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Habitat for Humanity of Waldo County hosts annual ‘Cafe Italia’ fundraiser in Belfast
Wed, 04/17/2019 - 12:30pm
BELFAST — Habitat for Humanity of Waldo County will once again transform the Shrine Club in Belfast into an Italian bistro for an evening of fine dining, games, a wine auction, and drawings to win baskets of delights from area businesses. Café Italia will be taking place at the Waldo County Shrine Club (Northport Ave. in Belfast) on Saturday, April 27, thanks to the generosity of event sponsors Maine Chevy Dealers and Dutch Chevrolet, Jam Brook Builders, and Penobscot Bay Dentistry. All...
Baked Bean Supper, Northport
Tue, 04/16/2019 - 1:30pm
A Baked Bean Supper will be held at the Northport Memorial VFW Post 6131, 780 Atlantic Highway, Northport, on April 27 4:30-6 p.m. $8 adults/5 children For more information, call (207) 323-6921
Che Apalache brings Latingrass to the Boothbay Harbor Opera House
Mon, 04/15/2019 - 10:00am
With a national tour that spans the east coast and midwest and ends in California, Argentina's Che Apalache continues its rapid surge in popularity with both bluegrass and world music audiences. Their Latingrass style (a blend of South American music and bluegrass) along with the social issues they address has attracted a national following and media attention. On Friday, May 10 Che Apalache will play the Opera House at Boothbay Harbor in a 7:30 p.m. show. 2018 was a breakthrough year for Che...
Rescheduled for May 3, May 4
Due to weather, third annual Camden Roadside Cleanup postponed
Tue, 04/09/2019 - 9:30pm
CAMDEN- Due to the snow, organizers have announced that the third annual Leonard Lookner Memorial Camden Roadside Cleanup, originally scheduled for April 12 and April 13, will be postponed to Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4. Aside from the postponement, event details remain as outlined in the article below. For further information, please keep an eye on the Facebook page for the event which can be viewed here . CAMDEN — The third annual Leonard Lookner Memorial Camden Roadside Cleanup will...
Maine Pottery Tour: May 4 and 5
Mon, 04/08/2019 - 12:30pm
The Maine Pottery Tour has announced participants in its eighth season, Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5. From Kittery to Thorndike and Bethel, to Phillips and Belfast, 37 ceramic artists will open their studios to the public for tours, sales and demonstrations. The tour’s goal is to make people aware of the potters in the area and encourage local support. Local pottery enhances the users’ experience with products from other Maine makers, notably food, beer, home décor and gardens. “The Maine...
proceeds benefit Waldo County Woodshed
Third annual ‘Fill that Shed’ fundraiser to take place April 28
Mon, 04/08/2019 - 8:30am
LIBERTY- Sen. Erin D. Herbig, D-Waldo County, will host her third annual “Fill That Shed” fundraiser for a local heating assistance program on Sunday, April 28 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Lake St. George Brewery on Rt. 3 in Liberty. "Waldo County Woodshed is a great example of Maine people reaching out to help our neighbors," said Herbig. "We all know how expensive it can be to keep our homes warm through a Maine winter. Now is the right time to make sure the woodpile is high enough to get people...
Runs until May 3
Maine Photography Show opens April 6
Mon, 04/01/2019 - 8:45am
The 14th annual Maine State Photography Show opens Saturday, April 6 at Boothbay Region Art Foundation in Boothbay Harbor. Gallery doors open at 11 a.m. Juror Ron Rosenstock selected 105 images in four categories: color, B&W, the special category, “Infrared” this year; and student. In each category there are first, second and third place honors and three honorable mentions. Top honors, Best In Show, rounds out the awards ranging from $35 to $500 (for Best In Show). MPS Committee member and...
‘Beer and food has been our whole relationship’
Sterlingtown Public House to bring craft beer, upscale comfort food, brunch to Union
Fri, 03/29/2019 - 8:00pm
UNION — A new chapter has emerged for a beloved Union eatery. Owners Jillian Lary and Brian Fickett, both 24, said that they are aiming to open the doors to Sterlingtown Public House in late April. The Public House will occupy the location that formerly housed the Badger Cafe, an established and popular community eatery known for creative comfort food, a stellar beer selection and assorted trivia nights and events. Badger Cafe owners Christy and Michael Greer said they decided to sell their...
Community Dance offered April 5 in Rockland
Primo Cubano returns to Midcoast
Thu, 03/28/2019 - 12:30pm
ROCKLAND— Primo Cubano is returning to the Midcoast for an 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. dance and performance Friday, April 5, at the downtown Eclipse Event Center (former Speakeasy), located at 2 Park Drive in Rockland. Everyone is invited to come out and dance to hot rhythms by the top Latin band in Maine. Primo Cubano plays traditional Cuban dance music called son, which dates back to the turn of the 20th century. The band was formed in 2007 by Paul D’Alessio, after an inspiring artist exchange trip to...
Cinderella Project plans prom dress giveaways in Belfast
Wed, 03/20/2019 - 12:45pm
BELFAST – The Cinderella Project of Maine will be holding two prom dress giveaways in Belfast this year. The Belfast giveaways will be Saturday, April 6 and Saturday, April 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Renys Plaza in Belfast. According to the Cinderella Project, in a news release, gowns are free to all Maine high school students in need of a dress for prom with one stipulation – that they promise to pay the favor forward in some way by doing something nice for someone else in their...
Free demonstrations, special exhibits, maple-topped ice cream
Camden Rockport Historical Society to celebrate Maine Maple Sugar Sunday
Mon, 03/18/2019 - 12:45pm
CAMDEN and ROCKPORT — Planning to enjoy Maine Maple Sunday? How about a little history to boot! In 2019 March 24 is Maine Maple Sugar Sunday and Camden Rockport Historical Society's historic homestead and Museum campus is eager to welcome the public for maple-related festivities. From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. maple sugaring demonstrations are planned in the 1820 sugar house. Admission is free and includes a dish of ice cream topped with Maine maple syrup. Families are invited to participate in this fun...
Parkinson’s support group to present ‘humor therapy’ April 2
Fri, 03/15/2019 - 1:15pm
CAMDEN – Whether you’re coping with a chronic condition like Parkinson’s or just the temporary affliction known as winter, nothing lightens the load like a good laugh, and the next meeting of Camden’s Parkinson’s Support Group, set for Tuesday, April 2, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Anderson Inn at Quarry Hill, aims to prove the point. During the first half of the April meeting, participants will forgo the usual informative presentation in favor of a little group “humor therapy,” gathering...
American Legion Post 30 to hold pancake breakfast benefit for Lee Dodge
Wed, 03/13/2019 - 8:15am
CAMDEN - American Legion Post 30 in Camden will be holding a benefit breakfast on March 24 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. The breakfast is to benefit Lee Dodge, a Vietnam Veteran and 39-year member of the post. Lee and his lady Marlene are incurring for travel to and from Togus VA hospital two to three times a week and to also help when Lee is able to travel to the VA hospital in Massachusetts. Breakfast consists of blueberry or plain pancakes, sausage, eggs, sausage and gravy, toast and drinks...
People’s United Methodist Church to host annual turkey supper
Thu, 03/07/2019 - 2:00pm
UNION- It is time for the Annual Turkey Supper at the People’s United Methodist Church in Union. This year the supper will be held on Friday, April 5 at 6 p.m. Each year the kitchen crew prepares a delicious turkey supper cooked from scratch, with all the fixins’ - including a delightful array of home baked pies. After the meal you will be entertained with performances by church and community members, many laughs and great singing. Tickets will be sold at the church on March 14,21 and 28 at...
Celebrate the spirit of St. Paddy on March 16
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Rockland to host benefit auction
Thu, 03/07/2019 - 1:00pm
ROCKLAND - Are UU lucky? Find out when the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Rockland, 345 Broadway, celebrates the spirit of St. Patrick on March 16 at their biannual auction with the chance to win one-of-a-kind entertainment, original art or numerous clever services. "The proceeds benefit the church operating budget and in turn a myriad of community and non-profit efforts,” according to co-chair Reba Richardson. Auction highlights this year include unique travel experiences such as a...
‘Night in Tuscany’ theme
Hope School to hold fundraising dinner, auction
Tue, 03/05/2019 - 2:00pm
HOPE- A “Night in Tuscany” will be the theme of a fundraising dinner and auction set to take place at the Hope School on Saturday, March 9 beginning at 5:30 p.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit the eighth grade class trip and class gift. Items slated to cross the block include 100 gallons of heating oil from P.G. Willey, a week at Camp Bishopswood, original artwork and much more. Silent auction items feature a spa package, live lobsters, gift certificates, an evening out experience package...
Riley School to continue ‘Riley Nights’ community talent shows
Tue, 03/05/2019 - 12:15pm
ROCKPORT - Riley School will be continuing its monthly series of “Riley Nights: Community Talent Show and Fundraiser,” after a very successful start! Riley is looking for kids to share their talents and skills with the community. Do you know a young person who loves to sing, dance, act, play an instrument, do magic tricks, etc? please contact the school soon to be a participant in Riley Nights! This is a non-competitive monthly talent show open to all kids, teens and young adults of the...
Family-friendly event takes place March 9
Dance the night away at Children’s House Montessori’s Family Prom
Tue, 03/05/2019 - 8:15am
ROCKPORT- Does your family love to dance? Family Prom Night is a fun opportunity to get dressed up with your children and dance the night away! Come enjoy a special night out on Saturday, March 9 at the Rockport Opera House in downtown Rockport. DJ Mike Mahoney of M & M Entertainment will be spinning tunes and leading dances for the whole family to enjoy. Adding to the atmosphere, Isaac Remsen Photography will be there to take your special prom photos. Refreshments will be available for...
Communi-TEA at Thomaston Public Library
Sat, 03/02/2019 - 5:00pm
THOMASTON — Join Communi-TEA for afternoon tea, Friday, March 15, from 3 to 4:30 p.m., at Thomaston Public Library. Treats and hot tea will be served. All are welcome in the community living room at Thomaston Public Library, according to Communi-TEA, in a news release. Attendees are encouraged to support their neighbors by bringing a non-perishable food, pet care, or personal care item to donate to the food pantry.
At the Elks Club in Rockland, every Wednesday
There was a farmer had a dog, and _____ was his name-o
Thu, 02/28/2019 - 5:00pm
ROCKLAND – The Rockland Elks Lodge at 220 Rankin Street have played Bingo every Wednesday night for 30 years. Exceptions, of course, are snow storms and holidays. The rules are simple: Fill a row on your card, called a face, with called numbers and yell, “Bingo.” When you call Bingo, a floor walker will verify your card and a computer will say if the win is a good one. You then collect the jackpot, which can be $35, $45, $60 or $80. A check for your win is written on the spot and you go home a...
Meet former teachers and friends for an informal social hour Feb. 22
Did you teach in China?
Thu, 02/14/2019 - 9:45am
CAMDEN — Two former English teachers who taught in northern China were trading stories about Chinese street food like candied hawthorn berries and roasted sparrows-on-a-stick when they had an idea: Why not invite all local and visiting English language teachers who taught in China to an informal happy hour to swap stories? Melinda Wildes, who taught English in Changchuan (Manchuria) for a year in 1988-89 and in Wuhan in 1999, and Christine Parrish who taught intensive English sessions in the...
Monday, Feb. 18 in Belfast
Joy to be Bald hosts fundraiser dinner for local cancer patients
Thu, 02/14/2019 - 9:30am
BELFAST — The ladies of “Joy to be Bald” will host a pasta dinner fundraiser for two local people battling cancer, Monday, Feb. 18, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the Tarrantine Tribe Hall. Donations of pasta dishes, salads, and desserts are welcome. There will be a 50/50 raffle, with other donated items being raffled as well. Lynn Duval was originally diagnosed with breast cancer, which was in remission, but cancer has returned in different areas, according to Joy to be Bald, in a news...
Rockport Public Library to celebrate toast Feb. 20
Wed, 02/06/2019 - 11:15am
Toast Day at the Rockport Public Library Wednesday, February 20 All Day at the Rockport Public Library Come celebrate the Rockport Public Library’s second annual National Toast Day! All day the library will have a variety of breads (including gluten free) and toppings like jam, jelly, butter, peanut butter, and marmalade for you to help yourself to. This is a free celebration and open to everyone, just stop by the Rockport Public Library and enjoy some lovely toast.
Largest yearly donation in history of event
15th annual Pies on Parade raises $35,000 for food pantry, fuel assistance
Wed, 02/06/2019 - 10:00am
ROCKLAND – On Feb 5, 2019, innkeepers, restaurant owners, volunteers, and business members who participated in the 15th Annual Pies on Parade Pie Weekend presented a check to the Area Interfaith Outreach (AIO) Food Pantry and Fuel Assistance Program for $35,000 representing all ticket sales, silent auction, raffle sales, cash donations and Camden Scavenger Hunt proceeds from the annual pie tour. This brings the total donations for AIO’s food and fuel assistance programs to more than $221,000...
“The ‘We Got the Chocolate at 50 percent Off’ Edition!”
Communi-TEA at Thomaston Public Library
Sun, 02/03/2019 - 12:15pm
THOMASTON — Now that the pink and red explosion will be on its way out of the stores, join Communi-TEA for afternoon tea, Friday, Feb. 15, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. “Delicious treats (perhaps including some heart-shaped chocolate obtained at a fantastic discount) and hot tea will be served, and all are welcome in the community living room at Thomaston Public Library,” said a news release. Folks are encouraged to support their neighbors by bringing to Communi-TEA a non-perishable food, pet care, or...
Belfast’s second annual Winter Whoopla whips up family fun
Sun, 02/03/2019 - 8:15am
BELFAST — Belfast’s second annual Winter Whoopla Celebration saw an active second day on Saturday, Feb. 2, with a variety of activities available to participants, both indoors and outside. Friday’s events included a formal Ice Ball, which was held at the Wentworth Center and featured live music and a formal dinner and dance. There was a teen night at the United Farmer’s Market, which included nerf battles, dance contests, music, and refreshments. Winter games were available for families at the...
‘What's Nude in Boothbay Harbor?’ opening Feb. 14
Sat, 02/02/2019 - 11:30am
Get ready for a celebration of the human form with the Third Annual “What’s Nude in Boothbay Harbor?” a show featuring nude paintings, paper work, fiber, sculpture and photography. The show will take place at the Boothbay Region Art Foundation (BRAF) located at 1 Townsend Avenue, Boothbay Harbor. The show will open on Thursday, Feb. 14 (Valentine’s Day!) and run through Saturday, Feb. 23. An Opening Reception will be held Saturday, February 16 from 5-7 pm. On Saturday, Feb. 23, there will be...
Belfast Zero Waste Action Team to deliver two-part presentation on waste reduction
Wed, 01/30/2019 - 12:30pm
BELFAST - The Belfast Zero Waste Action Team is presenting a two part series on Food Waste at the Abbott Room in the Belfast Free Library. On February 11 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Chrissy Adamowicz from the Natural Resource Council of Maine will share the impacts of food waste and what steps are happening at the local, regional, and national levels to address the issue of food waste and how we can all get involved. On February 25 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. the documentary film on food waste and...
Feb. 10 and Feb. 24
American Legion War Memorial Post 30 to host benefit pancake breakfasts
Wed, 01/30/2019 - 12:00pm
CAMDEN - American Legion War Memorial Post 30 in Camden will be hosting pancake breakfasts on Sunday, February 10 and Sunday, February 24 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Proceeds from the breakfasts will assist with the replacement of their 40-year old furnace and other building maintenance projects. The menu includes pancakes (plain and blueberry),sausage, apple sauce, scrambled eggs, orange juice and coffee. The cost is $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children age 10 and under. The Legion Post is...
Featuring films set in ‘War's Shadow’
Belfast Free Library presents February Friday Night Flix
Thu, 01/24/2019 - 11:15am
BELFAST - For February's Friday Night Flix at the Belfast Free Library, Karen and Paul remind us about war's cost, before, during, and after. These films have been chosen to coincide with two events: this month's Camden Conference, theme on China, and Paul Sheridan’s Belfast Senior College class on alternative war films. All the movies are free and take place at 7 p.m. in the Abbott Room of the Belfast Free Library. The first film of the month, on February 1 is “City of War: The Story of John...
Duo to present All-ages bilingual performance
Clown duo Pinot & Augustine to perform at Camden Opera House
Thu, 01/24/2019 - 10:30am
CAMDEN - Clown duo Pinot & Augustine will bring their joyful, family friendly show to the Camden Opera House on Wednesday, February 6 at 6 p.m. The Camden Public Library and Camden Opera House have partnered to present this family-friendly show, just in time for Camden Winterfest! Pinot & Augustine is a classic, family-friendly clown duo inspired by the golden age of Circus. Their performance is a 45-minute, bilingual crowd-pleaser. Pinot is the authoritarian clown in fancy clothes and...
Discussion to follow screening
Rockland Public Library to screen ‘Seven Songs for a long Life’
Fri, 01/18/2019 - 11:45am
ROCKLAND - The Rockland Public Library and Coastal Family Hospice Volunteers present a screening of
Seven Songs for a Long Life
, the 2015 documentary film by Amy Hardie (run time: 60 Minutes; Official Selection of the 2016 SXSW Film Festival), on Thursday, January 31 at 6:30 p.m. Following the film, a representative from Coastal Family Hospice Volunteers Continuing Education Committee will lead a discussion about the film and talk about volunteering for their organization. Hospice...
Volunteers conduct annual Belfast Bay Watershed Christmas Bird Count
Mon, 01/14/2019 - 10:30am
WALDO COUNTY - On December 29, the 2018 Christmas Bird Count for the Belfast sector, sponsored by the Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition, was conducted by 29 volunteers. They divided up the territory, a 15-mile diameter circle from the Belfast Bay to Stockton, Frankfort, Monroe, and Waldo. The center of the circle is Mt. Waldo. Watchers combed their sections all day tallying birds by species. For once, the weather was mild and partly sunny, and participants didn’t feel threatened to be out all day...
Maine Farmland Trust to kick off 20th year with Belfast celebration
Mon, 01/14/2019 - 10:15am
BELFAST - Maine Farmland Trust (MFT) is celebrating 20 years of growing the future for farming. The organization began in 1999, when a small group of farmers and farm advocates planted the seed of an idea: farmland matters and should be protected. Word spread, meetings were held with like minds, and soon, MFT began as the first and only land trust in the state focused on protecting farmland and supporting farmers. MFT will host a 20th Anniversary Kick-Off Party on Thursday, January 24 at the...
Maine Lobster Festival Donates $1,000 to local police officer’s family
Fri, 01/11/2019 - 10:45am
ROCKLAND - The Maine Lobster Festival presented a $1,000 donation to Rockland Police Officer Ken Smith and his family. The Smiths’ baby daughter is hospitalized at Boston Children's Hospital with a heart condition. Carl Anderson from the Rockland Fire Department accepted the donation on behalf of the Smith family. A benefit dinner and raffle for the family, postponed due to inclement weather, will now take place February 2, at noon. It had initially been planned for 1 p.m., January 20, in the...
Dance the night away at the Samoset on January 18
Children’s House Montessori School presents I.C.E. dance party
Fri, 01/11/2019 - 10:30am
ROCKPORT- Children’s House Montessori School is pleased to announce its third annual I.CE. Dance Party. Dance the night away on Friday, January 18 from 8 p.m. to Midnight at the Samoset Resort. Chill out at the Samoset Glacier Ice Bar and heat up on the dance floor with DJ Mike of M&M Entertainment. This ticketed event allows participants to take advantage of both venues to maximize your night! The dance will be held in the Samoset ballroom and feature a cash bar. Tickets are $12 per person...
Camden Lions Club’s Nikki Bland receives Melvin Jones Fellowship Award
Wed, 01/09/2019 - 11:45am
CAMDEN - The Camden Lions Club proudly announces that the Lions Club International has awarded Lion Nikki Bland with a Melvin Jones Fellowship Award. Lion Nikki Bland joined the Camden Lions in 2009, sponsored by Lion Bob Oxton. King Lion Peter Martin announced the award. Lion Nikki Bland pioneered the formation of the Leo’s Club, which became official in 2012, and she is the Lions Club’s primary liaison with the Leos. The Leo’s Club is composed of community youth between 12 to 18 years of age...
Dozens brave frigid waters for New Year’s Day polar plunge into Belfast Harbor
Tue, 01/01/2019 - 8:15pm
BELFAST — With temperatures in the 40s, it was mild weather for the 50-plus brave souls who decided to participate in Belfast’s annual polar plunge, which takes place each Jan. 1. The event, off the Belfast boat launch ramp, began at noon, with a bystander providing a countdown to take off. Though for most their times in the water was brief, several hardier individuals were more relaxed about the minutes spent in the water, with one man taking the time to go for a brief swim. One participant,...
Waldoboro celebrates the holidays with ‘Bright and Merry’ Waldoboro day
Tue, 12/11/2018 - 11:00am
WALDOBORO — Come one, come all to the Waldoboro Village Sunday, Dec. 16 for an afternoon of holiday fun during the first ever Merry and Bright Waldoboro celebration! Merry and Bright is Waldoboro's annual holiday celebration. Businesses in the village will be open late with snacks and beverages, the event also features a lighting contest, which allows both residences and businesses to win cash prizes. The day kicks off at 3 p.m. with the Icy Elf 5K, a festive race through the Waldoboro Village...
‘Celebration on Ice,’ Midcoast Recreation Center’s annual skating exhibition
Mon, 12/10/2018 - 2:30pm
ROCKPORT — On Saturday, December 15, at 1 p.m., Midcoast Recreation Center will present the annual Holiday Skating Exhibition ‘Celebration on Ice’ and inviters the public to join local figure skaters and Learn to Skate program as they skates to classic holiday music. There will be a Public Skating session immediately following and Santa will be making an appearance on the ice, so take the whole family and skate with MRC for some holiday fun on ice! Skate with Santa will be 2-3 p.m.
Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition to host solstice celebration
Mon, 12/10/2018 - 7:15am
BELFAST — The Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition is hosting a Solstice Celebration at the Head of Tide Preserve in Belfast on Dec. 21 at 3 p.m. There will be Solstice tree decorating for the animals and you are invited to bring something to read or sing. Hot cider and cookies will be provided. The Preserve is located at 85 Doak Road in Belfast, for more information online see BelfastBayWatershed.org.
Adas Yoshuron to offer 29th annual Community Christmas Dinner
Fri, 12/07/2018 - 11:30am
ROCKLAND — Members of Adas Yoshuron Synagogue in Rockland and many community volunteers are getting ready for the 29th Annual Christmas Day Community Dinner beginning at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, December 25. The meal, which features appetizers (donated by area restaurants), followed by roasted turkey (donated by Mainely Poultry) with all the trimmings, and an array of delicious desserts (also made by area restaurants), takes place at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at the corner of White and Limerock...
Thomaston Grammar School students recognized for compassion
Fri, 12/07/2018 - 11:15am
THOMASTON — On Wednesday, November 28, several students at Thomaston Grammar School (TGS) were recognized for the attribute of compassion. Students were presented with a certificate at a school-wide assembly and will have lunch with the school principal later this month. Compassion differs from other behaviors because the focus is on caring for others. This is called selflessness or not thinking or yourself, first. The children being given this award today, have a sensitivity to others’...
Legion Post 31 to host pancake breakfast fundraiser
Fri, 12/07/2018 - 10:30am
CAMDEN — American Legion War Memorial Post 30 in Camden is holding a public pancake breakfast on Sunday, December 16 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. to raise funds for the replacement of their 40-year old furnace and other building maintenance. The menu includes pancakes (plain and blueberry), link sausage, apple sauce, orange juice and coffee. The cost is $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children age 10 and under. The Legion Post is located at 91 Pearl Street in Camden. Ample parking is available...
Rockland Public Library to host winter sing along Dec. 20
Fri, 12/07/2018 - 10:15am
ROCKLAND — The public is invited to join song-leader Carney Doucette and accompanist Sojourner Hodges-Crowley in the Rockland Public Library's Reading Room on Thursday, December 20 at 6:30 p.m. for a not-so-traditional evening of singing during the holiday season. Join us as we open our hearts and share peace, hope, joy and magic through song. The sing-along will include solstice & winter songs, along with some traditional hymns and modern Christmas songs. Not a singer? Please come to...
Liberty restaurant to host fundraiser for Cold Comfort Theater
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 1:00pm
LIBERTY — 51 Main Restaurant & Bar in Liberty will host a fund-raising event to benefit Belfast's Cold Comfort Theater on Saturday, December 15, 2018. Cold Comfort Theater, a non-profit theater company, was voted Waldo County's “Best of the Best“ Theatre for 2018. 51 Main will donate 10 percent of its gross sales for the day to Cold Comfort. 51 Main is located at 51 Main Street in Liberty and will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for breakfast and lunch on Saturday, serving quality, locally-...
Santa, Mrs. Claus receive firefighter escort to crowd in Post Office Square
Belfast’s many merry celebrate annual tree lighting
Sun, 12/02/2018 - 6:00pm
BELFAST — There was a large turnout at Belfast’s annual tree lighting ceremony, which took place in Post Office Square Saturday, Dec. 1 , from 4:30 to roughly 5 p.m., when Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived. Approximately 100 people turned out for this year’s event, which featured several carols, along with snacks and hot cocoa. When Santa arrived a short time later, he slowly waded through throngs of wide-eyed children, each excited to have a minute with the fabled jolly fellow. After Mayor Samantha...
PAWS Auction for the Animals is organization’s largest annual fundraiser
Sun, 12/02/2018 - 2:45pm
ROCKPORT - A large crowd, three silent auctions, a live auction and an online auction helped PAWS Animal Adoption Center with their ninth annual Auction for the Animals that took place on Thursday, November 29, at the Samoset Resort. It was the third year the event was held at the Samoset. PAWS Executive Director Shelly Butler said the event is their biggest fundraiser of the year and it was their goal to raise $65,000. Auction services was provided by Ruth Lind of Moxie Auctions in Woolwich...
Proceeds from the event go towards Belfast Area High School’s Project Graduation
A tree for every type at Belfast’s Festival of Trees
Sat, 12/01/2018 - 8:45pm
BELFAST — With the Christmas season upon us, many families have already erected the coniferous tree of their selection, but for those who haven’t, there is still time to enter into raffles for one (or more) of the 42 trees decorated for Project Graduation’s Festival of Trees. The annual event, which began in 2016, takes place in United Farmer’s Market on Spring Street and features a menagerie of trees decorated and donated by local businesses and community members. Funds raised through the...
Rockland Public Library to host board game night
Fri, 11/30/2018 - 12:15pm
ROCKLAND — The public is invited to turn a bored night into a board game night at the Rockland Public Library on Thursday, December 13 at 6:30 p.m. Come in from cold and get to know someone new, build community, foster relationships and enjoy friendly competition while playing board games and other games. The library has a collection of board games, puzzles, and playing cards, including Bananagrams, Cribbage, Scrabble and Apples to Apples, but participants are also welcome to bring a favorite...
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Event: Sat, Aug 31 - 11:30 am
Boothbay Harbor Opera House: Marcia Ball & her band Aug. 31
Event: Sat, Aug 31 - 7:30 pm
County Fair story time at Camden Public Library
Event: Sat, Aug 31 - 10:00 am
Work group to clean up Martinsville cemetery
Event: Fri, Sep 6 - 8:00 am
‘Shamanism for Power and Healing’ talk at Rockland Library
Event: Tue, Sep 3 - 6:30 pm
Belfast Maskers to hold open auditions for holiday musical
Event: Sun, Sep 8 - 4:00 pm
Political scientist, international reporter Michael Roskin to speak in Camden
Event: Tue, Sep 17 - 7:00 pm
Friday Night Film Series at Thomaston Public Library
Event: Fri, Sep 6 - 6:30 pm
View glass plate negatives of yore with Warren Historical Society
Event: Tue, Sep 3 - 7:00 pm
Camden Library to host Camden Film Festival sneak peek
Event: Tue, Sep 3 - 7:00 pm
Annual Islesboro Energy Conference returns, Sept. 7
Event: Sat, Sep 7 - 8:30 am
Pancake breakfast at Camden Legion Post 30
Event: Sun, Aug 25 - 7:30 am
Folk rock’s Roger McGuinn to give Labor Day Weekend concert at Camden Opera House
Event: Sat, Aug 31 - 7:30 pm
FORE PAWS Golf Tournament
Event: Sat, Aug 24 - 12:30 pm
Raymond Montgomery, obituary
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