• Paces for PAWS Virtual 5K and Walking Challenge, now to June 26. Download the Paces for PAWS MoveSpring app to chat with friends, share photos of you and your pet out walking, climb the leaderboard, earn badges, and connect any fitness tracker (or enter steps manually) to track your progress and move along the virtual track as you raise funds for the animal shelter in Camden.

TUESDAY, JUNE 15:

  • Yoga in Camden Amphitheatre, Tuesdays and Fridays in June, from 9 to 10 a.m. with certified teacher Denyse Robinson. All levels. Donations taken. Details: denyserobinson@gmail.com.
  • Belfast Senior Center Now Open, to fully vaccinated people 60 and older, Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Belfast Boathouse, Commercial Street. Table games, puzzles and socializing. For details: BelfastSenior@gmail.com.
  • Lincolnville Women’s Club, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, invites all Lincolnville women to become part of the nonprofit organization. The club will hold its Annual Luncheon and Officer Installation at 11:30 a.m. at Offshore Restaurant, 770 Commercial Street in Rockport. Join them at the luncheon or by contacting Edna Pendleton at ependleton7@gmail.com or 763-3538. Annual dues are $10, free for those 90+.
  • Leer y Charlar Meeting on Zoom, from 1 to 3 p.m. The Spanish language reading and conversation group invites people to practice their Spanish. For more information and to request a link, email Lynne Taylor at leerycharlar@gmail.com.
  • The Roadside Cemetery Annual Meeting, 4 p.m. in the Friendship Town Office. Members will hear reports, elect officers and plan future maintenance. FMI: 832-4826.
  • Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group Meeting Virtually, at 6 p.m. The group provides information and support to area residents who have loved ones coping with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. Free. To participate, contact Cheri R. Blouin, LSW, 301-6237 or cblouin@pbmc.org.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16:

  • Qi Gong Class Wednesdays in Tenants Harbor, 10 a.m. at Jackson Memorial Library. Weather permitting, the group meets on the lawn. Otherwise, it meets via Zoom. All abilities are welcome. Videos of past classes can be found on the library’s YouTube channel. To join the email list or get the Zoom link, call or email the library.
  • Camden Brain Injury Support Group, meets 10 a.m. to noon in Camden Public Library Children’s Garden near the underground entrance. This group welcomes survivors, family and friends of stroke survivors, and anyone faced with a neurological challenge. For more information, call 273-2090.
  • Black Lives Matter Vigils in Rockland, every Wednesday at Chapman Park (corner of Park and Main, by Walgreens) from noon to 1 p.m. Everyone is invited. Wear a mask. More info at 385-7452 or smanning5757@gmail.com.
  • Tai Chi in Camden Amphitheatre, Mondays and Wednesdays in June, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. with certified teacher Denyse Robinson. All levels. Donations taken. Details: denyserobinson@gmail.com.
  • SUP for Beginners, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Shirt Tail Point, Route 105, Camden (on the Megunticook River). Want to try stand-up paddle boarding (SUP)? Join Maine Sport Outfitters to learn basic SUP skills including strokes needed to control the board and how to get on and off the board safely. Weather permitting. $35 registration fee includes gear. Visit journeytohealth.coursestorm.com or call 301-3950 to register.

THURSDAY, JUNE 17:

  • Camden Public Library’s Tech Help Hour via Zoom and Email, 1 to 3 p.m. For those who need help with a new device or operations like transferring photos from camera to computer. Sign up at librarycamden.org.
  • Coastal Rivers Online Volunteer Fair, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Coastal Rivers relies on volunteers for all of its operations, including citizen science projects, education programs, and conservation and stewardship activities. See a slideshow and talk to staff to learn about Coastal Rivers volunteer needs and how to get involved. Register at coastalrivers.org.
  • Lincoln County Democrats Celebrate Pride Month, at an online meeting at 7 p.m. featuring Quinn Gormley of MaineTransNet, the largest state-level transgender peer support organization in the country. Gormley will discuss the status of legislation in Maine and across the country that seeks to restrict the civil rights of transgender youth and adults, and talk about ways allies can support their trans family, friends and neighbors. Registration is required for non-voting members to receive access. Register at lincolncountydemocrats.com before noon.

FRIDAY, JUNE 18:

  • Yoga in Camden Amphitheatre, Tuesdays and Fridays in June, from 9 to 10 a.m. with certified teacher Denyse Robinson. All levels. Donations taken. Details: denyserobinson@gmail.com.
  • Red Friday Coffee and Doughnut Open House at Williams-Brazier Post 37, for Post 37 Legionnaires and those in the community to meet, drink coffee, eat doughnuts and talk about someone they may know that is serving in the American military and deployed. Red Friday will be open on the first and third Friday of each month. Beginning at 10 a.m., anyone interested in sharing a story, or just to visit with Post 37, is welcome. Coffee and doughnuts will be served free of charge.
  • Online Chess Club, with matches every Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. Members may also challenge other members at any time. Join at lichess.org/team/camden-chess-club. For more info, email Evan Annis at camdenchessclub@gmail.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 19:

  • Knox Clinic Women’s Walking Group, Saturdays from 8 to 9 a.m. now through August 28, rain or shine. Meet at the Knox Clinic parking lot, 22 White Street, Rockland. Come once or every Saturday. For more info, call 301-6993.
  • Clothing and Bake Sale at Broad Cove Church, 89 Pleasant Point Road, Cushing, every Saturday from 8 to 10 a.m. through August 28. Masks available and optional. More info, leave a message for Carol, 354-0540.
  • Gigantic Lawn Sale at Union Fairgrounds, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There are 12-foot spaces available for $25. Set up 6 to 8:30 a.m. Gate opens at 9 a.m. with an admission fee of $5 each. Rain date June 20. This event is sponsored by Friends of Union Fair. For more information, contact Sharon Caron: 975-2646 or bsbooks@tidewater.net.
  • Outdoor Sound Bathing, led by musical instrument creator and sound therapist Jim Doble in the Camden Amphitheatre at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to bring a chair, blanket, or yoga mat to relax upon and listen to the sounds of gongs and chimes. Doble will be joined by Forest Weston, who will play the didgeridoo (an ancient and resonant tubular wind instrument) and dord (metal horns of Celtic origin). The event is free with an option to make a donation. A portion of the donations will benefit the Camden Public Library.

SUNDAY, JUNE 20:

  • Rockland Bicycle Club Weekly Ride, meets at 9 a.m. Sundays at South School, 30 Broadway, Rockland. Wear a helmet. Rides will continue through September, ending with the second annual Rockland Classic, a 50-mile ride to Marshall Point Lighthouse in Port Clyde. The Rockland Classic is free and open to all. For more information, call Ron Staschak at 691-7578 or see the Rockland Bicycle Club Facebook page.
  • June Labyrinth Events at Edgecomb Community Church, UCC, at The Labyrinth in the Field, next to the church, all led by Pastor Kate Pinkham. This Sunday, June 20, is a Candlelight Summer Solstice Labyrinth Walk at 7:30 p.m. On Thursday, June 24, a Full Moon Labyrinth Walk under the light of the Strawberry Moon at 7:30 p.m. And Sunday, June 27, at 11 a.m., a blessing and dedication of the Labyrinth in the Field to the people of Edgecomb and friends. Refreshments will be available after the blessing. All are welcome. Donations are accepted for upkeep of the labyrinth.

MONDAY, JUNE 21:

  • Camden Public Library’s Walsh History Center Hour via Zoom at 1 p.m. The Walsh History Center will try to find an answer to your Camden questions. Email kgross@librarycamden.org for the link.
  • Tai Chi in Camden Amphitheatre, Mondays and Wednesdays in June, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. with certified teacher Denyse Robinson. All levels. Donations taken. Details denyserobinson@gmail.com.
  • The City of Belfast invites the public to a virtual workshop from 6 to 7:30 p.m. to give input and ideas for the future of specific areas within the city, including the downtown and waterfront areas. City staff and consulting team members from The Musson Group and Camoin 310 will be on hand to share information about ongoing planning efforts in the city.

TUESDAY, JUNE 22:

  • For recurring Tuesday events, see June 15.

COMING UP:

  • Mid-coast Chapter of the Maine Genealogical Society will meet Wednesday, June 23, at 6:30 p.m. in the Rockport Room, lower level of Rockport Public Library, Limerock Street. This will be an informal meeting to get reacquainted and learn what folks have been up to the past year. All are welcome to attend. Those who are fully vaccinated may attend without a mask. For more information, call Helen Shaw at 236-2468.
  • Midcoast Conservancy Full Moon Paddle, at Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson, on Wednesday, June 23, from 8 to 10 p.m. Enjoy the glow of the Strawberry Moon from canoes provided by the nature center on Little Dyer Pond after a mile-and-a half hike into the woods. All ages welcome. Participants should be able to steer a canoe and walk three miles on moderate trails. Space is limited by the number of boats. Register at midcoastconservancy.org.
  • Waldo County Republicans General Meeting, Thursday, June 24, at 6:30 p.m. at Mosman Park in Searsport. Bring a chair. The speaker is Mike Perkins, Senate candidate in the 2nd Congressional District.