Mon/23

Blood drive

  • Elijah Kellogg Church, noon-5 p.m., Route 123, Harpswell; Connie Henry 833-5567, appointments or walk in.
  • American Red Cross Donor Center, noon-7 p.m., 524 Forest Ave., Portland; www.RedCrossBlood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Tue/24

Blood drive

  • American Red Cross Donor Center, noon-7 p.m., 524 Forest Ave., Portland; www.RedCrossBlood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Miscellaneous

  • Guided Beaver Park Morning Walks, 7-8 a.m., Lisbon; 353-9075 or lisbonme.org.
  • Tuesdays with Jessica, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; stories and crafts for young ones, with Jessica Mahnke; free; 443-5141 x17 or www.patten.lib.me.us.
  • Free Game Day, noon-3 p.m., Richmond Senior Citizen’s Group, 164 Pleasant St.; starts with lunch, followed by variety of games; transportation or more info, Barbara Barter 737-2190.
  • Café en Francais, 2:30 p.m., People Plus Center, 35 Union St., Brunswick; have coffee or tea and chat with other French-speakers; 729-0757.
  • Knitting Circle ‘Crafternoons,’ 3:30-5 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; age 7 to adult; free; 443-5141 x17 or www.patten.lib.me.us.
  • Lego League, for ages 7 and older, 3:30-4:15 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; ages 6 and older; bring own Legos and snack; led by Matt Boyle; 443-5141 x17.
  • Open Community Square Dance, 6 p.m., Coffin Elementary School, Brunswick; instruction and refreshments; $2 community dance, $4 whole night; 6-7 p.m. community/students level; 7-8:30 p.m. students/mainstream level; 8:30-9 p.m. plus level; Polly Harris 373-1778.

Performances

  • OPERA: Cendrillon, from Royal Opera House, London, 2 and 7 p.m., Frontier Cafe, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick; $20; sung in French with English subtitles; 725-5222 or www.explorefrontier.com.
  • I Look Like an Egg, But I Identify As a Cookie, one-woman show by Heather Gold, 7 p.m., Moulton Union, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; free; 725-3375.

Public Meals

  • Breakfast Cafe, 9-10 a.m., Bath Regional Career and Technical Center, 800 High St.; baked items and eggs to order; operated by culinary arts students; reservations 443-8257 or [email protected]
  • Carefree Café, for those with progressive memory loss and their caregivers, noon, Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St., Topsham; restaurant-style meal; free; reservations required, 729-0475.
  • Neighborhood Cafe, free meal, 5:30-7:30 p.m., United Church of Christ, 150 Congress Ave., Bath; also open mic to share music, thoughts, poetry and stories; free; [email protected]

Wed/25

Blood drive

  • American Red Cross Donor Center, noon-7 p.m., 524 Forest Ave., Portland; www.RedCrossBlood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Miscellaneous

  • Story Time for preschool children, 10:30 a.m., Wiscasset Public Library, 21 High St.,; includes storytelling and crafts; 882-7161.
  • Book Babies, for babies and toddlers, 10:30 a.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; 20 minutes of rhyming stories, finger plays and song; free; 443-5141 x17 or www.patten.lib.me.us.

Performances

  • Next Fall, presented by Good Theater, 7 p.m., St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland; $15; 885-5883 or www.GoodTheater.com.

Public Meals

  • Breakfast cafe, noon-1 p.m., Bath Regional Career and Technical Center, 800 High St.; 3-course meal and beverage, $7; operated by culinary arts students; reservations 443-8257 or [email protected]

Talks-Workshops

  • Boon Island: The Untold Story of the Wreck of the Nottingham Galley, By Andrew Vietz, part of Midcoast Senior College Winter Wisdom Series, 12:15-1:45 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick; free.

Thu/26

Blood drive

  • American Red Cross Donor Center, noon-7 p.m., 524 Forest Ave., Portland; www.RedCrossBlood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Miscellaneous

  • Guided Beaver Park Morning Walks, 7-8 a.m., Lisbon; 353-9075 or lisbonme.org.
  • Thursday Hikers: Mere Creek Golf Course, Brunswick; meet 8:45 a.m. at Mid-Coast Presbyterian Church, 84 Main St., Topsham; snowshoe or cross-country ski, or hike; bring water and snack; 319-7355.
  • Laughing Club For Everyone, 10:30 a.m., Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St., Topsham; $2; 729-0475.
  • Time for Twos, 10:30-11 a.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; short stories, songs and puppets; free; 443-5141 x17 or www.patten.lib.me.us.
  • Home School Time, 1-2 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; free; 443-5141 x17 or www.patten.lib.me.us.
    Teen Henna Body Art, 1-3 p.m., Skidhompha Library, Damariscotta; free; ages 13-18; temporary designs fade in 7-14 days; register 563-1058.
  • On the Job: Women Launching New Traditions, documentary film screening, 6:30 p.m., Maine Maritime Museum, Bath; $5, $3 members; 443-1316 x323.
  • Dreamland Theater: “La Vie en Rose,” 6:30 p.m., Winter Street Center, 880 Washington St., Bath; $5, concessions $1, bring own picnic; short films and documentaries prior to main feature; 522-1018 or www.sagadahocpreservation.org.

Performances

  • Noonday concerts, featuring Laura Kargul on piano and Ronald Lantz on violin, 12:15 p.m., First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland; free; Portland Conservatory of Music 775-3356.
  • Frontiers of Music Concert Series, 7 p.m., Frontier Cafe, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick; featuring id m theft, Crank Sturgeon, Andrea Pensado,Joshua DeScherer, and Walter Wright and Stephanie Lak; pay what you want; 725-5222 or www.explorefrontier.com.
  • Circle Mirror Transformation, 7:30 p.m., The Theater Project, 14 School St., Brunswick; pay-what-you-want; 729-8485 or www.TheaterProject.com.
  • Next Fall, presented by Good Theater, 7 p.m., St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland; $20; 885-5883 or www.GoodTheater.com.
  • Open Mic Night, 8 p.m.-midnight, Railroad Diner, Route 196, Lisbon; hosted by Charlie Wing and the band Tripolar; [email protected]
  • Okabari Jiddle Eastern Ensemble, 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, Portland; $12; 761-1757 or www.onelongfellowsquare.com. Artist Website: www.okbari.org.

Public Meals

  • Region 10 Café, run by students, noon-1 p.m., Region 10 Technical High School, 68 Church Road, Brunswick; 3-course meal $7.50; reservations encouraged 729-6622.

Talks-Workshops

  • Rembrandt the Evangelist, by George Keyes, 4:30 p.m., Sills Hall, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; free; 725-3743.
  • Wondrous Worm Composting, with Worm Wiz Brett Thompson, 7-8:30 p.m., Shift, 56 Maine St., Brunswick; free; 729-4050 or [email protected]
  • Interconnectedness of class, race and privilage, by Tim Wise, 8 p.m., Visual Arts Center, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; free; 725-3375.

Fri/27

Blood drive

  • American Red Cross Donor Center, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., 524 Forest Ave., Portland; www.RedCrossBlood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Miscellaneous

  • Free blood pressure clinic, sponsored by CHANS Home Health Care, 9:30-10:30 a.m., 36 Pejepscot Terrace, Brunswick; 729-6782.
  • Preschool Storytime, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; stories, songs, puppets and crafts for 3- to 5-yer-olds; free; 443-5141 x17 or www.patten.lib.me.us.
  • Chess Club, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; ages 7-11; led by Nathaniel Rines; free; 443-5141 x17 or www.patten.lib.me.us.

Performances

  • As It Is In Heaven, a production of Heartwood Theater, 7:30 p.m., Skidompha Library, Main St., Damariscotta; $18, $12 students; 563-1373 or www.HeartwoodTheater.org.
  • Next Fall, presented by Good Theater, 7:30 p.m., St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland; $20; 885-5883 or www.GoodTheater.com.
  • Winter Cabaret, 8 p.m., The Theater Project, 14 School St., Brunswick; pay-what-you-want; adults-only night of sketch comedy, music, desserts; 729-8485 or www.TheaterProject.com.
  • Tracey Grammer and Dan Navarro, 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, Portland; $15 advance, $18 at door; 761-1757 or www.onelongfellowsquare.com. Artist Websites: www.tracygrammer.com and www.dannavarro.com.
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 8 p.m., The Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland; $20, $18 seniors, $15 students; 799-7337 or www.PortlandPlayers.org.

Public Meals

  • Haddock Chowder Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., South Freeport Church community hall, 98 South Freeport Road; chowder, soleslaw, corn muffins, cake; $8 (includes seconds), $6 takeouts; 865-4012.

Talks-Workshops

  • Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America, by Barbara Ehrenreich, 12:30 p.m., Pickard Theater, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; free, tickets required, available at Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick; book discussions throughout day at Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick High School and Bowdoin College; 725-5242.

Sat/28

Performances

  • As It Is In Heaven, a production of Heartwood Theater, 7:30 p.m., Skidompha Library, Main St., Damariscotta; $18, $12 students; 563-1373 or www.HeartwoodTheater.org.
  • Next Fall, presented by Good Theater, 7:30 p.m., St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland; $25; 885-5883 or www.GoodTheater.com.
  • Joe Gallant and Amanda Gervasi concert, 8 p.m., Frontier Cafe, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick; $10 advance, $12 at door; 725-5222 or www.explorefrontier.com.
  • Circle Mirror Transformation, 8 p.m., The Theater Project, 14 School St., Brunswick; pay-what-you-want; 729-8485 or www.TheaterProject.com.
  • Willie Nile, 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, Portland; $20 advance, $23 at door; 761-1757 or www.onelongfellowsquare.com. Artist Website: www.willienile.com.
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 8 p.m., The Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland; $20, $18 seniors, $15 students; 799-7337 or www.PortlandPlayers.org.

Public Meals

  • Baked Bean and Casserole supper, 4-6 p.m., Bowdoinham Fire Station, Post Road; $7, $2.50 under 12; Susann Uhle 666-8801.
  • Home Baked bean and ham supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Lisbon Methodist Church, School St., Lisbon; $6, $3 ages 6-12, 5 and under free; 353-8951.
  • Bean Supper, 5-6 p.m., First Parish Church, UCC, 9 Cleaveland St., Brunswick; 3 kinds of beans, hot dogs, ham, homemade salads, pies; $7, $3 children, under 6 free; 729-7331.
  • Bean Supper, 5-6:30 p.m., First Parish Congregational Church, UCC, 116 Main St., Yarmouth; 3 kinds of beans, coleslaw, mac and cheese, hot dogs, homemade pies and biscuits; $8, $4; 846-3773.

Talks-Workshops

  • Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America, by Barbara Ehrenreich; book discussions throughout day at Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick High School and Bowdoin College; 725-5242.

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