EASTPORT — The Friends of The Boat School Marine Trades Development Corporation will hold its annual gathering 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Eastport Port Authority Welcome Center, Water Street.
A social hour at 5 p.m. will precede the 6 p.m. program featuring guest speaker, Jon Johansen. Johansen is publisher of Maine Coastal News, president of Maine Lobster Boat Racing Association and director of International Maritime Library.
All are welcome to this community event. Bring a dish to share. Beverages and desserts provided. BYOB. Come talk about The Boat School and its future.
The Friends is a non profit organization working to ‘bring back The Boat School’. Check out ‘The college for nautical knowledge’ at theboatschool.org. Workshops coming this fall include: Basic Boat Winterization, Marine Systems for Beginners, and Marine Composites and Repairs for Beginners.