Lifestyle

  • Vinegar makers to speak at library

    Vinegar makers to speak at library

    TREMONT — Bob Sewall and Mia Mantello of Sewall Orchards will discuss the making and uses of vinegar Friday, April 19, at 6 p.m. at the Bass Harbor Memorial Library at Pacific Hall. Sewall is a long-time organic apple grower and former president of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association. After preparing his fields

  • Spring fling at the Bass Harbor Library

    Spring fling at the Bass Harbor Library

    TREMONT — The Bass Harbor Memorial Library will host a school vacation Spring Fling at Pacific Hall on Thursday, April 18, from 3-4:30 p.m. There will be the opportunity to plant flowers to take home, create spring-themed crafts, and enjoy snacks and refreshments. The event is for children ages five and up. Contact 244-3798.

  • Nature: Phoebe sings its own name

    This is the season for love songs in the bird world! Friends told me of hearing a wren singing outside their house and just this week they heard a phoebe’s call. Migrants are returning and getting ready to nest. Listen to all the sounds of spring. Woodpeckers calling and tapping on whatever surface suits them

  • Kestenbaum to read

    Kestenbaum to read

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Maine Poet Laureate Stuart Kestenbaum will do a poetry reading at the Southwest Harbor Public Library on Tuesday, April 16, at 5:30 p.m. Kestenbaum is the author of four collections of poems: “Pilgrimage,” “House of Thanksgiving,” “Prayers and Run-on Sentences” and “Only Now.” He has also published a collection of essays, “The

  • Auto Museum after school

    Auto Museum after school

    TREMONT — Registration is open for a free after school art and writing program planned for April 22-26, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Seal Cove Auto Museum. In the program, students in grades 4-8 will create anthropomorphic representations of cars in the Seal Cove Auto Museum and contribute to their current exhibit, “Selling

  • Musical is freakishly fun!

    Musical is freakishly fun!

    BAR HARBOR — Something new and freakishly fun has come this way! The Acadia Community Theater launched its terrific new show this past weekend on the Higgins Demas stage at Mount Desert Island High School. The show was the Broadway musical version of the film “Freaky Friday,” in which a battling mother and teenage daughter

  • David Sedaris to speak

    David Sedaris to speak

    BAR HARBOR — Writer and regular public radio contributor David Sedaris will speak and read from his new book, “Calypso,” Aug. 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the Criterion Theatre. The event is presented by Maine Public. Sedaris is the author of previous bestsellers “Naked,” “Me Talk Pretty One Day” and “Dress Your Family in Corduroy

  • Quilters’ work on display

    Quilters’ work on display

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — An exhibit of work by members of the Island Quilters Guild at the Southwest Harbor Library through the month of April. An opening reception is planned for Wednesday, April 10, from 5-6:30 p.m. The guild was formed in 1992 and meets twice a month from September through May. Each year the group