2011-12-13 / Et Cetera

CALENDAR

Tue/13
BLOOD DRIVE
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.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.
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.OneLongFellowsquare.com.
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 ELECTRONIC
READERS, 12:15 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St.,
Brunswick; 725-5242 x 510 or
refdesk@cur tislibrar y.com
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.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.
CRAFT FAIR, 1-4 p.m., Chewonki Center for Environmental Education, 485
Chewonki Neck Road, Wiscasset;
free; 882-7323 or www.chewonki.org.
PERFORMANCES
CHOREO LAB OPEN STUDIO, 12:15-
1:15 p.m., People Plus Center, 35
Union St., Brunswick; informal performance of students’ work; free, but
donations to center accepted; 729-
0757.
AUDITION: “Beyond Therapy,” a Studio Theatre of Bath production, 7
p.m., Chocolate Church Arts Center,
798 Washington St., Bath; www.StudioTheatreOfBath.com.
PUBLIC MEALS
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS POTLUCK, 7
p.m., Lisbon Historical Society, MTM
Center, 18 School St.; also Yankee

Swap, handmade gift, $5 cap; for
members and guests; 353-8510 or
LisbonMaineHistory.org.
TALKS-WORKSHOPS
WELCOME TO MEDICARE, 1 p.m.,
Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St.,
Topsham; how to enroll, and what
Medicare means; 729-0475.
UNDERSTANDING THE IMPORTANCE
OF PEDIATRIC DENTAL CARE, parent
and provider training, 5:30 p.m.,
FHC/Cathance Fitness Center, Bowdoin; www.CathanceFitness.com.
BOOK DISCUSSION, of “The New Frugality: How to Consume Less, Save
More, and Live a Life;” 5:30 p.m.,
Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant
St., Brunswick; free; 725-5242 x
216, ehawkins@curtislibrary.com or
mblasco@curtislibrar y.com.
BOOK DISCUSSION, of “Cleopatra,”
by Stacy Schiff, 6:30 p.m., Patten
Free Library, Summer Street, Bath;
free; www.pattenfree.lib.me.us.
FRIENDS OF MERRYMEETING BAY
speaker series: “George Washington’s Secret Navy,” by author James
Nelson, 7 p.m., Bath City Hall auditorium; free; Ed Friedman 666-3372,
edfomb@comcast.net or www.FriendsOfMerrymeetingBay. org.
Thu/15
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.
LAUGHING CLUB for everyone, 10:30
a.m., Spectrum Generations, 12
Main St., Topsham; $2; 729-0475.
PERFORMANCES
NOONDAY CONCERTS, organist Ray
Cornils, 12:15 p.m., First Parish Unitarian

Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland; $5 suggested;
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 SCHOOLWINTER 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.
BAH HOONCHBACH — A VERY ODD
CHRISTMAS CAROL, 7:30 p.m., Oddfellow Theater, Route 117, Buckfield;
$15, $12 seniors, $10 children 12
and under; 336-3306 or www.Oddfellow.com.
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
AMERICAN NATIONS: A History of the
Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of
North America, talk and book signing
by Colin Woodard, 10:30 a.m.,
Skidompha Library, Damariscotta;
563-3207 or www.MaineCoastBookshop.com.
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.RedCrossBlood.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/.
NEIGHBORHOOD CAFE CHRISTMAS
PARTY, 6-9 p.m., Unted Church of
Christ, 150 Congress Ave., Bath; dinner adn music from Corliss St. Baptist Church children’s choir; free;
443-2187 or
cafe.neighborhood@gmail.com.
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.ChildrensMusicOfBath-
Brunswick.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.
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.
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.
BAH HOONCHBACH — A VERY ODD
CHRISTMAS CAROL, 7:30 p.m., Oddfellow Theater, Route 117, Buckfield;
$15, $12 seniors, $10 children 12
and under; 336-3306 or www.Oddfellow.com.
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.
NUTCRACKER BURLESQUE, presented by Vivid Motion, 7:30 p.m., St.
Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress
St., Portland; no children; $15;
www.VividMotion.org.
CASTLEBAY YULETIDE CONCERT, 8
p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23
Pleasant St., Brunswick; $10; 729-
8515 or www.CurtisLibrary.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.

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