Community Announcements

  • Holden church to host takeout dinner

    HOLDEN — The Holden Congregational Church, located at 9 Rider Bluff Road in Holden, will be having a public takeout roast pork dinner on Saturday, May 14, from 5-6:30 p.m. Meals will also be available at the door on a first come, first served basis. The menu will include roast pork, potatoes, veggies, applesauce, roll

  • Auditions scheduled at The Grand

    Auditions scheduled at The Grand

    ELLSWORTH — Auditions are scheduled for The Grand’s upcoming production of “MSN Dream,” an abridged version of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Auditions will be held at The Grand on Thursday, May 12, at 6 p.m. and Saturday, May 14, at 11 a.m. Performances will take place July 22-24 at Harbor Park in Ellsworth and

  • Spring plant sale scheduled May 21

    ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Master Gardener Volunteers plant sale will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, May 21, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Hancock County UMaine Cooperative Extension Office, 63 Boggy Brook Road in Ellsworth. The sale will feature hundreds of perennials and annuals, including Maine natives. The event will also

  • Young hikers invited to Patten Stream outing

    SURRY — Blue Hill Heritage Trust is hosting a Secrets and Surprises of the Forest nature hike for kids on Saturday, May 7, at 9:45 a.m. at Patten Stream in Surry. This is a fun nature hike along a beautiful trail filled with many secrets, surprises and delights. Children are welcome with an adult. The

  • College planning talk May 12

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — On Thursday, May 12, from 3 to 4 p.m., the Southwest Harbor Public Library will host a free educational event titled “College: Getting There from Here.” The speaker is David Lewis, financial advisor with Edward Jones. Lewis will discuss college savings goals, strategies and 529 college savings plans. To register for this

  • Hope Day celebration scheduled May 14

    Hope Day celebration scheduled May 14

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth’s Yellow Tulip Project Committee invites community members to a Hope Day celebration on Saturday, May 14, at 11 a.m. at Knowlton Park. The rain date is Sunday, May 15, at 11 a.m. The event will feature music from the Ellsworth High School Show Choir and Jazz Band, poetry and messages of hope

  • Hancock County GOP Meeting May 12

    ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Republicans will meet on Thursday, May 12, at 6:30 p.m. at the Hancock County Republican headquarters at the Maine Coast Mall in Ellsworth. All are welcome to come and meet candidates from Amherst to Winter Harbor who are running in the upcoming election. For more information, call 944-8444.

  • Historical society to hold annual meeting

    ELLSWORTH — The annual meeting of the Ellsworth Historical Society will be held in the Riverview Room of the Ellsworth Public Library on Monday, May 9, at 7 p.m. In addition to the usual business of the evening, there will be a presentation on the photography of former Ellsworth American managing editor (and sometime owner)

  • Surry Garden Club event May 8

    SURRY — The Surry Garden Club will be hosting a Q & A session with professional gardener Karl Holmes in his garden at 9 King’s Wear Court, where masses of spring bulbs will be at peak bloom. Admission is free. The event is scheduled for Sunday, May 8, from 10 a.m. to noon. The rain

  • Grohoski hosting constituent event

    ELLSWORTH — State Rep. Nicole Grohoski (D-Ellsworth) will host an in-person “Coffee with Constituents” event on Saturday, May 7, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Moore Community Center, 125 State St., Ellsworth. This monthly series provides an opportunity for Ellsworth and Trenton community members to share ideas, ask questions and learn more about Maine’s

  • Roadside clean-up in Surry May 7

    SURRY — The annual Surry roadside clean-up is set for Saturday, May 7. Volunteers should come to the Surry School at 9 a.m. In case of rain, the clean-up will be Sunday, May 8. The Surry Community Improvement Association (SCIA), sponsor and organizer of the event, will provide trash bags and safety vests. Volunteers will