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Free Talk and Walk - Lobstering Out of Frenchboro, Maine

Date and Time: 01/29/2015 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Free Talk with slide show. Dan and Linda Lunt will be at the MDI YMCA on Thursday, January 29th from 9:00am to 10:00am to discuss lobstering out of Frenchboro on their fishing vessel Desperado.  The lively talk and discussion is free. After the talk, participants are free to use the Y facility.  Everyone is welcome. For more information contact Kim O'Brien at 288-3511, or email Kim at kim@mdiymca.org.

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Foreign Policy Program Returns - Libraries Partnering for Program

Date and Time: 02/02/2015 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Great Decisions 2015 offered at Southwest Harbor Public Library and Bass Harbor Memorial Library beginning at Southwest Harbor Monday, February 2, 5:00pm. The eight week session is free but pre-registration is required. Please call Southwest Harbor Public Library for more information at 244-7065.

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MDI Hospital Offers Free Diabetes Prevention Class at the MDI YMCA

Date and Time: 02/04/2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

BAR HARBOR—The MDI Hospital Wellness team is offering a Diabetes Prevention Class that will begin on Wednesday, February 4 from 6:00 -7:00 p.m. at the MDI YMCA in Bar Harbor. The class is free and will meet weekly each Wednesday for 16 weeks and then once a month for six months.

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Legislative Advocacy Breakfast

Date and Time: 02/05/2015 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

BAR HARBOR—Community members are welcome and encouraged to attend Mount Desert Island Hospital’s free Legislative Advocacy Breakfast on Thursday, February 5 from 7:30-9:00 p.m. at the Atlantic Oceanside Conference Center in Bar Harbor.
MDI Hospital President Art Blank will lead a presentation and conversation about the opportunities and challenges in our current legislative landscape. Attendance is free and breakfast is provided. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Oka Hutchins at 207.288.5082 ext. 1423, or oka.hutchins@mdihospital.org.

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Games Morning Returns!

Date and Time: 02/07/2015 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Southwest Harbor Public Library invites all to Games Morning on Saturday, February 7, 9:30am -11:00am. All ages are invited, though children must be accompanied by an adult. For more info. call the Library at 244-7065.

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Sundays at the Jesup Winter Concert #4 - 2/8/15 Hawk Henries

Date and Time: 02/08/2015 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The artists have been booked and the stage has been set for the 2014-2015 Sundays at the Jesup Winter Concert Series. We've set out to create a wonderful way to spend a Sunday afternoon with an eclectic selection of artists - truly something for everyone!

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“MUSLIM JOURNEYS” TO SOUTHWEST HARBOR PUBLIC LIBRARY National Endowment for the Humanities Program

Date and Time: 02/11/2015 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

The Southwest Harbor Public Library has been awarded a grant through the Maine Humanities Council from the National Endowment for the Humanities “Bridging Cultures Bookshelf” program focusing on the issues in the recent and current Muslim world. Each month beginning in February a different book will be discussed, exploring the issues and challenges raised. These discussions will be led by Reza Jalali, Coordinator of Multicultural Student Affairs at the University of Southern Maine. Participants may check out books from the Library each month preceding the scheduled discussion and may participate in one, some or all of the programs. All books will be available at the Library in January for the first session on February 11.
Preregistration is required.  For more information or to register please contact the Library at 244-7065 or email circulation@swharbor.lib.me.us. After registration, books may be picked up at the Library.

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Free Tax Filing at Southwest Harbor Public Library

Date and Time: 02/13/2015 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Southwest Harbor Public Library is offering free tax help through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aid program Fridays, Feb 13 & 27, March 13 & 27 and April 10. For more information or an appointment plus a list of items you will need to bring with you, please call the Library, 244-7065.

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