Spring is here, and that means it’s time for the Community Cafe to take a break before returning for another season in the fall. The 2018/19 Cafe season was a record-setting endeavor with turnouts often in excess of 120 guests. If you’ve yet to discover why the Cafe has become such a popular program, or if you simply want to grab one more bite before the summer season, be sure to join us this Thursday, April 18 from 11:30-1:00.Read More
Before we hit the busy summer season, April provides a great opportunity to treat yourself to a relaxing and energizing experience with Yoga offerings at The Neighborhood House.
Every Thursday morning, instructor Karen Roper welcomes students to “Yoga for Everybody,” an all levels class focused on breath and relaxed energy. Classes use props such as straps and bolsters to keep poses accessible for every shape and size. The fee is on a donation basis, with the suggestion being between $5 and $12.Read More
Summer is just around the corner and that means it’s time to make plans to keep your children busy during their school vacation. The Neighborhood House will be offering eight weeks of activities and adventures for kids in pre-school through middle-school, every Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm.Read More
Coastal Computers may be known as your local “technology solution provider,” but perhaps they should add “lunch” to that tagline as well. Be sure to join George, Kristina, and the whole gang from Coastal Computers this Thursday, March 21 as they’ll be taking over the Community Cafe.Read More
Say goodbye to "Old Man Winter" and get set for spring with these March yoga offerings from Mike Bouscaren! On Monday, March 18 from 4:00-5:00pm Mike will lead a session of Passive Yoga Stretch, and the next morning on March 19 at 8:30 everyone is invited back for Divine Play Yoga.Read More
Mt. Desert 365 will be holding their 2nd Annual “Business Boot Camp” on March 7-10, and once again this year The Neighborhood House will serve as the venue for the program’s wrap-up. The “Pitch Competition” will take place in the Great Hall on Sunday afternoon, March 10, and is open to the public.Read More
Any excuse to enjoy pie is okay by us, so naturally when we found about about “National Pi Day,” it was an opportunity we couldn’t pass up. While yes, technically speaking, “Pi Day” refers to the mathematical term associated with the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter (3.14159…), it’s actually celebrated around the world every March 14 (3.14) with (you guessed it) PIE!Read More
It’s school vacation week, which means it’s also a great opportunity for families to check out the Community Cafe! This week’s Cafe luncheon is generously being sponsored by our friends from First National Bank, and features a menu guests of all ages are sure to enjoy. Baked potatoes with an array of “fixings” will be offered, including chili, sour cream, green onion, bacon, cheese sauce, salsa, and more. Paired with the “Baked Potato Bar” will be a Zesty Broccoli Salad, and as always, plenty of desserts.Read More
On Friday, February 8, The Neighborhood House was transformed with red, white, pink, and purple valentine decor to welcome over 100 very special guests to the annual Sweetheart Valentine Dance. The evening included lots of kid (and dad) friendly hors d’oeuvres, a plethora of sweets, photo booth, party favors, music, and dancing.Read More
On Wednesday, February 13, the American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive at The Neighborhood House, sponsored by the Northeast Harbor Ambulance Service. Standard blood as well as
”Power Red” donations will be greatly accepted between the hours of 11am and 4pm. You can book your donation time in advance online at redcrossblood.org or via phone at 1-800-RED-CROSS.