Millinocket Grows...A Garden

MILLINOCKET - A real community project continues to take shape in Millinocket. Volunteers are being recruited and donations accepted for the first Katahdin Area Community Garden.

Interested in Keeping Bees?

BANGOR - If so the University of Maine's Cooperative Extension will be offering an Introduction to Bee Keeping class on Thursday April 23rd from 6-9pm at the Extension Office located at 307 Maine Avenue in Bangor.

Relay For Life Fundraising Dinner

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.

Colby College Museum of Art Presents the Art of Alex Katz

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.

DSF 2015 Smelt Fry and Fisheries Celebration

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!

UMM Recognized for Tobacco-Free Efforts

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.

CineGrand Conjures “Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles!”

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.

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