Join some of Bar Harbor’s youngest musicians, the Swallowtail Fiddlers and the Show Stoppers!, for a special concert as part of the Sundays at the Jesup Winter Concert Series on Sunday, March 18 at 2 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library. Continue reading “Swallowtail Fiddlers and Show Stoppers! Concert on Sun., March 18”
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Jesup Memorial Library! There are two St. Paddy’s-themed programs at the Jesup on Saturday, March 17. First at 10:30 a.m. kids are invited to a special leprechaun story time and then everyone can get in the spirit at sing-along with Big Moose Band at 2 p.m. Continue reading “St. Patrick’s Day Programs on Sat. March 17”
Most of us have been there, you do something, maybe it was a moment after, maybe it was after a few days, but you think, “I should have known better.” Join the Jesup Memorial Library on Friday, March 16 at 7 p.m. for the next Words Unleashed! Story Slam and share your story that fits the theme, “I should have known better.” Continue reading “Words Unleashed! Story Slam on Fri., March 16”
Henry Beston’s “The Outermost House” is considered a classic of American literature as well as one of the seminal works that has influenced today’s environmental movement. Join David Donovan at the Jesup Memorial Library on Thursday, March 15 at 7 p.m. to learn more about Beston, his life and “The Outermost House.” Donovan says, “Henry Beston was a ‘John Muir of the East.’ He got down into what it means to be really human, which has nothing to do with technology or modern civilization. It has to do with being really connected to nature—the ocean, the beach, the night sky, and yes, all the other living things.” Continue reading “Henry Beston and “The Outermost House” Talk with David Donovan on Thurs., March 15″
Hear about the experiences of three Mount Desert Island veterans at a special discussion at the Jesup Memorial Library on Saturday, March 10 at 1 p.m. Fred Benson served as the commander of an aviation unit with the 1st Cavalry Division during the Vietnam War, Steve Ashley also served in Vietnam as a unit and mail clerk, and Charles Saul served during Desert Storm. Come hear about their service and share your experience or the experiences of your family during the Korean, Vietnam and Gulf Wars. Continue reading “Korea, Vietnam and Beyond: Exploring Local Connections to War on Sat., March 10”
Fire in the Commons employs a mix of strong vocals accompanied by powerful instrumentation on guitar, bones, conchs and drums to play music that inspires people to act. Join the band for a concert at the Jesup Memorial Library on Friday, March 9 at 7 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library. Continue reading “Concert: Fire in the Commons on Fri., March 9”
Illustrator and author Karen Zimmermann invites readers to use all their senses to explore the world around them both during the day and at night. In her new book, “Nightwalk: Using All your Senses to Explore the Natural World,” Zimmermann highlights how animals have adapted and senses beyond just sight to do things like forage for food and define their territory, how to explore the natural world and a field guide to strengthen your senses. Join Zimmermann at the Jesup Memorial Library on Thursday, March 8 at 7 p.m. for an author talk and book signing. Continue reading “Author and Illustrator Talk: Karen Zimmermann “Nightwalk” on Thurs., March 8″
Join your friends and neighbors for the annual March on Mount Desert Street Progressive Dinner on Tuesday, March 6 starting at 5:15 p.m. This dinner is hosted by nonprofits on Mount Desert Street. This year the festivities start at the Abbe Museum at 5:15 p.m. with a brief play presented by students from Conners-Emerson school. Then it’s on to the Jesup Memorial Library at 5:30 to 6 p.m. for hors d’oeuvres and to the Congregational Church from 6 to 6:30 p.m. for salad. The party then moves to the St. Savior’s Episcopal Church for soup and bread from 6:30 to 7 p.m., and ends with dessert at YWCA MDI from 7 to 7:30 p.m. Join us for this delicious annual tradition!
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Dr. Seuss’ birthday is Friday, March 2nd, and cast members from Acadia Community Theater’s upcoming production of Seussical, the Musical will be reading in costume from his works at area libraries on March 2nd and 3rd. The events coincide with “Read Across America Day,” a national event organized annually by the National Education Association on Dr. Seuss’ birthday to celebrate his books and encourage young people to read.
This year, Seussical cast members will read a Seuss story at 1:45 p.m. at the Northeast Harbor Public Library and 3:30 p.m. at the Southwest Harbor Public Library on Friday, March 2nd. The celebrations will continue on Saturday, March 3rd with story time at the Jesup Library in Bar Harbor at 10:30 a.m. The events will conclude on Saturday evening with a showing of the animated film Horton Hears a Who! at the Criterion Theatre in Bar Harbor at 7:00 p.m. Continue reading “Read Across America: Dr. Suess Story Time with Acadia Community Theater on Sat., March 3”
Last summer Carol Shutt and Laurie Beal visited Cuba for 16 days traveling through the country, creating art and more. Join them for their talk “Cuba: Through an Open Door” at the Jesup Memorial Library on Friday, March 2 at 7 p.m. Shutt, who is an art teacher at Mount Desert Elementary School, and Beal, who is a Spanish teacher at Mount Desert Elementary School, will tell stories and share photographs, examples of the art made by Shutt during their time in the country. Continue reading ““Cuba: Through an Open Door” with Carol Shutt and Laurie Beal”