to 90 year old team mates decked out in their Golden Oldie t-shirts and ball caps, cheering, batting, walking bases, and having a grand time. 

Kevin Benner from Maintenance, clears the parking lot of cars, chalks the bases onto the hot top and opens the 14th annual baseball game  with “ PLAY BALL”.  The chatter rises, and the competitive, sassy talk from player to player begins. When the 103 centenarian walks up to bat, loud cheers follow him. When he hits the ball, his grin is visible across the third base line. 

This event, year after year, has proven that one is never too old to try something new, to play, to have fun, and to be rowdy and cheer on fellow teammates. Score is kept, but no one seems to care. It is the playing that matters, the camaraderie, being outside, and the singing of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” during the 7th inning stretch.

When the game is over, everyone comes in tired, more from laughing than playing! The group gathers together for a picnic lunch of hot dogs, sauerkraut, and Ice cream sandwiches for dessert. 
 
Whether we are nine or ninety we all need to play, be with friends, and have fun. At the Lincoln Home, we celebrate family, friendships, and promote joyful and abundant living each and every day.

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6/24: Learn About the History of Waldoboro

Join Jean Lawrence on Monday, June 24, from 3:00-4:00pm to learn about the history of Waldoboro. This midcoast town was settled largely by German emigrants, and their cultural heritage remains to this day.General Samuel Waldo, a Boston merchant, brought over the first settlers on the ship “Lydia”‘ in 1742. Originally called “Broad Bay”, the town was incorporated as Waldoboro in 1773.

 

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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6/17: Summer in Maine Slide Show

Join Freeport’s Michael Perry Monday, June 17, from 3:00 – 4:00pm for an exhilarating slide show journey through Maine from late Spring into the first colors of Autumn. We will look at the joys of summer with a visit to the historic Poland Spring resort, the mesmerizing waters of Blue Hill Falls and Smalls Falls in Rangeley. We head south to explore Popham Beach in Phippsburg, Goose Rocks Beach in Kennebunkport, and cozy Pemaquid Harbor, then north to gaze out over majestic Moosehead Lake. All designed to celebrate the official start to summer! 
  
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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6/10: First Woman to Solo Paddle the Northern Forest Canoe

From her book,“Upwards,” Laurie Apgar Chandler will share the story of her 53 day, 740 mile journey, struggling upstream and racing down flooded rivers churning with whitewater, alone in a small canoe. Chandler shares her uplifting tale of finding the inner strength and faith to achieve a dream, set amidst the rich tapestry of the history, wildlife, landscapes, and people of New England. We welcome the public to join us on Monday, June 10, from 3:00 to 4:00pm in our living room.  
 
The Lincoln Home is located at 22 River Road, Newcastle.  For more information, please contact Rhonda Hanna, 563-3350, or rhonda@lincoln-home.org. 
 

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6/3: The Berlin Wall

Local historian, Jerry Wiles, will present the  second part of the history of the Berlin Wall on Monday, June 3, from 2:00 to 3:00pm. For almost thirty years the Berlin Wall stood as a symbol in a divided Germany. Its history is an iconic part of the 20th century. 
 
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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The Berlin Wall

Local historian, Jerry Wiles, will present the first of a two-part history of the Berlin Wall on Monday, May 20, from 2:00 to 3:00pm. For almost thirty years the Berlin Wall stood as a symbol in a divided Germany. Its history is an iconic part of the 20th century. 

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5/13: Maine Hawks and Owls

Learn to identify Maine’s Hawks and Owls and their habitats through the spectacular photographs shared by Maine Audubon representative, John Weinrich.  We welcome to the public to join us Monday, MAY 13, from 3:00 – 4:00pm.

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