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Tue, May 3rd - Tue, May 10th
PICA PLANT SALE- PICA is currently taking orders for their annual plant sale. Indulge your love of plants by choosing from over forty-five varieties of organic, field-grown perennials, including many plants native to Maine or New England. Prices match or beat those you'd find in nurseries, but a portion of every sale goes to support PICA's work. We began taking orders April 1. Plants will be available for pickup the week of May 16.FMI, to order or volunteer to help take orders, call 947-4203 or 945-0020.
Tue, May 3rd - Tue, June 7th
Southwest Harbor Public Library is offering Tech Help on several days, each with a different focus. General Tech Help for basic computer and device issues is on Mondays, 2:00-4:00 and Saturdays, 9:30-12:30. Apple/Download Library Help is on Wednesdays, 2:00 - 4:00. Shared Tech Help is on Thursdays, 2:00-3:00 and is available on equest. That session may include one or more individuals and cover the Online Catalog, ebooks, audio books and music, and Apple products.FMI: 244-7065.
Tue, May 3rd - Tue, June 21st
Informal foreign language groups meet for conversation every Tuesday at the Belfast Coop: Spanish and Italian at 10:00am, French at 11:00am, and German at 12:00pm. FMI: Arthur Richardson, 342.4649
Tue, May 3rd
Need some legal advice but not sure where to start? On Law Day 2016, Tuesday, May 3rd, the Brewer Public Library will be partnering with Lawyers in Libraries and hosting local lawyer Joseph L. Ferris, Esq. Brief free legal consultations will be available. Call the Library at 989-7943 to sign up for your free 20-30 minute appointment!
Lawyers in Libraries, Law Day 2016: Tuesday, May 3rd, in the Witherle Memorial Library Reading Room, Castine. At 1:00 lawyer Mary Kellett will lead a free discussion on issues of access to courts and justice in the 21st Century. FMI: 326-4375.
On Tuesday evening, May 3,at 5:30.at the Southwest Harbor Public Library, 338 Main St, Jessi Duma, a 2014 – 2016 Island Institute Fellow, will discuss her research about the agricultural heritage of the Cranberry Isles
Historically, the Cranberry Isles were known for their lucrative fishing and coasting industries, but clues hidden in the landscape reveal the presence of a surprisingly rich agricultural past as well. Jessi's presentation will reflect on how 19th and 20th-century island women, fishermen, and boat builders not only supported their families, but engaged with world-wide markets through agriculture. For more information, call the Library at 244-7065.
As Maine’s songbirds return, learn how to identify them by ear with one of Maine’s top birding experts, Bob Duchesne, at the Jesup Memorial Library in Bar Harbor, on Tuesday, May 3rd at 7 p.m. Duchesne will teach six easy tricks to help demystify bird songs, and according to the Duchesne, you already know more than you think you do about identifying birds by ear. FMI: 288-4245.
The Grand’s Weekly CineGrand series– a series of the best of the recent films, from both the Hollywood studios and independents, all playing at 7:30 pm on Tuesdays and 1:00 pm on Wednesdays at The Grand in Ellsworth- continues its new Spring season on Tuesday, May 3rd and Wednesday May 4th with "Chimes at Midnight," a restored classic from the cinematic genius of Orson Welles. With Keith Baxter, John Gielgud and Jeanne Moreau. Tickets for this General Admission presentation are $7 for Adults, $6 for Seniors/Students and $5 for Grand Members. For more information on this or other Grand events, please call the box office at 207-667-9500 or visit The Grand website at www.grandonline.org or follow us on Facebook.
Wed, May 4th - Wed, October 19th
Story Time, Wednesdays, 11:00am, at the Witherle Memorial Library, 41 School St., Castine. Stories, songs, and movement for all add up to fun! FMI: 326-4375 or witherle.lib.me.us/
Wed, May 4th
The Grand’s Weekly CineGrand series– a series of the best of the recent films, from both the Hollywood studios and independents, all playing at 7:30 pm on Tuesdays and 1:00 pm on Wednesdays at The Grand in Ellsworth- continues its new Spring season on Tuesday, May 3rdand Wednesday May 4th with "Chimes at Midnight," a restored classic from the cinematic genius of Orson Welles. With Keith Baxter, John Gielgud and Jeanne Moreau. For more information on this or other Grand events, please call the box office at 207-667-9500 or visit The Grand website at www.grandonline.org or follow us on Facebook.
To act or not to act – what a silly question! Students from kindergarten to 12th grade are invited to come join the Youth Theater Workshop in Castine at the Wilson Museum in the Education Center from May 4 to June 8 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 3:15 – 5:00 pm. The workshop gives students a chance to study the crafts of theatre arts – voice, movement, ensemble, devising, and design – through the production of an original work. This workshop focuses on bringing maritime myths and mysteries to life and culminates in a public performance on June 10 and 11 at 6:00 pm of the students’ work! This is a no-cost program but, registration is required. To register please contact Tracy Lameyer at 326-5011 or wilsonmuseum.org.
The Southwest Harbor Public Library is partnering with a team of experts from local banks to host a series of classes in personal money management beginning Wednesdays at 5:30 pm. Preregistration is recommended but not required and one need not register for all sessions. May 4th Retirement Planning and Individual Retirement Accounts. May 11th Trust Accounts and Estate Planning. For more information or to register call the Southwest Harbor Public Library at 244-7065.
Money affects all Americans, but many of us lack the knowledge we need to make smart financial choices that will prepare us for whatever the future brings. The Southwest Harbor Public Library is partnering with a team of experts from local banks to host a series of classes in personal money management. Reregistration is recommended but not required. Wednesday, May 4th, 5:30 , Retirement Planning and Individual Retirement Accounts; Wednesday, May 11th, 5:30 , Trust Accounts and Estate Planning. FMI: Southwest Harbor Public Library at 244-7065.
Join us at the Brewer Public Library for a presentation by Esther Rauch, 5:30 - 6:30 PM on Wednesday, May 4th. She will be discussing the opera Roberto Devereux. A drawing for a pair of FREE Met Live tickets will be held. Call the Brewer Public Library at 989-7943 for more information.
Wed, May 4th - Wed, August 10th
Scottish Country Dance classes every Wednesday night at 6:30pm at the Halcyon Grange in North Blue Hill. All levels taught. Beginners welcome. Come and learn the social dancing of Scotland - a living Celtic Tradition. FMI contact Mike Little 348-9308.