2011-12-07 / Et Cetera

CALENDAR

Wed/7
BLOOD DRIVE
AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR
CENTER, noon-7 p.m., 524 Forest
Ave., Portland; www.RedCross-
Blood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS.
PERFORMANCES
SOUTHERN MAINE CHILDREN’S
CHORUS, 7 p.m., Corthell Concert
Hall, University of Southern Maine of
Music, Gorham; donations at door;
780-5555 or
www.USM.Maine.edu/music.
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.
TALKS-WORKSHOPS
SUDDENLY YOU’RE A CAREGIVER
— Care Planning for Daily Living,
panel discussion, 6:30 p.m., Curtis
Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St.,
Brunswick; free; 725-5242 x510 or
refdesk@curtislibrary.com. Snow
date Dec. 8.
INFORMATIONAL FORUM ON TAX
REBATES, 6:30 p.m., Georgetown
Community Center, sponsored by
state Sen. Seth Goodall, D-Richmond, and state Rep. Bruce Mac-
Donald, D-Boothbay; free.
Thu/8
BLOOD DRIVE
AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR
CENTER, noon-7 p.m., 524 Forest
Ave., Portland; www.RedCross-
Blood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS.
MISCELLANEOUS
GUIDED BEAVER PARK MORNING
WALKS, 7-8 a.m., Lisbon; 353-9075
or lisbonme.org.
THURSDAY HIKERS, Center Pond,
Phippsburg; 8:15 a.m. at Mid-Coast
Presbyterian Church, 84 Main St.,
Topsham; bring water and snack;
319-7355.
SUGAR PLUM FESTIVAL, 9 a.m.-2
p.m., Parkview Adventist Medical
Center lobby, upper Maine St.,
Brunswick.
DREAMLAND THEATER: “Oliver,”

















































6:30 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
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.
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.
TALKS-WORKSHOPS
HOLIDAY STRESS AND YOU, with Jay
Conway, 1-2:30 p.m., People Plus
Center, 35 Union St., Brunswick;
free; 729-0757.
HOW DOES THE EXCHANGE RATE
AFFECT EMPLOYMENT AND
WAGES IN AMERICAN CITIES, by
Yao Tang, 4 p.m., Hawthorne
Longfellow Library, Bowdoin College,
Brunswick; free; 725-3340.
FINANCIAL AID NIGHT, 5:30 p.m.,
Maine Region 10 Technical High
School, 68 Church Road, Brunswick;
free information about college applications and financial aid; for students and parents. Food by culinary
arts students.
Fri/9
BLOOD DRIVE
AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR
CENTER, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., 524 Forest
Ave., Portland; www.RedCross-
Blood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS.









































MAINE GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER,
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Augusta; 1-800 RED
CROSS or www.RedCrossBlood.org.
MISCELLANEOUS
SUN SPLASH HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR,
10 a.m., Smith Union, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; free; 725-3375.
KENNEBEC ART CLUB ART SALE
OPENING RECEPTION, 5-7 p.m.,
Roy Farmer Associates Carlton
Group, 99 Commercial St., Bath;
benefits local arts scholarships.
THE DOUGH BALL, 7 p.m., The
Opera House at Boothbay Harbor;
$20 advance, $30 at door; 633-
5159 or www.BoothbayOpera-
House.com.
PERFORMANCES
SANTA’S REINDEER REVUE, 4 p.m.,
Children’s Museum and Theater of
Maine, 142 Free St., Portland; $8-
$9; 828-1234 x231 or www.Kite-
Tails.org.
SWING INTO THE HOLIDAYS with The
Edith Jones Project, all women big
band, 7 p.m., The Orion Performing
Arts Center, Topsham; $10, $7
senior, $5 student; benefits Mt.
Ararat High School Music Department; 798-9201 or 838-0700.
SEUSSICAL, 7 p.m., Midcoast Performing Arts Center, 4 Pleasant St.,
Brunswick; $10, $8 students and
seniors; www.Youth-Theater.org.
TALENT AND VARIETY SHOW, 7
p.m., Phippsburg Congregational
Church, 10 Church Lane, at Parker
Head Road; silent auction at 6 p.m.;
proceeds benefit Bath Area Food
Bank; hors d’ouevres; $10, $6 students and children, under 8 free;
bring a canned good for the food
bank; 389-1770.
POETRY SLAM, and open microphone night, 7:15 p.m., First Universalist Church of Auburn, 169 Pleasant St., Auburn; free; 783-0461 or
www.auburnuu.org.
MIRACLES ON SCHOOL STREET,
7:30 p.m., The Theater Project, 14
School St., Brunswick; pay-what-youwant










































($12 suggested); 729-8584 or
www.TheaterProject.com.
THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT
EVER, presented by Studio Theater
of Bath, 7:30 p.m., Chocolate
Church Arts Center, 798 Washington
St., Bath; $10, $8 seniors/students, under 5 free; 442-8455 or
www.ChocolateChurchArts.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.
CEREMONY OF LESSONS AND CAROLS, a St. Cecilia Chamber Choir
Christmas concert, 7:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, Newcastle; $15, students free; Cecilia-
Choir.org.
WHITE CHRISTMAS, 8 p.m., The
Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road,
South Portland; $15-$20; www.PortlandPlayers.org.
TALKS-WORKSHOPS
READING by David Solmitz, author of
“Piercing Scattered Souls: Maine,
Germany, Mexico, China and
Beyond,” and Howard Waxman,
author of “Venceremos,” 7 p.m.,
Gulf of Maine Books, 134 Maine St.,
Brunswick; 729-5083.
BOOK SIGNING, by Carla Maria Verdino Sullwold, 1-3 p.m., Sherman
Books, 128 Main St., Freeport.
Sat/10
BLOOD DRIVE
MT. ARARAT HIGH SCHOOL, 8 a.m.-
1:30 p.m., Route 201, Topsham; 1-
800 RED CROSS or www.RedCross-
Blood.org.
CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 9
a.m.-2 p.m., Gardiner; 1-800 RED
CROSS or www.RedCrossBlood.org.
MISCELLANEOUS
HOLIDAY ART CELEBRATION, 8:30







































a.m.-3:30 p.m., Georgetown; Lea
Peterson 371-2015.
CHRISTMAS GIFT DROP OFF, 9 a.m.-
2 p.m., Bath City Hall parking lot,
Front St.; bring gift for economically
disadvantaged child, teen, adult or
senior in Western Maine; Bath United Methodist Church 443-4747 or
www.UMEconomicMinistry.org.
WOMEN OF ST. PHILIP’S CHRISTMAS FAIR, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., St.
Philip’s Episcopal Church, 12 Hodge
St., Wiscasset; 882-7184 or
www.SaintPhilips.org.
CHRISTMAS TREE SALE, 9 a.m.-7
p.m., Dairy Maid in Lisbon Falls and
Topsham Fire Station; benefits Lisbon/ Mt. Ararat hockey program;
$30, delivery available; Renee
Bernard 353-3030 x2003 or
rbernard@lisbonschoolsme.org. Also
on Sunday.
CANDY CANE TRAIN, 9 a.m., 11
a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., departing from
Bath Train Station, 15 Commercial
St.; 90-minute rides with Santa,
elves, refreshments and holiday
fare; to benefit Tri-County Literacy;
$17; www.candycanetraint.org or
800-838-3006. Same times on Sunday. SECOND SATURDAY ART: Low-cost
and No-cost Holiday Decorations, 10
a.m.-1 p.m., Merrymeeting Arts Center, 9 Main St., Bowdoinham; $5,
under 8 with adult free; MerrymeetingArtsCenter@gmail.com.
HOLIDAYS IN HARPSWELL, 10 a.m.-
4 p.m., sponsored by Harpswell Art
and Craft Guild; includes 24 studios,
shops, galleries and eateries;
brochures with maps available at
Brunswick Visitors Center; 833-
6081 or 833-7303; www.cooslobster.com. Also on Sunday.
GINGERBREAD SPECTACULAR, 10
a.m.-4 p.m., The Opera House at
Boothbay Harbor; free; gingerbread
houses, music and entertainment,
bake sale; 633-5159 or www.BoothbayOperaHouse.com.
ADVENT VIGIL FOR DISARMAMENT,
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., across the
street from Bath Iron Works’ administration











































building, Washington St.,
Bath; Smilin’ Tree Disarmament
Farm 763-4062.
HARPSWELL COMMUNITY TREE
LIGHTING, 5 p.m., Centennial Hall,
Harpswell Neck Road, Route 123;
cookies, hot chocolate and music;
visit from St. Nick.
JOURNEY TO BETHLEHEM, 6-8 p.m.,
Elijah Kellogg Congregational
Church, 917 Harpswell Neck Road,
Route 123, Harpswell; outdoor
drama of the first Christmas (come
anytime between 6 and 8 p.m.),
meet characters; 20-minute guided
tours; hot soup and fellowship follows. PERFORMANCES
SANTA’S REINDEER REVUE, 1 and 4
p.m., Children’s Museum and Theater of Maine, 142 Free St., Portland; $8-$9; 828-1234 x231 or
www.KiteTails.org.
BATH MUNICIPAL BAND Christmas
concert, 1:30 p.m., St. Mary’s
Catholic Church, Lincoln St., Bath;
free.
A CELTIC CHRISTMAS, a American
Irish Repertory Ensemble, 2 and
7:30 p.m., Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter
Blvd., Portland; $22, $20 students
and seniors, $12 under 12; 799-
5327 or www.airetheater.com.
14TH ANNUAL WINTER CONCERT
featuring Wescustogo Youth
Chorale, 3 p.m., Freeport Performing Arts Center, 30 Holbrook Road,
Freeport; ages 8 to 18; $10, $5
students, reception follows; 846-
0705 or www.Wescustogo.wordpress.com.
CEREMONY OF LESSONS AND CAROLS, a St. Cecilia Chamber Choir
Christmas concert, 3 p.m., Bowdoin
College Chapel, Brunswick; $15,
students free; CeciliaChoir.org.
PINOCCHIO, a Heartwood Theater
original production, 4 and 7 p.m.,
Parker Poe Theater, Lincoln Academy, 81 Academy Hill Road, Newcastle; $8, $5 students; 563-1373 or
boxoffice@heartwoodtheater.org.









































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