THU/25

MISCELLANEOUS

“TIMING IS EVERYTHING: BACKPACKING IN GLACIER NATIONAL PARK,” 7p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. Jonathan Rundell shares pictures and tells tales of backpacking in Glacier National Park. 406-5221.

COMMUNITY POETRY READING, 10a.m., The Highlands, Georgetown Parlor, Maine Lodge, 30 Governors Way, Topsham. Writers from the Highlands and beyond are invited to bring and share poems. Refreshments. Free.

SOCIAL INCLUSION: BREAKING THE PATTERNS OF BULLYING AND EXCLUSION, 7p.m., Maine Coast Waldorf School’s Community Hall, 57 Desert Rd., Freeport. A public talk by Kim John Payne. Donation at the door. 865-3900 ext. 105.

T.O.P.S. MEETING (TAKING OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY), weigh-in 6- 6:40p.m., followed by meeting. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 330 Maine St., Brunswick. For more information, call 729-6400.

FRI/26

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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.

L.L. BEAN LECTURE SERIES: “BENEDICT ARNOLD’S MARCH TO QUEBEC: GEOLOGIC AND TOPOGRAPHIC CHALLENGES,” 7p.m., Camping Department Atrium, flagship store, Freeport. With Bruce Rueger, Colby College.

PATTEN FREE TEEN PROGRAM: “DRAWING COMICS IN MANGA STYLE,” 3:30p.m., Patten Free Library, Bath. Mr. Bessey will demonstrate the basics of form and proportion as he guides artists in the creation of manga and anime style characters. Register at 443- 5141 ext. 25.

FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL AT BOWDOIN COLLEGE: “GIRLHOOD,” 7p.m., Kresge Auditorium. Film will be in French with English subtitles, and followed by a discussion led by members of the Bowdoin community.

CHOCOLATE CHURCH ARTS CENTER 2016 MEMBERSHIP ART SHOW RECEPTION, 5-6:30p.m., in the annex,

804 Washington St., Bath. 442-8455.

PERFORMANCES

“VISITING MR. GREEN” BY JEFF BARON, 7:30p.m., Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. 442-8455.

PUBLIC MEALS

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 Tedford Housing.

SAT/27

MISCELLANEOUS

OPEN MIC POETRY AND CELEBRATION WITH WES MCNAIR, 7p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, Brunswick. Community poetry open mic readings to mark Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s 209th birthday. Read, listen and enjoy some cake. Free.

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.

AUDITIONS FOR LEAD ACTORS FOR MAINE STATE MUSIC THEATRE’S 2016 SEASON, 10a.m. for local children, 1:30p.m. for local adults. Actors should prepare 16 bars of song, bring sheet music, as well as a photo and resume stapled back-to-back. Some may be asked to stay for callbacks and dance call. For more details, visit msmt.org/local.

GEORGETOWN TRIVIA NIGHT, 6-8p.m., Robinhood Free Meetinghouse. A fundraiser for the Tricentennial Celebration. Refreshments and donations.

GULF OF MAINE BOOKS BIRTHDAY PARTY, 3 p.m., 134 Maine St., Brunswick. Celebrate 37 years of bookselling with refreshments, door prizes and readings from local authors Christine DeTroy and Deborah Gould. All books sold will be 30 percent off. 729- 5083.

PAINT-A-THON EVENT WITH MARIA CASTELLANO-USERY, 10a.m. to 6p.m.,

Wyler’s, 150 Maine St., Brunswick. Raffle tickets for a work to be completed at Wylers by the artist, with 50 percent of proceeds going to ArtVan. 607-1715.

FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL AT BOWDOIN COLLEGE: “CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA,” 7p.m., Kresge Auditorium. Film will be in French with English subtitles, and followed by a discussion led by members of the Bowdoin community.

PERFORMANCES

“VISITING MR. GREEN” BY JEFF BARON, 7:30p.m., Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. 442-8455.

PUBLIC MEALS

BATH AREA SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER BAKED BEAN AND CASSEROLE SUPPER, 4:30-6p.m., 45 Floral St., Bath. 3 kinds of beans, hot dogs, clam casserole, American chop suey, macaroni and cheese, desserts. Adults: $8, children $4. 443-4937.

HOMEMADE BAKED BEAN AND HAM SUPPER, 5-6p.m., Lisbon United Methodist Church, School St., Lisbon Falls. Adults $7, children 6-12 $3, children 5 and under free. Sponsored by the Methodist Women. 353-6814.

PUBLIC BAKED BEAN AND MACARONI AND CHEESE SUPPER, 5:30-6:30p.m., First Parish Congregational Church, 116 Main St., Yarmouth. Adults $8, children $4.

BENEFIT SPAGHETTI DINNER, 4-6p.m., United Lodge No. 8, 65 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick. In addition to a dinner of spaghetti, garlic bread, salad, desserts and beverages, there will also be a silent auction of watercolor paintings by a local artist, jewelry, gift bags, gift cards and more. An event in support of Ben’s Feeding Therapy Fund to help him continue undergoing treatment at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland.

SUN/28

MISCELLANEOUS

LINCOLN COUNTY HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION LECTURE SERIES: MICHAEL CHANEY, 1p.m., in the Communications Building behind the County Court House in Wiscasset. The executive director of the Frances Perkins Ceter will discuss the work of E. Joseph Leighton, an early 20th century photographer.

LONGFELLOW DAYS POETRY READING, 1p.m., Fireplace Room, Curtis Memorial

Library, Brunswick. Readings by Maine poets. Refreshments. Free.

SCREENING OF “FIX IT: HEALTHCARE AT THE TIPPING POINT,” 2-4p.m., Morrell Meeting Room, Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. A documentary that explains the high cost of our healthcare system. 729-2809.

PERFORMANCES

“VISITING MR. GREEN” BY JEFF BARON, 2p.m., Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. 442-8455.

TUE/1

MISCELLANEOUS

FREE COMMUNITY SAGE SQUARE DANCE, 6:30p.m., Woodside Elementary School, 42 Barrows Drive, Topsham. No prior experience necessary. Casual dress. 939-0412.

DALTON TRUMBO FILM FESTIVAL: “ROMAN HOLIDAY,” 6:30p.m., Patten Free Library. Free and open to the public. Refreshments provided.

WED/2

MISCELLANEOUS

FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL AT BOWDOIN COLLEGE: “GRIGRIS,” 7p.m., Kresge Auditorium. Film will be in French with English subtitles, and followed by a discussion led by members of the Bowdoin community. SONGWRITERS ON STAGE AT FRONTIER, 7p.m., Frontier, Brunswick. Featuring Monique Barrett, Griffin Sherry, Tom Douglas and Carolyn Fernald. Mainesongwriters.org.

THU/3

MISCELLANEOUS

WEATHER 101 WITH LEXIE O’CONNOR, 7p.m., Orr’s Island Library, 1699 Harpswell Islands Road. An overview of Maine’s weather and diverse climate, and how to understand a forecast.

FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL AT BOWDOIN COLLEGE: “THINGS OF THE AIMLESS WANDERER,” 7p.m., Kresge Auditorium. Film will be in French with English subtitles, and followed by a discussion led by members of the Bowdoin community.

GARDEN CLUB OF WISCASSET MONTHLY MEETING, 12:30p.m., Wiscasset Congregational Church, 28 High St., Wiscasset. The public is welcome to attend.

HOT CHOCOLATE THURSDAY, 7p.m., at the Chocolate Church in Bath. A monthly discussion of art-related subjects. 442- 8455.

“A NOBEL PRIZE AND A PRISON TERM: THE LIFE AND THOUGHT OF LIU XIAOBO,” 4:15p.m., Kresge Auditorium, Bowdoin College. With speaker Dr. Perry Link.

“SEEDS TO READS: THE TALE OF 3 LADIES AND WHAT THEY GREW” – THE HISTORY OF THE BOWDOINHAM PLANT SALE, 11a.m., Kendall Room, Coombs Municipal Building, 13 School St., Bowdoinham. Light refreshments. Door prizes. 666-5531, ext. 110.

T.O.P.S. MEETING (TAKING OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY), weigh-in 6- 6:40p.m., followed by meeting. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 330 Maine St., Brunswick. For more information, call 729-6400.

PERFORMANCES

SHAKESPEARE — “LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST,” 7:30p.m., Pickard Theater, Memorial Hall, Bowdoin College Campus. Free tickets, general admission. 725-3375. Opening reception after the show.

FRI/4

MISCELLANEOUS

L.L. BEAN LECTURE SERIES: MAINE HUMOR WITH KENDALL MORSE AND FRIENDS, 7p.m., Camping Department Atrium, L.L. Bean flagship store, Freeport.

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.

FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL AT BOWDOIN COLLEGE: “BECAUSE I WAS A PAINTER,” 7p.m., Kresge Auditorium. Film will be in French with English subtitles, and followed by a discussion led by members of the Bowdoin community

PERFORMANCES

JERRY BRYANT AND DAVE PELOQUIN, 7:30p.m., Phippsburg Congregational Church, Phippsburg. The seasoned folk duo offers a concert of traditional Americana and contemporary classics. $12, $6 for students and children. 389- 1770.

SHAKESPEARE — “LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST,” 7:30p.m., Pickard Theater, Memorial Hall, Bowdoin College Campus. Free tickets, general admission. 725-3375.

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