Health Events in Maine July 23 to July 25


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Medicinal Herb Garden Walk

Avena Botanicals 210 Mill Street Rockport, Maine

3:30 to 4:30

Join Deb Soule for a walk through Avena’s gardens and learn about medicinal plants!

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Invisible Threat

Rines Auditorium/Portland Public Library 5 Monument Way Portland, Maine

5:00 pm – 7:15 pm

Award-winning student made film exploring the current vaccine controversy.

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United Plant Savers — Acknowledging Our Native Medicinals

Avena Botanicals 210 Mill Street Rockport, Maine

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Join Denise DeSpirito for an informative slide show, talk and garden walk in which she will share her personal experience as an intern at United Plant Savers Goldenseal Botanical Sanctuary in Rutland, Ohio.

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NO Meditative Hypnosis

Cancer Community Center 778 Main Street South Portland, Maine

12:15 – 1:00 pm

Much like meditation, hypnosis is basically a state of focused concentration. It is a completely safe and gentle process that helps you become more aware and in tune with your body and mind.

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Christmas BBQ July 25th HealthSource

Christmas in July Blood Drive & Free BBQ

HealthSource Chiropractic & Progressive Rehab of Portland – Westbrook 949 Brighton Avenue Portland, Maine

11 am – 5 pm

‘Tis the season to have some fun in the sun with your neighbors! Join us on Friday, July 25th 4pm-7pm for a free Neighborhood BBQ including Music, Gift Bags, FREE Massages, Kid’s Activities including a Bouncy House and Face Painting, PRIZES and so much more!

We will also be hosting a BLOOD DRIVE on the SAME DAY from 11 am – 5 pm.

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Brain Aneurysm Support Group

Dana Health Center, Maine Medical Center 22 Bramhall Street Portland, Maine

4:00 pm

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Diane Atwood

About Diane Atwood

For more than 20 years, Diane was the health reporter on WCSH 6. Before that, a radiation therapist at Maine Medical Center and after, Manager of Marketing/PR at Mercy Hospital. She now hosts and produces the Catching Health podcast and writes the award-winning blog Catching Health with Diane Atwood.