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  • Friday October 19 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

  • 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

  • Rough Seas and Healing Skies @ The Stonewall Gallery

    Now on view! Stop in soon to see the Stonewall Gallery’s fall show, Rough Seas and Healing Skies by Yarmouth artist Margareta “Meta” McDonald. True to the title of the show, McDonald’s paintings encompass painterly, atmospheric ocean scenes and brightly lit landscapes as well as sprightly still lifes. She has found inspiration in the landscape […] View event

  • 2018 UNE Department of Arts faculty show @ UNE Art Gallery

    The UNE Portland Campus Art Gallery presents the 2018 DEPARTMENT OF ARTS FACULTY EXHIBITION August 9 — October 21, 2018 You’re invited to experience artwork and music created by the faculty of the UNE Department of Arts. From the metaphorical and conceptual to the literal and formal, this exhibition showcases artworks that challenge assumptions and […] View event

  • Saturday October 20 2018

    SMCC Open House @ HUB Gymnasium, Southern Maine Community College

    Southern Maine Community College is holding its Fall Open House at its South Portland Campus for prospective and accepted students, families and anyone with an interest in SMCC. Learn about academic programs, student life, financial aid, admissions and more, meet faculty and tour our ocean-side campus. View event

  • 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

  • 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

  • “Child Sized Vehicles: From the Sublime to the Ridiculous” @ Skyline Farm Carriage Museum

    Skyline Farm Carriage Museum’s current exhibit “Child Sized Vehicles: From the Sublime to the Ridiculous” showcases rare, child-sized horse-drawn examples of adult-sized vehicles. Some carriages and sleighs will be shown next to their adult sized counterparts. Approximately 35 vehicles help bring these memories to life, including a pony sized Covered Wagon once used by local […] View event

  • Monday October 22 2018

    Discover Girl Scouts, Auburn @ Park Avenue 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

  • Discover Girl Scouts, Waldoboro @ Miller 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

  • Discover Girl Scouts, Portland @ Longfellow 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

  • Tuesday October 23 2018

    Discover Girl Scouts @ Mildred L. Day 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

  • Discover Girl Scouts, Cumberland @ Mabel I. Wilson 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

  • Wednesday October 24 2018

    Back In The Maine Stream meeting for disabled veterans angling program @ American Legion Hall Post 205

    Back In The Maine Stream Our ability to help disabled veterans enjoy recreational fishing in Maine is catching Back In The Maine Stream (BITMS) is a non-profit organization run by disabled veterans that have a strong desire to help other disabled Maine veterans increase their quality-of-life and heal physical and emotional trauma through recreational fishing. […] View event

  • Friday October 26 2018

    Halloween party at the Y – Pineland Branch @ YMCA of Southern Maine - Pineland Branch

    Calling all ghosts and goblins! Join us for ghoulish games, creepy crafts and sweet treats at our annual Halloween party. The whole family is invited to this most spooktacular event! Admission, if you dare to enter, is FREE FOR EVERYONE! It’ll be a screaming good time. Please bring a non-perishable food item to be donated […] View event

  • Halloween party at the Y – Northern York County Branch @ YMCA of Southern Maine

    Calling all ghosts and goblins! Join us for ghoulish games, creepy crafts and sweet treats at our annual Halloween party. The whole family is invited to this most spooktacular event! Admission, if you dare to enter, is FREE FOR EVERYONE! It’ll be a screaming good time. Please bring a non-perishable food item to be donated […] View event

  • Halloween party at the Y – Casco Bay Branch @ YMCA of Southern Maine - Casco Bay Branch

    Calling all ghosts and goblins! Join us for ghoulish games, creepy crafts and sweet treats at our annual Halloween party. The whole family is invited to this most spooktacular event! Admission, if you dare to enter, is FREE FOR EVERYONE! It’ll be a screaming good time. Please bring a non-perishable food item to be donated […] View event

  • Saturday October 27 2018

    Free breakfast at Riverside @ Riverside Baptist Church

    Free Breakfast at Riverside Baptist Church on Sat, October 27th ! This is NOT a Trick but a TREAT for you from RBC! Yes, that’s right. Breakfast is on us. Come Sat, Oct 27th from 7:00 to 9:00AM for scrambled eggs, bacon, biscuits & gravy, baked beans, home fries, juice & coffee. Take outs available. […] View event

  • Masterworks: Colby College Symphony Orchestra directed by Jinwook Park @ Colby College, Lorimer Chapel

    In its first concert of the season, the orchestra performs three masterworks from the 19th century: Weber’s beloved “Der Freischutz Overture”, Chopin’s elegant First Piano Concert, featuring Colby College’s own Lily Funahashi, and Tchaikovsky’s glorious Fifth Symphony. View event

  • Monday October 29 2018

    Discover Girl Scouts, Winthrop @ Winthrop Grade 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

  • Tuesday October 30 2018
    7:00pm Poetry

    Migrations: Poems @ SPACE Gallery

    A diverse collection of poets who live in Maine will read and perform work that touches on the traces, tracks, and pathways of various kinds of migration. All of the participating poets have been featured in Deep Water, a weekly poetry column selected and edited by Gibson Fay-LeBlanc. View event

  • Wednesday October 31 2018

    Trick-or-Treat at the Portland Observatory! @ The Portland Observatory

    TRICK OR TREAT! The Portland Observatory is excited to invite trick-or-treaters and their families on Halloween from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Some ghosts of the Tower’s past will be on hand to welcome visitors and hand out candy. Come for some spooky fun at the country’s only Maritime Signal Tower. Only the first floor […] View event

  • Thursday November 01 2018

    Reading Japan in Multicultural Picture Books @ Auburn Public Library

    Auburn Public Library is collaborating with Bates Professor Keiko Konoeda and students in her seminar Reading Japan in Multicultural Picture Books this fall. Bates has a large collection of diverse picture books, includingover 70 featuring Japanese characters and themes. The Diverse Book Finder can be accessed at the following link: https://diversebookfinder.org/ Professor Konoeda’s students will […] View event

  • SMCC Midcoast Campus Open House @ SMCC Midcoast Campus, Brunswick

    Southern Maine Community College is holding a Fall Open House at its Midcoast Campus in Brunswick for prospective and accepted students, families and anyone with an interest in SMCC. Learn about academic programs, student life, financial aid, admissions and more, meet faculty and tour our campus. View event

  • Saturday November 03 2018

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

    We’ll celebrate the 100th birthday of iconic American composer Leonard Bernstein with “Slava! A Political Overture” written in celebration of Mstislav Rostropovich’s appointment as artistic director of the Kennedy Center. This concert of American music also includes Loren fields as the featured soloist on Gary Kuo’s “Wingspan,” “Zion” by Dan Welcher, “Hambone” by Libbry Larsen, […] 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

  • Discover Girl Scouts, Old Orchard Beach @ Jameson 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

  • 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

  • ohn David Ellis, Untitled, Oil on canvas, 50 1/2 in x 84 1/2 in

    Partners in art, Partners in Life opening reception @ Art Gallery – UNE, Portland campus

    PARTNERS in ART, PARTNERS in LIFE John David Ellis and Joan Beauregard Presented in collaboration with the Ellis-Beauregard Foundation, a new exhibition at the University of New England Art Gallery explores the lives and artwork of Rockland, Maine, residents John David Ellis and Joan Beauregard. After meeting at the Art Students League in New York […] View event

  • Wednesday November 14 2018

    Community redesign of Castonguay Square @ The Center

    Waterville Creates!, one of Maine’s leading arts and cultural organizations and a key driver in making the city a vibrant destination in central Maine, earlier this year was awarded a $75,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The Our Town program will undertake, in partnership with the City of Waterville, Colby College, […] View event

  • Thursday November 15 2018

    Music in the museum: Ah, Raza! The making of an American artist @ Colby College Museum of Art, Paul J. Shupf Wing

    In 1996 interdisciplinary artist and Colby music associate Gustavo Aguilar experienced a moment of psychic disequilibrium that prompted him to examine what it meant to identify as an American artist. Set against the backdrop of Aguilar’s bordertown hometown of Brownsville, Texas, Ah, Raza! The Making of an American Artist traces a line of continuity to […] View event

  • 6:30pm Community, Meet-Up

    Conversational Spanish at Riverton Branch Library @ Portland Public Library, Riverton Branch

    Come join us at the Riverton Branch Library for our monthly Conversational Spanish Group. It’s an excellent way to practice Spanish language skills—and offers the opportunity to meet other Spanish-speakers in the area! The group is geared toward adults and teens, but children are welcome to accompany parents & are encouraged to participate as well. […] View event

  • Sunday November 18 2018
    7:00pm Community, Film

    Free film: The Eagle Huntress @ Yarmouth History Center

    Yarmouth Historical Society and Royal River Conservation Trust are pleased to present a free film screening of “The Eagle Huntress” on Thursday, October 18 at 7:00 pm. This 2016 documentary follows the story of 13-year-old Aisholpan as she trains to become the first female eagle hunter in twelve generations of her Kazakh family. With beautiful […] View event

  • Saturday November 24 2018

    Home for the holidays craft show @ Scarborough 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

  • Saturday December 01 2018

    Composers Showcase, Daniel Sonenberg, director @ Corthell Concert Hall, University of Southern Maine

    The USM Composers Ensemble, ranging in size from 10-30 musicians, begins each semester with no music, and a different combination of instruments and players than the last semester. Under the encouragement, instruction and inspiration of Daniel Sonenberg, resident composer and director of the ensemble, compositions are read and rehearsed throughout the semester, culminating in a […] View event

  • Sunday December 02 2018

    Yarmouth holiday craft show @ Amvets, Yarmouth

    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 February 13 2019

    Music@Noon concert with Aleksandra Labinska, Kett Chuan Lee, and Inês Andrade @ Farnsworth Art Museum

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Polish-born Aleksandra Labinska holds a Doctorate in violin performance from Boston University, has received numerous awards and performed in many prestigious concert series around the world; cellist Kett Chuan Lee was the youngest member of the National Symphony and Radio Television Orchestras in Malaysia before coming to the United States in […] View event