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Calendar Listings for the Week beginning May 21
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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, MAY 21:


• Walk for Wishes,
Rockland Congregational Church. 5 p.m. registration. 6 p.m. walk. Benefits Make-A-Wish Maine, with a waiting list of 90 kids.
• Slide Talk on "The Hidden Coast of Maine," 6 p.m., Rockland Library. By author Ken Textor. Free. Open to all.
• "Birds of Prey, and a Raven Who Thinks He's a Bird of Prey!," 7 p.m., Camden Library. Wind Over Wings brings an Eagle, Red-Tailed Hawk, Raven and Saw-Whet Owl and their stories. Hosted by Mid-Coast Audubon. Free; donations to nonprofit bird rehab center welcome.
• The Needhams in Concert, 7 p.m., Belfast United Methodist Church, 23 Mill Ln., East Belfast. Gospel. Free-will offering supports Needhams ministry.
• Guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto, 7:30 p.m., Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. Impressionistic soundscapes. $15/$13 m./$5 under 19. FMI: AtTheLincoln.org.

FRIDAY, MAY 22:

• "Herbal Goddess" Reception,
4-6 p.m., Rising Tide Community Market, Damariscotta. For Amy Jirsa's new book. Deli prepares recipes from the book.
• National Maritime Day Reception, 5-7 p.m., Nautical Scribe Books, 132 Church St., Belfast. Food, drink, music, sea tales galore to celebrate the U.S. merchant marine.
• High Schoolers on Net Neutrality, 7 p.m., Informed Young Leaders Informing the Community at Sail, Power & Steam Museum, Rockland. Free; contributions requested.
• By the Bay Jazz Trio in Rockland, 7-9 p.m., Rock City Cafe. Works from Golden Age of American Song and Latin rhythm standards.
• DaPonte String Quartet's "Short and Sweet," 7:30 p.m., Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. Works by seven very different composers.
• Brian Patricks at The Narrows Tavern, Waldoboro, 8 p.m. Acoustic rock and blues.
Skylight, May 22-31: Fridays & Saturdays 7:30 p.m.; Sundays 4 p.m. Midcoast Actors' Studio puts on the David Hare play at new Court Street Theater, Belfast. $15/$12 seniors/students. FMI: 370-7592.

SATURDAY, MAY 23:

• 3rd Annual Run for Your Life Challenge,
Camden Snow Bowl. $50. FMI: EmergencyChallenge.org.
• Fawcett's Maine Antique Toy & Art Museum Opens for 19th Season, free admission for veterans through Memorial Day weekend. It's on Rte. 1 in Waldoboro (3 miles north of Moody's Diner).
• Boothbay Railway Village Opens for 50th Season, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Ride the steam loco on the hour 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Open weekends until June 14, then daily.
• Talk by Author of "Life in Prison," 10 a.m., Skidompha Library, Damariscotta. Robert Reilly on his former life as a prison guard. He signs copies afterward.
• 4th Annual Boots on the Ground, 11 a.m., Montpelier, Rte. 1, Thomaston. Rain-or-shine salute to veterans. Dress parade, ceremony, lunch, music, kids' lawn games, free tours of Montpelier from noon to 3 p.m. FMI: 354-8062.
• Concert at Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site, 2 p.m. Maine St. Andrew's Pipes and Drums perform. Free, with state park entrance fee. Kicks off summer season, which runs to Labor Day. FMI: FriendsOfColonialPemaquid.org.
Man and Superman, 2 p.m., NT Live at Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. Ralph Fiennes plays Jack Tanner in Shaw's classic play FMI: AtTheLincoln.org.
• LA Bluesman in Belfast, 2-5 p.m. B. Douglas's blues and jazz guitar stylings at Bowen's Tavern.
• Gala at Penobscot Marine Museum, 5-7 p.m., 2 Church St., Searsport. See the museum's newly renovated Visitors Center on the Crescent and its four major shows at 2015 season opener.
• West Bay Rotary Duck Derby, 5 p.m., Camden Harbor Park. Prizes: Florida vacay, pearl pendant, lobster for four. $5 for one/$20 for five, on sale at French & Brawn, Camden Hannaford, members of West Bay Rotary.
• Meteora in Belfast, 7 p.m. Folk trio's tight harmonies in Americana, world, Cubano, other genres. $10/$6 seniors & youth adv. tix: 789-5276, willbe@tidewater.net. $12/$8 door.
• Contradance in Rockport, 7-10 p.m., Rockport Opera House. Called by Dugan Murphy. Music by Jamie Oshima and Kathleen Fownes. $10/$7 students. Benefits Camden Hills High's chapter of Liberian Education Fund
• Kennebunk River Band in Rockland, 7-9 p.m., Rock City Cafe. Electric, American folk rock.
• "A Bookmobile for Dreamers," 7:30 p.m., Watts Hall, Thomaston. Multimedia chamber opera for theremin, electronic sound and video by Brooklyn composer Elizabeth Brown and artist Lothar Osterburg. Suggested $10 donation helps Pope Memorial Humane Society build larger shelter. FMI: 594-4897.
• John Hasnip at The Narrows Tavern, Waldoboro, 8 p.m. Rock, pop and folk.
• 8th Annual Damariscotta Mills Fish Ladder Festival, Sat. & Sun., May 23 & 24. Thousands of alewives swim upstream, while people chow down, take boat rides, hear an actress recite poetry, and more. FMI: DamariscottaMills.org.
• Breakwater Vineyards Open House, Sat., & Sun., May 23 & 24, noon-5 p.m., 35 Ash Point Dr., Owls Head. Tastings, tours of winery & dairy. FMI: 594-1721.

SUNDAY, MAY 24:

• Free Community Dance,
10 a.m.-noon, Swing and Sway, 47 Maverick St., Rockland. A DJ spins so the crowd can move. FMI: RealBeatsDJs@gmail.com.
• Author Gerry Boyle to Speak in Camden, 1-3 p.m., Owl and Turtle Bookshop, 33 Bayview St. On "Once Burned" in Jack McMorrow series.
• 2015 Arbor Day in Camden, 1 p.m., Town Green at Chestnut & Elm. Camden Conservation Commission leads short ceremony and tree walk with rare specimens. FMI: 236-6855.
• Jefferson Memorial Day Ceremony, 2:30 p.m., Veterans Memorial on Town Green. State Sen. Chris Johnson speaks, Boy Scouts lead pledge, and more.
• Gabriel Donohue Plays in Rockland, 7:30 p.m., Sail, Power & Steam Museum. The Irish-born musician is joined by Marian Makins and Seamus Connolly. $20 in adv. or at door. To save a seat: 701-7627.

MONDAY, MAY 25:

• Rockport Memorial Day Parade,
leaves 11 a.m. from Post Office on Union St. All may watch or march. Rain means short 11 a.m. service in Camden Hills Regional High's Strom Auditorium instead.
• Down East Singers Memorial Day Concert, 5 p.m., Camden Opera House. With premiere of Elizabeth Brown's composition for theremin, chorus and piano, in memory of Col. Robert Rheault. Tix, $20/free under 18: DownEastSingers.org, 619-0413, at box office day of show.

TUESDAY, MAY 26:

• Cruise Night at the Car Wash,
5-8 p.m., Wash-N-Go, Rte. 1, Warren. Food, raffle prizes and classic cars, trucks, bikes. Last Tuesdays all summer.
• Talk on Helen Schweitzer Bio, 7 p.m., Camden Library. Patti Marxsen on her new book about Albert Schweitzer's accomplished wife.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 27:

• Auditions for Jesus Christ Superstar,
6-8 p.m., Oceanside East High School, Rockland. For Oceanside Summer Theatre production that goes on in July. Come ready to sing a selection from the show.
• Auditions for Variety Show, 6:30 p.m., Watts Hall, Thomaston. For acts in Community Variety Show to celebrate 100th birthday of Watts Block. Acts with everything from music to pet tricks welcome. FMI: 354-6796.

THURSDAY, MAY 28:

• CHRHS Fine Arts Night and Film Festival,
Camden Hills Regional High School, Rockport. Fine Arts 5:30-8 p.m., with student artwork and music, refreshments in Wave Café. Film Festival of student shorts 8 p.m. in Strom Auditorium. Both are free.
• 2015 Maine Literary Awards, 6 p.m., SPACE Gallery, downtown Portland. Winners revealed. Cash bar. Copies of all finalists' books on sale. Free for Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance members/$5 sug. donation for non-members.
• International Dancing, 6:30-8 p.m., Steamboat Landing, left of Belfast Boathouse. Live music. All dances taught. No partner needed. Free. Donations to musicians welcome. Rain moves it to Waterfall Arts, 256 High St. FMI: 218-1066.

COMING UP:

• The Kruger Brothers,
Fri., May 29, 7:30 p.m., Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. Jazzy, classical, bluegrassy trio. $25 adv. tix: BoothbayOperaHouse.com, 633-6855. $30 day of show.
• Psychic Reading Seminar, Fri., May 29, 7:30 p.m., Theater at Monmouth. Medium Angelina Diana reads audience members. $30 tix: 933-9999 or TheaterAtMonmouth.org.
Voices in the Mirror, Fri., Sat. & Sun., May 29, 30 & 31. The Theater Project, 14 School St., Brunswick. Original sketch comedy by teens. $12 suggested. Tix/FMI: TheTheaterProject.com, 729-8584.
• Spring Auto & Antique Aeroplane Show, Sat. & Sun., May 30 & 31, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Owls Head Transportation Museum. Pre-1995 vehicles welcome for opening event of 2015 outdoor season. Eastern Regional Lincoln Owners and Lincoln Zephyr Owners groups stop by on Sat. Under 18 free.
• Free Golf Clinic and Greens Fee Open House, Sat., May 30, Union Country Club, Barrett Hill Rd. PGA Pro Matt Murphy individual instruction 9-11 a.m. Group basics 11 a.m.-noon. 18+. Clinic registration: 845-2347. No greens fee 12:30 p.m. to close. Register at course and play. FMI: UnionCountryClub.com.
• 2nd Annual Barbells for Beacon, Sat., May 30, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Stone Coast CrossFit, 321 Commercial St., Rockport. Fundraising workout to aid shelter animals in need of surgery at P.A.W.S. FMI: Stone Coast CrossFit's Facebook page.
• Cystic Fibrosis Music Fund-Raiser, Sat., May 30, noon-4 p.m., Sail, Power & Steam Museum, 75 Mechanic St., Rockland. With Nikos Apollonio, Mark Miller, Blind Albert, Exact Change, Miners Creek, The Rusty Hinges, The Teacups, Playin' Possum. Suggested $10 donation.
• "Stories We Share: A Celebration of Arts, Culture and Community," Sat., May 30, 5:30 p.m., Camden Opera House. Hosted by OUT as I Want to Be, with young LGBTQ poets, reception, silent auction and guest Richard Blanco, 2013 Inaugural poet. Admission by donation.
• Evening of "Cool Jazz," Sat., May 30, 7 p.m., Vose Library, Union. Exact Change jazz quartet plays standards, Great American Songbook numbers and more. $8 suggested donation helps fund new air conditioning system at library.
• Carlos Nuñez, Sat., May 30, 7:30 p.m., Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. Renowned Spanish piper gives rare Maine performance. $25 adv. tix: BoothbayOperaHouse.com, 633-6855. $30 day of show.
• "Decade of Dance" Party, Sat., May 30, 7:30-10 p.m., Rockland Elks Lodge, Rankin St. Food, demos, prizes, cash bar, DJ to celebrate Swing & Sway's 10th year. $10 adv. tix: 594-0940 or info@SwingNSway.com. $25 door.
• 4th Annual Mid-Coast Mom Prom, Sat., May 30, 7:30-11:30 p.m., Belfast Boathouse. Las Vegas-themed dance with DJ Ryan Albert, photo booth, hors d'oeuvres, cash bar. 21+. $30 tix: BroadreachMaine.org. Benefits Broadreach Family & Community Services.
• The Robert Cray Band, Sun., May 31, 7:30 p.m. Grammy-winning frontman and his band at Waterville Opera House. $40-$50 tix: OperaHouse.org, 873-2300.
• Della Mae at Port City Music Hall, Sun., May 31, 8 p.m. 18+. $12 adv. $15 door. $30 pref. seating. Tix: 800-745-3000, PortCityMusicHall.com.
• "Labor of Love (or Not)," Tues., June 2, 7 p.m., Camden Library. First in And/Or Stories monthly series with "The Moth" format. June's theme: stories about work. July's theme: "Boom & Bust!" Stories must be true and told without notes in eight minutes or less. Sign-up/FMI: AndOrStories@gmail.com.
The Full Monty, June 3-20, Maine State Music Theatre, Bowdoin College campus, Brunswick. Tix, $43-$70: 725-8769 or msmt.org. Free talkback, "A Peek Behind the Curtain: /i>The Full Monty," at Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick, Weds., June 10, noon, with actors, techies and others. Bring lunch.
• Songwriters Coffeehouse, Thurs., June 4, 7 p.m., Camden Library. Join the musicians of the Songwriters Series for a concert of fresh music. $5 at the door.
• Free USAF Heritage of America Brass Band Concert, Fri., June 5, 7:30 p.m., Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. Donations accepted at door.
• Thomaston Trek 5K/10K Run/Walk, Sun., June 7. Starts and ends at Thomaston Library, 60 Main St. Registration 7:30-8 a.m. Race 8:30 a.m. rain or shine. $25 adv. registration: active.com. Race-day registration $30. Post-run breakfast at The Slipway free for racers; $5 for nonracers. Benefits Trekkers. FMI: 594-5095.
• 13th Annual Spectrum Generations Golf Tournament, Mon., June 8, Natanis Golf Course, Vassalboro. 11 a.m. check-in. $75. Registration: SpectrumGenerations.org/golf.
• Run Strong 5k & Hope Triathlon, set for Sat., July 11, and Sun., July 12, respectively. Both start 8 a.m. at Camden Snow Bowl and support community health programs. FMI: 236-3375.
• Rockport High Potluck & Banquet, Sat., July 18. Potluck 10 a.m. at Simonton Camp in South Hope. Bring salad, dessert or covered dish. Banquet 5:30 p.m. at Rockland Elks Club. FMI: 617-620-3428.

CHILDREN, TEENS & PARENTS

THURSDAY, MAY 21:


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

SATURDAY, MAY 23:

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

TUESDAY, MAY 26:

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

WEDNESDAY, MAY 27:

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

COMING UP:

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

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

FRIDAY, MAY 22 - THURSDAY, MAY 28:


• COLONIAL THEATRE,
Belfast: "Tomorrowland," "Mad Max: Fury Road," "Age of Adeline." Subtitles on all Sunday movies.
• FLAGSHIP CINEMAS 10, Thomaston: "Tomorrowland," "Mad Max: Fury Road," "Pitch Perfect 2," "Hot Pursuit," "Avengers: Age of Ultron," "The Age of Adaline," "Poltergeist," "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2," "Ex Machina."
• HARBOR THEATRE,
Boothbay Harbor: "Tomorrowland." Showtimes: HarborTheatre.net, 633-0438.
• Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. "Woman in Gold." Showtimes: AtTheLincoln.org, 563-3424.
• STRAND THEATRE, Rockland: "Danny Collins." FMI: 594-0070 or RocklandStrand.com.

FRIDAY, MAY 22:

• "Love Me Tonight,"
6:30 p.m. Friday Night Film Series at Thomaston Library. Maurice Chevalier stars in the 1932 film. Free.
• "As Good as It Gets," 7 p.m., Friday Night Flix at Belfast Library. Free.
• "Growing Local," 7 p.m., final entry in Food and Farm Film Festival at FARMS Community Kitchen, above Rising Tide Community Market, Damariscotta. Free. FMI: meFarms.org.

MONDAY, MAY 25:

• "Raising Ali: A Lewiston Story,"
7:30 p.m., The Androscoggin Bank Colisée, Lewiston. Documentary on 1965 Muhammad Ali vs. Sonny Liston bout shown at fight's original venue. $10-$12 tix: TheColisee.com.

TUESDAY, MAY 26:

• "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" Free Screening,
10 a.m., Early Bird Classic Film at Flagship Cinemas, Thomaston.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 27:

• "Pleasure Unwoven,"
6-8 p.m., Belfast Library. WeCARE screens the all-ages film that explores whether addiction is a disease. Discussion follows. Free-will offering taken for Waldo Encourages Community Assisted Recovery Efforts.

THURSDAY, MAY 28:

• "Shoeshine,"
6 p.m., Pfander's Favorite Films at Rockland Library. Italian shoeshine boys land in juvenile prison.
• "Inhabit: A Permaculture Perspective," 7 p.m., Old #9, Friendship St., Waldoboro village. Free screening sponsored by Medomak Valley Land Trust, Cider Hill Farm, Waldoboro Farmers' Market.

COMING UP:

• CIFF & Points North Documentary Forum,
Sept. 17-20, 2015, in Camden, Rockport and Rockland. Camden International Film Festival's Fellowship and Festival. FMI: CamdenFilmFest.org.




ART

THURSDAY, MAY 21:


• Wine Tasting & Asha Fenn Art Show Fund-Raiser,
6-8 p.m., The Good Kettle, 247 Rte. 1, Stockton Springs. Benefits Literacy Volunteers of Waldo County.
• Reception to Open "Discarded Souvenirs," 6-8 p.m., Perimeter Gallery, 96 Main St., Belfast. New Yorker Danielle Dimston's oils depicting memory and loss. Through July 5.

FRIDAY, MAY 22:

• Reception to Open Scott Anton Show,
5-8 p.m., Keag River Gallery, 25 Dublin Rd., South Thomaston. Of his wet plate collodion photos. Through June. He'll also be on hand Sat., May 23.
• Reception for "U.S. Marine Corps in the Pacific," 5:30-7:30 p.m., The Good Supply, 2106 Bristol Rd., Pemaquid Falls. Handmade dioramas by Ed Strausberg.
• Belfast Fourth Friday Art Walk, 5:30-8 p.m. Live honky-tonk by The Dog Hounds at High & Main, sponsored by Belfast Creative Coalition. Downtown galleries hold receptions, including these: • With Breath Puppetry Studio, 2nd fl. of 137 High St. "Hats-A-Go-Go!" Belfast Poet Laureate Toussaint St. Negritude's handsewn hats of recycled materials. Sales benefit his restored housing. • Betts Gallery, Belfast Framer, 96 Main St. For "Home Opener," with work by Kenny Cole, Susan Cooney, David Hurley, Bennett Konesni, Karen MacDonald, Kathleen Mack, Richard Mann, Petrea Noyes, Dina Petrillo, Joan Proudman, Abbie Read, Julie Rose, Dyan Ross, Lesia Sochor, Janalee Welch. Through June 19. • Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. For "Hoofs, Roots and Wings," with work by Sheep Jones, Christopher O'Connor, Kathryn Shagas, Susan Camp, Elizabeth Ostrander, Jimmy Creighton. Through June 19. • Waterfall Arts, 256 High St., For "Far Up Close," with work by Abe Goodale, Harlan Crichton and the late Lou Garbus. Crichton gives a talk this Wednesday. Goodale gives one July 14 at 7 p.m. • Belfast Co-op, seasonal wines tasting and reception to open "Presence," works in several mediums by Ed Moffitt. This event starts at 7 p.m.
• Reception for Lee Lawson, 5-8 p.m., Harbor Square Gallery, 374 Main St., Rockland. To welcome her paintings to current exhibit "Dreaming in Color," by Jackson Gregory and Joan Wye.
• Reception for Rhonda Dubin Show, 6-8 p.m., The Fischer Gallery, 340 Main St. Rockland. Photos taken in Ireland.
• "Drawing Close to the Earth II" Workshop with Dudley Zopp, Fri.-Sun., May 22-24, at 26 Split Rock Cove, South Thomaston. Friday artist talk, walkabout, potluck. Saturday & Sunday hikes, drawing sessions and group discussions at two Coastal Mountains Land Trust preserves. FMI: 26SplitRockCove.com.
• Saltwater Artists Gallery Opens for 48th Year, Rte. 130, New Harbor, Sat.-Mon., May 22-25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Three new artists join the 26-member co-op. Weekends, then daily starting June 20.

SATURDAY, MAY 23:

• "The Mindful Brush: Mindfulness for Artists,"
9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., River Arts, 241 Rte. 1, Damariscotta. Philip Frey teaches artists of all levels to use painting to enhance clarity. $95/$80 members. FMI: RiverArtsME.org.
• Reception for "Archetypal Image," 3-6 p.m., The Organic Image, Barnard House, 119 School St., Bucksport. With refreshments. Hours for group show: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thurs., May 21, and noon-6 p.m. Tues., May 26, and Thurs., May 28. FMI: Ed.Moffitt@yahoo.com.
• Reception to Open "Winter Works," 5-7 p.m., New Era Gallery, Vinalhaven. Includes pieces by John Wulp, Esther Garcia Eder, Scott Moore, Sharon Townshend, David Smus, Elaine Crossman, Kathleen Byrd, Charlotte Nekola. Show runs to June 24.
• Season Preview at Mars Hall Gallery, Sat. & Sun., May 23 & 24, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 621 Port Clyde Rd., Martinsville. Paintings, quality craft items.

SUNDAY, MAY 24:

• Reception for Geoffrey Vollers,
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Sanctuary Gallery at Rockland Congregational Church. The Rockland artist's wood and stained glass works. Show runs to June 24.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 27:

• "Graphic Novels: Not Just Entertainment But Art,"
6:30 p.m., Rockport Library. Ben Odgren hosts free workshop for all ages that looks at the medium.
• Artist's Talk by Harlan Crichton, 7 p.m., Waterfall Arts, Belfast. On his work in group show "Far Up Close."

THURSDAY, MAY 28:

• Reception for Professional Certificate Program Exhibition,
5-7 p.m., Maine Media Gallery, 18 Central St., Rockport. Photos by grads hang May 26-May 30, then show goes to Portland.

COMING UP:

• Reception to Open "Moments in Time,"
Fri., May 29, 5-7 p.m., Garage Gallery, at Eastern Tire & Auto, 70 Park St., Rockland. Group show by Stell Shevis, Lois Anne, Deborah Winship, Rebecca Thompson, Lauralee Clayton, Edith LaRoche, Audrey McGlashan, Elizabeth O'Haverty. Through summer.
• Reception to Open "Abstract," Fri., May 29, 5-7 p.m., River Arts, 241 Rte. 1, Damariscotta. Multimedia show juried by Dozier Bell.
• "Andy and Kosti" at Farnsworth, show of paintings and photos by Andrew Wyeth and Kosti Ruohomaa, opens Sat., May 30, in the Rockland art museum's Wyeth Center. Runs through Nov. 1. Members' preview/reception May 29.

ONGOING:

• Farnsworth Art Museum,
Rockland. "3D: Contemporary Works from the Farnsworth." Through Oct. 4. "Celebrating Maine." Through December.
• Georgetown Historical Society, 20 Bay Point Rd. "Pieces of the Past: Discovering the Archaeology of Georgetown." All summer, Weds. 10-5 and Sat. 10-noon.
• 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.
• 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, MAY 22:


• Merryspring Nature Center Weekend Plant Sale,
Camden. Members-only sale Friday 3-6 p.m. Public sale 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday & Sunday. Benefits ed programs and maintenance of grounds, gardens.

SATURDAY, MAY 23:

• Youthlinks Bake-Yard-Seedling Sale,
8 a.m.-2 p.m., 420 Broadway, Rockland. Park at Oceanside East High. Treasures, homemade baked goods, student-raised seedlings. FMI: BRMaine.org.
• Georgetown Fire Department Auxiliary Annual Plant Sale, 9-11 a.m., Center Fire Station, 777 Five Islands Rd. Annuals, perennials, veggie seedlings.
• Jackson Memorial Library Plant & Bake Sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Tenants Harbor. Seedlings include veggies, annuals, herbs. FMI: JacksonMemorialLibrary.org.
• Antiques, Art and Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Ocean View Grange, Rte. 131, Port Clyde. Tables available: 372-8629.
• Lincolnville Library Book, Bake and Plant Sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Benefits Friends of Lincolnville Community Library. FMI: questions@LincolnvilleLibrary.org.
• Spring Seedling Sale at Good Tern Co-op, Rockland, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Farmers from Morning Dew Farm, Lincolnville, bring MOFGA-certified veggie & flower seedlings and answer your questions.
• St. George "Sales into the Season," Tag sales, restaurant & shop openings, sales, other events along the peninsula. FMI: StGeorgeBusinessAlliance.com.
• Round Pond Schoolhouse "Attic-Basement-Closet" Sale, Sat. & Sun., May 23 & 24, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Washington School, Round Pond village. Helps fund continuing restoration of 19th-century landmark. FMI: 529-5796.

TUESDAY, MAY 26:

• Searsport Farmers' Market Opens for Season,
3-6 p.m., downtown Crescent, Rte. 1. Tuesdays through mid-October. Vendor info: 567-3967.

COMING UP:

• Warren Field & Garden Club Annual Plant Sale,
Sat., May 30, 8 a.m.-noon, Red Farm, Rte. 90, Warren. Perennials, shrubs, house plants. Supports club's scholarship fund and town gardens. Rain or shine. Note date change.
• Old Bristol Garden Club Annual Plant Sale, Sat., May 30, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Masonic Hall, Rte. 1, across from Damariscotta Vet Clinic. $5 Himalayan Mayapples featured. Bring your own box/tray to carry purchases. FMI: 563-2232.
• Morris Farm Community Plant Sale, Sat., May 30, 9 a.m.-noon, Morris Farm, Rte. 27N, Wiscasset. Hardy perennials, heirloom tomatoes. FMI: 882-4080.
• "All Things Nautical" Yard Sale, Sat., May 30, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Come Boating! shed near Public Landing. Held during Come Boating! annual Launch Day, with hot dogs, lemonade and chance to row a Cornish gig. To donate: 338-1225.
• Fine Fiber Fair, Sat., May 30, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Belfast Boathouse. Benefits Broadreach Family & Community Services Early Childhood Program.
• WERU's Live & Local Farm to Table Auction, Tues., June 2, 6-9 p.m. On-air auction (89.9/99.9 FM) with dozens of items starting at half their value.

ONGOING:

• 1960 MGA Roadster Raffle,
Owls Head Transportation Museum is selling 777 tix for $100 each at Owlshead.org. Drawing Sept. 12.
• Belfast UU Church Online Auction, through June 5 at BiddingForGood.com. FMI: 338-4482.
• Midcoast Farmers' Markets, organic and artisan goods. Many take EBT. • Belfast, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays through October, Waterfall Arts grounds. • Camden, 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, upper parking lot behind Knox Mill. • Damariscotta, 9 a.m.-noon Fridays through Oct. 30, Round Top Farm, Bus. Rte. 1.

MEALS & TEAS

SATURDAY, MAY 23:


• Annual Chicken Barbecue,
4-6 p.m., Warren Masonic Hall. Sponsored by Square & Compass Club.
• Public Supper to Benefit Pope Memorial Humane Society, 5 p.m., Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Rockland. A rep will be on hand.
• Spring Fling Public Supper & Show, Tranquility Grange Hall, Rte. 52, Lincoln-ville. Baked beans, casseroles, salads, homemade desserts 5 p.m. Variety show 6 p.m. $10/$5 ages 5-12/free under 4, over 90. FMI: 763-3343.
• Spaghetti Supper to Benefit CHRHS Exchange Trip to Malta, 5-6:30 p.m., Rockport Masonic Center, 361 Main St. With salad, bread, meat or veggie sauce, drink, dessert. $8/$5 kids/$25 families. 50/50 raffle. 236-4619.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 27:

• Public Supper in South Thomaston,
5:30 p.m., People's United Methodist Church, 13 Chapel St. Casseroles, salads, beans, pies. $8/$4 kids.

THURSDAY, MAY 28:

• Boy Scouts of America Pen Bay Area Citizen Award Dinner,
5:30 p.m., Rockland Elks Club. Keynote speaker Donn Fendler of "Lost on a Mountain in Maine." Free, but donations to Scouting appreciated. FMI: 650-1796.'

COMING UP:

• Knox County Flying Club's Annual Pancake Breakfast,
Sat., May 30, 8-10 a.m. All-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, coffee. $5. FMI: 230-2566.
• Baked Bean & Ham Supper to Benefit Historic Head Tide Church, Sat., May 30, 4:30 p.m., Alna Fire Station, Rte. 218. With salads, breads, pies. $8/$5 under 13/free under 5. FMI: 882-7744.
• Pancake Breakfast at Alna Store, 2 Dock Road, Sun., May 31, 7:30-10:30 a.m. Coffee, stack of plain or blueberry, and a side for $10 to benefit Hidden Valley Nature Center, Jefferson.'

MISCELLANEOUS

THURSDAY, MAY 21:


• Death Cafe St. George,
5-7 p.m., Gallery above George Pearlman Pottery, 1012 River Rd. Group discussion about death; not a support group. RSVP: sienikeha@gmail.com, 691-2845.
• Damariscotta Region Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting, 5:30-8 p.m., Sheepscot Harbour Village & Resort, Edgecomb. Tix: 563-8340 or info@DamariscottaRegion.com.
• "What's Cooking, Doc?" Class, 6-8 p.m., FARMS Community Kitchen (above Rising Tide Market), Damariscotta. Dr. Rob Hunold makes Italian seafood stew. $10. Sign-up: 563-4540.
• "Job & Training Resources for Maine's Job Seekers," 6 p.m., Camden Library. Learn about federal & state training grants in this Ready2Work program.
• "The Arctic: Eyewitness to Change," 6:30 p.m., Belfast Library. Free talk by cruisers/tour guides Karen and Rick Miles.
• "Ticked Off About Ticks!" Talk, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Boothbay Fire House. Talk by Dr. Nananda Col, who's had Lyme disease and anaplasmosis.
• Talk on Southern U.S. Border Immigration, 6:30 p.m., Friends Meetinghouse, 77 Belvedere Rd., Damariscotta. Daniel Asher Filstein gives the talk, first in Midcoast Outreach and Peace Center's Public Dialogue Series on Humanitarian Crises. FMI: 563-3757.

FRIDAY, MAY 22:

• U.S. Sen. Angus King Staff Outreach Hours in Belfast,
City Hall, 10 a.m.-noon. FMI: 800-432-1599.
• Former Lawmen Tell Amusing Tales, 7 p.m., Washington Evening Star Grange Hall. Retired warden John Ford Sr. and retired trooper Mark Nickerson entertain. Refreshments. Free; donations welcome.

SATURDAY, MAY 23:

• Free Bird Hikes in Damariscotta,
Saturdays in May, 7-9:30 a.m. Meet the leader at DRA's Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Rd., Damariscotta. Free. All ages, levels. You must register: 563-1393.
• State Sen. Chris Johnson Local Office Hours, 9-10 a.m. Waldoboro Library; 10:30 a.m.-noon Maine Coast Book Shop, Damariscotta; 12:30-1:30 p.m. Treats, Wiscasset. All welcome.
• Hope Historical Society Opening & Dedication of Faith Hart Room, 479 Camden Rd., Hope Corner. Open house 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dedication 10:30 a.m.
• Simply Books Club, 2 p.m., Camden Library. Adult readers welcome. Bring book you want to discuss.
• Fly-Casting Clinic, 3-5:30 p.m., Pen Bay YMCA, Rockport. Maine Guides and Trout Unlimited members teach all levels. 13+. $45/$30 Y members. Sign-up: 236-3375.
• Beginner Ukulele Workshops in Belfast, Saturday mornings May 23, June 13 & 27, July 11 & 18, 9-10:30 a.m. $15 per drop-in session. For the address: frets@ukehappens.com, 992-3535.

TUESDAY, MAY 26:

• Free Essentials of College Planning Workshop,
9 a.m., UMaine Hutchinson Center. For those 19 and over. Registration: 800-281-3703, meoc.maine.edu.
• "Research Solutions for Aquaculture," 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Bigelow Lab for Ocean Sciences East Boothbay Ocean Science & Ed campus. Talk by Bigelow scientists, tour of lab, free lunch, breakout sessions with people from Maine's aquaculture industry. FMI: bigelow.org.
• NARFE Mid-Coast Chapter 2169 Meeting, 11:45 a.m., Offshore Restaurant, Rte. 1, Rockport. Judith Tydings, Ph.D., on how aging is treated and how we can flourish. FMI: 594-2466.
• Open-Hive Beekeeping Demo, noon, Tuesday Talks at Merryspring Nature Center, Camden. Given by Holly and David Edwards. Don't wear insect repellant. $5/members free.
• Talk on Syrian Crisis by Alison McKellar, 6:30 p.m., Our Lady of Good Hope, 7 Union St., Camden. Slide show, local relief efforts, use of marine shrink-wrap for refugee shelters.
• Talk on Quilts of Valor Effort, 7 p.m., Jefferson Fire and Rescue Bldg., Rte. 32. Free talk by Kathy Alley of Lincoln County Quilters follows short Jefferson Historical Society biz meeting. Public welcome. FMI: 549-5592.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 27:

• U.S. Sen. Angus King Staff Outreach Hours at Waldoboro
Town Office, 10 a.m.-noon; and at Camden Town Office, 2-4 p.m. FMI: 800-432-1599.
• Medicare for Everyone Clinic, 2-3:30 p.m., Spectrum Generations Waldo Community Center, 18 Merriam Rd., Belfast. Register by May 25: 338-1190.
• Info Session on New Cybersecurity Degree Offered by UMaine, 4 p.m., Katz Library Room 16 and broadcast to Bangor campus and University College Centers. Registration: uma.edu/cybersecurity, 877-UMA-1234.
• Top Gun Entrepreneurship Acceleration Semifinals, 5 p.m., Union Hall, Rockport. Each entrepreneur gets 5 minutes to persuade judges their biz idea should send them to the June 3 finals at USM Portland. Refreshments. Open to all.
• Talk on Local Food, Local Hunger, 6-7 p.m., FARMS Community Kitchen (above Rising Tide Market), Damariscotta. Greta Huff gives the talk.
• Free Gardening 101 Program, 6-7:30 p.m., Picker Family Resource Center, Rockport. Pro gardener Cindy Gerry covers the basics. Registration: 921-8950.
• Waldoboro Business Assoc. Meeting, 6 p.m., Harvest Moon Pizza, 13 Friendship St. State Rep. Jeffery Evangelos gives legislative update. FMI: info@WaldoboroBusiness.org.
• "An Introduction to Home Birth and Midwifery Care," 7-8:30 p.m., Good Tern Co-op, 750 Main St., Rockland. Free talk by midwife Hope Jackson.

THURSDAY, MAY 28:

• 28th Annual IT Summit & Tradeshow,
7:30 a.m-4 p.m., Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland. 59 vendor booths. 15 workshops. $50 in adv./$60 day of/$25 students registering in adv. includes breakfast, lunch, workshops, tradeshow. Registration: mtug.org/summit.
• Camden Garden Club Annual Business Meeting, First Congregational Church, 55 Elm St., Camden. Refreshments 9 a.m. Meeting 9:30 a.m.
• Camden Area Senior Citizens Meeting, 10 a.m., Masonic Lodge, Simonton's Corner. Short business mtg., entertainment by The Finnish Strings, lunch. All area seniors welcome.
• Beverage Server Training, 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Boothbay Harbor Town Office. $15. You must register: 563-1330.
• Community Celebration of New Whitefield Trail, 12:30 p.m. Meet at Happy Farm River Trailhead at Recycling Center. Students from Whitefield School sing. Leashed dogs okay. Rain date: June 4. FMI: 446-9768.
• Free Wild Foods Talk & Sampling, 6:30 p.m., Belfast Library. Chef Frank Giglio of Three Lily Farm in Thorndike gives talk and shares samples, recipes.
• Climate Change Threats & Opportunities for Maine Farmers, 7 p.m., Camden Library. Talk by Dr. Robert Lawrence. Hosted by Maine Farmland Trust.

COMING UP:

• Tails on the Trails at Saunders Preserve,
Boothbay, Fri., May 29, 10-11 a.m. Leashed canines and their humans can meet at kiosk at Pleasant Cove and Back Narrows roads. FMI: bbrlt.org.
• Coastal Senior College Annual Luncheon, Fri., May 29, Samoset Resort, Rockport. With poet Ellen Goldsmith and her sculptor husband, Victor. He presents works, she encourages guests to write poetry inspired by art. 11 a.m. social. 12:30 p.m. lunch. Register by May 22: 800-286-1594.
• Bird Hike at Merryspring Nature Center in Camden, Sat., May 30, 8 a.m. Glenn Jenks leads it. $5/members free. Sign-up: 236-2239.
• Bird Hike at Thorne Head Preserve in Bath, Sat., May 30, 8 a.m. Ted Allen of Merrymeeting Audubon leads birders through the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust preserve in Bath. To carpool, meet at Bath CVS 7:30 a.m. FMI: 729-8661.
• Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition Statewide Strategy Meeting, Sat., May 30, 9:30 a.m., Belfast Library. All welcome. FMI: MainePrisonerAdvocacy.org.
• AARP Smart Driver Safety Course, Sat., May 30, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, Damariscotta. No exam. Takes place in classroom. $20/$15 AARP members. Registration: 563-1363.
• Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine Annual Meeting, Sun., May 31, noon-3 p.m., DoubleTree by Hilton ballroom, South Portland. $40 tix: hhrcMaine.org. FMI: 621-3530.
• Mini Chicken Pot Pie Cooking Class, Mon., June 1, 9:30-11 a.m., FARMS Community Kitchen, above Rising Tide Market, Damariscotta. $10 includes sampling. Leave your name, phone number and date of class on machine at 563-1161 or email info@mefarms.org.
• "Getting Paid to Talk: An Introduction to Voice Acting," Mon., June 1, 6-8:30 p.m., Great Salt Bay School, Damariscotta. $24 if you register by May 25, then $29: 563-2811.
• Restorative Justice Project Info Session, Tues., June 2, 6-8:30 p.m., Room 330 of Belfast Center, 9 Field St. FMI: rjpmidcoast.org. Registration: 338-2742.
• Midcoast Stroke Support Group Meeting, Weds., June 3, 10 a.m., Camden Library. All welcome.
• "Glimpses of Vajrayana: The Tantric Path of Indestructible Wakefulness," Weds., June 3, Brunswick Shambhala Meditation Center. Talk by Acharya Emeritus Judy Lief. Registration 7 p.m. Talk 7:30 p.m. All welcome. Donations taken. FMI/registration: BrunswickMaine.Shambhala.org.
• 8-Week Support Group for Those Who've Experienced Loss, Thursdays, June 4-July 23, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Location to be announced. Free, but you must register: 372-6322.
• National Trails Day Hike at Cross River Preserve, Boothbay, Sat., June 6, 9-11 a.m. One-mile hike with vistas of tidal Cross River and talk by Nick Ullo of Boothbay Region Land Trust on BRLT's history. Meet at trailhead, on left of Rte. 27, 3.2 miles north of monument in Boothbay center. FMI: thall@bbrlt.org, 633-4818.

ONGOING:

• "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: CamRockNetwork.com, 273-3223.
• Wednesday Walkers, hike different preserve every Wednesday through late November. With 13 sponsoring land trusts. 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 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.
• 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.
• 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 at Quarry Hill. FMI: 921-6272.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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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