Senior citizen bus trip to Bar Harbor Oct. 13

WALDOBORO — The Waldoboro Recreation Department is sponsoring a bus trip for senior citizens to Bar Harbor. The trip will be Wednesday, Oct. 13.

Participants will depart the Waldoboro VFW at 9 a.m. via motor coach and head for Bar Harbor, where people will eat lunch before heading on to Mt. Cadillac and Thunder Hole; lunch is at own expense.

Around 3:30 p.m. participants will board the bus and head back to the Waldoboro VFW, with an estimated arrival time of 5:30 p.m. Residents of other communities are invited to participate on a space available basis. A $20 non-resident fee applies.

To register or get more information, contact Marcus at the Waldoboro Recreation Department at 832-5369 ext. 9.

Healthy Kids, Lincoln County Sheriffs will hold gun safety event Oct. 16

DAMARISCOTTA — Healthy Kids and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department will hold a gun safety event Oct. 16, from 10 a.m. to noon at the American Legion Hall, 527 Main St.

According to the National Rifle Association, “Safety is not only critical in handling firearms but in everyday life.” Learning the rules of gun ownership and gun safety is imperative in keeping children, families and community members safe.

All event attendees will be able to look at a variety of gun storage lockers, receive a bag with a free gun lock, gun safety and new Maine Gun Law information packet, have a chance to win a $100 L.L. Bean gift card, and talk briefly with the sheriff’s and Healthy Kids staff. All gun owners are welcome to stop by.

The event will follow Maine CDC pandemic guidelines. For more information, call 563-1818.

Bicycle maintenance workshop at the Rockland Public Library Oct. 19

ROCKLAND — The Rockland Public Library presents a workshop with Erik DaSilva, Tuesday, Oct. 19, at 4 p.m., on the library lawn. This event is free and open to all. Registration is required to attend.

This event is an educational hands-on session for adults and teens on bicycle maintenance. Erik DaSilva, safety education manager for the Bicycle Coalition of Maine, will provide tools, equipment and guidance for participants to work on their own bikes. Rain location: the Library’s Community Room.

The Bicycle Coalition of Maine works to make Maine a safer place to bike and walk. The coalition is a 501c3 non-profit organization funded predominantly by donations. Visit to learn more.

This event can accommodate up to eight people (or eight small groups – i.e. a couple, or a parent and child). Registration is required. Call the library at 594-0310 or stop by the checkout desk to claim a spot. For more information, email

Library to hold two-day book sale at Flanagan Community Center Oct. 22, 23

ROCKLAND — On Oct. 22 and Oct. 23, the Friends of the Rockland Public Library will hold a fall book sale at the Flanagan Community Center on Limerock Street, just around the corner from the library.

The sale will run from 1:30 to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23. For Friends members, early bird shopping will take place from 1 to 1:30 p.m. Friday and from 8:30 to 9 a.m. Saturday.

Become a member or renew an existing Friends membership at the door at that time.

Books will be sold each day by the bag; each bag is $10. Genres include history, biography, visual and performing arts, health/wellbeing, cookbooks, children’s, young adults, and fiction. In addition, there will be a curated “book-tique” with individually-priced rare and unusual books for sale.

All proceeds go to support the contributions of the Friends to the Rockland Public Library. The Friends supply funds for library cards for Knox County students, all children’s and young adult books, computers and computer maintenance, interlibrary loan services, Thursday evening adult programming, the elimination of overdue fines and other benefits.

Masks and social distancing are requested from all attendees.