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September 2021

Mapping the Heavens with Lori Tremblay

September 29 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, 9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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Free

A free evening lecture with artist Lori Tremblay as she walks us through the sky and some of her pieces which capture its delight. The artist will have pieces on display in the lobby of Moore Auditorium for viewing. The lecture, Mapping the Heavens, will begin at 7 PM. Viewing the night sky is one of life’s most awe inspiring sights! It evokes wonder, offers perspective on our place in the cosmos, ignites imagination enticing us to trace those bright…

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Bioluminescent & Star Gazing Paddle

September 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Castine Kayak Adventures, 17 Sea Street
Castine, ME 04421 United States
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$85

Experience an unforgettable evening paddle in Castine Harbor's Bioluminescent Bay under a blanket of stars and in the midst of bioluminescent organisms of the water that swirl and light up with every stroke of your paddle! Fascinating! Castine's Harbor is Maine's own Bioluminescent Bay with a unique ecosystem that creates the perfect environment for these glow in the dark phytoplankton to survive and multiply. In our unique "Floating Planetarium" we'll explore the constellations of the stars of the night sky…

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Celestial Felting at ArtWaves

September 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Artwaves MDI, 1345a State Highway 102
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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$35

Using ArtWaves amazing array of dyed carded wool, and other embellishments you ‘paint’ with a barbed needle. Complete a piece ready to hang and the knowledge to continue needle felting as it is oh so satisfying to work with all the colors. We provide all materials with step by step instructions, to bring home a ready to hang piece. $35, ArtWaves members receive a $10 discount Register at artwavesmdi.org/Class-Calendars

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Toddlers Create at Artwaves

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Artwaves MDI, 1345a State Highway 102
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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$20

Toddlers Create! 10:00-11:00am Here’s a great way for children to be part of it all (since they are prone to sleeping when it’s dark). We offer young families a chance in our studio to paper mosaic a star, paint your own banner, and explore rich darks and brilliant lights through age-appropriate media! BYO snack for a bit of social time afterward. $20 family (members discount $10.) Register at artwavesmdi.org/Class-Calendars

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Night Sky Mosaics Art Class at ArtWaves

September 30 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Artwaves MDI, 1345a State Highway 102
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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$35

Come create in the ancient art of mosaics using stained glass inspired by the night sky! All skill levels are invited to put your own contemporary twist on this easy-to-learn unique medium. Learn to cut, fit, and grout a framed piece for your wall, table or window! $35 each, ArtWaves members receive a $10 discount Register at artwavesmdi.org/Class-Calendars

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Bioluminescent & Star Gazing Paddle

September 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Castine Kayak Adventures, 17 Sea Street
Castine, ME 04421 United States
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$85

Experience an unforgettable evening paddle in Castine Harbor's Bioluminescent Bay under a blanket of stars and in the midst of bioluminescent organisms of the water that swirl and light up with every stroke of your paddle! Fascinating! Castine's Harbor is Maine's own Bioluminescent Bay with a unique ecosystem that creates the perfect environment for these glow in the dark phytoplankton to survive and multiply. In our unique "Floating Planetarium" we'll explore the constellations of the stars of the night sky…

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“Starry Night” Transcription at ArtWaves

September 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Artwaves MDI, 1345a State Highway 102
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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$35

Explore this iconic painting by replicating it. Here’s your chance to work in oil paint on canvas in our Fine Arts Studio. All materials included from aprons to Zinc white. $35, ArtWaves members receive a $10 discount Register at artwavesmdi.org/Class-Calendars

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Under the Night Sky with Acadia Artist-in-Residence

September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual
Free

This will be a virtual event streaming live on the Acadia National Park Facebook page. To join the event, click here.   Under the Night Sky presented by Imma Barrera, Acadia National Park Artist-in-Residence The Under The Night Sky presentation will highlight Imma’s current project to raise awareness about the importance of nature conservation efforts, in particular, protecting the night sky from light pollution. Preserving the night environment helps support human health and heritage and preserve wildlife habitats. Night photography…

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Stars Over Sand Beach

September 30 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sand Beach in Acadia National Park, Sand Beach
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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Free

Join park rangers at Sand Beach to view and learn about Acadia's amazing night sky! Please dress warmly, bring something to lie on, and minimize flashlight use to preserve night vision. The program will occur whether it’s cloudy or clear. Use of stairs is required to access the beach viewing site. Social distancing requested during the program. No pets. Photo credit Will Greene   Check our Facebook page for information on cancellations due to weather.

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October 2021

“The Sleep Revolution”: Biology of Light virtual lecture with Dr. Allan Pack

October 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual
Free

There is growing recognition of the importance of high-quality, adequate sleep for health. The timing of sleep is controlled by the circadian system which receives as its major input information about light. Light is an alerting signal and the ability to overcome the natural light/dark cycle contributes to inadequate sleep. This talk will review the basic biology of the sleep/circadian system, discuss the functions of sleep. The different types of sleep loss will be discussed as will their consequences. Common…

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Kids Stained Glass Mosaic at ArtWaves

October 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Artwaves MDI, 1345a State Highway 102
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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$30

Kids Stained Glass Mosaic - Morning Star or Moon Mirror Using our tempting piles of glass, a mirror on a wood panel and our step-by-step instructions you get to cut, fit and grout stained glass. So many ways to design your piece! Bring a snack and perhaps something you want to include in your mosaic, a special small stone or shell. All materials included. Ages 9 up $30 ArtWaves members receive a $10 discount Register at artwavesmdi.org/Class-Calendars

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Bioluminescent & Star Gazing Paddle

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Castine Kayak Adventures, 17 Sea Street
Castine, ME 04421 United States
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$85

Experience an unforgettable evening paddle in Castine Harbor's Bioluminescent Bay under a blanket of stars and in the midst of bioluminescent organisms of the water that swirl and light up with every stroke of your paddle! Fascinating! Castine's Harbor is Maine's own Bioluminescent Bay with a unique ecosystem that creates the perfect environment for these glow in the dark phytoplankton to survive and multiply. In our unique "Floating Planetarium" we'll explore the constellations of the stars of the night sky…

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Celestial Cinema: Family Movie Night Under the Stars

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Agamont Park, Agamont Park
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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Free

Bring your family and spread a blanket under the stars for a viewing of a family-friendly film. Weather Dependent. Check our Facebook page for information on cancellations due to weather. The movie will start at dusk. Presented by the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce

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MonoPrinting the Stars at ArtWaves

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Artwaves MDI, 1345a State Highway 102
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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$35

Create gorgeous one of a kind prints with our brilliant inks! Gelatin printing is an easy medium to learn, we give step-by-step instructions to roll out and pull your print. Make a fabric banner, cards and a matted piece for framing. ArtWaves supplies it all in our studio. This is a great family workshop, brown bag dinner welcome. $35 each, ArtWaves members receive a $10 discount. Register at artwavesmdi.org/Class-Calendars

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Stars Over Sand Beach

October 1 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sand Beach in Acadia National Park, Sand Beach
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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Free

Join park rangers at Sand Beach to view and learn about Acadia's amazing night sky! Please dress warmly, bring something to lie on, and minimize flashlight use to preserve night vision. The program will occur whether it’s cloudy or clear. Use of stairs is required to access the beach viewing site. Social distancing requested during the program. No Pets. Photo credit Will Greene

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Families Create the Night Sky at ArtWaves

October 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Artwaves MDI, 1345a State Highway 102
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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$25

Here’s a great way for children to be part of it all (since they are prone to sleeping when it’s dark). We offer young families a chance in our studio to paper mosaic a star, paint a banner, and explore rich darks and brilliant lights through unique age-appropriate media! BYO snack for a bit of social time afterward. $25 family (members discount $10.) Register at artwavesmdi.org/Class-Calendars

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Starry Night Mosaic at ArtWaves

October 2 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Artwaves MDI, 1345a State Highway 102
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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$45

Learn to cut, fit and design with ArtWaves amazing array of stained glass! It’s like coloring with glass. Mosaic your own version of this iconic painting or use a design of your choice. All supplies, tools, step-by-step instructions, and samples for inspiration make this one of our more popular make and take workshops. Not only do you take away a stunning piece for your wall, table, or window, but you will also have the skills and understanding of the media…

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Bioluminescent & Star Gazing Paddle

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Castine Kayak Adventures, 17 Sea Street
Castine, ME 04421 United States
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$85

Experience an unforgettable evening paddle in Castine Harbor's Bioluminescent Bay under a blanket of stars and in the midst of bioluminescent organisms of the water that swirl and light up with every stroke of your paddle! Fascinating! Castine's Harbor is Maine's own Bioluminescent Bay with a unique ecosystem that creates the perfect environment for these glow in the dark phytoplankton to survive and multiply. In our unique "Floating Planetarium" we'll explore the constellations of the stars of the night sky…

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Watercolor Painting the Night Sky at ArtWaves

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Artwaves MDI, 1345a State Highway 102
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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$35

In this workshop, students will be given the opportunity to learn and experiment with watercolor painting. Students will learn to use resist methods, splatter techniques, wet on wet, and other fun techniques to create texture and life in their paintings. Think galactic skies sprinkled with the sparkle of stars and constellations! Students will be encouraged to play with what is often a very structured paint, yet is extremely versatile and loose when it comes to creating wild and abstract skies.…

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Stars Over Sand Beach

October 2 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sand Beach in Acadia National Park, Sand Beach
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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Free

Join park rangers at Sand Beach to view and learn about Acadia's amazing night sky! Please dress warmly, bring something to lie on, and minimize flashlight use to preserve night vision. The program will occur whether it’s cloudy or clear. Use of stairs is required to access the beach viewing site. Social distancing requested during the program. No pets. Photo credit Will Greene

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Celestial Felting at ArtWaves

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Artwaves MDI, 1345a State Highway 102
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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$30

Here’s where you ‘paint’ with a barbed needle using an amazing array of dyed carded wool and other embellishments. Complete a piece ready to hang and the knowledge to continue needle felting as it is oh so satisfying to work with all the colors. We provide all materials with step-by-step instructions and design inspirations. $30, ArtWaves members receive a $10 discount. Register at artwavesmdi.org/Class-Calendars

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Families Create! Night Sky at ArtWaves

October 3 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Artwaves MDI, 1345a State Highway 102
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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$25

Brown bag your lunch and let's work in a few different media - a felted shooting star, Wax resist constellations, Paper star books plaster and glass; small projects for small hands with embellishments for older kids. $25 per family table (members discount $10.) Register at artwavesmdi.org/Class-Calendars

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Bioluminescent & Star Gazing Paddle

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Castine Kayak Adventures, 17 Sea Street
Castine, ME 04421 United States
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$85

Experience an unforgettable evening paddle in Castine Harbor's Bioluminescent Bay under a blanket of stars and in the midst of bioluminescent organisms of the water that swirl and light up with every stroke of your paddle! Fascinating! Castine's Harbor is Maine's own Bioluminescent Bay with a unique ecosystem that creates the perfect environment for these glow in the dark phytoplankton to survive and multiply. In our unique "Floating Planetarium" we'll explore the constellations of the stars of the night sky…

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