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  • Thursday June 29 2017

    Daniel Riley to discuss new novel with Michael Paterniti @ Print: A Bookstore

    Thursday, June 29, 7:00 PM Daniel Riley discusses his debut novel, FLY ME with Michael Paterniti, author of LOVE AND OTHER WAYS OF DYING The year is 1972, and the beaches of Los Angeles are the center of the world. Dropping into the embers of the drug and surf scene is Suzy Whitman, who has […] View event

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    “Four Artists, Four Distinct Styles” @ Dogfish Bar and Grill

    “Four Artists, Four Distinct Styles” exhibit of work by Gay Freeborn of Brownfield, Doug Houle of Augusta, Diane Noble of Biddeford and Kim Traina of Edgecomb will be on at the Dogfish Cafe on Free Street in Portland from April 30 to July 2. Gay’s oil paintings conveying the intimate understanding of animals and the […] View event

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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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    “Water & Wind” @ Campus Center – UNE, Biddeford campus

    Paul McDonough will display his Watercolors at the University of New England Campus Center from May 31 to June 30. He painted scenes that capture the enticing images presented by our natural landscape and seascapes around New England and Florida. View event

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    Lost Landscapes: An exhibition of paintings by UNE Professor Charles Thompson @ Art Gallery – UNE, Portland campus

    An exhibition of Plein Air paintings by Charles Matthew Thompson, UNE Professor of Art and founder of the UNE Department of Fine Arts, will be on view in the UNE Art Gallery, Ketchum Library, Biddeford Campus through August 1, 2017. While visiting the Dyer Library in Saco, Maine, Thompson came upon a book from the […] View event

  • Teen Movie Night at the Waterville Public Library @ Waterville Public Library

    Join us in the Teen Room at the Waterville Public Library at 4pm every Thursday for a screening of a popular movie! To discover the movie’s identity, please call (207) 872-5433, or visit our website:http://www.watervillelibrary.org/events/index.php?department=teens#sectionJune These events are free, and open to attendees under the age of 18. Light refreshments will be provided. View event

  • “Faces” @ The Local Buzz

    Starting June 2nd, The Local Buzz Coffee Shop & Cafe at 327 Ocean House Road in Cape Elizabeth will feature the art exhibit “Faces” by artist Russ Lamer. The exhibit will run through the month of June. The Local Buzz will open the exhibit with an artist’s reception on June 2nd from 5 to 7 […] View event

  • “Lost Landscapes” @ Ketchum Library – UNE, Biddeford campus

    An exhibition of Plein Air paintings by Charles Matthew Thompson, UNE Professor of Art and founder of the UNE Department of Fine Arts, will be on view in the UNE Art Gallery, Ketchum Library, Biddeford Campus through August 1, 2017. While visiting the Dyer Library in Saco, Maine, Thompson came upon a book from the […] View event

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    “Mountains to Sea” @ Merrill Memorial Library

    The Merrill Memorial Library in Yarmouth is featuring the paintings of Anne F. Niles from May 18-July12. The Library is located at 215 Main Street, Yarmouth. View event

  • 2017 Acadia Trad Festival - World-Class Concerts, Classes and Workshops, Dances

    Acadia Trad Festival @ College of the Atlantic Gates Community Center

    World-Class Concerts, Classes & Workshops, Dances Now entering its fifth year, the Acadia Trad Festival summer music school is the core program offered by the Acadia School of Traditional Music and Arts. The Acadia Trad Festival is a jam-packed week of classes, concerts and jam sessions in the Irish, Scottish, Acadian, Cajun, Old-Time and Cape […] View event

  • Readers Circle: Birds in Fall @ Merrill Memorial Library

    Merrill Memorial Library’s Readers Circle meets Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 7 PM to discuss Brad Kessler’s novel Birds in Fall. This event is free and open to the public. One fall night, an innkeeper on a remote island in Nova Scotia watches an airplane plummet to the sea. As the search for survivors envelops […] View event

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    Bowdoin International Music Festival presents Young Artist Concert @ Studzinski Recital Hall, Bowdoin College

    The Young Artist Concert series presents performances by advanced young musicians who come to the Festival from conservatories and music schools in more than twenty-five countries. View event

  • Walking for fitness and fun @ Skowhegan Community Center

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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

  • Yoga classes @ Spectrum Generations Muskie Community Center

    with Kim Nashed, a Yoga Alliance certified instructor practicing yoga for 10 years. Tuesdays & Thursdays View event

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    Free Half-Day Summer Camp June 26-30 @ South Freeport Church

    South Freeport Congregational Church is offering an opportunity for kids aged 5 to 12 to participate in a “Maker Fun Factory” from 9 am to 12 noon Monday to Friday, June 26-30. In this free program kids will create, build, invent, sing, move, and have fun exploring how we all have been designed by God […] 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

  • Stretch and tone low-impact aerobics @ Skowhegan Community Center

    All participants must register prior to participating. A clean change of sneakers is required. Tuesday and Thursday View event

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    Portland Stage: Summer Camps 2017 @ Theater for Kids at Portland Stage Co.

    Come out to play at Portland Stage this summer! Our week-long theater camps are fun, challenging, and enriching! Stories of all kinds are used to fuel active, educational, lively, and process-based summer programs for young people, grades K–12. Spend the summer working with professional actors, directors, and artisans. Every participant is invited to think, speak, […] View event

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    Sea Kayak Tour to Fort Gorges @ East End Beach

    This 3-hour sea kayak tour takes you to Fort Gorges, a Civil-War-era granite fort surrounded by water that’s one of the most fascinating spots in Casco Bay. The trip is a great way way to combine the experience of sea kayaking on the Maine coast with exploring one of the region’s most exciting historic landmarks. […] View event

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    Bingo @ Skowhegan Recreation Center

    Participants will play Bingo for fun and small prizes. Participants are asked to bring something for the prize table. Prizes can include baked goods, homemade items or a store bought goodie. All participants must register prior to playing. Thursdays View event

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    “Images and Visions” @ Pemaquid Watershed Association's office-gallery

    An exhibit of evocative landscape paintings by artist Belva Ann Prycel will opening Monday, June 26, at Pemaquid Watershed Association’s office-gallery, 584 Main St., Damariscotta. On display will be nearly 40 oil paintings, both large and small in scale, depicting the changing light and atmospheres of Maine. Prycel has painted the coast extensively, but this […] View event

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    Plein Air Day at Castle Tucker, June 29 @ Castle Tucker

    Plein Air Day at Castle Tucker Thursday June 29, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Castle Tucker, 2 Lee Street, Wiscasset, ME $20 Historic New England members; $25 Nonmembers. Join artist Jennifer Linskey for a day of painting and drawing at Castle Tucker. Beginners welcome. Bring your own materials, lunch and a hat. Enjoy the day […] 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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    50 Years and Counting: An Ode to Clay by Nancy Button @ Maine Potters Market

    For the month of June, Maine Potters Market is featuring work by long-time member Nancy Button of Fireside Pottery. The first clay that Nancy worked with was an earthy stoneware, and every winter she returns to it’s warm hues and building ease from the porcelain that has become her trademark. “Working with stoneware feels like […] 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

  • “Rebirth” exhibit at Stable Gallery @ Stable Gallery, Damariscotta

    June show at Stable Gallery, a former stable now gallery managed by artists for artists, features painters Hati Modr, Priscilla McCandless, Lucinda Talbot, Katenia Keller; weaver Bill Bellows; ceramicist Lee Cummings; jeweler Ruth Hartman; wood workers Stephen Vowles and Steve Ryder. Over 35 Maine based artists show their work at the gallery throughout the summer […] 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 Wow of Wool! at Markings Gallery @ Markings Gallery

    Markings gallery is highlighting the new work of Sue Stasiowki, Camden artist…animal sculptures in felted wool. Each animal has a beguiling expression unique to that character. The colors and textures that Sue creates through the process of felting is impressive! She paints with the fibers. Elegant Heron, magical sea turtles, a regal elephant family, birds […] 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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    Oldies but Goodies Seniors @ Gardiner Elks Lodge BPOE 1293

    Socialize, play games, and plan activities, sponsored by the Boys and Girls Club of Kennebec Valley. View event

  • “Heroism in Unjust Times: Rescuers During the Holocaust” exhibit @ Michael Klahr Center — University of Maine at Augusta

    The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine will open its new exhibit, “Heroism in Unjust Times: Rescuers During the Holocaust.” The exhibit will be on display at the Michael Klahr Center on the campus of the University of Maine at Augusta through Friday, Aug. 11. Despite the potentially fatal consequences, thousands of individuals risked […] View event

  • Guided Walking Tour of Historic Skowhegan: North Cemetery’s Useful Citizens @ North Cemetery

    Skowhegan History House Museum and Research Center director Melvin Burnham will lead a walking tour of the town’s North Cemetery, offering interesting histories of the prominent Skowhegan citizens buried there. Bring walking shoes, hats, water, and folding chairs if you wish. Umbrellas are advised in the event of rain. We will meet at the cemetery […] View event

  • Now &Then: Portland Public Library’s Collection Reconfigured @ Lewis Gallery, Portland Public Library

    Now & Then: Portland Public Library’s Collection Reconfigured brings together nine local artists who, in honor of the Library’s 150th Anniversary year, have created artistic works that respond directly to art and artifacts within the Library’s permanent collection including curiosities from the Portland Room historic archives. The exhibit will be on view in the library’s […] View event

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    Clothes closet @ United Methodist Clothes Closet

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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Collect, MECA’s 2017 art sale @ ICA at Maine College of Art

    Collect: MECA’s Summer Art Sale 2017 provides a rare opportunity for art buyers to invest in original art by emerging artists and established professionals while providing working artists with a sustainable future. The sale features a wide range of artists with ties to the MECA community, including MECA students, alumni, faculty, staff, and others A […] View event

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    ‘Works In Watercolor’ @ Richard Boyd Art Gallery

    (Portland, ME) Richard Boyd Art Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of a solo exhibition of paintings by watercolorist Randy Eckard on June 1 at 10 a.m. A trained commercial and fine artist living in Blue Hill, ME Randy’s career as a fine artist working exclusively with watercolors spans more than three decades. Eckard […] 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

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    Summer book and bake sale @ Oakland Public Library

    Gently used books and fresh baked pies, breads and other pastries. View event

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    Calm as a Critter @ Windham Public Library

    This program will help children to balance, relax, focus, and inspire themselves by doing gentle yoga poses, simple calming activities, listening to children’s books, and using their creativity. Open to children ages 5, and up parents are welcome to stay. Bring a mat or a long towel. For more info, call the Children’s Room at […] View event

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    Tech Help Thursdays @ Windham Public Library

    Free one-on-one tech help with an experienced, computer-savy volunteer. Help with email, downloading applications, printing online pictures, navigating websites, laptops, eReaders, tablets, & more. No rsvp needed. Contact Barbara Kelley (207-892-1908) for more information. View event

  • “New England Summers” @ Wiscasset Bay Gallery

    a pair of energetically painted oils by John Fulton Folinsbee (1892-1972). “Up the Kennebec” is rendered in rich blues and greens and depicts the clear light of a Maine summer day on the Kennebec River. In contrast, “Squall” utilizes strong blacks, browns and ultramarine blues to capture two men in a dory crossing Montsweag Bay […] View event

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    Story Time and Craft Project @ Belgrade Public Library

    Join us every Thursday at the Belgrade Public Library (10:30am) for our children’s story time and craft project. Meet other kids and hear great new stories complete with a craft to take home afterwards. Weekly themes are posted on our website and facebook page or call (207) 495-3508 for more information. View event

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    All Aboard Story Time @ Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum

    Join us for a reading of a children’s book or two inside the museum. Children receive a craft activity to take home. “All Aboard” Story Time is featured Thursday mornings at 10:30am during the regular season. The program is targeted towards a preschool through early elementary age audience, but all are welcome. Regular admission fees […] View event

  • Unity College Young Actors Camp @ Unity College Center for the Performing Arts

    “Supporting the Whimsical”- a 5-day Acting Intensive for Young Adults Expand your prowess as actors. Think about what it means to inhabit the body of another person. Learn to respect the art of acting and your contribution to it. The Young Actors Camp at Unity College is a week-long camp dedicated to honing the acting […] View event

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    Bridge @ Spectrum Generations Muskie Community Center

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  • “Places: Two Views — Paintings and Photography” @ Emery Community Arts Center, University of Maine at Farmington

    by Phil Poirier and Milton Christianson The show runs through Friday, Aug. 18. Born in Rumford, Poirier considers himself an observational naturalist where photography, the visual transcription, has now supplanted painting. “Working with digital imagery, I push the images, pulling out work that feels more painterly than anything I ever did with a brush,” said […] View event

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    Victor Leger: Obsessive Realism @ Littlefield Gallery

    From June 19 through July 16, Littlefield Gallery in Winter Harbor will display the largest body of Victor Leger’s Maine landscapes thus far. The work is a variety of coastal scenes on the Schoodic Peninsula section of Acadia National Park.Though the paintings are all realistically represented, they diverge greatly in terms of daylight, weather, composition, […] View event

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    Music at the Museum @ Bowdoin College Museum of Art

    Bowdoin International Music Festival faculty perform in conjunction with the summer exhibitions at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art. Free and open to the public. Due to limited seating, free tickets are required. Telephone 207-725-3276 or e-mail cbaljon@bowdoin.edu. View event

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    Inaugural Exhibition Opening @ Grant Wahlquist Gallery

    Grant Wahlquist Gallery is pleased to present its inaugural exhibition, featuring works by Tad Beck, Diana Cherbuliez, Jordan Kantor, Karen Lederer, Joe Mama-Nitzberg, Nyeema Morgan, and Amir Zaki. An opening reception will occur on Friday, May 26th from 5 – 8 pm. View event

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    Rummikub tournament @ Golden Oldies Senior Center

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    Bowdoin International Music Festival presents Music at the Museum @ Bowdoin College Museum of Art

    In collaboration with the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, the Festival will present artists in the museum’s gallery spaces this summer. Reservations required. View event

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    “Becoming Summer” @ Savory Maine Organic Restaurant

    A selection of new oil paintings by local artist Susan Bartlett Rice will be on display May 23 through July 3 at Savory Maine. Rice represents long-standing traditions in contemporary times through her colorful paintings of local architecture, the working waterfront, the Maine woods and agriculture. Rice’s recent paintings feature vibrant color, and her style […] View event

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    Roast chicken luncheon @ Spectrum Generations William S. Cohen Community Center

    Roast Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Vegetable, Soup and Salad. Music by Bert Ayotte View event

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    Picturing Waterville @ Common Street Arts

    picturing waterville: photographs by gary green + images from the waterville historical society. may 24 – july 1, 2017 opening reception: may 25, 5:00 – 7:00pm Common Street Arts, a program of Waterville Creates!, is pleased to present, Picturing Waterville, an arrangement of contemporary and historical photographs that considers the central theme of the built […] View event

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    Overeaters Anonymous @ First Congregational Church in Fireside Room

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    Photography & Migration: Waterville Stories @ Common Street Arts

    In association with Picturing Waterville, Common Street Arts is pleased to host:photography + migration: waterville stories. The Photography and Migration Project presents a selection of video narratives and photographs representing the history of Waterville. The videos displayed in the gallery were recorded at a community event at the Waterville Public Library on April 22, 2017 […] View event

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    snap @ Common Street Arts

    “snap” is an ongoing, interactive, community photography project, designed in conjunction with the Picturing Waterville exhibition at Common Street Arts, on view from May 24 through July 1, 2017. Common Street Arts invites community members to submit snapshots of Waterville that capture a personal and meaningful connection for the viewer—whether a landscape, building, streetscape, landmark, […] View event

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    Multi-media artist Alia Ali @ SPACE Gallery

    Multi-media artist Alia Ali will activate the main space with a photography- and textile-based installation, highlighting the fabricated barriers that divide and unite us, all at once. The theme of duality in the artist’s work extends to questioning the moment in which polar extremes must occur for either to exist at its full potential, where […] View event

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    Painting & Photography: An Alliance of Mediums @ PhoPa Gallery

    Michelle Hauser’s solo exhibition: Painting & Photography: An Alliance of Mediums explores the connection of two mediums. A selection of Hauser’s paintings (many of which began during an immersive five-week residency on Monhegan, Island) have been transformed into large groups of zia type, cyanotype and gum bichromate prints as part of her ongoing Album Series. […] View event

  • Norridgewock Code Enforcement Hours @ Norridgewock Town Office

    The Town of Norridgewock Code Enforcement Officer, Plumbing Inspector, and Health Officer will be available Tuesdays from 1:00 – 4:15PM and Thursdays from 1:00 – 6:00PM. Appointments are not required, but strongly encouraged. View event

  • Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous @ Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Augusta

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    Bridge Club @ Spectrum Generations William S. Cohen Community Center

    Bridge is a challenging partnership card game requiring four players. Considered by many to be the ultimate card game, this classic game involves strategy and concentration. Players of all levels of experience welcome. Bridge is every Thursday from 1 – 4 PM. Call Fran at 495-3490 to register. View event

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    Mad Science Program @ Windham Public Library

    *OFF SITE: Windham Primary School, 404 Gray Road, Windham* Kids will step into the shoes of an engineer and learn how to design things to make the world a better place! We will explore the engineering fields of mechanical, aeronautical, aerospace, chemical, robotics, civil and renewable energy engineering. For more information, contact the library at […] View event

  • Minecraft Crafting for Teens @ Winslow Public Library

    We’ll be creating real life Minecraft stuff this afternoon! Teens are those going into 6th grade – just completed 12th grade. View event

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    Mamma Mia @ The Ogunquit Playhouse

    MAY 17 – JUL 1 at The Ogunquit Playhouse Over sixty million people from around the globe have fallen in love with the characters, the enchanting story and ABBA’s timeless music which makes Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show! This sunny, funny, international smash hit sensation unfolds on a Greek island paradise when on the […] View event

  • Yarmouth Farmers Market @ Yarmouth Farmers Market

    features 15 seasonal vendors, a weekly food truck, guest vendors and live music every week. View event

  • Revolutionary War lithograph exhibit @ Gibbs Library

    The Gibbs Library will present a selection of 18th and 19th-century lithographs depicting events of Revolutionary and Civil War from the collection of Washington resident Lennie Weiner. The exhibit includes two historical figures, George Washington and Israel Putnam, both of whom had a significant influence on the history of the town. At one time, the […] View event

  • MineCraft @ Belgrade Public Library

    At the Belgrade Public Library, there’s a whole world to be explored in MineCraft on the last Thursday of every month at 3pm. Find a world of strange creatures, go digging for precious ores and gems or build yourself a home. For more information call (207) 495-3508 View event

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    Teen Movie Night @ Waterville Public Library

    Join us in the Teen Room at 4 p.m. every Thursday for a screening of a popular movie. To discover the movie’s true identity, call or visit the library’s website. These events are open to those younger than 18. Light refreshments will be provided. View event

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    Learn to Fly RC Airplanes @ Propsnapper RC Club

    Propsnappers RC Club, 3 miles from the Maine Mall, offers flying lessons for new radio control airplane pilots every Thursday evening, weather permitting, from 4pm to 7pm throughout the summer. We will recommend excellent airplanes for learning RC, we’ll check your equipment, and review safety with you. Students are given 1:1 instruction with an instructor. […] View event

  • Opening Reception: “Rebirth” Exhibit @ Stable Gallery, Damariscotta

    June show at Stable Gallery kicks off with a public reception for the artists at the former stable, now gallery managed by artists for artists. Featured in June are painters Hati Modr, Priscilla McCandless, Lucinda Talbot, Katenia Keller; weaver Bill Bellows; ceramicist Lee Cummings; jeweler Ruth Hartman; wood workers Stephen Vowles and Steve Ryder. Over […] View event

  • Gala reception: “Places: Two Views — Paintings and Photography” @ Emery Community Arts Center, University of Maine at Farmington

    by Phil Poirier and Milton Christianson.” The show runs through Friday, Aug. 18. Born in Rumford, Poirier considers himself an observational naturalist where photography, the visual transcription, has now supplanted painting. “Working with digital imagery, I push the images, pulling out work that feels more painterly than anything I ever did with a brush,” said […] View event

  • Dirigo Speaks presents: Best-Selling Author Anita Shreve @ Bangor Public Library

    Publishing her first novel in 1989, Shreve has since published twelve additional novels including the award-winning, The Weight of Water, The Pilot’s Wife, and Light on Snow. Shreve’s new book, The Stars Are Fire, is based on the true story of Maine’s most devastating fires of 1947 that destroyed more than 17,000 acres from Bar […] View event

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    Nor’eastern Dreamers: Three Kite Makers from Bug Light @ Mayo Street Art Center

    Opening Reception Thursday, June 29 from 6-8pm Exhibit Runs June 29 – August 15 “Nor’eastern Dreamers” shows the work of three local kite makers, Tony Otis of Westbrook, Tony Heeschen, and Joel Eckhaus from South Portland. All have been quietly designing, building and flying kites at Bug Light Park in SoPo for many years. They […] View event

  • Celebrate Recovery @ Augusta First Church of the Nazarene

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  • Kayak Safety & Rescue Seminars @ H2Outfitters

    H2Outfitters and Harpswell Recreation present Kayak Safety & Rescue Seminars Thursday and Friday, 6 – 8 pm @ H2Outfitters on Orr’s Island June 15 & 16, June 29 & 30, July 6 & 7, July 13 & 14, July 20 & 21, July 27 & 28 Thursday (pre-requisite to Friday) This session will be a […] View event

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    Game Time Trivia @ The Lobster in the Rough

    Join us every Thursday Night for Game Time Trivia at the Lobster Barn in York Maine. Groups of 2-8 compete for great prizes. Rain or Shine at the Lobster in the Rough in York Maine View event

  • Nar-Anon @ Federated Church of Skowhegan

    For those affected by someone else’s drug use. View event

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    Author Debra Spark @ Scarborough Public Library

    The Scarborough Public Library will welcome Debra Spark, author of Unknown Caller, on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 6:30 pm. The event will launch a partnership with the Maine Humanities Council and Maine State Library to bring the state-wide Read ME adult summer reading program to the Scarborough community. Read ME invites Maine’s adults to […] View event

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    Meet author Paul Doiron @ DDG Booksellers

    DDG Booksellers will host an author presentation and book signing of the book “Knife Creek” by beloved, award winning Maine author Paul Doiron. When Maine game warden Mike Bowditch is tasked with shooting invasive feral hogs that are tearing up the forest in his district, he makes a horrific discovery — a dead baby buried […] View event

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    Cribbage @ American Legion Tardiff-Belanger Post 39 Madison

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    Art with Arias at the Portland Museum of Art @ Portland Museum of Art

    The PMA is thrilled to partner with Opera Maine (formerly PORTopera) to present a special summer engagement. In this one-night-only performance, up-and-coming baritone Andrew Pardini and music director Timothy Steele from the company’s prestigious Studio Artist Program will look to the PMA collection for inspiration, and treat audiences to a diverse repertoire spanning genres such […] View event

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    Maine Connections Academy information session for prospective families @ Comfort Inn & Suites, Wilton

    Maine Connections Academy, Maine’s first tuition-free, virtual public charter school for grades 7-12, is accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year, and will hold a series of information sessions throughout the state for prospective students and families. An upcoming session will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 29, at the Comfort Inn and Suites, at […] View event

  • 6:30pm For Kids

    Starlight Stories @ South Portland Public Library

    Starlight Stories will return to the South Portland Public Library on June 1! Wind down at the end of the day with a relaxing story time at the Main Library every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. Children of all ages are invited to enjoy gentle stretches and movement, songs, and stories to […] View event

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    7:00pm Theater

    The Glass Menagerie @ Burnt Cove Church Community Center

    A daughter lost in her imagination. A son intent on rebellion. A frustrated mother. Delicately weaving truth, memory, and imagination, The Glass Menagerie holds at its center the Wingfields: a St. Louis family in the midst of the Great Depression. Tom is an aspiring poet who spends his days in a warehouse, eager to start […] View event

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    Work Trucks Live @ St. Lawrence Arts Center

    Work Trucks Live at St. Lawrence Arts Center The “Work Trucks”, an alternative rock group, started as a trio. It’s grown into a full, dynamic, five-piece band. The “Work Trucks” play gigs in Portland and Hallowell monthly, interspersed with shows at roadhouses and pubs coastally. Brendan Lake, front man and singer/songwriter for the “Work Trucks,” […] View event

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    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

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    7:00pm Music

    Work Trucks @ St. Lawrence Arts

    “Work Trucks”, an alternative rock group, started as a trio. It’s grown into a full, dynamic, five-piece band. The “Work Trucks” play gigs in Portland and Hallowell monthly, interspersed with shows at roadhouses and pubs on the coast. Brendan Lake, front man and singer/songwriter with the “Work Trucks” , started years ago playing open mic […] View event

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    7:30pm Music

    Halcyon Music Festival: Water Music @ St. John's Episcopal Church — Portsmouth

    “Water Music” at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Portsmouth. The performance will feature Maurice Ravel’s Jeux d’eau performed by Heng-Jin Park, piano; Claude Debussy’s La mer (arranged by Sally Beamish) performed by Irina Muresanu, violin, Mikhail Veselov, cello and Heng-Jin Park, piano; and Franz Schubert’s Piano Quintet in A Major, ‘Trout’, D. 667 performed by […] View event

  • 7:30pm Music

    Tim Sample at the Opera House at Boothbay Harobr @ Boothbay Opera House

    The show begins at 7:30 PM. Doors for seating open at 7:00 PM. Advance tickets $20, day of show $25. This master of “Down East Humor” knows few equals. Each summer Tim returns to his hometown of Boothbay Harbor and regales residents and visitors alike with his tales. Everyone leaves smiling. Come listen to the […] View event

  • 8:00pm Music, Theater

    SHOUT! The Mod Musical @ Lakewood Theater

    With an irresistible blend of hip-swiveling hits, eye-popping fashions, and outrageous dance moves, SHOUT! The Mod Musical recalls the music, style, and freedom of the 1960s.  The review follows five groovy gals as they come of age during those glorious days that made England swing.  Traveling in time from 1960 to 1970, SHOUT! chronicles the […] View event

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    8:00pm Music

    Daedelus // Jaw Gems @ Blue

    Grove, Dance, Chill with Daedelus AND Jaw Gems at BLUE! Alfred Darlington (Daedelus) isn’t a paint-by-numbers musician. From how he looks (early Victorian Dandyism), to how he makes music, or how he expresses himself and views the world, his has a very individual ‘bespoke’ outlook. L.A. beat scene veteran, Daedelus, explores the boundaries of rave, […] View event

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    8:00pm Music

    Thou, Cloudrat, Moloch, False and NYCterent to perform @ SPACE Gallery

    Thou ​The band was formed by guitarists Andy Gibbs and Matthew Thudium, bassist Mitch Wells, and drummer Terry Gulino. Thou released their first full-length effort, Tyrant, in 2007 after the arrival of the vocalist Bryan Funck. These were followed by their second studio album Peasant in 2008 and a string of EPs, including Malfeasance Retribution […] View event

  • 10:30pm Film, Food and Drink

    Movie Night @ Local 188

    Every Thursday at 10:30 at Local 188, we screen classic, cult and popular films and offer drink and food specials, including $5.00 cheeseburgers. Kitchen open late. View event