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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Friday, February 08, 2019

The Summoning of the Flamingo of Love
(Fri. 8 Feb, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:02 pm)

A magical play by Mike Perlman and directed by Mike Hambrock, The Summoning of the Flamingo of Love is the tale of young Johan, the Magical Prince of the Magical Swans, and his quest to find his Magically Magical One True Magical Love. Johan finds help along the way from a group of rapping trees, The Designers of the Pillow of Plaid, wrestler Macho Ultimate, and the star of the movie Footloose. An absurdist comedy extravaganza, The Summoning of the Flamingo of Love promises to surprise and entertain. For more information visit criteriontheatre.org 1932 Criterion Theatre35 Cottage StreetBar Harbor, ME 04609

Saturday, February 09, 2019

Tech Help at Brewer Public Library
(Sat. 9 Feb, 2019 4:00 am - 6:00 am)

Having an issue with a device, or have questions about how to perform certain tasks on your computer? Sign up for FREE personal tech help at the Brewer Public Library! Call 989-7943 for more information and to sign up.

Take Your Child to the Library Day
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Come out for our annual Take Your Child to the Library celebration! Join us at 10:30 AM for a robotics demo by Brewer High School’s Orange Chaos team! Snacks and other activities will follow. No need to sign up; call the Library at 989-7943 for more information.

Pine Cone Council 114 Bangor Knights of Columbus 2nd annual Bowl-A-Thon
(Sat. 9 Feb, 2019 7:00 am - 11:00 am)

Pine Cone Council 114, Bangor Knights of Columbus, is sponsoring its 2nd annual Bowl-A-Thon on Saturday, Feb. 9, starting at noon at the Family Fun Bowling Center on Hildreth St. in Bangor. Proceeds from the event benefit the Shepherd's Godparent Home in Bangor, which provides counseling, medical assistance, housing and support to pregnant young women in crisis. The cost is $20. There is a raffle for a $100 gift card to a restaurant of choice, a 50-50 raffle and a bake sale. Participants who donate two nonperishable food items are entered into a raffle for a $100 gift certificate to Family Fun Bowling Center. Make checks payable to Pine Cone Council 114. For information, contact John Newcomb at 207-735-4747 or message us on Facebook at facebook.com/BangorKofC or on Twitter at @BangorKofC.        

Bangor on Tap
(Sat. 9 Feb, 2019 8:00 am - 9:00 am)

Bangor on Tap We’re bringing Bangor’s largest Craft Beer Festival back to the Cross Insurance Center. The 5th Annual Bangor on Tap – Saturday, February 9 with Session 1 from 1pm-4pm and Session 2 from 6pm-9pm (VIP starting at 5pm). Sample over 100 releases from some of America’s best craft breweries. Plus hang out in an atmosphere filled with live music by the Mallett Brothers, delicious food available for purchase, and great vendors. *Participants must be at least 21 years of age with a vaild ID to attend Standard Ticket | $35 INCLUDES: *3 Hours of Beer Sampling *Souvenir Cup *Live Music Entertainment   VIP Ticket | $55 INCLUDES: *4 Hours of Beer Sampling *Hat *Souvenir Cup *Live Music Entertainment *Food Voucher Don’t miss your chance to enjoy the mixed genre beats from the Mallett Brothers Band while tasting brews from around the world! TO GET TICKETS: Visit Bangorontap.com or to avoid ticket fees purchase tickets at the Cross Insurance Center box office. We recommend arriving 30 minutes prior to the event as ID checks must be performed. In order to be admitted to the event you must have your printed paper ticket in hand or a digital ticket on your mobile device. Designated driver tickets are available at the door for $10; designated drivers must be 21+.   Presented by Stonington’s Furniture, Penobscot Federal Credit Union, Damon’s Beverage and Redemption, and our safe driving sponsor, Varney Mazda. 

DownEast Dancers WInter Carnival Dance
(Sat. 9 Feb, 2019 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Ellsworth-The DownEast Dancers will put on a Winter Carnival Dance on Sat. Feb. 9 at the Down East Family YMCA, 238 State St. starting with a Salsa  lesson at 7:30. Dancing will follow until 10 PM with music by club DJ's. The cost is $8/$6 for students and seniors.FMI 667-8333

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Washington and Augusta: What’s New?
(Wed. 13 Feb, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Both the United States Congress and the Maine State Legislature have recently sworn in new members. So what does this mean for the upcoming year? Join Fred Benson and Jill Goldthwait at the Jesup Memorial Library on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. as they share their thoughts on the state and federal issues and actions expected to happen. This talk was rescheduled from January. They will touch on how the mid-term elections have shaped both political bodies and will focus on some of the big issues in both the legislature and in Congress. They will also endeavor to answer the question of whether partisanship during this term will get better or worse.  

Friday, February 15, 2019

Late Night Catechism
(Fri. 15 Feb, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Gracie Theatre- Husson University Til Death Do Us Part: Late Nite Catechism is the latest class to be unveiled in this sinfully funny series. After teaching countless students about the saints, venial sins, limbo and more, Sister is now offering up hilarious lessons on the Sacraments of Marriage and the Last Rites, including her own wacky version of the Newlywed Game. Classroom participation is a must, so bring along your sweetie and your sense of humor for a session with the country’s feistiest couples counselor.

Poetry Slam
(Fri. 15 Feb, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Share your poetry or a piece that inspires you at the next Verse Unleashed! Poetry Slam on Friday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library. Whether it’s a haiku, free verse or sonnet, come share your work. Unlike traditional slams, the Jesup’s poetry slam is all about community and comradery not competition. Bring your friends or family and share your poetry in a supportive atmosphere.    For more information contact the Jesup at 207-288-4245 or [email protected]   

Saturday, February 16, 2019

"Bugs & Bad Stuff"
(Sat. 16 Feb, 2019 6:00 am - 7:00 am)

  The Eastern Maine Orchid Society will meet on Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the University of Maine’s Clapp Greenhouse in Orono. The program will be “Bugs & Bad Stuff.” Learn about things that can go wrong and invaders that can attack your orchids and what to do about them. If you have a plant that you think may have a problem please bring a leaf or affected piece sealed securely in a plastic bag.   Light refreshments and business meeting before the program.   All are welcome. EMOS meeting are free and open to the public.   For more information call Janelle at 207-944-8822, Melanie at 207-408-7988 or MaryLou at 207-852-6706.    

Age By Design: Medicare Update
(Sat. 16 Feb, 2019 8:30 am - 9:30 am)

If you have questions about Medicare or just want to learn more, join Carroll Harper as he talks about Medicare and answers your questions at an Age By Design talk at the Jesup Memorial Library on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 1:30 p.m.    Harper will give an overview of different Medicare plans including Part A, Part B, Part C and Part D. He will talk about the different kinds of Medicare including Medicare supplements, the different kinds of prescription drug plans and Medicare through private health plans. Also learn about the different enrollment periods and the eligibility requirements of each period. He will walk you through when and how to enroll in Medicare as well as the penalties of not enrolling. Finally, learn about the proposed bills at the state level that may impact you.   Harper has more four decades of experience in assisting individuals with their Medicare options. He has been active in State Legislature working with representatives to improve both Medicare and Long Term Care Insurance through meaningful legislation. He authors a quarterly newsletter for attorneys, accountants, financial planners and brokers on the subject of Medicare and Long Term Care Insurance.    Age by Design is a series of programs and community discussions that explore various facets of life for those older than 50 and create opportunities for community get-togethers. The programs are cosponsored by the Jesup, Island Connections, the YWCA MDI and the Mount Desert Island YMCA.    For more information on this talk contact Doreen Willett at Island Connections by calling 207- 288-4457.  

Hampden Congregational Church Chicken Pie Supper
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Hampden Congregational Church Chicken Pie Supper 101 Main Road N. ~ Hampden, ME Saturday, February 16th 5 to 6:30 pm Takeout is Available! Menu:  chicken pie, whipped potatoes, squash, petite peas, cranberry sauce,, assorted desserts & beverages Enjoy a family night out or invite a friend!  Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Pajama Story Time
(Wed. 20 Feb, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

February is National Bird Feeding Month. Celebrate by joining Miss Mae at the Jesup Memorial Library on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 6 p.m. for a special bird-themed pajama story time.   Kids, ages four and older, can come dressed in their pajamas and read “This Is the Nest That Robin Built” by Denise Fleming, “Froodle” by Antoinette Portis and “Feathers: Not Just for Flying” by Melissa Stewart. After reading, kids can make a birdseed cake to take home to feed the birds.   For more information on this story time contact 207-288-4245 or [email protected]   

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Brown Bag: Owls of Maine
(Thu. 21 Feb, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Brown Bag: Owls of Maine

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

FREE

A great program for young and old! Join us for this Brown Bag lunch, Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 12 noon.

Three live owls are the highlights of this program, which introduces participants to the owls native to Maine and New England.

Beginning with slides and sounds, participants will learn the identifying characteristics and calls of each owl.  Then, using talons, wings, and skulls, we explore the adaptations of these silent nocturnal hunters. This program ends with an intimate and detailed look at live owls, bringing these creatures of the night into the light!

Bring your lunch. No registration is required.

Mini Golf Extravaganza
(Thu. 21 Feb, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Eighteen mini golf holes created by individuals and groups, for your enjoyment, at Cherryfield Academy Community Center (first floor). February 21st - 6:00 - 8:30 p.m., 22nd & 23rd - 11:00 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. and 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.   The black lights will be turned on for the night openings so wear something that glows in the dark!  Admission is $2 for ages 12 and under and $4 for ages 13 and over.  Play the game then vote on your 1st, 2nd & 3rd favorite holes.  See if you can draw a blue stone to win a free game and put your name in for one of the two door prizes.  All proceeds go to the Cherryfield Academy Community Center.

Enjoy Music Inspired by Acadia
(Thu. 21 Feb, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Rachel Panitch, a violinist and composer-in-residence at Acadia National Park, will share music inspired by her time in Acadia at a concert with pianist Christina Spurling on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library. This concert was rescheduled from January.    After Panitch performs her pieces, audience members can share three words or a drawing that encapsulates the park or a park experience for them. Panitch will then create a piece of music on the spot to accompany these “graphic scores.”   Panitch is a Boston-based violinist, improviser, composer and teaching artist. She performs Classical music with the Cardamom Quartet, is a dance fiddler with French Roast, and improvises with audiences as a part of Thread Ensemble (a trio of violins and vibraphone).  Panitch’s fiddling and compositions can be heard on a PBS Utah Bucket List episode, which was filmed during her 2014 residency in Zion National Park. She was chosen as a 2015-2017 Jubilation Fellow, a national award recognizing “individuals with an exceptional talent for helping young people feel fully alive through rhythm.” She received her Masters of Music in Contemporary Improvisation from New England Conservatory.   This event is free and open to the public and no reservations are required. For more information about Panitch visit www.rachelpanitch.com and for more information about Acadia National Park’s Artist-in-Residence program visit http://go.nps.gov/AcadiaArt. For more information about the event, contact the Jesup at 207-288-4245 or [email protected]   

Friday, February 22, 2019

Tulip Time: Travel Talk and Slideshow
(Fri. 22 Feb, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Cruise Dutch and Belgian waterways with Bob and Sue Pennington at a talk and slideshow at the Jesup Memorial Library on Friday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. The Penningtons visited Holland and Belgium to explore the country and they also visited during tulip season and will also share photos of these amazing fields of flowers.   Some of the many places they visited include the cities of Amsterdam, Volendam, Edam, Arnhem, Willemstad, Kinderdijk and Nijmegen as well as Het Loo Palace and Keukenhof Gardens in the Netherlands, and Antwerp and Ghent in Belgium. The Penningtons will talk about the history, art and architecture of the region both before World War II and how it changed in the following years.    The Penningtons are retired educators from the Philadelphia area and moved to Bar Harbor in 2002. Bob pursues his photography and water color hobbies. Sue sings with the Acadia Choral Society, is a member of the Bar Harbor Garden Club and Acadia Senior College, and cantors at Holy Redeemer Church.     For more information about the event contact the Jesup at 207-288-4245 or [email protected]   

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Lego Fun at the Brewer Public Library
(Sat. 23 Feb, 2019 5:00 am - 7:00 am)

Children of all ages are invited to the Brewer Public Library for Lego free-build time. No sign-up is required; call the Library at 989-7943 with any questions. The Brewer Public Library is located at 100 South Main Street in Brewer.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Stearns High School Live Auction
(Tue. 26 Feb, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:03 pm)

The Peer Counselors at Stearns High School in Millinocket, Maine will be hosting a live auction on February 26 at 5pm in the Stearns High School Library (199 State St). This is a fundraiser to benifit programs such as the After Prom Party and Challenge Day. Any donations can be sent to The Peer Counselors at Stearns High School. Admissons are Free!  Any questions please contact Susan Buzzell at (207)-723-6430 Ext. 6509

Stearns High School Live Auction
(Tue. 26 Feb, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:03 pm)

The Peer Counselors at Stearns High School in Millinocket, Maine will be hosting a live auction on February 26 at 5pm in the Stearns High School Library (199 State St). This is a fundraiser to benifit programs such as the After Prom Party and Challenge Day. Any donations can be sent to The Peer Counselors at Stearns High School. Admissons are Free!  Any questions please contact Susan Buzzell at (207)-723-6430 Ext. 6509

Stearns Peer Counselors Auction
(Tue. 26 Feb, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:03 pm)

This is a fundraiser for the Stearns peer counseling program, We have many great items including whale watch and white water rafting trips, passes to movies, museums, amusement parks, and wildlife parks, restaurant gift cards, baseball and hockey tickets, hand crafted items and baked goods. The event will be held at the Stearns library.Please contact Sue Buzzell at 447-6509 for more information or if you would like to donate an item. 

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Pre-Opera Talk at the Brewer Public Library
(Wed. 27 Feb, 2019 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Join us at the Brewer Public Library to discuss the opera La Fille du Regiment. There is no admission fee for this event, and a drawing for a pair of Met Live tickets will be held at the end of the presentation. Call the Library at 989-7943 with any questions or for more information.

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