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Page 22 THE QUODDY TIDES 26 January, 2018 FRIDAY - JANUARY 26 COMMUNITY CIRCLE, for care- givers, Christ Church, Eastport, 10:30 a.m. SATURDAY - JANUARY 27 FILM, The Magnificent Seven, UMM Science Building room 102, 1:30 p.m. FILM, Seed: The Untold Story, Lubec Memorial Library, 2 p.m. OPEN MIC, Eastport Arts Center, 6 to 8 p.m. SUNDAY - JANUARY 28 OPEN MIC, Henry D. Moore Library and Community Center, Steuben, 2 to 4 p.m. TALK, "Winter Sea Birds of Passa- maquoddy Bay," Chris Bartlett, East- port Arts Center, 3 p.m. TWILIGHT WALK, ski/snowshoe, Hamilton Point Reserve, meet at park- ing lot on Boot Cove Road, Lubec, 4 p.m. MONDAY - JANUARY 29 TUNES AT NOON, featuring Joy Ike, Kilbum Commons, UMM, 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. TALK,"Introduction to Crossinology Brain Integration," Paul Ouellette of Ac- adia Brain Care, Peavey Memorial Li- brary, Eastport, 6 p.m. TUESDAY - JANUARY 30 OWL PROWL, full moon celebra- tion, Grand Lake Stream dam parking lot, 5 p.m. REFLECTIVE PAINTING, Transi- tion House, Pleasant Point, 5 p.m. TALK by Alfred May, Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Machias Rotary Club, Bluebird Ranch Family Restaurant, Machias, 5:30 p.m. TALK on earliest Native American settlement in area, Dennys River His- torical Society, Lincoln House, Dennys- ville, 7 p.m. THURSDAY - FEBRUARY 1 BLOOD DRIVE, Machias Veterans Home, 1 to 6 p.m. FRIDAY - FEBRUARY 2 MUSIC, country, blues and gospel, Pembroke Library, 6:30 p.m. WOMEN'S CIRCLE, Imbolc cele- bration, Eastport Port Authority build- ing, 7 p.m. SATURDAY - FEBRUARY 3 PANCAKE BREAKFAST, parish hall, Dennysville, 7 to 9 a.m. CRAFT FAIR, raise United Farmer Veterans of Maine awareness, Pem- broke Elementary School, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. LUBEC MARKET, Lubec Brewery, 10 a.m. to 12 noon. BENEFIT RAFFLE for David Nicho- las, youth and rec building, Pleasant Point, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. FILM, Some Like It Hot, UMM Sci- ence Building room 102, 1:30 p.m. PLAY READING, Stage East, East- port Arts Center, 2 p.m. INTERNATIONAL DINNER, fund- raiser, Eastport Arts Center, 6 p.m. SUNDAY - FEBRUARY 4 ART TALK by Jon Bragdon, Eastport Arts Center, 3 p.m. MONDAY - FEBRUARY 5 TALK on heart health, all area wom- en welcome, Lubec Woman's Club, Re- gional Medical Center at Lubec, 10 a.m. TUESDAY - FEBRUARY 6 BLOOD DRIVE, UMM, 12 noon to 5 p.m. THURSDAY - FEBRUARY 8 WALK-IN CLINIC for WlC, Row- land B. French Medical Center, East- port, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. FILM, Hidden Figures, Lubec Me- morial Library, 3 p.m. FRIDAY - FEBRUARY 9 EVENING SNOWSHOE HIKE, Grand Lake Stream Dam parking lot to carpool to the trailhead, 3:30 p.m. PERFORMANCE, "Rehearsal Gone Wrong!," Border Historical Society fund- raiser, Eastport Arts Center, 6:30 p.m. FILM, Thor: Ragnarok, UMM Per- forming Arts Center, 8 p.m. SATURDAY- FEBRUARY 10 CHINESE RAFFLE, Pembroke Ele- mentary School, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. WINTER SPORTS AND FUN DAY, Stronghearts fundraiser, Pottle Tree Farm, Perry, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. SHOP FOR A CAUSE, chili cook- off, Nancy Curtis fundraiser, Edmunds Consolidated School, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. LOVE CHOCOLATE/LOVE EAST- PORT, Eastport Area Chamber of Com- merce fundraiser, Landmark 1887 Grill & Ale House, Eastport, 2 to 4 p.m. SUNDAY - FEBRUARY 11 FILM, Thor: Ragnarok, UMM Per- forming Arts Center, 2 p.m. READING from 3 Nations Antholo- gy, Eastport Arts Center, 3 p.m. Don't miss EAC's annual fundraising feast! Saturday, February 3 at 6 pm International Dinner set for February 3 Coming up at the Eastport Arts Center Reserve your seats by Wednesday, Jan- on Saturday, February 3, at 6 p.m. is the uary 31, by emailing Chris Grannis at annual International Dinner, a tradition of or calling more than 20 years. This elegant buffet is her at 853-4650. Please specify whether made possible by the contributions of you'll be bringing a dish, what your dish many enthusiastic cooks who create doz- is called and its ethnic origin. Breads, ens of tempting ethnic dishes. With flags soups, salads and appetizers, as well as from around the globe and toe-tapping entr6es and desserts, are welcome. Attend- tunes by Keltic Schmeltic and dances by ees who bring a dish pay $7.50 for a seat. EAC's International Dance group adding Those who are just interested in eating to the festive atmosphere, this social event can skip the cooking part and pay $15 per of the season is also an important fund- seat. Attendees age eight to 17 will be raiser for the center. Proceeds from the admitted for free if bringing a dish, orwill dinner are earmarked for continuing im- be charged $7.50. Attendees age seven provements to the EAC kitchen, and under will be admitted free of charge. Artsipelago enrollment open for 2018 ,The Tides Institute & Museum of Art form. (TIMA) has opened enrollment for the Artists will also have the option to 2018 edition of Artsipelago, a cultural choose a subscription package, which in- guide to the region, which will feature a cludes a photo with their listing, a spot on new printed format. Artsipelago listings the TIMA New Year's Eve window dis- will again be able to be upgraded to in- play poster and "spotlight" posts in Cul- clude photos in the print guide, a spotlight turePass and on TIMA's Facebook page. feature in CulturePass, visibility at the Listing packages range from $50-$150. Great Sardine and Maple Leaf Drop in To list in the print guide and online, Eastport on New Year's Eve and more. visit and select Both the printed brochure and mobile de- "Add/Update Listing" under the "Discov- vice-friendly website will continue to fea- er" tab. ture artist studios and galleries; cultural Artsipelago also accepts supporters - and historic organizations, sites and tours; donations of $50-$249; sponsors - dona- local foods and music; events of all kinds; tions of $250-$500; and major sponsors - and more. The seventh edition of the print- donations of $500 or more. Supporters and ed brochure will become accordion-style sponsors are prominently featured on the to feature listings and information on one back of the printed brochure and also re- side, with the hand-drawn map on the op- ceive a credit on the website. In addition, posite side. The guide will continue to be sponsors receive a full color logo on the distributed on both sides of the border, guide's back cover and on every page of Entries must be submitted by March 1. No the Artsipelago site, with a hyperlink to late entries will be accepted, the sponsors' site. Sponsors' locations are In lieu of the studio tour this year, also indicated on the fold-out map. Major TIMA is considering organizing an art- sponsors receive-all sponsor benefits, as ist's spotlight day of demonstrations on well as a listing in TIMA's New Year's July 14 in Eastport. The demonstration Eve Sardine and Maple Leaf Drop cele- day would offer artists an hour of time in bration information. one of TIMA's buildings to show a work Sponsorship inquiries and questions may in progress or demonstrate their craft. Par- be directed to Samantha Wtlliams by e-mail- ticipants will be able to indicate their in- ing or call- terest in this opportunity on the enrollment ing 853-4047. Craft artist award nominations sought The Maine Crafts Association is seek- ership within the Maine craft community." ing nominations from the public and from MCA Executive Director Sadie Bliss artists for the 2018 Master Craft Artist says, ' /he number and breadth of craft Award. Nominations are due Wednesday, artists in Maine at the master level is ira- February 28. Andy Verzosa, a part-time pressive. The award aims to highlight and Perry resident, former gallery owner, art celebrate these artists, their work, careers advocate and board member of the Tides and lives in Maine." Bliss stresses the im- Institute & Museum of Art, has been se- portance of nominations from the state's lected as the juror for this year's award, more rural areas. "We recognize the chal- The award announcement will be made in lenges for our more remote counties, such April, with the presentation and exhibi- as Washington County, to access state- tion set for later in the year. wide arts opportunities and programming In 2009 the Maine Crafts Association and specifically encourage nominations began to honor an individual artist each from our rural areas." year whose body of work was exception- For nomination forms, please visit al. Among the many artists honored were and follow the Eastport-based artist Anna Hepler in 2017 links for the Maine Craft Artist Award. and Penobscot tribal member Theresa Sec- Self-nomination is allowed. If the artist ord in 2013. does not have a good representation of Verzosa says, "The award recognizes their work or bio/resume online, please excellence in an individual artist's career follow up the nomination submission with and body of work and who also made ex- an email to Sadie Bliss with that material emplary contributions of service and lead- at . Rehearsal Gone Wrong! Your Neighbors Singing and Dining/ Friday, February 9, at 6:30 p.m. Eastport Arts Center Fundraiser for necessary facade work at Border Historical Society's Quoddy Craft Shop $10 donation East ort Arts enter where creativity & community meet 36 Washington St Esstport 853 4650 r~h~ ~J