Community Announcements

  • Seedling swap in Brooklin May 28

    BROOKLIN — The Brooklin Community Garden and Brooklin Food Corps will be holding their second annual seedling swap on Saturday, May 28, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Friend Memorial Library. Bring seedlings, take seedlings home and meet with those involved to discuss all things plants. For more information, call 359-2276 or visit

  • Franklin Library hosting fundraiser

    FRANKLIN — The Franklin Library is holding a Memorial Day weekend pie sale and raffle. The event is scheduled for Saturday, May 28, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Raffle items include a $350 Hannaford gift card plus a variety of gift baskets. Pies will be sold for $20 each. Raffle tickets are $5 each or five

  • Plant and pie sale in Bucksport

    BUCKSPORT — The Bucksport Garden Club will be holding its annual plant and pie sale on Saturday, May 28, at 74 Main St. in Bucksport, across from the Community Pharmacy. The sale will run from 9 a.m. to noon. Lots of annuals, perennials, used books and baked goods will be available

  • Native plant sale in Blue Hill May 28

    BLUE HILL — Native Gardens of Blue Hill is hosting its semi-annual native plant sale on Saturday, May 28, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Bagaduce Music campus on South Street in Blue Hill. Area nurseries will sell their sustainably grown plants on site, with several also offering pre-order and curbside pick-up options. Anyone

  • Library hosting plant sale kickoff

    Library hosting plant sale kickoff

    BLUE HILL — The Blue Hill Public Library’s annual plant sale kickoff event is scheduled for Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The sale will feature hundreds of plants from local gardens and seedlings from local farms and gardeners. It will be hosted by experienced gardeners who can answer your

  • Two-day craft fair set in Bar Harbor

    BAR HARBOR — The Island Arts Association’s Annual Memorial Day Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, May 28, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, May 29, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on the Village Green in Bar Harbor. All are welcome to stop by and visit the local artisans showcasing their beautiful handmade crafts. For

  • Summer concert series starting

    BLUE HILL — A new summer concert series, Monday Nights! in the Park, starts on Memorial Day, May 30, from 6-9 p.m. at the Blue Hill Town Park. The series will feature community musical performances as well as food. Rhythm Rockets and Planet Pan are among the scheduled performers for May 30. Donations will benefit

  • Book sale at Witherle Library

    Book sale at Witherle Library

    CASTINE — The Friends of the Witherle Memorial Library in Castine are holding another season of book sales starting on Saturday, May 28, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. All are welcome to stop by and peruse a selection of thousands of titles. Nearly all books are $1, or fill a brown paper bag for $8. For

  • Clothing and linen sale in Hancock

    HANCOCK — A two-day community clothing and linen sale will be held in Hancock on Friday, June 3, from 5-7 p.m. and Saturday, June 4, from 9 a.m. to noon. The sale is being hosted by the Union Congregational Church of Hancock, located at 1368 Route 1 in Hancock. Gently used clothing for women, men

  • Talk on abortion decision June 2

    STONINGTON — Constitutional lawyer and former federal prosecutor Buddy Parker will give a public talk exploring the background and implications of the Supreme Court’s likely reversal of the 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision. Jointly sponsored by St. Brendan the Navigator Episcopal Church and the Stonington Wisdom Ingathering, the talk will take place at

  • Friends in Action Walk/Run-a-thon set

    ELLSWORTH — The first annual Friends in Action Walk/Run-a-thon is scheduled for Saturday, June 4, at 9 a.m. Registration opens at 8 at Knowlton Park, 11 Shore Road in Ellsworth. Participants have the option of walking or running 1, 2 or 3.4 miles. Registration is $25. Participants will walk or run from Knowlton Park, down

  • Cribbage tournament slated for Saturday

    ELLSWORTH — The 2022 Maine State Cribbage Championships, a sanctioned American Cribbage Congress tournament, will be held Saturday, May 21, at the Ellsworth Elks Lodge. All proceeds will benefit Maine Children’s Cancer Program. The tournament directors are Joe Bowen and Sarah Arsenault. Entry fee for the main tournament is $70. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.