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.

BATH HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION MEETING, 6p.m., Alumni Auditorium, Morse High School. Members of graduating classes ending in 1’s and 6’s are strongly encouraged to attend to participate in the planning of the 2016 Reunion weekend. Meeting is open to all MHS alumni. 442-7636.

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.

HAPPY HOUR: “DISTILLED IN MAINE: A HISTORY OF LIBATIONS, TEMPERANCE AND CRAFT SPIRITS,” 5-7p.m., Brunswick In, 165 Park Row, Brunswick. Author Kate McCarty discusses her new book. Presented by Pejepscot Historical Society. $5 cover charge to benefit PHS. 729-6606.

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.

WOMAN’S CLUB TALK ON HOMELESS MISSION, 1p.m., Freeport Community Library. With featured guest Mair Honan, founder of Grace Street Ministry, an outreach ministry with the homeless and marginalized in Portland. 847-0240.

L.L. BEAN LECTURE SERIES: “MALLORY AND IRVINE: THE UNSOLVED MYSTERY ON MOUNT EVEREST,” 7p.m., Camping Department Atrium, L.L. Bean flagship store. With Ed Webster.

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.

TOWN HISTORY SERIES: WOOLWICH,

10:30-11:30a.m., Community Room,

Patten Free Library. Elwyn Rittall, “A Cat’s Tale.” Sponsored by the Patten Free Library and the Bath Historical Society. Series will be filmed for showing on local TV on Saturday mornings through Feb. 13.

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

MISCELLANEOUS

TALKING WALKS, 9a.m., Cathance River Preserve. With Gary Lawless, co-owner of Gulf of Maine Bookstore and CREA’s poet laureate, and James McCarthy, former editor at The Times Record and a working photographer. 331-3202.

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.

PUBLIC MEALS

PUBLIC BREAKFAST BUFFET, 7:30- 9:30a.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 807 Middle St., Bath. Eggs to order, pancakes, sausage, bacon, French toast, home fries, juice, biscuits, gravy, muffin, tea, coffee and more. Adults: $7, children under 12: $3, under 3: free.

MON/18

BLOOD DRIVES

HARPSWELL COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE, noon to 5p.m., Kellogg Church, Harpswell. 833-5567. All donors receive a $5 Dunkin’ Donuts gift card.

MISCELLANEOUS

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY EVENT, 10a.m. to noon, Bath City Hall, 55 Front St., Bath. Coffee and snacks provided. All are welcome.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY PROGRAMS, throughout the day at the Southard House Museum Gallery, 75 Main St., Richmond. “Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle” workshop by Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine for grades 4-6 from 10:30-11:30a.m. “Stories of the Legacy of Slavery in Maine” by historian Susan Bowditch, for 7th grade thru adult. from 2-3 p.m. followed by reception. Free. Space is limited, so school groups should preregister at (207) 737-8202.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY PASTA SUPPER, 5-7p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, Brunswick. To raise funds for Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program. This pasta supper, which includes the option of gluten-free noodles, features homemade meat and vegetarian sauces, focaccia bread, salad, desserts, and coffee. Adults: donation of $10 per person, children under the age of 10: free.

CHILDREN’S CELEBRATION OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR., 10a.m. to 1p.m., Thorne Hall, Daggett Lounge, Bowdoin College. Children’s book author Rohan Henry will read his forthcoming book “The Perfect Garden,” and songwriter Josephine Cameron will perform. Open to he public. For ages 5 and older.

TUE/19

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.

BATH GARDEN CLUB MONTHLY MEETING, noon, Grace Episcopal Church, 1100 Washington St., Bath. After lunch, a short business meeting followed by a program titled “Kennebec Estuary Land Trust: Protecting the Land, Water and Wildlife of the Kennebec Estuary.” All are welcome.

ESSENTIALS OF COLLEGE PLANNING: FREE WORKSHOP, 10a.m., University College Bath/Brunswick, Orion Hall, 12 Sewall Street. For adults 19 and over. Register at 1-800-281-3703.

ESSENTIALS OF COLLEGE PLANNING: FREE WORKSHOP, noon., Southern Miscoast Career Center, Bath. For adults 19 and over. Register at 1-800-281-3703.

YOUNG CRITICS, 5p.m., Topsham Public Library. Choose Your Own Book Month. Ongoing book discussion for kids in grades 4 and 5. Register at 725-1727.

IPAD WORKSHOP FOR SENIORS, 10:30a.m. to noon, Patten Free Library’s second floor board room. First of 5 sessions, held on Tuesdays, to help seniors with their ipads. Free and open to anyone age 55 and older. No class Feb. 16. 443-5141, ext. 25.

MONTHLY MEETING OF THE MERRYMEETING BAY CHAPTER OF TROUT UNLIMITED, 5:30p.m., Joshua’s Tavern, 123 Maine St., Brunswick. With speaker William Pierce. 389-2419.

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