We welcome community groups to list their special events in Calendar. Items should be submitted two weeks in advance. Send them to: Calendar Editor, The Times Record, P.O. Box 10, Brunswick, ME 04011; or e-mail, [email protected] Include name and phone number.

Wed/19

BLOOD DRIVE AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR CENTER, noon-7 p.m., 524 Forest Ave., Portland; www.RedCrossBlood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS. AMERICAN RED CROSS CHAPTER, 1- 6 p.m., 16 Community Way, Topsham; www.RedCrossBlood.org or 1- 800-RED-CROSS.

MISCELLANEOUS IN THE PINES, 2 p.m., Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport; tour of the pine forest, weather permitting; free with park admission; 865-4465. EAGER BEAVER KNITTERS, 6-8:30 p.m., Beaver Park Lone Pine Lodge, 37 Cotton Road, Lisbon; bring own materials; Verla Brooks 353-9075 or [email protected]

PUBLIC MEALS COMMON TABLE, conversation and free meal, 5-6 p.m., Dresden-Richmond United Methodist Church, 121 Pleasant St., Richmond; Jodi 737- 4615.

Thu/20

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. GUIDED BIRD WALK, 7 a.m., Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth; meet at environmetal center; $8, $5 members; bring binoculars and field guides; 781-2330 or [email protected] TIME FOR TWOS, for 2-year-olds, 10:30-11 a.m., Patten Free Library,

33 Summer St.; 443-5141 ext. 17. LAUGHING CLUB for everyone, 10:30 a.m., Spectrum Generations, 12

Main St., Topsham; $2; 729-0475. CHANS FREE BLOOD PRESSURE

CLINIC, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., People

Plus Center, 35 Union St., Brunswick;

729-6782. DRAWING FROM NATURE, 2 p.m.,

Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park,

Freeport; drawing materials provided, weather permitting; free with park admission; 865-4465. LINE DANCING, beginners 6 p.m., intermediate/advanced 7:15 p.m.,

People Plus Center, 35 Union St.,

Brunswick; $20 per month; register

729-0757; questions Janice

McLaughlin 729-6945.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS DISCUSSION: Navigating Alaskan

Waters: Natives, Science and Politics;

4 p.m., Kresge Auditorium, Bowdoin

College; Leaders of five Alaska animal commissions; free; 725-3062. LECTURE: F. Holland Day and William

Wegman: AN Unlikely Combination; 7 p.m., Kresge Auditorium, Bowdoin

College; by independent curator

Trevor Fairbrother; free; 725-3276. LECTURE: Half the Sky: Turning

Oppression into Opportunity for

Women Worldwide; 7 p.m., Pickard

Theater, Bowdoin College; by

Nicholas D. Kristof, two-time Puliyzer

Prize winning columnist for The New

York Times; $10; 725-3375.

Fri/21

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 CHANS FREE BLOOD PRESSURE

CLINIC, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Pejepscot

Terrace, 36 Pejepscot Terrace,

Brunswick; 729-6782. 45TH ANNIVERSARY GEMSTONE

EXHIBIT, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Brown

Goldsmiths, 11 Mechanic St.,

Freeport; An exhibit of rare natural colored diamonds; Free; 865-4126. BEHIND CLOSED DOORS TOUR, 10-

11:30 a.m., Castle Tucker, 2 Lee St.,

Wiscasset; includes rooms and stories not included on the general tour;

$10 members of Historic New England, $15 nonmembers; 882-7169 or www.historicnewengland.org. PRESCHOOL STORYTIME, for 3 to

5-year-olds, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St.;

443-5141 ext. 17. TECH MEETUP: Intro to Google Drive, noon-1 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library,

23 Pleasant St., Brunswick; Brown bag lunch; free; 725-5242 ext. 232. READY, SET, SLEEP!, 2 p.m., Wolfe’s

Neck Woods State Park, Freeport; learn how plants and animals prepare for winter, weather permitting; free with park admission; 865-4465. CHESS CLUB, for 7 to 11-year-olds,

3:30-4:30 p.m., Patten Free

Library, 33 Summer St.; free; 443-

5141 ext. 17. POETRY READING, 7 p.m., Harolw

Gallery, 160 Wtaer St., Hallowell;

Martli Tiemann, Linda Aldrich and Jim

Breslin, light refreshments served;

$3; 685-3636.

PERFORMANCES SIDE DOOR COFFEE HOUSE, 7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church,

23 Pleasant St.; open mike first set, featured performer second set;

$6; 373-1526. FREEPORT PLAYERS: “Can U Rel8?,”

7:30 p.m., Freeport Performing Arts

Center, 30 Holbrook St., Freeport;

Plays by Maine writers; $10 in advance, $15 at the door; www.fcponline.org. CONCERT: Community Music Works,

7:30 p.m., Kanbar Auditorium,

Studzinski Recital Hall, Bowdoin College; leaders and students to perform; free; 798-4141.

PUBLIC MEALS FIRESIDE LUNCHEON, noon, Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St., Topsham; $5 younger than 65, $4 65 and older; reservations 729-0475. HARVEST SUPPER, 5:30 p.m., United

Baptist Church, 1 Elm St., Topsham;

Hearty chowders, and stews, including a vegetarian choice, breads, salads, desserts; $7/$4.50; 725-7389

Sat/22

BLOOD DRIVE ELIJAH KELLOGG CHURCH, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 917 Harpswell Neck Rd., Harpswell; www.RedCrossBlood.org or 1-

800-RED-CROSS.

MISCELLANEOUS BENEFIT YARD SALE, 8 a.m.- 1 p.m.,

United Baptist Church, 1 Elm St., Topsham; to benefit the construction of a 16-room primary school in Buyuni,

Tanzania; 798-9393. SWAN ISLAND OUTING, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Friends of Merrymeeting Bay,

Richmond Town Landing; with Jay

Robbins; $5 island fee; Jay 737-

2239. SENIOR HEALTH FAIR, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Phippsburg Fire Station, Route

207, Phippsburg; helpful information and hand-outs for seniors, free flu shots, blood pressure and diabetes checks, complimentary fish chowder and desserts will be served; 389-

2309. 45TH ANNIVERSARY GEMSTONE

EXHIBIT, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Brown

Goldsmiths, 11 Mechanic St.,

Freeport; An exhibit of rare natural colored diamonds; Free; 865-4126. ART OPENING: 10:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.,

Wiscasset Bay Gallery, 67 Main St.,

Wiscasset; recent acquisitions of

19th and 20th century American and

European paintings as well as works by contemporary New England artists; 882-7682. FALL IN THE FOREST, 2 p.m., Wolfe’s

Neck Woods State Park, Freeport; learn about trees in our forest, tree walk and foliage game, weather permitting; free with park admission;

865-4465. BEAST FEAST MAINE, 2-8 p.m., Bull

Moose Community Outreach, More to

Life Campground, Winthrop; non-profit men’s Christian outreach organization’s 5th annual men-only wild game supper; 647-2746 or www.beastfeastmaine.net.

PERFORMANCES FREEPORT PLAYERS: “Can U Rel8?,”

7:30 p.m., Freeport Performing Arts

Center, 30 Holbrook St., Freeport;

Plays by Maine writers; $10 in advance, $15 at the door; www.fcponline.org. ELLIS PAUL, 7:30 p.m., Chocolate

Church Performing Arts Center, 804

Washington St., Bath; $15 in advance, $18 day of show; 442-

8455. CALENDAR entry

PUBLIC MEALS BAKED BEAN & CASSEROLE SUPPER, 4:30-6 p.m., Bath Area Senior

Activity Center, 45 Floral St., Bath; three types of beans, hot dogs, macaroni and cheese, clam casserole,

American chop suey, various desserts and beverages; $7/$3.50;

443-4937. ANNUAL HARVEST SUPPER, 4:30-6 p.m., West Bowdoin Parish Hall, 54

West Road, Bowdoin; featuring red flannel hash; $7, $3.50 kids 12 and under, pre-schoolers free; 353-2446. BAKED BEAN & MACARONI AND

CHEESE SUPPER, 5-6:30 p.m., First

Parish Congregational Church, 116

Main St., Yarmouth; three types of beans, coleslaw, macaroni and cheese, hot dogs, homemade pies, biscuits and beverages; $8/$4; 846-

5894. HOME BAKED BEAN and ham supper,

5-6:30 p.m., Lisbon Methodist

Church, School St., Lisbon; $7, $3 ages 6-12, 5 and under free; 353-

8951. BAKED BEAN SUPPER, 5-6 p.m., Harraseeket Grange No. 9, 13 Elm St.,

Freeport; 3 kinds of beans, hot dogs, biscuits, brown bread, potato salad, pasta salad; coleslaw, pies; $7, $3 under 10; 865-3363. BENEFIT SUPPER: Edgecomb Fire

Department, 5-6 p.m., Edgecomb

Congregational Church, 15 Cross

Point Road; baked beans, casseroles, salads, desserts; $7, $3

Sun/23

PERFORMANCES FREEPORT PLAYERS: “Can U Rel8?,” 2 p.m., Freeport Performing Arts Center, 30 Holbrook St., Freeport; Plays by Maine writers; $10 in advance, $15 at the door; www.fcponline.org. SMALL WONDERS, 2 p.m., Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport; discover extraordinary things right before your eyes, weather permitting; free with park admission; 865-4465.

PUBLIC MEALS ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST BUFFET, Knights of Columbus Hall, Columbus Dr., Brunswick; $6, $3 children to age 8, under 3 free; 729- 6552.

Mon/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 GAME DAY, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St., Topsham; free; 729-0475. STORIES IN STONE, 2 p.m., Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport; walk with talks and activities, weather permitting; free with park admission; 865-4465. CRAFT MEETUP, for knitters, beaders, weavers, quilters, rug hookers, etc.; bring project to work on or share, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick; 725-5242 x510. SAGADAHOC COUNTY REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEETING, 6:30 meetand greet; 7-9 p.m. meeting, Topsham Town Hall, 100 Main St.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS LECTURE: Evolving Printmaker, by Liz Chalfin, 4:15 p.m., Beam Classroom, Visual Arts Center, Bowdoin College; safer and non-toxic printmaking; free; 725-3697.