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  • Wednesday December 20 2017
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    Sisters in Song Auditions @ Woodfords Congregational Church

    Sisters in Song is the Portland Conservatory’s young women’s vocal ensemble, conducted by Dr. Carolyn Paulin, with accompanist Eve Sawyer.  Choral repertoire is varied, engaging and wide-ranging, from great classical works from the Renaissance, to Bach and Mozart, to choral song from the 19th 20th and 21st centuries, to World Music and vocal jazz.  This […] View event

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    New Horizons Adult Concert Band @ Woodfords Congregational Church

    Research shows that learning music can improve physical health and emotional well-being for adults, but there are often limited options for those looking to take up an instrument later in life. Portland Conservatory of Music’s New Horizons Adult Concert Band seeks to fill the gap, welcoming both adults with experience and those learning music for […] View event

  • Disney On Ice Frozen @ Cross Insurance Arena - Portland

    Enter a fantastical winter wonderland beyond all imagination at Disney On Ice presents Frozen! The heartwarming, Academy Award®-winning tale you love is now LIVE and skating into Portland. You’ll be magically whisked away into the wintery world of Arendelle, where you will be dazzled by amazing special effects and astonishing skating. Sing and dance along […] View event

  • Holiday music at the Bangor Public Library @ Bangor Public Library

    Join the Bangor Public Library and The Bangor Youth Symphony Orchestra for a fun hour of music! View event

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    Page Eastburn O’Rourke Holiday Art Show @ Clayton's Gourmet Market & Cafe

    Yarmouth artist, Page Eastburn O’Rourke has filled the gallery of Clayton’s Cafe with her vibrant paintings. Capturing the Maine landscape in her crisp, colorful pop art style she has also included paintings of some of her favorite animals. The holiday show runs through Friday, December 29th. 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

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    “People, Places and Things” @ Campus Center – UNE, Biddeford campus

    “People, Places and Things” Susan Paradis, November 14,‘17-mid-January ‘18, UNE CC An exhibit of portraits, landscapes and still life in oils and acrylics will be on display at the UNE Biddeford Campus Center. Susan Paradis has illustrated over twenty books for children, four of which she authored. She was chosen as one of five American […] View event

  • 5th Annual Holiday Benefit and Art Show @ Chaya Studio Jewelry

    Local jewelry artist Chaya Caron, owner of Chaya Studio Jewelry, will host the 5th annual holiday art show to spotlight local artists, encourage holiday shoppers to buy local, make shopping fun and easy, and give back to the community. The show has become a boutique shopping tradition for the holidays. As always, shoppers will find […] View event

  • Artist of the Month Luanne Wrenn @ SugarWood Gallery

    Works by SugarWood Gallery “Artist of the Month” Luanne Wrenn will be on display Nov. 3 through Dec. 31, and is available for purchase. SugarWood Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. View event

  • “Heads, Hands, Feet; Sleeping, Holding, Dreaming, Dying” @ Bates College Museum of Art

    Bates College Museum of Art Exhibit: A couple since the mid-1970s, sculptor Rona Pondick and painter Robert Feintuch share interests in making work that uses the body to pursue psychologically suggestive meanings: Both believe that the body speaks. This remarkable exhibition, the first substantial exhibition of both their work together, includes sculptures and prints by […] View event

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    Backpacks for Homeless Youth donation drive @ Lithgow Public Library

    This holiday season, the Teen Room is partnering up with the Lithgow LGBT+ Teen Group and Mindful Queer Collective to collect items for Backpacks for Homeless Youth. There is an epidemic of homelessness among LGBT+ youth here in Maine, and these backpacks of supplies help homeless teens as they reach a housing solution, providing for […] View event

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    Maine Photography Show 2018 Accepting Entries @ Boothbay Region Art Foundation Gallery

    The Maine Photography Show invites all Maine residents (and part time residents) to submit a total of 3 photos in a mix of categories: Color, Black and White, or “Remnants” (Special Category). Students 18 years or younger may enter all photos in the Student category. Accepting entries December 1 to midnight January 26. More info […] View event

  • Walking for fitness and fun @ Skowhegan Community Center

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  • KV Chamber Modern Mornings @ The Senator Inn and Spa

    The Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a Modern Mornings Breakfast on Wednesday, December 20th from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. at the Senator Inn & Spa with a presentation titled “Your Government is Your Business” by Tim Walton, Founder and President of Walton External Affairs. Tickets for the event are $30 for the public […] View event

  • Tai Chi @ 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

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    “Stripes” @ Maine College of Art, Charles C. Thomas Gallery

    “This body of work is a reduction and refinement of landscapes I have soaked up, dreamed of, observed and imagined.” On view November 6, 2017 – January 12, 2018, Monday – Friday, 9am–5pm Opening reception: Wednesday, November 15, 5-7pm Maine College of Art, Charles Thomas Gallery, Second floor View event

  • Storewide Half-Price Sale, Skidompha Book Shop

    Skidompha Book Shop’s Storewide Half-Price Sale December 20 through 24 Skidompha Secondhand Book Shop in downtown Damariscotta will hold its popular storewide half-price sale from 9 a.m. Wednesday, December 20, until the shop closes for Christmas on Sunday, December 24, at 3:00. Take 50 percent off the marked price of every item in the store, […] View event

  • Richard Simmons Workout @ Spectrum Generations Muskie Community Center

    Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 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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    5th Annual Holiday Bazaar @ Common Street Arts

    Common Street Arts is pleased to Present its 5th annual Holiday Bazaar! Prior to the winter holidays, the gallery will be transformed into a marketplace filled with handmade items, created by Maine artists and craftspeople through this juried exhibition. The most unique holiday gifts will be available at Common Street Arts! We look forward to […] View event

  • Sewing Class @ Embden Community Center

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  • 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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    10th Annual Holiday Pottery Shop @ Holiday Pottery Shop

    Presented by the Central Maine Clay Artists, the 10th annual Holiday Pottery Shop will be found at 100 Water St. in Hallowell, Maine. Open from November 17 through Christmas Eve, the Holiday Pottery Shop is a one stop shop for craft lovers + gift shoppers in search of unique, high quality arts and crafts sourced […] View event

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    Celebrate the creative spirit! @ Markings Gallery

    The best of Maine’s artisans with handmade work in multi media…clay, metal, fiber, glass, polymer, and some surprises! Featured Artisans are Jo Diggs, Wayne Robbins, Charlotte moore, Judith Barker, Jennifer Nielsen,Susan MIlls, Janice Jones, and Nan Kilbourn-Tara. Others are included in this wonderful group showing. Markings gallery 50 Front Street Bath, Maine 04530 open daily […] View event

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    Spark! Maine ART Stories @ Maine Historical Society

    Spark! Maine ART Stories Open daily through March 31, 2018 Winter hours: November 1 – March 31: Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm HOLIDAY HOURS: December 1 – 23: Tuesday-Friday, 10am-6pm; Saturday, 10am-5pm Maine has always been a home and a haven to artists and creative makers. Spark! Maine ART Stories explores the varied ways Mainers express themselves today, […] 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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    2017 MECA Holiday Sale & #MECAmade showcase @ Maine College of Art, Porteous Building

    This year’s Holiday Sale at the Maine College of Art (MECA) will be held on Friday December 1, 2017 from 5pm to 9pm and Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 10am to 5pm. In its 23rd year, the MECA Holiday Sale is the Arts District’s premier holiday sale event, connecting Maine makers and buyers, providing an […] View event

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    Festival of Style @ Brick Store Museum

    “The Festival of Style” is presented by the Captain Lord Mansion, with additional support from Nvest Financial Group. It is a “festival of trees mashup,” which features costumes spanning 200 years of local history, and includes pieces selected by local companies Boulangerie, Gorham Savings Bank, Cloth Interiors, and more. Visitors to the exhibit are invited […] 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

  • “Winter is Coming” @ Courthouse Gallery Fine Art

    through Dec. 30, a group show that celebrates the change of season as Maine transitions from summer into fall and winter. Interpretations for “Winter is Coming” run the gamut from William Irvine’s iconic house painting with a woman burning brush and Philip Barter’s dancing smelt shacks to David Vickery’s larger-than-life realistic oil painting of marbles […] View event

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    Stories on the Staircase @ Victoria Mansion

    Every Wednesday during the Christmas season, Victoria Mansion opens one hour early for a special preschool story hour and a mini-tour of the Mansion tailored specifically to children ages 3-5. Each week we will read books related to this year’s decoration theme of Christmas in the City By the Sea and children will get instructions […] View event

  • America Now, A Dialogue… @ Michael Klahr Center — University of Maine at Augusta

    The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine is proud to host a new arts exhibit, ‘America Now: A Dialogue…,’ which has been curated by Bruce Brown, curator emeritus of the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland. ‘America Now’ is on display at the Michael Klahr Center at University of Maine at Augusta, home […] View event

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    Game Day @ Golden Oldies Senior Center

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    Tad Beck | The accident @ Grant Wahlquist Gallery

    “[T]he accident reveals something important we would not otherwise know how to perceive.”– Paul Virilio Grant Wahlquist Gallery is pleased to present “The accident,” an exhibition of photographs by Vinalhaven and Portland, Maine-based artist Tad Beck. The exhibition will run from November 17, 2017 through January 6, 2018. The gallery will hold an opening reception […] View event

  • Carol Bailey String Band concert @ Litchfield Senior Center

    at The Woodlands in Hallowell View event

  • Pickup basketball for adults @ Skowhegan Community Center

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

  • “Antipodean Isles” by Andrew Crane @ PhoPa Gallery

    Antipodean Isles, a collection of photographs by Andrew Crane documenting two islands on opposite sides of the globe, Cheung Chou (an island off Hong Kong) and Vinalhaven, ME. View event

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    Cribbage @ Spectrum Generations Muskie Community Center

    Every Wednesday at Muskie Community Center View event

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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

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

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    Season of Light @ Southworth Planetarium, University of Southern Maine

    The popular holiday show “Season of Light” returns in full dome splendor! We are delighted to announce that the “Season of Light” holiday program is returning to the Southworth Planetarium in full dome format. NPR’S Noah Adams narrates this omni-dome planetarium program about the history and astronomy of the holiday season. What are the origins […] View event

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    Game Day @ Spectrum Generations William S. Cohen Community Center

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

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    Polar Express @ Ocean Gateway Terminal

    The Polar Express returns for a 10th season in 2017! Guests on board meet the Conductor, enjoy hot chocolate and cookies and listen to a reading of the enchanting story as they journey to the “North Pole.” Santa greets children aboard the train while passengers sing along to carols as they travel back to the […] View event

  • 2:00pm For Kids

    Santaville @ Madison/Anson Information Booth

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  • Carol Bailey String Band concert @ Litchfield Senior Center

    to perform at the Alzheimer’s Care Center in Gardiner View event

  • 2:30pm Community, Meet-Up

    Teen Anime & Art Club: “My Hero Academia” @ Waterville Public Library

    Discover a different anime and themed art project every month at the Waterville Public Library’s Teen Anime & Art Club! Drawing supplies will also be available for those who are feeling especially creative! This month’s anime is “My Hero Academia” Cosplay is welcome, but not required. “Izuku has dreamt of being a hero all his […] View event

  • Balance and Tone with Kim @ Spectrum Generations William S. Cohen Community Center

    Improve balance with a series of toning and balancing exercises designed to strengthen the body and engage the muscles that help with balance. This class has a series of gentle core and leg strengthening exercises done in the comfort of a chair accompanied with some standing balance exercises. Join Kim on Wednesday’s at 3:00 PM […] 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

  • 4:30pm Community

    Lambs Clothes Closet @ Fairfield First Baptist Church

    Free gently used clothing View event

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

    for those living with mental health issues View event

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    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

  • Oakland Town Council @ Oakland Police Department

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  • Waterville Area Nar-Anon Group @ St. Mark's Episcopal Church

    for families or individuals dealing with drug-addiction of a loved one or friend View event

  • Life drawing @ Olin 259

    Life drawing with the Museum of Art. Dry-media easels and drawing benches provided, bring drawing board and supplies. View event

  • RSU #38 Board of Directors @ Maranacook Community High School

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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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    “It’s A Wonderful Life: Adapted” Live Radio Play @ Portland Stage Company

    Celebrate the Holiday Season with this beloved American classic. This heartwarming story of renewal is presented as a 1940’s radio broadcast with sound effects performed live on stage adapted by Joe Landry. With the help of an ensemble and an angel named Clarence, George Bailey learns the million different ways that we are tied to […] View event

  • Join the ghosts of Jacob Marley, Christmas Past, Present and Future as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a life-changing journey. Full of special effects, music, over 125 costumes, and a large cast, this hauntingly beautiful production captures the magic and joy of the Dickens holiday classic. The perfect gift for the entire family! Starring Michael J. Tobin as “Ebenezer Scrooge”.
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    A Christmas Carol @ The Footlights Theatre

    Join the ghosts of Jacob Marley, Christmas Past, Present and Future as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a life-changing journey. This award-winning play is full of special effects, music, over 125 costumes, and a large cast, this hauntingly beautiful production captures the magic and joy of the Dickens holiday classic. The perfect gift […] View event

  • 7:00pm Sports

    Basketball @ Belgrade Community Center for All Seasons

    Drop in on Sunday and Wednesday evenings for pick-up basketball games. 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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    Nutcracker Burlesque @ St. Lawrence Arts

    For our 15th annual holiday show, Vivid Motion’s Nutcracker Burlesque is going back to the 80’s! Clarence dreams of being a dancer at the Rat Queen’s club, but despite the support of his friend the Nutcracker Princess, the Queen doesn’t see his talent and his busy with bachelor/bachelorette party that’s quickly getting out of control. […] View event

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    8:00pm Music

    The Heather Pierson Jazz Trio Presents: A Charlie Brown Christmas @ One Longfellow Square

    The Heather Pierson Jazz Trio will bring their popular Charlie Brown Christmas show to One Longfellow Square on Wednesday, December 20th. Heather Pierson is a pianist, singer/songwriter, and performer based in Conway, NH. Her Americana group, The Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio, had the number 2 single on the Folk radio charts in 2015 with the […] View event

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    8:30pm Comedy, Nightclubs

    Portland Comedy Showcase @ Bull Feeney's

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