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University of Maine Hutchinson Center hosts ‘Hanging by a Thread' exhibit

August 14, 2019

More than 50 works by Maine fiber artists will be featured in the exhibit “Hanging by a Thread,” Sept. 6 –Nov. 22 in the H. Allen and Sally Fernald Gallery at the UMaine Hutchinson Center. Works demonstrating techniques and forms will include wall hangings, wearable art, vessels and more. More...

Heavenly Threads Donation to KCHC

August 13, 2019

Heavenly Threads, a thrift shop and outreach program of the First Congregational Church of Camden, recently presented the Knox County Homeless Coalition with a donation of $3000. Since 1995, Heavenly Threads has supported many local organizations by donating proceeds from the sale of gently-used treasures received from the community. More...

The Landing Place announces September Host Home Training

August 12, 2019

On Saturday, September 28, The Landing Place will be holding training for their new Host Home program which is designed to serve youth in need of emergency shelter due to family conflict, personal challenges, or other difficult life circumstances. Ben Cooke, Shelter Solutions Coordinator, will instruct individuals interested in providing a Host Home on all elements of the program. Training will be held at the TLP youth center on 61 Park Street in Rockland from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided. More...

UMC Announces “Community Celebration” September 19

August 12, 2019

United Midcoast Charities recently announced its annual Community Celebration event. The 2019 UMC Community Celebration will take place on Thursday, Sep. 19 from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Samoset in Rockport. UMC will recognize its 2019 grant recipients and supporters with an evening of fun, dancing and delicious food and drink, including music by The Right Track. More...

Looking at Loneliness Through a New Lens

August 12, 2019

Experts have called social isolation among older adults a silent epidemic, with millions suffering its effects worldwide. But is loneliness an inevitable consequence of growing older? Or can we prevent it—in ourselves and others? On Wednesday, August 21, from 9 am to 12 noon at Penobscot Bay YMCA, Quarry Hill, the Y, Penobscot Shores, MaineHealth Care at Home, and AARP Maine will take a deep dive into this pressing issue when they present “Looking at Loneliness Through a New Lens,” a multimedia, panel-facilitated presentation that will reveal how to recognize loneliness, how to prevent it, and how to ease it once it takes hold. More...

American Travelling Morrice Dancers at the Camden Public Library

August 8, 2019

The American Travelling Morrice Dancers will be performing in the Camden Public Library’s Amphitheatre on Sunday afternoon, August 11, at 1:00 pm. The group is comprised of dancers and musicians from across North America and abroad. While many of them perform regularly with teams in their hometowns, they come together for one week each year to form the Travelling Morrice. Since 1976, the group has toured throughout the Northeastern United States and England. More...

Sidecountry Sports Pledges $10k to GRLT Trails Program

August 8, 2019

Georges River Land Trust thanks Sidecountry Sports owners Andrew Dailey and Brian Kelley for their generous pledge of $10,000 to the trails program. Georges River Land Trust manages over 60 miles of trails. Recently, the land trust started building multi-use trails in the Thomaston Town forest. This summer Georges River Land Trust is completing a second phase. These trails are aimed at entry into outdoor sports, and allow youth to ride their bikes on trails that have been optimized through removal of roots and rocks which sometimes deter people from trying mountain biking. Sidecountry Sports goes above and beyond by providing staff time to the trail and showing up with demo bikes for people to try. More...

Craignair Inn now serving breakfast to the public

August 8, 2019

The Craignair Inn restaurant is serving breakfast to the public, Wednesday through Sunday from 7:30 to 10 am. New breakfast chef, Carrie Groth, is cooking up some delicious and fun dishes. Through September. Reservations are accepted: 207-594-7644. More...

Changing it up at Pen Bay Pilot with a fresh layout, new features

August 8, 2019

Almost seven years after launching penbaypilot.com on September 10, 2012, the Midcoast’s go-to online community hub has freshened its appearance! The substance remains the same — news, award-winning writing and photography, and all the community information one could hope for — is all in the same spot; but the Pilot is moving forward with a different aesthetic, and logo. More...

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...