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Tue, March 26th

Ellsworth (Concert)

Midday Concert with Deirdre McArdle on flute and Deiran Manning on piano. Tuesday March 26th, 1:00, in the Moore Community Center Theater, 125 State St, Ellsworth, free to the public. FMI: ellsworthcommunitymusic.org.

Blue Hill (Story Time)
Special Storytime: Polka Dot Village with illustrator Amanda Miller. Tuesday, March 26th, 10:30, Blue Hill Public Library. FMI: 374-5515.
Blue Hill (Author Reading)
Readings form Bad Beaver Tales: Love and Life in Downeast Maine by author Carol Leonard. Tuesday, March 26th, 2:00, Blue Hill Public Library. FMI: bhpl.net or 374-5515.
Orono (Discussion)
Join UMaine professor of Political Science Mark Brewer for a discussion of the book "How Democracies Die" by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt. Tuesday, March 26, 5:00, Orono Public Library, 39 Pine St. Call the library to request a copy of this and other books in the series: 866-5060.
Belfast (Open Call for Artists)

Open Call for Artists: The Village Canoe. The Village Canoe is a multi-phase program to create art and develop community from outdoor experience. It is an immersive, outdoor, floating artist residency and exhibition, with an open call for artists to submit applications until March 31: info@villagecanoe.org.

Camden (Film)
"Peyton Place" Restored Edition Screening. Enjoy the drama and scandal of this classic, filmed in Camden and the surrounding areas. Tuesday, March 26th, 5:30, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Camden (Class)
Knitting at the Camden Public Library. For 6th graders through adults, and no experience in needed.  Join us with your own project or learn to knit with us!  Needles and yarn provided if you don’t have your own. Tuesday, March 26, 4:00 pm, FMI: librarycamden.org.
Camden (Spanish Conversation)
Leer y Charlar: Read and Chat – entirely in Spanish! We’ll chat in Spanish about what we’re reading (books, magazines, etc.) and decide how to proceed. Bring ideas for future recommendations. Fluent speakers welcome, this Spanish language reading and conversation group meets on second and fourth Tuesdays, 1:00 – 2:00, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Winter Harbor (Birding)
Tuesday Morning Birding Field Trip: spend 3 hours exploring the Schoodic Peninsula in search of wintering birds. Join Bird Ecology Director, Seth Benz; meet at Schooner Commons on the Institute campus at 8:45, on Tuesday, March 26. Dress for the weather; bring binoculars; spotting scope provided, bring your own if you wish. Register in advance at 288-1356.
Jefferson (Workshops)
DaPonte String Quartet High School String Quartet Workshop: a  weekend-long workshop to aspiring high school string players. A Summer 2019 workshop in Jefferson, Maine, dedicated to the study of chamber music, its preparation and performance.Underwritten by an endowment, the workshop is covered at no cost to the student. All lodging, food and tuition costs are covered. An application form is due by June 15, and available at www.daponte.org.

Wed, March 27th

Blue Hill (Help Desk)
Drop-In Genealogy Help Desk with Liffey Thorpe. At the Blue Hill Public Library, Wednesday, March 27th, 2:00 – 5:00. FMI: 374-5515.
Blue Hill (Live Music)
Crosswinds, Kevin Campbell and Geoff Neal, perform folk, jazz stylings; classics, originals, and standards featuring vocal and instrumental music. Wednesday, March 27th, 6:00 – 8:00, at the Barncastle Inn, 125 South St, Blue Hill. FMI: barn-castle.com.
Blue Hill (Kids' Activities)
Lego Club is back! At the Blue Hill Public Library, every 2nd and 4th Wednesday 3:00 - 4:00.  FMI call 374-5515.
Ellsworth (Open Mic)
Open Mic Night at Fogtown Brewing Company on Wednesday, March 27th.  Arrive early to reserve a spot! 15 minute set, Fogtown will provide a full band setup. 6:00 - 9:00, 25 Pine Street, Ellsworth. For more information: fogtownbrewing.com  
Southwest Harbor (Live Music Jam)
Wednesday Night Traditional Music Session: a traditional music session focusing on  Québécois and Celtic music. All acoustic instruments welcome. Every Second, Fourth, and Fifth Wednesday night, 6:30 - 9:00, Harbor House, Main St, Southwest Harbor. FMI: Ray, 244-8090 or Quebecabouche@gmail.com.

Thu, March 28th

Camden (Workshop)
Monthly Songwriters Session, a supportive group for your songwriting. All levels of songwriting are welcome. Thursday, March 28th, 6:00, at the Camden Public Library. Contact Ken Gross at the Library for more information, 236-3440.
Rockland (Live Music)
Electronic music duo QUANTAM will perform at FOG Bar and Cafe in Rockland  on Thursday March 28th. The band features Jason Dean on electronics and vocals. Mike Whitehead on bass guitar. Music starts at 7:30. FMI: mikeww@midcoast.com.
West Tremont (Talk)
Winter Travel Series: India, catch a glimpse of the beauty and whirl of India. Martha Andrews Donovan will share photographs and experiences of her recent month-long journey in India. Thursday, March 28th, 7:00, Bass Harbor Memorial Library at Pacific Hall, 737 Tremont Rd, West Tremont. FMI: 244-3798 or bassharborlibrary.com.
Rockland (Puppetry)
The Adventures of Miss Susan, a multi-media puppet show. The story of an everyday hero based on the experiences of a real-life Maine librarian. Sliding scale admission. Thursday, March 28th, 6:30, at The Strand, 345 Main St, Rockland. FMI: RocklandStrand.com or 594-0070.
Blue Hill (Film, Workshop)
Art History and Hands-On Workshop: Screening of The Hudson River School: Artistic Pioneers on Thursday, March 28, 6:30. Optional workshop on Saturday March 30. Both at the Blue Hill Public Library. FMI: 374-5515 or bhpl.net.
Ellsworth (Instructional Gathering)
Knit & Sip with Maine Outdoor School at Fogtown Brewing Company.Learn to knit a wool koozie to keep your beverage warm or cool. You'll get yarn, knitting needles, and up to 2.5 hours of instruction. Fogtown, 25 Pine St, Ellsworth, 6:00, Thursday, March 28. Pre-registration is required. FMI: maineoutdoorschool.org/events or call/text 207-358-0412.
Orono (Community Service)
Free Tax Preparation: The Orono Public Library is now accepting reservations for free tax preparation. Appointments are being scheduled in 15 minute increments, expect to spend about 30-45 minutes at the library, as there is paperwork to complete before scanning in tax documents. Initial paperwork is March 28th with follow-up signing on April 4th. To set up a time of for more info: 866-5060.
Ellsworth (Community Service)
Judy Garland: Moments of Magic: Award-winning music producer, critic and translator Lawrence Schulman examines Judy Garland’s life and career. At the Ellsworth Public Library on Thursday, March 28th, 6:00. FMI: lschulman@HallQuarry.us.
Belfast (Teens and Kids)
Math Tutor Jim Kosinski will be available for math tutoring every Thursday, 2:30 – 4:00. This is a great way to get help on math homework, studying, or explain math topics. Come on up to the Conference Room on the third floor of the Belfast Free Library, 106 Main St, Belfast. FMI: belfastlibrary.org.
Camden (Talk)
 Exploration and Obsession -- Into the Heart of Labrador. Joanne Hedou will tell the fascinating tale of one man who ventured into the uncharted wilds of Labrador and perished in the attempt...and his wife Mina Hubbard who completed his journey successfully in 1905. Thursday, March 28, 7:00, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Ellsworth (Open Mic)
Open Mic Night: Weekly Open Mic for folks age 21 and up. Full band setup provided, all music styles welcome. Thursday nights, 7:30 – close, Chummies in Ellsworth. FMI: chummies.me.

Fri, March 29th

Bucksport (Film)
Arctic: A man stranded in the Arctic after an airplane crash must decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his makeshift camp or to embark on a deadly trek through the unknown. At the Alamo Theatre in downtown Bucksport March 29th – 31st; Friday and Saturday at 6:00 and 8:10; Sunday at 2:00 with captions and 6:00. FMI: oldfilm.org.
Rockland (Comedy)
The Capitol Steps, Washington DC-based comedy troupe that puts the "MOCK" in Democracy, tackles both sides of the political spectrum. On Friday, March 29th, at 7:30, they return to the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St, Rockland. FMI: RocklandStrand.com or 594-0070.
Blue Hill (Film)
Peninsula Peace & Justice will screen An Act of Conscience. Narrated by Martin Sheen, this documentary follows the five-year struggle of a New England couple persecuted for refusing to pay federal taxes due to their beliefs. Friday, March 29th, 7:00, at Blue Hill Library, 5 Parker Point Rd. FMI: sbenson58@gmail.com.  
Belfast (Concert)
Concert by the Franklin County Fiddlers and Belfast Bay Fiddlers. Toe-tapping tunes from America, Canada, the British Isles, and elsewhere. Friday, March 29thy, 7:00, Unitarian Universalist Church, 37 Miller St, Belfast. Free admission; donations welcome. FMI: Rick Fitzsimmons at belfastfiddlers@gmail.com or 207-930-5044.
Blue Hill (Talk)
Richard Wagner’s Die Walkure, simulcast of the Met Opera will be previewed by Linda Lesko and David Porter. No opera experience necessary. Friday, March 29, 1:00, Blue Hill Public Library. FMI: 374-5515 or events@bhpl.net .
Ellsworth (Support Group)
Aging and Loss: a workshop for conversation, connection and support. Losses associated with aging may include the death of a loved one, impaired health, financial insecurity, changes in life roles and decrease self-esteem. Mondays, 11:00 - 1:00, April 8 - May 20, Friends in Action Senior Center, 5 General Moore Way, Ellsworth. Registration required, if possible by April 1. FMI: Janice at Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County, 667-2531.
Camden (Live Music)
Camden Opera House presents Mile 12 and Low Lily: Between Mile Twelve’s updated bluegrass and Low Lily's modern approach to roots music, the evening will vary from a high-energy festival vibe to more lyrical moments. March 29th, 7:30, at the Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St, Camden. FMI: camdenoperahouse.com.
Camden (Games)
Camden Chess Club: Game play and instruction for all levels. Every Friday, 4:00, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Camden (Adult Story Hour)
Grown-Up Story Hour, we never outgrow listening to stories read aloud! Settle in the comfy chairs by the CD collection for a different story each week. Read by a rotating group of librarians and community members, every Friday morning, 11:00, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Belfast (Farmers Market)
Belfast Farmers' Market at our indoor winter location, Aubuchon Hardware, 231 Northport Ave (Route 1), Belfast, every Friday, 9:00 – 1:00. Selection of fruits, vegetables, preserved foods, ready to eat or heat and serve meals, meats, dairy including cheeses and yogurt, honey and maple syrup, and baked goods. FMI: belfastfarmersmarket.org.

Sat, March 30th

Bucksport (Film)
Arctic: A man stranded in the Arctic after an airplane crash must decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his makeshift camp or to embark on a deadly trek through the unknown. At the Alamo Theatre in downtown Bucksport March 30th & 31st; Saturday at 6:00 and 8:10; Sunday at 2:00 with captions and 6:00. FMI: oldfilm.org.
Camden (Houseplant Exchange)
Houseplant Exchange: While you wait for that garden soil to warm, join us for our first ever houseplant exchange! Bring a plant, take a plant — as easy as that! Please bring healthy, potted plants for the purpose of fair trading. Refresh your collection, and get some spring inspiration. Saturday, March 30th, 2:00, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org
Rockland (Artists' Reception)
Artists' Opening Reception for artists Alexandrea Farquhar, College of the Atlantic; St. George Middle School; and works from Georges River Land Trust Langlais’ collection. Saturday, March 30th, 2:00 – 5:00, at the Maine Coastal Islands Art Gallery, 9 Water St, Rockland. FMI: 594-0600 x5.
Steuben (Concert)
Eagle Hill Concert: Flights of Bach with violin, cello, and clarinet. concert. There will be an optional dinner afterwards. Saturday, March 30th, 5:00 – 6:30, 59 Eagle Hill Dr, Steuben. FMI: office@eaglehill.
Portland (Author Talk)
Writing the Wilderness: Four Maine authors share their writing and publishing experiences, and sign their books. Maine Authors Publishing will also present information on independent publishing. Saturday, March 30th, 1:00 - 4:30, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland. FMI: 594-0091.
Blue Hill (Crafts Workshop)
"Crafternoons" at the Library: Collage on Saturday, March 30th, 1:00 – 3:00, at the Blue Hill Public Library. FMI: events@bhpl.net or 374-5515.
Blue Hill (Live Music)
“One More Saturday Night”, spirited renditions of standards from the Grateful Dead catalog and beyond. Saturday, March 30th, 6:00 – 8:00, at the Barncastle Inn, 125 South St, Blue Hill. FMI: barn-castle.com.
Belfast (Live Music)
The Milbridge Farmers' Market is looking for gardeners, bakers, livestock tenders, produce growers, meat producers and craftspeople. Information at 434-2674, kimroos@gmail.com or on Facebook.
Ellsworth (Live Music)
Fogtown Brewing Company presents an evening of ocean folk with Gentle Temper, the Boston-based duo featuring musicians Ryan Meir and Marion Earley.  Saturday, March 30th. 7:00, 25 Pine Street, Ellsworth. Tickets and more information at brownpapertickets.com and fogtownbrewing.com
Montville (Class)
Shamanic Journey for Power and Healing: Using traditional drumming techniques found in world cultures, journey to discover power animals and spirit teachers for knowledge and well-being.  Learn to be light bearers in dark times! Taught by Susan Bakaley Marshall and Chris Marshall. The Thirteenth Moon Center, 253 Halldale Rd, Montville; March 30 and March 31. For information and registration call 589-3063.
Bath (Vigil)
Lenten Vigil for Disarmament continues on all of the Saturday's in Lent (March 9th - April 20th). Meet in front of the Bath Iron Works Administration Building, Washington St, Bath, 11:30 to 12:30, to protest the building of weapons of mass destruction in Maine. FMI: Smilin'Trees Disarmament Farm @ 763-4062.

Sun, March 31st

Bucksport (Film)
Arctic: A man stranded in the Arctic after an airplane crash must decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his makeshift camp or to embark on a deadly trek through the unknown. At the Alamo Theatre in downtown Bucksport, Sunday, March 31st; at 2:00 with captions and 6:00. FMI: oldfilm.org.
Orono (Film)
The Collins Center for the Arts presents the world music by the Nordic band Dreamers' Circus. The concert is at 3 PM on Sunday, March 31st at Minsky Recital Hall on the University of Maine campus in Orono.
Rockland (Live Music)
Whitehead/Dean Group returns to FOG Bar and Cafe in Rockland on Sunday March 31. Featuring Mike Whitehead on trumpet and flugelhorn, Jason Dean on drums, Glen DuBose on bass and Mitch Markowitz on guitar. Music starts at 7:00 pm. FMI: mikeww@midcoast.com.
Phippsburg (Live Music)

Singer-songwriter Carrie Newcomer has been described as “a soaring songstress” by Billboard; a “prairie mystic” by the Boston Globe; and Rolling Stone acclaimed her as “rapturously tuneful,” adding that “Newcomer’s material asks all the right questions.” Sunday, March 31st, 4:00, at the Phippsburg Congregational Church, 10 Church Lane, Phippsburg. Tickets at BrownPaperTickets.com  Information: 389-1770.

Belfast (Film)
Waldo County Smackdown! Jello Wrestling! Belfast vs Interior Waldo County! World Premier of the film that documented this live jello wrestling extravaganza. Free. Donations accepted to benefit the Restorative Justice Project of the Midcoast. Sunday, March 31st, 1:30, at the Colonial Theatre in downtown Belfast. FMI: the.tibbetts@gmail.com.
Belfast (Live Music Jam)
Weekly Jam Session: open to everyone at any playing level.  We usually play fiddle tunes from the New England contra dance tradition, the traditional music of French and Atlantic Canada, English country dance, Irish jigs and reels, old-timey music and the occasional song. Sundays, 6:00 – 8:00, Waterfall Arts, 256 High St, Belfast. FMI: belfastfiddlers@gmail.com.
Camden (Talk)
Toxicity in Wild Mushrooms: Greg Marley has been consults as a volunteer with Poison Centers across New England. Combined with his decided interest in eating a delicious range of mushrooms, he brings a unique perspective to balance the excitement of edible mushrooms with the concern over the risk of poisoning. Sunday, March 31, 2:00, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Bangor (Dance)
Sanctuary for the Soul, a free style dance experience without facilitation of any kind offering a wide ranging variety of musical genres. Feel free to explore your own dance movement practice. Last Sunday of the month through June, 10:00 – 11:30 AM, at Thomas School of Dance, 14 State St, Bangor. FMI: aimeemoffittmercer@gmail.com.
Waldoboro (Live Music Jam)
Attention lovers of Old Time bluegrass, classic country, and sea shanties! Come out to play (or listen) at our jam session. We are lucky to have a wonderful community of musicians in the midcoast area and we would love to have you join us. Every Sunday, 1:00 – 3:00, Odd Alewives Farm Brewery, 99 Old Route 1, Waldoboro. FMI: info@oddalewives.com.

Mon, April 1st

Jefferson (Workshops)
DaPonte String Quartet High School String Quartet Workshop: a  weekend-long workshop to aspiring high school string players. A Summer 2019 workshop in Jefferson, Maine, dedicated to the study of chamber music, its preparation and performance.Underwritten by an endowment, the workshop is covered at no cost to the student. All lodging, food and tuition costs are covered. An application form is due by June 15, and available at www.daponte.org.

Tue, April 2nd

Camden (Gallery Opening)
From the Cradle to the Grave: Mining the Ed Coffin Collection is the subject of Maritime Month Gallery Opening Reception and Talk. Speakers will be Kevin Johnson, Photo Archivist at the Penobscot Marine Museum, and Jon Johansen, publisher of the Maine Coastal News. librarycamden.org.
Bangor (Lecture)
Ken Myers, former Arts and Humanities Editor for NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered,will  give a free talk on incarnation and imagination. Tuesday, April 2, 6:oo, at Imago Dei, 56 Center St, Bangor. For more information call 505-5847 or register for the event at kenmyersinmaine.eventbrite.com
Winter Harbor (Birding)
Tuesday Morning Birding Field Trips: spend 3 hours exploring the Schoodic Peninsula in search of wintering birds. Join Bird Ecology Director, Seth Benz; meet at Schooner Commons on the Institute campus at 8:45, on Tuesdays, April 2, 9, and 23. Dress for the weather; bring binoculars; spotting scope provided, bring your own if you wish. Register in advance at 288-1356.

Wed, April 3rd

Blue Hill (Workshop)
Grow Your Own Organic Garden, a MOFGA workshop with local farmer Dan Huisjen. Wednesday, April 3rd, 6:00 - 9:00, at the Blue Hill Public Library. To register: www.bhpl.net or 374-5515.
Ellsworth (Live Music)
Luke Hendrickson at Fogtown Brewing Company. On Wednesday, April 3rd, Fogtown Brewing Company presents an evening of ‘outlaw’ northern country music with Luke Hendrickson, featuring special guest Jim Coffman. 7: 00, 25 Pine Street, Ellsworth. For more information, visit fogtownbrewing.com.
Ellsworth (Support Group)
Aging and Loss: a workshop for conversation, connection and support. Losses associated with aging may include the death of a loved one, impaired health, financial insecurity, changes in life roles and decrease self-esteem. Mondays, 11:00 - 1:00, April 8 - May 20, Friends in Action Senior Center, 5 General Moore Way, Ellsworth. Registration required, if possible by April 1. FMI: Janice at Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County, 667-2531.
Southwest Harbor (Live Music Jam)
Wednesday Night Traditional Music Session: a traditional music session focusing on Québécois and Celtic music. All acoustic instruments welcome. Every First and Third Wednesday night, 6:30 - 9:00, Silent City Coffee Shop, 12 Village Green Way (behind the Library), Southwest Harbor. FMI: Ray, 244-8090 or Quebecabouche@gmail.com.
Camden (Support Group)
Midcoast Stroke Support Group welcomes stroke survivors, family members, and other caregivers to share community and lifestyle tips. New members always welcome. First Wednesday of the month, 10:00, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.

Thu, April 4th

Camden (Live Music)
Camden Library Coffeehouse Concert with the Ale House String Band: they have a unique style melding the theory and techniques of classical music with traditional folk styles and an uncanny ability to improvise music on the spot. Thursday, April 4th, 7:00 - doors open at 6:30, Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Blue Hill (Author Talk)
Author Lisa Steele-Maley reads from Without a Map: A Caregiver’s Journey through the Wilderness of Heart and Mind. Thursday, April 4th, 6:30,at the Blue Hill Public Library. FMI: bhpl.net or 374-5515.
Belfast (Film)
Facing the Surge: a documentary about the costs of sea level rise, what people around the U.S. are doing to raise awareness of climate change and to push government to solve these issues. State Representatives Paige Zeigler and Brian Hubbell invited. Wednesday, April 4th, 6:00 PM, Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. FMI: dpalms@sitestar.net.
Camden (Workshop)
Art Journaling for Adults with Miss Amy. Each Thursday afternoon in April she’ll have a different prompt. Bring your own journal, all other supplies provided. Thursdays, 4:00, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Orono (Film)
Public screening of Intelligent Lives with award-winning filmmaket Dan Habib. Three young adults with intellectual disabilities challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce. Thursday, April 4th, 4:00 – 6:00, University of Maine (Orono), Jenness Hall. Reserve free ticket on Evenbrite.
Northport (Conference)
The 6th annual Artists & Makers Conference will take place Thursday, April 4th from 2:00–6:30  and Friday, April 5th from 8:15–5:00  at Point Lookout in Northport. The event includes hands-on workshops and sessions offering practical tips and strategies to help start and grow arts-related businesses in Maine. For more information, visit http://www.islandinstitute.org/events or call (207) 596-0701.
Bar Harbor (Comedy)
Best of Second City, Chicago’s legendary sketch and improv comedy troupe. This must-see show features their most popular sketches and songs alongside trademark improvisation. Thursday, April 4th, 7:00 - 10:00, at the 1932 Criterion Theater, 35 Cottage St, Bar Harbor. FMI: criteriontheatre.org.
Belfast (Teens and Kids)
Math Tutor Jim Kosinski will be available for math tutoring every Thursday, 2:30 – 4:00. This is a great way to get help on math homework, studying, or explain math topics. Come on up to the Conference Room on the third floor of the Belfast Free Library, 106 Main St, Belfast. FMI: belfastlibrary.org.
Bangor (Concert)
Black Violin: Wil B. and Kev Marcus combine their classical training and hip-hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound that is often described as “classical boom.” Thursday, April 4th, 7:30 – 9:00, Husson University Gracie Theatre, 1 College Circle, Bangor. FMI: husson.edu.
Ellsworth (Open Mic)
Open Mic Night: Weekly Open Mic for folks age 21 and up. Full band setup provided, all music styles welcome. Thursday nights, 7:30 – close, Chummies in Ellsworth. FMI: chummies.me.

Fri, April 5th

Bar Harbor (Musical)
Acadia Community Theater presents Freaky Friday: the story of a mother and daughter who magically switch bodies and must learn to see the world through the others eyes. Performances are April 5th - 7th at MDI High School, and April 12th & 13th at Criterion Theatre. Details including times: acadiacommunitytheater.org.
Blue Hill (Artists' Reception)
Annual Student Art Show; local K-12 artwork. Opening Reception on Friday, April 5th, 4:00 - 6:00, at the Blue Hill Public Library; show runs April 1 – 30. FMI: bhpl.net or 374-5515.
Belfast (Auction, Benefit)
Annual Fundraising Auction for Spectrum Generations Waldo Community Center. Friday, April 5th, doors open at 5:00, auction starts at 6:00, at the Redman Hall, 153 Main St, Belfast.  .  There will be food items available for purchase and a 50/50 raffle.  FMI: Beth at 930-8090.
Ellsworth (Musical)
Live Theatre: The Wizard of Oz. At The Grand, 165 Main St, Ellsworth, weekends April 5th - 20th. Friday, April 5th, at 7:00; Saturday, April 6th, at 2:00 and 7:00. FMI: 667-9500 or grandonline.org.    
Camden (Games)
Camden Chess Club: Game play and instruction for all levels. Every Friday, 4:00, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Camden (Adult Story Hour)
Grown-Up Story Hour, we never outgrow listening to stories read aloud! Settle in the comfy chairs by the CD collection for a different story each week. Read by a rotating group of librarians and community members, every Friday morning, 11:00, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Belfast (Contradance)
Belfast Flying Shoes dances are every first Friday at the American Legion in Belfast. At 6:30pm, the Community Dance features Chrissy Fowler leading simple dances with the All Comers Band (open to all musicians.) At 8:00pm, the Contra Dance features Mary Wesley from VT calling with music by Maivish from Canada. Friday, April 5th, American Legion Hall, 143 Church St. Info: belfastflyingshoes.org, 338-0979, belfastflyingshoes@gmail.com.
Belfast (Farmers Market)
Belfast Farmers' Market at our indoor winter location, Aubuchon Hardware, 231 Northport Ave (Route 1), Belfast, every Friday, 9:00 – 1:00. Selection of fruits, vegetables, preserved foods, ready to eat or heat and serve meals, meats, dairy including cheeses and yogurt, honey and maple syrup, and baked goods. FMI: belfastfarmersmarket.org.

Sat, April 6th

Rockland (Live Music)
Lincolnville based band Electric Bonfire plays original songs from their upcoming album, as well as a few covers from Radiohead and the Grateful Dead. Saturday, April 6th, 8:00, Rock Harbor Pub, 416 Main St, Rockland. FMI: jpluft@gmail.com.
Holden (Public Supper)
The Holden Congregational Church will hold a Turkey Supper with all the fixings - rolls, beverages, homemade pies and other desserts, including gluten free. Saturday, April 6th, 5:00 – 6:30, 9 Rider Bluff Rd. FMI: 989-4550.  
Bar Harbor (Musical)
Acadia Community Theater presents Freaky Friday: the story of a mother and daughter who magically switch bodies and must learn to see the world through the others eyes. Performances are April 5th - 7th at MDI High School, and April 12th & 13th at Criterion Theatre. Details including times: acadiacommunitytheater.org.
Bar Harbor (Live Music)
The Mallet Brothers Band: Saturday, April 6th, 8:00, 1932 Criterion Theatre, 35 Cottage St, Bar Harbor. FMI or for tickets: criteriontheatre.org or 288-0829.
Ellsworth (Live Music)
On Saturday, April 6th, Fogtown Brewing Company presents the Moosetones, an Americana folk-rock band hailing from Portland, Maine. 7:00; 25 Pine Street, Ellsworth. Tickets and more information at brownpapertickets.com and fogtownbrewing.com.
Blue Hill (Workshop)
Fixit Clinic, get help with fixing appliances, jewelry, clothing, toys, electronics, etc., Saturday, April 6, 2:00-- 3:30, at the Blue Hill Public Library. Register at: bhpl.net or, 374-5515.
Camden (Family Activity)
Edible Book Festival and Public Campaign Launch! Bring your edible version of a favorite book -- puns encouraged! Come dressed as your favorite character. Prizes will be awarded; the campaign will be announced; and cake will be eaten at 2:30 pm! Saturday, April 6th, 2:00, at the Camden Public Library. Please register if you plan to bring an edible creation: 236-3440.
Rockland (Family Activity)
The Magician's Assistant: Magician's sick in bed? Too bad, the show must go on! This hilarious physical comedy will delight all ages. Sliding scale admission. Saturday, April 6th, 11:00, at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St, Rockland. FMI: RocklandStrand.com or 594-0070.
Surry (Hike)
Phenology Hike at Bar Harbor Heritage Trust (BHHT) Carter Nature Preserve.  Phenology: the study of periodic plant and animal life cycle events and how these are influenced by seasonal and interannual variations in climate. Saturday, April 6th, 9:00 - 10:30, Carter Nature Preserve, Cross Road, Surry. To register or for more information: 374-5118.
Belfast (Hike)
The Milbridge Farmers' Market is looking for gardeners, bakers, livestock tenders, produce growers, meat producers and craftspeople. Information at 434-2674, kimroos@gmail.com or on Facebook.
Bath (Vigil)
Lenten Vigil for Disarmament continues on all of the Saturday's in Lent (March 9th - April 20th). Meet in front of the Bath Iron Works Administration Building, Washington St, Bath, 11:30 to 12:30, to protest the building of weapons of mass destruction in Maine. FMI: Smilin'Trees Disarmament Farm @ 763-4062.

Sun, April 7th

Belfast (Informational Presentation)
An Afternoon in Consideration of the Oceans: 3:00 Student Presentations; 4:00 Screening of Blue, which is about the state of our oceans and simple steps to take to help with restoration and recovery, followed by a panel discussion. Sunday, April 7th, United Farmers Market, 18 Spring St, Belfast. FMI: 914-815-7882.
Bar Harbor (Musical)
Acadia Community Theater presents Freaky Friday: the story of a mother and daughter who magically switch bodies and must learn to see the world through the others eyes. Performances are April 5th - 7th at MDI High School, and April 12th & 13th at Criterion Theatre. Details including times: acadiacommunitytheater.org.
Phippsburg (Concert)
Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser and cellist Natalie Haas perform an afternoon concert at the historic 1802 Phippsburg Congregational Church on Sunday, April 7, 4:00. Tickets at BrownPaperTickets.com  Info: 389-1770.
Belfast (Live Music Jam)
Weekly Jam Session: open to everyone at any playing level.  We usually play fiddle tunes from the New England contra dance tradition, the traditional music of French and Atlantic Canada, English country dance, Irish jigs and reels, old-timey music and the occasional song. Sundays, 6:00 – 8:00, Waterfall Arts, 256 High St, Belfast. FMI: belfastfiddlers@gmail.com.
Waldoboro (Live Music Jam)
Attention lovers of Old Time bluegrass, classic country, and sea shanties! Come out to play (or listen) at our jam session. We are lucky to have a wonderful community of musicians in the midcoast area and we would love to have you join us. Every Sunday, 1:00 – 3:00, Odd Alewives Farm Brewery, 99 Old Route 1, Waldoboro. FMI: info@oddalewives.com.
Jefferson (Workshops)
DaPonte String Quartet High School String Quartet Workshop: a  weekend-long workshop to aspiring high school string players. A Summer 2019 workshop in Jefferson, Maine, dedicated to the study of chamber music, its preparation and performance.Underwritten by an endowment, the workshop is covered at no cost to the student. All lodging, food and tuition costs are covered. An application form is due by June 15, and available at www.daponte.org.

Mon, April 8th

Blue Hill (Support Group)
Bereavement Support Group: meets Mondays, 11:00 – 1:00, April 8th - June 3rd, at St. Francis by the Sea Church, 330 Hinckley Ridge Rd in Blue Hill. To register or for more info: Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County at 667-2531 or info@hospiceofhancock.org .
Ellsworth (Support Group)
Widow, Widowers and Partners Bereavement Support Group: meets Mondays, 11:00 - 1:00,  April 8th - June 3rd, at 14 McKenzie Ave, Ellsworth. To register or for more info: Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County @ 667-2531 or info@hospiceofhancock.org.  
Orland, (Support Group)
Way to Wellness Cancer Support Group offered by the Cancer Support Center of Maine.  All those affected by cancer are welcome; patients, survivors, caregivers, family members, and friends. the group meets on the second Monday of every month, 12:00 noon – 1:00, at the Orland Community Center, 21 School House Rd, Orland, no cost. FMI: 322-0960 or cancersupportcenterofmaine.org.