ST. PAUL’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE, 1-6p.m., in the Great Hall. Donors are urgently needed due to the extensive winter storms and ongoing strong demand for blood. Walkins welcome. To register, call 1-800-733- 2767.


PJ STORY TIME FOR FAMILIES, 6p.m., Cundy’s Harbor Library, Harpswell. Join us for stories, snacks and activities in your PJs. February’s theme is silly books.

GET CRAFTY AT THE LIBRARY, 2-4p.m., Cundy’s Harbor Library, Harpswell. Drop-in crafting for February vacation. Puffy snowflake paintings, bird seed ornaments, marshmallow snowmen, and a newspaper tower challenge.

RED CROSS BABYSITTER TRAINING CLASS, three two-hour sessions between 10a.m. and 5p.m., Patten Free Library, for students between the ages of 11 and 15. Receive Red Cross certification. Call 443- 5141 ext. 12 for more information or to sign up.

CARY GRANT FILM SERIES: “HIS GIRL FRIDAY,” 6:30p.m., Patten Free Library Community Room. Starring Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell and Ralph Bellamy. Free and open to the public.

BATH GARDEN CLUB MONTHLY MEETING, noon, Grace Episcopal Church, 1100 Washington Street, Bath. Light fare of sandwiches, desserts and beverages, followed by a program titled “Gardening with Insects, the Little Things That Run the World.”

COMPUTER AND EREADER DROP IN, 9- 11a.m., Topsham Public Library. Need help with your computer skills, tablet (iPad, Galaxy, Nexus etc.), or eReader (Kindle or Nook, for example)? Our computer volunteer, Tricia, will be available every Tuesday. 725-1727.

BOWDOIN BOOK LECTURE, 7p.m., Main Lounge, Moulton Union, Bowdoin College. “The Greatest Novel Ever? The Riches of Dostoyevsky’s ‘Crime and Punishment’” by retired associate professor of Russian, Raymond Miller. Free and open to the public.



FLY TYING CLASS AT L.L. BEAN, 7p.m., L.L. Bean Flagship store, Freeport. This class will feature Bucktail Streamers.


PRESCHOOL DANCE PARTY, 10:30a.m., Topsham Public Library. Miss Betsy from Maine Dance & Fitness will show us some fun dance moves, and help burn off some of this indoor energy! Designed for ages 3 and up, but fun for the whole family! 725-1727.


TEEN CRAFT: MAGAZINE STRIP ART, 1- 2p.m., Topsham Public Library, for ages 11-18. No registration required. 725- 1727.

ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICE, 7p.m., Raymond Village Community Church, 27 Main Street, Raymond Village. The Senior Choid will be singing. No sermon or collection.

“LINCOLN — EVOLUTION OF A PRESIDENT,” 6:30p.m., Patten Free Library. A presentation by Erin I. Bishop. 443-5141.

“THE FRANCO-AMERICANS OF LEWISTON AUBURN,” 6:30p.m., Freeport Community Library. A book talk with Freeport Historical Society Director James Myall & Mary Rice-Defosse. Free. 865-3170.

ECLECTICA: READINGS FROM FREEPORT AUTHORS, 7:30p.m., Freeport Community Center. Writings in a variety of genres and styles by Freeport authors, including Jonas Werner, Lillian Kerr-Haversat, JoyEl Couch, Elizabeth Guffey, Calvin Hooker, Cole Tamminen, Jane Yurko, Gar Roper and Monica Kissane. Pay-what-you-want, donate $10 or more and receive an anthology of work by the presenting writers and others. This event is part of Freeport FebFest of Arts & Culture. For more FebFest events visit www.FreeportFebFest.com.

CHAPTER MEETING OF MERRYMEETING NARFE, 11:15a.m., Fairground Cafe, Topsham Fair Mall. Speaker Kevin Shute of Bath YMCA will talk about physical fitness for older adults. All current and federal employees are invited and welcome. 353- 9649.

ASH WEDNESDAY WORSHIP, 9a.m. to 7 p.m., Brunswick United Methodist Church. Remembering our humanity and the great scope of God’s forgiveness. 725-2185.



STORY TIME AT CUNDY’S HARBOR LIBRARY, 11a.m., 935 Cundy’s Harbor Road, Harpswell. Join us for stories, activities and a snack. Our theme for February is silly books. 725-1461.

TECH HELP THURSDAY, 1-3p.m., Cundy’s Harbor Library, Harpswell. Drop-in tech help for eReaders and eBooks, tablets, smartphones and other computer issues. 725-1461.

LONGFELLOW DAYS: COMMUNITY READINGS, 10a.m., Merrymeeting Room, Thornton Oaks, 25 Thornton Way. Bring a poem to share and enjoy refreshments.

LONGFELLOW DAYS: “HOLLOW, WITH MELLOW RESONANT MURMUR,” 7p.m., Torrey Barn, Cram Alumni House, 83 Federal Street. Students of Bowdoin employ their vocal and dramatic talents as they present selections from the author’s letters.

COMMUNITY FOOD FILM AND FORUM: “FOOD STAMPED,” 6:30p.m., Topsham Public Library. Free.

GENEALOGY DROP-IN, 12:30-2:30p.m., Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham. Join our genealogy volunteer, Karen, to help you get started. Find our more about your family tree. Bring a notebook and USB flash drive, if you have one. 725-1727.

STEAMPUNK EVENT, 2-4p.m., Topsham Public Library. Drop in for this science and sensory exploratorium featuring wind tunnels, squishy circuits’ activity, cars and small robots, light refraction table, and more. Designed for ages 4 and up. 725- 1727.

MEN’S BOOK GROUP, 6:30-7:30p.m., Topsham Public Library. New members welcome! 725-1727.

FIRST LIGHT CAMERA CLUB TO FEATURE ROB SYLVAN, 6:30-8:30p.m., Topsham Medical Building, 4 Horton Place, Topsham. Free for club members, $10 for non-members. Open to all.

PEJEPSCOT HISTORICAL SOCIETY BROWN BAG SPEAKER SERIES, noon, Pejepscot Museum and Research Center, Brunswick. Free. Dean Clegg describes process of getting historical marker honoring Joshua Chamberlain placed in Petersburg, Virginia.

SUNDOWNING PRESENTATION AT DEMENTIA CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP, 4-5p.m., Mid Coast Senior Health Center, 58 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick. “Undersanding Sundowning” with CHANS Home Health Care’s Lynne Wolfe, RN-BC. 373-4656.


12:30p.m., Thornton Oaks, 25 Thornton

Way, Brunswick. Clay Kirby, Associate Scientist, UMaine Extension will present

“Flower Garden Pests and How to Control Them.” 833-6159.

HISTORY HAPPY HOUR, 5-7p.m., Brunswick Inn, 165 Park Row, Brunswick. Artifacts from the Pejepscot Historical Society collection, a brief presentation, and good company. $5 cover benefits PHS. The theme is “True Glam: Vintage Fashions and Cosmopolitans.” 729-6606.



FOLK DANCE BRUNSWICK, 6:30-9p.m., People Plus. World music and dance from the Balkans, Israel, Western Europe, and around the globe. Good exercise, great fun. Many dances are taught. No partner needed. Best international folk dancing north of Boston! 200-7577.

MAINE FAMILY BOOKNIC, 10-11a.m., Topsham Public Library. Join us for a morning of fun games and activities aimed at getting babies, toddlers and preschoolers moving! 725-1727.

BATH’S OSCAR NIGHT, potluck dinner at 6:30p.m. and movie “The Grand Budapest Hotel” at 7:15p.m., Winter Street Center, 880 Washington Street, Bath. Please bring a dish to share and your beverage of choice. $10 suggested donation. 443-2174.

BIRD CARVING ARTIST AT FREEPORT WOMAN’S CLUB, 1p.m., Freeport Community Library. Ginny Purcell will demonstrate her bird-carving skills. All are welcome. Refreshments will be served.


LENTEN HADDOCK SUPPER, 5-6:30p.m., St. Charles Borromeio Church, 132 McKeen St., Brunswick. Haddock, potatoes, green beans or corn, cole slaw, rolls, beverage and dessert. Pizza also available and includes beverage and dessert. $8 adult, $4 youth, $2 for children under 5. Proceeds to benefit Warm They Neighbor.



MIDDLE SCHOOL GAMING CLUB, 12- 3p.m., Cundy’s Harbor Library, Harpswell. Stop by the library and play board games from our growing collection. We will also have a Wii or WiiU available to use and you are welcome to bring your own gaming device. Open to students in grades 6- 8.


“TRANSATLANTIC,” 11a.m., 935 Cundy’s Harbor Road, Harpswell. First of two sessions — the second is on Feb. 24 at 2p.m.

LONGFELLOW DAYS: AFTERNOON WITH THE POET LAUREATE, 3p.m., Daggett Lounge, Thorne Hall, Bowdoin College. Wesley McNair reads from “The Lost Child,”followedbyaQ&Asession.

BUDGET BASICS, 10a.m. to noon, Topsham Public Library. Learn the basics of building a budget. To register, call 725- 1727.

SIP AND STITCH, 10a.m. to noon, Topsham Public Library. Weekly knitting and crocheting club. Bring a project and a beverage to drink. 725-1727.

COASTAL CLINIC, 10a.m. to noon, Coastal Humane Society, 190 Pleasant Street, Brunswick. Rabies vaccinations, ear cleaning and nail trimming for $10 each. Microchipping available at $25 per pet. 725-5051.

FREEPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY INVITES LOCALS TO LUNCH, noon, Freeport Historical Society. Bring objects related to Freeport shoemaking. 865- 3170.

DRESDEN HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESENTATION, 2p.m., Brudge Academy, Dresden Mills. Archeologist Arthur Spies will give a presentation on the archeologocal history of Dresdon Falls. 737-8614.


PAMELA DECKER, 3p.m., Bowdoin Chapel. “Prelude to a Dance,” including works by Bach, Widor, Vierne, Litaize, Mendelssohn and Decker.

MAINE SINGER-SONGWRITER LYNN DEEVES AND BAND, 8p.m., Frontier Cafe, 14 Maine Street, Mill #3 Fort Andross, Brunswick. Tickets $12 in advance, $15 day of show. Advance reservations recommended. 725-5222.


ROAST PORK DINNER, 4:30-6p.m., 340 Oak Grove Ave., Bath. Roast pork, potatoes, gravy, peas, applesauce and a roll. Dessert will be homemade cakes. $8 per person, $4 for under age 12. 443-4707.

BEAN SUPPER, 4-6p.m., Topsham Fair Exhibition Hall. 3 kinds of beans, American chop suey, macaroni and cheese, hot dogs, cole slaw, corn bread, brown bread, water, soda, coffee, pies and desserts. Adults $7, children $3, children under 10 free. 353-3257.



LINCOLN COUNTY HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION LECTURE SERIES, 1p.m., at the building behind the Lincoln County Court House, Wiscasset. Suggested donation is $5. Jay Robbins, place based historian and former president of the Maine Genealogical Society, will share his knowledge of the families who have owned the land, built the barns, and spun the flax here in Maine.

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