Articles by Sheri Sweet

 
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Interactive Musical Program by the DaPonte String Quartet

By Sheri Sweet on May 20, 2016, at 1:02 p.m.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill, Maine For more information: 207-374-5515; bhpl.net The Maine-based DaPonte String Quartet will give an interactive musical program at the Blue Hill Public Library on Tuesday, May 31 at 7:00 PM. …
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Brooksville resident and poet Beatrix Gates

Poetry Readings: Beatrix Gates and Rosa Lane

By Sheri Sweet on May 20, 2016, at 1 p.m.
Thursday, June 2, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Blue Hill Public LIbrary, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill, Maine For more information: 207-374-5515; bhpl.net Two Maine poets, Beatrix Gates and Rosa Lane, will read from their recent books of poetry at the Blue Hill Public Library on Thursday, …
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Hannah Semler of the Gleaning Project harvests spinach at Four Seasons Farm, part of the Feeding Maine exhibit of photographs

June Exhibit: Feeding Maine

By Sheri Sweet on May 20, 2016, at 12:58 p.m.
Blue Hill Public Library welcomes a new traveling exhibit to the Britton Gallery for the month of June, Feeding Maine, a photo exhibit created in partnership by Good Shepherd Food Bank and Maine Farmland Trust. The exhibit of photographs by Brendan Bullock documents some of the many grassroots projects in …
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Exhibit: Asian Pottery

By Sheri Sweet on May 20, 2016, at 12:56 p.m.
A new exhibit, “Asian Pottery,” will be on display in the Blue Hill Public Library’s Howard Room glass cases from June 2nd through the end of July. This show is offered by Deer Isle artist Frederica Marshall and her husband Dr. Herman Kidder. The two studied pottery techniques in Japan, …
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Jay Peterson, host of WERU’s Rhythm Ranch will pay tribute to Bob Dylan at the Blue Hill Library.

Bob Dylan 75th Birthday Tribute an evening of music with Jay Peterson

By Sheri Sweet on May 13, 2016, at 11 a.m.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill, Maine For more information: 207-374-5515; bhpl.net Local musician Jay Peterson will pay tribute to fellow native Minnesotan Bob Dylan on his 75th birthday, Tuesday, May 24th at 7:00 PM at …
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Shirley-Jean McNab Libby in her nurse's uniform.

“My Mother’s War: 1942-1946” by Valencia Libby

By Sheri Sweet on May 13, 2016, at 10:58 a.m.
Thursday, May 26, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill, Maine For more information: 207-374-5515; bhpl.net Blue Hill resident Valencia Libby will present an account of her mother’s contributions to the Allied effort during World War II at the Blue …
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“Inklings” Book and Movie Club: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

By Sheri Sweet on May 13, 2016, at 10:53 a.m.
Saturday, May 28, 2016 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill, Maine For more information: 207-374-5515; bhpl.net The Blue Hill Public Library invites kids ages 8 and up to join the “Inklings” Book and Movie Club on the last Saturday-of-the-month, May …
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Play Reading: Taming of the Shrew

By Sheri Sweet on May 07, 2016, at 11:49 a.m.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill, Maine For more information: 207-374-5515; bhpl.net The public is invited to participate in the Blue Hill Public Library Play Reading Group on Wednesday, May 18th from 6:30 to 9:00 PM …
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Micah Hileman in front of his train collection on display at the Blue Hill Library.

Exhibit: Model Railroading

By Sheri Sweet on May 07, 2016, at 11:48 a.m.
Monday, May 9, 2016 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill, Maine For more information: 207-374-5515; bhpl.net Exhibit of HO scale model trains and dioramas, by Micah Hileman, Children’s Larchwood Cases, BH Library, available for viewing during library hours in May …
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Library Plant Sale Fundraiser Saturday May 28th

By Sheri Sweet on May 07, 2016, at 11:34 a.m.
Saturday, May 28, 2016 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill, Maine For more information: 207-374-5515; bhpl.net Calling all gardeners! The ever popular Blue Hill Public Library Plant Sale will take place on Saturday May 28th from 8:00 to 11:00 AM …
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“The Battlefield of 1771” an oil on gypsum panel 11 x 14 inches by Michael E. Vermette.

Live & Learn: Making Paintings Come Alive

By Sheri Sweet on May 07, 2016, at 11:33 a.m.
Thursday, May 19, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill, Maine For more information: 207-374-5515; bhpl.net Old Town artist Michael E. Vermette will share his techniques for making watercolor and oil paintings come alive at the Blue Hill Public Library …
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Live & Learn: Planning a Cutting Garden

By Sheri Sweet on May 07, 2016, at 11:31 a.m.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill, Maine For more information: 207-374-5515; bhpl.net Cullen Schneider, owner of Fairwinds Florist will give a presentation at the Blue Hill Public Library on Wednesday, May 18th at 6:00 PM on …
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Book Sale at the Blue Hill Library

By Sheri Sweet on April 30, 2016, at 12:02 p.m.
Saturday, May 7, 2016 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill, Maine For more information: 207.374.5515; bhpl.net Friends of Blue Hill Public Library will hold their first-Saturday-of-the-month book sale on May 7th in the Library’s basement “book nook” from 9:00 AM …
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Blue Hill Library Film: Gunga Din (1939)

By Sheri Sweet on April 30, 2016, at 12:01 p.m.
Thursday, May 12, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill, Maine For more information: 207.374.5515; bhpl.net The Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library film series will continue with the film Gunga Din (1939) on Thursday May 12th at 7:00 …
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Blue Hill Public Library Reader Dog program returns

By Sheri Sweet on April 23, 2016, at 4:45 p.m.
Saturday, May 7, 2016 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill, Maine For more information: 207-374-5515; bhpl.net BLUE HILL — The Reader Dog program, with a sweet greyhound named Rumble and her caretaker, Tracey, will return to Blue Hill Public Library …
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Poetry reading at the library

By Sheri Sweet on April 23, 2016, at 4:43 p.m.
Thursday, May 5, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill, Maine For more information: 207-374-5515; bhpl.net BAR HARBOR — Paul Weiss will read from his new book, “Moonlight Leaning Against an Old Rail Fence” 7 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at the …
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May Art Show: Heads and Tales

By Sheri Sweet on April 23, 2016, at 4:42 p.m.
Monday, May 2, 2016 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill , Maine For more information: 207-374-5515; bhpl.net Local artists Jennifer Lee Morrow and Sarah Doremus will hold a joint art exhibition entitled Heads and Tales during the month of May …
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Library Friends to hold book sale

By Sheri Sweet on March 26, 2016, at 10:27 a.m.
Saturday, April 2, 2016 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill, Maine For more information: 207-374-5515; bhpl.net BLUE HILL — The Friends of Blue Hill Public Library will hold its first-Saturday-of-the-month book sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 2, in the …
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Library to host annual Student Art Show

By Sheri Sweet on March 26, 2016, at 10:26 a.m.
Monday, April 4, 2016 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill, Maine For more information: 207-374-5515; bhpl.net BLUE HILL — Blue Hill Public Library will host the annual Student Art Show during April. Schools and homeschoolers from Peninsula communities have been …
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Author to discuss his book at Blue Hill Library

By Sheri Sweet on March 26, 2016, at 10:24 a.m.
Friday, April 8, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill, Maine For more information: 207-374-5515; bhpl.net BLUE HILL — Blue Hill Library and Blue Hill Books will present a program by Sedgwick resident and World Ocean Observatory founder and director …