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Perfect thing to do today with the kiddos! UCP’s Pumpkins in the Park

UCP Pumpkins

Title: UCP of Maine’s 15th Annual Pumpkins in the Park
Date: Sunday, October 22, 2017
Address: Anah Shrine, 1404 Broadway
Location: Bangor, ME
Hours: 12 PM – 5 PM
Contact Info: (207) 941-2952 ext. 233

UCP of Maine proudly presents the 15th Annual Pumpkins in the Park presented by Van Syckle Kia, the indoor community Halloween event for the entire family. This year’s theme is “Games Galore”; patches and attendees are encouraged to come in a costume that represents their favorite video game, game show, board game, etc.

Enjoy warm and safe trick-or-treating at all of the business-sponsored pumpkin patches, with hundreds of glowing jack o’lanters. Along with trick-or-treating, the event features the Anah Shriner clowns, a photo booth, face painting, prizes, bounce house (weather permitting), and much more!

$3 Person, $10 Family
(Cash only, 3 year and under FREE)
Presale will-call tickets to avoid ticket lines the day of the event are available by contacting Brenda Wilson-Denning at 941-2952 ext. 308 or stopping by UCP of Maine at 700 Mt. Hope Ave Suite 320. Tickets will also be available at the door the day of the event.

All of the proceeds from this event will benefit UCP of Maine in supporting the needs of children and adults with physical and intellectual disabilities in the community.

For more information contact Andrew at 941.2952 ext. 233 or

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Looking for something to do today with the kiddos – LLBean Pumpkin Fest

Camp Sunshine Pumpkin Festival at L.L. Bean on Saturday October 21, 2017

Camp SShine Pumpkin

A Maine tradition since 2003, the Camp Sunshine Pumpkin Festival transforms the streets of Freeport and L.L. Bean Campus into a sea of orange. Join in as they light nearly 10,000 jack-o-lanterns around Freeport.

There is a great schedule of activities and family fun planned – including live music, children’s activities, a costume parade, and family pumpkin carving (no purchase necessary).

Event Schedule
•12:00 PM Festival Begins
•12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Pumpkin Playland: Children’s Games
•12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Pumpkin Carving Open to the Public
•12:00 PM – 8:00 PM Cauldron Café: Tasty Pumpkin Treats
•12:00 PM – 8:00 PM Boo-tique: Buy your Festival Gear
•1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Mad Science of Maine Slime Making Booth
•3:30 PM Costume Parade
•5:00 PM Lighting of All Pumpkins

Click here for more details and have fun!

For more information call 207-655-3800, email, or visit

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International Infection Prevention Week

Infection Prevent 2017

Join your friends, family members, and healthcare professionals in celebrating International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW), October 15-21, 2017.

IIPW, which takes place the third week of October each year, raises awareness of the role infection prevention plays to improve patient safety. Read more about the history of IIPW.

The 2017 theme for International Infection Prevention Week is Antibiotic Resistance.