TUE/17

MISCELLANEOUS

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 lifesized 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 pregirsatration 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 while 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.

LEARN TO DIG SIFTSHELL CLAMS, 10 a.m. to noon, Reid State Park, Georgetown. Public is invited to traverse clam flats with Georgetown’s Shellfish Warden Jon Hentz and learn to dig softshell clams. Participants will need to pay the entrance fee. Rain or shine event; registration strongly encouraged at kennebecestuary.org.

STORY TIME, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Cundy’s Harbor Library, 935 Cundy’s Harbor Road, Cundy’s Harbor. FMI, call (207) 725-1461 or visit cundysharbor.me.

GUIDE TOUR OF ‘VIRGINIA,’ 1-3 p.m., Bath Freight Shed, 27 Commercial St., Bath. Maine’s First Ship Shipwright Rob Stevens hosts an in-depth visit with the pinnace “Virginia,” currently under construction next to the Kennebec River. FMI, contact the MFS office at [email protected] or (207) 443-4242.

MAKER CART, 1-3 p.m., Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Freeport. Self-guided activities will vary week-to-week, may be crafty and science related. Free and open to the public, adult supervision required. FMI, call (207) 865-3307 or visit freeportlibrary.com.

TECH TIME, 1-3 p.m., Cundy’s Harbor Library, 935 Cundy’s Harbor Road, Cundy’s Harbor. FMI, call (207) 725- 1461 or visit cundysharbor.me.

PEJEPSCOT HISTORICAL SOCIETY CHAMBERLAIN HAPPY HOUR, 5-7 p.m., Chamberlain Museum, 226 Maine St., Brunswick. Featuring a talk by Tom Huntington, author of the new book, “Maine Roads to Gettysburg.” Free for Chamberlain docents, $5 for PHS members and $10 for general public. RSVP required at [email protected] or (207) 729-6606.

MEET THE CANDIDATES EVENT, 5-7 p.m., Odd Alewives Farm Brewery, 99 Old Route 1, Waldoboro. Candidates confirmed to appear include Zak Ringelstein (U.S. Senate), Laura Fortman for (state Senate; Lincoln County minus Dresden plus Washington) and Natasha Irving (District Attorney; Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc and Waldo counties). Lincoln County Sheriff Todd Bracket, County Commissioner (Bremen, Bristol, Monhegan Plantation, Nobleboro, South Bristol, Waldoboro) Bill Blodgett, and independent candidate for State Representative (Friendship, Union, Waldoboro and Washington), Jeffrey Evangelos have also been invited. Free admission, cash bar. FMI, contact LCDC Campaign Chair Barb Burt at (207) 687-7052 or [email protected]

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.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY BRUNSWICK, 6- 8 p.m., 2 Columbus Drive, Brunswick. Dinner provided at no cost. A Christ-centered recovery program for anyone struggling with hurts, habits, hang-ups or addiction.

AUTHOR TALK: AMY BASS, 6:30 p.m., Rockport Public Library, 485 Commercial St., Rockport. 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.”

SUMMER SPOTLIGHT AUTHOR SERIES: PAUL DOIRON AND MIKE BOWDITCH, 7 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, Morrell Meeting Room, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick. Authors Paul Doiron and Mike Bowditch will talk about and sign copies of “Stay Hidden.” Free refreshments provided. FMI, visit curtislibrary.com.

GARDEING WITH NATIVE PLANTS, 7 p.m., Popham Beach Library, Phippsburg. Heather McCargo, executive director of Wild Seed project of Portland, will explore gardening with native plants in various site conditions and show techniques for sowing them in home gardens. Free.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS MEETING, 7 p.m., St. Paul’s Church, Brunswick.

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.