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

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. 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 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] 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.

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. “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.

Sun/3

MISCELLANEOUS

COIN & STAMP SHOW, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Brunswick Area Coin & Stamp

Club, Knights of Columbus Hall, 2

Columbus Dr., Brunswick; 23+dealers staffing 38+ tables of collectible coins, currency, medals & tokens, stamps, postal history, postcards & ephemera, collector supplies; Bob

Caouette 721-7872 or [email protected]

PERFORMANCES

WINTER CABARET, 2 p.m., The Theater Project, 14 School St.,

Brunswick; adults-only sketch comedy, music & desserts; pay-what-youwant; 729-8584 or www.theaterproject.com. FILM: “Bottled Life – The Truth About

Nestle’s Business with Water,” 3 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23

Pleasant St., Brunswick; sponsored by Peaceworks, Occupy Maine: Bath-

Brunswick, Women’s International

League for Peace & Freedom, refreshments served, followed by a discussion with Chris Buchanan; free.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

LONGFELLOW DAYS COURSEN

READINGS, 1 p.m., Fireplace Room,

Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick; Maine poets

Gary Lawless, Maryli Tiemann &

Ricardo Zarate, Jr. to read; free;

917-543-8421.

Mon/4

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. 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.

Tue/5

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. YOGA FOR KIDS, 4:15-4:45 p.m.,

Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside

Rd.; basic yoga sessions for ages 4-

12; 725-1727. FOOD ADDICTS IN RECOVERY

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

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

208-0318.

PERFORMANCES

FALL FILM SERIES: “,” 6:30 p.m.,

Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St.,

Bath; film and refreshment; free;

443-5141, ext. 25.

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]

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

OPEN STUDIO, 2-4 p.m., McChesney

Art Studio, 72 Front St., Bath #16; clothed figure model, materials not provided, bring easel & stool, painters welcome; $10; 232-7759 or www.mcchesneyart.com.