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FRI/23

MISCELLANEOUS

3RD ANNUAL FRIDAY OF THE FORCE, 1- 2:30 p.m., Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham. Star Warsthemed snacks, crafts and activities. All ages. FMI, call (207) 725-1727 or visit topshamlibrary.org.

WINTER CARNIVAL FUNDRAISER, 5:30 p.m., Neighborhood United Church of Christ, 798 Washington St., Bath. A fundraiser for the Neighborhood Cafe and open mic. Enjoy gumbo, local talent and “Art for Fire” by John Steinquist. No charge, but donations gladly accepted.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY GROUP MEETING, 6 p.m., Freedom Fellowship, Wiscasset. On Rt. 1, across from Norm’s Used Cars. 344-8660.

FOLK DANCE BRUNSWICK, 6:30-9 p.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.

LONGFELLOW DAYS 2018: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, HENRY!, 7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 1 Middle St., Brunswick. A poetry open mic event, open to all. Birthday cake. FMI, visit brunswickdowntown.org/events/longfellow-days-2018.

PERFORMANCES

FCS FOURTH FRIDAY JUST DESSERTS: CRABAPPLE JAM, 6:30 p.m., Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St., Freeport. Admission is $5 at the door, includes concert, desserts, and coffee, tea or water. Donations accepted for musicians. Proceeds benefit Freeport Community Services.

‘THE EARLY EVENING SHOW,’ 7:30 p.m., Franco Center, Heritage Hall, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. Created by Mike Miclon, the show features stand-up comedy, sketches, juggling and more. Admission is $15. Tickets may be purchased at the door, or in advance at francocenter.org or (207) 689-2000.

PUBLIC MEALS

LENTEN HADDOCK SUPPER, 5-6:30 p.m., St. Charles Borromeo Church, 132 McKeen St., Brunswick. Menu includes haddock, mashed potatoes, green beans or corn, coleslaw, rolls, beverage and dessert; cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children. Pizza also available, and includes beverage and dessert; cost is $5 for adults, $3 for children. Benefits Oasis Free Clinic.

SAT/24

MISCELLANEOUS

FOOD ADDICTS IN RECOVERY ANONYMOUS, 9 a.m., Medical Office Building Conference Room 1 and 2, 121 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick. 830-9863.

WINTER FAMILY FUN DAY, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Bradbury Mountain State Park, 528 Hallowell Road, Pownal. Guided snowshoe walks, equipment showcases and demonstrations; food truck on site. Admission free with park admission: $1 for ages 5- 11, $4 for Maine residents ages 12-64, $6 for non-residents ages 12-64, $2 for non-residents age 65 and older; free for children younger than 5 and Maine residents older than 65. FMI, call (207) 688- 4712 or visit maine.gov/bradburymountain.

FAMILY DAY AT THE ARCTIC MUSEUM, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Hubbard Hall, Bowdoin College, Brunswick. Hands-on experiments and art projects; free and open to the public. FMI, call (207) 725-3416.

JOY OF ART ARTISTS’ TALK/PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham. The library will celebrate the winners of the Joy of Art competition and present the People’s Choice Award. FMI, call (207) 725-1727 or visit topshamlibrary.org.

FREEPORT VILLAGE REVISITED ‘1950S- 1970S: THE STRUCTURES AND THE STORIES,’ 2-4 p.m., Freeport Historical Society, 45 Main St., Freeport. FMI, call (207) 865-3170 or visit freeporthistoricalsociety.org.

GULF OF MAINE BOOKS 39TH BIRTHDAY PARTY, 3 p.m., Gulf of Maine Books, 134 Maine St., Brunswick. Refreshments. Reading by Jamie Sayen from his new book, “You Had A Job For Life – the story of a company town.” Free and open to the public. FMI, call (207) 729-5083.

PERFORMANCES

VAGINA MONOLOGUES, 7 p.m., First Universalist Church of Auburn, 169 Pleasant St. (across from Dairy Joy), Auburn. Proceeds benefit the Center for Wisdom’s Women, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Services, Safe Voices, Immigrant Resource Center, and Auburn UU. Tickets are $7-10 donation. FMI, call (207) 783-0461 or email office@auburnuu.org.

CAPITAL CITY IMPROV, 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.), Johnson Hall, Water St., Gardiner. Tickets are $16 for adults, $14 for seniors and $5 for youth. FMI, call (207) 582-7144 or visit johnsonhall.org.

PUBLIC MEALS

BAKED BEAN AND CASSEROLE SUPPER, 4:30-6 p.m., Bath Area Senior Activity Center, 45 Floral St., Bath. Three kinds of baked beans, hot dogs, clam casserole, American chop suey, macaroni and cheese, chicken divan with broccoli and various homemade desserts. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children.

BEAN SUPPER, 5-6 p.m., Lisbon United Methodist Church, 14 School St., Lisbon Falls. Cost is $8 for adults, $3 for children age 6-12, and free for children 5 and younger.

PASTA DINNER, 5-7 p.m., Mid-Coast Presbyterian Church, 84 Main St., Topsham. Local runner Mark Bergeron is preparing to run the Boston Marathon and raise money for the Brigham and Women’s Stepping Strong Program (BWHsteppingstrong.org). Pasta with sauces, meatballs, salad, bread and desserts. Admission by donation.

SUN/25

MISCELLANEOUS

LONGFELLOW DAYS 2018: LITERARY CHAPEL SERVICE, 10 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 1 Middle St., Brunswick. An ecumenical service; visit the Bible Longfellow signed and donated to his church in 1878. FMI, visit brunswickdowntown.org/events/longfellow-days-2018.

‘UNCIVIL’ TALKS, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., First Universalist Church of Auburn, 169 Pleasant St. (across from Dairy Joy), Auburn. Presentation of a 20-minute episode of the podcast, “Uncivil,” followed by 30 minutes of discussion. Light snacks will be provided. Free. FMI, call (207) 783- 0461 or visit auburnuu.org.

PEJEPSCOT HISTORICAL SOCIETY WINTER SPRING BOOK GROUP, noon, Skolfield-Whittier House, 161 Park Row, Brunswick. Meet salon style for facilitated discussion. $15 PHS members; $20 general admission. Participants must procure their own books, but additional readings, advance discussion questions, and refreshments are provided. Call (207) 729-6606 or email director@pejepscothistorical.org to reserve a spot.

LONGFELLOW DAYS 2018: THE COURSEN READINGS PART FOUR, 1 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, Fireplace Room, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick. Poets Dave Morrison, Jefferson Navicky and Mihku Paul are featured. Refreshments. FMI, visit brunswickdowntown.org/events/longfellow-days-2018.

LCHA WINTER LECTURES: MAPPING, 1 p.m., Communications (“911”) Building behind Lincoln County Courthouse, Wiscasset. Matthew Edney will speak on “Mapping the Coast of Colonial Maine: Local Colonists vs. Imperial Agents.” Coffee and pastries will be served. Suggested donation is $5. FMI, visit lincolncountyhistory.org.

MOVEMENT CLASS, 1-4 p.m., First Parish Church, Pilgrim House, 9 Cleaveland St., Brunswick. ‘Moving Women’s Stories’ with Denise Jasmin. All abilities welcome. FMI and registration, visit mainejunecenter.org.

SACRED HARP SINGING, 2-5 p.m., Bryant Home, Main Street/U.S. Route 1 (across from Great Salt Bay School), Damariscotta. No experience necessary or expected, beginners always welcome. Loaner tunebooks will be available. FMI, call (207) 563-6083, email singing@mainesacredharp.org or visit maineshapenotesinging.org.

MON/26

MISCELLANEOUS

FOOD ADDICTS IN RECOVERY ANONYMOUS, 9 a.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 27 Pleasant St., Brunswick.

TUE/27

MISCELLANEOUS

ON DECK: SAILORS’ SOUVENIRS—ART IN MARITIME MAINE, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath. A winter educational series covering maritime topics every Tuesday, through March 13. Each installment will include a hands-on element and refreshments will be provided. Advance tickets are $5 for members and $8 for non-members; at the door, tickets are $7.50 for members and $10.50 for non-members. FMI or to purchase advance tickets, call (207) 443-1316 or visit mainemaritimemuseum.org.

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

LUNCH WITH FRIENDS, noon, Bailey Island Union Church, 2141 Harpswell Islands Road, Bailey Island. Free and open to all ages. To volunteer to cook a dish or help setup, contact Surrey Hardcastle at (207) 833-0092 or surreysh@comcast.net.

LONGFELLOW DAYS 2018: HISTORY OF HENRY IN BRUNSWICK, 1 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 1 Middle St., Brunswick. A presentation about Longfellow’s experience in Brunswick during the 1820s-1830s. Note: This date is Longfellow’s actual birthday. FMI, visit brunswickdowntown.org/events/longfellow-days- 2018.

WOMEN MAKE MOVIES SERIES: ‘SELMA,’ 6:30 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath. All eight films in the series were directed by women. Admission and refreshments free. FMI, call (207) 443-5141 or visit patten.lib.me.us.

GRAY GHOST FLY-TYING CLUB, 6:30-8:30 p.m., First Parish Church, 116 Main St., Yarmouth. Nominal fee for fly-tying materials. FMI, email flyrodmcgarry@gmail.com.

TRI-TOWN PENGUINS SNOWMOBILE CLUB, 7 p.m., Durham Fire Station, 615 Hallowell Road, Durham. FMI, contact Duncan Daly at (207) 865-6188 or (207) 713-3116, or Mike Yates at (207) 233- 6952.

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. 542-7229.

PUBLIC MEALS

FREE COMMUNITY MEAL, 5-6 p.m., Pathway Vineyard Church, 2 Columbus Dr., Brunswick. FMI, contact jo.harrison@pathwayvineyard.com.

WED/28

MISCELLANEOUS

BABY AND ME, 10-11 a.m., Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Dr., Freeport. A social time for babies and their caregivers; infant toys and music available. Free and open to the public; adult supervision required. FMI, call (207) 865-3307 or visit freeportlibrary.com.

PEJEPSCOT HISTORICAL SOCIETY BROWN BAG LECTURE SERIES, noon to 1 p.m., Pejepscot Historical Society, 159 Park Row, Brunswick. Katy Kelleher, author of “Handcrafted Maine: Art, Life, Harvest & Home,” will speak. Free for members, $5 for non-members. Coffee and cookies provided.

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