Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Southern Maine Events Calendar
February 24th to March 2nd  

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 February 24th    

Rhyme, Read, Dance!
11-11:30am at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine
Join Anca Gooje, Classical Indian Dance teacher, for a fun-filled class of moving, counting, rhyming, and reading.
Visit http://kitetails.org/ for more information.

Audition Workshop: Robin Hood
3:30-5pm at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine
If you’re between the ages of 8 and 17, and you’d like to audition for Robin Hood come to this audition workshop to find out what it’s all about.
Visit http://kitetails.org/ for more information.

Buy Local Book Club
7-8:30pm at Local Sprouts Co-op
February meeting of the Portland Buy Local Book Club. The current book is The Town that Food Saved by Ben Hewitt.

The Whipping Man – Preview
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.

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.

Events for Wednesday February 25th    

Portland Pirates vs. St. John’s (7:00pm)
Cross Insurance Arena in Portland
Visit http://portlandpirates.com/ for tickets & information.

The Whipping Man – Preview
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.

Beautiful Guitar Music
6-9pm at Andy’s Old Port Pub
Enjoy the sounds of guitar artists Brian Callaghan. All ages!
Visit http://callaghanmusic.com/ for more 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.

Sea Life Glitter Globes
11:30am-12pm at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine
Build your own glitter-globe full of your favorite sea creatures! In this fun, hands-on program you’ll create your own marine world while also learning fun facts about your favorite sea creatures.
Visit http://kitetails.org/ for tickets & information.

Events for Thursday February 26th  

The Whipping Man – Preview
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.

Visit Artist Lecture: Steve Locke, Painter
12:15-1:15pm at the Maine College of Art
By using the tools of painting, specifically its ability to direct the gaze, Steve Locke makes work that reveals the pleasure of looking and the consequences of being seen.
Visit http://meca.edu/ for more information.

Free Beer and Cheese Tasting
4:30-6:30pm at Maine Beer and Beverage Co.
Join in for a free beer and cheese tasting featuring Oskar Blues, one of Colorado’s great craft breweries. Newly available in Maine this beer is sure to please.
Visit http://mainebeerandbeverage.com/ for more information.

Four Photographers
7pm at the CIA Café in South Portland
Four photographers who frequently meet at CIA Cafe for coffee and discussion, will show prints of their work.
Email jmilton2@maine.rr.com for more information.

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.

Events for Friday February 27th  

Happy Birthday, Henry
7pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Brunswick
Students from Brunswick schools and community members pay tribute by sharing favorite poems, their own and others’. Plus cake!
Visit http://brunswickdowntown.org/ for more information.

The Whipping Man – Opening Night
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.

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.

Stephane Wrembel
8pm at One Longfellow Square
Music speaks louder than words to describe a live performance of Wrembel’s band. Beyond genre, beyond technique, Stephane has discovered a new way to express music; taking his listeners on a musical journey into a world of his own.
Visit http://onelongfellowsquare.com for more information.

Bright Star World Dance Showcase
8-9:30pm at Bright Star World Dance
108 High Street in Portland
Join us for TWO thrilling evenings featuring dance styles from all over the world. Belly dance, Ballet, Chinese ribbon dance, Hawaiian hula, Rwandan dance, and more!
Visit http://brightstarworlddance.com/ for tickets & information.

Events for Saturday February 28th  

Portland Pirates vs. Manchester (7:00pm)
Cross Insurance Arena in Portland
Visit http://portlandpirates.com/ for tickets & information.

Bright Star World Dance Showcase
8-9:30pm at Bright Star World Dance
108 High Street in Portland
Join us for TWO thrilling evenings featuring dance styles from all over the world. Belly dance, Ballet, Chinese ribbon dance, Hawaiian hula, Rwandan dance, and more!
Visit http://brightstarworlddance.com/ for tickets & information.

Haddock Supper
5pm at the Living Waters Church
197 Parker Farm Road
Haddock dinner including assorted casseroles, salads, veggies, desserts, & beverages. Suggested donation: adults – $8, children – $4 and family – $20.

Admissions Open House
At the Maine College of Art
Please join us for tours of facilities and residence halls, information sessions, portfolio reviews, and much more.
To pre-register email: admissions@meca.edu or call (800) 699-1509.

Disease, Disasters, and More – Causes Of Death In Early New England
Wishcamper Center at USM Portland
Richard Kahn M.D, a practicing physician living in Tenant’s Harbor, medical historian, lecturer and author will help us understand the state of healing arts and many of the illnesses and hazards that ravaged the 17th and 18th century settlements in what is now Maine.
Visit http://spiritsalive.org/ for more information.

Special Chinese New Year Workshop!
9am-12pm at The Language Exchange
Come and discover the Chinese traditions of the Lunar New Year! This morning workshop is for anyone interested in knowing more about the most celebrated holiday in China – whether you are a speaker or non-speaker of Chinese.
Visit http://immersionprograms.com/ for more information.

CJL Foundation Benefit: Semi-Formal Dinner
5:30pm-11:30pm at the Italian Heritage Center
There will be dinner, dancing, raffles, and a cash bar!
Email cjlfoundation207@gmail.com for more information.

Events for Sunday March 1st    

Portland Pirates vs. Springfield (3:00pm)
Cross Insurance Arena in Portland
Visit http://portlandpirates.com/ for tickets & information.

Winterfest
9am-4pm at the Black Mountain of Maine in Rumford
Fridays events include a torchlight parade, and live music in the Last Run Pub. Saturday will feature scenic lift rides, mountain sledding, scavenger hunts, a bonfire, and live music.
Call 207-364-8977 for more information.

Kids, Kartoons & Kotzschmar
12-6pm at Merrill Auditorium
Family concert featuring Peter Krasinski, organist and Christina Siravo, illustrator.
Visit http://foko.org/ for more information.

Rhyme, Read, Dance!
11am at the Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine.
Let’s tell stories through movement, reading, counting and more! We’ll also practice dance moves from the ancient Indian form of Bharatanatyam!
Visit http://kitetails.org/ for more information.

Events for Monday March 2nd  

Project Grad, Run Like Mad 5k
9am at the Poland Spring Resort
This chemical free post-graduation celebration is open to the entire class of students. Immediately after graduation, the students are transported by bus to a facility, there they are fed dinner, and enjoy a fun-filled night of activities that are planned in celebration of their graduation.
To support Project Graduation, please contact Cassidy Pinkham at cassidypinkham@gmail.com or call 207-650-7269.
Visit http://projectgradrunlikemad.com/ for more information.

Alex Katz Exhibit
At Colby College.
Features a rotation selection of artwork. Among the most recent acquisitions on view is a douyble aluminum cutout titled Juan and Choichun from 2013.
Visit http://colby.edu/museum for more information.

Death Before Dishonor
8pm at Port City Music Hall
Boston Hardcore’s Death Before Dishonor, on tour with Milwaukee’s own: Cross Me. All ages!
Visit http://portcitymusichall.com/ for more information.

National Theatre Presents “Of Mice and Men”
9:30am at the Waterville Opera House
Adapted from his own classic novel, John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men is an essential adventure, an inspirational portrait of the American spirit and a heartbreaking testament to the bonds of friendship.
Visit http://operahouse.org/ for more information


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