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Cassatt String Quartet Benefit Concert for PIE

The incredibly talented and entertaining Cassatt String Quartet performed a live concert to benefit PIE on Sunday, August 15th at the Union Church. The concert was public, by donation at the door – a departure from previous years, when the concert took place in a private home and was by invitation only. It was exciting

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Back by Popular Demand: Skål of Rock

The Vinalhaven School’s Spring Concert was so popular that Music Teacher Bill Trevaskis agreed to have an encore performance of some of the highlights at Skål for a fundraiser for PIE. On June 24th, a raucous and enthusiastic crowd ate, drank and rocked out to the sounds of the seventh and eighth grade rock band.

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2021 Spring Newsletter

 

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Teacher Appreciation Day, May 5, 2020: PIE thanks Vinalhaven Teachers and Staff

“That was the NICEST teacher present I’ve EVER received!” The arrival of the Covid-19 pandemic ended school as we know it on March 16. But the speed with which the school immediately transitioned to remote learning was really impressive. Teachers and staff went above and beyond to find ways to serve Vinalhaven students, providing regular

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2020 Spring Newsletter

 

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An Evening of Dance & Fiddle Music with the Cassatt Quartet

As waves crashed against the shore, providing their own rhythmic background, and a near-full moon rose over the sea, the Cassatt String Quartet once again wowed a full house of music lovers with an irrepressible evening of fiddle and dance music—all to benefit PIE.  Susan Godfrey’s Coombs Neck home is unusually well set up to

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“Vinalhaven”

Sale of Artists’ Print to Benefit PIE! VINALHAVEN is a charming, fantastical bird’s eye panorama of Carver’s Harbor and surrounding area. The drawing is full of familiar details and island references, but also contains a wealth of invented imagery. It is the result of a collaboration between the artist duo, Hipkiss, and long-time seasonal resident

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2019 Spring Newsletter

   

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PIE presents “One Room Schoolhouse” print to Vinalhaven School

  The Vinalhaven School Board meeting on September 11, 2018 was an occasion for celebration when PIE Director Alice Bissell presented the Board with a framed signed print of One Room School, by Peter Ralston (photo) and Philip Conkling (poem). The Pairings print was created in 2017 to support PIE’s fundraising efforts. PIE Board member

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2018 Spring Newsletter

   

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