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As March rolls in, so do events in Searsport.

Town elections

Searsport voters turned out to give Mark Bradstreet another term on the Select Board and voted Wendy Hamel a return to the Regional School Unit 20 Board of Directors. Of the 86 voters who came out, 72 voted for Bradstreet with 10 write-ins. Hamel received 73 votes with four write-ins. All of the nine current members of the Advisory Committee were voted back in.

Carver Memorial Library

This month’s DIY project is floating candles. Pick up your free supplies anytime during the month.

Spice Club continues to be popular. This month’s spice is poppy seeds. Packets describing fun facts and recipes of the monthly spice are available Friday, March 11, and free to all.

Don’t miss the Downtown Storywalk, “The Mitten,” by Jan Brett in Searsport’s store windows, which will end on March 15.

Did you know you can borrow a “hot spot” for internet access at the library?

At the museum

Also don’t forget to Zoom in to Pop Culture Trivia Night happening Tuesday, March 15, from 7 to 8 p.m.   Look for details on the Penobscot Marine Museum’s website at penobscotmarinemuseum.org/events-list.

Check out the free computer and internet classes this month at Searsport Town Office. The next one is “Cutting the Cord — Getting TV and Phone Services over the Internet” on Monday, March 14, at 4 p.m. The one after that is Saturday, March 19, at 2 p.m. entitled “How to Apply for an Affordable Connectivity Program.” This course will offer a $30 credit toward services for those who qualify. A complete list of upcoming free computer courses can be found at the Searsport Town Office.

Corned beef and cabbage takeout supper

And for you foodies out there, make sure you have your reservation for the St. Patrick’s Day takeout supper provided by the Kindness Program on Saturday, March 12. Give Jayne Snowdale at call at 407-694-8733 to reserve your dinner. Pickup is at the Searsport Congregational Church at 8 Church St. between 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., and runners will deliver to your car. The meal is free, but donations are gratefully accepted.

Turkey is back at the Methodist Church 

If corned beef and cabbage is not on your menu wish list, you can pick up a traditional turkey dinner at the Searsport Methodist Church on East Main Street on Saturday, March 12, between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. Reservations are not necessary. The meal is $10.