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    Wednesday April 16
  • 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Student Art Show Reception @ York Public Library

    will be on display throughout the library until April 30. The show features a variety of art from acrylic paintings to charcoal drawings, photography, sculpture, and multi-media masterpieces, all created by York students from kindergarten through high school. view event

  • 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Portland Public Library Bookmobile Comes Back to Longfellow Park! @ Longfellow Park

    The Portland Public Library Bookmobile returns to Longfellow Park for the first time in twenty years on Wednesday, April 16th from 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and every other Wednesday thereafter-same time. The Portland Public Library Bookmobile is 24 feet long, contains approximately 1,600 adult, teen and children's books, audio books and DVD's. The Bookmobile is handicap accessible through a fold down ramp on the back of the vehicle. You can also sign up for library cards on the Bookmobile with proper ID. Come explore the bookmobile, check out a book, movies and share the news with your neighbors! For more information please email uno@maine.rr.com . view event

  • 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Preserving the Harvest: Making Jam from Frozen Fruit @ Bonny Eagle Adult Education

    Preserving the Harvest: Making Jam from Frozen Fruit Instructor: Kate McCarty UMaine Cooperative Extension Prepare for local fruits and vegetables that are just around the corner by learning how to make preserves. We'll use locally frozen fruit to preserve a low-sugar jam. Learn the basics of hot water bath canning and freezing. Participants will receive recipes and a jar of jam. Please bring a potholder to class.

    Class Fee: Material fee: cash per person payable to instructor.

    Class will be held at the Bonny Eagle Middle School. Please register first with Bonny Eagle Adult Education. Call 929-9185. view event

  • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Chen Style T'ai Chi @ Freeport High School

    Learn T'ai Chi philosophy and principles while practicing foundation exercises. Chen style is perhaps the oldest recognized family style of T'ai Chi practiced worldwide. Known for its strong stances, graceful movements, and spiraling energy, regular practice of Chen style will keep you healthier and more vital. Runs for six weeks. To register, visit www.rsu5-rce.org. view event

  • 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Preserving the Harvest: Preserving Low-Sugar Jam @ Bonny Eagle Middle School

    Ever wonder how to preserve all those great garden vegetables? University of Maine Cooperative Extension's hands-on food preservation workshops will teach you the basics of canning and freezing, including how to use a hot water bath canner to preserve a low-sugar jam from frozen local fruit. Learn from the experts. We will provide fresh produce and canning jars. view event

  • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    What does the Unexpected have to do with Creativity? @ Peloton Labs

    Join Maine Center for Creativity and Dr. Kirsten Milliken for the next Creative Toolbox Spring Salon. What does the unexpected have to do with creativity? Following the wake of April Fool's Day, this session will explore how doing things differently or looking through a different lens can facilitate creativity. Bring your ideas and open mind, and we will provide the wine and cheese! Event is free for members of the Maine Center for Creativity, if you become a member for , all three salons are free! per salon for non-members. For more information or to register, contact Cynthia@MaineCenterforCreativity.org view event

  • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Creative Toolbox Salon: What does the UNEXPECTED have to do with Creativity? @ Peloton Labs

    April 16th- What does UNEXPECTED have to do with Creativity? Following the wake of April Fool's Day, this session will explore how doing things differently or looking through a different lens can facilitate creativity. view event

  • 6:00 pm

    Home Construction Loan Seminar @ Saco & Biddeford Savings Operations Center

    Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution and Consultant Services Inc., one of Maine's premiere construction project consultants, will host a free home construction loan seminar next month. The session will focus on all aspects of the building process-planning, land considerations, choosing a builder, construction and financing. What: Free Home Construction Loan Seminar When: April 16, 2014 at 6:00 PM Where: Saco & Biddeford Savings Operations Center, 50 Industrial Park Road, in front of the Hampton Inn Who: Dawn-Marie Fahey, of Consultant Services Residential LLC, and Mark Jones, senior vice president/director of residential lending at Saco & Biddeford Savings will facilitate the event Space is limited, so reservations are requested. For information or to reserve a space, contact Michelle Prejean at 602-7363 or via email at prejeanm@sbsavings.com and leave your name, phone number and number of reservations. view event

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    The World of Cake Decorating @ Freeport Middle School

    Get ready for those fun spring holidays!! Indulge your curiosity and learn the art of cake decorating with Samantha Cohen of The European Bakery in Falmouth! Take advantage of this exciting opportunity to learn about filling and frosting the cake, piping borders, writing, and making buttercream flowers and decorations. Discover your secret talent for cake decorating today. view event

  • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Meet the Author: Richard King, "The Devil's Cormorant: A Natural History" @ Patten Free Library

    A collaborative presentation with Maine Maritime Museum. Library Journal ranked "The Devil's Cormorant" as one of their top five sci/tech books of 2013. In "The Devil's Cormorant," Richard King takes us back in time and around the world to show us the history, nature, ecology, and economy of the world's most misunderstood waterfowl. view event

  • 6:30 pm

    Author Richard King Talk About His Newest Book 'The Devil's Cormorant' @ Patten Free Library

    A talk about this fascinating book, which takes us back in time, showing the history, ecology, and economy of this misunderstood waterfowl. view event

  • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Spurwink presents the Sprout Film Festival @ Franco Center

    The Sprout Film Festival features short, entertaniing films by, for, and about individuals with intellectual disabilities. The films breakdown stereotypes while promoting acceptance of differences and awareness of similarities among us. By presenting films of artistry and intellect, the Sprout Film Festival hopes to reinforce accurate portrayals of people with intellectual disabilities and expose the general public to important issues facing this population. view event

  • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Star Party on Beech Hill @ Beech Hill, Rockport, Maine

    Join us for a Camden Public Library STAR PARTY to celebrate Earth Day and the full moon, atop Beech Hill in Rockport. This is a community partnership with Coastal Mountains Land Trust. Join us for a walk, stories and some star-gazing! Enjoy a look inside the Beech Nut Hut too! Open to all ages! view event

  • 7:00 pm

    The John C. Edwards Undergraduate Prize Plays @

    04/16/2014 - 7:00pm to 04/19/2014 - 7:00pm 4/19 - 2:00pm http://www.unharts.com Written, directed and designed by students. The John. C. Edwards Undergraduate Prize Plays are awarded to undergraduate students whose original works will be produced and performed in the final slot of our main stage season. This award is made possible through the generosity of Mike O'Malley '88, a former student of Professor Edwards. Mr. O'Malley and Professor Edwards will also sit on the play selection committee to help choose the winning works. view event

  • 7:00 pm

    Wednesday Night Stomp Swing Dance @ Acoustic Artisans

    beginners swing lesson at 7 p.m., music at 7:30 p.m. view event