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Daughters of Long Reach Sunday 5/19 @ 2P


Irene M. Drago's seafaring novel, Daughters of Long Reach, won first place in the "First Novel" category of the 2018 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. Drago fell in love with Bath, Maine, and its maritime history in 2013 and has quickly cultivated deep ties to the Kennebec River.  Born in the shadow of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Irene’s father and brother both served on destroyers, which inspired a fascination with ships and boats of all kinds. Life has taken her from Brooklyn to Long Island, Worcester, Washington, D.C., Wichita, Chicago, and now to Bath, Maine.

Marine Mammals of Maine Saturday 6/8 10:30 A.M.


A Seal's Journey
Join Marine Mammals of Maine (MMoME) as they take you through a seal’s journey from stranding to release, and all of the obstacles in between.
Starting with seal basics such as: whether it’s normal for them to be out of the water and why you might see a baby on its own, and then dive into when and why seals need our help. You will learn what MMoME is, what they do,the animals they care for, and how you can help.  

Maine Humanities Council "Let's Talk About It" program Tuesday 7/16 9:30 A.M.


Let’s Talk About It is a free, library-based reading and discussion program for people who want to talk with others about what they have read, presented in collaboration with the Maine State Library

A History of the 50’s & 60’s through Popular Song Thursday 7/18 @ 7 P.M.


Marc Black

At the Historical Society Barn

Joint Venture with the

Cushing Historical Society 

New York Blues Hall of Fame inductee, Marc Black, will be your guide through an evening of song, storytelling and laughter through these two historically defining decades.  You’ll celebrate wonderful songs as diverse as Itsy Bitsy, Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka -Dot Bikini and Blowin’ in the Wind, as well as tunes by artists ranging from Dean Martin to George Harrison.  In addition to the music and conversation, this popular program features a slide show that’s sure to slide you right back in time.  Marc will also perform his own group’s top forty hit from 1967 when he toured with The Doors, Neil Diamond, The Dave Clark Five and Van Morrison… ‘Happy’ by the ‘Blades of Grass’.

Later this year...


Guiding Eyes for the Blind puppies  8/18

Mainers on the Titanic 9/15

National Farmers Day Presentation  10/12

Mark Black - History through song