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Music for Kids and Art for Seniors!

August 8, 2019

Please join us on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 5:30-7:00 pm at the Lighthouse Arts Education Center, 86 Main Street, Bucksport. Enjoy Light Bites and Wine at the beautiful Lighthouse Arts Education Center’s gallery and waterfront patio – music by KahunaKAM Band – and your donations will benefit scholarships and underwriting for The Waldo County Tech Center’s Music Program and LAE’s new Art Education for Seniors Program. More...

Registration for fall 2019 classes at the Hutchinson Center

August 8, 2019

Registration is open through the University of Maine Hutchinson Center for over 300 undergraduate and graduate courses offered in fall 2019, both live and via distance education (online, ITV and videoconferencing), Sept. 3-Dec. 13. Need-based Hutchinson Center scholarships are available to new and continuing students. The deadline for scholarship applications is August 20. More...

A Night at the Opera: Puccini’s LA BOHEME at the Strand on August 18

August 8, 2019

The Strand Theatre presents “A Night at the Opera,” a festive evening broadcast of the Metropolitan Opera’s La Bohème on Sunday, August 18 at 8pm. Presented with a shorter run time (intermission times have been trimmed) and a reduced ticket price, this special Summer Encore is a great opportunity for those new to opera to experience this beloved production. Plus, attendees can enjoy champagne specials, sweet treats, and a drawing for free tickets. More...

OUT Maine Receives $5k Grant from Midcoast Community Chorus

August 8, 2019

Thanks to the generosity of Midcoast Community Chorus’ (MCC) June beneficiary concert, Spheres, OUT Maine’s statewide work supporting and empowering lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) youth has stronger local community support. More...

Maine Boat & Home Show to Showcase the State’s Best Boats

August 8, 2019

Whether it’s to look at a boat or to buy one (or just spend a nice day out on the waterfront), the Maine Boat & Home Show, on the Rockland waterfront August 9-11, is the place to be. The show is the largest of its kind north of Newport, Rhode Island, and this year, there will be more than 100 craft, large and small, luxurious and down-to-earth, power and sail, displayed both on land and in the water. There will also be a host of activities for young and old, plus art, fine furniture, jewelry, live music, marine gear, and local food. More...

Escape the Upside Down at the Camden Public Library

August 8, 2019

An experiment at the Hawkins National Laboratory has gone wrong, and a gate has opened to another dimension, known as the Upside Down. Solve puzzles, open locks, follow clues, and try to escape the Upside Down in a Stranger Things-themed afternoon event for teens on Wednesday, August 21, at 4:00 pm at the Camden Public Library. Participants are encouraged to come dressed in their favorite ‘80s garb to fully immerse in the “escape box” experience. For more information, contact Loraine at 236-3440. More...

Take the Kids For FREE This Summer On The Amtrak Downeaster

August 8, 2019

With the busy school season quickly approaching, the Amtrak Downeaster is launching a “Kids Ride Free” flash sale to help families make the most of their summer vacation. Each adult can bring one child age 2-12 along at no charge on all Downeaster Trains. More...

Cruisin' For School Snacks - August 15

August 8, 2019

Cruisin' For School Snacks is a car show and cruise to support our community of children with food insecurities. The event will be held on Thursday, August 15 from 5 to 7 PM at Rock Harbor Brewing Co., 5 Payne Avenue, Rockland. More...

Dept. of Labor Information Session for Retirees and Rejoining the Workforce

August 8, 2019

Retirees considering returning to work part-time are invited to meet with Maine Department of Labor staff on Tuesday, September 10th at 2 p.m. The meeting, which is free and open to the public, will take place at the Bartlett Woods Retirement Community, 20 Bartlett Drive (just off outer Talbot Avenue) in Rockland. More...

IRS launches new Tax Withholding Estimator

August 8, 2019

The Internal Revenue Service today launched the new Tax Withholding Estimator, an expanded, mobile-friendly online tool designed to make it easier for everyone to have the right amount of tax withheld during the year. More...