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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. CAREER DIRECTIONS/PUTTING THE

PIECES TOGETHER, 9:30a.m. to

3:30p.m., Southern Midcoast Career-

Center, Brunswick. Explores your career interests, aptitudes, values, personality, motivation and how each transfers to today’s job market. 373-4000.

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JOHN FORD 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.

PERFORMANCES

SAVORY MAINE OCTOBER MUSIC

SERIES: DAVE MARTIN, 6-8p.m.,

Savory Maine, Damariscotta. An eclectic mix of ragtime, contemporary and classical pieces on solo acoustic guitar. 563-2111, www.savorymainedining.com.

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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.

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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.

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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, quilt raffle, music, jewelry 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. MERRYMEETING AUDUBON FIELD

TRIP: SOUTHERN MAINE BIRDING,

7a.m. to 4p.m. Meet at the Brunswick

Hannaford to car pool. This trip will carpool to visit several southern Maine’s birding hot spots including Fort Foster

(Kittery), Nubble Light and Biddeford

Pool, among others. Bring a lunch and a drink. 841-1951.

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. SAVORY MAINE OCTOBER MUSIC

SERIES: JEFF HERBSTER, 6-8p.m.,

Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Bluegrass, clawhammer/oldtime and minstrel on a banjo and fiddle. 563-2111, www.savorymainedining.com.

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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.

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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. 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. FORAGING FOR FUNGI, 2p.m., location

TBA. Cost: $10. Workshop includes discussion and demonstration of mushroom ecology, anatomy, ethical harvesting, resources, safety and collection. 729-7694 for more information. BRUNSWICK TOWN DEMOCRATIC

COMMITTEE RECEPTION FOR GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE MIKE

MICHAUD, noon, Democratic Headquarters, 4 Pleasant Street,

Brunswick. Refreshments will be served. 729-1856.