2011-11-07 / Et Cetera

CALENDAR

We welcome community groups to list their special events in Calendar. Items should be submitted two weeks in advance. Send them to: Calendar Editor, The Times Record, P.O. Box 10, Brunswick, ME 04011; by fax, 721-3151; or e-mail, calendar@timesrecord.com. Include name and phone number.

Mon/7

BLOOD DRIVE

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

PENNEY MEMORIAL CHURCH, 1 p.m., 7 p.m., Augusta, www.RedCrossBlood.org or 1-800-REDCROSS.

PERFORMANCES

COLLABORATIONS! A Listener’s Guide to Chamber Music, by the Portland String Quartet, 7-8:30 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick; Session 1: Communication in Sound: The Essence of Chamber Music, with special guest Maren Askins, cellist; $18; 761-1522 or www.LarkSociety.org.

Tue/8

BLOOD DRIVE

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

RICHMOND AMERICAN LEGION, 1:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m., Richmond, www.RedCrossBlood.org or 1-800- RED-CROSS.

MISCELLANEOUS

ITS ELECTION DAY. Remember to vote. Most polling places open until 8 p.m.

GUIDED BEAVER PARK MORNING WALKS, 7-8 a.m., Lisbon; 353- 9075 or lisbonme.org.

BRIDGE CLASS FOR BEGINNERS,

10 a.m.-noon, Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St., Topsham; $15 for six weeks; 729-0475.

TUESDAYS WITH JESSICA, 10:30- 11:15 a.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; stories and crafts for young ones, with Jessica Mahnke; free; 443-5141 x17 or www.patten.lib.me.us.

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.

FRIGHT NIGHT AT THE LIBRARY: screening of “Rosemary’s Baby,” 6:30 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; free; 443-5141 x17 or www.patten.lib.me.us.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

CHRISTIAN LEADERS IN MAINE BUSINESS, 7:15-9 a.m., Italian Heritage Center, 40 Westland Ave., Portland; program: Becky McGilp, women’s advocate in family crisis services; 829-6448 or 712-0065.

HOME ENERGY EFFICIENCY WORKSHOP, 6-7 p.m., Habitat for Humanity, 108 Centre St., Bath; free; sponsored by Midcoast Council fo Governments and Habitat for Humanity/ 7 Rivers; jbird@midcoastcog.org.

THE EMBODIMENT OF AUSPICIOUSNESS IN HINDU WOMEN’S RITUAL TRADITION, by Tracy Pintchman, 7 p.m., Visual Arts Center, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; free; 725-3046.

Wed/9

BLOOD DRIVE

MAINE REVENUE SERVICES, 8 a.m.- 1 p.m., Augusta, www.RedCrossBlood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS.

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

MISCELLANEOUS

FREE FLU CLINIC, 9-11 a.m., West Bath Fire Dept. 192 State Rd., West Bath; sponsored by CHANS Home Health Care, 729-6782 or www.midcoasthealth.com/fluclinics/.

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.

TOPSHAM GARDEN CLUB, noon, Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road; program: “Bringing English Gardens to Maine,” Claudia Knox; refreshments prior to program; Marie 729-1295; www.MaineGardenClubs.org/Topsham.html.

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.

WE’RE SWEET ON THE LIBRARY, 5- 8 p.m., Freeport Community Library; sponsored by Friends of the Freeport Community Library; desserts and information about the group.

MARINE WIND POWER AND BIRDS: Perspectives from the European Experience, 6-8 p.m., Hannaford lecture hall, University of Southern Maine, Portland; 5 p.m. cocktail reception; free; RSVP www.briloon.org/spotlight.

BATH-TSUGARU JAPAN EXCHANGE PROGRAM annual meeting, 6-8 p.m., Winter Street Center, Bath; refreshments, presentation and annual elections; www.Bath-Tsugaru.org.

THE FAR NORTH: A Donald MacMillan Lecture Film, 7 p.m., Visual Arts Center, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; free; 725-3062.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

COOKING FOR CROWDS, food safety training for volunteer quantity cooks, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., UMaine Cooperative Extension, 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104, Falmouth; $10; register 781-6099 or 1-800- 287-1471.

MEDITATION FOR WELL BEING, 3:30-4:30 p.m., People Plus Center, 35 Union St., Brunswick; $24 for four sessions; 729-0757.

THE ETHICS OF CRUELTY, by Jos Ovejero, 4:30 p.m., Sills Hall, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; free; 725- 3357.

PERSONAL FINANCE AND INVESTING: Doing Your own Research, by Martin Blasco, 5:30 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick; refreshments; 725- 5242 x216 or ehawkins@curtislibrary.com.

BOOK CLUB: One Thousand White Women, by Jim Fergus, 6:30 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; free; reading schedule 443- 5141 or www.patten.lib.me.us.

THREE HUNDRED YEARS IN THIRTY, by Nicholas Smith, 7 p.m., Lisbon Historical Society, MTM Center, 18 School St., Lisbon; book signing to follow; Dorothy J. Smith 353- 8510 or LHS.2011@yahoo.com.

FRIENDS OF MERRYMEETING BAY speaker series: “9,000 Years Ago in Dresden,” by Arthur Spiess of Maine Historic Preservation Commission, 7 p.m., Bridge Academy, Dresden; free; Ed Friedman 666- 3372, edfomb@comcast.net or www.FriendsOfMerrymeetingBay.org .

NEAR ANDERSONVILLE: Winslow

Homer’s Civil War, by Peter Wood,

7:30 p.m., Visual Arts Center, Bowdoin

College, Brunswick; free; 725- 3697.

Thu/10

BLOOD DRIVE

MAINE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD DRILL DECK, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Augusta, www.RedCrossBlood.org or 1- 800-RED-CROSS.

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

MISCELLANEOUS

GUIDED BEAVER PARK MORNING WALKS, 7-8 a.m., Lisbon; 353- 9075 or lisbonme.org.

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.

HOME SCHOOL TIME, 1-2 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; free; 443-5141 x17 or www.patten.lib.me.us.

DREAMLAND THEATER: “The Philadelphia Story,” 6 p.m., Winter Street Center, 880 Washington St., Bath; $5, concessions $1, bring own picnic; short films and documentaries prior to main feature; 522-1018 or www.sagadahocpreservation.org.

PERFORMANCES

NOONDAY CONCERTS, featuring Royal River Philharmonic Jazz Band, 12:15 p.m., First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland; free; Portland Conservatory of Music 775-3356.

TWELFTH NIGHT, a Masque and Gown production, 8 p.m., Memorial Hall, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; $3; 725-3375.

BEOWULF, 7 p.m., Lincoln Academy, Newcastle; pay a you can; boxoffice@heartwoodtheater.org or 563- 1373.

NOVEL JAZZ SEPTET, 7-9:30 p.m., Skidompha Library, Damariscotta; $12, $10 seniors, $5 ages 12-18, under 12 with parent free; 563- 5513 or www.MaineJazz.net.

OPEN MIC NIGHT, 8 p.m.-midnight, Railroad Diner, Route 196, Lisbon; hosted by Charlie Wing and the band Tripolar; cwing9877@gmail.com.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

INVENTING THE PORTRAIT: Images of Individuals in Late medieval France, by Stephen Perkinson, 12:30 p.m., Moulton Union, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; free; 725- 3253.

BOOK TALK FOR PARENTS, with Amanda Ackley, 1-2 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; how to make reading work for your child; 443-5141 x17 or www.patten.lib.me.us.

SOCIAL SECURITY PLANNING FOR BOOMERS: What Everyone Needs to Know, 1-2 p.m., Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St., Topsham; 729- 0475.

EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT eREADERS, 1:30-2:30 p.m., People Plus Center, 35 Union St., Brunswick; by donation to the center; register 729- 0757.

4-H NATIONAL YOUTH SCIENCE DAY, WIRED FOR WIND, with Sarah Sparks, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; ages 5 and up, ages 10 and under need adult to attend; free; 443-5141 x17 or www.patten.lib.me.us.

FOREIGN PARTICIPATION, PRODUCTIVITY AND TRANSITION in a Least Developed Country: Firm-Level Evidence, by Andreas Waldkirch, 4 p.m., Hawthorne-Longfellow Library, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; free; 725-3340.

HUMOR AS MEDICINE: VIRAL INDIANS AND SOCIAL SMALLPOX, by Ryan Red Corn and Dallas Goldtooth of the 1491s sketch comedy group, 7 p.m., Kresge Auditorium, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; free; 725-3815.

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