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Parent Night Returns to OUT Maine

October 1, 2020

OUT Maine will be resuming its popular monthly Parent Night meetings on Zoom, with the first meeting happening Thursday, October 15th from 6 to 7 p.m. OUT Maine's monthly parent info night is for anyone parenting or caring for youth with a diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression (LGBTQ+). Bring your questions and concerns and build your connections for support. Participation is free and open to the public. More...

13 Camden National Bank Employees Receive Annual Recognition Awards

October 1, 2020

The week of September 21st, Camden National Bank celebrated a virtual Employee Appreciation event across more than 60 business locations. Throughout the week, the bank’s 650 employees recognized each other for a fantastic year of hard work and dedication. On Wednesday, 13 employees received awards for their impressive commitment to Camden National Bank’s customers, employees, and communities, and the bank also announced a $6,500 donation to six local food pantries on behalf of its employees. More...

New Hope for Women Receives Backpacks from West Bay Rotary

October 1, 2020

Children in New Hope for Women’s Transitional Housing units recently received backpacks filled with school supplies through West Bay Rotary’s Backpack Program. Transitional housing provides victims of domestic violence with up to two years of housing as they work on career, educational and financial goals. Families often flee their circumstances with little time to gather belongings and with few financial resources. More...

CMCA Biennial Opens October 3

October 1, 2020

Join us on Saturday, October 3 at 5pm on CMCA’s Facebook page for a livestream virtual opening reception celebrating the CMCA 2020 Biennial. We will hear from the artists about their work in the exhibition, as well as from the Biennial jurors, and share a live video tour of the galleries. More...

School House Farm forever conserved

October 1, 2020

Along the busy corridor of Route One from Waldoboro to Rockland, School House Farm has endured selling fresh local product from an 18th century one room schoolhouse, on 55 acres of great farm soils, along the tidal stretch of the St. George River. Views of Meadow, Spruce and Pleasant Mountains are the backdrop to this farmland. Now the farm is protected as a farm, with a conservation easement held by Georges River Land Trust. More...

October is LGBTQ+ History Month

October 1, 2020

LGBTQ+ History Month launched in October 1994 by LGBTQ+ activists Rodney Wilson and Kevin Jennings. LGBTQ+ is an acronym for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning.
There are many free resources about LGBTQ+ history available online to teachers (and the general public). OUT Maine has lessons available to download at www.outmaine.org/resources/resources-library. GLSEN offers podcasts, coloring books and lessons for all ages at www.glsen.org/lgbtq-history. PBS.org and NPR.org also have extensive archives of interviews and articles on the topic. More...

October programs going strong at MCST

October 1, 2020

Welcome October! View or register on our website: www.midcoastadulted.com. Our programs are clearly marked as in-person, online only, or in-person with the option of presenting via Zoom, if necessary. Feel free to call 596-7752 opt.3 and speak to Heidi or Betsy to register over the phone. More...

History Month at the Camden Public Library

October 1, 2020

During the month of October, the Camden Public Library celebrates “History Month.” In addition to numerous online programs and special features on social media, the library has curated a virtual exhibit of vintage photographs and images from the library’s Walsh History Center. Visit the calendar of events at librarycamden.org for access to the gallery and details about upcoming programs. More...

Island Institute and Luke’s Lobster Partner to Energize Maine’s Marine Economy

October 1, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged Maine’s fishermen and coastal communities in an unprecedented way. Diminished demand for Maine’s seafood has left Maine’s marine economy at risk. The Island Institute and Luke’s Lobster have formed a strategic partnership and are leveraging more than $2.5 million in funding and shared financial resources to build new markets for Maine’s premium seafood that will drive economic activity in coastal communities. More...

New Library Film Club to Discuss Chisholm ’72

October 1, 2020

On Friday, October 16, at 4:00 pm, the Camden Public Library kicks off its first meeting of the new monthly online discussion group, “The Friday Film Club.” The group is for anyone who enjoys critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, and foreign films. Discussions will be led by the Library’s Program Coordinator, Julia Pierce. The first film selection is the 2004 documentary Chisholm ’72: Unbought & Unbossed. Email jpierce@librarycamden.org to request a Zoom link to participate. More...