Wednesday, Sept. 8

Trip to Little Cranberry Island, Leave Waldo County YMCA at 7 a.m., on chartered boat. Return to Belfast between 5-6 p.m. To register, call 338-4598.

Monroe Community Library, Monroe Town Hall, open weekly, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. FMI, Marge Sheridan, 525-4428.

Stockton Springs Community Library, corner of Main and Station streets. Open weekly 3-5 p.m. Volunteers needed, FMI, Basil Staples, 567-3393.

Women’s Scrapbooking, 3-10 p.m. Offered by Salvation Army of Waldo County, 134 Church Street, Belfast. Bring supplies, pictures. Supplies will be for sale. FMI, 338-3615.
Thursday, Sept. 9

Veteran’s Services, Belfast Armory, 8:30 a.m.-noon. Second and fourth Thursdays monthly. FMI, 338-1560.

Islesboro Cooperative Farmers’ Market, Grounds of Island Lodge No. 89, Main Road. Weekly 9 a.m.-1 p.m. through mid-Sept.

Monroe Community Library, open weekly 9 a.m.-noon. FMI, Marge Sheridan, 525-4428.

Infant Story Hour, 10-11 a.m. Belfast Free Library, 106 High Street. Songs, stories, dances, rhymes, finger plays for children birth to age 2 and their parents. Visiting and play time.

Davistown Museum, downtown Liberty, Main St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Regional history, tool and art museum. FMI, 288-5126.

Waldo County Retired Teachers meeting, 10:30 a.m., Maine Chowder House Restaurant, Rt. 1, Belfast. Fellowship 10:30 a.m., Business meeting 11 a.m., lunch noon. Guest speaker Rep. Walter Ash.

Palermo Community Library, open weekly 3-5 p.m.

Fitness Ball Workout, 4:30-5 p.m. Waldo County General Hospital Education Center, 118 Northport Avenue, Belfast. 30-minute session of exercises, for women of all ages. Certified fitness instructor. $1 payable each session. Drop-ins welcome, no registration necessary. Bring ball. Balls available for sale with prior notice. FMI, call 338-9303 or 930-2684.

Strong Women Workout, 5-5:30 p.m., Waldo County General Hospital Education Center, 118 Northport Avenue, Belfast. A 30-minute session for women of all ages. Certified fitness instructors. $2 payable each session. Drop-ins welcome, no registration necessary. Bring weights. FMI, call 338-9303 or 338-2500 ext. 4154.

Tai Chi, 5:30-7 p.m., Belfast Dance Studio. FMI, 525-3593.

Beano, 6 p.m., American Legion Hall, Church St., Belfast, Thursdays.

Thursday Night Dinner, 6 p.m. weekly at VFW 3108, 31 Field St., Belfast. Cost $4 per plate. FMI, 338-2358.

Survivors of Domestic Violence, Women’s support group, 6-7:30 p.m. For women who have experienced abuse or the abuse of a loved one, past or present. Upstairs, old Belfast Opera House.

HIV/AIDS Support Group, 6-8 p.m., second and fourth Thursdays monthly. St. Margaret’s Church, Belfast. FMI, 338-6330.

Stockton Springs Community Library, corner of Main and Station streets. Open weekly 6:30-8:30 p.m. Volunteers needed, FMI, Basil Staples, 567-3393.

Overeaters Anonymous, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Searsmont Community Building, Lower Level. FMI, contact Ginny, 342-5489.

Yoga, eight-week course, Searsmont Community Center, 7-8:30 p.m. Contact Pam McKeen at 338-6073 or pam@acadia.net.

Mid-Coast Home School Support Group, quarterly meeting, 6:30 p.m., Abbott Room, Belfast Free Library. Serves residents of Waldo, Knox and Hancock counties. Open to public. FMI, 338-4843.

Friday Sept. 10

Farmers’ Market At Renys Plaza, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., junction Routes 1& 3, Belfast. Weekly through late October.

Belfast Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. lower end Main Street. The best in fresh veggies, produce, flowers, plants, cheese, poultry, lamb, honey and fruit and other seasonal specialties. Weekly, through October.

Widow/ Widowers Grief Support Group, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County sponsors. Informal support group for anyone who has lost a spouse or life partner. First and third Fridays monthly, Education Center of Waldo County General Hospital. Free, no pre-registration necessary. FMI, call 930-2677.

Story Time at Carver Memorial Library, Corner Mortland Rd. Union St., Searsport 10-11 a.m. Stories, crafts, games, and playtime for preschoolers. Searsport. FMI, call 548-2303.

New Hope for Women, Survivors of Domestic Abuse 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Support, information, advocacy and referrals for victims, survivors of domestic violence. Senior Spectrum, 19 Merriam Rd, Belfast. Information at 24-hour hotline: 338-6569. Collect calls accepted.

Overeaters Anonymous, 12-1 p.m. Is food a problem for you? Overeaters Anonymous meets Fridays, West Bay Counseling, 22 Spring St., Belfast.

Turkey Supper, 4:30 p.m., Thorndike Congregational Church, Cost $5.

Oh Coward!, Northern Lights Reportory Theatre, 8 p.m., Marsh River Theater, Route 139, Brooks. Cost, $8/$5, FMI, 722-4110.

Vague Valentine, Portland-based band, CD release party. 8 p.m. Unity Center of the Performing Arts.

Outright, support group for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and questioning youths. Meets second and fourth Fridays monthly. Sponsored by Coastal AIDS Network. FMI, 338-6330.
Saturday, Sept. 11

Yoga with a Flow, 8:30-9:45 a.m. Led by Lisa Newcomb, Belfast Dance Studio, 109 High St. $9 per class 338-5380

Feast and Foliage trip, Leaves Belfast at 8:30 a.m.,lunch in Jackman, at Moose Point Tavern on Big Wood Lake. Travel to Greenville, and Moosehead Lake to tour Lumberjack Museum, then to The Birches Resort, overlooking Mt. Kineo for dinner buffet. Return to Belfast at 10 p.m. Call Senior College, at 338-8033, to reserve a space.

Unity Market Day, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., weekly at Unity Community Center.

Breakfast Club for Kids, 9-11 a.m. Breakfast, singing, Bible Stories, crafts for children ages 5 to 105. Free. The Salvation Army, 134 Church Street, Belfast 04915.

Farmers’ Market At Renys Plaza, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., junction of Routes 1& 3, Belfast. Weekly through late October.

Belfast Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. lower end Main Street. The best in fresh veggies, produce, flowers, plants, cheese, poultry, lamb, honey and fruit and other seasonal specialties. Weekly, through October.

Monroe Community Library, 9 a.m.-noon. FMI, Marge Sheridan, 525-4428

Craft Fair, Jed’s Restaurant 9 a.m.-3 p.m., sponsored by Waldo County Republican Women’s Club. To reserve a table, call Janet Plausse at 789-5811 or Phyllis Gould at 338-3907.

Around Islesboro Race, 9:50 a.m., hosted by Northport Yacht Club. Starts at Northport wharf. FMI, call Art Hall at 688-4088.

Medieval Tournament, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Fort Knox, Prospect. Armored combat, archery, music and dance. Pumpkins launched into Penobscot Bay on Maine’s largest trebuchet.

Antique and Collectables Auction, 10:30 a.m., preview 9 a.m. Aunty Q’s Antiques and Collectables, 2 Cove Rd. Winterport. Aunty Q’s is selling out. Food available, bring a chair. Sale conducted by Central Maine Auction Center. FMI, cmauctioncenter.com.

Thorndike Harvest Festival Day, Thorndike firehouse, chicken BBQ at noon, dance in evening. Volunteers and craft vendors needed. FMI, call Linda, 568-3411.

Stockton Springs Community Library, corner of Main and Station streets. Open weekly 9:30 a.m.-noon. Volunteers needed. FMI, Basil Staples, 567-3393.

Palermo Community Library, Children’s Story Time, 1 p.m. weekly. (Summer months Tuesday)

Church Supper & Auction, 4:30-6 p.m., Monroe Community Church. FMI, call Olive Lockhart, 525-3583.

Baked Bean and Casserole Supper, with salads, pies, 5 p.m., Searsmont United Methodist Church. Adults $6, children $3.

AOA Dance, (Active Older Adult), 7-10 p.m., Waldo County YMCA. Northern Lights Band, light refreshments, $6 each, 50/50 raffle.

Frye Mountain Band, with Dick Philbrook. 7-10 p.m., Northport Grange Hall, Route 1, Northport. Refreshments, 50/50 raffle. Singles and couples admission, $6. FMI, 745-9238.

Movies in Montville, Outdoor summer film series, screen on barn door, 582 North Ridge Rd. Music 7:30 p.m.; live and animated shorts classics and documentaries, all made-in-Maine, 8:30 p.m. Cost $5. FMI, call Film Farm, 323-3932, rain date Sunday.

Oh Coward!, Northern Lights Reportory Theatre, 8 p.m., Marsh River Theater, Route 139, Brooks. Tickets $8/$5, FMI, 722-4110.

Contradance, 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. at the First Church Parish Hall, Belfast.

Sunday, Sept. 12

Yearly Multi-Family Yard Sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Unity Community Center. Benefits New Hope for Women shelter, Belfast.

Sunday School resumes, 9 a.m., Belfast United Methodist Church, 23 Mill Lane. Weekly classes for children, adults and those with special needs.

Coin Show and Auction, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Searsport Lion’s Club, Prospect St. Benefits Penobscot Bay Coin Club scholarship fund. FMI, 273-3462.

Afternoon of Bingo, noon, Brooks Community Park. Gates open at 11 a.m., 12-card packets on sale for $20. Two 50/50 specials, two 50/50 blackouts. Lunch available. Proceeds benefit Brooks Booster Club. FMI, Carol Kenney at 722-4253.

The Poetry Project, 1-3 p.m., Scoops Ice Cream Parlor, 35 Main St., Belfast. Second Sunday monthly. Music, good readers, great poets and delicious ice cream. FMI, 338-4240.

Benefit Concert, 2-4:30 p.m., Winterport Union Meeting House. Never2Late and St. Huckleberry to perform. Suggested donation $5. Proceeds benefit Meetinghouse restoration. FMI, 223-5522.

Tumbling Tots, for ages 2-5, 2:15-3 p.m. Wellness room, Waldo County YMCA. Basic tumbling skills, gymnasium activities (including yoga animal positions, use of props such as parachute, hoops). Fun for young children. Class size limited. Sundays for 6 weeks. Fees, annual members $20/session 3-month & nonmembers $56/session. FMI, 338-4598.

Tumbling & Beam, for ages 6 and above, 3-4 p.m. Wellness room, Waldo County YMCA. Tumbling and balance beam skills, noncompetitive atmosphere for kids of various skill levels. Sundays for 6 weeks. Fees, annual members $24/session three-month & nonmembers $60/session. FMI, 338-4598.

Explore meaning of life with Alpha, 4:30-7 p.m. Belfast United Methodist Church, 23 Mill Lane, Belfast. The 12-week program began Aug. 22. Explores: Does God exists, is there any point to life, and what happens after death. Includes informal dinner, talk, dessert, coffee, discussion. FMI, or to register, call 338-5575.

Monday, Sept. 13

Foster Parenting Support Group, 6-8 p.m., WCGH classroom. FMI, 592-2482.

Beginner Yoga, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Wellness Room, Waldo County YMCA. Kripalu yoga focuses on balancing strength with flexibility. Includes poses, breath work, relaxation. Mondays for six weeks. Fees, annual members $36/session or $7/class, 3-month & nonmembers $60/session or $10/class. FMI, 338-4598.

Red Cross Blood Drive, 2-7 p.m., sponsored by Searsmont Volunteer Fire Department. Lower level of Searsmont Community Center

Scottish Country Dancing, 7:30 p.m. Mondays, American Legion Hall, Belfast.

Shape Note Singing, 7-9 p.m. First Church Parish Hall Spring Street, Belfast. FMI, Sumner 338-1265 or Bobbie 342-2324. FMI, www.fasola.org.

Tuesday Sept. 14

Farmers’ Market At Renys Plaza, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., junction of Routes 1& 3, Belfast. Weekly through late October.

Blood Pressure Clinic, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Belfast Public Health Nursing Association, Waldo County Home Health complex, across from Waldo County General Hospital. Donations welcome.

Story Hour for Preschoolers, 10-11 a.m. Stories, songs and crafts for preschool children ages 3-5. Belfast Free Library, 106 High Street 338-3884 x24.

Belfast Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. lower end of Main Street. The very best in fresh veggies, produce, flowers, plants, cheese, poultry, lamb, honey and fruit and other seasonal specialties. Weekly, through October.

Cancer Support Group, 3-4:30 p.m., Second Tuesday monthly, WCGH Conference Room A. For adults with cancer, their family and friends. Pre-registration not required. Free, peer-led support group meets fourth Tuesday monthly, same time and location. FMI, 338-2500, ext. 4341 or 4150.

Fitness Ball Workout, 4:30-5 p.m. Waldo County General Hospital Education Center, 118 Northport Avenue, Belfast. 30-minute session of exercises, for women of all ages. Certified fitness instructor. $1 payable each session. Drop-ins welcome, no registration necessary. Bring ball. Balls available for sale with prior notice. FMI, call 338-9303 or 930-2684.
Strong Women Workout, 5-5:30 p.m., Waldo County General Hospital Education Center, 118 Northport Avenue, Belfast. A 30-minute session for women of all ages. Certified fitness instructors. $2 payable each session. Drop-ins welcome, no registration necessary. Bring weights. FMI, call 338-9303 or 338-2500 ext. 4154.

Women’s Self Defense, 5:15-8:30 p.m., The Waldo County YMCA. Learn strategies/techniques to prepare for real-life situations. Attack prevention, use of force justification, vital areas for counter attacks, environmental consideration, reliable techniques for reprisal. Instructed by Don Maurio and Chris Brinn. $10 per person, pre-registration required, call 338-4598.

Prenatal Exercise, 6-7 p.m. Community Room 2, Waldo County YMCA. Meet other pregnant women while improving body awareness/alignment. Prepare for giving birth with strengthening exercises for abdomen and pelvic floor, gentle stretching, relaxation. Tuesdays, for six weeks. Fees: annual members $60/session or $10/class, 3-month & Nonmembers $90/session or $15/class. FMI, 338-4598.

Tuesday Talk with Jude Spacks, 6:30–8:30 p.m., Abbott Room, Belfast Free Library, High Street, Belfast. Spacks will provide an introduction to The Work of Byron Katie, a transformative process of self-inquiry that can radically change the way people understand problems.

Grief Support Group, Sponsored by Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County, Tuesday evenings. Open, free of charge to community members who have experienced loss – family member, friend, and co-worker. Facilitators are trained Hospice volunteers. FMI, to register, contact Peggy Zwerling, bereavement coordinator, Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County, 930-2677, hospice@wcgh.org.

Wednesday, Sept. 15

Northport Food Pantry, 7-11 a.m. 489 Atlantic Highway, third Wednesday monthly. FMI, 338-3625 or 471-4149.

Monroe Community Library, Monroe Town Hall, open weekly 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. FMI, Marge Sheridan, 525-4428.

Stockton Springs Community Library, corner of Main and Station streets. Open weekly 3-5 p.m. Volunteers needed, FMI, Basil Staples, 567-3393.

Women’s Scrapbooking, 3-10 p.m. Offered by Salvation Army of Waldo County, 134 Church Street, Belfast. Bring supplies, pictures. Supplies will be for sale. FMI, 338-3615.

Scrabble for Fun, Belfast Free Library, Abbott Room, 6-7:45 p.m. Sponsored by the Waldo County Literacy Volunteers of America and the Belfast Free Library.

Open Group Play-Reading, The Lion in Winter, 6:30 p.m. Belfast Maskers Theatre, waterfront. FMI, 338-9668.

Self Defense Course, 7 p.m. Unity Community Center, $10. Instructor Jim Bergdoll, for ages 14 and over. FMI, 948-3483 or ouirone@yahoo.com.

Introduction to Yoga, 10:15-11:15 a.m., Wellness Room, Waldo County YMCA. Increase body awareness, flexibility, strength, & coordination with a safe incremental method. Emphasis on stress reduction, basic Hatha yoga practice. Fridays for 6 weeks. Fees: annual members $36/session or $7/class, 3-month & nonmembers $60/session or $10/class. FMI, 338-4598.

Film Series, 6-8 p.m., Belfast Free Library. Third Wednesday monthly. Sponsored by Peace and Justice Group of Waldo County. FMI, call Cathy at 338-4920.

Thursday, Sept. 16

Tae Kwon Do, 6-7 p.m. youth; 7-8 p.m. teen/adult, Wellness Room, Waldo County YMCA. Tuition includes belts. Tuesdays & Thursdays for 12 weeks. FMI/fees, call 338-4598.

Monroe Community Library, open weekly 9 a.m. to noon. FMI, Marge Sheridan, 525-4428.

Islesboro Cooperative Farmers’ Market, grounds of Island Lodge No. 89 on Main Road. Weekly 9 a.m.-1 p.m. through mid-Sept.

Infant Story Hour, 10-11 a.m. Belfast Free Library, 106 High Street. Songs, stories, dances, rhymes, finger plays for children birth to age 2 and their parents. Visiting and play time.

Davistown Museum, Located in downtown Liberty on Main St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. A regional history, tool and art museum. FMI, 288-5126.

Palermo Community Library, open weekly 3-5 p.m.

Fitness Ball Workout, 4:30-5 p.m. Waldo County General Hospital Education Center, 118 Northport Avenue, Belfast. 30-minute session of exercises, for women of all ages. Certified fitness instructor. $1 payable each session. Drop-ins welcome, no registration necessary. Bring ball. Balls available for sale with prior notice. FMI, call 338-9303 or 930-2684.

Walk for Wishes, Make-A-Wish foundation of Maine hosts 4th annual Walk for Wishes, Belfast Area High School, Belfast. Pre-walk festivities including food and entertainment, begins 5 p.m. Walk 6 p.m. Prizes/raffle drawingsafter walk. To register, contact Pattie Gallant, at 866-704-WALK or wishwalk@wish.org.

Strong Women Workout, 5-5:30 p.m., Waldo County General Hospital Education Center, 118 Northport Avenue, Belfast. A 30-minute session for women of all ages. Certified fitness instructors. $2 payable each session. Drop-ins welcome, no registration necessary. Bring weights. FMI, call 338-9303 or 338-2500 ext. 4154.

Tai Chi, 5:30-7 p.m., Belfast Dance Studio. FMI, 525-3593.

Beano, 6 p.m., American Legion Hall, Church St., Belfast, each Thursday.

Thursday Night Dinner, 6 p.m. weekly at VFW 3108, 31 Field St., Belfast. Cost $4 per plate. FMI, 338-2358.

Friday Sept. 17

Introduction to Yoga, 10:15-11:15 a.m., Wellness Room, Waldo County YMCA. Increase body awareness, flexibility, strength, & coordination with a safe incremental method. Emphasis on stress reduction, basic Hatha yoga practice. Fridays for 6 weeks. Fees, annual members $36/session or $7/class, 3-month & nonmembers $60/session or $10/class.

Farmers’ Market At Renys’ Plaza, 9 a.m. — 1 p.m., Junctions of Routes 1& 3, Belfast at Reny’s Plaza parking lot. Weekly through late October.

Belfast Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Area farmers bring fresh products into town – at the lower end of Main Street, on the left as you head toward the water. The very best in fresh veggies, produce, flowers, plants, cheese, poultry, lamb, honey and fruit and other seasonal specialties. Through October.

Widow/ Widowers Grief Support Group, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County sponsors. Informal support group for anyone who has lost a spouse or life partner. Meets first and third Fridays monthly, Education Center of Waldo County General Hospital. Free, no pre-registration necessary. FMI, call 930-2677.

Story Time at Carver Memorial Library, Corner Mortland Rd. and Union St. in Searsport 10-11 a.m. Stories, crafts, games, and playtime for preschoolers. Searsport. FMI, call 548-2303.

New Hope for Women, Survivors of Domestic Abuse 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Support, information, advocacy, referrals for victims and survivors of domestic violence. Senior Spectrum, 19 Merriam Rd, Belfast. Information at 24-hour hotline, 338-6569. Collect calls accepted.

Overeaters Anonymous, 12-1 p.m. Is food a problem for you? Overeaters Anonymous meets Fridays at West Bay Counseling, 22 Spring St., Belfast.

Open Microphone Coffeehouse, UU Church of Belfast, 1st and 3rd Friday monthly, 7:30 p.m. FMI, call Mary at 338-8363 or Jeffrey at 338-4408.

Saturday, Sept. 18

Yoga with a Flow, 8:30-9:45 a.m. Led by Lisa Newcomb. Belfast Dance Studio, 109 High St. Cost $9 per class 338-5380

Searsmont special town meeting, to elect a new selectman, 9 a.m. Searsmont Community Building, lower level.

Liberty Area Food Pantry, 9-11 a.m., Liberty Baptist Church, third Saturday of the month.

Unity Market Day, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., weekly at Unity Community Center.

Farmers’ Market At Renys’ Plaza, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., junction of Routes 1& 3, Belfast. Weekly through late October.

Breakfast Club for Kids, 9-11 a.m. Breakfast, singing, Bible Stories, crafts for children ages 5 to 105. Free. The Salvation Army, 134 Church Street, Belfast 04915.

Monroe Community Library, 9 a.m. to noon. FMI, Marge Sheridan, 525-4428

Stockton Springs Community Library, corner of Main and Station streets. Open weekly 9:30 a.m.-noon. Volunteers needed. FMI, Basil Staples, 567-3393.

The Belfast Museum, 10 Market Street, open Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. until Oct. 9. Free admission. FMI, 338-9229

Palermo Community Library, Children’s Story Time, 1 p.m. weekly.

Baked Bean Supper, 5 p.m., Searsmont Masonic Hall, last of season. Cost $5.

Jean McIntyre, guest speaker, 6:30 p.m., Belfast United Methodist Church, 23 Mill Lane. McIntyre will talk about New Hope for Women. All welcome.

Sunday, Sept. 19

Explore meaning of life with Alpha, 4:30-7 p.m. Belfast United Methodist Church, 23 Mill Lane, Belfast. The 12-week program began Aug. 22. Explores: Does God exists, is there any point to life, and what happens after death. Includes informal dinner, talk, dessert, coffee, discussion. FMI, or to register, call 338-5575.

Contemporary Service, 7 p.m. Belfast United Methodist Church, 23 Mill Lane, all are welcome. FMI, 338-5575.

Tumbling Tots, for ages 2-5, 2:15-3 p.m. Wellness Room, Waldo County YMCA. Basic tumbling skills, gymnasium activities (including yoga animal positions, use of props such as parachute, hoops). Fun for young children. Class size limited. Sundays for 6 weeks. Fees, annual members $20/session 3-month & nonmembers $56/session. FMI, 338-4598.

Tumbling & Beam, for ages 6 and above, 3-4 p.m. Wellness room, Waldo County YMCA. Tumbling and balance beam skills, noncompetitive atmosphere for kids of various skill levels. Sundays for 6 weeks. Fees, annual members $24/session three-month & nonmembers $60/session. FMI, 338-4598.

Monday Sept. 20

Scottish Country Dancing, 7:30 p.m., every Monday at the American Legion Hall, Belfast.

Yoga, for stress reduction and cardiac wellness. 9:30-10:30 a.m. WCGH Education Building. Free, sponsored by the Waldo County YMCA and WCGH. FMI, Bindy Pendleton 338-4256 or Lauren Murray, 594-0364.

Tuesday, Sept. 21

Blood Pressure Clinic, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Belfast Public Health Nursing Association, Waldo County Home Health complex, across from Waldo County General Hospital. Donations welcome.

Story Hour for Preschoolers, 10-11 a.m. Stories, songs and crafts for preschool children ages 3-5. Belfast Free Library, 106 High Street 338-3884 x24.

Women’s Bible Study, Belfast United Methodist Church, 23 Mill Lane, weekly 10:30-11:45 a.m. Women welcome for lectionary studies.

Affordable Housing Committee, 12-1:30 p.m. Meets third Tuesdays, Belfast Center, 9 Field Street, Door 1, Suite 213 Conference Room. Sub-committee of Building Communities for Children Coalition (BCC). FMI, 338-2200, ext. 109 (Patrick) or ext. 105 (Diana).

Belfast Farmers’ Market, 3-6 p.m., downtown (across from Coyote Moon) Featuring fresh organic vegetables, produce of all kinds, breads, herbs, jams and jellies, tasty ethnic foods, and more. FMI, 342-2723.

Fitness Ball Workout, 4:30-5 p.m. Waldo County General Hospital Education Center, 118 Northport Avenue, Belfast. 30-minute session of exercises, for women of all ages. Certified fitness instructor. $1 payable each session. Drop-ins welcome, no registration necessary. Bring ball. Balls available for sale with prior notice. FMI, call 338-9303 or 930-2684.

Strong Women Workout, 5-5:30 p.m., Waldo County General Hospital Education Center, 118 Northport Avenue, Belfast. A 30-minute session for women of all ages. Certified fitness instructors. $2 payable each session. Drop-ins welcome, no registration necessary. Bring weights. FMI, call 338-9303 or 338-2500 ext. 4154.

Tuesday Talk, with author Marilis Hornidge, 7 p.m., Abbott Room, Belfast Free Library, High Street, Belfast. Hornidge Penned That Yankee Cat: The Maine Coon. She will speak about her experience researching, writing and publishing this guide to the Maine Coon Cat.

Grief Support Group, Sponsored by Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County, Tuesday evenings. Open, free of charge to community members who have had any type of loss – family member, friend, or co-worker. Facilitators are trained Hospice volunteers. FMI or to register, contact Peggy Zwerling, bereavement coordinator, Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County, at 930-2677 or hospice@wcgh.org.
Wednesday, Sept. 22

Monroe Community Library, Monroe Town Hall, open weekly 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. FMI, Marge Sheridan, 525-4428.

Trip to Willowbrook 19th Century Museum, Newfield, see an 1894 Carousel, an ice cream parlor, items from times gone by. Leave Waldo County YMCA at 7:30 a.m., return by 6 p.m. To register, call the Waldo County YMCA at 338-4598.

Pull-Outs

The town of Stockton Springs seeks volunteers to assist the MCC with trail construction. From mid-September through October, extra hands are needed for clearing trails, building bog bridges and transporting material via wheelbarrow. The MCC crew works Wednesdays through Saturdays, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, on volunteer opportunities, contact Karen MacDonald at 567-4216.
Kramer Gallery, Belfast Free Library, Passy Views by Belfast artist Patricia Aldrich. Exhibit captures 10 different renditions of the the Passagassawaukeag River. Shows through September.