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26 January, 2018 THE QUODDY TIDES Page 7 by Sharon Cook & Marie Holmes .Tel. 853-4806 or 853-4346 FOURTH OF JULY COMMrrrEE for women to celebrate their fertility, cre- In anticipation of the 2018 Old Home ativity and power. It seems especially per~ Week celebration, the Eastport 4th of July tinent this year. To celebrate the day, a Committee will hold its first meeting on women's circle will be held at the port Wednesday, January 31, at 6 p.m. at the authority building in Eastport at 7 p.m. on Eastport Youth Center. In case of a storm, Friday, February 2. Sue MacNichol and the meeting will take place the following Genevieve Sprinkle will lead the circle. It night at the same time. All are welcome to is free, but everyone is encouraged to share their ideas for the 2018 event. The bring something good to share. meeting's agenda includes drafting a CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH schedule of events, discussing the parade The membership is making plans to par- and working on several changes for the ticipate in the annual Soup and Sermon coming year. Additional volunteers are event that occurs during the Lenten sea- needed to keep up the great traditions of the past. son. On Sunday, January 28, the service will If you are not able to attend but would be lay led. There will be no formal ser- like to volunteer or participate in planning mon; instead, those present will partici- the celebration, please contact any com- mittee member or send an email to pate in an interactive discussion of scripture suggested in the common lec- . tionary. Those readings can be found by IMBOLC CELEBRATION going to and clicking on the February 2 has been celebrated down heading "Sermon Seeds." the years by many names: Candlemass, CHRIST CHURCH NEWS the Churching of Women, the Feast of St. David Darulis will lead morning prayer Bridget and now Groundhog Day. It marks on Sunday, January 28. The Rev. Lynn the point halfway between winter solstice Rutledge will preside and preach on Sun- and spring equinox. It is a traditional day day, February 4. Services are at 10 a.m. Library to offer brain program, tax aid Peavey Memorial Library in Eastport The Washington County VITA Tax Pro- would like to welcome the public to avail gram will also provide two sessions at the themselves of the following upcoming library for low- to mid-income individu- programs, als seeking assistance with filing their tax- On Monday, January 29, at 6 p.m. Paul es. IRS certified tax preparers will be Ouellette of Acadia Brain Care in Calais available on Monday, February 12, from will present an introduction to Crossinolo- 2 to 7 p.m. for intake, with pickup for gy Brain Integration. This approach is de- completed taxes on Tuesday, February 20, signed as a non-invasive and drug-free from 2 to 4 p.m; and Monday, March 5, way to realign the neural pathways be- from 2 to 7 p.m. for intake, with pickup tween the hemispheres of the brain and for completed taxes on Monday, March facilitate healing. It has demonstrated ef- 12, from 2 to 4 p.m. fectiveness at achieving relief for such is- Clients must call to make an appoint- sues as learning disabilities, ADD, ADHD, ment for either February 12 or March 5 dyslexia, PTSD, physical pain and injury, and need to bring all of the following ma- depression and anxiety, and a host of oth- terials: photo ID; original social security er physical, emotional and cognitive is- card or ITIN; copy of last year's tax re- sues. Ouellette will incorporate live turn; all W-2 wage statements for 2017; demonstrations of the technique as part of 1099 SSA, 1099-R and 1099-G; cash in- the program. Space is limited, so it is rec- come amount and work expenses; 1095 ommended that interested persons call to health coverage form; direct deposit in- reserve a place. Drop-ins are welcome, as formation, including routing number. A space allows, maximum of 30 minutes is allotted per person, so it is necessary to have your materials in order prior to arriving for your WIC walk-in clinic appointment. set for February 8 To reserve space or make an appoint- ment, please call the library at 853-4021. The Women, Infants and Children Nu- trition Program (WIC) will be holding a one day walk-in clinic at the Rowland B. French Medical Center in Eastport on Thursday, February 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in hopes to increase participation in Washington County. Women who are pregnant or have a child under the age of five are encouraged to see if they are eli- gible. WIC provides vouchers for healthy foods and infant formula and can save a household $60 per month per participant. Call 667-5304 extension 245 for more in- formation. VVVVVVVVVVV Mousse Island Clipper . Owner~Stylist Jenny Dean Full Service Hair Salon 853-2940 Gift Certificates Available Hair Products Open Mon Thurs Fri. & Sat. 104 Washington St Eastport VVVYVYVVVV V EXCHANGING THEIR MARRIAGE VOWS at the Peavey Memorial Library's reading room are Laura Jane Leighton and Baldvin Pdlsson Dungal. The couple resides in Iceland, but Leighton ' s connections to Washington County and love of Eastport clinched the decision to have the ceremony at the historic library. (Coastal Maine Photography photo) Icelandic couple marries in city's library by Lore Whelan the rest is history." They live and work in The Peax, ey Memorial Library in down- Reykjavik, Iceland, with their husky dog town Eastport was graced on the after- T6fa. noon of Friday, January 12, by a wedding Explaining the connection to Eastport ceremony for a couple who reside in Ice- and Washington County, Leighton says, "I land. While the winter weather .streaked grew up in Princeton. My grandfather, Jay the sky with shades of white and gray, the Baldwin Hinson, ran the Calais Press for library's circular reading room glowed many years. I have always been in love warmly with flowers and smiles. Family with Eastport and spent much of my time members gathered and sat down as the there as a young child, exploring the coast." bride and groom, Laura Jane Leighton and The groom's parents, of Reykjavik, are Baldvin P lsson Dungal, stood before the P ll Halld6r Dungal and Elin Kjartansd6t- large fireplace and exchanged their vows. tir. The bride's father is Wayne Lee Leigh- The bride says of the location choice, ton of South Princeton, and her mother is "We chose the library because I love liter- Wendy Leighton of New Gloucester. The ature. We also wanted a glimpse of the ceremony was performed by Captain ocean, which one gets from the reading Allen Flansburg. Also attending the wed- room. The library felt symbolic, not only ding were Leighton's grandmother, Jane for my love of books, but for my love of Hinson, and her siblings, Lee Leighton Eastport and its creative and artistic histo- and Jocey Leighton. ry. I spent a lot of time during my child- II I The couple met a number of years ago while each were attending boarding The Quoddy Tides will be schools in Maine. Leighton adds, "We ser- published Friday, February 9. endipitously reconnected in late 2016, and LOVE CHOCOLATE LOVE EASTPORT LOVE CHOCOLATE LOVE EASTPORT LOVE CHOCOLATE" LOVE EASTPORT LOVE CHOCOLATE - LOVE EASTPOKT * LOVE CHOCOLATE LOVE EASTPORT LOVE CHOCOLATE LOVE EASTPORT LOVE CHOCOLATE - LOVE EASTPORT * LOVE CHOCOLATE LOVE EASTPORT LOVE CHOCOLATE . LOVE EASTPORT * LOVE CHOCOLATE - LOVE EASTPORT LOVE CHOCOLATE LOVE EASTPORT LOVE F.ASTPORT LOVE CHOCOLATE * LATE Feast on a veritable banquet of chocolate confections. Whether truffles or tarts, crepes or cakes, it's chocolate one end to the other. A daunting array only the most loyal of citizens could undertake. Accept the challenge on behalf of this city we love. WHEN Saturday, February 10th 2018, 2 PM - 4 PM WHERE Landmark 1887 Grill & Ale House, 32 Water Street, Eastport HOW MUCH $ l 0 per person. Libations priced separately. All Tickets available at the door, at Raye's Mustard Mill, 83 Washington Street. Eastport, or by phoning (207) 853-6122. proceeds go to promoting the Eastport area as a place to live, work and visit. Sponsored by the Eastport Area Chamber of Commerce. Let Eastport Be Your Valentine