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Foundation 51 Annual Community Adult Spelling Bee- March 16th

posted Feb 14, 2017, 9:52 AM by Tammy Tarling

Foundation 51 Annual Community Adult Spelling Bee
Thursday, March 16, 7pm @ Toddy Brook, North Yarmouth

This isn't your old school spelling bee! No standing under the spotlight alone as you sweat over whether the "i" comes before the "e." Just like bees in a hive, we believe in teamwork and our Adult Spelling Bee is a friendly competition among teams of up to four people, vying for theRanger Bee Trophy while raising funds for education within our community. So go ahead, form a team and start brushing up on the dictionary.

Don't feel like competing? That's okay, you can sponsor an interested party -- perhaps a group of teachers, rescue workers, your book club, or neighbors. All adults within the Cumberland-North Yarmouth community are welcome to participate. Spectators are welcome too! We've infused this year's bee with some fun additions like trivia questions and a raffle. We almost forgot to mention costumes! Although not required, if you show up in costume, you'll be entered to win a door prize!

**We are welcoming all teachers and administrators within the district complimentary registration, so grab some colleagues, form a team and get ready for a fun night with some spelling, lots of laughs, and a chance at the Trophy!

Registration is $35 per person, proceeds benefit Foundation 51. Complimentary snacks and a cash bar provided. 

For official rules and more information, click here.
 Sign up today!

Children's Book Sale 2/11/16

posted Feb 6, 2017, 12:27 PM by Tammy Tarling


Support Girl Scout Troop 2353 at Otto's Pizza on February 7th

posted Feb 3, 2017, 6:21 AM by Tammy Tarling

Please come and join us for dinner at Otto's Pizza in Yarmouth on Tuesday, February 7th to support Girl Scout Troop 2353's trip to Washington, DC in June. Otto's will donate a portion of their proceeds from that days sales to our trip!

Casco Bay CAN: Encourage Healthy Coping Skills

posted Feb 3, 2017, 6:06 AM by Tammy Tarling


Cumberland/North Yarmouth Youth Lacrosse Registration

posted Jan 27, 2017, 6:15 AM by Tammy Tarling

To all new and returning Youth Lacrosse Families!

Before you know it Spring will be here and that means lacrosse.  We wanted to reach out to all the families who plan to sign their daughter or son up for the K-6 program this year.

First and foremost our signups are OPEN on February 1st and we now accept ONLINE REGISTRATIONS on our website:  cumberlandmelax.org

Registration closes on 4-1-17

For all Boys and Girls signing up for the K-2 Program on Saturdays this Spring - Please signup through the Cumberland Rec Department website (also accepting online registrations). 

We will accept mail ins at CNYYL  PO Box 414, Cumberland ME 04021 (the registration forms can be found on our website).

Important Dates:

FEB. 7th  -  OPEN PARENTS MEETING at TOWN HALL 6:30PM  all parents at any age are welcome to learn more about the program. 

FEB. 11th - FREE BEGINNERS CLINIC - Please RSVP at jbeckers13@yahoo.com.

4PM for GIRLS and 5PM for the Boys at the GREELY Middle School GYM.  All ages are welcome.

MARCH 10th - FREE US Lacrosse LEARN TO PLAY CLINIC PARENTS ONLY!!!

6PM-8PM.  This is geared to all new coaches who know nothing about lacrosse and want to get involved.  AND WE NEED COACHES AT ALL LEVELS!!!  Please inquire.

This will be co-hosted by US Lacrosse and will also be an RSVP only event.  Please email jbeckers13@yahoo.com 

207Lacrosse - Indoor Practices will begin in April. 

Please Follow us on our Facebook page - Cumberland/North Yarmouth Youth Lacrosse.  We will be updating it frequently.

Possible Parent U. Postponement Tomorrow

posted Jan 23, 2017, 11:37 AM by Tammy Tarling

PARENT UNIVERSITY - PREVENTION OF TEENAGE SUBSTANCE ABUSE and USE -TUESDAY, JANUARY 24

Join us for this important session with Beth Andrews, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Beth will present and lead a discussion for parents followed by Q & A.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Cumberland Town Hall, Council Chambers

*****IN CASE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER, PLEASE CHECK THE GREELY PTO FACEBOOK PAGE  and our WEBSITE for possible cancellation/postponement information).*********

Red Cross Blood Drive

posted Jan 23, 2017, 6:46 AM by Tammy Tarling

Red Cross Cumberland/North Yarmouth Community Blood Drive

Monday, February 13th from 1-6 PM

LDS Church on Rte. 115, North Yarmouth

Skyline Farm's Sleigh Day, Feb. 4

posted Jan 20, 2017, 12:52 PM by Tammy Tarling

Skyline Farm95 The Lane, North Yarmouth, will hold its 18th annual Sleigh Day from 12 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4, in conjunction with Skyline Farm Carriage Museum’s new exhibit, ‘Recollections: Horse & Sleigh Days’. Free admission. Please dress warmly.

 

Starting at noon, Ben Lapointe and his pair of miniature horses will give mini sleigh rides for children up to age 12; $5 donation per child. Also John Sczymecki of Hideaway Farm, Topsham, and his team of draft horses will provide sleigh rides around the field for an $8 donation per person or $25 per family.

 

Hot refreshments will be sold in the heated Visitor Center.

 

At 12:30 p.m. there will be a narrated demonstration of horses and drivers using 19th century skills and vintage sleighs in the outdoor arena.

 

Bring your snowshoes for a 2 p.m. guided tour of Skyline’s trails through the woods.

 

The museum exhibit, featuring a variety of rare sleighs and wheeled vehicles to go along with real quotes from real people who recall living the wintry horse-drawn life in New England, is also open Sundays, Feb. 5 through Mar. 26, from 1-4 p.m. or by appointment.

 

No storm date.

 

For more information, contact Pam at 829-5708 or info@skylinefarm.orgSkyline Farm is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization.

Studio for the Living Arts - "Pulse Performs Dance Show"

posted Jan 13, 2017, 5:26 AM by Tammy Tarling

Studio for the Living Arts Dance Complex to Host “Pulse Performs” Dance Showcase

On February 11, 2017, the Studio for the Living Arts Dance Complex located in Gray, Maine will present “Pulse Performs”. The event will be held in two shows at Windham Performing Arts Center at Windham High School at 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM. General Admission Tickets are $12.00 per person in advance or $15.00 at the door. One ticket covers admission for either show or both. Doors open 30 minutes prior to show time.

Each season the Company presents their new season's Repertoire in its entirety. The performance is sponsored by the Pulse Dance Company parents and all proceeds from the performance benefit the dancers Educational Fund Account which is designated for bringing master classes or other supplemental training classes to studio for the dance company members. Additionally, Alumni of the Pulse and F-X Dance teams are invited as special guests of the event.

This year, the 11:00 AM show will feature solos, duos, trios and specialty group numbers and productions. The 3:00 PM show will include all 2016 primary group numbers from the six levels of dancers- Mini-Level 5. Dances from a variety of genres will be performed including: Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Lyrical, Contemporary, Jazz, Musical Theater, Modern, Hip-Hop, Acro and Song & Dance.

Pulse Dance Company’s guided curriculum incorporates supplemental study through in-house master classes, numerous performance opportunities, dance competitions, and dance conventions, to create a unique, rewarding, and enriching learning experience. Admission to the Company is by audition only each June.

Studio for the Living Arts Dance Complex “Pulse Dance Company” is one of Southern Maine’s largest youth performing and competition ensembles consisting of 90+ dancers from over 20 different towns and cities.

The Pulse Training Program for ages 6-18 consists of core classes in ballet, contemporary, jazz, tap, hip-hop, musical theater, lyrical, and acro as well as weekly choreography sessions. Pulse Dance Company is open to serious and experienced Studio for the Living Arts dancers who have a desire to broaden their dance training and grow in performance skills.  The Pulse Dance Company makes it a priority to give back to the community and does so in a variety of ways, including hosting benefits for Autism Awareness & Research. In addition, the group has participated in “Perform for a Cure” over the last several year raising funds for Cancer Research, dances at the Old Port Festival, half-time at the Red Claws, has performed several times at “Best of Broadway” Benefit Show for the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital, amongst many other community performances and as invited performers to other benefit performances.  Studio for the Living Arts was also honored with the 2012 Perform for a Cure Inspiration Award recognizing children who inspire other people with their artistic abilities and amazing community service work.

For more information about the show, Pulse Dance Company or Studio for the Living Arts Dance Center, please contact Susan Cloutier at 207.657.3006.  www.studioforthelivingarts.com.


Join our Greely Girls Basketball on January 14th

posted Jan 12, 2017, 8:23 AM by Tammy Tarling


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