2011-12-26 / Et Cetera

CALENDAR

Mon/26

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

GAME DAY, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St., Topsham; free; 729-0475.
CAFÉ EN FRANCAIS, 2:30 p.m.,
People Plus Center, 35 Union St.,
Brunswick; have coffee or tea and
chat with other French-speakers;
729-0757.

Tue/27

BLOOD DRIVE

AUBURN MALL, noon-5 p.m.,
Auburn; 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.

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.

Wed/28

BLOOD DRIVE

YARMOUTH AMVETS, 11 a.m.-4
p.m., Yarmouth; 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.

Thu/29

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: Reid State
Park, Georgetown; meet 8:45 a.m.
at Mid-Coast Presbyterian Church,
84 Main St., Topsham; bring water
and snack; 319-7355.

LAUGHING CLUB for everyone,
10:30 a.m., Spectrum Generations,
12 Main St., Topsham; $2; 729-
0475.

PERFORMANCES

COMEDIAN BOB MARLEY, 7 p.m.,
Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St.,
Portland; $48; www.PortTix.com or
842-0800.

OPEN MIC NIGHT, 8 p.m.-midnight,
Railroad Diner, Route 196, Lisbon;
hosted by Charlie Wing and the
band Tripolar;
cwing9877@gmail.com.

Fri/30

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.

PERFORMANCES

COMEDIAN BOB MARLEY, 6:30 and
9 p.m., Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland; $48;
www.PortTix.com or 842-0800.

Sat/31

BLOOD DRIVE

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 9 a.m.-2
p.m., Yarmouth; 1-800 RED CROSS
or www.RedCrossBlood.org.

MISCELLANEOUS

RING IN THE ‘NOON’ YEAR, 9 a.m.-
noon, The Rumpus Room,
Brunswick; free refreshments, balloons; 729-0123 or www.Rumpus-
Room.com.
POLAR BEAR DIP AND 5K RACE to
help fight global warming, 10:30
a.m. Back Cove (walk) and 11:30
a.m. East End Beach (dip), Portland; preregister http://supporters. nrcm.org/register; sponsored by
Natural Resources Council of
Maine; 430-0103 or www.nrcm.org.
NEW YEAR’S AT NOON PAJAMA
PARTY, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Children’s
Museum and Theatre of Maine, 142
Free St., Portland; $9, under 18
months free; 828-1234 or
www.KiteTails.org.
COMEDIAN BOB MARLEY, 6:30 and
9 p.m., Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland; $48;
www.PortTix.com or 842-0800.
FORBIDDEN BROADWAY’S GREATEST HITS, VOLUME I, a musical
roast, 7 and 10 p.m., The Freeport
Factory Stage, 5 Depot St.,

Freeport; $25; www.FreeportFactory.org or 865-5505.
NEW YEAR’S EVE GALA, 7 p.m.-1
p.m., The Brunswick Inn; hors
d’ouevres, dessert, dancing to
music by Hal Ahlers Band; $30;
729-4914.

PUBLIC MEALS

BAKED BEAN AND CASSEROLE
SUPPER, 4-6 p.m., Bowdoinham
Fire Station, Post Road; $7, $2.50
under 12; Susann Uhle 666-8801.

Sun/1

PERFORMANCES

ELLIS PAUL AND BAND with Peyton
Tochterman, 7:30 p.m., One
Longfellow Square, Portland; $20
advance, $23 at door; 761-1757 or
www.OneLongFellowsquare.com.
Artist websites: www.ellispaul.com
and www.peytontochterman.com.

Mon/2

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

GAME DAY, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St., Topsham; free; 729-0475.

Tue/3

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.
TUESDAYS WITH JESSICA, 10:30-
11:15 a.m., Patten Free Library, 33
Summer St., Bath; stories and
crafts for young ones, with Jessica
Mahnke; free; 443-5141 x17 or
www.patten.lib.me.us.
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.

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.

Wed/4

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

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 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.

Thu/5

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: Wolfe’s Neck
Farm, Freeport; meet 8:45 a.m. at
Mid-Coast Presbyterian Church, 84
Main St., Topsham; snowshoe or
cross-country ski, or hike; bring
water and snack; 319-7355.
LAUGHING CLUB for everyone,
10:30 a.m., Spectrum Generations,
12 Main St., Topsham; $2; 729-
0475.
TIME FOR TWOS, 10:30-11 a.m.,
Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St.,
Bath; short stories, songs and puppets; free; 443-5141 x17 or
www.patten.lib.me.us.
HOME SCHOOL TIME, 1-2 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St.,
Bath; free; 443-5141 x17 or
www.patten.lib.me.us.

PERFORMANCES

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.

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