eastern kingBeacon calendar for March 3

BELFAST &8220;Capitalism Hits the Fan,&8221; film about the problems of capitalism, 6 p.m. March 16, Belst Free Library on High Street. Sponsored by Peace and Justice Group of Waldo County. Free.  Larry Dansinger, 525-7776.

BELFAST Flying Shoes Contradance with Chrissy Fowler, March 4, American Legion Hall, Post 43, 143 Church St. Community dance with All-Comers Band (bring an instrument), 6:30 p.m. $2, $1 children. Contradance, 8 p.m. $8, $6 teens and those at community dance. 338-0979.

UNITY Unity Centre for the Performing Arts: Wendy MacIsaac with Andrea Beaton, 7:30 p.m. March 3, $15; Maeve Gilchrist Quartet, 7:30 p.m. March 10, $15; Tracy Grammer, 7:30 p.m. March 11, $15; McPeake, 7:30 p.m. March 14, $15; Richard Wood, 7:30 p.m. March 31, $20; Occidental Gypsy, 7:30 p.m. April 2, $15; Alasdair Frazer and Natalie Haas, 7:30 p.m. April 7, $20; Bruce Molsky, 7:30 p.m. April 11, $15. Tickets 948-SHOW.

CAMDEN Jeff Foltz of Camden, author of Birkebeiner: A Story of Motherhood and War, 6:30 p.m. March 8, Camden Public Library. 236-3440.

BELFAST Story Times, 10 a.m. Thursdays for Lapsitters, Fridays for Terrific Toddlers, Belst Free Library. 338-3884, ext. 24.

CAMDEN Simply Books, 3 p.m. March 13, Camden Public Library. Bring a vorite book to discuss. 236-3440.

CAMDEN Artist Colin Page, through March, Camden Public Library. Opening reception, 4 p.m. March 12. 236-3440.

BELFAST Waldo County Through Easterns Eye, exhibit of black-and-white photographs taken 75-100 years ago, 7:45 a.m.-9:45 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday through April 31, Allen and Sally Fernald Gallery, University of Maine Hutchinson Center. Free. 338-8000.

ROCKLAND Art show, through May, Garage Gallery, Eastern Tire and Auto Service. Benefits Georges River Land Trust. To view art, www.grlt.org.

ROCKLAND Beginning Russian class with Eva Taran Campbell, 9-10:15 a.m. Saturdays beginning March 5, Penobscot School, 28 Gay St. Learn Cyrillic alphabet, counting and greeting phrases. DVD cartoons used as a part of learning process. $145. 594-1084.


BELFAST Cipperly Good, time of refreshment, interaction and reflection, 5 p.m. Saturdays, St. Margarets chapel, Court and Elm streets.  338-2412 or stmargch@gwi.net.

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ROCKLAND Dancing4Fun community dance, 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays, first-floor dance studio, Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education, 24 Lincoln St. Free, donations toward space rental appreciated. www.dancing4fun.org.

WASHINGTON Childrens Story Hour 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. Reading, arts and crafts. Free.

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CAMDEN David Coomer of Solar Maine, Alternative Energy systems, noon March 8, Merryspring Nature Center. $5, free to Merryspring members and children. 236-2239.

ROCKLAND Cake Auction and Talent Show, 6 p.m. March 11, Littlefield Memorial Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, One Waldo Avenue. Sponsored by Pen Pay Christian School Parent Group and students. Free admission. Benefits classroom needs, student field trips and enrichment activities. 596-6460.

SEARSMONT Searsmont Town Library story and art time, 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays. 342-5549.

DAMARISCOTTA Swing dance classes with Ralph Ferguson, 2 p.m. March 8, 15 and 22, Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main St. $15. 563-1363.

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WALDOBORO Midcoast Young Republicans, 7 p.m. third Thursday of month, American Legion Hall, 181 Jefferson St. midcoastyr@gmail.com.

NEWCASTLE Great Blue Heron: Maines Largest Colonial Wading Bird, 6:30 p.m. March 9, Danielle DAuria, wildlife biologist, Maine State Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlifes Bird Group and the Heron Observation Network; Coyote: Americas Songdog, 6 p.m. March 23, conservation biologist Geri Vistein of Project Coyote, Sheepscot Valley Conservation Association, 624 Sheepscot Road. $5 suggested donation. 586-5616.

ROCKLAND Artist Loretta Krupinski, slide show and talk at 7 p.m. March 10, The Apprenticeshop. $5. 594-1800.

UNITY Original drawings and paintings by Ken Bryant , through April 3, Centre Gallery, Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. Opening reception 5:30-7 p.m. April 2. 568-3147, 948-7469.

ROCKLAND Daughters of St. Bernards Church spring rummage sale, 8 a.m.-noon March 5, at the church, Broadway. Household goods, toys, books, clothing and more.

ST. GEORGE 1970s benefit dance party featuring Groove, 8 p.m.-midnight  March 12, Echo Hill event center, Route 131. $20. Information and tickets, www.birthdaybenefit.org, www.eventsatechohill.com, HAV II in Camden, or Rock City Books and Coffee in Rockland. Benefits wellness fund for Tenants Harbor resident Jane Matthews.

DAMARISCOTTA Food Sensitivity, Weight and Hormones nutrition seminar with Dr. Susan Miller, 10:15 a.m. March 3, Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main St. $5. 563-1363.

ROCKPORT Camden Hills Regional High School Drama Department production of Dust in your Eyes, 7 p.m. March 5 and 9, Strom Auditorium. $5.



ROCKPORT Penobscot School annual Cucina Italiana series with internationally known food writer Nancy Harmon Jenkins, 6-8:30 p.m. March 4, Farmers Fare. $65. To register, 594-1084.

CAMDEN Old-time American West singer Skip Gorman, 7 p.m. Thursday, March 3, Camden Library Coffeehouse, Camden Public Library. $7. 236-3440.

SOUTH MONTVILLE New Life Community Church food pantry, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Sundays, at church, Route 173 next to Choate Road. Bread, fresh fruits, vegetables. Open to those of all communities. 589-4005, 589-4910.

BROOKS Beano, canasta and bridge games, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Varney Building in the village center with The Jolly Neighbors. Open to all.

THOMASTON Friday Night Film Series, China, My China, 6:30 p.m., Thomaston Public Library: The Good Earth, March 4; From Mao to Mozart, March 11; Moving the Mountain, March 18; The King of Masks, March 25. Doors open 6 p.m. Free. Donations accepted. Handicapped accessible. 354-2453.

ELLSWORTH Images from The Atlantic Fisherman, vintage photos of commercial fishing in New England, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday through March 31, The Maine Grind. Sponsored by Penobscot Marine Museum of Searsport. Free. 667-0011.

BELFAST Kathy Goldner, Literature of Domesticity,  6:30 p.m. March 8, Belst Free Library. Free and open to all. 338-3884, ext.10.

DAMARISCOTTA Parliamentarian Virginia White on Roberts Rules of Order, 10 a.m. March 7, Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main St. $5. 563-1363.

ROCKLAND Free open jam 2-4 p.m. Sundays, Sail, Power & Steam Museum, 75 Mechanic St. 701-7627.

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ROCKLAND Knitting Night, 4-7 p.m. Thursdays, Quilt Divas, 607 Main St. Free. 594-9447.

PALERMO Blue Gold, after potluck supper, 6 p.m. March 4, Palermo Community Center, Turner Road. Free, but donations accepted. Connie, 993-2327.

BELFAST Belst Free Library&8217;s film series Friday Night Flicks, 7 p.m. Abbott Room: &8220;Bull Durham,&8221; March 4; &8220;The Natural,&8221; March 11; &8220;Eight Men Out,&8221; March 18; &8220;Field Of Dreams,&8221; March 25. Free.

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HOPE Transition Hope Movies Series, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tapped, March 4, Hope Library. 542-8668.


ROCKLAND Duma, 6:30 p.m. March 3, Rockland Public Library. Free. 594-0310.

CAMDEN Baked bean supper, 5:30 p.m. March 5, John Street United Methodist Church, 98 John St.  $7.

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BELFAST Benefit roast pork supper, 5-7 p.m. March 4, Redman Hall, 153 Main St. Benefit Alec Reynolds, who is ill, to help defray travel and medical expenses. $7, $3.50 children. Laptop computer raffle at the supper. Tickets $5, three for $10. Also Chinese raffle. Peggy Morang, 323-5769 or Diane Brown, 323-8988.

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BELFAST Aarhus Gallery 44N 69W: Radius Belst, through March 27, Aarhus Gallery.

BELFAST Thoroughly Modern Millie, 7 p.m. March 4, 5, 11 and 12; 2 p.m. March 6 and 13, Troy Howard Middle School. $6, $3 students.

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ROCKLAND Meet Your Farmer, eight short films by Cecily Pingree and Jason Mann, 6:30 p.m. March 10, Rockland Public Library. Free. 594-0310.

CAMDEN Book sale, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. March 5 and 1-4:30 p.m. March 6, Camden Public Library. 236-3440.

BELFAST Life drawing groups, 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays, March 15 and 29; 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays, March 12 and 26, Watell Arts, 256 High St. Bring own materials. Drop-ins welcome. $15 session or purchase punch card for reduced rates. 338-2222, www.watellarts.org.


DAMARISCOTTA Gluten-free yeast breads baking seminar with Elaine Waldron, 10 a.m. March 4, Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 531 Main St. $10. 563-1363.

CAMDEN Lunasa, Irelands all-star acoustic quintet, 7:30 p.m. March 18,  Camden Opera House. Advance tickets, www.camdenoperahouse.com, 470-7066 and 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, Camden Town Office. Advance tickets, $20-23, $25 at the door.

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ROCKLAND Italian for Travelers, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 5 and 12, Penobscot School, 28 Gay St. $80, includes practice booklet and Italian lunch. 594-1084.

ROCKLAND Grace Bible Fellowship clothing closet, open to those in need noon-2 p.m. last Saturday of month or by request. Church office, 596-7117. Clothing in closet is free.


BELFAST Luna Madidus concert, 7 p.m.  March 12, Aarhus Gallery. Admission by suggested donation of $7.

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DAMARISCOTTA Double Dominoes Challenge, 1 p.m. March 3, 17 and 31, Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main St. $1.  Snacks, beverages and dominoes provided.  563-1363.

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THOMASTON Half-price book sale, books with green covers, through March. All books half price to those wearing green March 17, Hallway Bookstore, Thomaston Public Library. 354-2453.

CAMDEN Author and mycologist Greg Marley, The Sumptuous Seven: The Best and Most Easily Identified of Maines Wild Edible Mushrooms, 6:30 p.m. March 10, Camden Public Library. 236-3440.

Fairs, Fundraisers

WALDO Record-Keeping for the Home-Based Business workshops, 9 a.m.-noon March 15 and March 17, University of Maine Extension Office, 992 Waterville Road. $5, includes workshop materials. To register, 800-287-1426.

BELFAST Poets Elizabeth Garber and Linda Buckmaster reading Poets to Prose, 3-5 p.m. Sunday, March 6,  Aarhus Gallery. Free. 338-1701 or lsbuck@maine.edu.

ROCKPORT Supper and film, Handmade Nation: The Rise of DIY, Art, Craft and Design, 5:30 p.m. March 9, Ashwood Waldorf School, 180 Park St. $5 donation. 542-9895.

BELFAST Belst Bicycle Club, 6 p.m. second Tuesday through April, Bay Wrap. Open to all. http://belstbikeclub.blogspot.com/.

DAMARISCOTTA Food Sensitivity, Weight and Hormones nutrition seminar with Dr. Susan Miller, 10:15 a.m. March 3, Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main St. $5. 563-1363.

ROCKLAND Midcoast Peace and Justice Group, 7 p.m. first Wednesday of month, Unitarian Universalist Church, 345 Broadway. 691-0322.

ROCKPORT Walk Through the Grades classroom tour,  8:15-10:30 a.m.  March 9; Tea and Puppets at the Early Childhood Center, 10-11 a.m.  March 11; Parent-Child Program, Spring Session, 9-11:30 a.m. beginning March 24, Ashwood Waldorf School, 180 Park St.

JEFFERSON Woodcock lecture with Dan McAuley and Gary Donovan, 6 p.m. March 3, Damariscotta Lake Watershed Association office, 38 Lake Farm Circle. Julia McLeod, 549-3836.

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SEARSPORT Searsport Historical Society, 7 p.m. March 8, Curtis Hall, Church Street. Guest Kevin Johnson with Eeastern kingBeacon calendar for March 3astern Illustration, vintage postcards of views of Searsport. Refreshments.

BROOKS Brooks Congregational Church breakst, 8-10 a.m. March 6 and 13, Varney Memorial Building. Admission by donation.

ROCKLAND The Secret of Roan Inish, 6:30 p.m. March 17, Friends Community Room, Rockland Public Library. Free. 594-0310.

ROCKLAND Rockland Public Library Story Time, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Saturdays; Baby Story Time, 10 a.m. Fridays. 594-0310.

LIBERTY Play group for children birth to age 4, 10 a.m.-noon Mondays, Ivan O. Davis Library. 589-3161.

NEWCASTLE Rachmaninoff Choir, directed by Anthony Antolini, with contralto soloist Amanda Mahaffey and tenor soloist Dustin Batley performing Sergei Rachmaninoffs Vespers, 7:30 p.m. March 10, St. Patrick&8217;s Roman Catholic Church, 380 Academy Hill Road. $15, free to those younger than 18. 725-3347.

WASHINGTON Music Circle Program led by Joanie Dean, 10:30 a.m. March 4, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. Free child development program for babies and toddlers and their caregivers. Finger play, singing circle games and puppet story. 845-2663.

ROCKLAND Free meal, 12:30 p.m. Sundays, Salvation Army Worship and Service Center, 27 Payne Ave., Route 1. Open to all. 594-5326.


BELFAST &8220;Here Comes the Sun,&8221; art display, through March 31, Troy Howard Middle School Garden Project, Belst Co-op Cafe, 123 High St. Includes three sunflower artwork banners and examples of new seed packet designs.


BELFAST Sunday Matinee Movie Series, 4 p.m. Abbott Room, Belst Free Library, Leading Men: Oscar Darlings. Dog Day Afternoon, March 6; To Kill a Mockingbird, March 13; Bridge on the River Kwai, March 20; Five Easy Pieces, March 27. Free.

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