Community briefs

Jul 09, 2018

Bus available for Waldoboro Summer Rec participants

WALDOBORO -- Youth in the Waldoboro Summer Recreation program will now have access to a bus to transport them to and from the program on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The Summer Rec program provides five weeks of structured activities and field trips for children entering first through seventh grade. The program runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday until Aug. 10, at the Miller Elementary School, 145 Kalers Korners St.

For more information on Summer Rec, call 832-5369.

New peer recovery support group start July 18

ROCKLAND -- Mid-Coast Recovery Coalition will start a new kind of peer recovery support group, modeled on a group run by the Lincoln County Recovery Collaborative. It will meet Wednesday mornings from 8 to 9 a.m. starting July 18 at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 11 White St., Rockland.

The group will be facilitated by Dr. Ira Mandel, and local police and probation officers will be present in a very supportive capacity. These officers will stay at each meeting only with consent of the participants. For more information, call 701-1182.

World Collie Day symposium to debut July 21

WALDOBORO -- The National Library of Health and Healing, 181 Jefferson St., and Collie Owners of Maine host the inaugural World Collie Day symposium at NLHH July 21 at noon. A light lunch will be served. Attendance at the free event is limited to 30, and preregistration is requested at or 617-953-8994.

The event will include sharing of stories about collies and a round table discussion. Participants are invited to bring their collies along.

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