SUNDAY AUGUST 31
First Annual Overdose Awareness Day
Railroad Square Cinema
17 Railroad Square
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Here in Maine we lose about one person every other day to drug overdose. Join us to watch “The Opiate Effect,” followed by a discussion with Henry “Skip” Gates whose son is featured in the film. For more information …
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 2
Fall Herb Class: Roots for Preventing Lyme Disease
791 Lisbon Street
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
The Ark offers several free classes taught by experienced professionals that cover the full spectrum of mind, body and spirit, including plant-based cooking classes, herbal, massage, hydro therapy and doctor’s lectures on chronic disease and weight-loss.
Preventing Lyme Disease is the first of a four-part series about herbal remedies.
Sept 2 — Roots for Preventing Lyme Disease
Sept 9 — Roots for Preventing Colds & Flu
Sept 16 — Roots for Detox
Sept 23 — Roots for Nourishment
$10 per class or $35 for whole series.
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 7
FARE FOOD ALLERGY WALK
Registration/check-in 1:00 to 2:00.
The Fare Walk is a family-friendly event that takes place in communities nationwide to raise funds for food allergy research, education, advocacy and awareness.
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 9
Community Acupuncture with Kath Bartlett
Cancer Community Center
778 Main Street
South Portland, Maine
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Kath Bartlett, MS, LAc, is a licensed acupuncturist & traditional Chinese herbalist. Community Acupuncture consists of short treatments performed in a group setting with a focus on one predominant symptom, e.g., pain, nausea or stress. Preference will be given to patients currently undergoing cancer treatments.
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 13
KAT-Walk & Karo-5K for Brain Aneurysm Awareness
Baxter Boulevard & Preble Street Extension
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
This annual event benefits the Brain Aneurysm Foundation in its efforts to support early detection, education, fund research and create awareness about brain aneurysms. For more information …