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Community Calendar

Southern Maine Events Calendar
September 2nd to September 7th

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 September 2nd

Intro to MHS: Library Tour
12pm at the Maine Historical Society Brown Library
This 45-minute tour of the Brown Library, fully renovated in 2009, takes participants throughout the library’s reading rooms and behind-the-scenes into the archive, normally closed to the public. Nicholas Noyes covers the history of the building, architectural details, the basics of doing research in the library, and even shares a few treasures from the collection.
Visit http://www.mainehistory.org/ for more information.

The Crowbait Club
7:30-10pm at Mayo Street Arts
Crowbait Club holds a monthly 10 minute play Deathmatch the first Wednesday of every month. Anyone can submit a play, act or just spectate. The winning play is fully produced in CBC’s legendary annual short play festival “King of Crows”.
Visit http://thecrowbaitclub.org/ for more information.

Patio Movie – Mars Attacks!
8pm at Bayside Bowl
Join us for a movie outdoor on our patio at dusk!
Visit http://www.baysidebowl.com/events/ for more information.

Live Music Including Jazz Friday Night Performances!
7pm at Dogfish Bar and Grille
Wednesday through Saturday we have the best line-up of live music in Southern Maine! Between our great local artists and artists brought in from around the country, our Wednesday Acoustic Open Mic night, Friday Happy Hour ft. Travis James Humphrey, and thursday – saturday night guest artists, the Dogfish Bar & Grille is your destination for great music, food, drink, and atmosphere!
Visit http://www.thedogfishbarandgrille.com/ for more information.

Events for Thursday September 3rd               

Mary Bourke: Screen Door
5-7pm at Greenhut Galleries
Solo exhibition by Mary Bourke at Greenhut Galleries.
Visit http://www.greenhutgalleries.com/ for more information.

Mystery at the Museum
5:30-8pm at the Maine Historical Society
Come enjoy the fun, mystery, and mayhem provided by Maine’s own professional troupe, Mystery for Hire, at Maine Historical Society. This special dinner theater performance begins at 5:30pm in the Longfellow Garden. Beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served in the beautifully secluded Colonial Revival garden.
Visit http://www.mainehistory.org/ for more information.

King of Crows III : Long Live the King
7:30-9:30pm at the St. Lawrence Arts Center
These are the audience chosen winners of Crowbait Club’s notorious 2014 monthly Theater Deathmatches. The ten minute plays, once again, range far and wide and wilder still. Cutting edge drama, tragedy and comedy that is emotional, controversial, sacred, profane, funny and sometimes dangerous. All created by local artists who just might live next door to you.
Visit http://stlawrencearts.org/ 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.

Kindermusik Open House
5-7pm at Kindermusik
Please join us at our new studio to find out more about Kindermusik’s award winning, developmentally appropriate classes, play with instruments, and your the studio!  We offer classes for families with children between the ages of birth to 6.
Visit www.kindermusikbyplaytime.com for more information.

AARP Maine Open House
2-7pm at AARP Maine
53 Baxter Blvd., Suite 202 in Portland
The festive event will feature refreshments, live music and conversation.

Events for Friday September 4th          

Boothbay Harbor Fest
All day in Boothbay Harbor
Part of the Harbor Fest mission is to showcase these venues, and to help spread the good word to those who may not realize that Boothbay Harbor, Maine belongs on the radar for even the most seasoned music geeks!
Visit http://www.boothbayharborfest.com/ 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.

Little Play: Corduroy
2-2:45pm at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine
This is a story of a brave teddy bear with a wild imagination. When all the shoppers have gone home for the night, Corduroy climbs down from the shelf to look for his missing button. In the elevator, he discovers a mountain, and in the furniture department, he finds a palace.
Visit http://www.kitetails.org/ for more information.

Keepsakes by Liz Long
5-7pm at Vestibule 594
Liz Long is an illustrator and painter based in Portland, Maine. She is inspired by the sea, the human condition and the peculiar qualities these natural things hold. She uses an array of mediums such as watercolor, acrylics, pen and ink, and pencil.
Visit http://www.vestibule594.com/ for more information.

Videoport Farewell Party
5pm at Bayside Bowl
Videoport, the iconic movie-rental store, will be closing its doors by Aug 31 “Let’s not be sad because it’s over – Lets be happy that it happened”..!
Visit http://www.portlandbuylocal.org/event/videoport-farewell-party/ for more information.

Events for Saturday September 5th         

Maine Market – Westbrook
8-10am at Westbrook River Bank Park
The 2nd Annual Maine Market takes place every Saturday until the end of the summer. Enjoy a farmers market, craft market, live music and more!

Boothbay Harbor Fest
All day in Boothbay Harbor
Part of the Harbor Fest mission is to showcase these venues, and to help spread the good word to those who may not realize that Boothbay Harbor, Maine belongs on the radar for even the most seasoned music geeks!
Visit http://www.boothbayharborfest.com/ for more information.

Dunk the Junk CD Release Party & Portland Mural Painting
12pm at The Asylum
Join Dunk the Junk for an all day event that starts with repainting the Portland mural, tacos from the Taco Trio cart, and ends inside the Asylum with live performances by C Rayz Walz, Mike Be & Jay Caron, Ill by Instinct, and D.J. Rew.
Visit http://portlandasylum.com/ for more information.

Great Small Works International Toy Theater Festival
7:30-9:30pm at Mayo Street Arts
Using flat cut-out puppets, and small table-top stages, Toy Theater hearkens back to the Victorian parlor, where popular plays of the time could be enacted at home for friends and family.
Visit http://mayostreetarts.org/ for more information.

Vintage Motorcycle Meet
9am-3pm at Owls Head Transportation Museum
In addition to an assortment of classic, vintage and antique vehicles, an array of family activities will include demonstrations of vehicles from the Museum’s collection, free Model T rides and (weather permitting) antique aeroplane demonstrations. Remember, we fly our planes early, so try to get to the Museum in the morning to see our magnificent antique aircraft in action!
Visit http://owlshead.org/events for more information.

Events for Sunday September 6th                   

Boothbay Harbor Fest
All day in Boothbay Harbor
Part of the Harbor Fest mission is to showcase these venues, and to help spread the good word to those who may not realize that Boothbay Harbor, Maine belongs on the radar for even the most seasoned music geeks!
Visit http://www.boothbayharborfest.com/ for more information.

Inspired Living Circle
5:30-7:30pm at Hustle and Flow
Together, we will gain clarity on who we most want to be and what we most wish to create in our lives; get clear on and release the inner and outer obstacles holding us back; gain support and encouragement on our paths, and build momentum to move forward in the direct…ion of our dreams and desires!
Visit http://www.robyntwiley.com/ for more information.

Vintage Motorcycle Meet
9am-3pm at Owls Head Transportation Museum
In addition to an assortment of classic, vintage and antique vehicles, an array of family activities will include demonstrations of vehicles from the Museum’s collection, free Model T rides and (weather permitting) antique aeroplane demonstrations. Remember, we fly our planes early, so try to get to the Museum in the morning to see our magnificent antique aircraft in action!
Visit http://owlshead.org/events for more information.

First Responder’s Appreciation Weekend
Funtown Splashtown USA
First responders (Police, Fire, EMS) receive FREE admission into the park and their immediate family will receive half price! Thank you for everything you do!
Visit http://https//www.funtownusa.com/ for more information.

Events for Monday September 7th              

Elena Jahn: A Collection of Life Work
5-8pm at Heron Point Gallery
Work by Monhegan Artist, Elena Jahn (1938-2014) will be on exhibit August and September. Opening reception is August 7, from 5-8pm. This show is in memory of an exceptional artist who left us too soon.
Visit http://www.heronpointstudio.com/ for more information.

b.good Comedy Club Night!
7:30-9:30 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.

Labor Day Breakfast Ride
7am at Kennebunkport Bicycle Company
Join the Maine Coast Cycling Club for the annual Labor Day Breakfast Ride! We start at the Kennebunkport Bicycle Company at 7:00am and ride about 25- 30 miles, arriving at the Seed and Bean in West Kennebunk about 8:45 for coffee and breakfast. Friends Spouses and Significant others are invited to join us. There is no charge for the ride, but there is no free breakfast.
Visit http://www.mainecoastcycling.com/ for more information.

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