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Format: 2015-09-02
Format: 2015-09-02

Tue, July 28th - Tue, September 8th

Pianist, Scott Cleveland plays jazz at the barn in Surry on Tuesdays from 5 to 7 pm until the last performance on September 8th.  On 7/28, Scott will be performing with Ann Delaney.  For more information contact Alan at 667-1308.

Tue, August 4th - Tue, September 15th

Pianist, Scott Cleveland plays jazz at the barn in Surry on Tuesdays from 5 to 7 pm until the last performance on September 8th.  On 7/28, Scott will be performing with Ann Delaney.  For more information contact Alan at 667-1308.

Tue, September 1st

Live Jazz is every Tuesday from 5-8pm on the porch of the Pentagoet Inn, Castine, featuring “Night & Day” with Steve Orlofsky, Chris Poulin & Joel Mann. For more info & Reservations call: 326-8616

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

Local author Jeffrey Lewis will read from and discuss his new volume, The Meritocracy Quartet, at the Blue Hill Public Library on Tuesday, September 1st at 7:00 PM. In The Meritocracy Quartet, his four interlinking novels—Meritocracy: A Love Story, The Conference of the Birds, Theme Song for an Old Show, and Adam the King—have been brought together for the first time into a single volume. FMI, 374-5515.

Up next at Haystack Mountain, Deer Isle, free Summer Evening Programs Seriesis a presentation by summer session instructors: gwendolyn yoppolo (clay) and Nina Jerome (drawing/painting) on Tuesday, September 1st at 7:30 pm. FMI, 348-2306   haystack@haystack-mtn.org

Wed, September 2nd

The 2015 NAMI Maine 5K Walk  (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is on Sunday, September 2th, with check in at 9 am, at the Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse Circle at Southern Maine Community College, South Portland. The event contact is: Cheryl Ramsay walkmanager@namimaine.org

At the Bangor Grange Hall, 1192 Ohio Street, in Bangor from 2 to 6 pm.
Deer Isle Farmer's Market is from from 9:30 - 11:30  at the old elementary school.
The Islesboro Farmers' Market is from 10 AM - 1 PM at the Islesboro Central School. 

In addition to her world-renown skills in basketry, Molly Neptune Parker, Passamaquoddy, is also a talented chef and owned her own restaurant for nearly 20 years. The menu, subject to seasonal availability, will include hull corn soup, frybread, and fiddlehead ferns on Wednesday, September 2nd from 11 am - 3 pm at Jordan Pond House Lawn in Acadia National Park. Free and open to the public. -288-3519.

Author Mike Bond reads from his book Killing Maine is a  tale of murder, bribery, nefarious politics and industrial crime against the state’s magical and fast-disappearing natural beauty on Wednesday, September 2nd at 12:00 p.m.at the Bangor Public Library. Coffee, water and dessert, will be provided.


 Each Wednesday afternoon at the Brewer Public Library, a reading-therapy dog (accompanied by an experienced handler) is available to read with children for a 15-minute time slot, from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM. Books at any level and a comfortable quiet room are provided for the therapy dog, handler, and children. All readers ages four and up are welcome! You can call the library at 989-7943 to set up an appointment or for more information.

Contact Brewer Public Library staff to schedule your 15-minute appointment to read to Copper, our Tail Waggin' Tutor! Call the Library at 989-7943 for more information or to sign up.

The National Park Service (NPS) invites the public to attend the grand opening of Schoodic Woods Campground at 3 pm on Tuesday, September 2nd.  A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at the campground ranger station with remarks by The Honorable Angus S. King, Jr., United States Senator; Sheridan Steele, Superintendent, Acadia National Park; and Mark Berry, President and CEO, Schoodic Institute.  The campground will be open for self-guided tours starting at 3:30 pm, and the event will conclude with a presentation at the amphitheater on the Schoodic Institute starting at 4:30 pm.  Limited parking will be available at the campground, which is located on Schoodic Loop Road about one mile south of State Route 186 in Winter Harbor.  Satellite parking will be available at the Masonic Lodge and Winter Harbor Town Office on School Street in Winter Harbor.  The Island Explorer will provide free, continuous shuttle service between the satellite parking and campground from 2:30 to 6:30 pm.

On Wednesday, September 2nd, from 5-6 p.m. in the Witherle Memorial Library Reading Room in Castine, Elizabeth Eames will speak on “Africa in a Eurocentric World” as part 2 of a 3-part series The World In Your Library from the Maine Humanities Council. Dr. Eames, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Bates College, will discuss that it is time to do away with stereotypes, and provide a more positive and realistic view of Africa, which is “ vaster and more varied than we imagine.”  FMI 326-4375.

MDI Toastmasters, a speech and leadership club meets every Wednesday, from 6 to 7 p.m., at Birch Bay Village in Hulls Cove, in the main building on the second floor. We learn the skill of public speaking and leadership through step-by-step guides in a friendly environment designed to provide supportive feedback. They invite anyone who’s interested to visit for free. For more information, visit mditoastmastersclub.toastmastersclubs.org or call Sallie Boggs at 288-0331.

On Wednesday, September 2nd, 6 pm, Friends of Penobscot Bay's monthly video selection and public meeting will be in the Belfast Free Library's 3rd floor meeting room. FMI, Friends of Penobscot Bay, 691-7485

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