2012-02-24 / 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

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.
  • 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

  • Flea Market, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Bath Knights of Columbus, 807 Middle St.; snow date March 10; 443-5389.
  • 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.
  • Blues Book Bash, 12:30-4 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick; independent authors read, sign, sell books; share info on writing and self-publishing; featuring Paula Benoit, Benjamin Brill, Carol Glover, Patricia Goodspeed, Deborah Gould, George Grimes, Elizabeth Harmon, Katherine Mayfield, Jack O’Mara, Steven Powell, Travis Smith and Howard Waxman; 594-0091 or www.MaineAuthorsPublishing.com.
  • 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.
  • Politics Can Be Murder, murder mystery dinner theater, 7 p.m., Captain Daniel Stone Inn, 10 Water St., Brunswick; $50; performed by Mystery For Hire; reservations 373-1824.
  • 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.
  • Marcia Ball concert, 7 p.m., Time Out Pub, 275 Water St., Rockland; $35; www.NorthAtlanticBluesFestival.com/TimeOutPub.html.
  • 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

  • Community Breakfast, 7:30-10 p.m., Cundy’s Harbor Community Room, Harpswell; $6 a plate; benefits services of Cundy’s Harbo Library; menu bacon, eggs, baked beans, grits, breakfast sandwiches; 729-9755.
  • Baked Bean and Casserole supper, 4-6 p.m., Bowdoinham Fire Station, Post Road; $8, $3 under 12; Susann Uhle 666-8801.
  • Baked bean and casserole supper, 4:30-6 p.m., Bath Area Senior Activity Center, 45 Floral St., Bath; 3 kinds of beans, hot dogs, clam casserole, American chop suey, mac and cheese, various salads and desserts; $7, $3.50 children; 443-4937.
  • 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.
  • Baked bean Supper, 5-6 p.m., Pilgrim House, First Parish Church UCC, 9 Cleaveland St., Brunswick; 3 kinds of beans, ham, hot dogs, homemade salad, brown bread, pies; $7, $3 children, younger than 6 free; 729-7331.
  • Bean supper, 5-6:30 p.m., First Parish Congregational Church, UCC, 116 Main St., Yarmouth; 3 kinds of beans, coleslaw, mac and cheese, hot dogs, homemade pies and biscuits; $8, $4; 846-3773.

Talks-Workshops

  • Family Day: All About Amazing Arctic Birds, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; free activities and admission; 725-3416.
  • Town History Series: “The Littlefield School — West Bath’s Historic One-Room Schoolhouse,” by Frank Roberts and Charlie Burden, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; free; 443-5141 x17 or www.patten.lib.me.us.
  • Artist talk and opening reception for “Assembly Line,” 11 a.m., Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road; featuring works of Barbara Bean, Maureen Block, Terry Grasse and Ann Slocum.

Sun/26

Miscellaneous

  • Winter antiques show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Fort Andross, Maine St., Brunswick; more than 50 dealers; early buying 8-10 a.m. costs $5; free starting at 10 a.m.; 725-2855.
  • Silent Auction of Goods and Services, 2-4 p.m. Bath Church of the New Jerusalem, corner of Middle and Winter streets; refreshments served; 729-9755.
  • Harpswell Democratic Caucus, 1 p.m., Harpswell Community School, Route 24.
  • Pownal Democratic Caucus, 2-4 p.m., Mallett Hall, Route 9; 688-4780.
  • Brunswick Democratic caucus, 2:30-5 p.m., Brunswick Junior High School, 65 Columbia Ave.; Rep. Chellie Pingree to speak 3:30 p.m.; Andy Cashman 751-3974.

Performances

  • Beyond Therapy, presented by Studio Theatre of Bath, 2 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.
  • Honk!, a North Yarmouth Academy production, 2 p.m., Safford Center, 148 Main St., Yarmouth; $6 advance, $7 at door; 846-9051 or charris@nya.org.
  • Love inspired music, song and readings led by the Rev. Brad Mitchell with music by Bowdoin College Longfellows, 3 p.m., Bowdoin College Chapel, Brunswick; free; 721-0141.
  • Rossini Club concert, featuring tenor Norman Whiteside, pianist Anne Whiteside, cellist Barbara Graustein and pianist Leah Neauschiller and pianist Eric Peppe, 3-4 p.m., Cathedral Church of St. Luke’s, 143 State St., Portland; $10, $5 seniors, students free; 797-8318 or www.RossiniClub.org.
  • The Singer’s Art, featuring John David Adams and Sean Fleming, 3 p.m., The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor; $15 advance, $18 at door; 633-5159 or www.BoothbayOperaHouse.com.
  • Wiley and the Hairy Man, 4:30 p.m., Children’s Museum, and Theatre of Maine, 142 Free St., Portland; $9, $8 members; 828-1234 x231; www.KiteTails.org.
  • House concert featuring Kellen Zakula, 5 p.m., Bowdoinham; reservations: whittlesey@interpeace.org.
  • Oscar screening, 6 p.m., Sills Hall, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; free; 725-3375.

Talks-Workshops

  • Population and Environmental Stewardship, by Judy Kahrl of Pathfinder International, 11:30 a.m., First Parish Church’s Pilgrim House, 9 Cleaveland St., Brunwick; light refreshments; part of First Parish’s “Windows on the Environment” series; 729-7331 or www.firstparish.net.
  • Winter gardening series: Vegetable Gardening 103, by Clark Whittier, 2-3:30 p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 27 Pleasant St., Brunswick; program focus: growing in raised beds, ‘lasagna’ gardens, compost and mulch; sponsored by Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust; 798-5899.
  • Mexico’s Tarahumara — Running out of time, by Richard and Dud Hendrick, 3 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick; sponsored by Greater Brunswick PeaceWork; www.PeaceWorksBrunswickMe.org.
  • Painting Conservation, by Nina Roth-Wells, 4 p.m., Winter Street Center, 880 Washington St., Bath; free; sponsored by sagadahoc Preservation Inc.; 443-2174.

Mon/27

Miscellaneous

  • Free Tax-Aide, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Bath Area Senior Center, 45 Floral St.; 443-4937. No appointment needed.
  • Game Day, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St., Topsham; free; 729-0475.
  • 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.

Performances

  • Decompression Chamber Music Season 4: Prokofiev’s Second String Quartet, 6 p.m., One Longfellow Square, Portland; $12 advance, $15 at door; 761-1757 or www.onelongfellowsquare.com.

Talks-Workshops

  • Gender essentialism: Identity of Classification?, by Charlotte Witt, 4 p.m., Kanbar Hall, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; free; 725-3217.
  • Sea Kayak: A College Course Worth Taking, by Dykstra Eusden, 7 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick; snow date Feb. 29; sponsored by Cornerstones of Science; 725-5242 x510.

Tue/28

Miscellaneous

  • Gguided 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.
  • 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.
  • Café en Francais, 2:30 p.m., People Plus Center, 35 Union St., Brunswick; have coffee or tea and chat with other French-speakers; 729-0757.
  • 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.
  • Gray Ghosts Fly Tying Club, for old tiers and newcomers, with Maine Guide Greg Bostater, 6:30-8:30 p.m., First Parish Church, Yarmouth; sponsored by Sebago Trout Unlimited; free; 781-4762.

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.
  • Carefree Café, restaurant-style meal for people with progressive memory loss and their caregivers, noon, Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St., Topsham; free; reservations 729-0475.
  • 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

  • Community Program series: Student presentations, 6:30 p.m. Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road; sponsored by Cathance River Education Alliance; www.CREAMaine.org.
  • Songbird Superhighway, by ornithologists Rebecca Holberton and Adriene Leppold, 7 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick;free; refreshments; www.MaineAudubon.com/ merrymeeting.

Wed/29

Blood drive

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

Miscellaneous

  • Free Tax-Aide, 8-11:30 a.m., Freeport Community Services, 53 Depot St., Brunswick; 865-4743 x120. By appointment.
  • 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.
  • Winter film series — Oscar-winning love stories: The Apartment (1960), 2 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; free; refreshments; 443-5141 x25 or www.patten.lib.me.us.

Performances

  • Live recording of NPR’s “From the Top,” with host Christopher O’Riley, 7:30 p.m., Studzinski Recital Hall, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; $15; seating very limited, call ahead 725-3433.

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.
  • Lenten Soup Supper, 5 p.m., Bath United Methodist Church, 340 Oak Grove Ave.; supper followed by a program, fellowship and discussion; 443-4707.

Talks-Workshops

  • Lunch at the library series: virtual libraries, noon, Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; free; 443-5141 x25 or www.patten.lib.me.us.

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