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Veterans Day Ceremony at Blue Star Memorial Marker

The Bar Harbor Garden Club will be holding a Veterans Day Ceremony at 11:00 AM on Monday, November 11, 2019 at the Blue Star Memorial Marker.

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Youth Award Winners Announced

The Bar Harbor Garden Club (BHGC), a member of the Garden Club Federation of Maine, has announced the State, Regional and National Youth Award winners for projects during 2018.

The National Garden Clubs (NGC) and their affiliate organizations offer educational contests for children at the preschool, elementary, middle and high school levels. The First-Place winners of the BHGC competitions went on to compete within the Garden Club Federation of Maine, New England Region and National Garden Clubs, Inc.

Skyler Jordan Onorato, a 1st grader at Trenton Elementary School, won First-Place in the state of Maine and Third-Place national awards for her poetry entry. First Grade BHGC Honorable Mention for poetry went to: Jaymeson Gray, Colton Mace, Ava Misiaszek, Raielee Smith.  Taylor Ehrlich won the 5th grade, First-Place BHGC poetry award.

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All Club Program meetings are open to the community, unless indicated otherwise.

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PROGRAM — WREATHS Across AMERICA

Kelly Hinkle, the Event Coordinator for Wreaths Across America, will speak Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Birch Bay Village Inn, 25 Village Inn Road, Bar Harbor.

Photograph courtesy of Wreaths Across America, wreathsacrossamerica.org.

The talk is being sponsored by the Bar Harbor Garden Club. ‘National Wreaths Across America Day’ is observed annually on a Saturday in December designated by Congress.  Mr. Hinkle will describe the beginnings of a movement to cover all Veterans grave markers with a Christmas wreath, and the coordination of wreath-laying ceremonies at Veterans cemeteries around our country, today.

This presentation, is one of the monthly programs offered by the Bar Harbor Garden Club. Doors will open at 12:30 p.m. and refreshments will be served.


This meeting is open to the public, but non-members are asked to reserve a seat at rsvp@barharborgardenclub.org or call 207-244-1116.

Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 1:00 PM at the Birch Bay Village Inn, 25 Village Inn Road, Bar Harbor. “Holiday Tea and Giving Tree“.
Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 1:00 PM at the Birch Bay Village Inn, 25 Village Inn Road, Bar Harbor. Orcharding in Maine”.

BHGC Scholarship Winners Announced

The Bar Harbor Garden Club is proud to announce the winners of two scholarships designed to financially aid recipients pursuing their educational and work-related goals.  These winners will also be considered for eligibility for other Garden Club Federation of Maine, Inc. and the National Garden Clubs, Inc. scholarships.  Read more…