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    November 5, 2019

    Creative Art Crew to bring Fall colors with dots Nov. 14

    Join Miss Katie at the Rockland Public Library, 80 Union Street, to bring Fall colors to life using paint and Q-tips. Colorful dots will create Autumn foliage décor for anyone's home. This program is for adults and children. The program is free. Creative Art Crew meets every second Thursday of the month.

  • Published
    October 30, 2019

    Moondance Art and Gifts to hold Halloween dance party Nov. 1

    Moondance Art and Gifts is hosting the first annual Halloween Costume Dance Party. The event is to benefit Main Street Matters of Thomaston. The family-friendly fun begins Friday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. in Watts Hall, 174 Main Street, and will go until 10 p.m. Prizes for best costumes have been generously donated by many of Thomaston's downtown businesses. (Costumes are not required.) DJ Rusty Barnard will be spinning ...

  • Published
    October 22, 2019

    Coastal Islands visitor center to showcase the coral reef Oct. 30

    Ret Talbot, author of the forthcoming book, "The Coral Reef", will give a talk about the world of coral Wednesday, Oct. 30, 6:30 p.m., at the Maine Coastal Islands NWR Visitor Center, 9 Water St. The paradox of coral is that it is both frighteningly fragile and remarkably resilient. Stories of coral reefs in trouble dominate the news such as bleaching events, disease, ocean acidification, sunscreen, pollution and ...

  • Published
    December 30, 2016

    Family music series in Lincolnville

    Jessica Day of Midcoast Music Together will offer the first in a new series of free family music programs Friday, Jan. 13, at 11 a.m. at Lincolnville Community Library, 208 Main St./routes 173 and 52 in Lincolnville Center. Families with children from birth to age 5 are invited to come sing, dance and explore musical instruments together. Day, who offers her classes throughout the Midcoast, said she believes ...

  • Published
    February 8, 2014

    Vacation week fun at Rockport library

    February vacation means lots of fun options at Rockport Public Library, 1 Limerock St. On Tuesday, Feb. 18, form 2 to 3 p.m., the Rockport Dance Conservatory will be at the library to demonstrate some hip-hop dance moves. Everyone is invited to come to a fun, energetic event at the library with some great music. Space is limited, so advanced registration is required. On Wednesday, Feb. 19, from 2 to 3 p.m., local ...

  • Published
    August 2, 2013

    Kantele and a story at library

    Suomalaiset Jouset, the local kantele ensemble from the Finnish Heritage House, will share music and a story as part of the summer reading program Thursday, Aug. 8 at 2 p.m. at Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St. The kantele is a Finnish lap harp that originated more than 2,500 years ago. The 11-person ensemble will accompany a reading of the Barbara Cooney story “Louhi, the Witch of North Farm.” After the ...

  • Published
    June 18, 2013

    'Old-fashioned festival' highlights strawberries, fun

    On Saturday, July 6, the United Christian Church in Lincolnville will hold its 19th annual Strawberry Festival from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. According to church member Barbara Hatch, when the fundraiser started, “at first, it was just strawberries and food,” but it kept growing until it became “a full community day” on the grounds of the church, as well as inside the community building and the church itself. One of the ...

  • Published
    November 21, 2012

    Riley students say ‘Bah! Humbug!’

    Students of the independent Riley School will present “Bah! Humbug!”, a stage adaptation of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" by Rebecca Ryland and Bill Francoeur, in four performances over two weeks in the Glen Cove school’s theater. Bah! Humbug!”, directed and musically directed by Scott Anthony Smith and Joani Mitchell, will be performed Thursdays and Fridays, Nov 29 and 30; and Dec. 6 and 7 at 6:30 p.m. at ...

  • Published
    August 2, 2012

    Summer Reads party for middle schoolers

    Rockport Public Library will host a celebration of the books chosen for Camden-Rockport Middle School Summer Reads program Wednesday, Aug. 15 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Fifth and sixth grade students and their families are invited to attend this program at the library, 1 Limerock St. The fifth graders will discuss “Hoot” by Carl Hiaasen and the sixth graders will discuss their book choice, “The Mostly True Adventures ...

  • Published
    July 31, 2012

    KinderKonzert comes to Rockland

    The Portland Symphony Orchestra will bring its popular KinderKonzert program The Story of Abbie Burgess to the Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St., on Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 1:30 p.m. PSO’s KinderKonzert is a fun and interactive concert for young children designed to educate, entertain and develop a love of music at a young age. The concert is funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent ...

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