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.
This week on Talk’n Town Talk, LCTV’s Larry Sidelinger sits down with Waldoboro town manager Julie Keizer, shellfish buyer Abden Simmons, and shellfish harvester Glen Melvin, to discuss what the clam industry means to Waldoboro, and how the industry is surviving COVID-19.
Midcoast Lyme Disease Support & Education regrets to inform the public that its sixth annual Midcoast Lyme Disease Support & Education conference on Saturday, April 11 has been canceled, along with the April 10 free documentary showing of “Skin Deep: The Battle Over Morgellons.”
After a long, cold winter, it is time to start spring cleaning. What better way to clean the house, garage, basement, or attic than to convert some of that clutter into cash? To kick off the yard sale season right and bring the community together, 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 25. This event will take place in the CLC YMCA gym, and admission is free.
The Damariscotta Historical Society invites the public to a 200th birthday party for the state of Maine Saturday, March 7. The celebration will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Inn Along the Way, 741 Main St., Damariscotta.
Winter conditions can be ideal for discovering animal tracks and other signs of wildlife, and Crooked Farm Preserve in Bristol, with its mix of open fields, long stretches of river frontage, wetlands, and varied forest types, is a good place to find them.
The annual Haiti Benefit Dinner will now take place this Friday, Feb. 21 at St. Patrick’s Church, at 380 Academy Hill Road in Newcastle, at 6 p.m.
The traditional ice harvest at Thompson Ice House in South Bristol will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 16.
A community luncheon will be held at noon on Thursday, Feb. 20 at the Waldoboro United Methodist Church, in the vestry. The church is located at 85 Friendship St., Waldoboro. The luncheon is free. No reservation is required.
Not long after Europeans began settling in the Northeast, local indigenous peoples showed colonists how to tap certain types of trees in the spring to collect the sap. Though methods of collection and evaporation have evolved, the resulting sweet harvest is savored today just as it was then.
Due to the icy driving conditions anticipated on Friday, Feb. 7, the annual Haiti Benefit Dinner has been postponed until Friday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 380 Academy Hill Road, Newcastle.
On Monday, Feb. 10, from 10-11:30 a.m., an introductory forest bathing walk will take place at the Hendricks Head Preserve, 26 Salt Pond Road, Southport.