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  • 2014-07-18 Rainbow Over Yacht Club, photographed several years ago by Angela Cassidy. Tomorrow evening, the Northport Yacht Club celebrates its 75th anniversary during a celebration at the Coughlin Family Park (open to ticket holders only due to catering restrictions).
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Upcoming Events

7/21/14 (Mon)

Northport Yacht Club Sailing School (NYC Clubhouse; Mon/Wed/Fri 9 AM) Weekly program offered Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings throughout the summer. All children 10 and older may participate for a week or for the whole summer. Swimming test is required for new students. Report to the NYC Clubhouse by 9 AM Monday, with a personal flotation device if you have one. For more information, contact Co-Head Sailing Instructor Philip Smit (609-802-6445 or or Co-Head Sailing Instructor Jason Baur (816-550-2268 or, or visit

7/21/14 (Mon)

Junior Yacht Club Cookout at Warren Island (Departs from Bayside Wharf; 1 PM, Return by 8 PM) Please note this is not an overnight camping trip but an afternoon cook out. All food and transportation will be provided. Forms and money still need to be supplied to Sharlene Kelly at (917-270-9121) prior to Monday, July 21.

7/21/14 (Mon)

Bayside Farmers' Market (Ruggles Park; 3-5:30 PM) New this year! Items sold will be meats, vegetables, cheeses, baked goods, and jams, jellies and honey. If you have any questions or comments, please direct them to Maureen O'Keefe, c/o the NVC office at or 207-338-0751.

7/23/14 (Wed)

Northport Junior Yacht Club BINGO Night (NYC Clubhouse; 7:30 PM) Candy and prizes! $1.00 per card. Limit 3 cards per player.  Come join the fun. Contact Jen Lannan (

7/24/14 (Thu)

Insect Safari (Head of Tide Preserve; 10 AM-12 PM) Entomologist Kathy Murray leads a hands-on exploration of forest and fields in search of critters. For more information, visit

7/24/14 (Thu)

Northport Yacht Club Fun Races for Kids and Open Potluck Supper (NYC Clubhouse; 4 PM, potluck about 5:30 PM) All kids 10 and over are welcome! Cookout/potluck immediately follows, at about 5:30 PM. Held Thursday afternoons throughout the season. Contact Co-Head Sailing Instructor Philip Smit (609-802-6445 or about the races and Sharlene Kelly ( about the cookout/potluck.

7/24/14 (Thu)

Junior Yacht Club Meeting (NYC Clubhouse; Following Races) Contact Sharlene Kelly (, Jane Williams ( or Eric Ekberg.

7/24/14 (Thu)

Belfast Summer Nights Concert Series (Belfast; 5:30-7:30 PM) As always, free.

7/25/14 (Fri)

Northport Yacht Club Annual Yard Sale Item Collection (NYC Clubhouse; 1-5 PM) Donations of merchandise requested. Volunteer help is needed. Contact Steve Trenholm ( or 207-329-0094).

7/25-26/14 (Fri-Sat)

17th Annual Bucksport Bay Festival (Bucksport) For more information, visit

7/25/14 (Fri)

9th Annual Porch Party (Oriental Cottage, at bottom of Rogers Lane; 6:30 PM) After dropping off your treasures for the Annual Mother of all Yard Sales collection, get cleaned up and join us. Everyone is welcome. Please bring an appetizer or dessert to share.

7/26/14 (Sat)

Northport Yacht Club Annual Mother of All Yard Sales (NYC Clubhouse; 8 AM-Noon) Donations of merchandise requested, including a car (this would be a first for the MOAYS!!). Drop-offs from 1-5 PM Friday. This event is a fundraiser for the NYC sailing program. Contact Steve Trenholm ( or 207-329-0094).

7/26-27/14 (Sat-Sun)

20th Maine, 3rd Maine, 15th Alabama Civil War Reenactment and Bucksport Bay Festival (Fort Knox State Park) Held in conjunction with the Bucksport Chamber of Commerce Bucksport Bay Festival. The Civil War Weekend will include representatives from the 20th Maine. The event will feature skirmishes, cannon firings, living history demos, lectures, and camp life. For complete information, visit

7/27/14 (Sun)

Northport Yacht Club Pancake Breakfast (Community Hall; 8 AM-10 AM) Not to be missed!  Contact Art Hall (

7/27/14 (Sun)

Red Jacket Regatta (Rockland Community Sailing Club, Rockland) Young sailors from the Northport Yacht Club will be participating again this year. For more information, contact Eric Ekberg at (978) 846-5541.

7/27/14 (Sun)

John Short Race #5 (NYC Clubhouse; Skippers’ Meeting at 11:30 AM; Race at 1 PM) Contact Bruce Smith (207-338-5029;

7/27/14 (Sun)

Shady Grove Cottage & Museum Open (Pleasant Street; 2-4 PM)

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