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Page 10 THE QUODDY TIDES 27 July, 2018 VISITING THE SHEAD HIGH SCHOOL in Eastport are Shead family members (left to right) Benjamin, Kathryn, Zachary, Samuel, Isibelle, Tyler, Jason, Elizabeth and baby Nora. The Shead family members descend from Loring Wheeler Shead, brother to Jesse Shead, who funded the building of Shead Memorial High School.'(Lora Whelan photo) Library to host A Plastic Ocean screening Another chance will be offered to see "Maybe you've heard of this and turned the film A Plastic Ocean on Monday, Au- away saying this is too big for me to tack- gust 6, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Peavey le, but you can indeed begin and at home, Memorial Library in Eastport. This free right now." Ways to do this will be sug- 22-minute educational version of the film gested after the film, which will be fol- strikingly depicts a true adventure in lowed by discussion and refreshments. which marine biologists looking for the "Become part of the solution to plastic elusive blue whale discover instead an pollution" is the slogan of the film's pro- ocean filled with plastic bits. ducer. Visit for "There are many easy ways to begin more information about rethinking single- changing our overuse of plastics," says use plastics. Karen Burnett, a member of EcoSattvas For more information about the screen- Downeast, which is hosting the film. ing, contact . Medical Cannabis Certification Pam Koenig, FNP-BC Hours by appointment 207-214-0097 pkoenig.fnp@gmail.com Initial evaluation $125, recertification $75 Library activities cap Peavey Memorial Library in Eastport will be offering the following free pro- grams to cap off its summer seasonal pro- gram series. Saturday, July 28, 1 to p.m.: Things You Have Wondered about Math, with Natasha Speer. High school level mathe- matics will be explored. Attendees may also ask questions about other topics from any level of mathematics. Youth through adult. Monday, July 30, 6 p.m.: Armchair Travelers Presents: Antarctica, with Jerry and David Oja. A talk and slideshow pre- sentation of the Ojas' recent trip to South America and Antarctica. All ages. Wednesday, August 1, 1 p.m.: Eastport Rocks! Rock Painting #2. An unguided session to participate in this Eastport sen- sation. Bring rocks or choose from the library's collection. Other materials pro- vided. Thursday, August 2, 1 p.m.: Rubber Origami, with Sara Myrick. Create vari- ous origami art sculptures and turn them into semi-permanent structures by dipping them in plastic. Materials provided. All ages. Friday, August 3, 17 and 31 at 1 p.m.: Make a Book Letter, with Sue Riddle. Choose one of three opportunities to ex- plore mail and book art techniques using collage and washi tape to create unique pieces of art to send to a friend. Saturday, August 4, 1 p.m.: Author/ book talk, The Elder Widow's Walk. Lubec author Lucille Metz reads and discusses her new book and shares what it means to become a widow after 65. Monday, August 6, 6 p.m.: Film screen- ing, A Plastic Ocean, with Bill Hum- phreys. In this adventure documentary, Craig Lesson teams up with free diver Tan- ya Streeter and a team of scientists and researchers to explore the fragile state of oceans, uncover truths about plastic pollu- tion and reveal working solutions. Shown by permission. Wednesday, August 8, 1 p.m.: TIMA Art - Found Object Boat Model Building, with artist Scott MacLeod. Collaborate to create a ship model sculpture using found objects, salvaged wood, personal artifacts and other non-traditional materials. Par- ticipants may bring items or work from GET THE JUMP ON FALL! Sell your "dust catchers" in The Quoddy Tides classifieds! 123 Water St Eastport, ME 04631 off summer season pieces provided. This will be an ongoing project, so future collaborative work times at StudioWorks are possible. Thursday, August 9, 1 p.m.: Expanding Your Self-Care Toolbox. Join Megan Lin- demanis of Downeast Massage to discuss the role of self-care in finding and main- taining well-being. Teen to adult. Friday, August 10, 1 p.m.: Bright Fish and Flowers Sidewalk Chalk Party, with Fern Polsky-Hilyard. Using a design pre- pared in advance, participants will embel- lish the library sidewalks with fish and flowers, or add anything you can imagine. In case of rain, the project will be held indoors using recycled newspaper and col- ored inks. All ages. Under 5 with an adult. Saturday, August 11, at 1 p.m.: Literary event - 3 Nations Anthology: Native, Ca- nadian & New England Writers. Authors will conduct readings of selected passag- es, followed by Q&A. Led by Valerie Lawson. All ages. Monday, August 13, 6 p.m.: My Jour- ney into Electronic Music, with Bill Hum- phreys. Humphreys discusses his later-in-life journey into electronic music. Thursday, August 16, 1 p.m.: BlackOut Poetry, with Sara Myrick. Explore the art- istry of transforming everyday text into unique visual and literary forms of art through the use of selecting text and re- dacted text to form a sort of visual poem. Monday, August 20, 6 p.m.: House Plants for a Healthy Home, with Paula Kovecses of T.W.I.G. This slideshow will feature the best houseplants for the home and how to maintain them. Monday, August 27, 6 p.m.: Blues for Books Benefit Concert #2. Colie Brice and crew will perform blues instrumentals, originals and classic hits. Bring your own chairs, blankets and alcohol-free picnic. The library continues its participation in the Eastport Summer Lunch Program. Lunches will be available in the children's room from 12 to 12:30 p.m Monday through Friday through August 17. Youths 18 years or younger are eligible to partici- pate. The library is also a host site for the associated program Summer Lunch Rocks: Lunch & Dance Party. A collabo- ration between WSHD-LP 91.7/93.3 FM and Healthy Acadia, the dance party takes place on the library patio on Mondays from 11:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m. on July 30, August 6 and August 13. All programs are family friendly and are either free or by voluntary donation. Materials are provided unless otherwise indicated. Donations received at events go to funding future programs. Young chil- dren must be accompanied by an adult. Preregistration is recommended for all programs, as seating is limited, but drop- ins are welcome as space allows. For fur- ther information or to register for programs, please call 853-4021. V,/E'EE STILL SCAV-.EID S, WE NEED YOttlP- HELP! They made i+ ~hrot~ I~re-+hrea enin] ice, snow, ~re, illne~ and broken he.ar-f~ o ~ ~heir loving, emporary home of PAWS Now here wc~:~er~l ca ~ need a ~peci~l -~amily +o ~ive +hem +he oppor-funity cxc a li~ef~ae - a ~orever holT.! ~Q @,= ~:;'~:~;;. ~ ~:~: To find your family's ideal match, call 454-7662 or look at our FB album. We will B,'~,~'e Hea.','~s be with you - and our beloved brave hearts - every step of the way! Christ Episcopal Church Welcomes You.* 21 Key St Eastport, ME 04631 853-4598 Sunday Services at 10 a.m. A welcoming and afrn'ming congregation Sunday School & Kids' Club Info at 214-2117 New to You Thrift Shop 9 Brighton Avenue 853-4222 Cornerstone Church "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. Sunday School -- 9:45 a.m. Worship Service and Preaching --11 a.m. cornerstoneeastport.org 853-4208 cornerstonechurcheastport @ gmail.com