Anyone interested in local forestry is invited to attend a forest walk at Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson from noon to 2 p.m., Feb. 27.
There are many interesting things going on in backyards and woodlots, even in the cold of winter. Trees, birds, and many animals have adapted to freezing temperatures in fascinating ways.
The Waldoboro Fire Department will be hosting Santa Claus at the fire station, 1600 Atlantic Highway, from 4-6 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 20.
Lee Emmons, author of the “Backyard Wildlife” column for The Lincoln County News, is offering a one-hour Zoom course on Maine woodpeckers. The course will cover the nine woodpecker species that call Maine home, as well as their habitat requirements. Feeding and sheltering woodpeckers will also be discussed.
Cape Newagen Alpaca Farm will host an outside open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 19. The farm asks all visitors to bring at least one canned good for donation to the Boothbay Region Food Pantry.
The Bremen Middle School Pod is organizing a fundraiser to benefit New Hope For Women, which provides advocacy, prevention, and educational resources to assist Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc, and Waldo counties in creating a safer and healthier future.
The Lincoln County Council of the Maine Board of Realtors will host a wreath-making event to raise money for affordable housing at Farrin Properties, 767 Main St., Damariscotta, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 21. The rain date is Sunday, Nov. 22.
In the spirit of the holidays, Renys has offered to host the Villages of Light drive-in movie at its warehouse on Route 1 in Newcastle on Friday, Nov. 27.
University of Maine Cooperative Extension is hosting a webinar with the Southern Maine Maple Sugarmakers Association about the home maple syrup production process from 9 – 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 5.
For the third year “running” on Thanksgiving Day, volunteers will be organizing an informal trail run at Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust’s Salt Bay Farm in Damariscotta to benefit Twin Villages Foodbank Farm.
The Midcoast Interscholastic Equestrian Association team will host a Halloween event at Stonewall Stables in Nobleboro from 1-3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 31.
When the leaves begin to skitter across increasingly empty sidewalks, and darkness settles in earlier, Halloween cannot be far behind. In celebration of the season, the Opera House in Boothbay Harbor is presenting an evening of “Scary Readings,” under the masterful guidance of “chief ghoul” Kevin Kiley, on Thursday, Oct. 29.
Main Street Grocery, at 5 Coastal Marketplace in Damariscotta, will host a free drive-thru Halloween event on Oct. 31.
Skidompha Library’s “Chats with Champions” will feature John Bunker, Maine’s own heritage apple expert, at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29. Bunker will speak on the topic of “The Maine Heritage Orchard – What is it and why should we care?”
The grand opening of the Westport Island History Center at Wright Landing is Sunday, Oct 25. At 10 a.m. There will be a ribbon cutting and dedication of a plaque recognizing the work that has gone into creating the center. The building will then open for visitors until 3 p.m.