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    Reckoning with Nature: Andrew Winter at Monhegan Island @ Monhegan Museum of Art and History

    This summer’s art exhibition at the Monhegan Museum of Art and History is a retrospective of Andrew Winter’s Monhegan paintings. It will be on display from June 24th until September 30th. Andrew Winter was an acclaimed mid-twentieth century artist, born in Estonia, who sailed around the world before immigrating to the United States, establishing himself […] View event

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    Southgate Faces: Faces and Voices from an American Shipyard @ Portland Public Library, Main Branch

    Portland Public Library hosts an exciting new exhibit in conjunction with the Maine Maritime Museum in the Lewis Gallery, August 4 through September 22, 2017. Curious about the gritty, hardhat-wearing workers at a shipyard in their own backyard, Heather Perry and Hopper McDonough from Bath, Maine set out to document the faces and voices of […] View event

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    Thos. Moser: Legacy in Wood @ Maine State Museum

    Thos. Moser: Legacy in Wood, a traveling exhibition illustrating the artistic vision of Moser, Maine’s legendary furniture maker, on view through Jan. 13, 2018. “The traveling exhibition is the first retrospective of Tom Moser’s 45-year contribution to art, craft, design, and entrepreneurship in Maine,” comments the exhibition’s curator Donna McNeil. “This version of the traveling […] View event

  • Ellacappella @ BMLL Performance Hall

    Ellacappella, an a cappella group of energetic women from the Blue Hill area, who sing for the love of singing, will give a concert at the BMLL Performance Hall, 49 South Street in Blue Hill on Wednesday, August 23 at 7:00pm. They perform at private functions, community events and other venues around the area. Ellacappella […] View event

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    Daniella Zalcman: “Signs of Your Identity” Exhibit @ PhoPa Gallery

    PhoPa Gallery is pleased to announce upcoming exhibition Signs of Your Identity featuring work by Daniella Zalcman, 2017 Arnold Newman Prize Winner. The exhibition will be on view from August 23rd – September 30th, 2017, with a reception on Tuesday, September 19th. Daniella Zalcman is the 2017 Winner of the Arnold Newman Prize for New […] View event

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    The Extinction Event @ Frontier Cafe

    Call for Art: The Extinction Event When: opening August 11, 2017, 4-7pm exhibit runs August 1st-September 29th Where: Frontier Café, 14 Maine Street, Brunswick We need your creative voice to speak loudly about climate change! The Extinction Event is an art exhibit that raises alarm for the drastic changes in our climate which is causing […] View event

  • Merrill Film Society: M @ Merrill Memorial Library

    Merrill Film Society screens Fritz Lang’s 1931 M on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 7 PM in Merrill Memorial Library’s Lewis Hall. M takes place in Berlin in the early 1930s – that’s when it was made. Germany was a fertile place for film production in the 1920s and early 1930s, but eventually, much of […] View event

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    Seashore Trolley Story Time @ Seashore Trolley Museum

    Conductor Nate brings transportation-themed stories to life for kids, followed by a sing along, and then a trolley ride! Every Wed in August View event

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    Forgotten Storefronts & Homes of New England

    Doug Houle will exhibit is his oil paintings at the University of New England Campus Center in Biddeford from August 3 to September 1, 2017. Doug is a Maine artist who enjoys painting both the forgotten store fronts and homes of New England, and the landmarks that run up and down the coast that are […] View event

  • Sylvia Bangs, “World of Animals” @ Merrill Memorial Library

    Pen and Ink Drawings Sylvia Bangs, “World of Animals, ” pen and ink drawings, Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main Street, Yarmouth. Through Sept. 15. View event

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    Sacred Cod screening- Portland @ Portland Public Library, Main Branch

    Wednesday August 23rd at 6:30pm – Portland Portland Public Library 5 Monument Square Portland, ME 04101 Hosted by: Coastal Enterprises Inc., Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association, The Nature Conservancy, and Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative. What’s the prospect of a region built on cod having no cod left to fish? Join local organizations for a free screening […] View event

  • Walking for fitness and fun @ Skowhegan Community Center

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    Wednesday Morning Bird Walk @ Maine Audubon Scarborough Marsh

    The best birding is often early morning when birds are busy feeding. Look and listen for snowy egret, glossy ibis, herons, willet, sparrows and more. We start our tours at the nature center and carpool to birding “hotspots” in the immediate area. Birders of all levels and abilities are welcome to join. This program is […] View event

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    POWER OF PLACE Wells Reserve at Laudholm @ Wells Reserve at Laudholm

    POWER OF PLACE Wells Reserve at Laudholm Wells, Maine May 26 – October 16, 2017 Opening Reception Wednesday, June 7th 4:30-6:30 pm Open Daily from 7AM to Sunset Rolling fields and woodland trails on historic coastal farm offer dramatic settings for outdoor sculpture in granite, steel, marble and bronze by twenty-eight New England artists. http://www.wellsreserve.org/visit/  […] View event

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    “Address” Group Exhibition @ Perimeter Gallery

    Perimeter Gallery is pleased to present Address, a group exhibition curated by Female Background, featuring works that use writing and frequently emphasize direct communication alongside graphic strategies. This emphasis mixes the social modes of signage and conversation with the personal and particular information found in gesture, material, and image. Female Background consists of New York […] View event

  • Tai Chi @ Spectrum Generations Muskie Community Center

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    A-R-T of Family Business Part Two “Reaction: Best Practices for Managing Taxes Now and in the Future” @ Husson University's Southern Maine Campus

    “A-R-T of Family Business Part Two – Reaction: Best Practices to Manage Taxes Now and in the Future” is the second installment in a three-part series on growing and protecting your family business. Speakers for this program include Francis O’Shea from BerryDunn, Andrew Smith from Baker Newman Noyes, and William Becker from Key Private Bank. […] View event

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    Anthropocene @ Maine College of Art, Front Window

    Maine College of Art Front Window On View: Aug. 18 – Sept. 8, 2017 Anthropocene – the period of time during which human activities have had an environmental impact on the Earth Curated by Michele Jaffarian ’18, this exhibition features ceramics and printed media that visually and conceptually investigates the impact of humanity upon the […] View event

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    Cockamamie! Odd and Unusual Books from Members’ Collections @ Mantor Library — University of Maine at Farmington

    The Shiretown Bookers are proud to announce their summer exhibition, “Cockamamie! Odd and Unusual Books from Members’ Collections,” running from June 9 through Sept. 28, in the Bookers’ display area in Mantor Library at 116 South St., in Farmington. Some remarkable books will be on display, each of them unusual in some way. Some are […] View event

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    Monarch Butterfly Pavilion at Mark’s Lawn and Garden @ Monarch Butterfly Pavilion

    Our main objective is to increase the population of Monarch butterflies in Maine and to provide a fun and educational experience for all ages. The Butterfly Pavilion is a 3,000 square foot butterfly biosphere consistent with sustaining the Monarch butterfly life cycle. We have hundreds of Monarch butterflies flying around the pavilion. They lay eggs […] View event

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    People Who Care Food Cupboard @ Old Point Avenue School

    serving Anson, North Anson, Embden, Madison and New Portland View event

  • Portland Navy Week @ Various Venues

    America’s Navy is coming home to Portland, Maine, one of 15 cities selected to host a Navy Week, one of the Navy’s signature outreach programs. Portland Navy Week is scheduled for August 21-27, 2017, to coincide with the Great State of Maine Blue Angels Air Show. It is designed to give area residents an opportunity […] View event

  • Bone Builders/Maine General-RSVP

    Low impact light weight training to build muscle/bone; for any age. View event

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    9:00am For Kids, Outdoors

    Introduction to Map and Compass Navigation @ Shepard's Farm Preserve

    Join us in a two-hour course on navigating using a map and compass. The first half of the class will focus on finding and reading topographic maps. We then will pull out our compasses and learn how to use them for basic land navigation. View event

  • Richard Simmons Workout @ Spectrum Generations Muskie Community Center

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    Creative VI: MECA’s Annual Continuing Studies Student and Faculty Exhibition @ First Floor, Maine College of Art

    Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St. August 23 – September 15, 2017 Opening reception: Friday, August 25, 5-7pm The annual Continuing Studies student and faculty exhibition at MECA features a range of work from paintings to photographs to ceramics and highlights the breadth and depth of talent in our local community. This year we […] View event

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    ‘At Home and Abroad: Works From the Marsden Hartley Collection’ @ Bates College, Olin Arts Center

    “At Home and Abroad“ explores aspects of the life and art of Lewiston native Edmund (Marsden) Hartley, one of America’s most important modernist painters. The entire Hartley collection at Bates, more than 400 objects, includes early oil sketches by Hartley; works in his personal collection by other artists; Late Antique, Mexican and Asian textiles; a […] View event

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    ‘Kate Gilmore: In your Way’ @ Bates College, Olin Arts Center

    Kate Gilmore, an artist critically acclaimed for humorous, politically charged videos in which art is the product of women’s difficult physical exertions, shows work at the Bates College Museum of Art this summer. View event

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    Jane Herbert ‘Natural Order’ on exhibit August 1 through August 29 at Richard Boyd Art Gallery @ Richard Boyd Art Gallery

    (Portland, ME) Richard Boyd Art Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of ‘Natural Order’ a solo exhibition of paintings by artist Jane Herbert on Tuesday, August 1 at 10:00 a.m. with a reception to follow on the 12th. A self-taught artist, Herbert has created fine art for more than five decades. Her traditional style […] View event

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    Creative Maine: Trade Banners and the Crafts That Built Maine @ Maine Historical Society

    Creative Maine explores the creativity and ingenuity that created the Maine economy as we know it today through the historical parade banners of the Maine Charitable Mechanic Association. In 1841, MCMA members paraded down Congress Street in Portland to demonstrate their skills and support for their individual trades, as well as for craftspeople struggling to […] View event

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    Barbara Ernst Prey: Inflection Points 40 Years Painting Maine @ Barbara Prey Projects

    This exhibit showcases the virtuosic hand of world-renowned artist Barbara Ernst Prey who has painted powerful views of her surroundings for forty years. This new series showcases a compelling collection of 40 never before seen watercolors, dry-brush and oil paintings. The New York Times writes about Prey’s paintings, “Prey is going where icons like Rauschenberg […] View event

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    “Homage to the Art of the Sea” @ Haynes Galleries

    For its 2017 season, Haynes Galleries in Thomaston will present “Homage to the Art of the Sea.” This exhibition of seascapes will showcase the magic of marine vistas, including views of Maine, by four of the country’s finest marine artists. Through a modern lens, Joseph McGurl, William R. Davis, Donald Demers and Marc Dalessio capture […] View event

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    Maine Jewish Museum – Three new exhibits @ Maine Jewish Museum

    Maine Jewish Museum Grand Opening of Three New Exhibits Before the Flood – Anita Clearfield Within the Landscape – Anne Ireland Final Mourner’s Kaddish: 333 Days in Paintings- Max Miller Exhibit Runs: July 13, 2017 – September 10, 2017 Opening Reception: July 13, 2017, 5pm-7pm First Friday: August 4, 2017, 5pm-8pm Admission is free. Before […] View event

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    Making Paper, Making Maine @ Maine Historical Society

    Paper has shaped Maine’s economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine […] View event

  • Table Tennis @ Spectrum Generations William S. Cohen Community Center

    Come join in the fun to play table tennis and bring a friend every Wednesday at 10:00 AM View event

  • Wadsworth-Longfellow House @ Maine Historical Society

    The 1786 Wadsworth–Longfellow House was the childhood home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 19th-century America’s most famous poet. The Maine Historical Society opened the house to the public in 1901, making it the first historic house museum in Maine. One of Maine’s oldest treasures, the house is a National Historic Landmark. View event

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    Faces and Voices from an American Shipyard @ Portland Public Library, Main Branch

    Portland Public Library hosts an exciting new exhibit in conjunction with the Maine Maritime Museum in the Lewis Gallery, August 4 through 22, 2017. Curious about the gritty, hardhat-wearing workers at a shipyard in their own backyard, Heather Perry and Hopper McDonough from Bath, Maine set out to document the faces and voices of a […] View event

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    “Bricks and Mortar”

    Monkitree will exhibit the work of ceramic artist Whitney Gill and multi-media artist Allison McKeen. The show, “Bricks and Mortar,” is a celebration of community. Friends McKeen and Gill often venture through Maine together to view the landscapes, architecture and the work of local artists. They wanted to form a body of work that focused […] View event

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    Graphic Matters: George Bellows and World War I @ Colby College Museum of Art

    In the decade before his death, the American artist George Bellows (1882–1925) embraced lithography, a printmaking technique in which the artist draws directly onto a stone or plate with an oil-based medium. Of the more than 170 lithographs that Bellows produced, twenty belong to his “War Series,” which was immediately controversial when published in 1918. […] View event

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    The Magical & Mystical Paintings of Seth Haverkamp @ Haynes Galleries

    Imaginative narrative is on display this summer at Haynes Galleries in “The Magical & Mystical Paintings of Seth Haverkamp.” Haverkamp’s colorful and vivid portraits and figure paintings passionately capture drama and emotion. Several new paintings by this rising voice in American contemporary realism will be on view beginning July 6 in Thomaston. The exhibition continues […] View event

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    Augusta Area AARP Chapter 511 meeting @ Spectrum Generations William S. Cohen Community Center

    business meeting followed by “A Matter of Balance,” presented by Lynn Neiss View event

  • “It’s What We Do” Exhibit at Stable Gallery @ Stable Gallery, Damariscotta

    Announcing month long show at Stable Gallery, a former stable now gallery managed by artists for artists, featuring painters Priscilla McCandless, Hati Modr, Marcia Brandwein,and Denise Rankin; woodworkers, Louis Charlett and Denise Rankin; ceramicist Lori Watts; and jeweler Mary Hall. Over 35 Maine based artists show their work in multiple media at the gallery throughout […] View event

  • Drop-in Tech Help @ Lithgow Public Library

    Stop by for help with smartphones, tablets, iPads, laptops, eReaders, email, basic computer skills etc. Every Tuesday and Wednesday, 10-11 a.m. For other times, call for an appointment. View event

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    GARY HAVEN SMITH Ogunquit Museum of American Art @ Ogunquit Museum of American Art

    GARY HAVEN SMITH Ogunquit Museum of American Art Ogunquit, Maine May 1 – October 31, 2017 Solo show by acclaimed stone sculptor in the Museum’s seaside gardens. www.ogunquitmuseum.org for hours and directions. June LaCombe SCULPTURE 207.688.4468 | june.lacombe@gmail.com www.junelacombesculpture.com View event

  • Sewing Class @ Embden Community Center

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    Deep Sea Hues-Inspiration from the Sea at Markings Gallery

    Deep Sea Hues at Markings Gallery! Inspiration from the sea…textures, color, and form in multi media by talented Maine artisans. Carvings, felted forms, fiber, glass, clay,and metal are among the media represented in this fine showing of work. Artists include Wayne Robbins, Kathleen Perkins Bird,Tides End Tiles, Elizabeth Stoyko, Jim Gallante, and other fine artisans. […] View event

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    Marsden Hartley’s Maine at Colby College Museum of Art @ Colby College Museum of Art

    This exhibition will explore Marsden Hartley’s complex, sometimes contradictory, and visually arresting relationship with his native state—from the lush Post-Impressionist inland landscapes with which he launched his career, to the later roughly rendered paintings of Maine’s rugged coastal terrain, its hardy inhabitants, and the magisterial Mount Katahdin. The exhibition is made possible by the Henry […] View event

  • Image featured: Nicole Wittenberg, Untitled, 2010. Oil on linen, 25 in. x 42 in. (63.5 x 106.7 cm). Colby College Museum of Art, Gift of the Alex Katz Foundation, 2010.272

    Visionary Painting: Curated by Alex Katz @ Colby College Museum of Art

    Visionary Painting presents a selection of works showing artists in compelling dialogue with the work of Marsden Hartley. Alex Katz (born 1927) credits Hartley with creating “a vision of Maine that dominates people’s minds even today.” Curated by Katz as a companion to Marsden Hartley’s Maine, this exhibition considers how the American modernist’s thematic and […] View event

  • Image featured: Robert Indiana, KVF VII the Hartley Elegies: the Berlin Series, 1991. Silkscreen on paper, 59 1/2 in. x 59 1/2 in. (151.1 x 151.1 cm). Gift of Park Granada Editions, 1991.027
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    Robert Indiana: Placeholder @ Colby College Museum of Art

    In 1978, facing eviction from his long-time studio in lower Manhattan, Robert Indiana (born 1928) relocated to the island of Vinalhaven, located in Maine’s Penobscot Bay, where he had worked seasonally since 1969. Robert Indiana: Placeholder features select prints from two series related to the artist’s residence in Maine, a time of intense introspection and […] View event

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    Harvey Peterson’s Whimsical Folk Art Figures & Maine Monoprints @ Haynes Galleries

    Harvey Peterson, one of Maine’s most creative artists, will exhibit for the first time in years this summer at Haynes Galleries. “Harvey Peterson’s Whimsical Folk Art Figures & Maine Monoprints” will showcase Peterson’s most well-known work— his contemporary folk art sculptures— as well as his monoprint views of Maine. The exhibition begins July 6 and […] View event

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    Children’s hour: story & craft for kids @ Longfellow Garden at Maine Historical Society

    Join us at our program for the reading of a favorite story book followed by crafts and activities for the whole family. This year we’ll explore the fun and wonder of making and inventing things, as well as the different types of jobs people do! Our story book for today is If I Built a […] View event

  • Greater Portland Landmarks Tours @ Greater Portland Landmarks

    This summer Greater Portland Landmarks is offering two tour opportunities. On Wednesday mornings at 10:30am and 11:30am through October 25th, there will be docent-guided tours of the U.S. Custom House located in Portland, Maine. Built in 1872 by a young United States of America to impress merchants from abroad as they came into Portland, the […] View event

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    Old Port Culinary Walking Tour @ Old Port

    Explore Portland’s dynamic food and craft beer scene on a Maine Foodie Tour! We’ll introduce you to a variety of flavors from classic Maine fare, Maine-inspired and culturally-based treats to creative modern flare. You’ll eat and drink the way the locals do, visiting a mix of artisanal shops, restaurants and pubs. Some of the tasting […] View event

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    Seashore Trolley story time @ Seashore Trolley Museum

    Conductor Nate gets the group warmed up with a song, then reads a transportation themed story. It really comes alive for kids when everyone hops on the trolley with Conductor Nate for a ride! View event

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    Maine Lobster Picnic & Harbor Cruise

    Walk Portland’s waterfront, cruise the Casco Bay, and enjoy a taste of Maine’s most famous crustacean. Your tour begins with a short stroll along the wharves. One of Maine’s most vital coastal industries is fishing and lobstering, and your guide will share some facts about Portland’s seaside history. We’ll pick up our picnic treats along […] View event

  • Customized Computer Lessons @ Spectrum Generations William S. Cohen Community Center

    Bring your laptop. Private one-on-one computer lessons customized to your needs. Each lesson is one hour. Call to book your appointment. View event

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    Daniel Anselmi: Paper, Scissors, Paint @ Littlefield Gallery

    Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor, August 14-September 10. Artist’s reception Saturday, August 19, 4-6 pm. Daniel’s works on paper and canvas explore the use of paper as an ongoing dialogue between painting and collage. He uses artist-painted paper as one would handle a brush to elicit brushstrokes on canvas. Never using the new, he enjoys the […] View event

  • 11:00am Community

    Game Day @ Golden Oldies Senior Center

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    Karen Lederer: Cheeto Fish @ Grant Wahlquist Gallery

    Grant Wahlquist Gallery is pleased to present “Cheeto Fish,” a solo exhibition of works by Brooklyn-based artist Karen Lederer. The show will run from August 19 through September 22, 2017. An opening reception will occur on Saturday, August 19 from 5 – 7 pm. Lederer engages with the legacy of high modernism from an utterly […] View event

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    Chickpea Stew @ Spectrum Generations William S. Cohen Community Center

    Chickpea Stew, Vegetable, Salad, Soup and Dessert. Entertainment by Country Gentlemen View event

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    American genre: Contemporary painting @ ICA at Maine College of Art

    On view from July 20, 2017 – September 15, 2017, Wednesday – Sunday, 11am-5pm, Thursday 11am-7pm, First Friday Art Walk 11am-8pm Exhibition Reception: Thursday, July 20, 2017, 5:00–8:00pm The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art is pleased to announce American Genre: Contemporary Painting curated by artist, writer, and curator Michelle Grabner. Grabner […] View event

  • Lunch & Learn with author Jane Carson-Sandler @ Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center

    Join our Lunch & Learn program Wednesday August the 23, 11:15-1pm . Jane Carson-Sandler, author of “Frozen in Time,” will share her powerful and inspiring story about rape and her search for strength to move forward. Watch her recent interview with Paula Zahn. Please stay for our lunch to follow. The event is free. Please […] View event

  • 11:30am Reunions

    Winslow class of 1959 luncheon @ Joseph's Fireside Steakhouse

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    Falmouth Farmers’ Market @ Falmouth American Legion

    The Falmouth Farmers’ Market located at 65 Depot Road ( behind Staples) 15 minutes from downtown Portland. It is greater Portland’s largest weekday farmers market. In addition to traditional farm products the market has local food producers, seafood, artisans, food truck and more. You can even have your cutlery sharpened while you shop. Come by […] View event

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    Embellishments in Victorian fashion @ Saco Museum

    Sumptuous fabrics, vibrant colors and textures, masses of elaborate trims – all are defining elements of fashionable Victorian women’s clothing. Nineteenth-century designers had very definite ideas of what constituted beauty, and these concepts had a widespread impact on art and design. Embellishments in Victorian Fashion focuses on how nineteenth-century aesthetics influenced women’s clothing design and […] View event

  • Pickup basketball for adults @ Skowhegan Community Center

    for those 18 and older Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and Wednesday nights View event

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    “Frippery, Toggery & Landscapery” Art Show @ Granite Gallery

    August 18 Reception at The Granite Gallery, 68 Main Street in Tenants Harbor. Artwork by three Maine Women Artists: DiTa Ondek, Susan Tobey-White and Lauren Gill from August 18-23, with an artists’ reception on Friday August 18 from 5-7 pm. The show is inspired by the Frippery and Toggery of DiTa’s encaustic vintage wedding dresses […] View event

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    Falmouth Farmers Market @ Falmouth Farmers' Market

    65 Depot Road Falmouth, (behind Staples) 20 vendors, farm products, locally produced foods, seafood, artisans and more. Get cutlery sharpened while you shop. 15 minutes from downtown Portland. Parking, Entertainment View event

  • 12:30pm Community

    Mahjong @ Spectrum Generations William S. Cohen Community Center

    Challenging game of skill and strategy played with tiles based on Chinese characters and symbols. The center is looking for people who would be interested in friendly playing or come watch and learn how to play. Please join us on Monday and Wednesdays 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM View event

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    Cribbage @ Spectrum Generations Muskie Community Center

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  • Before the Flood: Paintings and Video Installations by Anita Clearfield @ Maine Jewish Museum

    A new group of paintings and experiential video installations by Anita Clearfield. Anita Clearfield creates figurative abstractions, combining paint, video and found objects. In “Before the Flood,” Clearfield’s paintings and video installations reflect on the end of times: Biblical, climate change, and personal mortality. Her works mirror the disconnection for many people between one’s mundane […] View event

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    Senior Gathering Place @ UMaine Cooperative Extension, Skowhegan

    The event is for those who are looking for a place to meet with senior friends to have coffee, play games and talk. Free coffee and snacks will be available. The group is meeting at this location in partnership with the Somerset Grange and Somerset Public Health. Call to pre-register. second and fourth Wednesdays View event

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    Game Day @ Spectrum Generations William S. Cohen Community Center

    Wednesdays are Game Day here at the Cohen Center. We currently have Bridge and Mahjong groups started, but we welcome groups who would like to play Cribbage, Yahtzee, Dice or organize your own team for other board, dice or card games. Come join the fun! Coffee and snacks are served. View event

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    “Build a Better World” Carnival @ Windham Public Library

    Join us for games and activities– on the back lawn of the library if it’s nice; in the library meeting room if it rains. Come connect with friends for a chance to relax and have fun before the new school year begins. Contact the Children’s Room for more information: 207-892-1908. View event

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    Open House @ Taconnett Falls Genealogy Library

    The 2017 Open House will be held on September 23, 2017 from 1 to 4 pm. The raffle drawing will at 2 pm for 2017 . View event

  • AA Women’s Step Meeting @ St. Monica's Chapel

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  • Historical Walking Tours of Portland @ Maine Historical Society

    Join Maine Historical Society for a guided tour of the city and its waterfront highlighting Portland’s history, maritime heritage, and authentic character. Learn how Maine’s largest city evolved from a small British colony to a booming center of American culture and commerce. Famous city residents, industries, architecture, historic landmarks, social history, and the Great Fire […] View event

  • 2:00pm Music, Theater

    The All Night Strut @ Portland Stage Company

    Conceived and originally directed and choreographed by Fran Charnas. Musical Arrangements by Tom Fitt, Gil Lieb, and Dick Schermesser Additional Orchestrations by Corey Allen Presented by Portland Stage and Maine State Music Theatre. Swing’s the thing in this classy, sassy musical celebration of the 1930s and ’40s. From the funky jive of Harlem to the […] View event

  • 2:00pm Theater

    “Bullets Over Broadway” @ Lakewood Theater

    Loaded with big laughs, colorful characters and the songs that made the ’20s roar, Bullets Over Broadway The Musical is bringing musical comedy back with a bang. Based on the screenplay of the acclaimed 1994 film by Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath, this six-time Tony-nominated musical features existing hits from the 1920s, including “Let’s Misbehave,” […] View event

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    Ragtime @ Ogunquit Playhouse

    AUG 2 – AUG 26 at The Ogunquit Playhouse At the dawn of a new century, everything is changing… and anything is possible. This sweeping musical portrait of early twentieth-century America tells the story of three families in the pursuit of the American Dream. Set in the volatile melting pot of turn-of-the-century New York, three […] View event

  • 4:00pm Community

    Bugs and Butterfly Science Trunk @ Jefferson Public Library, Jefferson Village School

    The Bugs are coming! The Bugs are coming! Cornerstone of Science is loaning Jefferson Public Library a Bugs and Butterfly Science Trunk beginning Aug. 9. Stop in to experience some hands on buggy fun from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, through Aug. 23. The Jefferson Public Library is located in the Jefferson […] View event

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    Fall Theatre Auditions @ Between Friends Art Center- Next Generation Theatre

    BREWER – Fall Theatre Auditions, August 23rd @ 4:00-7:00pm The Fall Theatre Session begins this coming fall with Disney’s the Jungle Book Kids (ages 5-11), Disney’s Mulan Jr. (ages 10-17) and Into the Woods Jr. (ages 13 +) The auditions are from 4-7, you do not need to stay for the full 3 hours, a […] View event

  • Cantina Night @ Sonny's

    Every Wednesday at Sonny’s is CANTINA NIGHT. Weekly food and drink specials that always include $2.00 “gringo tacos”. View event

  • Norridgewock Board of Sewer Commissioner’s Meeting @ Norridgewock Town Office

    The Norridgewock Board of Sewer Commissioners will meet to act upon items of regular business. Conference Room, Norridgewock Town Office (16 Perkins St.) View event

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    Lambs Clothes Closet @ Fairfield First Baptist Church

    Free gently used clothing View event

  • Gamblers Anonymous @ LINC Wellness & Recovery Center

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  • Open House, Picnic and Silent Auction @ Bagaduce Music Lending Library

    Everyone is welcome to join the Bagaduce Music Lending Library for an OPEN HOUSE at the NEW Music Library at 49 South Street in Blue Hill on August 23rd from 5:00-6:30pm. Tour the new facility! Music! Food! Silent Auction! One of the auction items is a piano. Rain date is August 24th. View event

  • Augusta National Alliance on Mental Illness connection recovery support group @ Augusta UUCC Drew House

    for those living with mental health issues View event

  • Tibetan Buddhist Meditation in Gardiner @ Healthy Smiles

    We will learn about the basics of Tibetan Buddhist Meditation and learn skills to end our suffering and achieve happiness, peace and calm. Class will begin with a short lecture, guided meditation, followed by group discussion, and more meditation sessions. There will always be time for questions and discussion. We will learn about different forms […] View event

  • Celebrate Recovery 12-Steps @ Augusta First Church of the Nazarene

    through Faith Works Community Outreach View event

  • Author Talk Richard Rubin @ Belgrade Public Library

    Richard Rubin introduced readers to a forgotten generation of Americans: the men and women who fought and won the First World War. Interviewing the war’s last survivors face-to-face, he knew well the importance of being present if you want to get the real story. He discovered that while most Americans regard that war as dead […] View event

  • Game warden John Ford Sr. and retired State trooper Mark Nickerson @ Jefferson Public Library, Jefferson Village School

    Game warden John Ford Sr. and retired State trooper Mark Nickerson will tell their tales at 6 p.m. Aug. 23 at Jefferson Public Library. They have both written books about their adventures and they have a wealth of stories to tell, come and hear for yourself. The Jefferson Public Library is located in the Jefferson […] View event

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    6:30pm Community, Music

    Navy Band Pop Music Group performance at Mill Creek Park Gazebo @ Mill Creek Park, South Portland

    The Pop Music Group ensemble of the touring Navy Band Northeast will host a free outdoor concert in South Portland for all ages to enjoy. The Pop ensemble specializes in Billboard Top 40 hits, rock ‘n roll, R&B, country and jazz. America’s Navy is coming home to Portland, Maine, one of 15 cities selected to […] View event

  • 6:30pm Community

    Maine-ly Harmony @ Salvation Army, Augusta

    Maine-ly Harmony a cappella chorus invites women who love to sing to enjoy the barbershop style of harmony. Rehearsals are held every Wednesday. View event

  • 7:00pm Film

    Merrill Film Society: M @ Merrill Memorial Library

    M takes place in Berlin in the early 1930s – that’s when it was made. Germany was a fertile place for film production in the 1920s and early 1930s, but eventually, much of Germany’s film industry emigrated to the U.S., including M’s director Fritz Lang and lead actor Peter Lorre, seen here in his first […] View event

  • 7:00pm Community

    Norridgewock Historical Society @ Norridgewock Historical Society Museum

    featuring slides from the NHS postcard collection View event

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    Live! for $5: Squirrel Stole My Underpants @ Stonington Opera House

    Sylvie is sent to the backyard to hang up the laundry. The moment her back is turned, a mischievous squirrel steals her favorite piece of clothing and runs off. When Sylvie gives chase, an entire world emerges from her laundry basket, and curious characters show her the way through mysterious lands. Will our lonely heroine […] View event

  • It's Funny Fun in The Ladies Room, a new musical comedy at The Footlights Theatre in Falmouth, Maine.
    7:00pm Theater

    The Ladies Room: A Musical Comedy @ The Footlights Theatre

    It’s funny fun in The Ladies Room, a new Musical Comedy now playing at The Footlights Theatre in Falmouth, Maine. If you love to laugh and have fun, this is the perfect summer entertainment for you and your family of friends! It’s 80 minutes on non-stop comedy, music and surprises in the air conditioned Footlights […] View event

  • 7:30pm Theater

    Maine State Music Theatre presents Disney’s “Newsies” @ Pickard Theater, Bowdoin College

    Maine State Music Theatre closes out its 2017 season with the New England Regional Premier of the all-singing, all-dancing, high-energy show, Disney’s “Newsies.” Featuring a score by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, “Newsies” runs from Aug. 9 to Aug. 26. A matinee performance has been added on Aug. 19 at 2 p.m. Set in […] View event

  • 7:30pm Music

    Bob Milne @ The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor

    The show begins at 7:30 PM. Doors for seating open at 7:00 PM. Advance tickets are $25. On the day of show tickets are $30. Bob Milne has been called the finest interpreter of ragtime music in the world. His boogie-woogie piano playing is something that must be seen and heard to be believed. The […] View event

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    Red Cloak Haunted History Tour @ Downtown Hallowell

    Join The Lady in the Red Cloak for a lantern lit walking tour of Hallowell. Discover the back streets and hidden stories of Hallowell, its mysteries and haunts. See the oldest building on Water St., hear many ghostly tales, learn of the early history and experience a one-of-a-kind evening in this “Antique Riverport.” The moderate […] View event

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    7:30pm Theater

    Newsies @ Maine State Music Theatre

    Inspired by the real-life ‘Newsboy Strike of 1899,’ when newsboy Kid Blink led a band of orphan and runaway newsies on a two-week-long action against powerful newspaper publishers, this timely and fresh fictionalized adaptation addresses age-old themes of social injustice, exploitative labor practices, and David-versus-Goliath struggles as the young learn to harness their power against […] View event

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    8:30pm Comedy, Nightclubs

    Portland Comedy Showcase @ Bull Feeney's

    Mid-week comic relief featuring hilarious stand-ups and our famous “One Minute Challenge” audience open mic. Portland’s best bet on a Wednesday! View event

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    8:30pm Community, Theater

    The Yellow Wallpaper @ eighteen twenty wines

    The Yellow Wallpaper Inspired by the short story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman Devised by Bare Portland Tickets $10 Online ticketing available soon! Tickets also available at the door. Limited Pay-What-You-Can tickets available only at the door. Show Dates: Friday, August 18 @ 8:30PM Saturday, August 19 @ 8:30PM Sunday, August 20 @ 8:30PM Wednesday, August […] View event