TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23:

  • 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.
  • Virtual Breastfeeding Support Group, Tuesdays in February, 12:30 to 2 p.m. The online support group for breastfeeding families also provides individual assistance when needed. Women wanting more information about breastfeeding are welcome. Run by a lactation consultant from OB/GYN. After you register and shortly before the meeting, you will receive an email on how to participate. The group is free. Registration: 301-3950 or journeytohealth.coursestorm.com.
  • Camden Library Hosts “Book Birthday Event,” at 4 p.m., celebrating the release of “Hip, Hip . . . Beret!” by local children’s book author Melanie Ellsworth and illustrator Morena Forza. The event will include a special reading by the author and a question-and-answer session afterward with the author and illustrator. Email children’s librarian Amy Hand at alhand@librarycamden.org to request a Zoom link to attend.
  • LGBTQ+ Online Youth Group, for ages 9 to 12, on Zoom, Tuesdays, 4 to 5 p.m. Hang out, try a workshop, play games and connect with peers. Go to OutMaine.org for details.
  • Free Parenting Program on Zoom, Families CAN!, which helps parents of kids ages 5 to 12 build a stronger relationship with their children. Parents will learn styles of parenting, nonviolent discipline techniques, cooperation and communication and more. Midcoast Maine Community Action offers the three-part class Tuesdays, February 23, March 2, and March 9, from 9 to 11 a.m. To register, call Helen Rogers at 844-1285.
  • The Tiniest Librarian Finds a Valentine: A Tiny Puppet Musical by Brittany Parker, offered in Penobscot Theatre Company’s all-virtual Digitus Theatrum season and streamed through February 28. Written by and starring Rockland-based artist, musician and educator Brittany Parker, The Tiniest Librarian features an original musical score of pop-rock songs and uses a live-feed video camera and projection screen to bring the puppets to larger-than-life scale. It is most appropriate for ages 3 to 10 and their families. To learn more, visit penobscottheatre.org or call 942-3333.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24:

  • Outdoor Story Time, Camden Public Library holds it from 10 to 11 a.m. Children’s librarian Miss Amy leads the in-person story times and crafts with masks and social distancing. Bring a blanket to sit on to help your children remain in their space. For all ages. Weather permitting. Email Amy Hand to register at: 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, on Zoom every Wednesday, 4 to 5 p.m. Hang out, try a workshop, play games and connect with peers. Go to OutMaine.org for details.
  • Introduction to First Grade at Ashwood Waldorf School: A Virtual Open House, from 6 to 7 p.m., for adults who want to learn about the school’s kindergarten through grade eight programs. While hosts will entertain questions on all aspects of the school, the focus will be “Crossing the Bridge into First Grade.” Registration: info@ashwoodwaldorf.org or 236-8021.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25:

  • Baby Time with Miss Katie of Rockland Public Library, 10:30 a.m. on the library’s YouTube channel.
  • Postpartum Support Group, meets online at 11 a.m. The group was created by a group of women who have gone through challenging postpartum experiences themselves and/or have been educated on them. It offers a place for new and pregnant mothers and families to talk, listen, get support and learn about postpartum experiences. To register: 301-3950 or journeytohealth.coursestorm.com.
  • Virtual Clay School for Third-Graders, nine sessions that meet 4 to 5 p.m. Thursdays, starting February 25, hosted by The Good Supply in Pemaquid, and led virtually by Tim Christensen from his Roque Bluffs studio. Topics will include pinch pots, slab construction, sgraffito, coil building, and sculpture. There will be options for three outdoor meetups during kiln firings. Cost is $150 and includes all materials. Details can be found at thegoodsupply.org.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27:

  • Gear Rentals at Jefferson’s Hidden Valley Nature Center, of Nordic skis, fat-tire bikes and snowshoes with sizes for the entire family, are available this Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. No reservations necessary. Prices are listed at MidcoastConservancy.org.
  • Late Winter Nature Walk for Families at Merryspring Nature Center, in Camden, at 10 a.m. All ages are invited on the guided tour to explore late winter ecology. Guests will watch for winter birds, look for animal tracks, identify leafless trees, and watch for signs of the coming spring and changing season. This walk will also introduce walkers to Merryspring’s new trail-blazing system and map, which have been redesigned over the past year by volunteers. The program is part of the Free Family Programs series at Merryspring and is free to all ages. Space is limited, and guests must register by contacting Merryspring at 236-2239 or info@merryspring.org. All guests must wear face masks, weather-appropriate clothing and shoes, and be prepared to walk for one hour.

MONDAY, MARCH 1:

  • 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. This winter the group is creating podcasts to share online and on FM radio. Email leah@outmaine.org for details.

TUESDAY, MARCH 2:

  • 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.
  • 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.

COMING UP:

  • Watershed School Virtual Open House for Climate Action Leadership Lab Semester Program, on Thursday, March 4, at 6:30 p.m. Prospective families and students are invited to learn about CALL, a semester-long program for high school sophomores and juniors equipping students with knowledge and tools to act on climate change in their community. The open house will focus on the CALL curriculum, opportunities for students both locally and around the world, and day-to-day life at Watershed, an independent high school in Camden. Register at watershed-school.org.