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Maine Summer Retreat

  • Jun 28, 2013 · 5:00 PM
  • Crow's Nest

 Maine Summer Retreats 2013

Margaret, David, and Abigail (age 10)


An old family summer house on Orrs Island in Maine
nestled on the top of a hill overlooking Harpswell Sound, a part of Casco Bay.

Join us any time from Friday, June 28 to Sunday, July 7, and Thursday, July 11 to Sunday July 14, 2013.
Note special painters workshops from 6/23 to 6/28 and 7/7 to 7/11 below.


· Macrobiotic Cooking Classes, Consultations, and Shiatsu Massage are available upon request with David Snieckus, Macrobiotic Counselor and Chef.

· En Plein Air Workshop for Oil & Acrylic Painters – Sunday, June 23 to Friday, June 28, 2013 – with Jill Pottle (

· En Plein Air Workshop for Watercolor Painters - Sunday, July 7 to Thursday, July 11, 2013 – with Marjorie Glick (

 Enjoy the peace, tranquility, and beauty of an island in Maine!
Be in community and participate in a variety of activities, including:

 Hangin' out on “The Porch”, a favorite pastime!

July 4th fireworks viewed from our porch (on 7/3 and 7/4)!

Walking/Hiking, Exploring, Going to Beaches, Swimming,
Kayaking (there is a rental outfit down the road), Seal Watching, Nature Ferry Cruises, Tennis (On family-owned tennis court),
Shopping/Dining, etc. in the quaint town of Brunswick, home of Bowdoin College,
Favorite pastimes, and anything (y)our hearts desire.

 Wholesome gourmet vegetarian meals will be provided by
Macrobiotic chef extraordinaire, David Snieckus!

Crow’s Nest has seven bedrooms and two bathrooms
that can accommodate up to 13 people.
An open porch overlooking Harpswell Sound
faces west providing a spectacular view of the
and oftentimes Mt. Washington in N.H. over 100 miles away!
There are some boats and a swimming raft. Family owns a club tennis court.

Less than 3 hours drive from Boston. Approx. 20 minutes from Brunswick, ME and 40 minutes from Portland, ME.

Costs for overnight stay and meals:
$100*/ night. Includes three meals.
1/2 price for children under age 16. $15/night for children under age 7. Nursing children free.
To reserve a space and sign up for any of the offerings, please RSVP with date preferences
and send your payment to
Margaret Arndt, 99 Crescent Street, Newton, MA 02466.
Upon receipt, more details, including directions, will follow.
Accommodations will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

*For reservations and deposit postmarked after May 30th, please add $5 per adult per night.

Note: In the event of a cancellation prior to 30 days of your lodging with us, $50 per adult will be considered a non-refundable deposit. In the event of a cancellation within 30 days of your lodging with us, 50% of your lodging fee will be considered a non-refundable deposit. Consideration will be given to our being able to fill your spot.
Family/group discounts and sliding scale available for those who need it. Please inquire with Margaret.



For more information, please contact Margaret at <[masked]>,  (617)[masked] or (207)[masked] during specified Maine dates.
For information on David’s services, go to

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  • David S.

    Great food to enjoy Maine by

    February 26, 2013

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