Book sale

WALDOBORO — The Book Barn, located at 995 Main St. in Waldoboro, and sponsored by the Friends of the Library, will be holding special close out sales on Saturdays, Oct. 1 and 8. All books will be on sale, and the dollar-a-bag offering will be in force both weeks.

The Friends will provide the bags, limit two per person, and both hard covers and paperbacks will be included. Stop by to pick up some winter reading material. Support the Friends as they earn funds for their many children’s projects in the local library.

Rummage sale at Rockland Congregational Church

ROCKLAND — Rockland Congregational Church, 180 Limerock St., will hold its annual Fall Rummage Sale on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to noon. There will be fall and winter coats, clothing for all ages, shoes in all sizes, handbags, scarves, hats, household items, toys, and books — something for everyone. To donate to the sale, call the church office at 594-8656 to schedule a drop-off. The church will not accept electronics, large kitchen appliances, children’s cribs and safety seats, large rugs, or outdated music equipment. Rummage items sell fast, so come early for the best deals.

Apple pressing

WALDOBORO — A free community apple pressing is set for Saturday, Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Waldoboro Public Library. The outdoor event will feature at least one cider press, so bring apples and jugs. All ages welcome. For more information call 832-5584.

Transformational healing

CAMDEN — Join Dr. Barbara MacDonald, a licensed naturopathic doctor and Chinese herbalist/acupuncturist, for a conversation about healing on Wednesday, Oct. 12 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Camden Whole Health, 91 Elm St. in Camden.

MacDonald will discuss how she melds laboratory testing with intuitive methods to choose from the healing modalities of naturopathic and Chinese medicines while supporting those with everything from colds to cancer.

A call in advance to 230-7235 is appreciated but not required. A healthy snack will be provided and attendance is free.

Homebirth documentary

CAMDEN — The Camden Public Library will host a screening of “At Home in Waldo, Maine” on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 6:30 p.m. The film is a documentary film about the choice to have a homebirth in Maine and receive midwifery care. It was created by Belfast-based documentary filmmaker Nicolle Littrell as part of the film series “At Home in Maine,” to look at the people, practices, politics, and philosophies that constitute Maine’s homebirth and midwife community.

Knox County Firefighters to meet in Hope

HOPE — A meeting of the Knox County Firefighters Association will be held Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hope Fire Station. Menu includes: smothered beef, mashed potato, and biscuits. Andy Swift will be the guest speaker. Election of officers, a 50/50 and a door prize will also take place.