Bath Area Community Events Calendar

Annual Community Christmas Service and Carol Sing

Come join in this traditional and cozy community yuletide service at the Old West Bath Meeting House warmed by wood stove.  Nondenominational and ecumenical seasonal readings and hymns sung to the old pump organ.  The service will be led by the Rev. Stephanie Batterman.  Hot cider and holiday refreshments will follow

Free

Free Drive-Thru Dinner

To help in this COVID-19 crisis, we are offering "to go" brown bag dinners for any who stop by, or delivery in Bath upon request. The dinner generally consists of a hot casserole or soup, side and dessert. Just drive through the circle and place your order. While you wait, we'll offer prayers for any... Read More

Free

Taize Prayer Service

Join us for candlelight, beautiful chants with live guitar, thoughtful readings, and meditative silence in our upstairs chapel. 2nd Wednesdays through Spring 2020 at 6:30pm. All Welcome

Free

A Frozen Kingdom: Commerce & Pleasure in the Maine Winter

MMM Chief Curator, Christopher Timm, will share his insights on organizing our winter exhibit Frozen Kingdom and reveal some of Maine’s most intriguing stories connected to Maine’s notoriously frigid winters. This event is FREE with museum admission.

Free with paid museum admission

Bath Garden Club Meeting with Guest Speaker

The Bath Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday January 21, 2020 at 12 noon at the Grace Episcopal Church. After a time of socialization and short business meeting, there will be a presentation by Doug Calhoun, a local beekeeper, to discuss "WHAT'S THE BUZZ ABOUT BEES & OTHER POLLINATORS?" Doug has been... Read More

Boatshop Workshop: Toboggan-Building Class

Bring your friends for our first ever toboggan-building class!  Groups of up to five will build an 8-foot toboggan over two evenings.  Boatbuilding techniques employed in the class include steam bending, riveting and ropework.  The class runs January 22-23 to give participants time to sand and varnish before the US National Toboggan Championships in Camden... Read More

$300 – $375

Guided Winter Hike with KELT: Tracking Winter Estuary Animals

Even in the dead of winter, the natural world is brimming with activity! All one needs to do is look for the signs animals leave behind. Join Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) and Maine Maritime Museum to discover how to read animal tracks at DeWick Farm in Woolwich on Saturday, January 25 at 10 am. Led... Read More

$12.50 – $22.00

The Discovery of the USS Eagle 56 Shipwreck

In April 1945, as WWII was coming to an end, the US patrol boat mysteriously exploded in Portland’s harbor. Despite surviving crew members’ adamant claims they were torpedoed by a German U-boat, the US Navy declared the tragedy a result of an accidental boiler explosion. The Navy has since corrected their assessment and the shipwreck... Read More

$7 – $10

Food Drive to Benefit Bath Area Food Bank

The Bath Rotary Club will be hosting a food drive to  benefit the Bath Area Food Bank. The need is very great this time of year. Your donation to the Bath Area Food Bank will help meet the needs of those in our community who rely on the assistance the food bank provides. Items needed... Read More

Bowdoin Book Lecture on Claudia Rankine’s “Citizen”

Bowdoin College assistant professor of English, Samia Rahimtoola, will lecture on Claudia Rankine's poetic essay on race relations in twenty-first century America, Citizen. Professor Rahimtoola considers how literature can forge links between private, personal experience and broader political issues.  The talk is free and open to the public; all are welcome.  Refreshments provided.  Sponsored by the Association... Read More

Free

Bath Garden Club News

Bath Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday February 18, 2020 at 12 noon at Grace Episcopal Church, 1100 Washington Street in Bath. Bath's own Beth Hawkes of Hawkes Farm and Greenhouse will provide spring bulbs that participants will plant in containers brought from home. Learn proper care and how to force bulbs... Read More

$10

Ballroom Dance Class

Ballroom Dance for Beginners and Continuing Beginners Bath Dance Works taught by Charlie Hudson and Katherine  Thompson Register and Info.  Sharon Pyne 207-522-3900 register call Sharon Pyne 6 wks. $100 /couple  $65/person  

$100

Maine Ships in the Arctic

The Arctic regions have long drawn the interest of daring adventures. Several Maine-built ships vessels have journeyed, explored, and worked in these dangerous ice and fog shrouded waters. Join historian and teacher Charles Lagerbom in a look at the history of numerous vessels that were launched in Maine and ventured to Arctic waters – with... Read More

Free with admission

Bath Head Start Open House & Community Resource Fair 2-28-20

On Feb 28th from 11:00am to 1:30pm you are invited to take a tour of Bath Head Start classrooms, meet Head Start staff as well as attend the Community Resource Fair where you can talk with many of the resources available in the Bath area. It will take place downstairs in the MMCA Building, 34... Read More

Free

Winter Carnival Open Mic

Gumbo dinner at the Neighborhood to benefit the Neighborhood Cafe. Come join us for a delicious meal and open mic performances!

$5.00

The Effect of Climate Change on Maine’s Infamous Winters

Maine State Climatologist, Sean Birkel, focuses his research on finding ways to effectively model changes in the local climate and arctic ice sheets. Sean will translate his data and observations to reveal how and why Maine’s winters are evolving and their effect on Maine’s tourism and industry.

$7 – $10

Bath Garden Club Meeting with Guest Speaker

The Bath Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday March 17 at 12 noon at Grace Episcopal Church, 1100 Washington Street in Bath. Guest Speaker is David T. Handley, PhD from the U Maine Cooperative Extension. He will speak about growing Raspberries and High Bush Blueberries in Maine's challenging climate. This will  include variety... Read More

CANCELLED until fall: Panic to Progress: a Community Conversation Series

ue to the Corona virus, the Panic to Progress Community Conversation Series at The Neighborhood UCC in Bath has been postponed.  This has been done out of concern for everyone's health and in spite of excellent news coverage by the Forecaster released just before we decided we had to cancel.  We look forward to announcing new but tentative dates for... Read More