2011-12-14 / Et Cetera

CALENDAR

Wed/14

BLOOD DRIVE

BATH MIDDLE SCHOOL, noon-5:30
p.m., Bath; 1-800 RED CROSS or
www.RedCrossBlood.org.

MISCELLANEOUS

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@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.
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

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.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/.
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.ChildrensMusicOf-
BathBrunswick.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,

7:30 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.

Sat/17

MISCELLANEOUS

SILENT AUCTION to benefit
Brunswick Area Recreation for
Kanines (future dog park), 9 a.m.-
12:30 p.m., Winter Farmers Market,
Fort Andross, Maine St., Brunswick;
www.barkmaine.com.
VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Wiscasset,
Waterville and Farmington Railway
Museum, 97 Cross Road, Alna; free
steam-train rides and horse-drawn
sleigh-wagon rides (11 a.m.-3 p.m.),
last train departs at 2 p.m.; visit
with Santa, light refreshments; 882-
4193 or www.wwfry.org.
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.

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.
THE WINTER CHERRIES, HOLIDAY
TALES FROM AROUND THE
WORLD, told by Odds Bodkin, 2
p.m., Montgomery Theater, Morse
High School, 800 High St., Bath; $8;
proceeds benefit RSU 1 storytelling
program; 443-6601.
SEUSSICAL, 2 and 7 p.m., Midcoast
Performing Arts Center, 4 Pleasant
St., Brunswick; $10, $8 students
and seniors; www.Youth-Theater.org.
BAH HOONCHBACH — A VERY ODD
CHRISTMAS CAROL, 2 and 7:30

p.m., Oddfellow Theater, Route 117,
Buckfield; $15, $12 seniors, $10
children 12 and under; 336-3306 or
www.Oddfellow.com.
THE CHRISTMAS BRIDE, a musical
stage adaptation of a Charles Dickens story, performed by Snowlion
Repertory Company, 2 and 8 p.m.,
Lucid Stage, Portland; $17-$15;
www.lucidstage.com or 899-3993.
AUDITION: “The Glass Menagerie,”
3-6 p.m., The Freeport Factory
Stage, 5 Depot St., Freeport; performances Feb. 2-25; roles and
details, 865-5505 or www.Freeport-
Factory.org.
MIDCOAST MAINE SAXOPHONE SINFONIA, in concert, 7 p.m., Midcoast
Presbyterian Church, 84 Main St.,
Topsham; by donation of cash or
nonperishable food item; 725-6426.
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.
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.
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.
NUTCRACKER BURLESQUE, presented by Vivid Motion, 7:30 p.m., St.
Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress
St., Portland; no children; $15;
www.VividMotion.org.

PUBLIC MEALS

BREAKFAST WITH STORYTELLER
ODDS BODKIN, 8:30-10 a.m.,
Mae’s Cafe, Centre St., Bath; demmerson@rsu1.org.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

SHELLS: Nature’s Exquisite Creations, by Joye Tenneson, 3-5 p.m,
Farnsworth Art Museum Library, 86
Museum St., Rockland; free; 596-
5789.

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