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FRI/12

MISCELLANEOUS

“STITCHES” RECEPTION AT SPINDLEWORKS WHATNOT GALLERY, 5-8p.m.,

Brunswick. Check out the beautiful fabric artworks from Spindleworks during the second Friday artwalk. PUBLISHING PARTY AND POETRY

READING, 6:30-7:30p.m., Gulf of Maine

Books, Brunswick. Reading from the new poetry collection “Files from the

Bum’s Academy,” edited by Victor

Fazekas and published by the Cleaveunder Press of Brunswick. Event is free and open to the public. Come listen to the local authors read from their anthology! 729-5083. “BARNYARDS TO GRAVEYARDS,” A

COLLECTION OF PHOTOGRAPHS BY

CAROLINE SAMSON OPENING RECEPTION, 5-8p.m., Gallery Framing, 12

Pleasant Street, Brunswick. Meet and greet the artist and enjoy refreshments. MAINE FAMILY BOOKNIC, 10-11a.m.,

Topsham Public Library. Books and activities are set up in a picnic-style layout on the floor to promote active learning for infants, toddlers, young preschoolers and their families. 725-

1727. SEPTEMBER ART WALK IN

BRUNSWICK, 5-8p.m., along Maine

Street and Pleasant Street from Bowdoin College to Fort Ambross. Artists of all kinds join together to bring you their inspirations on the streets of

Brunswick! Musicians, glass artists, basket maker, painters, photographers, sculptors, fabric artists and more are looking to share and discuss their art with you. Sponsored by Five Rivers Arts

Alliance. RED CLOAK HAUNTED HISTORY TOUR,

7p.m., Bath. By reservation only. Appropriate for all ages. To reserve a spot, call 380-3806. www.redcloakhauntedhistorytours.com ARTIST RECEPTION, 5-8p.m., Points of

View Art Gallery, Brunswick Business

Center, 18 Pleasant Street, Brunswick.

Featuring five POV artists. www.povartistsmaine.com. ART JOURNAL MEET-UP AT MERRYMEETING ART HOUSE, 10am to

Noon. Bring your journals and art supplies and work on them at the studio.

Meet local art journal artists to share your art, learn new techniques and enjoy free coffee and donuts. Free. Call

504-6947 to reserve your spot. CATHIE PELLETIER, 7p.m., Maine Coast

Book Shop. Meet the author, who will share life stories. 563-3207. REJOICNG SPIRITS ECUMENICAL WORSHIP SERVICE, 3p.m., Pathway Vine

Church, 94 Pleasant St., Brunswick. All are welcome. AARP SAFE DRIVER CLASS AT PEOPLE

PLUS, 8a.m. to noon, 35 Union Street,

Brunswick. $15 for AARP members,

$20 for all others. Registration required. 729-0757 x102.

PERFORMANCES

TWO-ACT MYSTERY COMEDY “IF IT’S

MONDAY, THIS MUST BE MURDER!” at

7p.m., Bath Area Senior Citizens Activity

Center, 45 Floral Street, Bath. Staring the BASIC players. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance at the

Bath Senior Center office. Suggested donation of $10. FMI, call 443-4937. “HEAVENLY SOUND” BENEFIT CONCERT, 7p.m., Brunswick United

Methodist Church, 320 Church Rd.,

Brunswick. Music for all ages! Contemporary, worship, celtic and traditional.

Proceeds benefit the “Life Saver

Bracelet Project.” 725-2185. FREEPORT PLAYERS PRESENT

“ALMOST, MAINE,” 7:30p.m., Freeport

Performing Arts Center, 30 Holbrook

St., Freeport. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door and are available at fcponline.org, The Thrift Store at

43 Depot St., and at the door (cash only).

PUBLIC MEALS

AL POST 171 LOBSTER STEW SUPPER,

5-7p.m., Merriconeag Grange, 529

Harpswell Neck Rd., Harpswell. Lobster stew, blueberry muffins, cole slaw, pickles, crackers and cold drinks. $15 per person, $10 for children under 12.

Takeout available. 833-5583.

SAT/13

MISCELLANEOUS

“AMERICAN FLYERS” SCREENING,

1p.m., Patten Free Library. In conjunction with Bike Maine 2014. Event is free and open to the public. OIL PAINTING WITH ERIC GLASS: FIRST

CLASS, 2-5p.m., beginning today and continuing for the next 5 Saturdays.

Cost is $170 for all. Deadline to sign up is Sept. 12 or until the class is full. Call

442-0300 to sign up. LAND TRUSTS PRESENT WIND OVER

WINGS, 10a.m., Morrell Meeting Room,

Curtis Memorial Library. When was the last time you had a personal experience with a bird of prey? This is your opportunity! Kennebec Estuary Land Trust and

Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust welcome

Wind Over Wings to share their important work with our community. Working with an array of species ranging from

Bald and Golden Eagles to the American

Kestrel, Wind Over Wings presents inspiring, humorous, age-appropriate programs with live birds of prey that are no longer able to survive in the wild.

Each bird is an individual and has its own story to share. This event is free and open to all. http://www.btlt.org/event/wind-wings/ ADULT MAGNET CRAFT, 2p.m., Topsham Public Library. Make your refrigerator or magnetic board more literary with this easy craft! We will be making magnets out of glass beads and old books with a gift tin to match! Materials are provided. Ages 18 & up. 7 places available. Registration required. 725-

1727. SIP AND STITCH, 10a.m. to noon, Topsham Public Library, every Saturday.

Come and work on your latest project, share patterns, check out the library’s knitting and crocheting resources, and relax with a cup of coffee or tea. 725-

1727. MAKE DONUT HOLE ACORNS AT

WILBUR’S OF MAINE, 11a.m. to 2p.m.,

174 Lower Main St., Freeport. Dip donut holes in chocolate, dip the top in sprinkles and add a pretzel stem! Make a bag for $4. 865-4071. HARPSWELL GARDEN CLUB ANNUAL

FALL SALE, 8:30a.m. to 1p.m., Centennial Hall, Route 123, Harpswell Center.

833-6159. FIELD TRIP: MORSE MOUNTAIN AND

SEWALL BEACH, 8a.m. to 2p.m.,

Morse Mountain Conservation Area,

Phippsburg. The hike is 2 miles each way on a partially paved road. There are hills to get to the peak, but then the rest is mostly downhill to the beach.

Bring sturdy shoes, lunch and water.

Merrymeeting Audubon event.

PERFORMANCES

JEN CHAPIN TRIO, 7:30p.m., Chocolate

Church Arts Center, Bath. Tickets $12 in advance, $15 at the door. TWO-ACT MYSTERY COMEDY “IF IT’S

MONDAY, THIS MUST BE MURDER!” at

7p.m., Bath Area Senior Citizens Activity

Center, 45 Floral Street, Bath. Staring the BASIC players. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance at the

Bath Senior Center office. Suggested donation of $10. FMI, call 443-4937. FREEPORT PLAYERS PRESENT

“ALMOST, MAINE,” 7:30p.m., Freeport

Performing Arts Center, 30 Holbrook

St., Freeport. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door and are available at fcponline.org, The Thrift Store at

43 Depot St., and at the door (cash only).

PUBLIC MEALS

MASONIC BEAN SUPPER, 4:30-6p.m.,

Route 136 across from Durham River

Park. $7.50 for adults, $3 for children ages 5-12, children 4 and under free.

Baked beans, chop suey, hot dogs, potato salad, coleslaw, bread, pickles and homemade pies. 751-0037. BEAN SUPPER, 4:30-6:30p.m., Woolwich Grange. Last supper of the year.

Adults $8, children under 12 $4. 433-

6505. BEAN AND CASSEROLE SUPPER, 4-

6p.m., Bowdoinham Fire Department.

For more information, call Suzi Uhle at

666-8801.

SUN/14

MISCELLANEOUS

SAVING AND ORGANIZING YOUR DIGITAL PHOTOS, 2p.m., Morrell Meeting

Room, Curtis Memorial Library,

Brunswick. September meeting of the

Pejepscot Genealogical Society. Tips and techniques for saving and organizing your photos. PEJEPSCOT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

WALKING TOUR, 1p.m. Pennellville with

Nancy Pennell and Robert Biette.

Admission $5, free for PHS members.

For more information or to register, call

729-6606. WISCASSET PUBLIC LIBRARY BENEFIT

CONCERT AND SILENT AUCTION, 5-

7p.m., Marianmade Lavender Farm,

Wiscasset. Guests will be entertained by a 19-member band while they sample hors d’oeuvres and enjoy a cash bar. Additionally, guests may bid on many inviting items at a silent auction which includes items like an hour-long plane ride, college counceling, yoga lessons, works of art and more. Tickets are $20 per person in advance at the

Wiscasset Public Library, or $25 per person the night of the event at the door. RED CLOAK HAUNTED HISTORY TOUR,

7p.m., Bath. By reservation only. Appropriate for all ages. To reserve a spot, call 380-3806. www.redcloakhauntedhistorytours.com. RAYMOND VILLAGE COMMUNITY

CHURCH’S BLESSING OF THE BACKPACKS, 10a.m., Raymond Village Community Church. Service lasts one hour.

The blessing acknowledges and celebrates the children of the Lakes Region and wishes them Godspeed as they return to school. STROLL WITH A RANGER, 2p.m.,

Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, meet at the circle of benches by the second parking lot. 1 hour. Free with park admission. 865-4465. MIXED MEDIA CLASS WITH DEB

ARTER, $60, Centre St. Arts Gallery.

Call 442-0300 for more information or to register.

PERFORMANCES

TWO-ACT MYSTERY COMEDY “IF IT’S

MONDAY, THIS MUST BE MURDER!” at

2p.m., Bath Area Senior Citizens Activity

Center, 45 Floral Street, Bath. Staring the BASIC players. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance at the

Bath Senior Center office. Suggested donation of $10. FMI, call 443-4937. FREEPORT PLAYERS PRESENT

“ALMOST, MAINE,” 2p.m., Freeport

Performing Arts Center, 30 Holbrook

St., Freeport. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door and are available at fcponline.org, The Thrift Store at

43 Depot St., and at the door (cash).

MON/15

MISCELLANEOUS

SAGE SQUARE AND ROUND DANCE

CLUB, 6:30-9p.m., Woodside Elementary School, 42 Barrows Drive, Topsham. Free open house and round dance. MIDCOAST COMMUNITY CHORUS FALL

REGISTRATION, 5p.m., John Street

Methodist Church, Camden. The first rehersal of this non-auditioned chorus will take place an hour and half later at

6:30p.m. For more information, visit www.mccsings.org or call 975-0582. “BY POPULAR DEMAND” FILM

SCREENING: “UNFORGIVEN,” 7p.m.,

Skidompha Library. Suggested donation of $5. 563-5513. NAMI FAMILY-TO-FAMILY COURSE,

6:30-9p.m., first class of a 12-week course. NAMI (the National Alliance on

Mental Illness) will sponsor this FREE education program specifically for families with people diagnosed with mental illness. Pre-registration required. To register or for more information, call 319-

7956.