Community Announcements

  • Author to speak at Ellsworth Library

    ELLSWORTH — Author Johnny Remick will be speaking at the Ellsworth Public Library on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 6 p.m. Remick credits writing the book “Here, There and All Over the Place” with helping him cope with his diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Eighteen years as a comedian shines through in Remick’s writing. He covers

  • Seacoast Mission “Wish List” online

    CHERRYFIELD — Each year at Christmastime, the Maine Seacoast Mission distributes about 10,000 holiday gifts to more than 3,200 children, families, nursing home residents and prisoners. The tradition of Mission Christmas presents began more than 100 years ago when the Mission brought gifts to island residents and lighthouse keepers. Now, donors bring new items to

  • Free haunted house in Orland Oct. 31

    ORLAND — A free haunted house will be up and running on Halloween night, Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 135 Gray Meadow Road in Orland. Follow the Witch of Gray Meadow through a maze of scary ghouls. All ages are welcome. For more information, call 469-3626.

  • Sunset hike in Gouldsboro Oct. 25

    GOULDSBORO — The Frenchman Bay Conservancy is sponsoring a fall hike series throughout October. The hike on Thursday, Oct. 25, is a sunset and moonrise hike at the Taft Point Preserve in Gouldsboro. Hikers should meet at the Taft Point Preserve at 5 p.m. Bring mud-proof boots and water. Hikes in the series are easy

  • Bucksport church to host breakfast

    BUCKSPORT — The Bucksport United Methodist Church, located at 71 Franklin St. in Bucksport, will host a breakfast buffet on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 6:30 until 9:30 a.m. The all-you-care-to-eat meal features several entrees, beverages and homemade baked goods. The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children and $25 for a family of four

  • Pumpkin Festival at SW Harbor Library

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The Southwest Harbor Library is hosting its 2018 Pumpkin Festival on Thursday, Oct. 25. From 1–5 p.m., the library will offer pumpkin carving. Pumpkins and tools will be provided while supplies last, or bring your own. Local musicians will provide live music during the afternoon. At 6 p.m., get ready for spooky

  • Nature writing events in Blue Hill

    BLUE HILL — On Sunday, Oct. 21, the Blue Hill Public Library and the Word Literary Festival will present a panel discussion about nature writing at 1 p.m., followed by a workshop on the same topic at 3. The panel of nature writers will be moderated by Blue Hill Heritage Trust Executive Director Hans Carlson,

  • Harvest home supper at Blue Hill church

    BLUE HILL — The First Baptist Church of Blue Hill, located at 53 Pleasant St., will host its annual harvest home supper on Saturday, Oct. 20. There will be seatings at 5 and 6 p.m. The menu includes roast turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, fresh vegetables, rolls and a wide selection of pies. All

  • Supper, auction at Halcyon Grange

    BLUE HILL — The Halcyon Grange is hosting its annual pig roast and harvest supper on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 5:30 p.m. The event will also include a live auction. Roast pork from Quill’s End Farm will be served along with a harvest supper with all the fixings from local farms, orchards and gardens. Featured

  • Craft fair in Ellsworth Oct. 20

    ELLSWORTH  — Yesterday’s Children Inc., is holding a craft fair Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School, located at 20 Forrest Ave. Proceeds from the fair will directly benefit Yesterday’s Children’s clients, providing dental care, eye care and adaptive equipment required to meet their needs, but that are