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Format: 2015-03-02
Format: 2015-03-02

Sun, March 1st

The Belfast Bay Fiddlers have an open jam session every Sunday night from 6:00PM until 8:00PM  for all instruments and playing ability at Waterfall Arts, 256 High Street, Belfast. They play traditional, acoustic dance music from New England, French and Atlantic Canada, and the British Isles. All are welcome to play or just to listen, FMI contact Rick at 338-4245.

Every Sunday from 6 to 8 pm is the Mostly Irish music session at the Trail Head Cafe in Bar Harbor. People are invited to bring their own instruments and join in, or drop in for an early evening of informal  Irish music.  FMI, acadiatradschool.com

Mon, March 2nd

EVERY Monday, from 7-9am, coffee, tea, cocoa and muffins will be served at the Brooksville United Methodist Church, 713 Coastal Rd., next to Buck's Market.

Adult artists at all levels meet in Camden to draw and paint together with the professional guidance of Howard Etter. Free every first Monday through June / from 10 am -- 2pm. Sponsored by the Camden Lions Club. For all the details call: 236-6468. 

Peninsula Free Health provides free health care to people living in the Blue Hill Peninsula region who have no health insurance. Walk-in hours are 3-6PM every Monday at the clinic offices at 20 Hinckley Ridge Road, Blue Hill. FMI, 266-3239 or peninsulafreehealth.org

There is a Peace Vigil on Mondays, from 4 to 4:30 pm across from the Deer Isle-Stonington High School.

The Barefoot Boogie, a Freeform Dance, is on Mondays at the Masonic Hall, 18 High Street in Bar Harbor from 6:30 to 8 pm. FMI 288-8103

Tue, March 3rd

Registration is open for the nineteen courses offered at Belfast Senior College at the Hutchinson Center on Route 3 in Belfast. Classes begin on March 26, run for six weeks and students are 50 years and older. More info at belfast senior college.com and at 338-8033.

The Waterville Opera House will be showing on screen, the National Theatre's Of Mice and Men on March 3rd at 9:30am.FMI,873-7000, or operahouse.org.

The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people active in movements for social and economic justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to students who are able to do academic work at the college or university level and who are active in the progressive movement.  FMI, davisputter.org  -Applications must be postmarked no later than April 1st.

The Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine holds a weekly Peace Vigil on Tuesdays from 12 to 12:30 pm at Peirce Park -next to the Bangor Public Library. FMI, 942-9343.

The Maine Master Naturalist Program is accepting applications for its 2015 Tier One course to be held during this summer at the Bay School in Blue Hill. Enrolled Students will participate in a rigorous set of classes and field experiences covering topics of insects, wildflowers and shrubs, mammals, ferns, trees, and birds, ecological principles, and the rocky intertidal zone. The application period for the Blue Hill extends to March 15. For application materials and more information visit the Maine Master Naturalist Program website at mainemasternaturalist.org/

Next Generation Theatre in Brewer has an acoustic Bluegrass Jam every Tuesday from 6 to 8 pm. FMI,  Jim, 944-3128.

Los Lobos will be performing live on March 3rd at 8pm at the Waterville Opera House, located at 1 Common Street in Waterville.FMI, 873-7000, or operahouse.org.

Wed, March 4th

The Hancock County Food Drive runs the entire month of March. This year’s goal is 15,000 items. There is an added bonus! The Maine Community Foundation and United Way of Eastern Maine have once again pledged a one dollar match for every food item donated up to $10,000 dollars. All the food and money will be divided between the food pantries and community meal sites.

Monetary donations are being accepted at www.unitedwayem.org and click on the “Donate Now” button. Donations of food can be dropped off at sites all over Hancock County. FMI, 667-8122

Healthy Acadia & Community Partners offers free “Tai Chi for Health” Classes at Emerson Hall (67 Court Street, Castine) and The Island Community Center (2 Memorial Lane, Stonington) on Wednesdays, starting on March 4th. FMI,  667-7171

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