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  • Martz to play ‘Ocean Sounds’

    Martz to play ‘Ocean Sounds’

    BAR HARBOR — College of the Atlantic senior, violinist Augustin Martz will perform a chamber music concert titled “Ocean Sounds” at the Jesup Memorial Library on Saturday, May 27, at 10:30 a.m. Martz will be accompanied by Thule van den Dam on violin, Max Eddington on piano and Kinnon Church on bass. The quartet will

  • Pemetic High reunion set

    Pemetic High reunion set

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The Pemetic High School class of 1967 will celebrate its 50th class reunion at the Upper Deck Restaurant on Saturday, June 24. The social hour begins at 5 p.m., followed by dinner. Everyone will order off the menu so there is no other cost to attend. There will be a time of

  • Photo club to show

    Photo club to show

    MOUNT DESERT — The MDI Photo Club will hold an exhibition in the Mellon Room of the Northeast Harbor Library from June 1-29. A reception will be held on Friday, June 2, at 5 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. The reception is open to the public. Visit www.mdiphotoclub.org.

  • Norwood’s Cove Object finally identified

    Norwood’s Cove Object finally identified

    MOUNT DESERT — Ralph Stanley and Tim Garrity will give an illustrated lecture about a mysterious artifact and the donor who gave it to the Southwest Harbor Public Library over 70 years ago when they visit the library on Thursday, June 1, at 5:30 p.m. Hanging on the wall of the library since 1946, the

  • Krosschell’s essays focus first on Maine

    Krosschell’s essays focus first on Maine

    BAR HARBOR — Author Jim Krosschell will give an author talk and be available to sign books at the Jesup Memorial Library on Thursday, May 25, at 7 p.m. Krosschell writes about the wonders and challenges of Maine’s environment. His new book, “One Man’s Maine: Essays on a Love Affair,” collects 16 pairs of essays.

  • Strubell finds peace in creativity

    Strubell finds peace in creativity

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — An exhibition of the works of Barbara Strubell will open at the Southwest Harbor Public Library on Thursday, June 1, and runs through July 7. A reception is planned for Saturday, June 10, from 1-3 p.m. Food, wine and non-alcoholic beverages will be served. All are welcome. Strubell has lived in Maine

  • Bee habitat workshop planned

    Bee habitat workshop planned

    MOUNT DESERT — Pollination expert Eric Venturini will lead a workshop on enhancing native bee habitat at Beech Hill Farm on Tuesday, May 23, from 4-6 p.m. as part of College of the Atlantic’s Food and Farming Workshop Series. Maine is home to more than 270 native bee species, many of which provide vital pollination

  • Wessels to discuss island’s ecology and history

    Wessels to discuss island’s ecology and history

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Author Tom Wessels will discuss his book “Granite, Fire, & Fog: The Natural and Cultural History of Acadia” at the Southwest Harbor Public Library on Tuesday, May 23, at 5:30 p.m. Wessels will discuss the unique ecology and natural history of Mount Desert Island, the factors that created it and how it

  • ‘El Camino’ documentary to be screened

    ‘El Camino’ documentary to be screened

    BAR HARBOR — The documentary “Looking for Infinity: El Camino” will be screened at The Criterion Theatre on Saturday, May 27, at 7 p.m. El Camino de Santiago, or the Way of Saint James, is one of the oldest and most popular spiritual pilgrimages, undertaken by over 200,000 people every year. Many of these pilgrims

  • Students to perform ‘Hamlet’

    Students to perform ‘Hamlet’

    BAR HARBOR — Eight Conners Emerson students between the ages of 10 and 13 years old will present their original rendition of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” at The Criterion Theatre on Saturday, May 20, at 2 p.m. and Sunday, May 21, at 2 p.m. Over the past six weeks, a small company of kids collaborated with