Dragon Cement presentation and information night Sept. 10

THOMASTON — At the Thomaston Municipal Building, 13 Valley St., at 6 p.m., representatives from Dragon Cement will be presenting a public discussion and info meeting for residents concerned about emissions.

Meeting will be held in person as well as Zoom for those preferring a remote option. Email a request to join the Zoom meeting to the town manager at kgeorge@thomastonmaine.gov.

Thursday, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Behavioral support and tantrum management presentation by Sept. 10

VIRTUAL — Feel like you don’t know how to help your child? This workshop led by Regional Parent Support Coordinator Jess Hall will offer a framework to understand the nature of your child’s behavior and methods to flexibly respond to the needs your child presents.

Positive behavioral supports emphasize practical ideas about how to meet your child where they are and utilize their motivation to increase success. Understanding and using Stage of Change concepts, maximizing provider involvement and enhancing natural supports will be emphasized to provide usable tools that can be applied in a variety of real-life situations.

Temper tantrums are disruptive behavior or emotional outbursts displayed in response to unmet needs or desires. Come and learn how to manage tantrums by using positive behavioral supports.

To register for any of the workshops, visit gearparentnetwork.org/events.

Free online postpartum support group offered Sept. 10 and Sept. 24

VIRTUAL — On Thursdays, Sept. 10 and Sept. 24 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Pen Bay Medical Center will offer a safe place for new and pregnant mothers and families to talk, listen, get support and gain education on postpartum experiences. This is a free group for moms, moms-to-be and family members who want to connect with others for support.

For more information, call 505-4109. This support group is temporarily online. Call 301-3950 or visit journeytohealth.coursestorm.com to register. After registration, interested parties will receive an email with information as to how to participate in the class.

Drive-in pulled pork supper offered at Lodge Sept. 11

WARREN — The Warren Odd Fellows will host a drive-by supper Friday night, Sept. 11, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Warren Odd Fellows Lodge, located at 37 Camden Road off Route One. Visitors can drive up and pick up a meal or can call and order ahead.

For more information, call Liz at 691-0710. Meals will be barbecue pulled pork on a bun with homemade baked beans, cole slaw and apple or blueberry pie for dessert. Meals are $10 per person. All proceeds will help the lodge and it's community events.

"United We Vote" rally planned for downtown Rockland Sept. 12

ROCKLAND — On Saturday, Sept. 12, 53 days before the election, the Midcoast community can come together at 11 a.m. in Rockland's Harbor Park for “United We Vote,” a rally to support voter rights, registration, education and engagement.

The event will provide tools and resources to answer questions some might have. The rally will include youth speakers, a sidewalk solidarity rally and live music. In addition, there will be stations where attendees can get more information about how to support voter engagement including voter registration, volunteering at the polls, how to support local candidates, phone banking and more.

All members of the public are welcome to attend. For more information, contact midcoastindivisible@gmail.com or visit midcoastindivisible.wordpress.com.

Gravestone restoration workshop Sept. 13

MARTINSVILLE — The Ridge Cemetery's three-day gravestone restoration workshop will be held from Friday, Sept. 11, to Sunday, Sept. 13. The cemetery is on Church Street in Martinsville (St. George).

Volunteers are welcome. For information contact Joyce Davies at purplelilac1218@yahoo.com or 372-6379.

Take a break with guided meditation Sept. 15

VIRTUAL — Making time to recharge and relieve stress is important for anyone's well-being, and can be as simple as tuning in for this virtual class. On Tuesday, Sept. 15, from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., many can find a quiet spot and sign in for as much of this quick meditation break as possible. The class will begin with a 20-minute guided meditation, followed by five minutes of silent meditation.

Class is free, registration is required in order to obtain virtual access. Visit journeytohealth.coursestorm.com or call 301-3950 to register.