In the two years since forming its digital images archive, the Old Bristol Historical Society has collected a little more than 2,500 of its ultimate goal of 10,000 images. On Sunday, Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. at the Bristol Mills Congregational Church, co-presidents Chuck Rand and Belinda Osier will share images from the archive while at the same time demonstrating how newly purchased software will enable the public to search Bristol’s visual past.
The Waldoboro United Methodist Church and Broad Bay Congregational United Church of Christ, at 941 Main St. in Waldoboro, are co-sponsors of a free community luncheon to be held at Broad Bay at noon, Thursday, Feb. 15.
The traditional ice harvest at Thompson Ice House in South Bristol will be held Sunday, Feb. 18.
The Chewonki Foundation is bringing its traveling natural history program to the Bremen Library, located at 204 Waldoboro Road in Bremen, on Wednesday, Feb. 21st at 9 a.m. and again at 10:30 a.m. Chewonki will feature a program called “Animal Adaptations: Survival in the Wild.”
The Sheepscott Community Church Board has decided to cancel the community supper on Saturday, Feb. 10, as a result of weather forecasts. Safety is the primary concern and the board wants to ensure it is not putting anyone at risk. Though board members will miss the opportunity to share a meal and break bread together, they look forward to next month’s community supper on Saturday, March 10.
The public is invited to “Helping Our Children to Thrive,” a panel discussion to provide support and resources for parents and others toward creating an environment for the well-being of children. This event is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Nobleboro, 8 Back Meadow Road, Nobleboro.
The book discussion of “The Maine Woods,” by Henry David Thoreau, originally scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 7 at Vose Library in Union has been rescheduled to Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 6:30 p.m. due to the impending snowstorm.
Damariscotta River Association is partnering with Great Salt Bay Community School’s PTO to host Winter Fest, a free, family-friendly event at DRA’s Round Top Farm on Saturday, Feb. 18 from noon-3 p.m.
Aaron Parker, owner of Edgewood Nursery in North Falmouth, will present a workshop called “Planting an Edible Backyard” on Saturday, Feb. 17 from 2-4:30 p.m. at the Morris Farm, 156 Gardiner Road, Wiscasset.
Aunt Gin’s Restaurant in Whitefield will host a benefit pizza and pasta buffet for Whitefield Elementary School students on Wednesday, Feb. 7 from 4:30-7 p.m. Included in the buffet price is pizza, pasta, and soft drinks. Alcoholic beverages must be purchased separately.
On Saturday, Feb. 17 from 10 a.m. to noon, one can celebrate the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend with a hike at Crooked Farm Preserve in Bristol, led jointly by Pemaquid Watershed Association and Damariscotta River Association. Join the fun and hike or snowshoe, weather depending, on the beautiful trails along the Pemaquid River with Jim Hatch, PWA preserve steward, and DRA Education Director Sarah Gladu.
Tops’l Farm, a Waldoboro farm retreat and glamping venue, announced its first public event of the 2018 season, its first annual Sugar Shack Supper, celebrating the heritage and flavors of Maine maple. The event will take place on Saturday, March 24 from 4-9 p.m. Dinner service will begin at 6 p.m.
Union Church of South Bristol, on the corner of Route 129 and Middle Road in South Bristol, will host a community potluck supper on
Saturday, Feb. 10 at 5:30 p.m. in the church’s parish hall.
Comedian Bob Marley will appear on the Lincoln Theater stage on Thursday, March 1 at 8 p.m. in a Community Energy Fund of Lincoln County winter celebration.