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Local events covering Blue Hill, Brooklin, Brooksville, Castine, Deer Isle, Isle au Haut, Penobscot, Sedgwick, Surry and beyond. Website updated on Fridays. The deadline to submit events for print and web is Monday at 1 p.m.

To our readers: We recommend that you contact organizers to be sure that events are happening as scheduled. Send changes to news@pbp.me.


Friday, 1/21

Blue Hill

Chickadee Book Award Voting: Online storytime featuring award nominees, 10:30 AM; register 374-5515.
GSA Girls Basketball: At home vs. Calais, 7 PM, 374-2808.

Castine

MMA Basketball: At home vs. UMaine Presque Isle, men at 5:30 PM, women at 7:30 PM, 800-464-6565.


Saturday, 1/22

Blue Hill

Readings on Race: Will discuss Decolonizing Wealth by Edgar Villanueva, 2 PM in person at library and on Zoom; register 374-5515.

Climate Change Rally: Every Sat., 12-12:30 PM, Main St. bridge, discussion on Zoom, 2 PM. Info and link: 326-8641.

Brooksville

Dance Party: With 3 Mile Lane, at community center, 7-11 PM, 21+ only, BYOB. Proceeds go toward repairing back roof and replacing front porch. Info: 266-1413.

Castine

MMA Basketball: At home vs. UMaine Presque Isle, men at 1 PM, women at 7:30 PM, 800-464-6565.

Stonington

Winterfest: Hosted by Healthy Island Project, beginning 5:30 PM at community center, food firepits, fireworks over the ball field at 6:45, all free. Masks encouraged. Info: 367-6332.


Monday, 1/24

Blue Hill

Beyond Labels: Weekly round table discussion on foreign, national, state/local issues, 10 AM in person at library or Zoom. Register for link: bhpl.net or 374-5515.

Stonington

Maine 201 Book Club: Seaweed Chronicles by Susan Hand Shetterly, 5:30 PM online, 367-5926, stoningtonlibrary.org.


Tuesday, 1/25

Blue Hill

Salut! French Conversation Group: Weekly via Zoom, all in French, 2 PM, hosted by library. Register for link: bhpl.net or 374-5515.

Ellsworth

Safe Harbor Cancer Support Group: Second and 4th Tue. of month, 3-4 PM on Zoom, for people living with all phases of cancer. Registration: 664-0339.


Wednesday, 1/26

Ellsworth

Essentials of College Planning: Individualized session for adults returning to higher education, 1 PM at UMA Ellsworth Center, 248 State St. Info and registration: 800-281-3703, meoc.maine.edu.


Thursday, 1/27

Blue Hill

Chess Enthusiasts: Friendly games at library weekly, players of all levels, 5 PM. Info: 374-5515.

Knitting Group: Weekly, all levels, work on projects or get help, 6-8 PM at library. Info: 374-5515.
GSA Swim Meet: At home vs. Old Town/Orono, 6:30 PM, 374-2808.

Ellsworth

Essentials of College Planning: Individualized session for adults returning to higher education, 9 AM and 1 PM at UMA Ellsworth Center, 248 State St. Info and registration: 800-281-3703, meoc.maine.edu.


Friday, 1/28

Blue Hill

Chickadee Book Award Voting: Online storytime with library featuring award nominees, 10:30 AM; register 374-5515.


Saturday, 1/29

Blue Hill

Climate Change Rally: Every Sat., 12-12:30 PM, Main St. bridge, discussion on Zoom, 2 PM. Info and link: 326-8641.

Brooksville

Stitching Workshop: Stitching Up A Raveled World with Daksha Baumann, 9 AM-4 PM at Reversing Falls Sanctuary, materials provided, snow date Feb. 5. Attendance limited; registration required: 326-0631.

Castine

MMA Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving: At home vs Husson, 1 PM, 800-464-6565.


Tuesday, 2/1

Blue Hill

Colloquy Downeast: “Water: Its Natural History and Human Abuse” with Philip Osgood and David Porter. On Zoom, 10 AM. Register: colloquydowneast.org.

Castine

MMA Men’s Basketball: At home vs. UMaine Fort Kent, 6 PM, 800-464-6565.


Wednesday, 2/2

Online
Business Basics: Three-session workshop for owners in or thinking about early start-up phase. Via Zoom 12-1 PM, also Feb. 9 and 16. Hosted by New Ventures Maine. Register: 386-1664, jenn.dobransky@maine.edu.


Thursday, 2/3

Blue Hill

GSA Boys Basketball: At home vs. Narraguagus, 7 PM, 374-2808.

Castine

Living Well Book Discussion: In person and on Zoom with Gordana Hassett, Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott, 5-6 PM. Books available at library, call 326-4375 to reserve a copy.


Friday, 2/4

Blue Hill

GSA Girls Basketball: At home vs. Dexter, 6 PM, 374-2808.


Saturday, 2/5

Blue Hill

Climate Change Rally: Every Sat., 12-12:30 PM, Main St. bridge, discussion on Zoom, 2 PM. Info and link: 326-8641.

GSA Boys Basketball: At home vs. Central Academy, 7 PM, 374-2808.

Deer Isle

DIS Basketball: At home vs. Machias, girls at 1 PM, boys at 2:30 PM, 348-2303.

Stonington

Year of the Tiger Story Walk: Celebrate Chinese New Year for kids and adults, 10 AM, with library, holiday treat. Info: 367-5926.


Monday, 2/7

Blue Hill

GSA Girls Basketball: At home vs. Bucksport, 6 PM, 374-2808.


Tuesday, 2/8

Blue Hill

GSA Boys Basketball: At home vs. Calais, 7 PM, 374-2808.

Castine

MMA Basketball: At home vs. UMaine Augusta, women at 5 PM, men at 7 PM, 800-464-6565.

Ellsworth

What You Drink Matters: Telecast program on tonics and elixirs for immune health; Beth Wright Cancer Center, 1-2:30 PM in person or on Zoom. Info and registration: 664-0339.


Saturday, 2/12

Blue Hill

Climate Change Rally: Every Sat., 12-12:30 PM, Main St. bridge, discussion on Zoom, 2 PM. Info and link: 326-8641.

Castine

MMA Basketball: At home vs. Husson, men at 1 PM, women at 3 PM, 800-464-6565.

Ellsworth

Woodlawn Winter Carnival: Skating pond, food truck, cardboard sled competition, snow sculptures, snowshoe race; 10 AM-2 PM; snow date Feb 26. Info: 667-8671.


Monday, 2/28

Stonington

SPL Book Club: 2022 theme is recently published books by BIPOC women; The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeki Emezi, 5:30 PM on Zoom. Info: 3675926.


Wednesday, 3/2

Blue Hill

Colloquy Downeast: “What Is It About Jane Austen Novels?” with Tyler Knowles and Judy McGeorge. On Zoom, 1-3 PM. Register: colloquydowneast.org.

ONGOING

Blue Hill

Climate Change Rally: Every Sat., 12-12:30 PM, Main St. bridge, discussion on Zoom, 2 PM. Info and link: 326-8641.

Ellsworth

Safe Harbor Cancer Support Group: Second and 4th Tue. of month, 3 PM on Zoom for people living with all phases of cancer. Register: 664-0339.