March 11, 2013


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Seating is limited. To register, call 777-8458.


Ladies breakfast

A Ladies Community Breakfast will be held from 7 to 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Gingerbread House on Main Street, Oquossoc. For more details, call 864-3602.


Rural Living Day

The Waldo County Extension Association will sponsor Rural Living Day 2013, an event featuring home and garden classes for a wide range of interests, on Saturday at Mount View High School in Thorndike.

This year's slate of 24 classes range from composting, soils and seed saving to building rustic furniture and healing arts.

The fee of $20 includes a lunch. Pre-registration is required and begins at 8:30 a.m., with classes beginning at 9 a.m.

For a listing of class offerings and registration materials, call 342-5971 or (800) 287-1426 or go to


Dinner to help library

A benefit St. Patrick's Day Dinner will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Union Masonic Lodge, 149 Sennebec Road.

Tickets are $10 and all proceeds will benefit Vose Library, which suffered damage during recent flooding. For more details, call Vose Library at 784-4733.


Yard sale tables available

Tables are available to rent for participants who wish to sell their wares at the Bath Knights of Columbus Yard Sale & Lunch Cafe, set for 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 4 at 807 Middle St.

Cost is $10 per space.

For more details, call Tony at 443-5389.

Self-publishing secrets

A panel of self-published authors will share their expertise on how to write, publish and market books (both print and eBooks) in a talk to be held at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Patten Free Library.

The program is free and will be held in the library's second floor Community Room. For more details, call 443-5141, ext. 25.


Bat expert to speak

Mid-Coast Audubon and Damariscotta Lake Watershed Association will sponsor a talk by local bat enthusiast Annie Kassler at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road.

Kassler is a speaker with Bat Conservation International and Bat World Sanctuary. She will detail myths and facts about bats, demonstrate how to remove them from your house and display successful bat houses.

The program is free and open to the public. Donations are welcomed.

For more details, go to


Historic photographs on view

The Cherryfield Public Library is hosting an exhibit of historic Washington County photographs from the Penobscot Marine Museum's collection through March 30 at 35 Main St.

The exhibit, "Washington County Through Eastern's Eye," is drawn from the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Company collection, based on glass plate negatives shot from 1909 through the 1950s for use as postcards.

The museum has more than 50,000 glass plate negatives of one-of-a-kind images of farms, industries, small businesses, stores, bridges, schools and other scenes.

For more details, call 246-4228.

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