Fri/4

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

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

FREEPORT FIRST FRIDAY, 6 p.m.,

Freeport Community Center, 53

Depot St.; old time jazz, original fiddle tunes & vocals by Crabapple

Jam, followed by a 3-course dinner;

$18; reservations Kim 865-3985. SPACIOUS VISION SONG PROJECT,

7:30 p.m., Bowdoin College Chapel; songs & arias for the Christmas season by Barbara Kilduff & Gerald

Seminatore; at the door $15, $10 students, seniors & Bowdoin

Friends by cash or check only; 200-

3526.

Sat/5

BLOOD DRIVE

AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR CENTER, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., 524 Forest Ave., Portland; www.RedCross- Blood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS.

MISCELLANEOUS

OPENING RECEPTION, 5-7 p.m., Morrell Meeting Room, Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick; for artist Maria Castellano Usery, live bluegrass music by Cumberland Crossing; www.brushstrokesbymaria.com.

Sun/6

MISCELLANEOUS

CONNECTED CATHOLICS OF MAINE, 1:30 p.m., Mediterranean Grill, 10 School St., Freeport; general meeting & luncheon; Ellie 846-44524.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

TALK ABOUT PALESTINE, 11:30 a.m., Grace Episcopal Church, 1100 Washington St., Bath; five women spent two weeks in Palestine, soup & bread provided.

Mon/7

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

GAME DAY, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St., Topsham; free; 729-0475. CHANS BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC,

11 a.m.-Noon, Westrum House, 22

Union St., Topsham; 729-6782. 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.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

GOOGLE EARTH WORKSHOP, 10:30-

11:30 a.m., People Plus Center, 35

Union St., Brunswick; introductory presentation with Craig Snapp; free, but pre-register; 729-0757.

Tue/8

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

GUIDED BEAVER PARK MORNING

WALKS, 7-8 a.m., Lisbon; 353-9075 or lisbonme.org. 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. CHANS FREE BLOOD PRESSURE

CLINIC, 2-3 p.m., Dike’s Landing,

Bath Housing, 20 Dike’s Landing

Road; 729-6782. CHANS FREE BLOOD PRESSURE

CLINIC, 5-6 p.m., Bath United

Church of Christ, 150 Congress

Ave.; 729-6782. SQUARE DANCE OPEN HOUSE, 5:45 p.m.,Dike-Newell School Cafeteria, 3

Wright Dr., Bath; dance instruction & refreshments; free; Polly Harris 373-

1778 or www.sage.squaredanceme.us. FOOD ADDICTS IN RECOVERY

ANONYMOUS, 6:30 p.m., The Long

Branch School, Main St., Bowdoinham; Patty 666-3945 or Rebecca

208-0318.

PUBLIC MEALS

CULINARY 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] 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/9

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

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. CHANS BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC, 2-

2:30 p.m., Dike’s Landing, 20 Dike’s

Landing Road, Bath; 729-6782. CHANS BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC, 5-

6 p.m., Bath United Church of Christ,

150 Congress Ave.; 729-6782. NEW HOPE FOR WOMEN SUPPORT

GROUP, 5:30-6:30 p.m., 12 Court

St., Bath; six-week session to address patterns & types of abuse, emotional support; free, but pre-register; 1-800-522-3304. AWARENESS THROUGH MOVEMENT, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Movement

Matters Physical Therapy, 5 Cumberland St., Brunswick; 373-9043 or [email protected] 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

CULINARY CAFE, noon-1 p.m., Bath

Regional Career and Technical Center, 800 High St.; 3-course meal and beverage, $8; operated by culinary arts students; reservations 443-

8257 or [email protected]

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

WINTER WISDOM LECTURE

SERIES: “Issues of Immigration,”

12:15-1:45 p.m., Curtis Memorial

Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick; sponsored by The Highlands; free;

442-1349. MEDITATION COURSE: “Who Am I?

The Basic Goodness of Being

Human,” 6:30-8:30 p.m., Brunswick

Shambala Meditation Center, 19

Mason St.; $40 for the course, discounts available; www.shambalabp.org. FILM & PANEL DISCUSSION: “Education Under Fire,” 7 p.m., Amnesty

International & Baha’i Community,

Morrell Meeting Room, Curtis

Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St.,

Brunswick; concerning the denial of higher education in Iran to people of the Baha’i Faith.

Thu/10

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

GUIDED BEAVER PARK MORNING

WALKS, 7-8 a.m., Lisbon; 353-9075 or lisbonme.org. 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. HOMESCHOOL TIME, 1-2 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St.,

Bath; 443-5141. LEGO LEAGUE, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St.,

Bath; bring your own Lego bin and a snack; 443-5141. CREATIVE MOVEMENT EDUCATION,

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

Front St., Bath; student-centered and engaging movement acticities for children ages 6-12; $15 per class or $60 for five classes; [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: 7 p.m.,

“Moonrise Kingdom,” Winter Street

Center, 880 Washington St., Bath; bring your own supper; $5; [email protected] sagadahocpresser vation.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

CURRENT EVENTS FORUM, noon,

Morrell Meeting Room, Curtis

Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St.,

Brunswick; free; 725-5242. MIDDLE EAST CONVERSATION

SERIES, 2 p.m., People Plus Center,

35 Union St., Brunswick; Ed Knox to moderate; free, but pre-register;

729-0757. JOSHUA L. CHAMBERLAIN CIVIL

WAR ROUND TABLE LECTURE:

“Sixth U.S. Calvary: Fight at Fairfield. Pa.,” 7 p.m., Morrell Meeting

Room, Curtis Memorial Library, 23

Pleasant St., Brunswick.

Fri/11

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. 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.

PUBLIC MEALS

FIRESIDE LUNCHEON, noon, Spectrum

Generations, 12 Main St., Topsham;

$6 younger than 60, $4 age 60 and older; reservations 729-0475.

Sat/12

MISCELLANEOUS

JOY OF ART RECEPTION, 1-3 p.m.,

Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside

Road; original artwork by year-round

Maine residents, music, refreshments; 725-1727 or www.topshamlibrary.org.

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. 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.

Sun/13

PUBLIC MEALS

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST,

7:30-10 a.m., Knights of Columbus

Hall, 2 Columbus Dr., Brunswick;

French toast, made-to-order omelets, model train exhibit by

Great Falls Toy Train Club; tickets available at door; 729-6552.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

SOULCOLLAGE, 12:30-3:30 p.m.,

Curits Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant

St., Brunswick; materials provided; pre-register; Diane 844-0805.

Mon/14

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

GAME DAY, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St., Topsham; free; 729-0475. CHANS FREE BLOOD PRESSURE

CLINIC, 11 a.m.-noon, Westrum

House, 22 Union St., Topsham;

729-6782. 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.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

GOOGLE EARTH WORKSHOP, 10 a.m.-noon, People Plus Center, 35

Union St., Brunswick; hands-on instruction; free, but pre-register;

729-0757. MAJOR TOWN PROJECTS, by

Brunswick Town Manager Gary

Brown, 3:30 p.m., Thornton Oaks,

25 Thornton Way; to include downtown parking, progress on the former air base, Amtrak & new police station; free; 729-8033.

Tue/15

MISCELLANEOUS

GUIDED BEAVER PARK MORNING

WALKS, 7-8 a.m., Lisbon; 353-9075 or lisbonme.org. 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. SQUARE DANCE OPEN HOUSE, 5:45 p.m.,Dike-Newell School Cafeteria, 3

Wright Dr., Bath; dance instruction & refreshments; free; Polly Harris 373-

1778 or www.sage.squaredanceme.us. FOOD ADDICTS IN RECOVERY

ANONYMOUS, 6:30 p.m., The Long

Branch School, Main St., Bowdoinham; Patty 666-3945 or Rebecca

208-0318.

PUBLIC MEALS

CULINARY 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] 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/16

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

STORY TIME FOR PRESCHOOL

CHILDREN, 10:30 a.m., Wiscasset

Public Library, 21 High St.,; includes storytelling and crafts; 882-7161. CHANS FREE BLOOD PRESSURE

CLINIC, 10-11:30 a.m., Mid Coast

Hunger Prevention Program, 84A

Union St., Brunswick; 729-6782. 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. NEW HOPE FOR WOMEN SUPPORT

GROUP, 5:30-6:30 p.m., 12 Court

St., Bath; six-week session to address patterns & types of abuse, emotional support; free, but pre-register; 1-800-522-3304. AWARENESS THROUGH MOVEMENT, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Movement

Matters Physical Therapy, 5 Cumberland St., Brunswick; 373-9043 or [email protected] 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

CULINARY CAFE, noon-1 p.m., Bath

Regional Career and Technical Center, 800 High St.; 3-course meal and beverage, $8; operated by culinary arts students; reservations 443-

8257 or [email protected]

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

WINTER WISDOM LECTURE

SERIES: “The Ether Controversy,”

12:15-1:45 p.m., Curtis Memorial

Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick; sponsored by The Highlands; free;

442-1349. E-READERS & E-BOOKS, 6-8 p.m.,

Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St.,

Bath; hands-on information session;

443-5141, ext. 25. MEDITATION COURSE: “Who Am I?

The Basic Goodness of Being

Human,” 6:30-8:30 p.m., Brunswick

Shambala Meditation Center, 19

Mason St.; $40 for the course, discounts available; www.shambalabp.org.