FRI/22

MISCELLANEOUS

FOLK DANCE BRUNSWICK, 6: 30- 9p. m., People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunwsick. Many dances are taught, no par tner needed. Music and dance from around the world. $ 5 donation. All are welcome. 200- 7577.

MAINE FAMILY BOOKNIC, 10- 11a. m., Topsham Public Librar y. Hands- on gardening activities for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. 725- 1727.

GOING BUGGY AUDITIONS, 3: 30- 5p. m., Midcoast Presbyterian Church, Topsham. For students in kindergar ten through 2nd grade. Rehersals will be in Topsham on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3: 30- 5: 30p. m. Show dates will be July 16- 18. 837- 8567.

IPAD MINI-LESSONS, 11a. m. to noon, Patten Free Librar y Community Room. “ Feedly” and other news feeds and aggregators. Open to anyone who wants to learn how to access free content.

TEEN TGIF, 3- 5p. m., Patten Free Librar y Community Room. Watch anime features and episodes on the big screen.

FILM: “MISERY LOVES COMEDY,” showing at 2p. m., 6p. m. and 8p. m., Fronier Cinemas, Brunswick.

PERFORMANCES

DAPONTE STRING QUARTET WINTER SERIES III: SHORT AND SWEET, 7: 30p. m., Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. Tickets are $ 20 at the door, free for those under 21.

FUNDRAISING CONCERT TO BENEFIT THE MIDCOAST HUNGER PREVENTION BACKPACK PROGRAM AND “HEALTHY KIDS, BRIGHTER FUTURE,” 6: 30p. m., Orion Performing Ar ts Center, Mt. Ararat Middle School. Concer t tickets are $ 6 for students, $ 12 for adults and $ 30 for a family. 345- 9835.

SAT/23

MISCELLANEOUS

GAMING CLUB, noon to 3p. m., Cundy’s Harbor Librar y. Bring your own gaming device, or tr y out a board game. Snacks provided. 725- 1461.

SHRED-IT TRUCK AND BAKE SALE, 9a. m. to noon, Orr ’s Island Librar y, 1699 Harpswell Islands Road. Residents may bring items to be shredded free of charge. Pick up a goodie at the bake sale, too.

GREAT BOOKS, 10a. m. to noon, Topsham Public Librar y. Great Books meets monthly using The Great Books Foundation Shor t Stor y Omnibus, which can be purchased from the Great Books Foundation. Always looking for new members. 725- 1727.

SIP AND STITCH, 10a. m. to noon, Topsham Public Librar y. All abilities welcome. Work on your latest knit or crochet project with a cup of cof fee or tea. 725- 1727.

OPENING RECEPTION FOR “NEW WORKS: CONTEMPORARY PAINTINGS AND VINTAGE FINDS,” 3- 5p. m., Wiscasset Bay Galler y, 67 Main St., Wiscasset. In view through July 8. For more information, call 882- 7682.

ART WORKSHOP, 10a. m. to noon at the Merr ymeeting Ar ts Center. Workshop with Jane Page- Conway, “ Printmaking Using Nature for Materials.” No experience necessar y. For ages 5 and up. Kids 5 years old should have a parent present. $ 5 donation requested. 504- 1132.

GOING BUGGY AUDITIONS, 1- 4p. m., Midcoast Presbyterian Church, Topsham. For students in kindergar ten through 2nd grade. Rehersals will be in Topsham on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3: 30- 5: 30p. m. Show dates will be July 16- 18. 837- 8567.

ROBERT REILLY TALK, 10a. m., Por ter Hall, Skidompha Librar y, Damariscotta. Reilly will talk about his seven- year term as a prison guard, the topic of his new book “ Life in Prison: Eight Hours at a Time.”

BENEFIT YARD SALE, 9a. m. to 3p. m., 181 Main St., Freepor t . To benefit the nonprofit Greater Freepor t Community Chorus. Multifamily yard sale of fering household items, collectibles, tools, furniture, antiques, clothes and baked goods. Rain date May 24.

PHILLIP HOOSE READING AND BOOK SIGNING, 4p. m., Gulf of Maine Books, Brunswick. 729- 5083.

PLANT SALE AT WOLFE’S NECK FARM, 9a. m. to 1p. m. at the farm. Perennials, annuals, herbs and vegetable seedlings all donated by volunteers, friends and neighbors of the farm. 865- 4469.

SEN. GERZOFSKY OFFICE HOURS, 10a. m. to noon, Bow St. Market, Freepor t. Free and open to the puplic.

SECOND ANNUAL RICHMOND AREA FOOD PANTRY PLANT SALE AND BAKE SALE, 9a. m. to 2p. m., Kennebec Cutters parking lot, Main St., Richmond. Call 607- 2777 for information on volunteering and donating.

FILM: “MISERY LOVES COMEDY,” showing at 2p. m., 6p. m. and 8p. m., Fronier Cinemas, Brunswick.

PERFORMANCES

DAPONTE STRING QUARTET WINTER SERIES III: SHORT AND SWEET, 7: 30p. m., St. Columba Church, Boothbay Harbor. Tickets are $ 20 at the door, free for those under 21.

PUBLIC MEALS

BAKED BEAN AND CASSEROLE SUPPER, 4: 30- 6p. m., Bath Area Senior Activity Center, 45 Floral St., Bath. 3 kinds of beans, hot dogs, clam casserole, American chop suey, Macaroni and Cheese, various desser ts. Adults $ 8, children $ 4. 443- 4937.

PUBLIC BAKED BEAN SUPPER, 5- 6p. m., Harraseeket Grange Hall. Three kinds of beans, hot dogs, biscuits, brown bread, potato salad, pasta salad, cole slaw, pies and beverages. Adults $ 8, children under 10 $ 4, children 3 and under free.

SUN/24

MISCELLANEOUS

FIELD TRIP TO CAPT. WILLIAM FITZGERALD RECREATION AND CONSERVATION AREA, 6: 30a. m. to noon at the conser vation area in Brunswick. Call 725- 0282 for more information.

HARPSWELL FAMILY OUTING: GROW A GARDEN, 1- 3p. m., Harpswell Community Garden at Mitchell Field. Free and open to the public. 837- 9613.

MAINE INDIAN BASKETRY EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION, 2- 5p. m., Maine Fiberar ts, 13 Main St., Topsham. Reception and conversation with Penobscot basket maker Theresa Secord. The public is invited to attend to see these beautifully crafted baskets.

PERFORMANCES

DAPONTE STRING QUARTET WINTER SERIES III: SHORT AND SWEET, 3p. m., Mid- Coast Presbyterian Church, Topsham. Tickets are $ 20 at the door, free for those under 21.

MON/25

MISCELLANEOUS

MEMORIAL DAY OPEN HOUSE, after the river front memorial ceremony until 2p. m., at the Southard House Museum, 75 Main St., Richmond.

OLD UNION CHURCH OPEN HOUSE, 9a. m. to noon, coinciding with the Memorial Day Parade and Family Fun Fair in Durham. There will also be a bake sale, and the church will be accepting donations of food and items to sell.

TUE/26

MISCELLANEOUS

CUNDY’S HARBOR BOOK CLUB: “THE INVISIBLE BRIDGE” BY JULIE ORRINGER, 11a. m., Cundy’s Harbor Librar y. Also meeting May 30 at 2p. m.

FREE CHILDREN’S PROGRAM AT THORNE HEAD PRESERVE, 10a. m. at the preser ve. Springthemed stories from Patten Free Librar y and outdoor activities from KELT for children 6 and under. 443- 5141.

MYSTERY READERS ROUNDTABLE, 3- 4p. m., Topsham Public Librar y. This month’s book is “ The Truth of All Things” by Kieran Shields. 725- 1727.

CREA PRESENTS WILDLIFE IN SPRING, 6: 30p. m., Topsham Public Librar y. Interactive family program featuring seasonal adaptations and several of their live non-releasable wild animal ambassadors. 725- 1727.

COMPUTER AND EREADER DROP IN, 9- 11a. m., Topsham Public Librar y. Our computer volunteer, Tricia, will be available ever y Tuesday to help with all computer and eReader issues. 725- 1727.

BINGO, 1- 3p. m., Golden Oldies Senior Center, 314 Front St., Richmond. Lots of prizes and fun. 737- 2161.

CENTER FOR WILDLIFE: WILDLIFE IN SPRING, 6: 30- 8p. m., Topsham Public Librar y, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham. An interactive, live animal program. 331- 3202.

“LAST DAYS IN VIETNAM” DOCUMENTARY SCREENING, 6: 30p. m., Patten Free Librar y. 100 minutes long, unrated.

WED/27

MISCELLANEOUS

FIELD TRIP TO FLORIDA LAKE, FREEPORT, 7a. m. to noon at the lake. Call 841- 1951 for more information.

GAME DAY, 11a. m. to 3p. m., Golden Oldies Senior Center, 314 Front St., Richmond. Share your favorite game and socialize, or learn a new game. Lots of refreshments and fun. 737- 2161.

INFORMATION SESSION ON NEW B.S. IN CYBERSECURITY, 4p. m., University College at Bath/ Brunswick.

THU/28

MISCELLANEOUS

STORY TIME, 11a. m., Cundy’s Harbor Librar y. Weekly stor y time with activities and a snack. 725- 1461.

TECH HELP THURSDAY, 1- 3p. m., Cundy’s Harbor Librar y. Drop-in tech help for eReaders, eBooks, tablets and computers. 725- 1461.

RARE READS BOOK GROUP, 2p. m. OR 6 p. m., Topsham Public Librar y. Discussing unusual and interesting popular fiction. 725- 1727.

GENEALOGY DROP IN, 12: 30- 2: 30p. m., Topsham Public Librar y. Use resources such as Ancestr y. com to find out more about your family tree. 725- 1727.

FRI/29

MISCELLANEOUS

FOLK DANCE BRUNSWICK, 6: 30- 9p. m., People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunwsick. Many dances are taught, no par tner needed. Music and dance from around the world. $ 5 donation. All are welcome. 200- 7577.

RUNNING WITH SCISSORS IMPROV COMEDY SHOW, 8p. m., Mt. Ararat High School. To benefit Mt. Ararat High School cheering. $ 15 at the door, $ 12 in advance. 373- 8009.

SAT/30

MISCELLANEOUS

BIRDING AT THORNE HEAD PRESERVE, 8a. m. at the preser ve in Bath. Join Ted Allen along the birding trail, rich in migrating warblers and vireos. 729- 8661.

GAMING CLUB, noon to 3p. m., Cundy’s Harbor Librar y. Bring your own gaming device, or tr y out a board game. Snacks provided. 725- 1461.

CUNDY’S HARBOR BOOK CLUB: “THE INVISIBLE BRIDGE” BY JULIE ORRINGER, 2p. m., Cundy’s Harbor Librar y. Also meeting May 26 at 11a. m.

FIELD TRIP TO THORNE HEAD, BATH, 7: 30a. m. to noon at Thorne Head. Call 729- 8661 for more information.

SIP AND STITCH, 10a. m. to noon, Topsham Public Librar y. All abilities welcome. Work on your latest knit or crochet project with a cup of cof fee or tea. 725- 1727.

SPRING FESTIVAL AT WOLFE’S NECK FARM, 10a. m. to 3p. m. at the farm. Music, games, demonstrations and learning activities in a beautiful countr y setting. Explore the trails and gardens, interact with the animals, learn about seeds and plants and tr y your hand at fiber ar ts. Admission $ 6 per person, ages 3 and under free. 865- 4469.

YARD SALE, PLANT SALE, BAKE SALE AND SILENT AUCTION, 7a. m. to 1p. m., Bath United Methodist Church, 340 Oak Grove Ave., Bath. For more information, call 443- 4707.

TAKING ROOT PLANT SALE, 9a. m. to 2p. m., Masonic Hall, 65 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick. Plant Sale benefits the Tom Settlemire Community Garden in Brunswick.

SAGADAHOC PRESERVATON’S HOUSE TOUR SNEAK PREVIEW GALA, 5- 7p. m., Winter Street Center, 880 Washington St., Bath. Join members and friends of SPI as each of the houses and gardens on this year’s tour in Bath are revealed. Complementar y hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, music and door prizes. Admission by donation. 443- 2174.

PUBLIC MEALS

BEAN AND CASSEROLE SUPPER, 4- 6p. m., Bowdoinham Fire Depar tment. $ 8 for adults, $ 3 for children. The last fire depar tment supper until September! Call 666- 8801 for more information.

SUN/31

PUBLIC MEALS

PANCAKE BREAKFAST, 7: 30- 10: 30a. m., Hidden Valley Nature Center, Alna Store. $ 10 donation. Blueberr y or plain pancakes with cof fee and a side.

WED/3

MISCELLANEOUS

TOPSHAM GARDEN CLUB MEETING, noon, Topsham Public Librar y. Brown bag lunch and business meeting. Beverage and desser t provided. The topic will be preventing aches and pains while gardening.

LUNCH AND LEARN SERIES, 11: 15a. m. to 1p. m., Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, Damariscotta. Programs begin at noon. “ Rank Choice Voting” with John Nutting. Entree: baked haddock. $ 5 for those over 60, $ 6 for those under 60. Advanced reser vations required. 563- 1363.

MAINE’S ENVIRONMENT AND ECONOMY: PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE, 7: 30p. m., Cur tis Memorial Librar y, Morrell Room. Free and open to the public. With speaker Richard Barringer. Presented by Midcoast Senior College.

THU/4

MISCELLANEOUS

FIRST THURSDAY HARPSWELL

TRAILS EVENT, 7p. m., Orr’s Island Librar y. A presentation by Ed Robinson, with photos, about the varied wildlife in Harpswell.

FRI/5

MISCELLANEOUS

PASTEL PAINTERS OF MAINE 16TH INTERNATIONAL EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION, 5- 8p. m., Por tland Public Librar y/ Lewis Galler y.

OPENING RECEPTION FOR “PERSPICERE: PAINTINGS BY RICHARD WILLIAM BLANCHARD AND AMY PETERS WOOD,” 5- 7p. m., Harlow Galler y, Hallowell. Followed by a Galler y Talk from 7- 8p. m.

FOLK DANCE BRUNSWICK, 6: 30- 9p. m., People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunwsick. Many dances are taught, no par tner needed. Music and dance from around the world. $ 5 donation. All are welcome. 200- 7577.

PERFORMANCES

BATH MUNICIPAL CONCERT BAND, 7p. m., Bath Area Senior Citizens Center, 45 Floral St., Bath.

BANG! MUSIC FOR CHOIR AND PERCUSSION, 7: 30p. m., Woodford Congregational Church, Por tland. Presented by Oratorio Chorale. Advance price: $ 20 for adults, $ 10 for students. At the door: $ 25 for adults, $ 12.50 for students. Children under 12 free, but tickets are required for seating.

SEARCH FOR THE FORBIDDEN [BLANK]! AN IMPROVISED PUPPET PROJECT PRODUCTION, 8p. m., The Theater Project, 14 School Street, Brunswick. Suggested donation of $ 12.

SAT/6

MISCELLANEOUS

BATH SAFETY DAY AND BIKE RODEO, 10a. m. to 1p. m., Bath Parks and Recreation Depar tment, 4 Sheridan Road, Bath. Free helmets, bike tuneups, handouts, demonstrations, hot dogs, water and drawings.

TOPSHAM GARDEN CLUB PLANT SALE AND YARD SALE, 9a. m. to 1p. m., 100 Main St., Topsham. Perennials, annuals, shrubs a yard sale and advice.

PERFORMANCES

BANG! MUSIC FOR CHOIR AND PERCUSSION, 7: 30p. m., Unitarian Universalist Church, Brunswick. Presented by Oratorio Chorale. Advance price: $ 20 for adults, $ 10 for students. At the door: $ 25 for adults, $ 12.50 for students. Children under 12 free, but tickets are required for seating.

PUBLIC MEALS

BAKED BEAN AND SPAGHETTI SUPPER, 4: 30- 6p. m., Nor th Pownal United Methodist Church, Pownal. Three kinds of beans, spaghetti with meat sauce, potato salad, coleslaw, biscuits and brown bread, pickled beets and homemade pies. $ 8 for adults, $ 3 for children 4- 12, children 3 years and under free. Handicap accessible.

WED/10

MISCELLANEOUS

A PEEK BEHIND THE CURTAIN: PANEL DISCUSSION FOCUSING ON MSMT’S “THE FULL MONTY,” noon to 1p. m. The actors, creative team and administrative staf f hosted by Carla Maria Verdino Sullwold.

LUNCH AND LEARN SERIES, 11: 15a. m. to 1p. m., Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, Damariscotta. Programs begin at noon. “ Wild Animals Inside” with photographer Kelly Brook- Patton. Entree: Chicken cordon bleu. $ 5 for those over 60, $ 6 for those under 60. Advanced reser vations required. 563- 1363.

CLIMATE CHANGE AND MAINE’S FORESTS: WHAT WE KNOW AND DON’T KNOW, 7: 30p. m., Cur t is Memorial Librar y, Mor rell Room. With speaker Lloyd C. Irland. Free and open to the public. Presented by Midcoast Senior College.

FRI/12

MISCELLANEOUS

ART SCOOP” END-OF-YEAR ART EVENT, 5- 7: 30p. m., Brunswick Junior High School. Celebrating another year of ar t making at Brunswick Junior High School, displaying work from all students in a variety of 2D and 3D media. There will also be make- and- take ar ts and craft activities and ice cream in the cafeteria.

FOLK DANCE BRUNSWICK, 6: 30- 9p. m., People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunwsick. Many dances are taught, no par tner needed. Music and dance from around the world. $ 5 donation. All are welcome. 200- 7577.

SAT/13

PUBLIC MEALS

MASONIC BEAN SUPPER, 4: 30-

6p. m., Masonic Lodge, Durham. Beans, chop suey, hot dogs, potato salad, coleslaw, bread, pickles and pies. Adults $ 7.50, children 5- 12 $ 3, children under 5 free.

SUN/14

MISCELLANEOUS

FARM-TO-TABLE PIG ROAST FEATURING MIYAKE, 5- 8p. m., Wolfe’s Neck Farm, Freepor t. Pig roast, drinks, live bluegrass and dancing. Featuring locally- grown foods. $ 75 per person suppor ts the Teen Ag Program.

TUE/16

MISCELLANEOUS

WEST AFRICAN DRUM EVENT, 6p. m., 44 Middle Road, Dresden. Join Jordan Messan Benissan, a member of the Ewe people, to hear stories told with his hands and voice. All children and adults and welcome to this free event. 737- 8810.

PERFORMANCES

BATH MUNICIPAL SWING BAND, 7p. m., City Park Gazebo, Bath.

WED/17

MISCELLANEOUS

LUNCH AND LEARN SERIES, 11: 15a. m. to 1p. m., Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, Damariscotta. Programs begin at noon. “ Improving quality of life for older GLBT adults” with Doug Kimmel. Entree: chicken parmesan. $ 5 for those over 60, $ 6 for those under 60. Advanced reser vations required. 563- 1363.

FRI/19

MISCELLANEOUS

DATE NIGHT BOOGIE AND SILENT AUCTION, 7- 9p. m., Bath Middle School. Hosted by Girl Scout Troop 1566. Bid on goodies from local businesses and dance the night away with DJ Dave. $ 5 cover charge, 18+ dance. Free child care.

FOLK DANCE BRUNSWICK, 6: 30- 9p. m., People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunwsick. Many dances are taught, no par tner needed. Music and dance from around the world. $ 5 donation. All are welcome. 200- 7577.

PERFORMANCES

BATH MUNICIPAL CONCERT BAND, 7p. m., City Park Gazebo, Bath.

SAT/20

MISCELLANEOUS

HARRASEEKET HERITAGE DAY AND BOAT PARADE, 12: 30- 3p. m., Brewer South Freepor t Marine. Food, live music and activities. Food ser ved until 2p. m. Boat parade from 2p. m. Proceeds benefit Freepor t Historical Society. Lunch is $ 10 for adults, $ 5 for children.

PERFORMANCES

QUINTESSENTIAL VOX, 7: 30p. m., Unitarian Universalist Church, Brunswick. Vox Nova Chamber Choir per forms. $ 20 at the door. $ 10 for college students with I. D.

TUE/23

PERFORMANCES

BATH MUNICIPAL SWING BAND, 7p. m., City Park Gazebo, Bath.

WED/24

MISCELLANEOUS

LUNCH AND LEARN SERIES, 11: 15a. m. to 1p. m., Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, Damariscotta. Programs begin at noon. “ Why should I care about elder abuse?” with Attorney General Janet Mills. Entree: ground beef stroganof f. $ 5 for those over 60, $ 6 for those under 60. Advanced reser vations required. 563- 1363.

THE GULF OF MAINE AS THE FRONTLINE OF A CHANGING GLOBAL CLIMATE, 7: 30p. m., Curtis Memorial Librar y, Mor rell Meeting Room. Featuring speaker Andrew J. Pershing. Free and open to the public. Presented by Midcoast Senior College.

FRI/26

MISCELLANEOUS

FOLK DANCE BRUNSWICK, 6: 30- 9p. m., People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunwsick. Many dances are taught, no par tner needed. Music and dance from around the world. $ 5 donation. All are welcome. 200- 7577.

PERFORMANCES

BATH MUNICIPAL CONCERT BAND, 7p. m., City Park Gazebo, Bath.

TUE/30

PERFORMANCES

BATH MUNICIPAL SWING BAND, 7p. m., City Park Gazebo, Bath.