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Cook For a Cause - Top Chef

Date and Time: 10/30/2014 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Local amateur chefs let you sample their favorite homemade dishes at the beautiful Bar Harbor Club on West Street in Bar Harbor.

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The Village Concept: Aging in Place

Date and Time: 10/30/2014 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Please join AARP Maine State Director Lori Parham at the Jesup Memorial Library for a discussion about the future of Bar Harbor as an age-friendly community on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m.

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Trick or Treat for Books

Date and Time: 10/31/2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Trick or Treat for books at Southwest Harbor Public Library, October 31, 5:00pm – 7:00pm. For more info. call the Library at 244-7065.

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Date and Time: 11/02/2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

St. Saviour's Festival Choir will offer a special service of Evensong in honor of All Saints.

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Palm of the Hand Memoir Writing Workshop

Date and Time: 11/05/2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Michael Czarnecki will be offering a memoir writing workshop at Southwest Harbor Public Library Wednesday evening, November 5, from 6:00 – 8:00. The workshop is free. Pre-registration is required. Call the Library at 244-7065.

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Winter Lights Celebration - Northeast Harbor

Date and Time: 11/07/2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Celebrate the lights of the season with friends and family compliments of the Town of Mount Desert Event Committee
4pm – 6pm
Screened at the Neighborhood House – bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy one more “outdoor movie” indoors

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Free Teen Night

Date and Time: 11/08/2014 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Mount Desert Island YMCA to Offer Free Teen Nights

Thanks to a generous gift from an anonymous donor, the MDI YMCA is pleased to offer free Teen Nights during the 2014 – 2015 school year beginning on Saturday, October 18, 2014 through Saturday May 16, 2015 from 7:00pm – 10:00pm.  “We are so excited to be able to open our doors to all the teens on the Island.  The Y is committed to providing a safe, healthy, and fun environment for our community’s teens” says Executive Director, Alan Mogridge.

Two separate age groups will alternate Saturdays.  On the first and third Saturdays of the month, grades six through eight will use the Y for free, and the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, ninth through twelfth graders will utilize the YMCA.

The first floor only of the Y will be open during Teen Nights. The gymnasium will be open for different sports, including basketball, volleyball, and badminton, along with various other organized games. The pool will also be open for general swim. Other activities will be offered depending on interest.  The Y is looking for interested youth to form a teen night committee to help with program planning.  Please contact Member Relations Director, Doreen Willett at doreen@mdiymca.org if you are interested.

The only requirement is that parents and teens must sign a registration form prior to attendance. Forms are available for download at the MDI YMCA’s website – www.mdiymca.org.  For more information, contact Executive Director Alan Mogridge at 288-3511, or email alan@mdiymca.org.TT

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Love and the Turning Year

Date and Time: 11/12/2014 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Paul Weiss will give a poetry reading at Southwest Harbor Public Library, Wednesday, November 12, 6:30pm. Fellow writers are invited to share one or two poems of their own. Books will be for sale and signing. For more info. call the Library at 244-7065.

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Auxiliary Fall Sale and Luncheon AND MDI Hospital Health Fair

Date and Time: 11/14/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

WOW! Combining the Annual Auxiliary Fall Fair and MDI Hospital’s Annual Health Fair just makes sense! Get a start on your holiday shopping and take care of your health in one place! Along with all of the free health screenings including cholesterol, blood glucose, blood pressure, bone density and body mass index (and more), flu shots will be available, and Certified Application Counselors will be available to answer questions about the Health Insurance Marketplace. The Auxiliary Raffle Table is going to be the best ever, and who knows what treasures you’ll find at the White Elephant or Jewelry tables. Lunch will be available so you can take a break in between shopping at the Auxiliary Fair or receiving a complimentary foot or back massage at the Health Fair – it’s a win/win situation!

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Financial Literacy Course for Women

Date and Time: 11/15/2014 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

The YWCA MDI is sponsoring a series of classes on financial literacy for women.  The next class, Check It Out, is on Nov. 15 at 8:30AM at the YWCA MDI, 36 Mt. Desert St., Bar Harbor.

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Lasting Friendships at Southwest Harbor Public Library

Date and Time: 11/15/2014 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Local boat builder and historian, Ralph W. Stanley and illustrator and publisher, Ted Walsh, will be talking about Friendship sloops at the Southwest Harbor Public Library on Saturday afternoon, November 15, 2:00. Books will be for sale and signing. For more info. call the Library at 244-7065.

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Free Tasting at Fiore Olive Oils & Vinegars

Date and Time: 11/15/2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Fiore Olive Oils & Vinegars will hold a free tasting at their Bar Harbor location at 8 Rodick Place on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 4 to 7 p.m. A portion of the proceeds from sales made that evening will benefit the Jesup Memorial Library.

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Death Cafe

Date and Time: 11/17/2014 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Come to a Death Cafe at the Jesup Memorial Library on Monday, Nov. 17, at 4 p.m. Co-sponsored by MDI Hospital.

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At Home Southwest Harbor

Date and Time: 11/18/2014 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

The At Home Steering Committee is sponsoring a conversation at Southwest Harbor Public Library about what is needed to support those who wish to live independently in their own homes Tuesday, November 18, 5:30 – 6:30. For more info. call the Library at 244-7065.

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Fight For Our Right

Date and Time: 11/19/2014 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Southwest Harbor Public Library presents Fight For Our Right, a double feature on youth resistance in Nazi Germany featuring Peter Logue and the Mohawk Arts Collective on Wednesday, November 19, 6:30pm. The program will take place at St. John Church across the street from the Library – 244-7065.

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Thanksgiving Tea

Date and Time: 11/20/2014 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Southwest Harbor Public Library’s Friends will hold a Thanksgiving tea on Thursday, November 20, 2:00 – 3:30. For more info. call the Library, 244-7065.

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Contra Dance - November 22

Date and Time: 11/22/2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Contra dancing returns to the Jesup Memorial Library on Saturday, Nov. 22. Back by popular demand is Big Moose Band, with Chrissy Fowler calling.

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