WRFR Community Calendar:  April 20 to April 28

Thursday April 20 Kristen Lindquist 4 pm Local poet reads from her work at Rockport Public Library. Traveling Musicians 6pm Stage show based on Grimm fairy tale Town Musicians of Bremen. The Strand Theatre, Rockland. Tickets $10 adults/$5 for 12 and under.

Friday April 21 Arts in Action 12:30-4:30 pm Free fun for kids 8 and up (with adult) at Rockland Community Bldg., Rockland. Drop-ins permitted but registering helps planning. 691-2156 orRASAartsinaction@gmail.com. Graphic Novel Teen Talk 2 pm Author Alex Irvine and illustrator Ben Bishop, the graphic novel team at Rockland Public Library share their latest. Far Side of the Moon: The Story of Apollo 11’s Third Man. Artist Trading Cards 5-7 pm Adults and children invited to explore mediums and trade cards. Coastal Children’s Museum, Rockland. $10. Register programs@coastalchildrensmuseum.org or 596-0300.Paint Night 6 pm Kim Nicoll guides class in Spring Blossoms scene. $35 at Art Loft. Register artloftrockland.org or 200-7915. Talley’s Folley 7 pm Everyman Repertory Theatre at Rockport Opera House (Sat. also, Sun. at 2 pm) Tix $20 adults/$25 door/$10 students. 236-0173.  Honeycreepers 7 pm Eclectic storytelling from folk to funk. Rock City Café, free. 594-4123.

 

Saturday April 22 Book Sale 9 am-5pm Camden Library puts on its April sale. Volunteers needed. 236-4885. Earth Day Clean Up 9 am Help spruce up Camden Amphitheatre and Harbor Park. Bring rakes, shears and gloves. 236-3440. MOFGA 9 am-3 pm Organic Farmers & Gardeners need help at Common Ground Education Ctr, Unity. Free lunch and T-shirt. alibby@mofga.org. Yoga & Live Music 10 am Free yoga class for all, accompanied by Palaver Strings. Union Hall, Rockport. 

Paint the Sky 1 pm Frieda Hanlon leads acrylic paint class $35 at Art Loft. Register artloftrockland.org. Author Richard Grant 2 pm Signs Cave Dwellers. Owl & Turtle, Camden. Pre-order 230-7335. Palaver Strings 6 pm Bay Chamber presents Gawler Sisters and Bennet Konesni. $30/$10 under 25. Union Hall, Rockport. baychamberconcerts.org  Spring Fling 6 pm Several local groups play for steeple restoration at Second Congregational Church, Warren. Roller Derby 6 pm Rock Coast Rollers vs. Mass Attack. Midcoast Rec Ctr, Rockport. $8 advance or $10 door. Will Brown 7 pm Guitarist performs original arrangements of folk and traditional tunes. Rock City Café, free. 594-4123.

Sunday April 23 Shearing & Wool Grading 8 am-5 pm Free workshop at Meadowcroft Farm, Washington. Bring lunch. Must register at aenglander@mcht.org

 

Kid Hugging Day 11 am- 4pm Hug lambs and kids. Sample cheeses. Appleton Creamery. Making Wool into Yarn 1 pm Lori Schafer shows how to use drop spindle to make single-ply yarns. $25 at Art Loft. Register artloftrockland.org.

Monday April 24 Poetry 4 pm Poets’ Corner members read at Camden Library. Anthony Gomes Band 7 pm Blues Night at Time Out Pub in Rockland. Also on Tuesday! $15 cover. Pull the Plug 7 pm Sarah Baldwin invites families to rediscover life beyond the small screen. Ashwood Waldorf School, Rockport.

Tuesday April 25 Reimagining Our Rivers Noon Advocate Landis Hudson on restoration, resilience and dams. Merryspring Nature Center, Camden. $5/Members free. 236-2239. Drawing Class 4 pm Kids 6 (under 11 adult) and up. Baby animals, bird nests, fledglings and spring flowers. Rockland Library. Stupid Funny Stuff 6:30 pm Rockland Historical Society presents novelties at Rockland Library. 

Wednesday April 26 Whiskey Talk 11 am- 2pm Distiller Keith Bodine shares know-how on barrel selection and aging. Sweetgrass Winery, Union. Free. Cakes for Queen of Heaven 6-8 pm Women’s divine feminine course explores ancient New East and Old Europe cultures. Free 5-week theology course. First Universalist Church, Rockland. Must register: 975-7043. 

Thursday April 27 Springing Forward 9 am-Noon Clinical herbalist and life coach help women 50+ refresh and reimagine their lives. Free but register. quarryhill.org or 921-6116.

Engage or Enrage 3:30-5:30 pm Counselors present conflict resolution strategies. South School, Rockland. Register at rsu13.org.

Friday April 28 Wildflower Walk 10 am-Noon Heather McCargo leads search for spring ephemerals. Payson Park, Warren. $8/$5 Wild Seed Project members. Reg: knox-lincoln.org.

Urban Sketching 6 pm Led by Kim Nicoll, $25 at Art Loft. Register artloftrockland.org. DeMundo 7 pm Jazz quintet plays Rock City Café, free. 594-4123. Trekkapalooza 6:30 pm Band battle pays tribute to Legends & Icons lost in 2016. Oceanside High, Rockland. $10/$12 day of. trekkers.org. Folk Festival Reunion 7 pm Gordon Bok and others play Rockport Opera House. $20. gordonbok.com. 

 

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