Thu/11

BLOOD DRIVE

AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR

CENTER, noon-7 p.m., 524 Forest

Ave., Portland; www.RedCross-

Blood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS.

MISCELLANEOUS

CURRENT EVENTS FORUM, noon,

Morrell Meeting Room, Curtis

Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St.,

Brunswick; free; 725-5242. FARMLIFE HOOPLA: “Good Golly

Gourds,” 3:30-4:30 p.m., Patten

Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; agricultural-themed stories, speakers and activities for children ages

6-11; free; 443-5141 x17 or www.patten.lib.me.us. CREATIVE MOVEMENT EDUCATION,

4-5 p.m., Bath Dance Works, 72

Front St., Bath; student-centered and engaging movement acticities for children; $15 per class or $60 for five classes; [email protected] HARVEST RECEPTION, 4-6 p.m.,

SMCC Midcoast Campus, Brunswick

Landing; welcoming UMaine College of Engineering’s Maine Advanced

Technology and Engineering Center to Mid-coast, wine and hors d’oeuvres; RSVP; [email protected] 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.

PERFORMANCES

DREAMLAND THEATER: “Hugo,” 7 p.m., Winter Street Center, 880

Washington St., Bath; bring your own supper, refreshments available for purchase; $5; [email protected] vation.org.

PUBLIC MEALS

REGION TEN CAFE, noon-1 p.m,

Region Ten Technical High School, 68 Church Road, Brunswick; serving a three-course meal; $7.50, reservations encouraged; 729-6622.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

BOOK SIGNING: “Battling Bipolar Disorder: A Memoir,” by Christina

Solak-Goodwin, noon-1 p.m., Mid

Coast Hospital Cafe, Conference

Room C, 123 Medical Center Dr.,

Brunswick; in observance of Mental

Illness Awareness Week, aauthor will read from and sign copies of her book; free; 373-6056. LECTURE: “The Assumptions Economists Make,” by Jonathan Schlefer,

4 p.m., Nixon Lounge, Hawthorn

Longfellow Library, Bowdoin College; book discussion; free; 725-3340. LECTURE: “Day and the Photo-Pictorial

Fraternity,” by Trevor Fairbrother, independent curator, 4:30 p.m., Kresge

Auditorium, Visual Arts Center, Bowdoin College; free; 725-3276. LECTURE: “Afro-Indian Interorality and Caribbean Philosophy,” by

Henry Paget, symposium keynote speaker and professor of sociology and African studies, Brown University, 5-6 p.m., Daggett Lounge, Thorne

Hall, Bowdoin College; free; 725-

3357. LECTURE: “Beauty and the Eye of the Beholder,” by Sara Lipton, associate professor of history, SUNYStonybrook, 6 p.m., Beam Classroom, Visual Arts Center, Bowdoin

College; free; 798-7080. JOSHUA L. CHAMBERLAIN CIVIL

WAR ROUND TABLE LECTURE, 7 p.m., Morrell Meeting Room, Curtis

Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St.,

Brunswick; speaker is Stephen Sanfilippo on “Nailed to the Mast: historic Songs of Union and Confederate Navies;” free. BOOK LECTURE: “The Crazed,” by

Belinda Kong, associate professor of Asian studies and English, 7 p.m., Torrey Barn, Cram Alumni

House, Bowdoin College; free; 725-

3253. PRESENTATION: Janet Judge, 7 p.m.,

Thornton Oaks Retirement Community, 25 Thornton Way, Brunswick; free; 729-6385. LECTURE: “Ridiculous Modernism,” by Marilyn Reizbaum, professor of

English, 7:30 p.m., Kresge Auditorium, Visual Arts Center, Bowdoin College; free; 725-3928.

Fri/12

BLOOD DRIVE

AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR CENTER, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., 524 Forest Ave., Portland; www.RedCross- Blood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS.

MISCELLANEOUS

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME, 10:30-

11:15 a.m., Patten Free Library, 33

Summer St., Bath; stories, songs, puppets and crafts for 3- to 5-yearolds; free; 443-5141 x17 or www.patten.lib.me.us. SHOE SALE, 3-8 p.m., Maine State

Music Theatre Costume Rentals, 14

Maine St., Suite 216, Brunswick;

$5-$10 per pair of shoes used in

MSMT productions; 208-8950 or www.msmtcostumes.org. 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. SECOND FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m., downtown Brunswick; more than 55 artists and 11 galleries; sponsored by Five Rivers Arts

Alliance; brochure and map, www.5raa.org or 798-6964. ARTIST RECEPTION: “Paintings of

Jon Allan Marshall,” 5-7:30 p.m.,

Bayview Gallery, 58 Maine St.,

Brunswick; 729-5500 or [email protected] ARTIST RECEPTION: “Reflections on

Reflections,” 5-8 p.m., Gallery Framing, 12 Pleasant St., Brunswick; photographic works by Judith Long;

729-9108. SCHOOLHOUSE STOMP CONTRADANCE, 5:30-8:30 p.m.,

Juniper Hill School, 180 Golden

Road, Alna; to be held outside under a tent, bring a picnic dinner, bake sale and other activities. Music by

Derek DeGeer and The Hootenany

Band; $10 per family; 586-5711. FOLK DANCE BRUNSWICK, 6:30-

7:15 p.m. dances taught, 7:30-9 p.m. mixed level dance, People Plus

Center, 35 Union St.; international dances; $8, $5 seniors and students; 729-0757. RED CLOAK HAUNTED HISTORY

TOUR, 7 p.m., Bath; 90 minute lantern lit walking tour and spooky stories; $12, $7 children under 12, under 5 free; reservations required;

380-3806 or www.redcloakhauntedhistorytours.com.

PERFORMANCES

CONCERT: Pianist Emma Tahmizian,

4 p.m., Kanbar Auditorium, Studzinski Recital Hall, Bowdoin College; will perform works by Chopin, Ravel,

Brahms and Dvorak; free; 798-

4141. “THE BULLY PLAYS,” 7:30 p.m., The

Theater Project, 14 School St.,

Brunswick; collection of short plays that challenge, inspire and enlighten; Pay-what-you-want; 729-8584 or www.theaterproject.com.

PUBLIC MEALS

FIRESIDE LUNCHEON, noon, Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St., Topsham; $6 younger than 60, $4 age

60 and older; reservations 729-

0475.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

SYMPOSIUM: “Caribbean Interorality in the New Millennium,” 9:30 a.m.-

1:30 p.m., Torrey Barn, Cram Alumni House, Bowdoin College; state of oral and written storytelling in

Caribbean culture; free; 725-3357.

Sat/13

MISCELLANEOUS

BABYSITTING & HOME ALONE

SAFETY COURSE, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.,

Mid Coast Hospital, Suite 3208,

121 Medical Center Dr., Brunswick; for kids 11 and older covering safety, AHA first aid training, fire safety tips, choking prevention, safe discipline, household safety and when and how to call 9-1-1; Registration required; 373-6585. HARVEST BAKE SALE AND OPEN

HOUSE, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Growstown

School, 195 Woodside Road,

Brunswick; sponsored by Association of American Women; 729-6385. ART CAR CAMPOUT, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., L.L. Bean, Discovery Park, 95

Main St., Freeport; free cookout, outdoor activities, camping demo, photo ops with L.L. Bean Bootmobile, Oscar Mayer Weinermobile,

Just born Peepster car and Lindt

Chocolate Gold Bunny car; free. MAINE ALLCARE CHAPTER MEETING, 10 a.m., Curtis Memorial

Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick; promotes affordable health care in

Maine; Karen 263-4815 or [email protected] PAINTING DEMONSTRATION, by Jon

Allan Marshall, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Bayview Gallery, 58 Maine St.,

Brunswick; free; 729-5500 or [email protected] SWINE & STEIN, 11:30-6:30 p.m.,

Water Street, Gardiner; live music, local pork products, beer tastings, kids’ activities; $10 in advance,

$15 day of event; 582-3100 or www.gardinermainstreet.org. STEAMER DIG, 2 p.m., Wolfe’s Neck

Woods State Park, Freeport; life and times of soft-shelled clams plus digyour own, weather permitting; free with park admission; 865-4465. OUTDOOR WORSHIP SERVICE, 4 p.m., Linwood E. Temple Waterfront

Park, Bath; sponsored by Bath United Methodist Church.

PERFORMANCES

SACRED CONCERT: Dave and Marlene Colburn, pianist and violinist,

6:30 p.m., Brunswick Seventh-day

Adventist Church, 333 Maine St. “THE BULLY PLAYS,” 7:30 p.m., The

Theater Project, 14 School St.,

Brunswick; collection of short plays that challenge, inspire and enlighten; Pay-what-you-want; 729-8584 or www.theaterproject.com. CONCERT: Lynn Deeves, Kate

Schrock and Trina Hamlin, 7:30 p.m., Frontier Cafe theater, 14

Maine St, Mill 3, Brunswick; $12 in advance, $15 day of show; 725-

5222.

PUBLIC MEALS

BEAN AND CASSEROLE SUPPER,

4:30-6 p.m., Dresden-Richmond

United Methodist Church, 121

Pleasant St., Richmond; $7, $4 ages 5-12, 5 and under free, $20 family max; 737-4735. HARVEST SUPPER, 4:30-6 p.m.,

North Pownal United Methodist

Church, 851 Lawrence Road, Pownal; baked ham, potatoes, cabbage, carrots, onions, turnip, cornbread and biscuits, cider and other beverages, apple, pumpkin and squash pie; $8, $3 children, under 2 free;

Kim 865-3517. BEAN SUPPER, 4:30-6 p.m.,

Durham Masonic Lodge; also chop suey, hot dogs, potato salad, coleslaw, bread, pickles, homemade pies; $7.50, $4 ages 5-12, free under 5. CHURCH SUPPER, 5-6 p.m., First

Parish Church, 40 Main St.,

Freeport; three kinds of beans, chop suey, cole slaw, macaroni and cheese, hot dogs, rolls, desserts, and beverages; $8, $4 children;

865-6022. BEAN AND CASSEROLE SUPPER, 5-

6:30 p.m., United Methodist

Church, 320 Church Road,

Brunswick; $8, $4 ages 6-12, free 5 and under; reservations 725-2185. PUBLIC DINNER, 5-7 p.m., Elijah Kellogg Church, Route 123, Harpswell; beef stew, salad, bbiscuits, and apple pie with ice cream; $8, $4 children; $20 family; 833-5567.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

DRY STONE WALL WORKSHOP, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Pettengill Farm, Pettengill Road, Freeport; sponsored by

Freeport Historical Society, taught by Chris Tanguay, master stone waller; $65 (or $110 for weekend);

865-3170. GENEOLOGY WORKSHOP: “AncestryLibrary.com, a Subset of Ancestry.com,” by Frank Rose 10 a.m.- noon, Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; free, but pre-register;

443-5141, ext. 18.