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Arts Calendar May 9-20


Arts Calendar May 9-20

Greater Portland

Books & Authors

Wednesday 5/9

George C. Daughan discusses "1812: The Navy's War," 6:30 p.m., Scarborough Public Library, 48 Gorham Road, Scarborough, 883-4723.

Spoken Word Open Mic, 7-9 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700.

Thursday 5/10

Richard & Kate Russo Book Event and Art Print Sale, 7 p.m., Nonesuch Books and Cards, Mill Creek Shopping Plaza, South Portland, 799-2659.

Friday 5/11

Russel Warnberg Discussion on "Edge of Redemption," 12 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700.

Thursday 5/17

Margaret Hathaway discusses "The Food Lover's Guide to Maine," 6:30-8 p.m., South Portland Public Library, 482 Broadway, South Portland, 767-7660.

Friday 5/18

Local Author Series presents Kevin C.  Mills discussing "Breakwater," 12 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700.

Saturday 5/19

Mothering the Word Poetry Workshop, 4 p.m., Glickman Library, USM, Portland, registration required, 228-8263 or mainewriters.org.

Discovering Our Mothers' Stories Prose Workshop, 1 p.m., Glickman Library, USM, Portland, registration required, 228-8263 or mainewriters.org.



Portland Comedy Connection, 16 Custom House Wharf, Portland, 774-5554, full schedule at mainecomedy.com.


Sunday 5/13

Marley, 7 p.m., SPACE, 538 Congress St., Portland, $7, 828-5600.

Tuesday 5/15

Marley, 7 p.m., SPACE, 538 Congress St., Portland, $7, 828-5600.

Friday 5/18

Low and Clear, 7 p.m., SPACE, 538 Congress St., Portland, $7, 828-5600.

Sunday 5/20

Bluestocking Film Series, a presentation of 16 short films, 4 p.m., St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress St., Portland, $8, stlawrencearts.com or 775-5568.

The Great Story: The Life and Work of Thomas Berry, 1-3 p.m., Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church, 524 Allen Ave., Portland, registration required, 773-7738.

Low and Clear, 7 p.m., SPACE, 538 Congress St., Portland, $7, 828-5600.


Frank Poole's Holga Photography, runs through the end of May, Portland Photo Works, 2nd Floor, 142 High St., Portland.

Portraits: An Exhibit of Photographs by Jan Pieter van Voorst van Beest and Sean Alonzo Harris, runs through May 31, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700.

"Smokin' Hot," through June 1, Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth, 846-1336.

Saturday 5/12

Gallery Conversations, 4-6 p.m., Yarmouth Frame and Gallery, 750 U.S. Route 1, Yarmouth, 846-7777.

Monday 5/14

In the Spirit of Carlo Pittore, 5-7 p.m., runs through June 1, Aucocisco Galleries, 89 Exchange St., Portland, 775-2222.

Tuesday 5/15

Osher Map Library Lecture and Exhibit, 6-7:30 p.m., Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education, USM, Portland, RSVP by 5/11, 780-4850.


A Fine Thing Gallery: Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts, 29 Forest Ave., Portland, 699-2919, edpollackfinearts.com.

Addison Woolley Gallery, 132 Washington Ave., corner of Fox St., Portland, 450-8499, addisonwoolley.com.

Addo Novo, 490 Congress St., Portland, addonovo.com/arts.

Area Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, USM Portland, 780-5008, usm.maine.edu/gallery.

Artascope Studios, 352 Cottage Road, South Portland, 799-5154, artascope.com.

Art Gallery at UNE, Westbrook College campus, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland, 221-4499 or une.edu/artgallery.

Art House Picture Frames, 61 Pleasant St., Portland, 221-3443, arthousepictureframes.com.

Arthur Fink's Studio/Gallery, 145 Newbury St., Portland, 615-5722.

Artist and Craftsman Supply, 540 Deering Ave., Portland, 772-7272

Art Loft Gallery, 8 School St., Freeport, 865-1705.

Art Studios at Cottage Road, 352 Cottage Road, South Portland, 799-5154.

Aucocisco Gallery, 89 Exchange St., Portland, 775-2222 or aucocisco.com.

The Blue Spoon, 89 Congress St., Portland, yesartworks.org.

Biddeford Savings Bank, 360 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, 883-3004.

Bomb Diggety Bakery, 649 Congress St., Portland.

Borealis Bistro, 182 Ocean Ave., Portland, 541-9600.

Bridge Gallery, 568 Congress St., Portland, bridgegalleryportland.com, 712-9499.

Cambridge Coffee Bar and Bakehouse, 740 Broadway, South Portland, cambridgecoffeebar.com.

Cape Cottage Gallery, 179 Cottage Road, South Portland, 767-5700 or capecottagegallery.com.

Carolyn Walton Gallery, 39 Pleasant Hill Road, Freeport, 865-1585 or carolynwalton.com.

Casco Bay Frames and Gallery, 295 Forest Ave., Hannaford Plaza, Portland, 774-1260 or www.cascobayframes.com.

Christoph Gallery, Portland Pottery and Metalsmithing, 118 Washington Ave., Portland, 772-4334 or portlandpottery.com.

Clayton's Cafe, 447 U.S. Route 1, Yarmouth, FMI, 846-1117.

Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress St., Portland, 252-9520.

Cooper Jackson Gallery, 70 India St., Portland.

Cygnet Gallery, 568 Congress St., Portland, 251-9925.

Daniel Kany Gallery, 24 Romasco Lane, Portland, 774-2100.

Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland, 773-6011.

Dobra Tea, 151 Middle St., Portland, FMI 210-6566.

Domaine Gallery, 223 Commercial St., Portland, 772-2270 or domainegallery.com.

Earth and Soul, indigenous artists from around the world and local artists, 34 Washington Ave., Portland, 775-1089.

Eli Phant, Munjoy Hill, Portland, eli-phant.com, Sally Struever, 253-9943.

Elizabeth Moss Gallery, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, 781-2620, elizabethmossgalleries.com.

Ember Grove Gallery, 247 B Congress St., Portland, 761-0408 or embergrove.com.

emilie inc., photography, 227 Congress St., Portland, 272-2285.

Falmouth Memorial Library, 5 Lunt Road, Falmouth, 781-2351.

Fiddlehead Center for the Arts, 383 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, fcascarborough.org, 883-5720.

Filament Gallery, 181 Congress St., Portland, 774-0932 or filamentgallery.com.

Fore River Gallery, 613 Congress St., Portland, 252-6728.

Fore Street Gallery, 372 Fore St., Portland, 874-8084, forestreetgallery.com.

"Forgotten Transport" photography by Jonathan M. Dunitz, 645 Congress St., Portland, 415-8462, jmdunitzstudios.com.

Four Walls Gallery for Fine Art, 564 Congress St., Portland, 221-3426 or fourwallsgallery.com.

Free Street Gallery at MECA, 87 Free St., Portland, Dee Adams, 653-7271.

Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Dr., Freeport, 865-3307.

Freeport Square Gallery, 140 Main St., Freeport, 865-1616.

Front Room Gallery, 378 Cottage Road, South Portland, 767-9070.

Frost Gully Gallery, 1159 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-4505 or frostgullygallery.com.

Gallery 132, 132 Spring St., Portland, 842-9200 ext. 226.

Gem Gallery, 62 Island Ave., Peaks Island, 766-5600.

Gleason Fine Art Portland, 545 Congress St., Portland, 699-5599, info@gleasonfineart.com.

Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St., Portland, 772-2693.

The Green Hand Bookshop, 661 Congress St., Portland, 253-6808.

Harmon's & Barton's Gallery, 584 Congress St., Portland, 774-5948.

Heron Point Gallery, 63 Market St., Portland, Bonnie Faulkner, 846-0817, heronpointstudio.com.

Holly Ready Studio, oil and gouache paintings by Holly Ready, 146 High St., Portland, 632-1027 or hollyready.com

ICA at MECA, 522 Congress St., Portland, meca.edu, 775-3052.

Jameson Modern Art, 305 Commercial St., Portland, 772-5522 or jamesongallery.com.

June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, 522 Congress St., Portland, 699-5083.

June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 112 High St., Portland, 772-1961, JuneFitzpatrickGallery.com.

June LaCombe SCULPTURE, by appointment, Hawk Ridge Farm, 90 Minot Road, Pownal, 688-4468, junelacombesculpture.com.

The Kate Cheney Chappell Center for Book Arts, 7th floor, Glickman Family Library, USM Portland, Rebecca Goodale, 228-8014.

Lalo Boutique, 142 High St., Portland.

The Language Exchange, 80 Exchange St., Portland, 772-0405.

Larson Fine Art Gallery, new work by David Henning Larson, 331 Cottage Road, South Portland, 767-8221, larsonfineart.com.

Lewis Gallery at Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700, portlandlibrary.com.

The Local Buzz, 327 Ocean House Road, Pond Cove Shopping Plaza, Cape Elizabeth, ariatuki.com.

Long Island Dodwell Gallery, Long Island, Maggie Carle, artsprits@myfairpoint.net, 766-2940.

Maine Arts Workshop, 39 School St., Freeport, 831-2759 or maineartsworkshop.com.

Maine Charitable Mechanics Library, 519 Congress St., Portland, Jill Cournoyer, 878-8896.

Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland, meca.edu.

Maine Medical Center, paintings for sale by Freeport artist Janice L. Moore, portion of proceeds to benefit The Arts at Maine Medical Center, 22 Bramhall St., Portland, mmc.org/thearts, jcoleman@suscom-maine.net.

The Maine Potters Market, 376 Fore St., Portland, Anne Samson, 774-1633.

Maine Roaster's Coffee, U.S. Route 1, Yarmouth.

Market House, 28 Monument Square, Portland, 228-2056.

Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland, 615-3609, mayostreetarts.org.

Meg Perry Center, 644 Congress St., Portland, 772-0689, megperrycenter.com.

Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth, 846-4763.

Moxie Studio and Gallery, landscape, still life paintings, by appointment, Cousins Island, Yarmouth, 846-0978.

North Yarmouth Academy, Curtis Gallery, 148 Main St., Yarmouth, 847-5423, NYA.org.

Open Concepts Gallery & Studios, Cove Street Art Center, 50 Cove St., Portland, 772-3822.

Paula Banks Consulting and Two Lights Home Care, Pond Cove Shopping Center, Cape Elizabeth, lola-studios.com.

Ponomo, jewelry, handbags and accessories by Hannah Tarkinson, 142 High St., Suite 307, Portland, ponomostyle.com.

Portland Arts and Cultural Alliance, 548 Congress St., Portland, portlandarts.org.

Portland Photo Works, 142 High St., second floor, Portland, Elliott Teel, 228-5829, portcityshow@gmail.com.

Portland Public Library, Lewis Gallery, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700.

Rabelais, 86 Middle St., Portland, 774-1044, RabelaisBooks.com.

Radiant Light Gallery, Thom Adams fine art and documentary photography, 615 Congress St., Suite 409, Portland, 252-7258.

Richard Boyd Pottery Art Gallery, 5 Epps St., Peaks Island, 712-1097, richardboydpottery.com.

Rise Photography, 864 Broadway, South Portland, 799-4204, risephotography.com.

Rose Contemporary, 492 Congress St., Portland, 780-0700, rosecontemporary.com.

The Royal Bean Cafe, Main St., Yarmouth, 829-5082.

Running with Scissors Gallery, 54 Cove St., Portland, 699-4242.

Salt Institute, 561 Congress St., Portland, salt.edu.

Sandpiper Jewelry Gallery, 851 Sawyer St., South Portland, Michael Hofheimer, 767-8090.

South Portland Public Library, 482 Broadway, South Portland, 767-7660.

Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland, 828-5600, space538.org.

St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, 775-5568, stlawrencearts.org.

Stones & Stuff, 556 Congress St., Portland, rickgreenart.com.

Susan Maasch Fine Art, 567 Congress St., Portland, 699-2955 or susanmaaschfineart.com.

Sylvia Kania Gallery, 148 High St., Portland, 615-6019.

Thomas Memorial Library, 6 Scott Dyer Road, Cape Elizabeth, 799-1720.

Toby Rosenberg Pottery Gallery, 293 Read St., Portland, 878-4590, tobyrosenberg.com.

Thos. Moser Freeport Showroom, 149 Main St., Freeport, 865-4519.

TIME Gallery at CTN Studios, photography by Dawn Herrick, 516 Congress St., Portland, HourExchangePortland.org, Orion Breen, 874-9868.

USM Glickman Family Library, 7th floor, Glickman Library, USM Portland campus.

USM Osher Map Library, USM Portland, usm.maine.edu/maps.

USM Wishcamper Center, USM Portland, 780-4270, 34 Bedford St., Portland.

Utopia Gallery, 468 Fore St., Portland, www.utopiadesigns.com.

VoxPhotographs, for viewing invitation and location, 232-1214 or info@voxphotographs.com.

Whitney Art Works, 492 Congress St., Portland, whitneyartworks.com, 780-0700, whitneyartworks.com.

Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery, 336 Main St. Yarmouth, 846-7777; second location, 720 U.S. Route 1, Yarmouth, yarmouthframeshopandgallery.com.

3Fish Gallery, 377 Cumberland Ave., Portland, 773-4773.

317 Main Street, 317 Main St., Yarmouth, 846-6264.


Victoria Mansion open for tours starting May 1, 109 Danforth St., Portland, for more information on tours visit victoriamansion.org.


Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine, ongoing cultural, educational, fun and active workshops for kids and parents, 142 Free St., Portland, 828-1234 or kitetails.com.

Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, by appointment, 45 Seashore Ave., Peaks Island, 766-3330, fifthmainemuseum.org.

International Cryptozoology Museum, 661 Congress St., Portland, cryptozoologymuseum.com.

Maine Historical Society Museum, "Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In: Adornment & Identity in Maine," through May 27, 2012 and "Images of the Longfellow Garden," current exhibits, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 12-5 p.m. Sun.; 11 a.m.-12 p.m. children's hour Monday and Wednesday; $8 adult, $3 child, 489 Congress St., Portland, 774-1822 or mainehistory.org.

Maine Irish Heritage Center, 34 Gray St., Portland, 780-0118, maineirish.com.

Maine Jewish Museum, formerly called Tree of Life at Etz Chaim, open Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. or by appointment, 267 Congress St., Portland, Gary Berenson, 329-9854, treeoflifemuseum.org.

The Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company and Museum, daily trains from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., on the hour, from the museum, 58 Fore St., Portland, 828-0814, tickets, $10 adult, $9 senior, $6 child ages 3-12, price includes admission to museum.

Museum of African Culture, 13 Brown St., Portland, 871-7188 or museumafricanculture.org.

Neal Dow Memorial, 714 Congress St., Portland, tours 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 773-7773, mewctu.org.

Portland Fire Museum, open first Fridays 6-9 p.m., $5 adults, $2 children age 7+, 157 Spring St., Portland, portlandfiremuseum.com.

Portland Harbor Museum, Southern Maine Community College, Fort Road, South Portland, 799-6337, portlandharbormuseum.org.

Portland Museum of Art, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, Saturday and Sunday; and 10 a.m.- 9 p.m. Friday; free on Fridays 5-9 p.m., first Fridays, Seven Congress Square, Portland, 775-6148, portlandmuseum.org

Portland Observatory, 138 Congress St., Portland, 774-5561.

The Sabbathday Lake Shaker Museum and the Shaker Store, by appointment, U.S. Route 26, New Gloucester, 926-4597, shaker.lib.me.us.

Skyline Farm Carriage and Sleigh Museum, by appointment, free/donations accepted, 95 The Lane, North Yarmouth, skylinefarm.org, 829-9203 .

Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, SMCC campus, off Fort Road, South Portland, springpointlight.org, 799-6337.

Victoria Mansion, self-guided tours, 109 Danforth St., Portland, 772-4841, victoriamansion.org.

Yarmouth Historical Society Museum, "Life Along the Royal River," 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Merrill Memorial Library, Main St., Yarmouth, 846-6259.


Wednesday 5/9

Inner Strength CD Release, 6 p.m., One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, 761-1757.

Friday 5/11

Portland Chamber Music Festival, 8 p.m., Freeport Performing Arts, 30 Holbrook St., Freeport, $25, freeportperformingarts.com.

Aztec Two-Step, 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, Portland, $25 advance/$28 door, 761-1757.

Darrell Scott, 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, Portland, $23, darrellscott.com.

Eric Taylor CD Release, 6-9 p.m., St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress St., Portland, $18 advance/$20 door, 347-3075.

Julia Feeney, 8 p.m., The Maine Irish Heritage Center, 34 Gray St., Portland, $20, maineirish.com.

Opiuo, 9 p.m, Empire Dine and Dance, 575 Congress St., Portland, $15 for 21+, $20 for 18+, portlandempire.com.

Toroid Ensemble, 8 p.m., The Heart Opening, 227 Congress St., second floor, $5-$20, 615-1550.

We are the Apocalypse, 9 p.m., Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland, $10, portcitymusichall.com.

Saturday 5/12

Downeasters Annual Concert, 7 p.m., Scarborough High School, 20 Gorham Road, Scarborough, $18 advance/$15 students and seniors, downeasters.org.

Hattie Simon, 8 p.m., Dobra Tea, 151 Middle St., Portland, 210-6566.

Local Circus, 8-10 p.m., The Local Buzz, 327 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth, 841-9024.

Suzuki Violin Studios Performance, 1-2 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700.

Sunday 5/13

Albert Melton and Randall Mullen, 3 p.m., Cathedral of St. Luke, 143 State St., Portland.

The Saint Mary Schola presents "Music for a While," 4 p.m., St. Mary the Virgin Church, 43 Foreside Road, Falmouth, $20, stmaryschola.org.

Monday 5/14

Bluegrass Spectacular, 6:30 p.m., One Longfellow Square, Portland, $12, onelongfellowsquare.com.

Wednesday 5/16

Standard Issue, 8-11 p.m., Pearl Lounge, 442 Fore St., Portland, 21+.

Thursday 5/17

Jeffrey Foucault, 7 p.m., One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, $15 advance/$18 door, 239-1855.

White Chapel, 6 p.m., Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland, $17.50 advance/$20 door, statetheaterportland.com.

Friday 5/18

DaPonte String Quartet, 7:30 p.m., St. Mary the Virgin Church, 43 Foreside Road, Falmouth, daponte.org.

Saturday 5/19

Alhan Middle Eastern Ensemble, 9 p.m, Mayo St. Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland, $10, 615-3609 or mayostarts.org.

Hoboe, 9:30 p.m., Slainte Wine Bar, 24 Preble St., Portland, slaintewinebar.com.

Sunday 5/20

Rossini Club Concert, 3-4 p.m., St. Luke's Cathedral, 143 State St., Portland, $10/$5 seniors, 797-8318 or rossiniclub.org.


Community Chorus, rehearsals 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., first and third Saturday, the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, 775-5568 ext. 102 or liz@stlawrencearts.org.

David Bullard Songwriter Night, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Andy's Pub, Commercial St.; Solo Night 6 p.m. Thursdays, Slainte Wine Bar, 24 Preble St., Portland.

House Bluegrass, 9 p.m. Mondays, no cover, Empire Dine & Dance, 575 Congress St., Portland.

Kirtan!, call and response group chanting meditation, 7-8:30 p.m., first and third Fridays, $5 donation, Portland Yoga Studio, 616 Congress St., Portland, 799-0054, portlandyoga.com.

Lazy Lightning, Grateful Dead covers and original music, 9 p.m. Wednesdays, The Big Easy, 55 Market St., bigeasyportland.com or 776-2822.

Theater & Dance

Friday 5/11

"The Wizard of Oz," 7:30 p.m., Deering High School, 370 Stevens Ave., Portland, $10 adult advance/$12 adult door, $7 student advance/$10 student door, deeringdrama.org.

Saturday 5/12

Contra Dance, 6 p.m., Wescustogo Hall, Route 115, North Yarmouth, $3/$12 family.

"The Wizard of Oz," 7:30 p.m., Deering High School, 370 Stevens Ave., Portland, $10 adult advance/$12 adult door, $7 student advance/$10 student door, deeringdrama.org.

Sunday 5/13

"The Wizard of Oz," 2 p.m., Deering High School, 370 Stevens Ave., Portland, $10 adult advance/$12 adult door, $7 student advance/$10 student door, deeringdrama.org.

Saturday 5/19

May Show 2012 presented by Portland Youth Dance Company, 4 p.m., Scarborough High School, 20 Gorham Road, Scarborough, $15 general admission/$10 students advance, $18 general admission/$12 students door, portlandyouthdance.com.


Argentine Tango Practice, Wednesday 7-9 p.m., beginner lesson 7 p.m., $10; Ballroom Dance Party, Saturday 8 p.m.- midnight, beginner lesson 7 p.m., $7; Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St., Portland.

Club 188, line dancing instruction, Wednesday, 7-8 p.m. beginners; 8-9 p.m. intermediate; 9-9:30 p.m. advanced; 188 Warren Ave., Portland.

Greater Portland Community Contradance, first Saturday, 7:15 p.m. lesson, 8 p.m. main dance, $9 adult, $5 child, Falmouth Congregational Church Hall, 267 Falmouth Road, new dancers welcome, no partner needed, 756-2201.

Maplewood Dance Center, night classes followed by dance socials on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 383 Warren Ave., Portland, 878-0584, maplewooddancecenter.com.

Irish Set Dancing, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Yarmouth Community Services building, 200 Main St., Yarmouth, setdncr02@yahoo.com.

Second Saturday Contradance, 6 p.m. family dance; 7:30 p.m. potluck; 8 p.m. beginner lesson; 8:30-12 p.m. dance, $10 adult/ $7 student or senior, bring clean shoes, Wescustogo Hall, U.S. Route 115, North Yarmouth, 233-4325, fiddle103@yahoo.com or 318-8746, maywicca@gmail.com.

Square Dancing Classes, by Mix 'n Mingle Square Dancing Club, 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays through April, ages 9 and up, $3, no experience necessary, Eight Corners School, 22 Mussey Road, Scarborough, mixnmingle@maine.rr.com.

Mid Coast

Auditions/Calls for Art

Arts are Elementary is looking for artists to submit artwork to the Brunswick 10x10 Benefit Art Exhibit and Sale, for more information on submission requirements visit 10x10brunswick.org.

Purr and Caw: Talking About Species, community members are welcome to read or sing entries during the May 22 performance, Frontier Cafe, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, no walk-in entries will be allowed, contact Liz McGhee 725-8820.

Books & Authors

"Let's Talk About It" registration now open for discussion groups, Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath, each group is limited to 25 people, begins June 13 and runs 5 weeks, 443-5141 ext. 12.

Wednesday 5/9

"Unbroken" Book Discussion, 6:30 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath, 443-5141.


My Ongoing Problems with Kindness: Confessions of MOGO Girl, 7:30 p.m., Frontier Cafe, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, zoeweil.com.



The Dreamland Theater film series on second and fourth Thursdays, Winter Street Center, 880 Washington St., Bath, 6 p.m., free/$5 suggested donation, presented by Sagadahoc Preservation Inc., film listings at sagadahocpreservation.org.


"Back to the Garden," runs through June 30, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath, 443-1499.

"Return to Sender," April 20-May 31, Whatnot Gallery, Spindleworks, 7 Lincoln St., Brunswick, 725-8820.

Thursday 5/10

Early American Furniture in the Bowdoin College Collection, 7 p.m., Winter Street Center, 880 Washington St., Bath, 443-2174, sagadahocpreservation.org.

Friday 5/11

Exploring Bogs, 6-9 p.m., runs through May 31, Curtis Memorial Lirbary, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 725-5242.

Habitat, 5-8 p.m., Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Suite 102 B, Brunswick, spindleworks.org.

Marji Greenhut Open Studio, 5-8:15 p.m., Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Suite 102 B, Brunswick, 725-8253.

Saturday 5/12

Joy of the Lens Artist Talk, 11 a.m., Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham, 725-1727.


11 Pleasant St. Arts Center, 11 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 319-6057 or 11pleasant.com.

Allen & Selig Realty, landscapes and seascapes by Claudette Gamache, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 15 Vine St., Bath, 443-2200 or AllenSelig.com.

The Barn Door Cafe and Bakery, 4 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 102, Brunswick; 721-3099, thebarndoorcafe.com.

Bayview Gallery, 58 Maine St., Brunswick, 729-5500, Patricia Boissevain, 729-5500, bayviewwgallery.com.

Cabot Mill Gallery, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, 837-9108.

Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St., Bath, 442-8455 or chocolatechurcharts.org.

Coleman Burke Gallery, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, emilycollierjohnson@gmail.com.

Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 725-5242, curtislibrary.com.

The Eleven Pleasant Street Gallery, 11 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 607-4016 or daughtry@vsartsmaine.org.

Frontier Cafe, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, explorefrontier.com, 725-8820.

Gallery at Park Row, 185 Park Row, Brunswick, 907-4016.

Gallery at Widgeon Cove, Route 123, Harpswell, 833-6081 or widgeoncove.com.

Gallery at Schoolhouse Crossing, 48 West Schoolhouse Crossing Road, Topsham, 603-674-6098 or keith@keithsphotography.com.

Gallery Framing, 12 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 729-9108.

The Gelato Fiasco, 74 Maine St., Brunswick, 607-4002, gelatofiasco.com.

Harbor Works Gallery, Holbrook-Trufant House, 977C Cundy's Harbor Road, Harpswell, harborworksgallery.org, Guy Saldanha, gsaldanh@bowdoin.edu, 841-9812.

ICON Contemporary Art, 19 Mason St., Brunswick, 725-8157.

Just Framing, 149 Front St., Bath.

LaMarche Gallery, David Saul Smith Union, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, 725-3902.

Little Dog Coffee, 87 Maine St., Brunswick, 725-8820.

Mae's Cafe, 160 Centre St., Bath, 442-8577 or maescafeandbakery.com/events.

Maine Fiberarts Gallery, 13 Main St., Topsham, 721-0678, mainefiberarts.org.

Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath, 443-1499.

Merrymeeting Arts Center, 9 Main St., Bowdoinham, 841-5914, merrymeetingartscenter.org.

Points of View Art Gallery, Brunswick Business Center, 18 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 373-9300.

Sarah Greenier Gallery, Maine, marine and coastal paintings, 428 Middle St., Bath, 443-3936.

Sebascodegan Artists Cooperative Gallery, 4 Old Orr's Island Road, Harpswell, 833-5717, sebascodeganartists.com.

Summer Island Studio, 149 Maine St., Brunswick, 373-1810.

Thornton Oaks, 25 Thornton Way, 729-8033, thorntonoaks.com.

Topsham Public Library Crooker Gallery, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham, 725-1727 or topshamlibrary.org.

VSA Arts of Maine, 11 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 607-4016, vsartsmaine.org.

Whatnot Gallery at Spindleworks, 7 Lincoln St., Brunswick, spindleworks.org, 725-8820.


Sunday 5/20

DaPonte String Quartet, 3 p.m, Mid Coast Presbyterian Church, 84 Main St., Topsham, daponte.org.



Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick, 725-3275.

Maine Maritime Museum, open daily 9:30 a.m.- 5 p.m., 243 Washington St., Bath, 443-1316 or mainemaritimemuseum.org.

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Hubbard Hall, Bowdoin College, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays; 2 p.m.-5 p.m., Sundays; closed Mondays, 725-3416, bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum.

Pejepscot Historical Society Museum, "CSI Brunswick: The Forensic Work of Dr. Frank Whittier," and "Pejepscot's Early Scots-Irish History," Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., free, 159 Park Row, Brunswick, 729-6606.

Theater Dance

Line Dancing, Thursdays 6 p.m., People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunswick, registration required, $20 per month, 729-0757.


Sage Swingers, Square and Round Dance Club, 6:30 p.m. Monday round dance workshops, Coffin School Cafeteria, Barrows St., Brunswick; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday square dance workshops, Jordan Acres School Cafeteria, Brunswick, 389-2568 or sage.squaredanceme.us.