Legendary American writer and humorist Mark Twain will come to life for one magical afternoon when actor Richard Clark presents “And Now … Mark Twain” Thursday, Aug. 12 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the downtown Camden Public Library. The event is the next in Quarry Hill’s Adventures in Living Well series for adults older than 54 and is cosponsored by the library.

Clark’s solo portrayals of the famous and the fallen, including writer Ernest Hemingway and thespian John Barrymore, have brought rave reviews and earned the Boston area-based actor a devoted local following. For Aug. 12, he promises a performance full of the wit, wisdom and storytelling genius that made Twain an American treasure.

Admission is free and includes light refreshments. Reservations are required; to register, call Quarry Hill at 230-6114.

The summer/fall 2010 Adventures lineup will continue with The Art of Maine, presented by art historian Stephen May, Wednesday, Sept. 1, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Quarry Hill; Diabetes: How to Manage It, How to Avoid It with Eileen Molloy of Pen Bay Healthcare’s Diabetes & Nutrition Care Center Wednesday, Oct. 20 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Camden Public Library; The Art and Science of Sleep presented by Cindy Roth, lead sleep technician for Pen Bay Healthcare’s Center for Sleep Medicine, Wednesday, Nov. 17 from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Quarry Hill; and The Gift of You: Discovering Your Legacy with author and motivational speaker Lee Ann Szelog Friday, Dec. 10, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Quarry Hill (snow date is Dec. 15).

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by e-mail to dernest@villagesoup.com.