Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Southern Maine Events Calendar
July 21st to July 27th

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 Tuesday July 21st             

Armed Forces/Military Appreciation
All day at Kittery Premium Outlets
Members of the military, veterans and their families can show their IDs at the on-site Information Center all year long to receive a free VIP Coupon Book!
Visit http://www.premiumoutlets.com/ for more information.

Couch Surfers Meet!
7-10pm at b.good – Portland
This weekly meetup group is going to be a place where you can make connections with other locals and/or visitors, swap travel stories, get advice, start building your profile referrals and more!
Visit http://www.bgood.com/portland/ for more information.

Gazebo Concert Series
7pm at The Gazebo at City Park
33 Summer Street in Bath
Come enjoy a summer evening of community and music outdoors as Main Street Bath presents this series of Free Concerts each Tuesday & Friday at 7:00 pm.
Visit http://https//visitbath.com/ for more information.

Events for Wednesday July 22nd              

Paddleboard Yoga
6-7:30pm at Portland Paddle
If you enjoy yoga and you like being on the water, you’ll probably have a blast trying out SUP Yoga at the East End Beach this summer. You don’t need to be an expert yogi or an expert paddler. All experience levels are welcome.
Visit http://portlandpaddle.net/sup-yoga/ for more information.

Tai Chi Chih/qigong with Raymond Reid
10-11am at Congress Square Park
Tai Chi Chih is a qigong system created by Justin Stone, a Tai Chi Chuan master. It is a non martial system whose focus is on relaxation. It consists of 19 movements and one pose. There are many benefits including better balance and lower blood pressure.
Visit http://congresssquarepark.org/events/ for more information.

Junior League of Portland New Member Meet & Greet
5-7pm at Rising Tide Brewery
Mingle with current members and discover how joining the Junior League can help you gain leadership skills, make new friends, and give back to the community.
Visit http://www.jlpmaine.org/ for more information.

Lost Skills Workshop: Knot-Tying
5:30-6:30pm at the Maine Historical Society
Try your hand at knot-tying with instructors from the local Coast Guard Auxiliary.
Visit http://www.mainehistory.org/ for more information.

Bellydance Class
6-7:15 at Bright Star World Dance
Delve into movement, musicality, and tradition in a warm and supportive environment. Learn to move in a whole new way this summer!
Visit http://www.rosanoreen.com/ of more information

Shakespeare’s Stories
6-7pm at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine
Discover a shipwreck, find a witch’s spell, and meet a donkey who was once a man! In our summer production of Shakespeare’s Stories, we will perform shortened adaptations of The Tempest, Macbeth, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream and discover the magic of Shakespeare’s original language.
Visit http://www.kitetails.org/ for more information.

Events for Thursday July 23rd            

Brown Bag Lunch Forum: Marketing with Instagram and Facebook
12-1pm at Peloton Labs
795 Congress Street in Portland
Portland Buy Local is hosting a brown bag lunch forum on using social media to market your local business. Charlie Fox of Maine Surfers Union will share his experiences marketing his Portland business using Instagram, and Erin Kiley will share her experiences using Facebook to market her business, Portland Flea-for-All.
Visit http://www.portlandbuylocal.org/ for more information.

Opening Reception: Thomas Moser: Legacy in Wood
5-7pm at the Maine College of Art
This Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art retrospective is the first exhibition to examine the central importance of Thomas Moser to the world of fine furniture craftsmanship.
Visit http://www.meca.edu/ica for more information.

Paddleboard Yoga
6-7:30pm at Portland Paddle
If you enjoy yoga and you like being on the water, you’ll probably have a blast trying out SUP Yoga at the East End Beach this summer. You don’t need to be an expert yogi or an expert paddler. All experience levels are welcome.
Visit http://portlandpaddle.net/sup-yoga/ for more information.

Midcoast Music Festival
6:30pm at Round Top Farm
3 Round Top Lane in Damariscotta
The Damariscotta River Association’s Midcoast Music Fest – a Summer Concert Series – three concerts in July, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. in Darrows Barn, DRA Round Top Farm, Damariscotta, featuring Ghost of Paul Revere, Stream Reggae, The Mallett Brothers Band and David Mallett and more. Maine’s best music, food, beer and oysters in the Darrows Barn, one of the region’s most memorable performance spaces. These events support the conservation and education work of the Damariscotta River Association.
Visit http://www.midcoastmusicfest.com/ for more information.

Events for Friday July 24th          

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.

Ice Cream Train
4-8pm at the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum
Our popular Ice Cream Train returns this summer! Enjoy a beautiful evening train ride along Casco Bay and an ice cream treat on us! Visitors can take a ride aboard our historic train, visit the museum, and enjoy a scoop of ice cream while supplies last.
Visit http://www.mainenarrowgauge.org/ for more information.

Roochie Toochie and the Ragtime Shepherd Kings
7-9pm at Mayo Street Arts
Roochie Toochie and the Ragtime Shepherd Kings are a unique and engaging 5 member ensemble who have revived the best and weirdest songs from Tin Pan Alley days, and perform them on a variety of instruments including violin, ukelele, and found objects including a tuned set of squeaky toy rubber pigs.
Visit http://mayostreetarts.org/ for more information.

Sarah Knock Exhibition at Greenhut Galleries
5-7pm at Greenhut Galleries
Sarah Knock, best known for her unique interpretations of the Maine Coast, is exhibiting her ninth solo show at Greenhut Galleries. Her oil paintings are interpretations based on a strong sense of composition, color relationships, and patterns.
Visit http://www.greenhutgalleries.com/ for more information.

Vivid Motion Present’s “From The Top”
7:30pm at St Lawrence Arts Center
Featuring favorite dances from Vivid Motion’s 12 years!
Visit http://vividmotion.org/ for more

Events for Saturday July 25th          

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

Paddleboarding Lesson at the East End Beach
8:30-10:30am at Portland Paddle
Learn to paddleboard and experience gliding across the waters of Casco Bay! This two-hour course with an expert instructor teaches you the basics of stand-up paddleboarding, a sport that’s great both for exploring Maine’s waterways and for getting a core workout.
Visit http://portlandpaddle.net/ for more information.

Hamlet by William Shakespeare
6:30pm at Congress Square Park
Special presentation of Fenix Theatre Company/FREE Shakespeare in the Park in Congress Square Park! Please bring a blanket, chair, picnic goodies and a lot of friends…. The show will run for about an hour and a half.
Visit http://congresssquarepark.org/events/ for more information.

b.good Music Night!
7-9pm at b.good – Portland
Come see some of the best local music Portland has to offer.
Visit http://www.bgood.com/portland/ for more information.

Tri For A Cure – Expo Day
10am-2pm outside the Culinary Arts building on the SMCC Campus.
Each year, the Tri for a Cure race site is a flurry of activity as participants arrive to pick up their registration packet and rack their bikes. Participants, be sure you bring a photo ID to pick up your race packet! To make the day more fun, we invite local vendors to join us at the Expo.
Visit http://triforacure.org/ for more information.

Vivid Motion Present’s “From The Top”
2:30pm & 7:30pm at St Lawrence Arts Center
Featuring favorite dances from Vivid Motion’s 12 years
Visit http://vividmotion.org/ for more information.

Events for Sunday July 26th             

Tri For A Cure – Race Day
Kicking off at 5am (see website for schedule).
The Tri for a Cure is an unique opportunity for women to engage in the fight against cancer here in Maine. Our triathletes share a unique bond; some are cancer survivors, others are racing in support of their loved ones, but all of them share the desire to create a cancer-free Maine.
Visit http://triforacure.org/ for more information.

Benefit Motorcycle Ride
Registration starts at 8:30 at Hanna’s Tavern in Sanford
324 Country Club Road
Christmas in July / Toys For Tots to benefit local national guard army kids. The ride starts at Hanna’s Tavern and ends with a pot luck dinner at the VFW lodge on School Street.
Sponsored by – Have A Heart Victory Ride
Call 386-264-4071 for more information.

Shakespeare’s Stories
2pm at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine
Shakespeare’s Stories features shortened adaptations of three famous Shakespeare plays and is part of our summer Shakespeare Project, proving its never too early (or too late!) to learn some Shakespeare!
Visit http://kitetails.org/ for more information.

Sea Kayak to Fort Gorges
9:30am-12:30pm at Portland Paddle
Cutter Street in Portland
Fort Gorges, a Civil-War-era granite fort surrounded by water, is one of the most fascinating spots in Casco Bay, and it’s only accessible by small boat. This three-hour guided sea kayak trip with Portland Paddle offers a chance to paddle to the fort for some exploration.
Visit http://portlandpaddle.net/ for more information.

Open Farm Day
12-4:30pm at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village
Featured activities of the day include guided tours of the 1830 barns by Brother Arnold Hadd, tractor-drawn wagon rides, honey bee display and hives, tours of the Shakers’ historic herb gardens, and traditional craft demonstrations: woodcarving, blacksmithing, yarn spinning, chair seat weaving, “Lamb to Loom” demonstration, rug hooking, tin-type photography demonstration. Bake sale and plant sale. Barbeque lunch plates.
Visit http://maineshakers.com/ for more information.

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

Events for Monday July 27th

MFA Visiting Artist Summer Lecture Series 2015: Chunghie Lee
5:30 at the Maine College of Art
Chunghie Lee is a fiber artist and writer whose study of Pojagi: Korean Traditional Wrapping Cloths, has inspired wall pieces, sculptures and wearable work. She lectures at RISD and abroad in universities Seoul, Korea including and Evtek Institute of Art & Design, Finland.
Visit http://www.meca.edu/ for more information.

Opera at the Mansion
5:30-7:30pm at Victoria Mansion
Please join us for the fifth annual Opera at the Mansion, an evening of extraordinary singing presented by PORTopera in the glorious stair hall of Victoria Mansion in Portland. Before and after the concert, enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres, wine, and cocktails, and delight in the Mansion’s historic interiors, which were painted by an Italian artist who also decorated America’s first opera house in 1833.
Visit http://www.portopera.org/ for more information.

Armed Forces/Military Appreciation
All Day at Kittery Premium Outlets
Members of the military, veterans and their families can show their IDs at the on-site Information Center all year long to receive a free VIP Coupon Book!
Visit http://www.premiumoutlets.com/ for more information.

Story Walk
10-11am at Pineland Farms
15 Farm View Drive in New Gloucester
Join us on Monday mornings for a 1-mile stroll on our trails stopping to read along the way.
Visit http://www.pinelandfarms.org/ for more information.

 

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