Lifestyle

  • Maple sugaring workshop set

    Maple sugaring workshop set

    TREMONT — The Bass Harbor Memorial Library and naturalist Lynn Havsall will host a maple sugaring workshop on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m. at Pacific Hall. “We will discover the history, science, and fun of maple sugaring and how we can do it in our own backyards,” said organizers. “Have some great fun possible

  • Trip to Holland, Belgium

    Trip to Holland, Belgium

    BAR HARBOR — Bob and Sue Pennington will discuss their recent visit to Holland and Belgium at a talk and slideshow at the Jesup Memorial Library on Friday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. The visit was during tulip season; they will also share photos of these amazing fields of flowers. Some of the many places

  • Medicare Q&A set

    Medicare Q&A set

    BAR HARBOR — Carroll Harper will discuss Medicare Saturday, Feb. 16 at 1:30 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library. 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

  • Making valentines

    Making valentines

    BASS HARBOR — The Bass Harbor Memorial Library will host an afternoon of cocoa, treats and valentine-making Thursday, Feb. 14, from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. All ages are welcome. This event will be held at Pacific Hall, 737 Tremont Road in West Tremont. Tremont students may take the bus directly to Pacific Hall after school.

  • Mitchell to discuss business photography

    Mitchell to discuss business photography

    BAR HARBOR — Photographer Kelly Mitchell will lead a workshop on how to create product pictures that will engage customers Friday, Feb. 15 at 3 p.m. at Anchorspace Bar Harbor. Mitchell, a Bar Harbor resident, operates The Limited Lens. While she has a soft spot in her heart for landscapes and seascapes, she has practiced

  • Community-based theatre in war zones is talk topic

    Community-based theatre in war zones is talk topic

    BAR HARBOR — Theatre-maker, scholar, author and educator Nandita Dinesh will speak and show clips from her film “Chronicles from Kashmir” Feb. 11 at the College of the Atlantic’s Human Ecology Forum. The free event begins at 4:10 in McCormick Lecture Hall. Dinesh is a theatre-maker, scholar, author and educator who holds a Ph.D. in

  • Owl identification and myth-busting

    Owl identification and myth-busting

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Craig Kesselheim will host a talk about owls on Feb. 16 at 1:30 p.m. at the Southwest Harbor Public Library. Owls — those mysterious, diverse, powerful and highly adapted birds — reside on Mount Desert Island and populate the world. Kesselheim will discuss which owls live here and how to identify them.

  • Morse, Tipton to play

    Morse, Tipton to play

    ELLSWORTH — Classical guitarist Kevin Morse and trumpeter Mark Tipton will perform Monday, Feb. 11 at 1 p.m. at the Moore Center. This free, professional concert is presented by Ellsworth Community Music Institute, where both performers teach, with sponsorship by Machias Savings Bank. The theme is romance, since the concert is so close to Valentine’s

  • Husband can’t control his anti-racism rage

    Husband can’t control his anti-racism rage

    Hi, Carolyn: Please help! My husband fights with everyone online and he can’t or won’t stop himself. These are charged times, we all know. My husband spends hours arguing with strangers in the comments sections of articles and friends’ posts on Facebook. He frequently diverges from the topic at hand and the threads spiral into