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  • Saturday January 20 2018
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    Solar-Powered Household Tour @ Burgess Residence

    By harvesting our region’s abundant solar resource, Mainers like the Burgess are cutting their monthly electricity bills (and household carbon footprint) with rooftop solar panels, air source heat pumps, and heat pump hot water heaters. Come by the Burgess Residence at 9 am on Saturday, January 20th to experience the solar-powered, clean energy lifestyle! Solar […] View event

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    Center for Wildlife and Mount Agamenticus present – Making tracks with wildlife! @ Mount Agamenticus Learning Lodge

    What happened here? Whose footprint is that? Join Center for Wildlife and Mt. Agamenticus to answer these questions and more! Following an educational program from the Center for Wildlife, we will take a hike and identify the tracks of our local wildlife! By recognizing the wing-prints of an owl catching their prey, or the midden […] View event

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    10:30am For Kids, Theater

    January Play Me a Story @ Theater for Kids at Portland Stage Co.

    Four to ten year olds are invited to enjoy a dramatic reading of picture books and poems by professional actors followed by an interactive workshop where they become the actors. Students bring these stories alive by using their voices, bodies, and imaginations! This month we will be filled with stories celebrating unlikely friendships. Cost: $15 […] View event

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    Play Me a Story-Unlikely Friendships @ Theater for Kids at Portland Stage Co.

    Play Me a Story-Unlikely Friendships Jan 13, 20, 27 Four to ten year olds are invited to enjoy a dramatic reading of picture books and poems by professional actors followed by an interactive workshop where they become the actors. Students bring these stories alive by using their voices, bodies, and imaginations! This month we will […] View event

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    PMA Family Day: Winter Sculptures @ Portland Museum of Art

    Build a snowflake sculpture using paper with hues inspired by the PMA collection. Visiting artist Sarah Yakawonis leads visitors of all ages in creating sculptures by cutting and twisting paper into symmetrical, one-of-a-kind snowflakes. After making art, explore the galleries or join a docent-led gallery tour just for kids! View event

  • Kids Open Studio Workshops: Confetti Orbs/Disco Balls @ SPACE Gallery

    Kids Open Studios is a series of art making workshops for kids (best suited for ages 5-12) led by artist and educator Jenny McGee Dougherty. Each workshop focuses on a specific activity that results in each participant taking home their own hand crafted object, this time we’ll be making Confetti Orbs/Disco Balls. Create a sparkling […] View event

  • WinterKids Welcome to Winter @ Payson Park/Back Cove

    Join WinterKids on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 12:30pm – 2:30pm for Welcome to Winter – Winter Games Edition, a FREE winter festival in Payson Park, Portland – brought to you by Anthem and in partnership with the Portland Parks, Recreation and Facilities department. Bring the whole family to enjoy FREE sledding, snowshoeing, horse-drawn carriages, […] View event

  • Sourdough bread with herb butter is passed down the table, during the performative meal put on by Myron Beasley's Food, Culture, and Performance class, in partner ship with Gloria Varney at Nezinscot Farm. The menu for the evening consisted of "roasted lamb, smoked turkey, scotch eggs made with maple turkey sausage, greens salad with shaved aged chèvre, maple glazed carrots, shrub vinegar drink, dandelion wine, and Pet de saer with blueberry compote, served with fresh whipped cream. "We looked at what we wanted to eat, what we had available to us as far as resources, and designed a meal around that," said Gloria Varney. "This meal was the culmination of five weeks of experiential learning." (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)

    Nezinscot Farm Winter Farm to Table Dinner @ Neziscot Farm

    Come dine with Nezinscot Farm and experience the thrills of eating locally. We focus on creating unique multi-course, slow food meals that showcase the best what our farm has to offer. Most of the vegetables and herbs served are grown on site or sourced locally from organic farms; we also strictly use our own meat, […] View event