The Neighborhood House house is pleased to once again serve as the official gathering spot for the “Half” portion of the MDI Marathon. On Sunday, October 14, runners will begin gathering beginning around 6:30am all the way up to race time at 8:30 am.
The public is invited to stop by and enjoy coffee and breakfast snacks before making our way down Neighborhood Road to the start line on Manchester and cheering on all of the competitors.Read More
Mt. Desert Island's only mobile Halloween extravaganza is set to hit the road once again this year, making stops around MDI! on Wednesday, October 31. Why bring the Trick-or-Treating to us, when we can bring it to you?! "Kids" of all ages are invited to stop by the mobile Treat Truck to say hello and grab some treats... if you dare!Read More
We are thrilled to welcome back instructor Mike Duffy for a four class series of youth art classes starting on Wednesday, October 3. Classes will meet on Wednesday afternoons at The Neighborhood House through October 24.Read More
Another season of the popular After School Youth Club will commence after Labor Day, on Tuesday, September 4th. This non-custodial recreational program is open to all school age children and offers a flexible and fun alternative to keep kiddos safe and busy after school.Read More
With summer camp in the books, we'll be offering some extended public swim times during the day. Please note that the municipal pool will be open from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm, Monday, August 20 through Friday, August 24.Read More
The 18th Annual Bike Parade & Ice Cream Social was held on Wednesday, August 8. Children of all ages gathered on the lawn of The Neighborhood House to deck out their rides with streamers, balloons, stickers, flowers, bows, and all sorts of other fun items. At six o'clock, the gang took to the street along with the Mt. Desert Police and Fire Departments to help keep things flowing smoothly.Read More
Island Connections will be hosting a performance of "Love Letters" on Thursday, August 23rd at The Neighborhood House. The play, which was a Pulitzer finalist for drama, will be performed by Chloe Hatcher and Ephron Catlin, will begin at 6:15. Tickets are just $25/each, and all proceeds benefit Island Connections.Read More
You turned out in droves on Wednesday evening for the 18th Annual Bike Parade & Ice Cream Social, and judging by all of the smiles, laughter, and hot fudge covered mouths and fingers, it was another rousing success.
If you weren't able to make it, no worries.Read More
August is a busy month around The Neighborhood House, with plenty of exciting events and activities happening in (and around) the building.
Luckily, this influx of activity will only impact our normal programming on two occasions.Read More
August is just around the corner, and that means it's time to start making plans for the 18th Annual Bike Parade & Ice Cream Social. We're not sure why this event has grown so much or become such an anticipated annual tradition, but we we do know it's always a whole lot of fun. Grab your wheels (bikes, scooters, skateboards, tricycles, strollers, and other contraptions welcome!) and join us! All ages are welcome to take part in this fun and FREE event, whether you want to speed around the parade course or just want to enjoy the sights and an ice cream sundae.Read More
The Neighborhood House Board of Directors held their annual Summer Meeting on Wednesday night at the home of Tad and Lanie Lincoln. More than thirty people gathered, including Board and Committee members, numerous spouses, and Neighborhood House staff members.Read More
On Thursday, July 12, over 300 guests gathered at Abel's Yacht Yard on Somes Sound for the 3rd Annual Bash at the Boatyard. While the event serves as a fundraiser for The Neighborhood House, it also provides an opportunity to gather and celebrate our community in a fun and laid-back atmosphere.
For the third straight year, the party was held on the shore of Somes Sound with idyllic views of the water and western mountains. Mother Nature cooperated as well, providing a perfect summer evening.Read More
The weather could not have cooperated more, and it was literally a perfect evening to be outside. In fact, several dozen like minded individuals and families decided just that and joined us. Many even grabbed a quick takeout dinner from one our in-town eateries and made an evening of it.Read More
Come to The Neighborhood House to learn how your body moves. Explore fundamental elements of movement and how we naturally combined them to move around. This is not a dance class. Participants will explore the "building blocks" from which all movement occurs.Read More
Guaranteed to put a little tap in your toes and some pep in your step, the "Chicks with Sticks" Steel Drum Band is set to take the stage to do it up tight and out of sight. Join The Neighborhood House and Northeast Harbor Library on Thursday, July 19 as we celebrate our year 'round collaborative efforts with this FREE all ages performance.Read More
The Municipal Swimming Pool, located adjacent to Mt. Desert Elementary, will offer public swim times beginning Tuesday, July 3.Read More