THU/7

MISCELLANEOUS

“VIKINGS IN IRELAND” WITH JAMES L. NELSON, 7p.m., Orr’s Island Library. The author will discuss the Viking invasion in Ireland, and copies of Nelson’s book will be available for sale.

GARDEN CLUB OF WISCASSETMEETING, 12:30p.m., Wiscasset Congregational Church. “Planning a Perennial Border” with Anne Cox of Hedgerow Landscape Design. Tea follows presentation. The public is welcome to attend. 442-8424.

DEMENTIA CONVERSATIONS PROGRAM, 10:30a.m., Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. Free and open to the public. Conversations related to dementia. 626-2415.

CHILD CRAFT AT THE LIBRARY, 10a.m., Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. Free and open to the public. Make a pan flute.

MUSICAL STORY TIME WITH JUD, 10:30a.m., Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. Free and open to the public.

FRI/8

MISCELLANEOUS

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

FIRST FRIDAYS JUST DESSERTS IN FREEPORT, 6:30p.m., Freeport Community Center. $5 at the door. Featuring a capella group BluTonic, plus desserts and coffee.

FINGER FUN AND MUSIC WITH TERESA GILLIS, 10:30a.m., Curtis Memorial Library. Free and open to the public.

SHOW OPENING OF “COASTAL VISION: A JURIED SHOW OF MARITIME SIGHTINGS BY MEMBERS OF THE FIRST LIGHT CAMERA CLUB,” 9:30a.m. to 5p.m. Fees to attend range from free for MMM members and children under 6 to $15 for adults. 729-6607.

MAINE FAMILY BOOKNIC: FUN WITH BOXES, 10-11a.m., Topsham Public Library. Learn creative ways to recycle boxes.

PERFORMANCES

THE HOWLIGANS, 7:30p.m., Chocolate Church Arts Center. A four-piece rock and roll band from Midcoast Maine.

$10.

STATE STREET TRADITIONAL JAZZ BAND, 7p.m., Phippsburg Congregational Church, Phippsburg. $12 for adults, $6 for students, free for children under 8. 389-1770.

SAT/9

MISCELLANEOUS

COASTAL CLINIC, 9-11a.m., Harpswell Town Hall, Mountain Road, Harpswell. Rabies vaccinations, ear cleaning and nail trimming for $10 each. Microchipping available for $25 per pet. 725- 5051.

KIDFUN SATURDAY AT THE LIBRARY, 10:30a.m., Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. Play with clay.

PUBLIC MEALS

PUBLIC SUPPER, 5-6:30p.m., Brunswick United Methodist Church. Two seatings: one at 5p.m., one at 6p.m. Beans, salads, casseroles and homemade pies. Adults: $8, children: $4. CHURCH SUPPER, 4:30-6p.m., Dresden- Richmond United Methodist Church. Pleasant St., Richmond. Beans, casseroles, hot dogs, salads and desserts. $7 for adults, children under 12 free. 737-4735.

SUN/10

MISCELLANEOUS

PEJEPSCOT GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY MEETING, 2p.m., Morrell Meeting Room, Curtis Memorial Library. With guest speaker Nancy Milliken Mason presenting “DNA Results, What Next: Preparing for and Working with Your Autosomal Results.”

WINTER GARDENING WORKSHOP: GROWING VEGETABLES IN MAINE, 2- 3:30 p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Brunswick. Suggested donation of $5. Put on by the Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust. 798-5899.

ANTIQUE SHOW AND SALE, 10a.m. to 2p.m., Bath Middle School. 50 dealers of antiques and collectibles. Cafe on premesis. Admission: $4. 582-5908.

MON/11

MISCELLANEOUS

NEW YEAR NEW CAREER: MAINE

CAREER CENTER JOB SERIES, 2-5p.m., Morrell Meeting Room, Curtis Memorial Library. This week’s topic: Resume and cover letter writing. Free. Register at 725-5242.

ROUND DANCE TO BALLROOM CUES, 6:30-8:30p.m., Woodside Elementary School, Topsham. No prior experience necessary. Casual dress. 939-0412.

MINDFUL EATING PRESENTATION, 11a.m. to noon, Mid Coast Senior Health Center, Brunswick. Part of the ongoing Ounce of Prevention series. With Behavioral Health Therapist Allison Basile, LCPC.

TUE/12

MISCELLANEOUS

SAGE FREE OPEN HOUSE AND SQUARE DANCE, 6:30-8:30p.m., Woodside Elementary School, Topsham. No prior experience necessary. Casual dress. 939-0412.

TOPSHAM: BACK TO THE FUTURE/TOPSHAM HISTORICAL SOCIETY: TOPSHAM’S HISTORIC HERITAGE, 6:30p.m., Topsham Public Library. With Carol Eyerman and Susan Preece. 725- 1727.

WED/13

MISCELLANEOUS

SPECTRUM GENERATIONS LUNCH AND LEARN SERIES, 11:15a.m. to 1p.m., Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main St., Damariscotta. “Imagine the Y’s Future.” Entree: Herb roasted pork loin. Suggested donation of $5 for those over 60, $6 for those under $60. Advanced reservations required at 563-1363.

LEONARD MEISELMAN: A PROTEST ARTIST ON MONHEGAN, 12:15p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. An exhibition of paintings, drawings and photos. Presented by Midcoast Senior College. Free and open to the public.

POETRY READING WITH MARTIN ESPADA AND LAUREN SCHMIDT, 7p.m., Gulf of Maine Books, Brunswick. Free and open to the public. Presented by Gulf of Maine Books and Stonecoast MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Southern Maine. 729-5083.

STORY TIME AT THE LIBRARY, 10:30a.m., Curtis Memorial Library. Free and open to the public.

TOPSHAM GARDEN CLUB, noon to 3p.m., Topsham Public Library. Bring

your own lunch and enjoy coffee and dessert provided by the club. Stay for the business meeting and presentation. 725-1727.

THU/14

MISCELLANEOUS

JOSHUA L. CHAMBERLAIN CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE LECTURE, 7p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, Morrell Room, Brunswick. With guest speaker Gina Hamilton presenting “Civil War Letters of Hardan and Addison Bailey (both of Woolwich).”

CHILD CRAFT AT THE LIBRARY, 10a.m., Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. Make a tambourine. Free and open to the public.

TEEN TALK AT THE LIBRARY, 5-6p.m., Topsham Public Library. A book discussion and pizza. This month’s book is “Wintergirls” by Laurie Halse Anderson. 725-1727.

WALK THE LABYRINTH AT FIRST PARISH, noon to 7p.m., First Parish Church, UCC, 9 Cleaveland St., Brunswick. A single winding pathway — no tricks or dead ends — allowing the mind to relax. 729-7331.

FRI/15

MISCELLANEOUS

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

AUDITIONS FOR “KING LEAR” AT THE CCAC, 6-8p.m. Auditions will take place at the Patten Free Library Community Room in Bath. Those who wish to audition may prepare a monologue of their choice, approximately two minutes in length. Performance dates will be May 6-8 and 13-14 at the Chocolate Church Arts Center. 442-8455.

“WEATHERING SHAME” BOOK TALK, 3:30p.m., Wiscasset Public Library. 882-7161. With authors Kevin Mannix and Linda Rota.

FINGER FUN AND MUSIC WITH TERESA GILLIS, 10:30a.m., Curtis Memorial Library. Free and open to the public.

PARENT/CHILD WORKSHOP, 10a.m., Topsham Public Library. Join the children’s librarian Mariah Sewall and community professionals from local agencies for interactive playtime in a room

full of toys. 725-1727.

SAT/16

MISCELLANEOUS

BREAKING THE WINTER BLUES: MINI SPA DAY, 11a.m. to 3p.m., Spectrum Generations, 521 Main St., Damariscotta. Try one or more of a variety of spa treatments including tarot readings, mini massages, acupuncture and more. $15. Call 563-1363 for more information.

AUDITIONS FOR “KING LEAR” AT THE CCAC, 1-4p.m. Auditions will take place at the Patten Free Library Community Room in Bath. Those who wish to audition may prepare a monologue of their choice, approximately two minutes in length. Performance dates will be May 6-8 and 13-14 at the Chocolate Church Arts Center. 442-8455.

KIDFUN SATURDAY AT THE LIBRARY, 10:30a.m., Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. Make marshmallow structures.

SIP N’ STITCH SATURDAY, 10a.m. to noon, Topsham Public Library. Knitting and crocheting club that meets on the first and third Saturday of the month. All abilities welcome. 725-1727.

JOY OF ART RECEPTION, 1-3p.m., Topsham Public Library Crooker Gallery. Come see the exhibit featuring original artwork by Mainers and vote for the People’s Choice award. 725-1727.

LIBRARY LOVERS LOTTERY, Jan 12-Feb. 20, Topsham Public Library. Enter the lottery to win a piece of original art. 725-1727.

PUBLIC MEALS

BAKED BEAN SUPPER, 5-7p.m., Harpswell Merriconeag Grange. Three kinds of beans, hot dogs, coleslaw, potato salad and pies. Adults: $8, children under 10: $4.

BEAN SUPPER, 4-6p.m., Topsham Fair Exhibition Hall. 3 kinds of beans, American chop suey, macaroni and cheese, hot dogs/buns, cole slaw, corn bread, 2 kinds of brown bread, water, soda, coffee, pies and desserts. Adults: $7, children: $3, children under 10: free. 353- 3257.

SUN/17

PERFORMANCES

MIDCOAST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT SERIES, 2:30p.m., Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham. Music by Mozart, Ravel and Chabrier. Tickets: $20. 846-5378.

VOXX VOICE OF 20: MUSIC FOR THE NEW YEAR, 2p.m., Phippsburg Congregational Church, 10 Church Lane, Phippsburg. Admission $10, $6 for students. 389-1770.

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