Print-making at Round Top

Master Printer Francis Hodsdon from 9 a.m. to noon Fridays at Round Top Farm on Route 1. Classes are $35 plus a $5 materials fee, and no expereince is necessary. To enroll, call Francis at 529-7087 or email [email protected]


Brass Quintet to perfom

The Midcoast Brass Quintet will perform a free concert of classical, jazz and popular music from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday at the Camden Amphitheater at 55 Main St.

Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets or chairs. The rain location will be the Picker Room inside the library. For more details, call Ken Gross at 236-3440.


Library talk about debt

Julie Franchetti of the Maine Bureau of Consumer Credit Protections will discuss “The Pitfalls of Debt – Understanding Your Debt and Resources Available to Help You” at noon Friday at the Camden Public Library, 55 Main St.

Attendees can bring a lunch. For details, call Ken Gross at 236-3440.


Perennial garden program

Wendy Andresen will talk on “Tending the Perennial Garden” at noon today at Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Road. The talk is free to Merryspring members and children and $5 for all others. For details, call 236-2239 or go to www.merryspring.org.


Book sale cashiers needed

Dyer Library, 371 Main St., is seeking volunteer cashiers for its annual book sale, July 30 to Aug. 6, during regular library hours.

Each cashier shift is three hours. Interested volunteers may email Camille Smalley at [email protected] or call 283-3861 ext. 115.


Concert of African music

Ewe Master Drummer Jordan Benissan of Togo in West Africa and his band Sankofa will perform African and Western rhythms at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Kennebunk Free Library

The concert will be held in the amphitheater outside the library at 112 Main St, weather permitting.  If it rains, the show will be moved to the Unitarian Universalist Church. For details, call 985-2173 or go to www.KennebunkLibrary.org.


Book Shed schedules hours

The Book Shed behind Libby Library, at 27 Staples St., will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Regular hours will resume Tuesday. For more information, call 934-4351.


Republican women to meet

The Knox County Republican Women will host the Maine Federation of Republican Women at 10 a.m. today at The Waterworks Restaurant, 7 Lindsey St.

State Rep. Meredith Strang Burgess, chairwoman of the Health and Human Services Committee, will speak.

Admission is $17 and includes lunch. To register call Helen Shaw at 236-2468, 594-5118 or go to www.GOPKnoxCounty.com.


Talent Week at camp

The Ocean Park Association’s Summer Talent Week Camp, for ages 6 through 16, will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday through July 29 at the Temple.

The cost is $50 per child. To register or for more details, call Nancy Stack at 937-2099.


Investing program at library

The free talk “Investing: How Do I Know What’s Right For Me?” will be offered at 5:30 p.m. today at Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., as part of a Money Works for Women lecture series, to be followed by a meeting of the Women’s Investment Club.

For more details, call 725-5242 ext. 216 or email [email protected]


Kite-making program

Kite maker John Martin will demonstrate kite-building and fly some of his personal favorites from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the historic Peabody-Fitch Farm, off Route 107.

Children will be able to decorate and put together their own kite, and go out and fly it immediately.

Admission is $5 per person. To register or for more information, call 647-9954 or go to www.bridgtonhistory.org.


Thompson Lake boat tour

The Thompson Lake Environmental Association will offer a free pontoon-boat tour of Thompson Lake beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday to show its work of installing vegetated buffers to guard against erosion and protect water quality.

To sign up call Jeff Stern, project coordinator, at 583-2723.


Musical about ‘Mr. Toad’

The Nasson Community Center’s 2011 Summer Youth Program will present the musical “The Mad Adventures of Mr. Toad” at 10 a.m. today through Saturday at The Little Theater at 457 Main St.

Tickets are $5. For reservations call 432-3394.


Nasson summer learning

Registration is still open for Nasson Community Center’s Summer Service-Learning Program, for ages 12-16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays through Aug. 19.

Programs include creating a pollinator garden, composting, creating a playground and working at a local horse farm. Field trips are offered one day each week. To register, call 324-5657 or go to www.nassoncc.org.


Book sale at the library

A preview sale for York Public Library’s book sale will be 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday for $5 admission.

The sale continues from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, with free admission and the drawing of the two winning raffle tickets at noon. For details, call 363-2818.