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2002 Events on Great Cranberry Island

Courtesy of Stacy Wedge, Postmaster
MARCH
9 March
(Saturday)
Beach Party in the Community Center, complete with beach sand on the floor, tropical decorations, and picnic food.  Leis & loud shirts optional.  (Floors were scheduled to be redone this year anyway, now the dancing will serve to sand them.)
MAY
11 May
(Saturday)
CIRT Board Meeting in the GCI Community Center, 3:15 p.m.
13 May
(Monday)
Library Board Meeting in the library, 7 p.m.
18 May
(Saturday)
Ladies Aid Meeting in the Community Center, 10:30 a.m.
24 May
(Friday)
School Committee Meeting in Lesley Horvath's house, 8:45 a.m.
25 May
(Saturday)
Enjoy "A Moving Experience" in the school, 10 a.m.  Help empty the old schoolroom for use by the Library & Historical Society.
25 May
(Saturday)
Ladies Aid Fund Raising Dinner in the Community Center, 6 p.m.  Turkey with all the fixin's.  Adults $10, children under 12 $5, children under 5 free.
JUNE
1 June
(Saturday)
Great CI Cleanup sponsored by the Futures Group, starting at the store, 10 a.m.  Bags provided.  Pot Luck lunch follows at the Community Center.

Potluck Supper & Farewell to Ted & Linda Hoskins, at the Community Center, 6 p.m.  Followed by Ted's last sermon on behalf of the Maine Seacoast Missions, in the church.
3 June
(Monday)
GCI Volunteer Fire Dept. Meeting in the firehouse, 7 p.m.
4 June
(Tuesday)
Selectmen's Meeting in the GCI Community Center, 8:45 a.m.
5 June
(Wednesday)
Planning Board Meeting, 1 p.m., location to be announced.
10 June
(Monday)
Auto Auction to Benefit the Library at the Library, 7 p.m.  Edna Andrade's 1986 AMC Hornet Station Wagon: 36,000 miles, great condition, garage kept.  Minimum bid $500.
Library Board Meeting at the Library, 7 p.m.
12 June
(Wednesday)
CIRT Annual Meeting at the Islesford Neighborhood House, 3:15 p.m.
17 June
(Monday)
Historical Society Board Meeting at the Susan White's house, 7 p.m.
19 June
(Wednesday)
Special Selectmen's Meeting to discuss Changes to NEH Parking Rules and Marine Management in NEH, in the GCI Community Center, 8:45 a.m.
Ladies Aid Meeting at the Community Center, 7 p.m.
20 June
(Thursday)
Futures Group Meeting at the Community Center, 5 p.m.
JULY
1 July
(Monday)
2-Day Archival Workshop by Martha Harmon, sponsored by the Historical Society, at the Museum, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Lunch provided at noon.  Reservation required.

GCI Volunteer Fire Dept. Meeting in the firehouse, 7 p.m.
2 July
(Tuesday)
2-Day Archival Workshop by Martha Harmon, sponsored by the Historical Society, at the Museum, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Lunch provided at noon.  Reservation required.
Selectmen's Meeting at the Islesford Neighborhood House, 8:30 a.m.
3 July
(Wednesday)
Planning Board Meeting, 1 p.m., location to be announced.
4 July
(Thursday)
Island-Wide Potluck Picnic on Ruth Westphal's lawn, 1 p.m.  Bring dish to share.
8 July
(Monday)
Library Board Meeting at the Library, 7 p.m.
Islesford Historical Society Annual Meeting, at the Neighborhood House on Islesford, 7:30 p.m.  Jeff Dobbs shows his new Islesford video, A Sense of Place, A Sense of Time.
11 July
(Thursday)
Cranberry Isles Realty Trust Meeting at the Community Center, 3:30 p.m.
13 July
(Saturday)
Jeff's Run - 24-hour Running Relay to benefit Jeff Weisbruch (facing serious medical procedures), 12 noon today through 12 noon tomorrow, at the MDI Track.
Pampered Chef Party & Ice Cream Social to Benefit the Ladies Aid at the Community Center, 1 p.m.
14 July
(Sunday)
Jeff's Run continues until 12 noon, at the MDI Track.
15 July
(Monday)
Historical Society Board Meeting at the Museum, 7 p.m.
16 July
(Tuesday)
Silent Auction to Benefit the Library, in the new Reading Room at the library, 6 p.m.
17 July
(Wednesday)
Special Selectmen's Meeting at the Community Center, 8:45 a.m., with report of the Land Acquisation Committee regarding parking problem on the mainland.
Children's Story Hour at the Library, 10 a.m.
Ladies Aid Meeting at the Community Center, 7 p.m.
18 July
(Thursday)
Futures Group Meeting at the Community Center, 5 p.m.
19 July
(Friday)
Firemen's Supper at the Community Center, 6 p.m.
20 July
(Saturday)
Quilting Seminar & Show with guest speaker.  Marjorie Phippen quilts featured, sponsored by the Historical Society, at the Museum, 1:30 p.m.
24 July
(Wednesday)
Children's Story Hour at the Library, 10 a.m.
26 July
(Friday)
Pig Roast & Dance to benefit CIRT, at the Community Center, 5:30 p.m.
27 July
(Saturday)
Futures Group Annual Meeting at the Church, 5 p.m.
30 July
(Tuesday)
Special Town Meeting & Vote about purchasing property in Southwest Harbor for Town parking on the mainland, in the Neighborhood House on Islesford, 7:30 p.m.  Special boat for GCI residents.  YES!
31 July
(Wednesday)
Children's Story Hour at the Library, 10 a.m.
Ladies Aid Annual Meeting at the Community Center, 7 p.m.
AUGUST
1 August
(Thursday)
Annual Islesford Fair, 10 a.m. at the Islesford Neighborhood House.
Music & Poetry Night to benefit the Library, at the Church, 7:30 p.m.  DVD available
5 August
(Monday)
GCI Volunteer Fire Dept. Annual Meeting in the firehouse, 7:30 p.m.
6 August
(Tuesday)
Selectmen's Meeting at the Community Center, 8:45 a.m.
7 August
(Wednesday)
Children's Story Hour at the Library, 10 a.m.
Planning Board Meeting, 1 p.m., location to be announced.
12 August
(Monday)
Memorial Reception for Margaret Cox at the Community Center, 5 p.m.
Library Board Meeting at the Library, 7 p.m.
14 August
(Wednesday)
Annual Great Cranberry Island Fair, 10:30 a.m. at the Community Center.  Sponsored by the Cranberry Isles Ladies Aid Society.
15 August
(Thursday)
Historical Society Annual Meeting at the Church, 7 p.m.  Short business meeting and two great events: a video "Remembering Cranberry: An Interview with Marjorie Phippen", plus Ralph Stanley on the fiddle, with his friends.
17 August
(Saturday)
Lawn Chair Theater at the Community Center, 8:15 p.m.
19 August
(Monday)
Historical Society Board Meeting at the Museum, 7 p.m.

Library Board Meeting, in the Library, 7 p.m.

Mosquito Control Meeting at the Islesford Neighborhood House, 7:30 p.m.  Special boat returns to GCI, Sutton, & NEH after the meeting.
20 August
(Tuesday)
Children's Movie Night at the Library, 7 p.m.  "A Little Princess"
21 August
(Wednesday)
Children's Story Hour at the Library, 10 a.m.
Special Town Meeting & Vote of final approval for purchasing property in Southwest Harbor for Town parking on the mainland, in the Neighborhood House on Islesford, 5:00 p.m.  Special boat for GCI residents.

(Ladies Aid Meeting originally scheduled for this night has been postponed.)
22 August
(Thursday)
Futures Group Meeting, at the Community Center, 5 p.m.

Ricky Baker Band at the Church, 7:30 p.m.  Benefit to aid Belize Boatbuilding School Project.
23 August
(Friday)
3-Day Wimbleberry Tennis Tournament at the court (first day)
24 August
(Saturday)
3-Day Wimbleberry Tennis Tournament at the court (second day)
Photography Exhibit Opens at the Community Center.  Exhibit continues until August 31, with photos by Rebecca Rome & Susanne Johnston.
Firemen's Supper at the Community Center, 6 p.m.
Dance Band SYNTONIC to play at the Firehall after the Firemen's Supper (approx. 7:15 p.m.) to celebrate completion of the new Firehall.
25 August
(Sunday)
3-Day Wimbleberry Tennis Tournament at the court (last day)

Photography Exhibit Reception at the Community Center, 4-6 p.m.  Exhibit continues until August 31, with photos by Rebecca Rome & Susanne Johnston.
26 August
(Monday)
Library Annual Meeting at the Library, 7 p.m.
SEPTEMBER
2 Sept.
(Monday)
GCI Volunteer Fire Dept. Meeting in the firehouse, 7 p.m.
4 Sept.
(Wednesday)
Planning Board Meeting, 1 p.m., location to be announced.
7 Sept.
(Saturday)
Gathering of friends to reminisce about Bob LaHotan, at the Heliker-LaHotan Foundation, 3-5 p.m.  more photos

story of Bob's cat, Noah
16 Sept.
(Monday)
Historical Society Board Meeting at the Museum, 7 p.m.
19 Sept.
(Thursday)
Selectmen's Meeting at the GCI Community Center, 8:45 a.m.
25 Sept.
(Wednesday)
Special Town Meeting & Vote of approval for purchasing property in Southwest Harbor for Town parking on the mainland, in the Neighborhood House on Islesford, 5:15 p.m.
Special Selectmen's Meeting at the Islesford Neighborhhod House, immediately after the Town Meeting, above.
OCTOBER
2 Oct.
(Wednesday)
Planning Board Meeting, 1 p.m., location to be announced.
7 Oct.
(Monday)
GCI Volunteer Fire Dept. Meeting in the firehouse, 7 p.m.
12 Oct.
(Saturday)
Autumn Potluck Supper, 5:30 p.m. at the Community Center.  Bring drinks and a dish.  Church service follows at 7 p.m.
15 Oct.
(Tuesday)
Selectmen's Meeting, at the Islesford Neighborhood House, 8:30 a.m.
16 Oct.
(Wednesday)
Ladies Aid Meeting, at the Community Center, 7 p.m.
17 Oct.
(Thursday)
CANCELLED!  Futures Group Meeting, at the Community Center, 5 p.m.
28 Oct.
(Monday)
Special Selectmen's Meeting at the Great Cranberry Community Center, 9 a.m. to vote for borrowing $2.4 million to purchase the Singh property.
30 Oct.
(Wednesday)
Special Selectmen's Meeting at the Great Cranberry Community Center, 9 a.m. second meeting to vote for borrowing $2.4 million to purchase the Singh property, to handle any any remaining items or amendments from the first meeting on Monday.
NOVEMBER
4 Nov.
(Monday)
GCI Volunteer Fire Dept. Meeting in the firehouse, 7 p.m.
6 Nov.
(Wednesday)
Planning Board Meeting, 1 p.m., location to be announced.
20 Nov.
(Wednesday)
Ladies Aid Meeting, at the Community Center, 7 p.m.
DECEMBER
2 Dec.
(Monday)
GCI Volunteer Fire Dept. Meeting in the firehouse, 7 p.m.
4 Dec.
(Wednesday)
Planning Board Meeting, 1 p.m., location to be announced.
18 Dec.
(Wednesday)
Ladies Aid Meeting, at the Community Center, 7 p.m.


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