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Tue, May 5th
Next Generation Theatre in Brewer has an acoustic Bluegrass Jam every Tuesday from 6 to 8 pm. FMI, Jim, 944-3128.
Wed, May 6th
Dentist, Layne Whiteley and his staff will be providing free dental services to qualifying individuals at Mount Desert Island Hospital's Community Dental Center in Southwest Harbor on Tuesday, May 5 and Thursday, May 7 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Contact Nell or Candyce at 244-2888 to determine if you are eligible for these free services.
There are Free Tai Chi Classes every Wednesday:
from 10 - 11am, until June 17th. Emerson Hall, Castine.
and from 1 - 2pm, until June 17th. Island Community Center, Stonington. Organized by Healthy Acadia, in partnership with the Town of Castine and Thriving in Place Downeast. For more info contact email@example.com
RSVP by May 6th for the "Maine’s First Ship annual reception, dinner and silent auction, held in honor of the reconstruction of Virginia, the first ship built by English settlers in North America. It will be held at JR Maxwell’s Restaurant, Front Street, Bath, on Tuesday May 12th from 5:30 PM to 8:30PM. FMI, 443-4242
The City of Bangor’s Commission on Cultural Development will host a free workshop on how businesses can partner with the arts on Wednesday, May 6, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at WBRC Architects Engineers, located at 44 Central Street. The workshop will be of specific interest to business owners and leaders of cultural organizations, however all are welcome. Registration requested; please register by phone (207) 992-4234 or online at http://www.bangormaine.gov/
Advance registration is required for the Smart Driver course, for those 50 and older, sponsored by AARP, to learn defensive driving techniques, traffic laws, rules of the road and more in Belfast. It will be held on Tuesday, May 12th, from 10 AM - 3 PM. FMI, 338-0350
David Sywalski, a renowned sculptor based in Cherryfield, will lead the audience through an exploration of the granite sculpture carving process and its various tools and techniques at the MDI Science Cafe held at McKay's Public House, Bar Harbor,in a relaxed, informal way to learn about the latest scientific developments. FMI, 288.3147
Phoebe Barnes will present an introduction to Reiki at the Southwest Harbor Public Library on Wednesday evening, May 6th, at 6:00 pm. FMI, 244-7065.
On Wednesday, May 6 at 6:30 pm, The Adams School Players will be performing "The Salmagundi Variety Show" in Delano Auditorium in Castine. The play is a collection of scenes from classic movies, television, and musicals. There will be a special opening act by the Maine Maritime Academy coaches.
There is a monthly informal gardening discussion program at the Stockton Springs Community Library on the 1st Wednesday of every month through October at 7 pm. Participants may share whatever they are doing in their vegetable, flower, and perennial gardens. They will talk about what works well and what might not be working so well. The group will be encouraged to discuss and ask questions on any garden-related topic.
The Union of Maine Visual Artists Meeting will be featuring The Barn Arts Collective formerly The Mohawk Collective, on Wednesday, May 6th, 7pm at the Schoodic Arts for All Schoolhouse 23 Harbor Road, Winter Harbor
Thu, May 7th
At 11:30AM on Thursday, May 7th the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center and the YWCA MDI invite the public to attend discussion about resources on Mount Desert Island that are available to cancer survivors. This free program will be held at the YWCA MDI, 36 Mt. Desert St., Bar Harbor. FMI Beth Wright Center, 664-0339,
The Family Caregiver Education and Support Group meets on the 1st Thursday of the month from noon to 1 pm at the Home Health Conference Room (across the street from the Waldo County General Hospital in Belfast). FMI, Margie, 930-2500
The City of Bangor invites interested residents and businesses to attend a watershed planning meeting for Penjajawoc Stream at the City Council Chambers at 73 Harlow Street from 4 – 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 7th. The purpose of the meeting is to update watershed stakeholders about watershed activities completed since development of the 2008 Penjajawoc Stream Watershed Management Plan, and to solicit public feedback on the priorities for stream restoration activities over the next 5 - 10 years. FB Environmental Associates will lead the workshop. FMI, contact the City of Bangor’s Environmental Coordinator, Wynne Guglielmo at 992-4255
Bruce Cassaday and the rest of the Jazz Collective play every Thursday night at the Pickled Wrinkle in Birch Harbor from 5 to 8 pm.