2011-11-29 / Et Cetera

CALENDAR

Tue/29
MISCELLANEOUS
FREE LEG SCREENINGS, 9 a.m.-5
p.m.Vein Healthcare Center, 100 Fodden Road, South Portland; free, but
appointment required; 482-3767 or
www.VeinHealthcare.com.
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.
PERFORMANCES
AUDITIONS for “Almost Maine,” a
Lewiston/Auburn Little Theater production, 7 p.m., Great Falls Arts Center, 30 Academy St., Auburn; ensemble piece for 4 women and 4 men;
performances are Feb. 10-19; 783-
0958 or laclt.com.
USM CHAMBER SINGERS: Joyous
Sounds for a Festive Season, 7:30
p.m., Immanuel Baptist Church, 156
High St. Portland; $9; 780-5555 or
www.USM.Maine.edu/music.
USM CHAMBER SINGERS, 7:30 p.m.,
Williston-Immanuel United Church,
156 High St., Portland; $9; 780-
5555 or www.usm.maine.edu/music.
TALKS-WORKSHOPS
INTRODUCTION TO EBOOKS AND
EREADERS, 6:30 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St.,
Brunswick; free; 725-5242 x510 or
refdesk@curtislibrary.com.
Wed/30
BLOOD DRIVE
MAINE MEDICAL CENTER BRIGHTON

CAMPUS, noon-5 p.m., Portland,
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
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.
LEGO FUN, for ages 5-11, 3:30-5
p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23
Pleasant St., Brunswick; kids@curtislibrary.com.
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.
PERFORMANCES
AUDITIONS for “Almost Maine,” a
Lewiston/Auburn Little Theater production, 7 p.m., Great Falls Arts Center, 30 Academy St., Auburn; ensemble piece for 4 women and 4 men;
performances are Feb. 10-19; 783-
0958 or laclt.com.
AFRO-LATIN AMERICAN ENSEMBLE,
7:30 p.m., Studzinski Recital Hall,
Bowdoin College, Brunswick; free;
798-4141.
TALKS-WORKSHOPS
MAINE’S MUSEUMS: Art, Oddities
and Artifacts, by Janet Mendelshon,
noon, Maine Maritime Museum,
Washington St., Bath; free; register
443-1316 or www.MaineMaritimeMuseum.org.
9TH ANNUAL EVENING FOR THE
ENVIRONMENT, 5-7:30 p.m., Abromson Center, University of Southern

Maine, 88 Bedford St., Portland;
$25; panel discussion; 620-8811 or
www.MaineConser vation.org/evening.
AFGHANISTAN SAMSORYA, by Mariiam Raqib, 7 p.m., Curtis Memorial
Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick;
sponsored by American Association
of University Women.
MEET LOU URENECK, author of
“Cabin — Two Brothers, A Dream
and Five Acres in Maine,” 7 p.m.,
Freeport Community Library.
ARCTIC SPIRIT: Inuit Artists and their
Communities, by Ingo Hessel, 7 p.m.,
Visual Arts Center, Bowdoin College,
Brunswick; free; 725-3062.
Thu/1
MISCELLANEOUS
GUIDED BEAVER PARK MORNING
WALKS, 7-8 a.m., Lisbon; 353-9075
or lisbonme.org.
MEDICARE PART D CLINIC, call for
appointment to help with enrollment,
Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St.,
Topsham; 729-0475.
SILENT AUCTION FUNDRAISER to
beneft Brunswick Downtown Association, 5-7 p.m., Curtis Memorial
Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick;
hors d’oeuvres; 729-4439 or
www.BrunswickDowntown.com.
PERFORMANCES
NOONDAY CONCERTS, featuring
Richard Roberts, pianist, 12:15 p.m.,
First Parish Unitarian Universalist
Church, 425 Congress St., Portland;
free; Portland Conservatory of Music
775-3356.
HOLIDAY A CAPELLA GROUPS, featuring festive songs by Ursus Verses
and Bella Mafia, 12:30 p.m., Moulton
Union, Bowdoin College, Brunswick;
free; 725-3253.
BROADWAY AT GOOD THEATER, featuring Kevin Earley and cast of 17
singers, 7 p.m., St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland; $25;
885-5883 or www.GoodTheater.com.

A CELTIC CHRISTMAS, a American
Irish Repertory Ensemble, 7:30 p.m.,
Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd., Portland; $18, $12 under 12; 799-5327
or www.airetheater.com.
USM JAZZ ENSEMBLES, 7:30 p.m.,
Corthell Concert Hall, University of
Southern Maine of Music, Gorham;
$6, $3 seniors/students/children;
780-5555 or www.USM.Maine.edu/
music.
DAPONTE STRING QUARTET: Death
in Venice, 7:30 p.m., St. John’s Episcopal Church, 200 Main St., Thomaston; $22, $18 seniors, under 21
free; www.DaPonte.org.
DECEMBER DANCE CONCERT, 8
p.m., Pickard Theater, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; free tickets
required; 725-3375.
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; reservations encouraged 729-6622.
TALKS-WORKSHOPS
EMAIL FOR EVERYONE, by Jack Hudson, 10-11 a.m., People Plus Center,
35 Union St., Brunswick; free; register 729-0757.
AUDIO BOOKS, MP3 PLAYERS AND
IPODS, by Melissa Orth, noon-1:45
p.m., People Plus Center, 35 Union
St., Brunswick; free; register 729-
0757.
HOLIDAY AND NOTE CARD RECRAFTING, with Connie Bailey, 1-3
p.m., People Plus Center, 35 Union
St., Brunswick; bring in old greeting
cards, pictures, photos, ribbons, etc.;
$5 donation; register 729-0757.
CHINESE POLITICS, ARCHAEOLOGY
AND WORLD CULTUREAL HERITAGE,
by Magnus Fiskesjö, 4:30 p.m., Visual Arts Center, Bowdoin College,

Brunswick; free; 725-3064.
Fri/2
MISCELLANEOUS
HOLIDAY BAZAAR AND WREATH
SALE, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Mid Coast Hospital, 123 Medical Center Drive,
Brunswick; 373-6015.
MODEL RAILROAD CELEBRATION, 9
a.m.-4 p.m., Maine State Museum,
Augusta; free admission; 287-6608
or www.MaineStateMuseum.org. Also
Saturday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
HOLIDAY ARTFEST AND RAFFLE to
benefit Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 10 a.m.-8
p.m., Art Guild Gallery, 140 Main St.,
Freeport; 865-5413.
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE, 10 a.m.-4
p.m., Maine Fiberarts, 13 Main St.,
Topsham; 721-0678 or www.Maine-
Fiberarts.org. Also Saturday and Sunday. CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW OPEN
HOUSE, 4-8 p.m., 312 Millay Road,
Bowdoinham; Linda Estabrook 666-
8004.
HOLLY JOLLY FAIR, 5-8 p.m., First
Parish Church, 40 Main St., Freeport;
aconner@myfairpoint.net. Also on
Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
DOWNTOWN MOVES UP — Holiday
Art Exhibit and Sale, 5-9 p.m., Lincoln
Building, 98 Maine St., Brunswick;
live music, food, refreshments; 607-
2569 or
www.FiveRiversArtsAlliance.org.
DINNER AND A MOVIE NIGHT, 5:30-
8:30 p.m., High St., Fisher-Mitchell
School, Bath; for children in Bath elementary schools; parents drop of
kids to watch movie and have light
refreshments while they go to dinner;
837-8061.
BOWDOINHAM GUILD OF ARTISANS
holiday sale and show, 6-8 p.m., Bowdoinham Town Hall; live music. Also
Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
PERFORMANCES
FESTIVE HOLIDAY MUSIC by 6 a

capella groups, 7 p.m., Moulton
Union, Bowdoin College, Brunswick;
free; 725-3375.
THE NUTCRACKER, a production of
Maine State Ballet, 7 p.m., Merrill
Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland;
$15-$55; 842-0800 or
www.PortTix.com.
PIANISTS GEORGE LOPEZ AND JOHN
SOLOMONS, 7:30 p.m., Studzinski
Recital Hall, Bowdoin College,
Brunswick; free; 798-4141.
THE WFCP HOME TIME RADIO HOUR
2011, a Freeport Players production,
7:30 p.m., Freeport Performing Arts
Center, Holbrook St.; $10 advance,
$15 at door; www.fcponline.org.
A CELTIC CHRISTMAS, a American
Irish Repertory Ensemble, 7:30 p.m.,
Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd., Portland; $22, $20 students and seniors,
$12 under 12; 799-5327 or
www.airetheater.com.
PORTLAND PLAYBACK THEATER
improvisational performance: Holidays from Heaven and Hell, 7:30
p.m., CTN5, next to MECA, 516 Congress Ave.; $5; 671-9481 or
www.PortlandPlayback.com.
BROADWAY AT GOOD THEATER, featuring Kevin Earley and cast of 17 singers,
7:30 p.m., St. Lawrence Arts Center,
76 Congress St., Portland; $25; 885-
5883 or www.GoodTheater.com.
DECEMBER DANCE CONCERT, 8
p.m., Pickard Theater, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; free tickets
required; 725-3375.
WHITE CHRISTMAS, 8 p.m., The Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road,
South Portland; $15-$20; www.PortlandPlayers.org.
PUBLIC MEALS
ALL-YOU-CAN EAT FISH FRY, 5:30-7
p.m., AMVET Post 13, 1049 Royalsborough Road, Route 136, Durham;
haddock (fried, baked, chowder),
mashed potato, gravy, french fries
and onion rings, potato salad,
coleslaw, desserts; $10, $5 children
under 7, children’s menu available;
713-7711.
TALKS-WORKSHOPS
HORROR AFTER 9/11: World of Fear,
Cinema of Terror, 4 p.m., Moulton
Union, Bowdoin College, Brunswick;
free; 725-3552.

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