NORTHEAST HARBOR – Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s Relay for Life team “Banking on a Cure” is hosting their 8th annual Spudtacular Supper at the Neighborhood House in Northeast Harbor on Thursday, April 9 starting at 5:30 p.m. Dinner consists of a jumbo baked potato with your choice of more than a dozen toppings, along with a drink and dessert for a suggested donation of $9.00 per person. No reservations or advance purchase required. Come on out for dinner and help the team! For more information call Deb Scott-Henderson at 667-0660 x2267.
WATERVILLE – The early work of artist Alex Katz (b. 1927) is the subject of a major new exhibition at the Colby College Museum of Art, on view from July 11 through October 18, 2015. Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s explores the first decade of the artist’s career, a period characterized by fierce experimentation and innovation from which Katz’s signature style emerged.
COLUMBIA FALLS - Spring is right around the corner! The Downeast Salmon Federation’s 15th Annual Smelt Fry is only one month away! This year’s event will be held on Saturday, April 18th from 1p.m. to 6p.m. throughout the town of Columbia Falls, Maine. There will be a Chinese Raffle and smelt fry dinner ($5) will be continuously served all from 1-6 at the Wreaths Across America building (the former Columbia Falls Elementary School). The student art displays,fisheries celebration booths, a fly tying demonstration, kids crafts the art contest awards and the Passing of the Paddle will be hosted at Union Hall (directly across the street from the Post Office). Tours of the Wild Salmon Resource Center Hatchery will be available all afternoon, as well as the Heritage Fish Camp on the river. Moose Stew and hot dogs will be served at these locations. This event keeps growing as does DSF, we hope you can join us for this annual community Fisheries Celebration and hope you will enjoy the expanded format!
The Tree Board meeting originally scheduled for Thursday, 3/19, has been rescheduled to Wednesday, 3/25, at 5:00 PM in the 3rd floor conference room in City Hall.
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MACHIAS - The University of Maine at Machias was honored Wednesday at a reception in Augusta as having reached the silver
level in the 2015 Maine Tobacco-Free College Network Gold Star Standards of Excellence Recognition Program. The Gold Star Standards of Excellence provide an annual opportunity for colleges and universities to be recognized for the work they have done to create a tobacco-free environment and to
support tobacco-free lifestyles.
UNITY – The effects of invasive species and land use on forests will be the topic of the next talk in the Fishbowl colloquium series at Unity College.
MACHIAS - The University of Maine at Machias is accepting nominations for its athletic Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be held on homecoming weekend in September. All information needs to be sent to Athletic Director Amy Fritz at firstname.lastname@example.org. There is a form and rules regarding eligibility on the UMM athletics site, www.ummclippers.com, listed under athletics information.
ELLSWORTH – The Grand announces “Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles” as the final title in its current CineGrand series of the best recent films, many of them Academy and Golden Globe Award-winners, screening on Tuesday, March 31st at 7:30 pm. For more information on how you or your business can sponsor Grand films with a $200 donation, contact The Grand for more information. Ticket prices for CineGrand films are for general admission seating and are $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and students, and $5 for Grand members.