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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.

Cancellations and virus spike
To our readers: We recommend that you contact organizers to be sure that events are happening as scheduled. With the recent local rise in COVID-19 cases, we are getting some cancellations. Those we know about will be posted here. Please let us know of changes at news@pbp.me.


Friday, 10/22

Blue Hill

How to Transcend a Happy Marriage: Adult-themed play presented by New Surry Theatre, town hall, 7 PM. Weekends through Nov. 6. Tickets: info@newsurrytheatre.org.

Town Democratic Committee Meeting: Hybrid in-person and on Zoom, 6-8 PM in Howard Room, library and online. Email rebeblake@gmail.com for link. Info: 479-1520.

Ellsworth

Midday Concert: With Halcyon String Quartet & Friends, 1 PM in person, Moore Community Center Theater, free. Seating limited to 50. Info: 664-9258.

Sedwick

Books and Brews Book Club: Discussion of Finding Freedom by Erin French, 6 PM, at Strong Brewing Company. New members welcome. Info: 374-5515.


Saturday, 10/23

Blue Hill

Pig Roast Harvest Supper: With Halcyon Grange, take-out only, 4:30-6:30 PM, 1157 Pleasant St. Plus Farm Market Basket raffle. Tickets from Grange members, at Quill’s End farm store or at Grange Saturday farmers market.

Grange Farmers Market: Meats, veggies, apples, free coffee, 9:30-11:30 AM, 1157 Pleasant St. Info: 479-1520.

Castine

Brainstorming Session: Comprehensive Planning Committee invites residents to help in process, first in series of sessions, 3-5 PM, MMA field house, masks required.

MMA Women’s Soccer: v. Husson University, 12 PM, 800-464-6565.

MMA Men’s Soccer: v. Husson University, 2:30 PM, 800-464-6565.

Brooksville

Halloween Dance for Adults: With 3 Mile Line band at Brooksville Community Center, 7-11 PM, light snacks provided, BYOB, IDs checked at the door. Proceeds replace front porch and back room.

Ellsworth

Family Field Day: Games, croquet, food, family fun, 10 AM-2 PM, Woodlawn Museum. RSVP: 667-8671 with number attending.

Penobscot

Public Breakfast: Pancakes, eggs and more, 7-9 AM, Methodist Church, 14 Southern Bay Rd. Info: 326-9488.

Stonington

Dried Flower Wreath Workshop: With Alicia Condon, 2-4 PM, 10 Church St. Register: 348-3138 or aliciacondon@gmail.com.


Sunday, 10/24

Brooklin

Community Garden Workshop: Take soil samples, learn how to put garden to bed, 11 AM, at community garden. Register: m.dellaroman@gmail.com.


Monday, 10/25

Stonington

Library Book Club—Maine 201: The Glass Town Game by Catherynne Valente, call to register, 6:30-7:30 PM online, 367-5926, stoningtonlibrary.org.


Tuesday, 10/26

Blue Hill

Community Compass Annual Connected Forum: For partner organizations and county social service agencies, 4-6 PM on Zoom: zoom.us/j/7811519250.


Wednesday, 10/27

Blue Hill

Diverse Universe Teen Book Club: Lycanthropy and Other Chronic Illnesses by Kristen O’Neal, 4 PM in library teen area. Info: 374-5515.

Brooklin

Book Group: A Primate’s Memoir by Robert Sapolsky, 4 PM on Zoom; call to register: 359-2276.


Thursday, 10/28

Blue Hill

Friends of Blue Hill Library Annual Meeting: 8:30 AM on Zoom, public welcome to attend. Register at bhpl.net for Zoom link.


Friday, 10/29

Brooklin

School Halloween Parade: From school to center of town with fire trucks; watch from church parking lot, 11:45 AM.

Stonington

Online Lunch & Learn Series with MCCF: “Much Ado About the North Atlantic Right Whale—But What Do We Know?” 12:30 PM. Link: us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_RY7dpdp-T_iKm47HqwTuQw.


Saturday, 10/30

Blue Hill

Readings on Race: Discussion group meeting to discuss Begin Again by Eddie S. Glaude Jr., library, 2 PM. Register: bhpl.net, 374-5515.

Trick or Read: On library lawn, kids and teens in costume can select free book, 9 AM-5 PM, 374-5515.

Brooklin

Trick or Treat: At the library, check out good books too, 10 AM-3:30 PM. Costumes encouraged, all ages welcome. Info: 359-2276

Deer Isle

PTO Trunk or Treat: Allergy-free treats, elementary school parking lot, 4-6 PM. Turn in scavenger hunt sheets for a prize. Movie screening at 6 PM. Info: pto@dises.org.

Stonington

Spooktacular Costume Parade: Dress up and start at community center parking lot; stop at businesses, 10-11 AM. Participate in scavenger hunt for a prize. Info: 367-2735.


Sunday, 10/31

Blue Hill

Project 31 Halloween: Drive-through for treats and prizes, First Baptist Church parking lot, 2-4 PM, 374-9918.

Drive-thru Halloween: Spooktacular event from your car at Congregational Church, 3-6 PM, decorations lit at dusk, walkers welcome, 374-2891.

Stonington

Workshop on Old Apple Varieties: With Todd Little-Siebold, 9:30 AM-12:30 PM, space limited. Register: 367-5926, stoningtonlibrary.org/events.


Thursday, 11/4

Brooksville

Comprehensive Plan Meeting: Provide input before plan is submitted to state, 7 PM, elementary school. Summary availabe at town office, library and town website. Info: 326-8788, brooksvillecpc@gmail.com.