06/28/17 - 07/15/17 at 12:00 am
Frank Loesser’s celebrated musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway is considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy.
Set in a mythical New York City, Guys and Dolls tells the tale one Nathan Detroit – a guy who needs a venue for his “permanently established floating craps game.” Nathan’s best venue has just fallen through and he needs a chunk of change to underwrite an alternative option. For this he turns to Sky Masterson, a high roller who will bet on anything if the bet is fair and the stakes are high enough. Desperate for a sure thing, Nathan bets Sky that he can’t get a date with Sarah Brown, the earnest proprietor of the Save-a-Soul mission.
Things don’t quite go as planned, of course, though everything turns out just fine (as long as you consider two marriages, a trip to Havana, some saucy hot box numbers and a church mission turned into a gambling den to be “just fine”). Along the way you are treated to some of composer Frank Loesser’s most memorable Broadway tunes, including “Sit Down You’re Rocking the Boat,” “I’ve Never Been in Love Before,” and the show-stopping “Luck be a Lady.”
06/28/17 - 08/30/17 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Music on the Mall, Downtown Brunswick’s Summer Concert Series, presents FREE concerts Wednesday evenings at 6 PM throughout the summer on the Brunswick Town Mall (Green- see map). Grab a blanket or chair, bring your family and friends, order a picnic dinner or dine at a local Brunswick restaurant, then relax and enjoy great music. FREE Admission.
Summer 2017 concert schedule:
All concerts start at 6 PM unless except for Children’s Night (5 PM).
07/03/17 - 07/28/17 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Points of View Art Gallery presents Over and Under in July – two sides of the same coin yielding different perspectives. 14 Points of View Artists show interpretations of these perspectives in a range of media in the main gallery. Jackie Melissas and Ann Slocum are Exploring the 3rd Dimension in the third floor gallery. The second floor gallery hosts Barbara Snapp and her Images of Ireland. Reception: Friday, July 14, 5-7 pm. Gallery: 18 Pleasant Street; 9 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday. FMI: povartistsmaine.com; 373-9300.
07/10/17 - 09/11/17 at All Day
Registration for Fall 2017 classes offered by Midcoast Senior College opens! Thirty-five classes from 5 weeks to 8 weeks and ranging in topic from literature to history to arts and more! For more information, go to: midcoastseniorcollege.org/fall-2017-courses
07/15/17 at 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Ford Driving Skills for Life free hands-on clinics help newly licensed drivers (teens with a learners permit or license) improve their skills in four key areas that are critical factors in more than 60% of vehicle crashes, including: Hazard Recognition, Vehicle Handling, Speed and Space Management. There also is a comprehensive section on Distracted and Impaired Driving.
This half day course is intended for newly licensed drivers to practice these skills in a safe, controlled environment, with professional instructors sitting next to them. This clinic is the next step beyond traditional driver education courses and a valuable next step in the learning process. Vehicles will be provided for this training.
In order to attend a Ford Driving Skills for Life hands-on clinic participants must have either their learners permit or driver’s license. The program is FREE of cost and vehicles will be provided to use during the event. Parents and guardians are strongly encouraged to attend the clinic and learn alongside participants. There will also be an information session for parents.
Two days and times are offered: July 15 & 16 at 7:30 AM and 1:00 PM
07/15/17 at 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
This year’s 5-week summer dance session will run July 10 – August 12, and features our popular preballet, ballet/tap combo, ballet, modern and tap classes for ages 2 through adult. And new this summer, we are happy to be able to offer:
Hip Hop FUNdamentals! – Focusing on the basics of hip hop dance for dancers age 8-12. Students will learn about improvisation, popping, locking, breakdancing and other fundamental styles that make up hip hop dance culture. High energy and fun!
Making Dances – An opportunity for dancers age 8-12 to explore different choreographic concepts as a means to creating their own works. In-studio performance for family and friends at the end of the final class!
Newsies Jr – A high energy musical theater dance class for ages 8-12, featuring a final performance outside Bowdoin College’s Pickard Theater before Maine State Music Theatre’s August 9 production of Newsies!
*please email to confirm availability before sending in a registration*
07/15/17 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Please join us for a celebration of 45 wonderful years and a screening of the Young Company Documentary by Jeff Fischer.
Drinks and appetizers will be available, plus the announcement of our 2017-18 season!
Please let us know if you are coming at 729-8584 or firstname.lastname@example.org
07/15/17 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bill Green of Bill Green’s Maine, a long time feature on WCSH6 (NBC’s Portland Affiliate) will include a segment on the 300th Anniversary of Brunswick’s First Parish Church’s (FPC) on his show that will be aired on Saturday, July 15, 2017, at 7 p.m.
Bill Green was in Brunswick filming the segment that features Rev. Mary Baard, Senior Pastor of FPC, John Cross, Bowdoin and Brunswick historian, and Mildred Jones, FPC Historian. Discussed in the taping was the long history of the church, the many notable people who have attended or spoken at First Parish, and the church’s rich history with both Brunswick and Bowdoin College.
For further information call First Parish Church at 729-7331
Bill Green will return to Brunswick and the historic sanctuary of First Parish Church on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. but, this time, will be hosted by the Brunswick Downtown Association (BDA) as part of it Breakfast Speaker Series. The BDA will be inviting the general public to this event to meet Bill Green and hear highlights of the many Maine places, and people that he has experienced along the way. For further information call the BDA at 729-4439.
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