Artists of all ages are invited to create a collage vessel at the Jesup Memorial Library during an intergenerational craft workshop on Wednesday, February 26 at 6 p.m. Join Liz Cutler from ArtWaves MDI for this fun craft that is great for all skill levels.
Participants will make a vessel using tissue paper, raffia, feathers, vintage paper, yarn, fabric and plaster. Feel free to bring in a uniquely shaped bowl or vessel to use as structural support or use one of ours.
Registration for this event is required. To register stop by the library or call 207-288-4245.
Have a great time dancing the night away with the Big Moose Band and caller Chrissy Fowler on Saturday, Feb. 22 starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library. You will not want to miss the chance to see the library become a lively dance hall. Continue reading “Contra Dance with Big Moose Band on Sat., Feb. 22”
Share your poetry in a supportive environment during the Verse Unleashed! Poetry Slam at the Jesup Memorial Library on Friday, February 21 at 7 p.m. All types of poetry can be read from free verse to sonnets to haiku. The only rule for the night is that anything read needs to be poetry. This event is all about comradery. Be sure to stop by to share your work or just listen to some great poetry and support the poets.
For more information on the slam, contact the Jesup at 207-288-4245.
Learn more about the early days of the automobile boom and how the can-do spirit, grit, innovation and determination of a few key players impacted the industry for years to come with Jenna Beaulieu, the Curator of Education at the Seal Cove Auto Museum. This event is part of Age By Design and is on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 10:30 a.m. at the YWCA Mount Desert Island. Continue reading “The Can-Do Spirit behind the Auto Boom on Tues., Feb. 18 at the YWCA”
Get ready to get baking! Kids in grades five through eight are invited to put their bread baking skills to the test during the Kids Bread Bake-Off at the Jesup Memorial Library on Friday, Feb. 14 at 3 p.m. Continue reading “Kids Bread Baking Contest on Fri., Feb. 14”
Join the MDI Racial Equity Working Group for three talks in their Winter Speaker Series at Jesup Memorial Library. The first talk is “Immigration Law in These Challenging Times” with Anna Welch and Felix Hagenimana on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. Continue reading “Immigration in These Challenging Times on Wed., Feb. 12”
Alan Wittenberg first visited Japan in 1983, since then he has visited the country more than 30 times. He has visited for reasons including his involvement in music therapy, the Surry Opera Company and Buddhism as well as cross international exchange for his academic and cultural pursuits. Join Wittenberg as he shares photos and talks about his multiple trips on Friday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library.
Continue reading “Rescheduled for Sat., Feb. 8—“Japan: 30 Plus Visits in 30 Plus Years” on Friday. Feb. 7″
Island Readers & Writers (IRW) will host young adult novelist Maria Padian who will discuss her latest novel, “How to Build a Heart” at the Jesup Memorial Library at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6. Copies will be available for purchase courtesy of Sherman’s. Continue reading “Author Talk and Book Signing: Maria Padian “How to Build a Heart” on Thurs., Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. with Island Readers and Writers”
Stop by the Jesup to see the artwork of the Plein Air Painters of Acadia (PAPA) during the month of January. This group of outside painters whose work will be on display inclues Beverly Bono, Margaret Beaulieu, Jean Forbes, Christine Swersey, Vicky Smith Fernald, Liz Cutler and Linda Rowell-Kelley. Continue reading “Plein Air Painters of Acadia Art Work on Display in January”
Join Big Moose Band for the first contra dance of 2020 on Saturday, Jan. 25 starting at 6:30 p.m. This is a fun night of dancing and music that is perfect for everyone, from kids to adults, dancers and nondancers alike. You can come with your friends, family, a partner or just come alone. The caller for the night will be Chrissy Fowler. Continue reading “Contra Dance with Big Moose Band on Sat., Jan. 25”