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    Gary Haven Smith @ 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

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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

  • Gabrielle Zevin presents her new novel, YOUNG JANE YOUNG @ Print: A Bookstore

    Wednesday, October 18, 7:00 PM Gabrielle Zevin presents her new novel, YOUNG JANE YOUNG From the author of the international bestseller THE STORIES LIFE OF A.J. FIKRY comes another novel that will have everyone talking. Aviva Grossman, an ambitious congressional intern in Florida, makes the mistake of having an affair with her boss–and blogging about […] View event

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    My Maine, new paintings by Ann Getsinger @ Merrill Memorial Library

    MY MAINE, a series of 17 oil paintings, each depicting a specific spot in Maine, and described as “realism with a twist,” will be on exhibit at the Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main Street, Yarmouth beginning Monday, Sept. 18 Artist Ann Getsinger has prepared six “chapters” in the series, much like a book, leaving little […] View event

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    “Raptured Moment” @ Campus Center – UNE, Biddeford campus

    An exhibition of art work titled “Raptured Moment, a work in progress: a series of black and white silver gelatin prints” by Joseph Della Valle, adjunct assistant lecturer at UNE in the Department of Creative and Fine Arts, will be on display at the university’s Biddeford Campus Center from October 2 until November 14. The […] View event

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    Artist of the Month Suzanne Kelly @ SugarWood Gallery

    SugarWood Gallery “Artist of the Month” Suzanne Kelly work will be on exhibit through October and is available for purchase. Kelly began taking art lessons at an early age in her hometown of Augusta. She furthered her education with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Boston University and began a varied career: teacher, gallery […] View event

  • Walking for fitness and fun @ Skowhegan Community Center

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    Brakes for Breasts Fundraiser @ Autoworks, Inc.

    Autoworks in Kittery, Maine is promoting the brakes for breasts.org fundraiser by giving the customer free brake pads during October and contributing 10% of every brake service to the Cleveland Clinic Breast Cancer Vaccine Fund. Over 100 other independent auto repair shops across the country are participating and since 2011 have donated $492,320. to the […] View event

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    Freeport Trail Challenge @ Select Freeport Trails

    Hike four trails in September and October for a chance to win a prize. Kids will receive a coupon for a Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. Adults will be entered into a drawing for various prizes. Passports are available at the Freeport Town Hall and the Freeport Community Center. FMI: www.freeportconservationtrust.org or 865-3985 x212 View event

  • Tai Chi @ Spectrum Generations Muskie Community Center

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  • Husson University-Southern Maine's leadership certificate course, "The Art & Science of Leadership," begins September 20, 2017.

    Leadership certificate course: The art & science of leadership @ Husson University's Southern Maine Campus

    The Art and Science of Leadership As organizations realize the importance of employee engagement, they are looking towards new ways of inspiring and motivating their staff. Two strategic areas that are having a tremendous impact directly involve coaching: managers are doing more coaching as a practice is being scaled across organizations. Without great and frequent […] View event

  • Aerobics @ Litchfield Senior Center

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    Chine Brush Painting: An Exhibition of Christine Maclin’s Work @ Maine College of Art, Charles C. Thomas Gallery

    Christine Maclin (1942-2016) began studying Chinese brush painting with Professor Gan Xu. An interior designer for 45 years, her life and experiences in Asia had a profound effect on her approach to both design and art. Chinese brush painting became Christine’s passion and Gan referred to her fondly as his “star pupil.” • On view: […] View event

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    The 2017 MAEA Art Educator Members Exhibition @ First Floor, Maine College of Art

    Features artwork from Maine K-12 and other art teachers who are members of the Maine Art Education Association. Artwork on display includes a variety mediums such as book making, ceramics, collage, painting, photography and sculpture. September 25 to October 20, 2017, Opening Reception First Friday October 6, 5:00-7:00pm Monday – Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm, MECA Long Hallway […] View event

  • Help Your Building Get to the Next Century: Energy Performance, Sustainability and Durability

    Join Greater Portland Landmarks for a workshop by Peter Taggart of Taggart Construction on how to improve energy efficiency in older buildings while maintaining their historic character and architectural elements. CEU credits available from the Maine Real Estate Commission. View event

  • Richard Simmons Workout @ Spectrum Generations Muskie Community Center

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    People Who Care Food Cupboard @ Old Point Avenue School

    serving Anson, North Anson, Embden, Madison and New Portland 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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    Big Dreams, Visions, & Active Imagination (One-day workshop) @ Friends Meeting House

    with Chris Beach OPTION 2 Wednesday, October 18, 9AM – 4PM Members $60, Non-Members $70 Life offers moments of what Rudolf Otto called the “numinous” – extraordinary encounters with the Holy Other. Invoking awe and dread, fascination and calling, these moments can prompt us to find new meaning and affect how we live life forward. […] View event

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    My Next Career Move @ Lithgow Public Library

    Take charge of your career and create an action plan to achieve success. Learn how your current skills connect to future careers. Identify high-growth job fields. Explore education and training options. Strengthen your resume for a targeted job search. Graduates of My Next Career Move are eligible to apply for the University of Maine at […] View event

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    The Dooryard Presents: “Collective Current” @ Maine Charitable Mechanic Association

    An art exhibit featuring current and former members of a local collective. Opening reception: Oct. 6th from 5-9pm. View event

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    “Watermark” Show @ Courthouse Gallery Fine Art

    Ellsworth Courthouse Gallery Fine Art is pleased to present Jessica Lee Ives: Watermark, the gallery’s first solo show for Ives. The show opens on Friday, September 15, with an artist reception from 5–6pm, and an artist talk at 6pm. The show runs through October 28. The event is free and open to the public. In […] View event

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    Music practice @ Litchfield Senior Center

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    Dahlov Ipcar: Stories

    Dahlov Ipcar’s books are appreciated and revered around the world, but perhaps nowhere more than in Maine where she created, wrote, and illustrated books for over 60 years. While her primary audience is children, her work resonates just as deeply with the adults – parents, teachers, caregivers, friends – who support young readers. As we […] 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

  • “Art Harvest” @ Stable Gallery, Damariscotta

    Final exhibit of Stable Gallery’s 2017 season featuring artists Jon Luoma, Rosalind Welsh,Polly Smith, Daisy Greene, Bob Thomas, Jackie Melissas, Janel Percival, Fiona Washburn, and Stephen Vowles. Gallery, managed by artists for artists, includes 35 Maine artists of diverse media. View event

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    “Scenes of Maine” @ Richard Boyd Art Gallery

    (Portland, ME) Richard Boyd Art Gallery opens ‘Scenes of Maine’ an annual group exhibit of visual arts depicting imagery of Maine on October 1 at 10:00 a.m. with a reception to follow on the 7th. The exhibit showcases the diversity of subject matter in Maine which has long been a source of inspiration for artists. […] 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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    Warmth In Style! Artisan clothing and home elements

    Markings Gallery is welcoming the chill with fabulous artisan clothing and unique,artful handwoven blankets and rugs. Contributing artisans are Kris Sandoy, Janice JOnes, Charlotte Moore, Marianne Senechal, Helen Farnham, Jody Meredith, and Hilary Hutton…among others! 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

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    Light & Dark: Pots by Betsy Levine @ Maine Potters Market

    For the month of October, Maine Potters Market features the work of Betsy Levine, of Prescott Hill Pottery. Betsy’s pots employ both the dark and varied tones of wood-fired stoneware and the bright and pebbled surfaces of soda-fired porcelain. She juxtaposes the warmth of soda-glazed bare stoneware with luscious glazes softened by the atmosphere in […] 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

  • Cumberland “Mornings with Friends” @ Tuttle Road United Methodist Church

    Author Phyllis Chinlund will read from her memoir, “Looking Back from the Gate: A Story of Love, Art and Dementia”, which recounts how she and her photographer husband ‘muddled through his Alzheimer’s disease without ruining their lives’. Examples of his photography will be featured. 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

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    2017 Salt Alumni Exhibition @ Artists at Work Gallery, Maine College of Art

    This exhibition features the work of thirteen alumni from the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, which is now a graduate certificate program at MECA. As we welcome Salt to campus— Fall 2017 students are the inaugural class – we honor the history of Salt and its long commitment to documentary storytelling. Featured artists include: Abigail […] View event

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    St. Peter’s Food Pantry @ St. Peter's Food Pantry

    applications accepted, servicing Bingham, Moscow, Pleasant Ridge, Concord township and Caratunk. Please bring proof of residency and photo I’D. View event

  • Sewing Class @ Embden Community Center

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  • Essentials of College Planning and Financial Aid @ Waterville Public Library

    Wednesday, October 18, 2017 * 10:00a-1:00p Registration required. Location: Waterville Public Library. This interactive workshop touches on the four steps in the college process: admissions, financial aid, career and study skills. Register for a workshop at http://meoc.maine.edu/workshops/workshop-schedule/ or by calling 1.800.281.3703. 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

  • 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

  • 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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    Joe Mama-Nitzberg: Picture not Portrait @ Grant Wahlquist Gallery

    Grant Wahlquist Gallery is pleased to present “Picture not Portrait,” an exhibition of works by Catskill, NY-based artist Joe Mama-Nitzberg. The show—the artist’s first solo exhibition in the United States in more than twenty years—will run from October 6 through November 11, 2017. The gallery will hold an opening reception on Friday, October 6 from […] View event

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    Confabulations of Millennia @ ICA at Maine College of Art

    October 6 @ 11:00 am – December 8 @ 5:00 pm, Wednesday – Sunday, 11am-5pm, Thursdays 11am-7pm, First Fridays 11am-8pm Exhibition Reception: Friday, October 6, 2017, 5:00–8:00pm Curated by artist Richard Saja, Confabulations of Millennia brings together the works of 19 contemporary artists who take direct inspiration from the 18th and 19th centuries. Using established […] View event

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    Meatloaf Luncheon @ Spectrum Generations William S. Cohen Community Center

    Meatloaf, Vegetable, Soup, Salad and Dessert. Music by Dave Fisher View event

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    Game Day @ Golden Oldies Senior Center

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    AW@UMVA – Held Over!!

    Addison Woolley is excited to announce that our show at the UMVA Gallery at CTN will be held over through the month of October. If you have yet to see the show in its current incarnation, you still have two more weeks in September. The show will change somewhat for October when a few artists […] View event

  • Pejepscot Historical Society noontime WWI talk @ Pejepscot Historical Society Museum

    Brunswick’s Franco Community in WWI” with James Myall. Free to members; $5 general admission. Bring along a sack lunch, cookies and coffee provided by PHS. View event

  • POW!, a comic book themed art exhibition @ Harlow Gallery

    Harlow Gallery presents POW!, a comic book themed art exhibition. Artists responded to a call for comic book art as well as artwork inspired by comics. POW! features the work of more than 34 artists from across Maine and beyond. The exhibition is on view Sept. 8 through Oct. 21, at 160 Water St., in […] 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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    “Down East” @ Saco Museum

    September 8 – October 29 Reception and award presentation, Friday, September 15, 5:30-7:30 “Down East” features 50 monotypes and monoprints chosen by jurors Catherine Kerman and Josephine Graf from 115 works submitted by 84 artists. The Monotype Guild of New England is a nonprofit organization of contemporary artists creating unique impressions by working in the […] View event

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    Into the forest: flora, fauna, lichen, moss @ Common Street Arts

    Common Street Art is pleased to present work by Maine artists Barbara Sullivan and Juliet Karelsen in the exhibition Into the Forest: Flora, Fauna, Lichen, Moss on view from September 13 through October 28, 2017 with an opening reception on Thursday, September 14 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. This exhibition will explore the themes of our natural […] View event

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    Music@Noon – Bayside Trio @ Farnsworth Art Museum

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Bayside Trio Widely recognized for their dynamic and imaginative approach, the Bayside Trio is a bold new voice in chamber music. Anastasia Antonacos, pianist, Nicole Rabata, flutist, and Benjamin Noyes, cellist are internationally acclaimed prizewinners and recitalists and have appeared throughout the Northeast and beyond since the Trio’s debut performance in […] View event

  • Jonathan Levitt: Mawooshen, life and landscape of the Maritime Archaic @ PhoPa Gallery

    Mawooshen documents the geography of the Red Paint People – Archaic humans of unknown origins that appeared among the islands and coastal mountains of Penobscot Bay five thousand years ago. They thrived for about twelve hundred years, and then suddenly disappeared. The Maritime Archaic refers to the wider North American archeological coastal and seafaring culture […] View event

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    Cribbage @ Spectrum Generations Muskie Community Center

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    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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    It Is Possible That : Allen West @ Engine, Biddeford

    Maine College of Art graduate Allen West’s body of work “It Is Possible That” includes two-dimensional works made with felt, knitting, stitching, and weaving. Allen West grew up in New York State. In 2006 moved to Maine to study New Media at the Maine College of Art where he received his BFA. Afterwords he worked […] 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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    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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    Time and Space @ Southworth Planetarium, University of Southern Maine

    Travel through time as you explore the past and future the cosmos. Watch the creation of the universe, the fall of the dinosaurs, and the first moon landing! Time Space will be presented to you as if you were actually there for all those events. View event

  • All treats, no tricks at Free U.S. Cellular device workshop @ U.S Cellular

    As Halloween approaches, kids start dreaming of endless mountains of candy and fun costumes, while parents think about how to keep their Trick or Treaters safe from harm as they roam the neighborhood streets. U.S. Cellular has some tips on how to use smartphones to boost Halloween safety and make it fangtasticly fun. In addition […] View event

  • Lego Builder Challenge Day @ Waterville Public Library

    Drop by the Children’s Dept. at the Waterville Public Library between 2:30 and 4 to test your engineering skills with a new LEGO challenge each Wednesday! This week: Marble Maze! This program is free, and open to the public. Recommended for kids 5 and up. Kids younger than 7 must bring a grownup helper. FMI: […] View event

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    From Here to Eternity @ The Ogunquit Playhouse

    OCT 4 – OCT 29 at The Ogunquit Playhouse The Ogunquit Playhouse is honored to be collaborating with Tim Rice and the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival on the rollout of the North American premiere of the epic new musical From Here to Eternity, based on James Jones’ acclaimed novel with lyrics by Tim Rice, […] View event

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    Children’s Chapter Book Discussion Group @ Windham Public Library

    Children’s Room staff will share recently read books. The discussion will be open for any chapter books that readers choose to talk about. For more information, contact the Children’s Room.: 207-892-1908. View event

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    Medicare information session @ Winslow Public Library

    understanding Medicare annual enrollment. Retirement planning specialist Richard Martineau will present information and answer questions. View event

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    LGBT+ teen group @ Lithgow Public Library

    LGBT+ Teen Group meets every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 4-5 in the Lithgow Library Teen Room to hang out and have fun in a safe and supportive space. Spread the word and bring your friends. Drop-ins always welcome! View event

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    Open House @ Common Street Arts

    Join us for a fall open house at Common Street Arts on wednesday, october 18th from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. We will provide fresh, local appetizers by Healthy Eats, and refreshments by Meridians. Enjoy our current exhibition Into the Forest: Flora, Fauna, Lichen, Moss: works by Barbara Sullivan + Juliet Karelsen and learn more about all the new programs happening […] View event

  • Essentials of college planning @ Camden Public Library

    An interactive workshop, for college-bound students and their parents, covering admissions, financial aid, career options, and study skills. Facilitated by the Maine Education Opportunities Center, a federally funded program to help adults go to college. View event

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    Cannabis: Seeds, clones and plant care @ Homegrown Healthcare Alternative Wellness, Apothecary and Learning Center

    Learn the safe storage, selection and germination process of growing from seeds. We will demonstrate this process and discuss the basics of cutting clones and the various methods of starting them. These methods include rapid rooter, cloning machine and root riot. We will discuss suggestions for clone selection, when to transplant and the basics of […] View event

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    Sip & Paint @ Skowhegan-Madison Elks Lodge

    apps available prior to seating. Proceeds will be used for local Lodge scholarships View event

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    Lambs Clothes Closet @ Fairfield First Baptist Church

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    Boy Singers of Maine auditions @ Woodfords Congregational Church

    Porltand Conservatory of Music recently assumed leadership of The Boy Singers of Maine, an esteemed organization with over 30 years of history, performing nationally and internationally, including at the White House and with the Leningrad Symphony Orchestra. Since its founding in 1979, BSOM has provided a place for boys to meet peers who love to […] View event

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

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  • Gray New Gloucester Development Corp. Shop Local Business Summit @ Coolidge Family Farm

    On Wednesday October 18, from 5:30 to 8 PM, Gray and New Gloucester businesses are4 invited to the GNG Annual Business Summit. This years event is being held at the Coolidge Family Farm on Rt. 100 in New Gloucester. In addition to keynote speakers, Kai Smith (Buoy Local), Adam Moses (Shipyard Brewing), and Dale Carrier […] View event

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    Hope for the Children of Haiti @ Kennebunk Free Library

    Our family, mother, father and two sons, 12 + 14 years old, spent a week in an orphanage in Haiti. We are excited to share our experiences and our hope is to educate our community about the Haitian people, culture, history, the orphanage and their needs. We hope you join us October 18th, 6pm – […] View event

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    Movie discussion group @ Windham Public Library

    Join us for a lively and thought-provoking movie discussion. See our calendar of events for the monthly movie selection. If you haven’t seen the movie yet, borrow a copy from the library or see it here the Monday prior to the discussion group. For more info, contact Jen Dupree at 207-892-1908. View event

  • Life Drawing with the Bates Museum of Art @ Olin Arts Center room 259

    Dry-media easels and drawing benches provided, bring drawing board and supplies. View event

  • Discover Girl Scouts @ Woodside Elementary School

    Girl Scouts helps girls develop their full potential. When a girl becomes a Girl Scout, she grows into a young woman who is self-confident, strong and compassionate. She learns how to build and maintain healthy relationships. She becomes more aware of the world around her and uses her skills and talents to make her world […] View event

  • Beginner Beekeeping, UMaine Extension course @ Anderson Learning Center

    Registration is open for Beginner Bee School starting October 4, 2017, at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, 21 Bradeen St., Springvale. Students will learn the basics of bees, honey and keeping hives in this five-week introductory course. If you’ve been thinking about producing your own honey, while helping to provide pollinators in your neighborhood, […] View event

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

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    Finding Renewal in Times of Conflict @ Scarborough Public Library

    The Scarborough Public Library, 48 Gorham Road, will host a reading and discussion with author and scholar Robert Atkinson, Ph.D. on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 6:30 pm. Dr. Atkinson will discuss his acclaimed book, The Story of Our Time: From Duality to Interconnectedness to Oneness. During these chaotic times of political divisiveness, terrorism, alarming […] View event

  • James L. Nelson to speak on pirates and Maine's maritime history.

    Maine author series @ Cumston Public Library

    Avast ye sailors and landlubbers alike! Join us for a free program by Maine author and historian James L. Nelson about the realities of piracy in America, from the Buccaneers of the 17th century through the age of Ann Bonny and Blackbeard. For three centuries – from the time that actual pirates first roamed the […] View event

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    Waterville Branch, American Association of University Women @ Robins Room, 111 Roberts Union, Colby College

    Waterville Branch, American Association of University Women will meet at 6:30 p.m. in Robins Room, 111 Roberts Union, Colby College. Program will be a presentation on Nov. 7 state referendum question 2, Medicaid expansion, by Karen Kusiak, Colby College Assistant Professor of Education, and Laura Ware, Yes on 2 Campaign. Potential members and guests welcome. […] View event

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    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

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    Author Book Talk: The Queen of Heartbreak Trail – Eleanor Brackbill @ Maine State Library

    A Maine writer shares the remarkable story of her fiery great-grandmother. The story of Harriet Smith Pullen’s early life, from her childhood journeys by covered wagon to her family’s subsistence in sod houses on the Dakota prairie where they survived grasshopper plagues, floods, fires, blizzards, and droughts is a narrative of American migration and adventure […] View event

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    Charlie Wing book talk: “Salt in Their Veins” @ Patten Free Library

    Famous for their independence and dry humor, coastal Mainers open up to Charlie Wing in “Salt in Their Veins: Conversations with Coastal Mainers.” Read the stories of their lives and their feelings about government, the world, and “people from away.” View event

  • Introduction to Drawing @ Jewish Community Alliance

    Explore the fundamentals of drawing through the study of line, shape, and form. Students will have the opportunity to apply various drawing mediums such as charcoal, graphite, and ink in their investigation of changing subject matter and drawing style. View event

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    New Moon Sound Healing and drum circle @ Flourish

    Tune In Turn On & Heal Out at Flourish – Arts as Sacred Healing Celebrate the new moon with Giorgi Baino as she leads a sound healing and drumming. Suggested donation $20/sliding scale. View event

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    Lasting Impressions — Graveyard Art and Symbology @ McArthur Public Library

    Meet the author and the illustrator of “Lasting Impressions: Art, Symbolism, and History Found in Graveyards and Cemeteries,” a book by York resident Paulette Chernack, and her daughter Cassandra Davidson. They will be at McArthur Library on Wednesday, October 18 at 6:30 p.m. Chernack has collected hundreds of gravestone rubbings and photographs from cemeteries all […] View event

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    Poetry Night at Pig + Poet @ Pig + Poet

    $10 Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Doors at 7pm | Show at 7:30pm Pig + Poet 52 High St., Camden, ME 04843 Phone: (207) 236-3391 Info: Pig + Poet, the thoughtful American eatery located inside Whitehall in the heart of Camden, Maine, presents the second installment of Poetry Night, on Wednesday, October 18th at 7:00pm featuring […] View event

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    Sex With Strangers by Laura Eason @ St. Lawrence Arts Center

    Maine premiere of the recent off-Broadway hit show from one of the writers of House of Cards. Sex With Strangers is a game of cat and mouse between 28-year-old blogger, Ethan, and a 38-year-old novelist, Olivia. Each has what the other wants and how far are they willing to go to get it. “A hell […] View event

  • Pretty Halcyon Days: On the Beach with Ogden Nash, with Pontine Theatre @ Portsmouth Athenaeum

    Ogden Nash, Portsmouth Athenaeum Proprietor, spent his summers on Little Boar’s Head in North Hampton NH. Join Pontine Theatre to explore the ways in which Nash’s life on the New Hampshire seashore influenced his poems, giving insight into the man, his character and his ideas about family, society, and nature. View event

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    Basketball @ Belgrade Community Center for All Seasons

    Drop in on Sunday and Wednesday evenings for pick-up basketball games. View event

  • Jackson @ SPACE Gallery

    Abortion remains legal in the United States but anti-abortion efforts have succeeded in making it virtually inaccessible in some places and in the Deep South, often unthinkable. At one time Mississippi had fourteen abortion clinics. Now only one remains. Since the passage of Roe v. Wade more than four decades ago, the self-labeled “pro-life” movement […] View event

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    7:00pm Poetry

    Poetry Night at Pig + Poet @ Pig + Poet

    $10 Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Doors at 7pm | Show at 7:30pm Pig + Poet 52 High St., Camden, ME 04843 Phone: (207) 236-3391 Info: Pig + Poet, the thoughtful American eatery located inside Whitehall in the heart of Camden, Maine, presents the second installment of Poetry Night, on Wednesday, October 18th at 7:00pm featuring […] View event

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    Swing Dance Classes w/ Portland Swing Project @ Mechanics Hall

    Join Portland Swing Project for Beginning Swing Dance Classes! We provide clear step-by-step instruction, plenty of practice time to build confidence and you never need a partner – we rotate in class so you meet and dance with everyone. And it’s fun! We promise. Tuesday Classes are in Portland 6-7pm Wednesday Classes are in South […] View event

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    8:00pm Music

    Slaid Cleaves @ One Longfellow Square

    Slaid Cleaves. Grew up in Maine. Lives in Texas. Writes songs. Makes Records. Travels around. Tries to be good. Cleaves spins stories with a novelist’s eye and a poet’s heart. Twenty years into his career, the celebrated songwriter’s Still Fighting the War spotlights an artist in peak form. Cleaves’ seamless new collection delivers vivid snapshots […] View event