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2003 Events of Import to Great Cranberry Island

JANUARY
8 January
(Wednesday)
Planning Board Meeting, at the Community Center, 1 p.m.
15 January
(Wednesday)
Ladies Aid Meeting, at the Community Center, 7 p.m.
FEBRUARY
5 February
(Wednesday)
Planning Board Meeting, at the Community Center, 1 p.m.
14 February
(Friday)
Dueling Bingo!  Islesford & GCI vie to raise the most money to retire the Parking Loan, at the Neighborhood House (Islesford) and the Community Center (GCI) starting at 5:30 p.m.  Phone-in pledges encouraged, and will count toward the contest!  GCI Community Center number is 207-244-0052 (5:30 - 9:00 p.m.)  Outside that time, call Barb Fernald, 244-5283, to boost Islesford, or Barbara Meyers, 244-5153 for GCI.  Photos...
19 February
(Wednesday)
Ladies Aid Meeting, at the Community Center, 7 p.m.
MARCH
5 March
(Wednesday)
Planning Board Meeting, at the Community Center, 1 p.m.
19 March
(Wednesday)
Ladies Aid Meeting, at the Community Center, 7 p.m.
APRIL
2 April
(Wednesday)
Planning Board Meeting, at the Community Center, 1 p.m.
16 April
(Wednesday)
Ladies Aid Meeting, at the Community Center, 7 p.m.
MAY
6 May
(Tuesday)
Selectmen's Meeting, at the Community Center, 8:45 a.m.
7 May
(Wednesday)
Planning Board Meeting, at the Community Center, 1 p.m.
15 May
(Thursday)
Cranberry Cove Boating Company starts ferry service to/from Manset.
Special Selectmen's Meeting, at the Community Center, 8:45 a.m.
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Phase 1 of the Cranberry Connector, the Town's new Parking and Docking Facility at Manset, 1 p.m.  DVD available
21 May
(Wednesday)
Ladies Aid Meeting, at the Community Center, 7 p.m.
24 May
(Saturday)
Ladies Aid Memorial Day Weekend Turkey Dinner with all the trimmings, at the Community Center, 6 p.m.
JUNE
3 June
(Tuesday)
Selectmen's Meeting, at the Islesford Neighborhood House, 8:30 a.m.
4 June
(Wednesday)
Planning Board Meeting, at the Community Center, 1 p.m.
15 June
(Sunday)
Boat Processional Memorial Service for Karl Russell Wedge, 12 noon at the GCI Town Dock.  Special Beal & Bunker boat available.  Photos...
18 June
(Wednesday)
Ladies Aid Meeting, at the Community Center, 7 p.m.
19 June
(Thursday)
Futures Group Meeting, at the Community Center, 5 p.m.
25 June
(Wednesday)
Cranberry Isles School Department School Committee meeting, at the Islesford School, 12:30 p.m.
JULY
1 July
(Tuesday)
Selectmen's Meeting, at the GCI Community Center, 8:30 a.m.
Free Children's Movie, 10 a.m. at the Library,
2 July
(Wednesday)
Planning Board Meeting, 1 p.m. location to be announced
3 July
(Thursday)
Open House at the GCI Historical Museum, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
At 1:30 p.m., Gail Grandgent will relate her "Sheep Tales" and give a demonstartion of spinning wool into yarn.  Refreshments served.  DVD available
Free Movie Night, 7 p.m. at the Community Center,
4 July
(Friday)
Ruth's Annual 4th of July Picnic, 1 p.m. on her lawn.  Bring your own goodies.  Tableware, lemonade, coffee, and grills supplied.
6 July
(Sunday)
Church Service by Hal Newell
Birthday Remembrance for Trudy Bancroft, 12 noon at the Community Center.  Your salads and desserts welcome.
8 July
(Tuesday)
Free Children's Movie, 10 a.m. at the Library,
Public Hearing on Solid Waste Collection & Disposal, 4:30 p.m. at the Islesford Neighborhood House
Library Board Meeting, 4:30 p.m. at the Library
10 July
(Thursday)
Cranberry Connector Planning Day, concerning mid- & long-term plans for Manset, facilitated by Jim Connors (ME State Planning Office) and Ron Beard (U of ME Cooperative Extension Service), at the Islesford Neighborhood House, to be held in three parts:
- Workshop for Selectmen and Land Management Commission, 1 to 4 p.m., at which public may attend, with limited participation.
- Break for supper.
- Public Discussion Session 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., with public attendance and participation encouraged.
Free Movie Night, 7 p.m. at the Community Center,
11 July
(Friday)
C.I.R.T. Annual Meeting, 9 a.m. at the Community Center
Bingo & Potluck Desserts to benefit the Cranberry Connector, 7 p.m. at the Community Center
13 July
(Sunday)
Church Service by Renita Sheesley Banks
Hootenany
sing-along, 7:30 p.m. at the Community Center
15 July
(Tuesday)
Free Children's Movie, 10 a.m. at the Library,
League of Town Meetings, 10 a.m. at the Community Center
16 July
(Wednesday)
Free Chamber Music Just For Children, 3 p.m. at the Neighborhood House on Islesford.  Performance by the Young Artists of Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival.  207-374-2811 or festival@kneisel.org for info.
Free Chamber Music Concert, 7 p.m. at the Islesford Church.  Performance by the Young Artists of Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival.  207-374-2811 or festival@kneisel.org for info.
17 July
(Thursday)
Futures Group Meeting, 5 p.m. at the Community Center
Free Movie Night, 7 p.m. at the Community Center,
18 July
(Friday)
Life Flight Demonstration with helicopter fly-in (weather & schedule permitting), 4:30 p.m. in the field behind the Community Center.
Firemen's Supper, 6 p.m. at the Community Center.  Entertainment by Lee Southard.
20 July
(Sunday)
Church Service by Renita Sheesley Banks
21 July
(Monday)
Historical Society Board Meeting, 4:30 p.m. at Susan White's house
Art Show & Silent Auction to benefit the Library, 7 p.m. at the Library
22 July
(Tuesday)
Free Children's Movie, 10 a.m. at the Library,
24 July
(Thursday)
Free Movie Night, 7 p.m. at the Community Center,
27 July
(Sunday)
Church Service by Jim Gertmenian
Futures Group Annual Meeting
, 7 p.m. at the Church
(originally scheduled for yesterday)
29 July
(Tuesday)
Free Children's Movie, 10 a.m. at the Library,
30 July
(Wednesday)
Ladies Aid Meeting, 7 p.m. at the Community Center
31 July
(Thursday)
Free Movie Night, 7 p.m. at the Community Center,
AUGUST
2 August
(Saturday)
Annual Ladies Aid Fair, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Community Center
(Yes, this year, for the first time, the fair is being held on a weekend.)
3 August
(Sunday)
Open House at Sharon & Geoff Wadsworth's new house, 4 - 8 p.m.  Enjoy good food, drink, and music.  Bring a dish if you like.  All welcome.
5 August
(Tuesday)
Selectmen's Meeting, 8:30 a.m. at the Islesford Neighborhood House
Free Children's Movie, 10 a.m. at the Library,
Library Board Meeting, 4:30 p.m. at the Library
6 August
(Wednesday)
Cranberry Connector Special Fund-Raising Breakfast, 8:30 a.m. at the Community Center.  Guest speaker: Jill Goldthwait.
Planning Board Meeting, 1 p.m. location to be announced
Night of Poetry & Music to benefit the Library, 7 p.m. at the Church
7 August
(Thursday)
Free Movie Night, 7 p.m. at the Community Center,
8 August
(Friday)
Bingo & Potluck Desserts to benefit the Cranberry Connector, 7 p.m. at the Community Center
10 August
(Sunday)
Ruth L. Stanley Committal Service, officiated by Donald Wells, 2 p.m. at the Bunker Cemetery
12 August
(Tuesday)
Free Children's Movie 10 a.m. at the Library,
13 August
(Wednesday)
GCI Historical Society Annual Meeting, 7:30 p.m. at the Church.  Election of Officers & Trustees.  Premiere showing of new video, Interview with Charles "Waddy" Wadsworth.  Art Show and refreshments afterwards at Community Center.
14 August
(Thursday)
Annual Islesford Church Fair, at the Islesford Neighborhood House.
Wimbleberry Kids Tournament, at the tennis court
Free Movie Night, 7 p.m. at the Community Center,
15 August
(Friday)
CIRT Board of Directors meeting, 9 a.m. at the Islesford Neighborhood House
Wimbleberry Kids Tournament, at the tennis court
Memorial Service for Polly Storey, 5:00 p.m. in the Church, followed by reception in the Community Center.
16 August
(Saturday)
Bug Zoo & natural history talk by Tony Sohns, Curator of Bugs at the Bangor Discovery Museum, 11 a.m. at the Library.  See the world's largest bugs -- scorpions, millipedes, and more!!

Wimbleberry Adult Tournament, at the tennis court
Life Flight Demo helicopter fly-in, 4:30 p.m. at the ball field, weather & schedule permitting
Firemen's Supper, 6 p.m. at the Community Center
Dancing with band Syntonic, lead vocalist Audrey Noether, at the Community Center following the supper
17 August
(Sunday)
Musical Pot Luck, on Barbara Meyers' and Bill Dowling's lawn, at 1 p.m.
Bring a musical instrument and some food to share
Wimbleberry Adult Tournament, at the tennis court
18 August
(Monday)
Historical Society Board Meeting, 7 p.m. at Susan White's house
19 August
(Tuesday)
Free Children's Movie, 10 a.m. at the Library,
20 August
(Wednesday)
Ladies Aid Annual Meeting, 7 p.m. at the Community Center
21 August
(Thursday)
Free Movie Night, 7 p.m. at the Community Center,
26 August
(Tuesday)
Free Children's Movie, 10 a.m. at the Library,
Library Board Annual Meeting, 7 p.m. at the Library
28 August
(Thursday)
Free Movie Night, 7 p.m. at the Community Center,
SEPTEMBER
2 September
(Tuesday)
Free Children's Movie, 10 a.m. at the Library,
3 September
(Wednesday)
Planning Board Meeting, 1 p.m. at the Community Center
4 September
(Thursday)
Free Movie Night, 7 p.m. at the Community Center,
9 September
(Tuesday)
Free Children's Movie, 10 a.m. at the Library,
11 Sept.
(Thursday)
Free Movie Night, 7 p.m. at the Community Center,
OCTOBER
8 October
(Wednesday)
Planning Board Meeting, 1 p.m. at the Community Center
NOVEMBER
5 November
(Wednesday)
Planning Board Meeting, 1 p.m. at the Community Center
DECEMBER
3 December
(Wednesday)
Planning Board Meeting, 1 p.m. at the Community Center


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