Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Southern Maine Events Calendar
February 3rd to February 9th

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.

Wednesday, February 3rd

Karaoke Contest with Resurgam Roller Derby
7pm at Styxx
Come to Styxx for a hump-day fun-day with the kick-ass skaters from Resurgam Roller Derby! We’ll be guest bartending from 7-10pm– and we’ll mix you up whatever your heart desires.
Visit http://www.resurgamrollerderby.com/ for more information.

Crowdfunding with Pakpod and Zootility
6pm at Mechanics’ Hall Ballroom
Have you ever wondered how crowdfunding works, and whether or not it would be a good choice for your startup? At the February 3 PubHub, two Maine entrepreneurs will talk about the ins and outs of their successful Kickstarter campaigns.
Visit https://www.eventbrite.com/ for more information.

Thursday, February 4th

Polar Blast Celebration
Celebrate all things winter in the villages of Eustis and Stratton, in the beautiful western mountains of Maine.  Family events include cardboard sled slide, fireworks, ice skating, chili chowder contest, silent auction, music, dancing and the largest event… Saturday’s snowmobile radar run with the chance to win $7500 in prize money and prizes
Visit http://arnoldtrailsnowmobileclub.com/ for times and information.

PSO String KinderKonzerts
10:15am at Merrill Auditorium
With a focus on bringing musical experiences to the whole family, the Portland Symphony Orchestra’s (PSO) KinderKonzerts are designed to introduce young audiences to live symphonic music through interactive programs with PSO musicians.
Visit http://portlandsymphony.org for more information.

Capacitate // Negate // Infiltrate
6pm at Mayo Street Arts
Fleeting reconfigurations of space and time collide with the analytical whimsy of painting, where unsolicited chance encounters of color and light collide with the tangible world. Serving as a playful reiteration of what is possible, impossible, and what can only be felt.
Visit http://mayostreetarts.org/ for more information.

Friday, February 5th

Polar Blast Celebration
Celebrate all things winter in the villages of Eustis and Stratton, in the beautiful western mountains of Maine.  Family events include cardboard sled slide, fireworks, ice skating, chili chowder contest, silent auction, music, dancing and the largest event… Saturday’s snowmobile radar run with the chance to win $7500 in prize money and prizes
Visit http://arnoldtrailsnowmobileclub.com/ for times and information.

400 Years of New Mainers Exhibition Opening
5pm at the Maine Historical Society
The history of immigration in Maine is happening today, and is in constant flux. 400 Years of New Mainers highlights personal stories of immigration through photographer Jan Pieter van Voorst van Beest’s contemporary portraits of “New Mainers” displayed among items from MHS’s permanent collection. The show’s narrative includes the centuries-long history of immigration in Maine.
Visit http://mainehistory.org/ for more information.

MECA Painters 10 Years Later
5pm at the June Fitzpatrick Gallery
An annual exhibit featuring Maine College of Art painting majors a decade after graduation. This year’s participants are Patricia Brace, Kate Cleaves, Taylor Franklin, Joanna House, Emily Maiden, Charles Read, Destiny Schwartz, and Devin Witter.
Visit http://www.meca.edu/ for more information.

Saturday, February 6th

Year of the Monkey
10am at the Westbrook Performing Arts Center
The celebration will open with a Lion Dance by Steve Wong of Bangor who will also perform throughout the day.  The Chinese School students will also perform a Dragon Dance at noon.  Members of the University of Southern Maine’s Confucius Institute will perform a talent show in the afternoon. All day, children can make monkey themed crafts.  Vendors will be selling books, Chinese teas, and Chinese crafts and products. There will be delicious Chinese food and the Chinese School’s “Dumpling Dads” will be selling Chinese dumplings.
Visit http://cafammaine.org/ for more information.

Play Me A Story: Extraordinary Escapades
10:30am at Portland Stage Company
Experience the Fun & Magic of Theater on Saturday Mornings at 10:30am with Play Me a Story! Ages 4-10 are welcome to enjoy a performance of children’s stories, then participate in an acting workshop with professional theater artists. Build literacy, encourage creativity and spark dramatic dreams! Walk-ins are welcome, but pre-registration is encouraged!
Visit http://portlandstage.org/ for more information.

Polar Blast Celebration
Celebrate all things winter in the villages of Eustis and Stratton, in the beautiful western mountains of Maine.  Family events include cardboard sled slide, fireworks, ice skating, chili chowder contest, silent auction, music, dancing and the largest event… Saturday’s snowmobile radar run with the chance to win $7500 in prize money and prizes
Visit http://arnoldtrailsnowmobileclub.com/ for times and information.

Sunday, February 7th

The Coursen Readings, Part One
1pm at the Curtis Memorial Library
Many super writers have graced Brunswick and it’s vicinity through the years. We feature twelve of them in a four-part series named fo the late poet and great Longfellow Days friend, Herbert Coursen.

South Portland Winter Farmers Market
10am at the Old Hamlin School Gym
Visit http://southportlandfarmersmarket.com/ for more information.

The Snowman Adventure Race
10am on the Eastern Prom in Portland
The Snowman Adventure Race is an annual fundraiser supporting Camp Ketcha’s Portland Gear Hub. The race is a partner event! One participant bikes. One participant runs. Both are in costume. Both Sled! Find a partner and register with your team name today! There are bikes available for rent this year!
Call 207-761-7632 for more information.

Monday, February 8th

Banff Mountain Film Festival
6pm at the State Theatre
The Banff Mountain Film Festival is the largest and the most prestigious mountain festival in the world. The World Tour showcases award-winning films and audience favorites from approximately 300 films entered from over 35 countries with stops planned at 790 locations in all seven continents.
Visit http://statetheatreportland.com/ for more information.
Rose Petal Valentines
10:30am at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine
Come create special valentines using colorful rose stamps and fragrant rose petals!
Visit http://kitetails.org/ for more information.

Tuesday, February 9th

The Coursen Readings, Part Two
1pm at the Curtis Memorial Library
Many super writers have graced Brunswick and it’s vicinity through the years. We feature twelve of them in a four-part series named fo the late poet and great Longfellow Days friend, Herbert Coursen.

MECA Painters 10 Years Later
5pm at the June Fitzpatrick Gallery
An annual exhibit featuring Maine College of Art painting majors a decade after graduation. This year’s participants are Patricia Brace, Kate Cleaves, Taylor Franklin, Joanna House, Emily Maiden, Charles Read, Destiny Schwartz, and Devin Witter.
Visit http://www.meca.edu/ for more information.

Dinosaurs at Dusk!
1pm at the Southworth Planetarium
We have to tell you that we’ve been waiting aeons to announce that we have a full dome, computer animated dinosaurs show! A larger than life extravaganza rife with roaring monsters from the ancient age: bounding, stomping, flying, hunting, and foraging frenetically above us.
Call 207-780-4249 for more information.

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