• Girl Scouts of Maine Holding “Girls’ Night Out” in Liberty, 6 p.m., Liberty Masonic Hall. Free drop-in event for girls to learn how they can participate in Girl Scouts throughout the world and unleash their inner G.I.R.L. (go-getter, innovator, risk-taker, leader). FMI:, 888-922-4763.


  • Benefit Soccer & Korfball Tournament, 2-4 p.m., RES East Fields, corner of Rte. 90 & Rte. 1, Rockport. Coed teams of six invited to pre-register ($30 per team, 6th grade and up). Fun prizes, including lobster & local gift certificates. 50% of proceeds benefit Hurricane Harvey victims. FMI/register: Rebecca Shields, 593-2790,
  • Railway Museum Fall Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum, Alna. Family fun with train rides, kids’ games, face painting, apple bobbing, pumpkin painting, hay rides and bluegrass pickin’ music. Free for kids 3 & under. FMI:
  • Make Glow-in-the-Dark Bouncy Balls, 11 a.m., Children’s Room, Rockland Public Library. Also featuring coloring, ring-toss contests & snacks, plus lots of books.


  • “Discover Girl Scouts” Event at Thomaston Library, 4 p.m. Girls in K-3 and their caregivers are invited to learn what Girl Scouting is all about. Also on Sept. 27, Belfast Area High School, 5:30 p.m.; Oct. 16, Waldoboro Library, 5:30 p.m.; Oct. 18, Great Salt Bay Community School, Damariscotta, 4 p.m. FMI:
  • Parent Support Program Silent Auction, held Mon., Sept. 25-Tues., Oct. 3 at Skidompha Library, Damariscotta. The Parent Program of Mid-Coast Maine serves the local area with trained parent-educators who make free home visits to anyone pregnant or with a newborn, offering support, information and activities that promote optimal development. FMI:, or PPMM, 832-0343,


  • Free Children’s Drawing Class at Rockland Public Library, 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays. Catinka Knoth leads Let’s Draw Together! for kids 6+ (under 11 with an adult). Materials provided. This week: apple orchards & apple picking.
  • Parenting Skills Classes, five Tuesdays starting Sept. 26, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Belfast Head Start, 275 High St.; and five Thursdays starting Sept. 28, 5-7 p.m., Flanagan Center (formerly the Rockland Rec Center.) Class for parents & caretakers of children ages 5-12, designed to help develop better relationships with their children. A light meal served during class; childcare and transportation available on request. FMI/register: contact Helen Rogers 338-6675,


  • Creative Art Crew: Paper Towel Owls, 3:45-4:45 p.m. Rockland Public Library. Adults & children color, glue and design paper towel owls with Miss Katie. Supplies provided. FMI: 594-0310.


  • 5K Zombie Run & Kids’ Fun Run, Sat., Oct. 7, during Damariscotta’s Pumpkinfest. Fun Run registration 8-9 a.m.; run starts at 9:15. Zombie run (registration underway through Fri., Oct. 6) starts 9:30 a.m. FMI:


  • Appleton Library: StoryTime Saturdays, 10:30 a.m., kids of all ages.
  • Belfast Free Library: Story Time Tuesdays, 10-10:30 a.m., babies to age 2 and siblings. Story Time Fridays, 10-11 a.m., ages 2-4 and siblings.
  • Camden Library: 10 a.m. Story Hours, Mondays: preschoolers. Wednesdays: babies to age 2 & siblings. Thursdays: ages 4-5. Fridays: ages 2-3. Saturdays: preschool to early elementary.
  • Carver Library, Searsport: Preschool Story Hour, Fridays, 10:30 a.m.
  • Gibbs Library, Washington: Story Hour, Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-ish, depending on when kids drop in. FMI: 845-2663.
  • Liberty Library: Story Time, Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. Ages 3-5. Younger and older kids welcome if not disruptive.
  • Palermo Library: Toddler Time, Mondays, 10 a.m.-noon. Lego Club, Wednesdays, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Rockland Public Library: Baby Storytime, Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. Babies to 2-year-olds. Children’s Story Hour & Crafts, Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.
  • Rockport Library: Story Time, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. for toddlers and preschoolers. Includes a craft to take home.
  • Skidompha Library, Damariscotta: Toddler Time, Tuesdays. Book Babies, Wednesdays. Ready to Read, Thursdays. All start at 10 a.m.
  • Thomaston Library: Toddler Time, Wednesdays, 11 a.m. Family Story Hour, Thursdays, 11 a.m. Stories, crafts, snacks. Early Bird Reading & Fun Time, Saturdays, 9-10 a.m.
  • Vose Library, Union: Story Time, Fridays, 10:30 a.m. Different activities for babies, toddlers and older kids.
  • Waldoboro Library: Storytime, Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. For preschoolers.
  • Warren Library: Craft Club Story Time, Mondays, 6-7 p.m. Lego Club, second and fourth Thursdays, 3:30-5 p.m.
  • Children’s Clothing Exchange, first Saturdays monthly, 9-11 a.m., Second Congregational Church in Warren. Free, quality used clothing, newborn to size 14. Swaps encouraged. Donations welcome.
  • Giggles and Doodles Kids’ Art Class, Wednesdays, 1-2:30 p.m., Art Loft, Rockland. FMI: