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Calendar Listings for the Week beginning June 25
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, JUNE 25:

• Show Boat in Rockland,
2 and 7 p.m., San Francisco Opera production shown at Strand Theatre.
• Belfast Summer Nights Concert, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Main & High streets. Vicky Andres Band and People of Earth play. Bring chairs, picnic to free show.
• "Baroque and Beyond," 6:30 p.m., Montpelier mansion, Thomaston. Performance by chamber ensemble Maine Friends of Music. Adv. tix, $12/$10 Knox Museum members: KnoxMuseum.org or 354-8062. Tix at door $15/$12.
• Maine Humorist Tim Sample, 7:30 p.m., Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. He makes an appearance during Windjammer Days. $20 adv. tix: BoothbayOperaHouse.com, 633-5159. $25 day of show.
• 3rd Annual Leisureman Triathlon, Thurs. & Fri., June 25 & 26, South Portland and Falmouth. Bowling, golf and Texas hold 'em. Benefits Warrior Hike and other nonprofits. FMI: LeisuremanTriathlon.com.
• 10th Anniversary at Maine Lighthouse Museum, Thurs.-Sat., June 25-27, 1 Park Dr., Rockland. Activities for all ages, including Sat., June 27, noon Chowda Challenge. Enter for $25; taste and vote for $10. FMI: MaineLighthouseMuseum.org.
• The Audience with Helen Mirren, NT Live Encore Presentation at Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta, screened Thurs., June 25, 7 p.m.; Sun., June 28, 2 p.m.; and Thurs., July 2, 7 p.m.

FRIDAY, JUNE 26:.

• Big Views at Brooks Open Garden,
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Jack and Rani Howe's Skyscraper Hill Farm in Brooks is second in Belfast Garden Club's 2015 Open Garden Days series. $5. Driving directions: BelfastGardenClub.org.
• Talk by Maine Cookbook Author, 5-7 p.m. Left Bank Books, Belfast. Brooke Dojny discusses her career and signs her newest, "Chowderland." Samples served. Free.
• Phil & Sam Clement Play Jazz & Blues, 5-8 p.m., Belfast Breeze Inn, 192 Northport Ave., Belfast. FMI: 505-5231 or Facebook.
• By the Bay Jazz Trio & Singer Cindy Millar, 6:30-8:30 p.m., The Highlands Coffee House, 189 Main St., Thomaston.
• Puffin Sunset Cruise, two-hour tour departs 6:45 p.m. from Shaw's Wharf, New Harbor, rain or shine, circles Eastern Egg Rock, passes Pemaquid Point Lighthouse. $35 tix: PemaquidWatershed.org, 563-2196. $4 parking at ball field east of Shaw's on Rte. 32 is five-minute walk.
• Charlie Daniels Band, 7 p.m., Waterville Opera House. $55-$75 tix: 873-7000 or OperaHouse.org.
• Alice Limoges Sings & Strums in Rockland, 7-9 p.m., Rock City Cafe, 316 Main St. She fuses jazz, bluegrass, folk.
• Northern Breeze Tent Concert, 7 p.m., 855 Atlantic Highway, Waldoboro..
• Session Americana in Rockland, 7:30 p.m., Strand Theatre, Rockland. Folk, rock, roots. With Maine native Ellie Buckland. $12 adv. tix: 594-0070, RocklandStrand.com. $15 day of.
• Kathi Nordone in Concert, 7:30 p.m., Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. She performs solo to test-drive new songs.
• Maine Fare on Belfast Waterfront, Fri. & Sat., June 26 & 27. "Food for Thought Forums" Friday and "Good Food Festival" with demos, music, food trucks, art, kids' fun on Saturday. FMI: see pages 15 & 16 and Maine-Fare.org.
• Warren Day, Fri. & Sat., June 26 & 27. Pie contest and fireworks Friday. Pancake breakfast, parade, barbecue, games, quilt display and more on Saturday. FMI: see pages 18 & 19.
• 3rd Annual Power Performance Dance & Short Film Event, Fri. & Sat., June 26 & 27, 7 p.m. at Strom Auditorium at Camden Hills Regional High, Rockport. Dances and short personal documentaries with a transformative theme. $15 adv. tix: HAV II and Zoot, Camden; The Grasshopper Shop, Rockland; PowerPerformanceDance.com. $17 day of.
• On Broadway, Belfast Maskers musical revue by all-ages cast. Fri. & Sat., June 26 & 27, 7:30 p.m., at Marsh River Theater, Rte. 139, Brooks. Sun., June 28, 2 p.m., at First Church, 8 Court St., Belfast. $12/$10 students & seniors at door. FMI: BelfastMaskers.com.
• The Turn of the Screw, Theater at Monmouth. Opens Fri., June 26, 7:30 p.m. Full schedule, tix: 933-9999 or TheaterAtMonmouth.org.

SATURDAY, JUNE 27:

• Relay For Life of Midcoast,
noon-midnight, Camden Hills Regional High track. American Cancer Society fundraiser. To get involved: 800-227-2345 or RelayForLife.org/MidcoastME.
• Meet Radio "Hams" at Field Day, former Thomaston Prison grounds. Local radio operators demo emergency communication capabilities starting 2 p.m. and lasting 24 hours. Visitors welcome, including kids who want to go on air. FMI: 354-6853.
• Peter Mazolan Dinner Show, 5-8 p.m., Belfast Breeze Inn, 192 Northport Ave., Belfast. $40. FMI: 505-5231 or Facebook.
• Amanda's Kitchen Summer Pie & Music Night, 6-8 p.m., Fraternity Village General Store, Searsmont. Bluegrass & swing by The Pinwheels. Free. All ages.
• Trivia Night at Rockport Masonic Center, 7-9 p.m., 361 Main St. Snacks, prizes, 50/50. $10. Team of eight gets 10% off. RSVP: 594-5872.
• Pat Foley Plays in Rockland, 7-9 p.m., Rock City Cafe, 316 Main St. The former opener for Ted Nugent and REO Speedwagon performs.
• 7th Annual Midcoast Maine Lighthouse Challenge, Sat. & Sun., June 27 & 28. Self-guided tour of Rockland Breakwater and six other area lights. Complete the challenge to be entered into drawing for stay at one of three Historic Inns of Rockland. FMI: 594-4174, LighthouseFoundation.org.

SUNDAY, JUNE 28:

• American Liver Foundation Walk,
Edward Payson Park, Portland. Registration 9 a.m. One-mile walk 10:30 a.m. Kids' fun, food, entertainment.
• "Our Neighbors' Gardens" Tour, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Rockland Library hosts tour of six pocket gardens in Rockland and gardens of the three Historic Inns. Tix at library: $12 advance; $15 day of.
• The Highlands Sunday Jazz Program, 1-3 p.m., The Highlands Coffee House, 189 Main St., Thomaston. By the Bay Jazz Trio plays jazz & Latin.
• "Cardboard Boxes Are Really Fun," 1-4 p.m., All Ages Art Happenings at Waterfall Arts, Belfast. Toddlers to seniors welcome to help build cardboard city, then smash it down. $5 at door.
• Belfast Breeze Inn Ribbon Cutting, 2-8 p.m., 192 Northport Ave., Belfast. Live music, food. FMI: 505-5231 or Facebook.
• "Wednesday Is Indigo Blue" Signing, 3 p.m., Old Professor's Bookshop, 99 Main St., Belfast. Free talk and signing by neurologist and author Richard Cytowic, who also wrote "The Man Who Tasted Shapes."
• Ingrid Michaelson Outdoor Concert, 5:30 p.m., Thompson's Point, Portland. With guests Jukebox the Ghost. All-ages show. $30 adv. tix: 800-745-3000 or StateTheatrePortland.com. $35 day of.

TUESDAY, JUNE 30:

• Merryspring Nature Center Annual Rose Day Celebration,
Conway Road, Camden. Noon lecture by Glenn Jenks, followed by driving tour of area rose gardens. 4 p.m. reception atMerryspring with free beer, wine, food. 5 p.m. VStv taping of "Soup du Jour" talk show. $5/members free.
• The Audience, 2 and 7 p.m., Strand Theatre, Rockland. Encore showing of 2013 National Theatre play starring Helen Mirren as Elizabeth II. $18/$15 students. FMI: RocklandStrand.com, 594-0070.
• Reading by Best-Selling Author Hampton Sides, 6 p.m., Maine Coast Book Shop, Damariscotta. He reads from, signs his new "In the Kingdom of Ice."
• "It's a Mystery to Me" Panel Talk, 6:30 p.m., 2015 Maine Writers Talk About... at Belfast Library. With mystery writers Dorothy Cannell, Jessie Crockett and Vicki Doudera. Free.
• 50th Anniversary Fundraiser at Boothbay Railway Village, 6-8:30 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres, full bar, music by Castlebay and opportunity for guests to share tributes to the museum. $75 tix: 633-4727 or RailwayVillage.org.
• Mary Chapin Carpenter Concert, 7 p.m., Camden Opera House. Intimate, acoustic performance. Tix, $48-$56: CamdenOperaHouse.com, 470-7066 or Town Office weekdays 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
• Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic, 7 p.m., Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. Youth fiddling band. $10 adv. tix: BoothbayOperaHouse.com, 633-5159.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 1:

• Show Boat in Boothbay Harbor,
2 and 7 p.m., San Francisco Opera performance shown at Harbor Theatre. $20/$18 seniors & children/$16 members.

THURSDAY, JULY 2:

• "The Right Size Garden" Signing,
1 p.m., Rockport Opera House upper level. Talk and signing by Kerry Ann Mendez. Rockport Garden Club hosts, serves refreshments. $10 tix: The Owl and Turtle Book Store or Plants Unlimited.
• Bel-Isle Quartet Concert, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Belfast Summer Nights at Steamboat Park on waterfront. Bring seating. FMI: 322-7123.
• Free Full Moon Poetry & Tea Event, 7-8:30 p.m., Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport. Poet Gary Lawless leads it. FMI: CoastalMountains.org.
• The Audience with Helen Mirren, 7 p.m., NT Live Encore Presentation at Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta.
• Free Patriotic Concert, 7:30 p.m., Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. Pianist Timothy Noble performs for all ages.
• As It Is in Heaven, Thurs. & Fri., July 2 & 3, 7:30 p.m., The Waterman's Community Center, North Haven. Everyman Repertory Theatre puts on play about rifts in group of Shaker women. $20. FMI: 867-2100, AsItIsInHeaven.BrownPaperTickets.com.

COMING UP:

• Free Community Variety Show,
Fri., July 3, 6:30 p.m., Watts Hall, Thomaston. Musical acts, dance numbers, sing-along. FMI: 354-6796.
• Belfast Flying Shoes Contradance, Fri., July 3, American Legion Hall, 143 Church St., Belfast. Community Dance at 6:30 p.m. $2/$1 kids. Contradance with Sassafras Stomp playing at 8 p.m. $10/$7 ages 13-20 /$4 under 13.
• Ten Strings and a Goat Skin, Fri., July 3, 7:30 p.m., Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. The Canadian trio plays everything from French to Gypsy. $17 adv. tix: BoothbayOperaHouse.com or 633-5159. $20 day of show.
• 4th of July Parade in Thomaston, Sat., July 4. Starts 11 a.m. on Erin St. and travels south on Main to Booker. Followed by all day events, including craft tent, road race, hot dog-eating contest, and fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Firecracker 5K $25 day-of registration 7-8 a.m. in front of old Billy's/Waterdog tavern. $20 online registration: RunInARace.com. With free Kids' Fun Run.
• "Happy Birthday America!" in Belfast, Sat., July 4, noon, outside on Main, between Rollie's & County Copy. Free song-and-dance cavalcade by Cold Comfort Theater and Belfast Parks & Rec. Bring seats or blankets.
• Free Music-by-the-Sea Concert, Sat., July 4, 2-9 p.m., Camden Harbor Park & Amphitheatre. Miners Creek Bluegrass Band, Casco Bay Wind Symphony, Reina del Cid, David Dodson and the Lowdown. Fireworks follow. FMI: 230-7200.
• The Oregon Trail Comes to Damariscotta, Sun., July 5. Free horse-drawn wagon rides from former Cottage Gardens into town and barbecue at Maine Coast Book Shop at 11 a.m. Free slide talk by author Rinker Buck on his "The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey" at Skidompha Library's Porter Hall, then reception & signing, 2-4 p.m.
• Vienna Piano Trio, Mon., July 6, 7:30 p.m., Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. Classical works. $25 adv. tix: 633-5159, BoothbayOperaHouse.com. $30 door.
• Author David Greenway to Read, Tues., July 7, 5:30 p.m., St. George Literary Series at Ocean View Grange, 435 Port Clyde Rd., Tenants Harbor. From his book "Foreign Correspondent." FMI: JacksonMemorialLibrary.org, 372-8961.
• "Americans in Their Own Words," Tues., July 7, 7 p.m., Camden Library. Editor Nicholas Wolf presents the book, which features several local voices.
• Dave Mason's Traffic Jam, Tues., July 7, 7:30 p.m., Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. Music, images and stories from Mason's days with Traffic. $35 tix: BoothbayOperaHouse.com, 633-5159. $125 VIP tix include meeting Mason.
• Martin Gibson Concert, Weds., July 8, noon, Wednesday in the Park concert at Camden Amphitheatre, host by Camden Parks & Rec. Rain movies it into the library.
• "David Raitt & the Maine Line: Rock, Blues, Jazz and Funk," Weds., July 8, 7 p.m., Centennial Celebration at Bayside Community Hall, Northport. Suggested donation of $13/$3 kids.
• English Country Dancing, Weds., July 8, 7-9:30 p.m., Unity Center for the Performing Arts, Depot St. Live music. All dances taught. No partner needed. Donations for musicians requested/UC students free. FMI: 568-7597.
• The Gothard Sisters in Rockland, Weds., July 8, 7:30 p.m., Strand Theatre. Irish music and dance by the trio. $18 tix: RocklandStrand.com, 594-0070.
• Free Concert by Midcoast Brass Quintet, Thurs., July 9, 7 p.m., Summer Music Series in the Camden Amphitheatre. Bring blankets or chairs. Rain moves it to the library.
• Run Strong 5K & Hope Triathlon, Sat., July 11, and Sun., July 12, respectively. Both start 8 a.m. at Camden Snow Bowl and support Pen Bay Y community health programs. FMI: 236-3375.
• Trekkers Sunset Dessert Cruise, Sun., July 12. Elizabeth Ann departs Monhegan Boat Line dock in Port Clyde at 6:30 p.m., returns 8:30 p.m., rain or shine. Photographer Peter Ralston is guest. $35 tix: Trekkers.org or 594-5095.
• Come Spring Bus Tours in Union, Fri., July 17, 5:30 p.m., and Sat., July 18, 9:30 a.m., rain or shine. Two-hour tours depart from Old Town House on Town House Road. $12 tix: Weds. & Sat. mornings at Robbins House on Union Common or 785-5444 (leave a message).
• Rockport High Alumni Banquet, Sat., July 18. 5:30 p.m., Rockland Elks Club. Potluck for Class of 1965 at 10 a.m. at Simonton Camp in South Hope. Bring salad, dessert or covered dish (but no casseroles). FMI: 617-620-3428.
• Tickets on Sale for Paula Poundstone Show, Sat., Aug. 15, 7:30 p.m., Strand Theatre, Rockland. $35 general admission tix: RocklandStrand.com or 594-0070.
• Camden High Alumni Banquet, Aug. 16, Point Lookout Resort, Northport. $30 tix on sale to Aug. 5. Send SASE and check made out to CHS Alumni Association to Sheila McFarland, 448 Youngtown Rd., Lincolnville, ME 04849. Include year of grad., maiden name, spouse/guest. Silent auction donations: 789-5118.
• 5th Annual Blueberry Cove 13.1, Sun., Aug. 23, 7:30 p.m. Registration for the half marathon limited to 300 is open: Active.com. FMI: writer@midcoast.com.

CHILDREN, TEENS & PARENTS

THURSDAY, JUNE 25:

• Kids' Fun at Maine Lighthouse Museum in Rockland,
noon-3 p.m. Scavenger hunt, face painting, wooden lighthouses donated by Maine State Prison's Bolduc Unit to paint.
• Printmaking Workshop, 1-4 p.m., Keith Rendall Gallery, 65 Main St., Wiscasset. Kids 9-14 will learn how to carve a linoleum block and print with it. $10 materials fee. Registration: sheepscot.org, 586-5616.

FRIDAY, JUNE 26:

• Babysitter Training Course,
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Lincoln County Healthcare Ed Center, 66 Chapman St., Damariscotta. For ages 11-14. $54: 563-2811 or clcae@aos93.org.
SATURDAY, JUNE 27:

• "Island Birthday" Book Signing,
10-11 a.m., Hello Hello Books, 316 Main St., Rockland. Author Eva Murray & illustrator Jamie Hogan sign their new book.
• "Heroes of Summer Reading" Opens at Vose Library in Union, 10 a.m.-noon. Kids up to 18 are invited to design a superhero and sign up for the Summer Reading Program. Free.
• Chalk & Charcoal Class for Teens, 11 a.m., Teen Summer Art at Rockland Library. Alayna Smith teaches.
• Ocean Collage Workshop, 11 a.m., Coastal Children's Museum, 75 Mechanic St., Rockland. Sue Reed leads workshop for kids of all ages. Free with admission.
• Fun with "Muddy Boots" Author, 2-4 p.m., Harbor Park, Rockport. Liza Walsh leads activities from her new book. Ice cream is served.
• Free Seaside Explorer Workshop, 3 p.m., Project Puffin Visitor Center, 311 Main St., Rockland. The topic will be "Migration." FMI: 596-0300.

SUNDAY, JUNE 28:

• Touch-a-Truck,
11 a.m.-3 p.m., Wiscasset Speedway. Dozens of vehicles, music, picnic lunch, KidZone, Maine State Aquarium touch tank, karate demo, more, plus free car seat checks by Dept. of Highway Safety.

MONDAY, JUNE 29:

• "40 Days of Summer,"
Mon.-Fri., through August 14, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Thomaston Library. Free kids' program with stories, art, adventures and lunch. All school-age kids invited to take part for a day, a week or all 40 days.

TUESDAY, JUNE 30:

• Chewonki Hero Adaptations,
3:30-4:30 p.m., Rockport Opera House downstairs room. Free live-animal event for kids 4-12 to kick off Rockport Library's 2015 Summer Reading Program. FMI: 236-3642, bodgren@rockport.lib.me.us.
• 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: 4th of July celebrations.

THURSDAY, JULY 2:

• Basic Ukulele Workshops,
Thurs., July 2, 9, 16 and 23, 4 p.m., Rockland Library. Celia Jones leads free workshops for kids and parents. Ukes on loan. Bring one if you have one. Sign-up: 594-0310.

COMING UP:

• Waldoboro Youth Summer Recreation Program,
for kids entering grades 1-7. Runs weekly, Mon.-Fri., from July 6-Aug. 5, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Miller Elementary School gym. 50 spots a week. $30 per week/$40 nonresidents: 832-5369.
• Summer Reading Program at Stockton Springs Library Kicks Off, Tues., July 7, 9:30-11:30 a.m. The theme is "Everybody's Hero." It runs Tuesdays to Aug. 11. All welcome. Refreshments.
• Teen Graphic Novel Club, Tues., July 7 & 21, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Rockland Library. Kids 12-17 will discuss "The Lost Hero" and "Lies in the Dust." Call 594-0310 to reserve copies. Snacks.

ONGOING:

• 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.
• 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: 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.
FILM

THURSDAY, JUNE 25:

• "Juliette of the Herbs,"
6 p.m., Rockland Library. Documentary about Juliette de Bairacli Levy. Free.

FRIDAY, JUNE 26 - THURSDAY, JULY 2:

• COLONIAL THEATRE,
Belfast: "5 Flights Up," "Inside Out," "Jurassic World," "Terminator Genisys." Subtitles on all Sunday movies. See ad on p. 49 for showtimes.
• FLAGSHIP CINEMAS 10, Thomaston: "Ted 2," "Max," "Inside Out," "Jurassic World," "Spy," "Tomorrowland," "Avengers: Age of Ultron," "San Andreas." See ad on p. 49 for showtimes.
• HARBOR THEATRE, Boothbay Harbor: "Inside Out." Showtimes: HarborTheatre.net, 633-0438.
• Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. "Seymour: An Introduction." Showtimes: AtTheLincoln.org, 563-3424.
• STRAND THEATRE, Rockland: "Love & Mercy." See ad on p. 49 for showtimes. FMI: 594-0070 or RocklandStrand.com.

FRIDAY, JUNE 26:

• Premiere of "Living at the Light: A History of the Owls Head Lighthouse,"
7 p.m., Samoset Resort, Rockport. Craig Mathieson's documentary. $5 suggested, to benefit local lighthouse preservation. FMI: LighthouseFoundation.org.
• "One Against the Wind," 7 p.m., Friday Night Film Series at Thomaston Library. Free; donations accepted.

MONDAY, JUNE 29:

• "The Magnificent Seven,"
7 p.m., By Popular Demand at Skidompha Library, Damariscotta. $5 suggested.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 1:

• "Closing the Circle: The Alewife Run in Damariscotta Mills,"
2 p.m., Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Center, 9 Water St., Rockland.
• "Seymour: An Introduction," 2 p.m., Damariscotta's Lincoln Theater. Q&A with Seymour Bernstein at this screening. Tix at door only
. • "The Three Tenors in Concert," 7 p.m., Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. Film of 1990 concert by Pavarotti, Domingo and Carreras at Baths of Caracalla, Italy.

COMING UP:

• "Jurassic Park,"
Mon., July 6, 8:30 p.m., Movies in the Park at Camden Amphitheatre. Free. Bring chairs or blankets.




ART

THURSDAY, JUNE 25:

• "Art in the Park Talk" in Rockport,
4:30 p.m., Mary Lea Park. Maine Media Workshops + College teacher Jay Rosenbaum and Bay Chamber Concerts' Artistic Director Manuel Bagorro discuss their practices and similarities of art forms.
• Wiscasset Art Walk, 5-8 p.m. Plein air painting and other demos, new venues, more. FMI: ArtWalkMaine.org.
• Medomak Arts Project Turns 1, Old No. 9, Friendship St., Waldoboro. Meeting 5 p.m. Potluck 6 p.m. Music by Ale House String Band follows. $10 suggested. Public welcome.
• Anne Spencer Show at Stockton Springs Library, 6 Station St. Her watercolor and ink drawings of coastal Maine and other paintings hang to Aug. 15.
• "Big Boats, Little Boats" Opens, Camden Falls Gallery. Show of paintings by Kirk McBride and Todd Bonita. Through July 19.

FRIDAY, JUNE 26:

• Reception for Mary Boothby,
5-7 p.m., Gibbs Library, Washington. Her prints are on display through July 7.
• Opening at New Newcastle Gallery, 5-8 p.m., The Freighthouse, 14 Depot St. Works by Terrence McCabe, Christopher Briggs, Austin Snow, Emillee Harper, Chris Walkup, Rachel Higley and Lauren Moore. FMI: 315-1510.
• Fourth Friday Art Walk in Belfast, Downtown galleries hold receptions 5:30-8 p.m. This walk runs in conjunction with Maine Fare - participating galleries offer free, local taste treats. Receptions include:
• Betts Gallery at The Belfast Framer, 96 Main St. To open "Bon Appetit: Food Production, Presentation, Politics," with works by Kenny Cole, Julie Cyr, Elsie Gawler, Mike Fletcher, Jay Gibsen, Sheep Jones, Daniel Kirchoff, Jeffrey Ackerman, Julie Rose, Kathy Weinberg, Janalee Welch, Isaac Wright, Bennett Konesni. Through July 18. • Belfast Co-op Café, 123 High St. "Winter White House" photo exhibit by Deborah Stevenson and free wine tasting. 7-8 p.m. reception.

SATURDAY, JUNE 27:

• "Fiber Faire: A Celebration of All Things Fiber,"
9 a.m.-2 p.m., Conway House/Cramer Museum, Cam-Rock Historical Society. To be a vendor: 975-7644.
• White-Line Block Printing Class, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Waterfall Arts, 256 High St., Belfast. Willy Reddick teaches. FMI: WaterfallArts.org.
• Reception for Edward Gordon, 4-7 p.m., Small Wonder Gallery & Frameshop, 1 Public Landing, Camden. He'll be on hand to personalize work.
• Reception to Open "Early Summer" on Vinalhaven, 5-7 p.m., New Era Gallery. Works by Alison Angel, Joan Freiman, Eric Hopkins, Sylvia Lacey, Michael Seif. Panel discussion with the artists 4:30 p.m. in Windy Way Barn. Through July 15. FMI: 863-9351
. • "Maine Collects" Opens at Farnsworth Art Museum, Works from significant private collections. Through March 6, 2016. Members' preview and reception 7 p.m. Fri., June 26.
• ANK and Meghan Flynn Ceramics Open Studio & Sale, Sat., June 27, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., and Sun., June 28, 1-4 p.m., 209 Main St., across from Lincolnville Library. Pottery by Ariela Kuh and Meghan Flynn.

SUNDAY, JUNE 28:

• Reception for Quilt Artist,
11:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Sanctuary Gallery at Rockland Congregational Church, 180 Limerock St., Rockland. Diana Gay's quilts hang to July 22.

MONDAY, JUNE 29:

• Free Adult Art Class,
11 a.m., Rockland Library, 80 Union St. Catinka Knoth supplies materials and leads the class. This week's theme: Red, white and blues!
• "Basketweaving 101" in Union, Mon. & Tues., June 29 & 30, 6:30 p.m., Vose Library, 392 Common Rd. Marion Gray teaches beginners how to make a square-to-oval basket with ash handle. $25 includes materials. Sign up at library.

TUESDAY, JUNE 30:

• David Estey Shows Book Artwork,
7 p.m., Camden Library. The author/artist shows original work done for his illustrated memoir, "Whoop and Drive 'er! Growing Up in Aroostook County, Maine."
WEDNESDAY, JULY 1:

• "Barbara Ernst Prey: The Prints and Drawings" Opens,
Blue Water Fine Arts, Main St., Port Clyde, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Limited edition prints & new releases. Through July 20.

THURSDAY, JULY 2:

• Dual Reception at Haynes Galleries,
5-7:30 p.m., 91 Main St., Thomaston. To open "Roger Dale Brown: Maine Light" and "Vincent Giarrano: Life in the City - Paintings, Drawings & Sketches." Brown will attend reception. He gives a talk and demo Fri., July 3, 10 a.m.-noon.
• Reception for Kendra Denny, 6 p.m., Camden Library. Her local scenes made with encaustics on display through July.
• Free Slide Talk by Artist William Irvine, 6 p.m., Rockland Library. With Q&A and signing of "William Irvine: A Painter's Journey" by Carl Little.
• 2-Day Open Studio, Thurs. & Fri., July 2 & 3, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Kathleen Florance opens her studio at 16B Claremont St., Rockland. FMI: KathleenFloranceStudio.com, Caldbeck.com.
COMING UP:

• Reception for Frances Kidder,
Fri., July 3, 5-8 p.m. To open her show of oils, "Edges," at Yvette Torres Fine Art's new location at 464 Main St., 2nd floor, Rockland. Show runs July 2-Aug. 2.
• Rockland First Friday Art Walk, Fri., July 3. Over 20 galleries are open, with many holding receptions 5-8 p.m.. Farns-worth Art Museum offers free admission.

ONGOING:

• Abbe Museum,
26 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor. "Greatest Mountain," multimedia show on Katahdin. Through Aug.
• Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. "3D: Contemporary Works from the Farnsworth," through Oct. 4. "Andy and Kosti," through Nov. 1. "Celebrating Maine," through December. "Maine Collects," through March 6, 2016.
• Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport. Four major exhibits under one title: "Exploring the Magic of Photography: Painting with Light." All season.
• Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square. "Rose Marasco: index," through Dec. 6.

AUCTIONS, FAIRS & SALES

FRIDAY, JUNE 26:

• Friends of Curtis Memorial Library's Annual Book Sale,
Fri.-Sun., June 26-28, Brunswick Junior High gym, 65 Columbia Ave. Over 70,000 items. For hours/prices: CurtisLibrary.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 27:

• Maine 2015 Antique Paper Show,
8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., First Congregational Church, 8 Church St., Searsport. Vintage post cards, old maps & photos, sheet music, ephemera. $2 admission.
• Federated Church Yard Sale, 9 a.m.-noon, 8 Hyler St., Thomaston. Bag sale starts at 11 a.m.
• Annual Gibbs Library Giant Garage & Book Sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Washington Fire Dept., 42 Old Union Rd. Bag sale noon-1 p.m. FMI: 845-2611. Breakfast at Evening Star Grange next door.
• "Whale of a Sale," 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Waldoboro Women's Club, VFW Hall, Mill St., Waldoboro. Plants, food, attic treasures, crafts, books. Light lunch choices, silent auction, 50/50, raffles. Benefits scholarship fund. FMI: 273-3082.
• Carver Memorial Library Monthly Book Sale, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Union St., Searsport. Books on religion & spirituality featured along with others. Supports library programs. FMI: 548-2303.
• Boat Auction in Castine, 2 p.m., Maine Maritime Academy's Boat Storage Lot, Dunbar Rd. (Rte. 199). Preview opens 8 a.m. and runs previous day from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. FMI: j.loustaunau, 469-8454.
• Georgetown Historical Society Annual Mini-Auction, 7 p.m., 20 Bay Point Road. Food, drink, silent and live auctions with proceeds going to Endowment Fund.

SUNDAY, JUNE 28:

• Wolliker's Waldoboro Whimsies,
8 a.m.-2 p.m., VFW Hall, 50 Mill St,. Waldoboro. Flea market & craft bazaar. This month it benefits Waldoboro Garden Club. FMI: 380-3806.

THURSDAY, JULY 2:

• Our Town Belfast Auction & Gala,
Belfast Boathouse. Silent auction and gala with refreshments 7 p.m. Live auction led by City Councilor Eric Sanders 8 p.m. with 30 experiences to bid on. $15 tix: BrownPaperTickets.com. FMI: OurTownBelfast.org.

COMING UP:

• 1 Year on Main Street in Thomaston,
Fri., July 3. Thomaston Café & Bakery offers 10% off lunch & dinner (excludes alcohol). KDK Printing has tent sale, gives away T-shirts. Maine Country home takes 10-20% off all goods, gives demos.
• 11th Annual Rubber Ducky River Race, Sat., July 4, 3:50 p.m. Tix, $5 each or $25 for six: Pemaquid Watershed Association, above Salt Bay Café, and Yellowfront Grocery, Damariscotta. $100 top prize - winners need not be present. FMI: PemaquidWatershed.org or 563-2196.
• Friends of Rockport Public Library's Annual Book Sale, Thurs.-Sun., July 9-12, Midcoast Rec Center, Rte. 90, Rockport. Friends Only Sale 5-7 p.m. Thursday. Public sale 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Fri. & Sat. Cash or check. FMI: 236-3642.

ONGOING:

• Useful Clothing Sale,
Saturdays through Sept. (except July 11), 7-10 a.m., Broad Cove Church, Pleasant Point Rd., Cushing.
• Midcoast Farmers' Markets, organic and artisan goods. Many take EBT. • Belfast, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays through October, Waterfall Arts, 256 High St. In addition to food stalls, Belfast Art Market offers Maine-made pots, quilts, art, more. • Camden, 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, upper parking lot behind Knox Mill. • Damariscotta Friday Market, 9 a.m.-noon through Oct. 30, Round Top Farm, Bus. Rte. 1. Damariscotta Monday Market, 3-6 p.m., Rising Tide Market's parking lot. • Searsport, 3-6 p.m. Tuesdays through mid-October, downtown Crescent, Rte. 1. FMI: 567-3967. • St. George Grange, Wiley's Corner, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays through September. FMI: 629-7002. • Waldoboro, 3-6 p.m. Wednesdays through late September, Cider Hill Farm, 777 West Main St. FMI: WaldoboroFarmersMarket.com.

MEALS & TEAS

FRIDAY, JUNE 26:

• Public Breakfast in South Thomaston,
7-9 a.m., Peoples' United Methodist Church, 13 Chapel St. $7.50/$4 ages 5-12/free under 5. Benefits Children's Camper Fund.

SATURDAY, JUNE 27:

• Community Pancake Breakfast & Yard Sale in Edgecomb,
6 a.m.-noon, Edgecomb Fire Dept., 473 Boothbay Rd. (Rte. 27). $6/$5 seniors/$4 under 12/free under 4. FMI: 882-4060.
• Public Breakfast in Cushing, 7-10 a.m., Broad Cove Church. They'll run Saturdays through Aug. 29 (except July 11 and Aug. 8).
• Italian Public Supper, 4:30-6 p.m., Northport Memorial VFW Post 6131, 780 Atlantic Hwy. $8/$4 kids. FMI: 323-6921.

MONDAY, JUNE 29:

• Public Supper in Rockland,
5:30 p.m., Rockland Congregational Church. Roasted pork loin with apple stuffing, roasted red potatoes, veggies. $9.

TUESDAY, JUNE 30:

• Healthy Kids Fundraiser,
5:30-8:30 p.m., Savory Maine restaurant, Damariscotta. Your choice of three-course meal off menu. Guitar music by Paul Mellyn. FMI: 563-1818.

COMING UP:

• Free Community Supper,
Sat., July 4, 5 p.m., Belfast United Methodist Church, 23 Mill Ln., East Belfast. Pulled pork sandwich, coleslaw, corn on cob, dessert.
• Public Supper in Camden, Sat., July 4, 5:30 p.m., John Street United Methodist Church, 98 John St. Baked beans, ham, casseroles, more. $8/less for kids under 12.

MISCELLANEOUS

THURSDAY, JUNE 25:

• "Women at Every Season: Growing in Grace and Spirit,"
9 a.m.-noon, Quarry Hill, Camden. Women 50 and older welcome to free, public event focusing on inner and outer health. Complimentary breakfast. You must register: 921-6116.
• "Medicare for Everyone" Workshop, 10 a.m.-noon, Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main St., Damariscotta. For those turning 65. $15 suggested. Registration: 563-1363.
• Camden Area Senior Citizens "Eat Out," 11 a.m., Lobster Pound, Lincoln-ville Beach.
• Basic Investing Seminar, 1:30 p.m., Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main St., Damariscotta. $5. Registration: 563-1363.
• Public Comment Session on Revised Camden Comprehensive Plan, 6 p.m., Camden Opera House. On chapters 11, 12, 13, 14 & 15. FMI: jlflee@myfairpoint.net.
• Death Cafe in St. George, 5-7 p.m., yoga studio above George Pearlman Pottery, 1012 River Rd. With organic chocolate cake. Free. RSVP: 691-2845 or sienikeha@gmail.com.
• Public Forum on Unity Future Land Use Plan, 6 p.m., Unity Fire Station. Small group discussions on key issues (30 min.), then open floor discussion (1 hour).
• "Building a Bridge, Building Bridges" Discussion, 6:30 p.m., Wessaweskeag Historical Society, 8 Dublin Rd. (behind public library). Held in advance of project to build bridge across the Weskeag. Free. Open to all. FMI: 691-2120 or newviv@roadrunner.com.
• Talk on 1894 Congressional Scandal, 7 p.m., Nickels-Sortwell House barn, 121 Main St., Wiscasset. By Dr. Elizabeth De Wolfe, author of the upcoming "The Congressman, the Mistress and the Girl Spy." $10/$5 Historic New England members. Reservations: HistoricNewEngland.org or 882-7169.
• Illustrated Talk on Flags, 7:30 p.m., St. George Grange Hall, Wiley's Corner Rd. By vexillologist David Martucci to St. George Historical Society. 6:30 p.m. potluck before talk. Public invited to both. Free; collection taken. FMI: 372-8893.
• Cooking Classes on Early-Summer Dishes, 6-8 p.m., FARMS Community Kitchen, above Rising Tide Market, Damariscotta. Thurs., June 25: "Tasty Indian Dishes." Fri., June 26: "The Very Best of Seasonal Maine." $30 each. Leave your name, number, date/s of class at 563-1161 or info@meFarms.org.

FRIDAY, JUNE 26:

• Tails on the Trails at Lobster Cove Meadow Preserve,
Fri., June 26, 10-11 a.m. Dogs and people invited to join Boothbay Region Land Trust for hike. Meet at trailhead on Eastern Ave., just off Rte. 96. FMI: 633-4818.
• "Medicare for Everyone" Clinic, 10-11:30 a.m., Spectrum Generations Waldo Community Center, 18 Merriam Rd., Belfast. Register by June 25: 338-1190.
• AARP Smart Driver Seminar, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main St., Damariscotta. For drivers 50 & up. No exam; all work done in classroom. $20. Registration: 563-1363.
• Spaghetti Dinner/Minimum Wage Forum, 5-7 p.m., Elks Lodge 371, 1675 Lisbon St., Lewiston. Bangor City Councilor Joe Baldacci hosts.
• Slide Talk on European Canal Trips, 7:30 p.m., Sail, Power & Steam Museum, 75 Mechanic St., Rockland. Jim and Margaret Sharp describe their forays on a converted sailing barge in waterways of Holland, Belgium, France & Germany.

SATURDAY, JUNE 27:

• "Native American Talking,"
9:30 a.m.-noon, Temple Heights Spiritual Camp, Northport. Rev. Catherine Sabine introduces the talking stick. $25. Also at the camp on June 27: "Healing Our Hurts Leads to Wisdom" from 1-3:30 p.m. with Laura Perkins. $25. FMI: TempleHeightsCamp.org.
• Easy Paddle on the Medomak, 11 a.m. BYO canoe or kayak, water (and lunch, if you wish). Meet at picnic area across from Hannaford, Rte. 32 South, Waldoboro, for paddle on section of river with lots of wildlife. FMI: 832-5570, MedomakValley.org.

SUNDAY, JUNE 28:

• Georgetown Historical Society Annual Meeting,
1-3 p.m., 20 Bay Point Rd. Recap of the year, board election, and guest speaker archaeologist Megan Theriault. Free. Open to all.
• Damariscotta Area 4th Sunday Sacred Harp Singing, 2-5 p.m., St. Paul's Union Chapel, Dutch Neck Rd., Waldoboro. All welcome. 5 p.m. potluck. FMI: singing@MaineSacredHarp.org, 841-4923.

MONDAY, JUNE 29:

• "History and Mysteries of RMS Titanic,"
3-4 p.m., The Lincoln Home, 22 River Rd., Newcastle. Free talk by Bill Wilson, member of Titanic Intl. Society.
• Free Pool Party at Belfast City Park Pool, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Northport Ave. Mirja Pitkin leads exercise class with music. No need to register. Classes will run Mondays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., June 29-Aug. 24. FMI: 930-2514.
• Wiscasset Sun CATs Meeting, 7-8 p.m., 911 Conference Center. The Climate Action Team invites the public to get an update on their solar initiatives and plans.
• "Easy and Simple Healing in Your Home," 7-9 p.m., Temple Heights Spiritual Camp, Northport. Julie Bryan leads it. $25. FMI: TempleHeightsCamp.org.
• "Odes, Curses & Selfies: Poetry Writing Workshop," Mon.-Fri., June 29-July 3, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. daily, Farnsworth Art Museum's Gamble Ed. Center, Rockland. Led by Kathleen Ellis. $180/$150 members. FMI: 596-6457.

TUESDAY, JUNE 30:

• "Basics of Trail Creation and Construction,"
9 a.m.-1 p.m., Ragged Mountain Preserve, Camden. RSVP for location: CoastalMountains.org, 236-7091.
• Nature Hike at Ocean Point Preserve, 10-11 a.m. Join Boothbay Region Land Trust for moderate 2-mile hike. Free. No need to sign up. Meet at trailhead on Van Horn Rd., Boothbay. FMI: 633-4818.
• "It's All About the Arms" Fitness Class, 10:15 a.m., Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main St., Damariscotta. With trainer Robin Maginn. $5. Registration: 563-1363.
• Lung Health Education, Prevention and Wellness Support Group, noon-1 p.m., Pen Bay Med Center's Pulmonary Rehab Ed Room, 6 Glen Cove Dr., Rockport. Meetings held last Tuesdays. FMI: 921-8880.
• "Medical Bills: Exploring Payment Options," 3:30 p.m., Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main St., Damariscotta. With expert Jeff Slack. $5. Registration: 563-1363.
• Stand Up Paddle Boarding, 4-5 p.m., Little River Reservoir, Belfast Water District, 285 Northport Ave., Belfast. Ages 12+. $20 includes equipment & instruction. Registration required: 930-2514.
• Unity Selectmen Public Hearing, 6:30 p.m., Unity Firehouse. On paving Kanokolus Rd. Then meeting with Budget Committee on long-term financial plan for town roads. Residents welcome.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 1:

• Free Nature Walk on Fernalds Neck Preserve,
10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Lincoln-ville. Two-mile hike for all ages. Meet steward Randy Fein at trailhead, end of Fernalds Neck Rd. Weather check: 841-0013. FMI/driving directions: CoastalMountains.org.
• Free Walking Tour of Darling Marine Center, 10:30 a.m., Walpole. Learn what the waterfront labs are working on. No need to register. Wednesday Walking Tours will run through Aug. 19. FMI: dmc.umaine.edu.
• Open House at Quarry Hill, 1-3 p.m., 30 Community Dr., Camden. See cottage homes for those 55+. FMI: 921-6116.
• Talk by Beekeeper Jean Vose, Newcastle Fire Station, River Road. 6 p.m. biz meeting of Newcastle Historical Society. 7 p.m. free, public talk by Vose on keeping bees in your backyard. Handouts.
• Free Talk by Heiwa Tofu Owner, 7 p.m., Lincolnville Library. Jeff Wolovitz shows photos, describes how his organic tofu is made in Belfast, shares hard-learned biz lessons and gives samples.
• "Roadside Maine: A Route 1 Journey 1900-1906," 7 p.m., Centennial Celebration at Bayside Community Hall, Northport. Free, public talk by Maine historian Earle Shettleworth
. • Talk on Magna Carta's Role Today, 7:30 p.m., Old Town House, just off Union Common. Free, public talk by Rockland lawyer Bill Maddox to Union Historical Society.

THURSDAY, JULY 2:

• Workday at Erickson Fields Preserve,
10 a.m.-2 p.m., 124 West St., Rockport. Volunteer weeders & planters needed. Bring water, lunch, sunscreen, closed-toe shoes. Rain date July 3. FMI: jalbury@mcht.org or 236-2739.

COMING UP:

• Medomak Valley Land Trust Annual Summer Picnic,
Sun., July 5, noon, Riverbrook Preserve, Rte. 220, North Waldoboro. Bring a dish to share. Dessert, beverages provided. Explore, paddle, swim. All welcome.
• Tour of Matthews Museum of Maine Heritage, Mon., July 6, 7 p.m., Union Fairgrounds. Meet inside gates. Join the Appleton Historical Society for a tour led by Irene Hawes.
• Mental Health First Aid Training, Tues., July 7, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Camden Library. Learn five steps to help loved ones and others cope with mental health problems. $5 registration includes lunch: NAMIMaine.org or 622-5767.
• Nature Hike at Pine Tree Preserve, Tues., July 7, 10-11 a.m. Free guided walk. No need to register. Meet at trailhead, Rte. 96, Boothbay Harbor. FMI: thall@bbrlt.org or 633-4818.
• Parkinson's Disease Support Group 11th Annual Barbecue, Tues., July 7, noon-1:45 p.m., Quarry Hill, Camden. Bring chips, sides, desserts, nonalcoholic beverages. $5. RSVP by July 3: 921-6225. • Public Potluck at Penobscot School, Tues., July 7, 6 p.m., 28 Gay St., Rockland. Bring a dish and meet English Immersion students from around the world. Celebrates completion of Kitchen Campaign project. FMI: 594-1084.
• Bereavement Group Starting in Rockland, location to be announced. Coastal Family Hospice Volunteers runs it for eight Tuesdays, July 7-Aug. 25, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Free, but register: 372-6322.
• Free "Essentials of College Planning" Workshops, for adults 19+. UMaine Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Ave., Belfast: 9 a.m. Tues., July 7, 14, 21 and 28. University College Rockland: 9 a.m. Mon., July 13, 20 and 27. FMI: 800-281-3703 or meoc.maine.edu.
• "Kickball for Grownups" Meeting, Weds., July 8, 6:30 p.m., Rockland Rec Center. Registration deadline and captains' meeting for adult, co-ed league. 11-20 players per team. $150 per team. FMI: 594-0321 or 542-5646.
• "The Amazing Birds of Pemaquid Point," Weds., July 8, 7-9 p.m., Pemaquid Point Lighthouse Park ed center. Talk by birder Joe Mallory. Suggested fee of $10/$5 ages 12-18/under 12 free to benefit Caring for Kids. FMI: 677-2924.
• "Making Sense of Foot and Ankle Pain," Thurs., July 9, noon-1 p.m., Picker Family Resource Center, Pen Bay Med Center campus, Rockport. Talk by podiatrist Ryan Payne. Free, but you must register: 921-8950.
• "Wild Weskeag Through the Lens," Thurs., July 9, 4:30 p.m., Ocean View Grange, Tenants Harbor. Presentation by ornithologist Don Reimer and wildlife photographer Karl Gerstenberger, with wine and appetizers. Tix: 594-5166 or GeorgesRiver.org.
• 4-Day Timber Frame Construction Workshop, Thurs.-Sun., July 23-26, Hidden Valley Nature Center, Jefferson. $500/$450 HVNC, MOFGA, SWLA, PWA, SVCA and DLWA members. Scholarships may be available. FMI: hvnc.org, 200-8840.

ONGOING:

• Frances Perkins Homestead Tours,
Newcastle. Short & long versions led daily Tues.-Sat. FMI: 563-3374 or FrancesPerkinsCenter.BrownPaperTickets.com.
• Free Walking Tours of Camden, 4 p.m. Fridays through Sept. 11. Walks start at Camden Library. Reservations: 236-3440. Donations accepted.
• UkesROCK! Jam & Strumming Group, Tuesdays, 6-7:30 p.m., new summer location is gazebo on Ocean St., Rockland. Bring chair, music stand and clip to hold music. FMI: 542-4452.
• Midcoast Lyme Disease Support Group, second Tuesday, 6-8 p.m., Midcoast Rec Center, Rockport. FMI: 446-6447.
• Georgetown Historical Society, 20 Bay Point Rd. "Pieces of the Past: Discovering the Archaeology of Georgetown." Weds. 10-5 and Sat. 10-noon all summer.
• Open Centering Prayer and Lectio Divina, Sundays, 5-6 p.m., St. Thomas' Church, Chestnut St., Camden. Silent meditation and prayer, short reading and discussion. FMI: 236-2421.
• Meditation in Plum Village Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh, Sundays (except August), 9-10:30 a.m., The Start Center, 47 Start Rd., Camden. Free.
• Awesome Seniors: People Helping People, social support network for seniors and people with disabilities on Boothbay peninsula. Meets Fridays 2 p.m. at Boothbay Town Office. FMI: 633-4368. • "Walk with a Doc," Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m., Field of Dreams pavilion, Unity. Walk for health with Dr. John. No dogs. FMI: 948-9005.
• Informal Gardening Discussions, first Wednesdays, 7 p.m., through Oct., Stockton Springs Library. All welcome.
• CamRock Network, first and third Tuesdays, 8-9 a.m., Market Basket's upstairs meeting room, Rockport. Women's networking group. FMI: 273-3223 or CamRockNetwork.com.
• Wednesday Walkers, hike different preserve Wednesdays through late Nov. Carpool from Friends Meeting House, Damariscotta, or meet at walk starting point. Walks/times/other info: groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/wednesday_walkers/info.
• Open Meditation, Mondays 6-7 p.m., Midcoast Yoga Shala, 49 Main St., Damariscotta. No cost; donation only.
• 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.
• Wellness Wednesdays: Acupuncture, Reiki, Chair Massage & Reflexology, 4:15-5:30 p.m., Bok Medical Bldg., 22 White St. (behind Rockland Library). All welcome. Free; donations accepted. FMI: 921-6993. Some weeks during summer, some services will not be available. See Knox County Health Clinic's Facebook page or call 921-6993. Nia Dance Class, 4-4:45 p.m. through July 15, The Dancing Elephant, 16 School St., Rockland. All welcome. Free; donations accepted. FMI: 594-1694.
• Meetingbrook Meditation, Sundays, 6 p.m., Meetingbrook Hermitage, Camden. With light supper. FMI: 236-4346.
• Belfast Overeaters Anonymous, Fridays, noon-1 p.m., First Baptist Church garden entrance. Also Mondays, 6:30-7:30, Belfast Center, Rm. 206. FMI: 382-6446.
• Leer y Charlar Spanish-Language Discussion Group, second & fourth Tuesdays, 1 p.m., Camden Library. All proficient in Spanish welcome.
• Wellness Checks, Mondays & Thursdays, 1-3 p.m., Nurse Judith Lydon's office at Anderson Inn at Quarry Hill. FMI: 921-6272.
• 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.
• Dancing Xi-Gong, 9 a.m. Thursdays, Camden Congregational Church. Twelve movements to music. Free. FMI: 236-8732 or beedyparker@gwi.net.
• 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.
• "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. • 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.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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 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.
• 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.
• Clothes Closet Day, first Saturday, Warren Congregational Church. Free clothes for those in need. FMI: 273-2338.
• 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, SpectrumGenerations.org.



















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