Library hosts photo exhibit

The Swan’s Island Educational Society is participating in “The Maine Photo Project: A Statewide Photography Collaboration in 2015” with an exhibit “44.1522 Degrees North – 68.4433 Degrees West, Here is Home: Life in Pictures 1890-1945” at the Swan’s Island Library.  The “Here is Home” exhibit runs from June 15 through Sept. 15, with an opening celebration set for Friday, June 19, at 6 p.m. Additional exhibit features include Student Recreations, Historic Photography Kit, Saving Photographs Before Digitization and Digital Photograph Collections.

Sharon Johnson shares with us that there will be a graveside service for her mother, Beverly Johnson, at the Rose Hill Cemetery on Saturday, June 27, at 12 p.m.

Heather Webster, principal of our school, informs us, “We have quite a few things in our lost-and-found box and bikes that have been there a while in the rack at school. Please stop in by Friday, June 19, to see if anything might belong to your family.”

Located across Harbor Road from the tennis courts, The Blue Buoy is now open for business. It is open Monday-Thursday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is closed on Fridays.

TIMS expanded takeout hours are now Monday-Thursday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Friday-Sunday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Market remains open Monday-Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Keeping track of all the Swans Island events during the summer can be quite confusing, so I thought I would compile a basic list for you to add to as the summer progresses:

Odd Fellow Sunday breakfasts on June 28; July 5 and 19; Aug. 2 and 16; and Oct. 11, from 7-9 a.m. at the IOOF Hall.

Donald and Marsha Carlson’s Island reception on Saturday, June 27, at 6 p.m. at the IOOF Hall.

Baptist Church Chicken BBQ Supper on Saturday, July 11, from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Swan’s Island Electric Coop Board meeting on Thursday, July 2, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the library.

Swan’s Island Electric Coop Annual meeting on Thursday, July 23, from 7-8 p.m. at the IOOF Hall.

Chowder Cook-Off (5:30-6:30 p.m.) and Variety Show (6:30 p.m.) on Saturday, Aug. 1, at the IOOF Hall.

Sweet Chariot Festival: August 4-6.

Happy birthday to Serena Staples Walker, Gloria Mae Green, Agnes Robinson, Jill Andreas Philbrook, Fionn Moynihan Stinson, Spencer Paul Rose, Ed Schwabe and Jeanne Hoyle.  Happy belated birthday to BJ Fallica. Wedding blessings to Donald and Marsha Carlson. Anniversary blessings to Clay and Jane Savage and Rusty and Kathy Burns.

If you have news to share, please email, call or write me by Sunday noon if you need it to be included in the following edition. Email me at [email protected]; drop a note to Kimberly Haller, P.O. Box 94, Swans Island, ME 04685; or call me at 526-4488.


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