CAMDEN, Maine — The Penobscot Bay Chapter of the Maine Maritime Academy Alumni Association will hold its spring meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at the Craignair Inn on Clark Island. James L. Nelson, guest author, will give a presentation of his book “George Washington’s Secret Navy” after dinner. For information, call 236-2364.
Maine Grind to hold Chance to Dance all summer
ELLSWORTH, Maine — A Chance to Dance, an informal dance review from 7 to 8 p.m. and open dancing from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday, June 17 and every Friday during the summer months, at the Maine Grind on Main Street in Ellsworth. All music genre’s will be played, including: Cha cha, night club two-step, waltz, blues, swing (WCS, ECS, Lindy), tango, salsa, hip-hop, line dances and general grooving (requests are always welcome). Admission price is $6 per person. For information, call 667-9870.
Biddeford-Saco businesses focus of June 16 event
BIDDEFORD, Maine — Mainebiz will host the Biddeford-Saco business community from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at the North Dam Mill, during their “On The Road With Mainebiz” series. The event encourages business leaders from the area to help businesses network and exchange ideas. The event is free but guests are requested to register at www.mainebiz.biz/event. For information, call 761-8379.
Friends of Midcoast Maine to meet June 16
DAMARISCOTTA, Maine — The 2011 Friends of Midcoast Maine annual meeting presents “The Dollars and Sense of Preserving Community Character” with speaker Edward McMahon from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at the Lincoln Theater in Downtown Damariscotta. A social hour at 5:30 p.m.; awards at 6:30 p.m. and the keynote speaker at 6:45 p.m. For information or to register, call 236-1077 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Bucksport area Chamber to hold Business After Hours June 8
PROSPECT, Maine — The Bucksport Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, at Fort Knox, in the Visitor Center. There will be refreshments, wine, door prizes and tours of the Observatory and Fort. For information, call 469-6818.
Diabetes control topic of Pen Bay Healthcare class
ROCKPORT, Maine — The Pen Bay Healthcare Communications diabetes class titled, “What to Do and When to Worry: Diabetes Control Through Healthy Eating” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at the Picker Family Resource Center at Pen Bay in Rockport. For more information, call 594-6706.
Knox County Democratics go meet June 14
ROCKLAND, Maine — The Knox County Democratic Committee regular monthly meeting will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, at the Stella Maris House 148 Broadway in Rockland. The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with a potluck supper and open discussion for those who wish to bring a beverage, salad or hot dish.
Members will update bylaws and policies and plan for the summer events, which fund election-year headquarters and other get-out-the-vote support of Democratic candidates. For information, call 975-4600.
Outdoor Boot Camp course on tap June 26
ELLSWORTH, Maine — The Outdoor Boot Camp class will begin at 10 a.m. Sunday, June 26, at the Ellsworth Track. The class will run Sundays until September. The cost is $5 per adult participant. Come get fit and let your kids enjoy some healthy activities as well. For information, call Kevin DiDonato at 318-1275 or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PHITbody.