The Eastport Arts Center’s KinderArts session for March will be led by artist and educator Fern Hilyard. The free program, held on Thursdays, March 8, 15 and 29 from 9:30-10:15 am, is designed to encourage young children to explore the visual and performing arts in a secure and social environment through hands-on experiences. Children up to age 5 are welcome to attend, but must come with a caregiver.
Hilyard has pursued teaching special and gifted students in core subjects including art and writing over the past 20 years.
Eastport Arts Center’s International Dance group will hail the new year with the addition of a second weekly meeting, and starting January 2 will meet both Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30-6 pm at the center. The group is open to everyone, including beginners, and features traditional dance from Bulgaria, Romania, Greece and Israel.Find out more »
On Thursday, March 29th, Downeast Lakes Land Trust is pleased to host Valerie Lawson and Michael Brown, as they present “3 Nations Anthology: Native, Canadian, and New England Writers.” Lawson, editor and publisher of Resolute Bear Press in Robbinston, has compiled poems, essays, and short stories from regional authors that “explore the things that divide, the bridges between, and the intense love of this rugged (Downeast) region the people hold in common.” Valerie and Michael will read selected passages, and present the details of creating this unique project.Find out more »