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Sat, May 21st - Thu, July 14th
The Island Arts Association will be holding a craft fair on May 21, 2016 from 10am to 6pm at the Village Green in Bar Harbor as part of the Taste of Bar Harbor weekend celebration. This talented group of crafters, from Mount Desert Island and the surrounding
Wed, June 29th
Peter Neill to talk about “The Once and Future Ocean” (also the title of his new book) as part of the Marine & Environmental Research Institute’s Environmental Lecture Series: Driving Change to Save the Planet. In his talk Niell argues that we need to begin organizing our social, financial and political order around water in all its forms and functions. Wednesday, June 29th, 6:00, at the Marine & Environmental Research Institute, 55 Main Street, Blue Hill. Free and open to the public, seating is limited, so please arrive on time. FMI: 374-2135 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lunar Phase Astrology: The relationship between the sun and moon gives insight into natural leadership perspective. Learn about the moon phases and this underlying aspect of personality. Wednesday, June 29th, 6:30-8:30, at Evolve Sanctuary, 39 Main St, Belfast. FMI and pre-registration (required): 505-1425 or email@example.com.
Trad Blend, Riley Baugus, David Greely, Mave Gilchrist & Nic Gareiss, bring three diverse but related traditions together for an evening, with Irish, Old-Time, and Cajun music finding their collective roots. Presented by Acadia School of Traditional Music and Arts in Bar Harbor, June 29th, 7:00. FMI: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2016 Acadia Trad Festival presents a Contra Dance with Velocipede, Chrissy Fowler calling. Wednesday, June 29, 10:00, Gates Auditorium, College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor. FMI: acadiatradschool.com.
Thu, June 30th - Thu, November 3rd
The 12th Annual Belfast Poetry Festival, October 14-15, 2016, seeks teams of poets, performers, and artists for the annual juried presentation of original collaborative work featuring poetry combined with visual and performance arts. The festival is seeking proposals for such combinations of poetry with dance, music, theatre, or other performance arts; poetry with visual arts; or poetry in combinations the festival has not anticipated. FMI: BelfastPoetry.com
Thu, June 30th
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.
Volunteers wanted for Hancock County Reparations Board to assist the District Attorney in screening cases to determine those that will be appropriate for resolution outside the normal course of justice. Please contact Commissioner Antonio Blasi by phone 266-4449 if interested in this opportunity to serve for Restorative Justice.
The 2016 Acadia Trad Festival presents Tunes from the Isles with Matt and Shannon Heaton, Dan and Liz Faiella, Seán Heely, Kevin Elam. Thursday, June 30, 4:00, St. John’s Church, Southwest Harbor. FMI: acadiatradschool.com.
The Village of Wiscasset’s first Art Walk of the 2016 season is on Thursday, June 30, from 5-8pm.
BELFAST SUMMER NIGHTS: on Thursday June 30, it’s Shades of Blue with their eclectic mix of jazz, blues, reggae and original music AND the Gawler Sisters, a fun-loving, folk-singing, fiddle-playing trio. Bring your chairs, picnic and children to the Gazebo in Steamboat Park, 5:30 - 7:30. FMI: 322-7123.
The cast and creative team from Some Pictures of the Floating World and the Barn Arts Collective will present an evening of songs celebrating nature and exploration, Thursday evening, June 30, 6:30. at Southwest Harbor Public Library. FMI 244-7065.
The music of the Maritimes heats up the hall tonight Kimberley Fraser, Jenna Moynihan and Vishtèn, Thursday, June 30, 7:00PM, College of the Atlantic's Gates Auditorium, Bar Harbor
Author Doug Tallamy will speak about “Creating Living Landscapes,” as an alternative to lawns, on Thursday, June 30, at 7:00 p.m. at Emlen Hall, 17 Bay School Drive,Blue Hill. Copies of Bringing Nature Home will be available for sale.
Novel Jazz returns to the Skidompha Public Library Thursday, June 30th, 7:00 - 9:30. Novel Jazz performs hot swinging jazz out of the Great American Songbook as well as a unique focus on jazz giants, Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn. The library is located at 184 Main Street, Damariscotta. FMI: 563-5513 or skidompha.org/, or the band’s web site mainejazz.net.