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Belfast garden club to host annual Green Thumb Plant Sale

Posted May 16, 2011, at 10:59 p.m.

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Art

BELFAST — “All Around Maine,” works by Rainy Brooks, July 22-Aug. 3, Beyond the Sea Gallery-Cafe. Opening reception 5-8 p.m. July 22. 338-2100.

BELFAST —  “Aprons, Arms, Legs and Drawers,” paintings, drawings, collage and sculpture pertaining to furniture, through May 29, Aarhus Gallery.

BELFAST — “Soul Migration,” multimedia installation of image, sound and poetry by Barbaria Maria, through May 27, Waterfall Arts, 256 High St. 338-2222.

BELFAST — RSU 20 Student Art Show, Hutchinson Center, Belmont Avenue. 338-8000.

BELFAST — “We Are Still Dancing,” interpretive reproductions of Maine Indian petroglyphs using sweetgrass and birch bark to create embellished, coil-stitched plaques and baskets by Kathy Pollard of Orono, through May 31, Belfast Co-op Cafe, 123 High St. 338-2532.

DAMARISCOTTA — Jan Kilburn watercolors, through June 17, Pemaquid Watershed Association office suite. Portion of sales benefit the association.

MONROE — Exhibit of historic photos from Penobscot Marine Museum collection, 7 p.m. May 20, Monroe Town Hall. Free and open to all. Refreshments.

ROCKLAND — Art show, through May, Garage Gallery, Eastern Tire and Auto Service. Benefits Georges River Land Trust.

ROCKLAND — 2011 Invitational exhibit, through June 26, Landing Gallery, 6 Elm St. 594-4544.

ROCKLAND — Works by America Martin, June 30-July 27, Carver Hill Gallery, 338 Main St.

Opening reception 5-8 p.m. June 30. 594-7745.

UNITY — “Growing Farms” by photographer Hugh Chatfield, through May, Centre Gallery at the Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. 568-3147.

WISCASSET — “The Color of Music,” 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, through June 5, Maine Art Gallery, 15 Warren St.

Children

BELFAST — Story Times, 10 a.m. Thursdays for Lapsitters, Fridays for Terrific Toddlers, Belfast Free Library. 338-3884, ext. 24.

LIBERTY — Play group for children birth to age 4, 10 a.m.-noon Mondays, Ivan O. Davis Library. 589-3161.

ROCKLAND — Rockland Public Library: Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Saturdays; Baby Storytime, 10 a.m. Fridays. 594-0310.

ROCKLAND — Children’s drawing workshops led by Catinka Knoth, 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Community Room, Rockland Public Library. Ages 6 and older, free, open to all, materials provided. 594-0310.

SEARSMONT — Searsmont Town Library story and art time, 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays. 342-5549.

WASHINGTON — Children’s Story Hour, 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. Reading, arts and crafts. Free.

Classes

DAMARISCOTTA — Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center workshops: “Gifts from the Garden” seminar with Evelyn Shahan, 10 a.m. May 19, $10, includes materials; “Eggs 101” cooking class with Suse Wicks, 11 a.m. May 19, $15, includes materials; “It’s All About Skype” seminar with Marty Welt, 10 a.m. May 20, $10; “Hoopmaking 101” with Maria Randolph, May 24, demonstration 12:30 p.m., workshop 1-3 p.m., $5 plus hoop cost; “Sea Glass as Wearable Art” workshop with Lynne Thompson, 1 p.m. May 20, $20; “Making Your Car Sparkle” with detailing expert Ralph Najim, 9:30 a.m. May 23, and “Under the Hood” with auto technician Don Chatfield, 10:30 a.m. May 23, $5; “The Seasons of our Lives: Adventures in Writing Poetry” workshop facilitated by poet Sarah Woolf-Wade, 3 p.m. May 26, $5. 521 Main St. Register in advance for all classes, 563-1363.

JEFFERSON — “Phenomenal Plants” classes with Dr. Dan Townsend, 1-5 p.m. May 21, June 25, July 30, Aug. 20, Hidden Valley Nature Center. Series $75 center members, $90 others; individual classes $25 members, $30 others. 586-6752.

ROCKLAND — Language Tables, noon, Penobscot School, 28 Gay St., through May 20. Practice listening to and speaking foreign language with teachers, assistants and students. Cafe francais, Mondays; Almuerzo espanol, Tuesdays; Pranzo italiano, Thursdays; Freitagskaffee, 4:30 p.m. fourth Fridays. Free and open to all. Beverages provided. Donations accepted. 594-1084.

ROCKLAND — Gouache painting class with instructor Jessica Stammen, 1-4:30 p.m. Saturdays through June 11, Gamble Education Center, Farnsworth Art Museum. Limited to 10 participants. $175 members, $210 others. 596-0949.

ROCKLAND — Spanish Immersion Weekend, coordinated by Amy Ferlauto, Spanish teacher at Camden Hills Regional High School, May 20-22, Penobscot School, 28 Gay St. Tuition $245, includes materials, six meals and CEU for teachers. Accommodations separate. Enrollment for Saturday session only, $70. Breakfast, 8:30 a.m. 594-1084. Registration deadline May 16.

ROCKLAND — French Immersion Weekend, June 3-5, Penobscot School, 28 Gay St. Tuition $245, includes materials, meals and CEU for teachers. 594-1084.

THORNDIKE — “Living Permaculture” with Adam Stone of Camp Forest, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays beginning May 18; “Basic Survival Skills,” taught by Adam Stone of Camp Forest, 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays beginning May 31, Mount View High School. Registration deadline May 19. 568-3426.

WASHINGTON — Journal-making workshop, 10 a.m.-noon May 21, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. Open to adults and children ages 9 and older. Limited to 20 participants. $5 materials fee to adults. Preregistration required, 845-2663.

Clubs

BELFAST — Belfast Historical Society meeting, 7 p.m. May 23, Abbott Room, Belfast Free Library. “Working in Belfast: Chickens and Sardines.” Panel discussion after presentation.

BROOKS — Beano, canasta and bridge games, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Varney Building in the village center with The Jolly Neighbors. Open to all.

CAMDEN — Camden Rotary Club speakers, noon Tuesdays, First Congregational Church, Elm Street: May 24, Henry Garretson, Youth Exchange Students; May 31, Dave Jackson, Maine Vision Walk.

CAMDEN — Camden Garden Club, May 26, Congregational Church. Business meeting, 9 a.m. Refreshments, 9:45 a.m. Annual plant sale, 10 a.m. to benefit club Scholarship Fund. Public invited.

ROCKLAND — Knitting Night, 4-7 p.m. Thursdays, Quilt Divas, 607 Main St. Free. 594-9447.

ROCKLAND — Midcoast Chess Club. 5-9 p.m. Thursdays at Tim Horton’s. Frank, 975-2433 or fcollemer@myfairpoint.net.

THOMASTON — Annual meeting of Lady Knox Chapter DAR, 10 a.m. May 28, Cole House on the grounds of Montpelier, the Henry Knox Museum. hashaw@earthlink.net.

UNITY — Unity Area Rotary Club, 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Crosstrax Neighborhood Deli, 215 Depot St. www.rotary.org.

WALDOBORO — Midcoast Young Republicans, 7 p.m. third Thursday, American Legion Hall, 181 Jefferson St. midcoastyr@gmail.com.

WASHINGTON — Central Maine Poultry Club meeting, 1 p.m. May 22, Evening Star Grange Hall.

Dance

ROCKPORT — Contradance with band Ah, Surely and caller Ted Steele, 8 p.m. May 28, Simonton Corners hall. Open to all ages and abilities. No partner or experience necessary. Free to children. Free snacks. All dances taught. 832-5584.

Fairs, Fundraisers

BELFAST — Belfast Garden Club’s annual Green Thumb Plant Sale, 9-11 p.m. Saturday, May 21, Belfast Boathouse, 34 Commercial St. Benefits club civic programs and scholarship fund. Corliss Davis, 930-3562.

BELFAST — American Legion Auxiliary craft, bake and yard sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 21, American Legion hall, 143 Church St. Table rental $10. Benefits Auxiliary scholarship fund. Becky Gibbons, 338-1892 or bingo_becky_2000@yahoo.com.

BELFAST — Waldo County Triad and Spectrum Generations joint yard sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. May 21, 18 Merriam Road. To arrange for a table, Ashley Hoffmann, 338-1190.

BELFAST — “The Legend of Robin Hood” presented by the Belfast United Methodist Drama Team, 7 p.m. Friday, May 20, and 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at the church. Dessert during intermission. $10, $5 children. Benefits Downeast Mission Trip in August.Tickets now available and at the door. Ron Leighton, janron@roadrunner.com or 548-2855.

BELFAST — Yard sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 21, Belfast Area High School. Used items, arts, crafts and baked goods. Benefits class of 2013.

BELFAST — Potluck supper and dance with band Close Call. Benefits Bruce Evans, who is ill, 5-10 p.m. June 4, American Legion Post 43. Donations of food for supper needed. Cash donations collected at the dance. To donate, make checks payable to Bruce Evans and send to American Legion Post 43, Church Street, Belfast, ME 04915. 322-2791.

BELFAST — Morrill Fire Department Auxiliary fundraiser dance to purchase rescue equipment, 7-11 p.m. May 20, Redman’s Hall, Main Street. Music by Steel Rail Express. $5, $15 families, at the door. Light refreshments available. 342-5020 or morrillfire@fairpoint.net.

BELFAST — Waldo County General Hospital Aid annual yard sale, 8 a.m. May 28, rain or shine, hospital education center, 118 Northport Ave. Donations of good quality items accepted 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 27, education center. Computers, televisions, large appliances not accepted. Benefits Waldo County General Hospital. 930-6739 or Ellen Kenney, 338-4232.

FRANKFORT — Spring Fair, plant and yard sale, May 21, Frankfort Congregational Church, Main Road. 8 a.m.-noon, silent auction, baked goods, plants and jewelry. Yard sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Coffee and doughnuts, lunch available.

FRANKFORT — Miss Millie’s Food Cupboard for Pets book and bake sale, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. May 21, Waldo Peirce Reading Room. 223-4438.

ROCKLAND — Lawn sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. May 21, 5 Lakeview Drive (Route 17). Benefits restoration of historic Rockville Community Church. Coffee, doughnuts and muffins available.

ROCKLAND — Grace Bible Fellowship clothing closet, open to those in need, noon-2 p.m. last Saturday or by request. Church office, 596-7117. Clothing in closet is free.

ROCKPORT — Backyard barbecue and children’s playhouse auction with guest speaker Doris Buffet, the Sunshine Lady, 4-7 p.m. May 28, Old RES elementary school, Routes 90 and 1. Children’s entertainment, 4-6 p.m. 594-1859 or info@midcoasthabitat.org.

WALDOBORO — Plant sale and bake sale, 8 a.m.-noon, May 28, Broad Bay Congregational Church, 941 Main St. Flower and vegetable annuals and perennials, herbs, some bushes and trees, books. Coffee and breakfast foods.

WISCASSET — Perennial plant sale, 8:30 a.m.-noon May 21, Morris Farm, 156 Gardiner Road. 882-4080. Benefits farm’s educational programs.

Film

BELFAST — Friday Night Flicks, 7 p.m. Belfast Free Library, Abbott Room: “The Usual Suspects,” May 20. Free.

BELFAST — “Ingredients,” 6:30 p.m. May 24, Abbott Room at the Belfast Free Library. Documentary about sustainable food systems. Panel discussion after film. Free. Brenda Harrington at the library, 338-3884, ext. 30.

ROCKLAND — “The Himalayas,” introduced by Appleton resident Sid Quarrier, 6 p.m. May 19; “She is the Matador,” 6 p.m. May 26; “Edge of Dreaming,” 6:30 p.m. June 2, Rockland Public Library. Free. 574-0320.

THOMASTON — Friends of the Thomaston Public Library film series, “French Jewels,” 6:30 p.m., Room 208, Academy Building, 60 Main St.: “My Mother’s Castle,” May 20; “The Widow of St. Pierre,” May 27. Doors open 6 p.m. Free. Donations accepted. 354-2453.

WISCASSET — Documentary “Fresh,” 7 p.m. May 25, Morris Farm Trust, 156 Gardiner Road. Free. 882-4080, info@morrisfarm.org.

Lectures, events

CAMDEN — “Tick Talk,” illustrated talk with Dr. Beatrice M. Szantyr, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, Camden Public Library.

DAMARISCOTTA — “The Importance of Self-Care” with Pattie Corsaden, 1 p.m. May 19, Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main St. Comfort massages by Corsaden, noon-1 p.m. $2 donation. 563-1363.

Meals

BELFAST — “Cowboy Ken’s Round-Up,” Western-themed public supper, 5-7 p.m. May 28, First Church, corner of Spring and Court streets. $8, $4 children 12 and younger.

LINCOLNVILLE — Monthly neighborhood potluck supper, May 25, Bay Leaf Cottages, 2372 Atlantic Highway. Bring casserole, salad or dessert. Meat, beverages and place settings provided. Free. RSVP, 706-7929.

NORTHPORT — Baked bean supper with 14 entrees, 4:30-6 p.m. May 28, Northport VFW, Route 1. $7, $3 children. Location is cigarette- and alcohol-free and handicapped accessible.

ROCKLAND — Free meal, 12:30 p.m. Sundays, Salvation Army Worship and Service Center, 27 Payne Ave., Route 1. Open to all. 594-5326.

SEARSPORT — Women’s Ministry at Full Gospel Church taking orders for “Bean-Meal-in-a-Bag” dinners. Serves four, $15. 548-24476 or sfgc@myfairpoint.net by May 19.

SEARSPORT — Baked bean supper, 5 p.m. May 21, North Searsport United Methodist Church. $7, $3.50 children 12 and younger.

SOUTH MONTVILLE — New Life Community Church food pantry, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Sundays at the church, Route 173 next to Choate Road. Bread, fresh fruits, vegetables. Open to those of all communities.

Museums

OWLS HEAD — Owls Head Transportation Museum, 117 Museum St. $10, $8 age 65 and older, free to children younger than 18. Museum hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 594-4418.

THORNDIKE — Bryant Stove and Music Museum, off Route 139, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 568-3665.

WISCASSETT — Castle Tucker, Lee Street, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday through Oct. 15; Nickels-Sortwell House, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday through Sunday through Oct. 15. Free to members of Historic New England, $5 others, $4 seniors, $2.50 children younger than 12. www.HistoricNewEngland.org.

Music

BELFAST — Touring ensemble of Maine Gay Men’s Chorus, 7 p.m. May 21, First Church in Belfast, corner of Spring and Court streets. $10 suggested donation.

ROCKLAND — Free, open jam 2-4 p.m. Sundays, Sail, Power & Steam Museum, 75 Mechanic St. 701-7627.

UNITY — The Press Gang, Irish, Appalachian and originals, 7:30 p.m. May 19, Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. Celtic Jam starts an hour before showtime. $15 at the door or online, www.unitymaine.org.

WALDOBORO — The Stewarts gospel music concert, May 21, Waldoboro Word of Life Church, 41 Old Route 1. Potluck supper 5:30 p.m.; concert 7 p.m. Free, but donations taken to cover expenses for musicians. Pastor Tom Rawley, 975-3558.

Theater

BELFAST — Belfast Area High School Footlights Players production of three-act British comedy “Noises Off,” 7 p.m. May 26-28; 7 p.m. June 3-4; and 3 p.m. May 29, high school gymnasium. Tickets, at the door, $8, $5 students and seniors. Tickets half price opening night, May 26.

BELFAST — “Art,” 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through May 22, Belfast Maskers Waterfront Theater, 43 Front St. Tickets at the box office, $8 May 12, other shows, $15, $10 teens. 338-9668.

VINALHAVEN — Partners in Island Education production of “Guys and Dolls” starring Vinalhaven high school students, 7 p.m. May 27-28, and 1 p.m. May 29, Smith Hokanson Memorial Hall. Tickets $10, $5 students, available at the Paper Store, Main Street, Vinalhaven, or Margaret Qualey, 863-4808 or mmqualey@gmail.com.

Etc.

BELFAST— Cipperly Good, time of refreshment, interaction and reflection, 5 p.m. Saturdays, St. Margaret’s chapel, Court and Elm streets. 338-2412 or stmargch@gwi.net.

CAMDEN — Botanical foray with Maine Coast Heritage Trust regional steward and botanist Amanda Devine, 3 p.m. Sunday, May 22, Aldermere Farm. Learn about secret lives of plants. Free. To register, 236-2739 or adorsky@mcht.org.

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