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Featured Featured Event Series Two Bays Poetry Pen-Pals

Two Bays Poetry Pen-Pals

Greater Passamaquoddy Bay region

Do you write poetry? Would you love getting the odd piece of mail through the post? Would you love exchanging a poem with a member of your community, chosen at random, every so often? Announcing Two Bays Poetry Pen-Pals: A Cobscook Bay and Bay of Fundy community art and poetry project coordinated from Pembroke, Maine.

Mail a poem written by you to Two Bays Poetry Pen-Pals and receive a poem from another community member in return! The poem sent to you will be selected at random, and will be authored by another poet from the Two Bays Region, including Nova Scotia; PEI; Washington County, Maine; and New Brunswick! View the details on our Facebook page, or send us an email: twobayspoetrypenpals@gmail.com!

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Spring Craft Day

Community Life Church 1235 NB-776, Grand Manan

Bring anything to work on: knitting, card making, crochet, needlepoint - and something for potluck - on Friday, March 8 from 9 am to 4 pm.

Door prizes and snacks. Bring a dish for the meal.

Featured Featured Event Series KinderArts Free Weekly Sessions Resume in Two Towns

KinderArts Free Weekly Sessions Resume in Two Towns

Eastport and Calais

KinderArts will resume on Thursdays 10-10:45 am at Sunrise Opportunities (the former Calais Congregational church), 21 Calais Avenue; and Fridays, 10-10:45 am at EAC. The sessions, led by popular instructor Caroline Coleman, will feature music, movement and yoga, and are designed for children up to age 5 to attend with a parent or caregiver.

Pre-register with Nicole at nicole@eastportartscenter.org or walk-in. EAC is a handicapped-accessible venue that abides by State of Maine CDC COVID guidelines, revisiting our policy monthly. At this time, the use of masks in our building is optional.

Featured Featured Event Series Friday Play Group

Friday Play Group

Cobscook Institute 10 Commissary Point Road, Lubec

Join Cobscook Institute for a morning of child-directed free play starting February 3 and continuing on Fridays from 10 am - 12 pm. Start the morning outside to get big energy out, and then step inside the “warming hut” for a cup of tea or cocoa (bring your own snacks). Indoor activities and free play conclude the morning.

Find out more here.

Featured Featured Event Series Meditation Sessions at EAC

Meditation Sessions at EAC

Eastport Arts Center (EAC) 36 Washington Street, Eastport

All are invited to join instructor Caroline Coleman Fridays, starting January 19, for a rejuvenating one-hour session of Mindful Meditation and Movement, starting promptly at 11 am, at Eastport Arts Center. The holistic experience will include gentle movement and stretching, guided meditation, and a sound bath. Coleman’s curated sessions are designed to provide a cocoon of coziness, relaxation, and restoration.

EAC welcomes participants of all levels. The class is crafted to be exceptionally gentle, ensuring a nurturing environment for everyone, regardless of experience. To support the continuation of these sessions, a $5/class donation is requested. The Center extends an invitation to families, allowing children ages 12 and up to attend when accompanied by an adult.

Featured Featured Event Series Community Kitchen Lunch

Community Kitchen Lunch

Anglican Hall 75 King Street, St. Andrews

Community Kitchen Lunches will resume on January 6. Enjoy a complimentary noon meal, chat with your neighbours, and make new friends! All are welcome.

These meals will run on Fridays from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at the Anglican Parish Hall (75 King Street). Eat in or take out, delivery within town limits available. All meals are free; donations welcome.

Featured Featured Event Series Weekly Knitting Circle

Weekly Knitting Circle

Done Roving Yarns 487 North Street, Calais

Done Roving Yarns in Calais (487 North Street) holds a weekly knitting circle on Fridays from 1:00 to 3:00. Host Paula Graham Farrar leads the group.

Click here to learn more about Done Roving Yarns and see other ongoing fabric crafting activities held on a regular basis, or call Paula at 207-454-8148.

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Ella Morton and David Norris

Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre 139 Water Street, St. Andrews

Sunbury Shores will be opening its series of 2024 exhibits with Ella Morton: The Great Kind Mystery and David Norris: The Adventures of Rivet Boy. The opening reception for both pieces will be held on March 8 from 5 to 7 pm (free, refreshments available).

The exhibitions will be on display during regular gallery hours through March 30.

Featured Featured Event Series 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.

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Winter Carnival Game Night

Pembroke Elementary School 36 US Route 1, Pembroke

Join Girl Scout Troop 2259 for their 2nd Annual Winter Carnival & Game Night! They will have games for all ages. Come check out their life size games including Kerplunk & Hungry Hungry Hippos. They are adding some new games this year including Balloon Darts.

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Open Mic Night at EAC

Eastport Arts Center (EAC) 36 Washington Street, Eastport

Eastport Arts Center’s popular Open Mic Night will be held Friday, March 8. Sign-ups for performers will be taken starting at 5:30 pm, and the show will run from 6-8 pm. A limited number of slots for performers with special needs will be reserved for sign up in advance, first come, first served, by email to info@eastportartscenter.org (please put ‘Open Mic’ in the subject line of your request). All types of performances are welcome, but are limited to 10 minutes of stage time.