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9 Febmary;~2018 THE QUODDY TIDES Page 9 by Sharon Cook & Marie Holmes .Tel. 853-4806 or 853-4346 EASTPORT RECYCLES The Eastport Recycles station now ac- cepts certain kinds of paint for recycling. This does not include aerosol spray cans, industrial maintenance or specialty coat- ings. Free drop-off of the following is al- lowed: architectural interior and exterior paints of latex, acrylic, water-based, alkyd, oil-based and enamel; deck coatings and floor paints; primers, sealers, undercoats; stain; shellac, lacquers, varnish, urethane of single component; waterproofing for concrete/masonry, wood sealers and re- pellents, but not tar or bitumen based; met- al coatings and rust preventatives; and field and lawn paints. Eastport and Perry residents are welcome. The station is open the second and fourth Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. SENIOR CENTER MEALS The Eastport Senior Center will hold soup and sandwich lunches every Mon- day at 12 noon. A donation would be ap- preciated. All are welcome. KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS Anchor Lodge No. 41 Knights of Pythi- as will hold meetings on Thursdays, Feb- ruary 8 and 22, at the Eastport Youth Center. Doors will be unlocked at 6 p.m. for members. CORNERSTONE CHURCH As of Sunday, February 4, Corner- stone's Sunday school will begin meeting at 9 a.m. The church has a new youth pastor, Quinn Day, who has moved here from Lynchburg, Va with his family. Adult Sunday school is now in the sanctu- ary. The toddlers - ages 3 to 5 - the pri- mary, middle school and teens - ages 6 to 17 - meet in the three classrooms. The new youth pastor is kicking off a brand new youth program. All children ages 6 to 17 will now sit with their parents/guardians in the sanctu- ary during the 10 a.m. morning worship service. Toddlers ages 3 to 5 will now attend the new "Children's Church" from 10 to 11 a.m. Older children will be al- lowed to attend Children's Church with their parents' approval. The church also provides a nursery for infants to age 2. Cornerstone offers a supper every Wednesday night at 5 p.m which is open to the public, with Helen Coons cooking for the weekly event. The meal is free, but donations towards costs for the meal will be accepted. A laid-back atmosphere of Bible study/prayer hour is offered in the fellowship hall at 6 p.m. after the meal. A men's prayer breakfast is planned for Saturday, February 17, at 8:30 a.m. with a hot breakfast and prayer time. There will be no Valentine's banquet this year, and there will be no public sup- per on Wednesday, February 14, because it is Valentine's Day. Birthday Sunday is celebrated on the first Sunday of each month, honoring those with a birthday or anniversary that month with a cake, fellowship and coffee, and a group picture is taken. Communion is observed every month on the last Sunday of the month during the 10 a.m. worship service. CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH The service for Sunday, February 11, will be lay led. An interactive discussion of Mark 9:2-9 will take the place of a formal sermon. Holy Communion will also be shared. Communion is open table. On Sunday, February 18, retired pastor John Goodwin will lead the service and deliver the sermon. During the winter, Sunday worship is held at the Eastport Senior Center at 10:30 a.m. CHRIST CHURCH Madeline Murphy will lead morning prayer on Sunday, February 11. The Rev. Lynn Rutledge will preside and preach at Holy Eucharist on Sunday, February 18. Services are at 10 a.m. There will be a Holy Eucharist service with the imposition of ashes on Ash Wednesday, February 14, at 7 p.m. The Rev. Lynn Rutledge will preside. PAWS sets Valentine's PAWS Brave Hearts is gearing up for a Valentine's Day social event to celebrate this worldwide day of love. Families will be able to "meet their match" online and then in the comfort of their PAWS home. Anyone who has been thinking about adoption will find this event, which fea- tures a reduced fee of $50 for all adult cats, irresistible. PAWS has a fabulous group of felines that are looking for homes. Adopters of- ten tell the staff that their new lifelong companions chose them during their meet and greet. From February 1 to 14, PAWS is making it easier to fmd a match through GEECA sets annual soup, sermon series Plans are coming together for the annu- al Soup and Sermon Series, which is held on Mondays during Lent. Each event of- fers a meditation, which may take the form of sermon, readings or music, followed by a soup and bread lunch. The start time is 12 noon. The Soup and Sermon Series has been held by the Greater Eastport Ecumenical Churches Association for a number of years, and local churches take turns host- ing the meetings. The schedule so far is Christ Church on February 19, Dennysville-Edmunds Con- gregational Church on February 26 and St. Kateri Tekakwitha Perish at St. Jo- seph's Church in Eastport on March 5. The other dates are March 12, March 19 and March 26. Locations will be an- nounced in the next issue of The Quoddy Tides. Day adoption event albums on Facebook, extended open hours and scheduled appointments with ap- proved adopters during the week before Valentine's Day. All adoptable cats are spayed or neu- tered, microchipped and given age-appro- priate vaccinations and preventative care. Adopters are also given a free wellness exam certificate with the local veterinari- an of their choice. For more information about this event or the adoptable cats at PAWS, visit PAWS Brave Hearts on Facebook or - location 04619 - e-mail or call 454-7662. Families who are not interested in adoption can still "spread the love" by visiting PAWS Thursday through Satur- day from 1 to 4 p.m. or by making a dona- tion to PAWS Brave Hearts via Paypal on Facebook, at or by mail at 368 South St Calais, ME 04619. THIS NEW BIRD'S-EYE-VIEW MAP of Eastport was commissioned by the Tides Insti- tute & Museum of Art. Bird's-eye-view map A new detailed bird' s-eye-view map of Eastport has just been completed, over a century since the last bird' s-eye-view was done in 1879. The Tides Institute & Mu- seum of Art (TIMA) commissioned artist and preservationist Kirsten Sparenborg to undertake the project six years ago. The map is all painstakingly drawn by hand, building by building, street by street. Sparenborg relied extensively on Google Street View as well as contemporary aeri- al photographs of Eastport supplied by TIMA and Kestrel Aerial Services. A se- ries of illustrations of unique Eastport fea- tures surrounds three sides of the map. A numbered identification guide at the bot- tom of the map marks key buildings and landmarks. Hugh French, director of TIMA, says, "A bird's-eye-view drawing is something we had long wanted to do. It's not some- thing that happens very often. It could well be another century before another one is done. The impetus for this one was a 2009 visit from Sue Clifford, director of Common Ground in England. She talked about the wonderful series of parish maps the organization has been doing of com- munities in England." Sparenborg has never visited Eastport, and the exchanges between TIMA and the artist during the development of the map COmeatJointhe, Us [ Eastportsoup Senior Center for and of Eastport completed were all done via the Intemet. During the Six years she spent working on the map, Sparenborg had two children and moved across country from Virginia to Tacoma, Wash. French says, "We're still hoping to have her visit Eastport." Support for the map was secured through ArtPlace, the Maine Arts Com- mission and private foundations. A full view of the map can be seen online at . The final original size map drawing is 88" long and 50" high. Reduced size ver- sions of the map are 24" long and 14" high and are available for sale for $35 through TIMA, either online through TI- MA's website or at TIMA's main build- ing in Eastport. Cornerstone "To Know Christ, and to Make Him Known, through Worship, Love & Service'" 112 County Road, Eastport Come as you are, who you are. Nothing but love & hope found here. Adult Sunday School -- 9 a.m. Worship Service and Children's Sunday School --.!0 a.m. cornerstoneeastport.org 853-4208 comerstonechurcheastport @ gmail.com A choice that's as simple or as elaborate as you wish. If you've decided on cremation, you probably have a multitude of "Can I have a service or Crossword Answers What about costs?" These q~ easily answered, but only if who to ask. 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