Foraging for wild edibles in Maine

THOMASTON — The Thomaston Public Library is offering a program on foraging for edible wild food in Maine, presented by local writer and naturalist Tom Seymour. It will be held Thursday, Aug. 1, at 5:30 p.m. at the library.

Seymour writes for a number of magazines, including The Maine Sportsman Magazine, and leads nature walks along coastal Maine teaching people plant recognition, identification of edible wild plants, and appreciation of the natural environment. He has written a number of books, including "Wild Plants of Maine," "Forager's Notebook," and "Hidden World Revealed." Seymour's presentation will include a slide show. His books will also be available for purchase.

Lobster dinner

SOUTH THOMASTON — People’s United Methodist Church in South Thomaston will have a lobster dinner Wednesday, Aug. 7. Serving time is from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Reservations are required to insure there will be enough lobsters. Price for the dinner will be $14 and will include a 1 to 1 ¼ pound lobster, an ear of fresh local corn, coleslaw and bread with homemade desserts and a beverage. Additional lobsters will be available for $5 per dinner. Children’s dinner will be $8. Hot dogs will also be available for children who do not eat lobster at a cost of $4.

The dinner will be eat-in or take-out. For reservations or more information, please call Kathy at 542-0433, Beverly at 594-9872 or Lolly at 594-9877.