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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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Douglas Brooks, who specializes in the construction of traditional wooden boats, will present a public lecture, “Ways of Learning: An Apprentice Boatbuilder in Japan,” at the Apprenticeshop, 655 Main Street in Rockland . . .
  • Grants of up to $20,000 are available through the Maine Community Foundation to help nonprofits implement energy-efficiency measures in historic buildings they own. The Community Foundation’s Belvedere Historic Preservation . . .
  • Expression of Legislative Sentiment Presented to Michael Hall —
    Senator Dana Dow, right, presented a certificate from members of Maine’s Senate and House of Representatives to Michael Hall, left, owner of Hall Funeral Homes in Waldoboro, Boothbay and Thomaston, which congratulated . . .
  • “You’ve Received Your DNA Results — Now What?” is the topic for this month’s regular meeting of Skidompha Public Library’s Genealogy Club, on Thursday, February 22, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the library in Damariscotta. . . .
  • ReVision Energy Helping with “Power On Puerto Rico” Relief Effort —
    Local solar installer ReVision Energy — with offices in Liberty and Portland, as well as Brentwood and Concord, New Hampshire, and North Andover, Massachusetts — hosted a group of volunteers last weekend in North Andover . . .
  • Expedition Through Namibia at Maine Coastal Islands NWR Visitor Center February 21 —
    Amateur photographer Carla Skinder will offer a photographic expedition through Namibia on Wednesday, February 21, at 6:30 p.m. at Maine Coastal Islands NWR Visitor Center, 9 Water Street in Rockland. She will share . . .
  • Chewonki Foundation is taking its traveling natural history program “Animal Adaptations: Survival in the Wild” to the Bremen Library on Wednesday, February 21, at 9 a.m. and again at 10:30 a.m. Webbed feet, camouflaged fur . . .
  • Everyone is welcome to celebrate National Toast Day at Rockport Public Library on Friday, February 23. All day, visitors will be able to make toast, at no charge, with a variety of breads (including gluten-free) and toppings . . .
  • On Friday, February 16, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., there will be a reception at Camden Public Library for the exhibit People on the Move: A Human Crisis, Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and the Internally Displaced.
  • Voting is open for Bangor Savings Bank Foundation’s annual Community Matters More grant-making initiative. Votes from the public will decide the nonprofit recipients of more than $100,000 in Community Matters More grants. . . .
  •  Nominations Open for Governor’s Awards for Service & Volunteerism
    Nominations are currently being accepted for all categories of the Governor’s Service Awards. The goal of the awards is to recognize exemplary work and leadership of dedicated Maine citizens of all ages and to inspire others to . . .
  • Volunteers Helping People in St. George Connect to the Internet
    Volunteers in St. George are offering “Got Internet? Free Home Tech Visits” to help residents who don’t have internet but want to find out how to get it, as well as offering help to those having problems connecting. The volunteers can also . . .
  • Knox County Sheriff’s Office will be participating in “Sand For Seniors,” a program that Deputy Timothy Davis started when he was with the Camden Police Department in which public safety employees will take a bucket of sand . . .
  • On Wednesday, February 21, Knox-Lincoln and Waldo County Soil & Water Conservation districts, in cooperation with the Belfast Field Office of the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), will host a meeting from 1 to 3 p.m. . . .
  • Citizen’s Police Academy Starts February 28
    Knox County Sheriff Donna Dennison will be hosting another Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA) beginning on Wednesday, February 28, and continuing on Wednesday nights from 6 to 9 p.m. through May 2. Space is limited to a . . .
  • Five Town CSD (Camden Hills Regional High School) school district invites the community to join in a Winter Community Book Read of “Future Wise: Educating Our Children for a Changing World” by David N. Perkins. . . .
  • Submissions Invited for 2018 Union Fair Poster Contest —
    The trustees of the Union Fair — Maine Wild Blueberry Festival are launching their annual contest to choose a design suitable for use in publicizing the 2018 Union Fair, August 18 to 25. Poster entries should reflect both the . . .
  • Tickets are now available for the 43rd annual Maine Sports Hall of Fame induction, to be held on Sunday, June 3, at 2 p.m. at the Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, Orono. Tickets are $25 each and available at . . .
  • Yoga students with some experience who want to move beyond beginner level are invited to explore a wider variety of poses and styles in Intermediate Yoga sessions offered by Journey to Health. Sessions will take place at . . .
  • Camden Shakespeare Festival, the midcoast’s professional Shakespeare theatre, is seeking actors, volunteers and donated housing for performers for its 2018 season. Performances of Twelfth Night and Othello will be presented . . .
  • Photos from Waldoboro’s Past —
    Waldoborough Historical Society has published “Do You Remember?: People and Places from Waldoboro’s Past,” a 48-page collection of photos by Warren Genthner and Howard Marple. Copies may be purchased for . . .
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