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.

SMALL BUSINESS FORUM, 6:30p.m., Topsham Public Library. With Reps. Denise Tepler and Mattie Daughtry, plus panelists from Frosty’s Donuts, Wicked Joe Coffee, Tech Place and more. 729- 4018.

WED/20

MISCELLANEOUS

SPECTRUM GENERATIONS LUNCH AND LEARN SERIES, 11:15a.m. to 1p.m., Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main St., Damariscotta. “Reflecting on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Maine.” Entree: Baked chicken. Suggested donation of $5 for those over 60, $6 for those under $60. Advanced reservations required at 563-1363.

SUSAN BEEGEL: THE BODLEIAN

LIBRARY AND ITS TREASURES, 12:15p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. An illustrated history of the 13th century Oxford library. Presented by Midcoast Senior College. Free and open to the public.

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

FREEPORT PLAYERS POTLUCK AND ANNUAL MEETING, 6:30p.m., Freeport Community Library. Bring a dish to share — desserts will be provided. Share a meal and preview the 2016 shows. [email protected]

THU/21

MISCELLANEOUS

ASK THE EXPERTS: PROTECT YOUR HOME, PROTECT YOURSELF, 6p.m., Morrell Meeting Room, Curtis Memorial Library. Come with questions ready about creating a fire escape plan, saving money for an emergency and what insurance you may need during this panel discussion. curtismoney.com.

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

MEN’S BOOK GROUP, 6:30-7:30p.m., Topsham Public Library. New members welcome. This month’s book is “The Hotel on Place Vendome” by Tilar J. Mazzeo. 725-1727.

AUTHOR EVENT WITH DEREK VOLK, 6:30p.m., Topsham Public Library. Author of “Chasing the Rabbit: A Dad’s Life Raising His Son on the Spectrum.” Books will be available for purchase and signing. 725-1727.

“THOUGHTS ON MAKING: THE PURSUIT OF ART” PRESENTATION, 6:30- 8:30p.m., Topsham Medical Building, 4 Horton Place, Topsham. For First Light Camera Club. By Museum Technician Robert Colburn of the Farnsworth Art Museum. Free for members, $10 for guests.

DEMEMTIA CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP MEETING, 4-5p.m., Mid Coast Senior Health Center, Brunswick. “The Value of Socialization and the Harm of Isolation” by Ken Capron, CEO of MemoryWorks.

OPENING RECEPTION FOR THOMAS CROTTY AND HIS CIRCLE ART SHOW, 6-8p.m., 149 Main St., Freeport. Featuring work but a number of artists including Tom Glover, Charles Reid, Sharon Yates and more. 865-4519.

PERFORMANCES

NOVEL JAZZ, 7-9:30p.m., Skidompha

Library, Damariscotta. $14 for adults,

$12 for seniors, $6 young adults 12-18, under 12 free.

FRI/22

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.

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.

TIKI SURF MUSIC PARTY TO BENEFIT COASTAL HUMANE SOCIETY, 7:30- 9p.m., Bumpa’s Bar & Grille, Yankee Lanes, Brunswick. Featuring the original Los Pinguinos — reunited after 30 years. http://lptix.info.

SAT/23

MISCELLANEOUS

LEGO CLUB AT THE LIBRARY, 10:30a.m., Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. LEGO Club — all ages.

GREAT BOOKS, 10a.m. to noon, Topsham Public Library. Readings from the Great Books Foundation Short Story Omnibus. Always looking for new members. 725-1727.

PRESCHOOL FAIR, 10a.m. to noon, Topsham Public Library. Find out what preschool options are available for your child. Children welcome. 725-1727.

KIDS DROP IN ACTIVITY, 11a.m. to 2p.m., Topsham Public Library. Activities include art projects, sensory activities, experiments and more. 725-1727.

LIBRARY LEGOS, 1-3p.m., Topsham Public Library. Come build with our extensive LEGO collection. 725-1727.

TOWN HISTORY SERIES: BATH, 10:30- 11:30a.m., Community Room, Patten Free Library. Robin A. S. Haynes, “Patten Free Library: An Architectural Look.” 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.

HOMEMADE BAKED BEAN AND HAM

SUPPER, 5-6p.m., Lisbon United

Methodist Church, Lisbon Falls. Adults:

$7, children 6-12 years: $3, children 5 and under free. 353-6814.

SUN/24

MISCELLANEOUS

WINTER GARDENING WORKSHOP: SELECTING NATIVE WOODY PLANTS FOR YOUR HOME, 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.

MON/25

MISCELLANEOUS

NEW YEAR NEW CAREER: MAINE CAREER CENTER JOB SERIES, 2-5p.m., Morrell Meeting Room, Curtis Memorial Library. This week’s topic: Effective interviewing skills. Free. Register at 725-5242.

MOUNTAIN MITTENS TALK, 6:30p.m., Curtis Memorial Library Seminar Room, Brunswick. The library will host Laurie Doran, author, mountain climber and knitter as she discusses knitting mittens from mountain regions around the world. 725-5242.

TUE/26

MISCELLANEOUS

MYSTERY READERS ROUNDTABLE, 3- 4p.m., Topsham Public Library. This month we will read and compare Simon Brett – Fethering mystery vs. Kylie Logan – Literary Ladies League mystery. 725- 1727.

CREA PRESENTS: STUDENTS CATHANCE PRESERVE FIELD STUDIES, 6:30p.m., Topsham Public Library. Mt. Ararat High School students present their research findings on projects undertaken with CREA at the preserve. 725-1727.

IPAD WORKSHOP FOR SENIORS, 10:30a.m. to noon, Patten Free Library’s second floor board room. Second 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.

TRI-TOWN PENGUINS SNOWMOBILE CLUB MEETING, 7p.m., Durham Fire Station. 865-6188.

WED/27

MISCELLANEOUS

SPECTRUM GENERATIONS LUNCH AND

LEARN SERIES, 11:15a.m. to 1p.m., Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main St., Damariscotta. “Decision Making in Times of Injustice.” Entree: Chicken parmesan. Suggested donation of $5 for those over 60, $6 for those under $60. Advanced reservations required at 563-1363.

CAROLYN BRYANT PRESENTS PEDALING FROM AMSTERDAM TO BRUGES: BICYCLE CULTURE IN THE LOW COUNTRIES, 12:15p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. An illustrated lecture on riding in the Netherlands. Presented by Midcoast Senior College. Free and open to the public.

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

SUNNYBROOK SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE, 2:30p.m., 340 Bath Road, Brunswick. Sip champagne, meet associates and enjoy live entertainment by Jerry Johnson. nextgenerationseniors.com.

THU/28

MISCELLANEOUS

CHILD CRAFT AT THE LIBRARY, 10a.m., Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. Make a rain stick.

MUSICAL TODDLER GATHERING WITH BENJI, 10:30a.m., Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. Free and open to the public.

RARE READS BOOK GROUP, 2-6p.m., Topsham Public Library. This month’s book is “The Borrower” by Rebecca Makkai. 725-1727.

TWEEN READS, 5-6p.m., Topsham Public Library. For 6th and 7th graders. This month’s read is “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio. 725-1727.

APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN CLUB MEETING ON THE NEW NATIONAL PART AND RECREATION AREA PROPOSAL FOR MAINE, 7p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. Optional potluck at 6p.m., meeting at 7p.m. Free and open to the public.

BRUNSWICK DOWNTOWN ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING, 7:35a.m., Dagget Lounge, Bowdoin College Campus. Pre-registration required at 729- 4439.

FRI/29

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.

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.

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