Sunday, September 30, 2018

October Events

Thursday, October 11
To Your Health: Effective Communication Strategies
Peter Baker, LCSW, Program Director, Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter, presents a program exploring how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s disease. The program includes video interviews with professionals who explain critical aspects of communication throughout the Alzheimer’s journey, and caregivers who share tips that have worked for their families.

Thursday, October 11; 4:30-6:00 pm; West Parish Congregational Church, Bethel.

Thursday, October 18
Brown Bag Lunch: Why Buy Local Products?
Join us to hear why we should buy local products. Hosted by Bonnie Pooley, presenters include Velvet Hollow Sugar Works, Krazy K Soap, Laurie Bailey's goat cheese, Anna Sysko's baked goods, and Michelle Shutty's Fair Trade coffee. FMI and to RSVP:, 562-1089.

Thursday, October 18; 12:30-2:00 pm; Greenwood Town Hall (Route 26 in Locke Mills).

The following events are not sponsored by Western Mountains Senior College, but may be of interest to our members.

Friday, October 5
Living Well, Aging Well Expo
Annual conference sponsored by Seniors Plus, Oxford County's council on aging. $25 fee includes breakfast, lunch, and admission to all presentations and exhibits. FMI: 1-800-427-1421;
Friday, October 5; 8:15-4:00; Sunday River Grand Summit Hotel, Newry.

Wednesday, October 24
A Day in the Life of a Maine Guide
The Mahoosuc Land Trust announces a bonus event in the 2018 "Day in the Life" speaker series. On Wednesday, October 24, Kevin Slater and Polly Mahoney will share the delights of a Day in the Life of a Maine Guide. FMI:, 207-824-3806. 

Wednesday, October 24; 7:00 pm; McLaughlin Auditorium, Gould Academy, Bethel.

Wednesday, October 31
Community Supper
Come and join the people of the community for a delicious meal. No charge, all are welcome.
Wednesday, October 31; 4:30-6:00 pm; Bethel Alliance Church, 251 Walker’s Mills Road, Bethel.