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FRI/23

MISCELLANEOUS

FOLK DANCE BRUNSWICK, 6:30-9p.m., People Plus, 35 Union Street, Brunswick. Best international folk dancing north of Boston! World music and dance from the Balkans, Israel, Western Europe and aound the globe. No partner needed. $8 admission, $5 for seniors. All are welcome! 200-7577.

REP. DENISE TEPLER OFFICE HOURS, 2:30-4:30p.m., Topsham Farmers’ Market exhibition hall at the Topsham Fairgrounds. Open to the public.

“A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE” AUDITIONS, 7p.m., Chocolate Church Arts Center Annex, 804 Washington Street, Bath. Parts for 6 men and 6 women. Come prepared to do cold readings from the show. 522-1810.

RICHARD LOREN AUTHOR EVENT, 7p.m., Maine Coast Book Shop. Celebrating his new memoir “High Notes: Working with Rock Legends Jefferson Airplane through The Doors to the Greatful Dead.” 563-3207.

FRIDAY NIGHT FEVER DISCO PARTY, 7-10p.m., Winter Street Center, Bath. Tickets are $15/person and available by calling the SPI office at 443-2174. Tickets will also be available at the door. This event is for adults 21 years and older.

“THE BIG NIGHT OUT” ANNUAL AWARDS NIGHT, 5-8p.m., former Borders Bookstore, Merrymeeting Plaza, 147 Bath Rd., Brunswick. Colleagues, friends and family and the public are welcome to attend and congratulate the award winners. www.midcoastmaine.com.

PERFORMANCES

WINTER CABARET, 8p.m., 14 School Street, Brunswick. A raucous, adultsonly night of sketch comedy, music and desserts. Pay what you want — $18 suggested. 729-8584.

TRACY MCMULLEN QUINTET, 7:30p.m., Kancar Auditorium, Studzinski Recital Hall. An evening of original jazz.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

LONG RIDGES AND STEEP FACES: AN ALASKAN EDUCATION, 7p.m., L.L. Bean Flagship Store. With Charlie Townsend of Synnott Mountain Guides.

PARENT/CHILD WORKSHOP, 10:30a.m. to noon, Topsham Public Library. Fun and interactive playtime with toys. Brings together children aged birth-5 and caregivers in a playful setting. Registration required. 725-1727.

SAT/24

MISCELLANEOUS

SIP AND STITCH, 10a.m. to 12p.m., Topsham Public Library. A weekly knitting and crocheting club. All abilities welcome! Come relax with a cup of coffee or tea. 725-1727.

MIDDLE SCHOOL GAMING CLUB, 12-3p.m., Cundy’s Harbor Library. Stop by the library and play board games from our growing collection. We will also have a WiiU available to use and welcome BYOGD. Open to students grade 6-8.

TOPSHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY PRESCHOOL FAIR, 10a.m. to noon. Helps you get an idea of what preschool options are available in the area, and to match your child with the preschool setting that best fits their needs. 725-1727.

LIBRARY LEGOS, 1-3p.m., Topsham Public Library. Come build with our extensive Lego collection. Regular legos for kids ages 7-13, large Duplo blocks for the younger kids. 725-1727.

“A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE” AUDITIONS, 2p.m., Chocolate Church Arts Center Annex, 804 Washington Street, Bath. Parts for 6 men and 6 women. Come prepared to do cold readings from the show. 522-1810.

FUEGO DIABLO OPEN MIC NIGHT, dinner at 5:30p.m., music at 6:30p.m. Creative cuisine, including gluten-free and vegetarian options, served before the music. Music begins at 6:30. Open Mic is free and open to the public.

“THE ARTIFACTS OF GEORGETOWN” BY MEGAN G. THERIAULT, 10:30-noon, Community Room, Patten Free Library. Town History Series.

BENEFIT FOR KEITH BARRY, 5-10p.m. Knights of Columbus, 2 Columbus Drive, Brunswick. Silent auction including Celtics and Cavelier tickets 2nd and 3rd row, SeaDogs, Red Claws tickets, sports memorabilia such as a Carl Yastrezemski autographed print, many other items, cash bar, DJ. Funds raised will support Keith Barry who is suffering from cancer. Open to the public, admission is free but a cash donation is strongly suggested. Cash only for silent auction and bar.

PUBLIC MEALS

PUBLIC BAKED BEAN AND MACARONI AND CHEESE SUPPER, 5-6:30p.m., First Parish Church, 116 Main Street, Yarmouth. Adults $8, children $4. 846-3773.

HOME BAKED BEAN AND HAM SUPPER, 5-6p.m., Lisbon Methodist Church, School Street, Lisbon Falls. Adults $7, children 6-12 years $3, children 5 and under free. Sponsored by the Methodist Women.

SUN/25

MISCELLANEOUS

HVNC LIBERAL CUP BIATHLON, 9a.m., Hidden Valley Nature Center, Jefferson. Racers can compete in self-selected categories, can compete in teams of four, and costumes are encouraged! Registration ranges from $10 to $25. Spectators encouraged to attend.

WINTER GARDENING LECTURE SERIES: ORGANIC FERTILIZERS, SUPPLEMENTS AND COMPOST, 2-3p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Brunswick. Presented by Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust’s Tom Settlemire Community Garden.

4TH ANNUAL LIBERAL CUP BIATHLON, Hidden Valley Nature Center. Registration ranges from $10-$25. 200-8840.

SHOWING OF “GROWING LOCAL” FOLLOWED BY COMMUNITY FORUM, 5p.m., Frontier Cinemas, Brunswick. By Local Farms — Local Food and Maine Farmland Trust.

“A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE” AUDITIONS, 2p.m., Chocolate Church Arts Center Annex, 804 Washington Street, Bath. Parts for 6 men and 6 women. Come prepared to do cold readings from the show. 522-1810.

VOXX: VOICE OF TWENTY “MUSIC FOR THE NEW YEAR,” 2p.m., Phippsburg Congregational Church, Phippsburg. Admission $10, $6 for students and children. 389-1770.

FREE DUNKIN’ DONUTS COFFEE! Freeport High School Project Graduation is selling Dunkin’ Donuts Community mugs for $20 each. Bring it to any of your neighborhood Dunkin’ Donuts and receive a free Dunkin’ Donuts hot or iced coffee each Sunday. Call 865-0931 or 274-0057to arrange a purchase!

PERFORMANCES

MIDCOAST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT SERIES II: “AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL,” 2:30p.m., Orion Performing Arts Center, 66 Republic Ave., Topsham. $20 at the door, college students and those under 18 are free. 846-5378.

TANYA TAGAQ IN CONCERT, 7p.m., Pickard Auditorium, Bowdoin College. Avant-garde music against the backdrop of “Nanook of the North.” Admission is free, but tickets are required. 725-3062.

MON/26

MISCELLANEOUS

‘CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW?’ WITH MARY’S AFFORDABLE HEARING AIDS, noon, People Plus Center, 35 Union Street, Brunswick. Mary Marino will discuss hearing issues as you age, hearing tests available, types of hearing aids and other gadgets to use to aid in hearing loss. 729-0757.

TUE/27

MISCELLANEOUS

COMPUTER AND EREADER DROP-IN, 9a.m. to 11a.m., Topsham Public Library. Need help with your computer skills on your tablet or eReader? Our computer volunteer, Tricia, can help! 725-1727.

CUNDY’S HARBOR BOOK CLUB, 2p.m., Cundy’s Harbor Library. The inaugural sessions of the club will read Laura Hillenbrand’s “Seabiscuit: An American Legend.” The library has 7 copies to loan.

RESUME WRITING WORKSHOP, 9-11a.m., Lisbon Falls Community Library, lower level. 353-6564.

STUDENTS PRESENT: CATHANCE PRESERVE FIELD STUDIES, 6:30p.m., Topsham Public Library. Mt. Ararat Honors Biology students proudly present their long-term environmental research findings throughout the Cathance River Nature Preserve. Free and open to the public. CREA: 331-3202.

FIRST PARISH CHURCH LABYRINTH, noon to 8p.m., 9 Cleaveland St., Brunswick. Unlike a maze, there are no tricks or dead ends — just a pathway to the center and back out. This allows the mind to relax and body to settle into a comfortable pace. 729-7331.

PERFORMANCES

“PIPPIN” PERFORMANCE, 7p.m., Merriconeag Community Hall, 57 Desert Road, Freeport. Donation at the door. 865-3900 Ext. 105.

WED/28

MISCELLANEOUS

FLY TYING CLASS AT L.L. BEAN, 7p.m., L.L. Bean Flagship Store, Freeport. “Lefty’s Deceiver.”

FAMILY YOGA, 4p.m., Topsham Public Library. Basic yoga sessions designed for ages 4-12, but all ages are welcome and parents can join in, too. 725-1727.

STEAMBOATS OF CASCO BAY, 7p.m., Freeport Community Library. An illustrated presentation by Rebecca Hotelling offered by the Freeport Historical Society. 865-3170.

UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL SERVICES CREDENTIALLING INFORMATION SESSION, 11a.m. to noon, Hannaford Lecture Hall, Southern Maine Community College Midcoast Campus.

PERFORMANCES

PAN FRIED STEEL CONCERT, 6:30p.m., Patten Free Library. Playing calypso, reggae, soca, Latin, swing and covers ranging from Jimmy Buffet to the Beach Boys.

“PIPPIN” PERFORMANCE, 7p.m., Merriconeag Community Hall, 57 Desert Road, Freeport. Donation at the door. 865-3900 Ext. 105.

THU/29

MISCELLANEOUS

GENEALOGY DROP-IN, 11:30a.m. to 1p.m., Topsham Public Library. Join genealogy volunteer Karen, who will help you use library resources to find our more about your family tree. Bring a notebook and USB drive if you have one. 725-1727.

STORY TIME, 11a.m., Cundy’s Harbor Library. Join us for stories, music, activities and a snack. Group open to all ages. The theme for January is bears!

TECH HELP, 1-3p.m., Cundy’s Harbor Library. Drop-in tech help for eReaders, eBooks, tablets, smartphones and other computer issues.

BRUNSWICK DOWNTOWN ASSOCIATION’S ANNUAL MEETING, 7:30-9a.m., Moulton Union, Bowdoin College. Breakfast, presentation and Q&A session.

PERFORMANCES

“PIPPIN” PERFORMANCE, 11a.m., Merriconeag Community Hall, 57 Desert Road, Freeport. Donation at the door. 865-3900 Ext. 105.

FRI/30

MISCELLANEOUS

FOLK DANCE BRUNSWICK, 6:30-9p.m., People Plus, 35 Union Street, Brunswick. Best international folk dancing north of Boston! World music and dance from the Balkans, Israel, Western Europe and aound the globe. No partner needed. $8 admission, $5 for seniors. All are welcome! 200-7577.

PERFORMANCES

“PIPPIN” PERFORMANCE, 7p.m., Merriconeag Community Hall, 57 Desert Road, Freeport. Donation at the door. 865-3900 Ext. 105.