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Friday, July 19, 2019

Monday, July 01, 2019

Connected Gathering (Mon. 1 Jul, 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

“CONNECTED”, a nondenominational gathering, invites all widowers, widows, divorced and singles 55 and over, St. Charles Borromeo Church Hall, 132 McKeen Street, Brunswick. Light refreshments will be available. Come socialize, mingle and meet new friends! FMI call 725-1266 or 725-8386.

 

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

Discover Tide Pools with HHLT (Tue. 2 Jul, 2019 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Join HHLT to discover the tide pools at Pott’s Point Preserve, Harpswell Neck Rd. FMI call 837-9613, email outreach@hhltmaine.org, or visit www.hhltmaine.org.

 

Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Pirates on Parade with MSMT (Wed. 3 Jul, 2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

“Pirates on Parade”. In conjunction with Maine State Music Theatre’s production of Treasure Island, a Pirate Costume Parade will be held on the library lawn. Games, prizes and treats! Orr’s Island Library, 1699 Harpswell Islands Road (Route 24), Orr’s Island. FMI call John Webster at 607-2818 or email jwebster85@comcast.net.

Thursday, July 04, 2019

Reading of the Declaration of Independence (Thu. 4 Jul, 2019 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

In front of the meeting house in Harpswell Center, across from the Elijah Kellogg church.

Ice Cream Social (Thu. 4 Jul, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Enjoy an old-fashioned Ice Cream Social at Bailey Island Library Hall with entertainment and a Lobster Raffle! Choose your ice cream with homemade chocolate sauce, fresh strawberries, brownies, and assorted toppings. Fun for the whole family, sponsored by the MINGO Club. FMI call Pam LeGrow at 833-3238

Bandstand Concert: Spiros Exaras (Thu. 4 Jul, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Harpswell Bandstand by the Sea presents Spiros Exaras, a repeat guest performer at the bandstand back by popular demand. Harpswell Bandstand, Mitchell Field on 123, Harpswell. FMI call Bob Modr at 833-2815 or email modr@myfairpoint.net. Rain location Harpswell Coastal Academy Gym, 9 Ash Point Rd, Harpswell.

Saturday, July 06, 2019

Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction at Orr's-Bailey Yacht Club (Sat. 6 Jul, 2019 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

Pancake breakfast and silent auction to benefit the Abbott Fletcher Sailing School. $8.50 adults, $6.00 children 12 and under. Orr's-Bailey Yacht Club, 26 Osbourne Row, Orr's Island. FMI call Sue Baker at 833-7745.

Sunday, July 07, 2019

Open Museum and Tours (Sun. 7 Jul, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Harpswell Historical Society Museum is open and offers free tours every Sunday until Columbus Day. 929 Harpswell Neck Rd, Harpswell. FMI call 833-6322. Please note this event repeats every Sunday.

 

Tuesday, July 09, 2019

Plant Medicine with Lucretia Woodruff (Tue. 9 Jul, 2019 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm)

Learn about plant medicine with Lucretia Woodruff. Harpswell Heritage Land Trust, 153 Harpswell Neck Rd. FMI call 837-9613, email outreach@hhltmaine.org, or visit www.hhltmaine.org.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

The Owls of Maine (Wed. 10 Jul, 2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

Chewonki Foundation presents “The Owls of Maine”. Learn habits and adaptations, and identify characteristics and calls. Three live owls will be on hand for inspection! Orr’s Island Library, 1699 Harpswell Islands Road (Route 24), Orr’s Island. FMI call John Webster at 607-2818 or email jwebster85@comcast.net.

HIPP monthly meeting (Wed. 10 Jul, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm)

Harpswell Invasive Plant Partnership (HIPP) monthly meeting held at Harpswell Heritage Land Trust, 153 Harpswell Neck Rd. Volunteer your ideas and help restore our town’s native habitats. FMI go to https://hhltmaine.org/hipp/ or email hipp.maine@gmail.com.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Bandstand Concert: Blue Hill Brass (Thu. 11 Jul, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Harpswell Bandstand by the Sea presents Blue Hill Brass. Familiar with both classical and popular music, their professional presentation is a great experience for out of town guests as well as local friends and family. Harpswell Bandstand, Mitchell Field on 123, Harpswell. FMI call Bob Modr at 833-2815 or email modr@myfairpoint.net. Rain location Harpswell Coastal Academy Gym, 9 Ash Point Rd, Harpswell.

Friday, July 12, 2019

Quilt Exhibit (Fri. 12 Jul, 2019 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Ocean Waves Quilters present their 25th annual exhibit of new work by local quilters demonstrating a variety of quilt styles and techniques. Also, a special exhibit of their Anniversary Challenge. Some full size quilts and smaller household items for sale, proceeds benefiting local charities. All weekend at the Orr's Island Schoolhouse, 1579 Harpswell Island Rd., Orr's Island. FMI call Lisa Burke at 833-6008. Please note this event repeats July 13 (10AM-4PM) and July 14 (10AM-3PM).

 

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Craft Fair (Sat. 13 Jul, 2019 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Craft Fair to benefit our veterans. American Legion Post 202, 79 Foreside Rd., Topsham. Tables for rent $15 or 2 for $25. FMI call Barbara 729-9023 or Jane 295-5762 to reserve a table.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

HHLT Annual Meeting (Tue. 16 Jul, 2019 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Join Harpswell Heritage Land Trust for its Annual Meeting, featuring a talk on Revisioning the Earth with Philosopher Dana Sawyer. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Free program starts at 6:30 p.m. Orr's Island Schoolhouse, 1579 Harpswell Islands Rd. FMI call 837-9613, email outreach@hhltmaine.org, or visit www.hhltmaine.org.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Bugmobile (Wed. 17 Jul, 2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

Chewonki Foundation presents “The Bugmobile”. Models, costumes and live arthropods! Learn adaptations for survival such as mimicry, camouflage, armor and the use of venom. Orr’s Island Library, 1699 Harpswell Islands Road (Route 24), Orr’s Island. FMI call John Webster at 607-2818 or email jwebster85@comcast.net.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Bandstand Concert: Harpswell Coastal Band (Thu. 18 Jul, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Harpswell by the Sea Bandstand presents the Harpswell Coastal Band. The band consists of a talented mix of about 50 area professional and amateur instrumentalists under the leadership of Bob Modr. Harpswell Bandstand, Mitchell Field on 123, Harpswell. FMI call Bob Modr at 833-2815 or email modr@myfairpoint.net. Rain location Harpswell Coastal Academy Gym, 9 Ash Point Rd, Harpswell.

Friday, July 19, 2019

Cundy's Harbor Book and Bake Sale (Fri. 19 Jul, 2019 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Lots of wonderful summer reading, baked goods, raffle tickets, a 'what-not' corner and new this year--- a light luncheon, including haddock chowder will be served from 11-2. Community Hall, 837 Cundy's Harbor Road. FMI 725-1461 or assistant@cundysharbor.me.
 

73rd Annual Art Show and Sale (Fri. 19 Jul, 2019 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

73rd annual Harpswell art show and sale. Centennial Hall, Route 123, Harpswell. Open to all area artists. FMI call Betty at 749-4239. This event repeats on July 20 and 21, 2-5PM.

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Cundy's Harbor Book and Bake Sale (Sat. 20 Jul, 2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

BYOBag and fill with your favorite books, all you can carry $5. Community Hall, 837 Cundy's Harbor Road. FMI 725-1461 or assistant@cundysharbor.me.

Learn about Lichens (Sat. 20 Jul, 2019 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Learn about lichens with Jeff Pengel. Advance registration is requested. FMI call 837-9613, email outreach@hhltmaine.org, or visit www.hhltmaine.org.

Bowdoin International Music Festival Students (Sat. 20 Jul, 2019 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm)

Orr’s Island Library hosts students from the Bowdoin International Music Festival for a very special summer afternoon of music making. Bailey Island Community Church, 2141 Harpswell Islands Rd., Bailey Island. FMI call John Webster at 607-2818 or email jwebster85@comcast.net.

 

Soup and Chowder Supper (Sat. 20 Jul, 2019 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Soup and chowder supper, hosted by Willing Helpers. Soup or chowder, rolls, drink, and dessert all included, only $10.00 per person. Eat in or take out. The Bailey Island Union Church (downstairs), 2141 Harpswell Islands Rd, Bailey Island. FMI call Nikie Chance at 504-6069.

 

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Book signing with Douglas Coffin at Seaside Creations (Sun. 21 Jul, 2019 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Local gift shop Seaside Creations hosts author and part time Harpswell resident Douglas Coffin, who will be signing copies of his book “One Maine Christmas Eve”. Presentation 11-11:30, book signing immediately following. Seaside Creations, 47 Washington Ave Bailey Island. FMI call the shop at 833-6645.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Fur, Feathers and Feet (Wed. 24 Jul, 2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

Chewonki Foundation presents “Fur, Feathers and Feet”, an introduction to birds and mammals. Costumes and specimens show special adaptions. Chewonki’s Mallard Duck and a surprise mammal will delight young and old! Orr’s Island Library, 1699 Harpswell Islands Road (Route 24), Orr’s Island. FMI call John Webster at 607-2818 or email jwebster85@comcast.net.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Brunswick Head Start Open Application Day and Community Resource Fair (Thu. 25 Jul, 2019 10:00 am - 3:00 pm)

The Brunswick Head Start Open Application Day and Community Resource Fair will be held on the Brunswick Town Mall from 10AM-3PM. 

Our programs are free for eligible families from prenatal though age 5. We offer high quality education, family support services, healthy meals and snacks, developmental, nutritional and emotional services, inclusive programming for special needs children, advocacy resource and more!

Meet program staff and representatives of organizations in the surrounding area to learn about resources for your family. 

FMI call 207-442-7963 ext 307.

Art in Bloom (Thu. 25 Jul, 2019 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Art in Bloom. Centennial Hall, Route 123, Harpswell. FMI call Betty at 749-4239. Open to the public. This event repeats on July 28.

 

Bandstand Concert: Pretty Girls Sing Soprano (Thu. 25 Jul, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Harpswell by the Sea Bandstand presents local women's group Pretty Girls Sing Soprano. Harpswell Bandstand, Mitchell Field on 123, Harpswell. FMI call Bob Modr at 833-2815 or email modr@myfairpoint.net. Rain location Harpswell Coastal Academy Gym, 9 Ash Point Rd, Harpswell.

 

Friday, July 26, 2019

Overnight Kayak Trip with HHLT (Fri. 26 Jul, 2019 12:00 am - Sun. 28 Jul, 2019 1:00 am)

Enjoy an island overnight by kayak with HHLT on Birch Island. Advance registration is requested. FMI call 837-9613, email outreach@hhltmaine.org, or visit www.hhltmaine.org.

 

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Overnight Kayak Trip with HHLT (Fri. 26 Jul, 2019 12:00 am - Sun. 28 Jul, 2019 1:00 am)

Enjoy an island overnight by kayak with HHLT on Birch Island. Advance registration is requested. FMI call 837-9613, email outreach@hhltmaine.org, or visit www.hhltmaine.org.

 

Art in Bloom (Sat. 27 Jul, 2019 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Art in Bloom. Centennial Hall, Route 123, Harpswell. FMI call Betty at 749-4239. Open to the public. This event repeats on July 28.

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Overnight Kayak Trip with HHLT (Fri. 26 Jul, 2019 12:00 am - Sun. 28 Jul, 2019 1:00 am)

Enjoy an island overnight by kayak with HHLT on Birch Island. Advance registration is requested. FMI call 837-9613, email outreach@hhltmaine.org, or visit www.hhltmaine.org.

 

Fishermen's Breakfast (Sun. 28 Jul, 2019 6:00 am - 8:30 am)

Fishermen's breakfast. West Harpswell Baptist Church, 1492 Harpswell Neck Rd. Donations to benefit Loretta Ward fund.

 

Lobster Boat Races (Sun. 28 Jul, 2019 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

6:00 - 8:30 AM: Fishermen's Breakfast at the West Harpswell Baptist Church. Donations to support the family of Louie and Larry Ward.

8 AM: Registration opens at Erica's Seafood

10AM: Races begin at Pott's Harbor

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Discover Wabanaki Place Names (Tue. 30 Jul, 2019 6:30 am - 8:00 am)

Discover Wabanaki place names with Joseph Hall and Karyn Marden. Free. Harpswell Heritage Land Trust, 153 Harpswell Neck Rd. FMI call 837-9613, email outreach@hhltmaine.org, or visit www.hhltmaine.org.