Following the success of the recent takeout turkey supper, the People’s United Methodist Church in Union will be offering a takeout lobster roll supper on Friday, July 17. The menu will consist of a lobster roll prepared with fresh Maine lobster, potato chips, a pickle, and for dessert, the official “State of Maine Treat”—a homemade Whoopie Pie. The meal will be prepared by a limited number of masked and gloved cooks in the church kitchen under clean and sanitary conditions.
The Southport United Methodist Women are holding a modified version of their annual country fair and lobster roll luncheon on July 15 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This year’s luncheon will be held in the Southport United Methodist Church parking lot, and the rolls will be served as takeout. There will be no attic treasures, books, or precious past, so the group is not accepting donations this year.
Robert Steneck will present “Maine’s changing lobster fishery: some direct and indirect impacts of climate change” at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 10, as a virtual seminar, hosted by the University of Maine Darling Marine Center in Walpole.
On Saturday, July 4, Jefferson Fire and Rescue will host its 42nd annual chicken barbeque at the fire station, located at 204 Waldoboro Road in Jefferson.
Professional musician Kendall Dean will be performing her original music in a live-streamed concert from the Old Walpole Meetinghouse in Walpole on June 9 at 7 p.m. Viewers can connect to the live concert via Zoom, bit.ly/3gKEMCM, beginning at 6:45 p.m.
The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust and the Midcoast Conservancy invite the public to learn about the lives of turtles in the estuary. Karen Robbins, citizen scientist and amateur herpetologist, will host a live webinar on Thursday, June 25 at 6 p.m. t
Lincoln Academy cross-country alumni have organized a 24-hour Backyard Runathon to raise funds for Damariscotta-area businesses.
Instead of its usual spring trail running series, Midcoast Conservancy invites runners to use two marked courses at Hidden Valley Nature Center to put some spring in their step!
Habitat for Humanity and 7 Rivers Maine’s 2020 Spring Walk to Build is going virtual.
Lee Emmons, a local newspaper columnist and nature presenter, is offering a two-hour course through Zoom on Maine’s backyard birds. The course will cover 20 common species, as well as the basics of bird conservation.
The Friends of Colonial Pemaquid announced its summer lineup of events at Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site in New Harbor, located in the Learning Center of Bristol’s Lighthouse Park and one of New England’s earliest European settlements in the 17th century.
University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a free online overview of raising backyard poultry on May 11 from 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust and the Town of Damariscotta are partnering to organize a physically distant community-wide trash pickup in celebration of Earth Day 2020. Between April 27 and April 30, Damariscotta residents are encouraged to pick up litter in front of their homes and businesses.
A group of Waldoboro women will be handing out iris flowers on April 25 outside of Dow’s Furniture Gallery on 280 Atlantic Highway. Inspired by the beautiful white flowers while thinning one of the women’s garden, the ladies decided to share the beauty with local residents and have packaged bulbs into paper bags with a photo and care instructions for replanting.
University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Maine Audubon will offer a four-part online series on using native plants to benefit birds and other wildlife beginning May 6, from 2 – 3 p.m. Classes will meet weekly through May 27.