special events

ECSD LogoThe ECSD organizes a number of special events throughout the year to celebrate Eliot and build community spirit. All events are open to the public and are offered free or at low-cost. We hope to see you there!

Please remember that all ECSD Special Events are Tobacco Free!

Registration is required for all paying programs. No registrations will be taken at the door.

 

 
2015 Special Events include:
Winter Carnival Saturday, February 21, 2015
Annual Egg Hunt Saturday, March 28, 2015
Family Outdoor Movie Night *NEW* Friday, May 29, 2015
National Night Out Tuesday, August 4th 2015
Eliot Festival Days September 25 & 26, 2015
Halloween Party and Haunted Trail Friday, October 23, 2015
Holiday Coloring Contest November 1st-December 1st
ECSD Tree Lighting Saturday, December 5, 2015

 

ECSD Winter Carnival *CANCELLED*

winter carnival

Join us at the ECSD Ice Rink behind the Eliot PD for a bonfire - supervised by the Eliot Fire Dept, ice-skating, sledding hill, DJ, Games & much more! Refreshments will be sold.

The Winter Carnival scheduled for this Saturday, February 21st, is being cancelled. Unfortunately there is too much snow on the ice rink to maintain and get ready in time for the event. We apologize! We may try to re-schedule. Stay tuned for more information!

  • Saturday, February 21st
  • ECSD Ice Rink (Behind the Eliot PD; Please park at EES)
  • 3:00-6:00pm
  • Suggested Donation of $1.00 pp or $5.00 per family

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

eggsNews coming to the ECSD from the cabbage patch is that Peter Cottontail will be here in Eliot hiding eggs for youth ages 2-10. This event will be split into sections so that the younger children and older children will have their own areas. Signs will direct youth to the proper location for their egg hunt. Please bring a basket or bag for your eggs and don't forget a camera. The Easter Bunny will be available for pictures after the hunt! We have moved the event to the Eliot Elementary School Baseball field (not the Boat Basin as advertised). Please arrive by 9:45am! The event begins promptly at 10:00am! And, don't forget to wear your snow boots!

  • Ages 2-10
  • Saturday, March 28th
  • ELIOT ELEMENTARY BASEBALL FIELD
  • Egg Hunt starts PROMPTLY at 10:00am; please arrive by 9:45am
  • Suggested Donation of $1.00 pp or $5.00 per family

Family Outdoor Movie Night - *NEW*

Moive NightWhat a great way to spend a Friday night with the family! Join us for our first ever outdoor family movie night. Bring your blankets and chairs to get comfy! We will have a inflatable movie screen set up ready to show the perfect family flick. Popcorn and drinks will be for sale at the concession stand or you can bring your own picnic to enjoy! PLEASE RSVP TO ECSD BY 5/22 IF YOU PLAN ON ATTENDING. MINIMUM OF 10 FAMILIES NEEDED. CALL THE OFFICE AT 207-451-9334. The Family Movie Night, scheduled for this Friday has been cancelled. We will try again in early fall!

  • Friday, May 29th
  • Movie: Penguins of Madagascar
  • EES Baseball Field
  • Movie will begin at dusk
  • Suggested Donation of $1.00 pp or $5.00 per family

National Night Out - 2015

National Night OutJoin us from 5:00pm-8:00pm behind the Eliot PD/Fire Dept. for a cook out, music, K9 demo, community booths, emergency vehicles on display, dunk a police officer, face painting and more! There will also be Child Safety Seat technicians on hand in front of the Eliot PD to answer questions or offer assistance with your vehicle's child safety seat. All community members welcome! PLEASE PARK AT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. THERE WILL BE NO PARKING AT TOWN HALL OR ON DIXON ROAD.

  • Tuesday, August 4th
  • 5:00-8:00pm
  • Behind Eliot Police Department (Park at EES)
  • Free
  • Partnership with Eliot Police and Eliot Community Service

 

Eliot Festival Days - Friday 9/25 & Saturday 9/26

ECSD Kids CornerCelebrate Eliot Festival Days, held annually on the last weekend in September! This year the traditional Friday night activities, include Fireworks at the Boat Basin along with a chili cookoff and antique car show. On Saturday, the celebration includes a pancake breakfast, 5K road race, kids’ fun run, parade, crafts, food and ECSD Kids’ Corner.

Halloween Party and Haunted Trail

MonsterStart planning your costume for the annual ECSD Halloween party and costume contest. The party begins at the EES Gym with games and refreshments. The fun continues with a walk through the haunted woods behind the elementary school. Enter if you dare!

Haunted TrailSuggested Donation of $1.00 pp or $5.00 per family. We are also collecting canned or non-perishable items to donate to Foot Prints Food Pantry for the upcoming holiday season.

Can you help support the event? We are looking for Refreshments, Candy, Prizes & Monetary Donations will go towards decorations. Please dropoff candy items by Wednesday 10/21 to the ECSD Office. Refreshments should be dropped off on Friday, 10/23 by 2:30pm. Thank You for your help!

 

Annual Holiday Coloring Contest 2015

coloring contestEach grade level will have its own picture to color. Pictures will be available at ECSD or print one by selecting the appropriate grade level below. Prizes will be awarded to one winner in each grade level. Please make sure that your child’s name, phone number, school and teacher's name is printed legibly on the back of the picture. Winners will be contacted by phone.

2014 Winners:

PreK - Leona SKindergarten - Anna J1st Grade - Laurali S2nd Grade - Laura H3rd Grade - Samson H4th Grade - Sophie W5th Grade - Kylie T

ECSD Annual Tree Lighting

Join us again for the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at Hammond Park. Light refreshments will be served as we enjoy a community sing-along preparing for the tree to be lit. Each year the Community Service Department sends a special request all the way to the North Pole to invite Santa Claus to our event....

Santa Bring your camera, your very best singing voice and something warm to wear. The events will only be postponed in the event of rain or a severe snowstorm (a little snow won't hurt us).