Upcoming Events

January 21, 11am – 1pm
Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration: March and Reception

People of all ages are invited to bring banners and signs to march through Bar Harbor to celebrate Dr. King’s legacy of peace and social justice.  Marchers will gather at the YWCA at noon for hot chocolate, light refreshments and a short presentation by Walter Seward about his personal connections to Dr. King and the civil rights movement.  YWCA MDI, 36 Mt Desert St, Bar Harbor

Jan. 23, 7-8pm
MDI Racial Equity Working Group Winter Speaker Series:  Marpheen Chann at the Jesup

First generation Cambodian-American and Maine-based thinker Marpheen Chann will speak at the Jesup Memorial Library about intersectionality and inclusion in Maine politics and policymaking.  In cooperation with MDI Racial Equity Working Group and YWCA MDI.  Info 288-4245.

February 9, two seatings, 1:00 pm and 2:30 pm
Valentine Tea Party

Our popular children’s dress-up tea party comes complete with silver, the good china, dressy table linens, tasty home-made pastries, and live music. Reservations required. Info 288-5008.

March 5, 5:30 – 7:00pm
Cabin Fever Reliever!  March on Mount Desert Street Progressive Dinner

A progressive community dinner organized with our neighboring nonprofit partners.  This year YWCA MDI is doing the appetizers.  Join us and hundreds of others for this fun, free event.

March 8, 8am – 2pm
Roses for International Women’s Day

Celebrate International Women’s Day by purchasing long-stemmed roses for only $5 each for the special women in your life.  We’ll hand-deliver them anywhere on MDI or Trenton.  Orders must be placed by February 25th.  Roses will be delivered on March 8th between 10am – 2pm.

Ongoing Classes

(classes held at the YWCA, 36 Mount Desert Street, unless otherwise noted)

Strong YWomen

Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9:00 am – 10 am
Low-impact movement classes in the community room hosted by Cas Dowden.  Come move your body and socialize with us!

Gentle Yoga

Wednesdays, time to be announced
Classes led by certified yoga instructor Susan Sassaman.

MDI Coffee House

Every other Tuesday, 9:00 – 11:00 am

Blues / Fusion Dance

Every other Saturday, 7:00 pm