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Subject:Vote NO on 1 - Protect Maine Equality!
Time:01:21 pm
Marriage equality is on the ballot in Maine today and the race will be close, every vote counts. Please get out to the polls and take friends and family with you. It is essential to vote No on question 1 to keep marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples.

All couples deserve equal rights under the law, the right to the nearly 1,800 benefits that come with marriage equality that helps families file tax returns, visit loved ones in the hospital among other important family decisions. Let's keep Maine values strong and vote to preserve equality for all Mainer's.

VOTE NO ON 1!

http://queersunited.blogspot.com
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Subject:I'm teachin' a workshop!
Time:03:52 pm
Check it out!

http://www.sweetlandretreat.com/workshops.htm

Polymer Clay: Beginner's Workshop
Saturday November 14th, 9am - 5pm

Polymer Clay Beginner's WorkshopJoin instructors Connie Pelkey of Constance Pelkey Designs & Theresa Chioffi of Dragon Fire Designs for a full day of learning about artist grade polymer clay, a very approachable and versatile medium.

In the morning we will learn the basics of polymer clay – conditioning, mixing colors (the Skinner blend), creating simple canes, baking and finishing techniques, basic tool use and care, storage options, the differences in brand names, and fun tips and tricks will be discussed! Polymer Clay Beginner's Workshop

After a bag lunch, you will split into groups to work closer with the instructors and “get your hands dirty”! Whether you have dabbled with this medium or never touched it, you will successfully complete a small project of your choice to take home!

Join us for a day of Fun and new Friends!

$50 includes supplies

Instructor: Connie Pelkey, Augusta, ME
Connie makes wearable art and more! This includes bags, accessories, art beads, boxes, scarfs, functional and fun sculpture and just about anything else she takes a fancy to! From design to construction, ahe does her best work and hopes that it shows in her items. She's happy to answer any and all questions related to her work. See more of Connie's work here: http://constancepelkeydesigns.blogspot.com/

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Subject:The Top Ten New Year's Resolutions for Mainers!
Time:08:55 pm
Hi all! How is everyone doing today?

In celebration of the great state of Maine and the new year of 2009, I wrote this essay called "Top Ten New Year's Resolutions for Mainers." I would appreciate if anyone would take a look at it and let me know what you think. I love to write, and I love to get responses on what I write. I'm not sure where else to post this, because I think only people from Maine would know what I am talking about. :)  So if you could read my (short) essay and let me know  what you think, if you like it or not, that would be great! Thanks! It's meant to be a humor piece.

The essay is located at
http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/1300605/top_ten_new_years_resolutions_for_mainers.html?cat=2
and please let me know what you think!

Thanks
Kate
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Subject:Dick Aubie, owner of PJ'S bar in Augusta
Time:01:55 pm
I'm passing this info along....

Hello everyone,

The church service for Dick is Saturday the 27th at 11:00 AM at St. Augustine's church on Sand Hill in Augusta.  Let all the rest of our friends and family know. 

The date (January 16th 2009) has been set aside for a benefit show, dedicated to Dick and Ann Aubie,  will be held at PJ's, (Papa Joe's)  Water St. Augusta, ME . Please get the word around. 

If anyone would like to participate in the show also, let me know.  Thanks.
 
Janean
(AKA) Nene
Metalmuncha@aol.com




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Connie
.·:*¨¨*:·Constance Pelkey Designs.·:*¨¨*:·.
Polymer Clay, Fine Silver, Fiber Arts
Jewelry & Accessories - Art for you and your home!
Augusta, Maine - 207.333.1145
constancepelkeydesigns.blogspot.com
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Subject:Maine poly Clay Guild meeting
Time:11:12 am
I'm very excited to pass along Linda's announcement for the Guild meeting!!! This is so exciting to begin building an active group of polymer clay artists in the state! We can do so many exciting things with this group!

PLEASE try to attend! I'd be happy to carpool with anyone and try to facilitate any other car pool groups. Please contact me privately about that. (ConniePelkey@gmail.com - or call me!)



Quarterly Guild meeting:

The next meeting of the guild will be on Saturday, October 20th from 10:00am to 2:00pm in Lincolnville. Please RSVP to Linda ( linda@ljmdesigns.com) who will also provide directions.

Please come prepared to talk about a Maine clay conference for fall of 2008. We would also like to do a quilt block swap. Your ideas are necessary to make the guild work for all of Maine's clay artist.

Linda Muth, founding member
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Subject:Slates in Hallowell is burning!
Time:03:22 pm
Slates in Hallowell is burning!  

I just watched the roof cave in as I was trying to get back out of town after stopping at the fish market for Maine shrimp.

I was diverted onto Second Street as I was coming into town from Augusta, I saw thick black smoke downtown and as I got closer, thought it was The Slates Bakery building - as I came back out after getting my shrimp, I saw that it was indeed the restaurant.

What a shame....

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Subject:help....
Time:10:30 am
hey, I have been in S. Portland, ME since Jan 3rd, and I am in need of some places to hang out and some people to hang out with. If your in the SoPo area, and want to hang out, feel free to hit me up on here for right now.


Hope to hear from some of you.
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Time:08:04 pm
mainetheatre
If any of you maine people are interested in theatre - please join! Thanks ♥
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Subject:Free Christmas Show - Living Nativity
Time:10:59 pm
Little River Baptist Church on Rt. 1 in Belfast, Maine is having a LIVING NATIVITY show on Friday December 15th & again on Saturday December 16th from 6-8pm. Come on down & check it out. Walk through Bethlehem and meet the wise men, see Joseph try to find room at the Inn. Visit the manger and see baby Jesus.

There will be cocoa & cookies & a small gift for all who attend.
We hope you can come and share this special event with us.

For more information call....
(207)338-1006
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Subject:Midnight Mass
Time:04:43 pm
Hello All,
I have been in Maine for about 6-8 months, and I am trying to find a nice church that has a beautiful christmas midnight mass. I usually go to my home church but I wont be close at the catholic church. If anyone can tell me a church in portland area, out towards raymond, poland area, that has a pretty midnight mass, at midnight, with candles and signing and that type of stuff I would be soooo happy.

Thanks for letting me know.

Hope everyone has a very happy holiday season.
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