JAN. 13

Folk concert

Cindy Kallet and Grey Larsen perform at Camden Opera House, Friday, Jan. 13 at 7:30 p.m., 29 Elm St. Reserved seats are $10, via camdenoperahouse.com or call 236-3154, plus free Facebook Livestream.

JAN. 16

Music in the Lodge

Midnight Ramblers performs from 3 to 5 p.m. in this concert series at the Camden Snow Bowl lodge, 20 Barnestown Road. Free. The mountain is open, and food and drink are available to purchase from Snow Dogs.

JAN. 17

Merryspring Nature Center

Dr. Ali Abedi of UMaine will give a free online presentation on the Digital Radio Intelligent Forest Twin program, Tuesday, Jan. 17 at noon. A computer or smart device is required. Email info@merryspring.org to register.

 JAN. 21

Appleton Library Supper, Auction

The Appleton Library’s Souper Supper and Cake Auction will be held at the Appleton Village School, Saturday, Jan. 21 from 5-7 p.m. FMI: contact the library at appletonlibraryme@gmail.com or call 785-5656.


Community Breakfast
The Camden Community Breakfast hosted by Chestnut St. Baptist Church in Camden will be served from 7 to 9 a.m. every Monday.

Parenting Support Group
GEAR Parent Network offers a virtual support group Wednesdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m. To register call 1-800-264-9224.

Maine Visual Artists Exhibit
The Midcoast Chapter of MVA presents a group exhibition Jan. 4 through Jan. 29, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Camden Public Library. Show Opening & Artist’s Reception are on Saturday, Jan. 7, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. FMI: librarycamden.org.

Resting Series: Release

Wellness instructor Hester Kohl Brooks leads part 2 of the online Yoga Nidra series Tuesday, Jan. 12, 6 p.m. FMI, visit librarycamden.org/jj2023.

Making Accordion Books

Amy Hand will teach this book craft Thursday, Jan. 12, 6 p.m. Preregistration and a $10 materials fee are required. FMI: librarycamden.org/jj2023.

Watercolor Painting 

Watercolor artist Jaeohk Cho Keenan will teach Tuesday, Jan. 17, at noon.  Preregistration and a $10 materials fee are required. FMI: librarycamden.org/jj2023.

Camden Philosophical Society

The reading and discussion group is Tuesday, Jan. 17, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Contact Sarah Miller at sarahmiller@usa.net.

Lunch with the Artists

Artists Deb Vendetti and Kelly Desrosiers will discuss their work during lunchtime Wednesday, Jan. 18, noon to 3 p.m. FMI: librarycamden.org/event/brown-bag-lunch-with-the-artists/.

Art & Journaling

Librarian Amy Hand facilitates the online meeting every Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Email Amy at alhand@libarycamden.org.

Outdoor Tai Chi & Qigong
Instructor Anna Dembska will lead tai chi classes for all levels Mondays and Thursdays, from 11 am to noon, by donation. FMI: email Anna at camdentaiji@gmail.com.

Indoor Preschooler Story Time

Children’s librarian Miss Amy hosts indoor story times Friday mornings, 10 to 11 a.m. FMI: email Miss Amy at alhand@librarycamden.org.

Book Time for Babies 

Children’s librarian Miss Amy hosts an outdoor story time in the Camden Amphitheatre Wednesdays, from 10 to 11 a.m., Weather permitting. FMI, email Miss Amy: alhand@librarycamden.org.

Explorations Read-Aloud for Adults

Every Friday, the Camden Public Library’s YouTube Channel and Facebook Page streams a new recording of local thespian Joseph Coté reading aloud selections from books. Jan. 13, fCoté will read from Kerry Emanuel’s book “Divine Wind: The History and Science of Hurricanes.”

Creative Art Afternoons

This after-school activity for kids is on Thursdays from 4 to 5 p.m., facilitated by Youth Librarian Miss Amy. Call 236-3440 to sign up.

Walsh History Center Hour

Tuesdays, noon to 1 p.m., the Walsh History Center team will help with local history questions. Email: kgross@librarycamden.org. to email questions.

Outdoor Preschool Story Time

Children’s librarian Miss Amy hosts outdoor story time, weather permitting, in the library’s Children’s Garden, Thursdays, from 10 to 11 a.m. Email Miss Amy at alhand@librarycamden.org.

Camden Chess Club, online

Fridays, 4 to 6 p.m. Join for free online at Lichess.org, Community section or (lichess.org/team/camden-chess-club). FMI: Evan Annis at camdenchessclub@gmail.com.

Book Donations

Bring donations to the Blue Door Book Shed outside the library Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to noon.