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Beacon calendar Sept. 29


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BROOKS — “Seasons,” works by Linda M. Jewell and Rainy Brooks, through Oct. 26, Marsh River Theater.

MONROE — Seventh annual Monroe Art Show, free cultural event sponsored by Monroe Community Library, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 1, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 2, second floor, Town Hall. Paintings, drawings, ceramics, sculpture, photography, textiles, woodworking and the Jacobi weed structures. Refreshments. Sharon Smith, 525-3264 or ras3264@yahoo.com.

ROCKLAND — Works by 19 local artists, through October, Art Space Gallery, 342 Main St. Opening reception 5-8 p.m. Oct. 7.

ROCKLAND — “Singular,” Sept. 30-Oct. 30, Landing Gallery, 8 Elm St. Ten fine art photographers. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 7. 594-4544.

ROCKLAND — “Animal Kingdom, ” art exhibition of the Lively Ladies, through the winter months, The Garage Gallery, Eastern Tire Auto Service Inc., Route 1. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 5, at the gallery. Benefits Humane Society of Knox County. Public invited. 789-5430.

UNITY — “Forever Wild, Twenty Years of Painting Wildlife,” paintings by Janice Kasper, through Oct. 21, Leonard Craig Memorial Gallery, Founders Hall South, Unity College, 90 Quaker Road.

WISCASSET — George Lovette, large-scale, abstract oil paintings, and Tyler Pope, copper masks and jewelry, Oct. 1-31, Maine Art Gallery, 15 Warren St. Opening reception, 7 p.m. Oct. 1. 882-7511.


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

CAMDEN — “Roots, Shoots, Veggies and Fruits,” 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesdays, Merryspring Nature Center, Conway Road. For children ages 7-13. Free.

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; Farmers Market Storytime, 9-10:30 a.m. Thursdays; 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 up, free, open to all, materials provided. 594-0310.

ROCKLAND — Singer and songwriter Amy Robbins-Wilson, toddler and children’s concert, 1-1:30 p.m. Oct. 2; local folk musician Bob Stuart performing a children’s program, 1-2 p.m. Oct. 8, Coastal Children’s Museum, 75 Mechanic St. Free to members, included in price of admission to others. Reservations, 596-0300.

ROCKLAND — American Sign Language class with Marcie Howard, for ages 6 months-3 years, 9-9:45 a.m. Tuesdays for eight weeks, beginning Oct. 4, Penobscot School, 28 Gay St. $75. Youth scholarship program available. 594-1084.

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

WARREN — Page Play, story and play time for children, 1 p.m. Fridays, Children’s Area, Warren Free Public Library. All ages. 273-2900.

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


ROCKLAND — Sudden Fiction, six-week course for writers taught by Lee Heffner, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 4, Rockland Public Library. Free. Registration required, 594-0310.


ROCKPORT — Rockport Garden Club, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 6, lower level, Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St. Program: Sharon Turner, master gardener. Free and open to all. Patti Peace, 594-1919.

STOCKTON SPRINGS — Stockton Springs Historical Society, 1:30 p.m. Oct. 2, Colcord House. Speaker, Dawn Staples Knox on Gilmore Street Chapel. Free and open to all.


BROOKS — Contra dance with Chrissy Fowler and the Belfast Bay Fiddlers, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 2, Marsh River Theater, Route 139. $8, free to children 12 and under.

Fairs, fundraisers

BELFAST — Pot luck supper and dance, Sept. 30, Waldo County YMCA. Supper, 6 p.m., dance 7-10 p.m. with Dick Philbrook and the Frye Mountain Band. Also Bo Rae. 50-50 raffle. $6. Benefits Waldo County YMCA. Reservations, 338-4598.

BELFAST — Baby Fair, 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Oct. 8, Troy Howard Middle School, 173 Lincolnville Ave. New and used baby and children’s items up to age 12. Free child car seat inspection. Admission $1, free to children. Benefits Belfast Public Health Nursing Association. 338-2500, ext. 4154.

CAMDEN — Fall book sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 30-Oct. 2, Camden Public Library.

LINCOLNVILLE — Fall Festival, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 1, Lincolnville Beach. Bounce house, treasure hunt, parade, bake sale, music. 338-4112 or 789-5811.

ROCKLAND — The King’s Closet, clothing closet, open to those in need, 9-11 a.m. p.m. Saturdays. Grace Bible Fellowship Church office, 596-7117. Clothing in closet is free.

WASHINGTON — Estate sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 1, Evening Star Grange, Old Union Road. Household furnishings donated from estate of local Washington resident. Lunch available for purchase. Benefits Grange programs.

WINTERPORT — TOPS yard and bake sale, 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 1, Ellingwood Corner UMC, 796 Lebanon Road. Proceeds will used to purchase new scale.


BELFAST — Friday Night Flicks film series, 7 p.m., Abbott Room, at the library, 106 High St.: “Rashomon,” Sept. 30. Free.

CAMDEN — “At Home in Maine,” online documentary film series about home birth and midwifery, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Camden Public Library. Nicole Littrell, 323-3932.

PALERMO — Documentary “Fuel,” Sept. 30, Palermo Community Center, Turner Ridge Road at Veterans Way. Shown after potluck dinner, 6 p.m. Free, donations accepted. 993-2294.

ROCKLAND — The Face of the Other film series: “As We Forgive,” 6:30 p.m. Sept. 29, Rockland Public Library. Bill Halpin and Saskia Huising of Meetingbrook lead post-screening discussion. 594-0310.

ROCKLAND — “Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up?” 7 p.m. Sept. 29, Lincoln Street Center, 24 Lincoln St. Sponsored by Let Cuba Live-Cuba Forum. Discussion and refreshments. Free and open to all.

THOMASTON — Friends of Thomaston Public Library film series, Five Course Meal, 6:30 p.m. Thomaston Academy Building: “Chocolat,” Sept. 30. Free, donations appreciated. 354-2453.

THOMASTON — “Mother Nature’s Child,” 7 p.m. Oct. 1, Watts Hall. Sponsored by Georges River Land Trust and Herring Gut Learning Center.

Lectures, events

CAMDEN — “Grass-Fed Meat” with Holly Noona, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 4, Camden Public Library. 236-3440.

CAMDEN — Wendy Andresen, “Tending the Perennial Garden,” noon Oct. 4, Merryspring Nature Center. $5, free to members and children. 236-2239.

ROCKLAND — Mushroom talk, “The Sumptuous Seven,” with Greg Marley, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 4; John Bird, author of “Rockland, Maine’s Tidal Turn,” 6:30 p.m. Oct. 11; slide talk with Deb Soule, herbalist and Avena Botanicals founder, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 13, Rockland Public Library. 594-0310.

ROCKLAND — “Cultures of Desire: An Examination of Art and Food” lecture series, with Dr. Keith Collins and Farnsworth Director of Education Roger Dell, 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Strand Theatre: Oct. 5, “The Dawn of Food”; Oct. 12, “Eat. Drink and Be Merry!”; Oct. 19, “À Votre Santé: Food and Health.” Series tickets $36 members, $45 others. Individual lectures $15 members, $18 others. 596-0949.

SEARSMONT — Kevin Johnson, photo-archivist, Penobscot Marine Museum, “Waldo County Through Eastern’s Eye,” 6:30 p.m. Sept. 29, Searsmont Community Building.

WISCASSET — Talk by Peggy Konitzky, site manager of Historic New England’s Castle Tucker and Nickels-Sortwell House in Wiscasset and Marrett House in Standish, about William Sumner Appleton and his role in saving some of Maine’s historic houses, 3-4:30 p.m. Oct. 2, Nickels-Sortwell House Barn. $5 Historic New England members, $10 others. Reservations, 882-7169.


BELFAST — Public ham supper, 5 p.m. Oct. 1, Belfast United Methodist Church, 23 Mill Lane. $7, children 5-12: $3.50, free to children under 5.

BROOKS — Octoberfest, turkey dinner with all the fixings, 5 p.m. Oct. 8, Varney Memorial Building. $8, children ages 8-13 $5, children under 8 free. Reservations required at 322-3392 or 722-3247.

FREEDOM — Public supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Oct. 1, Freedom Congregational Church Hall. $7, $3 children 12 and under, free to children 3 and under. Benefits church projects.

NORTHPORT — Ladies Auxiliary to Northport VFW Post 6131 spaghetti supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Oct. 8, Northport VFW, Route 1. Benefits Veterans and Family Support. $7, $3 children under 12.

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

SANDY POINT — Empty Bowl supper, 5-6:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Sandy Point Community Club, Route 1. Homemade soups and breads served in locally made pottery bowls. Diners keep bowl they choose. Admission by $10 donation. Benefits Searsport Food Cupboard. 567-3967.

SEARSPORT — German supper sponsored by Searsport Bay Area Lions Club, 5-6:30 p.m.

Oct. 1, Searsport Lions Club Building, Prospect Street. All you can eat, $10.

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.

WASHINGTON — Turkey, roast beef, baked beans and casseroles supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 8, Washington Fire Department, Old Union Road. Sponsored by fire department Auxiliary, $8, $4 children.


BELFAST — Open mike coffeehouse, 7-10 p.m. Fridays, summer, Maine Coast Welcome Center, Route 1. 930-3633.

BELFAST — Blues Jam with Juke Rockets Blues Band and other artists, 6-10 p.m. Oct. 8, American Legion Hall, 143 Church St. $7 member and guest, at the door. Advance sales to general public at the post or 338-1202.

DAMARISCOTTA — Paul Mellyn Jam Fest Benefit, Oct. 2, Round Top Barn, Upper Main Street. Food provided by local restaurants at noon, music at 1 p.m. $10. Benefits local musician Paul Mellyn, who needs surgery to repair nerve damage in his elbow.

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

ROCKLAND — Tibetan singing bowls sound healing concert, 7-8 p.m. Sept. 30, SoulMoves Healing Arts Center, 385 Main St. Suggested donation $5-15. Lori7bowls@gmail.com, 208-7492.

ROCKLAND — Crooked Still, 8 p.m. Oct. 7, Strand Theatre. $20 advance, $23 at the door.

ROCKLAND — Calico Jack concert, music celebrating people and places of Chesapeake Bay, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Sail, Power and Steam Museum, 75 Mechanic St. Free coffee, cookies. $10. 596-0200.

SEARSPORT — Open mike, 3-8 p.m. Sundays, The Brick House. With Dan Hudson. Open to all music, singing abilities.

STOCKTON SPRINGS — Gospel music concert with Jack Butler, 6 p.m. Oct. 2, Stockton Springs Community Church. Free, donations accepted.

ST. GEORGE — Country, folk and gospel jam, 7-9 p.m. Mondays, St. George Grange, off Route 131, Wiley’s Corner. Free, donations accepted for cost of hall. Benefits charitable causes. Musicians and audience invited.

UNITY — Emily Smith, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4, $15, no jam session; Joy Kills Sorrow, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5, $15; Stanley and Grimm, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13, $15, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. Pre-jam session, 6:30 p.m. Bring instruments. 948-7469.

WALDOBORO — The Hyssongs, 7 p.m. Oct. 8, Waldoboro Word of Life Church, 41 Old Route 1. Potluck supper at 5:30. 975-3558.


BROOKS — Friends of Marsh River Theater performance, “Wit,” 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30, and Oct. 1, Marsh River Theater. Tickets at the door, $10, $8 senior citizens and children under 13. 722-4110.

WALDOBORO — Waldo Theatre: “Noises Off,” 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 7-8, and 2 p.m. Oct. 9; Waldo Youth Theatre: “Mulan,” 7 p.m. Oct. 21-22, 29, and 2 p.m. Oct. 23 and 30. Tickets, Waltz Pharmacy. 832-6060.



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