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  • Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 11:17am
  • Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 11:15am

    Join the Penobscot Bay YMCA for their annual Spooky Spider Open House on Saturday, October 21 from 9:00 AM - Noon. This event is free to the community!

  • Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 10:30am

    DONATE YOUR BOAT
    Send kids to Summer Camp!

    Penobscot Bay YMCA
    BOAT AUCTION
    The only Boat Auction in Maine!
    Held on the second Saturday of June
    Location: Penobscot Bay YMCA 

  • help for veterans
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 4:00pm

    Nancy Laffin, a VA Outreach Specialist, will hold her next office hours at University College at Rockland on Tuesday, Sept 26 from 10am to 2pm.  Laffin is skilled at helping veterans and their dependents with VA forms and access to benefits, including education benefits.  No question is too small, or too complicated! Appointments are encouraged by calling URock at 596-6906.

  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 4:00pm

    We Love Our Locals

    If you live in Midcoast Maine, you know that it is one of the most beautiful places anywhere. If you’re from the area, you don’t need to venture far to relax and enjoy the coast of Maine this Fall. Join us in the State of Unwind for a mini staycation at Newagen Seaside Inn. Breakfast is included each morning and we’ve reserved a special discount just for you!

  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 3:30pm

    Brews & BBQ

    For Boothbay Harbor locals & beyond!

    This party is for you—join your neighbors for a day on Linekin Bay and let’s all cheers to a great summer – craft beer, delicious food, live music, lawn games, and lots of fun at Linekin Bay Resort with our upcoming Brews & BBQ Pig Roast.

  • CONCERT - LINCOLN HOME - MARYANN JACKS 9-28-17
    Monday, September 18, 2017 - 3:45pm
    A live performance of decades of love songs, featuring Maryann Jacks with Matthew Mainster on the piano, will be held at The Lincoln Home  September 28 at 2:00pm.  New to performing in the local area, Maryann, a Rockland resident, spent many years as a Family Physician. As a child she began singing in a local church choir, and by age 12 was teaching herself guitar.
  • Monday, September 18, 2017 - 2:45pm
    Join Michael Perry for a scenic armchair journey to the Mount Washington Valley in New Hampshire at The Lincoln Home Monday, September 25, from 3:00 - 4:00pm. Along the way, we will explore three great Notches: Evans, Pinkham and Crawford.  Our explorations will be based out of the scenic towns of North Conway, Jackson, Twin Mountain, and Bethlehem: gateways to the Presidential Range.
     
  • Spanish Film Cinema
    Monday, September 18, 2017 - 2:00pm

    In this advanced-level Spanish course, students will analyze films of Spanish cinema based on the three-act structure. Students will begin with an introduction to the vocabulary of cinema, along with an overview of the basic structure of a screenplay. They will then discuss and debate films with an eye towards their narrative structure and what makes them work or not work. Learn and practice verbal communication.

  • max and augs dog blog
    Friday, September 15, 2017 - 11:15am

    That’s right! A new Dog Blog is out!

    Max talks about what makes him different from all the other common rabble dogs out there in Land of the Free and Home of the Dog. Click and read it now!

  • Friday, September 15, 2017 - 9:15am

    New session begins Tuesday, October 10th!
    FREE 12 Week Program!
    Program meets every Tuesday & Thursday from 1:00-2:15 PM
    Call Sandy Bodamer to schedule your intake interview!
    207.236.3375, ext. 214 
    sbodamer@penbayymca.org

  • Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 9:45pm

    The Camden Public Library will host Matthew Storin on Tuesday, September 19 at 7:00pm when he will discuss “What Is a Journalist?” This event is free and open to all.

  • The Lincoln Home ARTWALK Artist Kim Traina Sept 15 4-7pm
    Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 4:00pm

    Stop in to the Lincoln Home during the season’s last ARTWALK from 4-7pm!  

  • Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 1:30pm

    Being Mortal Documentary 
    Date: Thursday, October 19
    Time: 9:30-11:30 AM
    Cost: Free to the Community
    Location: Penobscot Bay YMCA
    Watch the "Being Mortal" Trailer
    Register today by calling 236.3375

  • Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 1:00pm

    Sept. 15 to Sept. 21 is national Medicare Education Week.  Medicare Open Enrollment starts in October.

    Anna Moorman and Jo-Ann Neal of the Insured Benefits Division of Allen Insurance and Financial in Camden will be offering free workshops at public libraries in Rockland, Camden and Belfast.

     Here is the schedule (the time for each is 4:30 to 6 p.m.)

  • Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 11:00am

    Name: Rex

    Rex is an eight-year-old male Shih-Poo

    Favorite activities: Playing Frisbee and tug of war

    Favorite treat: Aunt Patty’s dried “chicken crack”

    My pet really loves: “People—he really hasn’t figured out that he is a dog. He just loves everyone!”

  • Megunticook Rowing boys varsity four
    Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 9:15pm

    Brunswick, Maine - Megunticook Rowing's Junior Competitive varsity team claimed victory at an invitational scrimmage hosted by Merrymeeting Community Rowing Association on the Androscoggin River in Brunswick, Friday, September 8. The sunny afternoon turned cloudy and a downpour dowsed the rowers as they waited on the start line with boats from Merrymeeting Community Rowing and Yarmouth Rowing Club.

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    Monday, September 11, 2017 - 2:00pm

    In celebration of National Assisted Living Week, The Lincoln Home Board of Directors thanks the entire staff for receiving a

    Deficiency-Free State Survey.

  • Monday, September 11, 2017 - 12:00pm

    Name: Rex

    Rex is an eight-year-old male Shih-Poo

    Favorite activities: Playing Frisbee and tug of war

    Favorite treat: Aunt Patty’s dried “chicken crack”

    My pet really loves: “People—he really hasn’t figured out that he is a dog. He just loves everyone!”

  • Monday, September 11, 2017 - 9:00am

    The Ragged Mountain Ski & Snowboard Club is once again holding its popular Sunday Pancake Breakfasts and Chair Lift Rides up Ragged Mountain at the Camden Snow Bowl.

    The event will be held on Sundays in October - Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29. Breakfast will be served between 8;30 and 10:30 and includes a choice of pancakes, sausage and fresh fruit. The cost is a suggested donation.

  • Friday, September 8, 2017 - 11:00am

    Abraham Lincoln’s Melancholy

    Monday, September 18, 3:00 to 4:00pm

    Jerry Wiles, local historian, will share how Illinois lawyer, Abe Lincoln, went on to become president despite suffering from lifelong depression.

  • Kim Traina Summer Island Pastel at The Lincoln Home Newcastle Sept 15 Free Event
    Friday, September 8, 2017 - 10:45am
    Kim Skillin Traina, shares her paintings of the ocean and nature created with soft pastel chalk. Stop by The Lincoln Home Friday, September 15, between 4:00 to 7:00pm to meet the artist and learn more about this technique of painting with pure pigment.
  • Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 1:54pm
  • Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:45am
  • Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 7:45am

    Sept. 15 to Sept. 21 is national Medicare Education Week.  Medicare Open Enrollment starts in October.

    Anna Moorman and Jo-Ann Neal of the Insured Benefits Division of Allen Insurance and Financial in Camden will be offering free workshops at public libraries in Rockland, Camden and Belfast.

    Here is the schedule (the time for each is 4:30 to 6 p.m.)

  • Monday, September 4, 2017 - 10:00am

    The Study Hall is happy to announce that Mariel Dowling has join their tutoring team. Mariel has been a teacher of language and literacy for over seven years. She has taught at a variety of academic levels including early childhood education in reading, writing, history, and geography. Since 2012, she has taught high school Spanish at the Watershed School in Camden.

  • Friday, September 1, 2017 - 11:30am

    September Nutrition Education Series

    Nancy Wood, Nutrition Educator from the Knox County Community Health Coalition, will be providing 4-interactive classes to promote healthy food choices within a budget. Nutrition lesson plans will provide knowledge in a fun and engaging manner! Food demonstrations and tastings are provided during each session.

  • Friday, September 1, 2017 - 11:30am

    The Y's Fall Soccer Program begins next week!

  • Friday, September 1, 2017 - 10:00am

    Jobs for this month

    Check out our helpful hints for jobs around your garden in September, including lifting Spring bulbs, when to expect the first frost and managing the Tomato Hornworm.

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    Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 5:15pm

    The Lincoln home shouts out a huge thank you to over 200 people in our community who came to join in the fun at the Lobster & More event August 19.

  • Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 12:30pm

    The staff at The Study Hall thinks that it is advantageous to be aware of the standardized test schedule. There are multiple testing and prep options. Here is a list of important upcoming dates:

    August 27, 2017 – SAT Prep Classes and ongoing One-On-One prep for the October SAT/PSAT start

  • Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 10:36am
    Simple Moves for the ‘not so flexible
  • Sean Flemming Lincoln Home Sing Along Free Sept 11
    Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 9:15am
    We will be kicking off National Assisted Living Week on Monday, September 11, from 3:00-4:00 pm with the multi-talented Sean 
    Fleming.  Sean will be playing an eclectic program of classical and popular music selections. Come, listen, sing and remember some highlights of your life through music. The free event, open to the public, will be held in our living room over looking the Damariscotta River, at 22 River Road, Newcastle.
  • Monday, August 28, 2017 - 6:15pm

    You’ve always stood on your own two feet, worked hard to support those around you and succeeded. Now you’re ready to earn a degree and take it to the next level. This week classes start at University College at Rockland and many local residents are opening up new career opportunities through training in IT fields.

  • Monday, August 28, 2017 - 6:00am

    Wendy Byrd of Appleton has joined Allen Insurance and Financial as an account manager in the company's insured benefits division.

    Byrd, a graduate of Lewiston High School and the University of Maine, is certified as a benefits account manager by the National Association of Health Insurance Underwriter (NAHU). She is based in Camden at Allen's Chestnut Street office.

  • Friday, August 25, 2017 - 6:00am

    Allen Insurance and Financial was recently named as one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Maine. This is the sixth consecutive year the company has earned this recognition.

    Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the Best Places to Work in Maine. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation.

  • Ticks Maine Hiking
    Friday, August 25, 2017 - 5:30am

     As summer begins its wind-down, we wanted to send out a few words of thanks to all of our customers for giving us a try.  We had a great first season, and we hope we’ve exceeded your expectations!  It’s heartening to know that so many fellow Mainers are looking for safe, effective alternatives to chemicals and synthetics.  You guys rock.

  • Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 12:30pm

    If you are entering school this fall as a high school Junior, here is the bad news:  Preparing to apply to college is like adding another course to your already busy schedule.

    The good news is that if you start early and know what deadlines you have to meet, the job can get done with minimal disruptions and fantastic results.  But you need to jumpstart the process beginning now.  

  • Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 9:00am

    If you’ve ever experienced allergies, you know that they are no fun.  Just like people, dogs and cats can develop allergic reactions to certain substances too.

  • Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 1:44pm
    Enjoy these waning days of summer here in Maine. Seniors and everyone should continue to follow some safety tips for being outside.
  • French Damariscotta
    Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 11:30am

    Classes in Damariscotta will include opportunities for beginners, advanced beginners/intermediate and advanced-level students, and will be taught by Alain Ollier of Paris.  Alain has taught at Penobscot Language School for several years.  Students find his classes to be current, engaging and fun!

  • Monday, August 21, 2017 - 9:30am

    We welcome the public to join us on Tuesday, August 29, from 3:00 to 4:00pm, for a free and informative talk. Chewonki’s staff will assist us in exploring the ways engineers have taken advantage of nature’s bright ideas through biomimicry. Velcro is a widely known example of biomimicry.  Meet some live animals that help us draw comparisons between human-made products and animal adaptations. The Lincoln Home is located at 22 River Road, Newcastle.

  • Friday, August 18, 2017 - 12:15pm

    So your SAT score in math was not what you hoped it would be?  We can help.  The Study Hall has several math tutors who have been helping area students with SAT math for many, many SAT exams over the past twelve years.

  • Friday, August 18, 2017 - 8:00am

    We welcome you to our premier night on October 18th celebrating Ram Trucks. The grand opening of our commercial vehicle service center will be beckoned by great food and beverages from Stone Cover Catering, live radio broadcast with music and much more! Stop on by and converse with other business professionals in the community and learn about our FREE program Business Link from the Ram Truck brand.

  • Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 2:00pm
    Registration is happening now for the Rockland Harbor YMCA's Fall Soccer Program (formally Rockland Rec Soccer)!

    Check out the Y's new RHY Fall Sports Program Sheet to see all we have to offer!
  • Spanish Bangor
    Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 1:00pm

    No matter what your level, Adrian Arias-Palomo of Madrid will engage you in the Spanish language as never before! Using materials from several sources, Adrian promises work on grammar, vocabulary and more, all while enjoying the Spanish culture.

  • French Preschool
    Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 12:45pm
     
  • French Cooking
    Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 12:15pm

    Join Clovis Anjard of Reunion and Normandy for this culinary journey! Each class includes preparing and enjoying recipes from a specific region of France. From the windy coast of Brittany to the peaceful countryside of the Pyrenées, Clovis will guide you through cooking three distinct dishes in each class, all while talking about current events and the folklore and culture of the featured region. Kitchen-related and recipe-specific French vocabulary and grammar will be infused throughout.

  • Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 8:30am

    A new program session is right around the corner!

    We've got a variety of exciting programs being offered! From Swim Team and Youth Soccer, to monthly senior social activities plus engaging Afterschool Care at our four locations to keep your kids happy! In addition, a new session of LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA will start on October 7th!

  • 2017 Erickson Fields Teen Ag Crew Harvest Celebration
    Monday, August 14, 2017 - 5:15pm

    Please join Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) staff at Erickson Fields Preserve for an open farm day from 3-6 pm on Friday August 25th.   The Erickson Fields Teen Agricutural Crew (Teen Ag Crew) will lead tours of their 4-acre vegetable garden.   The Teen Ag Crew is an entrepreneurial internship for local teens that teaches them to manage a market garden.  This evening they will be showing off all their hard work this summer before returning to their local schools.