• After-School Arts in Rockland and Thomaston, Arts in Action for grades 6-8, Arts@Work for grades 9-12, and TGS Art Club for grades 4-5. Register by Sept. 27 at rsu13.coursestorm.com.


  • Postpartum Support Group, meets Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in alternating locations between Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport and Waldo County General Hospital’s Biscone Building in Belfast. It’s free and you don’t need to register. For the week’s location, call 505-4140 or email JRay1@wcgh.org.


  • Deadline Is Today for Photo Contest for Teens at Belfast Free Library, for photos in printed and digital form. Call 338-3884 for details.
  • Family Fun Night at Penobscot Bay YMCA, Rockport. Try the Y from 6 to 8 p.m. Take a dip in the pool, try the rock climbing wall, hit a volleyball or toss a basketball during Welcoming Week.


  • Free Saturday Art Classes at Barn Swallow Book Shop in Rockport, from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays to October 6. Led by art educator Susan Beebe, they cover the gamut of art techniques. No experience is required. Supplies provided.


  • Fairy Festival at Merryspring Nature Center, Camden, 10 a.m. to noon. Children and fairies of all ages are invited to make fairy crafts, build forts and fairy houses, get their faces painted and meet Liza Gardner Walsh, who is bringing copies of her new book, “Fairy House Crafts.” The fest is part of Merryspring’s Free Family Programs series.


  • 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 season scenes.
  • Annual Meeting of Five Town Little League, 6 p.m. at Camden-Rockport Elementary School in Rockport. After the business portion of the meeting is finished, the community will be invited to give feedback on the softball, baseball and tee ball programs.


  • Open House to Learn About Sailfish Swim Team at Penobscot Bay YMCA, Rockport, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. Meet the new coaches and learn about the youth swimming program. The winter season begins October 9.


  • Appleton Library: Story Time Saturdays, 10:30 a.m., for 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: Story Hours, all at 10 a.m. 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 & Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.
  • Rockport Library: Story Time, Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. Toddlers and preschoolers. Make 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: Family Story Time, Thursdays, 11 a.m. Stories, crafts, snacks. Saturday Story & Activity Hour, 10 a.m.
  • Vose Library, Union: Story Time, Fridays, 10:30 a.m. Different activities for babies, toddlers and older kids.
  • Waldoboro Library: Story Time, Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. For preschoolers.
  • Warren Library: Arts & Crafts Club, Mondays, 6 p.m. Story Time, Saturdays, 10 a.m.