• Free Meals for Kids All Summer, from Healthy Lincoln County. Details: HealthyLincolnCounty.org. And from Midcoast Maine Community Action: MidcoastMaineCommunity
    Action.org.

TUESDAY, JULY 27:

  • Stockton Springs Community Library’s Summer Reading Program, “Tails and Tales,” offers its final session from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Kids will explore the habitats of animals through stories, crafts, adventures, and snacks. The program is open to all ages. No registration necessary. The library is at 6 Station Street in Stockton Springs.
  • 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.
  • Rockport Public Library In-Person Storytimes, 10:30 a.m. Aimed at kids up to age 5. Join Mr. Ben to read picture books and do a craft.
  • 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. Visit OutMaine.org for details.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 28:

  • 2021 Explorer Kits Program, offered by Merryspring Nature Center and the Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District, at 9 a.m. every Wednesday at Merryspring, in Camden. Thirty kits are set out on a first-come, first-served basis. The kits are free; donations are accepted.
  • 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. Weather permitting. 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.

THURSDAY, JULY 29:

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

FRIDAY, JULY 30:

  • Preschool Outdoor Story Time with Miss Amy of Camden Public Library, 10 to 11 a.m. in the amphitheater. Bring a blanket to sit on. Weather permitting. Email: alhand@librarycamden.org.
  • Wildlife Detectives at Merryspring Nature Center, Camden, in the Free Family Fridays series, at 10 a.m. Children and their families are invited to use their detective skills to find clues hidden in bones and fur. The program is an introduction to the native mammals of Maine and their unique adaptations. Heavy rain cancels. Free Family Fridays are offered Fridays at 10 a.m. through August 20. Registration is required; call 236-2239 or email info@merryspring.org. Admission is free to all. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

MONDAY, AUGUST 2:

  • 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. Email leah@outmaine.org for details.
  • Teaching From the Heart: Nonviolent Communication in the Classroom Program, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at UMaine Hutchinson Center in Belfast. For educators, teachers and those working with preschoolers to third-graders. The cost is $125. More information is available on the Hutchinson Center’s website.
  • Maine Robotics Weeklong Sessions at Camden-Rockport Middle School, the weeks of August 2 and August 9. Campers will work with Legos Mindstorm EV3 robots to learn how to build robots and program them to perform tasks. Camp is for kids 9 to 13. Beginners and advanced students are welcome. Go to mainerobotics.org to register. For more info, email Erma Colvin at erma.colvin@fivetowns.net.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 3:

  • Recurring Tuesday events are listed under July 27.

COMING UP:

  • Belfast Maskers Teen Musical Theater Camp, August 9–15, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily at Basil Burwell Community Theater, 17 Court Street in Belfast. Campers ages 12 to 18 will develop vocal technique, dancing, acting and performance skills with guidance from professionals. $175. Scholarships available: belfastmaskers.com, 619-3256.