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“Hunger in Knox County” at Union Library September 10th

By Sherry Cobb on Aug. 28, 2015, at 7:49 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Vose Library, 392 Common Road, Union, Maine For more information: 785-4733 (library); aiofoodpantry.org “Hunger in Knox County” will be the topic of a presentation at the Vose Library in Union, 392 Common Road, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, …
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 A Place at the Table documentary from Jeff Bridges’ End Hunger Network, to be shown and discussed August 13th at Camden Public Library.

‘Focus on Hunger in Knox County’ will be discussion topic at Camden Library on Aug. 13

By Sherry Cobb on July 30, 2015, at 7:35 a.m.
Hunger in Knox County will be the topic of a presentation at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, in the Picker Room of the Camden Public Library. Sponsored jointly by Area Interfaith Outreach, which provides a food pantry and emergency assistance, and the Camden Area Christian Food Pantry, …
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Historic Alden House on Camden Centennial House Tour

Historic Camden Homes on July 16th Tour

By Sherry Cobb on July 01, 2015, at 9:47 a.m.
Alden House at Harbor Hill is one of seven stops on the Camden Garden Club’s annual House and Garden Tour on July 16th. Looking across Main Street to sailing masts and blue water, no place is more central to the spirit of the Centennial Tour, for this was the home …
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Gardening Pains the Topic as Club Welcomes Spring

By Sherry Cobb on April 10, 2015, at 2:51 p.m.
Thursday, April 23, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Camden Garden Club, Congregational Church, Elm Street, Camden, Maine For more information: 207-785-2086; camdengardenclub.com Please also list this event on your community calendar.Story continues below advertisement. On Thursday, April 23rd, for its first meeting of the new year, the Camden …
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The Spite House floating to Rockport

Camden Garden Club Reschedules Spite House Talk

By Sherry Cobb on March 11, 2015, at 2:25 p.m.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Camden Garden Club and Camden Public Library, Main Street, Camden, Maine For more information: 207-785-2086; camdengardenclub.com The snow-delayed talk about the legendary Spite House (that floated to Rockport by barge) will be Tuesday, March 24th at 10 a.m. in the …
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Camden Garden Club Presents Favorite Plants of 1915

By Sherry Cobb on Feb. 16, 2015, at 2:18 p.m.
CAMDEN, Maine — In honor of the Camden Garden Club’s 100th birthday this year, Hammon Buck of Plants Unlimited will talk and show photos of garden plants our predecessors knew well a century ago. On the final Tuesday of the Winter Horticulture Series, February 24th, he will deliver the talk …
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Spite House floating toward Rockport

Spite House History and Gardens talk postponed to March 24

By Sherry Cobb on Jan. 31, 2015, at 9:49 a.m.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Camden Garden Club, Camden Public Library, Camden, Maine For more information: 785-2086; camdengardenclub.com CAMDEN, Maine — Due to the never-ending inclement weather, the Camden Garden Club is postponing the talk on Spite House until 10 a.m. March 24, in the Picker Room of …
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Camden Garden Club Announces 2015 Winter Horticulture Series

By Sherry Cobb on Jan. 16, 2015, at 12:27 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Camden Garden Club, Camden Public Library, Camden, Maine …
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Arts & Crafts Home on Camden House & Garden Tour

By Sherry Cobb on June 27, 2014, at 4:32 p.m.
Thursday, July 17, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Camden Garden Club, PO Box 952, Camden, Maine For more information: 207 785-2086; www,camdengardenclub.com PLEASE CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER LYNN KARLIN FOR THE ATTACHED PHOTO OF THIS HOUSE.Story continues below advertisement. For seven decades, from all over New England people have hurried …
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67th Camden House & Garden Tour Continues to Amaze

By Sherry Cobb on May 23, 2014, at 3:39 p.m.
A house in Maine doesn’t have to be on the water to be lovely. Whether the views are over water, meadows, treetops, or abundant gardens, all the homes on this year’s Camden House and Garden Tour are beautiful and will make you want to stay. But imagine walking through a …

Camden Garden Club Presents Tom Jackson on Shaping Shrubs and Trees

By Sherry Cobb on Oct. 11, 2013, at 4:52 p.m.
Please also list this event on your community calendar. From: The Camden Garden Club Date: October 11, 2013 Contact: Sherry Cobb 785-2086Story continues below advertisement. Camden Garden Club presents Tom Jackson on Shaping Shrubs and Trees At the October 24th meeting of the Camden Garden Club, landscape designer Tom Jackson …
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1806 Rockport Village Cape on House and Garden Tour

By Sherry Cobb on July 03, 2013, at 3:52 p.m.
  On Thursday, July 18th , the Camden Garden Club’s 66th Annual House & Garden Tour invites long-time fans as well as those just now discovering Maine’s mid-coast to visit six lovely homes and gardens in beautiful settings. Some are expansive with lots of glass for taking in long views. …

Rockport Harbor “cottage” to be featured in July house and garden tour

By Sherry Cobb on June 21, 2013, at 11:50 a.m.
CAMDEN, Maine — For 66 years in midcoast Maine, a highlight of summer has been the Camden Garden Club’s House and Garden Tour set fr Thursday, July 18th. It’s justly famous. The Camden-Rockport area is certainly one of the earth’s most beautiful, and the homes and gardens here take advantage …
Camden Garden Club members (from left) Kris Mikkelsen, Gaby Wicklow and Maureen O’Donnell at last year’s Plant Sale.

Camden Garden Club plant sale open to public

By Sherry Cobb on May 13, 2013, at 11:52 a.m.
Thursday, May 23, 2013 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Congregational Church, Elm Street (Route 1), Camden, Maine For more information: 785-2086 CAMDEN, Maine — Peonies, astilbe, rhubarb. The tables will be crowded with the potted abundance from members’ gardens during Camden Garden Club’s annual plant sale from 9 a.m. …
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Surviving Until Spring with the Camden Garden Club

By Sherry Cobb on March 22, 2013, at 9:44 a.m.
The first day of Spring has come and gone, and Maine gardens are beautiful, every branch and twig loaded and fluffy with Snow. Some places it looks a little like the hydrangea blossoms of your childhood – you know, the ones called Snowball Bushes. The lovely bare ground and brown …
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Camden Garden Club/Library winter horticulture series

By Sherry Cobb on Dec. 14, 2012, at 8:44 a.m.
When all the red and green have been taken down after Christmas, the Camden Garden Club together with the Camden Public Library are offering colorful opportunities to brighten the winter and get us planning again for spring and summer. It’s time to mark calendars for five Tuesday …
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Dessert Cabaret to benefit area food pantry

By Sherry Cobb on April 07, 2012, at 1:28 p.m.
ROCKPORT, Maine – A Dessert Cabaret will be held 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21, Nativity Lutheran Church on Old County Road. Performers at the event will include Emma Theobalds, Shayna Cohen and Alex Wilder, talented students from Camden Hills Regional High School, and songbirds Joy Sampson, Ann Walker and Kim Murphy, …