The Sunrise Guide - The coupon book for healthy and sustainable living
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Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show
Complimentary E-coupons
Win a Facebook Giveaway
Partner News
Sustainable Living Events
Save the Date
 August 2011 

Whether your pleasure is napping in the hammock, cruising the bay or swimming at the lake, we wish you long lazy summer days.

Sweet Repose

Sweet Repose, by Valentine Cameron Prinsep ca. 19th century

Maine Boats Homes & Harbors Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show
August 12-14

If you love the coast of Maine, then you'll love the Boats, Homes & Harbors Show in Rockland, Aug. 12-14. In addition to exhibitors galore, there'll be live music, a kids area, tasty eats, and the 9th Annual World Championship Boatyard Dog competition. If you go, please stop by to say hi to us in the Sustainability Tent. And be sure to print off the e-coupon below to save $2 on your entry. 

A fleet of boats at the 2010 Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors show

This Month's FREE E-coupons

Click on the logos below to print out this month's exclusive offers:

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 20% off any purchase

Terpsicore Dance logo 

$10 off any short session -OR-

Casco Bay Lines $25 off any full session or  

summer dance camp


$2 off any scenic cruise  

Maine Boats Homes & Harbors for everyone in your party 



$2 off a single one-day
entrance fee at the Maine
Boats, Homes &Harbors Show   


New Facebook Giveaway Winner

Congratulations to Megan Quirk, winner of our most recent Facebook giveaway. She will receive a $50 gift certificate to Royal River Natural Foods in Freeport.

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 SunriseGuide Partner News

ThAnimal Refuge Leaguee Animal Refuge League is celebrating their 100th Anniversary this year!  They have lots of furry friends waiting for homes and they are offering the following adoption specials right now: Adopt any cat 6 months or older for $19.11 (ARL was founded in 1911!) and receive 50% off the adoption fee for any dog 1 year or older. See who's available at

Maine Cloth Diaper Logo 


Maine Cloth Diaper is birthing a NEW location at the Cherished House in East Belfast with Jill Lepow Designs. Open date set for August 27th.



The Gulf of Maine Research Institute has launched a responsibly harvested seafood labeling program for seafood caught in the Gulf of Maine. It's now available at Hannaford Supermarkets.
Sustainable Living Event Highlights 

Maine Lobster Festival 

August 3-7, Harbor Park, Rockland

Fiber Arts Tour Weekend  

August 5-7, 45 locations statewide

PechaKucha Night Midcoast Maine 

August 6, 8pm, Waterfall Arts Center, Belfast

Portland Green Drinks 

August 9, 5:30pm, Maine Green Building Supply, Portland

Bangor Green Drinks 

August 9, 5pm, Kaleidoscope Gallery, Bangor

Annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show 

August 12-14, Harbor Park, Rockland

Geocaching Festival 

August 14, 1-3pm, Merryspring Nature Center, Camden

E2Tech Mid Summer Mixer  

August 15, 7pm at the new Peloton Labs, Portland

Tour de Farms 

August 21, Begin and end at Morris Farm Trust

Save the Date

Green Eggs: Green Airports
September 7, 7:30am-9am, Maine Audubon at Gilsland Farm Center, Falmouth

It's Time for Light: 10th Anniversary Vigil
September 11, Back Cove, Portland

Portland Trails 'Trails to Ale' 10K
September 18, Eastern Prom, Portland

Common Ground Country Fair
September 23-25, Unity

Have a sustainability event we can help you promote? Please e-mail us the details.

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