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Tuesday, November 19
Southwest Harbor Library Presents: 25 Million Stitches Project
10AM - Noon: Hand stitchers of all skill levels are invited to meet at the Southwest Harbor Public Library to create embroidered panels for the 25 Million Stitches Project national art installation representing 25 million refugees. All levels welcome! All supplies provided. For more information about this project, call 244-7065.

Thursday, November 21
Southwest Harbor Public Library Presents: Thanksgiving Tea at the Library
2-3:30PM: You are invited to the Library for a Thanksgiving themed tea. Everyone is welcome to enjoy a cup of tea by the Library's fireplace, nibble on a homemade treat, and enjoy the company of others. Ruth Grierson and friends will provide live music. For more information, please call the Library at 244-7065.

Friday, November 22
ArtWaves Presents: Pop-up Christmas Cards
3-5PM: $15 nonmembers, $5 members. Start getting ready for the Holiday Season by making some great Pop-up cards. This is a great activity for the whole family. ArtWaves, 1345-A State Highway 102, Bar Harbor. Call 266-0010 or email office@artwavesmdi.org.

Tuesday, December 3
ArtWaves Presents: Holiday Needle Felting
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. with Laura Bonyon Neal. $35 nonmembers, $25 members. Celebrate the season with this fun and easy craft! Make your holiday favorites—whatever they may be—into ornaments, decorations or gifts! No experience is necessary, just a willingness to have fun! Materials are provided. ArtWaves, 1345-A State Highway 102, Bar Harbor. Call 266-0010 or email office@artwavesmdi.org.

Wednesday, December 4
Southwest Harbor Public Library Presents: Opioid Overdose Prevention
5:30PM: Would you know what to do if someone was experiencing an overdose? Joseph Locke, from Bangor Public Health and Community Services, will be at the Library to offer a training on Opioid Overdose Prevention. You will learn some risk factors for those experiencing an overdose, what the symptoms are of an overdose, and how to respond to reverse an overdose. 244-7065

Thursday, December 5
Harbor House's Annual Holiday Celebration
Join us for our Annual Holiday Celebration in Southwest Harbor! Schedule of events will be posted soon. For more information, please call Diana at 244-3713.

Saturday, December 7
Southwest Harbor Public Library Presents: Holiday Book Sale
9AM - 1PM: Hundreds of hardcover and paperback books! A special section of wonderful books for children! Join us and find a special gift for everyone on your holiday list! All proceeds support the Library's ongoing programs and operations. (You can also help by signing up to be a volunteer!) Books will continue to be on sale throughout the month as supplies last. 244-7065

Saturday, December 7
Bass Harbor Memorial Library Presents: Free Tai Chi Workshop
10-11:30AM: Explore the health benefits of this gentle art form at an 1.5 introductory workshop on Saturday, December 7 and/or Saturday December 14 from 10-11:30am with Healthy Acadia's Nina Zeldon. Call 667-7171 or email Nina at nina@healthyacadia.org for more information. Pacific Hall (former Methodist Church) is located at 737 Tremont Rd in West Tremont.

Saturday, December 7
ArtWaves Presents: Advanced Cookie Decorating
1-4PM: $30. Up your cookie game! Each person will have a dozen cookies to work with, some to learn how to flood, others to learn how to add a second layer. Jenny will supply all the materials and a recipe so you can continue to practice when you go home. Ages 12 and up. ArtWaves, 1345-A State Highway 102, Bar Harbor. Call 266-0010 or email office@artwavesmdi.org.

Tuesday, December 10
ArtWaves Presents: Fused Glass Ornaments
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. with Lynn Curran. $85 nonmembers, $75 members. Make up to six gorgeous fused glass ornaments to keep or give away. Choose between Christmas tree or snowflake patterns. Lynn comes with an amazing assortment of precut glass ready to arrange and teaches how to cut glass if you are looking for a more tailored size and color. ArtWaves, 1345-A State Highway 102, Bar Harbor. 266-0010

Wednesday, December 11
Southwest Harbor Public Library Presents: Margaret's Mentor with Jane Ross Potter
5PM: Local author, Jane Potter, spends her summers in Scotland and the rest of the year on MDI. She will be reading from her new novel Margaret's Mentor and showing slides of her travels in the Orkney Islands where part of the novel is set. Jane's first novel Because it's There was a 2007 Indie Excellence finalists. For more information, please call the Library at 244-7065.

Saturday, December 14
Southwest Harbor Public Library Presents: Marine Mammals of Maine - A Seal's Journey
11AM: Join Marine Mammals of Maine (MMoME) as they take you through a seal's journey from stranding to release, and all of the obstacles in between. MMoME will explain seal basics such as: whether it's normal for them to be out of the water and why you might see a baby on its own, and then dive into when and why seals need our help. 244-7065

Sunday, December 15
Wendell Gilley Museum Presents: Holiday Open House and Members Carving Show
Noon - 3PM: Join us for our annual Year end gathering featuring an exhibition of works from our school partners and students of our classes. Food and drink will be served. A great chance to meet old friends and new! 244-7555

Sunday, December 15
ArtWaves Presents: Woven Heart Ornament
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. with Cristy Benson. $20 nonmembers, $10 members. Create a sweet heart ornament in red or natural color for your tree or as a gift. No experience necessary. Easy and fun for ages 10 and up. ArtWaves, 1345-A State Highway 102, Bar Harbor. Call 266-0010 or email office@artwavesmdi.org.

Monday, December 16
Southwest Harbor Public Library Presents: Holiday Concert and Sing Along with the Acadia Bell Choir
7-8PM: Get in the holiday spirit with the Acadia Bell Choir! Carefully choreographed, the entire choir acts as one instrument, and will perform a mix of traditional carols and holiday tunes. Audience members are invited to raise their voices in a sing along at the end of the program. For more information, please call the Library at 207-244-7065.

Monday, December 19
Southwest Harbor Public Library Presents: Holiday Tea at the Library
2-3:30PM: You are invited to the Library for a Holiday themed tea. Everyone is welcome to enjoy a cup of tea by the Library's fireplace, nibble on a homemade treat, and enjoy the company of others. Ruth Grierson and friends will provide live music. For more information, please call the Library at 244-7065.

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