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Southwest Harbor Public Library Announcement: Reopening the Library
Starting Monday, July 13th, the library will be open by appointment Monday through Friday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Closed Saturday and Sunday. Curbside pickup is also available Monday - Friday. Click here for more information.

Friday, July 31
ArtWaves Presents: Intro to Watercolor On-Line
9AM - Noon. With Erica Qualey. In this online class we will dig deep into some of watercolor’s core techniques to learn the “ins and outs” of how to use it successfully. I will provide weekly demonstrations via ZOOM, step-by-step instructional painting assignments, and individual (1-to-1) midweek 10-minute check-ins. Click here for more info and to register.

Friday, July 31
ArtWaves Presents: Print the Park! OUTDOORS
3-5PM: Monochromatic Subtractive printing: A simple process that gives stunning results. We'll go through the process step-by-step using a scene from Acadia, then an abstract, and next try a process using 2 gelatin plates to reverse and alter the image. And then some time for you to experiment. Take home some cards, new skills and a matted print to frame. Click here for more info and to register.

August 2020
Quilt N Fabric Presents: Maine's Shop Hop
Welcome to the 20th anniversary year of the annual State of Maine Quilt Shop Hop! For more than two decades, independently owned quilt shops of Maine have collaborated by inviting their customers to spend a month "hopping" from shop to shop. Great prizes! Click here for more information and to get your Passport!

Sunday, August 2
Great Cranberry Island Historical Society Presents: Art of the Cranberry Isles
Opening reception August 2, 7-9PM. You are invited to exhibit and/or attend the - ART OF THE CRANBERRY ISLES EXHIBIT. Exhibit continues thru August 8. To register for the show, or for more information, click here!

Monday, August 3
ArtWaves Presents: Needle-Felted Mandalas OUTDOORS
3-5PM: Spend two relaxing hours with us, creating colorful mandalas with fleece and needle felting. All materials included. Good for ages 8 and up (under 10 need an adult partner). Instructor: Carrie Eason. Click here for more information and to register.

Monday, August 3
ArtWaves Presents: Making Space, Space Making
Online Mondays from 5-6 pm, starting May 11. In this creative practice, we will work to make space in ourselves for creativity and hope. Using writing, drawing, movement, and working with household materials, we will discover the play and curiosity at the root of improvisation. Open to bodies of all abilities and experiences. Classes held live via ZOOM. $5-10 donation. Ages 14+ Click to register.

Tuesday, August 4
Camp Capella Presents: Star Hour
10AM: Every Tuesday we will host a virtual dance party!! Each week will have a theme and campers are invited to dress up for the theme! To receive the special access code, you must email Heidi at heidi@campcapella.org

Tuesday, August 4
Harbor House's Annual Lobsters on the Sound - Reinvented!
5:30PM: LOS will be a bit different this year due to constraints of the epidemic. Here's the news! While we can't be together this year at the Hinckley Company we are still in need of your support! Click here to see what you can do!

Wednesday, August 5
ArtWaves Presents: Birches in Stained Glass Mosaic OUTDOORS
3-5PM: There's something magical about a birch grove. Maybe the sense of light, the texture, or the distinctive black and white patterns that look so good in stained glass. Here's your chance to work with our glorious assortment of colors and textures. No experience necessary. Materials are included, with step-by-step instructions. Ages 8+; under 10 need an adult partner. Click here to register.

Thursday, August 6
Camp Capella Presents: Star Hour
10AM: Every Thursday we will host a virtual dance party!! Each week will have a theme and campers are invited to dress up for the theme! To receive the special access code, you must email Heidi at heidi@campcapella.org

Thursday, August 6
ArtWaves Presents: Modern for Young Dancers
Online Thursdays from 4-5 pm, starting May 21. This class looks to engage young dancers in both modern dance and improvisation. Classes held live via ZOOM. Suggested donation of $5-10 per class. Ages 12+ Click here for more information and to register.

Friday, August 7
Wendell Gilley Museum Presents: Facebook Live Drawing Class!
11AM - Noon: Join us for this free drawing class with artist Allison Maurais. We’ll learn to draw the Chickadee in two steps. First, Allison will demonstrate drawing the little songbird by looking at a carving of one, but not looking at her hands or drawing paper; this is called a blind contour. Then she’ll give general tips for drawing a Chickadee and show us how to do that with pen and ink.

Saturday, August 8
Seal Cove Auto Museum Presents: Cars & Coffee
9am - Noon: Our monthly Cars & Coffee events are opportunities for drivers to show off their own special cars, and for all auto enthusiasts and community members to peer under hoods, drink some coffee and enjoy a morning at the museum. All are welcome, with or without their own antique or vintage automobile. The August Cars & Coffee will feature Ford cars and Ford derivatives. 244-9242

Friday, August 14
Wendell Gilley Museum Presents: Pinwheels for Peace
10:30AM - 12:30PM: Make a pinwheel with your own unique design and help us cover the Gilley lawn in pinwheels for International Peace Day (Sept. 21) in solidarity with other organizations – including Conners-Emerson School in Bar Harbor. Suitable for kids in middle school and up. Cost is $5 and spaces are limited. Sign up: reservations@wendellgilleymuseum.org. Click here for more information.

Tuesday, August 18
Wendell Gilley Museum Presents: Printmaking Classes with Sherrie York
Talented Maine printmaker Sherrie York will teach two printmaking classes at the Wendell Gilley Museum on August 18, one from 10am to noon and the other from 1:30 to 3:30pm. Join us to create vibrant one- or two-color prints using EZ carve, a printmaking material that is softer and easier to use than linoleum blocks. Space is limited - call to register: 244-7555

Saturday, August 22
Seal Cove Auto Museum Presents: Cars & Coffee
9AM - Noon: Our monthly Cars & Coffee events are special opportunities for drivers to show off their own special cars, and for all auto enthusiasts and community members to peer under hoods, drink some coffee and enjoy a morning at the museum. All are welcome, with or without their own antique or vintage automobile. The August 22nd Cars & Coffee will feature the Oppositelock car club! 244-9242

Saturday, September 12
Seal Cove Auto Museum Presents: Cars & Coffee
9AM - Noon: Our monthly Cars & Coffee events are special opportunities for drivers to show off their own special cars, and for all auto enthusiasts and community members to peer under hoods, drink some coffee and enjoy a morning at the museum. All are welcome, with or without their own antique or vintage automobile. Join us for our last Cars & Coffee of the 2020 season! 244-9242

Sunday, September 13
Harbor House Presents: 6th Annual Phelps/Lowe Memorial Golf Tournament
Harbor House & Acadian Youth Sports are excited to announce the 6th annual Phelps/Lowe Memorial Golf Tournament. The two organizations joined forces in an effort to raise funds for Harbor House’s youth sports programs and Acadian Youth Sports’ Scott Phelps Scholarship fund. To register to play or to become a sponsor please contact Diana Novella at 207-244-3713 or email at diana@harborhousemdi.org

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