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CALENDAR

WED/17

MISCELLANEOUS

SNOWSHOE HIKE, 10 a.m., Oak Point Farm, 60 Samoset Road, Boothbay Harbor. Free; no registration required. FMI, contact BRLT Environmental Educator Tracey Hall at thall@bbrlt.org or at (207) 633-4818.

WINTER WISDOM: SOLAR ECLIPSES, PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE (2024), 12:15-1:45 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, Morrell Room, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick. Kate Bracher examines the causes of eclipses, some past ones, why it’s so rare for us to see one, and the prospects for the next U.S. event in 2024, which will be visible in northern Maine.The free lecture series is open to the public. FMI, visit MidcoastSeniorCollege.org/winter-wisdom.

MORSE HIGH/BATH HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING, 6 p.m., Morse High School, Alumni Room, 826 High St., Bath. All Morse alumni are invited to attend and reunion classes are encouraged to be present for updated information regarding the upcoming Alumni Weekend (June 8-10, 2018). FMI, visit BathAlumni.org.

ST. DOMINIC’S INFORMATION NIGHT, 6:30 p.m., St. Dominic Academy, 121 Gracelawn Road, Auburn. An information night to hear more about St. Dom's, including discussion of the structure of the average day, teaching approaches and expectations for students, and how students are prepared for high school. Financial aid and scholarship opportunities also will be discussed. FMI, call Marilyn Beauparlant at (207) 782-6911.

‘PATRIOTS, PROTESTERS AND PETTICOATS’ HISTORICAL QUILT LECTURE, 6:30 p.m., Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Dr., Freeport. Quilt historian Kathy Kenney will give an interactive lecture focusing on four different Civil War women who made a difference. FMI, call (207) 835-3307 or visit freeportlibrary.com.

FOOD ADDICTS IN RECOVERY ANONYMOUS, 7p.m., Topsham Medical Building, 4 Horton Place, Topsham. 528- 5550.

PERFORMANCES

LIVE IN THE LOUNGE: OLD ELEVEN, 7:30 p.m., Frontier Cafe, 14 Maine St., Brunswick. Old Eleven is a contemporary American string band who share original and traditional songs and tunes. Free.

THU/18

MISCELLANEOUS

FOOD ADDICTS IN RECOVERY ANONYMOUS, 9a.m., First Parrish Cong. Church, 40 Main St., Freeport. 838- 8991.

MEN’S BOOK GROUP, 4 p.m., Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham. Looking for men to join this monthly group. This month’s book is “Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube” by Blair Braverman. Group usually meets the third Thursday of each month September through May. FMI, call (207) 725-1727, email emma@topshamlibrary.org or visit topshamlibrary.org.

DISCOVER GIRL SCOUTS, 5:30 p.m., Williams-Cone Elementary School, 19 Perkins St., Topsham. Those interested in participating in or volunteering with Girl Scouts will have the opportunity to learn more. FMI, call (888) 922- 4763 or visit GirlScoutsOfMaine.org.

T.O.P.S. MEETING (TAKING OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY), weigh-in 6- 6:40p.m., followed by meeting. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 330 Maine St., Brunswick. For more information, call 729-6400.

FIRST LIGHT CAMERA CLUB: DOUG VAN KAMPEN, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Brunswick Naval Museum and Memorial Gardens, 179 Admiral Fitch Ave., Brunswick. Brunswick photographer

Doug van Kampen will deliver a slide presentation and talk on the topic of “Documentary Photography in the US Coast Guard.” Open to all; free for members of FLCC (membership costs $35 annually) and $10 for others. FMI, visit firstlightcc.com, email info@firstlightcc.com or call (207) 729-6607.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY BRUNSWICK, 6-8p.m., 2 Columbus Drive, Brunswick. Dinner provided at no cost. A Christcentered recovery program for anyone struggling with hurts, habits, hang-ups or addiction.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS MEETING, 7p.m., St. Paul’s Church, Brunswick.

APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN CLUBMAINE CHAPTER POTLUCK AND PRESENTATION, 7 p.m. (optional potluck begins at 6 p.m.), Curtis Memorial Library, Morrell Meeting Room, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick. Presentation on fish passage and biking in Europe. FMI, conact Michelle Moody at meamc@micstan.us or (207) 406- 5221. Performances Michael McCarthy, 3-4 p.m., Lincoln Home, 22 River Road, Newcastle. McCarthy will perform a wide-ranging array of tunes on his 1800s Victorian Square Grand Piano. FMI, contact Rhonda Hanna at (207) 563-3350 or rhonda@lincoln-home.org, or visit lincoln home.org or find its Facebook page.

FRI/19

MISCELLANEOUS

LUNCH WITH FRIENDS, noon, Orr’s Island Schoolhouse, 1579 Harpswell Islands Road, Orr’s Island. Free and open to all ages. To volunteer to cook a dish or help setup, call Carolyn Perow at 207-208-0385 or carolynperow@icloud.com.

OPENING RECEPTION: GUEST ARTISTS OF USM KATE CHENEY CHAPPELL ’83 CENTER FOR BOOK ARTS CRITIQUE GROUP, 5-7 p.m., Centre Street Arts Center, 11 Centre St., Bath. A wine-and-cheese reception, admission is free. FMI, call (207) 442-0300 or visit centrestartsgalleryllc@gmail.com.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY GROUP MEETING, 6p.m., Freedom Fellowship, Wiscasset. On Rt. 1, across from Norm’s Used Cars. 344-8660.

OWL PROWL, 6 p.m., Carl and Barbara Segerstrom Preserve at Squam Creek, Westport Island. Participants will take a guided walk through the preserve scouting for owls. Walk open to people age 10 and older; bring snowshoes, headlamp and dress to spend 1-1.5 hours outdoors. Space is limited and registration is required by calling (207) 442-8400 or visiting kennebecestuary.org. FMI, contact Anna Christie-Carnicella at acarnicella@kennebecestuary.org.

FOLK DANCE BRUNSWICK, 6:30- 9p.m., People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunwsick. Many dances are taught, no partner needed. Music and dance from around the world. $5 donation. All are welcome. 200-7577.

‘CONSCIOUS: FULFILLING OUR HIGHER EVOLUTIONARY POTENTIAL,’ 7 p.m., Maine Jung Center, 183 Park Row, Brunswick. Screening of the documentary directed by Alan Baiss and Joseh Garcia. Discussion to follow. Free. FMI, visit mainejungcenter.org.

PERFORMANCES

SIDE DOOR COFFEE HOUSE, open mic signups at 6:45 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 1 Middle St., Brunswick. Open mic at 7 p.m. then featured performer Pejepscot Station at 8:30 p.m.

ERICA BROWN AND THE BLUEGRASS CONNECTION, 8 p.m., Frontier Cafe, 14 Maine St., Brunswick. Erica Brown and The Bluegrass Connection is a five-piece band that incorporates music from the traditional bluegrass repertoire, French Canadian fiddle music as well as original songs. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 day of show. FMI, visit explorefrontier.com.

SAT/20

MISCELLANEOUS

FOOD ADDICTS IN RECOVERY ANONYMOUS, 9a.m., Medical Office Building Conference Room 1 and 2, 121 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick. 830- 9863.

3RD SATURDAY TEEN CRAFTING, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham. A casual teen crafts program, ges 11-18 only; no registration required. FMI, call (207) 725-1727 or visit topshamlibrary.org.

TOWN HISTORY SERIES: WOOLWICH, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Patten Free Library, Community Room, 33 Summer St., Bath. Presentation by Trevor Hunt, titled “A History of the Regional Water Supply and the Development of Nequasset Lake as a Source.”FMI, call 443-5141 ext. 18.

PERFORMANCES

GUITAR MAN-SAMUEL JAMES, 7:30 p.m. (doors open 7 p.m.), Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St., Gardiner. Tickets are $16 for adults, $14 for seniors, $5 for Youth; available at the box office noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday-Friday or at (207) 582-7144 or at johnsonhall.org.

PUBLIC MEALS

BEAN SUPPER, 4-6 p.m., Topsham Fair Exhibition Hall, Route 196, Topsham. Three kinds of beans, American chop suey, macaroni-and-cheese, hot dogs/buns, cole slaw, cornbread, two kinds of brown bread, water, soda, coffee, pies and desserts. Cost is $7.50 for adults, $3 for children and free for children under age 10. Proceeds benefit Topsham Trail Riders and the Topsham Fair Association.

WOOLWICH CENTRAL SCHOOL HARVEST SUPPER, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Woolwich Central School, 137 Nequasset Road, Woolwich. Beef stew, Vegetarian stew, salad, bread, drinks, dessert and more. Cost is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, $3 for children (under age 2, free), and $20 for a family (up to 6 people). Proceeds support 8th grade trip to Washington, D.C. FMI, call (207) 443-9739.

SUN/21

MISCELLANEOUS

INDOOR INSANITY 5K, 8 a.m., Bates College, Merrill Gymnasium, 141 Russell St., Lewiston. A timed 5K event, with music and door prizes. All race fees are used to fix radon problems in low-income homes in Maine. Walkers and children are welcome. Event details and registration available at MaineIndoorAir.org/indoor-insanity-5k.

BEET POETS AND HURRY DOWN SUNSHINE, 1 p.m., First Universalist Church of Auburn, 169 Pleasant St. (across from Dairy Joy). “Those Winter Days,” a spoken word and music variety show. Parking; accessible. Tickets are $5. FMI, call (207) 783-0461 or visit auburnuu.org.

PERFORMANCES

GLORY BOUND GOSPEL SINGERS, 11 a.m., Wiscasset Church of the Nazarene, 255 Gardiner Road, Wiscasset. Glory Bound is comprised of Rick and Retta Kelley. FMI, call (207) 882- 9088.

PUBLIC MEALS

PUBLIC BREAKFAST BUFFET, 7:30- 9:30a.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 807 Middle St., Bath. Eggs to order, bacon, sausage, pancakes, French toast, home fries, juice, biscuits, gravy, muffins, coffee, tea and more. Adults: $7. Children under 12: $3. Children under 3 free. 443-6015.

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