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Midcoast Brass Quintet to perform “Music with a Mission” concert on August 20

July 24, 2017

The Midcoast Brass Quintet will perform a benefit concert for the Shields Mission Project at The First Congregational Church of Camden on Sunday, August 20, from 7 pm to 8 pm. Entitled “Music with a Mission”, the program will include a mix of jazz, popular and sacred music. The Midcoast Brass Quintet features Megan Kennedy on trombone, Doug Kennedy on tuba, Carolyn Kanicki on horn, and Peter Stuart and Bruce Cole on trumpets. More...

University of Maine Hutchinson Center announces Midcoast Leadership Certificate Program Fall 2017

July 24, 2017

The University of Maine Hutchinson Center and the Midcoast Leadership Academy (MLA) will be offering a nine-month UMaine certificate program designed for current and emerging citizen leaders in midcoast Maine. Classes will meet on one Friday per month during the program. Continuing Education Unit’s (CEU’s) and contact hours are available. More...

Beauty and the Beast Ballet at Camden Public Library August 2

July 21, 2017

Atlantic Ballet Company will perform its original version of "Beauty and the Beast" at Camden's beautiful Library Amphitheater on Wednesday, August 2 at 4:00 pm.This performance is the culmination of ABC's' five-week summer program, in which dancers ages 5 through 45 have trained in ballet and modern dance. More...

P.A.W.S. honors everyday heroes at the Heroes Gala

July 21, 2017

P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center held a Heroes Gala to honor and celebrate the service of four individuals who have proven to be everyday heroes for homeless and abandoned animals. More...

Downtown Rockland Flower Box & Sidewalk Garden Winners Announced

July 21, 2017

For the third consecutive year, the Design Committee of Rockland Main Street, Inc., conducted a Downtown Window Box & Sidewalk Garden contest. The contest is open to any business in downtown Rockland to encourage business owners and property managers to enhance the overall appearance of the downtown district. More...

Streisand Retrospective at Camden Opera House July 29

July 20, 2017

Lesley McKinnell, best known as Glinda the Witch from the National Tour of Wicked will light up the Opera House stage with her dynamic vocals in a lively - and funny - valentine to a legend – Barbara Streisand July 29th at 7:30 PM. Happy Days Are Here Again - Streisand’s 60s Songbook is an original musical revue featuring her early hits including songs from nightclub days, television specials, Broadway appearances, recordings and movies. More...

Island Institute Receives National Recognition for Island Fellows Program

July 20, 2017

The Island Institute’s Island Fellows Program was recently recognized as the 2017 Outstanding Program by the Community Development Society, a national professional society for practitioners of community development. The annual award is presented in recognition of superior programming that exemplifies and positively influences community development practice. It was one of nine awards presented at the organization’s Annual International Conference which took place in Big Sky, Montana, in June. More...

Monday Night Movies at the Camden Public Library

July 20, 2017

Join us for the Monday Night Movie, outdoors in the Library Amphitheatre! Next up is “THE BIG SLEEP” with Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, on Monday, July 24 at 8:30 pm. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and movie snacks! In the event of rain, the movie will be postponed or canceled. Please check the library website or Facebook for updates. More...

Michael Good Gallery Plans Annual Summer Celebration

July 20, 2017

Michael Good Gallery will hold its 18th Annual Summer Celebration! on Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 4-7pm presenting area multimedia artist Gil Coyle. Located at 325 Commercial Street (Route 1) in Rockport, the free event will include complimentary refreshments and music. More...

P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center receives grant to furnish medical equipment

July 19, 2017

P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center has received a $2,000 grant from the Knox County Fund of the Maine Community Foundation to purchase necessary medical equipment to better care for the medical needs of the homeless animals in the shelter. More...