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Holiday Potluck Supper

Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 5:30 PM,
at NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE, Northeast Harbor.

Nutcracker-02The Bar Harbor Garden Club will hold its annual Holiday Potluck Supper at the Northeast Harbor Neighborhood House on December 10th. Everyone is asked to bring a dish to share, your serving utensils, place setting, glass and beverage.

Music will be provided by The Kelley Farm Five Band, a local group playing soprano, concert, tenor, banjo, bass ukuleles, and mandolin. Their music spans a range of genres from traditional folk music, to early 20th-century jazz / popular songs, to contemporary pop /country and even a few original songs. The band members are Rick Barter, Amy Kurman, Beth Herrick, Jim Vekasi and Fred Benson.

This event is free and open to members, their guests and newcomers. Everyone is asked to call 244-1116 to reserve a seat. We hope that you can join us!

Check out our 2015-2016 Program schedule.
All Club Program meetings are open to the community, unless indicated otherwise.

Youth Activities Program for the Club

Please note the following deadline changes for our local club.

NGC Youth Poetry Contest—Excite and encourage our Youth to express and explore their creative thoughts through different types of poetry. The deadline is December 5th.

Youth Sculpture, By Colby Butler

Youth Sculpture, By Colby Butler

High School Essay Contest—The High School Essay Contest is open to all High School students attending 9th through 12th grades. Each year a $1,000 National Garden Club scholarship will be awarded to the National Winner. The deadline is January 5th. Learn more…

Youth Sculpture Contest—The purpose of this contest is to encourage youth to keep our planet green and to get involved with saving our planet. The state deadline is January 15th. Learn more…

Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl Poster Contest—Posters are to be completed by individual student artists and may include students from 1st to 5th grade. The deadline for the local poster contest is January 5th. Learn more…


Downeast Designers Guild


Photograph © Koths

Formed in 2015 through the sponsorship of the Ellsworth Garden Club, the Downeast Designers is an informal group of people interested in exploring various floral design styles through:

♦ hands-on design workshops and programs;
♦ study and review of key publications and resources such as the National Garden Clubs Handbook for Flower Shows; and
♦ fostering more formal venues for the exhibition of designs such as flower shows.

Participation in the group is open to anyone interested in design, regardless of any garden club affiliation. The group meets the first Wednesday morning of the month, every month during the summer and every other month in colder months.

For more information, contact Mary Blackstone at 667-8878.