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Page 24 THE QUODDY TIDES 9 February, 2018 Graves serves up sweet new mystery series by Lora Whelan up dead at the bakery, head-first in a vat Eastport-based mystery writer Sarah of melted chocolate. Ellie is suspect num- Graves has just come out with the first bur one, and as a hurricane starts barreling book of a new series, Death by. Chocolate down on the region she and Jake sprint Cherry Cheesecake. between cheesecake baking and suspect FRIDAY - FEBRUARY 9 FRIDAY - FEBRUARY 16 However, fans of her Home Repair is finding. EVENING SNOWSHOE HIKE, MUSIC, country, bluegrass and gos-Homicide series, featuring Jacobin "Jake" Graves has included mention of many meet at Grand Lake Stream dam park- pel, Pembroke Library, 6:30 p.m. Tiptree and her best friend Ellie, will be familiar Eastport haunts, such as Shack- ing lot to carpool, 3:30 p.m. CONCERT AND DANCE, Lunamuse delighted to find the same tidy cast of ford Head State Park, Treat's Island and MOVIE, Beauty and the Beast, Hen- Ensemble and Robert Carney and thecharacters. Now that Jake's fine old home Wadsworth's hardware store. Of course, ry D. Moore Library and Community Hawks, Friends of the Boat School bene- is in good repair, she has set aside her there are fictitious places and people ere- Center, Steuben, 6 p.m. fit, Eastport Arts Center, 7 to 11 p.m. home repair tools and joined forces with ated to facilitate the plot, including the REHEARSAL GONE WRONG!, SATURDAY - FEBRUARY 17 Ellie to start a baking company, The Choc- slightly obnoxious junior reporter, Lester musical benefit for Border Historical olate Moose, in the island city's down- Vanacore, for the local newspaper, The Society, Eastport Arts Center, 6:30 p.m. FREE FAMILY FUN DAY, outdoor FILM, Thor Ragnarok, Performing activities, Dennysville Snowmobile/ town. Eastport Tides. Obviously the editor was Arts Center, UMM, 8 p.m. ATV Club, Boyden' s Lake boat land- The story opens with the Homecoming away on vacation, or she would have, with ing, Perry, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Storm date, Week of the city's 4th of July celebrations, tongue in cheek, banned Junior from ever FEBRUARY 9 THROUGH 1 7 February 18. The new bakery proprietors have pledged tasting that delectable cheesecake for his BRAVE HEARTS ADOPTION, re- TALK, Republican candidate for gov- a tall order of specialty cheesecakes as less than professional behavior. duced fee for all adult cats, PAWS, Cal- ernor Senator Garrett Mason, Elm their auction contribution to the fireworks Readers will enjoy Graves' take on lo- uis. Street Elementary School, East Machi- fund. One of the special ingredients is a cal life with her obvious appreciation for very fine artisan chocolate made by a new- the community. Graves' new series is a SATURDAY- FEBRUARY 10 as, 10 a.m. WINTER FAMILY FUN DAY, Cob- comer to the area who appears to be living welcome return to Eastport and the long- WINTER CARNIVAL, for all ages, scook Bay State Park, Edmunds, 10 slightly above her supposed means,familiar characters that continue to please, UMM. a.m. to 3 p.m. Things get sticky fast when an unpleas- but this time with a recipe at the end that GIGANTIC CHINESE RAFFLE, SPANISH CONVERSATIONAL ant fellow, also a relative newcomer, turns will please even more. Pembroke Elementary School, 9 a.m. to CLASS, St. Anne's Episcopal Church, 3 p.m. Calais, 10:15 a.m. UMM student film explores immigration WINTER SPORTS AND FUN DAY, FUNDRAISER, bake sale, benefits Ten University of Maine at Machias stu- "The film explores this nation of im- Stronghearts fundraiser, Pottle Tree David Nicholas, youth and rec build- dents have taken their studies outside the ports from a coastal New England per- Farm, Perry, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. ing, Pleasant Point, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. classroom in a project exploring what it spective," says Kryszak. "It goes deeper SHOP FOR A CAUSE, fundraiser forELDERS BRUNCH, potluck, Pleas- means to be an American. The result of than the oversimplification and political Nancy Curtis, Edmunds Consolidated ant Point, 12 noon to 3 p.m. their work is a documentary film, Who polarity we often see in the public dis- School, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. KIDS' MOVIE, Food Club, The Lit- Made You in America, premiering Sun- course today." WORKSHOP, pruning apple trees, tle Prince, Eastport Arts Center, 12 day, February 18, on campus. The free Nick Reynolds, one of the student di- Indian Township Recreation Center, 10 noon to 3 p.m. public screening at 2 p.m. at the UMM rectors, says he came into the documenta- a.m. STORIES OF OLD LUBEC, Lubec Performing Arts Center will be followed ry class with no knowledge of fllmmaking LOVE CHOCOLATE/LOVE EAST- Memorial Library, 2 p.m. by a panel discussion led by professor and found it "very open to people, wheth- PORT, Eastport Area Chamber of Corn- BAKED BEAN SUPPER, Congrega- Alan Kd'yszak and feature several students er we were skilled or unskilled" in the art merce fundraiser, Landmark 1887 Grill tional church parish hall, Dennysville, involved in the making of the film. form. "As students, we were given a lot of and Ale House, Eastp6rt, 2 to 4 p.m. 5 p.m. The film was produced by UMM stu- power in the process of making the film," SUNDAY - FEBRUARY 1 1 SUNDAY - FEBRUARY 18 dents enrolled in a documentary filmmak- says Reynolds. ' 'he project gave us a new FISH AND CORN CHOWDER FAMILY FISHING DAY, free fish- ing class led by Kryszak. The perspective on not judging someone be- LUNCHEON, Sacred Heart Church ing weekend, Pokey Landing, Poco- documentary explores contemporary is- cause, of their backgrounds or our own parish hall, Lubec, 12 noon to 2 p.m. moonshine Lake, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. sues of immigration and includes inter- expectations." FOUR CHAPLAINS DAY, Balsam DOCUMENTARY FILM, Who Made views with 22 diverse people from the Other student directors of the 60-minute, " Valley Chapel, Jonesboro, 12 noon. You in America, Performing Arts Cen- Downeast region, including fishermen, film are Phil Atwood, Avery Grindle, WINTER CONCERT, Minor Char- ter, UMM, 2 p.m. construction workers, immigrants, Native EmeUie Johansson, Daijun Liang, Ryan acters Band, H.D. Moore Library and HARPSICHORD HOUR, Gregory Americans and veterans. Maker, Zach Peirce, Dyl Robinson, Kellie Community Center, Steuben, 2 p.m. Biss, Eastport Arts Center, 3 p.m. Sawyer and Hong Xie. FILM, Thor Ragnarok, Performing DAR chapter plans The documentary film course is part of Arts Center, UMM, 2 p.m. MONDAY - FEBRUARY 19 new media and arts program at the univer- READING, 3 Nations Anthology, SOUPAND SERMON, Dennysville- Febr'uary 10 meeting sity. Last year, students produced a film, Eastport Art Center, 3 p.m. Edmunds Congregational Church, 12 Members of the Hannah Weston Chap-Whatever Works: Exploring Opiate Addle- MONDAY- FEBRUARY 12 noon. ter, Daughters of the American Revolu- tion, which aired on the Maine Public REHEARSALS for Quoddy Voices tion will gather for a Dutch treat luncheon Broadcasting Network. SOUP AND SANDWICH, Mondays, resume, Eastport Arts Center, 7 p.m. Eastport senior center, 12 noon. and meeting at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb- MEETING, Washington County Lo- TUESDAY - FEBRUARY 20 mary 10, at the Bluebird Ranch Family cal Emergency Planning Committee, TALK by co-chairs 2018 Wild Blue- Restaurant in Machias. The speaker for Kids' club to view Eastport Port Authority building, 6:30 berry Festival, Machias Rotary Club, the day will Marcus LiBrizzi of the Uni- The Little Prince p.m. Bluebird Ranch Family Restaurant, Ma- versity of Maine at Machias, who will dis- TUESDAY - FEBRUARY 13 chias, 5:30 p.m. cuss his book on Atusville. The Eastport Arts Center's monthly Kids' Movie and Food Club continues MARDI GRAS PANCAKE SUP- THURSDAY-FEBRUARY22 Cancer centerto with a meeting featuring Ant ine de Saint- PER, Kay Parker Building, Machias, DOCUMENTARY FILM, Eagle pi ExupEry's The Little Prince from 12 noon 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Huntress, Lubec Memorial Library, 3 host S nning class to 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 17. In WEDNESDAY- FEBRUARY 14 p.m. Amy Reisman will be teaching free of addition to a screening of the 2015 ani- " - eATURDAY FeBR' 'ARY 24 charge the ancient art of spinning wool mated film version of the story, partici- CHANTEY SING, traditional songs o - = u " . . . wlm a drop splnme at me t em wnglat pants will enjoy working with crepes as a of love between smlors and their sweet- REPUBLICAN CAUCUS for Calms + t.ancer Kesource t.enter m tmsworm. Aft food activity. Movies chosen all have a nearts, remoroKe Lmrary, o:Ju p.m. area towns, wt.t t iu a.m. acmas, . , necessary items wm De prowoeu, connection with a book so that families TH" 'R"DAY FEBR' 'ARY 1 " Luoec, t',astport area towns to caucus at u a - u ' lne zirst msson wm mcmue assemonng can read the stories before or after the mm street 5ChOre, t ast Macrons, z p.m. the dro s in'l |1 I .:SENIOR SOCIAL, free bingo, Lubec npi rq MIt" NI Wr I! p p a e, leammg aoout me prop- screenings, and fea,tured books will be ~ ~ ~ ~ e erties of wool fibe -' " " "-'- +'- i =,--'~man. s ~tub; '~"odd"" view Aoart ~ our and spmrm, lg wlm me available at Eastport s Peavey Memorial = y e Center, o to p.m. ' ark and draw : SUNDAY- I: RY. 25 on Vuesda+s, b- The event is by: suggested, dorration. : F,lgS k: di r +: T2 .K, "H eirs t +Etl ++,Ghe+tto i+ +:mary+20, 27and Marcla6,+: ?2++?+ $2/person. The fitmis:ratedPG.F++mom.+ +:+ +- C+: cm auni Cente ! System: Italy s Roma? ority, East- I| 3:45 Call:the center with any qae information, please email T+ar at port Arts Center, 3 p.m. nuns or to register at 664 0339 . +:+ . . . . . . JOHN P. FOSTER ATTORNEY AT LAW Personal Injury Real Estate Family Law Probate 71 Water Street, Eastport Tel. 853'4611 Fax 853-4666 john@fosterlaw.org Unique Mosaics and Photography. Meri Levesque Are you suffering from the winter blahs? Gather some friends, family, coworkers together for a wine (or beer), cheese and munchies ,~iiii:ii~~ MOSAIC NIGHT ( or afternoon) Create your own Picture frame! Event covers all materials and snacks Contact Meri for details- 320-9590