Ongoing Activities are regularly scheduled events that are open to the public. Changes or additions to this list should be mailed to Calendar Editor, The Times Record, P.O. Box 10, Brunswick, ME 04011; or e-mailed to [email protected] Include name and phone number. This list runs the second Friday of each month. C5

BATH

AMERICAN GIRL BOOK CLUB, for ages 8 and up, 3:30-4:30 p.m.,

Patten Free Library, 33 Summer

St., Bath, 443-5141 ext. 17. Fridays September through May, except December. AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL,

Bath/Brunswick group, 7:30 p.m., orientation for visitors and new members at 7 p.m., Bath

Area Family YMCA, 303 Centre

St.; 725-2922 or 832-6863.

Meets fourth Monday. AUTHENTIC MOVEMENT CLASS, with Kay Mann, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.,

Bath Dance Works, 72 Front St.;

$10; 725-9997 or [email protected] First and third Saturdays. BATH AREA SENIOR CITIZENS, monthly membership meeting and luncheon, 11 a.m., Senior

Activity Center, 45 Floral St.; 443-

4937. Meets first Wednesday. BATH CHAPTER OF BUSINESS

NETWORK INTERNATIONAL, 7-

8:30 a.m., American Legion Post

21, 10 Congress Ave.; call Dieffenbach at 725-8435. Meets every Tuesday. BATH FAMILY DANCE, 6:30-8 p.m., and contradance, 8-11 p.m., Bath Dance Works, 72

Front St., third floor; bring nonstreet shoes to dance in; instruction offered; family dance

$3, $12 family; contradance,

$9, $22 family; benefits Merrymeeting Community Shares; [email protected]

Dances third Friday. BATH FARMERS’ MARKET, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Waterfront Park;

Karen Sparrow 582-2213. Every Saturday from May through October. BATH MUNICIPAL BAND

REHEARSALS, 7 p.m., Bath band building, Cobb Street; new members welcome; 841-3002.

Meets Wednesdays. BOOK BABIES, for babies and toddlers, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St.; free; 443-5141 ext. 17. Meets Wednesdays from September to May, except in December BOY SCOUT TROOP 621, 6-8 p.m., Smith-Tobey American

Legion Post 21, Congress

Avenue; for ages 11 through 17 or those achieving Arrow of Light

Award or completing fifth grade; designed to achieve the aims of

Scouting through a vigorous outdoor program and peer group leadership with the counsel of an adult Scoutmaster; Carl

Young, 443-3121 or [email protected]

Meets every Tuesday. BREAKFAST BUFFET, 7:30-10 a.m., Knights of Columbus Hall,

807 Middle St.; features eggs to order, bacon, sausage, ham, pancakes, french toast, homefries, juice, biscuits, gravy, muffins; $6, $3 under 12, $15 family; 443-6015. Third Sunday. CASCO BAY CHAPTER, Navy

League, monthly meeting; 6:15 p.m. social hour, 7 p.m. dinner; for meeting place call/e-mail attached; dinner reservations and info, 833-5372 or 721-

8699; [email protected] or [email protected]

Meets third Thursday. CHESS CLUB, for 7 to 11-yearolds, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Patten

Free Library, 33 Summer St.; free; 443-5141 ext. 17. Meets Fridays from September to May, except in December COASTERS, noon luncheon meeting, Bath Senior Activity Center,

47 Floral St. Meets every Thursday. Board meeting at 11 a.m. Second Thursday. COSMOPOLITAN CLUB, 6 p.m.,

894 Washington St.; 443-4486.

Meets first Wednesday. COUNTRY WESTERN AND LINE

DANCING, 10-11:30 a.m., Donald Small School; 443-8360 or

442-7431. Meets Mondays. CREATIVE PLAY FOR TOTS, 10-

10:45 a.m., Bath Area Family

YMCA, 303 Centre St.; for ages

1-4 years, accompanied by an adult; $5 YMCA members,

$7.50 community members;

443-4112. Meets Tuesdays. CRIBBAGE, doors open at 5 p.m., games start at 6:30 p.m., Odd

Fellows Hall, 488 Washington

St. Proceeds to benefit Queen

Esther Rebekah Lodge 20; 443-

5726. Meets Fridays. CRIBBAGE, 1 p.m., Bath Area

Senior Citizens Center, 45 Floral

St.; 443-4937. Meets Tuesdays. DAUGHTERS OF ISABELLA Circle

551, 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 807 Middle St.; 442-

8373. Meets second Monday. DREAMLAND THEATER, new theme each month, 7 p.m., Winter Street Church, 880 Washington St., Bath; benefits Sagadahoc Preservation Inc.; $5; www.winterstreetchurch.org.

Second and fourth Thursdays. FOOD ADDICTS IN RECOVERY, 6-

7-30 p.m., United Methodist

Church, 340 Oak Grove Ave.;

442-9511. Meets every Friday. FOUR ESSENTIALS OF HEALTH, 6 p.m., Holland Chiropractic Wellness Center, 36 School St.; free; call to RSVP, 443-2635.

Meets Tuesdays. KENNEBEC ART CLUB, 7 p.m.,

Cosmopolitan Club, 894 Washington St.; 443-3231. Meets first Tuesday. LINE DANCING, 9-10:30 a.m.,

Bath Area Senior Citizens Center, 45 Floral St.; $3; 443-4937.

Meets Thursdays. MIDCOAST COMMERCE CONNECTION, 7 a.m., Mae’s Café,

160 Centre St.. Meets every Tuesday. MID COAST TOASTERS No. 6487 of Toastmasters International,

7:45 a.m., Bath Supervisor of

Shipbuilding, 574 Washington

St.; 442-4950 or 442-4471.

Meets second and fourth Thursday. NATIONAL ACTIVE AND RETIRED

FEDERAL EMPLOYEES, Merrymeeting Chapter 1796; 11:15 a.m. (social time and lunch); meets at the Bounty Restaurant in the

Holiday Inn hotel; guest speaker and business meeting; reservations at 353-9649 or e-mail [email protected] Meets third Thursday. PITMAN MORRISON POST 7738

LADIES AUXILIARY, 7 p.m.,

Senior Activity Center, 45 Floral

St.; 443-3918. Meets second Monday. PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, for 3- to 5-year-olds, 10:30-11:15 a.m.,

Patten Free Library, 33 Summer

St.; free; 443-5141 ext. 17.

Meets Fridays from September to May, except in December. PROGRESSIVE DEMOCRATS, 7 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33

Summer St.; 443-8649. Meets first and third Mondays. SMITH-TOBEY AMERICAN

LEGION AUXILIARY Unit 21, 7 p.m., Post Home, 10 Congress

Ave.. Meets first Thursday. SOLAR LODGE NO. 14 MEETING,

7 p.m., 765 Washington St.;

443-6180. Meets first Monday. TIME FOR TWOS, for 2-year-olds,

10:30-11 a.m., Patten Free

Library, 33 Summer St.; 443-

5141 ext. 17. Meets Thursdays from from September to May, except in December. TRADITIONAL MUSIC ASSOCIATION; parent and child preschool music, noon-2 p.m. Tuesdays,

Bath Dance Works; call for fees, session dates; 443-5400.

BOWDOINHAM

BOWDOINHAM FARMERS MARKET, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Merrymeeting Grange, 27 Main St.;

666-5531. Saturdays, May 19 through Oct. 2012. ELECTA CHAPTER No. 2 Order of the Eastern Star, 7 p.m., Village

Lodge Hall. Meets third Monday.

BRUNSWICK

AMERICAN LEGION POST 20, 7 p.m., Elks Lodge, 179 Park Row.

Contact Post Americanism officer Joe Donahue, 725-8431.

Meets fourth Wednesday. 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. Second Friday, May through October. ASK THE HEALTH LIBRARIAN, noon-2 p.m., Community Resource

Room, Mid Coast Hospital, 123

Medical Center Drive; drop in to get help finding reliable health information; walk-ins welcome; free; 373-

6585. Every Wednesday. BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC, 10 a.m.-noon, Community Resource

Room, Mid Coast Hospital, 123

Medical Center Drive; walk-ins welcome; free; 373-6585. Every Wednesday. BRUNSWICK AREA CITIZENS FOR

A SAFE ENVIRONMENT, an organization chartered to oversee the remediation of hazardous waste at

Brunswick Naval Air Station facilities in the greater Brunswick region. Meets 4:30-6 p.m. on irregular schedule, once or twice a month. Call Ed Benedikt at 442-

0445 for meeting details. BRUNSWICK AREA MODELERS, an Academy of Model Aeronautics sanctioned club, 7 p.m.,

Pejepscot Terrace Community

Center, Jordan Avenue; 729-

8017. Meets first Tuesday. BRUNSWICK CHAPTER OF BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL, 7-8:30 a.m., Thornton Oaks;

725-8435. Meets every Wednesday. BRUNSWICK EMBLEM CLUB NO.

323, 7 p.m., Brunswick Elks

Lodge, 179 Park Row. Meets third Tuesday. BRUNSWICK FAMILY SKINCARE

CLASS, 6-7 p.m., Senter Place,

124 Maine St., Suite E, 2nd

Floor; 725-1233. Meets second Monday. BRUNSWICK FARMERS MARKET,

8 a.m.-2 p.m., on the mall,

Maine St. 966-2363. Every Tuesday and Friday from May to November. 2011BRUNSWICK NOR’EASTERS BARBERSHOP

CHORUS, fun and song, 7 p.m.,

United Methodist Church, 340

Oak Grove Ave., Bath; 725-

5915. Meets Tuesdays. BRUNSWICK TOASTMASTERS,

6:30-8 p.m., Boody-Johnson

House, 256 Maine St.,

Brunswick; visitors welcome;

729-1767 or http://2156.toastmastersclubs.org. Meets first and third Tuesday. CANDLELIGHT VIGIL, 5:30-6 p.m., north end of Brunswick Town Mall; groups wants nonviolent responses to conflict and terrorism; 371-

2077. Meets Fridays. CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE, a workshop designed by Home to Home to provide clear information and practical suggestions for parents to help their children adjust to divorce; meets at Brunswick High

School library, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; $25, scholarships available;

751-4366. Meets first Saturday. CIVIL WAR BOOK CLUB, 7 p.m.,

People Plus Center, 35 Union St.;

Jay Stencil 721-0235. Meets third Monday. CREATING WELLNESS, information on various current wellness topics,

5:30-6 p.m., Slocum Chiropractic,

26 Bath Road, Suite 1, Brunswick;

725-4222 or [email protected] Meets first and third Wednesdays. CRYSTAL SPRING FARM FARMERS

MARKET, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.,

Pleasant Hill Rd. Every Saturday from May through October. DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS

Chapter 15, 7 p.m., Elks Lodge,

179 Park Row; 725-6226 or 623-

5725. Meets first Tuesday. EMBROIDERERS’ GUILD OF AMERICA, Brunswick and Beyond Area

Group of Southern Maine Chapter,

9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., locations vary, call 406-5471 for info. Meets fourth Tuesday. EVERGREEN SENIOR CITIZENS

CLUB, doors open at 10 a.m., lunch at 11 a.m., meeting at noon,

1 Columbus Drive; 725-6343 or

729-5038. Third Wednesday. FIRST LIGHT CAMERA CLUB, 7 p.m., Mid Coast Senior Health Center, 58 Baribeau Drive; 837-7885.

Meets second and fourth Thursday from September to May; in November and December meets second Thursday only. KIWANIS CLUB of Brunswick, 7:30-

8:30 a.m., third floor conference room, Mid Coast Hospital Professional Building, 123 Medical Center Drive; Marc Dube, 666-3439.

Meets Tuesdays. INTERMEDIATE CRIBBAGE, 8:45-

11 a.m., People Plus Center, 35

Union St. 729-0757. Meets Wednesdays. MAINE MACINTOSH OWNERS AND

OPERATORS SOCIETY (MMOOS),

6:30 p.m., Thornton Oaks Retirement Community, large meeting room; mmoos.net. Meets third Tuesday. MAINE LAUGHTER YOGA CLUB,

5:45-6:30 p.m., Jai Yoga, Fort

Andross, 14 Maine St.; free or donation to local charity; no mat or experience needed;

239-8667 or [email protected] Meets first Friday. MERRYMEETING GIRL SCOUT SERVICE UNIT MEETING, 6 p.m., social time, 6:30 p.m. meeting, at

Harriet Beecher Stowe Elementary

School cafeteria, Brunswick; all Girl

Scout leaders and volunteers welcome. Meets second Wednesday, September through June. MIDCOAST COMMUNITY CHORUS, 7 p.m., Studio 48, Fort

Andross; for adults; 798-6966.

Meets Sundays. MOTHERS OF PRESCHOOLERS

(MOPS), 9-11:30 a.m. at Seventh day Adventist Church, 333

Maine St.; Sarah Hedberg 725-

9204. Generally meets first and third Thursday from September to June. NORTHWEST BRUNSWICK

NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION,

6 p.m., Unitarian Universalist

Church, 15 Pleasant St.; 725-

4746. Meets third Tuesday. 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. Tuesdays during school year. PEOPLE PLUS CENTER ART

CLASSES, 35 Union St.; sessions each month; 10 a.m.; preregistration required; fee; 729-

0757. Classes Tuesdays and Thursdays. SPECIAL EDUCATION RESOURCE

GROUP, open to anyone interested in children with special needs, 6:30 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St.; call

Betty Johnson at 729-4648.

Meets fourth Thursday. STAMMTISCH, a monthly meeting for German-speaking people, 6 p.m.; 725-8494. Meets second Wednesday. ST. PAUL’S ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER NO. 14, 7:30 p.m., Masonic Temple, Baribeau Drive.

Meets fourth Wednesday. STORIES WITH SOUL, short stories read live, followed by discussion, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Unitarian

Universalist Church, 15 Pleasant

St.; free; 729-8515. Meets second and fourth Tuesday. TERTULIA, 5:30-7 p.m., Frontier

Café, 14 Maine St., Fort

Andross; gathering for native and advanced Spanish speakers to chat and enjoy each others’ company; free; 729-4279.

Meets third Friday. TIME AND TIDE Resource Conservation and Development Area, serving conservation and economic needs of Mid-coast/central Maine. For time and location, call 622-7847. Meets bimonthly, first Wednesday. TRADITIONAL MUSIC ASSOCIATION; parent and child music,

9:15 and 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays,

5:50 p.m. Mondays, Eleven

Pleasant St.; call for fees, session dates: 443-5400. WRITE ON! WRITERS GROUP,

12:30-3 p.m., People Plus Center, 35 Union St.; 729-0757.

Meets Wednesdays.

DRESDEN

COUNTRY LINE AND PARTNER

PRACTICE DANCE, 7-9 p.m.,

Dresden Masonic Hall, Route

127; $3 members, $4 nonmembers; beginners welcome; sponsored by Silver Fox Country

Dancers; 785-4866 or 622-

4884. Meets Mondays.

DURHAM

TRI-TOWN PENGUINS SNOWMOBILE CLUB, 7 p.m. at Durham

Fire Station, corner of Routes

125 and 136; 725-4621. Meets last Tuesday.

FREEPORT

CARDS AND COFFEE, 10 a.m.,

Casco Bay YMCA, Freeport; Bridge and coffee, all skill levels welcome; free; 865-9600. Meets Tuesdays. CASCO BAY NEWCOMERS, social group for women, at Pedro

O’Hara’s Restaurant, Route 1;

5:30 p.m.; dinner is $11.50; Kelly at 729-4717 or Susan at 774-

8612. Meets second Tuesday September to June, with no meeting in December. CHILDREN’S PLAYSHOP, 6-7:15 p.m., Leapin’ Lizards, 123 Main

St.; ages 6 and older; $15 per session; www.LeapinLizards.biz or 865-0900. Meets third Thursday. CRIBBAGE TOURNAMENTS, 6 p.m., Jameson Tavern, 115 Main

St.; Hyde room; bring own board;

865-4196. Meets Tuesdays. FREEPORT LIONS CLUB, 6:30 p.m., Freeport Grange; 865-

6077. Meets second and fourth Tuesday. FREEPORT MASONIC HALL, 7:30 p.m., Mallett Drive; Casco Chapter 160, Order of the Eastern

Star; 865-6669. Meets first Thursday, September to June. FREEPORT WOMEN’S CLUB, 1 p.m., Freeport Community

Library; 865-3664. Meets third Friday. FREEPORT/YARMOUTH LA

LECHE LEAGUE TODDLER

MEETING, 10 a.m., Freeport

YMCA; 772-4781. Meets third Wednesday. FREEPORT/YARMOUTH LA

LECHE LEAGUE GROUP, 10:30 a.m., Pineland YMCA, New

Gloucester; 772-4781. Meets first Monday. FREEPORT/YARMOUTH LA

LECHE LEAGUE GROUP, 6:30 p.m., Freeport YMCA; 772-

4781. Meets fourth Monday. GREATER FREEPORT COMMUNITY CHORUS, 6:30-9 p.m., nonauditioning mixed-voice community chorus, Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St. www.gfccweb.org. Meets Sundays. WOLFE’S NECK FARM SUNRISE/ SUNSET YOGA, 7:30-8:30 a.m. and/or 6-7:15 p.m.,

Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 184 Burnett

Road; registration and fee required; 725-7874 or 865-

4469. Meets Tuesday nights and Thursday mornings.

GEORGETOWN

GEORGETOWN HISTORICAL

SOCIETY, 20 Bay Point Road;

371-9200. Meets Wednesdays

10 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Saturdays 10 a.m.-noon. LAURA E. RICHARDS LIBRARY, for all residents and summer visitors. Open Tuesday 9:30 a.m.- noon 3:30-6 p.m., Wednesday

3:30-6 p.m.; and Friday at Saturday 9:30-noon; 371-2134.

HARPSWELL

AMERICAN LEGION Post 171,

John Leo Murray Jr., 7 p.m., Merriconeag Grange, 529 Harpswell

Neck Road; 833-5583. Meets third Monday, except December. TUESDAY BRIDGE CLUB for advanced players, 1-3:45 p.m.,

Harpswell Town Office; Gina

Perow, 833-5771. Meets Tuesdays.

LISBON

AMERICAN LEGION Post 66, 7 p.m., Slovak Association Meeting Room, Avery Street; 353-

4388. Meets Wednesdays, except December and June to August. BIKE RIDE, meet at Beaver Park

Kiosk, off Pinewoods Road;

Monday, Wednesday and Fridays, 6-7or 7:30 a.m.; weekends 7-9 a.m.; free; Verla

Brooks 353-9075. LISBON AREA WIDOW FELLOWSHIP, 11:30 a.m. at Lisbon United Methodist Church, School

Street; potluck lunch at noon followed by short program; 353-

4348. Meets first Monday. LISBON HIGH SCHOOL Athletic

Booster Club, 7 p.m., high school; 353-3030. Meets first Wednesday. LISBON HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 7 p.m., Rooms 5 & 6 (rear entrance), MTM Center, School

Street; a social follows each meeting; membership fees are

$5 a year; archive hours are

Thursdays 1-4 p.m., or by appointment; P.O. Box 246, Lisbon Falls, ME 04252; 353-

8510. Meets second Wednesday. NELSON-CONLEY AMERICAN

LEGION POST 66, 7 p.m., Slovak Association Meeting Room,

Avery Street; 353-4388. Meets first Wednesday. RAYMOND J. LAVIGNE VFW POST

9459, 7 p.m., Post Home, Route

196. Meets Tuesdays. VETERAN’S OF FOREIGN WARS

POST 9459 and Ladies Auxiliary,

7 p.m., Route 196; new members welcome; 353-2152. Meets third Tuesday.

RICHMOND

AMERICAN LEGION Emerson and

Lane Post 132, 7:30 p.m., Post

Home; 737-2763. Meets every Tuesday. CRIBBAGE, SCRABBLE, GAMES

AND CARDS, 2 p.m., Enterprise

Grange No. 48, 15 Alexander

Reed Road; open to all; free; donations welcome; 737-2611.

Meets Wednesdays. ENTERPRISE GRANGE NO. 48,

15 Alexander Reed Road; refreshments at 6 p.m., meeting at 6:30 p.m.; 737-2611. Meets first Thursday. GAME DAY, noon-3 p.m., Richmond

Senior Citizen’s Group, 164 Pleasant St.; starts with free lunch, followed by variety of games; transportation or more info, Barbara

Barter 737-2190. Meets every

Tuesday, September through May. RICHMOND SENIOR CITIZEN’S

BINGO, noon-3 p.m., Historical

Society, 164 Pleasant St.; lunch provided; 737-2190. Meets Tuesdays. RICHMOND SNO-ROVERS, 6 p.m. potluck, 7 p.m. meeting, Richmond Sportsman’s Club, Alexander Reed Road. Meets second Monday.

TOPSHAM

AMERICAN LEGION Post 202,

Post Home, Foreside Road; 729-

9870. Executive committee meeting, 6 p.m.; general membership meeting, 7 p.m. Meets third Tuesday. Auxiliary meeting,

6 p.m. Meets first Tuesday. Sons of American Legion meeting, 6 p.m. Meets last Thursday. American Legion Riders meeting, 6 p.m. Meets first Thursday. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2197,

7 p.m. Meets third Thursday. BALLET LECTURE AND DEMONSTRATION, 5-6 p.m., The Ballet

School, 799 Middlesex Road.

Meets first Friday. BOOK LOOK discussion group, 11 a.m., The Highlands, main building; organized by the Topsham

Public Library. Meets first Monday. CARING FOR A LOVED ONE WITH

DEMENTIA … FROM EXPERIENCE, panel discussion with caregivers, Brunswick Area

Respite Care, 12 Main St., Topsham; 729-8571. Meets second Wednesday at 1 p. m., fourth Wednesday at 7 p. m. CRAFTING FOR KITTIES, help raise funds by making catnip toys to sell and raise money for ani-meals program, 1 p.m.,

Spectrum Generations, 12

Maine St., Topsham; free; 729-

0475. Meets Fridays. CRIBBAGE, 6-8:30 p.m., American Legion, Foreside Road; $7; nonsmoking; Brunswick Grassroots League, players can join anytime; call Laurie Owen 666-

5838. DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB, 9:15 a.m., Highlands, 26 Elm St.; $5 fee includes coffee, tea, doughnuts, bread; 729-8205. Meets every Thursday. FLEET RESERVE ASSOCIATION,

1:30 p.m., Pinetree Branch 156,

American Legion Hall, Post 202;

725-5312. Meets second Thursday. FOOD ADDICTS IN RECOVERY, 7-

8:30 p.m., Midcoast Presbyterian Church, 84 Main Street;

666-3945. Meets every Wednesday. MERRY MEETERS SENIOR CITIZENS, all ages 50 and over welcome, bring a dish to share for a potluck meal, noon, Westrum

House, Union Park Road; 729-

9658 or 725-2425. Meets third Tuesday except July and August. MIDCOAST WOMEN’S CONNECTION, 5-7 p.m., Topsham Public

Library, 25 Foreside Road; networking, building a business, women’s issues; 837-9253.

Meets second Tuesday. MOM’S CLUB, 10:15-11:30 a.m.,

Topsham Public Library, Foreside

Road; 729-5862. Meets first Thursday. NATIONAL SENIOR INDEPENDENCE, learn about services and techniques for remaining independent as a senior, 1 p.m., Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St., Topsham; free;

729-0475. RESPITE DEMENTIA PANEL, 1 p.m., Spectrum Generations, 12

Main St.; free; 729-0475. Second and fourth Wednesdays. ROTARY CLUB OF TOPSHAM

EXPRESSO MEETING, 7:15-8 a.m., Border Trust Building, Main

Street. Meets Mondays. SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE

CLASS, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Topsham Grange Hall, Pleasant St. near Route 201; $3; beginners welcome at 6 p.m., partners not needed; learn jigs, reels, strathspeys, the traditional social dancing of Scotland; 833-2329.

Meets Thursdays, except in summer. SONS OF THE AMERICAN LEGION

Squadron 202, 6 p.m., Post home,

Foreside Road; 729-6439. Meets last Thursday. THURSDAY HIKERS, a Mid-coast group dedicated to weekly morning hikes for fitness and friendship.

Local and out of town destinations.

Details, 319-7355. TOPSHAM GARDEN CLUB, noon lunch, 1 p.m. business meeting and speaker; call Kathleen 721-

1073 or Marie 729-1295 for location and membership info; new members welcome; www.MaineGardenClubs.org

(select Medomak, then Topsham). Meets second Wednesday from March to December. VETERANS BENEFITS ASSISTANCE, Spectrum Generations,

12 Main St., Topsham; representative of Veterans Administration helps fill out paperwork to get benefits earned; free; by appointment only, 729-0475. VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS

POST 2197, 7 p.m., American

Legion Post 202, Foreside Road;

725-7291. Meets third Thursday.

WEST BATH

ZEN BUDDHIST MEDITATION AND

DISCUSSION GROUP, 9-10:30 a.m., Midcoast Zen Center; beginner instruction available, discussions to follow class; 443-

3842. Meets Thursdays. COASTAL ORCHID SOCIETY MEETING, 6 p.m., West Bath; discuss, share, problem solve and discover the hoys of hobby growing orchids; new memebers welcome; 841-6087.

Meets Thursdays.

WISCASSET

AMERICAN LEGION Post 54, 7 p.m., 523 Bath Road (opposite

Two Rivers Regional Jail); 882-

5244. Meets third Monday. CHILD SAFETY SEAT

INSPECTION, 8 a.m.-noon, Wiscasset Municipal Building; free; sponsored by Child Health Center’s Protect ME program and

Department of Health and

Human Services. Meets third Saturday. GARDEN CLUB OF WISCASSET,

12:15 p.m., First Congregational

Church; starts with lunch, followed by program at 1 p.m.;

Anne Harris 882-7705. Meets first Thursday. STORY TIME for preschool children, 10:30 a.m., Wiscasset

Public Library, 21 High St.; includes storytelling and crafts;

882-7161. Meets Wednesdays. WISCASSET COMMUNITY CENTER “Resident Day,” free use of facility for Wiscasset and Westport residents, with proof of residency; 882-8230. Third Sunday. WISCASSET COMMUNITY DINNERS, social hour 4:40-5:30 p.m., dinner at 5:30 p.m. Community Center and Senior Center members pay member price; others, $1 more; 882-8230. Meets Wednesdays.

OTHER COMMUNITIES

CONTRADANCE, 8 p.m., Falmouth

Congregational Church Hall, 267

Falmouth Road; bring nonstreet shoes to dance; 7:15 p.m., dance instruction-review; dessert potluck; $10, $7 students, $5 ages 5-12, under 5 free; 756-2201. First Saturday. CUMBERLAND COUNTY RIDING

CLUB, at the Cumberland Town

Hall, Cumberland; www.CumberlandCountyRidingClub.org or 353-

7826. Meets second Tuesday. DIVORCE PERSPECTIVES, 7 p.m.,

Woodfords Congregational

Church, 202 Woodfords St.,

Portland; donation $3; refreshments served. Meets every Wednesday. INSPIRATIONAL BOOK GROUP, 6-

8 p.m., Cancer Community Center, 778 Main St., South Portland; informal discussion group focusing on books renowned for their motivational message is for people with cancer and their family and friends; 774-2200.

Meets one Thursday a month. MAINE NARROW GAUGE RAILROAD & MUSEUM, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 58 Fore St., Portland; 3- mile roundtrip in authentic narrow gauge railroad cars pulled by vintage steam; $6, $4 age 4-12, free under 4, includes museum cost; 828-0814. Open every day. MAINE SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION SHOWCASE, 7-9:30 p.m.,

One Longfellow Square, Portland; Maine artists in 20-30 minute sets; $5; 761-1757 or www.OneLongfellowSquare.com; www.MESongwriters.com/members. Meets second Wednesday. MIDCOAST REGIONAL

RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

CENTER TRAINING, preschool development in center based care, 6-9 p.m., Damariscotta

Public Library; small fee; 725-

6506. Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays. NATURALISTS’ FORUM, 7 p.m.,

Maine Audubon Society, Gilsland

Farm Center, Falmouth; avid and beginner naturalists discuss natural history topics; free; 781-

2330 ext. 215 or www.MaineAudubon.org for monthly topic. Meets once a month, call for date. PARENTS AS TEACHERS PLAYGROUP, 9:30-11 a.m.,

Damariscotta Baptist Church; learn new crafts, inexpensive ways to keep active child busy; snacks, craft materials provided;

563-1818 or [email protected]

Meets first Monday. PINE CONE REELERS SQUARE

DANCE CLUB workshops for beginners through A-1, 6-6:45 p.m. A-1, alternating basic, mainstream and plus, 6:45-8:45 p.m., Hussey

School, Gedney St., Augusta; no workshop if no school; Marty Van

Wart caller, 622-6863, 582-2600 or 622-5651. PORTLAND NATURALISTS’

FORUM, avid and beginning naturalists meet for a lecture on a certain history topic, 7-8 p.m.,

Gilsland Farm Environmental

Center, 20 Gilsland Farm Road,

Falmouth; free; 781-2330 ext.

215 or 209. Meets last Monday. NEW BEGINNINGS, INC., 7-8 p.m.,

550 Forest Ave., Suite 101, Portland; information meeting for people interested in becoming a “Host

Home” for teenagers from Cumberland and York county; 212-2534 or www.newbeginmaine.org. Every 4th Wednesday of the month, from June 27 until November. SOUTHWORTH PLANETARIUM,

University of Southern Maine, 96

Falmouth St., Portland; astronomy shows 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; laser shows 8:30 p.m.

Fridays and Saturdays; children’s shows 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; tickets: star shows $4.50 adults, $3.50 kids, seniors, students; laser shows $5, $4 children/ students; matinees $3.50; www.usm.maine.edu/ planet or

780-4249. TRAVELERS CLUB, 7 p.m., Maine

Audubon’s Gilsland Farm, 20

Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth;

774-6256. Meets first Thursday. WESCUSTOGO DANCE SERIES,

8:30 p.m.-midnight, Wescustogo

Hall, Route 115, North

Yarmouth; $7; potluck 7:30 p.m.; 865-9014 or [email protected] Dances second and fourth Saturdays.



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