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  • Friday October 19 2018

    ‘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

  • 10:30am Community, For Kids

    Rhymetime for babies, toddlers and their grownups @ Waterville Public Library

    Babies are born ready to learn! By singing, clapping, and sharing stories with their grownups, children from birth to age 3 gain valuable skills and knowledge for later learning success. Join us for a half-hour of active fun in the Children’s department every Friday 10:30am-11 at the Waterville Public Library! This program is free, and […] View event

  • Saturday October 20 2018

    Portland Bach Experience: Oktoberfest @ Multiple locations, Portland, ME

    Experience Portland with Portland Bach Experience! Join PBE Saturday, October 20, for free and family-friendly events all around the city, presented in partnership with 240 Strings & Portland Trails. SCHEDULE: A Suite Ride Through Portland – 11am – Deering Oaks Park Lecture/Demo: How To Build A Harpsichord – 1pm – Rising Tide Brewing Company Bach […] View event

  • Satur-Play! @ Waterville Public Library @ Waterville Public Library

    Satur-Play! @ Waterville Public Library Location: Waterville Public Library, Children’s Department Saturdays from 1-2pm, A new Saturday afternoon children’s program! We’ll be playing games, making things, telling stories, and meeting new people (and maybe furry visitors, too)! Come on down to the Library and join us for the fun! October 6: Apples to Apples Disney […] View event

  • Sunday October 21 2018

    Fall family fun – YMCA Greater Portland Branch @ YMCA of Southern Maine

    You’re invited to try the Y for FREE this October with a Family Fun Pass good for 7 visits. Enjoy our youth programs, pools, family recreation, bowling alley (Pineland branch), Squash courts (Portland branch), exercise classes, and more! Plus, if you join the Y by October 31st, you’ll be entered to win a Welcome Basket! […] View event

  • Fall Family Fun – YMCA Northern York County Branch @ YMCA of Southern Maine

    You’re invited to try the Y for FREE this October with a Family Fun Pass good for 7 visits. Enjoy our youth programs, pools, family recreation, bowling alley (Pineland branch), Squash courts (Portland branch), exercise classes, and more! Plus, if you join the Y by October 31st, you’ll be entered to win a Welcome Basket! […] View event

  • Fall family fun – YMCA Casco Bay Branch @ YMCA of Southern Maine

    You’re invited to try the Y for FREE this October with a Family Fun Pass good for 7 visits. Enjoy our youth programs, pools, family recreation, bowling alley (Pineland branch), Squash courts (Portland branch), exercise classes, and more! Plus, if you join the Y by October 31st, you’ll be entered to win a Welcome Basket! […] View event

  • Tuesday October 23 2018

    Maine Medical Center research institute open house @ Maine Medical Center Research Institute

    Stop by and learn more about the research at Maine Medical Center Research Institute in Cancer Biology, Stem Cell Biology, Bone, Metabolic, Cardiovascular, Kidney, and Vector-Borne diseases. Meet the researchers, see science demonstrations, and explore education opportunities. Demonstrations and guided tours are from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. This event is FREE and open to […] View event

  • Free Speech Week Open House @ First Amendment Museum

    All members of the public are invited to attend an open house at 4 p.m. on Oct. 23 at the First Amendment Museum, 184 State Street in Augusta. The open house will present a unique opportunity for conversations on current issues pertaining to political speech, the Internet, student speech and symbolic expression. The museum will […] View event

  • Wednesday October 24 2018

    Music in the Museum: The Andrés Segovia Continuum featuring Mark Leighton, guitar @ Colby College Museum of Art, Alex Katz Gallery

    Colby College Music Associate Mark Leighton presents music from Maestro Segovia’s prodigious repertoire, from compositions written specifically for him to his transcriptions and arrangements of traditional classical guitar pieces. View event

  • Thursday October 25 2018

    Homeschool Hub @ Waterville Public Library

    Homeschoolers are invited to meet at the Waterville Public Library every Thursday from 1:30-2:30pm for games, crafts, speakers, and more! There will be an activity in the Children’s department for attendees in 1st-6th grade, and an activity in the Bartlett Room for Teens for attendees in 6th-12th grade. The activity will change every week. Thursday, […] View event

  • 4:00pm Community, Film

    Teen movie night @ Waterville Public Library

    Join us 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, or email staylor@watervillelibrary.org to discover which movie we’ll be showing! This event is free, and open to attendees ages 11-18. Light refreshments […] View event

  • Friday October 26 2018

    Welcome weekend @ Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals

    After years of planning and months of construction, the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals proudly presents the Lawrence J. Keddy and Marilyn L. Goodreau Equine Rehabilitation Facility. To celebrate, with support from our generous sponsor IDEXX, you are cordially invited to the 279 River Road farm in Windham to tour the new […] View event

  • Tuesday October 30 2018
    2:30pm For Kids

    Crafternoons @ Waterville Public Library

    Looking for a way to brighten up your child’s day? Bring them on down to the Library for Crafternoons! Drop in anytime between 2:30 and 4PM every Tuesday to participate in a fun craft. We do something different every week! This Month: 10/2: Paper Plate Owls 10/9: Leafe People! 10/16: Masking Tape Mummies 10/30: Paper […] View event

  • Saturday November 03 2018

    Crafts at King Show

    Juried craft show featuring Maine made, handcrafted products by artisans of the Society of Southern Maine Craftsmen. Drawing to be held to win items donated by our crafters. Plenty of free parking. View event

  • Wednesday November 07 2018

    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

  • Thursday November 08 2018
    John David Ellis, Untitled, Oil on canvas, 50 1/2 in x 84 1/2 in

    Partners in art, Partners in life: John David Ellis & Joan Beauregard @ Art Gallery – UNE, Portland campus

    Partners in Art, Partners in Life: John David Ellis & Joan Beauregard November 8, 2018 – March 10, 2019 UNE Art Gallery in collaboration with the Ellis-Beauregard Foundation, the exhibition at the University of New England Museum of Art explores the lives and artwork of Rockland, Maine residents, John David Ellis and Joan Beauregard. After […] View event

  • Saturday November 10 2018

    From Ella: Colby College Jazz Band directed by Eric Thomas @ Colby College, Given Auditorium, Bixler Art and Music Center

    We tour Ella Fitzgerald’s musical life, from her audition at the Apollo Theater to her work at the helm of the Chick Webb Band, and give a special nod to her Live in Berlin album. “A Tisket A Tasket,” “Black Coffee,” “Angel Eyes,” “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love,” “Mack the Knife,” and other […] View event

  • Saturday November 17 2018

    25th Annual Made in Maine Christmas Craft Show @ Mt. Ararat High School

    Juried craft show featuring Maine made, handcrafted products by artisans of the Society of Southern Maine Craftsmen. Drawing to be held to win items donated by our crafters. Plenty of free parking. View event

  • Wednesday November 28 2018

    Bruce Coffin author talk @ Freeport Community Library

    Bruce Coffin is back to read and discuss his highly anticipated third novel, Beyond the Truth. This latest addition to the John Byron series has been described as “a superbly realistic, tense, and exciting novel” and “first-rate; suspenseful and highly entertaining.” Discouraged by an unfulfilling and frustrating college creative writing class, Coffin didn’t start writing […] View event

  • Friday February 15 2019

    #BernsteinAt100: Children and Art @ Colby College, Lorimer Chapel

    Arguably America’s most iconic musical theater composer, Stephen Sondheim’s early career successes include his work as a lyricist for Leonard Benstein’s “West Side Story” and “Candide”. Colby College Chorale and the Colby-Kennebec Choral Society will present solo and ensemble numbers from Sondheim’s catalogue, including “Sweeney Todd”, “Sunday in the Park with George”, and “Anyone Can […] View event

  • Saturday March 16 2019
    7:30pm Music

    Potpourri: Colby Wind Ensemble directed by Eric Thomas @ Colby College, Lorimer Chapel

    A showcase of music that is fun to play. Works include the spectacular Four Scottish Dances by Malcolm Arnold and the completion of our Lord of the Rings cycle with a performance of Johan de Meij’s “Gandalf” and “Elvenwood” movements. J.S. Bach’s “Komm’, Süßer Tod,” Tania León’s “Alegre,” “Foundry” by John Mackey, and John Philip […] View event

  • Saturday April 06 2019

    Wordplay: Colby College Collegium directed by Eric Christopher Perry @ Colby College, Lorimer Chapel

    A panoply of puns! A manifestation of musical merriment! A fanfare of frivolous tomfoolery! Colby College Collegium will present Orazio Vecchi’s 1604 madrigal cycle Le veglie di Siena (Night Games of Siena), a work filled with witticisms, wordplay, and wholesome, wholehearted wizardry of all genres. Collegium will be joined by a quintet of early music […] View event