Thursday, Aug. 18, at 6:30 p.m., a Board of Directors workshop will be held by RSU 13 at the South School, covering the board’s goals for the 2022-23 school year. No action will be taken.

Thursday, Aug. 18, 4 p.m., Tess Gerritsen will be at Owls Head Village Library’s August Garden Gathering. The author is the featured speaker in the series. Bring a chair or blanket. Refreshments will be served. Free, donations accepted. Inclement weather date is a week later. RSVPs are encouraged to owlsheadvillagelibrary@gmail.com. UPDATED: This event has been postponed to Thursday, Aug. 25, 4 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 18, Second Annual Bark + Brew in the Barn, hosted by Pope Memorial Humane Society at Harmony Hill Farm, 1140 North Pond Road, Warren. Tickets are $35 per person or $60 for a couple and include one beer or wine, complimentary popcorn, and a chance at door prizes announced throughout the night. Additional beverages are available by donation, and food from several vendors will be for sale. With games and the music stylings of DJ SweeT. The evening’s proceeds go directly to the Pope Memorial Humane Society Sherman Medical Fund. Tickets can be purchased online at bit.ly/PMHSbarkbrew. Organizers expect a sell-out, meaning tickets will not be available for purchase at the door.

Thursday, Aug. 18, Rockland Public Library presents a free, public screening of “Manzanar, Diverted When Water Becomes Dust,” by Ann Kaneko and Jin Yoo-Kim, at 6 p.m. with the option to attend at the library or via Zoom. In the film, three communities intersect, sharing histories of forced removal – Japanese Americans who were incarcerated at the Manzanar WWII concentration camp, Native Americans who were forced from their lands, and ranchers-turned-environmentalists who were bought out by the LA Department of Water and Power. How do they come together in the present moment to defend their land and water from Los Angeles? For more information or for the Zoom links, email elewis@rocklandmaine.gov by 4 p.m. on August 18 and identify the event in the subject line.

Saturday, Aug. 20, summer pancake breakfasts will be held every Saturday through August 27, from 7:30-9 a.m., at People’s United Methodist Church, 13 Chapel Street, in Thomaston. Available to eat in or take away. Blueberry and plain pancakes, sausages, scrambled eggs, hash browns, juice and coffee. $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12. Proceeds support church and community outreach programs.

Saturday, Aug. 20, Rockland District Nursing Association introduces the Rose Hip, a weekly bake sale sustaining community nursing. Sales will be every Saturday through September 3, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Weskeag village green in South Thomaston. From-scratch blueberry pie, a second seasonal fruit pie, traditional British GF scones and Bakewell Cream biscuits, ideal for strawberry shortcake. Each week’s offerings will be posted on Facebook and Instagram @rosehipbakers, and pre-orders are accepted via email by Thursday noon: rosehipbakers@gmail.com. All proceeds benefit RDNA.

Saturday, Aug. 20, 5 p.m., Williams-Brazier Post 37, 10 Watts Lane in Thomaston, will once again open its doors for dine-in and to-go baked bean suppers. Guests are cordially invited to attend the supper. Meals may not be ready to be served until 5 p.m., however, meals may be ordered ahead of time and picked up after 5 p.m. The menu will include baked beans, hot dogs, coleslaw, American chop suey, bread and rolls, and desserts. The cost is $10.

Pre-orders may be made by calling Post 37 2nd Vice-Commander William Demmons at (207) 314-3400, or by emailing robmainer@outlook.com to reserve a meal. All meals can be picked up inside Post 37. All present Post 37 procedures, as well as all state COVID-19 guidelines, will be followed. Post 37 asks that guests consider wearing a facemask inside, except when eating and drinking.

Saturday, Aug. 20, A dine-in or take out public lobster supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Olivet Lodge, Washington. A whole steamed lobster with butter, corn-on-the-cob, coleslaw, chips, dessert and drink. $20. If paying by check, make check payable to Mount Olivet Lodge. The Lodge is located a quarter mile north of Washington village on Route 220.

Sunday, Aug. 21, Robinson Homestead,  at 945 River Road in St. George, will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event coincides with the annual Gilchrist-Robinson Reunion, held at the St. George Grange Hall at Wiley’s Corner. The historically significant homestead, built in 1805, is owned by the St. George Historical Society. Vintage board games found on the premises will be featured. Brief tours will also be offered at the nearby North Parish Cemetery at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., with a focus on the Robinson family gravesites. Meet at the Wiley’s Corner Church to join the tour. This is a family-friendly event. Donations will be accepted.

Sunday, Aug. 21, 4-7 p.m., the Penobscot Bay Language School is wrapping up the summer season with the final summer cultural dinner series fundraiser. Join PBLS staff, volunteers, and community members for a celebration of Latino culture. The “Parilla Veranera” (traditional Latino barbeque) includes a variety of grilled meats and fish, beans, lentils, rice, plantains, arepas, corn, tortillas, drinks, and music. Dancing and conversation (in English and Spanish) are welcome. PBLS is located at 28 Gay St., Rockland. The cost is $40 per person, with no charge for children under 12.

Sunday, Aug. 21, at 3 p.m., Rockland native John Bird will regale his audience at the Spruce Head Community Hall with well-known (and even little-known) stories of the history of Rockland, once famed far and wide as Lime City. For further information, call 594-8028.

Sunday, Aug. 21, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., South Thomaston Library is inviting the public to  the first annual Gilford B. Butler School Reunion Open House. All are invited. Join us at the Gilford Butler Center, 54 Spruce Head Rd.

Monday, Aug. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Sail, Power & Steam Museum will hold Capt. Jim Sharp’s 89th birthday celebration. Captain Jim will be on hand to regale visitors with stories, share a piece of birthday cake and smile when birthday wishes are shared on cards to sign at the museum. Admission is free.

Tuesday, Aug. 23,  the Thomaston Public Library will hold an author talk with Paul Doiron, at 6:30 p.m. on the lawn. In the event of rain, it will move indoors to the gym. Cushing Public Library and Thomaston Public Library welcome the local, award-winning author who will read from Hatchet Island, his latest book in the best-selling crime series featuring game warden Mike Bowditch. This program is free and open to all ages. For more information, contact Thomaston Public Library at 354-2453 or library@thomastonmaine.gov or Cushing Public Library at 354-8860.