JAN. 20

Music in the Lodge

Hall Pass Bluegrass performs from 5 to 7 p.m. in this weekly Friday Night 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. 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 to 7 p.m. FMI: contact the library at appletonlibraryme@gmail.com or call 785-5656.

Merryspring Nature Center

Kirk Gentalen of Maine Coast Heritage Trust will lead an outdoor wildlife tracking walk Saturday, Jan. 21, meeting at the Merryspring Ross Center at 10 a.m. Children should be accompanied by an adult.


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.  Show Opening & Artist’s Reception are on Saturday, Jan. 7, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. FMI: librarycamden.org.

Resting Series: Rise

Wellness instructor Hester Kohl Brooks leads part 3 of the online Yoga Nidra series Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2 p.m. FMI, visit librarycamden.org/jj2023.

Painting Workshop

Led by artist Karen Jelenfy, students will create abstract landscape works, Jan. 22, 1 to 3:30 p.m. Pre-registration and a $10 materials fee are required. FMI at librarycamden.org/jj2023.

Stewardship Education Alliance

Teachers who received grants from S.E.A. will present their projects Tuesday, Jan. 24, 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the library. FMI about S.E.A. at stewardshipeducationalliance.org/.

Camden Nursing Circle 

Expectant and nursing parents are encouraged to join a community nursing circle at the library. Wednesday, Jan. 25, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

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 library’s YouTube Channel and Facebook Page streams a new recording of local thespian Joseph Coté reading aloud. Jan. 20, Coté will read from Elizabeth Strout’s book “Olive Kitteridge.”

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.

Monthly Book Club

The club meets in -person and on Zoom on 4th Mondays, 10-11 a.m. The book is “Night of the Living Rez” by Morgan Talty. FMI, email jsagaser@librarycamden.org; for a Zoom link, email jsagaser@librarycamden.org.

Leer y Charlar

This monthly Spanish Conversation Group, on Zoom, will meet Tuesday, Jan. 24, 1-2:30 p.m. FMI contact Lynne Taylor at leerycharlar@gmail.com.

Young Adult Book Lovers

This monthly book group will meet on Zoom, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 4-5 p.m. FMI, email Miss Amy at alhand@librarycamden.org



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