Courier Gazette community take place on July 14 – Knox County Village

The following events will occur around Knox County in the coming days:

Cushing Historical Society Talk: Mike Shannon

CUSHING – The Cushing Historical Society presents Mike Shannon Thursday, July 14 at 7 p.m. at CHS Meeting House (17 Hathorne Point Road) titled “Land in Mind: A Relationship with the Heart.”

This will be Shannon’s third talk to the community.

Andrew Robinson’s Open House

Street. GEORGE Are you eager to explore a treasure trove of home life and farming history in Maine, dating back to 1805? On Saturday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the public is invited to step back in time at Andrew Robinson Homestead (945 River Road). The event is free and family friendly.

Today’s festivities, sponsored by the St. George Historical Society, aim to highlight the variety of ancient tree trunks originally preserved and unearthed throughout the property. Tours of Homestead and Barn will also be offered, along with information regarding nearby hiking trails.

Live from Metinic Island in a seabird colony

Join us on Saturday 16th July at noon to welcome the Mittink Island crew. Caitlin Walker, Andres Rosales and Becca Ralston will join via Zoom to give a glimpse into their daily lives on Metinic Island. Learn what it feels like to live on a seabird nesting island, take a virtual tour down to a tern colony and maybe spot a chick or two.

Register at: or on the Friends of Maine Coastal Islands NWR website at:

For questions, email [email protected] or call 594-0600 ext. 5114.

Cooked Bean Dinner

THOMASTON – Williams-Brazier Post #37 is hosting a baked bean dinner on Saturday, July 16. Submission starts at 5 pm. Meals can be pre-ordered and then picked up after 5:00 sequentially upon request. Pre-ordered meals will have priority when they are ready. Pre-orders can also be made by calling 37th Vice Commander William Demons at (207) 314-3400 or emailing [email protected] to book a meal.

The menu includes baked beans, natural wrap hot dogs, cole slaw, American chop suey, brown bread/rolls, sweet and sour pickles, coffee, water, and dessert. The cost is $10.

Each meal ready will be packed in boxes and put into a bag for implementation. Patrons can drive/walk to the front of Legion Hall, order and pay for meal(s). The legion member will retrieve the order and return it to the beneficiary.

Yoga Story Time at Waldoboro Public Library

WALDOBORO – Waldoboro Public Library Presents “Reading Comes to Life with Yoga!” , which is a special story time for children aged 3-5 years. Ms. Patti, a registered children’s yoga teacher, will combine reading aloud, creative movement and mindful breathing to add the benefits of improving strength, balance, flexibility and focus to the fun of enjoying good stories. This session will take place on Monday, July 18 at 10 AM. The program is free, but space is limited. Call the library at 832-4484 to register.

Owls Head General Store offers free candy to kids

OWLS HEAD – The Owls Head Library has a new, renovated children’s room, and thanks to the generosity of a local donor, the library offers a free candy bar available at the Owls Head General Store for any child who comes to the library, checks out a book, and shows it to the store clerks. This offer is available until the end of August. Waffle is limited to one piece per child.

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