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Sunday, February 19, 2017
Bianca Damato, Alice Fowlie, and Michele Gee, left to right, of the Knit-Wits
Bianca Damato, Alice Fowlie, and Michele Gee, left to right, of the Knit-Wits
Thursday, January 12, 2017 12:24 PM
A group of women have been getting together in Rockland every week for thirty years to knit mittens, blankets, slippers, and sweaters to give away. “Maybe more than thirty years,” said Alice Fowlie, 95. Fowlie is the jokester . . .
  • Braided Rug Display at Liberty Library —
    Braided rugs by Cindy Schofield of Montville are on display during February at the Liberty Library, 59 Main Street in Liberty. Schofield has provided notes about each rug, and some are accompanied by photographs. . . .
  • ReVison Offering Solar Workshops for Homeowners
    Representatives from ReVision Energy will present solar workshops on how homeowners in Maine can utilize the sun to power all their energy needs. One workshop will meet on Tuesday, February 21, at Rockland Public Library . . .
  • Five Town CSD Adult and Community Education’s 2017 winter semester includes, among numerous other offerings, a wide range of home and garden classes . . .
  • Belfast Garden Club Presentation on Walled Garden in Scotland —
    Belfast Garden Club members Nan Cobbey and Joan Willey returned from their visit to the Cambo Estate on the east coast of Scotland with more than 400 photographs and 30 minutes of video. They’ll share their images and . . .
  • Great Literature of Gardening in Talk at Camden Library on February 21 —
    Camden Public Library and Camden Garden Club will present “The Writer in the Garden,” a talk by Anne E. Perkins (pictured), on Tuesday, February 21, at 10 a.m., free and open to the public as part of the Club’s Winter Horticulture Series. . . .
  • Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF) and University of Maine Cooperative Extension (UMCE) will be holding free one-hour presentations on how the public can deal with the browntail moth, an invasive . . .
  • Time and Tide Resource Conservation and Development Area, a local nonprofit, is offering grants of $250 for garden projects at public and private schools in Androscoggin, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc and Waldo counties . . .
  • Authentic Portuguese Meal, plus Talk on Proposed Portugal Trip
    Penobscot Language School, 28 Gay Street in Rockland, invites the public to an authentic Portuguese meal prepared by João Bentes of Setúbal, Portugal, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 23. The evening’s menu includes . . .
  • Camden Garden Club will host a talk by Craig Olson of Artisan Books & Bindery in Islesboro at the next presentation of the Winter Horticulture Series at Camden Public Library on Tuesday, February 7, at 10 a.m. Olson, a member . . .
  • Journey to Health is offering Cooking for Health, a series of free cooking classes at which people can prepare, and eat, fresh foods, available in local supermarkets, that are both nutritious and tasty. The classes are designed to be . . .
  • For the sixth year, amateurs and professionals are invited to compete with their best chili and chowders on Sunday, February 19, from 2 to 5 p.m. to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). The cook-off is . . .
  • Chef Sara Jenkins & Nancy Harmon Jenkins Offering Winter Cooking Classes at Nina June
    Chef Sara Jenkins and her mother Nancy Harmon Jenkins, the nationally known food writer and cookbook author, are offering a series of classes celebrating winter and “hygge” (pronounced hoo-guh) — the Scandinanvian practice . . .
  • Belfast Free Library will host the workshop “Affordable Home Ownership for Low-Income Waldo County Residents” on Tuesday, January 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Abbott Room. The workshop, jointly presented by Habitat for . . .
  • The American Red Cross in Maine has tips to help people ensure their pets’ safety and well-being in wintertime. “Pet owners should bring their animals inside to protect them from the severe winter weather forecasted for the region” . . .
  • The National Honor Society of Camden Hills Regional High School invites American veterans and their families to its seventh annual Veterans Day Breakfast on Friday, November 11, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. in the Wave Cafe at Camden . . .
  • Driving through America’s heartland leaves no question where all the corn that fattens our livestock, sweetens our food and fuels our cars comes from. Once you venture farther west, you begin to see how other energy needs . . .
  • Windjammer Chef Publishes Second Cookbook
    Annie Mahle, chef and co-owner with her husband Capt. Jon Finger of the passenger schooner J. & E. Riggin, has published “Sugar & Salt: A Year at Home and at Sea, Book Two,” a collection of recipes, crafts and reflections . . .
  • Talk on Benefits of Using Native Plants in Landscaping
    Friends of the Weskeag invite the public to “Native Plants for Watershed Gardens,” a free talk by Hammon Buck at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 25, in the meeting room at the South Thomaston Historical Society building, on the . . .
  • Goosefare Antiques & Promotions has postponed the premiere of its Portland Antiques Show to October 2017 after recently being notified by the developers of the booked show venue, Thompson’s Point Events Center, that . . .
  • A tag sale to benefit Coastal Children’s Museum will be held at 13 Melrose Circle North in Rockland from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 22. Anyone interested in donating items in good condition to the sale may call Linda . . .
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