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Sun, April 21st

Belfast (Play)
Belfast Maskers Festival of One Act Features 4 Comedies. Preview Night, April 18th; Cabaret Night features food and drinks served at cabaret tables, Friday, April 19 - Sunday, April 21st; April 26th - Sunday, April 28th, presented in the usual seating arrangement. Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays, 7:00 - 9:30; Sunday Matinee, 2:00 - 4:30, Basil Burwell Community Theater, 17 Court Street, Belfast. FMI and Tickets: http://www.belfastmaskers.com.
Wiscasset (Art Exhibit)
Wiscasset Public Schools Student Art Show. Showcasing the work of K - 12 students in their interpretations of  surroundings and life experience here in Maine, students explored a variety of mediums and techniques. The Exhibit runs weekends Saturday 13 - Sunday, April 28, 11:00 - 4:00, at the Maine Art Gallery, 15 Warren Street, Wiscasset. More details: www.maineartgallerywiscasset.org or 207-687-8143.   
Blue Hill (Play)
New Surry Theatre presents Andrea Lepcio’s Human. Human blends memoir with fiction, exploring how we become who we are. Funny, sad, and everything in between. Friday and Saturday, April 19 & 20, at 7:00; and matinee on Sunday, April 21, at 3:00. All performances at the Blue Hill Town Hall Theater, 18 Union Street. Live streaming of Saturday performance available. Tickets: www.newsurrytheatre.org or 207-200-4720.
Rockland (Play)
Adult Makerspace: Guest artist Erica Qualey demonstrates ways to make a mark and build upon it with a variety of media. Spend your Sunday  creating in the ArtLab. All materials supplied. Sunday, April 21st, 10:00 - 12:00 noon, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 21 Winter Street, Rockland. FMI: cmcanow.org.http://cmcanow.org
Bar Harbor (Crafting)
Mud Season Magic: Techniques for Multimedia Illustrations. Rekindle the joy of making art as a child by combining media types to explore innovative approaches to mark-making. Sunday April 21st, 12:00 noon - 4:00, ArtWaves, 1345a State Hwy 102, Bar Harbor. Find more info at artwavesmdi.org.
Searsport (Live Music)
Compton Maddux and Phil Clement Live at The Homeport Tavern. Maddux continues in the great tradition of Americana storytellers a la Dylan and Hyatt. He takes the mythic agro landscape of the south and midwest and spins a Faulkeresque fabric of sexual hijinks and swampy hooks. Urban Country 5:30 - 8:30, Sunday Nights, reservations recommended. The Homeport Tavern, 121 E. Main St, Searsport. FMI: 207.548.2259 or www.homeporthistoricinn.com.
Bar Harbor (Handiwork Bee)
Which Stitch: A Circles of Needles. Bring your handwork and work together in a circle of community support and conversation. Special guests will introduce new techniques. New to all this? Beginning instruction and materials so you can try. Sundays, 1:00 - 4:00, at ArtWaves MDI, 1345-A State Highway 102, Bar Harbor. FMI:  artwavesmdi.org.
Blue Hill (Readings and Discussion)
Kairos - an ancient Greek word meaning 'the right or critical moment'. Denis Sweet leads the investigation of our current moment with readings and discussions using the contemporary and classic writings to find a conscientious way to respond to the time that we live in now. Tuesdays through April 30, 10:00 - 12:00 noon, Blue Hill Public Library. Limited seating. FMI: or to register: 374-5515 or www.bhpl.net.

Mon, April 22nd

Camden (Tai Chi and Qigong)
Tai Chi and Qigong in the Amphitheatre. Join instructor Anna Dembska for tai chi and Qigong classes for all levels. Mondays and Thursdays, 10:30 - 11:30, Amphitheatre behind the Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. FMI and to register: email Anna at [email protected]. Rgistration is highly recommended so you can be notified if classes are canceled.
Blue Hill (Informational Meetings)
Connectivity Club with Butler Smythe. Weekly informational meetings will focus what is now available, how to get it and any nuances you should know, and how you can use it. Every Monday, 1:00 - 2:00,  Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill. FMI: bhpl.net
Blue Hill (Informational Meetings)
Walsh History Center Hour on Zoom. Do you have a question about the history of Camden, your ancestors who may have lived in the area, or the house you live in now? Ken Gross and the Walsh History Center team at the Camden Public Library are happy to try to help find you an answer! Mondays, 12:00 noon - 1:00. For the Zoom link:  [email protected].  
Surry (Yoga Class)
$2 Community Yoga: Fun and affordable live class of vinyasa flow yoga, suitable for all ages and abilities. Beginners welcome. Every Monday evening, 5:30 - 6:45, at The Gatherings, 1208 Surry Rd, Surry. FMI: [email protected], 917-690-619, or www.surrygatherings.org.        

Tue, April 23rd

Blue Hill (Readings and Discussion)
Kairos - an ancient Greek word meaning 'the right or critical moment'. Denis Sweet leads the investigation of our current moment with readings and discussions using the contemporary and classic writings to find a conscientious way to respond to the time that we live in now. Tuesdays through April 30, 10:00 - 12:00 noon, Blue Hill Public Library. Limited seating. FMI: or to register: 374-5515 or www.bhpl.net.
Blue Hill (Spanish Conversation)
Leer y Charlar is a Spanish language reading and conversation group. Chat about each other’s lives and discuss the “article of the day” from an online Spanish language newspaper distributed prior to the meeting - all in Spanish! 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 1:00 - 3:00, via Zoom. FMI and the link: Lynne Taylor at [email protected].

Wed, April 24th

Brunswick (Networking)

Young Environmental & Energy Professionals Networking event. The evening intends to convene Maine's next generation of sustainability leadership. Hosted by Flight Deck Brewing at 11 Atlantic Ave, Brunswick, Wednesday, April 24, 5:00 - 7:00. FMI: 207-800-8324 or e2tech.org.

    Searsport (Networking)
    Jonesville Live at The Homeport Tavern. Known for their stripped-down acoustic experience, their performances are a raw and authentic representation of the power of simplicity. Prepare yourself for an intimate and emotional rollercoaster ride as they breathe new life into beloved classics. Wednesday Nights, 6:00 - 8:30, The Homeport Tavern, 121 E. Main St, Searsport. Reservations recommended. FMI: 207.548.2259  or  www.homeporthistoricinn.com.
    Surry (Drawing Class)
    Life Drawing at The Gatherings in Surry. Artists aged 18+ of all abilities, using any media are welcome to paint and draw from live models. Every Wednesday, 10:00 - 12:00 noon, at The Gatherings, 1208 Surry Rd, Surry. FMI: [email protected], 207-374-7224, or www.surrygatherings.org.
    Camden (Gathering)
    Expectant and nursing parents are encouraged to join the Camden Nursing Circle, a community nursing circle. Families of all stripes, and nurslings of all ages are welcome. Come with your nursing-related questions, concerns or curiosities, or come simply to commune. The 4th Wednesday of the month, 4:30 - 5:30, in the Picker Room, Camden Public Library, 55 Main St.
    Camden (Story Time)
    Book Time for Babies with Miss Amy. Camden Public Library Children's Librarian Miss Amy hosts story times  especially themed for toddlers and babies on Wednesday mornings, 10:00 - 11:00, at the Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. For information email Miss Amy: [email protected].
    Camden (Story Time)
    Fruit Loops is a virtual group for LGBTQ+ and allied youth ages 9 to 13 - they hang out, enjoy workshops, play games, and connect with their LGBTQ+ peers! Every Wednesday, 3:30 - 4:30, on Zoom. FMI and the link to register: outmaine.org/programs/youth.

    Thu, April 25th

    Bar Harbor (Drawing Workshop)
    Figure Drawing Workshop: Where the model is the star, a series of 20 minute poses with no instruction. Plenty of easels, charcoal and basic supplies, tea and friendly fellow artists. 18 and over, under 18 allowed with parental attendance! Thursdays through April 25, 12:00 noon - 3:00, at ArtWaves, 1345-A State Hwy 102, Bar Harbor. FMI: artwavesmdi.org.
    Blue Hill (Informational Gathering, Support)
    Finding Our Voices to Break the Silence of Domestic Abuse in Blue Hill: The program begins with short films on emotional abuse and the impact of domestic abuse on children. Maine women who are survivors of domestic abuse will share their stories and lead a community conversation about domestic abuse. Thursday, April 25, 6:30 - 8:30, at the Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd. FMI: https://findingourvoices.net/.
    Southwest Harbor (Photography Workshop)
    Photography Workshop in AcadiaSunrise to sunset workshop with professional photographer J.K. Putnam. Designed to maximize learning opportunities and provide guidance on creating the kind of images you want to create. Thursday, April 25, 4:30 am - 7:30 pm, Wendell Gilley Museum, 4 Herrick Rd, Southwest Harbor. FMI: wendellgilleymuseum.org/events or (207) 244-7555.
    Camden (Tai Chi and Qigong)
    Tai Chi and Qigong in the Amphitheatre. Join instructor Anna Dembska for tai chi and Qigong classes for all levels. Mondays and Thursdays, 10:30 - 11:30, Amphitheatre behind the Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. FMI and to register: email Anna at [email protected]. Rgistration is highly recommended so you can be notified if classes are canceled.
    Searsport (Live Music)
    Thursday is Celtic Session Live at The Homeport Tavern. Authentic Celtic Music Thursday Nights, 6:00 - 9:00, reservations recommended. The Homeport Tavern, 121 E. Main St, Searsport. Reservations recommended. FMI: 207.548.2259 or www.homeporthistoricinn.com.  
    Surry (Dance Class)
    Cape Breton Step Dance Class at The Gatherings in Surry. Beginner's group, all ages are welcome to come learn jigs, strathspeys and reels. Meets every 2nd, 4th and 5th Thursday from 6:15 - 7:15, at The Gatherings, 1208 Surry Rd, Surry. FMI: [email protected], 207-326-0721, or www.surrygatherings.org.
    Surry (Dance Class)
    French Conversation at The Gatherings in Surry. Parlez-vous francais? A friendly group that helps build your vocabulary and listening skills, all levels are welcome. Every other Thursday, 1:00, at The Gatherings, 1208 Surry Rd, Surry. FMI: [email protected], 207-664-1579, or www.surrygatherings.org.
    Camden (Story Time)
    Preschooler Story Time. Camden Public Library's Children's Librarian Miss Amy hosts story times especially themed for preschool-aged children. Thursday and Friday mornings, 10:00 - 11:00. in the Picker Room, Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. For information email Miss Amy: [email protected].
    Southwest Harbor (Art Exhibit, Family Activity)
    Huck's Ducks: Richard Huck is the artist behind the Huck’s Ducks exhibit, a battalion of duck-defending battleships made from old duck decoys. Exhibit runs through April 27, 2024, Wendell Gilley Museum, 4 Herrick Road, Southwest Harbor. For hours and more info: wendellgilleymuseum.org or (207) 244-7555.

    Fri, April 26th

    Belfast (Play)
    Belfast Maskers Festival of One Act Features 4 Comedies. Preview Night, April 18th; Cabaret Night features food and drinks served at cabaret tables, Friday, April 19 - Sunday, April 21st; April 26th - Sunday, April 28th, presented in the usual seating arrangement. Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays, 7:00 - 9:30; Sunday Matinee, 2:00 - 4:30, Basil Burwell Community Theater, 17 Court Street, Belfast. FMI and Tickets: http://www.belfastmaskers.com.
    Southwest Harbor (Discussion & Observations)
    Bird Chatter: Discussion & Observations: Interactive session with Seth Benz, who will delve into research and share current sightings and insights.  Depending on weather, the group might go for a bird-sighting walk outside. Friday, April 26, 10:30 - 12:30, Wendell Gilley Museum, 4 Herrick Rd, Southwest Harbor. FMI: (207) 244-7555 or https://www.wendellgilleymuseum.org/events.
    Searsport (Live Music)
    Gintare Jautaka Live at The Homeport Tavern. Gintare, an International Concert Pianist based in mid-coast Maine, performs on the 1908 Steinway and Sons Grand Piano. Music selections vary from self-composed arrangements to familiar timeless pieces. Friday Nights, 6:00 - 8:30, reservations recommended. The Homeport Tavern, 121 E. Main St, Searsport. Reservations recommended. FMI: 207.548.2259 or www.homeporthistoricinn.com.
    Camden (Story Time)
    Preschooler Story Time. Camden Public Library's Children's Librarian Miss Amy hosts story times especially themed for preschool-aged children. Thursday and Friday mornings, 10:00 - 11:00. in the Picker Room, Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. For information email Miss Amy: [email protected].

    Sat, April 27th

    Belfast (Play)
    Belfast Maskers Festival of One Act Features 4 Comedies. Preview Night, April 18th; Cabaret Night features food and drinks served at cabaret tables, Friday, April 19 - Sunday, April 21st; April 26th - Sunday, April 28th, presented in the usual seating arrangement. Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays, 7:00 - 9:30; Sunday Matinee, 2:00 - 4:30, Basil Burwell Community Theater, 17 Court Street, Belfast. FMI and Tickets: http://www.belfastmaskers.com.
    Wiscasset (Art Exhibit)
    Wiscasset Public Schools Student Art Show. Showcasing the work of K - 12 students in their interpretations of  surroundings and life experience here in Maine, students explored a variety of mediums and techniques. The Exhibit runs weekends Saturday 13 - Sunday, April 28, 11:00 - 4:00, at the Maine Art Gallery, 15 Warren Street, Wiscasset. More details: www.maineartgallerywiscasset.org or 207-687-8143.   
    Augusta (Poetry Festival)
    Plunkett Maine Poetry Festival. Workshops with award-winning Maine poets Julia Bouwsma and Claire Millikin; a panel discussion on publishing; readings; and an open mic! Poet Brian Turner is the Keynote Speaker. Registration required for workshops and recommended for Keynote. Saturday, April 27th, 1:00 – 7:00, University of Maine at Augusta, Jewett Hall, 46 University Dr. Augusta. Information and registration: www.uma.edu/plunkett.  
    Trenton (Dance, Live Music)
    King Tide Rock and Roll Dance Party at the Trenton Grange! King Tide - Maine’s newest Rock band, featuring Mike Bennett on drums, Glen Colby on bass, and Bowen Swersey on guitar and vocals. Originals, and a fun list of Classic Rock covers will keep you dancing. Saturday, April 27, 6:30 - 9:00, Trenton Grange 550, 1134 Bar Harbor Road/Rte. 3, Trenton. FMI: [email protected].  
    Newcastle (Concert)
    Sheepscot Chorus performs the Requiem, Mozart’s final and perhaps greatest work. Under the direction of Linda Blanchard, accompanied by organist Sean Fleming. and a professional 24-piece orchestra. Saturday, April 27, and Sunday, April 28, 3:00, at the Second Congregational Church, 51 Main St., Newcastle.  For details, ticket sales locations, and on-line ticket sales: sheepscotvalleychorus.org/tickets.  
    Rockport (Concert, Fundraiser)
    Songwriter duo John and Rachel Nicholas host The Good Trouble Project Series of Fundraiser Concerts. Featured performer is Songwriter Dean Stevens from Boston. Proceeds benefit Stewardship Education Alliance. Saturday, April 17, 7:0, a0 - 9:30, Barnswallow Books, 166 Russell Avenue, Rockport. Call John at 508-314-1506 to reserve seats.
    Southwest Harbor (Crafting Workshop)
    Cyanotype Workshop with Jenn Booher. Use the cyanotype (or sun-printing) process & a variety of objects to make woodland-inspired scenes in blue & white. We'll use both sunlight & artificial light. Registration required. Saturday, April 27, 10:30 - 12:30, Wendell Gilley Museum, 4 Herrick Rd, Southwest Harbor. FMI:  wendellgilleymuseum.org/events or (207) 244-7555.
    Blue Hill (Rally)
    Rallies in Blue Hill on Main St, by Town Hall every Saturday!  Climate Crisis Awareness Rally, 12:00 - 12:30.  Rally in Support of Palestinians and a Ceasefire, 12:30 - 1:00. For more information contact Bob at: [email protected].
    Bar Harbor (Craft Workshop)
    Stained Glass for Beginners: Learn the techniques and make a small copper-foiled stained glass panel with all materials included. Saturday, April 27th, 9:00 - 4:00, at ArtWaves, 1345a State Hwy 102, Bar Harbor. Find more info at artwavesmdi.org.
    Camden (Magic and Illusion)
    The Magic of Lyn: Featuring Lyn Dillies, the most highly acclaimed female illusionist in America, offering a dazzling display of spectacular magic for audiences of all ages. Saturday, April 27, 4:00 - 5:30, at the Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St. FMI and tickets: camdenoperahouse.com.
    Bar Harbor (Workshop)
    Engage in the Art of Listening to nourish your nervous system, cultivate communication skills, and build your stamina to face life’s challenges. Relax, create and play as you tap into personal and collective creative wisdom. Saturday, April 27th, 1:30 - 3:30, at ArtWaves, 1345a State Highway 102, Bar Harbor. Find more info at artwavesmdi.org
    Belfast (Cross-Generational, Sewing Bee)
    Saturday Stitch Social: Gather with other fiber arts enthusiasts, socialize, share knowledge and skills, and encourage each other. Cross-generational (15+), beginner or experienced, bring your latest project, your fabric, needles, yarn or thread - extras, plus scissors, hoops, thimbles, and pins on-hand. Second and fourth Saturdays of the month, 9:30 - 11:30, Waterfall Arts, 256 High St, Belfast. FREE. RSVP at waterfallarts.org.
    Bar Harbor (Knitting Group)
    Welcoming all knitters, would be knitters…and crocheters! The intention of the Prayer Shawl Mission Group is to create a sense of community and a flow of Prayer Shawls to those in need of comfort. Supplies and instruction provided. Saturdays, 10:00 - 12:00 noon, at the Bar Harbor Congregational Church UCC,  29 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor. FMI: Pat at (203) 770-0063 or email: [email protected].  
    Searsport (Live Music)
    New Shades of Blue Live at The Homeport Tavern. Chris Poulin plays blues guitar covering classic blues hits from 30's- 90's in addition to self-composed arrangements. Saturday Nights, 5:30 - 8:30, reservations recommended. The Homeport Tavern, 121 E. Main St, Searsport. FMI: 207.548.2259 or www.homeporthistoricinn.com.
    Surry (Community Kirtan)
    Community Kirtan at The Gatherings in Surry. Kirtan is a practice of call & response chanting from India. All are welcome to sing with us. Fourth Saturday of the month, 1:00 - 3:00, at The Gatherings, 1208 Surry Rd, Surry. FMI: [email protected], 917-690-6194, or www.surrygatherings.org.
    Surry (Film)
    Movie Night at The Gatherings in Surry. A different movie each month, often a classic comedy. Check www.surrygatherings.org for schedule. Movies screened on the fourth Saturday of the month, 7:00 - 9:00, at The Gatherings, 1208 Surry Rd, Surry. FMI: [email protected] or 207-460-0515.
    Southwest Harbor (Jam Session)
    Quebecois Music Session - All instruments and abilities welcome. Every Saturday, 10:00 - 12:00noon at the Southwest Harbor Library, 338 Main Street, on MDI. For information contact Ray at [email protected] or 207-266-9715.

    Sun, April 28th

    Belfast (Play)
    Belfast Maskers Festival of One Act Features 4 Comedies. Preview Night, April 18th; Cabaret Night features food and drinks served at cabaret tables, Friday, April 19 - Sunday, April 21st; April 26th - Sunday, April 28th, presented in the usual seating arrangement. Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays, 7:00 - 9:30; Sunday Matinee, 2:00 - 4:30, Basil Burwell Community Theater, 17 Court Street, Belfast. FMI and Tickets: http://www.belfastmaskers.com.
    Wiscasset (Art Exhibit)
    Wiscasset Public Schools Student Art Show. Showcasing the work of K - 12 students in their interpretations of  surroundings and life experience here in Maine, students explored a variety of mediums and techniques. The Exhibit runs weekends Saturday 13 - Sunday, April 28, 11:00 - 4:00, at the Maine Art Gallery, 15 Warren Street, Wiscasset. More details: www.maineartgallerywiscasset.org or 207-687-8143.   
    Newcastle (Concert)
    Sheepscot Chorus performs the Requiem, Mozart’s final and perhaps greatest work. Under the direction of Linda Blanchard, accompanied by organist Sean Fleming. and a professional 24-piece orchestra. Saturday, April 27, and Sunday, April 28, 3:00, at the Second Congregational Church, 51 Main St., Newcastle.  For details, ticket sales locations, and on-line ticket sales: sheepscotvalleychorus.org/tickets.  
    Searsport (Live Music)
    Compton Maddux and Phil Clement Live at The Homeport Tavern. Maddux continues in the great tradition of Americana storytellers a la Dylan and Hyatt. He takes the mythic agro landscape of the south and midwest and spins a Faulkeresque fabric of sexual hijinks and swampy hooks. Urban Country 5:30 - 8:30, Sunday Nights, reservations recommended. The Homeport Tavern, 121 E. Main St, Searsport. FMI: 207.548.2259 or www.homeporthistoricinn.com.
    Bar Harbor (Handiwork Bee)
    Which Stitch: A Circles of Needles. Bring your handwork and work together in a circle of community support and conversation. Special guests will introduce new techniques. New to all this? Beginning instruction and materials so you can try. Sundays, 1:00 - 4:00, at ArtWaves MDI, 1345-A State Highway 102, Bar Harbor. FMI:  artwavesmdi.org.
    Blue Hill (Readings and Discussion)
    Kairos - an ancient Greek word meaning 'the right or critical moment'. Denis Sweet leads the investigation of our current moment with readings and discussions using the contemporary and classic writings to find a conscientious way to respond to the time that we live in now. Tuesdays through April 30, 10:00 - 12:00 noon, Blue Hill Public Library. Limited seating. FMI: or to register: 374-5515 or www.bhpl.net.

    Mon, April 29th

    Belfast (Crafting Workshop, Teen Program)
    Teen Origami Club. Origami is the Japanese art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures. Teens aged 11-17 are invited to learn the folding techniques used to make origami creations. Meetings are on the last Mondays of March (25) and April (29), 3:30 - 5:00, in the Abbott Room of the Belfast Free Library, 106 High Street, Belfast.  belfastlibrary.org.
    Camden (Tai Chi and Qigong)
    Tai Chi and Qigong in the Amphitheatre. Join instructor Anna Dembska for tai chi and Qigong classes for all levels. Mondays and Thursdays, 10:30 - 11:30, Amphitheatre behind the Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. FMI and to register: email Anna at [email protected]. Rgistration is highly recommended so you can be notified if classes are canceled.
    Blue Hill (Informational Meetings)
    Connectivity Club with Butler Smythe. Weekly informational meetings will focus what is now available, how to get it and any nuances you should know, and how you can use it. Every Monday, 1:00 - 2:00,  Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill. FMI: bhpl.net
    Blue Hill (Informational Meetings)
    Walsh History Center Hour on Zoom. Do you have a question about the history of Camden, your ancestors who may have lived in the area, or the house you live in now? Ken Gross and the Walsh History Center team at the Camden Public Library are happy to try to help find you an answer! Mondays, 12:00 noon - 1:00. For the Zoom link:  [email protected].  
    Surry (Yoga Class)
    $2 Community Yoga: Fun and affordable live class of vinyasa flow yoga, suitable for all ages and abilities. Beginners welcome. Every Monday evening, 5:30 - 6:45, at The Gatherings, 1208 Surry Rd, Surry. FMI: [email protected], 917-690-619, or www.surrygatherings.org.        

    Tue, April 30th

    Southwest Harbor (Discussion)
    People-Nature-Art with Jennifer Moxley. Join poet & essayist Jennifer Moxley for a discussion of her book For the Good of All, Do Not Destroy the Birds. Tuesday, April 30, 7:00 - 8:30, Artist Reception at 6:00, Wendell Gilley Museum, 4 Herrick Rd, Southwest Harbor. In-Person or Online; link provided upon registration.  Register and more info: https://www.wendellgilleymuseum.org/events or (207) 244-7555.
    Blue Hill (Readings and Discussion)
    Kairos - an ancient Greek word meaning 'the right or critical moment'. Denis Sweet leads the investigation of our current moment with readings and discussions using the contemporary and classic writings to find a conscientious way to respond to the time that we live in now. Tuesdays through April 30, 10:00 - 12:00 noon, Blue Hill Public Library. Limited seating. FMI: or to register: 374-5515 or www.bhpl.net.

    Wed, May 1st

    Searsport (Readings and Discussion)
    Jonesville Live at The Homeport Tavern. Known for their stripped-down acoustic experience, their performances are a raw and authentic representation of the power of simplicity. Prepare yourself for an intimate and emotional rollercoaster ride as they breathe new life into beloved classics. Wednesday Nights, 6:00 - 8:30, The Homeport Tavern, 121 E. Main St, Searsport. Reservations recommended. FMI: 207.548.2259  or  www.homeporthistoricinn.com.
    Surry (Drawing Class)
    Life Drawing at The Gatherings in Surry. Artists aged 18+ of all abilities, using any media are welcome to paint and draw from live models. Every Wednesday, 10:00 - 12:00 noon, at The Gatherings, 1208 Surry Rd, Surry. FMI: [email protected], 207-374-7224, or www.surrygatherings.org.
    Belfast (Crafting Workshop)
    Midcoast Collage Collective @ Waterfall Arts. An open, welcoming group of collage enthusiasts who meet once a month to work collaboratively or independently. Ages 21+. BYOB, snacks, and BYO materials. First Wednesday of the month, 6:00 - 8:00, Waterfall Arts, 256 High St, Belfast. FMI: waterfallarts.org.
    Belfast (Crafting Workshop)
    Midcoast Collage Collective @ Waterfall Arts. An open, welcoming group of collage enthusiasts who meet monthly to work collaboratively or independently. Ages 21+. BYOB, snacks, and BYO materials. First Wednesday of the month, 6:00 - 8:00, Waterfall Arts, 256 High St, Belfast. FMI: waterfallarts.org.
    Camden (Story Time)
    Book Time for Babies with Miss Amy. Camden Public Library Children's Librarian Miss Amy hosts story times  especially themed for toddlers and babies on Wednesday mornings, 10:00 - 11:00, at the Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. For information email Miss Amy: [email protected].
    Camden (Story Time)
    Fruit Loops is a virtual group for LGBTQ+ and allied youth ages 9 to 13 - they hang out, enjoy workshops, play games, and connect with their LGBTQ+ peers! Every Wednesday, 3:30 - 4:30, on Zoom. FMI and the link to register: outmaine.org/programs/youth.

    Thu, May 2nd

    Bar Harbor (Celebration, Dance, Live Music)
    The Cultural Fusion Fest features food from Jamaica and New England, and music from Stream Reggae and Big Moose Contra Band. Thursday, May 2nd, 3:30 - 7:00,  MDI YWCA at 36 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor. For more info call 288-5008.
    Camden (Tai Chi and Qigong)
    Tai Chi and Qigong in the Amphitheatre. Join instructor Anna Dembska for tai chi and Qigong classes for all levels. Mondays and Thursdays, 10:30 - 11:30, Amphitheatre behind the Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. FMI and to register: email Anna at [email protected]. Rgistration is highly recommended so you can be notified if classes are canceled.
    Searsport (Live Music)
    Thursday is Celtic Session Live at The Homeport Tavern. Authentic Celtic Music Thursday Nights, 6:00 - 9:00, reservations recommended. The Homeport Tavern, 121 E. Main St, Searsport. Reservations recommended. FMI: 207.548.2259 or www.homeporthistoricinn.com.  
    Surry (Live Music Jam)
    Ukulele Jam at The Gatherings in Surry. Beginner-friendly ukulele group, meets on the 1st & 3rd Thursdays of the month, 5:30 - 7:00, at The Gatherings, 1208 Surry Rd, Surry. FMI: [email protected], 207-385-7694, or www.surrygatherings.org.
    Surry (Live Music Jam)
    Ukulele Jam at The Gatherings in Surry. Beginner-friendly ukulele group, meets on the 1st & 3rd Thursdays of the month, 5:30 - 7:00, at The Gatherings, 1208 Surry Rd, Surry. FMI: [email protected], 207-385-7694, or www.surrygatherings.org.
       
    Camden (Story Time)
    Preschooler Story Time. Camden Public Library's Children's Librarian Miss Amy hosts story times especially themed for preschool-aged children. Thursday and Friday mornings, 10:00 - 11:00. in the Picker Room, Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. For information email Miss Amy: [email protected].
    Camden (Support Group)
    OUT Maine’s Parents and Family Group is for anyone who supports an LGBTQ+ child in their family, and/or is a parent who is LGBTQ+. The group meets on Zoom on the 1st Thursday of the month, 6:00 - 7:00, and on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, 11:30 - 12:30. Families can register for Zoom link at outmaine.org/programs/parents.

    Fri, May 3rd

    Southwest Harbor (Discussion & Observations)
    CANCELED    Bird Chatter: Discussion & Observations: Interactive session with Seth Benz, who will delve into research and share current sightings and insights.  Depending on weather, the group might go for a bird-sighting walk outside. Friday, May 3, 10:30 - 12:30, Wendell Gilley Museum, 4 Herrick Rd, Southwest Harbor. FMI: (207) 244-7555 or https://www.wendellgilleymuseum.org/events.
    Searsport (Live Music)
    Gintare Jautaka Live at The Homeport Tavern. Gintare, an International Concert Pianist based in mid-coast Maine, performs on the 1908 Steinway and Sons Grand Piano. Music selections vary from self-composed arrangements to familiar timeless pieces. Friday Nights, 6:00 - 8:30, reservations recommended. The Homeport Tavern, 121 E. Main St, Searsport. Reservations recommended. FMI: 207.548.2259 or www.homeporthistoricinn.com.
    Surry (Community Meal)
    Food With Friends Potluck at The Gatherings in Surry. Bring a dish to share, catch up with neighbors, meet new friends. Every 1st Friday of the month, 5:30 - 7:00, at The Gatherings, 1208 Surry Rd, Surry. FMI: [email protected], 207-266-6864, or www.surrygatherings.org.
    Camden (Story Time)
    Preschooler Story Time. Camden Public Library's Children's Librarian Miss Amy hosts story times especially themed for preschool-aged children. Thursday and Friday mornings, 10:00 - 11:00. in the Picker Room, Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. For information email Miss Amy: [email protected].

    Sat, May 4th

    Blue Hill (Rally)
    Rallies in Blue Hill on Main St, by Town Hall every Saturday!  Climate Crisis Awareness Rally, 12:00 - 12:30.  Rally in Support of Palestinians and a Ceasefire, 12:30 - 1:00. For more information contact Bob at: [email protected].
    Bar Harbor (Knitting Group)
    Welcoming all knitters, would be knitters…and crocheters! The intention of the Prayer Shawl Mission Group is to create a sense of community and a flow of Prayer Shawls to those in need of comfort. Supplies and instruction provided. Saturdays, 10:00 - 12:00 noon, at the Bar Harbor Congregational Church UCC,  29 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor. FMI: Pat at (203) 770-0063 or email: [email protected].  
    Searsport (Live Music)
    New Shades of Blue Live at The Homeport Tavern. Chris Poulin plays blues guitar covering classic blues hits from 30's- 90's in addition to self-composed arrangements. Saturday Nights, 5:30 - 8:30, reservations recommended. The Homeport Tavern, 121 E. Main St, Searsport. FMI: 207.548.2259 or www.homeporthistoricinn.com.
    Southwest Harbor (Jam Session)
    Quebecois Music Session - All instruments and abilities welcome. Every Saturday, 10:00 - 12:00noon at the Southwest Harbor Library, 338 Main Street, on MDI. For information contact Ray at [email protected] or 207-266-9715.

    Sun, May 5th

    Searsport (Live Music)
    Compton Maddux and Phil Clement Live at The Homeport Tavern. Maddux continues in the great tradition of Americana storytellers a la Dylan and Hyatt. He takes the mythic agro landscape of the south and midwest and spins a Faulkeresque fabric of sexual hijinks and swampy hooks. Urban Country 5:30 - 8:30, Sunday Nights, reservations recommended. The Homeport Tavern, 121 E. Main St, Searsport. FMI: 207.548.2259 or www.homeporthistoricinn.com.
    Bar Harbor (Handiwork Bee)
    Which Stitch: A Circles of Needles. Bring your handwork and work together in a circle of community support and conversation. Special guests will introduce new techniques. New to all this? Beginning instruction and materials so you can try. Sundays, 1:00 - 4:00, at ArtWaves MDI, 1345-A State Highway 102, Bar Harbor. FMI:  artwavesmdi.org.