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EDGECOMB AUTHOR VAN REID AT WISCASSET PUBLIC LIBRARY, 7p.m. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. 882-7161. IPAD WORKSHOP FOR SENIORS,

10:30a.m. to noon, for this and the following 4 Wednesdays in Patten Free

Library’s second floor board room.

These workshops will introduce you to your machine and give you the skills to get the most use and enjoyment from your iPad. Participants can register by calling 443-5141. AUTHOR EVENT WITH JIM BAUMER,

6p.m., Town of Lisbon Library, 28 Main

St., Lisbon Falls. Refreshments will be served. 353-6564. CELEBRITY CHEF CHALLENGE,

5:15p.m. reception, cash bar & silent auction. 6p.m. dinner and program.

Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. Stacy and Shannon Hall, Meals on Wheels

Coordinator, sport aprons and serve at this year’s event. Tickets are $75 per person, or $550 per table of 8. For more information, call 620-1677. SIGN UP FOR A WATERCOLOR CLASS

WITH LIZ MESSLER! Liz Messler’s watercolor class begins Wednesday,

October 1st from 9:30a.m. to noon, and runs for the following 4 Wednesdays at the same time at Centre St. Arts

Gallery. Class is $100. Call 442-0300 to sign up!

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SIGN UP FOR A DRAWING CLASS WITH

STUART ROSS! Stuart Ross’ watercolor class begins Thursday, October 2nd from 10a.m. to noon, and runs for the following 3 Thursdays at the same time at Centre St. Arts Gallery. Class is $80.

Call 442-0300 to sign up!

PUBLIC MEALS

FARM-TO-TABLE HARVEST DINNER, 5-

8p.m., Chewonki Foundation, 485

Chewonki Neck Road, Wiscasset. Appetizers, non-alcoholic drinks, cash bar, dinner, and a few remarks by Chewonki president Willard Morgan and RSU 1 representative Lawrence Kovacs about Chewonki’s work with local schools. RSVP by Sept. 19. 882-7323 ext. 158.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

CURRENT EVENTS FORUM, noon, Morrell Room, Curtis Memorial Library.

Please join co-moderators Richard

Neiman and Elizabeth Doucette and your neighbors for lively “bipartisan” discussions of pertinent issues confronting us today. Free and open to the public. COMPUTER AND EREADER DROP IN, noon to 2p.m., Topsham Public Library.

Need help with your computer skills, smartphone, tablet, or eReader? Our computer volunteer, Tricia, will be available every Thursday. 725-1727. MARTHA WHITE BOOK TALK, noon to

2p.m., Firehouse Center, Damariscotta.

Part of the Maine Women Write Book

Club. She will read from her book “E.B.

White on Dogs.” 563-3207. BRUNSWICK DOWNTOWN ASSOCIATION FALL SPEAKING EVENT, 7:30-

9a.m., Brunswick Hotel and Tavern. CEI,

Your new Downtown Neighbor: Invested in Brunswick. Presented by: Ron

Phillips, President and CEO of Coastal

Enterprises Inc. 729-4439. PEOPLE PLUS FYI! USS ZUMWALT

EVENT, 1p.m.m 35 Union St.,

Brunswick. Captain James A. Kirk of the

U.S. Navy will discuss Adm. Elmo

Zumwalt, for whom the ship was named. Free and open to the public.

729-0757. WATERSHED CENTER FOR CERAMIC

ARTS DEMO, 5-8p.m., 106 Main Street pop-up gallery during the Wiscasset Art

Walk. Artists will demonstrate wheel and hand-building techniques with clay and will also be having a pottery sale.

882-8209. WISCASSET ART WALK, 5-8p.m., Wiscasset Village. Spend the evening strolling the village and visiting galleries, unique shops and historical sites. Be sure to stop at Mac’s Place at the end of the evening to enjoy a musical event to close the season. 882-8290.

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10X10 BENEFIT ART EXHIBIT AND

SALE RECEPTION, 6-9p.m., Curtis

Memorial Library and St. Paul’s Episcopal

Church, Pleasant St., Brunswick.

300 works of art by 150 Maine artists.

All artwork priced at $200. Public preview Sept. 25 6-9p.m. amd Sept. 26,

12-3p.m. Proceeds benefit Arts Are Elementary. 844-4962. LIBRARY BOOK SALE MEMBERS AND

FRIENDS PREVIEW, 5-7p.m., Topsham

Public Library. Come check out the books for sale before the crowds arrive

Saturday! 725-1727. 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 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. “MAGNETIZING WEALTH AND POWER,”

6:30-9p.m., Brunswick Shambhala Meditation Center, 19 Mason Street,

Brunswick. Acharya Greenleaf will present a talk, follwed by an all-day workshop Saturday, September 27 from

8:30a.m. to 6p.m. For more information and pricing, visit www.shambhalabp.org. OPENING RECEPTION FOR BARBARA

BEAN AND ED MCCARTAN SHOW, 5-

7p.m., Centre St. Arts Gallery, 11 Centre Street, Bath. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. VANDINI’S MAGIC AND ILLUSION’S

FAMILY STAGE SHOW, 6:30p.m., Mt.

Ararat Middle School, 66 Republic Ave.,

Topsham. Tickes $10 and $5. Magic, illusions, live doves and rabbits, lots of childrens participation. 729-2950, ext.

7. GRASSROOTS ORGANIZING WORKSHOP (G.R.O.W.) (Day 1 of 3), Bryant

Pond 4-H Camp, Bryant Pond. Workshops include media tactics, organizing in faith communities, canvassing, direct action, and Organizing 101. Cost: $10-

$80 (sliding scale) for the 3 days includes fresh, local food and rustic but comfortable housing in a beautiful setting in western Maine. For details and to register, contact Larry Dansinger,

Resources for Organizing and Social

Change, 525-7776. EXPLORING THE GRANDEUR OF EASTERN QUEBEC WITH MIKE PERRY, 7-

8p.m., L.L. Bean Flagship Store, 95

Main Street, Freeport. Mike is a captivating lecturer and founder of L.L.Bean’s Outdoor Discovery School. He has been lecturing throughout New England for the past 2 decades and has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share.

PERFORMANCES

GEORGE LOPEZ PIANO CONCERT,

7:30p.m., Kanbar Auditorium, Studzinski Recital Hall, Bowdoin College.

PUBLIC MEALS

NEW ENGLAND BOILED DINNER, 5:30-

6:30p.m., Odd Fellows Hall, 27 Village

Street, Lisbon. Adults $7, children 12 and under $3.50, pre-schoolers free.

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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. LIBRARY BOOK SALE, 9a.m. to 4p.m.,

Topsham Public Library. Come buy some wonderful books and benefit the Topsham Public Library! 725-1727. MAKE YOUR OWN WILBUR’S CRUNCH

AT WILBUR’S OF MAINE CHOCOLATE

CONFECTIONS, 11a.m. to 2p.m., 174

Lower Main Street, Freeport. Use our caramel popcorn, popped butter popcorn, chocolate, nuts toffee bits and other candies to make your own Wilbur

Crunch! Drizzle the whole batch with chocolate, break it into pieces and bag it to go. The perfect salty, sweet treat.

$6 a bag. 865-4071. FIELD TRIP: GREEN POINT FARM

WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA,

7:30a.m. to noon. Meet at CVS in Bath at 7a.m. to carpool, or meet at

7:30a.m. at Green Point Farm by the green shed. A Merrymeeting Audubon event. MALARIA PREVENTION NET FUNDRAISER, 6p.m., Bowdoin College’s Cram

Alumni House, 83 Federal Street,

Brunswick. Appetizers and desserts from local restaurants, a cash bar, free soft drinks, a live silent auction featuring hand-carved musical instruments, jewelry, gift certificates and specialty baskets. Admission $15 per person,

$25 per family. Children under 12 free. EDIBLE AND MEDICINAL MUSHROOM

PROGRAM AT HIDDEN VALLEY NATURE

CENTER, 9a.m. to 3:30p.m., HVNC.

Learn how to identify mushrooms and collect them safely. “MAGNETIZING WEALTH AND POWER,”

8:30a.m. to 6p.m., Brunswick Shambhala Meditation Center, 19 Mason

Street, Brunswick. Acharya Greenleaf host the day-long workshop. For more information and pricing, visit www.shambhalabp.org. READY, SET, SLEEP! 2p.m., Wolfe’s

Neck Woods State Park, meet by the circle of benches by the second parking lot. 1 hour program. Discover how nature prepares for winter. Free with park admission. 865-4465. FAMILY SATURDAY AT BOWDOIN COLLEGE MUSEUM OF ART, 10a.m., with activities related to the exhibitions on view. INSIDE THE CRYSTAL SPRING FARM

CSA AND SHEEP OPERATION, 2-3p.m.,

Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust’s Crystal

Spring Farm, 277 Pleasant Hill Road,

Brunswick. See the barns, fields, and pastures at one of Maine’s largest Land

Trust owned and farmer-leased operations. Please RSVP at 729-7694. LILLY POND COMMUNITY FOREST PUBLIC OPENING, 12:30p.m. during Great

Maine Outdoor Weekend. Get a guided tour of the property trails and enjoy delicious autumn treats. A free, familyfriendly event. Park at Goddard Park in

Bath and meet at the preserve. FALL PLANT SALE, 9a.m. to noon, 532

Quaker Meetingouse Road, Durham.

Hardy perennials, herbs, house plants, baked goods and hot beverages. All proceeds benefit DFM youth group. MID-COAST AUDUBON BIRDING FIELD

TRIP TO MONHEGAN ISLAND, meet at

Port Clyde at 6:30a.m. for ferry departure at 7a.m. Advance reservation reccommended by calling 372-8848. Bring binoculars, weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes. Ca;;

563-2930 for more information. GRASSROOTS ORGANIZING WORKSHOP (G.R.O.W.) (Day 2 of 3), Bryant

Pond 4-H Camp, Bryant Pond. Workshops include media tactics, organizing in faith communities, canvassing, direct action, and Organizing 101. Cost: $10-

$80 (sliding scale) for the 3 days includes fresh, local food and rustic but comfortable housing in a beautiful setting in western Maine. For details and to register, contact Larry Dansinger,

Resources for Organizing and Social

Change, 525-7776. LEON GORMAN PARK FALL CLEAN-UP,

9a.m. to noon, Leon Gorman Park,

Freeport. Weeding and general clean-up.

RSVP by emailing Donna at [email protected]