WERU Community Calendar On Air

Mon, November 18th

Bucksport ()
Bucks Helping Others Week: As part of their Bucks Helping Others Week, Bucksport Middle School will be collecting coats for Maine's Homeless Veterans. Donations can be dropped off Monday-Wednesday, November 18th-20th: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm, at the Bucksport Hannaford Store, 370 Main St, and 6:00 - 7:00 am, at the Bucksport YMCA, 66 Bridge Street. FMI: Jeanne at 469-6647.
Ellsworth (Discussion, Film)
The Ellsworth Garden Club will screen The Gardener. The Gardener captures the magnificent "Les Quatres Vents" gardens in Quebec which were created over 75 years by three generations of the Cabot family. A discussion will follow about gardens as an art form. Tuesday, November 18, 7:00, Bryant Moore Community Center, 133 State St, Ellsworth. FMI: ellsworthgardenclub.org,
Belfast (Workshop)
Ready for a Life Changer? Discover the power we all have to change hostility and destructiveness into cooperation and community. Alternatives to Violence Project Maine presents a free mini-workshop on Monday, November 18th, 5:00 – 8:00, at the Belfast Free Library, 106 High Street, Belfast. Info: Arlene at (207) 790-0221.
Camden (Informational Meeting)
United Healthcare Community Medicare Meeting: Have questions answered and find assistance navigating the world of Medicare in this free, informational session. Monday, November 18, 10:00 - 12:00 noon, 55 Main St, Camden. FMI: 236- 3440 or librarycamden.org.
Camden (Family Activity)
Puzzle Club: Puzzle-lovers of all ages are welcome to join. Gather, socialize, and work on puzzle projects together. Meets every Monday, 4:00 - 5:00, at the Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. FMI: 236-3440 or librarycamden.org.
Camden (Book Sale)
Blue Door Book Shed Book Sale. The Blue Door Book Shed, adjacent to the parking lot just past the Amphitheatre, will be chock full of used books, CD, DVDs, and puzzles for a special two-day super sale. Saturday, November 16th and Sunday, November 17th, 9:00 - 5:00, Camden Public Library, 55 Main St, Camden. FMI: 236-3440 or librarycamden.org.
Camden (Yamuna Class)
Yamuna (yuhm-uh-nuh) Class to Release Your Aches & Pains. Yamuna uses inflatable balls to stretch muscles and create space in the body to free restrictions, increase blood flow, and promote healing. Classes with Marianna Moll, the third Monday of the month through November 18th, 4:30 - 5:30, at the Haven Center, 50 John St, Camden. FMI: GoHaven.org or (207) 236-7459.
Belfast (Dance Class)
Scottish Country Dance Classes in Belfast -  Dance to lively jigs, reels and  stately strathspeys. Come with or without a partner. Technique and figures are taught. Mondays, 7:30 to 9:30, at the American Legion Hall, 143 Church St, Belfast. FMI:  gkoyanagi20@gmail.com.  Please email first if road conditions are questionable.

Tue, November 19th

Bar Harbor (Talk)
Age By Design presents the History of Radio. Learn more about the history of radio. Tuesday, November 19th, 10:30 during the MDI Coffee House at the YWCA MDI, 36 Mt. Desert St. (the Coffee House opens at 9:30). FMI: jesuplibrary.org or 288-4245.
Camden (Talk)
Camden Conference: Talk with Kristen Vekasi, Beyond the Great Firewall: Censorship and Politics in Contemporary China. Explore how information is censored in China, and the implications of censorship for the continued rule of the Chinese Communist Party and China’s foreign relations. Tuesday, November 19, 7:00 - 8:00, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: 236-3440 or librarycamden.org.
Blue Hill (Author Talk)
Apples and the Art of Detection: Tracking Down, Identifying and Preserving with author John Bunker. Tuesday, November 19, 7:00, at the Blue Hill Public Library. FMI: bhpl.net or 374-5515.
LIBERTY (Presentation)

The Artistry of Liberty Graphics: Tom Opper discusses his use of Maine artists and book illustrators, a signature feature of Liberty Graphics. A printing specialist explains and illustrates the process whereby an artist’s image is translated into a printed image on a T-shirt. Tuesday, November 19, 6:30, Liberty Library, Liberty.  During November, view exhibit of 8 artists at liberty.lib.me.us.

Bar Harbor (Forum)
HELIO: Redesigning Japanese Higher Education with Human Ecology. Forum about the impact of the program on both collaborators, the College of the Atlantic Human Ecology Lab and Island Odyssey program (HELIO) in Ōsakikamijima, Japan. Tuesday, November 19th, 4:10, College of the Atlantic McCormick Lecture Hall, 105 Eden St. Bar Harbor. FM I: coa.edu/calendar.  
Bar Harbor (Presentation)

How to Communicate with Your Provider: Session 1 of the Cancer Support & Education Series. Tuesday, November 19, 4:00 - 5:00, at MDI Hospital, 10 Wayman Lane, Bar Harbor. FMI: mdihospital.org or 801-5064.

   
Belfast (Talk)
Reducing Damage from Wildlife for Homeowners; wildlife expert Maynard Stanley talks about how to reduce wildlife damage by rats and other wildlife. Tuesday, November 19th, 2:00, at the Belfast Free Library. FMI: belfastgardenclub.org.
Blue Hill (Workshop)
Tech Workshop: Preserving Digital Memories, with Hannah Cyrus and Mike Wolf. Tuesday,  November 19, 2:00, at the Blue Hill Public Library. FMI: bhpl.net or 374-5515.
Castine (Auction, Presentation)
The Magic of Flower Arranging: Learn and take a little magic home with you! Cullen Schneider demonstrates how to create and refresh flower arrangements. Arrangements will be auctioned to benefit the Castine Garden Club and Wilson Museum. Tuesday, November 19, 10:00 - 12:00 noon, Wilson Museum’s Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins St., Castine. FMI:  326-9247 or info@wilsonmuseum.org.
Camden (Book Sale)
“Gift Worthy” Book Sale: Get your holiday shopping done early, or add to your own collection, with a fantastic selection of quality used books in great condition. Through Saturday, November 30th, during Library operating hours in the Camden Public Library’s Rotunda. FMI: 236-3440 or librarycamden.org.
Camden (Class)
My Next Career Move Series: Learn how your current skills connect to future careers. Identify high-growth job fields. Explore education and training options. Strengthen your resume for a targeted job search. Weekly classes on Tuesdays through November 19th, 10:00 – 1:00, at the Camden Public Library. Classes are free, but require advance registration. Contact Melinda at  melinda.wildes@maine.edu or 593-7942.
Camden (Discussion)
Camden Philosophical Society: This lively group discusses a wide range of topics. Meets on the third Tuesday every month, 3:30 – 5:30, at the Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. FMI: 236-3440 or librarycamden.org.

Wed, November 20th

Bar Harbor (Talk)
A Guide to Loss and Grieving in the Anthropocene: Art, Psychology and Climate Change. Unity College professors, Deena Witman, an artist, and Will Hafford, a psychologist, discuss climate change and its associated personal and community impacts. Wednesday, November 20, 6:30, at the Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mt. Desert St, Bar Harbor. FMI: jesuplibrary.org or 288-4245.  
Ellsworth (Meeting, Talk)
Downeast Trout Unlimited Annual Meeting, Trout Unlimited is dedicated to conserve, protect, and restore North America's cold water fisheries and their watersheds. Business Meeting at 5:30, followed by Fred Kircheis speaking on Arctic Charr. Wednesday, November 20, 5:30 - 8:00, Ellsworth Pat's Pizza, 396 High St. FMI: Facebook.
Orono (Meeting, Talk)
The Collins Center for the Arts presents Marty Stuart (who was featured in Ken Burns' country music documentary), performing live at the Collins Center for the Arts on Wednesday, November 20th. Tickets and details at collins center for the arts dot com.
Blue Hill (Dance Class)
Scottish Country Dance Classes in Blue Hill -  Dance to lively jigs, reels and  stately strathspeys. Come with or without a partner. Technique and figures are taught. Wednesdays, 6:30 to 8:30, Halcyon Grange, Rt 15, North Blue Hill. FMI: Mike at 348-9308 or mjlittle2318@hotmail.com. CALL to confirm if road conditions questionable.  

Thu, November 21st

Blue Hill (Live Music)
John Gallagher on double bass and Hugh Bowden on guitar perform Jazz standards and Bossa Novas. Thursday, November 21, 6:00 - 8:00, at Thurston Co, 66 Main St, Blue Hill. Reservations or more info: 374-7166.
Bar Harbor (Fundraiser)
Get a jump on your holiday shopping, buy something to spice up your Thanksgiving dinner or restock your pantry during Fiori Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars’ annual fundraiser for the Jesup Memorial Library. Thursday, November 21, 6:00 - 8:00, at Fiori, 8 Rodick Place, Bar Harbor. FMI: the Jesup at 288-4245 or Fiore at 801-2580.
Searsmont (Live Music)
Connor Garvey - Live at the Library! Portland-based, award-winning singer-songwriter Connor Garvey plays an acoustic concert at Searsmont Town Library on Thursday November 21st, at 7:00. The Library is in the Community Center at 37 Main Street South in Searsmont. FMI:  342-5549.
Camden (Talk)
Birds, Songs, and Flowers. Naturalist and Registered Maine Guide Gary Roberts explores Maine birds, their unique songs, and the native plants and flowers that can be found in each bird’s habitat. Thursday, November 21, 7:00 - 8:00,  Camden Public Library. FMI: 236-3440 or librarycamden.org.
Blue Hill (Story Time)
Pajama Storytime for kids 5 years old and younger. Thursday, November 21, 6:00, at the Blue Hill Public Library. FMI: bhpl.net or 374-5515.
Ellsworth (Informational Meeting)
Hospice Myths Debunked: Hospice Offers More Than You Think. Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County will uncover common myths about hospice care and explain their many services which extend beyond what many people realize. Learn about other hospice services such as assistance with Advance Care Directives and bereavement support for families. Thursday, November 21, 6:00, Ellsworth Public Library. FMI: hospiceofhancock.org.
Camden (Gathering)
Songwriter Sessions: A supportive group for songwriters of all levels, providing opportunities for feedback, collaboration, and fun. The group meets last Thursday of each month, 6:00 – 8:30, Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. New members welcome. FMI: Ken Gross at 236-3440.
Surry (Drawing Workshop)

Life Drawing at The Gatherings in Surry. Sketch from live models using a variety of drawing media; charcoal and pastels to colored pencils. No experience necessary and all skill levels are encouraged to exercise observational skills of the human figure. This is an 18 years+ course, limit of 16 participants. Thursdays, 10:00 – 12:00 noon, through November 21,  at The Gatherings, 1208 Surry Rd, Surry. FMI: 385-1661.

Cherryfield (Dance)
A new morris dance team is forming. Morris dancing is an ancient celebration, a display of dance and music performed at seasonal festivals and holidays to banish the dark of winter, celebrate the warmth and fertility of summer, and bring in autumn's golden harvest. Accepting ages 12-99. Wednesdays, 5:00 - 7:00, Cherryfield Academy Community Center, 53 Main St. FMI: huntandallison@gmail.com.

Fri, November 22nd

Vinalhaven (Celebration, Live Music)
The Jason Spooner Band celebration of their highly anticipated fifth studio album, Wide Eyed. The popular Maine-based, roots-rock quartet’s Album Release Party is Friday, November 22nd, 8:00 - 11:00 at Skal Island Speakeasy on Vinalhaven. FMI: jspooner@maine.rr.com.
Bar Harbor (Talk and Slide Show)
Effects of Climate Change in East Africa: Cyclone Idai was one of the worst tropical cyclones on record to affect Africa. It caused catastrophic damage and left more than 1,300 people dead and many more missing. Linda Robinson discusses the devastating effects on countries in East Africa. Talk and slideshow Friday, November 22nd, 7:00, at the Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mt. Desert St, Bar Harbor. FMI: 288-4245 or jesuplibrary.org.
Ellsworth (Live Music)
Fogtown Brewing Company presents smoky jazz rock with Natural High Jumble, featuring Lindsay Mower, Matt Mower, and Joe Hodgkins.  On Friday, November 22nd, 7:00, 25 Pine Street, Ellsworth. No cover. FMI: fogtownbrewing.com and naturalhighjumble.com.
Penobscot (Performance, Talk)
Nuevas Colosas: Performer Joshua McCarey and Threadbare Theatre Workshop present a public talk and performance inspired by Emma Lazarus’ poem, The New Colossus. Nuevas Colosas explores immigration across Maine. Friday November 22, 6:00, at the Cannery at South Penobscot, 207 Southern Bay Rd, Penobscot. All ages welcome. FMI: 326-2027 or  cannerysouthpenobscot.org.
Blue Hill (Presentation)
Tools for Aging in Place: Show and Tell with Joe Hermans. Friday, November 22, 3:00, at the  Blue Hill Public Library. FMI: bhpl.net or 374-5515.
Belfast (Teen Activity)
Shazam! Belfast Free Library Teen Movie Matinee with complimentary popcorn! Friday, November 22nd, 2:00, in the Abbott Room of the Library. FMI: belfastlibrary.org or 338-3884.
Blue Hill (Talk)
Philip Glass’s Akhnaten, simulcast of the Met Opera, will be previewed by David Porter. No experience necessary. Friday, November 22, 1:00, at the Blue Hill Public Library. FMI: bhpl.net or 374-5515.
Bucksport (Film, Kids' Program)
Abominable: Three teenagers must help a Yeti return to his family while avoiding a wealthy man and a zoologist who want it for their own needs. At the Alamo Theatre in downtown Bucksport, November 22nd – 27th, School Thanksgiving Break. Friday and Saturday at 6:00; Sunday at 2:00 with captions and 6:00; Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 2:00. All seats $5.00! FMI: oldfilm.org.
Camden (Chess Club)
Chess Club: Players of all ages and skill levels learn new strategies and test them out. New players welcome. Fridays, 4:00 - 5:30, at the Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. FMI:
236-3440 or librarycamden.org.
Blue Hill (Play)
Fun Home: When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. Performances: Fridays and Saturdays, November 8 -23, at 7:00; and Sundays, November 10 & 17 at 3:00, the New Surry Theatre, 18 Union St, Blue Hill. FMI: newsurrytheatre.org.
Camden (Story Time)
Grown-Up Story Hour: A different story read aloud each week by a rotating group of librarians and community members. Every Friday morning, 11:00, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.

Sat, November 23rd

Bar Harbor (Fall Fair)
MDI Hospital Auxiliary Fall Fair: Featuring raffle items, jewelry, baked goods, holiday items, door prizes, and a Make & Take activity for kids. Proceeds benefit equipment needs for MDI Hospital and Health Centers.  Saturday, November 23rd, 9:00 - 1:00, at Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Event Center, 119 Eden St, Bar Harbor. FMI : Carly at 801-5046 or mdihospital.org.
Hope (Live Music)
The Jason Spooner Band celebration of their highly anticipated fifth studio album, Wide Eyed. The popular Maine-based, roots-rock quartet’s Album Release Party is on Saturday, November 23rd, 7:00 – 10:00, at Barrettstown Farmhouse, 42 Hatchet Mountain Rd Drive, Hope. FMI: jspooner@maine.rr.com.
Stockholm (Concert)
Mr. & Mrs. Garrett Soucy, a singer/songwriter duo, perform live with Travis Cyr! Saturday, November 23rd, 7:00, at Eureka Hall, 5 School St. in Stockholm. FM I: mrandmrsgarrettsoucy.com.
Bar Harbor (Contradance)
Contra Dance with Big Moose Band: The last contra dance of the year at the Jesup; you will not want to miss it! Chrissy Fowler calling. Dance on down Saturday, November 23rd, 6:30 – 9:00, the Jesup Memorial Library, Bar Harbor. FMI: jesuplibrary.org or 288-4245.
Rockport (Concert)
All A-Twitter: The DaPonte String Quartet Concert with works by Haydn, Sculthorpe, and Beethoven. Saturday, November 23rd, 2:00 - 5:00, Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St., Rockport. FMI: daponte.org.
Lille Su Saint-Jean (Live Music)
Mr. & Mrs. Garrett Soucy, a singer/songwriter duo, performs live with Travis Cyr! Saturday, November 23rd, 2:00, at The Musee du Mont Carmel, 1 Main St. in Lille Su Saint-Jean, Maine. FM I: mrandmrsgarrettsoucy.com.
Belfast (Workshop)
Wilderness First Aid Course. Calling all outdoor explorers and educators!  North Star Adventures is offering a Wilderness First Aid course in backcountry medical care. Saturday and Sunday, November 23 & 24, at Waldo County Tech Center.  Proceeds will support the Ecology Learning Center, a new charter school in Unity. Register at northstaradventures.me today!
Ellsworth (Christmas Fair)
Christmas Craft Fair: 70 craft vendors, baked goods, and more! Huge Silent Auction 9:00 – 2:00. Hosted by The Church of Life and Praise, Saturday, November 23rd, 9:00 – 3:00, at the Ramada Inn, 215 High St, Ellsworth. FMI: The Church of Life and Praise on Facebook.
Brewer (Holiday Fair)
Fall Food Fair "Breakfast and Beyond" Breakfast choices of omelets, pancakes, bacon, and sausage. Goodies for your holiday table: pies, cakes, cookies, breads, cheese balls, condiments and more. Saturday, November 23, 8:00 - 12:00 noon, at St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, 21 Holyoke, Brewer. FMI: stpatsbrewer.org.
Brooksville (Holiday Fair)
Holiday Fair with handcrafted items, a Silent Auction, Treasure Bags, and an Indoor Priceless Yard Sale of new and “good as new” holiday decor. Priceless means the customer decides the price! Saturday, November 23, 8:00 – 1:00, at the Brooksville United Methodist Church, 713 Coastal Rd., next to Buck's Market. Proceeds benefit insulating the Church and the Tree of Life Food Pantry. FMI: 469-7850.
Bucksport (Film)
Abominable: Three teenagers must help a Yeti return to his family while avoiding a wealthy man and a zoologist who want it for their own needs. At the Alamo Theatre in downtown Bucksport, November 23rd - 27th, School Thanksgiving Break. Saturday at 6:00; Sunday at 2:00 with captions and 6:00; Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 2:00. All seats $5.00! FMI: oldfilm.org.
Camden (Book Sale)
“Gift Worthy” Book Sale: Get your holiday shopping done early, or add to your own collection, with a fantastic selection of quality used books in great condition. Through Saturday, November 30th, during Library operating hours in the Camden Public Library’s Rotunda. FMI: 236-3440 or librarycamden.org.
Blue Hill (Play)
Fun Home: When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. Performances: Fridays and Saturdays, November 8 -23, at 7:00; and Sundays, November 10 & 17 at 3:00, the New Surry Theatre, 18 Union St, Blue Hill. FMI: newsurrytheatre.org.
Camden (Book Club)
Simply Books! Book Club: Bring along whatever book you are currently reading, and share it with the group. Meets at 2:00, on the fourth Saturday of the month, Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. FMI: 236-3440 or librarycamden.org.

Sun, November 24th

Ellsworth (Conversation)
Decolonizing Thanksgiving: A Public Conversation.  Looking at the Thanksgiving holiday through Native American eyes with Maulian Dana, Tribal Ambassador of the Penobscot Nation. Sunday, November 24, 12:00 noon – 2:00, Moore Community Center, 125 State St., Ellsworth. FMI: downeast@lwvme.org.
Bucksport (Film)
Abominable: Three teenagers must help a Yeti return to his family while avoiding a wealthy man and a zoologist who want it for their own needs. At the Alamo Theatre in downtown Bucksport, November 24th - 27th, School Thanksgiving Break. Sunday at 2:00 with captions and 6:00; Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 2:00. All seats $5.00! FMI: oldfilm.org.
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, 2:00 – 4:00, Odd Alewives Farm Brewery, 99 Old Route 1, Waldoboro. FMI: info@oddalewives.com.

Mon, November 25th

Blue Hill (Clinic)
Peninsula Free Health Clinic offers free medical care to uninsured patients. Clinic hours on Monday, November 25th, are 3:00 – 6:00; walk in, or make an appointment, 26 Hinckley Ridge Road in Blue Hill. To make an appointment or for more info: 374-5585, or message on Facebook at Peninsula Free Health.
Camden (Informational Meeting)
United Healthcare Community Medicare Meeting: Have questions answered and find assistance navigating the world of Medicare in this free, informational session. Monday, November 25, 10:00 - 12:00 noon, 55 Main St, Camden. FMI: 236- 3440 or librarycamden.org.
Bucksport (Film)
Abominable: Three teenagers must help a Yeti return to his family while avoiding a wealthy man and a zoologist who want it for their own needs. At the Alamo Theatre in downtown Bucksport, November 25th - 27th, School Thanksgiving Break. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 2:00. All seats $5.00! FMI: oldfilm.org.
Camden (Family Activity)
Puzzle Club: Puzzle-lovers of all ages are welcome to join. Gather, socialize, and work on puzzle projects together. Meets every Monday, 4:00 - 5:00, at the Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. FMI: 236-3440 or librarycamden.org.
Belfast (Dance Class)
Scottish Country Dance Classes in Belfast -  Dance to lively jigs, reels and  stately strathspeys. Come with or without a partner. Technique and figures are taught. Mondays, 7:30 to 9:30, at the American Legion Hall, 143 Church St, Belfast. FMI:  gkoyanagi20@gmail.com.  Please email first if road conditions are questionable.

Tue, November 26th

Bucksport (Film, Kids' Program)
Abominable: Three teenagers must help a Yeti return to his family while avoiding a wealthy man and a zoologist who want it for their own needs. At the Alamo Theatre in downtown Bucksport, November 26th & 27th, School Thanksgiving Break. Tuesday and Wednesday at 2:00. All seats $5.00! FMI: oldfilm.org.
Camden (Language Group)
Leer y Charlar: a Spanish Conversation Group meeting each second and fourth Tuesday, 1:00 - 2:00, at the Camden Public Library. Fluent speakers welcome to join! FMI: librarycamden.org.    

Wed, November 27th

Ellsworth (Fundraiser)
Thanksgiving Pie Sale: in front of Reny’s in Ellsworth, Wednesday, November 27, 9:00 – 1:00, or until supplies run out. Pies can be pre-ordered by calling Ann Dederer at 266-5563, delivery available to your home or business. Profits support local Chapter K of P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) scholarships and low-interest loans for women’s education.
Bucksport (Film, Kids' Program)
Abominable: Three teenagers must help a Yeti return to his family while avoiding a wealthy man and a zoologist who want it for their own needs. At the Alamo Theatre in downtown Bucksport, Wednesday, November 27th, at 2:00, School Thanksgiving Break. All seats $5.00! FMI: oldfilm.org.
Camden (Book Sale)
“Gift Worthy” Book Sale: Get your holiday shopping done early, or add to your own collection, with a fantastic selection of quality used books in great condition. Through Saturday, November 30th, during Library operating hours in the Camden Public Library’s Rotunda. FMI: 236-3440 or librarycamden.org.
Blue Hill (Dance Class)
Scottish Country Dance Classes in Blue Hill -  Dance to lively jigs, reels and  stately strathspeys. Come with or without a partner. Technique and figures are taught. Wednesdays, 6:30 to 8:30, Halcyon Grange, Rt 15, North Blue Hill. FMI: Mike at 348-9308 or mjlittle2318@hotmail.com. CALL to confirm if road conditions questionable.  

Thu, November 28th

Cherryfield (Dance)
A new morris dance team is forming. Morris dancing is an ancient celebration, a display of dance and music performed at seasonal festivals and holidays to banish the dark of winter, celebrate the warmth and fertility of summer, and bring in autumn's golden harvest. Accepting ages 12-99. Wednesdays, 5:00 - 7:00, Cherryfield Academy Community Center, 53 Main St. FMI: huntandallison@gmail.com.

Fri, November 29th

Brewer (Benefit, Live Music)
Black Friday Bluegrass 2019: a showcase of performances - solos, duos, trios or full groups – each playing a short set. Friday, November 29th, 7:00 – 8:30, at the Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St in Brewer. To benefit the Cure Challenge, funds raised stay local to support cancer care and treatment for Maine people. FMI: dogstar31@gmail.com or 659-8041.
Camden (Chess Club)
Chess Club: Players of all ages and skill levels learn new strategies and test them out. New players welcome. Fridays, 4:00 - 5:30, at the Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. FMI:
236-3440 or librarycamden.org.
Camden (Story Time)
Grown-Up Story Hour: A different story read aloud each week by a rotating group of librarians and community members. Every Friday morning, 11:00, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.

Sat, November 30th

Bath (Live Music)

Pat Colwell and the Soul Sensations’ Motown Christmas: A beloved tradition at the Chocolate Church Arts Center! Pat Colwell and the Soul Sensations bring down the house with a powerful mix of Motown and Memphis soul music that’s guaranteed to get the party started. Saturday, November 30, 7:30, Chocolate Church Arts Center in Bath. FMI: chocolatechurcharts.org.

Blue Hill (Crafts)
Crafternoons: learn embroidery hoop art. Saturday, November 30, 1:00 - 3:00, at the Blue Hill Public Library. FMI: bhpl.net or 374-5515.

Sun, December 1st

Carmel (Celebration)
Celebrate Winter with a Reading, Carols, and Tree Lighting at the Simpson Memorial Library. Tim Caverly, storyteller and author, reads Christmas in Cornville. Travel back to Christmas day in 1953 and join a family in Cornville, Maine. Then sing carols, light the tree, visit with Santa, and enjoy cocoa and refreshments. Sunday, December 1, 3:00 – 5:00, 8 Plymouth Rd, Carmel. FMI: simpsonmemorial.org.
Ellsworth (Holiday Tour)
Christmas at Woodlawn: The Black House is filled with splendid decorations and festively decorated trees. There’ll be a special audio tour on the history of Christmas at Woodlawn and in New England. Find holiday ornaments and more in the Gift Shop. Woodlawn Museum, through December 23rd, 10:00 - 4:00, 19 Black House Dr, Ellsworth. FMI: woodlawnmuseum.org.
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, 2:00 – 4:00, Odd Alewives Farm Brewery, 99 Old Route 1, Waldoboro. FMI: info@oddalewives.com.

Mon, December 2nd

Ellsworth (Holiday Tour)
Christmas at Woodlawn: The Black House is filled with splendid decorations and festively decorated trees. There’ll be a special audio tour on the history of Christmas at Woodlawn and in New England. Find holiday ornaments and more in the Gift Shop. Woodlawn Museum, through December 23rd, 10:00 - 4:00, 19 Black House Dr, Ellsworth. FMI: woodlawnmuseum.org.
Camden (Family Activity)
Puzzle Club: Puzzle-lovers of all ages are welcome to join. Gather, socialize, and work on puzzle projects together. Meets every Monday, 4:00 - 5:00, at the Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. FMI: 236-3440 or librarycamden.org.
Belfast (Dance Class)
Scottish Country Dance Classes in Belfast -  Dance to lively jigs, reels and  stately strathspeys. Come with or without a partner. Technique and figures are taught. Mondays, 7:30 to 9:30, at the American Legion Hall, 143 Church St, Belfast. FMI:  gkoyanagi20@gmail.com.  Please email first if road conditions are questionable.