2012-01-03 / Et Cetera

CALENDAR

Tue/3

BLOOD DRIVE

AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR CENTER, noon-7 p.m., 524 Forest Ave.,
Portland; www.RedCrossBlood.org or
1-800-RED-CROSS.

MISCELLANEOUS

FREE GAME DAY, noon-3 p.m., Richmond Senior Citizen’s Group, 164
Pleasant St.; starts with lunch, followed by variety of games; transportation or more info, Barbara
Barter 737-2190.
KNITTING CIRCLE ‘CRAFTERNOONS,’
3:30-5 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33
Summer St., Bath; age 7 to adult;
free; 443-5141 x17 or
www.patten.lib.me.us.
OPEN HOUSE, 4-7 p.m., Southern
New Hampshire University Center for
Continuing Education, 10 Tibbetts
Drive, Cook’s Corner, Brunswick; winter courses set; 725-6486 or
Brunswick@snhu.edu.

PUBLIC MEALS

NEIGHBORHOOD CAFE, free meal,
5:30-7:30 p.m., United Church of
Christ, 150 Congress Ave., Bath; also
open mic to share music, thoughts,
poetry and stories; free; cafe.neighborhood@gmail.com.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

INTRODUCTION TO EXCEL, computer
tutoring with Jack Hudson, 10-11
a.m., People Plus Center, 35 Union
St., Brunswick; free for members;
also meets Jan. 5; sign up 729-
0757.

Wed/4

BLOOD DRIVE

AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR CENTER,

noon-7 p.m., 524 Forest Ave.,
Portland; www.RedCrossBlood.org or
1-800-RED-CROSS.

MISCELLANEOUS

STORY TIME FOR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN, 10:30 a.m., Wiscasset Public
Library, 21 High St.,; includes storytelling and crafts; 882-7161.
BOOK BABIES, for babies and toddlers, 10:30 a.m., Patten Free
Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; 20
minutes of rhyming stories, finger
plays and song; free; 443-5141 x17
or www.patten.lib.me.us.
MEDITATION FOR WELL BEING, 3:30-
4:30 p.m., People Plus Center, 35
Union St., Brunswick; $28 month,
$20 for members; sign up 729-0757.
LEGO LEAGUE, for ages 7 and older,
3:30-4:15 p.m., Patten Free Library,
33 Summer St., Bath; ages 6 and
older; bring own Legos and snack; led
by Matt Boyle; 443-5141 x17.
OPEN HOUSE, 4-7 p.m., Southern
New Hampshire University Center for
Continuing Education, 10 Tibbetts
Drive, Cook’s Corner, Brunswick; winter courses set; 725-6486 or
Brunswick@snhu.edu.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

PIONEERING AVIATION IN FRANCE,
by historian Peter Blakewell; part of
Midcoast Senior College Winter Wisdom Series, 12:15-1:45 p.m., Curtis
Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St.,
Brunswick; free.

Thu/5

BLOOD DRIVE

AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR CENTER, noon-7 p.m., 524 Forest Ave.,
Portland; www.RedCrossBlood.org or
1-800-RED-CROSS.

MISCELLANEOUS

GUIDED BEAVER PARK MORNING
WALKS, 7-8 a.m., Lisbon; 353-9075
or lisbonme.org.
THURSDAY HIKERS: Wolfe’s Neck
Farm, Freeport; meet 8:45 a.m. at
Mid-Coast Presbyterian Church, 84
Main St., Topsham; snowshoe or
cross-country ski, or hike; bring water
and snack; 319-7355.
LAUGHING CLUB for everyone, 10:30
a.m., Spectrum Generations, 12
Main St., Topsham; $2; 729-0475.
TIME FOR TWOS, 10:30-11 a.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St.,
Bath; short stories, songs and puppets; free; 443-5141 x17 or www.patten. lib.me.us.
TAI CHI EASY, with Diane Doiron,
11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., People Plus
Center, 35 Union St., Brunswick; $20
three sessions, $14 members; sign
up 729-0757.
HOME SCHOOL TIME, 1-2 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St.,
Bath; free; 443-5141 x17 or
www.patten.lib.me.us.
OPEN HOUSE, 4-7 p.m., Southern
New Hampshire University Center for
Continuing Education, 10 Tibbetts
Drive, Cook’s Corner, Brunswick; winter courses set; 725-6486 or
Brunswick@snhu.edu.

PERFORMANCES

NOONDAY CONCERTS, featuring Chiharu Naruse on piano and Robert
Dan on viola, 12:15 p.m., First Parish
Unitarian Universalist Church, 425
Congress St., Portland; free; Portland
Conservatory of Music 775-3356.
OPEN MIC NIGHT, 8 p.m.-midnight,
Railroad Diner, Route 196, Lisbon;
hosted by Charlie Wing and the band
Tripolar; cwing9877@gmail.com.

PUBLIC MEALS

REGION 10 CAFÉ, run by students,
noon-1 p.m., Region 10 Technical
High School, 68 Church Road,
Brunswick; 3-course meal $7.50;

reservations encouraged 729-6622.

Fri/6

BLOOD DRIVE

AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR CENTER, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., 524 Forest Ave.,
Portland; www.RedCrossBlood.org or
1-800-RED-CROSS.

MISCELLANEOUS

HOMESCHOOLER NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BEE, 10 a.m., Midcoast
Maine Homeschool Center, Grace
Episcopal Church, 1100 Washington
St., Bath; register in advance kenhww@meadowdance.org; Susan Hyde
837-9508;
www.NationalGeographic.com/geobe
e.
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME, 10:30-
11:15 a.m., Patten Free Library, 33
Summer St., Bath; stories, songs,
puppets and crafts for 3- to 5-yerolds; free; 443-5141 x17 or www.patten. lib.me.us.
CHESS CLUB, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Patten
Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath;
ages 7-11; led by Nathaniel Rines;
free; 443-5141 x17 or
www.patten.lib.me.us.
OPEN HOUSE, 4-7 p.m., H&R Block,
11 Winnewr Circle, Topsham, and
275 Bath Road, Brunswick; refreshments, free 1040EZ; 373-1332 or
721-0925.
ARTISTS RECEPTION for 10th annual
MECA Painters 10 Years Later exhibit, 5-8 p.m., June Fitzpatrick Gallery
at MECA, 522 Congress St., Portland; 699-5083.

PERFORMANCES

AUDITIONS FOR PERFORMANCE
TROUPES, 3:30-5 p.m., Children’s
Museum and Theatre of Maine, 142
Free St., Portland; seeks actors age
11-17 for Kids on the Block puppeteer troupe or Youth Voices On

Stage anti-bulleying performance
troupe; audition includes improvisation; 828-1234 x247 or www.Kite-
Tails.org.
ALEXIS P. SUTER BAND, 8 p.m., One
Longfellow Square, Portland; $15
advance, $18 at door; 761-1757 or
www.onelongfellowsquare.com. Artist
website: www.alexispsuter.com.

Sat/7

BLOOD DRIVE

AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR CENTER, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., 524 Forest Ave.,
Portland; www.RedCrossBlood.org or
1-800-RED-CROSS.

MISCELLANEOUS

OPEN HOUSE, 1 p.m., Downeast
School of Massage, 99 Moose Meadow Lane, Waldoboro; 832-5531 or
www.DowneastSchoolOfMassage.net.
CONTRADANCE, featuring Playgroup
with Maggie Robinson calling, 8 p.m.,
Falmouth Congregational Church Hall,
267 Falmouth Road; bring nonstreet
shoes to dance; 7:15 p.m., dance
instruction-review; dessert potluck at
9:45 p.m.; $10, $7 students, $5
ages 5-12, under 5 free; 582-6378
or 756-2201.

PERFORMANCES

AUDITIONS FOR WILEY AND THE
HAIRY MAN, 3:30-5 p.m., Children’s
Museum and Theatre of Maine, 142
Free St., Portland; seeks actors age
8-17 for chorus; audition includes
improvisation and movement; 828-
1234 x247 or www.KiteTails.org.
3RD ANNUAL TWELFTH NIGHT REVELS, 7 p.m., Minnie Brown Center,
906 Washington St., Bath; hosted by
Merrymeeting Singers and Moving
Spirit Dancers; $10 advanced, $12
at door, under 12 free; 729-8515 or
729-8717.
WRY CLIMATE’S “Bridge Ice” release

concert, with The Milkman’s Union,
7:30 p.m., Frontier Cafe, Fort
Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick;
$8 advance, $10 at door; 725-5222
or www.explorefrontier.com. Artist
websites: WryClimate.tumblr.com and
TheMilkmansUnion.com.

AN EPIPHANY CELEBRATION, by the
Choral Arts Society, 7:30 p.m., Williston Immanuel Baptist Church, 156
High St., Portland; 828-0043 or
www.ChoralArt.org.

MISS TESS AND THE BON TON
PARADE with Dos Eckies, 8 p.m.,
One Longfellow Square, Portland;
$12 advance, $15 at door; 761-1757
or www.onelongfellowsquare.com.
Artist Website:
www.misstessmusic.com.

PUBLIC MEALS

TURKEY DINNER with all the fixings,
4:30-6 p.m., Evergreen Senior Center, 1 Columbus Drive, Brunswick;
$8, $3 under 10; (weather permitting); 729-5038 or 729-8475.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

COLLEGE GOAL MAINE, free assistance with Free Application for Federal Student Aid form, sponsored by
Finance Authority of Maine, 6 p.m.,
Freeport High School, 30 Holbrook
St.; FAME 1-800-228-3734 or
www.CollegeGoalSundayMaine.com.

Sun/8

PERFORMANCES

BATH ANTIQUES SHOW, 10 a.m.-2
p.m., Bath Middle School;, 6 Old
Brunswick Road; 50 dealers; $4,
$3.50 with this announcement; PT
Promotions 443-8983 or
polly@bathantiquesshows.com.

PEJEPSCOT GENEALOGY SOCIETY
meeting, 2 p.m., Curtis Memorial
Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick;
bring treasured item and story to
share; Brian 729-4098 or 833-7371.

NATURE PROGRAM, 2 p.m., Wolfe’s
Neck Woods State Park, 426 Wolf
Neck Road, Freeport; meet by bench
at second parking lot; wheel-chair
accessible; park entry $1 ages 5-11,
$3 ages 12-64, free under 5 and
over 65; 865-4465.

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