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/30

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.
DISCOVER GREAT ARTISTS, 3:30-
4:30 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33
Summer St., Bath; for ages 7-11
hands-on art history series, sketch
an outdoors Maine scene by exploring Andrew Wyeth’s work; 443-
5141, ext. 17.
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]

PERFORMANCES

FILM FESTIVAL: “Contracorriente (Undertow),” 7 p.m., Kresge Auditorium, Visual Arts Center, Bowdoin College; examines the complicated intersection of love, masculinity & sexuality within the context of Peruvian tradition; free; 725-3552.

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: “W.B. Yeats as Editor,”
12:15-1:45 p.m., Curtis Memorial
Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick;
sponsored by The Highlands; free;
442-1349.
E-READERS & E-BOOKS, 4:30-6
p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; hands-on information
session; 443-5141, ext. 25.
VALENTINE CARD CLASS, 7 p.m.,
Karen Leveille, 1020 High St., Bath;
make two cards & a small gift using
card stock, rubber stamps, ink &
embellishments; $12 materials fee;
pre-register by Jan. 25 389-4633.

Thu/31

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.
RARE READS BOOK GROUP, 10
a.m. or 6 p.m., Topsham Public
Library, 25 Foreside Road; discussing “The Snow Child,” by Eowyn
Ivey; 725-1727 or www.topshamlibrary.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, 3:30-4:15 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]
WINTER OPEN HOUSE, 5 p.m., Bowdoin College Museum of Art; free;
725-3276.
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.
BRUNSWICK HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI
MONTHLY MEETING, 6 p.m.,
Library, Brunswick High School, 116
Maquoit Rd.; all alumni welcome;
[email protected]

PERFORMANCES

DREAMLAND THEATER: 7 p.m., “Man
on a Wire,” Winter Street Center, 880
Washington St., Bath; bring your own
supper; $5; [email protected]
“THE MATCHMAKER,” 7 p.m., Community Hall, Merriconeag Waldorf
School, 57 Desert Rd., Freeport;
$5.

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.
COMPUTER CLASSES, “Creating an
Email Account,” 11 a.m.-Noon, People Plus Center, 35 Union St.,
Brunswick; led by computer tutor
Jack Hudson; free, for members
only; 729-0757.
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.

MUSHROOM EXPERT: “Foraging for Edible & Medicinal Mushrooms,” by Greg Marley, 7 p.m., Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St.

Fri/1

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.
AMERICAN RED CROSS MID COAST
CHAPTER , 10 a.m. & 3 p.m., 16
Community Way, Topsham;
www.RedCrossBlood.org or 1-800-
RED-CROSS.

MISCELLANEOUS

MAINE FAMILIES BOOK-NIC, “Fine
Motor Skills,” 10 a.m., Topsham
Public Library, 25 Foreside Rd.;
enhance child’s enjoyment of books
through parent-child play; 725-1727.
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, 4-4:45 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.
NEW ARTISTS RECEPTION, 5-7
p.m., Centre St. Arts Gallery, 11
Centre St., Bath; featuring work by
Barbara Eldred, Liliana Thelander,
Susan Perrine, among others, light
refreshments; 442-0300 or [email protected]

PERFORMANCES

“THE LITTLE MERMAID,” 6 p.m.,
Lisbon Community School, 235
West School St.; by members of the
third & fourth grade Drama Club;
tickets available at the door; 754-
0021.
FILM: “HARDWATER,” 7 p.m.,
Cathance Landing, Lower Main St.,
Bowdoinham; sponsored by Merrymeeting Arts Center & Bowdoinham Public Library, to be followed by
Q&A with film producer Ryan Brod;
$5 includes access to Ice & Smelt
Festival the following day; 841-
5914.
“THE MATCHMAKER,” 7 p.m., Community Hall, Merriconeag Waldorf
School, 57 Desert Rd., Freeport;
$5.
WINTER CABARET, 8 p.m., The Theater Project, 14 School St.,

Brunswick; adults-only sketch comedy, music & desserts; pay-what-youwant; 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

TECH MEETUP & BROWN BAG LUNCH: Digital Photo Editing, Noon- 1 p.m., Morrell Meeting Room, Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick;

Sat/2

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

GEORGETOWN COMMUNITY CENTER ANNUAL MEETING, 9 a.m.,
Ceorgetown Community Center, 19
Old Schoolhouse Rd.; year-in-review,
election of officers, light refreshments; 371-2914.
FAMILY DAY, 10 a.m., Pavilion, Bowdoin College Museum of Art; interactive learning & fun with student
assistants to the curator; free; 725-
3275.
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.
ICE & SMELT FESTIVAL, 1-7 p.m.,
Mailly Waterfront Park, Bowdoinham; indoor & outdoor games, puppet show, parade, bonfire, beard
contest & supper; $5 bracelet
admits to all activities except supper $5 extra; 841-5914.

PERFORMANCES

“THE LITTLE MERMAID,” 1 p.m., Lisbon Community School, 235

West School St.; by members of the
third & fourth grade Drama Club;
tickets available at the door; 754-
0021.
THE BOBS, 7:30 p.m., Pickard Theater, Memorial Hall, Bowdoin College; an original “band without
instruments”; $10 at Smith Union
info desk; 725-3375.
TWYCE SHY & STRING TIDE, 7 p.m.,
Orion Performing Arts Center, 66
Republic Ave., Topsham; to benefit
Woodside One-Wheeler’s trip fund;
$10 at The Music Center or
www.twyceshy.com; www.woodsideonewheelers.org.
WINTER CABARET, 8 p.m., The Theater Project, 14 School St.,
Brunswick; adults-only sketch comedy, music & desserts; pay-what-youwant; 729-8584 or www.theaterproject.com.

PUBLIC MEALS

BENEFIT SPAGHETTI SUPPER, 5-7 p.m., St. Charles Parish Hall, McKeen St., Brunswick; hosted by Scout Troop 648 of All Saints Parish for help purchasing equipment and for camp, spaghetti & meatballs, salad, roll, dessert; $7, $4 age 12 and under, under 5 free; $20 families.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

WINTER SPIRITUAL WARMUP, 8:30
a.m.-3:30 p.m., St. Patrick Church,
380 Acedemy Hill Rd., Newcastle;
sponsored by All Saints Parish, soulfood & spiritual refreshment by
Boston College’s Dan Ponsetto, personal & Gospel stories, lunch &
childcare provided; free, but register
in advance; 725-2624.
TOWN HISTORY SERIES: “Lest We
Forget,” by Denise Moore-Reynolds,
10:30 a.m.-noon, Community Room,
Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St.,
Bath; free; 443-5141, ext. 18.
LONGFELLOW DAYS CHAT: “On
Becoming a Poet,” 1 p.m., Daggett
Lounge, Thorne Hall, Bowdoin College; Leila Percy to talk with Maine
Poet Laureate Wes McNair; free;
917-543-8421.
VALENTINE CARD CLASS, 7 p.m.,
Karen Leveille, 1020 High St., Bath;
make two cards & a small gift using
card stock, rubber stamps, ink &
embellishments; $12 materials fee;
pre-register by Jan. 25 389-4633.