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Sun, September 19th

Rockland ()
TRUTH TELLERS, the documentary film by Richard Kane about artist / activist Robert Shetterly's journey to uphold founding ideals, will premiere Sunday, Sept 19th at the Camden International Film Festival. The film will screen at 1 PM in the Strand Theatre in Rockland and will be followed by a TALK BACK with Kane, Shetterly and guests from the film. Tickets at pointsnorthinstitute.org and sold in advance only. Information at truthtellersfilm.com
Orono ()
Collins Center for the Arts presents cellist Zlatomir Fung and pianist Rohan de Silva as they perform pieces by Beethoven, Liszt and Grieg. This concert will be performed live at the Minsky Recital Hall on the University of Maine campus on Sunday, September 19th at 3 PM.
Camden (Art Exhibit)
Cyan: The Blues of Art-Making, Cyanotypes by Deborah Loughlin. Cyanotype is a photographic printing process that produces a cyan-blue print. Visitors will be swept up in whimsy by Loughlin’s imaginary maps, collage creatures, and boats made of memories. On exhibit and for sale at the Camden Public Library through September 28, 10:00 - 6:00. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Brooksville (Concert)

 How Can I Keep from Singing?  Bagaduce Music presents Three Centuries of Choral Delights from Maine Composers performed by Anna Dembska and Ensemble. Sunday, September 19, 5:00 - 7:00, Holbrook Island Sanctuary, 172 Indian Bar Road, Brooksville. Tickets via Eventbrite at bagaducemusic.org.

Bangor (5 K Race, Fundraiser)
Wellspring 6th Annual 5K Race for Recovery. Headquartered in Bangor, Wellspring helps individuals from across Maine seeking help for addiction and/or co-occurring mental health needs. Gather friends and family and join this year’s race!  Sunday, September 19, registration at 8:30, Race at 10:00. To register: www.wellspringmaine.com or 941-1612.  

Mon, September 20th

Orono (Talk)
Mitchell Center Talk - Digging for Buried Treasure: Hidden Gems in Maine’s Reuse Markets. Cynthia Isenhour and Brieanne Berry will outline the environmental, social, and economic dimensions of sustainability hiding in plain sight in Maine’s secondhand economies. Monday, September 20, 3:00 - 4:00, in-person in Norman Smith Hall, UMaine, Orono; or online: https://umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/seminars/fall-2021-sustainability-talks/.  
Ellsworth (Art Exhibit)
Courthouse Gallery Fine Art is pleased to present three diverse shows: Master Effect: Jon Imber and Linda Packard; Janice Anthony: Northern Light; and B Millner: Nocturnes. The shows run  through October 15, and are free to the public at 6 Court Street, Ellsworth, usual hours 10:00 - 5:30. The Exhibit can also be viewed online at www.courthousegallery.com.
Blue Hill (Clinic)
Peninsula Free Health offers free healthcare to uninsured patients.  The clinic, located at 26 Hinckley Ridge Rd. in Blue Hill, will be open Monday, September 20, 3:00 - 5:00.  Walk in or by appointment.  Call 374-5585 or message on facebook.com/Peninsula Free Health.
Rockland (Art Exhibit)
Maine Coastal Islands Art Gallery will feature three shows focusing on climate change with environmental artists. The galleries are open through October 28, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except on holidays, at the Maine Coastal Islands NWR Visitor Center, 9 Water St. in Rockland. FMI: [email protected]  or call 594-0600 x5.
Waldoboro (Farmers Market)
The Long Cove Farmer's Market offers cheese, pork, pasta, honey, eggs, beef, cut flowers, produce, baked goods, seedlings, olive oil and more. Mondays, 3:00 - 6:00, through October 25, at East Forty Farm, 2361 Friendship Rd, Waldoboro. More details at www.facebook.com/longcovefarmersmarket  
Waldoboro (Conversation)
Walsh History Center Hour on Zoom. Do you have a question about the history of Camden, your ancestors that may have lived in the area, or the house you live in now? Ken Gross and the Walsh History Center team are happy to try to help you find an answer! Mondays, 1:00 - 2:00 PM. Presented by the Camden Public Library, for a link: email [email protected] .

Tue, September 21st

Waldoboro (Informational Meeting)
The Searsmont Broadband Advisory Task Force will present a free, Public Information Meeting on Broadband Expansion for the Southwest Waldo County Broadband Coalition (SWCBC) which includes Liberty, Palermo, Montville and Freedom. Tuesday, September 21, 6:30 - 7:30, at the Searsmont Community Building, 37 Main St South, Searsmont, and on Zoom (Link:  8422547551Searsmont, password: Searsmont). FMI: 342-5411.
Rockland (Art Exhibit)
Outside In, Inside Out: An art exhibit featuring mid-coast artists Noreen Eagleston & Lauralee Clayton. At the Garage Gallery, Eastern Tire/Auto Service Inc., 70 Park St, Rockland, weekdays  through September 30, 7:30 am - 4:00 pn. FMI: (207) 594-5250.
Camden (Book Club)
Tuesday Book Club. For the month of September, the group will be reading and discussing the novel Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler. Meets in the Camden Amphitheatre, weather permitting. New members are always welcome! Presented by the Camden Public Library Tuesday, September 21, 1:00 - 2:00, 55 Main St. To connect with the group’s coordinator: [email protected].  
Camden (Art Exhibit)
"The Day That Changed Us" Poster Exhibit presenting the history of 9/11, its origins, and ongoing implications through the personal stories of those who witnessed and survived the attacks. This exhibition includes archival photographs and images of artifacts from the permanent collection of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. Exhibit open through September 30, Monday - Friday, 1:00 - 5:00, in the Camden Public Library's History Center on the 2nd floor. FMI: www.librarycamden.org.
Camden (Art Exhibit)
Tai Chi in the Amphitheatre. Instructor Anna Dembska leads tai chi classes for all levels. Hosted by the Camden Public Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays in September, 12:00 noon -  1:00 PM, on the Library's Upper Lawn. To register email Anna at [email protected]. (Registration allows for notification if classes are canceled.)
Camden (Informational Presentation)
Designation of Excellence in Person-Centered Long-Term Care. A first-of-its-kind, national “standard of excellence” in person-centered residential care for older adults is being developed with the project team at the University of Maine Center on Aging, in partnership with The Cedars of Portland, and you can participate. Join a Zoom information session to learn more! Sessions held every Tuesday, through October 12th, 1:00 – 2:00, for a link: https://redcap.link/resident-info-request.
Camden (Discussion)
Camden Philosophical Society Meeting. Check the calendar on librarycamden.org for the latest information about what the group will be reading and discussing online in the current month. Hosted by the by the Camden Public Library, third Tuesdays, 4:00 -  6:00, via Zoom. To get on the group's email list and for a Zoom link: [email protected].
Belfast (Community Meal)
The Belfast Soup Kitchen is now open! Here’s the updated Schedule: Coffee Hour, 10:00 – 11:00 am; Curbside/Take Out Service, 10:30 – 12:30; Dining Room with Table Service, 11:00 – 1:00; Food Pantry, 10:00 – 1:00. The soup kitchen is located at 31 Belmont Ave in Belfast. Interested in volunteering? Contact the crew at 338-4845 or apply at www.belfastsoupkitchen.org/volunteer.    
Belfast (Book Discussion)
Tuesday Book Club. The group meets online to discuss what books everyone is currently readingTuesdays, 1:00 - 3:00 via Zoom. Hosted by the Camden Public Library, email [email protected] to be connected to the group’s coordinator.
Belfast (Kids' Program)
Chat with Miss Amy on Zoom. Parents and children are invited to catch up with Camden Public Library Children’s Librarian Miss Amy in a social chat on Zoom every Tuesday, 10:00 - 11:00. For a link email [email protected] .  

Wed, September 22nd

Blue Hill (Presentation)
Evening for the Planet: A Dangerous New World: Maine Voices on the Climate Crisis. Presentation by Editor Kathleen Sullivan and author Helena Lipstadt, Wednesday, September 22, 4:00 - 5:30, Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd. FMI: [email protected] or 374-5515.
Portland (Irish Music Jam Session, Live Music)
Irish Music Night at Blue! Every Wednesday night, at Blue, 650A Congress St., Portland, Concert at 7:30, 9:00,  Irish Session at 9:00 - All are welcome. FMI: portcityblue.com.
Portland (Film)
The Maine Outdoor Film Festival is an outlet for Maine filmmakers’ creativity. Thousands of Mainers get the chance to see specially curated outdoor adventure and conservation filmmaking in their area. The Festival is scheduled to run through October 9, 2021, in locations around the Maine. For dates and locations: Maine Outdoor Film Festival
Portland (Celebration)
CANCELED  The Common Ground Country Fair is canceled as an in-person event for 2021. FMI: https://www.mofga.org/The-Fair/.
Camden (Story Time, Toddlers and Babies)
 Book Time for Babies with Miss Amy. Camden Library's Children's Librarian Miss Amy hosts outdoor story times especially themed for toddlers and babies. Wednesday mornings,10:00 - 11:00, on the Camden Library’s Upper Lawn, weather permitting. Bring a blanket to sit on. For information email Miss Amy: [email protected].        
Camden (Art Journaling)
Art & Journaling. Meetings on Zoom, and project ideas through email. Join this creative group for a different project every Wednesday, 4:00 - 5:00 PM.. Email Amy at [email protected] if you would like to be emailed project ideas and a link to the Zoom Meeting.
Ellsworth (Art Journaling)
TAKE-OUT ONLY  The Welcome Table Free Community Meal is offered every Wednesday at the First Congregational Church in Ellsworth, 2 Church St, across from the Ellsworth City Hall, 3:00 - 6:00. Meals are available by take-out only. Please call the church by 4 p.m. on Wednesdays, 667-8321, to reserve a free meal. FMI: [email protected]

Thu, September 23rd

Ellsworth (Author Talk)
Author Hannah Burr shares anecdotes from her book Contemporary Prayers to Whatever Works. An online presentation, Thursday, September 23, 7:oo - 8:30.  To register for Zoom link: www.bhpl.net or 374-5515.
Blue Hill (Kids, Teen Activity, Tweens)
Youth Chess Club: Kids of all ages are invited to play chess on the Blue Hill Library lawn on Thursdays, 3:00 - 4:30. FMI: [email protected] or 374-5515.
Blue Hill (Songwriters Workshop)
 Songwriter Sessions on Zoom. A supportive group meeting online for songwriting, performance practice, and collaborating. Presented by the Camden Public Library Thursdays, 6:00 - 8:00. For more information and a link to participate, email Ken Gross at [email protected].
Camden (Art Exhibit)
Cyan: The Blues of Art-Making, Cyanotypes by Deborah Loughlin. Cyanotype is a photographic printing process that produces a cyan-blue print. Visitors will be swept up in whimsy by Loughlin’s imaginary maps, collage creatures, and boats made of memories. On exhibit and for sale at the Camden Public Library through September 28, 10:00 - 6:00. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Camden (Artist Talk)
Artist-of-the-Month Deborah Loughlin’s Talks About Her Cyanotype Art. Loughlin  discusses her inspiration, creative process, and how her work continues to evolve. Via Zoom Thursday, September 23, 6:00 - 7:00, for a link: select "Adult Event Calendar" at librarycamden.org. Deborah Loughlin’s Cyan: The Blues of Art-Making is exhibited in the Picker Room at the Camden Public Library through September 28.  
Camden (Artist Talk)
Tai Chi in the Amphitheatre. Instructor Anna Dembska leads tai chi classes for all levels. Hosted by the Camden Public Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays in September, 12:00 noon -  1:00 PM, on the Library's Upper Lawn. To register email Anna at [email protected]. (Registration allows for notification if classes are canceled.)
Blue Hill (Family Activity)
Doorways @ BHPL is an interactive art exhibit on the grounds of the Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd.  Open Doors works are open to the public 24/7 through September. Each piece, created by artists in the community, offers a unique vantage point of the Library and fun photo opportunities. FMI: bhpl.net/opendoors
Camden (Story Time)
Pre-School Outdoor Story Time with Miss Amy. This is a special in-person story time in the Children's Garden especially for pre-school-aged children, weather permitting. Please bring a blanket to sit on. Hosted by the Camden Public Library, Thursdays and Fridays, 10:00 - 11:00, weather permitting. FMI or to register, email Miss Amy at: [email protected].      
Camden (Support Group)
MDI Hospital / Birch Bay Village are offering a virtual Caregiver Support Group on Thursdays, 5:30 – 6:30 pm.  These virtual sessions are hosted by Melissa Violette, Music Therapy Director, and incorporate music, group sharing and other strategies to help caregivers.  For more information:  https://www.mdihospital.org/news/free-telehealth-music-therapy-support-groups.

Fri, September 24th

Camden (Presentation)
On-Line Lunch & Learn: Atlantic Salmon in Maine: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. Dwayne Shaw, Downeast Salmon Federation Director (DSF), and Joe Robbins, founding board member, discuss the fight to save the fish known as the toughest fighter. They'll share how DSF has adopted a scrappy approach to turning the salmon story from tragedy to success. Zoom presentation, Friday, September 24, 12:30 - 1:30.Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AqBRm_7cTZuC_734pJgZ7w
Camden (Presentation)
SoundCheck: Charlie Marie: Rolling Stone Pick Charlie Marie of Rhode Island is classic country for the modern world! Comfortably spaced choose-your-own reserved seats, masks required in building. Friday, September 24, 7:30, at Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St. Tickets and FMI: camdenoperahouse.com or 236-3154. 
Camden (Adult Read-Aloud)
Explorations Read Aloud: The Other Island: Ben’s Story Local thespian Joseph Coté reads aloud from local author Barbara Kent Lawrence’s novel, The Other Island: Ben’s Story. Presented by Camden Public Library Friday, September 24, 11:00 - 12:00 noon, on the  Library’s YouTube Channel and Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/camdenpubliclibrary/.  
Camden (Teens and Adults)
 Online Chess Club. The chess club holds online matches every Friday, 4:00 - 6:00. Members may also challenge other members at any time. Join the club at https://lichess.org/team/camden-chess-club. Hosted by the Camden Public Library, register or for more info Evan Annis at [email protected].    
Camden (Class)
Restorative Practices Certificate Program. Restorative practices can help build healthy communities, increase social capital, decrease crime and antisocial behavior, repair harm and restore relationships. Fall Session is full. Sign up for the waitlist and be among the first to know when a new program is announced. On-line Class. FMI: https://hutchinsoncenter.umaine.edu/professional-development-programs/restorative-practices/ or 207-338-8002.
Unity (Class)
Common Ground Country Fair - MOFGA’s Annual Celebration of Rural Living! Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 24, 25 & 26, gates open at 9:00 every day, 294 Crosby Brook Road, Unity. All Tickets Advance Sale ONLY. Tickets and Info: mofga.org.
Camden (Story Time)
Pre-School Outdoor Story Time with Miss Amy. This is a special in-person story time in the Children's Garden especially for pre-school-aged children, weather permitting. Please bring a blanket to sit on. Hosted by the Camden Public Library, Thursdays and Fridays, 10:00 - 11:00, weather permitting. FMI or to register, email Miss Amy at: [email protected].      

Sat, September 25th

Rockland (Art Exhibit)
Outside In, Inside Out: An art exhibit featuring mid-coast artists Noreen Eagleston & Lauralee Clayton. At the Garage Gallery, Eastern Tire/Auto Service Inc., 70 Park St, Rockland, weekdays  through September 30, 7:30 am - 4:00 pn. FMI: (207) 594-5250.
Camden (Artist Reception)
Artist Reception for Cyan: The Blues of Art-Making. Deborah Loughlin is the September Artist of Month at the Camden Public Library. Her works created using cyanotype techniques are on display in the Picker Room through September 28. The Artist Reception is an opportunity to meet Loughlin and ask questions. Saturday, September 25, 2:00 - 4:00, 55 Main St. FMI: librarycamden.org
Ellsworth (Art Exhibit)
Courthouse Gallery Fine Art is pleased to present three diverse shows: Master Effect: Jon Imber and Linda Packard; Janice Anthony: Northern Light; and B Millner: Nocturnes. The shows run  through October 15, and are free to the public at 6 Court Street, Ellsworth, usual hours 10:00 - 5:30. The Exhibit can also be viewed online at www.courthousegallery.com.
Camden (Art Exhibit)
"The Day That Changed Us" Poster Exhibit presenting the history of 9/11, its origins, and ongoing implications through the personal stories of those who witnessed and survived the attacks. This exhibition includes archival photographs and images of artifacts from the permanent collection of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. Exhibit open through September 30, Monday - Friday, 1:00 - 5:00, in the Camden Public Library's History Center on the 2nd floor. FMI: www.librarycamden.org.
Camden (Kids' Program, Story Time)
Saturday Story Time in the Children’s Garden. Miss Stefanie is back for Saturday Outdoor Story Time in August!  Saturday mornings in August, 10:00 - 11:00, in the Camden Public Library’s Children’s Garden, 55 Main St, Camden, weather dependent. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Rockland (Art Exhibit)
Maine Coastal Islands Art Gallery will feature three shows focusing on climate change with environmental artists. The galleries are open through October 28, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except on holidays, at the Maine Coastal Islands NWR Visitor Center, 9 Water St. in Rockland. FMI: [email protected]  or call 594-0600 x5.
Belfast (Community Meal)
The Belfast Soup Kitchen is now open! Here’s the updated Schedule: Coffee Hour, 10:00 – 11:00 am; Curbside/Take Out Service, 10:30 – 12:30; Dining Room with Table Service, 11:00 – 1:00; Food Pantry, 10:00 – 1:00. The soup kitchen is located at 31 Belmont Ave in Belfast. Interested in volunteering? Contact the crew at 338-4845 or apply at www.belfastsoupkitchen.org/volunteer.    
Brooklin (Family Activity, Story Time)
Saturday Storytime at Friend Memorial Library. Stories, songs, fingerplays, and a craft for all ages with families / caregivers. Saturdays at 10:30 with guest story tellers, Friend Memorial Library, 1 Reach Rd. in Brooklin. FMI: 207-359-2276 or friendml.org.
     
    Monroe (Family Activity, On-Farm Event)

    Saturday Night Live @ Toddy Pond Farm. This summer is a great time to visit the animals, explore the farm, and enjoy casual farm fresh fare and live music. Saturdays, 4:30 - 9:00,  through September 25th, at 174 Carver Rd. in Monroe. For all the details: https://www.toddypondfarm.com/farm-dinners.

    Blue Hill (Farmers Market)
    Blue Hill Farmers' Market: Saturdays through October 9, 2021, 9:00 - 11:30 am, rain or shine, at the Blue Hill Fairgrounds on the Ellsworth Rd. 29 participating vendors plus weekly guest vendors and musicians. Sorry, no dogs allowed. FMI: https://www.bluehillfarmersmarket.com  and/or facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/bluehillfarmersmarket
    JACKSON (Family Activity, Live Music)
    Live Music at Tattooed Dad Brewing Co. every Saturday all summer, 4:00 - 7:00, at 894 Moosehead Trail in Jackson, Maine. These family-friendly, free shows feature local artists from rock bands to bluegrass duos to acid jazz pioneers. Please visit www.tattooeddadbrewingco.com for up-to-date information.

    Sun, September 26th

    Ellsworth (Bike)
    Ellsworth Bike Party! Ride bicycles together in one large group! Bring your working bike, lights & bells, party hats and friends. And perhaps some music too! Everyone is welcome. Gather on the last Sunday of every month, 3:00 – 4:00, outside Ellsworth City Hall, 1 City Hall Plaza. FMI: 207 385 7694, http://facebook.com/EllsworthBikeParty, or [email protected].
    Ellsworth (Celebration)
    CANCELED  The Common Ground Country Fair is canceled as an in-person event for 2021. FMI: https://www.mofga.org/The-Fair/.

    Mon, September 27th

    Camden (Art Exhibit)
    Cyan: The Blues of Art-Making, Cyanotypes by Deborah Loughlin. Cyanotype is a photographic printing process that produces a cyan-blue print. Visitors will be swept up in whimsy by Loughlin’s imaginary maps, collage creatures, and boats made of memories. On exhibit and for sale at the Camden Public Library through September 28, 10:00 - 6:00. FMI: librarycamden.org.
    Camden (Film)
    The Maine Outdoor Film Festival is an outlet for Maine filmmakers’ creativity. Thousands of Mainers get the chance to see specially curated outdoor adventure and conservation filmmaking in their area. The Festival is scheduled to run through October 9, 2021, in locations around the Maine. For dates and locations: Maine Outdoor Film Festival
    Waldoboro (Farmers Market)
    The Long Cove Farmer's Market offers cheese, pork, pasta, honey, eggs, beef, cut flowers, produce, baked goods, seedlings, olive oil and more. Mondays, 3:00 - 6:00, through October 25, at East Forty Farm, 2361 Friendship Rd, Waldoboro. More details at www.facebook.com/longcovefarmersmarket  
    Waldoboro (Conversation)
    Walsh History Center Hour on Zoom. Do you have a question about the history of Camden, your ancestors that may have lived in the area, or the house you live in now? Ken Gross and the Walsh History Center team are happy to try to help you find an answer! Mondays, 1:00 - 2:00 PM. Presented by the Camden Public Library, for a link: email [email protected] .

    Tue, September 28th

    Camden (Book Group)
    YA Book Lovers Meeting. If you love Young Adult books, you are welcome to join the library’s YA Book Lovers group. The group discusses selections from the North Star YA Book Award list. Tuesday, September 28, 4:00 - 5:00, outdoors in the Camden Public Library’s Children’s Garden, 55 Main St. FMI: www.librarycamden.org.  
    Camden (Workshop)
    Disaster and Emergency Preparedness Workshop with FEMA and Midcoast Medical Reserve Corps. An online workshop for individuals, organizations, businesses, and community program managers. Learn how to identify risks, locate resources, and take preparedness actions. Hosted by the Camden Public Library via Zoom, Tuesday, September 28, 6:00 - 7:30. For a link: select Adult Event Calendar at librarycamden.org.  
    Camden (Workshop)
    Tai Chi in the Amphitheatre. Instructor Anna Dembska leads tai chi classes for all levels. Hosted by the Camden Public Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays in September, 12:00 noon -  1:00 PM, on the Library's Upper Lawn. To register email Anna at [email protected]. (Registration allows for notification if classes are canceled.)
    Camden (Informational Presentation)
    Designation of Excellence in Person-Centered Long-Term Care. A first-of-its-kind, national “standard of excellence” in person-centered residential care for older adults is being developed with the project team at the University of Maine Center on Aging, in partnership with The Cedars of Portland, and you can participate. Join a Zoom information session to learn more! Sessions held every Tuesday, through October 12th, 1:00 – 2:00, for a link: https://redcap.link/resident-info-request.
    Camden (Discussion)
    Camden Philosophical Society Meeting. Check the calendar on librarycamden.org for the latest information about what the group will be reading and discussing online in the current month. Hosted by the by the Camden Public Library, third Tuesdays, 4:00 -  6:00, via Zoom. To get on the group's email list and for a Zoom link: [email protected].
    Blue Hill (Family Activity)
    Doorways @ BHPL is an interactive art exhibit on the grounds of the Blue Hill Public Library, 5 Parker Point Rd.  Open Doors works are open to the public 24/7 through September. Each piece, created by artists in the community, offers a unique vantage point of the Library and fun photo opportunities. FMI: bhpl.net/opendoors
    Blue Hill (Spanish Conversation)
    Leer y Charlar on Zoom. This Spanish language reading and conversation group meets online via Zoom. Hosted by the Camden Public Library on the second and fourth Tuesdays, 1:00 – 2:30, join in to practice your Spanish!  For a link or more information, email Lynne Taylor at [email protected].
    Blue Hill (Book Discussion)
    Tuesday Book Club. The group meets online to discuss what books everyone is currently readingTuesdays, 1:00 - 3:00 via Zoom. Hosted by the Camden Public Library, email [email protected] to be connected to the group’s coordinator.
    Blue Hill (Kids' Program)
    Chat with Miss Amy on Zoom. Parents and children are invited to catch up with Camden Public Library Children’s Librarian Miss Amy in a social chat on Zoom every Tuesday, 10:00 - 11:00. For a link email [email protected] .  

    Wed, September 29th

    Rockland (Art Exhibit)
    Outside In, Inside Out: An art exhibit featuring mid-coast artists Noreen Eagleston & Lauralee Clayton. At the Garage Gallery, Eastern Tire/Auto Service Inc., 70 Park St, Rockland, weekdays  through September 30, 7:30 am - 4:00 pn. FMI: (207) 594-5250.
    Camden (Art Exhibit)
    "The Day That Changed Us" Poster Exhibit presenting the history of 9/11, its origins, and ongoing implications through the personal stories of those who witnessed and survived the attacks. This exhibition includes archival photographs and images of artifacts from the permanent collection of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. Exhibit open through September 30, Monday - Friday, 1:00 - 5:00, in the Camden Public Library's History Center on the 2nd floor. FMI: www.librarycamden.org.
    Portland (Irish Music Jam Session, Live Music)
    Irish Music Night at Blue! Every Wednesday night, at Blue, 650A Congress St., Portland, Concert at 7:30, 9:00,  Irish Session at 9:00 - All are welcome. FMI: portcityblue.com.
    Camden (Story Time, Toddlers and Babies)
     Book Time for Babies with Miss Amy. Camden Library's Children's Librarian Miss Amy hosts outdoor story times especially themed for toddlers and babies. Wednesday mornings,10:00 - 11:00, on the Camden Library’s Upper Lawn, weather permitting. Bring a blanket to sit on. For information email Miss Amy: [email protected].        
    Belfast (Community Meal)
    The Belfast Soup Kitchen is now open! Here’s the updated Schedule: Coffee Hour, 10:00 – 11:00 am; Curbside/Take Out Service, 10:30 – 12:30; Dining Room with Table Service, 11:00 – 1:00; Food Pantry, 10:00 – 1:00. The soup kitchen is located at 31 Belmont Ave in Belfast. Interested in volunteering? Contact the crew at 338-4845 or apply at www.belfastsoupkitchen.org/volunteer.    
    Belfast (Art Journaling)
    Art & Journaling. Meetings on Zoom, and project ideas through email. Join this creative group for a different project every Wednesday, 4:00 - 5:00 PM.. Email Amy at [email protected] if you would like to be emailed project ideas and a link to the Zoom Meeting.
    Ellsworth (Art Journaling)
    TAKE-OUT ONLY  The Welcome Table Free Community Meal is offered every Wednesday at the First Congregational Church in Ellsworth, 2 Church St, across from the Ellsworth City Hall, 3:00 - 6:00. Meals are available by take-out only. Please call the church by 4 p.m. on Wednesdays, 667-8321, to reserve a free meal. FMI: [email protected]

    Thu, September 30th

    Blue Hill (Kids, Teen Activity, Tweens)
    Youth Chess Club: Kids of all ages are invited to play chess on the Blue Hill Library lawn on Thursdays, 3:00 - 4:30. FMI: [email protected] or 374-5515.
    Blue Hill (Songwriters Workshop)
     Songwriter Sessions on Zoom. A supportive group meeting online for songwriting, performance practice, and collaborating. Presented by the Camden Public Library Thursdays, 6:00 - 8:00. For more information and a link to participate, email Ken Gross at [email protected].
    Camden (Library Book Sale)
    Huge Book Sale Under the Tent. Thousands of books, DVDs, CDs, and audio books at great prices to benefit the Camden Public Library. 9:00 - 5:00 each day, Thursday, September 30, through Sunday, October 3, adjacent to the Blue Door Book Shed on Atlantic Ave. Enter via the parking lot on the left just past the Camden Amphitheatre. FMI: www.librarycamden.org.
    Ellsworth (Art Exhibit)
    Courthouse Gallery Fine Art is pleased to present three diverse shows: Master Effect: Jon Imber and Linda Packard; Janice Anthony: Northern Light; and B Millner: Nocturnes. The shows run  through October 15, and are free to the public at 6 Court Street, Ellsworth, usual hours 10:00 - 5:30. The Exhibit can also be viewed online at www.courthousegallery.com.
    Camden (Art Exhibit)
    Tai Chi in the Amphitheatre. Instructor Anna Dembska leads tai chi classes for all levels. Hosted by the Camden Public Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays in September, 12:00 noon -  1:00 PM, on the Library's Upper Lawn. To register email Anna at [email protected]. (Registration allows for notification if classes are canceled.)
    Camden (Class)
    Restorative Practices Certificate Program. Restorative practices can help build healthy communities, increase social capital, decrease crime and antisocial behavior, repair harm and restore relationships. Fall Session is full. Sign up for the waitlist and be among the first to know when a new program is announced. On-line Class. FMI: https://hutchinsoncenter.umaine.edu/professional-development-programs/restorative-practices/ or 207-338-8002.
    Rockland (Art Exhibit)
    Maine Coastal Islands Art Gallery will feature three shows focusing on climate change with environmental artists. The galleries are open through October 28, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except on holidays, at the Maine Coastal Islands NWR Visitor Center, 9 Water St. in Rockland. FMI: [email protected]  or call 594-0600 x5.
    Camden (Story Time)
    Pre-School Outdoor Story Time with Miss Amy. This is a special in-person story time in the Children's Garden especially for pre-school-aged children, weather permitting. Please bring a blanket to sit on. Hosted by the Camden Public Library, Thursdays and Fridays, 10:00 - 11:00, weather permitting. FMI or to register, email Miss Amy at: [email protected].      
    Camden (Support Group)
    MDI Hospital / Birch Bay Village are offering a virtual Caregiver Support Group on Thursdays, 5:30 – 6:30 pm.  These virtual sessions are hosted by Melissa Violette, Music Therapy Director, and incorporate music, group sharing and other strategies to help caregivers.  For more information:  https://www.mdihospital.org/news/free-telehealth-music-therapy-support-groups.

    Fri, October 1st

    Camden (Teens and Adults)
     Online Chess Club. The chess club holds online matches every Friday, 4:00 - 6:00. Members may also challenge other members at any time. Join the club at https://lichess.org/team/camden-chess-club. Hosted by the Camden Public Library, register or for more info Evan Annis at [email protected].    
    Winter Harbor (Concert)
    Grammy nominated baritone Stephen Bryant and pianist Deiran Manning present Die Schöne Müllerin (the beautiful miller’s daughter) Song Cycle. Friday, October 1st, 7:00, in Hammond Hall, 427 Main St, Winter Harbor. For updated safety requirements and streaming/in-person information or virtual tickets at www.winterharbormusicfestival.com/events.
    Camden (Story Time)
    Pre-School Outdoor Story Time with Miss Amy. This is a special in-person story time in the Children's Garden especially for pre-school-aged children, weather permitting. Please bring a blanket to sit on. Hosted by the Camden Public Library, Thursdays and Fridays, 10:00 - 11:00, weather permitting. FMI or to register, email Miss Amy at: [email protected].      

    Sat, October 2nd

    Jackson (Live Music)
    Come out, come out, all you closet metal heads.... it's Cyperna, a heavy metal band based in Connecticut. Saturday, October 2, 4:00 - 7:00, on the Tattooed Dad Brewing Co. Beer Garden Stage, 894 Moosehead Trail in Jackson. For more information: www.tattooeddadbrewingco.com.
    South Paris (Live Music)
    Celebration Barn Presents: The Gawler Family BandWith sparkling musicianship and radiant charm, the Gawler Family Band is a crowd favorite! Family harmonies come alive with fiddles, banjo, wooden banjo, cello, guitar, ukulele, piano and more. Saturday, October 2, 7:00 - 8:30, Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road, South Paris. Tickets & Info: www.CelebrationBarn.com  
    South Paris (Film)
    The Maine Outdoor Film Festival is an outlet for Maine filmmakers’ creativity. Thousands of Mainers get the chance to see specially curated outdoor adventure and conservation filmmaking in their area. The Festival is scheduled to run through October 9, 2021, in locations around the Maine. For dates and locations: Maine Outdoor Film Festival
    Camden (Kids' Program, Story Time)
    Saturday Story Time in the Children’s Garden. Miss Stefanie is back for Saturday Outdoor Story Time in August!  Saturday mornings in August, 10:00 - 11:00, in the Camden Public Library’s Children’s Garden, 55 Main St, Camden, weather dependent. FMI: librarycamden.org.
    Blue Hill (Farmers Market)
    Blue Hill Farmers' Market: Saturdays through October 9, 2021, 9:00 - 11:30 am, rain or shine, at the Blue Hill Fairgrounds on the Ellsworth Rd. 29 participating vendors plus weekly guest vendors and musicians. Sorry, no dogs allowed. FMI: https://www.bluehillfarmersmarket.com  and/or facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/bluehillfarmersmarket