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Midcoast events calendar, Thursday, June 30

Calendar runs as space permits. Items with dates take precedence over activities that occur every week. ITEMS FOR CALENDAR ARE DUE SEVEN TO 10 DAYS BEFORE PUBLICATION.

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Art

BELFAST — Diane Horton, “Capturing Maine in Color,” through July 20, Beyond the Sea Gallery and Cafe. Pink champagne reception, 5-8 p.m. July 1. 338-2100.

BELFAST — Carol Sloane, “Tidal Rocks/Canyon Walls,” pigment stick drawings, through July, Betts Gallery, 96 Main St.  Opening reception 5:30-8 p.m. July 1. 338-6465.

BELFAST — Belfast Friday Artwalk, 5:30-8 p.m. July 1, downtown. More than a dozen studios and  galleries. http://www.belfastartwalk.com

PORT CLYDE — Barbara Ernst Prey print show, July 2-10, Blue Water Fine Arts, Main Street. 372-8087.

ROCKLAND — First Friday Artwalk, 5-8 p.m. many galleries participating, July 1, downtown.

ROCKLAND — “Portals,” mixed media work by Dorothy Simpson Krause, through July 31, Landing Gallery, 8 Elm St. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. July 1. 594-4544.

ROCKPORT — American Society of Cinematographers show of work, images made by more than 30 ASC members. Opening reception 6:30-8 p.m. July 5, Maine Media Gallery. Free and open to all. 236-8581.

THOMASTON — “American Realism: Works on Paper,” July 1-Aug. 4, Haynes Galleries, 91 Main St. Opening reception 6-8 p.m. July 1. 354-0605.

Children

ROCKLAND — “Jabberwocky” presented by The Crabgrass Puppet Theatre, 2 p.m. Friday, July 1, Rockland District High School. Sponsored by Coastal Children’s Museum. Tickets $10 museum members, $12 others, $13 at the door. Tickets, 385-1105 or ccm@midcoast.com.

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

Clubs

CAMDEN — Camden Rotary Club, noon Tuesdays, First Congregational Church, Elm Street:

Arthur Adelberg, energy attorney with Loeb & Loeb, and a founder of Thermal Energy Storage of Maine. July 5; Deb Derecktor, founder-owner of Power Chocolates; Rotary District Governor Walters, July 19; Jon Nappa, a life in the motion picture industry, July 26. 691-4893.

ROCKLAND — Midcoast Peace and Justice Group, 7 p.m. first Wednesday of month, Unitarian Universalist Church, 345 Broadway. 691-0322.

Fairs, Fundraisers

ISLESBORO — Island Feral Cat Association, CATSMEOW Arts and Crafts Show, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. July 9-10, Islesboro Community Center. To participate, Kate, 734-6673, for information or application.

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 — St. Paul’s Masonic Lodge second annual Art and Artisan Auction for Scholarships, 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 8, Rockport Masonic Center, 361 Main St. 691-4314.

ROCKPORT — Annual Grange Fair, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. July 2, Penobscot View Grange 388, 1053 Commerical St. Something for everyone, including baked goods.

WINTERPORT — Mile-Long Yard Sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. July 30, Winterport Memorial Library. Book sale at the library. Rental space available on library lawn and the Union Meeting House lawn. $25. Provide your own table. To rent space, 223-5540.

Film

BELFAST — Belfast Free Library Summer Comedy Film Series, 7 p.m. Sunday. Free. “The Producers,” July 3; “Diner,” July 10.

ROCKLAND — First Friday Film, “Bill Cunningham New York,” 8 p.m. July 1, The Strand Theatre. $7 Farnsworth Museum members, $8.50 others, at The Strand box office. 596-0949.

THOMASTON — Friends of the Thomaston Public Library film series, Free, donations appreciated. “Bringing up Baby, July 1; “Some Like it Hot,” July 8. 354-2453.

Lectures, events

BELFAST — Ed Webster, author of “Snow in the Kingdom: My Storm Years on Everest” slide presentation about his Mount Everest Expeditions, 6:30 p.m. July 5; Melissa Coleman, author of “This Life is in Your Hands: One Dream, Sixty Acres and a Family Undone,” 6:30 p.m. July 13, Belfast Free Library. Books available for purchase and signing at both events. 338-3884, ext 10.

CAMDEN — Author Tess Gerritsen, “The Silent Girl,” reading and book signing, 6:30 p.m. July 5, Owl & Turtle Bookstore, 32 Washington St.

CAMDEN — Author James Nelson, “With Fire and Sword: The Battle of Bunker Hill and the Beginning of the American Revolution,” 6:30 P.M. July 5; author Steve Rzasa, “The Word Unleashed,” 1 p.m.July 5, Camden Public Library.  236-3440.

CAMDEN — Wendy Andresen, second talk in series on Tending the Perennial Garden, noon July 5, Merryspring Nature Center. Free to members and children, $5 others. 236-2239.

ROCKLAND — Tom Jamrog, “Hiking the Pacific Coast Trail,” illustrated with slides, 6:30 p.m. July 7, Rockland Public Library. 594-0310.

THOMASTON —  Artists  and Authors Among Us series, 7 p.m. Thomaston Public Library Academy building, 60 Main St.: Pamela Moore Parsons, July 6; Chuck Paine, July 13. 354-2453.

Meals

BELFAST —  USO Tour themed chicken pie supper, 5 and 6 p.m. July 2, First Church in Belfast. $10, $5 children 10 and under. Portion of the proceeds benefits Troop Greeters of Bangor International Airport. Local, live entertainment in keeping with the USO Tour theme. 338-2282.

CAMDEN — Camden-Rockport Historical Society bean hole bean supper, 5:30 p.m. July 2, society’s complex off Route One at the Camden-Rockport town line. $10, $8 society members and those over 60, $5 children 6 to 12, free to children 5 and under. Belfast Bay Fiddlers, guided tours of Conway Homestead, 6 and 6:30 p.m. Blacksmith John Brimson.

EAST BELFAST — Turkey supper. 5 p.m. July 2, Belfast United Methodist Church, 23 Mill Lane. $7, $3.50 children 5 to 12, free to children under 5.

FREEDOM — Public supper, 4:30-6 p.m. July 2, Freedom Congregational Church Hall. $7, $3 children 12 and under, children 3 and under free. Benefits church projects.

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

ROCKLAND — Casseroles dinner for the funding of local community needs, 5 p.m. July 2, at the church, 180 Limerock St. $10, $5 children under 12. 594-8656.

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

WASHINGTON — Baked bean and casseroles supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m. July 2, Evening Star Grange, 3 Old Union Road. $8, $4 children. $1 off per person with each Food Pantry donation. Benefits Grange programs.

Museums

CAMDEN — Cramer Museum and Conway Homestead opens for the season 10 a.m. July 2.  Museum hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. New exhibit, “Call to Arms,” depicting four 1861 events, Cramer Museum.

LINCOLNVILLE — Lincolnville Historical Society Schoolhouse Museum Open House, 6:30-7:30 p.m. June 30, at the museum, 33 Beach Road, Route 173. Museum open during the summer, 1-4:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, or by appointment by calling 789-5984. http:// Lincolnvillehistory.org.

THOMASTON — Thomaston Historical Society Knox Farmhouse Museum, 80 Knox St., 2-4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, June to end of September, or by appointment, 354-4121. Free, donations appreciated.

UNION — Matthews Museum of Maine Heritage, noon-4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, July and August, on the Union Fairgrounds.

Music

BELFAST — Belfast Summer Nights, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays: June 30, Bel Isle, Heritage Park.

CAMDEN — St. Luke Lutheran Church Concert Handbell Choir of Gales Ferry, Conn., free concert, 1 p.m. July 2, Camden Amphitheatre.

CAMDEN — Summer Music Series, Susie Burke and David Surette, 7 p.m. July 7, Camden Amphitheatre. Free. Bring blankets or chairs for seating. 236-3440.

ROCKPORT — VoXX “Innovation and Innovators” concert, 7:30 p.m. July 6, Pascal Hall (former Élan Gallery), 86 Pascal Ave. Reception to follow. $10, available at the door. 236-4272.

ROCKPORT — Concert on Lawn, Rosey Gerry and Breezemere Bottom Boys, 6 p.m. July 6,

Rockport Masonic Center, 361 Main St. Rain or shine. Bring chair or blanket. Hat passed for donation for band. Burgers and hot dogs available. Jeff, 691-2270.

ROCKPORT — Bay Chamber Concerts, “Bach to Schumann,” featuring pianist Simone Dinnerstein, 8 p.m. July 7, Rockport Opera House. Tickets, $40, $30, $8 youth ages 18 and under. 236-2823.

ROCKPORT — Bay Chamber Concerts and Community Music School 2011 Young Stars of Maine Prizewinners Concert, 7 p.m. July 8, Rockport Opera House. Features winners in seven categories. Free and open to all.

UNITY — The Outside Track, 7:30 p.m. June 30, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. $15. 948-7469.

Theater

BELFAST — “Dancing at Lughnasa,” 7 p.m. June 30, “Dancing at Lughnasa,” June 30, July 1-3, 5-9. No show July 4. Tickets, $8 on Thursdays, $15 other nights; $10 teens. $5 children 12 and under. Material not recommended for children. Tickets available at the park, one hour before show, 338-9668 or Yo Mamma’s Home, 96 Main St.

SEARSPORT — “Vaudeville is Back … Again!,” 7 p.m. July 3, Union Hall. Master of Ceremonies Phil Wolley, accompanist is Dana Ross, produced and directed by Valerie Murphy and Karen Kelley. $5, $3 children under 12. Benefits Searsport Historical Society.

Etc.

BELFAST — Free monthly wine tasting, 7-9 p.m. July 1, Belfast Co-op Cafe. 123 High St. Must be 21 years of age or older to attend. Photography show, “A Child’s Day in Cohousing.” 338-2532.


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