What's Happening in Your Community?

Programs, Events, and more.

Bookmark this page and visit often for the latest updates and to learn about events happening in your community. Check our calendar for full program schedules.

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Click on activity or item of interest below for additional details:
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WE ARE GROWING!  HEALTHY ACADIA HAS THE FOLLOWING OPPORTUNITIES TO JOIN OUR TEAM:

 

SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

RecoveryCorps Coaches

Do you have a passion to help those struggling with substance use disorder to be successful in recovery? Healthy Acadia is now actively recruiting full-time (32-36 hrs per week) and part-time (8-10 hours per week) volunteers to serve in our AmeriCorps / RecoveryCorps program for the 2019-2020 service year, starting in September, 2019. 

If you are interested, the first step is to fill out the Pre-Screening Questionnaire found at the link below:

Click here to complete a prescreening questionnaire.

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EVENTS, SUPPORT GROUPS, HEALTH IMPROVEMENT AND LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES, AND MORE

 

Breast Cancer Support Group (Calais) 4th Friday of the month. NEXT MEETING: July 26, 2019

 

Building a Recovery Community (Ellsworth) Monthly Potluck and Discussion. Next meeting: August 26, 2019

 

Cans for Camp - Help send a teen to DETLC!

 

Celebrate Recovery - Community Potluck (Belfast): July 27, 2019

 

Community Action Team (Washington County) 3rd Thursday of the month. Next Potluck and Discussion: August 15, 2019

 

Community Conversations (Ellsworth): August 8, 15, & 22, 2019

August 8: How Brains Develop: What is My Child Thinking?! Why Does My Parent
Do That?!
August 15:  What Parents and Youth Need to Know About Vaping
August 22: Resilience & Positive Psychology: Skills to Promote Good Mental Health

Click here to register online.

 

Community Game Night (Gouldsboro) - Tuesdays

 

Cooking Matters for Families (Bucksport) Mondays, July 15 - August 26, 2019

 

Diabetes Prevention Program (Machias) 2019 classes began February 12, 2019. Stay tuned for classes in 2020.

 

Down East Recovery Resource Guide (2018 edition)  Download PDF

 

DownEast Teen Leadership Camp (DETLC) (Machias)

DETLC 2019: July 22-26, 2019

Download Camper Application here.

 

Graceful Aging Program (Movement Classes for Seniors (MDI) 2019 Schedule 

 

Hancock County Drug Free Communities Coalition (1st Monday of the month) Next meeting: August 5, 2019

 

Machias Wild Blueberry Run (Machias) August 17, 2019

Register online here.

Print Registration Form here.

 

Recovery Coach Academy - Fall 2019 sessions:

September 24-27, 2019 - Hancock County

October 22-25, 2019 - Waldo County

November 5-8, 2019 - Piscataquis County

 

Tai Chi for Health: Instructor Training

Tai Chi for Heart Conditions (Ellsworth): September 21-22, 2019

 

Tai Chi for Health: Classes

  •       Brooksville - Thursdays, July 11 - August 29, 2019
  •       Bucksport - Fridays, July 5 - August 23, 2019​
  •       Calais - Mondays, June 10 - July 29, 2019
  •      Deer Isle - Wednesdays, July 3 - August 21, 2019
  •       Ellsworth - (beginner) Fridays, July 5 - August 23, 2019
  •       Ellsworth - (intermediate) - Wednesdays (ongoing)​
  •       Hancock (Tidal Falls) - Tuesdays, July 16-August 13, 2019; Saturdays, July 20-August 17, 2019
  •      Machias (UMM) - Tuesdays & Thursdays: July 16 - September 15, 2019
  •      Milbridge - Tuesdays, August 6 - September 24, 2019
  •      Steuben - Wednesdays, July 3 - August 21, 2019