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Victoria Mansion- Mansion as Muse

April 3, 2014 - April 27, 2014 - 12:00 am at Victoria Mansion
109 Danforth St.

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The Urban Runoff 5K and Green Neighbor Family Fest

April 26, 2014 - 9:00 am - 1:30 pm at Deering High School
370 Stevens Ave

WCLZ invites you to the Urban Runoff 5K and Green Neighbor Family Fest is on Sat, April 26th at Deering High School.

At 9am the 5K run and walk will raise awareness of water pollution and raise money to support clean water education in local schools.

The Green Neighbor Family Fest starts at 9:30am and runs till 1:30pm at Deering High School. Learn about being a green neighbor and have fun with:

  • Hands- on activities
  • Awards ceremony
  • Facepainting, live music and theater

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The Great Maine Bike Swap

April 28, 2014 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm at USM Sullivan Gym in Portland
66 Falmouth Street

WCLZ invites you to the Great Maine Bike Swap on Sunday, April 28th from 10am – 1pm at USM’s Sullivan Gym in Portland.

There will be hundreds of affordable, used bicycles for sale:

  • Mountain bikes
  • Road bikes
  • Classic cruisers
  • Kids’ bikes
  • Recumbent
  • Hybrids

And you can sell your bike, as well. Register in advance online or onsite Saturday evening.

There will be a large test area where you can try out your new ride and volunteer advisors will help with pricing and fit.

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The Small Boaters Film Fest and Auction

May 1, 2014 - 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm at USM Abromson Center
88 Bedford Street

WCLZ invites you to the Small Boaters Film Fest and Auction to benefit Maine Island Trails on Thursday, May 1st at USM’s Abromson Center in Portland.

Enjoy a boatload of great films, boating gear, art, refreshments, and other fun for MITA members, families, and friends. Join MITA co-hosts, Northern Forest Canoe Trail, to celebrate and support the conservation of our wild island and waterways.

The Maine Island Trail is the first water trail in the country and it spans nearly 200 islands and coastal sites along the Coast of Maine.

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Maine Youth Rock Orchestra

May 8, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Port City Music Hall
504 Congress St

WCLZ and the Maine Academy of Modern Music invite you to a performance by the Maine Youth Rock Orchestra featuring Music from 207 Artists, Sara Hallie Richardson and Lyle Divinsky.

May 8th at Port City Music Hall. Doors are 7pm and tickets are $10 in advance/$12 day of show.

Maine Youth Rock Orchestra is a program in partnership with MAMM that provides orchestral string students ages 12-18 the opportunity to work alongside and perform with Maine-based bands and artists.

This 22-piece orchestra will perform with both Richardson and Divinsky, presenting the artists music arranged for orchestra and their respective bands.

Portland Framed

May 9, 2014 - 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Westin Portland Harborview
157 High Street

WCLZ and ‘Creative Portland’ – the city’s official local arts agency – invite you to ‘Portland Framed’.

Friday evening, May 9th in the Grand Ballroom at the Westin Harborview Hotel.

Enjoy delicious food, drink, the music of Lady Zen, dancing and works by prominent local artists. Artwork will be professionally framed and priced at just $250 and the proceeds will be shared equally among all participating artists.

We’re giving away tickets to members of the ‘CLZ Community. Sign up by noon on Wed, May 7th. We’ll send an email that afternoon and pick winners at random on Thursday the 8th.

 

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Eric Bettencourt CD Release Party

May 9, 2014 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm at One Longfellow Square
181 State Street

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Symphony of Soil

May 18, 2014 - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Portland Museum of Art
7 Congress St

As a part of their Lecture Series, The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA), will be screening Symphony of Soil at The Portland Museum of Art at 2pm. A discussion with filmmaker Deborah Koons Garcia, organic farmer Eliot Coleman, Aurora Provisions and Leslie Oster will follow the screening.

This documentary by filmmaker Deborah Koons Garcia (The Future of Food) takes viewers to four continents, where it gathers information on our soil from scientists, farmers, and foodies. The film seeks to educate viewers on soil works, and how important it is for us to make sure its nutrients continue to be replenished in the face of harmful farming practices

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3rd Annual Taking Root Plant Sale

May 31, 2014 - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm at Masonic Hall
65 Baribeau Drive

The 3rd Annual Taking Root Plant Sale will take place on Saturday, May 31st from 9-2pm.  Proceeds to benefit the Tom Settlemire Community Garden. The mission of the Tom Settlemire Community Garden is to provide inter-generational organic gardening opportunities, to increase the availability of locally grown food for the alleviation of hunger in our community and to offer experiential gardening education at a nominal cost to the people of the greater Brunswick/Topsham area.This event will feature a bake sale, gardening and cookbook sale, and a raffle.

For more information, call Bonnie Studdiford at 207-798-5899

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Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story

June 4, 2014 - June 21, 2014 - All Day at Maine State Music Theatre
1 Bath Road

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Chamberlain- A Civil War Romance

June 25, 2014 - July 12, 2014 - All Day at Maine State Music Theatre
1 Bath Road

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Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

July 16, 2014 - August 2, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Maine State Music Theatre
1 Bath Road

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Bill Maher

September 7, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Merrill Auditorium
20 Myrtle St

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