Thu/17

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

CHANS FREE BLOOD PRESSURE

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

Plus Center, 35 Union St.,

Brunswick; 729-6782. 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] AUDITIONS: “Les Miserables,” 4-

6:30 p.m., The Theater Project, 14

School St., Brunswick; for adults, prepare a 3-minute monologue, call to reserve a 10-minuute audition slot; 729-8584. ANNUAL MEETING & AWARDS

GALA, 4:30 p.m., Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber of Commerce, Thorne Dining Hall, Bowdoin

College; networking reception & member exhibitions, followed by dinner, business formal dress; $40 or

$440 for a table of 12; www.midcoastmaine.com. 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: “Lawrence of

Arabia,” 7 p.m., Winter Street Center,

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

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

DRAWING INSTRUCTION, 10 a.m.-

Noon, McChesney Art Studio, 72

Front St. #16, Bath; structured lessons designed to teach basic drawing skills; $100 for 4 sessions;

232-7759 or www.mcchesneyart.com. CURRENT EVENTS FORUM, noon,

Morrell Meeting Room, Curtis

Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St.,

Brunswick; free; 725-5242. INFORMATION SESSION, 2 p.m., Mid

Coast Center for Joint Replacement,

Cafe Conference Room, Mid Coast

Hospital, 123 Medical Center Dr.,

Brunswick; options for relief of painful hips & knees; 373-6056. MIDDLE EAST CONVERSATION

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

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

729-0757. “INTRODUCING HOME MODIFICATIONS & ADAPTIVE EQUIPMENT TO

THOSE WITH DEMENTIA,” by Lisa

Gellatly, OTR/L, 4:30-5:30 p.m.,

CHANS, Mid Coast Senior Health

Center, 58 Baribeau Dr., Brunswick;

373-4656. “CA$H FOR COLLEGE,” 6 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St.,

Bath; co-sponsored by Finance

Authority of Maine & Morse High

SChool guidance department, assistance in filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid; pre-register at www.famemaine.com; 443-

5141, ext. 25 or [email protected] CRYSTAL ZEVON & DENISE

VALDEZ, 7 p.m., Maine Veteran’s for Peace business meeting, McClellan building, Brunswick; Dud Hendrick 348-2511.

Fri/18

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. E-READER DROP-IN, 1-3 p.m., Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside

Road; learn how to use your e-reader; 725-1727 or www.topshamlibrary.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. OLD TIME FAMILY DANCE, 6:30-8 p.m., Bath Dance Works, 72 Front

St.; live music for listening and dancing, all dances taught; $3; 522-

3900.

PERFORMANCES

SIDE DOOR COFFEEHOUSE:

“Meterora,” 7 p.m. open mike, 9 p.m. featured performer; $8, $6 seniors & students, kids under 12 free.

PUBLIC MEALS

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

60 and older; reservations 729-

0475.

Sat/19

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

SIP & STITCH, 10-11:30 a.m., Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside

Road; learn to knit or crochet, work on latest project, check out library resources; 725-1727 or www.topshamlibrary.org. OCCUPY MAINE BATH-BRUNSWICK,

11 a.m., Bank of America, Maine

Street, Brunswick; to celebrate Martin Luther King’s birthday; Selma

Sternleib 725-7675. TEEN SCENE, 1-2 p.m., Topsham

Public Library, 25 Foreside Road; crafts to brighten your room, for ages 11-18, pre-registration required; 725-1727 or www.topshamlibrary.org. NORDIC SKIING, 1-3 p.m.,Kennebec

Estuary land Trust, Merrymeeting

Preserve, Woolwich; includes instruction, hot cocoa & adventure; register by Jan.16 to Becky Kolak

442-8400. BOWDOINHAM DANCE SERIES, with

Ellen Gawler & the Pineland Fiddlers

& Maggie Robinson calling, 7:30 p.m.- 11 p.m., Bowdoinham Town

Hall, 13 School St.; contradance, all dances taught, bring clean softsoled shoes; $9; Greg 666-3090 or

Paaam 666-3709.

PERFORMANCES

MIDCOAST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, 7:30 p.m., Franco-American

Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St.,

Lewiston; $18 by cash or credit card

Gulf of Maine Books, Brunswick;

Now You’re Cooking, Bath; www.midcoastsymphony.org; or at the door, kids under 18 free; 846-5378.

PUBLIC MEALS

BEAN AND CASSEROLE SUPPER,

4:30-6:30 p.m., Phippsburg Sportsman’s Association, 272 Maine

Road; $7, ages 12 and under free;

386-1063. LASAGNA SUPPER,

4:30-6 p.m., Bath United Methodist

Church, 340 Oak Grove Ave.; lasagna, salad, bread & homemade cake; $7.50, $3.50 kids under 12;

443-4707.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

TOWN HISTORY SERIES: Avery Meyers “Top Secret Radar Tower in West

Bath,” 10:30 a.m.-Noon, Community Room, Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; 443-5141, ext. 18. THEATER WORKSHOP, 1-4 p.m., Studio 48 Performing Arts Center, 20

Davis St., Brunswick; to prepare students ages 12-17 who want to audition for “Godspell, Jr.”; $25; 798-

6966.

Sun/20

MISCELLANEOUS

FIGURE DRAWING, 2-4 p.m., Centre

St. Arts Gallery, 11 Centre St.,

Bath; clothed model in short and long poses, bring materials, easels and chairs; $10; 442-0300 or [email protected] WINTER IN THE WOODS, 2 p.m. meet at circle of benches by second parking lot, Wolfe’s Neck Woods

State Park, 426 Wolf Neck Road; learn how plants & animals survive in winter; free with park admission;

865-4465.

PERFORMANCES

MIDCOAST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, 2:30 p.m., Orion Performing

Arts Center, 66 Republic Ave., Topsham; $18 by cash or credit card

Gulf of Maine Books, Brunswick;

Now You’re Cooking, Bath; www.midcoastsymphony.org; or at the door, kids under 18 free; 846-5378. VOXX: “Winter Reflections, Early

Music to Celebrate the Turning of the Year,” 2 p.m., Phippsburg Congregaational Churc, 10 Church Lane

(off Parker Head Road); refreshments served; $10, $6 students & kids; 389-1770.

PUBLIC MEALS

BREAKFAST BUFFET, 7:30-10 a.m.,

Knights of Columbus Hall, 807 Middle St., Bath; features eggs to order, bacon, sausage, ham, pancakes, french toast, homefries, juice, biscuits, gravy, muffins; $6, $3 under

12, $15 family; 443-6015.

Mon/21

BLOOD DRIVE

AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR

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

Ave., Portland; www.RedCross-

Blood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS. HARPSWELL COMMUNITY BLOOD

DRIVE, noon-5 p.m., Elijah Kellogg

Church, Route 123; Connie 833-

5567.

MISCELLANEOUS

GAME DAY, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St., Topsham; free; 729-0475. EXHIBITION OPENING: “Bowdoin

Boys in Blue (and Gray),” 10 a.m.,

SEcond Floor Gallery, Hawthorne-

Longfellow Library, Bowdoin College; free; 725-3275. “A CHILDREN’S CELEBRATION OF

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.,” 10:30 a.m.-Noon, Daggett Lounge, Thorne

Hall, Bowdoin College; illustrated storytelling, music & crafts for ages

5 and up; free; 725-3155. 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.

PUBLIC MEALS

MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY PASTA

SUPPER, 5-7 p.m., Pilgrim House,

First Parish Church, 9 Cleveland St.,

Brunswick; organized by Democratic

Town Committee to raise money for

Midcoast Hunger Prevention Program, keynote speaker Rev. Kenneth Lewis, pasta with homemade vegetarian or meat sauce, foacaccio, salad, cakes; $7, kids under 12 free. “MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY

CELEBRATION,” 7 p.m., Bowdoin

Chapel, Bowdoin College; songs, poems & readings by Bowdoin student groups; free; 725-3375.