Oct. 18 Drive-Thru Flu Clinic canceled

BELFAST — Waldo County General Hospital has canceled its Oct. 18 drive-thru flu clinic because of rain. The final WCGH clinic will be held at 125 Northport Ave., across the street from the main hospital building, on Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Andy Brand, interim director of horticulture at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay, will discuss landscaping with native plants Oct. 18. Tory Paxson


BELFAST — Tuesday, Oct. 18, at noon, streamed live to the Abbott Room at Belfast Free Library (or join from home): Andy Brand, interim director of horticulture at Boothbay’s Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, will discuss the advantages of landscaping with native plants in the free public Belfast Garden Club lecture. Brand will present a selection of native plants and describe their attributes, habitat needs and the critical roles they play in increasing biodiversity in local yards. FMI: belfastgardenclub.org.

Teens Create: Ghost Luminaries

SEARSPORT — Tuesday, Oct. 18, 3 p.m.: Get into the Halloween spirit by creating a ghost luminary at Carver Memorial Library. Draw your ghost’s face — scary or silly — and light them up for display using an LED tealight. For teens and preteens age 11-19.

Flu vaccine clinics

ISLESBORO — Tuesdays, Oct. 18 and 25, 1-3 p.m., Health Center Annex (Town Office Parking Lot). No appointment necessary. Please wear short sleeves.

Prayer and support group

SEARSPORT — Weekly on Wednesdays, 3 p.m., at First Congregational Church of Searsport, Murphy Room, level level. Join a new prayer and support group for anyone experiencing grief, trauma recovery, a major life change, an illness, or needing support for the challenges of everyday living. The group is facilitated by Pastor Ed Gabrielsen, who has experience in pastoral counseling, meditation, and stress reduction. Register by calling Pastor Gabrielsen at 595-9173. Enter from Knox Brothers Avenue.

Belfast Open Mic

BELFAST — Wednesday, Oct. 19, 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Belfast Maskers Playhouse, 17 Court St.: Performers can practice new or old material before a live audience with professional musicians Lincoln Blake on piano and Dave Clarke on guitar. Bring music charts or lead sheets in your key or browse the available resources. Instrumentalists and story performers welcome. There will be a sign-up sheet for performers. All attendees pay $10 at the door.  Refreshments. FMI: Kathleen at BelfastCabaret@gmail.com.

John Tipping, who will speak about the impact of nitrogen on water quality Oct. 20. Courtesy of Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition

Talk: ‘The Nitrogen Cycle in Our Bay’

BELFAST — Thursday, Oct. 20, 6:30 p.m.:  Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition invites the public to a presentation by John Tipping, a  biologist and taxonomist, in Belfast Free Library’s Abbott Room. He will explain the nitrogen cycle, effects of  human activity on this cycle and consequences for water quality in Belfast Bay. FMI:  info@belfastbaywatershed.org.

Going Green: Designing a Sustainability Plan for Your Business or Nonprofit

BELFAST — Friday, Oct. 21, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., UMaine Hutchinson Center. This program is designed not just for environmental businesses, but also for large or small businesses or nonprofits providing goods, experiences or services. Participants will review their overall business/strategic plans, and refocus them in light of emerging sustainability opportunities. Cost: $215. FMI: Hutchinson Center website.

Baked Bean Supper

UNITY — Saturday, Oct. 22, 4-6 p.m.: Unity Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will host a baked bean supper at the Unity Firehouse on Firehouse Lane. Dinner includes Jacob’s Cattle or Navy beans, hot dog or hamburger, potato salad, coleslaw, dinner roll and gingerbread with fresh whipped cream. Cost is by donation only. Dine in or pick up. Proceeds are for firefighters’ grave markers, which will be on display.

Pints for Polio

BELFAST — Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2 to 6 p.m.: Belfast Rotary Club and Marshall Wharf Brewing Co. present “Pints for Polio” at Marshall Wharf Brewing, 36 Marshall Wharf on the Belfast waterfront. No reservations are needed. One dollar of each select beer sold will be donated to Rotary International’s End Polio campaign, which since 1988 has generated more than $1 billion and helped make the world 99.9% polio-free. FMI: belfastrotary.org or marshallwharfbrewing.com.

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