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  • Thursday April 19 2018

    Portland History Docents @ Maine Historical Society

    The Portland History Collaborative is once again hosting a program of 9 classes designed to train volunteer guides at their historic properties. Learn a lot about the region we live in while you volunteer with a local museum or historic site, including Victoria Mansion, 5th Maine Regiment Museum, Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad, Eastern Cemetery, or […] View event

  • Friday April 20 2018
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    Music@Dusk: Palaver Strings – Parallel Freedoms @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents Music@Dusk: Palaver Strings – Parallel Freedoms An exploration of the blurred lines between genres, where classical and jazz composers inspire one another, and where classically trained musicians are inspired to program, arrange, and improvise music that reflects parallel explorations of freedom. Bay Chamber favorites, Palaver Strings will perform Claude Debussy’s String […] View event

  • Dancing the night away at Folk Dance Brunswick — Fridays at People Plus. 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 April 21 2018
    Pool at Rosmarin and Saunders Family Forest in Readfield, Maine.
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    2018 Lyceum Field Trips “Maine Amphibians and Reptiles”

    Join the Kennebec Land Trust for our annual Lyceum field trips. We are hosting 2 walks in April Rosmarin and Saunders Family Forest, Readfield Join KLT Steward Tom Danielson on Earth Day Weekend for an exploration of amphibians in the Rosmarin Beaver Pond, stream, and vernal pools. Amphibians are important indicators of environmental quality and […] View event

  • Green ME Up! @ L.L.Bean, Freeport

    Celebrate Earth Day with a free, fun-filled day, and learn how you can take action to keep Maine green today and in the future! Join us for some hands-on earth friendly activities with Natural Resources Council of Maine, Maine Audubon, Wolfe’s Neck Farm, Sustainable Forestry Initiative, PaintCare, and more. You’ll even get to see on […] View event

  • Sunday April 22 2018
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    80+ parrots celebrate Earth Day, Sun April 22, 1-5 pm @ Siesta Sanctuary

    HARMONY-Join 80+ parrots for a free Earth Day celebration at Siesta Sanctuary on Sun. April 22 from 1 – 5 pm. This is a family friendly event where you can see beautiful birds, hear parrots talk, sing and dance; play catch with a cockatoo and learn about parrots in the wild. “This place is incredible!” […] View event

  • Monday April 23 2018

    Sprouting Daisies @ Eliot Elementary School

    Sprouting Daisies will bring together girls and their caregivers, and allow them to discover why Girl Scouting is important to the development of girls – even the youngest ones. Attendees will be invited to participate in an activity, learn about volunteer opportunities, and learn how to earn GSME’s newest patch – Sprouting Daisies – for […] View event

  • Wednesday April 25 2018
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    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

  • Sprouting Daisies @ Lyseth Elementary School

    Sprouting Daisies will bring together girls and their caregivers, and allow them to discover why Girl Scouting is important to the development of girls – even the youngest ones. Attendees will be invited to participate in an activity, learn about volunteer opportunities, and learn how to earn GSME’s newest patch – Sprouting Daisies – for […] View event

  • Thursday April 26 2018
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    Maine’s First Ship Spring Lecture Series — What does Winnegance Mean? Wabanaki Place Names in Context @ The Winter Street Center

    Joe Hall teaches colonial, American Indian, and environmental history at Bates College. He is currently researching the history of Wabanakis, Maine’s indigenous peoples. He is particularly interested in the ways that Wabanakis continued to cultivate ties to their homeland even as colonial peoples sought to dispossess them of it. In his lecture he will be […] View event

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    Free Film – Community Conservation: Finding the Balance Between Nature and Culture @ Thomas Memorial Library

    How can land trusts work more closely with their community to address the traditions and aspirations of community members? Join Maine’s Emmy award winning filmmaker Mark Ireland for his documentary profiling four land trusts in different regions of Maine: coastal, inland, western mountains and Downeast. Each works closely with their community to addresses the traditions […] View event

  • Sprouting Daisies @ Hall Elementary School

    Sprouting Daisies will bring together girls and their caregivers, and allow them to discover why Girl Scouting is important to the development of girls – even the youngest ones. Attendees will be invited to participate in an activity, learn about volunteer opportunities, and learn how to earn GSME’s newest patch – Sprouting Daisies – for […] View event

  • Friday April 27 2018
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    Theater project benefit auction @ The Daniel Inn — Brunswick

    The Theater Project’s 2018 Silent and Live Benefit Auction takes place on Friday, April 27 at The Daniel, a beautiful and historic inn located at 10 Water Street, Brunswick. Always a lively and fun-filled event, The Theater Project auction offers something for everyone: travel packages and concert tickets, restaurant gift cards, local treasures and more. […] View event

  • Sunday April 29 2018
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    Merriconeag Poetry Festival @ Maine Coast Waldorf School

    Maine Coast Waldorf High School presents the 11th Annual Merriconeag Poetry Festival featuring Maine’s Poet Laureate, Stuart Kestenbaum, and finalists from the following high schools: Cape Elizabeth, Deering, Falmouth, Gorham, Maine Coast Waldorf, Morse, North Yarmouth Academy and Spruce Mountain. View event

  • Monday April 30 2018

    Sprouting Daisies @ Margaret Chase Smith School , Sanford

    Sprouting Daisies will bring together girls and their caregivers, and allow them to discover why Girl Scouting is important to the development of girls – even the youngest ones. Attendees will be invited to participate in an activity, learn about volunteer opportunities, and learn how to earn GSME’s newest patch – Sprouting Daisies – for […] View event

  • Friday May 04 2018
    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 May 05 2018
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    Maine Family Planning’s 2018 Birds & the Bees Spring Soiree @ Portland Country Club

    The Birds and the Bees will Get Jazzy in New Orleans at Maine Family Planning’s annual signature fundraising gala, the Birds and the Bees Spring Soiree, on May 5, 2018. Held at Portland Country Club, the event features sumptuous hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar, live music, a silent auction, and the raffle of a […] View event

  • Tuesday May 08 2018

    Sprouting Daisies @ Edna Libby Elementary School

    Sprouting Daisies will bring together girls and their caregivers, and allow them to discover why Girl Scouting is important to the development of girls – even the youngest ones. Attendees will be invited to participate in an activity, learn about volunteer opportunities, and learn how to earn GSME’s newest patch – Sprouting Daisies – for […] View event

  • Wednesday May 09 2018

    Discover Girl Scouts @ Mildred L. Day School

    Girl Scouts helps girls develop their full potential. When a girl becomes a Girl Scout, she grows into a young woman who is self-confident, strong and compassionate. She learns how to build and maintain healthy relationships. She becomes more aware of the world around her and uses her skills and talents to make her world […] View event

  • Thursday May 10 2018
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    Claire Messud In Conversation with Richard Russo @ Hannaford Hall, USM Abromson Center, Portland Campus

    New York Times best-selling novelist, Claire Messud, joins Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Richard Russo, for a lively conversation about books, writing, and “all things literary”. Messud is the award-winning author of The Emperor’s Children, The Woman Upstairs, and The Burning Girl. The LA Times calls her “an absolute master storyteller.” Russo is the author of more […] View event

  • Saturday May 12 2018
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    Sprouting Daisies @ Kittery Community Center

    Sprouting Daisies will bring together girls and their caregivers, and allow them to discover why Girl Scouting is important to the development of girls – even the youngest ones. Attendees will be invited to participate in an activity, learn about volunteer opportunities, and learn how to earn GSME’s newest patch – Sprouting Daisies – for […] View event

  • Monday May 14 2018

    Sprouting Daisies @ Hollis Elementary School, River Road

    Sprouting Daisies will bring together girls and their caregivers, and allow them to discover why Girl Scouting is important to the development of girls – even the youngest ones. Attendees will be invited to participate in an activity, learn about volunteer opportunities, and learn how to earn GSME’s newest patch – Sprouting Daisies – for […] View event

  • Wednesday May 16 2018

    Sprouting Daisies @ Great Falls Elementary School

    Sprouting Daisies will bring together girls and their caregivers, and allow them to discover why Girl Scouting is important to the development of girls – even the youngest ones. Attendees will be invited to participate in an activity, learn about volunteer opportunities, and learn how to earn GSME’s newest patch – Sprouting Daisies – for […] View event

  • Friday May 18 2018
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    Beginner Fly Fishing @ Little Lyford Lodge and Cabins

    AMC is teaming up with Trout Unlimited to teach you the basics and get you excited about fly fishing. This program is for the beginner fly fishing angler or a refresher course for anyone looking to reconnect with the art of fly fishing. Participants will get to make their very own fly and then use […] View event

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    Music@Dusk: The Anderson Trio plays Ellington @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents Music@Dusk: The Anderson Trio plays Ellington Coming off their Drama Desk nominated show Le Jazz Hot, virtuoso saxophonists and clarinetists Peter and Will Anderson return to Bay Chamber to explore the musical context and hits of big band legend Duke Ellington. Prepare to dive into the sultry sounds of Kansas City, […] View event

  • Sunday May 20 2018
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    Open House to Celebrate RTT’s 25 years of service @ Riding to the Top Therapeutic Riding Center

    This year marks Riding To The Top Therapeutic Riding Center’s 25th year of service to the community. On May 20th RTT invites the public from 12:30- 4pm to an open house and celebration at their farm at 14 Lilac Drive, Windham, Maine (only 10 minutes from Portland off route 302). RTT has planned a full […] View event

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    Play-a-Thon 2018 @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Music School Third Annual Play-a-thon! All students and friends are welcome to play solo, with a friend, or with a family member – the more the merrier! The primary purpose of the Play-a-thon is to offer a performance opportunity for students of music. Just as important is the opportunity for the community to […] View event

  • Wednesday May 23 2018

    Sprouting Daisies @ Hanson Elementary School

    Sprouting Daisies will bring together girls and their caregivers, and allow them to discover why Girl Scouting is important to the development of girls – even the youngest ones. Attendees will be invited to participate in an activity, learn about volunteer opportunities, and learn how to earn GSME’s newest patch – Sprouting Daisies – for […] View event

  • Thursday May 24 2018

    Sprouting Daisies @ Biddeford Primary School

    Sprouting Daisies will bring together girls and their caregivers, and allow them to discover why Girl Scouting is important to the development of girls – even the youngest ones. Attendees will be invited to participate in an activity, learn about volunteer opportunities, and learn how to earn GSME’s newest patch – Sprouting Daisies – for […] View event

  • Friday May 25 2018
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    Remote Pond Fly Fishing @ Little Lyford Lodge & Cabins

    Spring 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 Registered Maine guides. Programming starts Friday evening after dinner with a presentation on native and wild brook […] View event

  • Saturday May 26 2018

    Annual library book, plant and bake sale @ Bridge Academy

    Our library needs you to keep it alive and growing! Come on down to our biggest fundraiser of the year! We’ll be selling mouth-watering baked goods, fiction and nonfiction for all ages and reading tastes and flowers, herbs and vegetable seedlings to add color and flavor to your home gardens or windowsills! We’ll also be […] View event

  • Friday June 08 2018
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    Women’s Only Beginner Fly Fishing @ Little Lyford Lodge & Cabins

    Taught by women for women, 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 needed to become a proficient fisherman. […] View event

  • Monday June 11 2018
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    Summer Sing, Vivaldi Gloria and Faure Requiem @ Memorial Hall at Woodfords Church

    Join ChoralArt as we sing through Vivaldi Gloria and Faure Requiem. This fun evening of community singing includes time to chat with other choral singers, refreshments, and a chance to win ChoralArt holiday concert tickets. Scores will be provided, or you may bring your own. Admission is $5 at the door; no charge for students. All proceeds of event […] View event

  • Friday June 15 2018
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    Hike and Paddle (Advanced) Program @ Medawisla Camps

    This program is designed to get participants familiar with the newest Appalachian Mountain Club facility, Medawisla, and the beautiful hiking trails and ponds that surround it. Friday evening before dinner join fellow group members for social time and appetizers. That evening the group will have the opportunity to meet and go for a short evening […] View event

  • Passion to Action @ Hannaford Hall, USM

    Join us for an extraordinary event and help inspire today’s youth to be active citizens, true leaders who take their passion and turn it into action! Scheduled Speakers: The Honorable Angus S. King, U.S. Senate Emily Cain, Executive Director of EMILY’S List Meredith Strang Burgess, President & CEO, Burgess Advertising Cost: Current Girl Scouts or […] View event

  • Sunday June 17 2018
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    Young Stars of Maine Prize Winners Concert 2018 @ Rockport Opera House

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Young Stars of Maine Prize Winners Concert 2018 YOUNG STARS OF MAINE PRIZE PROGRAM For more than 50 years, Bay Chamber Concerts and Music School has had an annual prize program to recognize, encourage, and reward young Maine music students who are serious in their study and performance of music. Prize […] View event

  • Friday June 22 2018
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    Hike and Fish Gulf Hagas @ Little Lyford Lodge & Cabins

    Come out to see and fish the beautiful Gulf Hagas the “Grand Canyon” of Maine. This program provides anglers the opportunity to fish for both Native and Wild Brook Trout while accompanied by trained AMC Maine Guides. Programming starts Friday evening after dinner with a presentation on native and wild brook trout and what the […] View event

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    Family Hike and Paddle @ Medawisla Camps

    This program is for families with young kids to come out and enjoy the outdoors in luxury. The AMC Maine Guides will have planned activities for the whole family including hikes around 2nd roach pond, canoeing, and catching frogs and other pond critters. Instruction by AMC Maine guides will include Hike safe, LNT and watercraft […] View event

  • Friday June 29 2018
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    Family Adventure Weekend @ The Appalachian Mountain Club/Gorman Lodge

    This program is for families with adventurous kids who want to explore and get to know the 100 Mile Wilderness in Maine. The AMC Maine Guides will teach Hike Safe, LNT, and canoe safety and techniques for families new to these outdoor skills. Friday evening after dinner meet the group and go on a sunset […] View event

  • Friday July 06 2018
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    Camp and Fish on Remote Ponds @ Little Lyford Lodge & Cabins

    AMC Registered Maine Guides will take you up to the Remote Baker Pond for a weekend filled with fishing. Programming starts Friday with a night at Little Lyford Lodge. That evening after dinner Guides will go over gear needs and talk about the native and wild brook trout and what the AMC is doing to […] View event

  • Friday July 13 2018
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    Intro to Mountain Biking Workshop @ Medawisla Camps

    There is so much that the Maine Woods has to offer, there is hiking, fishing, canoeing, and also mountain biking. Come out this weekend for an introductory class that will hit on the basics of mountain biking and get you out exploring the trails in a different way. The AMC Registered Maine Guides will have […] View event

  • Friday July 27 2018
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    Family Watersports Weekend @ Medawisla Camps

    This program is for families with kids who love the water and exploring new places. Friday evening after dinner meet the group and go on a short sunset walk by the pond to get to know each other and the area. After breakfast on Saturday there will be guided instruction on canoe paddling and safety. […] View event

  • Sunday July 29 2018
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    Yoga Retreat @ Medawisla Camps

    This program is designed to get away from your busy everyday life and connect back to nature and oneself. Friday evening before dinner join fellow group members for social time and appetizers. That evening the group will have the opportunity to meet and go on a short walk to the pond to get to know […] View event

  • Wednesday August 01 2018
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    John Stirratt and the Maine Youth Rock Orchestra to Benefit the Waldo Theatre @ Tops'l Farm

    Join us for an amazing evening at Tops’l Farm’s beautiful new timber frame barn, with food, drink, and music–all to benefit the restoration of the historic Waldo Theatre in downtown Waldoboro. John Stirratt of Wilco and The Autumn Defense will be performing with members of the Maine Youth Rock Orchestra. Also featured throughout the evening, […] View event

  • Friday August 03 2018
    Two women canoe on Long Pond near the Appalachian Mountain Club's Gorman Chairback Lodge. Maine's 100 Mile Wilderness.

    Family Hike and Paddle @ The Appalachian Mountain Club/Gorman Lodge

    This program is for families with young kids to come out and enjoy the outdoors in luxury. The AMC Maine Guides will have planned activities for the whole family including hikes around Long Pond, canoeing, and catching frogs and other pond critters. Instruction by AMC Maine guides will include Hike safe, LNT and watercraft paddling […] View event

  • Saturday August 04 2018
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    Southern Maine Steampunk Fair @ Brick Store Museum

    Steampunk often features anachronistic technologies or “retro-futuristic” inventions as people in the 19th century might have envisioned them. The era’s perspective on fashion, culture, architectural style, invention and art all play into the visual culture of Steampunk. Technology may include fictional machines like those found in the works of H. G. Wells and Jules Verne. […] View event

  • Friday August 10 2018
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    Worcester 100th Anniversary: Weekend in Maine at Gorman Chairback @ The Appalachian Mountain Club/Gorman Lodge

    Come to Maine to help celebrate the AMC Worcester Chapter’s 100th anniversary and the Maine Phoenix Shelter’s 10th birthday! This long weekend at the Gorman Chairback Lodge and Cabins, in the heart of the 100-Mile Wilderness, has something for everybody: hiking (the lodge is a mile from the Appalachian Trail), biking (mountain and road), paddling, […] View event

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    Family Adventure: Intro to Canoe Camping @ The Appalachian Mountain Club/Gorman Lodge

    If you have never been canoe camping before now is the perfect time to explore camping near the water’s edge. This fun canoe camping experience will be led by AMC Registered Maine Guides to take you out to our secret new campsite out on Long Pond. Our guides will teach the basics of canoe camping, […] View event

  • Saturday August 18 2018
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    Maine Highland Games and Scottish Festival 2018 @ Topsham Fairgrounds

    SAVE THE DATE! Maine Highland Games and Scottish Festival August 18th, 2018. Topsham Fairgrounds. Celtic Music, Fiddlers, Dancers, Highland Athletics Competition, Massed Highland Pipe and Drum Bands, Sheep Dog Competitions, Gathering of the Clans. Adults and Children Welcome! 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

  • 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

  • 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