The Whitefield Library & Community Center, at 1 Arlington Lane in Whitefield, will open its doors for the season on Saturday, May 18th at 10 a.m. with an ice cream social and a children’s story hour from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Spring is in the air, and that means garden time! Organic perennials from Rebel Hill Farm can help create inviting habitat for the natural community on homeowners’ land. Those interested should come by Midcoast Conservancy, 290 Route 1 in Edgecomb on Saturday, May 25 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., when Rebel Hill Farm growers will be on hand to help with picking the right plants.
A community luncheon is scheduled for noon on Thursday, May 16 at the Waldoboro United Methodist Church, 85 Friendship St., Waldoboro.
On Thursday, May 16, the Central Lincoln County YMCA, Main Street Grocery in Damariscotta, and the Damariscotta Police Department will partner to host another Fill the Y Bus food drive.
Pumpkin Vine Family Farm in Somerville will host a day of education and fun on Sunday, May 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. when its experienced farmers will help people get their gardens off to a great start, whether they are 5 or 85!
The Newcastle Publick House will host a fundraiser for an organization fighting local food insecurity on Saturday, May 11.
Whether birds, bogs, boulders, or blooms are of interest, there is something for everyone at Hidden Valley Nature Center this May.
On Wednesday, May 15 from 1-3 p.m., there will be a presentation of the Maine Flood Resilience Checklist by Abbie Sherwin of the Southern Maine Planning and Development Commission, followed by a presentation on hazard mitigation in Lincoln County by Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency and the Maine Emergency Management Agency. The event will take place at the Lincoln County Regional Planning Commission office, 297 Bath Road, Wiscasset.
The Garden Club of Wiscasset’s annual plant sale will be Saturday, May 11 at the Wiscasset Municipal Building, at Routes 1 and 27 in Wiscasset, from 8:30 a.m. to noon.
Sheepscott Community Church will host a free public supper from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, May 11 at the Sheepscot Clubhouse, 619 Sheepscot Road, Newcastle, with inside and outside seating, weather permitting.
People are encouraged to join bird expert Jeff Cherry for a morning of bird identification on Tuesday, May 7, from 7-9 am. This will be a short-distance, slow walk at the Midcoast Conservancy Bass Falls Preserve to enjoy the recently returned migrant birds of meadow and edge habitat.
The word “plogging” comes from the Swedish “plokka upp” (pick up) plus “jogging.” Thanks to the Lincoln Area Community Fundraising Organization at Lincoln Academy, the first plogging event in Lincoln County will take place on Saturday, April 27 in conjunction with the Elmer Tarr Bristol Roadside Cleanup.
Skidompha Library in Damariscotta is hosting a silent auction to benefit The Lincoln County News Digital Archive.
The Lincoln County Publishing Co. is teaming up with the Central Lincoln County YMCA to host the Lincoln County Yard Sale, a huge indoor yard sale, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. This event will take place in the CLC YMCA gym and admission is free.
On Saturday, April 20, the Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum will be celebrating Easter on the narrow gauge with Easter Eggspress trains every 35 minutes from 10:50 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. One can catch a train from Sheepscot Station, at 97 Cross Road, Alna, to Alna Center Station, where egg hunts will be taking place. Egg hunts will be held for three age groups: 0-3, 4-6, and 7 and up.