TUESDAY, MAY 4:

  • Facebook Live Story Time with Skidompha Library, Damariscotta, from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Librarian Jessie will read books and sing songs on the library’s Facebook page.
  • Chat with Miss Amy of Camden Public Library on Zoom, 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays. For a link, email alhand@librarycamden.org.
  • Rockin’ Storytime with Miss Katie of Rockland Public Library, on its YouTube channel, Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Toddlers and early elementary school kids are invited to the themed storytimes with songs, rhymes, books.
  • Outdoor Story Time at Jackson Memorial Library, Tenants Harbor, Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
  • Virtual Breastfeeding Support Group, Tuesdays from 12:30 to 2 p.m. The informal group provides interaction as well as individual assistance when needed. Women wanting more information about breastfeeding are also welcome. For access: 301-3950 or journeytohealth.coursestorm.com.
  • LGBTQ+ Online Youth Group, for ages 9 to 13, Tuesdays from 4 to 5 p.m. Hang out, try a workshop, play games and connect with peers. Go to OutMaine.org for details.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 5:

  • Outdoor Story Time, with Miss Amy, of Camden Public Library, from 10 to 11 a.m. Story times and crafts with masks and social distancing. Bring a blanket to help your children remain in their space. For all ages. Email Amy Hand to register: alhand@librarycamden.org.
  • Read-Alouds with Miss Katie of Rockland Public Library, 10:30 a.m. on the library’s YouTube channel.
  • Story Time with Chloe Keller of Vose Library in Union, 10:30 a.m. Email librarian@voselibrary.org or call the library, 785-4733, for the password.
  • LGBTQ+ Teen Group, for ages 13 to 17, via Zoom on Wednesdays, 4 to 5 p.m. Hang out, try a workshop, play games and connect with peers. Go to OutMaine.org for details.
  • Online Class on Gentle Birth, from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, May 5 to 26. Learn a new approach to childbirth combining brain science, birth science and technology to empower a positive birth through preparation. This class will include training in mindfulness, hypnosis, cognitive behavioral therapy and sports psychology. A mobile app will also be available. Free. Call 301-8337 to register.
  • UMaine Extension 4-H Citizen Science Club, for grades four to eight, meeting 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. weekly, May 5 to June 9. This virtual club encourages youth to practice citizen science in their backyard and report their observations while making connections with fellow citizen scientists in their community and around the state. Youth will need online access and the ability to take and share photos. The club is free to join; enrollment is limited to 15 members. Register on the 4-H club webpage. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, call 581-8206 or email sarah.sparks@maine.edu.

THURSDAY, MAY 6:

  • Baby Time with Miss Katie of Rockland Public Library, 10:30 a.m. on the library’s YouTube channel.

SATURDAY, MAY 8:

  • All Ages Art Happening in Downtown Belfast, from noon to 4 p.m. on the Green at Cross and Main (40 Main Street). Everyone is invited to celebrate International Collage Day with scissors, glue, and “Maine’s best scrap paper collection,” including sticky paper for the littles to add to a collaborative collage, with Bridget Matros leading the free fun. Collage kits will be available for purchase for those who wish to continue at home. Details: waterfallarts.org.
  • Virtual Life-Drawing Class with Chewonki, at noon. Teens are invited to draw owls, reptiles, or insects from live models. An educator from Chewonki’s Traveling Natural History program leads the class and shows some of Chewonki’s resident owls, reptiles, or insects. Free, materials will be provided by Skidompha. To register, call 563-5513, email Sophie at sgagnon@skidompha.org or message her at Facebook.com/groups/SkidomphaTeenServices.

MONDAY, MAY 10:

  • Emerging LGBTQ+ Leaders Online Meetings, for ages 16 to 22, Mondays from 3 to 4 p.m. Out Maine hosts the virtual meet-ups where LGBTQ+ young adults can share knowledge and increase their leadership and facilitation skills. The group is creating podcasts to share online and on FM radio. Email leah@outmaine.org for details.

TUESDAY, MAY 11:

  • For recurring Tuesday events, see May 4.

COMING UP:

  • Virtual Postpartum Support Group, Thursdays, May 13 and 27, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The support group was created by a group of women who have gone through challenging postpartum experiences and/or have been educated on them. For new and pregnant mothers and families to talk, listen, get support and gain education on postpartum experiences. The group meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month. For more information, call 505-4140. Free, but registration is required to obtain virtual access. To register, call 301-3950 or go to journeytohealth.coursestorm.com.
  • MIDCOAST SUMMER CAMPS are open for registration. They include Camp at the Central Lincoln County YMCA, for kids and teens at the Y in Damariscotta and in partnership with Boothbay Region YMCA at Camp Knickerbocker in Boothbay Harbor. With camps for Outdoor Cooking, Fishing, Bowling, STEM, Sailing, Sports, Legos, and more. Details: clcymca.org. Field and Forest, Art and Science at Ashwood Waldorf School, Rockport, for ages 3 through grade 8. All camps take place on Ashwood’s 32 acres. Learn more at ashwoodwaldorf.org. Midcoast Theater Musical Theater Camp, at Troy Howard Middle School in Belfast, July 5–16. Camp will be held outdoors. Learn more at midcoasttheater.org. Art Camp at CMCA, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockland. Sessions in Earth Arts, Who Is Maine?, The Shape of Summer, and Sonarts: A Collaborative Camp for Musicians and Artists. Details: cmcanow.org.