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Calendar Listings for the Week beginning April 16
Please Take Note:
Email calendar listings to copyedit@freepressonline.com 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.

NOTEWORTHY

THURSDAY, APRIL 16:


• American Standards on Piano,
2-3 p.m., Harbor Hill Nursing Home, Belfast. Bob Stover Jr. plays. Free. All welcome.
The Hard Problem, 2 and 7 p.m., NT Live at Damariscotta's Lincoln Theater.
• MCMA Student Open Mic, 6-8 p.m., Rock City Cafe, Rockland. It closes the Midcoast Music Academy's 2015 Scholarship Campaign. FMI: igg.me/at/mcma.

FRIDAY, APRIL 17:

• By the Bay Jazz Trio in Thomaston,
6:30-8:30 p.m., The Highlands Coffee House. With guest vocalist Cindy Miller.
• PechaKucha Night in Rockland, 7 p.m., Lincoln Street Center, 24 Lincoln St. $5 at the door.
• Slippery Slope in Rockland, 7-9 p.m., Rock City Cafe. Blues by Patrick Ginnaty on guitar and Annette Rundall on bass.
• Robin Elliott and The Ridge Revue, 7-10 p.m., The Black Harpoon, Port Clyde. Country blues and bluegrass.
• John Hasnip at The Narrows Tavern, 8 p.m., Waldoboro. Acoustic covers of folk, blues and rock. No cover.

SATURDAY, APRIL 18:

• Walk MS in Camden,
Check-in 9 a.m. at Cam-Rock Middle School, 34 Knowlton St. Walk 10 a.m. FMI: WalkMSgne.org or 800-344-4867.
• 33rd Annual Unity College Spring 5K, fast and flat. $10. Registration 8 a.m. FMI: 509-7241 or gzane@unity. edu.
• "Kitten Shower" in Rockport, 1-2:30 p.m., P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center, 146 Camden St. Refreshments, games and all cat and kitten adoption fees waived. Shelter wish list is at PawsAdoption.org. FMI: 230-8285.
The Frog Princess, 1:30 p.m., Rockport Opera House. Rockland School of Ballet's 15th annual recital with youth and adult dancers. $15/under 18 free.
• "The Magic of Lyn," 7 p.m., Camden Opera House. Lyn Dillies puts on a show of mystery and illusion with Las Vegas-style flash. All ages. Tix, $16/$12 under 12: 470-7066, CamdenOperaHouse.com or Camden Town Office Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
• Irish Music Session, 7-9 p.m., Rock City Cafe, Rockland. No cover.
• Scott Brunt Gospel Concert, 7 p.m., Waldoboro Word of Life Church, 41 Old Rte. 1. Preceded by 5:30 p.m. potluck.
• The BoDeans in Boothbay Harbor, 7:30 p.m., Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $25 adv. tix: 633-5159 or BoothbayOperaHouse.com. $30 day of show.
• Comedian Earl David Reed, 7:30 p.m., Strand Theatre, Rockland. A stop on his "Secret of My Unsuccess" tour. $20 tix: 594-0070 or RocklandStrand.com.
• 3rd Annual Ballad of Milli Vanilli, 9 p.m., Trackside Station, 4 Union St., Rockland. Lip-syncing contest to raise funds for Rock Coast Rollers. Enter for $5 per song. Sign-up: signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4FA8A822AAF85-ballad/25704072.

SUNDAY, APRIL 19:

Ivan the Terrible,
1 p.m., Bolshoi Ballet Live in HD at Rockland's Strand Theatre. $15/$10 students.
• Mike Whitehead Group to Play Thomaston, Coffee House, 1-3 p.m., The Highlands Coffee House. From funk to swing to Latin.
• Reading of Gilleleje 43, 1-4 p.m., Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine, UMaine Augusta campus. The play is read as part of Holocaust Day of Remembrance. $10 suggested donation.
• Magical Strings in Concert, 2 p.m., River Arts, Damariscotta. Philip and Pam Boulding on Celtic harp and hammered dulcimer. $10 at the door.
Grey Gardens: The Musical, 2 and 7 p.m., Sundays Without Scenery at Damariscotta's Lincoln Theater. Tix, $10/$8 members/$6 ages 18 and under, at door. FMI: AtTheLincoln.org.

MONDAY, APRIL 20:

• "Sailing for Home,"
3 p.m., The Lincoln Home, 22 River Rd., Newcastle. Alice Gifford reads from her new collection of poetry. FMI: 563-3350.
• Free International Dancing, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Waterfall Arts, Belfast. Live music. All ages and levels. No partners needed. All dances taught. Bring clean shoes, water bottles. FMI: 218-1066.

TUESDAY, APRIL 21:

• "Pints for Paws,"
5-8 p.m., Trackside Station Restaurant, 4 Union St., Rockland. Music by Paddy Mills, raffles, silent auction. $1 from every pint of beer donated to Pope Memorial Humane Society.
• Neil Rolde Signs "Real Political Tales," 6 p.m., Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St., Hallowell. The veteran politico, historian and philanthropist discusses and signs his latest novel.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22:

• Warren Author Speaks at Portland Library,
noon, Brown Bag Lecture Series in Rines Auditorium. Jim Nichols on his third novel, "Closer All the Time."
• Free Meeting with Wind Over Wings Raptors, 1 p.m., Strand Theatre, Rockland. See the birds, hear their stories. Part of the theater's 2015 Earth Day celebration. At 6 p.m., the Strand offers free screening of "Winged Migration" and a Georges River Land Trust naturalist discusses bird habitats and conservation.
• "Liberate Hawai'i!," 7 p.m., First Universalist Church, 345 Broadway, Rockland. Jon Olsen discusses his new book on defying the U.S. claim to the islands. Refreshments. Free. FMI: 691-0322.

THURSDAY, APRIL 23:

• Three Poets to Read,
6-8 p.m., Maine Coast Book Shop, 158 Main St., Damariscotta. Annie Finch from "Spells: New and Selected Poems"; Eve Forti from "Holding My Breath"; and Gary Lawless from "Caribouddhism."
• Free International Dancing, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Waterfall Arts, Belfast. Live music. All ages and levels. No partners needed. All dances taught. Bring clean shoes, water bottles. FMI: 218-1066.
• Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, 7 p.m., Collins Center for the Arts, UMaine Orono. An eclectic concert by the eight-member ensemble. $28-$35 tix: CollinsCenterForTheArts.com, 581-1755.

COMING UP:

• Miss Shrimp Pageant,
Fri., April 24, 7 p.m., Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. It kicks off the town's annual Fishermen's Festival. Tix at door.
• Peter Neils & The Midnight Riders, Fri., April 24, 7:30 p.m., Community Supported Music at Camden Opera House. $10/free under 13. Tix: 470-7066, CamdenOperaHouse.com or Camden Town Office 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Fri.,
• Aztec Two-Step Plays Brunswick, Fri., April 24, 8 p.m., UU Church. $25 tix: 729-8515, BrownPaperTickets.com.
Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci, Sat., April 25, 12:30 p.m., Live in HD from Lincoln Center to Rockland's Strand Theatre (RocklandStrand.com, 594-0070) and Damariscotta's Lincoln Theater (AtTheLincoln.org, 563-3424).
• "Earth Words - Celebrating the Earth in Essays, Poems, and Music," Sat., April 25, 5:30-9 p.m., Bell the Cat, Belfast. Includes a 10-poet slam at 7 p.m.
• "True Stories," Sat., April 25, 7 p.m., Waterfall Arts, 256 High St., Belfast. Midcoast raconteurs tell true tales. $10 suggested donation supports Midcoast Actors' Studio 2015 season.
• The Megalomaniacs Perform, Sat., April 25, 7 p.m., Watts Hall, 174 Main St., Thomaston. Colby College's co-ed a cappella group. $9/$5 students/$25 families.
The Importance of Being Earnest, Sat, April 25, 7 p.m., and Sun., April 26, 3 p.m., Unity College Center for the Performing Arts. The school's Drama Club puts on two free shows.
• Mendelssohn's Elijah, Sat., April 25, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., April 26, 3 p.m., St. Patrick Church, Newcastle. Sheepscot Valley and St. Cecilia choruses perform. Tix at Maine Coast Book Shop, Damariscotta; Sherman's Books, Boothbay Harbor; Treats, Wiscasset; & online at CeciliaChoir.org.
• Judy Collins in Portland, with the Portland Symphony Orchestra at Merrill Auditorium, Sat., April 25, 7:30 p.m., and Sun., April 26, 2:30 p.m. Tix, $35-$85: PortTIX.com, 842-0800. Music Lover's Luncheon with Collins Fri., April 24, noon, The Cumberland Club, Portland. $25. RSVP: 773-6128, ext. 318, or LStanley@PortlandSymphony.org.
• Earth Days Parade & Pageant in Downtown Belfast, Sun., April 26, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Parade 11 a.m.-noon from Waterfall Arts to Belfast Boathouse. Skits at Steamboat Landing Park. A Green Fair runs noon-4 p.m. at the Boathouse, with demos, info from 15 groups helping support Belfast's transformation into a sustainable economy.
• Talk on New Historical Atlas of Maine, Tues., April 28, 7 p.m., Camden Library. Prof. Stephen Hornsby discusses the 15-year project that spans the earliest evidence of humans to today.
• Nordic Fiddlers Bloc, Weds., April 29, 7:30 p.m., Strand Theatre, Rockland. $15 adv. tix: RocklandStrand, 594-0070. $18 day of.
• Coast Guard Appreciation Dinner, Fri., May 1, Rockland Elks Lodge, 215 Rankin St. 5 p.m. social and cash bar. 6 p.m. dinner. 7 p.m. awards presentation. Tix, $20/$5 kids/free under 6, now on sale at Maine Lighthouse Museum, Rockland City Hall and door. Reservations recommended: 594-0329, 975-9690.

CHILDREN, TEENS & PARENTS

FRIDAY, APRIL 17:


• Adverse Childhood Experiences Summit,
8:30 a.m.-noon, UMaine Hutchinson Center, Belfast. Free; $10 donation suggested. Registration: brmaine.org/summit.
• Marsh Mucking, 10-11 a.m., Frogs and Pollywogs at DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, Damariscotta. Kids 2-5 and their parents/guardians can visit the freshwater marsh and discover aquatic invertebrates. $3. Registration: 563-1393.
• Last Day to Apply for Herring Gut Learning Center First Work Program, kids 13-15 who go to school in RSU 13 or live in the district must apply by April 17 for four-week sessions that run Tues. & Thurs., three hours per day, in July & August. Applications: HerringGut.org.

SATURDAY, APRIL 18:

• Winnie-the-Pooh Celebration,
10 a.m., Stockton Springs Library. Stories, games, snacks and surprises. FMI: StocktonSpringsLibrary.org.
• Seed-Planting Workshop, 10 a.m.-noon, Coastal Children's Museum, Rockland. Free with admission.
• Learn about Water, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Appleton Library. Kids 6-9 can learn about animals that breathe underwater and more with activities from a Cornerstones of Science trunk.
• Kids' Entertainer Matt Loosigian, 11:15 a.m.-noon, Belfast Library. His show of playful songs that encourage singing, playing and dancing along is free and open to all.

SUNDAY, APRIL 19:

• Coastal Studies for Girls Open House,
noon-3 p.m., 308 Wolfe's Neck Rd., Freeport. Tours of the school for 10th-grade girls run every 20 minutes. FMI: CoastalStudiesForGirls.org.

MONDAY, APRIL 20:

• Vacation Week Art in Belfast,
April 20-24, Waterfall Arts. Led by Bridget Matros. FMI: 338-2222.
• Vacation Week All-About-Animals Day Camp, DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, Damariscotta, April 20-24, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. For kids 5-10, with art, outdoor fun and more. Childcare starts at 8:30 a.m. upon request. $220/$195 members. Register by April 10: 563-1393.
• Vacation Week at Owls Head Transportation Museum, Mon.-Fri., April 20-24, 10 a.m. Kids will make a different type of kite each day. Each workshop 30-90 minutes. Free. FMI: owlshead.org.
• Last Day to Apply for Maine College of Art Residential Pre-College Program, high school kids in theater visual arts must apply by April 20 for the July 12-Aug. 1 program on Portland campus. FMI: meca.edu/precollege.

TUESDAY, APRIL 21:

• Free Children's Drawing Class,
4-5 p.m., Rockland Library, 80 Union St. Catinka Knoth provides materials and leads the Let's Draw Together! class for kids 6 and up (under 11 with an adult). This week's theme: Baby animals. FMI: 596-0069.
• Vacation Week Art in Rockland, Tues.-Thurs., April 21-23, 9 a.m.-noon, Farnsworth's Gamble Ed Center. Trelawney O'Brien leads it for ages 8-11. $90/$72 members. Sign-up: 596-0949.
• Vacation Week Art in Searsport, April 21-24, 10-11:30 a.m., WORKS bookstore/gallery, 21 East Main St. Comic book drawing, building with wood and more. $40 covers four-day session. Registration: 899-5988.
• Vacation Week at Rockport Library, Tues.-Fri., April 21-24, 1-3 p.m. Tues., crafts. Weds., draw a book cover. Thurs., "The Lego Movie." Fri., art corner.
• Vacation Week at Thomaston Library, Tues.-Fri., April 21-24, 11 a.m. Tues.: Legos. Weds.: Fran Hodgkins introduces her new book, "The Secret Galaxy." Thurs.: fingerpainting. Fri.: Illustrator Tom Block and author Steve Powell introduce their book, "Centered."

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22:

• Sea Creatures Touch Tank,
10 a.m.-noon, Waldoboro VFW. Get an up-close look at sea creatures and learn about their habits. Earth Day event offered by Medomak Valley Land Trust. Free; all welcome.
• Tractor Safety Course, Wednesdays April 22 & May 6, 13, 20 and 27, 5-7 p.m., Ingraham's Equipment, Knox. For ages 14-16. Adults also welcome. $20. Registration: 800-287-1426, umaine.edu/Waldo.

THURSDAY, APRIL 23:

• Learn about Water,
10:30-11:30 a.m., Appleton Library. Kids 6-9 can learn about the water cycle and more with items from a Cornerstones of Science trunk.
• "What's in the Trunk? Creativity," 2 p.m., Rockland Library, Kids 7-12 will do simple activities with everyday items from the Cornerstones of Science trunk.

COMING UP:

• Youth Entrepreneurship Workshop,
Sat., April 25 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., MOFGA's Common Ground Ed Center, Unity. Ages 11-21 can learn how to start or improve their biz in Common Ground Fair's Youth Enterprise Zone. Register by April 20: 568-4142, ext. 2689, or cwilliams@mofga.org.
• "Birding for Kids," Sun., April 26, 1 p.m., Harpswell Heritage Land Trust's Curtis Farm Preserve. Learn how a bird's shape tells you what it eats and more. FMI: hhltMaine.org or 837-9613.
• Summer Youth Activities Fair, Weds., April 29, 6-8 p.m., Rockland Rec Center. Reps from camps, clubs, learning centers and schools on hand to give out info. FMI: 973-229-4107.
• "Music Exploration: Hum, Strum, Drum & Play," Weds., April 29-June 17, 3:45-4:45 p.m., Bay Chamber Concerts & Music School, Rockport. Jessica Day leads kids 6-9. $80. FMI: 236-2823.
• "Kids Can Grow" Program, Weds., April 29, 5-6:15 p.m., Aldermere Farm, Rockport. Orientation for monthly veggie gardening program open to 12 families with kids 7-12. $30, scholarships available. FMI: 236-2739 or jlucas@mcht.org.
• Free Farmlands Program, six Wednesdays starting April 29, 3:15-4:30 p.m., Aldermere Farm, Rockport. Ages 12 up can work with Belted Galloway calves. FMI: 236-2739 or jlucas@mcht.org.
• Longfellow Young Writers' Workshop, high school writers must apply by May 1 for the July 12-18 camp on UMaine Farmington campus. $800 includes board. Partial scholarships available. FMI: creativewriting.umf.maine.edu/longfellow.

ONGOING:

• Tours of Ashwood Waldorf School,
Rockport. Tour elementary through middle school classrooms 8:15-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays through May. See an early-childhood classroom 8:45-9:45 a.m. Tuesdays. You must register: 236-8021.
• Appleton Library Story Time, Thursdays, 10:15-11 a.m. With stories and a simple craft. FMI: 785-5656 or AppletonLibraryME.org.
• 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.
• Jackson Memorial Library, Tenants Harbor: • Let's Get Cooking, lets kids plan and prepare weekly snacks: 3rd & 4th grade Tuesdays and 5th grade & up Wednesdays, 3:30-5 p.m. • Open Art Studio, Thursdays 3:30-5:30 p.m.
• Liberty Library Story Time, Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. Mixed-age story time with songs, games, crafts and a snack.
• Rockland God's Lighthouse Church Youth Group, 78 South Main St., Thursdays, 6 p.m. Food and fun for area kids 10 and up. FMI: 542-3906.
• Rockland Library, 80 Union St.: • Storytime and Crafts for All Ages, Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. • Baby Storytime, Fridays, 10 a.m.
• Rockland Toy Library Center, St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Thursdays & Fridays, 9 a.m.-noon. Birth to age 5.
• 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: StocktonSpringsLibrary.org.
• 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.
• Warren Second Congregational Church Clothing Give-Away, first Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon. Free clothes for newborns to 'tweens.
• Youth Tennis in Damariscotta, Central Lincoln County YMCA. New sessions start every month. FMI: 563-3477 or clcYMCA.org.

FILM

THURSDAY, APRIL 16:


• "Tunes of Glory,"
6:30 p.m., Saltwater Film Society screening at Thomaston Library.

FRIDAY, APRIL 17 - THURSDAY, APRIL 23:

• COLONIAL THEATRE,
Belfast: "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2," "Finding Happiness," "Furious 7," "Home." Subtitles on all Sunday movies.
• FLAGSHIP CINEMAS 10, Thomaston: "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2," "Unfriended," "The Longest Ride," "Furious 7," "Get Hard," "Cinderella," "Insurgent," "Home," "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," "Do You Believe?"
• HARBOR THEATRE,
Boothbay Harbor: "Woman in Gold." Showtimes: HarborTheatre.net, 633-0438.
• Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. "Leviathan," "Song of the Sea." Showtimes: AtTheLincoln.org, 563-3424.
• STRAND THEATRE, Rockland: "Wild Tales." FMI: 594-0070 or RocklandStrand.com.

FRIDAY, APRIL 17:

• "Day for Night,"
(1962), 6:30 p.m. Friday Night Film Series at Thomaston Library. Free.
• "Defiance," 7 p.m., Friday Night Flicks at Belfast Library. Free.
• "The Organic Life," 7 p.m., Food and Farm Film Festival at FARMS Community Kitchen (above Rising Tide Community Market), Damariscotta. Free. Movies run most Fridays through May. Full schedule & trailers: mefarms.org.

MONDAY, APRIL 20:

• "From Billions to None: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction,"
2 p.m., Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 9 Water St., Rockland. Free.

TUESDAY, APRIL 21:

• "The Goonies" Free Screening,
10 a.m., Early Bird Classic Film at Flagship Cinemas, Thomaston.
• "The Condor's Shadow," 2 p.m., Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 9 Water St., Rockland. Doc on work still needed to bring back a nearly extinct species. Free.
• "The Musical History of Swans Island," 6:30 p.m., Rockland Library. Free multimedia program by Meghan Vigeant.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22:

• "Crash: A Tale of Two Species,"
2 p.m., Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 9 Water St., Rockland. Doc on interdependence of Red Knot birds and horseshoe crabs. Free.
• "Planetary," 7 p.m., CIFF Selects series at Camden Opera House. Doc on how humans' worldview is affecting life on Earth. $10 at box office.

THURSDAY, APRIL 23:

• "Closing the Circle: The Alewife Run in Damariscotta Mills,"
2 p.m., Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 9 Water St., Rockland. Free.
• "A Fierce Green Fire," 6:30 p.m., Colonial Theatre, Belfast. Free screening of doc on the environmental movement.

COMING UP:

• "The World of Wallace Stevens,"
Sun., April 26, 2 p.m., Rockland Library. Wallace authority Alison Johnson screens her new documentary, then takes questions and signs DVD copies. Free.
• CIFF & Points North Documentary Forum, Sept. 17-20, 2015, in Camden, Rockport and Rockland. Camden International Film Festival will soon announce new programs outside of Fellowship and Festival. FMI: CamdenFilmFest.org.




ART

FRIDAY, APRIL 17:


• Reception for Student Show,
10 a.m., Jonathan Frost Gallery, Park & Main, Rockland. Students of Lura Libby School show art made during CMCA's Leaps of Imagination Program. Through April 26.
• Artist's Reception for Kay Miller, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Pemaquid Watershed Association (above Salt Bay Café), Damariscotta. It opens the South Bristol printmaker's show.
• Reception to Open Furniture Show, 5-7 p.m., Messler Gallery, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Rockport. For "Current Student Work," which runs to May 27. Public encouraged to attend.

SATURDAY, APRIL 18:

• Cabin Fever Printmaking Workshop,
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Midcoast Printmakers, 648 Main St., Damariscotta. Led by Deb Arter. Materials, snacks supplied. Three hours, morning or afternoon, $40. Six hours $70. Save your spot: 563-7100.
• Silk Scarf Painting Classes, choice of Sat., April 18 or 25, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Medomak Valley High School, Waldoboro. Taught by Fiona Washburn. $34, plus $25 materials fee. Registration: 832-5205 or msad40.MaineAdultEd.org.

MONDAY, APRIL 20:

• Free Adult Art Class,
11 a.m., Rockland Library, 80 Union St. Catinka Knoth supplies materials and leads the class. This week's theme: Cherry trees and the Cherry Blossom Festival.
• Monotype Workshop, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Midcoast Printmakers, 648 Main St., Damariscotta. Kay Miller teaches. $25 includes materials. RSVP: 644-8849.

THURSDAY, APRIL 23:

• Reception for "Epilogues,"
6-8 p.m., Perimeter Gallery at Chase's Daily, Belfast. Mixed-media constructions by Abbie Read and Jessica Straus. It runs to May 17.
• New England Tote Basket Class, Thurs., April 23 & 30, 9 a.m.-noon, Spectrum Generations Coastal Center, Damariscotta. Maré LeMay teaches you how to weave one. $20. Register by April 17: 563-1363.

COMING UP:

• Reception for "Index,"
Fri., April 24, 6-8 p.m., Portland Museum of Art. Works by Maine photographer Rose Marasco. Admission is free on Fridays 5-9 p.m.
• Drypoint Printmaking Class, Mon., April 27, 6-9 p.m., Midcoast Printmakers, 648 Main St., Damariscotta. $24 if you register by April 20, then $29, plus $6 materials fee: 563-2811.
• Call for Vendors: Historic Crafters & Exhibitors' Fair, apply by April 24 to show at the 5th Rally for Norlands: Civil War Reenactment Weekend on June 13-14 at Washburn-Norlands Living History Center in Livermore. FMI: norlands.org or 897-4366.
• Call for 24th Annual Art at the Beach Exhibits, Whale's Tooth Pub & Restaurant, Rte. 1, Lincolnville. Artists sought for Sat., July 18, show. Canopy required. FMI: 763-4264.
• Crafters, Artists Sought for Medomak River Community Market, at 17 Friendship St., Waldoboro. 2015 applications: MedomakRiverCM@gmail.com.

ONGOING:

• Farnsworth Art Museum
closed for capital improvements through May 15.
• Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square. "The Coast & the Sea: Marine and Maritime Art in America." Through April 26.
• UMaine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St., Bangor. "Andy Warhol: Photographs and Screenprints," "Elizabeth Livingston: Dark Houses" and "Jennifer Caine: Amnesia." All three run through June 6.

AUCTIONS, FAIRS & SALES

FRIDAY, APRIL 17:


• Collectible Doll & Toy Sale,
Fri., April 17, 3-6 p.m., and Sat., April 18, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Methodist Church Hall, 23 Mill Ln., East Belfast. Benefits Waldo County General Hospital Aid.

SUNDAY, APRIL 19:

• Free Farm and Fish Fair,
2-5 p.m., Morris Farm, 156 Gardiner Rd., Wiscasset. Meet midcoast producers, learn about community-supported agriculture & fishery programs, sign up for shares. Live music, refreshments.

COMING UP:

• Tri-County Horsemen's Indoor Flea Market,
Sat., April 25, 8 a.m.-noon, Thompson Community Center, Union. Tack, gear and more. $10 tables available: 785-6657, rosemary-feyler@maine.edu.
• Indoor Yard Sale, Sat., April 25, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Belfast United Methodist Church, 23 Mill Ln. FMI: 338-5575.
• Fabric Crafters' Sale in Union, Sat., April 25, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Vose Library. Fabrics, yarns, notions, tools, silent auction for gate-leg sewing table, raffle, bake sale to raise library funds. Cash or check.
• "Finally Spring" Book Sale, Sat., April 25, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., and Sun., April 26, 1-4:30 p.m., Camden Library. With a large number of coffee table books.
• Spring Plant Sale by Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District, now running. Catalog: knox-lincoln.org/spring-plant-sale. Online orders due by April 24. Pickup and cash-and-carry at Union Fairgrounds May 2 & 3.
• Trout Stocking Sale, sponsored by Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District. Trout in two sizes, floating trout food, and Clear Pond. Forms: knox-lincoln.org/trout-sale. Order deadline is April 29. FMI: 596-2040.

MEALS & TEAS

SATURDAY, APRIL 18:


• Zone 9 Lions Clubs 2nd Annual Public Dinner,
4:30-7 p.m., Searsport Lions Clubhouse, Prospect St. Dinner by donation, to fund transportation costs for oncology patients of Waldo County General. 50/50 raffle.
• "Café Italia" in Belfast, Waldo County Shrine Club. Habitat for Humanity fund-raiser. Appetizers 5 p.m. Dinner with wine, gift baskets raffle and dessert 6 p.m. $20 tix: Mailloux & Marden Law Offices, 151 High St., Belfast; Camden Ntl. Bank, 156 Main St., Belfast; or 338-2344.
• "Bikes for Books" Public Supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Mt. Olivet Lodge, quarter-mile north of Washington village on Rte. 220. Roast pork with gravy, mashed potatoes. $10/$5 kids.
• Baked Bean Supper, 5 p.m., Post 37 American Legion, Thomaston. $8. FMI: 691-7982.
• MOFGA Empty Bowl Supper, 6 p.m., UU Church, Belfast. Benefits El Salvador Sistering Committee. $15/$35 families, at door. FMI: mofga.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 19:

• Public Breakfast Buffet,
7:30-9:30 a.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 807 Middle St., Bath. $7/$3 under 12/free under 3.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22:

• Earth Day Potluck Dinner,
5-6 p.m., UU Church of Belfast.
• Public Supper in South Thomaston, 5:30 p.m., People's United Methodist Church. Casseroles, salads, beans and pie. $8/$4 kids.

COMING UP:

• 13th Annual Fish Chowder and Pie Benefit Supper,
Fri., April 24, 5 p.m., First Congregational Church, Searsport. $7/$4 under 13. For Searsport Food Cupboard.
• Benefit Supper in Belfast, Fri., April 24, 5-8 p.m., Redman Hall. With silent auction and 50/50 raffle. Benefits Joseph Clarke, diagnosed with terminal cancer. $8/under 6 free. FMI: 322-2577.
• Home-Cooked Public Supper, Sat., April 25, 5 p.m. Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Rte. 17, Rockland. $7.50/$5 kids. Benefits Meals on Wheels.
• Spaghetti Supper & Raffle, Sat., April 25, 5-7 p.m., Rockport Masonic Hall, 316 Main St. Homemade pie for dessert. Music by Marlene Hall Jazz Ensemble. Benefits Washington Street retirement home in Camden. $7/$4 under 10.
• Potluck to Benefit Lincoln County Animal Shelter, Sat., April 25, 5:30 p.m., Union Church of South Bristol Parish Hall/Community Center, Middle Road. Bring a dish to share and a donation for LCAS. Wish list includes dog and cat food and toys, blankets/towels, money.

MISCELLANEOUS

THURSDAY, APRIL 16:


• The Business of Sports Symposium,
1-5 p.m., U of Southern Maine, Portland. Panel discussions and keynote speech by Red Sox president Larry Luccino. FMI: MaineSportsCommission.com.
• "Independent Publishing for Maine Writers," 6 p.m., Rockland Library. Free talk by expert Jane Karker.
• Lobster Count in Friendship Needs You, 6-7 p.m., Friendship Town Office. The Lobster Conservancy asks Friendship residents to sign up for a census of juvenile lobsters. Subsequent training, field trips free. FMI: LobsterConservancy.org.
• Waldoboro Day Committee Meeting, 6 p.m., Waldoboro Town Office. Planning for the June 20 event continues. Public welcome. FMI: 832-0633.
• Community Forum on State Budget, 6-8 p.m., St. George Town Office. Sen. Dave Miramant & Rep. Chuck Kruger hear your comments on the proposed budget.
• "Climate Change 2015 Update," 6:30-8 p.m., Belfast Library. Sid Quarrier talks about where we are and where we might be going. Sponsored by Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition.
• "Climate Change and the Biology of the Arctic," 7 p.m., Camden Library. Talk by Dr. Paty Matrai, senior research scientist at Bigelow Lab for Ocean Sciences.
• Holocaust Remembrance Day Service, 7 p.m., Adas Yoshuron Synagogue, 50 Willow St., Rockland. Readings, choral music by choir. Free. Open to all.
• Basketball to Beat the Winter Blues, Thursdays, 7-9 p.m., Prescott Memorial School, 100 Waldoboro Rd., Washington. 18+. All levels welcome. FMI: 845-2089.

FRIDAY, APRIL 17:

• Medicare for Everyone Clinic,
10-11:30 a.m., Spectrum Generations Waldo Center, 18 Merriam Rd., Belfast. Register by April 16: 338-1190.
• Blade Shearing School, Fri., April 17, 1-4 p.m., and Sat., April 18, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester. Sheep-shearing experience recommended. $120 includes manual and lunch both days. Spectators welcome. FMI: UMaine.edu.
• "Indigenous Solidarity: Decolonization, Herb Gardens, and Free Clinics," presentation linking struggle for survival of Diné people of Black Mesa, AZ, to Maine medicinal herb garden. By donation. It's given at MOFGA's Unity library Fri., April 17, 2 p.m.; Avena Botanicals, Rockport, Sat., April 18, 10 a.m.; and Belfast Library, Sun., April 19, 6 p.m. FMI: 470-7072 or fireweed.herbals@gmail.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 18:

• Free Mid-Coast Audubon Field Trip,
meet 7 a.m. at Damariscotta River Association, Belvedere Rd. Half-day trip to seek land and water birds on Great Salt Bay, Damariscotta River and Pemaquid Point. Open to all. FMI: 563-8439.
• Free Birding Walk in Sewall Woods Preserve, Bath, 8 a.m. Led by Ted Allen of Merrymeeting Audubon. To carpool, meet 7:30 a.m. at CVS. FMI: 729-8661.
• State Sen. Chris Johnson Local Hours, Waldoboro Library 9-10 a.m.; Maine Coast Book Shop, Damariscotta, 10:30 a.m.-noon; Treats, Wiscasset, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
• Work Party at Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Volunteers needed for maintenance. Sign-up: 236-7091.
• Guided Tour of Belfast Co-op, 10 a.m. Learn how to take advantage of shopping there and about member benefits.
• Opera Series Continues in Belfast, 12:30-4:45 p.m., UMaine Hutchinson Center. Instruction by Richard Brown continues with Stravinsky's Firebird and The Rite of Spring. $10 at door.
• "Finding Subject Matter: Cartoons as Catalysts for Poems," 1-3 p.m., Rockland. Ellen Goldsmith leads the free workshop, open to all. Registration: 594-0310.
• "Motorcycle Racing on the Isle of Man," 1 p.m., Owls Head Transportation Museum. Jack Churchill and Charlie Vincent give the free talk.
• Vernal Pool Field Tour in Jefferson, 2-4 p.m., Hidden Valley Nature Center. Rain date: Sun., April 26. FMI: hvnc.org.
• "The Wonderful World of Woodcocks," 7:30-8:30 p.m., meet in Zak Preserve parking lot, Rte. 27, Boothbay. Watch their elaborate courtship. FMI: thall@bbrlt.org or 633-4818.
• "Your New Friend" Ukulele Classes, Sat., April 18 & 25, 9 a.m., UU Church, Belfast. Frets Halligan teaches beginners. Ukes on loan. Take one or both. Also at the church on April 18, at 10:15, he teaches "Chord Shapes: Proud Mary" to those ready to move past the basics. $15 donation suggested. You must register: frets@ukehappens.com or 992-3535.
• Women's Chainsaw Safety Class, Sat. & Sun., April 18 & 19. Hidden Valley Nature Center. 16+. All levels. $150/$130 HVNC members. Scholarships available. FMI: andy@hvnc.org.
• "The Shamanic Journey," 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., April 18, and 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun., Apr. 19, Thirteenth Moon Center, Montville. Led by Susan Bakaley and Chris Marshall. Use drumming to explore spirit realms for power animals, spirit teachers and personal/planetary well-being. FMI: ThirteenthMoonCenter or 589-3063.

SUNDAY, APRIL 19:

• Jazz Service in Waldoboro,
10 a.m., Broad Bay Church. The Mike Whitehead group plays.
• "On the Leading Edge for Personal and Social Change: Defining Gender," 2 p.m., Rockland Library. Jeanne Dooley of OUT As I Want to Be gives the talk. FMI: 354-0007.
• Whitefield and Jefferson Historical Societies Joint Meeting, (rescheduled from March 29) 2 p.m., Whitefield Town House, Town House Rd. Topic: "Circle of Friends," a performing artists community that developed on the eastern end of Clary Lake. FMI: 549-5258.
• Spring Meditation Series, Sundays, April 19-May 17, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., The Dancing Elephant, 16 School St., Rockland. Led by Shambhala practitioners. By donation. Registration: 594-1694.

TUESDAY, APRIL 21:

• "Exploring Joint Health: Hips and Knees,"
9 a.m.-noon, Pen Bay Y, Union St., Rockport. Free, including continental breakfast. Registration: 921-6116, qhinfo@penbayhealthcare.org.
• "Disruptive Ideas: Public Intellectuals and Their Arguments for Action on Climate Change," 11 a.m., Room 204, Student Activities Center Parsons Wing, Unity College. Talk by Dr. Matthew Nisbet of Northeastern U, followed by free lunch and discussion in student center.
• "Gaia Theory: Is Earth Alive?," noon, Tuesday Talk at Merryspring Nature Center, Camden. Talk by systems ecologist Alder Stone Fuller. $5/members free.
• "Keeping Fit for the Garden," Belfast Library. Belfast Garden Club biz meeting 1 p.m., then refreshments and 2 p.m. talk by Bill Armstrong on avoiding the aftermath of painful backs and knees. Free. Public welcome.
• Thomaston Library Intergenerational Book Club Meeting, 2:30 p.m. The book is "Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China" by Jung Chang. FMI: 354-2453.
• Songwriters Session at Camden Library, 6 p.m. Open to all aspiring writers. With David Dodson & John Nicholas.
• "The Restoration of Gull," 7 p.m., Camden Library. Slide talk by Alec Brainerd of Artisan Boatyard, which restored the 80-year-old boat.
• "Write to Finish," four weeks starting 9 a.m., Camden Library. Coach Lee Heffner helps you overcome writer's block. Free. Sign-up: 236-3440.
• "Joy in Everyday Life," Tues., April 21-May 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Brunswick Shambhala Center, 19 Mason St. FMI: shambhalabp.org.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22:

• Nature Journaling Walk,
10 a.m., Bass Falls Preserve, Alna. Meet naturalist Lynne Flaccus at the parking lot kiosk. For all ages, skill levels. FMI: 586-5616.
• Meet with a U.S. Sen. King Staffer, Waldoboro Town Office 10 a.m.-noon and Rockland City Hall 2-4 p.m. A staffer will be at Belfast City Hall on April 24, 10 a.m.-noon. FMI: 800-432-1599.
• Local Work Group Meeting for Lincoln and Kennebec Counties, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Augusta USDA Service Center, 21 Enterprise Dr. Public welcome to help Natural Resources Conservation Service set funding priorities for 2016. FMI: hildy@knox-lincoln.org, 596-2040.
• Unity Needs Earth Day Volunteers, 2-4 p.m., for park, roadside and trail clean-up. Meet at Community Center 1:45 p.m. FMI: 948-9005.
• Talk on Lincoln County Recycling, 5:30 p.m., FARMS Community Market), Damariscotta. Composting coordinator Ryan Kenyon on the county's program to compost food scraps and yard waste.
• "Rightsizing Your Stuff," 6 p.m., Picker Family Resource Center on Pen Bay Med Center campus. Free talk by organizer Diane Smith. FMI: 921-8950.
• Restorative Justice Info Session, 6-8:30 p.m., Coastal Mountains Land Trust, 101 Mt. Battie St., Camden. Learn about being a volunteer at this supper meeting. RSVP: hanlon@rjpmidcoast.org; 338-2742, ext. 101.
• "Growing Great Vegetables," 6:30-7:30 p.m., Deer Foot Farm, 1221 Union Rd. (Rte. 131), Appleton. Free talk by John Fromer.
• "Degrowth: Can Our Society Survive Without Growth?," 6:30-8 p.m., Belfast Library. Jim Merkel, author of "Radical Simplicity," speaks. An "art build" for kids to make props, costumes for Earth Day parade takes place at nearby UU Church, to make it easier for parents to attend the talk.
• "The State of Maine's Environment: A Status Report," 6:30-7:30 p.m., Talbot Auditorium, USM campus, Portland. Lisa Pohlmann, head of Natural Resources Council of Maine, gives the free talk.
• "Tim English's European Backpack Adventure, Part 2," 7 p.m., Thomaston Library. The midcoast chef finishes slide talk on his three-month trek in Europe.

THURSDAY, APRIL 23:

• Talk on Avoiding Garden Pain,
9:30 p.m., Congregational Church, Elm St., Camden. Two RNs give advice at Camden Garden Club meeting. All welcome.
• Camden Area Senior Citizens to Meet, 10 a.m., Masonic Lodge at Simonton Corners. Guest speaker Lee Hall on the Owls' Head Transportation Museum. Followed by lunch. All seniors welcome.
• Lincoln County Regional Planning Commission Annual Meeting, 5 p.m., St. Patrick's Church, Newcastle. Guest speaker Neil Lash talks about the Heirloom Seed Project at Medomak Valley High School. FMI: 882-5152.
• Class on Cooking with Beans, 6-8 p.m. FARMS Community Kitchen, 323 Main St. (above Rising Tide Market), Damariscotta. Three veggie, gluten-free dishes taught by Sharon Sandstrum. $25. RSVP: leave a message at 563-1161.
• Public Forum on Proposed State Budget, 6-8 p.m., Camden Opera House. Hosted by Sen. David Miramant and Rep. Joan Walsh.
• "Armenia: A Remembrance," 7 p.m., Camden Library. Illustrated talk on the Armenian Genocide by Cynthia Motian McGuirl, granddaughter of survivors.
• Basketball to Beat the Winter Blues, Thursdays, 7-9 p.m., Prescott Memorial School, 100 Waldoboro Rd., Washington. 18+. All levels welcome. FMI: 845-2089.
• Timber Frame Workshop, Thurs.-Sun., April 23-26, Hidden Valley Nature Center, Jefferson. $500/$450 HVNC, PWA, DLWA, SVCA, SWLA, MOFGA members. Scholarships available. FMI: hvnc.org.

COMING UP:

• Tails on the Trails at Colby Preserve,
Fri., April 24, 10-11 a.m. Dogs and their people should meet at the kiosk on Rever Rd., 3.2 miles from Rte. 27, Boothbay. FMI: thall@bbrlt.org or 633-4818.
• Visit Stetser Preserve Vernal Pools, Jefferson, Fri., April 24, 10 a.m.-noon. With naturalist Lynne Flaccus. Rain date: May 1. FMI: Sheepscot.org.
• Black Bear Business Conference, Fri., April 24, 1 to 5 p.m., Buchanan Alumni House, Orono. Intensive seminar on utilizing resources to start/grow a small business in Maine, with guest Tom Chappell, founder of Tom's of Maine. Networking reception follows, 5-7 p.m. follows. $25 FMI and online registration: www.umainealumni.com.
• Double Bill on Environmental Changes, Fri., April 24, 6:30-8:30 p.m., First Church UCC of Belfast. Talks by Prof. George Jacobson on climate change data going back 60,000 years and marine biologist Mick Devin on ocean acidification. Discussion to follow.
• WW&F Railway Work Weekend, Fri.-Sun., April 24-26, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Volunteers will lay new track at Top of Mountain, restore loco No. 9 and more. Lunch & dinner provided to volunteers. Spectators welcome. FMI: WWFRy.org.
• Free Mid-Coast Audubon Field Trip, Sat., April 25. Meet 7 a.m. at Damariscotta Hannaford for trip to Reid State Park, Georgetown, to seek Loons and other water birds. Open to all. FMI: 563-8439.
• E-Waste Collection Day in Rockport, Sat., April 25, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., former Rockport Elementary School at Rtes. 1 & 90. You can also have papers shredded. Donations to West Bay Rotary Club, which is running the drive, appreciated.
• Unwanted Medication Drop-Off in Rockland, Sat., April 25, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at police station. Free, anonymous.
• "Chord Melody" Ukulele Class, Sat., April 25, 10:15 a.m., UU Church, Belfast. Frets Halligan teaches. $15 suggested donation. Sign-up: 992-3535 or frets@ukehappens.com.
• Waldo County Drug Turn-In Day, Sat., April 25, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Belfast and Searsport police departments. And bring bottles, cans to Belfast to benefit TRIAD.
• "Magical Mystery Tour of Native Bees," Sat., April 25, 3 p.m., Hope Library. Photographer Amy Campbell gives the free illustrated talk.
• "Aldous Huxley: A Biography," Sat., April 25, 3 p.m., Shop Talk at Old Professor's Bookshop, 99 Main St., Belfast. Free talk by Huxley authority Dana Sawyer.
• "Birding the 'Burg," Sun., April 26, 9 a.m. Robin Robinson leads the way through McDonald Preserve on Spirit Pond. Carpoolers meet 8:30 a.m. at Phippsburg Town Hall. FMI: 389-1609.
• Intermediate Sheep-Shearing Class, Sun., April 26, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Meadowcroft Farm, 45 Hopkins Rd., Washington. Gwen Hinman teaches. Bring your own shears. $85 includes manual, lunch. Registration: umaine.edu/cumberland/programs/agriculture/sheepshearing-school.-
• 22nd Annual Recycling & Solid Waste Conference, Mon. & Tues., April 27 & 28, Point Lookout Resort, Northport. FMI: mrra.net.
• "When Willpower Isn't Enough," Tues., April 28, 6-7 p.m., Picker Family Resource Center, Pen Bay Med Center campus. Free talk by tobacco treatment specialist Carla Kaler. You must register: 921-8950.
• Unity Land Use Forum, Tues., April 28, 6-8:30 p.m., Unity College Center for the Performing Arts. Refreshments. FMI: unityme.org/gov/compplan.
• Talk on "The Historical Atlas of Maine," 7 p.m., Camden Library. Editor Dr. Stephen Hornsby tells of its 10-year preparation. Book covers all aspects of Maine geography since last ice age.
• Jefferson Historical Society Meeting, Tues., April 28, 7 p.m., Jefferson Village School music room. Tracy Moskovitz of Hidden Valley Nature Center speaks.
• Medicare for Everyone Clinic, Weds., April 29, 1-2:30 p.m., Spectrum Generations Waldo Center, 18 Merriam Rd., Belfast. Learn the ABCs. Register by April 28: 338-1190.
• Coyote Expert to Speak, Weds., April 29, 6:30-8 p.m., DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Rd., Damariscotta. Biologist Geri Vilstein discusses their life history. All ages welcome. $5/members free. You must register: 563-1393.
• Maine Coast Men 50th Gathering, Fri.-Sun., May 1-3, Tanglewood 4-H Camp, Lincolnville. With workshops focusing on families, careers, losses and struggles. Variety show Sat. night. Newbies get a buddy who shows them around. Low cost. You must register: 785-2032.

ONGOING:

• Free Music Jams in Thomaston,
Academy Bldg. gym. Tuesdays through May 26. Musicians, listeners, dancers welcome. Set-up 6:30 p.m. Music 7 p.m. FMI: 504-2745.
• Wellness Checks, Mondays & Thursdays, 1-3 p.m., Nurse Judith Lydon's office at Anderson Inn atQuarry Hill. FMI: 921-6272.
• State Park Reservations can now be made for the 2015 season. FMI: CampWithMe.com, 800-332-1501.
• UkesROCK! Jam & Strumming Group, Tuesdays, 6-7:30 p.m., 417 Main St., Suite 203 (above In Good Company), Rockland. FMI: 542-4452.
• Midcoast Bridge Club, newcomers welcome, partners guaranteed. Mondays & Wednesdays, 10 a.m., American Legion, Rockland. Tuesdays, 6 p.m., St. John Baptist Episcopal Church, Thomaston. FMI: 594-8965 or 236-8792.
• Memoir Writing Workshop, Tuesdays, 10-11:30 a.m., Rockland Library. Free, ongoing workshops. All welcome. FMI: 542-9200.
• Coffee & Chat at ElderCare Network of Lincoln County Homes, first Fridays, 9:30-11 a.m. All welcome at Hodgdon Green in Damariscotta, Round Pond Green, Boothbay Green, Wiscasset Green, Edgecomb Green, Jefferson Green and Waldoboro Green.
• Searsport Farmers' Market Seeks New Vendors, for season running Tuesdays, May 26-Oct. 13, 3-6 p.m., on the Rte. 1 Crescent. FMI: 567-3967.
• "Road to Recovery" Needs Volunteer Drivers, American Cancer Society program that provides cancer patients free rides to their treatment. FMI: 462-6307 or Elisa.Madore@cancer.org.
• Registration Open for MOFGA Spring Classes and Events, including organic orcharding workshops, conference on "Farming in the Face of Climate Change" and more. FMI: mofga.org.
• Apprenticeshop Offering Scholarships, for its two-year, full-time boatbuilding curriculum. Applications now being accepted. FMI: Apprenticeshop.org or 594-1800.
• Camden Shakespeare Festival Seeks Volunteers, to help with performances of A Midsummer Night's Dream and Macbeth in Camden Amphitheatre, July 30-Aug. 16. FMI: info@CamdenShakespeare.org.
• Wellness Wednesdays: Acupuncture, Reiki and Chair Massage, 4:15-5:30 p.m., Bok Medical Bldg., 22 White St. (behind Rockland Library). All welcome. Free; donations to clinic accepted. FMI: 921-6991. Mindfulness Meditation, 4-5 p.m., Dancing Elephant, 16 School St., Rockland. All welcome. Free; donations accepted. FMI: 594-1694.
• Union Farmers' Market Seeks New Vendors, for season running Fridays, May-Oct., 3-6 p.m. FMI: UnionFarmersMarket.org.
• Belfast Overeaters Anonymous, Fridays, noon-1 p.m., First Baptist Church garden entrance. Also meets Mondays, 6:30-7:30, Belfast Center, Room 206. FMI: 382-6446.
• "Owl & Turtle Sessions" Writers' Group, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Owl & Turtle Bookshop, 33 Bay View St., Camden. Second and fourth Tuesdays; writing exercises and discussion of members' works. All welcome.
• Dancing Xi-Gong, 9 a.m. Thursdays, Camden Congregational Church. Twelve movements to music. Free. FMI: 236-8732 or beedyparker@gwi.net.
• Songwriters Sessions at Camden Library, third Tuesdays, 6 p.m. Supportive place to try new songs and write originals that will be performed at Songwriters Coffeehouse in June.
• Computer Boot Camp, Tuesday mornings, Rockland CareerCenter, 91 Camden St. By appointment: 596-2600.
• Penobscot Pet Pantry, first Thursday of every month, 1-3 p.m., 123 John St., Camden (future home of P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center). FMI: 763-4291 or ppetp@tidewater.net.
• Celebrate Recovery, Thursdays, First Baptist Church of Waldoboro. Free dinner 6 p.m. 12-step, Christ-centered meeting follows. Free child care. FMI: 837-9703, CelebrateRecovery@fbcwaldoboro.org.
• H.O.P.E. Support Group Meeting, Mondays 4-6 p.m., UU Church, 345 Broadway, Rockland. Mind-body health and finding purpose in the face of illness, trauma, addiction. FMI: 975-1115.
• Total Victory Support Group, emotional/spiritual support group that meets weekly in private homes in Knox and Lincoln counties. No fees. FMI: 542-7397.
• Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, Thursdays, 7-9 p.m., First Unitarian Church, Rockland. FMI: 691-3599.
• Family Caregiver Education & Support Group in Belfast, first Thursday, noon-1 p.m., Home Health conference room (in the new building across from Waldo County General Hospital). FMI: 930-2500, ext. 4795.
• Cancer Education & Support Group, second Wednesday, 4:45-6:15 p.m., Belfast Library. FMI: 930-2500, ext. 4795.
• Lymphoma & Blood-Related Cancer Support Group, second Monday, 3:30-5 p.m., Picker Center, Pen Bay Medical Center, Rockport. FMI: 691-0629.
• Men's Cancer Support Group, second and fourth Monday, 4:30 p.m., Cancer Care Center, Pen Bay Medical Center, Rockport. FMI: 596-8977.
• Midcoast Lyme Disease Support Group in Rockport, second Tuesday (note day change), 6-8 p.m., Midcoast Recreation Center. FMI: 446-6447.
• Food Addicts Anonymous, Saturdays, 8:30-10 a.m., Knox Center, 6 White St., Rockland. FMI: 354-6749.
• Belfast Chess Club, Mondays, 5-8 p.m., Bell the Cat. All ages.
• Waldo County Beekeepers, second Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Searsmont Community Center. FMI: 233-8257.
• Knox County Animal Response Team, first Monday, 5 p.m., Knox County Emergency Management Agency, 301 Park St., Rockland.
• Appleton Library Adult Book Group, third Monday, 7 p.m. FMI: AppletonLibraryME.org.
• Memory Café in Stockton Springs, third Monday, 10-11:30 a.m., The Good Kettle, 247 Route 1. For caregivers and those with mild cognitive impairment or early Alzheimer's. FMI: 620-1656.
• Veterans' Creative Writing Workshop, Tuesdays, 8 p.m., Camden Library, 55 Main St. All veterans and their families can tell their stories in memoir, poetry or fiction. Free and confidential.
• Genealogy Club, first Tuesday, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Stockton Springs Library.
• CamRock Network, first and third Tuesday, 8-9 a.m., 3 Dogs Cafe, Route 1, Rockport. Women's networking group provides referrals, support and information to help businesses. FMI: 542-3833, 542-4737 or CamRockNetwork.com.
• Fiber Arts Group, first and third Tuesday, 3:30-5 p.m., Rockport Library. FMI: 236-3642 or rockport.lib.me.us.
• Senior Learning Sessions & Potlucks, Rocky Coast Home, Booker St., Thomaston. First Tuesday learning session at 10 a.m. Fourth Tues. potluck at noon. Bring a dish or dessert. FMI: ThomastonRec.com or 975-2544.
• Parkinson's Education and Support Group, second Tuesday, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Waldo County General Hospital's Education Center. FMI: 930-2500.
• Tuesday Book Club in Camden, second Tuesday, 1 p.m., Camden Library, 55 Main St. FMI: 470-7473.
• Camden Philosophical Society Reading Group, second Tuesday, 4 p.m., Camden Library, 55 Main St. All are welcome. No philosophical training needed.
• Lyme Disease Support Group in Wiscasset, last Tuesday, 6-8 p.m., Wiscasset Community Center. FMI: 446-6447.
• Pickleball in Rockport, Midcoast Rec Center, 7-8 a.m. Wednesdays and 8-9 a.m. Saturdays. $2. FMI: 236-9400.
• Rockland Elks Lodge Bingo, Wednesdays, doors open 4:30 p.m.; drawings 6:20 p.m.; bingo 6:30 p.m.
• Taijiquan Sessions, Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Thomaston Library. FMI: 354-2453.
• Midcoast Stroke Support Group, first Wednesday, 10 a.m., Camden Library, 55 Main St.
• Rockport Library Writers Group, 6-7:30 p.m. third Wednesday. All writers welcome, published and aspiring.
• NAMI Coastal Area Support Group, fourth Wednesday, 7-8 p.m., Pen Bay Medical Center PARC Conference Room, Rockport. Free and confidential. FMI: 594-2015 or 594-1939.
• Calendar Sync Meeting, last Wednesday of month, 9 a.m., Bell the Cat, Belfast. Gathering of nonprofits, cultural organizations and community event planners. FMI: BelfastCreativeCoalition.org.
• Knitting & Spinning Circle, Thursdays, 5-7 p.m., WORKS Bookstore & Gallery, 21 E. Main St., Searsport. Free.
• Midcoast Chess Club, Thursdays, 5-9 p.m., Burger King, Rockland. FMI: 975-2433 or FCollemer@gmail.com.
• Celtic Band Jam, Thursdays, Bell the Cat, Belfast.
• Open Mic at Jackson Memorial Library, first and third Thursday, 7-9 p.m., Main Street, Tenants Harbor.
• NAMI Support Group, third Thursday, 6-8 p.m., 6 Hodgdon St., Damariscotta. FMI: 882-7426.
• Knox County Coin Club, third Thursday, 7 p.m., American Legion Post 37, Thomaston. All welcome. FMI: 701-8411.
• Fellowship of the Spirit Step Study Group, Saturdays, 7-8 a.m., St. Margaret's Church, 95 Court St., Belfast. FMI: 505-5266.
• Meditation Group, Saturdays, 7-8 a.m., Belfast Dance Studio, 109 High St.
• King's Closet Free Clothing, Saturdays, 9-11 a.m., Grace Bible Fellowship, Sherers Lane, Rockland. FMI: 596-7117.
• Blake Veterinary Hospital Rabies Clinics, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon, Rte. 1, Northport. Bring proof of prior rabies vaccination. $10. Benefits Maine Coast Animal Rescue. FMI: 789-5700.
• Clothes Closet Day, first Saturday, Warren Congregational Church. Free clothes for those in need. FMI: 273-2338.
• Meetingbrook Meditation, Sundays, 6 p.m., Meetingbrook Hermitage, Camden. With light supper. FMI: 236-4346.
• Sunday Night Salsa, Sundays, 7-8:30 p.m., Studio RED, 143 Rankin St., Rockland. With Nohora Estes and Heuris Matos. All welcome. FMI: 593-7914.
• Tapping Group, first Sunday, 3-4:30 p.m., High Mountain Hall, Camden. Suggested donation $8-$25. FMI: 975-5325.
• Sunday Morning Meditation, first and third Sunday, 9 a.m., Camden Yoga Barn. FMI: 789-5299. Every Sunday, 8 a.m., 15 Primrose St., Belfast. FMI: 338-0579.
• Spectrum Generations Knox Center, 61 Park St., Rockland. Keep Moving Fitness 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays. Art Club 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Free blood pressure screens Thursdays 10:30-11 a.m. Coffee & Conversation Café ($1.50 for coffee or tea and a donut) 9 a.m. Fridays. Scrabble Club 9:45 a.m. Fridays. FMI: 596-0339 or SpectrumGenerations.org.



















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