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2001 Events on Great Cranberry Island

Courtesy of Stacy Wedge, Postmistress
MAY
9 May
(Wednesday)
Firemen's Meeting, 7 p.m. at the fire hall, to discuss plans for construction of new garage addition for new pumper truck.
19 May
(Saturday)
Library Board Meeting, 9:30 a.m. at the Library.
17 May
(Thursday)
Selectmen's Meeting, 11:45 a.m. at the Islesford Neighborhood House.
19 May
(Saturday)
Ladies Aid Meeting, 12:30 p.m. at the Library.
19 May
(Saturday)
Futures Group Board Meeting, 4 p.m. at the fire hall.
23 May
(Wednesday)
Color & Style Wardrobing Seminar by Elsa Comiskey, 6:30 p.m. at the Library.
26 May
(Saturday)
Memorial Weekend Dinner, 6 p.m. at the Community Center, to benefit the Ladies Aid.
29 May
(Tuesday)
Planning Board Meeting, 3 p.m. at Islesford, to discuss the subdivision of Steve and Amy Philbrook's land.
JUNE
5 June
(Tuesday)
Cranberry Isles Realty Trust (CIRT) Annual Meeting, 3 p.m. at the GCI Community Center.  Refreshments served.
9 June
(Saturday)
Christening of Nellie Elizabeth Horvath, 1 p.m. at the Church.  Potluck luncheon to follow.
11 June
(Monday)
Cranberry Isles Parking Lot Evacuation.  Northeast Harbor authorities request that all cars parked in the reserved parking area near the Police Station be moved today to the tennis court parking area (where the boats are kept in winter), and that that area be used until Friday 22 June, because the reserved parking lot is to be swept and painted.
11 June
(Monday)
Library Board Meeting, 7:30 p.m. at the Library.
16 June
(Saturday)
Futures Group Board Meeting, 4 p.m. at the fire hall.
21 June
(Thursday)
Library Book Sale, 10 a.m. at the Library.  Coffee & Muffins.
23 June
(Saturday)
Wedding of Norman & Kelly Sanborn, 1 p.m. at the Church, followed by reception at Norman's house.  Gary Mitchell Band.  photos
24 June
(Sunday)
Book Signing and Official Museum Re-Opening, 2 p.m. at the Historical Museum.  Two authors sign their new books to benefit the Museum:
  Susan Donald Michalski's Great Cranberry Island, An Artist's Sketchbook &
  Wini Smart's If it Were Yesterday... A Historic Coloring Book of GCI
JULY
1 July
(Sunday)
Weekly Sunday Church Services begin.
Services held every Sunday, 10:30 a.m. at the Church, through 26 August.
2 July
(Monday)
Library Auction Meeting, 5 p.m. at the Library.
3 July
(Tuesday)
Selectmen's Meeting, 8:45 a.m. on Great Cranberry.
4 July
(Wednesday)
Annual 4th of July Potluck Picnic, 1 p.m. on Ruth Wesphal's lawn.  photos
7 July
(Saturday)
Grand Summer Auction to benefit the Library, 3 p.m. on Bob LaHotan's lawn.  (Note: the time "1 p.m." listed on some printed schedules is wrong.)
9 July
(Monday)
Library Board Meeting, 7:30 p.m. at the Library.
10 July
(Tuesday)
Movie Night: The Sign of the Beaver, 6:30 p.m. at the Library.
11 July
(Wednesday)
Ladies Aid Meeting, 7 p.m. at the Community Center.
14 July
(Saturday)
Memorial Service for Mary Robertine "Bobby" Gray, 1 p.m. in the Church.  Light lunch follows.  (Special boat departs Northeast Harbor at 12 noon.)
16 July
(Monday)
Islesford Maypole Dance, 3 p.m. at the Town Field.  Rain dates 15th, 17th, 19th.
17 July
(Tuesday)
Milkweed Puppet Theatre, 11:30 a.m. at the firehall.  Children's puppet show, "The Adventures of Brer Rabbit" sponsored by the Library and performed by Maine puppeteer Nancy Nye, who creates her own original puppets and scripts.  Kids of all ages welcome.  Bring a picnic lunch; lemonade provided.
20 July
(Friday)
Firemen's Potluck Supper, 6 p.m. at the Community Center.
21 July
(Saturday)
Futures Group Board Meeting, 4 p.m. at the fire hall.
House Anniversary Party, 7 p.m. at Chris & Susan White's.  Steel band from Brooksville, ME.  Celebrate 30 years since first house footer was poured.  But Chris won't be pouring tonight, so BYOB.  photos
22 July
(Sunday)
Remembering, POSTPONED until August.
23 July
(Monday)
"Jump for Joy" breast cancer survivors, 2 p.m. at the top of the hill up from the Town Dock.  photos
23 July
(Monday)
Movie Night: The Treasure Seekers, 6:30 p.m. at the Library.
24 July
(Tuesday)
Music & Poetry Night to benefit the Library, 7 p.m. at the Church. photos
26 July
(Thursday)
Book Signing, 8 p.m. at Port in a Storm Bookstore, Somesville.  Susan King signs her new book, Tabernacle: Poems of an Island.
28 July
(Saturday)
Futures Group Annual Meeting, 4 p.m. at the Church.
28 & 29 July
(Saturday &
Sunday)
Islesford Craft Fair, at the Neighborhood House.
31 July
(Tuesday)
Town Meeting and Vote -- to approve $350,000 loan to repair the Islesford Public Wharf.  7 p.m. on Great Cranberry Island at the Library (not the Church, as previously reported.)  results
AUGUST
1 August
(Wednesday)
Annual Great Cranberry Island Fair, 10:30 a.m. at the Community Center.  Sponsored by the Cranberry Isles Ladies Aid Society.  photos
7 August
(Tuesday)
Selectmen's Meeting, 8:30 a.m. on Islesford.
Movie Night: Pollyanna, 6:30 p.m. at the Library.
8 August
(Wednesday)
GCI Historical Society Annual Meeting, 7:30 p.m., at the church, with original play, Carrie Richardson of Big Cranberry.  Refreshments follow. photos  DVD available
9 August
(Thursday)
Annual Islesford Fair, 10:00 am, at the Islesford Neighborhood House.
12 August
(Sunday)
Memorial Service for Lindon H. "Tud" Bunker, 3 p.m. in the Church.
13 August
(Monday)
Library Board Meeting, 7:30 p.m. at the Library.
15 August
(Wednesday)
Ashley Bryan, Islesford's Master Storyteller, 4 p.m. at the Great Cranberry Island Congregational Church.  Sponsored by the Library.
17 August
(Friday)
Firemen's Potluck Supper, 6 p.m. at the Community Center.
18 August
(Saturday)
Memorial Service for Frederick Moss, 3:30 p.m. in the Church.
22 August
(Wednesday)
Ladies Aid Annual Meeting, 7:00 p.m. at the Community Center.
26 August
(Sunday)
Memorial Service for Jean Wadsworth, 3:00 p.m. in the Church.
27 August
(Monday)
Library Annual Meeting, 7:00 p.m. at the Library.
28 August
(Tuesday)
How to Talk Like a Mainer, and other irreverent ditties, by singer and comedian Lee Southard, 7:30 p.m. at the Islesford Neighborhood House, repeated 9:30 p.m. at the Islesford Dock Restaurant.  A family show - the kids will love it and so will Grandma!  Admission by donation to the Islesford Scholarship Fund.

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