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Tuesday, August 11, 2020
“Two Little Fauns” sculpture by Benjamin Kurtz, and the restored double stairs that surround it (photos courtesy Camden Public Library)
“Two Little Fauns” sculpture by Benjamin Kurtz, and the restored double stairs that surround it (photos courtesy Camden Public Library)
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:06 PM
The double staircase in the Fauns Garden at Camden Public Library was recently restored with a grant from the Belvedere Historical Preservation Fund of the Maine Community Foundation. The restoration involved repairing and ...
  • Midcoast Recreation Center, located at 535 West Street in Rockport, will hold its first Parking Lot Pickleball Invitational on Saturday, August 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; the rain date is Saturday, August 22. All skill levels are welcome....
  • Boothbay Maritime Mystery Tour
    Boothbay Region Maritime Founda- tion, Penobscot Marine Museum and Boothbay Region Historical Society are holding a free scavenger hunt through August 31, calling it the Maritime Mystery Tour. The tour highlights the Boothbay ...
  • OUT Maine’s LGBTQ+ young adult group has been meeting weekly online since the pandemic began. With the support of the staff and adult volunteers for Rockland-based OUT Maine, young leaders from the group have been ...
  • Israeli Defense Force Volunteer to Speak
    The Camden Public Library will host a talk by Ilana Blumenthal about her volunteer work on Israeli Defense Force bases through an international program called Volunteers for Israel on Tuesday, August 25, at 6 p.m. The program ...
  • An anonymous donor has offered a one-time $43,000 challenge grant to help complete the third phase of the Waldo Theatre’s renovations and to reopen the facility when it is safe to do so. The gift is contingent on raising the remaining ...
  • Knox County Livable Communities has launched a survey for all adult residents of Knox County to share their opinions about the quality of life for people throughout the region. The survey takes approximately 10 minutes to complete ...
  • West Bay Rotary Seeks Support for School Supplies Program
    Barbara Heard launched the West Bay Rotary Backpack Program in 2012 and remains the driving force behind the effort to fill backpacks with age-appropriate school supplies for children who need them. In 2015, Heard approached ...
  • University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a virtual fun run and a garden mentorship program. A virtual fun run hosted by Cooperative Extension 4-H will be held from Saturday, August 15, through Tuesday ...
  • The Frances Perkins Center in Damariscotta will hold its traditional August garden party via YouTube on Sunday, August 16, from 5 to 6 p.m. To attend, visit bit.ly/393QLYU. This year, the Center purchased the historic 1837 Brick House ...
  • Augusta-based nonprofit GrowSmart Maine will hold its first “smart growth popup” as a free webinar, called “Open Streets: How to Hang Out Again,” on Wednesday, August 12, from 1 to 2 p.m., via the Zoom platform. Communities around ...
  • Camden Public Library will host a number of programs online and outdoors in August. Chat with Miss Amy on Zoom Tuesdays, August 11, 18 and 25, from 10 to 11 a.m. Parents and children are invited to catch up with children’s ...
  • Musical instrument creator and sound therapist Jim Doble will offer a sound immersion event at the Camden Public Library Amphitheatre from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Monday, August 24. The program will be held by optional donation; a portion ...
  • Insiders’ Southern Midcoast Maine
    Camden Public Library will host a Zoom presenta- tion by Cory King called “An Insiders’ Guide to Southern Midcoast Maine” on Thursday, August 13, at 6 p.m. The talk is the second in the library’s Maine travel talk series exploring ...
  • Knox Museum Online Armchair Evening
    The Knox Museum in Thomaston will hold an Armchair Evening online on Thursday, August 13, at 7 p.m. Live- streamed from Yale University will be a talk by professor Joanne Freeman about her latest book, “The Field of Blood ...”
  • Combating Malaria in Southeast Africa
    Camden resident Nathan Perkins (shown), a senior consultant for Global Health Visions, recently spoke to members of the Camden Rotary Club about Rotarian Malaria Partners’ efforts to combat malaria in Uganda, Zambia and ...
  • The Rockland Police recently launched “Operation Brain Freeze” to promote compliance with helmet laws in an attempt to prevent traumatic brain injuries. While on patrol, if an officer observes children riding bicycles, skateboards ...
  • Central Lincoln County YMCA has created plans for child care in the new school year. The first scenario is based on children returning to school full-time. In that case, the Y will continue to offer care for infants ages six weeks to 5 years ...
  • Central Lincoln County YMCA’s fourth annual Tee Up for the Y Golf Scrambles Tournament will be held at Wawenock Golf Club, located at 685 Maine Route 129 in Walpole, on Friday, August 14, at 4 p.m.
  • United Midcoast Charities is convening the Local Board for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program to distribute federal funding for emergency food and shelter in Knox County.
  • Central Lincoln County YMCA will hold the Sanford Open tennis tournament and auction on Friday and Saturday, August 21 and 22, at Lincoln Academy’s four outdoor courts, located at 81 Academy Hill Road in Newcastle.
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