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The Downeast Lakes Land Trust Photo Contest

Washington County ME

The 2023 “DLLT Photo Contest” has officially begun! With its varied landscapes, abundant wildlife, local traditions, and colorful characters, there are many different subjects to be captured and immortalized on film. Show us your best photographs of the area! Rules and guidelines for the DLLT Photo Contest are listed below. All photos must be submitted by emailing photo@downeastlakes.org.

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Snow Sculpture Contest

Washington County ME

The Machias Arts Council is offering a solution for the “winter doldrums” in its first-ever Snow and Ice Sculpture Contest, running January 3 through March 1. Applicants of all ages who are residents of Washington County may participate with up to two entries per contestant.

To participate, when snow falls, entrants create their own original snow and/or ice sculpture in their yard, take a high quality color photo of their sculpture and submit one photo only of it to the Machias Arts Council by March 1 to MACSnowSculpture@gmail.com. Find additional details for entry here.

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Register now for Self Publishing Workshop

Entrepreneurial Center & Co-Working Space 19 Main Street, Machias

Learn how to prepare your work for publishing and the basic steps of the professional self-publishing process with Lanette Pottle in this special intro to self-publishing workshop on January 28 from 1-4 pm.

Click here to register. Register by January 20 for a free resource workbook.

Photos wanted from Charlotte County scallop fishers

Charlotte County New Brunswick

Calling all Charlotte County scallop fishers! Campobello Fogfest invites you to submit photos of your life on the water so that those of us on land (your friends and family) can experience some of the extremes of your day-to-day life along with you.

Three gift packages have been purchased and will be awarded at random for submissions. Find out details, including how to submit, here.

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Writing Group at Sunbury Shores

Online Event Anywhere you can connect to the internet, ME

Sunbury Shores is pleased to announce an ongoing online writing group that will be meeting the second and fourth Tuesday of each month via Zoom. On the second Tuesday of each month, the group will meet from 10:00 to 11:30 am; on the fourth Tuesday, it will meet from 7:00 to 8:30 pm.

This is a free to attend group. Email info@sunburyshores.com to sign up and receive the Zoom link.

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Exercise is Medicine

Garcelon Civic Center 22 Budd Ave, Saint Stephen

Learn how you can make small changes in your lifestyle that can have a big impact on your health during January's Making Wellness a Priority Session. Brianna Leadbetter provides guidance.

The session will be held on January 10 from 12-1 pm at the Garcelon Civic Center. All are welcome. Bring your lunch. Email lisa.cheney@gnb.ca with questions.

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Hibernation Station at Pembroke Library

Pembroke Library 221 Old County Road, Pembroke

Moosehorn National Wildlife biologist Ray Brown will visit with children at the After-School Storytime in the Children's Room on Tuesday, January 10, 3-4 pm, when he will present a program on hibernation.

All children and their caregivers are welcome to attend.

Featured Featured Recurring Event Weekly events at the St. George Legion

Weekly events at the St. George Legion

Royal Canadian Legion Branch #38 4 Gillmor Street, St. George

The St. George Royal Canadian Branch 38 holds weekly events and the community is invited. On Monday, TOPS is held at 6:00 pm; contact Jimmy at 755-6042 for Cribbage Monday Nights. On Tuesdays, doors open for BINGO at 5:00 pm; early bird game starts at 6:30 and the regular game is on at 7:00. Every Friday night is Seniors Cards party, call Jimmy for more info.