June 25, 2018
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Belfast church to present ‘The Last Supper’

BELFAST — The First Baptist Church of Belfast will present a dramatization of Leonardo da Vinci’s, “The Last Supper” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 21, at 95 high St. in Belfast.

The drama, written by Ernest K. Emurian, has a cast of 13 men, each of whom will portray one of the 12 disciples of Christ.

This is a free presentation and the public is invited to attend. For more information, call 338-2246.

Donations of professional attire sought

CALAIS — The Business Studies Department and the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society of Washington County Community College will hold their annual Student Professional Attire Resource Exchange Career Closet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, in the WCCC Assembly Room. Donated new or used clothing to help students obtain wardrobes must be dropped off no later than Friday, April 15. For more information, call 454-1058.

Students invited to participate in Earth Day cleanup

ELLSWORTH — The Maine Coast Memorial Hospital, with Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, will invite high school students for an Earth Day cleanup from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 22, at the hostipal’s Ellsworth campus. The project provides students to fulfill community service hours as part of graduation requirements. For more information, call Heather Fowler at 664-5314 or email hfowler@mainehospital.org.

Heart disease topic of talk at Belfast hospital

BELFAST — Cardiologist Dr. Dennis DeSilvey will discuss “Heart Disease for Men and Women: The Similarities and the Differences” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, at the Education Center at Waldo County General Hospital.

The reality is that nearly six times as many women die annually from heart attacks as from breast cancer. And nearly two-thirds of the deaths from heart attacks in women occur among those who have no history of chest pain. For most, the first warning sign of a heart attack is a sudden onset of extreme weakness that feels like the flu. For more information, call 930-6763.

Hospice training offered in Ellsworth

ELLSWORTH — Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County will offer professional training on grief support in a six week program 4:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, April 26-May 31, at the Hospice office in Ellsworth. The training is appropriate for professionals to offer help to those who are grieving the loss of a loved one. The cost of the 18-hour training is $150, with limited scholarships. Deadline for registration is April 16; call 667-2531 to register.

David Mallet to perform in Lubec

LUBEC — Cobscook Bay Music presents a “Start of the Season” concert with David Mallett at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at the Lubec Congregational Christian Church in Lubec.

Proceeds from the concerts are being donated to the Lubec Bicentennial Committee to help fund the town’s grand birthday celebration planned for June 21 through July 9.

Opening for Mallett will be O’McCrelli, a popular local trio named for Jim O’Neil, Kara McCrimmon and John Viselli. O’McCrelli will present a mixture of folk, Celtic and popular music,

Regular admission tickets are available online at www.cobscookbaymusic.com or for $15 and $20 at the door. For more information, visit www.cobscookbaymusic.com.

Master Gardener Volunteer training in Machias

MACHIAS — The University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a six-week Master Gardener Volunteer training from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, May 25, June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, at the Extension office in Machias.

This course provides intensive instruction in horticulture and volunteerism. In exchange for the training, participants volunteer their time and expertise in gardening-related community programs and activities.

The cost of the program is based on the participant’s annual household income. There is a small pool of scholarship funds. Application deadline is Friday, May 13. For more information or to request an application, call the Washington County Cooperative Extension office at 800-287-1542 or email tara.a.wood@maine.edu.

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