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Saturday, November 17, 2018

Thursday, November 01, 2018

Harriet Beecher Stowe: The Pearl of Orr's Island and Maine Summer Tourism (Thu. 1 Nov, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Susan Beegel,PhD, presents “Harriet Beecher Stowe: The Pearl of Orr’s Island and Maine Summer Tourism”. In this illustrated lecture, Dr. Beegel will explore how tourism based on Harriet Beecher Stowe’s mid-19th century novel The Pearl of Orr’s Island helped a small Maine fishing village reinvent itself for a new summer economy. Orr’s Island Library, 1699 Harpswell Islands Rd (Route 24),

Orr’s Island. Free and open to the public. FMI call John Webster at 833-5430.

Saturday, November 03, 2018

Christmas by the Sea Fair (Sat. 3 Nov, 2018 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

The Kellogg Church's Women's Fellowship Committee hosts their annual Christmas by the Sea Fair. Homemade crafts, baked and canned goods, cheeses, attic treasures, silent auction and more. Lunch served from 11AM-2PM. Elijah Kellogg Church, 917 Harpswell Neck Rd. FMI call 833-6026.

All Elementary School Fair (Sat. 3 Nov, 2018 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Join us for the 8th annual All Elementary School Craft Fair, the largest fundraiser for Coffin and Harriet Beecher Stowe schools. All proceeds are shared between the parent groups of both schools to support field trips and classroom enrichment programs. Harriett Beecher Stowe Elementary School, 44 McKeen St, Brunswick.

 

Nature Notes from Maine Book Signing (Sat. 3 Nov, 2018 9:30 am - 10:30 am)

Book signing with Orr's Island author Ed Robinson. Nature Notes from Maine: River Otters, Moose, Skunks and More, a collection of 40 stories about Maine's most beautiful and fascinating wildlife, is a collaboration between Robinson and the Harpswell Heritage Land Trust. All proceeds benefit the conservation work of HHLT. Orr's Island Library, 1699 Harpswell Islands Rd (Route 24), Orr's Island.

FMI call John Webster at 833-5430.

Sunday, November 04, 2018

Invasive Plant Work Day (Sun. 4 Nov, 2018 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Invasive plant workday sponsored by Harpswell Invasive Plant Partnership (HIPP). Free pizza at noon. Meet at HHLT’s beautiful Curtis Farm Preserve, 1554 Harpswell Neck Road (Route 123). FMI: HIPP.Maine@gmail.com.

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Community Square Dance (Tue. 6 Nov, 2018 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Sage Community Square Dance, Woodside Elementary School, 42 Barrows Dr., Topsham. No prior experience necessary, dress is casual, bring family and friends. Open to the public. FMI: call Deb at 798-3100.

Thursday, November 08, 2018

Lunch with Friends (Thu. 8 Nov, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Lunch with Friends, free and open to all ages. Community event presented by Harpswell Aging at Home at the Merriconeag Grange Hall, 529 Harpswell Neck Road, Harpswell. To volunteer to cook a dish or help setup, call Anne Taft at 207-725-5716 or dtaft48@comcast.net.

Public Meeting: Mitchell Field Waterfront Vision (Thu. 8 Nov, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Public meeting on Implementing the Mitchell Field Waterfront Vision. Town Office, 263 Mountain Rd, Harpswell. Refreshments provided.

 

Friday, November 09, 2018

Harpswell Community Theater Fundraiser (Fri. 9 Nov, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Merriconeag Grange and Harpswell Community Theater annual fundraiser. Dinner is served at 6:00 PM followed by an entertaining Variety Show performed by HCT Members at the Merriconeag Grange Hall, Harpswell Neck Rd. (Rte. 123). FMI Call June at 725-2438 to reserve your ticket for this popular community event.

 

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Craft Fair (Sat. 10 Nov, 2018 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

American Legion Auxiliary craft fair. Crafts, baked goods and lunch counter. American Legion post 202 79 Foreside Rd., Topsham. Benefits our veterans programs. FMI Jane Feeney at 729-9023 or 295-5762.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Veteran's Day Ceremony (Sun. 11 Nov, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Veteran's Day ceremony, next to Memorial in Harpswell Center. Refreshments at Centennial Hall after.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

DaPonte String Quartet (Tue. 13 Nov, 2018 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm)

Midcoast Senior College presents: The DaPonte String Quartet plays “Bartok the Refugee—A Study of Bartok's Sixth Quartet”. Morrell Meeting Room, Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick. Free and open to the public. FMI call Midcoast Senior College at 725-4900.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Big Brothers/Big Sisters Award Party (Wed. 14 Nov, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Bath/Brunswick will hold their annual Big Awards Party to honor community members and celebrate the mentoring of “Littles” and “Bigs”. All funds raised will support one-on-one mentoring programs to empower youth. Tickets $50 pp. Frontier Cafe, 14 Maine St, Brunswick. FMI call 729-7736 or email Christine Force at christine@bbbsbathbrunswick.org.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Starting Your Own Cut Flower Garden Presentation (Thu. 15 Nov, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

The Harpswell Garden Club will meet at Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick. After a brief business meeting, master gardener Nancy Stedman of Little River Flower Farm in Buxton, Maine will present "Starting Your Own Cut Flower Garden," a slide presentation. Free and open to the public. FMI call Becky 633-6159.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Holiday Bazaar (Sat. 17 Nov, 2018 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Knit Wits Holiday Bazaar. Coffee & muffins, crafts, baked goods, jewelry, hand knit and hand sewn items, white elephant, chowder, chicken salad sandwich and vegetable soup luncheon 11AM-1PM. Old Orr's Island Schoolhouse, 1579 Harpswell Islands Rd (Route 24), Orr's Island. FMI call 833-0092.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Lunch with Friends (Tue. 20 Nov, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Lunch with Friends, free and open to all ages. Community event presented by Harpswell Aging at Home at the Orr’s Island Schoolhouse, 1579 Harpswell Islands Road, Orr’s Island. To volunteer to cook a dish or help setup, call Surrey Hardcastle at 207-833-0092 or surreysh@comcast.net.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving! (Thu. 22 Nov, 2018 12:00 am)

The Harpswell Anchor would like to extend our deepest gratitude to our community, and wish you all a very happy Thankgiving. 

Thanksgiving cornucopia

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Food Mobile (Thu. 29 Nov, 2018 10:00 am - 11:01 am)

The Food Mobile will be at the Harpswell Town Office from 10-11:30AM. Please bring your own bag or box.

All welcome, no questions asked.