Events for July 17, 2018
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B&W photographs taken over a 3 year period,
with a vintage large format Deardorff camera (4 x 5 & 5 x 7 negatives).
This work is about a sense of place. June 1-30.
This is a workshop geared for undergraduate singers to focus on the fundementals of vocal technique, language and style in the operatic repertoire. Singers will work on individual arias and songs, as well as working dramatically and musically on scenes with our faculty. This workshop offers individual attention with coachings, lessons and stagings over a week long period focusing on artistic practice.Find out more »
Throughout July and August, Downeast Lakes Land Trust offers free, educational activities and lessons for children ages 6-10. Tuesdays, from 9:30 am – 12 pm, bring the kids to the Grand Lake Stream School Building ready for outdoor activities, rain or shine! Each week features a specific topic that builds appreciation and awareness of the natural history of the Downeast Lakes region.Find out more »
Fibre artist Trish Johnson will be in the Museum hooking a rug from 1-3:30 pm. If you want to see how it’s done by one of North America’s best fibre artists visit today! Trish will be happy to chat with you about her work and, if you are interested, on how to become hooked on this great fibre art. (Remember, if you buy a membership you get in for free all summer long.) Admission fee or membership.Find out more »
Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series, which features offerings on summer Tuesdays from 1-3 pm, will continue with The Art of Bread Making on July 17, a workshop for ages 10 and up with Steve Grannis. Attendees will enjoy learning about the simple ingredients that form the foundation of all breads, and working with Steve’s favorite dough to create their own loaves. Grannis, a Pembroke resident, has been baking a basic bread since the 1970s, and notes that one simple recipe can provide many possible uses. “Having fresh bread daily is my motivation,” he says.” Space is limited; to participate in any workshop, please preregister by emailing Alison Brennan at at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (207) 454-8822.Find out more »
On Tuesday, July 17th, Downeast Lakes Land Trust welcomes Maine Natural Areas Program’s Justin Schlawin for an in-depth look at some of the rare and special ecosystems of the Downeast Lakes region. One of MNAP’s ecologists, Justin will discuss past and ongoing work in the local area, and identify many special places in and around the Downeast Lakes Community Forest. The program will begin at 6 pm in the Grand Lake Stream School Building.Find out more »
The Zen DownEast Sangha meets Tuesday evenings at the Downeast Massage Therapy building at 848 U.S. Rte 1, Pembroke, Maine. Meetings always include Zen meditation and Zen liturgy You are invited to attend all or any portion of the activities—whatever works for your schedule and inclination. We sit 25-minute periods, and do a few minutes of walking meditation between periods. The sitting starts formally at 6:30 pm and ends at 7:30 pm, though you are free to leave at any time. We also offer drop-in classes on the writings of Zen Master Eihei Dogen from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm which you are warmly invited to join at any time. If you are new to Zen DownEast, please arrive fifteen minutes early for a brief orientation.Find out more »
The St. Andrews Arts Council & Kingsbrae Garden with Live Bait Theatre present: Dessert Theatre in the Garden: July 17, tickets on Sale Now! www.kingsbraegarden.com/special-upcoming-events or by calling Mary at 506 529-8281. A hilarious new musical dinner theatre that tells the history of Canada through songs and skits as a group of well intentioned misfits try to celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary, a year late. The show will feature music from Canadian artists ranging from Stompin’ Tom to Anne Murray, Shania Twain and Justin Bieber.Find out more »
The Naturalist’s Notebook: How to Become an Observant Naturalist with Dr. Nathaniel Wheelwright. Biologist, professor and former research field station director Nat Wheelwright and best-selling author Bernd Heinrich wrote The Naturalist's Notebook: How to Become An Observant Naturalist to teach nature lovers of all ages to be more mindful, curious and knowledgeable about the natural world, using a calendar-journal format and Heinrich’s classic illustrations as inspiration. Learn about the origin of the project and the joys, challenges and fulfillment of keeping a systematic nature journal. Books for sale with 100% of royalties donated to conservation and environmental education. Admission by Donation.Find out more »