Looking for something fun to do then Midcoast Escape Rooms is for you!! Please join us for an hour adventure at Midcoast Escape Rooms at 281 Main Street in Damariscotta where a group works together to solve a series of puzzles and decipher codes to escape one of our 4 themed rooms. Please go to midcoastescaperooms.com to book your adventure..
Join Freeport’s Michael Perry Monday, June 17, from 3:00 - 4:00pm for an exhilarating slide show journey through Maine from late Spring into the first colors of Autumn. We will look at the joys of summer with a visit to the historic Poland Spring resort, the mesmerizing waters of Blue Hill Falls and Smalls Falls in Rangeley.
Belfast, Maine — Paintings, fine furniture and sculpture, including a life-size carving of a golden eagle, created by inmates of the Maine State Prison in Warren are featured in the exhibit “From Behind the Wall 2.0,” June 4-Aug. 30 at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast. The exhibit is supported by The Art Loft of Rockland, a nonprofit community art center.
The University of Maine Hutchinson Center will offer a graduate literacy course this summer beginning June 24. Literacy in the Home, School and Community (ERL 590) will run June 24–July 24, 1 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays.
Belfast, Maine – The University of Maine Educational Leadership Program now offers an education specialist (Ed. S.) degree for students seeking a specialist certificate beyond the master’s level. The three-year, 33-credit Ed. S. is a terminal degree program that allows educators to apply to the Maine Department of Education for certification in a variety of district-level leadership positions, including superintendent, curriculum coordinator and other director-level positions.
Belfast, Maine — The University of Maine Hutchinson Center and the Restorative Justice Project of Belfast will offer a six-session program, “Foundations in School-based Restorative Practices,” beginning June 27 for school-based teams.
Subsequent dates are June 28, Sept. 16, Oct. 25, Nov. 18 and Dec. 13. All sessions are held 9 a.m.–4 p.m. at the Hutchinson Center in Belfast.
Veteran jazz guitarist performs upstairs in Camden Opera House’s intimate third-floor performance space Friday, June 14. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show starts approximately 7:30 p.m. Blue Café admission is always free, donations welcome, and drinks are sold by 40 Paper Bistro and Bar. Part of the inaugural Jazz in June Festival weekend.
Damariscotta Montessori School seventh and eighth graders, along with their teacher, Samantha Mehlhorn, have been spending time with residents at Lincoln Home's memory loss care community, Harbor View Cottage.
The Telling Room is a Maine-based literary arts education nonprofit whose mission is to empower youth through writing and share their voices with the world. Focused on young writers age 6 to 18, its programs seek to build confidence, strengthen literacy skills, and provide real audiences for student writing.
Bo’s favorite playtime activities include soccer, baseball, football, and anything involving his many stuffed animals. Bo will snack on just about anything edible, except for oranges! He really loves squeaky toys, stuffed animals, and playing fetch at the beach. Bo also enjoys obedience training and playing hide and seek with his owner.
Do you ever wonder what middle school students are thinking and feeling? Do you ever wish you could hear directly from them? You’ll have the chance to do just that when Oceanside Middle School students read original stories from their recently published anthology on Friday, June 7, at 12:30 p.m. at Watts Hall in Thomaston. The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.
It is the Riley School’s pleasure to introduce Noelle Ott, one of our RILEY DAYS Summer Camp Co-Directors! Noelle will be at Riley all summer long and she is ready to share her many talents and creative ideas with all our lucky campers! Noelle was born in Idaho and has lived in New England for most of her life. She studied ballet and modern at a pre-professional dance academy for three years and toured with two Irish ballet companies while living in Dublin with her family.
Ashwood Waldorf School is hosting a free, family-friendly performance at the Camden Opera House on Friday, June 7 at 10:00 a.m. Modeled on the traditional, seasonal Revels performances that originated in the Boston area, this year’s Spring Revels is a tribute to the power of creativity.
The MidCoast Sailing Center, an educational program of the Sail, Power, and Steam Museum, is pleased to announce that we are currently registering students for our weekly classes. The classes start the week of June 17th. Programs for youth (ages 6 and up) will run Monday through Friday from 9am to noon. The cost for Youth is $90. Classes for adults will run Monday through Friday from 1 to 3. The cost for adults is $125 a week or $100 a week for museum members.
Are you a kind, compassionate, caring person wishing to share your gifts with others? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others? Looking to work in an environment where you are supported, mentored, encouraged and appreciated?
The John Street United Methodist Church invites the community to join us for our worship service at 11 am, June 9. The service will end with the pastor, Chellie Wylie, will lead the dedication of the new outdoor Carillon to Edith, Jack and Billy Williams. The original Carillon had been a gift from Jack in memory of his wife and son, but after 21 years of weathering, it no longer rang out its music. All are welcome to share in this special event.
This is the time of year when many high school students become stressed and nervous about exams.To help ease anxiety, and to help with preparation, here are a few suggestions from The Study Hall that will help make test day more manageable.
Belfast, Maine — The Bachelor of University Studies (B.U.S.) is UMaine’s degree completion program for busy adults. Perhaps many adults who have some higher-education experience but no bachelor’s degree find that life circumstances or interests make traditional on-campus study difficult. Often family, job, and other responsibilities do not allow for full-time study.
Local historian, Jerry Wiles, will present the second part of the history of the Berlin Wall on Monday, June 3, from 2:00 to 3:00pm. For almost thirty years the Berlin Wall stood as a symbol in a divided Germany. Its history is an iconic part of the 20th century.
Still looking for summer activities? Maybe RILEY DAYS Summer Camp is right for your child! At Riley camp we will explore our creativity and share the joys of summer through the performing arts, visual arts, outdoor exploration and so much more! Children will be given the opportunity to create their own performances, work through design ideas, and learn to care for their peers in the welcoming Riley community. Sign up by the week, all the way through mid-August!
Lincoln Home is once again celebrating its employees for a perfect Department of Health and Human Resources Survey. Every two years all Assisted Living communities are surveyed by DHHS to ensure thatthe state regulations and resident standards of care are being met.
Bid on local dining and shopping gift certificates, lodging, art, sailing excursions, gifts and more at www.biddingowl.com/childrenshouse. Our online auction runs through Monday, June 3. We sincerely thank our community of sponsors, donors and bidders!
PenbayEstate Planning Law Center presents “How to Protect Your Assets Easily”. This public presentation shows how by using wills, health care directives, powers of attorney, and trusts as part of an integrated estate plan will “protect your stuff” from nursing homes and other creditors. Call 207-236-4888 to reserve a spot.
West Bay Rotary would like to thank Allen Insurance and Financial for being a Duck Derby sponsor.
The mission at Allen Insurance & Financial is to be the local company that individuals and businesses in the community seek out first for advice, information, and education on all insurance and financial services issues. They work hard every day to earn your trust in their knowledge, expertise and professionalism.