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Summer Open Hours

Opening Thursday, June 18th. We will be open Thursdays through Mondays,1pm to 5 pm. For tours, individual appointments, and group visits call 207.374.5386. Volunteers of all ages are welcome for garden, maintenance, and library tasks. Come visit us! (Suggested donation: $5 per adult.)

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Mission

The mission of the Good Life Center is to perpetuate the legacy of Helen and Scott Nearing. The Good Life Center, through its programming and preservation of the historic Forest Farm homestead, advocates for simple and sustainable living skills, social and economic justice, organic gardening and vegetarianism.

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A Benefit Musical Concert with Masanobu Ikemiya

“Classics to Ragtime – A Piano Recital with Commentaries

Sunday, August 23,  3 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church

121 Bucksport Road, Ellsworth, ME 04605

Award winning pianist, artistic director and peace activist, Masanobu Ikemiya has given solo recitals at New York’s Lincoln Center, the   Smithsonian Institution and many other venues.

Mr. Ikemiya was born in 1946 in China to a Japanese Christian missionary family. He grew up in Kyoto and Kansas and was educated at Oberlin College (1970, B.M.) and Indiana University (1972, M.M.) He has been the recipient of numerous honors and awards.

Masanobu and his wife Tomoko were…
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2015 Summer Programs

YOGA CLASSES TO BENEFIT THE GOOD LIFE CENTER will now take place at the Iyengar Yoga Center at 1499 Coastal Road in Brooksville on Friday morning 8:30-10:00am during July and August. All levels welcome, beginners to advanced! Iyengar teacher Kim Peralta will lead the hour and a half long yoga sessions every Friday morning. Suggested donation $10. Come join the fun! For more information:  207.326.2037   http://iyengaryogamaine.com

Monday, July 6th, 7pm– Zoe Weil, author, educator, president and cofounder of the Institute for Humane Education will lead the discussion and share a hopeful, viable, and exciting vision for creating a more just,…
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