2012-02-20 / Et Cetera

CALENDAR

We welcome community groups to list their special events in Calendar.

Items should be submitted two weeks in advance. Send them to: Calendar Editor, The Times Record, P.O. Box 10, Brunswick, ME 04011; by fax, 721-3151; or e-mail calendar@timesrecord.com

Mon/20

Miscellaneous

  • Free Tax-Aide, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Bath Area Senior Center, 45 Floral St.; 443-4937. No appointment needed.
  • Free Tax-Aide, noon-3:30 p.m., Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St., Topsham; 729-0475. By appointment.
  • Craft Meetup, for knitters, beaders, weavers, quilters, rug hookers, etc.; bring project to work on or share, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick; 725-5242 x510.
  • Movie Night: “Love Story,” 6:30 p.m., Skidompha Public Library, Main St., Damariscott; $5.

Talks-Workshops

  • Reading by Justin Tussing, author of “The Best People in the World, 4:30 p.m., Massachusetts Hall, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; free; 725-3552.

Tue/21

Blood drive

  • American Red Cross Donor Center, noon-7 p.m., 524 Forest Ave., Portland; www.RedCrossBlood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Miscellaneous

  • Guided Beaver Park Morning Walks, 7-8 a.m., Lisbon; 353-9075 or lisbonme.org.
  • Free Tax-Aide, 8:30 a.m.-noon, People Plus Center, 35 Union St., Brunswick; 729-0757. By appointment.
  • Free Tax-Aide, 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St.; 443-5141. No appointment needed.
  • Vacation at the museum, special family programming, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Maine State Museum, Augusta; 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. “Mammals Large and Small”; 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. “Formation of Rocks and Minerals”; $2, $1 ages 6-18 and 62 and up, under 6 free, family max $6; 287-2301; www.MaineStateMuseum.org.
  • Coursen Readings: poets Ted Bookey and Helene McGlauflin read from their works, 10:30 a.m., Thornton Oaks, Baribeau Drive, Brunswick; free; part of Longfellow Days; 721-0141.
  • Tuesdays with Jessica, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; stories and crafts for young ones, with Jessica Mahnke; free; 443-5141 x17 or www.patten.lib.me.us.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Lego League, for ages 7 and older, 3:30-4:15 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; ages 6 and older; bring own Legos and snack; led by Matt Boyle; 443-5141 x17.
  • Open Community Square Dance, 6 p.m., Coffin Elementary School, Brunswick; instruction and refreshments; $2 community dance, $4 whole night; 6-7 p.m. community/students level; 7-8:30 p.m. students/mainstream level; 8:30-9 p.m. plus level; Polly Harris 373-1778.

Performances

Public Meals

  • Breakfast Cafe, 9-10 a.m., Bath Regional Career and Technical Center, 800 High St.; baked items and eggs to order; operated by culinary arts students; reservations 443-8257 or CulinaryCafe@RSU1.org.
  • Neighborhood cafe, free meal, 5:30-7:30 p.m., United Church of Christ, 150 Congress Ave., Bath; also open mic to share music, thoughts, poetry and stories; free; cafe.neighborhood@gmail.com.

Talks-Workshops

  • Welcome to Medicare, 1 p.m., Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St., Topsham; free; 729-0475.
  • The State of Freshwater Fisheries in Southwestern Maine, 7 p.m., The Woodfords Club, 179 Woodford St., Portland; sponsored by Sebago Chapter of Trout Unlimited; free; www.SebagoTU.org.

Wed/22

Miscellaneous

  • Free Tax-Aide, 8-11:30 a.m., Freeport Community Services, 53 Depot St., Brunswick; 865-4743 x120. By appointment.
  • Vacation at the museum, special family programming, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Maine State Museum, Augusta; 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. “Curator’s Corner”; $2, $1 ages 6-18 and 62 and up, under 6 free, family max $6; 287-2301; www.MaineStateMuseum.org.
  • Free Tax-Aide, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. and 3:30-7 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick; 725-5242 x510. By appointment.
  • Story Time for preschool children, 10:30 a.m., Wiscasset Public Library, 21 High St.,; includes storytelling and crafts; 882-7161.
  • Book Babies, for babies and toddlers, 10:30 a.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; 20 minutes of rhyming stories, finger plays and song; free; 443-5141 x17 or www.patten.lib.me.us.
  • Artist talk and opening reception for “Assembly Line” exhibit, 11 a.m., Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road;
  • Lenten Vigil for disarmament, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Bath Iron Works administration building, Washington St., Bath; Smilin’ Trees Disarmament Farm 763-4062.
  • Winter film series — Oscar-winning love stories: West Side Story (1961), 2 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; free; refreshments; 443-5141 x25 or www.patten.lib.me.us.

Performances

  • A Finished Heart, about care-giving and love at life’s end, by Eliot Cherry with accompaniment by pianist Martin Perry, 6 p.m., University of New England, Ludcke Auditorium, Portland campus, Stevens Ave.; free; rsvp groth@une.edu.

Public Meals

  • Lunch cafe, noon-1 p.m., Bath Regional Career and Technical Center, 800 High St.; 3-course meal and beverage, $7; operated by culinary arts students; reservations 443-8257 or CulinaryCafe@RSU1.org.

Thu/23

Miscellaneous

  • Guided Beaver Park Morning Walks, 7-8 a.m., Lisbon; 353-9075 or lisbonme.org.
  • Free Tax-Aide, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, Brunswick; 725-1727. By appointment, walkins accepted.
  • Vacation at the museum, special family programming, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Maine State Museum, Augusta; 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. “Mammals Large and Small”; 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. “Formation of Rocks and Minerals”; $2, $1 ages 6-18 and 62 and up, under 6 free, family max $6; 287-2301; www.MaineStateMuseum.org.
  • Free Tax-Aide, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St.; 443-5141. No appointment needed.
  • Laughing Club for Everyone, 10:30 a.m., Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St., Topsham; $2; 729-0475.
  • Time for Twos, 10:30-11 a.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; short stories, songs and puppets; free; 443-5141 x17 or www.patten.lib.me.us.
  • Free Tax-Aide, 12:30-4 p.m., People Plus Center, 35 Union St., Brunswick; 729-0757. By appointment.
  • Home School Time, 1-2 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; free; 443-5141 x17 or www.patten.lib.me.us.
  • Green Independent Caucus, 5:30 p.m., home of John and Carla Resenbrink, 196 Cathance Road, Topsham; refreshments; 725-6955.
  • Dreamland Theater: “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” 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.sagadahocpreservation.org.

Performances

  • Noonday concerts, featuring Nathan Kolosko on guitar, 12:15 p.m., First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland; free; Portland Conservatory of Music 775-3356.
  • Wiley and the Hairy Man, 1 p.m., Children’s Museum, and Theatre of Maine, 142 Free St., Portland; $9, $8 members; 828-1234 x231; www.KiteTails.org.
  • The Glass Menagerie, 7:30 p.m., The Freeport Factory Stage, 5 Depot St., Freeport; pay-what-you-want; www.FreeportFactory.org or 865-5505.
  • Open Mic Night, 8 p.m.-midnight, Railroad Diner, Route 196, Lisbon; hosted by Charlie Wing and the band Tripolar; cwing9877@gmail.com.
  • The History Boys, by Alana Bennett, 8 p.m., Pickard Theater, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; $3 tickets at Smith Union; 725-3375.
  • Joan Osborne, 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland; $35; 761-1757 or www.OneLongFellowsquare.com; www.joanosborne.com.

Talks-Workshops

  • Portland Past: Stories from the City by the Sea, by Luann Yetter, 7 p.m., Maine Maritime Museum, Washington St., Bath; $7, $5 members; www.MaineMaritimeMuseum.org.

Fri/24

Blood drive

  • American Red Cross Donor Center, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., 524 Forest Ave., Portland; www.RedCrossBlood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Miscellaneous

  • Vacation at the museum, special family programming, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Maine State Museum, Augusta; 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. “Mammals Large and Small”; 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. “Formation of Rocks and Minerals”; $2, $1 ages 6-18 and 62 and up, under 6 free, family max $6; 287-2301; www.MaineStateMuseum.org.
  • Preschool storytime, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; stories, songs, puppets and crafts for 3- to 5-yer-olds; free; 443-5141 x17 or www.patten.lib.me.us.
  • National Senior Independence, learn about personal service care from Hearthside Senior Assistance, 1 p.m., Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St., Topsham; free; 729-0475.
  • Chess club, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; ages 7-11; led by Nathaniel Rines; free; 443-5141 x17 or www.patten.lib.me.us.

Performances

  • Wiley and the Hairy Man, 11 a.m., and 1 and 4:30 p.m., Children’s Museum, and Theatre of Maine, 142 Free St., Portland; $9, $8 members; 828-1234 x231; www.KiteTails.org.
  • Honk!, a North Yarmouth Academy production, 7 p.m., Safford Center, 148 Main St., Yarmouth; $6 advance, $7 at door; 846-9051 or charris@nya.org.
  • Beyond Therapy, presented by Studio Theatre of Bath, 7:30 p.m., Curtis Room of Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St., Bath; $17, $15 seniors/students; limited seating; 442-8455 or www.ChocolateChurchArts.org.
  • The Glass Menagerie, 7:30 p.m., The Freeport Factory Stage, 5 Depot St., Freeport; $19, $15 seniors and students; www.FreeportFactory.org or 865-5505.
  • Henry Lebedinsky on clavichord, 7:30 p.m., Studzinski Recital Hall, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; preconcert lecture 6:30 p.m.; free; 798-4141.
  • The History Boys, by Alana Bennett, 8 p.m., Pickard Theater, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; $3 tickets at Smith Union; 725-3375.

Public Meals

  • Haddock chowder luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., South Freeport Church community hall, 98 South Freeport Road; chowder, soleslaw, corn muffins, cake; $8 (includes seconds), $6 takeouts; 865-4012.
  • Lenten Haddock supper, 5-7 p.m., St. Charles Borromeo Church, 132 McKeen St., Brunswick; proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity/7 Rivers Maine; $8, $4 youth, $2 under 5 (pizza option available); 729-3509.

Sat/25

Miscellaneous

  • Free Tax-Aide, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Bath Area Senior Center, 45 Floral St.; 443-4937. No appointment needed.
  • Vacation at the museum, special family programming, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Maine State Museum, Augusta; 11 a.m. “The Art of Illustration,” a reading and workshop with Maine illustrator Rebekeah Raye (snow date March 3); free admission all day; 287-2301; www.MaineStateMuseum.org.
  • Lenten Vigil for disarmament, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Bath Iron Works administration building, Washington St., Bath; Smilin’ Trees Disarmament Farm 763-4062.
  • Gulf of Maine bookstore birthday celebration, 3 p.m., 134 Maine St., Brunswick; readings by authors Kristen Lindquist and Morgan Callan Rogers; free; 729-5083 or gulfofmainebooks@gmail.com.
  • Saturday night at the movies: “The Princess Bride,” (1987, PG) 6 p.m., Long Branch School and General Store, 30 Main St., Bowdoinham; free; 666-8900 or www.LongBranchSchool.com.

Performances

  • Wiley and the Hairy Man, 2 and 4:30 p.m., Children’s Museum, and Theatre of Maine, 142 Free St., Portland; $9, $8 members; 828-1234 x231; www.KiteTails.org.
  • Honk!, a North Yarmouth Academy production, 7 p.m., Safford Center, 148 Main St., Yarmouth; $6 advance, $7 at door; 846-9051 or charris@nya.org.
  • The Glass Menagerie, 7:30 p.m., The Freeport Factory Stage, 5 Depot St., Freeport; $19, $15 seniors and students; www.FreeportFactory.org or 865-5505.
  • Beyond Therapy, presented by Studio Theatre of Bath, 7:30 p.m., Curtis Room of Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St., Bath; $17, $15 seniors/students; limited seating; 442-8455 or www.ChocolateChurchArts.org.
  • The History Boys, by Alana Bennett, 8 p.m., Pickard Theater, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; $3 tickets at Smith Union; 725-3375.

Public Meals

  • Baked Bean and Casserole supper, 4-6 p.m., Bowdoinham Fire Station, Post Road; $8, $3 under 12; Susann Uhle 666-8801.
  • Home Baked bean and ham supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Lisbon Methodist Church, School St., Lisbon; $7, $3 ages 6-12, 5 and under free; 353-8951.

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