2011-12-12 / Et Cetera

CALENDAR

Mon/12

BLOOD DRIVE

AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR
CENTER, noon-7 p.m., 524 Forest
Ave., Portland; www.RedCross-
Blood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS.
HILTON GARDEN INN, 1 p.m.- 6
p.m., Auburn; 1-800 RED CROSS or
www.RedCrossBlood.org.

AUDITION: “Beyond Therapy,” a Studio Theatre of Bath production, 7
p.m., Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St., Bath;
www.StudioTheatreOfBath.com.
COASTAL YOUTH ORCHESTRA WINTER CONCERT, 7 p.m., Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham; free,
donations accepted; 729-5156.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

FINANCIAL AID INFO SESSION,
6:30 p.m., Mt. Ararat High School
Commons, Topsham; free; 729-
2951 x 219.

Tue/13

BLOOD DRIVE

DOT AUGUSTA, 7 a.m.-noon, Augusta; 1-800 RED CROSS or www.Red-
CrossBlood.org.
MERCY HOSPITAL, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.,
Portland; 1-800 RED CROSS or
www.RedCrossBlood.org.
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.
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.
FREE SOCIAL MIXER to find out

more about the organization, 5:30-
7:30 p.m., The Freeport Factory
Stage, 5 Depot St.; free refreshments, pizza and beverages; RSVP
865-5505 or www.FreeportFactory.org.
FILM SCREENING: Fixing the Future
—Creating Local Jobs and Building
Prosperity, 7 p.m., Curtis Memorial
Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick;
sponsoredbyMerrymeetingPermaculture and Transition; discussion follows.

PERFORMANCES

HOLIDAY CONCERT, 6 p.m., Wiscasset Primary School; student performers; free.
ST. MARY SCHOLA, in concert,
7:30 p.m., St. Luke’s Cathedral,
143 State St., Portland; Renaissance, Baroque and early music;
$20; stmaryschola.org.
CD RELEASE PARTY: Beat the Devil
and Carry a Rail, by Noam Pilkelny
(of Punch Brothers), 8 p.m., One
Longfellow Square, Portland; with
special guests Aoife Donovan,
Gabe Witcher, Chris Eldridge and
Mark Schatz; $20 advance, $25 at
door; 761-1757 or www.One-
LongFellowsquare.com.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

CHRISTIAN LEADERS IN MAINE
BUSINESS, 7:15-9 a.m., Italian
Heritage Center, 40 Westland Ave.,
Portland; program: Staying the
Course, by Pastor Phil Strout; 829-
6448 or 712-0065.
INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONIC
READERS, 12:15 p.m., Curtis
Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St.,
Brunswick; 725-5242 x 510 or
refdesk@curtislibrary.com
INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT
WORD, by Jack Hudson, 10-11
a.m., People Plus Center, 35 Union
St., Brunswick; free; 729-0757.
WINTER HIKING SKILLS WORKSHOP, 6 p.m., Freeport Community
Library, 10 Library Drive; sponsored
by Maine Chapter of the Appalachian

Mountain Club; 215-5306 or
www.AMCMaine.org.

Wed/14

BLOOD DRIVE

BATH MIDDLE SCHOOL, noon-5:30
p.m., Bath; 1-800 RED CROSS or
www.RedCrossBlood.org.
AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR
CENTER, noon-7 p.m., 524 Forest
Ave., Portland; www.RedCross-
Blood.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.
CRAFT FAIR, 1-4 p.m., Chewonki
Center for Environmental Education, 485 Chewonki Neck Road,
Wiscasset; free; 882-7323 or
www.chewonki.org.

PERFORMANCES

AUDITION: “Beyond Therapy,” a Studio Theatre of Bath production, 7
p.m., Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St., Bath;
www.StudioTheatreOfBath.com.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

FRIENDS OF MERRYMEETING BAY
speaker series: “Col. John Allan,
1746-1805, Maine’s Unsung
Hero,” by historian Chris Groden, 7
p.m., Bath City Hall auditorium;
free; Ed Friedman 666-3372,
edfomb@comcast.net or www.FriendsOfMerrymeetingBay. org.
BOOK DISCUSSION, of “The New
Frugality: How to Consume Less,
Save More, and Live a Better Life;”
5:30 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library,
23 Pleasant St., Brunswick; free;
725-5242 x 216, ehawkins@curtislibrary.com or mblasco@curtislibrary.com.

BOOK DISCUSSION, of “Cleopatra,”
by Stacy Schiff, 6:30 p.m., Patten
Free Library, Summer Street, Bath;
free; www.pattenfree.lib.me.us.

Thu/15

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.

PERFORMANCES

NOONDAY CONCERTS, holiday singalong with Robert Russell and
Choral Arts members, 12:15 p.m.,
First Parish Unitarian Universalist
Church, 425 Congress St., Portland; free; Portland Conservatory
of Music 775-3356.
SANTA’S REINDEER REVUE, 1 p.m.,
Children’s Museum and Theater of
Maine, 142 Free St., Portland; $8-
$9; 828-1234 x231 or www.Kite-
Tails.org.
MORSE HIGH SCHOOL WINTER
CONCERT and fine arts auction,
featuring the school’s concert band
and chorus, silent auction at 5:30
p.m.; concert at 7 p.m.; free; 798-
3313.
HOLIDAY CONCERT AND ART
SHOW, 6 p.m., Wiscasset High
School; student performers and
artists; free.
OPEN MIC NIGHT, 8 p.m.-midnight,
Railroad Diner, Route 196, Lisbon;
hosted by Charlie Wing and the
band Tripolar;
cwing9877@gmail.com.
THE CHRISTMAS BRIDE, a musical
stage adaptation of a Charles Dickens story, performed by Snowlion
Repertory Company, 8 p.m., Lucid

Stage, Portland; $17-$15;
www.lucidstage.com or 899-3993.

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

THE EFFECT OF THE CIVIL WAR ON
MAINE, a talk by Tom Desjardins, 7
p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23
Pleasant St., Brunswick; sponsored
by Joshua Chamberlain Civil War
Round Table; free; 729-9520 or
721-0235.

Fri/16

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.
ST. MARY’S REGIONAL MEDICAL
CENTER, noon-5 p.m., Lewiston; 1-
800 RED CROSS or www.RedCross-
Blood.org.

MISCELLANEOUS

VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS AT DONNELL HOUSE, 3-7 p.m., Maine Maritime Museum, Washington St.,
Bath; $5, MMM free, 12 and under
$3, family $15; 443-1316 or
www.MaineMaritimeMuseum.org.
Also Saturday and Sunday from
noon-5 p.m.
THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m.,
Freeport; freeportevents.com/fmaevents/ third-friday-art-walk-infreeport/ 2011/.
BATH FAMILY DANCE, music by
Danceboat, 6:30-8 p.m., Bath
Dance Works, 72 Front St., third
floor; bring nonstreet shoes to
dance in; instruction offered; family

dance $3, $12 family; Sharon Pyne
522-3900 or www.ChildrensMusicOfBathBrunswick.com.

DOWNTOWN BATH OPEN HOUSE, 5-
8 p.m. various venues; luminaria,
music, refreshments, specials;
sponsored by Main Street Bath;
442-7291 or www.visitbath.com.

CAROL ON A TROLLEY, 6-8 p.m.,
downtown Bath; board at City Hall;
30-minute rides; free.

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.

SEUSSICAL, 7 p.m., Midcoast Performing Arts Center, 4 Pleasant St.,
Brunswick; $10, $8 students and
seniors; www.Youth-Theater.org.

MIRACLES ON SCHOOL STREET,
7:30 p.m., The Theater Project, 14
School St., Brunswick; pay-whatyou want ($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.

THE X-MAS FILES: A SEARCH FOR
SANTA, a holiday stage parody, 7
p.m., Waldo Theatre, 916 Main St.,
Waldoboro; $8-$5; 832-6060.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL, TOLD IN
THE STYLE OF CHARLES DICKENS, by Odds Bodkin, 7:30 p.m.,
Montgomery Theater, Morse High
School, 800 High St., Bath; $15;
proceeds benefit RSU 1 storytelling
program; 443-6601.

THE CHRISTMAS BRIDE, a musical
stage adaptation of a Charles Dickens story, performed by Snowlion
Repertory Company, 8 p.m., Lucid
Stage, Portland; $17-$15;
www.lucidstage.com or 899-3993.

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