• Call for Teen Ag Crew Workers at Erickson Fields in Rockport, for teens 14-18 who will work part-time this spring and fall and full-time in summer growing vegetables. Apply by March 24: 236-2739 or jalbury@mcht.org. FMI: mcht.org.
  • Herring Gut Learning Center “First Work Experience” Summer Program, with pay, for Knox County kids 13-15. Apply by April 14: herringgut.org.
  • Belfast Garden Club Scholarships, for Waldo County high school seniors who plan to major in an earth-friendly field. Two scholarships of $1,000. Apply by April 30: belfastgardenclub.org.
  • 40th Maine Student Film and Video Festival, accepting submissions from kids in K-12. Submit by June 1: msfvf.com.
  • Sign-Up Under Way for Pen Bay Y Summer Day Camps, with programs for ages 4-13. FMI: penbayymca.org.
  • Liberty Graphics Art Scholarship, for Maine high school seniors. Get rules & entry forms from your art teacher or at lgtees.com.


  • Craft Workshops for All Ages at Rockland Public Library, at 4 p.m. on Thursdays in March. Susan Beebe leads the free workshops. Materials provided.
  • “Girls’ Night Out” for Knox County and Lincolnville Girls, in grades 3, 4, 5 and their moms, stepmoms, aunts or other women, at Penobscot Bay YMCA, 6-8 p.m. The final session in the series will feature an activity, light meal, and talk about an important topic. Free. Sign-up: jsommo@gmail.com, 236-8463.
  • Five Towns Little League Softball and Baseball Registration Open, now to March 27. FMI: crllo.sportsoffice.com.


  • Bowl-Off to Help Fund Band and Chorus Trip to NYC, 3:30 p.m. at AllPlay in Belfast. Watch Camden Hills Regional High School Band Director Nancy Rowe face off against Chorus Director Kim Murphy as they bowl to raise money for the trip. The loser will have to do a “polar dip” at Lincolnville Beach immediately afterward.
  • OUT Maine’s Spring Fling with Punk Band Random Ideas, 6:30 p.m. at 61 Park Street in Rockland. The chem-free event for ages 12-22 will feature free pizza and more. Free admission.


  • Make a Button Tree at the Coastal Children’s Museum, Rockland, 11 a.m. Kids will cover a drawing of a bare tree with colorful buttons under the guidance of artist Marianne Swittlinger. Free with price of admission.
  • Children Again Invited to Make Rockland Posters, 1-3 p.m. at Rockland Public Library. The free workshop is co-hosted by Rockland Heart & Soul. All materials supplied at this free event. Posters will be hung in the windows of local businesses.


  • “STEAM Kids” Program at Belfast Free Library, 4-5 p.m. Mondays through April 10. Kids age 8 and up are invited to explore science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics. Come to one, some or all of the free sessions.


  • Free Children’s Drawing Class, from 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays at Rockland Library. Catinka Knoth leads Let’s Draw Together! for kids 6 and up (under 11 with an adult). Materials provided. This week’s theme: “The Circus Comes to Town.”


  • Series at Belfast Library: “Everyone Needs a Wild Child,” Wednesdays from 6-7:30 p.m. Maine Guide Nancy Zane presents the free, public series on how to get families outdoors. March 29: “First Aid,” for burns, bites, bumps and blisters.
  • Sign-Up & Tryouts for Union T-Ball through Little League, from 5-6:30 p.m. at Thompson Community Center. With teams for boys and girls who will be age 4-12 as of April 30. $30 per child. FMI: mpthom@roadrunner.com or 385-4611.


  • Craft Workshops for All Ages at Rockland Public Library, at 4 p.m. on Thursdays in March. Susan Beebe leads the free workshops. Materials provided.


  • Friday Playtimes for Ages 2-6 from March to June, with Ashwood Waldorf School teachers Beth Lunt and Marianne Böckli leading a puppet show and games. $5 donation suggested. The next one is 10-11 a.m. March 31 at Belfast Library. FMI: ashwoodwaldorf.org.
  • Launch Party for “Princess Sophie and the Six Swans” in Brooks, Friday, March 31, 4-6 p.m. Marsh River Cooperative. Kim Jacobs of Brooks talks about her book and shows her sketches and paintings from her retelling of the Brothers Grimm tale.
  • 4-Week Program of Music and Movement for Babies, newborn to eight months, at Waldoboro Public Library on Mondays, April 3 & 10 and May 1 & 8, from 10:30-11:15 a.m. Limited to 10. Sign-up: 832-4484.
  • “Just for Kids Yoga Class” in St. George, Tuesdays, April 4-May 23 (no class April 18 & 25), at St. George Municipal School Unit. Ages 5-8 meet from 2:45-3:30 p.m. Ages 9-12 meet from 3:45-4:30 p.m. $37.50. Family discounts available. Registration required: 921-3950 or journeytohealth.coursestorm.com.
  • April Vacation Camps, schools closed Monday-Friday, April 17-21. Pumpkin Vine Family Farm in Somerville, Monday to Friday, April 17-21. Children ages 7-10 will learn about farm life and meet piglets, chicks and kids. FMI: pumpkinvinefamilyfarm.com. 4-H Camp and Learning Center at Tanglewood in Lincolnville, Tuesday to Friday, April 18-21. Ecology-themed outdoor activities for children 4-12. $155. FMI: extension.umaine.edu/tanglewood.


  • Appleton Library: StoryTime Saturdays, 10:30 a.m., kids of all ages.
  • Belfast Free Library: Story Time Tuesdays, 10-10:30 a.m., babies to age 2 & siblings. Story Time Fridays, 10-11 a.m., ages 2-4 & siblings.
  • Camden Library: 10 a.m. Story Hours, Mondays: preschoolers. Wednesdays: babies to age 2 & siblings. Thursdays: ages 4-5. Fridays: ages 2-3. Saturdays: preschool to early elementary.
  • Carver Library, Searsport: Preschool Story Hour, Fridays, 10:30 a.m.
  • Gibbs Library, Washington: Story Hour, Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-ish, depending on when kids drop in. FMI: 845-2663.
  • Liberty Library: Story Time, Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. Ages 3-5. Younger & older kids welcome if not disruptive.
  • Lincolnville Community Library: Family Music Series led by Jessica Day of Midcoast Music Together for families with kids from birth to age 5 at 11 a.m. first Fridays monthly through June.
  • Palermo Library: Toddler Time, Mondays, 10 a.m.-noon. Lego Club, Wednesdays, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Rockland Public Library: Baby Storytime, Fridays, 10 a.m.
  • Rockport Library: Preschool Story Time, Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. Babies to 5-year-olds.
  • Skidompha Library, Damariscotta: Toddler Time, Tuesdays. Book Babies, Wednesdays. Ready to Read, Thursdays. All start at 10 a.m.
  • Stockton Springs Community Library: Lego Club, third Thursdays through April 20, 4-5 p.m, Focus age group is 4-10, but all ages are welcome.
  • Thomaston Library: Toddler Time, Wednesdays, 11 a.m. Family Story Hour, Thursdays, 11 a.m. Stories, crafts, snacks. Early Bird Reading & Fun Time, Saturdays, 9-10 a.m.
  • Vose Library, Union: Story Time, Fridays, 10:30 a.m. Different activities for babies & toddlers and older kids.
  • Waldoboro Library: Storytime, Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. For preschoolers.
  • Warren Library: Craft Club Story Time, Mondays, 6-7 p.m. Lego Club, second and fourth Thursdays, 3:30-5 p.m.
  • Children’s Clothing Exchange, first Saturdays monthly, 9-11 a.m., Second Congregational Church in Warren. Free, quality used clothing, newborn to size 14. Swaps encouraged. Donations welcome.
  • Giggles and Doodles Kids’ Art Class, 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesdays at The Art Loft, 385 Main St., Rockland. Parents welcome to join. Registration: artloftrockland.org.