The Old Bristol Historical Society held its annual meeting on Sunday, July 25. During the meeting they nominated and unanimously elected two new board members. They are Dr. Warren Reiss and Augustans “Gussie” Stanislaw.
Maine celebrated 200 years of statehood in 2020, and many historical societies and organizations throughout Lincoln county planned to commemorate the historic event with a county-wide slate of programs.
The Saltwater Artists Gallery is holding a silent auction with the total proceeds to go to the Seagull Shop and Restaurant in New Harbor which burned down last September.
The Central Lincoln County YMCA is delighted to announce that Sally (Poole) Farrell and Ann Poole will serve as the 2021 Annual Fund Chairs, representing the extended Poole family, which has been using and supporting the YMCA for three generations.
Lincoln County Historical Association’s Chapman-Hall House museum is kicking off a new fundraising project to celebrate the art of Maurice “Jake” Day and support the historic site. The stewardship committee for this antique cape is selling 100% cotton tea towels imprinted with Jake Day’s charming pen & ink drawing.
Every summer Boothbay Region Land Trust welcomes two seasonal caretakers who live and work on Damariscove Island. Located five miles off-shore, Damariscove is easily the land trust’s most remote public preserve.
The Village Bookshop at 25 Friendship Road in downtown Waldoboro is holding a sale on all mystery and history books on its shelves. Buy one book, and get a second free!
Maynard spent much of the pandemic staying home, like the rest of us. But for Maynard, leaving home has never been simple. Maynard lives with disabilities and receives care and support from Mobius, a local organization which helps people with disabilities live full lives and have valued roles in our community.
Rising Tide Co-op in Damariscotta will host a discussion from ecomaine’s Vanessa Berry about Maine’s waste streams and recycling programs Thursday, July 15, 5:30-6:30 p.m. “Trash Talk: A discussion about Maine’s landfills, recycling systems, and what you can do to help” will cover many aspects about how Maine’s municipalities engage with residential waste and recyclable material.
LincolnHealth is accepting applications for the summer Certified Nursing Assistant class through Monday, July 19. The class will begin Tuesday, Aug. 10 and is offered at no cost to the student.
The Waldoborough Historical Society’s doors opened for the summer months on June 19. Thanks go to Carol Hall Perry, Becky Maxwell, Bill Blodgett, Neil Lash and Dana Dow for sharing their memories of their youth for all who gathered outside the Hauck/Bailey Building. Each person present was given a shortbread cookie with an edible painting of the society’s logo provided by Associate Trustee Peter Robbins. The Museum is now open from noon to 3 p.m. every day except Tuesday. Visits are free to the public.
The Rubber Ducky Race will be revived by the Old Bristol Historical Society, which will hold the popular fund-raising event on Sunday, July 25, at noon on the Pemaquid River across Route 130 from the Society’s Pemaquid Falls campus.
The Carpenter’s Boat Shop in Pemaquid is looking for woodworking tools, power tools, or hand tools that are no longer in use. The boat shop is holding a massive tool sale on Saturday, Aug. 28 to benefit its apprenticeship program. Donated tools need to be in good working condition. Tools in need of repair cannot be accepted.
The Damariscotta Fireworks display will begin immediately after dusk in the municipal parking lot. There will be no daytime festivities this year. In the event of bad weather, the display will be postponed until Monday, July 5.