Come rain or shine, mark your calendars for Friday, July 19, when Chris Ewing, meteorologist from WABI-TV, will visit our island to speak about weather forecasting. Join him at the library from 1-2:30p.m.
Jeanne Hoyle and Bev McAloon invite us to the first of the summer Baptist Church Suppers on Friday, July 13. There will be a seating at 5 p.m. and one at 6 p.m. Bev says, “We hope you will join friends and family for a delicious meal and good company. The money raised will be used for maintenance and repairs to the church parsonage.”
The menu for this first supper is pulled pork on a bun and barbeque chicken, baked beans, a variety of salads, delicious desserts and choices as well for those who are vegetarian. The cost is $10 for adults and children 12 years and older; a donation for children under 12 is greatly appreciated.
Sarah Lane encourages us to “Float Over for Some Laughs,” presented by Queen City Improv at the Odd Fellows’ Hall (in their promotions, they call it the Swan’s Island Grange Hall) on Saturday, July 13. The starting time is 7 p.m. and the cost is $5; note that they add “for mature audiences.”
Dori LeMoine informs us that Night Rec is now meeting on Tuesdays and Thursdays, not Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays. Hours remain at 6-8 p.m.
Jessica Elaine DeFrenn is psyched about Day Rec that has just started this past week: “Hey everyone! Super excited to make some awesome art projects and have some fun outside. We will be working on a pirate ship in a bottle art project for the K-3rd grade group and we’ll be doing clay coiled pirate ships in the 4th-8th grade group. Hope to see you there. If you have any questions, please message me on Facebook or call/text me at 479-5795.”
Gary Rainford updates us on the Island Reader: “My company, Island Verse, which partners with Maine Seacoast Mission in Bar Harbor and dedicated island co-editors, is excited and honored to announce the publication of Island Reader, Vol. 13. Artists from sixteen un-bridged Maine islands are showcased in this year’s anthology. You can purchase it directly through Maine Seacoast Mission by calling 288-5097 and asking for David Snyder, or you can plan to run into me.”
Congratulations to Donna Wiegle who is one of “50 Mainers Creating a Brighter Future for the State” in Maine Magazine. We are proud of her work in Maine and beyond and honored to be the recipients of her continuing service to the island.
Carol Petraitis asks us, “Feeling a bit tied up in knots? Come to yoga at the Swan’s Island Library on Mondays. We’ll be practicing from 8:30 to 10 a.m. in the Iyengar style and taking it nice and slow. Hope to see all the regulars and anyone else, beginners or those with some experience. Donations ($5-10) for the library are requested. Spread the word.”
Happy birthday to “King” David Smith, Lonnie Smith, Jackie L. May, Lindsay Lee Staples, Cheyenne Lane, Sarah Banks Turgeon and Belva Staples.
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