The Barber’s Bunnies angora barn is changing the date of its usual Easter open house and hosting a pre-Easter open house instead on Sunday, April 9 from 1-3 p.m. at 844 Waldoboro Road in Bremen. Visitors will get a peek at Anna Barber’s huge, fuzzy angora rabbits and the items she makes from their fiber. Only adult rabbits are on the premises and one rabbit will get a much-needed haircut in a shearing demonstration.
A pancake breakfast fundraiser for the March of Dimes is planned for Saturday, April 8 from 9-11 a.m. at the Damariscotta Baptist Church, 4 Bristol Road, Damariscotta. The event will be hosted by Team Garron, who raises money in memory of Garron Martin through the March of Dimes March for Babies event.
The Inn Along the Way will host a free six-week workshop beginning Thursday, April 13 titled “From Memory to Memoir” at the Chapman Farm, 741 Main St., Damariscotta. Designed for anyone, not just people who consider themselves writers, the workshop will give participants the opportunity to take a personal reminiscence and craft a story to share with family and friends. The workshop facilitator will be Barbara Burt.
The Congregational Church of Bristol will hold a baked beans and casserole supper Saturday, April 8. The supper will feature a traditional menu of delicious, homemade baked beans; a variety of casseroles; salads; homemade biscuits; and a slice of our famous, freshly made pie for dessert. The meal will be served with a beverage as well. The cost is $8 per plate.
Jefferson Boy Scout Troop 216 is holding a car wash and bottle drive to raise funds for their trip to the National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia this July.
The Alna Volunteer Fire Department will hold a ham and bean supper at the fire station, 1579 Alna Road, from 4:30-6 p.m., Saturday, April 8.
For the fourth year, Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District, in cooperation with Maine Resource and Recovery Association, is offering local residents the tools to improve soil and conserve water right in their own backyards at deeply discounted prices.
Bristol Consolidated School is hosting its Second Annual Dodgeball Tournament on Saturday, March 25, to benefit the Merritt Brackett Lobster Boat Races in August.
Lincoln Theater is pleased to launch its second Stories to Screen series, this time focusing on “kid power,” starting Saturday, March 25 at 10 a.m. with the classic 1943 movie “Lassie Come Home,” starring Roddy McDowall.
Members of the public are invited to join instructor Virginia Hill in the FARMS Community Kitchen, above Rising Tide Community Market in Damariscotta, for a class on making spring party hors d’oeuvres.
At 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28, Midcoast Lyme Disease Support & Education will host Robert Giguere and Doug Priest of Palo Alto, Calif.-based IGeneX Inc. as guest speakers at the organization’s Wiscasset Lyme disease meeting at the Wiscasset Community Center, 242 Gardiner Road, Wiscasset.
On Saturday, April 1, a night of music to benefit Alice Skiff will be held at Mobius Inc., 319 Main St., Damariscotta. Alice is a seventh-grader at Great Salt Bay Community School who was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Proceeds from the event will go to the Skiff family to help with medical costs.
On Saturday, March 25, Bristol Consolidated School will host a dodgeball tournament from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. People are encouraged to get a team together to help raise funds for the 2017 Merritt Brackett Lobster Boat Races.
One does not have to come up with a foolish dance for this event, but if a person does, she or he could win $50! Jason Simonds and the Wicked Blues Band is teaming up with Damariscotta Lake Farm Restaurant to throw an April Fool’s Day dance party on Saturday, April 1.