• Open House with Worthington Scholarship Foundation, for students and their parents, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 30 School Street, Suite 202, Rockland. Learn about mentoring and college scholarships provided by WSF. Current Worthington scholars attending college but home on break are encouraged to stop by and share the highlights of their first semester. Refreshments served.
  • Postpartum Support Group, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursdays. The group alternates locations weekly. This month, the Jan. 10 & 24 meetings will be at Waldo County General Hospital in Belfast in the first-floor Community Room. Jan. 17 will be at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport in the Cardiac Rehab Solarium. No need to register; the free group supports new and pregnant moms and families. FMI: 505-4140.
  • Two Art Clubs at Waldoboro Public Library, with registration now open. The club for kids in grades 4 to 6 will meet on five Thursdays, starting Jan. 10, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. The club for kids in grades 7 & 8 will meet on five Mondays, starting Jan. 14, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. All abilities are welcome at the clubs, which are free, with materials supplied. Each session will focus on a different type of art, from collage to painting to printmaking. Kids will also learn about noted artists and innovators in the week’s genre. Joyce Steel will instruct both programs. Limited to 15 in each club; registration required: 832-4484.


  • Music Together at Bath Dance Works, 10-week classes for infants, toddlers and preschoolers, with a parent or caregiver, run 10:15 to 11 a.m. on your choice of Fridays or Saturdays, starting Jan. 11 and 12. $150. FMI: 522-3900,


  • Human Nature Series at Vose Library in Union, at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, and Saturday, Jan. 26. Kids of all ages are invited to participate in one or both classes offered by Dirigo Learning and 4-H’s Human Nature Series to explore the local natural landscape. January’s classes will teach youngsters about animal tracks and signs, which they can explore further with a hands-on display in the Children’s Room. Kids should dress in warm clothes as classes will be held outside if weather permits. Register by calling 785-4733.
  • Learn About SUPP of Lincoln County, 3 p.m., Lincoln Academy, in the ATEC building, Newcastle. Substance Use Prevention Partnership of Lincoln County invites the public to attend its next meeting, during which priorities for the upcoming year will be discussed. The group seeks new members, including youth. FMI: Jess Breithaupt, 563-1330, or
  • Free Children’s Drawing Class at Rockland Public Library, 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays. Catinka Knoth leads the ongoing Let’s Draw Together! series for kids 6-plus (under 11 with an adult – adults are encouraged to join in). All materials are provided. This week: Penguins!
  • Camden Lions Club Dinner for Winners of Poster Contest, 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome at the free dinner to fete three Camden-Rockport Middle School students and their families. The students are local winners of the annual Lions International Peace Poster contest. The Lions cook, so RSVP if you plan to attend: 975-5501 or 236-6584.


  • Ashwood Waldorf School Tour, 180 Park Street in Rockport, from 8:15 to 10:30 a.m. Visit classes in session. Registration required: 236-802,
  • Intergenerational Story Time in Searsport, 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Bayview Manor, 45 West Main Street. Share music, movement and stories with Miss Ronda and Bayview Manor residents. Two more Story Times, offered by Carver Memorial Library, will be held at the manor on Wednesdays, Feb. 20 and March 20.


  • Frogs and Pollywogs to Focus on Footprints in the Snow, 10-11 a.m. at Damariscotta River Association’s Great Salt Bay Farm, Damariscotta. At this month’s session of the series for preschoolers and their caregivers, kids will check out animal footprints in the snow and make a plaster cast to take home. $3 per child; free for younger siblings. Registration: or 563-1393.


  • Superhero Skate Night at Midcoast Recreation Center, Route 90, Rockport, on Saturday, Jan. 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. Kids are invited to dress as their favorite superhero for the free family fun that is sponsored by the Rockland Kiwanis Club.


  • Appleton Library: Story Time Saturdays, 10:30 a.m., for 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. After-School Chess Club, Thursdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m., ages 8-14. After-School Cartooning Club, Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m., ages 8-14.
  • Camden Library: Story Hours, all at 10 a.m. Mondays: preschoolers. Wednesdays: babies to age 2 and 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 Time with Miss Katie, Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. Children’s Story Hour and Crafts, Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. Lego Club, third Thursdays, 4:15-5 p.m.
  • Rockport Library: Story Time, Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. Toddlers and preschoolers. Make a craft to take home.
  • Searsmont Town Library: Lego Club, Fridays, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Under 12 must be with an adult.
  • Skidompha Library, Damariscotta: Toddler Time, Tuesdays. Book Babies, Wednesdays. Ready to Read, Thursdays. All start at 10 a.m.
  • Stockton Springs Community Library: Story Time, first Saturdays to April 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Story Time includes a story, activities and a light lunch. Lego Club, 4-5 p.m. third Thursdays to March 21. The focus age group is 4-10, but all ages are welcome. Duplo and Mega Blocks available for builders 3 and under. No need to register.
  • Thomaston Library: Family Story Time, Thursdays, 11 a.m. Stories, crafts, snacks. Saturday Story & Activity Hour, 10 a.m.
  • 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.
  • Born to Play! Parent-Child Class at Belfast Dance Studio, for ages 0-3 with caregiver, Saturdays at 8:30-9 a.m. for non-walkers and 9:15-9:45 a.m. for walkers. $8. Drop-ins welcome.
  • Breastfeeding Support Group in Belfast, Mondays (call ahead if it falls on a holiday), 10 to 11 a.m., Waldo County General Hospital’s Women & Infants Unit. Siblings welcome. FMI: 505-4109.
  • Breastfeeding Support Group in Rockport, first and third Tuesdays, 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Pen Bay Medical Center’s Chapel Room. Drop-in meeting facilitated by a lactation consultant. FMI: 921-8345.
  • Mother’s Milk Support Group in Rockport, Tuesdays, 12:30 to 2 p.m. in Pen Bay Medical Center’s Chapel Room. Drop-in group for breastfeeding families and moms-to-be. FMI: 921-8345.