Memorial Day events in Lincoln County:
On Tuesday, June 4 at 10 a.m., in Skidompha Library’s Porter Meeting Hall for Chats with Champions guest Peter Kinney will describe his walk on the Camino de Santiago in Europe.
Skidompha Library will host a special one-hour program about U.S. special census nonpopulation schedules. This program will take place in Skidompha’s Porter Hall on Wednesday, May 22 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Skidompha is located at 184 Main St., Damariscotta.
“From the Woodlot to the Woodshed,” on Saturday, June 8 from 8 a.m. to noon, is a course designed for landowners who have a woodlot and are interested in harvesting their own firewood.
The alewives are running and an array of festivities are planned to celebrate this awesome natural event and the restoration of the stone fish ladder, which the fish climb to spawn in the fresh water of the Damariscotta Lake.
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.