JULY 2008 Events on Great Cranberry Island (Revised July 21)

Children's Story Hour: every Wed, 10:30 am @ Library
Tennis Lessons: every Mon Wed & Fri, 9 am (beginners), 10 am (advanced)

2 July Wed Art Exhibit by Bonnie Alpert, 5 pm @ Library (continues thru 16 July)
4 July Fri Cranberry House Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, 10:30 am @ Cranberry House
Fourth of July Potluck Grill, 1 pm @ Ruth's lawn
5 July Sat Open Studios - Susan Demchak and Adu Gindy open their studios, 4 - 5:30 pm @ the Heliker-LaHotan Foundation.  All invited!
Rock Walk & Talk - Geology tour 1:30 pm starting at Cranberry House; followed by Geology lecture 7 pm @ Cranberry House, both hosted by Douglas Reusch, Associate Professor at University of Maine at Farmington
8 July Tue Library Board Meeting, 8:30 am @ Library
9 July Wed CIRT Annual Meeting, 4:30 pm @ Cranberry House
"Great Cranberry Isles Pioneers: 1750s to Early 1800s" talk by Charles Liebow, 7:30 pm @ Cranberry House
12 July Sat Auction to benefit the Library, 4 pm @ Heliker-LaHotan Foundation grounds
14 July Mon Children's Crafts with Charlotte Harlan, 1:30 pm @ Cranberry House
Movie Night "Gone with the Wind", 7 pm (1/2 hour earlier than usual) @ Cranberry House
15 July Tue Children's Crafts with Charlotte Harlan, 1:30 pm @ Cranberry House
16 July Wed Children's Crafts with Charlotte Harlan, 1:30 pm @ Cranberry House
Free Concert: Audrey Noether & Friends, 7:30 pm @ Cranberry House
17 July Thu Futures Group Annual Meeting, 3 pm @ Community Center
18 July Fri Ways with Watercolor art class with Helen Bertles (beginners welcome), 10:30 am @ Cranberry House
Art Exhibit by Nina Polshek, 5 pm @ Library (continues thru 29 July)
19 July Sat Digital Photography: Taking Pictures with Geoff Wadsworth, 8:30 am starting @ Cranberry House
Cranberry Ultra Marathon, 11 am @ Ballfield by Church, followed by lobster bake
Digital Photography: Editing Pictures with Bruce Komusin, 2 pm @ Cranberry House
20 July Sun Benefit for Lynn Colby sponsored by the Cranberry Isles Fishermans Co-op @ Great Cranberry Ballfield
Live Music until 9 pm - Silent Auction 1 pm - Softball Game - Dinner 4 pm with lobsters, hamburgers, hotdogs, & more.  photos
GCI Historical Society Board Meeting, 7 pm @ Cranberry House
21 July Mon Movie Night, 7:30 pm @ Cranberry House
23 July Wed  Poetry Reading by Sam King, 7:30 pm @ Cranberry House
24 July Thu Playing with Words poetry workshop with Sam King, 2 pm @ Cranberry House
The Great Hollywood Musicals lecture by Paul Sofian, 7 pm @ Cranberry House, followed by the movie "Top Hat"
25 July Fri Ways with Watercolor art class with Helen Bertles (beginners welcome), 10:30 am @ Cranberry House
26 July Sat Heliker-LaHotan Foundation Art Talk with Residents Kamilla Talbot, Michael Herstand, and Tim Ford, 5 pm [note change from 7 pm] @ Cranberry House
28 July Mon Movie Night, 7:30 pm @ Cranberry House
29 July Tue Digital Photography: Taking Pictures with Geoff Wadsworth, 3:30 pm starting @ Cranberry House
"1096 AD: An Ancient Pre-History of the Iraq War" lecture by Eugene Vance, 7:30 pm @ Cranberry House
30 July Wed  Digital Photography: Editing Pictures with Bruce Komusin, 10 am @ Cranberry House
Art Exhibit by Susan King, 5 pm @ Library (continues thru 11 August)
Free Concert: Ricky Baker Duo, 7:30 pm @ Cranberry House
31 July Thu Playing with Words poetry workshop with Sam King, 2 pm @ Cranberry House
AUGUST 2008 Events on Great Cranberry Island (Revised July 14)

Children's Story Hour: every Wed, 10:30 am @ Library
Tennis Lessons: every Mon Wed & Fri, 9 am (beginners), 10 am (advanced)

2 Aug Sat

Invitational Art Exhibit of the Cranberry Isles / Opening Day, and Reception, 10 am opening, 2 pm reception @ Cranberry House.  (The exhibit runs Aug. 2-11.)

6 Aug Wed 108th Annual Ladies Aid Fair, 10:30 am - 2 pm @ Community Center & Church
7 Aug Thu Playing with Words poetry workshop with Sam King, 2 pm @ Cranberry House
8 Aug Fri Digital Photography: Taking Pictures with Geoff Wadsworth, 8:30 am starting @ Cranberry House
Fur, Feather, and Feet program for younger children, 1:45 pm @ Firehouse
Fins and Flippers program for older children, 3:15 pm @ tent by Church
Both programs presented by Chewonki-Traveling Natural History Program, and sponsored by the Library
Digital Photography: Editing Pictures with Bruce Komusin, 2 pm @ Cranberry House
12 Aug Tue Library Board Meeting, 8:30 am @ Library
Music and Poetry Evening to benefit the Library, 7 pm @ Church
13 Aug Wed Memorial Service for Bill Goldberg, @ Church
Children's Art Exhibit, 5 pm @ Library (continues thru August 20)
Free Concert: Acadian Chamber Players, 7:30 pm @ Cranberry House
14 Aug Thu Playing with Words poetry workshop with Sam King, 2 pm @ Cranberry House
15 Aug Fri Ways with Watercolor art class with Wini Smart (beginners welcome), 10:30 am @ Cranberry House
Digital Photography: Taking Pictures with Geoff Wadsworth, 3:30 pm starting @ Cranberry House
16 Aug Sat Digital Photography: Editing Pictures with Bruce Komusin, 10 am @ Cranberry House
Marriage of Sarah Ann St. Germain & Travis Elliott Smith, 2 pm @ Church, followed by reception @ Community Center
17 Aug Sun GCI Historical Society Board Meeting <-- Postponed to 24 Aug.
18 Aug Mon Remembrance and Memorial for Bea Weinreich, 10:30 am @ Church
Movie Night, 7:30 pm @ Cranberry House
19 Aug Tue Library Board Meeting, 8:30 am @ Library
Funeral Service for Norman Sanborn Sr., 10:30 am @ Church, Boat Processional 11:30 am, followed by reception @ Norman & Kelly Sanborn's house.  more details
Library Annual Meeting, 7 pm @ Library
20 Aug Wed Children's Program with author Robin Swain, 10:30 am @ Library
21 Aug Thu Playing with Words poetry workshop with Sam King, 2 pm @ Cranberry House
Futures Group meeting, 4 pm delayed to 4:30 pm @ Community Center
Art Exhibit by Wendy Rackcliff, 5 pm @ Library (continues thru Labor Day)
GCI Historical Society Annual Meeting, with a talk by Guy Veillette, last lighthouse keeper of Bear Island, 7:30 pm @ Cranberry House
22 Aug Fri Ways with Watercolor art class with Gail Cleveland (beginners welcome), 10:30 am @ Cranberry House
23 Aug Sat Fireman's Supper, @ Community Center
24 Aug Sun GCI Historical Society Board Meeting, 5 pm @ Cranberry House
25 Aug Mon Movie Night, 7:30 pm @ Cranberry House

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