Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Southern Maine Events Calendar
August 26th to August 31st

Have an upcoming event? Let everyone know about it with the Local Events Calendar!
Email Devin Temple at dtemple@portlandradiogroup.com with a brief description.

Events for Wednesday August 26th          

UUCB Concerts for a Cause:  BILL STAINES
7:30pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick
One of the best-known and beloved singer-songwriters from the American folk music scene is making his way to Brunswick. Bill Staines will perform a concert fundraiser for the UU Church of Brunswick.
Visit http://www.uucbstaines.brownpapertickets.com/ for more information.

Paddleboard Yoga
6-7:30pm at Portland Paddle
If you enjoy yoga and you like being on the water, you’ll probably have a blast trying out SUP Yoga at the East End Beach this summer. You don’t need to be an expert yogi or an expert paddler. All experience levels are welcome.
Visit http://portlandpaddle.net/sup-yoga/ for more information.

Tai Chi Chih/qigong with Raymond Reid
10-11am at Congress Square Park
Tai Chi Chih is a qigong system created by Justin Stone, a Tai Chi Chuan master. It is a non martial system whose focus is on relaxation. It consists of 19 movements and one pose. There are many benefits including better balance and lower blood pressure.
Visit http://congresssquarepark.org/events/ for more information.

“Of Sea and Cloud”
12pm at the Portland Public Library
Jon Keller holds an MFA from Boise State University. After graduate school, he moved to the coast of Maine and spent several years working aboard a lobster boat and writing for a commercial fishing newspaper. He is now a clam digger on the coast of Maine.

Events for Thursday August 27th               

Family Night
5-7pm at Pineland Farms
Pineland Farms will celebrate summer by hosting Family Night, a festive evening of folk music and dancing.
Visit http://pinelandfarms.org/ for more information.

Paddleboard Yoga
6-7:30pm at Portland Paddle
If you enjoy yoga and you like being on the water, you’ll probably have a blast trying out SUP Yoga at the East End Beach this summer. You don’t need to be an expert yogi or an expert paddler. All experience levels are welcome.
Visit http://portlandpaddle.net/sup-yoga/ for more information.

b.good Open Mic Night!
7-9pm at b.good – Portland
Come join us upstairs in the b.good lounge for a night of local music! Come enjoy with friends or perform! Event goes from 7-9PM. Have fun!
Visit http://www.bgood.com/portland/ for more information.

Friends of the Eastern Promenade Concert Series
7pm at the Fort Allen Park Bandstand
Performing: Zeme Libre
Visit http://portlandmaine.org/ for more information

Events for Friday August 28th      

Durham Warriors Survival Challenge
Maine Forest Yurts in Durham
A real-life version of the TV show “Survivor,” hosted by Bob Crowley & featuring well-known favorite contestants from the TV competition. Ethan Zohn, who won “Survivor: Africa,” Kathy Sleckman of “Survivor: Micronesia,” Jimmy Tarantino from “Survivor: Nicaragua,” Spencer Bledsoe of “Survivor: Cagayan,” and Maine’s Dan Foley from the most recent season, “Survivor: Worlds Apart.” The event benefits the Durham Warriors Project.
Visit http://durhamwarriors.org/ 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://www.immersionprograms.com/ for more information.

Cuddle Magic, co-presented with SPACE
6-8pm at Congress Square Park
The experimental chamber pop band Cuddle Magic is coming to Congress Square.”Cuddle Magic is a band from Brooklyn, NY. They play dance listening music that unfolds in waves of vocal harmony, contrapuntal woodwinds, dense wordplay, and overlapping rhythmic cycles.”
Visit http://congresssquarepark.org/ for more information.

Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland
10am-5pm at the Maine Historical Society
Maine Historical Society opens a new exhibition on June 27, 2014 tiled “Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland.” The exhibition uses the Longfellow House as a prism to explore how Portland has grown and changed over more than 230 years. It’s a fascinating new way to look at the House, its relationship to the community, and Portland history.
Visit http://www.mainehistory.org/ for more information.

 Events for Saturday August 29th
Durham Warriors Survival Challenge
Maine Forest Yurts in Durham
A real-life version of the TV show “Survivor,” hosted by Bob Crowley & featuring well-known favorite contestants from the TV competition. Ethan Zohn, who won “Survivor: Africa,” Kathy Sleckman of “Survivor: Micronesia,” Jimmy Tarantino from “Survivor: Nicaragua,” Spencer Bledsoe of “Survivor: Cagayan,” and Maine’s Dan Foley from the most recent season, “Survivor: Worlds Apart.” The event benefits the Durham Warriors Project.
Visit http://durhamwarriors.org/ for more information.

A Paw in the Door Cat Rescue – Yard Sale
8am-1pm at 16 Winter Street in bath
All proceeds go to A Paw in the Door
Visit http://pawinthedorr.org/ for more information.

Haddock Supper
5pm at the Living Waters Church in Buxton
Adults $8, Children $4.

Events for Sunday August 30th
Durham Warriors Survival Challenge
Maine Forest Yurts in Durham
A real-life version of the TV show “Survivor,” hosted by Bob Crowley & featuring well-known favorite contestants from the TV competition. Ethan Zohn, who won “Survivor: Africa,” Kathy Sleckman of “Survivor: Micronesia,” Jimmy Tarantino from “Survivor: Nicaragua,” Spencer Bledsoe of “Survivor: Cagayan,” and Maine’s Dan Foley from the most recent season, “Survivor: Worlds Apart.” The event benefits the Durham Warriors Project.
Visit http://durhamwarriors.org/ for more information.

Sea Kayak to Fort Gorges
9:30am-12:30pm
Fort Gorges, a Civil-War-era granite fort surrounded by water, is one of the most fascinating spots in Casco Bay, and it’s only accessible by small boat. This three-hour guided sea kayak trip with Portland Paddle offers a chance to paddle to the fort for some exploration.
Visit http://portlandpaddle.net/ for more information.

Second Mission of 2015
11:15am at the Portland International Jetport
Flag-waving family members, friends, fellow Veterans, and well-wishers are expected to visit the Portland International Jetport’s terminal building to welcome home 27 WWII Veterans returning from their trip to the nation’s capitol on Sunday, August 30th.
Visit http://www.honorflightmaine.org/ for more information.

Annie Hall
8pm at Congress Square Park
Films in the Square, co-presented with Portland Summer Films.
Visit http://congresssquarepark.org/events/ for more information.

Events for Monday August 31st             

b.good Comedy Club Night!
7:30-9:30pm at b.good – Portland
Come join us in the b.good lounge upstairs for a night of laughs and entertainment! Local comics will be on the scene to make for quite a night, and while you’re here, have some b.good with us!
Visit http://www.bgood.com/portland/ for more information.

Story Walk
10-11am at Pineland Farms
Join us on Monday mornings for a 1-mile stroll on our trails stopping to read along the way.
Visit http://www.pinelandfarms.org/ for more information.

 

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