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  • Monday August 20 2018

    Greater Portland Toastmasters regular meeting @ Thornton Heights United Methodist Church

    Are you looking to build your confidence? Grow as a leader? Improve your communication and public speaking skills? Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Everyone is welcome. View event

  • Tuesday August 21 2018
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    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

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    A Night of Americana Music to End Alzheimer’s @ The Frog & Turtle

    The Frog & Turtle restaurant in Westbrook is hosting “A Night of Americana to End Alzheimer’s” benefit on Tuesday, August 21st from 6 to 10 p.m. Proceeds from the event benefit the 2018 Greater Portland Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The evening features live music by Pete Witham & the Cozmik Zombies and a special cast […] View event

  • Wednesday August 22 2018
    Fish with BITMS on the Salmon River for HUGE salmon.

    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

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    Walking Tour of Historic Eastern Cemetery @ Eastern Cemetery

    Walking tours of Portland’s historic Eastern Cemetery (founded 1668 – yes, we are 350 years old this year!) will start July 1 and continue each Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday at 11 am and each Thursday at 5:30 pm through October 14. These tours, which last about 50 minutes, are led by trained volunteers, who cover […] View event

  • Liminal @ PhoPa Gallery

    Lim·i·nal /ˈlimənl/ Adjective technical Relating to a transitional or initial stage of a process. occupying a position at, or on both sides of, a boundary or threshold. Liminal showcases projects from seven artists at the start of their careers. Through the medium of photography, these artists look thoughtfully at spaces that are often neglected by […] View event

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    Cannabis adult education classes. @ Canuvo

    This month Canuvo is hosting the follow Cannabis Adult Education classes: Cannabis for Pain Management, Insomnia & Anxiety. Tickets are FREE and open to the general public but space is limited, so be sure to reserve your spot online at www.cannabisadulteducation.com/enroll! Pain, insomnia, and anxiety are common aliments for which pharmaceuticals are prescribed. These three […] View event

  • Thursday August 23 2018

    Daisy & Friends Flower Party @ Harrison Village Library

    Join us at one of our Daisy & Friends Flower Party events for a FREE sample troop meeting. Together with your girl you will get to enjoy a fun, girl-led activity and receive a patch, discover the Girl Scout Difference, and register to become a Girl Scout! View event

  • Friday August 24 2018
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    Cape Con 2018 @ Thomas Memorial Library

    Join us at the Thomas Memorial Library for our first annual Cape Con! Experience all the fun of a comic convention at your local library! We will have free comic books, local comic authors, cosplayers, gaming stations, face painting, and much more! This is a free event and all ages are welcome. View event

  • Dancing the night away at Folk Dance Brunswick. All are welcome.

    Folk Dance Brunswick @ People Plus

    World music and dance from the Balkans, Israel, Western Europe, and around the globe. Good exercise, great fun. Many dances are taught. No partner needed. Best international folk dancing north of Boston! Fridays, 6:30–9:00 p.m., at People Plus, 35 Union St., one block west of Maine St., Brunswick. Donation $5. All are welcome. FMI: 207-200-7577, […] View event

  • Saturday August 25 2018
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    Designing Women Fine Art & Craft Show @ Longfellow's Greenhouses

    Celebrate the end of summer with over 20 of northern New England’s most talented lady artisans, enjoy live music, meet Maine Mystery Writers, and help support Winthrop’s Sexual Assault Crisis and Support Center. This annual show features beautifully handcrafted pottery, jewelry, intricate weaving, clothing, home decorations, handmade soaps and body care, and much more! Designing […] View event

  • Thursday August 30 2018
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    Maine Roller Derby FUNdraiser Cruise @ Casablanca Cruises

    Join the members of Maine Roller Derby as we hit the harbor aboard the lovely Casablanca, an 85-foot double deck charter boat. The cruise ship will depart promptly at 6:00pm from the Porthole Deck @ Custom House Wharf and return you safely to shore at 9:00pm. This FUN-draiser is also featuring Hello Newman, a 90’s […] View event

  • Friday August 31 2018
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    Beginner Fly Fishing @ Medawisla Camps

    This program is for the beginner fly fishing angler or a refresher course for anyone looking to reconnect with the art of fly fishing. Programming will begin after dinner Friday evening with a workshop on fly rods, reels, line, flies, knots and basic skills. On Saturday morning after breakfast participants will be given hands on […] View event

  • Monday September 03 2018

    Run for the Horses 5k

    Run For The Horses 5k will be a run to benefit the Double B Equine Rescue at 10am on Labor Day Monday, September 3rd in Madison. The race will start and finish at Hight Chrysler-Dodge 507 Lakewood Road in Madison. The race will include a kids 1k race starting at 945 AM, a DJ with […] View event

  • Thursday September 06 2018
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    PROPEL In Focus Event: In Her Presence @ Red Thread

    Join PROPEL and In Her Presence on Thursday, September 6th from 5:30 – 8:00pm at Red Thread (1 City Center, Portland) for PROPEL’s first In Focus Event of the year. The In Focus Event Series provides a means for young professionals to learn about nonprofits, and to identify opportunities to volunteer, donate their professional services, […] View event

  • Friday September 07 2018
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    Remote Ponds Fly Fishing @ Little Lyford Lodge & Cabins

    Early autumn is the perfect time to explore some of the remote ponds that dot the AMC’s Maine Woods Initiative property. This program provides anglers the opportunity to fish for both Native and Wild Brook Trout while accompanied by trained AMC guides. Programming starts Friday evening after dinner with a presentation on native and wild […] View event

  • Sunday September 09 2018
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    Strut Your Mutt @ Mother's Beach, Kennebunk

    Walk with AWS to support veterinary care for pets in need! Strut Your Mutt is a fun Sunday morning on Kennebunk Beach for our community of dog-lovers and their pooches. Festivities begin at 9 am. Young attendees will love the craft table, bounce house, facepainting at the Kids Zone. Strike up a friendly competition with […] View event

  • Monday September 10 2018

    Girls’ Night Out @ Westbrook-Warren Congregational Church

    Join us for a free Super Hero themed activity and information event for girls and their parents/caregivers – come see if Girl Scouts is a good fit for your family. With your girl, you will discover the Girl Scout Difference, register to become a Girl Scout, and enjoy a fun, girl-led activity and receive a […] View event

  • Discover Girl Scouts @ Sylvio J. Gilbert 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 September 11 2018

    Discover Girl Scouts @ Great Salt Bay Community 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

  • Saturday September 15 2018
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    Hand Carving of Slate Gravestones Free Demonstration @ Eastern Cemetery

    Eastern Cemetery is 350 years old this year and we are celebrating with a free open house on Saturday, September 15, from 9 am to 1 pm. Peaks Island stonecutter Matt Barnes of Yankee Slate Cutting will be there, demonstrating the art of carving slate gravestones by hand, using methods of the 1700s. Learn how […] View event

  • Monday September 17 2018

    Girls’ Night Out @ Harriet Beecher Stowe School

    Join us for a free Super Hero themed activity and information event for girls and their parents/caregivers – come see if Girl Scouts is a good fit for your family. With your girl, you will discover the Girl Scout Difference, register to become a Girl Scout, and enjoy a fun, girl-led activity and receive a […] View event

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    Ten Weeks/Ten Leaps: A 10-Week Poetry Workshop @ Glickman Family Library, USM Portland Campus

    Writers can thrive from chances to leap—to vault their practice into energizing new modes for both the creation and the revision of poems. In this ten-week master class, poets will explore a range of exercises, readings, and strategies to spur the generation of new work, and to help them find fresh movement and surprise in […] View event

  • Tuesday September 18 2018
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    Building Confidence @ Gardiner Area High School

    Whether you are looking for a job, starting a business, or simply want to be more confident, attend this class to assess your confidence and learn concrete tools to help you build your confidence and keep it strong. View event

  • Discover Girl Scouts @ Spruce Mountain Primary 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

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    The Long Haul: Pulling a Novel to Completion – A 10-Week Fiction Workshop @ Glickman Family Library, USM Portland Campus

    Anyone can start a novel; that’s when it’s fun, exciting, all possibility and no problems. For about fifty pages the thing practically writes itself—and then something happens. Narrative difficulties emerge and accumulate. Doubt creeps in. You falter, or quit altogether. This is not merely a common experience among novelists of all levels of experience and […] View event

  • Wednesday September 19 2018

    Discover Girl Scouts @ Wells 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 September 20 2018

    Girls’ Night Out @ Edward Little High School

    Join us for a free Super Hero themed activity and information event for girls and their parents/caregivers – come see if Girl Scouts is a good fit for your family. With your girl, you will discover the Girl Scout Difference, register to become a Girl Scout, and enjoy a fun, girl-led activity and receive a […] View event

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    Finding Your Voice: A 10-Week Memoir & Personal Essay Workshop @ Glickman Family Library, USM Portland Campus

    The best memoirists drop readers into their lives through vivid scenes, description, character, and a voice that is uniquely their own—John Updike’s ironic and poetic narration or Jeannette Walls’ devastatingly straightforward cri de coeur. In sharing stories that are personal and specific, the best memoirists achieve the universal and therefore help expand the lives and […] View event

  • Friday September 21 2018
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    Fly Fishing on the Roach River @ Medawisla Camps

    Fall is here and that is spawning time for the fish in Moosehead Lake. AMC’s Maine Woods Initiative newest facility Medawisla sits right along the headwaters of Moosehead Lake. This program provides anglers the opportunity to fish for trophy brook trout and landlocked salmon while accompanied by trained AMC Maine guides. Programming starts Friday evening […] View event

  • Saturday September 22 2018
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    Come a Little Bit Closer: Crafting Memoir Scenes that Invite Readers Into the Moment @ Glickman Family Library, USM Portland Campus

    Memoir can fall flat when readers feel detached from important events unfolding on the page. To connect a reader to one’s experience, a writer has to do more than simply narrate it. She or he has to pull readers in close, anchor them in time and place, and zip them into our skin, to paraphrase […] View event

  • Sunday September 23 2018
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    Black & White 2 Peak Challenge @ Black Mountain of Maine

    This trail race offers an exceptionally hilly, technical single-track point to point trail race that takes you up & down 2 mountains. If you’re not begging for mercy during the first climb, you will be on the second. Running this challenging 8.7 mile 2 peak ascent with 2750′ of elevation gain & a 2450′ of […] View event

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    Portland Buddy Walk @ Edward Payson Park

    Join the Maine Down Syndrome Network on Sunday, September 23, for a day of family fun and festivities celebrating the abilities and accomplishments of Mainers with Down syndrome! It is also the largest fundraiser for the Maine Down Syndrome Network. With the funds raised, we are able to provide information packets to families receiving a […] View event

  • Monday September 24 2018

    Discover Girl Scouts @ Farrington 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 September 25 2018

    Discover Girl Scouts @ Boothbay Region 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

  • Girls’ Night Out @ Windham High School

    Join us for a free Super Hero themed activity and information event for girls and their parents/caregivers – come see if Girl Scouts is a good fit for your family. With your girl, you will discover the Girl Scout Difference, register to become a Girl Scout, and enjoy a fun, girl-led activity and receive a […] View event

  • Wednesday September 26 2018

    Discover Girl Scouts @ Warren Community 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 September 27 2018

    Girls’ Night Out @ Dirigo Elementary School

    Join us for a free Super Hero themed activity and information event for girls and their parents/caregivers – come see if Girl Scouts is a good fit for your family. With your girl, you will discover the Girl Scout Difference, register to become a Girl Scout, and enjoy a fun, girl-led activity and receive a […] View event

  • Friday September 28 2018

    Girls’ Night Out @ South Berwick Town Hall Auditorium

    Join us for a free Super Hero themed activity and information event for girls and their parents/caregivers – come see if Girl Scouts is a good fit for your family. With your girl, you will discover the Girl Scout Difference, register to become a Girl Scout, and enjoy a fun, girl-led activity and receive a […] View event

  • Girls’ Night Out @ Buxton Center Elementary School

    Join us for a free Super Hero themed activity and information event for girls and their parents/caregivers – come see if Girl Scouts is a good fit for your family. With your girl, you will discover the Girl Scout Difference, register to become a Girl Scout, and enjoy a fun, girl-led activity and receive a […] View event

  • Saturday September 29 2018
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    The Great Inflatable Race, Maine! @ The Brunswick Landing, Brunswick Maine

    Seeds of Independence and Family Focus host The Great Inflatable Race, Maine! Designed for all ages, this family fun event will have you and your friends running, bouncing, bumping and LAUGHING your way to the finish line! All proceeds support youth development programs and services in our area. So, what are you waiting for? Join […] View event

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    Black Mountain Music Festival & Truck Show @ Black Mountain of Maine

    Unbelievable amounts of outdoor fun is in the works. Featuring 207Diesels truck show, 5 Live bands, BBQ challenge, music, beer tent, food vendors & more! Sponsored by : Ice Pik Vodka Gates open at 10:00am Bring your dance shoes & your lawn chair! Admission is only $15 – includes BBQ tasting (kids under 12 get […] View event

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    Re(en)vision Strategies: A Poetry Revision Workshop @ University of Maine at Farmington

    The revered author Roald Dahl once said “Good writing is essentially rewriting.” Most everyone who has written a poem knows this to be true. This four-hour poetry workshop will consider exactly why this is so, and how to improve the process of rewriting poems with new strategies. Before the workshop, participants will each submit a […] View event

  • Sunday September 30 2018
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    Augusta Buddy Walk @ Capital Park, Augusta

    Join the Maine Down Syndrome Network on Sunday, September 30, for a day of family fun and festivities celebrating the abilities and accomplishments of Mainers with Down syndrome! It is also the largest fundraiser for the Maine Down Syndrome Network. With the funds raised, we are able to provide information packets to families receiving a […] View event

  • Tuesday October 02 2018
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    My Money Works @ Gardiner Area High School

    This class can help you gain the skills and confidence you need to stretch your money, pay your bills, reduce debt, find money for savings, plan for retirement, and set personal financial goals. At the end of the class you will have a plan to achieve greater financial stability. A follow-up session is scheduled to […] View event

  • Sunday October 14 2018
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    Divas on the Bima – Live in Concert @ Hannaford Hall, USM Abromson Center, Portland Campus

    The Cantor Kurt Messerschmidt Memorial Fund & the Jewish Community Alliance present DIVAS ON THE BIMA Live in concert. Divas on the Bima is an entertaining, uplifting program consisting a wide variety of Jewish and popular music, presented by four cantors from diverse performing backgrounds who came together beginning in 2010. All four dynamic women […] View event

  • Saturday October 20 2018
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    2018 Ruck for our Fallen @ Ogunquit Beach

    The Maine Fallen Heroes Foundation will be holding it’s inaugural Ruck for our Fallen on Saturday, October 20th from Noon until high tide. We’ve established several different means of support for the families that have lost a loved one. We provide emergency financial aid & college scholarships for the families of our fallen. All family […] 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

  • Saturday February 02 2019
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    The International Cryptozoology Museum at Thompson’s Point @ Thompson's Point

    Cryptozoology is the study of hidden or unknown animals. These are usually larger zoological species that, to date, remain unverified by science, such as Yetis, Bigfoot, Lake Monsters, and Sea Serpents, as well as hundreds of other yet-to-be-found animals (cryptids) worldwide, but which compelling ethnoknown evidence has been collected for their possible existence. It also […] View event