Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Southern Maine Events Calendar
March 3rd to March 9th  

Have an upcoming event? Let everyone know about it with the Local Events Calendar! Email Neil Ravin at nravin@portlandradiogroup.com with a brief description or press release.

 

Events for Tuesday March 3rd    

Maine Restaurant Week 2015
Start March off with two delicious weeks of culinary exploration and dining deals. From the 1st to the 14th, participating restaurants throughout the state will be offering special 3-course prix fixed lunch and dinner menus ranging from $15 to $55.
Visit http://mainerestaurantweek.com/ for more information, venues, events, and more!

Yoga for Combat Vets
6:30-7:45pm at HealthSource of Portland
949 Brighton Avenue
Yoga can be an effective way to help deal with both physical and emotional stressors and help connect mind and body in order to heal. It is not a cure, but a tool for dealing with many issues!
Classes are FREE and no yoga experience is required.
Call 207-671-4218 for more information.

Visiting Artist Lecture: J. Pascoe
12-1:15pm at the Maine College of Art
J. Pascoe is an artist living and working in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Pascoe received her BFA in Intermedia from Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Oregon (2004) and her MFA in Book Arts and Printmaking from The University of the Arts, Philadelphia (2013).
Visit http://meca.edu/ for more information.

Auditions for Robin Hood
3-5pm at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine
We’re seeking actors between the ages of 8 and 17 to bring an original retelling of everyone’s favorite adventure story to life for younger children.
Visit http://kitetails.org/ for more information.

Events for Wednesday March 4th    

Intro to MHS: Library Tour
12pm at the Maine Historical Society Brown Library
This 45-minute tour of the Brown Library, fully renovated in 2009, takes participants throughout the library’s reading rooms and behind-the-scenes into the archive, normally closed to the public.
Email nnoyes@mainehistory.org for more information.

Ireland 101: Irish Food
7pm at the Maine Irish Heritage Center
This month’s Ireland 101 discussion is about Irish food, customs, holiday celebrations, popular weeknight meals and the Irish kitchen. Ireland is home to the emerging slow food movement as most food in Ireland is locally produced.
Visit http://maineirish.com/ for more information.

The Whipping Man
7:30pm at Portland Stage Company
In the last days of the Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier returns to find only two former slaves in the shambles of the mansion they called home. As the three men cautiously begin celebrating Passover, secrets come to light that batter their trust and force them to come to terms with their past, present, and future.
Visit http://portlandstage.org/ for tickets & information.

Wednesday Night Stomp
7-9:30pm at Acoustic Artisans
594 Congress St (2nd Floor)
Join every Wednesday night for dancing to a variety of swing music. Come practice your new moves, shake off some mid-week stress and have a bunch of fun.
Visit http://portlandswingproject.com for more information.

Maine Restaurant Week 2015
Start March off with two delicious weeks of culinary exploration and dining deals. From the 1st to the 14th, participating restaurants throughout the state will be offering special 3-course prix fixed lunch and dinner menus ranging from $15 to $55.
Visit http://mainerestaurantweek.com/ for more information, venues, events, and more!

Events for Thursday March 5th

Free Wine Tasting
5-7:30pm at Rosemont Market & Bakery
Rosemont wine director Joe Appel and store manager Emily Smith will knock your wool socks off, with an exciting line-up of weird and wonderful wines.
Visit http://rosemontmarket.com/ for more information.

Legal Aid Clinic for Veterans
1-3pm at the Portland Public Library
Volunteers provide free help to veterans applying for VA benefits or appealing a denial. No appointment necessary.
Visit http://portlandlibrary.com/ for more information.

American Lung Association – Healthy Living Series
6-8:30pm (registration 5:30-6pm)
Join at the L.L.Bean Bike, Boat & Ski store in Freeport for an evening filled with tips and information on how to lead a healthy and active lifestyle.
Visit http://biketreknewengland.org or email trekacrossmine@lungne.org for details.

Yoga for Combat Vets
6:30-7:45pm at HealthSource of Portland
949 Brighton Avenue
Yoga can be an effective way to help deal with both physical and emotional stressors and help connect mind and body in order to heal. It is not a cure, but a tool for dealing with many issues!
Classes are FREE and no yoga experience is required.
Call 207-671-4218 for more information.

Maine Restaurant Week 2015
Start March off with two delicious weeks of culinary exploration and dining deals. From the 1st to the 14th, participating restaurants throughout the state will be offering special 3-course prix fixed lunch and dinner menus ranging from $15 to $55.
Visit http://mainerestaurantweek.com/ for more information, venues, events, and more!

The Whipping Man
7:30pm at Portland Stage Company
In the last days of the Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier returns to find only two former slaves in the shambles of the mansion they called home. As the three men cautiously begin celebrating Passover, secrets come to light that batter their trust and force them to come to terms with their past, present, and future.
Visit http://portlandstage.org/ for tickets & information.

Events for Friday March 6th

SMBME #62 – How the Wedding Industry is Using Social Media & Internet Marketing
7:30-10am at Portland’s Masonic Temple
415 Congress Street
Almost all of the tools that couples use to research and plan their big day – the setting, photographer, food, music and more – have moved online. Word of mouth is still number one. Couples now have entire social networks at their fingertips to gather feedback from.
Visit http://socialmediabreakfastmaine.com/ for more information.

Petit Déjeuner Du Vendredi
7:30-8:30am at The Language Exchange
Croissants, baguette, confiture, beurre, cafe au lait…these breakfasts are for beginning through advanced students who want to practice French in a relaxed setting.
Visit http://immersionprograms.com/ for more information.

Maine Restaurant Week 2015
Start March off with two delicious weeks of culinary exploration and dining deals. From the 1st to the 14th, participating restaurants throughout the state will be offering special 3-course prix fixed lunch and dinner menus ranging from $15 to $55.
Visit http://mainerestaurantweek.com/ for more information, venues, events, and more!

The Whipping Man
7:30pm at Portland Stage Company
In the last days of the Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier returns to find only two former slaves in the shambles of the mansion they called home. As the three men cautiously begin celebrating Passover, secrets come to light that batter their trust and force them to come to terms with their past, present, and future.
Visit http://portlandstage.org/ for tickets & information.

PMA Movies: Bluebird
6:30pm at the Portland Museum of Art
Bluebird contains shades of renowned indie dramas such as The Sweet Hereafter and In the Bedroom, has been selected for film festivals all over the world—and now comes to the PMA
Visit http://portlandmuseum.org/ for more information.

Events for Saturday March 7th

Dive: Living Off America’s Waste Film & Community Forum with We Compost It!
3pm at the Bath Freight Shed
27 Commercial Street in Bath.
The series is designed to stimulate interest and identify resources as an early step in forming a Community Food Council for the southern Midcoast.
Visit http://btlt.org/community-food/ for more information.

Chocolate Church Arts Center Presents… THE FOGGCUTTERS with Lyle Divinski (big band, swing)
March 7, 2015. 7:30pm. $25 advance/$28 door
Chocolate Church Arts Center
804 Washington Street
Bath 04530
207-442-8455

Pancake Breakfast
7-9am at the West Baldwin United Methodist Church
Adults are $6, Children (10 and under) $3

Maine Restaurant Week 2015
Start March off with two delicious weeks of culinary exploration and dining deals. From the 1st to the 14th, participating restaurants throughout the state will be offering special 3-course prix fixed lunch and dinner menus ranging from $15 to $55.
Visit http://mainerestaurantweek.com/ for more information, venues, events, and more!

The Whipping Man
4pm and 7:30pm at Portland Stage Company
In the last days of the Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier returns to find only two former slaves in the shambles of the mansion they called home. As the three men cautiously begin celebrating Passover, secrets come to light that batter their trust and force them to come to terms with their past, present, and future.
Visit http://portlandstage.org/ for tickets & information.

Events for Sunday March 8th

Winter Gardening Lecture Series: Basic Pruning Techniques
2-3:30pm at St Paul’s Episcopal Church in Brunswick.
Learn more about pruning both wood plants and perennials with local arborist, Tim Vail. This will be a hands-on workshop (weather permitting).
Visit http://btlt.org/gardening-workshops/ for more information.

Maine Restaurant Week 2015
Start March off with two delicious weeks of culinary exploration and dining deals. From the 1st to the 14th, participating restaurants throughout the state will be offering special 3-course prix fixed lunch and dinner menus ranging from $15 to $55.
Visit http://mainerestaurantweek.com/ for more information, venues, events, and more!

The Whipping Man
2:00pm at Portland Stage Company
In the last days of the Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier returns to find only two former slaves in the shambles of the mansion they called home. As the three men cautiously begin celebrating Passover, secrets come to light that batter their trust and force them to come to terms with their past, present, and future.
Visit http://portlandstage.org/ for tickets & information.

PMA Movies: Bluebird
2pm at the Portland Museum of Art
Bluebird contains shades of renowned indie dramas such as The Sweet Hereafter and In the Bedroom, has been selected for film festivals all over the world—and now comes to the PMA
Visit http://portlandmuseum.org/ for more information.

Events for Monday March 9th

Maine Restaurant Week 2015
Start March off with two delicious weeks of culinary exploration and dining deals. From the 1st to the 14th, participating restaurants throughout the state will be offering special 3-course prix fixed lunch and dinner menus ranging from $15 to $55.
Visit http://mainerestaurantweek.com/ for more information, venues, events, and more!

Story Hour
10-11am at Pineland Farms
15 Farm View Drive in New Gloucester
Join us for an hour of good books and meeting new friends. We will provide a light snack.
Visit http://pinelandfarms.org/ for more information.

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