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  • Edsons to open travel talk series

    Edsons to open travel talk series

    TREMONT — David and Susan Edson will open the Bass Harbor Memorial Library winter travel talk series with an exploration of Vietnam on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 5:30 p.m. In a presentation titled “Inside Vietnam: From the Northern Hill Tribes to the Mekong Delta and Saigon,” the Edsons will talk about their 23-day trip to

  • Thanksgiving tea to be served

    Thanksgiving tea to be served

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — A Thanksgiving-themed tea will take place at the Southwest Harbor Public Library on Thursday, Nov. 16, from 2-3:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to enjoy a cup of tea by the library’s fireplace, eat a homemade snack and enjoy the company of others. Ruth Grierson and friends will provide live music. Call the

  • Titanic sinking subject of play

    Titanic sinking subject of play

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The Southwest Harbor Drama Club, a new play-reading group hosted by the Southwest Harbor Public Library, will meet at the library on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 5 p.m. to complete the reading of Mary Robert Rinehart’s mystery play “The Bat.” The group is open to the public, either to take part in

  • Reception for Hilbert exhibit set

    MOUNT DESERT — An exhibit of the artwork of Bar Harbor artist France Hilbert will be on view at the Northeast Harbor Library until Nov. 30. A public reception is planned for Monday, Nov. 13, from 5-7 p.m. The exhibition features 50 works by Hilbert, including from her Daily News series, as well as paintings,

  • Mushroom turns inky black

    Mushroom turns inky black

    November can be full of surprises. A rather strange mushroom poked up near a reader’s house this week and identification was asked for. There are many mushrooms to be found on Mount Desert Island, but this particular one I have seen before, and I hoped I could give it a name. It came up from

  • Rindler to present motorcar portfolio

    Rindler to present motorcar portfolio

    MOUNT DESERT — Michael Rindler will make a presentation titled “Artful Display” at the MDI Photo Club’s monthly meeting in the Mellon Room at the Northeast Harbor Library on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 6:30 p.m. Rindler will present the development of a special portfolio to display a collection of motorcar photographs. Other print display options

  • Balloons are theme of story time

    Balloons are theme of story time

    BAR HARBOR — A special PJ story time is planned at the Jesup Memorial Library on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 6 p.m. Kids can come dressed in their pajamas to read balloon-themed stories including “Hot-Air Henry” by Mary Calhoun, “The Twenty-One Balloons” by William Pène du Bois and “Balloons over Broadway: The True Story of

  • Frey, Sockbeson named Abbe Museum trustees

    Frey, Sockbeson named Abbe Museum trustees

    BAR HARBOR — Gabriel Frey and Sarah Sockbeson have been appointed to the board of trustees of the Abbe Museum. The pair assumed their new roles in June. Abbe trustees Jeff Dalrymple and Richard Cleary were elected to a third term. “We are honored to have Gabe and Sarah join the Abbe’s board,” said Ann