Speaker Date Topic
Holiday- Patriot's Day Apr 19, 2021
Kristen Lindquist Apr 26, 2021
Birding in Maine

Kristen Lindquist attended Middlebury College in Vermont and received her MFA in poetry from the University of Oregon. She worked many summers at the Bread Loaf Writers Conference. Her poetry and other writings have appeared in such venues as Down EastMaine TimesBangor Metro, Northern Sky News, and Bangor Daily News, as well as various literary/haiku journals and anthologies. Her publications include the chapbook Invocation to the Birds (Oyster River Press, 2001),  Transportation (Megunticook Press, 2011), which was a finalist for a Maine Literary Award, and Tourists in the Known World: New & Selected Poems (Megunticook Press, 2017).

Her work has received various awards, including a Pushcart Prize nomination and a Maine Press Association award (third place) for outdoor writing. Garrison Keillor read three of her poems on National Public Radio’s The Writer’s AlmanacMaine State Poet Laureate Stu Kestenbaum has read two of her poems on Maine Public Radio’s Poems from Here.

She has written a natural history column for the local papers for many years (currently for Pen Bay Pilot; read a recent column here) and since 2009 has maintained a daily haiku blog, Book of Days. In addition to writing, she also teaches on occasion, most recently for the local adult ed program (natural history; Maine poetry; haiku) and has also led haiku workshops around the state.

An avid birder since childhood, Kristen served as the first female member of the Maine Bird Records Committee. She has guided bird outings around Maine for various organizations and for the Acadia Birding Festival. In 2019 she was the naturalist for the Coastal Maine Hiking trip offered by Distant Journeys.

She lives in her hometown of Camden, Maine, with her husband, novelist Paul Doiron

Maria Coletti and Julia Page May 03, 2021
The AYCC Mentoring Program

Program descriptionThe Mentoring Program provides a mentor from the community to youth in elementary and middle school from Waterville and the surrounding communities. Through a simple positive relationship, children in this program will be able to develop a greater love and appreciation for connection and an excitement for learning.

Jim Dinkle May 10, 2021
Updates from FirstPark
Cynthia Eccher May 17, 2021
Project Canopy “Let’s Get Waterville Growing”
New Member Induction May 24, 2021
Welcome New Members!
Memorial Day - No meeting May 31, 2021
Garvan Donegan Jun 07, 2021
Dirigo Labs

CMGC’s Dirigo Labs: A Regional Technology Accelerator Program Fostering Innovation and Collaboratively Supporting Maine-Based Entrepreneurs

Amanda Olsen Jun 14, 2021
Maine Mushroom Company

Maine Mushroom Company is a small, family-owned company that focuses on year-round production of boutique-quality gourmet mushrooms. Our mission is to provide only the highest quality mushrooms, grown on our farm using organic growing methods.

Officer Robert Bouley Jun 21, 2021
Opioid Addiction Program
The Jeffs Jun 28, 2021
Reflecting on the past year and what's ahead in the next
July 4th Observed Jul 05, 2021
No Meeting
Susanne Lee Jul 12, 2021
Sen. George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions
Incoming District Governor Doug Curtis Jul 19, 2021
Plans for the upcoming year
Amy Rowbottom Jul 26, 2021
Crooked Face Creamery; local cheesemaking
David Stires Aug 09, 2021
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Annual Rotary Bllod Drive 9am-2pm Aug 13, 2021
Elks Lodge

Join us as we give back to the community!