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.

WINE AND CHEESE RECEPTION FOR GUEST ARTIST BARBARA GRAHAM AND GALLERY MEMBERS, 5-7p.m., Centre St Arts Gallery, 11 Centre St., Bath. Free. Refreshments will be served. Exhibition runs through March 13.

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.

PLANNING MEETING FOR BERNIE SANDERS SUPPORTERS, 5:30p.m., Bath City Hall. Midcoast supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders are invited to a volunteer planning session and supporter gathering at Bath City Hall. The “Live, via the Internet” event begins at 6p.m. 389-4572.

SENATOR STAN GERZOFSKY OFFICE HOURS, 10a.m. to noon, Bow Street Market, Freeport. Open to anyone who would like to voice an opinion or share a concern.

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.

SUNDAY SUPPER STARTS A SUPER SCHOOL WEEK, 4:30-6:30 at the Hawthorne School. Brunswick families are invited to join Midcoast Hunger Prevention Program and Brunswick School Department for a free pizza dinner from Amato’s, bingo and prizes — a great way to kick off the week.

FULL MOON HIKE AT HIDDEN VALLEY NATURE CENTER, 5-7p.m., HVNC in Jefferson. A moonlit snowshoe through the trails. All ages and abilities welcome. $5 suggested donation for non-members. 389-5150.

A KIDS PLACE OPEN HOUSE, 2-4p.m., 193 Centre St., Bath. A Kids Place is for children to join free clubs (book, drama, puppets, music, etc.) and to get homework help, tutoring and more. Food, drinks and activities will be available at the open house. 449-8823.

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.

‘AGING WELL’ LUNCH AND LEARN: “GET SMART!” noon, People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunswick. Rose Murphy of Atlantic Regional Federal Credit Union talks about how people can protect themselves. Bring your lunch — chips, drinks and dessert will be provided. 729-0757.

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.

PERFORMANCES

FREE CONCERT AT PATTEN FREE LIBRARY: PAN FRIED STEEL, 6:30p.m., Patten Free Library, Bath. Third annual winter concert. Performance will take place in the library’s second floor community room.

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.

BRUNSWICK TOWN MANAGER SPEAKS AT THORNTON OAKS, 3:30p.m., 25 Thornton Way, Brunswick. John Eldridge will discuss current municipal issues as part of the Thornton Oaks “Town Matters” series. 729-8033.

HEALTHY EATING ON A BUDGET, 1p.m., Bowdoinham Fire Station, 57 Post Road, Bowdoinham. Session 1 of 4. A class on healthy, frugal eating. Delicious, low-cost recipes will be made in each class. Class will also meet Feb. 3, 10 and 17. 666- 5531.

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. Preregistration required at 729-4439.

GENERAL MEETING FOR ALLCARE’S MIDCOAST CHAPTER, 6:30-8p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 15 Pleasant St., Brunswick.

MIDCOAST CONSERVANCY OPEN

HOUSE, 4-7p.m., 36 Water St., Wiscasset. See the new office, have refreshments and share thoughts and ideas about Midcoast Conservancy. 389-5150.

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.

L.L. BEAN LECTURE SERIES: CLIMATE CHANGE RESEARCH UPDATE, 7p.m., Camping Department Atrium, L.L. Bean flagship store. With Mike Retelle of Bates College.

PERFORMANCES

“THE LIAR” AT THE THEATER PROJECT, 8p.m., 14 School Street, Brunswick. By David Ives, directed by Christopher Price. Suggested donation of $18. 729-8584.

SAT/30

MISCELLANEOUS

KIDFUN SATURDAY AT THE LIBRARY, 10:30a.m., Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. Fun with Super-Duplo.

TOWN HISTORY SERIES: ARROWSIC, 10:30-11:30a.m., Community Room, Patten Free Library. Mike Kreindler, “Crossing the Waters of Arrowsic.” 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.

ANNUAL STRESS BUSTER TEA, 1- 3:30p.m., United Methodist Church, 320 Church Rd., Brunswick. Tea and refreshments, guided meditation, crafts, Mary Kay makeovers and massages. $8 in advance, $9 at the door.

KATIE CLARK AUTHOR READING, 10a.m. to noon, Mustard Seed Bookstore. Author of “Grandma Drove a Snowplow” and “Grandma Drove a Garbage Truck” and others. Books available for purchase and signing. 389-4084.

“PAINT-A-THON” CAMPAIGN FOR CHARITY, 10a.m. to 6p.m., Cool as a Moose, 128 Maine St., Brunswick. Maria Castellano Usery will set up her easel in the front window and have a day-long “Paint-a- Thon.”. Raffle tickets for the completed 8” x 8” acrylic painting will be sold, with the winning ticket being drawn the evening. A benefit for Midcoast Hunger Prevention’s “Backpack Program.”

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