• MAMM Slam Registration Open, statewide competition for high school bands and solo artists. Register by March 21: maineacademyofmodernmusic.org.
  • Belfast Garden Club Awarding Two Scholarships, of $2,500 each, to Waldo County high school or undergrad students planning to go into an earth-friendly field. Application forms: belfastgardenclub.org. The deadline is April 1.


  • Mini Day Camp on Maple Sugaring, at Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road, Damariscotta. Campers will learn about tapping trees and cooking syrup into maple sugar in Damariscotta River Association’s mini-camp. Kids should bring two snacks and a lunch and dress to be outside. $45; $40 members: damariscottariver.org.


  • Leprechauns for St. Patrick’s Day at Lincolnville Community Library, 10 a.m.-noon. Julie Turkevich leads the art program for kids and parents using pipe cleaners, felt and other decorations. All materials are provided at this free event.
  • Spring Celebration at the Coastal Children’s Museum, Rockland. A flower craft with construction paper and straws will be led by artist Marianne Swittlinger at 11 a.m., and all day long, kids can make jewelry and colorful crafts and plant clover seeds to mark St. Patrick’s Day. Free with admission.


  • Girl Scouts of Maine to Host Free Sprouting Daisies Event, 6 p.m., Camden-Rockport Elementary School, Rockport. Girls entering kindergarten or first grade and their families can learn about Scouting at the free event.


  • 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: Spring & Easter.


  • Early Child Art Class at Sweet Tree Arts in Hope, Sat., March 24, from 9-10 a.m. This month’s class for kids 2-5 and a chaperone has a “color adventure” theme and is led by artist and arts educator Nina Devenney. FMI: sweettreearts, 763-2770.
  • Art Together Morning Workshop, Sat., March 24, from 10 a.m.-noon, Waterfall Arts, Belfast. Teaching artist Bridget Matros leads the class that lets adults and kids create side by side. $15 donation suggested. Registration required: waterfallarts.org, 338-2222.
  • Family Prom Night at the Samoset Resort in Rockport, Sat., March 24. Kids up to age 12 and their parents, grandparents or other adult guardians are invited to the Children’s House Montessori School fundraiser. Pizza and salad served at 5 p.m. Dancing from 6-8 p.m. as DJ Mike Mahoney spins tunes and leads dances for the whole family. There will be an indoor play gym, Ping Pong tables and games. A cash bar will offer mocktails for kids and beer and wine for adults. Dinner & dance $30 per adult and $20 per kid; dance only $12 per person: familyprom.eventbrite.com.


  • 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: 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: Story Time, 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.
  • Giggles and Doodles Kids’ Art Class in Rockland, Wednesdays, 1-2:30 p.m., Art Loft. FMI: artloftrockland.org.
  • Free Infant Playgroup in Camden, Mondays, 3:30-5 p.m., Peopleplace Cooperative Preschool, 69 Union St. Newborns to 22 months. FMI: peopleplacecoop.org.
  • La Leche League of Greater Belfast, second Thursdays, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 100 Court St., Belfast. Open to any breastfeeding mother or mother who wants to learn more. Babies welcome. Free. FMI: 205-2515.
  • Children’s Clothing Exchange in Warren, first Saturdays, 9-11 a.m., Second Congregational Church. Free used clothing, newborn to size 14. Swaps encouraged. Donations welcome.