On Your Mark. Get Set. Go!

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.

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Halloween Treat Truck Hits the Road

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!

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Afternoon Adventure Awaits!

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.

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Bike Parade 2018 Photo Gallery

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.

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Here's the Scoop: 18th Bike Parade & Ice Cream Social is Almost Here!

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.

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Best of the Bash

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.

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