JOSHUA L. CHAMBERLAIN CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE LECTURE, 7p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. With speaker Curtis Mildner presenting “True, Untrue, Surprising and Amazing Stories of the Soldiers of the 5th Maine.” Lectures are free and open to the public.

FUNNY FOR FEBFEST STANDUP COMEDY SHOWCASE, 7:30p.m., Mediterranean Grill, 10 School St., Freeport. Featuring Karen Morgan, Zac Stearn, Stephanie Doyle and more. $15. A Freeport FebFest event.

FIRST PARISH CHURCH UCC LABYRINTH, noon to 7p.m., 9 Cleaveland St., Brunswick. A winding pathway to the center and back out — no tricks or dead ends. Allow the mind to relax and settle into a comfortable place. 729-7331.

SPINDLEWORKS PRESENTS PINK CRUSH! DANCE PARTY / OPENING, 10:30a.m. to noon, Curtis Memorial Library’s Morrell Meeting Room, Brunswick. Spindleworks artists present artworks in pink.

UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY DISCUSSION WITH HEATHER PERRY, 6:30- 8:30p.m., First Light Camera Club, Topsham. Free for FLCC members, $10 for guests. It costs $35 per year to be a member.

PEJEPSCOT HISTORICAL SOCIETY HISTORY HAPPY HOUR, 5-7p.m., Brunswick Inn, 165 Park Row. Guest speaker Tom Wilbur, owner of Wilbur’s of Maine, will share the history of Valentine’s Day and the chocolate business. $5 cover benefits PHS. 729-6606.

BATH PUBLIC WORKS TRAINING AND BREAKFAST, 7:30a.m. training, 9a.m. breakfast at the Bath Regional Career and Technical Center, 800 High St., Bath. 443-8257.

ARTIST ELISE ANSEL: DRAWING WORKSHOP AT THE MUSEUM, 7-8p.m., Museum of Art Pavillion at Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick. No prior experience required. Materials provided. Call 725- 3276 for reservations.



RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE, 1-6p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 807 Middle

St., Bath. 1-800-733-2767.


FOLK DANCE BRUNSWICK: BALKAN BASH, 6:30-10p.m., People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunwsick. Many dances are taught, no partner needed. Dance to live music by Boston’s Gogofski 4-person band. $5 donation. All are welcome. 200-7577.

L.L. BEAN LECTURE SERIES: “THE SUMMIT PROJECT,” 7p.m., Camping Department Atrium, flagship store, Freeport. With David Cote, founder and U.S. Marine Corps Major.

OLD TIME COUNTRY FAMILY DANCE, 6- 8p.m., Morris Farm, Wiscasset. Jigs, polkas and waltzes will be played by local fiddlers and guitar players. The whole community is invited. Donation of $5 per person. All ages welcome. 882- 4080.

ECLECTICA II — READINGS BY MEMBERS OF FREEPORT WRITERS GROUP, 7:30p.m., Freeport Community Center. Pay-what-you-want. A Freeport FebFest event.

“SWEETS FOR THE SWEET” VALENTINE BAKE SALE, 8a.m. to 1p.m. at the Mid Coast Hospital Cafe, 123 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick. Proceeds benefit hospital projects and healthcare career scholarships.


THE THEATRE PROJECT PRESENTS: “THE LIAR” BY DAVID IVES, 8p.m., 14 School St., Brunswick. Pay-what-you-want with a suggested donation of $18. 729-8584.

PERFORMANCE OF “BEST BELOVED: A 19TH CENTURY ROMANCE,” 7p.m., Lancaster Lounge, Moulton Union, Bowdoin College. Featuring Bowdoin College Faculty. Part of Longfellow Days. Free and open to the public.

A MOTOWN VALENTINE WITH PAT COLWELL AND THE SOUL SENSATIONS, 7:30p.m., Phippsburg Congregational Church, 10 Church Lane, Phippsburg. Admission: $15, $6 for students and children. Desserts at intermission. 389- 1770.


LENTEN HADDOCK SUPPER, 5- 6:30p.m., St. Charles Borromeo Church, 132 McKeen St., Brunswick. $8 for adults, $4 children. Haddock, mashed potatoes, green beans or corn, cole slaw, rolls, beverage and dessert. Pizza available and includes beverage and dessert at $5 for adults, $3 for children.

Benefits Warm They Neighbor.



L.L. BEAN LECTURE SERIES: “BIKE PACKING BOLIVIA,” 7p.m., Camping Department Atrium, flagship store, Freeport. With Bill Yeo.

DROP-IN GRAFTING PREP WORKSHOP, 2-4p.m., Harpswell Heritage Land Trust. What you need to know and do now in order to graft your own apple trees in the spring. 833-7870.

LONGFELLOW DAYS SILENT FILM: “EVANGELINE,” 11a.m., Smith Auditorium, Sills Hall, Bowdoin College. Free and open to the public.

OPEN MIC MUSIC NIGHT, 5:30p.m., Fuego Diablo, Pownal. Dinner at 5:30p.m., music begins at 6:30p.m. Open to the public.

LENTEN VIGIL FOR DISARMAMENT, 11:30a.m. to noon, across from the BIW Administration building on Washington Street in Bath. We will hold signs calling for the end of the building of weapons of mass destruction by General Dynamics here in Maine. Event will happen every Saturday of Lent at the same time. 763-4062.

TOWN HISTORY SERIES WEST BATH PRESENTATION: “OVER THE HILL AND THROUGH WEST BATH,” 10:30a.m. to noon, Community Room, Patten Free Library. By Sally Graves and Over the Hill ATV Riders. 443-5141 x18.

FAMILY SATURDAY AT BOWDOIN COLLEGE MUSEUM OF ART, 10-11a.m., Bowoin College Museum of Art, Pavillion, 9400 College Station, Brunswick. Free and open to the public. Activities related to the exhibitions on view.


THE THEATRE PROJECT PRESENTS: “THE LIAR” BY DAVID IVES, 8p.m., 14 School St., Brunswick. Pay-what-you-want with a suggested donation of $18. 729-8584.

TOM ACOUSTI IN CONCERT, 7p.m., First Parish Congregational Church, 40 Main St., Freeport. $12 in advance, $15 at the door.


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.

BENEFIT BEAN SUPPER FOR LORI HOWARD, 4-6p.m., Bowdoinham Fire Station. $8 for adults, $3 for children. 666-8801.

PUBLIC SUPPER, 5-6:30p.m., Brunswick United Methodist Church. Beans, salads, casseroles and homemade pies. Two seatings — at 5p.m. and 6p.m. Adults: $8, children: $4. 725-2185.

MIRACLE EATERY COMMUNITY DINNER AND BEAN SUPPER, 5-7p.m., First Parish Congregational Church, Freeport. Pasta dinner $10 and up, bean supper $8. A Freeport FebFest event.



LINCOLN COUNTY HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION LECTURE SERIES: BILL GEMMILL, 1p.m., in the Communications Building behind the County Court House in Wiscasset. Gemmill will bring examples from his collection of schoolgirl art and point out features that distinguish Maine work from other parts of the country.

MEETING OF THE PEJEPSCOT GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY, 2p.m., Morrell Meeting Room, Curtis Memorial Library. With guest speaker, historian and educator Dick Snow, presenting “The Snows of Casco Bay,” a genealogical history of the Show family.

MERRYMEETING AUDUBON FIELD TRIP: REID STATE PARK, 8:30a.m. to noon. Meet at the Bath CVS to carpool to the park. Bring a lunch and a snack and view a variety of birds at the park. Free and open to the public.

LONGFELLOW DAYS LITERARY SERVICE, 10a.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, Brunswick. Also, view the pulpit bible, signed by Longfellow and donated to the church in 1878.

LONGFELLOW DAYS POETRY READING, 1p.m., Fireplace Room, Curtis Memorial Library. Readings by Maine poets. Refreshments. Free.

ANNUAL PETERSON CANAL HIKE, 11a.m. at the canal. Guided 2.5 mile (one way) scenic hike, only possible when the water is frozen. The hike will take approximately 2 hours. Meet across from the boat launch to the New Meadows Lake on Old Brunswick Road in Bath. Visit to confirm the conditions before attending.


BREAKFAST BUFFET, 7:30-10a.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, Brunswick.

$7 for adults, $3 for children.



DALTON TRUMBO FILM FESTIVAL: “THIRTY SECONDS OVER TOKYO,” 6:30p.m., Patten Free Library. Free and open to the public. Refreshments provided.

BATH GARDEN CLUB MONTHLY MEETING, noon, Grace Episcopal Church, 1100 Washington St., Bath. Sandwiches, desserts and beverages followed by a short business meeting and a program titled “Gardening for Pollinators: Bee Friendly” by Kathleen Marty. 666- 3078.

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

FREE WORKSHOP: ESSENTIALS OF COLLEGE PLANNING, 11:30a.m., Southern Midcoast CareerCenter, 275 Bath Road. For adults 19 and over. 1- 800-281-3703.

GALLERY CONVERSATION WITH HISTORIAN DAVID GORDON, noon to 1p.m., Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. Gordon will discuss the significance of selected objects from central Africa within their original cultural and religious contexts.



LONGFELLOW DAYS: SCHOOL DAYS, 12:15p.m., Curtis Memorial Library. Free and open to the public. Presented by Midcoast Senior College. Charles Dorn, Associate Professor of Education at Bowdoin College will help us imagine the educational settings, philosophies, and activities that would have been experienced by Longfellow’s generation in the 19th century.

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

WINTER WISDOM LECTURE: “SCHOOL DAYS, SCHOOL DAYS,” 12:15p.m., Morrell Meeting Room, Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. A presentation on the educational practices of Longfellow’s time. Free. Presented in partnership with Longfellow Days.

DISCUSSION WITH DAVID DRISKELL, JOHNETTA COLE AND KAREN MILBOURNE: AFRICAN ART AND THE EXHIBITION “EARTH MATTERS,” 4:30- 6p.m., Bowdoin College, Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium. Free and open to the public.

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