• Correction: Last week’s calendar included an incorrect starting date for the Camden Garden Club’s Winter Horticulture Series. The correct dates are Jan. 30 and Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27. All take place at Camden Public Library at 10 a.m.


  • Estabrook’s Garden Center Rep at Bath Garden Club Meeting, noon, Grace Episcopal Church, 1100 Washington St., Bath. Nursery manager Jim Masse gives tips on improving your coastal garden. All welcome. FMI: 666-3078.
  • “How Does Compost Happen?” at Belfast Free Library, 2 p.m. The Belfast Garden Club presents a free public talk by Mark Hutchinson. The UMaine Extension professor explains how compost breaks down, tells what type of structures and procedures work best, and busts a few myths. FMI: belfastgardenclub.org.


  • Talk on How Small Houses Can Make Owners Happy, Fri., Jan. 19, 5:30-7 p.m., UMaine Hutchinson Center, Route 3, Belfast. Jim Bahoosh, who builds houses that are 500 to 1,000 square feet, gives a talk to help people decide whether a small house is right for them. He hosts “The Sustainable House Sketchbook” on WERU Community Radio. FMI: hutchinsoncenter.umaine.edu or 338-8049.