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  • Cole-Will to discuss archaeology

    BAR HARBOR — Rebecca Cole-Will, cultural resources specialist at Acadia National Park, will give a presentation titled “Is Archaeology Still Relevant in the 21st Century?” at Acadia Senior College’s Food for Thought program at Birch Bay Village in Hulls Cove on Friday, Nov. 17, at noon. A hot buffet begins at 11:30 a.m. and costs

  • Crafters to make book safes

    Crafters to make book safes

    BAR HARBOR — Artist Lynda Millar, who creates book art, will show how to make a book safe out of a used book at a Sip ‘n’ Craft event at the Jesup Memorial Library on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 6:30 p.m. A book safe is a book that has been altered to turn the book

  • Cline to lecture on river protection

    Cline to lecture on river protection

    MOUNT DESERT — Ken Cline will lead a discussion on his recent work with Maori in New Zealand and how lessons learned around the world can be applied to Maine’s river systems after he presents the Seaside United Church of Christ’s Soup with Substance lecture on Tuesday, Nov 14, from 5-6:30 p.m. Cline is a

  • Harvest Festival coming up

    Harvest Festival coming up

    MOUNT DESERT — Family-friendly seasonal activities, crafts, music and food all are part of The Community School of Mount Desert Island’s annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. At the school’s Somesville campus, at 585 Sound Drive, guests can enjoy kids’ crafts, wreath making, a campfire, harvest lunch, patisserie

  • Grand takes trip ‘Down the Rabbit Hole’

    Grand takes trip ‘Down the Rabbit Hole’

    ELLSWORTH — “Alice: Down the Rabbit Hole” will be performed live at The Grand on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17 and 18, at 7 p.m. and on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 2 p.m. Based on Lewis Carroll’s “Alice” stories, written by Executive Director Nick Turner and directed by Education Director Jasmine A. Ireland, the dramatic

  • Hymn sing to feed hungry

    Hymn sing to feed hungry

    BAR HARBOR — Sing for Supper, a community hymn sing to raise support for the Bar Harbor Food Pantry, will be held at the Bar Harbor Congregational Church on Sunday, Nov. 12, from 7-8 p.m. Everyone is welcome to bring canned goods or a cash donation to benefit the pantry. All cash donations are tax-deductible.

  • Video game creators use art, science

    Video game creators use art, science

    BAR HARBOR — Four students at Mount Desert Island High School are taking their love of video games and combining it with art and science, developing their own games in the classroom. “The big goal is to take game players and make them game creators,” teacher Megan McOsker said. The idea for the class stemmed

  • Cuba trip topic of teachers’ talk

    Cuba trip topic of teachers’ talk

    MOUNT DESERT — Two teachers from Mount Desert Elementary School will speak about their trip to Cuba last year when they visit the Northeast Harbor Library for the latest in the Recent Travel series of talks on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 5 p.m. Art teacher Carol Shutt and Spanish teacher Laurie Beal visited Cuba for