This Sunday, the importance of character will be lifted up during the 10 a.m. Sunday morning worship service at the Congregational Church of Boothbay Harbor.
Hidden Valley Nature Center (HVNC) in Jefferson is excited to announce the fourth annual Live Edge Music Festival on Sunday, August 23, noon-6 p.m. Four great bands will bring HVNC’s outdoor pavilion to life with a stunning variety of music. A limited number of advance tickets are on sale now and come with an irresistible offer!
The Village Harmony World Music Ensemble on will perform at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 11 Glidden Street in Newcastle on Thursday, July 9, 7:30 p.m.
Twenty-seven young singers and instrumentalists will present traditional music from Ukraine, the Balkans and Lithuania. The program will also include American Appalachian and shape note songs as well as new compositions.
AAA Northern New England is urging those who celebrate the Fourth of July to avoid drinking and driving by designating a sober driver. Drinking drivers frequently don’t plan for other ways to get home because they are concerned about retrieving their vehicle the next day. They cite taxi costs and inconvenience as reasons they don’t use alternate transportation, according to AAA.
The Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Crow Point Yoga and Family Thyme Catering will host a Business After Hours on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 from 5 to 7 p.m. The event will take place at Crow Point Yoga, located at 24 West Street, Boothbay Harbor. Take Route 27 into Boothbay Harbor, and take the first right after Tindal & Callahan on to West Street.
The four surviving members of the Grateful Dead launched their farewell mini-tour this past Saturday evening in northern California, where the legendary jam band got its start 50 years ago.
The weather cooperated gloriously for the inaugural DEYC Day Tripper rendezvous on Saturday, June 27. Seven boats rafted together to share stories and lunch at Knickercane Cove on the east side of Trevett Island.
For many families, school has just ended and their thoughts are on summer fun and vacation plans. For Sue Burge, she's already planning back to school in September.
“We have to start early,” Burge said. “We have to plan and make some noise now so it works out later.”
The Boothbay Comprehensive Plan Committee has been working to update the town’s Comprehensive Plan since spring 2012. The town’s current Comprehensive Plan was adopted in 1989 following a period of somewhat rapid development and change in the community. The passage of time and changes in the town and the Boothbay region have made much of the Plan out-of-date and a less than useful guide in managing the future of Boothbay.
Wiscasset Bay Gallery's new show “Modern Life: 20thCentury Art,” will open with a public reception on Thursday, July 9 from 5-7 p.m. The exhibition, running through August 7, will explore the changing face of art in the 20th century as advances in technology and growing urbanization altered the landscape and lifestyles of the modern population. The reception is free and open to the public, and will feature light refreshments.
In the iconic 1985 film "Back to the Future," Marty and Doc ride a time machine built from a Delorean car thirty years back in time. They end up in 1955 – the middle of the Baby Boom – where they save the past, and then blast off again to an impossibly distant future – the year 2015.
On Sunday, July 5, the well-known theologian, the Right Reverend John Shelby Spong, will be conducting services and preaching at All Saints by-the-Sea, the Episcopal summer chapel on Southport Island. Holy Communion will be celebrated at the 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. services. A social hour with refreshments follows the 10 a.m. service. At 9 a.m. on Tuesday, July 7 the Right Reverend Spong will lead a discussion group on the church porch. All are welcome.
Betty Ann Perryman Maynard, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, died peacefully in Concord, N.H. on June 16, 2015. She was surrounded by her family.
Betty Ann was born in Albany, N.Y. on September 28, 1924. Her parents were George Albany Perryman and Betty Holland Perryman.
Lamar Dodd’s Monhegan work will be the focus of the Monhegan Museum’s 2015 art exhibition. The show, “Half a Century of Monhegan Summers,” will be on view at the Monhegan Museum of Art and History through September 30.
The Boothbay Region Y is heading full stream into their summer season, with a large selection of new classes and many returning favorites as well.
“We are excited to spread the word about new and continuing classes,” said Abby Jones, Healthy Living Coordinator at the Y.