SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23:

  • Calendula Salve-Making Workshop at Medomak Arts in Waldoboro, learn how to make a healing salve with calendula flowers. $5 includes all materials and two tins of salve. FMI: 832-6342.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26:

  • Talk on Native Ground Covers & Lawn Alternatives, noon, Merryspring Nature Center, Camden. Tuesday Talk presented by Hildy Ellis of Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District. Ground covers can create a fairly low-maintenance alternative to areas of unused lawn. $5, or free for members.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28:

  • Free Field Tour to Highlight Forest Stewardship, 3-5 p.m. in Thorndike. See how Travis and Katie Johnson manage their 400-acre farm and its computerized timber inventory tracking system and see the versatile Wallenstein log trailer. Rain or shine. FMI: Aleta Mc-Keague of Waldo County Soil & Water Conservation District at 338-1964 or Midcoast District Forester Morten Moesswilde at 441-2895.
  • “The History of Tea,” First Congregational Church, 55 Elm St. Camden Garden Club meeting 9 a.m., then 9:30 a.m. talk by local lawyer and historian Mary Kay Felton about the history of tea. Public invited. Tea and refreshments served.