MON/16

MISCELLANEOUS

ALICE PAUL AND WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE, 2-3 p.m., Lincoln Home, 22 River Road, Newcastle. Local historian Jerry Wiles will share the life of American suffragist Alice Paul. Free. FMI, contact Rhonda Hanna at [email protected] or (207) 563-3350, or visit lincolnhome.org.

A VISIT WITH CHRIS VAN DUSEN, 2 p.m., Rockport Public Library, 485 Commercial St., Rockport. Chris Van Dusen, author of “If I Built a Car” and the Mr. Magee series, will read and talk about his work. Free all-ages program is open to the public.

THERAPY DOG STORY HOUR, 4-5 p.m., Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Freeport. Kids of all ages can read to an attentive, loving dog. For a special time with a therapy dog, call ahead to save a spot. FMI, call (207) 865-3307 or visit freeportlibrary.com.

KELT UNTAPPED: MUSHROOMS AND FORAGING, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Bath Brewing Company, Bath. Jon Carver, co-owner of local mushroom company North Spore, will be on hand. Limited space available; registration appreciated by calling (207) 442-8400 or at kennebecestuary.org/events.

AUTHOR TALK: AMY BASS, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Freeport. Author Amy Bass will give a talk about her book “One Goal: A Coach, a Team and the Game That Brought a Divided Town Together.”

EGGHEAD EVENING: HEALTH CARE, 7- 8:30 p.m., Victory 2018 Campaign Office, 521 Main St., Damariscotta. An open discussion group; this week led by UCLA professor Mark Peterson, titled “The Windy Road to Universal Health Care in America.” Free. FMI, contact LCDC Campaign Chairperson Barbara Burt at [email protected] or (207) 687-7052.

PUBLIC MEALS

BEAN AND CASSEROLE SUPPER, 5:30-7 p.m., St. Philip’s Church, 12 Hodge St., Wiscasset. Meal by donation; proceeds support the church and its community outreach missions. FMI, call (207) 882- 7184.

TUE/17

MISCELLANEOUS

ALZHEIMER’S/DEMENTIA SUPPORT GROUP, 9:45-11:15 a.m., Thornton Hall, Mid Coast Senior Health, 56 Baribeau Dr., Brunswick. For all who are supporting individuals facing the challenges of Alzheimer’s or other dementias. FMI, call (207) 729-8571.

TODDLER STORYTIME, 10-11 a.m., Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Dr., Freeport. Stories and songs; adult supervision required. FMI, call (207) 865-3307 or visit freeportlibrary.com.

SCRAP CRAFTS: ORIGAMI, 10 a.m. to noon, Harpswell Town Office, 263 Mountain Road, Harpswell. Learn about the art, science and mathematics that allow you to turn flat 2-D objects into complex 3-D masterpieces. Limited space available, sign-up required by calling the Harpswell Town Office at (207) 833-5771.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME WITH GUNTA, 11-11:30 p.m., Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Dr., Freeport. Stories; adult supervision required. FMI, call (207) 865-3307 or visit freeportlibrary.com.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS BATH/BRUNSWICK, noon, St. Mary’s Church, 144 Lincoln St., Bath.

AUTHOR TALK: AMY BASS, 2 p.m., Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham. Author Amy Bass will give a talk about her book “One Goal: A Coach, a Team and the Game That Brought a Divided Town Together.”

GROWING LITERACY: SMALL PLOT &

PATIO STRATEGIES, 2-3 p.m., Tom Settlemire Community Garden, 90 Maurice

Drive, Brunswick. A workshop to maximize productivity and enjoyment of small spaces. Free and open to the public. FMI, call (207) 725-5242 ext. 503 or visit curtislibrary.com/tscgplots.

THE FRIENDS HOUSE OPEN HOUSE, 4-7 p.m., 22 Brewster St., Rockland. Mid- Coast Recovery Coalition will host an open house for its men’s recovery residence. Beverages and barbecue will be served, and staff will be on hand to give tours and answer questions. FMI, email [email protected] or call (207) 701-1182.

MID-COAST RECOVERY COALITION SMART RECOVERY PEER SUPPORT MEETING, 5-6 p.m., MCRC office, 411 Main St., Rockland. The facilitated group will meet every Tuesday. FMI, email [email protected] or call (207) 701-1575.

ARTIST TALK: TOM BURCKHARDT, 5:30 p.m., Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 21 Winter St., Rockland. Artist Tom Burckhardt will present a slideshow of his work and a walk-through of his current installation — “Studio Flood” — a life-sized recreation of an artist’s studio executed entirely in cardboard and black paint. Free; refreshments. FMI, visit cmcanow.org.

EVENING PADDLE, 6-8 p.m., Muddy River, Topsham. Leading the paddle is Warren Whitney, former Friends of Merrymeeting Bay executive director; paddlers must bring their own boat and personal flotation device, and possess at least intermediate paddling skills. Free and open to the public, but preregistration is required by call (207) 666-3376.

BOOK TALK: AMY BASS, 6:30 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath. Amy Bass will give a talk about and sign copies of “One Goal: A Coach, a Team and the Game That Brought a Divided Town Together.”

BRUNSWICK TOASTMASTERS CLUB, 6:30-8 p.m., 8 Venture Ave., Brunswick. Visitors welcome. FMI, call (207) 241- 2294 or visit 2156.toastmastersclubs.org.

NOR’EASTERS BARBERSHOP CHORUS REHEARSAL, 7 p.m., Bath United Methodist Church, 340 Oak Grove Avenue, Bath. Men of all ages who like to sing are welcome. FMI, call (207) 542- 7229.

RED CLOAK HAUNTED HISTORY TOUR, 7:30 p.m., Bath. A twilight walking tour of Bath, seeing many original homes, hearing of some haunts and spirits and learning about early history. Appropriate for all; by reservation only. Meeting location revealed upon reservation. Cost is $15 for adults, $7 for children younger than 12, free for children younger than age 5. FMI or to make a reservation, call (207) 380-3806 or visit redcloakhauntedhistorytours.com.

PUBLIC MEALS

FREE COMMUNITY MEAL, 5-6 p.m., Pathway Vineyard Church, 2 Columbus Dr., Brunswick. FMI, contact [email protected]

WED/18

MISCELLANEOUS

PEER RECOVERY SUPPORT GROUP, 8-9 a.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, White Street, Rockland. Local police and probation officers will attend meetings in a supportive capacity, and only with participants consent. No charge to participate. FMI, call Mid-Coast Recovery Coalition at (207) 701-1182.

‘FUR, FEATHERS AND FEET,’ 10 a.m., Orr’s Island Library, 1699 Harpswell Islands Road, Orr’s Island. Presented by the Chewonki Foundation; an introduction to birds and mammals.

EXPLORING NATURE THROUGH STORY: SPIDERS: SILLY OR SCARY?, 10-11 a.m., Library Park. KELT and Patten Free Library are hosting weekly events offering farm and garden themed stories and outdoor activities for children age 6 and younger. FMI, contact Becky Kolak at [email protected] or (207) 442-8400.

AARP COFFEE & CONVERSATION, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Coastal Landing Retirement Community, 142 Neptune Drive, Brunswick. A panel discussion with retired pharmacist and certified hypnotist John Farina, doTERRA essential oils advocate Anna Gavel and reiki master/teacher and crystal healing advocate Vilene Farina. Coffee and cookies provided. FMI, email [email protected] or call Sandy at (207) 751-4561.

STEM WORKSHOP: HOMEMADE INSTRUMENTS, 3:45-4:45 p.m., Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St., Rockland. During this month’s STEM workshop, participants will learn about sound waves whle creating and experimenting with their own drum, maraca, kazoo, tambourine and more. FMI, email [email protected]

REWILD MAINE: ROPES AND BRACELET, 4-5:15 p.m. and 6-7:15 p.m., Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Freeport. Learn to make your own ropes and bracelets using materials found in the Maine woods. Free and open to the public; adult supervision required. Two sessions limited to 15 each; sign-up required at (207) 865- 3307 or freeportlibrary.com.

ART LAB: TINY ANIMAL PORTRAITS, 4 p.m., Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham. Using acrylics and small wood slabs, paint animal portraits. For ages 7-12; registration required. FMI, call (207) 725-1727 or visit topshamlibrary.org.

INTRODUCTION TO WORDPRESS PART 1, 6-7 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, Seminar Room, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick. Learn to create blogs and websites. FMI, contact Michael Gorzka at [email protected] or (207) 725- 5242 ext. 218.

TEEN SUMMER NIGHTS MOVIE SERIES: ‘PITCH PERFECT 3,’ 6 p.m., Patten Free Library, Community Room, 33 Summer St., Bath. This week’s movie is “Pitch Perfect 3;” all movies shown during the series will be rated PG or PG-13. FMI, contact Roberta Jordan at (207) 443- 5141 ext. 25 or [email protected], or visit patten.lib.me.us/teens.

LINCOLN COUNTY DEMOCRATS MEETING, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Victory 2018 Campaign Office, 521 Main St., Damariscotta. Monthly meeting offers an opportunity to meet members, participate in discussion and hear from candidates and other speakers. All Lincoln County Democrats are invited to attend. FMI call Chris johnson at (207) 549-3358 or visit lincolncountydemcrats.com.

TOPSHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY ANNUAL MEETING, 7 p.m., Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham. The library’s Board of Trustees will discuss the proposed slate of officers and recognition of board accomplishments. Open to the public. FMI, call (207) 725-1727 or visit topshamlibrary.org.

FOOD ADDICTS IN RECOVERY ANONYMOUS, 7 p.m., Topsham Medical Building, 4 Horton Place, Topsham. FMI, call (207) 528-5550.

PERFORMANCES

MUSIC ON THE MALL: DEBBIE MYERS AND THE ‘REDNECK RODEO’, 6-8 p.m., Town Mall, Brunswick. Uptempo rhythms and ballads of traditional country songs. In case of inclement weather, rain date performances will take place Thursdays, when available. FMI and updates, visit brunswickdowntown.org/events/music-on-the-mall.

THU/19

MISCELLANEOUS

FOOD ADDICTS IN RECOVERY ANONYMOUS, 9 a.m., First Parrish Cong. Church, 40 Main St., Freeport. 838- 8991.

THURSDAY HIKERS, 9 a.m., locations vary. Weekly Thursday outings geared to active seniors. FMI, visit hike.micstan.us.

CRAFTING STORIES, 10:30-11 a.m. and 11-11:30 a.m., Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Freeport. This month’s theme is pirates. For ages 3-5, older and younger siblings welcome; limited to 20 per session. Adult supervision required; free and open to the public. FMI, call (207) 865-3307 or visit freeportlibrary.com.

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