Community


Operation Christmas Joy Silent Auction
Hundreds of dollars in items “ 100% of proceeds to Charlotte County kids in need this Christmas
When: Friday November 16th
Where: Garcelon Civic Center during Aces Home Game
Time: 7:00-9:00 PM

"The Elm Street School 38 Jacksonville Rd. In East Machias ME is holding its annual Craft Fair Saturday Nov. 17th from 9am until 2pm. There will be over 50 craft tables, a food concession with specials including lobster rolls, lobster stew, chili etc., an 8th grade goodie table, and a scholastic book fair. All proceeds will benefit the 8th grade class. For more info. call Tammy Wood at 255-8692."


Calais Dunkin’ Donuts will be collecting
non-perishable items from
November 11th through 19th
 Donations are given to the local food pantries
Thank you!

A tobacco cessation class starting at Harrington Family Health Center  through Dec 19th Wednesdays
from 2-4pm.  to register please call 483-4502.

The sophomore class at Calais High School will be hosting a coed volleyball tournament on November 10th. Twelve teams are competing and the first game begins at 8am. The tournament will run all day and there will be some cool items up for raffle. The drama club will also be selling concessions throughout the day. Admission will be by donation and all proceeds from the tournament and raffle will support the sophomore class and all concession proceeds will support the drama club. All community members are welcome to come out to enjoy some volley ball and support our students.


Operation Christmas Joy Silent Auction
Hundreds of dollars in items – 100% of proceeds to Charlotte County kids in need this Christmas
When: Friday November 16th
Where: Garcelon Civic Center during Aces Home Game
Time: 7:00-9:00 PM

Upper Mills United Church  Annual Tree of Memories will be on Sunday, November 18/2018 at 2:00pm.  Musical guests will be The Valley Gospel Singers and Cindy Ferriere. You are welcome to come and place a memorial on our tree in memory of loved ones and enjoy a sociable time after the service with a luncheon and exchanging of happy memories.

Washington County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) Meeting
WHEN:      Monday, November 12, 2018 at 6:30 PM
WHERE:   Eastport Port Authority (lower level)
                   3 Hamlet Pl
                   Eastport, ME

The LEPC is responsible for implementing the provisions of the Federal Chemical Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act. 
The public is invited to attend and participate. All are welcome.
For further information please call the Emergency Management Office at 255-3931 or email
wnema@washingtoncountymaine.com


The Freeway addiction recovery meeting is held the first Tuesday of each month at Calvary Chapel St Croix Valley, 295 North Street in Calais. Starting at 6:30 there is a potluck and meeting followed by a guest speaker giving testimony.  Call 735-8404 if you have any questioNovember 8 and 9, 7 pm, Stage East & St. Andrews Arts Council’s New Moon Theatre present Albertine in Five Times, tickets: $12, EAC

November 10, 2-3 pm, Stage East Annual Membership Meeting, all welcome, EAC

November 11, 3 pm, Concert: Pianist Raja Rahman, tickets: $15, attendees 17 & under admitted free of charge, EAC

November 17, 6-11 pm, Maine’s Rap Fall Blowout, EAC

November 24, 10 am-2 pm, 7th Annual Holiday Market and Eastport Gallery Works on Paper show and sale, EAC

Check for weekly Ongoing events: http://www.eastportartscenter.org.


October and November, Exhibition: Through Her Lens: Women Photographers Of Mid-Coast Maine, 1895-1925, Washington Street Gallery at Eastport Arts Center. Open by chance, during EAC events and by appointment.

Through November 14, Life Drawing Workshop, Wednesdays, 7-9 pm, Eastport Arts Center. Info: Joyce, (207) 853-2358 or jpweber@roadrunner.com. No meeting October 31.

Through November 15, Thursdays, 9:30-10:15 am, KinderArts presents Tiny Yogis with Caroline DiLio. Free; for children up to age 5, must come with parent or caregiver, Eastport Arts Center.

International Dance at Eastport Arts Center, Thursdays from 4:30-6:00 pm. All welcome to explore world dance traditions. Greek, Romanian, Bulgarian and Israeli music, and more. NOTE: Group will not meet on November 22. Info: eastportartscenter.org.

Gentle Flow Yoga with Katie Wilson at Eastport Arts Center, Saturdays, 8:30-9:30 am. Info: anchorandbalanceyoga@gmail.com. NOTE: No class on November 24 or December 8.


In Albertine in Five Times, a woman at 70 faces her past. Canadian playwright Michel Tremblay introduces not just one Albertine, but five Albertines, each one representing a successive decade along the path that is her life. The play opens with Albertine at 70 entering a home for the elderly. Albertine at 30, 40, 50, and 60 appear, each with a story to tell. Read more about it on the EAC site: https://eastportartscenter.org/event/st-andrews-arts-councils-new-moon-theatre-presents-albertine-in-five-times/, and also explore the production's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Albertine-in-Five-Times-282174302620673/, which includes television spots and cast/crew interview videos!

Raja Rahman will perform beloved works including Bach's Italian Concerto, Beethoven's Pathetique and Moonlight Sonatas, and the Bach-Busoni Chaconne. A prize-winning graduate of The Juilliard School, Rahman has performed worldwide as a soloist and chamber musician. In addition, as part of the magic and music duo Jarrett & Raja, he’s reached the semifinals on America’s Got Talent, and been featured on Shark Tank, Masters of Illusion, and the BBC. Read more about the concert here https://eastportartscenter.org/event/pianist-raja-rahman-in-concert/, listen to Raja play here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZ25WDbOlJA&feature=youtu.be, or check out a montage of Jarrett & Raja moments here https://vimeo.com/49042806.


Theater Group Invites All to Annual Meeting
Anyone interested in the future of theater in Washington County is invited to attend Stage East’s annual Membership Meeting on Saturday, November 10, from 2-3 p.m. at the Eastport Arts Center. This meeting is where Stage East elects its board members and discusses its plans for the future.  Anyone interested in being a part of Stage East—with many choices of roles offstage and on, even including being an audience member—is encouraged to attend. There is a Membership Fee of $5 to become a member of Stage East. Questions? Ask the Stage East President, Brian Schuth, at brian@schuth.com
Stage East is a constituent group of Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport. For more information, please visit http://www.eastportartscenter.org.


Last Call for Holiday Market Vendors
Eastport Arts Center still has a few more vendor spots remaining for this year's 7th Annual Holiday Market, which will be held from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, November 24. Vendors can reserve (first come, first served) a 2.5-by-8-foot table for $25; to do so, please email Chris Grannis at chris@eastportartscenter.org for a registration form, and send a check to P.O. Box. 153 in Eastport, with 'holiday market' in the memo line. Youth vendors can reserve a smaller space (to be determined by need) for $5.
The Eastport Arts Center is at 36 Washington Street, Eastport, and is handicapped-accessible. For more information, please visit http://www.eastportartscenter.org.

The  47 th Annual Down East Community Hospital Auxiliary Holiday Fair Over 60 vendors, door prizes, raffles, snack bar available, music and Santa , too. Saturday, December 1st from 9 am to 2 pm Rose Gaffney School , Machias

Anglican Parish of St. Andrews CAROLS IN THE ROUND
Performed by Mount View Chamber Singers of Thorndike, Maine
All Saints Anglican Church 77 King Street, St. Andrews, NB
Saturday, December 15, 2018

LASAGNA SUPPER
Menu: lasagna (meat, vegetarian, gluten free, seafood), Caesar salad, garlic bread, dessert, tea/coffee
Admission by donation with proceeds to support renovations at Chapel in Chamcook.
EVERYONE WELCOME! Anglican Parish of St. Andrews  Fri. Nov. 30, 4:30 & 6:00 pm
Call Parish office at 529-8662 to select your sitting.

Knights of Pythias Anchor Lodge No.41 will be meeting November 29th at the Eastport Youth Center doors will be unlocked at 5:45pm all knights are urged to attend contact Rick Green at 904-7663