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LONGFELLOW DAYS 2018: COMMUNITY POETRY READING, 10 a.m., The Highlands, Georgetown Parlor, Maine Lodge, 30 Governors Way, Topsham. An informal gathering, facilitated by poets Ted and Ruth Bookey. Open to all. Refreshments. FMI, visit



ESSENTIALS OF COLLEGE PLANNING, 9 a.m. (University College Bath/Brunswick, Orion Hall, 12 Sewall St., Brunswick) and 11:30 a.m. (Southern Midcoast Career Center, 275 Bath Road, Brunswick). Free workshops on college planning for adults age 19 and older. To register or FMI, call (800) 281-3703 or visit

ALZHEIMER’S/DEMENTIA SUPPORT GROUP, 9:45-11:15 a.m., Thornton Hall, Mid Coast Senior Health, 56 Baribeau Dr., Brunswick. For all who are supporting individuals facing the challenges of Alzheimer’s or other dementias. FMI, call (207) 729-8571.

ON DECK: EDUCATIONAL PASSAGES— LITTLE BOAT, BIG WORLD, 10:30- 11:30 a.m., Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath. A winter educational series covering maritime topics every Tuesday, through March 13. Each installment will include a hands-on element and refreshments will be provided. Advance tickets are $5 for members and $8 for non-members; at the door, tickets are $7.50 for members and $10.50 for non-members. FMI or to purchase advance tickets, call (207) 443-1316 or visit

BATH GARDEN CLUB, noon, Grace Episcopal Church, 1100 Washington St., Bath. A talk by Lorie Costigan of Glendarragh Lavender Farm in Camden; a short business meeting will follow. All are welcome to attend. FMI, call (207) 666-3078.

LUNCH WITH FRIENDS, noon, Bailey Island Union Church, 2141 Harpswell Islands Road, Bailey Island. Free and open to all ages. To volunteer to cook a dish or help setup, contact Surrey Hardcastle at (207) 833-0092 or

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS BATH/BRUNSWICK, noon, St. Mary’s Church, 144 Lincoln St., Bath.

YOUNG CRITICS, 5 p.m., Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham. An ongoing book discussion group for students in grades 4 and 5; pizza dinner. Registration require. FMI, call (207) 725-1727 or visit

MERRYMEETING BAY CHAPTER OF TROUT UNLIMITED MEETING, 5:30 p.m., Joshua’s Tavern, 123 Maine St., Brunswick. Open to the public. Speaker Dave Huntress will discuss the impacts of dam removals in Maine. FMI, contact Brad Swanson at (207) 725-0672 or w_

WOMEN MAKE MOVIES SERIES: ‘THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT,’ 6:30 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath. All eight films in the series were directed by women. Admission and refreshments free. FMI, call (207) 443-5141 or visit

BRUNSWICK TOASTMASTERS CLUB, 6:30-8 p.m., 8 Venture Ave., Brunswick. Visitors welcome. FMI, call (207-241-2294 or visit

NOR’EASTERS BARBERSHOP CHORUS REHEARSAL, 7 p.m., Bath United Methodist Church, 340 Oak Grove Avenue, Bath. Men of all ages who like to sing are welcome. 542-7229.


FREE COMMUNITY MEAL, 5-6 p.m., Pathway Vineyard Church, 2 Columbus Dr., Brunswick. FMI, contact



BABY AND ME, 10-11 a.m., Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Dr., Freeport. A social time for babies and their caregivers; infant toys and music available. Free and open to the public; adult supervision required. FMI, call (207) 865-3307 or visit

AARP MAINE COFFEE, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Coastal Landing Retirement Community, 142 Neptune Sr., Brunswick Landing, Brunswick. Speaker topic: “The Impact of Maine Legislation on Mid-coast Seniors 50+.” Coffee and cookies. FMI, call Sandy at (207) 751-4561 or email

‘THE SECOND HALF OF ANDREW WYETH’S LIFE,’ 2:30-3:30 p.m., The Lincoln Home, 22 River Road, Newcastle. Local historian Jerry Wiles will give a presentation. FMI, contact Rhonda at (207) 563-3350 or

TEEN COOKING CLASS, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Now You’re Cooking, 49 Front St., Bath. This joint program with Patten Free Library is open to teens in grades 7-12; pre-registration required and limited to eight participants. Registrants must live in library service area and have a valid library card. FMI or to register, call (207) 443-5141 ext. 12 or email

BEGINNING BIRDING BASICS: BINOCULARS AND FIELD GUIDES, 6-7 p.m., Patten Free Library, Community Room, 33 Summer St., Bath. Freeport Wild Bird Supply’s DereK Lovitch will give a presentation. Free; registration requested at (207) 442-8400 or

FOOD ADDICTS IN RECOVERY ANONYMOUS, 7 p.m., Topsham Medical Building, 4 Horton Place, Topsham. 528-5550.

LONGFELLOW DAYS 2018: WE SALUTE YOU!, 7 p.m., The Brunswick Inn, 165 Park Row, Brunswick. A public read-in of the “looking back” poem, “Moritori Salutamos,” which Longfellow wrote for the 50th reunion of his Bowdoin College graduating class. FMI, visit



FOOD ADDICTS IN RECOVERY ANONYMOUS, 9 a.m., First Parrish Cong. Church, 40 Main St., Freeport. 838- 8991.

THURSDAY HIKERS, 9 a.m., locations vary. Weekly Thursday outings geared to active seniors. FMI, visit

BATH AREA FAMILY YMCA ANNUAL MEMBER MEETING, 6-8 p.m., Maine Maritime Museum, Washington Street, Bath. Family and Volunteer of the Year awards will be presented, and outstanding community members will be recognized. Hors d’oeuveres will be served; cash bar. Cost is $15 per person. RSVP by calling (207) 443-4112 or emailing by Friday, Feb. 16.

T.O.P.S. MEETING (TAKING OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY), weigh-in 6- 6:40p.m., followed by meeting. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 330 Maine St., Brunswick. For more information, call 729-6400.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY BRUNSWICK, 6-8 p.m., 2 Columbus Drive, Brunswick. Dinner provided at no cost. A Christ-centered recovery program for anyone struggling with hurts, habits, hang-ups or addiction.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS MEETING, 7 p.m., St. Paul’s Church, Brunswick.



TEEN ART WORKSHOPS, 10-11:30 and noon to 1:30 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath. Cartoonist and professional illustrator Vance Bessey will offer two art workshops for teens — “Drawing Manga Style” from 10-11:30 a.m., followed by “Create an Anime Cel” from noon to 1:30 p.m. Both are free for students in grades 6-12, and students may register for one or both. To register, call (207) 443-5141 or email

LUNCH WITH FRIENDS, noon, Orr’s Island Schoolhouse, 1579 Harpswell Islands Road, Orr’s Island. Free and open to all ages. To volunteer to cook a dish or help setup, contact Carolyn Perow at (207) 208-0385 or

3RD ANNUAL FRIDAY OF THE FORCE, 1-2:30 p.m., Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham. Star Wars-themed snacks, crafts and activities. All ages. FMI, call (207) 725- 1727 or visit

WINTER CARNIVAL FUNDRAISER, 5:30 p.m., Neighborhood United Church of Christ, 798 Washington St., Bath. A fundraiser for the Neighborhood Cafe and open mic. Enjoy gumbo, local talent and “Art for Fire” by John Steinquist. No charge, but donations gladly accepted.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY GROUP MEETING, 6 p.m., Freedom Fellowship, Wiscasset. On Rt. 1, across from Norm’s Used Cars. 344-8660.

FOLK DANCE BRUNSWICK, 6:30-9 p.m., People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunwsick. Many dances are taught, no partner needed. Music and dance from around the world. $5 donation. All are welcome. 200-7577.

LONGFELLOW DAYS 2018: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, HENRY!, 7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 1 Middle St., Brunswick. A poetry open mic event, open to all. Birthday cake. FMI, visit

FCS FOURTH FRIDAY JUST DESSERTS: CRABAPPLE JAM, 6:30 p.m., Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St., Freeport. Admission is $5 at the door, includes concert, desserts, and coffee, tea or water. Donations accepted for musicians. Proceeds benefit Freeport Community Services.

‘THE EARLY EVENING SHOW,’ 7:30 p.m., Franco Center, Heritage Hall, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. Created by Mike Miclon, the show features stand-up comedy, sketches, juggling and more. Admission is $15. Tickets may be purchased at the door, or in advance at or (207) 689-2000.


LENTEN HADDOCK SUPPER, 5-6:30 p.m., St. Charles Borromeo Church, 132 McKeen St., Brunswick. Menu includes haddock, mashed potatoes, green beans or corn, coleslaw, rolls, beverage and dessert; cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children. Pizza also available, and includes beverage and dessert; cost is $5 for adults, $3 for children. Benefits Oasis Free Clinic.

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