2011-12-06 / Et Cetera

CALENDAR

Tue/6
BLOOD DRIVE
AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR
CENTER, noon-7 p.m., 524 Forest
Ave., Portland; www.RedCross-
Blood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS.
MISCELLANEOUS
FREE GAME DAY, noon-3 p.m., Richmond Senior Citizen’s Group, 164
Pleasant St.; starts with lunch, followed by variety of games; transportation or more info, Barbara
Barter 737-2190.
LABYRINTH WALK, noon-8 p.m., Pilgrim House, 9 Cleaveland St.,
Brunswick; 729-7331.
KNITTING CIRCLE ‘CRAFTERNOONS,’ 3:30-5 p.m., Patten Free
Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; age 7
to adult; free; 443-5141 x17 or
www.patten.lib.me.us.
MEDICARE PART D CLINIC, call for
appointment to help with enrollment,
Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St.,
Topsham; 729-0475.
PERFORMANCES
A CELTIC CHRISTMAS, a American
Irish Repertory Ensemble, 7:30
p.m., Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd.,
Portland; $22, $20 students and
seniors, $12 under 12; 799-5327 or
www.airetheater.com.
TALKS-WORKSHOPS
INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT
WORD, by Jack Hudson, 10-11 a.m.,
People Plus Center, 35 Union St.,
Brunswick; free; 729-0757.
CHATS WITH CHAMPIONS: Philip
Conkling, author of “Islands in Time:
A Natural and Cultural History of the
Islands of Maine,” 10 a.m., Skidompha Library Porter Meeting Hall,
Damariscotta; 563-5513 or
www.MaineCoastBookShop.com.
HOW TO EAT YOUR WAY THROUGH
THE HOLIDAYS WITHOUT GAINING
WEIGHT, by nutritionist Alison Fernald, 11 a.m.-noon, People Plus Center, 35 Union St., Brunswick; free;
729-0757.
CITY BY THE SEA: A Photographic
History of Portland, Maine, by John
Moon, noon, Portland Public Library;
free; register 443-1316 or
www.MaineMaritimeMuseum.org.
FINANCIAL AID NIGHT, 6 p.m.,
Crooker Theater, Brunswick High
School, Maquoit Road, Brunswick;
















































free information about college applications and financial aid; for students and parents.
Wed/7
BLOOD DRIVE
AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR
CENTER, noon-7 p.m., 524 Forest
Ave., Portland; www.RedCross-
Blood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS.
MISCELLANEOUS
STORY TIME FOR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN, 10:30 a.m., Wiscasset Public
Library, 21 High St.,; includes storytelling and crafts; 882-7161.
PERFORMANCES
SOUTHERN MAINE CHILDREN’S
CHORUS, 7 p.m., Corthell Concert
Hall, University of Southern Maine of
Music, Gorham; donations at door;
780-5555 or
www.USM.Maine.edu/music.
A CELTIC CHRISTMAS, a American
Irish Repertory Ensemble, 7:30
p.m., Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd.,
Portland; $18, $12 under 12; 799-
5327 or www.airetheater.com.
TALKS-WORKSHOPS
SUDDENLY YOU’RE A CAREGIVER —
Care Planning for Daily Living, panel
discussion, 6:30 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St.,
Brunswick; free; 725-5242 x510 or
refdesk@curtislibrary.com. Snow
date Dec. 8.
INFORMATIONAL FORUM ON TAX
REBATES, 6:30 p.m., Georgetown
Community Center, sponsored by
state Sen. Seth Goodall, D-Richmond, and state Rep. Bruce Mac-
Donald, D-Boothbay; free.
Thu/8
BLOOD DRIVE
AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR



































CENTER, noon-7 p.m., 524 Forest
Ave., Portland; www.RedCross-
Blood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS.
MISCELLANEOUS
GUIDED BEAVER PARK MORNING
WALKS, 7-8 a.m., Lisbon; 353-9075
or lisbonme.org.
THURSDAY HIKERS, Center Pond,
Phippsburg; 8:15 a.m. at Mid-Coast
Presbyterian Church, 84 Main St.,
Topsham; bring water and snack;
319-7355.
SUGAR PLUM FESTIVAL, 9 a.m.-2
p.m., Parkview Adventist Medical
Center lobby, upper Maine St.,
Brunswick.
DREAMLAND THEATER: “Oliver,”
6:30 p.m., Winter Street Center, 880
Washington St., Bath; $5, concessions $1, bring own picnic; short
films and documentaries prior to
main feature; 522-1018 or
www.sagadahocpreser vation.org.
PERFORMANCES
A CELTIC CHRISTMAS, a American
Irish Repertory Ensemble, 7:30
p.m., Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd.,
Portland; $18, $12 under 12; 799-
5327 or www.airetheater.com.
OPEN MIC NIGHT, 8 p.m.-midnight,
Railroad Diner, Route 196, Lisbon;
hosted by Charlie Wing and the band
Tripolar; cwing9877@gmail.com.
PUBLIC MEALS
REGION 10 CAFÉ, run by students,
noon-1 p.m., Region 10 Technical
High School, 68 Church Road,
Brunswick; 3-course meal $7.50;
reservations encouraged 729-6622.
TALKS-WORKSHOPS
HOLIDAY STRESS AND YOU, with Jay
Conway, 1-2:30 p.m., People Plus
Center, 35 Union St., Brunswick;
free; 729-0757.
HOW DOES THE EXCHANGE RATE
AFFECT EMPLOYMENT AND
WAGES IN AMERICAN CITIES, by
Yao Tang, 4 p.m., Hawthorne Longfellow Library, Bowdoin College,













































Brunswick; free; 725-3340.
FINANCIAL AID NIGHT, 5:30 p.m.,
Maine Region 10 Technical High
School, 68 Church Road, Brunswick;
free information about college applications and financial aid; for students and parents. Food by culinary
arts students.
Fri/9
BLOOD DRIVE
AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR
CENTER, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., 524 Forest
Ave., Portland; www.RedCross-
Blood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS.
MAINE GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER,
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Augusta; 1-800 RED
CROSS or www.RedCrossBlood.org.
MISCELLANEOUS
SUN SPLASH HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR,
10 a.m., Smith Union, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; free; 725-3375.
KENNEBEC ART CLUB ART SALE
OPENING RECEPTION, 5-7 p.m., Roy
Farmer Associates Carlton Group,
99 Commercial St., Bath; benefits
local arts scholarships.
THE DOUGH BALL, 7 p.m., The Opera
House at Boothbay Harbor; $20
advance, $30 at door; 633-5159 or
www.BoothbayOperaHouse.com.
PERFORMANCES
SANTA’S REINDEER REVUE, 4 p.m.,
Children’s Museum and Theater of
Maine, 142 Free St., Portland; $8-
$9; 828-1234 x231 or www.Kite-
Tails.org.
SWING INTO THE HOLIDAYS with The
Edith Jones Project, all women big
band, 7 p.m., The Orion Performing
Arts Center, Topsham; $10, $7
senior, $5 student; benefits Mt.
Ararat High School Music Department; 798-9201 or 838-0700.
SEUSSICAL, 7 p.m., Midcoast Performing Arts Center, 4 Pleasant St.,
Brunswick; $10, $8 students and
seniors; www.Youth-Theater.org.
TALENT AND VARIETY SHOW, 7 p.m.,









































Phippsburg Congregational Church,
10 Church Lane, at Parker Head
Road; silent auction at 6 p.m.; proceeds benefit Bath Area Food Bank;
hors d’ouevres; $10, $6 students
and children, under 8 free; bring a
canned good for the food bank; 389-
1770.
POETRY SLAM, and open microphone night, 7:15 p.m., First Universalist Church of Auburn, 169 Pleasant St., Auburn; free; 783-0461 or
www.auburnuu.org.
MIRACLES ON SCHOOL STREET,
7:30 p.m., The Theater Project, 14
School St., Brunswick; pay-what-youwant ($12 suggested); 729-8584 or
www.TheaterProject.com.
THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT
EVER, presented by Studio Theater
of Bath, 7:30 p.m., Chocolate
Church Arts Center, 798 Washington
St., Bath; $10, $8 seniors/students,
under 5 free; 442-8455 or
www.ChocolateChurchArts.org.
A CELTIC CHRISTMAS, a American
Irish Repertory Ensemble, 7:30
p.m., Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd.,
Portland; $22, $20 students and
seniors, $12 under 12; 799-5327 or
www.airetheater.com.
CEREMONY OF LESSONS AND CAROLS, a St. Cecilia Chamber Choir
Christmas concert, 7:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, Newcastle; $15, students free; Cecilia-
Choir.org.
WHITE CHRISTMAS, 8 p.m., The
Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road,
South Portland; $15-$20; www.PortlandPlayers.org.
TALKS-WORKSHOPS
READING by David Solmitz, author of
“Piercing Scattered Souls: Maine,
Germany, Mexico, China and
Beyond,” and Howard Waxman,
author of “Venceremos,” 7 p.m.,
Gulf of Maine Books, 134 Maine
St., Brunswick; 729-5083.
BOOK SIGNING, by Carla Maria
Verdino-Sullwold, 1-3 p.m., Sherman Books, 128 Main St.,
Freeport.









































Sat/10
BLOOD DRIVE
MT. ARARAT HIGH SCHOOL, 8 a.m.-
1:30 p.m., Route 201, Topsham; 1-
800 RED CROSS or www.RedCross-
Blood.org.
CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 9
a.m.-2 p.m., Gardiner; 1-800 RED
CROSS or www.RedCrossBlood.org.
MISCELLANEOUS
HOLIDAY ART CELEBRATION, 8:30
a.m.-3:30 p.m., Georgetown; Lea
Peterson 371-2015.
CHRISTMAS GIFT DROP OFF, 9
a.m.-2 p.m., Bath City Hall parking
lot, Front St.; bring gift for economically disadvantaged child, teen,
adult or senior in Western Maine;
Bath United Methodist Church 443-
4747 or www.UMEconomicMinistry.org.
WOMEN OF ST. PHILIP’S CHRISTMAS FAIR, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., St.
Philip’s Episcopal Church, 12
Hodge St., Wiscasset; 882-7184 or
www.SaintPhilips.org.
CHRISTMAS TREE SALE, 9 a.m.-7
p.m., Dairy Maid in Lisbon Falls and
Topsham Fire Station; benefits Lisbon/ Mt. Ararat hockey program;
$30, delivery available; Renee
Bernard 353-3030 x2003 or
rbernard@lisbonschoolsme.org.
Also on Sunday.
CANDY CANE TRAIN, 9 a.m., 11
a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., departing
from Bath Train Station, 15 Commercial St.; 90-minute rides with
Santa, elves, refreshments and holiday fare; to benefit Tri-County Literacy; $17; www.candycanetraint.org
or 800-838-3006. Same times on
Sunday.
SECOND SATURDAY ART: Low-cost
and No-cost Holiday Decorations,
10 a.m.-1 p.m., Merrymeeting Arts
Center, 9 Main St., Bowdoinham;
$5, under 8 with adult free; MerrymeetingArtsCenter@gmail.com.







































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