Thursday, Jan. 19

Aquatots

Herring Gut Learning Center’s Aquatots program will meet for a one hour session of science, movement and art for ages three to five at 1 p.m. Jan. 19’s topic will be octopuses. Register at herringgut.org.

Violin concert

Abigail Nash will perform classical melodies on the violin, mixed in with some fiddle numbers, at a Reading Room Concert at the Rockland Public Library on Thursday, Jan. 19 at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 21

Rockland documentary

The Strand Theatre will screen “Rockland: A Maritime Heritage,” the new documentary from filmmaker Dale Schierholt, on Saturday, Jan. 21 at 1pm. Admission is free and open to the public.

Big Chill

The Strand Theatre will hold a winter festival on Jan. 21, with outdoor events from 1-5 p.m. and movies later in the evening. Visit Rocklandstrand.com for more information.

Yoga story time

There will be a special Yoga story time event for children on Saturday, Jan. 21, from 9:30-10:15 a.m. at the Waldoboro Public Library. For more information, visit waldoborolibrary.org.

Grades K-2 basketball

Friendship Recreation Department announces youth basketball at the Hahn Center! K-2 practice Saturdays, 9 to 10 a.m. starting Jan. 21. Consent forms at the Hahn Center can be filled out before practice.

Sunday, Jan. 22

‘The Last Waltz’ 

Bobby Colwell and Friends will reenact “The Last Waltz,” the 1978 Martin Scorsese documentary about The Band’s farewell concert, at the Waldo Theater on Sunday, Jan. 22, at 2 p.m. FMI: visit thewaldotheatre.org.

Tuesday, Jan. 24

‘Fedora’

The Strand Theatre’s 2022-23 season of Metropolitan Opera simulcasts from New York City continues on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 1 p.m. with an encore of Giordano’s “Fedora.” FMI: visit rocklandstrand.com.

Grades 3-6 basketball

Friendship Recreation Department announces youth basketball at the Hahn Center! Grades 3-6 practice Tuesdays, 6 to 7 p.m. starting Tuesday, Jan. 24. Consent forms at the Hahn Center can be filled out before practice.

Chinese New Year craft

Stop by the Rockland Public Library’s Children’s Room starting Jan. 24. Make the craft here or take the pieces home to make later.

Wednesday, Jan. 25

Year of the Rabbit

Join the Rockland Public Library for Rabbit stories, songs, dances, and crafting on Jan. 25 at 10:30 a.m.

Valentine’s Day cards for nursing home residents

Rockland Public Library invites people to make Valentine’s Day cards (or many) to send to local nursing home residents, from Jan. 25 to Feb. 8. Cards can be made at home or in the library. FMI: contact Patricia King at 594-0310 or pking@rocklandmaine.gov.

Thursday, Jan. 26

Kenshin Ranch Kids

A new music and movement program, Kenshin Ranch Kids, will be held on Thursday, Jan. 26, from 10:30-11:15 a.m. at the Waldoboro Public Library. For more information, visit waldoborolibrary.org.

Poet Gary Rainford 

The Rockland Public Library presents Gary Rainford, Thursday, Jan. 26, at 6:30 p.m. This event is free and open to all.

Ongoing

Down East Singers

Registration for Down East Singers is now open for the spring semester of 2023. To register, please go to downeastsingers.org. Registration will continue through Jan. 24.

Treasure hunt

Visit the Rockland Public Library for a Chinese New Year treasure hunt around the library up to Jan. 31. Drop by any time the library is open and earn a New Year sticker.