Camden Lions to collect old eye glasses
CAMDEN — Camden Lions is promoting eyesight conservation during October. On Saturday, Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Lions will have a table setup in front of French & Brawn. Bring those old eye glasses and the Lions will send them to needy people in a third world country. For more information, call 236-8476.
Learn to play chess
ROCKPORT — Come to the Rockport library to play or learn how to play chess. Led by a local chess enthusiast, this all-ages drop-in group will meet for four weeks. If you have a chess board bring it along, and there also will be plenty available. Chess club meets Thursdays, beginning Oct. 25 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Call the library with any questions at 236-3642.
Hope Community Craft Fair
HOPE — The Hope School Volunteers is once again hosting the Hope Community Craft Fair at the Hope Elementary School on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission. Door prizes. Luncheon available as a fundraiser for the eighth-grade class.
Variety of events planned at Vose Library
UNION — The Vose Library, located at 392 Common Road in Union, will host a presentation for child safety on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 1:30 p.m. Midcoast Martial Arts will offer a workshop addressing concerns about becoming lost in public spaces, stranger danger, and staying safe on the Internet.
Attendees should wear comfortable school clothes and bring a water bottle. Space is limited to 15 kids, with pre-enrollment at the Vose Library.
Other upcoming events at the library include: Halloween story time on Friday, Oct. 26 at 10:15 a.m.; Facebook and Pinterest workshop on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 10 a.m. This will be a demonstration of popular social media sites; Pop-up card making on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 10 a.m. Learn techniques to make holiday and special occasion greeting cards. All materials provided.
For more information, call Vose Library at 785-4733.
Public dinner to benefit Waldoboro Food Pantry
WALDOBORO — The public is invited to dinner on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Grange Hall on Main Street in Waldoboro. There will be Betsy Wooster’s beef stew, Bill Blodgett’s corn chowder, Sandie O’Farrell’s turkey chili, rolls and butter. Coffee, punch and dessert included. The suggested donation is $10 for adults and $5 for children. All proceeds are being donated to the Waldoboro Food Pantry. There will be a bin available for donated can goods. This event is sponsored by the Waldoboro Democrats.
Shoppers Showcase set for Medomak Valley
WALDOBORO — A Shoppers Showcase will be held Thursday, Oct. 25 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Medomak Valley High School, 320 Manktown Road. This evening of shopping will have a variety of vendors and crafters. Find something special for oneself or start that holiday shopping. Showcase benefits Project Graduation 2013. To rent a table, contact Joan Vannah at 832-7675 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Baked bean supper planned for Burkettville
BURKETTVILLE — There will be a public baked bean supper on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Burkettville Grange Hall, located on Burkettville Road (Route 105) in Appleton.
There will be baked beans, casseroles, salads, biscuits, brown bread, pies, coffee, tea and punch. The cost is $8 for adults, $3 for children and free for those 5 years old and younger. Proceeds to benefit Medomac Valley Grange.
New dance, fitness center to host Harvest Day
ROCKLAND — Korinnsdance Center hosts a free Harvest Family Day on Saturday, Oct. 27. Activities begin at 2 p.m. and will include children’s games and prizes, face painting, raffle prizes, a piñata, and scarecrow-making (bring old clothes to stuff). There will also be a homemade Halloween dessert cake walk — everyone who participates walks away with a homemade treat. For more information, call 701-6970.
Medomak Middle School annual Christmas Craft Fair
WALDOBORO — On Saturday, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Medomak Middle School, located at 318 Manktown Road, will host its annual Christmas Craft Fair.
There will be more than 45 vendors displaying handmade and homemade items, ranging from jams, chocolates, jewelry, paintings, prints, stoneware, knit items, clothing, ornaments, baskets, aprons, placemats, fiber, wood, slate, canvas items, cards, flower arrangements, balsam, lots of Christmas items, etc. Free admission, door prizes and parking.
Benefits the students and Medomak Middle School. For more information, call 832-5028.