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  • Thursday October 19 2017
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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

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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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    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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    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

  • 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

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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

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    A football Thursday @ Dockfore

    Join us for Thursday night football on the big screen with 20oz Long Trail IPA for just $1.95 with free peanuts. View event

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    Red Cloak Haunted History Tour

    Join The Lady in the Red Cloak for a lantern lit walking tour of Bath. Discover the legends, lore and hidden stories of the area, its mysteries and haunts. See many of the captain’s homes, learn of the early settlement, hear the tale of Seguin and more, while you experience a one-of-a-kind evening in the […] View event

  • Walking for fitness and fun @ Skowhegan Community Center

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  • The Future of Fossil Fuels – Heating & Transportation Policy & Strategies @ Maple Hill Farm Inn & Conference Center

    The Future of Fossil Fuels in Maine- Heating & Transportation Policy and Strategies Home heating and transportation fuel consumption make Maine one of the most petroleum-dependent states in the nation, with the highest per capita petroleum consumption in New England. Maine has the highest CO2 emissions per capita in New England, with these emissions coming […] View event

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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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    Cybersecurity Awareness for Businesses @ The Woodlands Club

    On Thursday, October 19 in Falmouth, NBT Bank’s inhouse experts and special guests from Baker Newman Noyes will hold an informative cybersecurity presentation about trends in cyber risk and how business owners can protect their business. Who should attend? Management and staff of small to medium-size commercial businesses. This event is approved for up to […] View event

  • Kennebec Water District Trustees @ Kennebec Water District

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  • “Designing for Maine” tour @ multiple

    Have You Ever Wondered How to Get Locally Sourced Wood Materials Into Your Specs and Onto Your Job Sites More Easily? • Meet Maine’s Wood Suppliers • Go to the Source for Large Timbers, Flooring, Dimension Lumber • Learn from Experts about Ecological Reserves and Sustainable Forestry • Build Professional Contacts & Spend Two Days […] 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

  • 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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    Discover Waynflete: Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools @ Waynflete School

    At Waynflete, we think good questions are essential to learning. That’s why we reward students who ask questions and voice strong opinions. Memorization of content is important, but giving students the space to interpret “the facts” for themselves gives them a stake in every class. It also gives them the flexible and critical thinking skills […] View event

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    Ethics of multiple relationships @ Sweetser

    This workshop will update participants with current ethical guidelines regarding multiple relationships. A framework for decision-making will be covered as well as discussions on potential problems that may emerge. View event

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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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    Artic Opportunities: Exploring New Passages for Business Growth in the Arctic and North Atlantic @ Verrill Dana, LLP

    Changes in the shipping routes have placed Maine businesses on the doorstep of the Arctic and Northern Europe. Thanks to the addition of Eimskip, it now costs less to ship a container to Norway than it does to truck it to Maryland. Is your business ready to take advantage of these new opportunities? In early […] View event

  • An empty place at the table @ Camden Public Library

    Display by New Hope for Women in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. View event

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    Fairfield Interfaith Food Pantry @ Fairfield Interfaith Food Pantry

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  • 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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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

  • 10:00am For Kids

    Furry Tales Story & Adventure Hour @ Animal Welfare Society

    Furry Tales Story & Adventure Hour September 28 – December 21 10:00 – 11:00 AM Animal Welfare Society 46 Holland Rd, Kennebunk, ME 04043 Join us Thursdays (when school is in session*), in the Humane Education Room at the Animal Welfare Society on Holland Road, West Kennebunk, where preschoolers are invited to discover the exciting […] 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

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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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    “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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    Clothes closet @ United Methodist Clothes Closet

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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

  • 10:30am For Kids

    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

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    Story Time @ Windham Public Library @ Windham Public Library

    Children up to age 5 and their parents/caregivers are invited to join us. This presentation includes two stories and several songs. Children should be able to sit attentively throughout the 30 minute program. For more information, contact the Children’s Room at 207-892-1908. 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

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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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    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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    Bridge @ Spectrum Generations Muskie Community Center

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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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    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

  • 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

  • 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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    “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

  • 12:00pm Support Groups

    Overeaters Anonymous @ First Congregational Church in Fireside Room

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    Noonday Concert Series: Free Weekly Classical and Jazz @ First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland

    Portland Conservatory of Music’s Noonday Concert Series offers free access to performances by Maine’s most talented musicians every week throughout the academic year. The series has always been an integral part of PCM’s mission to provide equal access to high quality music and highlight our talented faculty and students. Join us Thursdays from 12:15-12:50pm for […] View event

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    East Madison Historical Association @ East Madison History House

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  • East Madison History House summer hours @ East Madison Historical Association

    The East Madison Historical Association building at 1108 East Madison Road, Madison, will be open on the first and third Thursday of each month from May to late October. It will be open May 4 and 18. 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

  • East Madison Historical Association meetings @ East Madison Historical Association

    The East Madison Historical Association meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of the month at the E.Madison fire station at from 1:00-3:00pm. The next meeting is May 18th. Programs for the meeting dates will be posted on the EMHA facebook page. Please like us there. View event

  • Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous @ Emmanuel Lutheran Episcopal Church, Augusta

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  • 1:00pm For Kids

    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

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    Time Space @ Southworth Planetarium, University of Southern Maine

    Take an adventure through time, as we explore the past and imagine the future of the cosmos. Witness the birth of the Universe, the doom of the dinosaurs, and be there for the first landing on the Moon! Each TimeSpace travel story is presented as a destination to be experienced as if you are there. View event

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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

  • Kittery Art Association “Plein Air” Show Features Natural Beauty of Kittery and York @ Kittery Art Association Gallery

    The Kittery Art Association all-member show “Plein Air,” opens on October 12, 2017. The opening reception is Sunday, October 15 from 4 – 6 p.m. Throughout the summer, KAA members meet every Thursday afternoon to paint “en plein air.” Like the Hudson River School and Impressionist painters, they work outdoors, quickly putting down their impressions […] 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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    Class: Self-Transformation with EFT/Tapping @ Falmouth Learning Resource Center

    Instructor: Karen St. Clair, AAMET Certified EFT Practitioner & Reiki Master Teacher Join us for an introductory class to learn about Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) or “Tapping.” EFT is a mind-body stress reduction technique that uses the same energy meridians as acupuncture, without the needles. This technique may reduce stress related to physical pain and […] View event

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    Rocks in your life @ Common Street Arts

    In partnership with the L.C. Bates Museum, Common Street Arts is pleased to present Rocks in Your Life. Explore rocks and minerals and how we use them in our daily lives. Free. View event

  • Meditation group @ Vassalboro Friends Meetinghouse

    Meditation group to be held Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. at the Vassalboro Friends Meetinghouse, 48 South Stanley Hill Road, Vassalboro. All are welcome. This is a nondenominational and silent meditation. This group will be for anyone wishing to begin meditation or those who are a long-time practitioners. We will have some cushions, but please […] View event

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    Famed Shipbuilders & Sea Captains of Bath Trolley/Cemetery Tour @ Maine Maritime Museum

    Learn the fascinating history of Bath’s shipbuilding families and of the adventurous lives of some seafaring Bath families, as well. We begin at the Maine Maritime Museum and ride the trolley to one of Bath’s oldest and largest cemeteries for a guided tour with The Lady in the Red Cloak. On the way, we’ll pass […] View event

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    Teen movie night @ Waterville Public Library

    Join us at the Waterville Public Library in the Bartlett Room for Teens at 4pm every Thursday for a screening of a popular movie! The movie changes every week. Please visit our website, or call(207)872-5433, to discover which movie we’ll be showing! This event is free, and open to attendees ages 11-18. Light refreshments will […] View event

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    Class: Effective Communication Strategies @ MaineHealth Learning Resource Center- Scarborough

    Instructor: Peter Baker, LCSW, Program Director with the Alzheimer’s Association In this class, designed for caregivers of people living with Alzheimer’s disease, you will learn that communication is about much more than just talking and listening. It is also about attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. As people with Alzheimer’s disease lose […] View event

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    Magic on Maine Benefit Auction @ The Daniel Inn — Brunswick

    You are invited to the Brunswick Downtown Association (BDA) Live & Silent Auction on Thursday, October 19th from 5 to 7:30 pm at The Daniel. Auction proceeds support the community events and programs hosted by the Brunswick Downtown Association: Music on the Mall, the Community BBQ, the Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival, Tree Lighting Ceremony with […] View event

  • YWCA Central Maine Women of Achievement Awards Gala @ Gendron Franco Center

    The Women of Achievement Gala is an annual event honoring Maine women in the fields of leadership, social justice, service, and philanthropy. This year the YWCA Central Maine will celebrate the work of Kirsten Walter, Founding Director of the St. Mary’s Nutrition Center (Lee Young Leadership Award); Fowsia Musse, Lead Educator at Healthy Androscoggin and […] View event

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    Oakland Lions Club @ American Legion, Decker-Simmons Post 51

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    From Recipe to Market @ UMaine Regional Learning Center at Tidewater

    Your friends and family rave about your homemade chowder, biscotti, blueberry jam, fudge, or other special food product. They say you should sell it and make a fortune. Are they right? Where do you start? “From Recipe to Market: Cashing in on Value-Added Opportunities” provides an overview of what is involved in taking a specialty […] View event

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    Class: Mindful Eating- The Am I Hungry? Program @ Maine Medical Center

    Transform the way you think about food. Join us for this interactive and engaging 8-week mindful eating program. You will learn how to tune into your natural instincts to manage your eating in a mindful, healthy way – without restrictive diets or obsessing over every bite. During the program you will learn to: Use hunger […] View event

  • Tibetan Buddhist Meditation in Gardiner @ Zardus Art of Massage

    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

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    Hospice of Southern Maine Community Forum: Prepare to Care: Completing an Advance Directive @ Sam L. Cohen Center

    Hospice of Southern Maine is proud to host a series of Community Forums to guide community members on understanding and completing the Maine Health Care Advance Directive Form. End-of-life care decisions are some of the most difficult and complex decisions many of us will ever make. These free community forums will be facilitated by expert […] View event

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    Twilight Yoga in Deering Oaks @ Deering Oaks Park

    All levels yoga class in nature. Breathe, connect with the earth, connect with yourself! Every Thursday evening from Sept 7th – Nov 2nd. Bring layers! Suggested Donation: $15. View event

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    A beginner’s guide to medtation @ Flourish

    Tune In, Turn On & Heal Out! Flourish – Arts as Sacred Healing Everyone Transcends Here! Explore the ins and outs of meditation. All are welcome. Be sure to wear comfortable clothing. We will begin with a discussion of what to expect, followed by a guided meditation, ending with a discussion for any questions you […] View event

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    Town of Windsor Food Bank Hours @ Food Bank Building, Windsor Town Hall

    Town of Windsor Food Bank Hours 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. View event

  • Discovering Digital Photography @ York County Community College

    Digital photography can be an enjoyable and satisfying activity that encourages all levels of photographers to take beautiful photographs in a variety of settings. Explore this field with a hands-on class that will teach you how to take breath-taking pictures. Please bring a digital camera with you to each class. Class runs 10/19 – 11/16. […] View event

  • Discover Girl Scouts @ Molly Ockett Middle 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

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    My Money Works @ Adult Education, Messalonskee High School

    This class can help you gain the skills and confidence you need to stretch your money, pay your bills, reduce debt, find money for savings, plan for retirement, and set personal financial goals. At the end of the class you will have a plan to achieve greater financial stability. A follow-up session is scheduled to […] View event

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    Think pink kickboxing fundraiser for Maine Breast Cancer Coalition @ Centerpoint Martial Arts

    It’s all about the PINK. For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’re kickboxing to raise support for the Maine Breast Cancer Coalition. 100% of funds collected at the event will support patients, advocacy and education for Maine women. Suggested donation is $20 per person. We’ll provide the bags and high energy workout, as well as PINK […] View event

  • Discovering Digital Photography @ York County Community College

    Digital photography is an enjoyable and satisfying activity that encourages all levels of photographers to take beautiful photographs in a variety of settings. Explore this field with a hands-on class that will teach you how to take breath-taking pictures. Please bring a digital camera with you to each class. Class is held on Thursdays from […] View event

  • Discover Girl Scouts @ Russell 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

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    Visiting artists series presents Catie Curtis @ York County Community College

    Catie Curtis’s list of accomplishments spans 14 albums, songs featured on TV shows “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Dawson’s Creek”, and “Felicity”; and movies like “Finding Graceland” and “A Slipping Down Life”. For over 25 years, she has been a popular headliner, appearing at Lilith Fair, Carnegie Hall, performing arts centers, concert halls, folk clubs, music festivals and […] View event

  • Celebrate Recovery @ Augusta First Church of the Nazarene

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  • Walk Among the Shadows – Uncanny Tales from the Hill @ Eastern Cemetery

    The non-profit group Spirits Alive will again be offering their popular “Walk Among the Shadows” event this October in Eastern Cemetery. This year’s theme is “Uncanny Tales from the Hill.” Five ghostly storytellers will materialize in the cemetery with stories of the supernatural. Phantom ships, sea monsters, black dogs, and unquiet ghosts ! Audience members […] View event

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    Beauty School Dropouts: Spooky nail art @ Lithgow Public Library

    Join us for a new monthly teen event: Beauty School Dropouts! Each event will feature a fun and low-key styling technique. In October we’ll be doing spooky nail art. For ages 13-18 View event

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    Author Mary E. Plouffe @ Prince Memorial Library

    Local author Mary E. Plouffe, Ph.D. will read from and discuss her book, I Know It in My Heart: Walking Through Grief with a Child. I Know It in My Heart tells the story of one loving sister, a motherless child, and a terrified father facing unimaginable loss together. Plouffe’s story is an exploration of […] View event

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    Cribbage @ American Legion Tardiff-Belanger Post 39 Madison

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    Windsor Food Bank @ Food Bank Building, Windsor Town Hall

    The Windsor Food Bank is open 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. View event

  • 6:30pm Religious

    Meet enlightened spiritual teacher Dave Oshana @ Z Dance Club

    ​One Night Only in Portland! Enlightened Spiritual Teacher Dave Oshana! Experience the Transformational Miracles of the Enlightenment Transmission. Enjoy the Freedom to Be Your True Self! Learn Simple Ways to Raise Your Energy, Awareness and Abilities. Meet Enlightened Spiritual Teacher Dave Oshana for an evening of fun, entertainment and education. Thursday October 19th 1844 Forest […] View event

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    Annual MHS Olmsted Lecture 2017 @ Maine Historical Society

    Addy Smith-Reiman, newly appointed incoming Executive Director of Portland Society for Architecture and Board member for the National Association of Olmsted Parks, will deliver MHS’s annual Olmsted Lecture on the topic of Legacy in the Landscape of Change. The environmental, economic, and equitable considerations that challenged Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr. nearly two centuries ago confront […] View event

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    Meditation Circle @ Nurture Through Nature Retreat Center

    Become a part of this joyful gathering and fun meditation group.Whether you are new to meditation or already have a steady practice,you are welcome to participate in this community gathering to find stillness and explore meditation as a practice to bear witness to the mind’s inner workings.Discover how less can be more. Each class will […] View event

  • Portland intown contra dance with Ellen and Neil @ State Street Church

    Beginner’s lesson at 7 p.m. Contra dancing from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Enter through the courtyard. All ages, all people welcome, gender-free dance roles, no partner needed, new dancers encouraged to come! OUR TALENT: This intergenerational musical duo is Ellen Gawler (fiddle) and Neil Pearlman (piano).  If we’re lucky, they’ll be joined by Elsie […] View event

  • 7:00pm Community

    Belgrade Planning Board meeting @ Belgrade Town Office

    There will be Planning Board meeting on Thursday at 7pm. It will be held at the Belgrade Town Office, 990 Augusta road Belgrade Maine. Any questions please email npoole@townofbelgrade.com or call 495-2258. View event

  • A romantic comedy that’s full of surprises! A widowed mother of three, Autumn Warner, prepares her Inn for the arrival of her grown children and friends for a weekend gathering that will change the lives of everyone! "...comedy, romance, drama- the perfect ingredients for a perfect play!"
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    Falling Leaves: A Romantic Comedy @ The Footlights Theatre

    A romantic comedy that’s full of surprises! A widowed mother of three, Autumn Warner, prepares her Inn for the arrival of her grown children and friends for a weekend gathering that will change the lives of everyone! “…comedy, romance, drama- the perfect ingredients for a perfect play!” 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

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    Greetings

    Sparrows Nest Theater is presenting “Greetings!” by Tom Dudzick October 19, 20, and 21 at 7PM and October 22 at 2PM. When Andy brings his Jewish atheist fiancé to meet his very Catholic parents on Christmas Eve, his worst fears about family blow-ups are realized. But when his cognitively impaired brother Mickey, whose entire vocabulary […] View event

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    Thursday Swing Dance w/ Portland Swing Project @ Maine Ballroom Dance

    Join Portland Swing Project for our weekly swing dance, Thursday Night Stomp! Come dance to a variety of swing music from our talented musicians and DJs playing music from the 1920s to today. Try swing for the first time with a free beginning lesson 7-7:30 and music 7:30-9:30. Shake off some mid-week stress, meet new […] View event

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    Gallery Conversation: Bowdoin Arts Society @ Kresge Auditorium

    With the goal of “challenging the parameters of the arts,” the Bowdoin Art Society meets weekly to debate current issues in contemporary art. Members of the Bowdoin Arts Society will use works in the Museum to lead a public discussion about a current topic in the art world. Presented by the Bowdoin College Museum of […] View event

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    Free film: Overburden @ Yarmouth History Center

    Yarmouth Historical Society and Royal River Conservation Trust are pleased to present a free film screening of “Overburden” on Thursday, October 19 at 7:00 pm. This film explores the social, environmental, and economic complexities of coal country through the unlikely partnership between a pro-coal activist and an environmentalist. The film will be shown at the […] View event

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    Belgrade Historical Society @ Maine Lakes Resource Center

    Belgrade Historical Society project program will include a talk by Eric Hooglund about viewing Belgrade’s past through postcards and snapshots. View event

  • “Gulliver’s Troubles: America First, American Leadership, or One Among Many?” @ Vose Library

    “Gulliver’s Troubles: America First, American Leadership, or One Among Many?” a Camden Conference, will present Gordon Adams, a Distinguished Fellow at the Stimson Center and professor in the U.S. Foreign Policy program at the School of International Service, American University. View event

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    7:30pm Music

    Leslie Odom Jr. @ Merrill Auditorium

    Critically acclaimed performer Leslie Odom Jr. helped revolutionize the Great White Way with his starring role in the Broadway hit musical, Hamilton. “A theater-world rock star” (NPR), Odom is the winner of the 2016 Tony Award® for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Aaron Burr and a Grammy for the Original […] View event

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    7:30pm Comedy, Theater

    Detroit, by Lisa d’Amour @ The Theater Project

    DETROIT – by Lisa D’Amour- The Professional Ensemble October 12 – 29 Thursday – Saturday at 7:30 Sunday at 2:00 All tickets Pay-What-You-Want A dark comedy by The Theater Project’s Professional Ensemble, directed by Christopher Price. In a first-ring suburb just outside a city that might be Detroit, Ben and Mary see sudden signs of […] View event

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    A comedy of haunted history @ Bell Buoy Park

    Join your fellow thrill seekers and history lovers for this award winning tour. Professional performance artists transform factual dark history, dating from the 1600’s, into theater and Stand-up comedy! Jam packed with Abenaki Attacks, Witch Trials, Pirates, terrific storytelling, hysterical impersonations and more, this extremely popular ghost tour boasts guests who return year after year. View event