Other sports

  • Fly-tying workshop

    Fly-tying workshop

    BAR HARBOR — A hands-on workshop on tying fly-fishing flies is planned for Thursday, Jan. 10 at 6 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library. “Join a representative from the Downeast Salmon Federation (DSF) and Maine Outdoor School and learn the basics of how to make a traditional fishing fly,” event organizers said. “At the end

  • Co-op hockey approved

    Co-op hockey approved

    BAR HARBOR – As the winter sports season begins, one Mount Desert Island High School athlete will headed to Bangor every school day for practice. Sophomore Stephen Gilbert will be playing on the John Bapst ice hockey team under a co-op arrangement approved by the high school board last week. The cost to MDI, Athletic

  • Winter sports meeting Nov. 15

    Winter sports meeting Nov. 15

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School is scheduled to hold an informational night Nov. 15 for athletes, and their parents, interested in the upcoming winter sports season. The first session, which will be held at 5:30 p.m., is for parents and students of new athletes. A second session will be held for parents

  • Lumberjack show visits Beech Cliff

    Lumberjack show visits Beech Cliff

    MOUNT DESERT — Great Maine Lumberjacks will hurl axes and wield chainsaws on the field of Camp Beech Cliff on Friday, Aug. 4, at 6 p.m. The crew of woodsmen and women will celebrate Maine’s rich lumberjacking tradition with a family performance open to the public. Doors open at 5 p.m. Families are encouraged to

  • Claremont Croquet Classic is August tradition

    Claremont Croquet Classic is August tradition

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The 41st annual Claremont Croquet Classic is underway on the lush grass courts of the historic Claremont Hotel here. Every summer since 1976, dozens of local competitors and hotel guests have participated in the weeklong singles and doubles tournament for the chance at immortal glory for the winners and runners-up, whose names

  • Kickball competition

    Kickball competition

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island YMCA will host an adult kickball tournament for players ages 16 and up at the Bar Harbor Athletic Fields on Sunday, July 30, beginning at 1 p.m. Teams have a seven-person minimum. The cost to play is $150 per team. Contact Jared Erksine at 288-3511 or stop by

  • Croquet Classic set

    Croquet Classic set

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The Claremont Hotel will host its 41st annual Croquet Classic from Sunday, July 30, through Sunday, Aug. 5. There will be a tea held in honor of the late Alan Madeira on Saturday, Aug. 4, at 3:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend. To participate in the tournament, contact the Claremont at

  • Circus summer camp set

    Circus summer camp set

    BAR HARBOR — The Sellam Circus School, founded by Sellam El Ouahabi and Amity Stoddard, will offer a circus arts day camp at the College of the Atlantic from Monday, July 31, to Friday, Aug. 11. Tent-raising of the big-top tent for the program is planned for the morning of Saturday, July 29. The camp

  • Pistol safety

    Pistol safety

    BLUE HILL — The Blue Hill Rifle and Pistol Club will offer the National Rifle Association Basic Pistol Shooting Course on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The course covers firearm and range safety review; fundamentals of pistol shooting; functions and maintenance of pistols, shooting positions and practical range experience. No prior