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  • Wednesday October 03 2018

    Freeport Trail Challenge @ Town of Freeport

    People of all ages are invited to participate in the 2018 Freeport Trail Challenge. Hike four Freeport trails in September and October. Passports will be available at Freeport Town Hall and the Freeport Community Center. Record your hikes in a Passport or by posting on Facebook or Instagram. Everyone who hikes all four trails wins […] View event

  • Red Cloak Haunted History Tour @ Hallowell

    Join The Lady in the Red Cloak for a lantern lit walking tour of Hallowell. Discover the back streets and hidden stories of Hallowell, its mysteries and haunts. See the oldest building on Water St., hear many ghostly tales, learn of the patent medicine business, and more as you experience a one-of-a-kind evening in this […] View event

  • Alex Rheault~flotssam and jetsam @ Campus Center – UNE, Biddeford campus

    On exhibit at the University of New England’s Biddeford Campus Center from October 2 to November 2 is flotsam and jetsam. flotsam and jetsam a series of paintings pairing objects from observed and imagined references. Elusive limbs pass dime store treasure, and dream remnants float in a Kesey milky fog-hide-n-seek game. Unresolved and somewhat cryptic, […] View event

  • University of Maine at Presque Isle hosting speaker Mark Shepard @ University of Maine at Presque Isle, Campus Center

    The University of Maine at Presque Isle will host their second Distinguished Lecturer Series speaker for the fall semester, Mark Shepard, on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center. He will present his talk titled Restoration Agriculture. This event is free and open to the public. FMI, contact Gayla Shaw at 768-9452 […] View event

  • The Planet Saturn

    Art of the Spheres: Picturing the Cosmos since 1600 @ Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education

    March 29, 2018 to October 6, 2018 Art of the Spheres celebrates the manner in which astronomers have organized and comprehended the celestial vault, the planets, and the structure of the Cosmos. Every item in this exhibition was composed from multiple, detailed observations; all are works of both science and art. Art of the Spheres […] View event

  • “Lest We Forget’ @ Ogunquit Museum of American Art

    through Nov. 11, 21 new paintings by Brenda Bettison Brenda Bettinson has exhibited extensively in Europe and the US. She has had one–person showings of her work in prestigious galleries and museums such as, in Maine, the Ogunquit Museum of American Art. Her work hangs in numerous public and private collections. View event

  • Greater Portland Signature Chefs Auction @ DiMillo's on the Water

    The Greater Portland Signature Chefs Auction will take place on Wednesday, October 3rd and features Maine’s finest, most creative chefs! This year the March of Dimes is hoping to raise over $65,000 to support stronger, healthier babies! Guests will have the opportunity to sample signature dishes while bidding on unique travel, entertainment, and dining packages […] View event

  • Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature @ Mantor Library — University of Maine at Farmington

    The Shiretown Bookers, in cooperation with the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, are proud to announce the upcoming exhibition “Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature”, running from Aug. 27 through Oct. 6, in the Bookers’ display area in Mantor Library at 116 South Street in Farmington. On a dark and […] View event

  • Face to Face: Portraits by Rabee Kiwan @ Common Street Arts

    Born in Lebanon, Rabee Kiwan immigrated to the United States in 2002 to complete his medical training and he has lived in Portland since 2009. Rabee has been painting portraits, landscapes, and still lifes since he was a young child when his father gave him a watercolor set. Drawing inspiration from everyday life sustains his […] View event

  • 9:00am Community

    People Who Care Food Cupboard @ Old Point Avenue School

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

  • Kennebunkport artist Mark Pettegrow exhibits at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens Through October 14th @ Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

    Boothbay, Maine – With one month remaining, there is limited time to view the sculpture by nationally recognized artist Mark Pettegrow at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. One of several sculptors selected for this seasonal exhibit of bronze cast sculpture, Pettegrow’s work is on display through October 14, 2018. Known for their stunning garden displays and […] View event

  • 9:00am Community

    Community Clothes Closet @ Centenary United Methodist Church

    Free clothes for those in need View event

  • 9:00am Community

    Game Day @ Buker Community Center

    Bingo, Dominoes, Rummikub, Scrabble and more, 55-plus Senior Clubhouse View event

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    My Next Career Move @ Lithgow Public Library

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

  • 10:00am Museum exhibits

    1968 Exhibit @ Brick Store Museum

    The Brick Store Museum’s “1968” exhibit focuses on the year’s events, many of which contributed to 1968 being called “the year that changed the world.” The exhibition is sponsored by the Captain Lord Mansion, and will run through November 2018. Visitors to the exhibition will be invited to share their own experiences from the 1960s, […] View event

  • ‘Scenes of Maine’ an Annual Group Exhibit of Visual Arts @ Richard Boyd Art Gallery

    (Portland, ME) Richard Boyd Art Gallery opens “Scenes of Maine” an annual group exhibition of visual arts depicting imagery of Maine on Monday, October 1 at 10:00 a.m. The exhibit showcases the diversity of subject matter in Maine which has long been a source of inspiration for artists. On display are a selection of paintings […] View event

  • Drawn In, captured by detail @ Merrill Memorial Library

    Pencil, silverpoint and egg tempera works on paper by Banjie Getsinger Nicholas. A new exhibit that will be shown at the Yarmouth Public Library from September 10-November 3. View event

  • Drop in tech help @ Lithgow Public Library

    Bring in your gadgets and stop by for help with all your tech questions. Every Tuesday and Wednesday from 10-11am. No sign up required; first come, first served. View event

  • INFLUX 2018 @ Pepperell Mill, Biddeford

    Autus Collective presents INFLUX 2018, an experimental art installation at the Pepperell Mill Campus, a former textile mill in Biddeford, Maine. Installations and performances will be placed throughout the campus inviting the public to explore the Mills. On view Sept 14th – Oct 13th hours: Monday – Friday 10 – 4p Opening night! Friday Sept […] View event

  • Everyday Maine @ Holocaust and Human Rights Center, UMA

    An exhibition of 190 photographs by 72 photographers reflecting ethnic and economic diversity throughout Maine. It covers a wide array of social structures and geographical locations throughout our state. August 24 to December 14, 2018. Reception Sat. September 8 from 2 to 5pm. View event

  • Dahlov Ipcar: Blue Moons & Menageries: @ Bates College Museum of Art

    This exhibition presents a wide array of paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures representing nearly entire career of Ipcar, one of Maine’s best-known artists. Many of the works shown are exhibited publicly for the first time. Ipcar, the daughter of prominent modernist artists, Marguerite and William Zorach, reached a wide audience through the many children’s books […] View event

  • 10:00am Community

    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

  • Maine Moderns: Drawings by Marsden Hartley and Carl Sprinchorn @ Bates College Museum of Art

    Sourced primarily from the museum’s Marsden Hartley Memorial Collection, this exhibition brings together figural drawings by artists who were longtime friends. Born in Lewiston, Hartley is recognized as an innovative and important figure in American Modernist painting. His drawings in this exhibition are from a series of later figural works, circa 1940, and are all […] View event

  • Sewing Class @ Embden Community Center

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  • 10:30am Food and Drink

    Portland Old Port Culinary Walking Tour @ Old Port

    Eat and drink like a local with us on a Maine Foodie Tour! The culinary culture of a town is so much more than just sit-down dining experiences. It’s the bakers, brewers, candy makers and other artisan food and beverage locales where creativity and taste meet. On our popular Culinary Walking Tour you’ll sample a […] View event

  • 10:30am For Kids

    Toddler Storytime @ Wells Public Library

    For children 2-5 years with a caregiver, this program features books, songs, and movement activities all designed to help develop your child’s language skills. There will also be an optional craft at the end of the program. These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. View event

  • Laura Jasek: Have a Heart @ Grant Wahlquist Gallery

    Grant Wahlquist Gallery is thrilled to present “Have a Heart,” the first solo exhibition by Laura Jasek. The show will run from September 22 through October 27, 2018. The gallery will host a talk with the artist on Saturday, September 22 at 4 pm, with an opening reception following from 5 – 7 pm. Jasek’s […] View event

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    “Bringing Nature Home” in Maine, with Eric Topper, Director of Education at Maine Audubon @ Auburn Public Library

    “Bringing Nature Home” in Maine, with Eric Topper, Director of Education at Maine Audubon Learn the particulars, practices, and perks of growing your own native plants! Our individual efforts to support wildlife can be both intimately rewarding and broadly beneficial. Eric Topper, Director of Education for Maine Audubon, will introduce what individuals and groups can […] View event

  • 12:00pm Support Groups

    Gamblers Anonymous @ LINC Wellness & Recovery Center

    Gamblers Anonymous 12-step program meets from 2 to 3 p.m. every Saturday in the LINC Wellness Center at 38 Memorial Drive in Augusta. The group meets upstairs in the activities room. The building is wheelchair and handicapped accessible. The program is open to those 18 and older. For more information, contact Todd Trask at 869-0732. View event

  • 12:30pm Community

    Mahjong @ Spectrum Generations William S. Cohen Community Center

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

  • 1:00pm Film, For Kids

    Astronomy: 3000 Years of Stargazing @ Southworth Planetarium

    Astronomy is called “the oldest science.” From the earliest observations of the night sky to the modern day deployment of orbiting telescopes, humans have striven in earnest to understand the Universe. Past generations have perceived the night sky has a grand dome in which stars and planets intermingled and directly influenced our daily lives. Today, […] View event

  • 1:00pm Community

    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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    1:00pm Film

    Movie Time at the Library @ Windham Public Library

    Movie Time is a weekly program. Mostly new releases. A mix of movie genres each month. Free. Snacks provided. No rsvp necessary. Movie selections can be seen on our calendar: http://www.windham.lib.me.us/calendar or by calling 207-892-1908. View event

  • Button-Making @ Freeport Community Library

    What do coloring book pages, personal photos, drawings, song lyrics and opinions all have in common? You can fashion them into buttons! From 3:00-4:30PM, drop by and use our button makers to make yourself as many 2 1/4″ buttons as you can manage. This event is free, open to all ages and no pre-registration is […] View event

  • 4:00pm Community

    Richmond Area Food Pantry @ Richmond Area Food Pantry

    Richmond Area Food Pantry is open from 4 to 6 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month and from 2 to 4 p.m. the third Saturday of every month at 15 Spruce St., Richmond. The pantry serves the towns of Richmond, Dresden and Bowdoinham. View event

  • 4:30pm Community

    Lambs Clothes Closet @ Fairfield First Baptist Church

    Free gently used clothing View event

  • Weight Watchers @ Embden Community Center

    Come in and sign up — new members accepted. View event

  • Free Meal @ Westbrook Community Center

    Free community meal every Wednesday. Co-sponsored by Trinity Lutheran Church, Wayside Food Programs at the Westbrook Community Center. Free parking, handicap accessible. All are welcome for a free nutritious meal and fellowship. View event

  • Tibetan Buddhist Meditation @ Zardus Art of Massage

    We meet every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. 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 […] View event

  • Saudi Arabia: Past and Present @ Thos. Moser Freeport Showroom + Gallery

    The World Affairs Council of Maine, in collaboration with Thos. Moser, is pleased to present “Saudi Arabia: Past and Present.” We invite you to join us Wednesday, October 3rd as we explore the country of Saudi Arabia. Beer, wine, and light hors d’oeuvres included. Bates College Professor Loring M. Danforth will open the evening with […] View event

  • Discover Girl Scouts, Madison @ Madison Elementary School

    Join us to learn why Girl Scouts offers the best leadership experience for girls—one that is designed with, by, and for girls. The inclusive, all-girl environment of a Girl Scout troop creates a safe space where girls can try new things, develop a range of skills, take on leadership roles, and just be themselves. You […] View event

  • Life drawing with the Bates Museum of Art @ Bates College, Olin Arts Center, Room 259

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

  • Bloomfield Garden Club of Maine @ University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Somerset County

    The Bloomfield Garden Club is having a meeting on Wednesday,October 3, at 6:00 PM. The location is the Somerset County Extension Office building, 7 Country Drive, Skowhegan. The program “Herbs in Wintertime” will be presented by Barbara Robbins and Debra Burnham. View event

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

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

  • 6:00pm Benefits

    Portland Ovations annual benefit feat. Lady Rizo @ AURA

    Enjoy a NYC cabaret experience right in Portland, Maine. Portland Ovations, the area’s leading non-profit performing arts presenter, kicks off their 2018-19 season with a benefit event that highlights what they do best: producing top-notch, one-of-a-kind arts experiences in the heart of Portland. On October 3rd, the organization will create a New York City cabaret […] View event

  • Unfoldment Classes-Mediumship

    The Spiritualist Church of Eternal Life Join us every Wednesday night for Unfoldment Classes/Spiritual Development/Mediumship practice Wednesdays, 6PM to 8PM $5.00 donation per person/class The Spiritualist Church of Eternal Life 352 Crowley Road Sabattus, Maine 04280 Contact: Rev. Catherine Sabine 207-376-5318 Crsabine@gmail.com View event

  • Bloomfield Garden Club Meeting @ University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Somerset County

    The Bloomfield Garden Club will hold it’s meeting On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at 6:00 pm, at the Somerset Extension Office building in Skowhegan. Debra Burnham and Barbara Robbins will present a program on “Herbs In Wintertime”. View event

  • 6:30pm Community

    Bingo @ Gardiner/Augusta Lions Club

    Doors open at 4 p.m. View event

  • 6:30pm Community

    Maine-ly Harmony women’s barbershop chorus @ Emmanuel Lutheran Episcopal Church, Augusta

    Maine-ly Harmony women’s barbershop chorus meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Emmanuel Lutheran Episcopal Church on Route 17, Eastern Avenue, Augusta. All women are welcome to join the rehearsal to listen or sing. For more information, contact Lea Davis at leadavis@roadrunner.com. View event

  • 6:30pm Music

    Richard Reichner in concert @ Patten Free Library

    Richard is an accomplished 6- and 12-string acoustic guitarist/singer with a wide variety of musical styles. He plays ‘original covers’….fresh, inventive interpretations of well-known, enjoyable songs that audiences immediately recognize but have not heard in a while. The result is acoustic music which is both familiar and new…and satisfying. View event

  • 7:00pm Theater

    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time @ Good Theater — St. Lawrence Art Center

    Good Theater presents the Portland premiere of the 2015 Tony Award winning Best Play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Simon Stephens. Based on the best selling novel by Mark Haddon, Good Theater brings the story of Christopher Boone and his great adventure to life. Starring Griffin Carpenter as Christopher. Also […] View event

  • 7:00pm Music

    The Hello Josephines @ The Frog & Turtle

    The Hello Josephines are a contagiously fun act that performs a blend of funky jazz, R&B, and Americana. The band features the instrumental and vocal talents of Bess Jacques, Kate Campbell Strauss, Per Hanson, and Scott Morrison on originals and covers with lush vocal harmonies, playful solos, and pulsing grooves that move audiences in the […] View event

  • 7:00pm Film

    Above and Beyond: NASA’s Journey to Tomorrow @ Cinemagic Westbrook

    As NASA celebrates its 60th anniversary, Discovery shines a spotlight on the historic institution taking us to the moon, to the surface of Mars, to the outer edge of our solar system and beyond. ABOVE AND BEYOND celebrates NASA’s many accomplishments in space and catapults viewers forward to where its headed in the future. Directed, […] View event

  • 7:30pm Theater

    Ben Butler by Richard Strand @ Portland Stage Company

    “…Part comedy, part historical drama and part biography… by turns sarcastic, droll and witty.” — NY Times When a runaway slave demands sanctuary at a Union Army garrison, the General in charge is faced with a moral quandary: follow the letter of the law, or make a game-changing move that could alter the course of […] View event

  • 8:00pm Music

    Slaid Cleaves @ One Longfellow Square

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

  • 8:00pm Music

    An Evening with Pat Metheny @ The State Theatre

    The State Theatre and 98.9 WCLZ present An Evening with Pat Metheny with Antonio Sanchez, Linda May Han Oh and Gwilym Simcock. Buy tickets in person at the Port City Music Hall box office (504 Congress Street) Wednesday-Friday 10AM-5PM, charge by phone at 800-745-3000, or on our website. State Theatre box office will open one […] View event

  • 8:30pm Comedy

    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