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The Pihcintu Multinational Children’s Chorus will perform a free concert at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Portland Public Library. See Portland briefs for additional details.
Photo provided by Portland Public Library
Those attending are encouraged to bring their e-Readers.
The library will also have some e-Reader models available for demonstration purposes.
This program is free and open to the public. Registration is required to attend.
For more details, call 883-4723, option 4.
Concert series to kick off
The award winning Gypsy jazz, flamenco and swing of Ameranouche will kick off an eclectic new concert series at 7 p.m. Saturday at the First Parish Federated Church, 150 Main St.
Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door.
For advance reservations, call 450-8746 or call the church office at 384-4091.
Local history talk set
Dr. Steven Eames will present a talk titled, "Scouts and Garrisons: Defending the Maine Frontier, 1689-1748" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Berwick Academy's Jeppesen Science Center on Academy Street.
The lecture is part of the Old Berwick Historical Society's 2013 series of talks, walks and historical events tied to the 300th anniversary of the Berwicks' existence as an independent town.
Events have included lectures, tours and public programs focused on the history of this area of Maine and the Piscataqua during the 1600s and 1700s.
His primary area of interest and research has been the effect of war on soldiers and civilians, with a focus on early American history.
Eames' talk will focus on the development over time of defensive and offensive ways of war on the Maine frontier.
For more details, call 384-0000.
Two fashion shows on tap
Spindleworks will offer two Fashion Shows featuring its clothing and accessories, at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Theater Project.
Tickets are a suggested donation of $12 and may be purchased ahead of time by calling 729-8584.
The show will feature local models donning the Spindleworks creations, including Gary Lawless, Jill Jacobs of The Mix, and artist and original founder of Spindleworks, Nan Ross.
Current events forum
Curtis Memorial Library and the Midcoast Senior College are jointly sponsoring a weekly current events forum that meets from noon to 1 p.m. each Thursday through Nov. 21 in the library's Morrell Meeting Room at 23 Pleasant St.
A moderator will begin each session by briefly recapping an event followed by a discussion with audience members.
The goal is to provide a civil, calm environment where people of differing opinions can get together and talk rationally with the ultimate goal of expanding one's worldview.
This program is free and open to all. For more details, call Elisabeth Doucett at 725-5242, Ext. 211 or email email@example.com.
College fair open to all
The Mid-Coast College Fair will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Brunswick High School, 116 Maquoit Road.
The high school counseling department is hosting the fair.
More than 115 colleges will be represented. The list of colleges attending can be accessed at www.brunswick.k12.me.us/bhs/.
Students in all grades and their parents are invited to meet with representatives and gather information from various colleges.
The fair is open to the public.
Refreshments will be available at the snack bar.
For more details, call the Brunswick High School Counseling Office at 319-1912.
Senior chorus to give concert
Brunswick-area Respite Care presents the Harmonaires, 35 local seniors singing Broadway tunes, on Sunday at 4 p.m. at the United Methodist Church on Church Road. A $5 donation is suggested at the door.
Cub pack sets open house
Cub Scout Pack No. 97 of Portland will host an open house from 5:45 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Hall School Library at 23 Orono Road.
Portland boys in grades 1 through 5 are eligible to attend.
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