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July 2022

Schoodic By Sea, A Schoodic Institute Fundraiser

July 17 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

July 17, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Support the work of Schoodic Institute while enjoying unique views of Frenchman Bay and the Schoodic Peninsula aboard a 100-foot Catamaran operated by Bar Harbor Whale Watch. The Institute will hold a fundraiser to support ongoing research and education programs. On this voyage, you’ll hear from Schoodic Institute scientists about research efforts to understand changes along the coast including unique shoreline ecology, birds, trees, and plants in and around Acadia. The…

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Concert: FLASH! In the Pans

July 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Gouldsboro Town Park, 43-61 ME 186
Prospect Harbor, ME 04669 United States
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By Donation Based in Blue Hill, Maine, FLASH! is one of the largest community steelbands in the United States. Formed in 1990, members of FLASH! find as much joy in playing the steel drum (known as pan) as they do in sharing their music with enthusiastic audiences of all ages, from infants to centenarians.

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Acadia’s Birds & Whales

July 20 - July 24

July 20 - July 24 This five-day tour is offered to showcase seabirds, pelagic birds, and whales. By design there will be two different boat trips. One gets within close photo range of the puffins and terns of Petit Manan Island, an active seabird-nesting colony. The second goes farther out on the expansive waters of the Gulf of Maine in search of whales and pelagic birds, normally a five-hour excursion. We’ll also have ample time to explore a couple of…

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Concert: Chris Ross

July 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Gouldsboro Town Park, 43-61 ME 186
Prospect Harbor, ME 04669 United States
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$15

$15 general admission, tickets available at the door Children 12 and under are always free Chris Ross has spent a decade tucked away on the coast of Maine developing his voice as a writer. Inside the arsenal of tracks he’s penned, one finds dangerous, hard-hitting reflections; stories of love, life and longing. Tinted with an appetite for self-destruction, his writing style is smooth and eloquent while remaining sincere to genuine grit of experience. When his sonorous vocals found affinity with…

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Basic Drawing: I Can’t Draw a Straight Line

July 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Mary Laury 23 Harbor Rd, Winter Harbor, ME 04693-3232 You can learn to draw, just like you learn to do anything else. You do not have to be born knowing how. I’ll give you the steps and tools to help you draw an amazingly realistic picture. Contour lines for our outline, shading, values of lights and darks, and proportion. All materials supplied. http://schoodicartsforall.org/.../basic-drawing-i-cant...

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Encaustic Painting

July 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Diana Quinn Prospect Harbor United Methodist Church 57 Main Street, Prospect Harbor This class demystifies the ancient painting medium called encaustic, which uses hot beeswax and resin + pigments. We will first learn how to fuse layers of encaustic medium on cradled wooden boards, then use colorful bleeding tissue paper to create luminous collages. We’ll then learn several techniques including scraping, incising, incorporating found objects (the lighter and thinner the better), and image transfers. For the brave, we can…

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2022 Goldstein Lecture: Science for the Present

July 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

July 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm On July 26th, join us for a conversation on Science for the Present with National Park Service Director, Charles F. “Chuck” Sams III, as our featured guest. When it comes to our climate, too often our focus is on what has happened in the past or what might happen in the future; however, communities across the globe are experiencing dramatic changes right now. Here in Acadia, we are dealing with hotter temperatures,…

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Walking Tour

July 28 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on July 14, 2022 at 1:30 pm

One event on July 28, 2022 at 1:30 pm

$15

Annabelle Myrick Weston (1873-1943), granddaughter of Schoodic Point’s first settler will lead a walk through Winter Harbor’s past at 1:30pm for $15 donation on July 7, 14 & 28, 2022 Registration required at winterharborhistory@gmail.com

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August 2022

KIDS QUEST

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Kids Quest Guide Games and free tastings of Maine’s goodies like pie and whoopee pies Aug 6 10-2 pm. Taunton Bay Welcome center in Hancock 207 479 2699 kids quest map page schoodic kids quest day poster 2022

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Sullivan Daze

August 6 @ 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sullivan, ME 04664 Sullivan, ME 04664 United States + Google Map

SULLIVAN, ME 10:30 AM Parade All day - live music 9PM Fireworks

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Old Collections, New Analyses: Wabanaki Archaeology at Acadia National Park, Maine

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Summer Lecture Series: Old Collections, New Analyses: Wabanaki Archaeology at Acadia National Park, Maine August 9, 2022, 6pm - 7pm Join us for a FREE evening lecture with Dr. Bonnie Newsom, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Associate Faculty in the Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine. Acadia National Park (ANP) in Maine is home to at least 24 coastal shell-bearing archaeological sites reflecting the last 3,000 years of Native American life. Most of these sites are threatened by…

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History of the United States Navy at Schoodic Point (1935-2002)

August 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Moore Auditorium on the Schoodic Institute campus in Winter Harbor, Acadia Drive
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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August 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Schoodic Institute's Moore Auditorium *FREE and open to the public* On Friday, August 12th at 4:00pm, join Naval Security Group Activity (NSGA) Winter Harbor in commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Navy base closure with an afternoon lecture. During the talk, James Guest (CDR, USN, retired, Former Commanding Officer – Naval Security Activity Winter Harbor) will present an overview of the United States Navy’s presence on the Schoodic Peninsula and various operational…

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