WERU Community Calendar On Air

Sun, May 26th

Castine (Artist Reception)
Finding Our Voices: Breaking the Silence of Domestic Abuse, an exhibit with photo portraits and audio by photojournalist Patrisha McLean. Opening Reception Sunday, May 26th, 4:00 – 6:00, at Annex Arts, 8 Water Street, Castine. Running through Thursday, May 30th, 11:00 – 4:00, daily. FMI: FindingOurVoices.net.
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.
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, May 27th

Blue Hill (Live Music, Street Dance)
Planet Pan Street Dance: to benefit steel drum music student scholarships. Monday, May 27th, 7:30 - 9:00, at the Blue Hill Town Park on Water Street. All ages welcome, rain venue George Stevens Academy, 23 Union St, Blue Hill. FMI and schedule: peninsula pan.org.
Camden (Closed)
Monday, May 27 -- Camden Public Library Closed for Memorial Day.

Tue, May 28th

Ellsworth (Film)
Green Book: Tuesday, May 28th, 7:30 and Wednesday, May 29th, 1:00, at The Grand, 165 Main St, Ellsworth. FMI: 667-9500 or grandonline.org.
Bar Harbor (Author Talk, Book Signing)
Northland: A 4,000-Mile Journey Along America’s Forgotten Border: Author Porter Fox spent three years exploring the 4,000-mile border between Maine and Washington State. He’ll talk about his experiences on Tuesday, May 28th, 7:00, at the Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mt. Desert St, Bar Harbor. FMI: 288-4245.
Blue Hill (Author Talk)
Authors Randi & Nic Minetor will discuss their new book Birding New England, Tuesday, May 28, 7:00, at the  Blue Hill Public Library. FMI: 374-5515.
Camden (Talk and Slide Show)
Traveling in Japan: Have you ever dreamt of traveling to Japan? Join J.P. Fecteau for a slide show and discussion of his travels to the Land of the Rising Sun, discovering its culture and cuisine. Tuesday, May 28th, 7:00, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Old Town (Workshop)
Spring Planting Workshop for new and experienced gardeners. Learn best practices for planting seedlings and direct seed sowing; try different planting techniques; tour the different theme gardens; and discuss butterfly habitat, renovating overgrown perennial beds, irrigation, and soil preparation. Tuesday, May 28th, 6:00 – 7:00, at University of Maine Rogers Farm, 914 Bennoch Rd, Old Town, rain date June 4. FMI: 942.7396 or umaine.edu/rogersfarm.
Stonington (Author Talk)
Eat Like a Fish: Diversifying New England’s Seafood: Book signing and talk by author Kate Masury, co-author of Simmering the Sea. Kate will also share info about Eating with the Ecosystem’s mission of promoting a place-based approach to sustaining New England’s wild seafood. Tuesday, May 28th, 6:00 – 7:30, Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries, 13 Atlantic Ave, Stonington. FMI: coastalfisheries.org.
Trenton (Presentations)
Eastern Maine Skippers Program Final Presentations I Region 3. Region 3 includes: Ellsworth High School, George Stevens Academy, and Mount Desert Island High School. Skippers present their final projects on "How can technology contribute to a safe, healthy, and sustainable fishing industry?" Tuesday, May 28th, 5:00 - 7:30,at the Faith Community Fellowship, 57 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton. Free admission, everyone welcome. FMI:  coastalfisheries.org.    
Bar Harbor (Lecture)
In Hot Water: Adaptation to Environmental Change in Chile's Northern Patagonia. Dr Sarah Ebel presents her anthropological research on climate change adaptation and transformative governance in the Lakes Region in Chile. Tuesday, May 28th, 4:10-5:30, in the McCormick Lecture Hall, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor. FMI: coa.edu.
Carmel (Kids' Program)
Simpson Memorial Library Summer Read Program. The Children's Program, A Universe of Stories, is free, and includes art, speakers, lunch, and more. Sign up now. Tuesdays, 11:30 – 1:00, June 25th - August 6th, Simpson Memorial Library, 8 Plymouth Rd, Carmel.  FMI: 848- 7145 or simpsonmemorial.org.
Castine (Live Music)
On Tuesday and Wednesday, May 28th and 29th, Fogtown Brewing Company presents two evenings of bluegrass and old time music with Pretty Saro, an award-winning acoustic quartet from the Berklee College of Music in Boston. 7:00; 25 Pine Street, Ellsworth. For more information, visit fogtownbrewing.com.

Wed, May 29th

Blue Hill (Live Music, Talk)
Music History of Blue Hill: A whirlwind journey from Jonathan Fisher to jazz. Featuring short presentations on the history of some of Blue Hill's most memorial musical moments, accompanied by live performances by different musicians. Wednesday, May 29, 7:00, Kneisel Hall, 137 Pleasant St, Blue Hill. FMI: 374-2459.
Camden (Film)
HAIL SATAN? is the CIFF Selects choice this month. It's Penny Lane's newest feature film, which traces the rise of The Satanic Temple: only six years old and already one of the most controversial religious movements in American history. Wednesday, May 29th, 7:00, Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St. Tickets available at the door or camdenoperahouse.com.
Blue Hill (Discussion, Talk)
Charles Eisenstein is an internationally renowned teacher, speaker, and writer focused on themes of civilization, consciousness, money, and human cultural evolution.  Join us for a discussion of restoring humans’ connections to Earth and each other. Wednesday, May 29th, 6:30, at Emlen Hall in Blue Hill. FMI: 374-5632. 
Bar Harbor (Author Talk, Book Signing)
Birding New England: Author Randi Minetor makes birding in New England easy for everyone, first-time birders and experts alike. The guide was created with the beginner birder, the traveling birder, and those looking to identify certain species on their checklists in mind. Wednesday, May 29th, 7:00, at the Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mt. Desert St., Bar Harbor. FMI: 288-4245.
Belfast (Panel Discussion)
"Connecting Our Struggles: Corporations or Communities?" Four Mainers opposing harmful corporate practices in their communities will discuss their work as part of a panel discussion, moderated by Dawn Neptune Adams. Co-hosted by Peace and Justice Group of Waldo County and Local Citizens for SMART Growth. Wednesday, May 29th, 6:00 - 8:00, at the Belfast Free Library. FMI: Jason at rawnjason@gmail.com.
Blue Hill (Live Music)
Local legend Derrick Semler plays Country Roots Wednesday, May 29th, 6:00 – 8:00, at the Barncastle Inn, 125 South St, Blue Hill. FMI: barn-castle.com.
Blue Hill (Kids' Program)
Kind of Bleu—Inspired by Jazz: a Kneisel Hall Interactive Children’s Concert for kids 12 and younger. Wednesday, May 29, 4:00,  at the Blue Hill Library. FMI: 374-5515.
Ellsworth (Film)
Green Book: Wednesday, May 29th, 1:00, at The Grand, 165 Main St, Ellsworth. FMI: 667-9500 or grandonline.org.
Castine (Live Music)
On Tuesday and Wednesday, May 28th and 29th, Fogtown Brewing Company presents two evenings of bluegrass and old time music with Pretty Saro, an award-winning acoustic quartet from the Berklee College of Music in Boston. 7:00; 25 Pine Street, Ellsworth. For more information, visit 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 Wednesday night, 6:30 - 8:30, Silent City Coffee Shop, 12 Village Green Way, Southwest Harbor. FMI: Ray, 244-8090 or Quebecabouche@gmail.com.

Thu, May 30th

Blue Hill (Discussion, Film)
Art History and Hands-On Workshop: Film: Pollock, about the life of Jackson Pollock. Thursday, May 30, 6:30, at the Blue Hill Library. Optional workshop on Saturday, June 1st. FMI: bhpl.net.
Camden (Collaboration)
Songwriter Sessions: Songwriters meet monthly to collaborate and share their own writing. Thursday, May 30, 6:00, at the Camden Public Library. This is the last meeting before the Songwriters’ Coffeehouse on June 6. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Birch Harbor (Live Music)
David Perlman at The Pickled Wrinkle: Thursday, May 30, 5:00 - 8:00, 9 East Schoodic Drive in Birch Harbor. FMI: thepickledwrinkle.com.
Bar Harbor (Lecture)
Measuring the Past 15,000 Years of Sea-Level Change in Maine and Communicating Its Significance to the Public. Marine geologist Dr. Joseph Kelley presents his methods for studying sea levels along the Maine coast. Thursday, May 30th, 4:10, McCormick Lecture Hall, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor. FMI: coa.edu.
Camden (Art Journaling)
Art Journaling for Adults: Join Miss Amy each Thursday at 4:00 for a different prompt. Bring your own journal, all other supplies provided. At the Camden Public Library through May 30th. 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, May 31st

Lamoine (Play Reading)
Bernard Slade's Same Time, Next Year is the Lamoine Community Arts Spring Theatrical Reading. It’s a romantic comedy about growing old, changing times, and an unconventional relationship. Friday, May 31st, and Saturday, June 1st, 7:00, at Lamoine-Bayside Grange, 184 Douglas Hwy.  *Adult content, PG 13. FMI: pippolpan@gmail.com.
Birch Harbor (Live Music)
The Milk & Honey Rebellion at The Pickled Wrinkle. Friday, May 31st, 7:00 - 9:00, 9 East Schoodic Drive in Birch Harbor. FMI: thepickledwrinkle.com.
Blue Hill (Discussion, Film)
The Human Element: Award-winning photographer James Balog focuses his investigatory lens on the complex relationship between humans and nature as it's changing today. Discussion will follow. Friday, May 31st, 7:00, at Blue Hill Public Library. FMI: bhpl.net.
Blue Hill (Live Music)
John Gallagher on double bass and Hugh Bowden on guitar play jazz standards. Friday, May 31, 6:00 - 8:00, at Thurston Co., 66 Main St, at the bridge in Blue Hill. Info or Reservations: 374-7166 .
Belfast (Film, Young People's Program)
Spider-Man into the Spider-Verse: movie and popcorn free! Friday, May 31st, 3:00 – 5:00, Belfast Free Library.  FMI: 207-338-3884.
Stonington (Informational Meeting)
Lunch and Learn: Alewife Co-management - The Bagaduce and Beyond. Millions of alewives are returning to Maine’s rivers and ponds. Learn about the growing effort along Maine’s coast to bring back this iconic species and why MCCF is supporting a local effort in Bagaduce River communities. Friday, May 31st, 12:30 – 1:30, Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries, 13 Atlantic Ave, Stonington. FMI: coastalfisheries.org.
Brewer (Informational Event)
Pop-up Store Tour: Lead by local Maine SNAP-Ed educator, Participants will receive free Hannaford gift cards and other gifts. Friday, May 31, 12:00 noon - 1:00, at the Brewer Public Library, 100 South Main St. To sign up: 989-7943.
Brooksville (Play)
Shakespeare Remembers War and Peace (and lovers and other strangers). An evening of scenes from Shakespeare's remarkable portfolio. Performances are May 31st – June 2nd: Friday and Saturday at 7:00, Sunday at 3:00. Bagaduce Theatre, 176 Mills Point Rd, Brooksville. FMI: bagaducetheatre.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.
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.

Sat, June 1st

Stonington (Live Music)
Geoff Warner, with Rex Blazer accompanying on fiddle, kick off Mountainville Records fourth Summer Series. Saturday June 1st, 7:00 - 9:00, at Burnt Cove Church Community Center, Airport Rd, Stonington. FMI: wwhitsett@myfairpoint.net.
Blue Hill (Coffee House, Open Mic)
Dolly's Coffeehouse: Open Mic for the first hour, followed by featured performer Maine Weather. Saturday, June 1st, 7:00-9:00, downstairs in First Congregational Church Fellowship Hall, 22 Tenney Hill, Blue Hill.  Benefits the Dolly Fisher Emergency Fuel Fund, assisting Blue Hill Peninsula residents. FMI: bluehillcongregational.org.
Ellsworth (Concert)
TEMPO presents Voyages: Music of Maine from Beyond the Sea. Saturday, June 1st, 7:00, at The Grand, 165 Main St, Ellsworth. FMI: 667-9500, grandonline.org, or follow us on Facebook.  
Steuben (Concert)
Eagle Hill Concert: From Baroque to Neoclassical, violin and piano concert. Anatole Wieck (violin) and Chiharu Naruse (piano) will perform pieces by Bach, Beethoven, Debussy, and more. Followed by an optional dinner. Saturday, June 1st, 5:00 - 6:30, Eagle Hill Institute, 59 Eagle Hill Drive, Steuben. FMI: 546-1219 or  eaglehill.us/concerts.
Franklin (Plant and Bake Sale)
Franklin Garden Club Plant and Bake Sale. Fresh potted plants including  annuals, herbs, vegetables and perennials; fresh baked goods including breads, pies and cookies; and a raffle for fantastic baskets. Saturday, June 1st, 9:00 - 12:00 noon, Franklin Community Center, rear of Franklin Town Hall, Route 182, Franklin. Benefit the Summer Camp Scholarship Fund FMI: lintonbj@gmail.com.
Blue Hill (Community Service)
Fixit Clinic: get help with fixing appliances, jewelry, clothing, toys, electronics, etc. Saturday, June 1, 2:00 - 3:30, Blue Hill Library. Register: bhpl.net or 374-5515.
Belfast (Dance, Silent Auction)
Dance with the Fabulous Soul Benders! Saturday, June 1,  7:00 - 11:00. Silent Auction begins at 6:00 with great items and of course refreshments!  All to benefit Healing Turtle Island Ceremony at the Crosby Center, 96 church St, Belfast . FMI: 338-5634 or  facebook.com/events/278683943043072/.  
Lamoine (Play Reading)
Bernard Slade's Same Time, Next Year is the Lamoine Community Arts Spring Theatrical Reading. It’s a romantic comedy about growing old, changing times, and an unconventional relationship. Friday, May 31st, and Saturday, June 1st, 7:00, at Lamoine-Bayside Grange, 184 Douglas Hwy.  *Adult content, PG 13. FMI: pippolpan@gmail.com.
Bangor (Workshop)
Emma's Revolution Voice of Justice Workshop: the dynamic, award-winning social justice activist duo of Pat Humphries & Sandy O will lead a workshop focusing on how music informed & propelled social justice movements of the past and how we can use music to fuel today’s progressive movements. Saturday, June 1st, 1:00, at the UU Church in Bangor, 120 Park St. FMI: uubangor@gmail.com.  
Bangor (Concert)
Emma’s Revolution Resistance Concert and Celebration of Pete Seeger's 100th Birthday! With guests, Women With Wings. Saturday, June 1, 7:30-10:30, Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor, 120 Park St, Bangor. FMI: lindakoehler29@gmail.com.  
Ellsworth (Live Music)
On their Poison Apple Trip You Up Tour 2019, Natural High Jumble brings their smoky jazz rock to Fogtown Brewing Company on Saturday, June 1st.  The western Maine-based trio features Lindsay Mower, Matt Mower, and Joe Hodgkins. 7:00, 25 Pine Street, Ellsworth. For more information, visit fogtownbrewing.com
Tenants Harbor (Live Music)
Dennis of Tenants Harbor performs classic jazz standards with his trio, localDennis. Saturday, June 1, 6:00 - 8:00, at the Quarry Tavern, 21 Mechanic St. Tenants Harbor. FMI: threetents@gmail.com.
JACKSON (Live Music)
The Rugged will have a CD release party in conjunction with Tattooed Dad Brewing Company's grand opening.  Saturday, June 1st, 2:00 - 8:00 pm.  Music starts at 4:00.  Special guests Curtis Russet and Pete Davis.  Free admission, family friendly.  894 Moosehead Trail Hwy  in Jackson.  505-0006 for more info.
Belfast (Dance)
Belfast Flying Shoes kicks off the "Dancing in the Park" free outdoor contra series on Saturday June 1, at 6:30 pm at Steamboat Landing in Belfast, with callers Chrissy Fowler and Lisa Newcomb and music by Velocipede. Sit-in musicians welcome!  Rain date June 2. All are welcome! Info: belfastflyingshoes.org/dancing-in-the-park/
Hancock (Hike)

Spring Hike Series: Guided hikes on local trails on Saturdays, from May 18 to June 8. Meet to carpool from Tidal Falls Preserve, Hancock, from May 18 to June 1, at 9:30 am. June 8 hike meets at Friends & Family Market in Ellsworth. Call 422-2328 for more information.

Brooksville (Play)
Shakespeare Remembers War and Peace (and lovers and other strangers). An evening of scenes from Shakespeare's remarkable portfolio. Performances are May 31st – June 2nd: Friday and Saturday at 7:00, Sunday at 3:00. Bagaduce Theatre, 176 Mills Point Rd, Brooksville. FMI: bagaducetheatre.com.

Sun, June 2nd

Camden (Choir, Chorus)
The Maine Balkan Choir,  with special guest  Elitsa Stoyneva, and the Midcoast Community Chorus Chorale performing at The Maine Choir Fest. Sunday, June 2, 4:00, at The First Congregational Church of Camden, 55 Elm St. FMI: 236-4821.  
Thomaston (Walk/Run)
Trekkers 6th Annual Thomaston Trek 5K Walk and 5K/10K Run: Sunday, June 2nd, at Thomaston Academy, 60 Main St. T-shirt and post-run pancake breakfast, prizes awarded to top fundraisers. Proceeds benefit Trekkers' youth mentoring programs. Online registration: www.trekkers.org.
Brooksville (Play)
Shakespeare Remembers War and Peace (and lovers and other strangers). An evening of scenes from Shakespeare's remarkable portfolio. Performances are May 31st – June 2nd: Friday and Saturday at 7:00, Sunday at 3:00. Bagaduce Theatre, 176 Mills Point Rd, Brooksville. FMI: bagaducetheatre.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.
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, June 3rd

Brooksville (Field Day)
Tools Field Day with Eliot Coleman and Johnny's Selected Seeds: demos and education, includes a catered lunch. June 3rd, 9:00 – 4:00, pm, Four Season Farm, 609 Weir Cove Rd, Brooksville. Free, registration required:  registration.
Steuben (Author Talk)
Susan Shetterly will share readings and insights from her latest book, Seaweed Chronicles: a World at the Water's Edge. Sunday, June 3rd, 7:00, at H. D. Moore Library, 22 Village Rd, Steuben. Free and all are welcome. FMI: 546-7301.
Birch Harbor (Live Music)
Stesha Cano & Josh Small kick off Live Music Monday at The Pickled Wrinkle, 9 East Schoodic Drive in Birch Harbor. Monday, June 3rd, 5:30 - 8:30. FMI: thepickledwrinkle.com.

Tue, June 4th

Ellsworth (Film)
Haunted by an unresolved trauma and compounded by eerie coincidences, Adelaide feels her paranoia elevate to high-alert as she grows increasingly certain that something bad is going to befall her family. The Grand, 165 Main St in Ellsworth. Tuesday, June 4th at 7:30 pm and Wednesday, June 5th at 1 pm. FMI: grandoline.org.  
Camden (Lecture, Library)
As part of the Camden Public Library's Climate Reality Project, Hank Reisner, a member of the Al Gore Climate Leadership Core, will present their latest findings. Tuesday, June 4, 7:00 pm at the Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street.
Bucksport (Lecture, Library)
A conversation with the Bucksport community, hosted by the Bangor Daily News. Speakers include: Susan Lessard, Bucksport town manager; Richard Rosen of the Bucksport business community; Nick Sambides, BDN Hancock County reporter; and moderated by Dan MacLeod, Bangor Daily News managing editor. Tuesday, June 4th at 5:00, at the Alamo Theatre. 85 Main Street in Bucksport.  
Camden (Lecture, Library, Talk)
Students will present their findings from a year's worth of climate change study. Tuesday, June 4, 4:00 PM at the Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street in Camden.
Bar Harbor (Community Conversation, Lecture)
Dr. Lauren Ross joins the Seminar on Climate Change 2019 Speaker Series, with a presentation on the dynamics of the Jordan River Estuary, in Trenton, Maine. Tuesday, June 4th from 4:00-5:30, McCormick Lecture Hall at College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden Street in Bar Harbor. FMI: coa.edu.
Rockland (volunteer, Volunteer Services)
  The Visitor Center of the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge in Rockland needs help for the summer season, and there are volunteer opportunities year-round. There will be an orientation session on Tuesday, June 4 from 3-5 p.m. Register or FMI:  volunteercoordinator@mainecoastislands.org or 594-0600 x5.
Carmel (Kids' Program)
Simpson Memorial Library Summer Read Program. The Children's Program, A Universe of Stories, is free, and includes art, speakers, lunch, and more. Sign up now. Tuesdays, 11:30 – 1:00, June 25th - August 6th, Simpson Memorial Library, 8 Plymouth Rd, Carmel.  FMI: 848- 7145 or simpsonmemorial.org.

Wed, June 5th

Camden (Informational Meeting)
Septic Maintenance for Homeowners: Learn what needs to be done and when. Can include an optional visit to your property to address concerns. Wednesday, June 5, 12:00 noon, at the Camden Public Library.  Free, but registration is required, contact Julie Sells at 596-2040 or julie@knox-lincoln.org.
Brunswick (Live Music)
The DaPonte String Quartet's all Bach Season Kickoff will feature Kate Aldrich, mezzo-soprano, and five other guest musicians on June 5 in Studzinski Hall, on the Bowdoin Campus. An after concert "meet the musicians" reception will be held at The Daniel. Wednesday June 5th at 6:30. Tickets from www.daponte.org
BLUE HILL (Live Music)
Musician and lobsterman Frank Gotwals brings a lifetime of experience alive with his song writing and guitar playing. Original songs and guitar instrumentals flavored with folk, blues, and jazz. Wednesday, June 5th, 6:00, 125 South Street in Blue Hill . FMI: sounddelivery2011@yahoo.com.
Camden (Conversation, health)
Having “The Conversation”: Talking About the End of Life. From Journeys to Health by Waldo County Hospital. Wednesday, June 5, 4:00 pm, at the Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street. FMI: wporter@librarycamden.org.
Camden (Support Group)
Stroke survivors and their families and caregivers meet each first Wednesday of the month to be in community and learn together. Wednesday, June 5, 10:00 AM, at the Camden Public Library on 55 Main Street.
Ellsworth (Film)
Us: Haunted by an unresolved trauma and compounded by eerie coincidences, Adelaide feels her paranoia elevate to high-alert as she grows increasingly certain that something bad is going to befall her family. The Grand, 165 Main St in Ellsworth. Tuesday, June 4th at 7:30 pm and Wednesday, June 5th at 1 pm. FMI: grandoline.org.
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 Wednesday night, 6:30 - 8:30, Silent City Coffee Shop, 12 Village Green Way, 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, June 6th

Bar Harbor (Live Music)
Thursday, June 6th, at 8:00, The Wailers perform live at the 1932 Criterion Theatre, 35 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor. FMI: criteriontheatre.org.
Camden (Live Music)
Songwriters’ Coffeehouse: Local songwriters present their work. Thursday, June 6th, 7:00, at the Camden Public Library.  FMI: librarycamden.org.
Belfast (Live Music)
The Belfast Chapter of Citizens' Climate Lobby presents "Before the Flood," the film about the dramatic changes occurring around the world due to climate change, as well as the actions individuals and society can take to prevent catastrophic disruption.  Free and open to all. Thursday June 6th, 6:00, Belfast Library. FMI: dpalms@sitestar.net.
Birch Harbor (Live Music)
Emily T plays her first show Downeast at The Pickled Wrinkle in Birch Harbor. Thursday June 6 from 5-8pm, 9 East Schoodic Dr, www.thepickledwrinkle.com for more info.
Camden (Art Journaling)
Art Journaling for Adults: Join Miss Amy each Thursday at 4:00 for a different prompt. Bring your own journal, all other supplies provided. At the Camden Public Library through May 30th. 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.
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.

Fri, June 7th

Bangor (Concert)

Ireland’s HighTime: a fresh new trio from the heart of Connemara, Ireland. Combining Irish music and an intriguing blend of modern folk influences to produce a rich sound Featuring an unusual line-up of flute, whistles, harp, bodhrán, guitar and vocals. Friday, June 7, 7:00, Bangor Arts Exchange 193 Exchange St. Tickets and more info: bangorceltic.org.

   
Blue Hill (Workshop)
But Seriously: A Generative Workshop: prompts and exercises to generate new writing, led by children’s author Patricia McMahon and poet Josh Kalscheur. Starts at 7 p.m. Friday, June 7, at the Blue Hill Public Library. FM: 374-5632 or www.facebook.com/Word.BlueHill.
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 David Smukler from NY calling with music by Anadama from Maine and MA. Friday, June 7th, American Legion Hall, 143 Church St. Info: belfastflyingshoes.org, 338-0979, belfastflyingshoes@gmail.com.

Sat, June 8th

Ellsworth (Live Music)
GoldenOak live at The Grand, Saturday, June 8th at 7:30, 165 Main St, Ellsworth. FMI: 667-9500, grandonline.org, or follow us on Facebook.
Blue Hill (Gathering)
Farmer's Literary Circle: celebrate voices in agriculture writing by reading favorite agricultural passages and poems, potluck style with neighbors. A Greenhorns event on Saturday, June 8th, 6:00, Halcyon Grange 1157 Pleasant St (Rte 15), Blue Hill. FMI: greenhorns.org.
Blue Hill (Hike)
Magic Bridge Walk: a magical hike through mossy woods along Peter's Brook to the beautiful new bridge. A story about the Three Billy Goats Gruff will unfold; prepare to be transported to the land of fairy tales! Wear bug repellant and hats! Saturday, June 8th, 10:00 - 11:30, Peters Brook Trail, 132 E Blue Hill Rd, Blue Hill. Please pre-register at 374-5118.
Jefferson (Workshop)
Home Firewood Production Basics: workshop covering everything from the woodlot to the woodshed! Selecting firewood, cutting and splitting tools, and storage techniques. Saturday, June 8th, 8:00 – 12:00 noon, Hidden Valley Nature Center, 131 Egypt Rd, Jefferson. To register or for more info: mofga.org.
Ellsworth (Live Music)
Downeast-based band Minor Characters returns to Fogtown Brewing Company on Saturday, June 8th, playing their eclectic mix of Gypsy, Latin and Trad Jazz. 7:00, 25 Pine Street, Ellsworth. For more information, visit fogtownbrewing.com.
Belfast (Workshop)
Belfast Flying Shoes presents a Callers Gathering on Saturday, June 8 from 9:00am to 4:00pm at First Baptist Church of Belfast.  This participatory workshop, facilitated by David Smukler of Syracuse NY, is for dance leaders interested in community dance repertoire.  Preregistration is required. Info: Belfastflyingshoes.org/callers-gathering/
Hancock (Hike)

Spring Hike Series: Guided hikes on local trails on Saturdays, from May 18 to June 8. Meet to carpool from Tidal Falls Preserve, Hancock, from May 18 to June 1, at 9:30 am. June 8 hike meets at Friends & Family Market in Ellsworth. Call 422-2328 for more information.

Sun, June 9th

Belfast (Presentation)
State Representative Seth Berry will discuss his proposal for a Consumer-Owned Utility in the State of Maine, replacing CMP and Emera Maine, and leading to increased service reliability and lower electricity rates. Hosted by the Waldo County Democratic Committee, Sunday, June 9th, 1:00, Belfast Free Library. Free and open to all. FMI: dpalms@sitestar.net.
Camden (Presentation)
Three Great Ladies of Musical Theatre: Carol Channing, Julie Andrews, and Angela Lansbury. Presented by Michael Paul Lund, Sunday, June 9, 2:00, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Pembroke (Workshop)
Yurt Camp: help build a Bill Coperthwaite yurt. Learn with your hands, and construct a replica of one of Bill's "Family Yurts" - a two storied multi-use building. June 9th - 22nd, at Smithereen Farm, 767 Leighton Point Rd, Pembroke. FMI: greenhorns.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.
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.