Clubs & Organizations

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Castine Arts Association
PO Box 592
Castine, ME 04421
A community-based, volunteer group organized to promote awareness and appreciation of visual, literary, and performing arts.

Castine Cemetery Association
Bradford Tenney
(207) 326-8741
Grounds Keeper – Jason Shook
(207) 326-8218
Provides, maintains and operates a suitable place for burial in the Town of Castine, Maine.

Castine Community Partners
Jack Macdonald
PO Box 506
Castine, ME  04421
(207) 326-8490
A charitable organization that supports efforts to enhance Castine’s quality of life, increase economic opportunity and foster socio-economic diversity.

Castine Educational Foundation
PO Box 406
Castine, ME 04421
(207) 326-8608
Raises funds for special projects to supplement the publicly funded resources for the town’s students.

Castine Garden Club
Vicki Lee
(207) 326-9565
Focused on the beautification of Castine through civic, informational and social activities.

Castine Golf Club
200 Battle Avenue, PO Box 34
Castine, ME 04421
A private club that is open to the public, offering golf, tennis, and sailing.

Castine Men’s Club
Robert Friedlander
(207) 326-9583
Meets monthly for dinner and presentations and each year the offers a scholarship to assist with college expenses for a student from Castine.

Castine Recreation Committee
Dianna Paine/Karen Cukierski
(207) 326-4502
Sponsors programs, events and holiday festivities as well as combining efforts with MMA, MMA service fraternity Alpha Pi Omega and the Hatch Community Fund Group. 

Castine Fire Rescue Volunteer Association
Jack Spratt, President
PO Box 602
Castine, ME 04421
A 501(c)3 non-profit organization that serves the needs of Castine’s volunteer firefighters and medical first responders.

Castine Touring Company
(207) 812-0032
For more information or to make a reservation.

Castine Women’s Club
 Val Taub, President
(207) 326-8450
Open to all women of the Blue Hill Peninsula, is a service organization promoting programs of educational, health, civic service, and cultural activities in the community.

Castine Writers Group
Donald Small
(207) 326-8230
A small collection of writers who meet bimonthly from September through May. Each member brings recent material they have written for group members to hear and discuss.

Castine Yacht Club
PO Box 34
Castine, ME 04421
(207) 326-9231 (In Season)
Offers members and their guests a broad range of activities. Five moorings are available for visiting yachts with access to showers.

Dr. Mary Cushman Circle
Joyce Engelhardt
(207) 326-0561
Serves the wider Castine communities, family and friends who come together in fellowship to use their diverse skills, creativity, and volunteer time to help raise support for the wider mission of people in need.


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Upcoming Events

Monday, October 21
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up Monday, October 21  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle Monday, October 21  11:00 am - 1:00 pm Witherle Memorial Libray

    FMI: Anne Romans 326-4375

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  • Selectboard/Assessors & Overseers of the Poor Mtg Monday, October 21  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    • Call to Order – Peter Vogell, Chair
    • Additions, deletions or corrections to the agenda
    • Sign Warrant(s) and Abatements; review Budget v. Actual, Trial Balance Sheets, Bank Reconciliations and Excise Tax Collections
    • Approve Minutes of previous meeting(s)
    • Business:
    1. Approve to renew Liquor License – MMA Sodexo Operations, LLC
    2. Approve the November 5th Election Warrant
    3. Approve November 5th Ballot Clerks
    4. Discussion regarding removing Davit at the Acadia dock as recommended by the Harbor Committee
    5. Town Manager’s Report
    6. Other Business as Required
    • Communications
    • Acknowledge members of the public and address their requests, if any.
    • Past Actions
    • Selectboard Comments
    • Schedule next meeting(s): [Selectboard Mtg(s): Monday, 11/4/19 at 4PM and Monday, 11/18/19 at 4PM; T/G Mtg: Wednesday, 11/20/19 at 8AM in MMA Leeward RM]
    • Adjourn

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Wednesday, October 23
  • T/G Mtg Wednesday, October 23  8:00 am - 9:00 am 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
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Friday, October 25
  • Floats OUT Friday, October 25 Town Dock, 91 Main St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    Town & Acadia Dock floats are scheduled to be removed for the season on Friday, October 25th, weather permitting. Please have your dinghy removed by this time.
    Thank you.

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Monday, October 28
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up Monday, October 28  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle Monday, October 28  11:00 am - 1:00 pm Witherle Memorial Libray

    FMI: Anne Romans 326-4375

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Tuesday, October 29
  • Shawl Ministry Tuesday, October 29  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Trinitarian Congregational Parish

    Every Tuesday
    FMI: Molly Marks 374-5242

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Wednesday, October 30
  • History Convergence: Preparing for Maine's Bicentennial Wednesday, October 30  9:30 am - 2:30 pm Wilson Museum Hutchins Education Center

    We know your town, museum, historical society or library is planning to celebrate Maine's 200 years of statehood. Save the date of October 30 to learn more about Maine's official entry into the United States, how to better interpret Native history, share what you may already be planning for the Bicentennial, brainstorm new possibilities for the occasion, and discover how we can collaborate to make it the best Bicentennial ever.

    The History Convergence will take place on Wednesday, October 30, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Wilson Museum's Hutchins Education Center at 112 Perkins Street. Here's a snapshot of the day's agenda:

    9:30 Registration, coffee/pastries
    9:30-10:30 Brainstorming the Bicentennial: Past and Perspectives on Maine at 200 with Dr. Liam Riordan, University of Maine
    10:45-11:30 Native Representations and Best Practices with Starr Kelly, Abbe Museum Curator
    11:40-12:00 Lightning-round session of current community plans
    12-1:20 Lunch and session Brainstorming Ideas for Your Commemoration with Julia Gray, Independent Consultant
    1:30-2:30 Creating Collaboration and a Virtual Castine History Tour with Castine History Partners
    2:30 Tour Castine's museums or take the Virtual Tour

    Cost is $10 per person to help defray lunch expenses. Register by October 28 so we are able to have an accurate head count for lunch. You may pay on-line or by sending a check payable to the Wilson Museum, P.O. Box 196, Castine, ME 04421. Be sure to include name(s) of attendees and the organization you represent.

    For more information contact Wilson Museum (207-326-9247) or Alvion Kimball (207-469-1140). For Statewide Bicentennial Activities

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Thursday, October 31
  • Annual Halloween Party Thursday, October 31  5:00 pm - 7:30 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    Halloween Party:
    Thursday, October 31st from 5-7:30 PM at Emerson Hall.

    Happy Halloween!
    Sponsored by the Castine Recreation Committee and MMA APO Fraternity
    No Haunted House this year

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