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Some Enchanted Afternoon: Musical Theater Through the Decades with Kate Hall on Sun., Feb. 24

Join vocalist Kate Hall and pianist Vivian Hyde for “Some Enchanted Afternoon: An Afternoon of Musical Theater through the Decades” at the Jesup Memorial Library on Sunday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. This concert is part of the Sundays at the Jesup Winter Concert Series. Continue reading “Some Enchanted Afternoon: Musical Theater Through the Decades with Kate Hall on Sun., Feb. 24”

Contra Dance with Big Moose Band on Sat., Feb. 23

Join Big Moose Band for a rousing evening of contra dancing with caller Chrissy Fowler on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. This month’s dance features a free, family dance from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. where beginners, families and nondancers can learn the dances beforehand and then put them to music in a friendly, judgement-free atmosphere. Starting at 7:30 p.m. the regular contra dance will be begin and all dances will be taught. This is a great time to have fun and dance the night away. There is an $8 requested donation for all adults and kids ages 12 and under and College of the Atlantic students can dance for free. The maximum requested donation for families is $25. Continue reading “Contra Dance with Big Moose Band on Sat., Feb. 23”

February is for the Birds Pajama Story Time on Wed., Feb. 20

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 mcorrion@jesuplibrary.org.

Age By Design: Medicare Information Session on Sat., Feb. 16

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. Continue reading “Age By Design: Medicare Information Session on Sat., Feb. 16”

Verse Unleashed! Poetry Slam on Fri., Feb. 15

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 mrice@jesuplibrary.org.

Washington and Augusta: What’s New? on Wed., Feb. 13

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. Continue reading “Washington and Augusta: What’s New? on Wed., Feb. 13”