Saturday, January 25, 2014

Camden Public Library Events January 30 through February 13

Thursday, January 30

“Financial Resources for Adult Learners” 6:00 pm at the Camden Public Library, offered by Linda Buckmaster of Women, Work and Community. The program is free and open to adults of all ages and backgrounds; includes information on Family Development Accounts, a fund-matching program. Registration for the workshop is required, contact Linda Buckmaster at 596-2615 or

Saturday, February 1

Winterfest, Camden’s annual celebration of Winter, in the Camden Amphitheatre, noon to 3:00 pm, featuring ice carving, snow sculpting, family fun, hot food, music indoors and out, and kids crafts indoors, hosted by the Camden Public Library, and sponsored by The First. This year there will also be “CamJam” snowboarding and skiing in Harbor Park; helmets required.

Sunday, February 2

“CamJam” 12:00 to 3:00 pm in Camden Harbor Park, freestyle snowboarding and skiing competition preliminaries and finals, and family snow activities, hosted by Camden Snow Bowl. Part of Camden Winterfest Week. Rail jam elements will be open to all skiers snowboarders; helmets required (under 18 need parents signature).

On Sunday, February 2, Harbor Park will host family festivities from noon to 4:00 pm, including snow activities such as Frosty Toss, Snowman Hat Trick, and Tic-Tac-Snow in Harbor Park, and hot cocoa. CamJam will start at 1:00 pm in Harbor Park, featuring freestyle skiing and snowboarding competition, sponsored by the Camden Snow Bowl.

Tuesday, February 4

Camden Garden Club’s Winter Horticultural Series features speaker Dennis Milliken on “Plants with Style: Home Companions,” at the Camden Public Library; all are welcome, 10:00 am.

“The Future of Desalination” Dr. James Birkett, 7:00 pm at the Camden Public Library, part of the Camden Conference Community Events Series, free and open to all

Wednesday, February 5

Midcoast Stroke Support Group regular meeting at the Camden Public Library, 10:00 am, open to all.

Thursday, February 6

“Songswap” at the Camden Public Library, 6:30-8:30 pm. Songswap is an informal song-circle format. Bring a song or two, a friend or two, and an instrument or two. Call Ken Gross at the library for more information, 236-3440. The library offers live music in one form or another on the first Thursday of the month.

Saturday, February 8

Simply Books Club at the Camden Public Library, 2:00 pm, all are welcome. Simply bring along whatever book you’re currently reading and share it with the group.

Monday, February 10

The Wellness Series features Kala Myers-French on “What’s the (dental) root cause? A look at oral health and its connectivity to overall wellness,” at noon at the Camden Public Library, co-sponsored by the library and PenBay Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Tuesday, February 11

Camden Garden Club’s Winter Horticultural Series features speakers Jeff Wells and Allison Childs Wells on “Maine’s Favorite Birds.” Hosted by the Camden Public Library; all are welcome, 10:00 am.

“The Birds of Beech Hill,” a presentation by local photographer Brian Willson at the Camden Public Library, 7:00 pm. Co-sponsored by Coastal Mountains Land Trust and Mid-Coast Audubon.

Thursday, February 13

“Untouchable Love,” a multimedia documentary by Meghan Vigeant, about inter-caste marriage in Nepal at 7:00 pm at the Camden Library.

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