Members of the public are invited to join Midcoast Humane for its first annual Shelter-bration on Thursday, Nov. 8 from 6-9 p.m. at the Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath.
Anyone curious about fat-tire biking is invited to join Midcoast Conservancy’s AmeriCorps Outdoor Adventure members Jess, Emma, and Miranda on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for some outdoor fun at the Wiscasset Community Center, 242 Gardiner Road, Wiscasset.
The Jefferson Fire & Rescue community blood drive will take place on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the fire station, on 204 Waldoboro Road, Jefferson. Go to redcrossblood.org to make an appointment. There is an urgent need for blood.
Edgecomb Community Church will hold a benefit supper for the Edgecomb Fire Department on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 5 p.m. The menu will consist of a variety of delicious home-cooked comfort foods, including macaroni and cheese and meatloaf, salads, rolls, pies, and other desserts.
A coalition of Newcastle businesses will host the first-ever Newcastle Cares Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. The day will celebrate the local businesses in Newcastle while also supporting the nonprofits that contribute to the community.
Businesses, organizations, and individuals with documents to shred are invited to the Damariscotta Region Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural Fall Shred Event on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Lincoln County Publishing Co. in Newcastle.
Advance directives can help one’s family members, friends, and medical providers understand one’s wishes and offer care and support that aligns with one’s priorities concerning medical treatment at the end of life. On Thursday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. to noon, Inn Along the Way in Damariscotta will host attorney Marcia DeGeer as she leads attendees through a conversation on advance directives.
The Somerville Fire Department will hold a turkey dinner with all the fixings on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The dinner will be held at the fire house on Route 17 in Somerville. The price of the dinner is $10 per person, and $5 per child 6-12 years old. Kids under 5 are free. A family rate is also available.
Stephanie Poland, owner of Round Top Ice Cream, at 526 Main St. in Damariscotta, has announced that the ice cream stand will donate all proceeds from the sales on the closing day of its season to benefit the Isabelle Manahan Memorial Fund at Lincoln Academy in Newcastle. This special event will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
On Saturday, Oct. 6 from 2-7 p.m., a community fundraiser will be held for Wiscasset Middle High School student and cancer patient Connor McLean at Broken Acres Farm, located on Valley Road in Jefferson. Connor, who lives in Whitefield, is the son of Beth Berry McKinney and Scott McKinney.
Members of the public are invited to a cocktail party and presentation at The 1812 Farm in Bristol Mills on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m., about the proposed purchase and restoration of the Pemaquid Mill. It will be hosted by Damariscotta River Association and the newly formed Friends of Pemaquid Mill.
The Bremen Fire Department will be hosting its annual turkey supper on Saturday, Oct. 27 at the fire station, on Route 32 in Bremen. The supper, which includes turkey and all the fixings, will be held from 5-7 p.m. The cost is $12 for adults and $6 for children.
The Wells-Hussey American Legion Post No. 42 Auxiliary, on upper Main Street in Damariscotta, will hold a public breakfast on Sunday, Oct. 7 starting at 7 a.m.
The Clamshell Quilters group will meet at the Faith Baptist Church on Mills Road in Newcastle Monday, Oct. 8. Guests, visitors, and new members are always welcome. There will be an informal sew-and-chat session from 2 p.m. until cleanup at around 5 p.m. Be sure to bring food and drink if planning to stay throughout the afternoon and evening.
Midcoast Conservancy and the Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District will host a gravel roads workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the Jefferson fire station. This workshop was previously scheduled for Oct. 10.