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home : • calendar : children’s & teens' May 22, 2015

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Children, Teens, Parents Calendar Listings
For the Week beginning May 21
Please Take Note:
Email calendar listings to or mail to The Free Press Calendar, 8 North Main St., Suite 101, Rockland, ME 04841 or FAX to 596-6698 by noon the Friday before the Thursday publication date. Please include your name, address and phone number.


• Babes in the Woods at Ocean Point Preserve,
10-11 a.m. Parents, babies, toddlers meet at trailhead parking lot, Van Horn Rd. (.3 miles from Rte. 96), Boothbay. FMI:
• Searsport District High School Students' Boat Launch, noon, Searsport Harbor Town Dock. Two student-built Shellback dinghies, under master boat builder Greg Rossel, are launched, then sold. Proceeds fund next year's class.


• Free Children's and Young Adult Massage Clinic,
9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m., Downeast School of Massage, Waldoboro. For children 6 months to 18 years. Make an appointment: 832-5531.
• Spring Children's Fair, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Coastal Children's Museum, Rockland. Face-painting, balloons, crafts with Kiwanis Club volunteers. Free admission.
• "Making Art with Flowers," 2:30 p.m., Coastal Children's Museum, Rockland. Led by Kim Scheimreif. Free with admission. Non-members must pay admission, even if they attended the morning's Children's Fair. FMI: 596-0300.


• Tour of Ashwood Waldorf School,
Rockport. Tour elementary through middle school classrooms 8:15-10:30 a.m. See an early-childhood classroom 8:45-9:45 a.m. You must register: 236-8021.
• Free Children's Drawing Class, 4-5 p.m., Rockland Library, 80 Union St. Catinka Knoth provides materials and leads Let's Draw Together! class for kids 6 and up (under 11 with an adult). This week's theme: Migratory birds.
• Free Talk on College Admissions, 6:30 p.m., First Universalist Church, 345 Broadway, Rockland. Caitlin Clark on finding programs that meet goals, while avoiding big debt. FMI:


• Free Internet Safety Forum,
5-6:30 p.m., Trekkers Family Forums at Strand Theatre, Rockland. With experts from Sexual Assault Support Services of Midcoast Maine. Open to the public.


• Youth Field Day at Tanglewood 4-H Camp in Lincolnville,
Sat., May 30, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free family event to learn about & tour camp. With activities. Lunch 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. FMI:


• Appleton Library Story Time,
Thursdays, 10:15-11 a.m. With stories and a simple craft. FMI: 785-5656 or
• Barefoot Books Storytime, first Tuesdays, 10 a.m., Highlands Coffee House, Thomaston. Join Dena Davis for stories, songs and fun with puppets. All ages. FMI: 691-9621.
• Belfast Free Library, 106 High St.: • Story Time Tuesdays, 10-10:30 a.m., for babies to 2-year-olds and their siblings. • Story Time Fridays, 10-11 a.m., for kids 2-4 and their siblings.
• Camden Library Story Hours, all at 10 a.m. Mondays: preschoolers. Wednesdays: babies to 2-year-olds (older siblings welcome). Thursdays: 4- and 5-year-olds. Fridays: 2- and 3-year-olds. Saturdays: preschool to early-elementary-age kids.
• Carver Memorial Library, Searsport: • Preschool Story Hour, Mondays, 10:30 a.m. Stories, games and singing for toddlers and their siblings. • The Very Ready Reading Story Hour, first and third Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. For very young learners, FMI: 548-2303.
• Liberty Library Story Time, Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. Mixed-age story time with songs, games, crafts and a snack.
• Rockland Library, 80 Union St.: • Storytime and Crafts for All Ages, Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. • Baby Storytime, Fridays, 10 a.m.
• Rockport Library Preschool Story Time, Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. Babies to 5-year-olds can enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and a craft. Free. FMI: 236-3642.
• Skidompha Library, Damariscotta: • Toddler Time, Tuesdays, 10 a.m. Stories, songs and movement for kids 2-5. • Book Babies, Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Stories, songs and movement for newborns to 3-year-olds. • Ready to Read, Thursdays, 10 a.m. Story hour and crafts for kids 4-5.
• Stockton Springs Library Story Hour, first & third Saturdays, 10-11 a.m. FMI:
• Thomaston Library, 60 Main St.: • Read-Aloud Program, Wednesdays, 3 p.m. For kids 8-12 and their families. Listen and draw storyboards. • Story Time, Thursdays, 11 a.m.-noon. Kids must be with an older family member.
• Vose Library Story Time, Union, Fridays, 10:15 a.m. Stories and activities. FMI: 785-4733.
• Waldoboro Library: • Book Nook, Mondays, 3:30 p.m. Chapter books read aloud for kids 8-12 and their families. • Story Hour, Wednesdays, 10:15 a.m. Miss Connie reads stories and leads crafts for preschoolers. • Midcoast Music Together, third Monday, 10:30 a.m. Jess Day leads singing, instrument play and movement for kids up to 6.
• Warren Library: • Story Time, Fridays, 10 a.m. Stories, activities and crafts for preschoolers. FMI: 273-2900.

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