MDI Celebrates "National Pi Day"

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!

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Lunch will Generate Plenty of Interest with First National Bank

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.

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Dancing the Night Away

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.

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Campfire Coalition Provides Heating Assistance

Winter is in full swing, and that means heating season is here as well. For many families on Mt. Desert Island and its surrounding communities, paying for that heat can be a struggle. That’s the precise reason The Neighborhood House and our friends at Harbor House Community Service Center teamed up to form the MDI Community Campfire Coalition. The mission is simple—provide heating assistance to families on MDI, the Cranberry Isles, and Swan’s Island.

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Dance The Night Away: Sweetheart Valentine Dance

Girls are invited to grab their dancing shoes, along with dad, grandad, or any other "father figure," and join us on Friday, Feb. 8 for our annual Sweetheart Valentine Dance.

The evening will include music, dancing, hors d'oeuvres, lots of sweets, party favors, and fun! Festivities get underway at 6pm. Tickets are $20 per "couple," and just $10 for extra guests. Payments can be made at the door, but space is limited, so please give us a call to RSVP or for any questions at 276-5039 or via email.

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2018 Year-In-Review

Wrapping Up A Fantastic 2018

With a whole lot of help, we managed to pack plenty of fun into just twelve months. There's a much needed emphasis on "revitalization" within our community as of late, and we're happy to report that there's more happening at The Neighborhood House now than at any point in its 100+ year history.

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