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“GATHERING PLACE,” 10a.m. to noon, every Monday morning at Raymond Village Community Church. Gathering Space gives anyone who is interested a chance to drop by for coffee or tea, a chat, card games, crafts, catching up on Village news, etc. Raymond Village Church is at

27 Maine St., Raymond Center. For more information, contact the Church

Office at 655-7749. BY POPULAR DEMAND FILM SERIES:

“THE WAY WE WERE,” 7p.m., Skidompha Library’s Porter Meeting Hall,

Damariscotta. A suggested $5 donation will help the library expand and maintain its film collection. For more information, call the library at 563-5513 or visit their website at www.skidompha.org.

TUES/30

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MUSIC TOGETHER CLASS, 9:15-10a.m.,

St. Paul’s Church, Brunswick. 10 week course. For infants, toddlers and preschoolers with parent, grandparent or caregiver. $145 for 10 weeks, includes

CD and songbook. For more information, call Sharon at 522-3900. CANVAS LABYRINTH, noon to 8p.m., First

Parish Church, UCC Brunswick. 30′ canvas labyrinth has a single pathway that leads to the center and back out again.

Unlike a maze, which is intended to confuse us, the labyrinth has only one pathway that leads to the center and back out again. There are no choices to be made, allowing our busy mind to rest and focus on our spiritual nature. 729-7331.

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COLLEGE ADMISSIONS: IT’S ALL ABOUT

THE GRADES, ISN’T IT?, 7p.m., Freeport

Community Library. Wendy Thompson’s presentation is geared toward families of high school students, and will provide lots of practical, valuable info about the college admissions process. Free and open to the public.

WED/1

MISCELLANEOUS

PAUL BETIT AT WISCASSET PUBLIC

LIBRARY, 7p.m. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. 882-

7161. GIRL SCOUT INFORMATIONAL MEETING

AND SIGN-UP NIGHT, 6:30p.m., Coffin

School, Brunswick. Join us to learn more about local Girl Scout activities for girls in grades k-12. For more information contact Girl Scouts of Maine at 888-922-

4763 and visit our website: www.girlscoutsofmaine.org FREEPORT SENIOR EXPO, 9a.m. to

3p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 5 Park Street,

Freeport. Free admission, 36 booths, 10 speakers, free flu shots all day. 232-

7847. SONGWRITERS IN THE ROUND MONTHLY MUSIC SERIES, 7-9p.m., Frontier Theater, Fort Andross, Brunswick. Lisa Redfern will be joined by Matt Shipman, Rick

Turcotte and Scott Rittall. $10. 725-

5222. WATERCOLOR CLASS WITH LIZ

MESSLER, 9:30a.m. to noon today and the following 4 Wednesdays at Centre St.

Arts Gallery. Class is $100. Call 442-

0300 to sign up.

THU/2

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JOHN FOR AND MARK NICKERSON,

6p.m., Bridge Academy Public Library, 44

Middle Road, Dresden. Retired game warden John Ford and retired trooper Mark

Nickerson tell hilarious takes of life on the job. MUSIC TOGETHER CLASS, 9:15-10a.m.,

Wiscasset Community Center. 10 week course. For infants, toddlers and preschoolers with parent, grandparent or caregiver. $145 for 10 weeks, includes

CD and songbook. For more information, call Sharon at 522-3900. RARE READS BOOK GROUP, 2p.m. or

6p.m., Topsham Public Library. Rare

Reads is a book group that discusses unusual and interesting popular fiction.

“Beautiful Ruins” by Jess Walker is the book for October 2. For more information, call 725-1727. FOREST FIRE LOOKOUT ASSOCIATION

PRESENTATION, 7p.m., Curtis Memorial

Library, Brunswick. Join us as Bill Cobb shares his experiences as the director of the Forest Fire Lookout Association. Fire

Lookouts in Maine are important historic and cultural symbols of Maine’s fire detection past. Optional potluck dinner at

6p.m., followed by presentation at 7p.m.

Free and open to the public. BRUNSWICK REPUBLICANS CANDIDATE’S NIGHT, 6-8p.m., Byrnes Irish

Pub, 16 Station Ave., Brunswick. The

Brunswick Republican Town Committee will showcase the great Republican candidates who will provide the voters of

Brunswick with real, clear choices this

November. The event will also be a chance for like-minded residents to enjoy good conversations and camaraderie in a classic setting. FARMER FOR THE MORNING AT

WOLFE’S NECK FARM, 9-10a.m., for toddler or preschool-aged children. 184 Burnett Road, Freeport. Meet us in the barn on Thursdays during the school year for an hour-long interactive and hands-on experience that includes feeding and caring for the barnyard animals. DRAWING CLASS WITH STUART ROSS,

10a.m. to noon today and for the following 3 Thursdays at Centre St. Arts

Gallery. Class is $80. Call 442-0300 to sign up.

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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. PASTEL PAINTERS OF MAINE PANEL DISCUSSION, 11a.m. to 1p.m., Patten Free

Library, Bath. Talk will be on the parameters of pricing art. BRUNSWICK TOWN COUNCIL CANDIDATES FORUM, 7p.m., Town Council

Chambers, Town Hall, 85 Union Street.

Moderated by Andy Mason of Topsham.

Sponsored by the League of Women Voters. For more information, call 729-1856.

FRI/3

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MERRYMEETING ARTS CENTER ANNUAL

MEETING, 5:30-7p.m., 9 Main St., Bowdoinham. This is an opportunity for the public to learn about the current doings and future plans. Anyone can attend and give input. A new Board Structure and three new Board members will be voted on. For more information call 710-0349. AARHUS GALLERY OPENING RECEPTION, 5-8p.m., Aarhus Gallery, Belfast.

Featuring guest artists Michael Alpert and Jemma Gascoine. 338-0001. RED CLOAK HAUNTED HISTORY TOUR,

7p.m., Bath. Lantern-lit tour explores

Bath’s history and mysteries. Adults

$15, children under 12 $7. By reservation only. Appropriate for all ages. To reserve a spot, call 380-3806. www.redcloakhauntedhistorytours.com.

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INNER JOURNEYS IN THE OUTER

WORLD, 7-9p.m., Kresge Auditorium,

Bowdoin College, Brunswick. Donations welcome. Lecture on Antarctica: The Melting Polar Ice. Robert Romanyshyn, PhD and Veronica Goodchild, PhD. 729- 0300 for more information.

SAT/4

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FREEPORT FALL FESTIVAL, 11a.m. to

4p.m., L.L. Bean Campus, Freeport. Free and open to the public. Over 100 artists will exhibit works ranging from photography, oil, watercolor, mixed media, fine craft, and jewelry. Musical acts include

The Midcoast School of Music, Gunther

Brown, The Kenya Hall Band, Primo

Cubano and Royal Hammer. A two-day event. BOAT DESIGNERS AND BUILDERS TOUR,

1p.m., John’s Bay Boat Company, South

Bristol. Nonmembers: $20, members:

$15. Tour a small, traditional boat shop located in mid-coast Maine that builds custom plank on frame boats for both work and pleasure using traditional methods and producing some of the most beautiful boats on the water. FMI and tickets visit www.MaineMaritimeMuseum.org. SIP AND STITCH, 10a.m. to noon, Topsham Public Library. A weekly knitting and crocheting club. All abilities welcome.

Relax with a cup of tea and work on your latest project. 725-1727. HARVEST FAIR, 10a.m. to 2p.m., Grace

Episcopal Church, Bath. Harvest produce, arts and crafts, childrens activities, baked goods, chili, soup, hot dogs, books, boutique, white elephants and an art show. 443-3792. PUMPKIN HAYRIDES, 10a.m. to 2p.m.,

Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Road,

Freeport. $6 per person, ages 3 and under free (pumpkin included with each paid admission). Enjoy the fall foliage and take a hayride out to the pumpkin field to learn about the life cycle of pumpkins and pick out your favorite one. While you’re here, visit the animals in the barnyard, rent a bicycle or go for a walk through the woods. Proceeds benefit the

Wolfe’s Neck Farm Education Programs.

PUBLIC MEALS

BAKED BEAN AND SPAGETTI SUPPER,

4:30-6p.m., North Pownal United

Methodist Church, 851 Lawrence Road,

Pownal. Adults $7, children 4-12 $3, 3 years and under free. 865-3517. HAM AND BEAN SUPPER, 4:30-6p.m.,

Alna Fire Station, 1579 Alna Rd. Ham, baked beans, salad, rolls, pies, coffee and milk. Pie auction and 50/50 raffle.

$7 for adults, $5 for kids age 12 and under. 882-6447.

PERFORMANCES

SUZY BOGGUSS, 7p.m., Boothbay Harbor

Opera House. Free and open to the public.

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INNER JOURNEYS IN THE OUTER

WORLD, 9a.m. to 4p.m., Fellowship Hall,

Pilgrim House, 9 Cleaveland Street,

Brunswick. Members: $80, non-members: $100. Workshop by Veronica Goodchild, PhD and Robert Romanyshyn, PhD.

Walking the Songlines of the Soul: Reflections on a Pilgrimage on the Santiago de

Compostella in France. 729-0300 for more information.

SUN/5

MISCELLANEOUS

FREEPORT FALL FESTIVAL, 11a.m. to

4p.m., L.L. Bean Campus, Freeport. Free and open to the public. Over 100 artists will exhibit works ranging from photography, oil, watercolor, mixed media, fine craft, and jewelry. Musical acts include

The Midcoast School of Music, Gunther

Brown, The Kenya Hall Band, Primo

Cubano and Royal Hammer. A two-day event. RED CLOAK HAUNTED HISTORY TOUR,

7p.m., Bath. Lantern-lit tour explores

Bath’s history and mysteries. Adults

$15, children under 12 $7. By reservation only. Appropriate for all ages. To reserve a spot, call 380-3806. www.redcloakhauntedhistorytours.com. WOMEN’S SHIPBUILDING DAY, 9a.m. to

3p.m., Freight Shed, 27 Commercial

Street, Bath. Women 18 and up, of all experience levels or no experience at all, are invited to attend. Taught by shipwright

Rob Stevens, students will learn nomenclature, power tool use, wood selection, and more, while working on Virginia, our reconstruction of the first ship ever built in Maine. Safety gear will be provided. BRUNSWICK COIN AND STAMP SHOW,

9a.m. to 2:30p.m., Knights of Columbus

Hall, 2 Columbus Drive, Brunswick. 25 dealers, 44 tables, free admission, hourly door prizes, silent bit auction, coind and currency, medals and tokens, stamps and postcards, collector supplies. For more information, call 721-

7872. PUMPKIN HAYRIDES, 10a.m. to 2p.m.,

Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Road,

Freeport. $6 per person, ages 3 and under free (pumpkin included with each paid admission). Enjoy the fall foliage and take a hayride out to the pumpkin field to learn about the life cycle of pumpkins and pick out your favorite one. While you’re here, visit the animals in the barnyard, rent a bicycle or go for a walk through the woods. Proceeds benefit the

Wolfe’s Neck Farm Education Programs. GELATIN PRINTMAKING CLASS WITH

DEB ARTER, 1-5p.m. at Centre St. Arts

Gallery. The class is $60. Call 442-0300 to sign up.

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