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  • Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 9:00am
    On Wednesday, September 18, from 8:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Ashwood Waldorf School will offer community members an opportunity to visit classes in grades 3–8 in-session. This behind-the-scenes look at Waldorf education is for all those who are curious about what goes on in a Waldorf classroom.
  • Epic  Escape
    Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 9:15am

    Looking for an adventure today?  Do you like puzzles?  Do you enjoy spending time with the family?  Then head to Midcoast Escape Rooms where you have to use teamwork, ingenuity and luck to get out of one of our 4 themed rooms.  Our rooms have a little bit for everyone to do.  You will have to work together to solve a series of puzzles, decipher codes and escape before your hour is up!  Please make your reservations for your next adventure at midcoastescaperooms.com or give us a call a

  • Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 9:15am

    Time for fun at Midcoast Escape Rooms!  Join us for an hour adventure where you have to unravel the clues, decipher codes and solve the mystery of the game to escape before your hour is up!  Please join us for your next birthday party, family gathering or a night out!  Please book your next immersive adventure at midcoastescaperooms.com or give us a call at 207-315-0772

  • Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 9:00am

    In our morning Parent & Child Playgroup, parents with children aged 18 months to three years meet for friendship and fun in the warm, nurturing setting of our Early Childhood Center. Taking inspiration from the seasonal rhythm of the year, each weekly playgroup offers free-play indoors and out, crafts, songs, a nourishing snack and time for parents to share insights and experiences.

  • Friday, September 13, 2019 - 3:30pm

    Twice a year West Bay Rotary, through its charitable foundation, provides financial support to organizations that work to improve the lives of people in Knox County and the Town of Lincolnville.  The West Bay Rotary Foundation invites applications from charities and non-profits for donations.  The donation request form is available online at www.westbayrotaryofmaine.org and includes instructions and important criteria for submission.  Applica

  • Friday, September 13, 2019 - 3:00pm
    Antarctica holds a special fascination for people wishing to see its rich and diverse wildlife, vast scenic beauty, massive glaciers, icebergs and ice shelves.  Jason Anthony will share its Environmental History on Monday, September 16, from 3:00 - 4:00pm.
     
  • Friday, September 13, 2019 - 12:00pm
    Bernard Fishman, Maine State Museum director, has edited and published a book, A Story of Maine in 112 Objects, which tells the story of Maine through a choice selection of 112 objects in the museum’s 
  • nursing education
    Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 5:45pm

    The University of Maine at Augusta Bachelor of Science in Nursing is now available at the UMA Rockland Center.  The next round of applications will be due by January 31, 2020.

  • Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 5:30pm

    West Bay Rotary Club of Camden and Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education will present its 2019 class in entrepreneurship for people who are interested in starting their own business.  Classes will be held each Wednesday 6:00-8:00 pm, October 9 – November 6 at CHRHS.

  • Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 2:00pm

    The Study Hall is excited to announce that Kristen Polky has joined their tutoring staff. Kristen is a recent Husson University graduate who earned her bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in history.

  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month Dinner
    Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 1:45pm

    New Hope for Women will hold a dinner on Thursday, October 24th at 6:00 p.m. as a wrap up to Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM).  The dinner will be offered at Penobscot Language School, 28 Gay Street in Rockland and will feature a brief talk by New Hope’s Education and Outreach Director, Kelly O’Connor, followed by a meal of chicken marsala (or vegetarian option), salad, desert and beverage.  Ms.

  • Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 10:45am

    HEARING GOD CLEARLY FOR YOURSELF AND OTHERS

     When: Starting Wednesday September 18th at 6:00 pm

    Location: Beacon of Hope on the Hill, 21 Patterson Rd, Belfast Maine 04915

  • Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 7:00am

    There is significant work to be done as trustee, but if you need help managing your duties, the downloadable leaflet in our newest blog post encourages you to consult professionals like lawyers and CPAs, or a range of government agencies. You can also obtain “errors and omissions” insurance to cover you in case you make a mistake.

  • Learn about Trustees Penbay Estate Planning Law Center
    Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 6:45am

    There is significant work to be done as trustee, but if you need help managing your duties, the downloadable leaflet in our newest blog post encourages you to consult professionals like lawyers and CPAs, or a range of government agencies. You can also obtain “errors and omissions” insurance to cover you in case you make a mistake.

  • Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 2:00pm

    A TIME OF PREPARATION

    Ecclesiastes 3:1 tells us that for everything there is a season and a time for every purpose. It is vital to know what season we are in, its purpose and the preparation required to fulfill the eternal purpose for what God is about to do.

  • Strand Theatre
    Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 12:15pm

    Latin Grammy winning, New York-based all-female ensemble Flor de Toloache continue to win the hearts of both progressive and traditional mariachi music fans alike through their distinct artistic vision and sophisticated, enlightened interpretation of traditional mariachi instruments. Their music is an edgy, versatile, and fresh take on traditional Mexican music.

    Tickets: $20/Advance, $25/Day of Show.

  • Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 12:00pm

    International sand art superstar Kseniya Simonova (US premiere) and Guy Mendilow Ensemble team up on an extraordinary show bringing to life Sephardi women’s voices and stories lost to war. 

    Simonova creates, morphs and obliterates sand imagery in real-time, crafting a flowing narrative driven by the Ensemble’s evocative music and radio-drama-style storytelling.

  • Strand Theatre
    Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 11:15am

    ADONIS PUENTES and the Voice of Cuba Orchestra return to the Strand stage on Oct. 18 at 7:30pm.

  • Strand Theatre
    Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 10:15am

    FLOR DE TOLOACHE, a Latin Grammy-winning, New York Based​​ all-female mariachi ensemble will perform on the Strand Theatre stage on Sunday, Sept. 22 at 7:30pm. 

  • Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 4:00pm

    Quarry Hill invites area families to learn more about the benefits of assisted living by taking part in an Assisted Living Open House. This is your opportunity to get a first-hand look at how the men and women of our assisted living community live active, productive and happy lives and to learn more about the benefits of assisted living for yourself or a loved one. Guided tours will be offered from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.

  • Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 2:00pm

    Location: Camden Public Library (co-sponsor)

    Presenters: Clarity, the artist/writer team of Robert and Su.Sane Hake

    In an inspiring multimedia reading, Robert shares poems that have sprung from the life of love and art that he shares with Su.Sane.

  • Friday, September 6, 2019 - 3:00pm
    We are kicking off National Assisted Living Week with multi-talented Sean Fleming on Monday, September 9, from 3:00 - 4:00pm.  Sean will be 
    playing an eclectic program of classical and popular music selections on the piano.  Come, listen, sing and remember some highlights of your life through music. 
     
  • Friday, September 6, 2019 - 12:00pm

    It’s back to school time and that means West Bay Rotary’s Backpack Program is back.    Because of this program, up to 70 local students will receive backpacks filled with school supplies thanks to this program.

  • Friday, September 6, 2019 - 12:00pm
    Registration is happening now for the Rockland Harbor YMCA's Fall Soccer Program!
     
  • Friday, September 6, 2019 - 12:00pm

    Sailfish Swim Team Open House
    Friday, September 27 from 5:30-7:00 PM
    Location: Penobscot Bay YMCA

  • Friday, September 6, 2019 - 10:30am
  • Friday, September 6, 2019 - 10:00am

    West Bay Rotary is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Chowder Challenge.  The event was held on Saturday, August 31st at the Camden Windjammer Festival.  Each year at the event, West Bay Rotarians serve up chowder from local participants to raise money for charities and non-profits. 

    Congratulations to the winners!

    1st Place – Graffam Bros. Seafood Market

    2nd Place – Wave Cafe at Camden Hills Regional High School

  • Friday, September 6, 2019 - 8:45am

    Advances in technology have put many new devices on the market for seniors. Not only are there devices for resident safety there are apps to help seniors connect easier. 

    Learn more about new technology in our latest blog post:

  • Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 4:00pm

    Presenter: Peggy Smith, certified Nonviolent Communication educator

    This interactive program explores ways to connect authentically and compassionately with ourselves and others—even in the face of strong emotions like anger or fear. Learn how our brains process these feelings and how to use that knowledge to maintain open, productive communication. Complimentary continental breakfast included.

  • Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 3:45pm

    Location: Anderson Inn at Quarry Hill

    Presented by Paul Sheridan

  • Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 3:45pm

    Location: Anderson Inn at Quarry Hill

    Presenter: Bill Stinson, owner, The Pour Farm

  • Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 11:00am

    16th Annual Maine Wienerfest
    Maine Wienerfest is a celebration of dachshunds and the people who love them!

    This event will be held on Sunday September 8th from 11am-3pm at the Steamboat Landing Park in Belfast. 

    Learn more by visiting www.mainewienerfest.com  

  • Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 9:00am

    There are so many details to running a business. Most business owners get lost in the day to day activities. If you don’t have an employee that is watching out for the important business deadlines, you could have future problems. We made a list of upcoming deadlines that you should be aware of.  Read our new blog post here:

  • Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 10:00am

    West Bay Rotary is proud to be a part of the 2019 Camden Windjammer Festival.  The 2019 Chowder Challenge will be held at the Camden Public Landing on Saturday, August 31st from 12:00 - 2:00 pm. Admission is $10 for adults and $6 for children 12 & under. Net proceeds from the event will support charities and non-profit organizations.

  • Friday, August 30, 2019 - 6:15pm

    At the July 25th meeting of West Bay Rotary, Rotary District 7790 Governor Suzanne Uhl-Melanson honored Camden Selectman Robert Falciani with a Certificate of Appreciation. 

    When West Bay Rotary President Kim Milton asked the board for suggestions for this award, board members did not hesitate to recommend Mr. Falciani.  The West Bay Rotary Board and the District Governor all feel that he epitomizes Rotary’s “People of Action” theme.

  • Friday, August 30, 2019 - 4:45am

    Thank you to Fuller Chevrolet for being a GOLD annual sponsor of West Bay Rotary events, including the annual Chowder Challenge. 

  • Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 2:15pm

    Around here, we look at the couple of weeks framing Labor Day as time for taking stock befo

  • Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 12:30pm
  • Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 4:45am

    Thank you to Etienne Perret for being a GOLD annual sponsor of West Bay Rotary events, including the annual Chowder Challenge. 

  • Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 4:45am

    West Bay Rotary would like to thank Edward Jones financial advisors Ken Gardiner and Tom Griffith for their continued support as a GOLD annual sponsor of our events. They help make all of our events possible, including the annual Chowder Challenge. 

  • lincoln home assisted living lobster and more community event
    Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 11:00am

    A HUGE THANK YOU from The Lincoln Home...To Our Board of Directors, Volunteers, Staff, Artists, Musicians and Community Members Who Made Our 4th Annual Lobster & More Fundraiser Such a Smashing Success!

  • Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 7:00am

    Deciding when to take your social security benefits involves numerous factors. A balance has to be struck between the cost of living adjustments (COLA), current expenditures and expected longevity. If we can be of assistance, please don’t hesitate to reach out.

  • Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 4:45am

    Thank you to Camden Law for being a GOLD annual sponsor of West Bay Rotary events, including the annual Chowder Challenge. 

    At Camden Law, they understand that competence is key. They strive every day to provide the most intelligent, compassionate, and assertive representation possible for their clients, no matter how challenging or unique the problem.   The attorneys at Camden Law specialize in a wide range of practice areas, and they listen, communicate, and advocate. 

  • Monday, August 26, 2019 - 4:45am

    Thank you to Baird: The Ogier Hall Group for being a GOLD annual sponsor of West Bay Rotary events, including the annual Chowder Challenge. 

  • Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 4:45am

    West Bay Rotary would like to thank our GOLD annual sponsor 

  • Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 4:45am

    Thank you 16 Bay View Hotel for being a GOLD annual sponsor of West Bay Rotary events, including the annual Chowder Challenge.

    Camden’s newest luxury hotel, 16 Bay View is the transformation of a 100-year-old industrial brick building into a one-of-a-kind 21-room boutique hotel that delivers an authentic Camden, Maine experience.

  • Nursing Home MidCoast Maine
    Friday, August 23, 2019 - 6:30am

    Choosing a nursing home in MidCoast Maine for a loved one is an important decision and should be carefully considered. It is important for families to take the time to explore nursing home/assisted care options and to carefully assess the nursing home facilities in order to choose the best care for the loved one.

  • Friday, August 23, 2019 - 4:30am

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  • Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 4:45am

    West Bay Rotary would like to thank Williams CPA Group for being a GOLD annual sponsor of our events, including the annual Chowder Challenge. 

    Williams CPA Group is a team of financial professionals focused on providing our clients with an advanced level of service, forward-thinking solutions and strategic advice.  They are known for  reliable and proactive service as well as their highly competent advisors who are committed to helping businesses achieve their goals.

  • Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 1:00am

    West Bay Rotary would like to thank Second Wind Music for being a SILVER annual sponsor of our events, including the annual Chowder Challenge.