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09/05/18 - 12/05/18 at All Day

Independence Asscociation Fall Fitness Challenge

Join a team and get your fall fitness on with Independence Association!

We’re walking 362 miles from Ft Kent to Kittery this fall … Walk or sponsor walkers! Proceeds will buy fitness equipment for our new building at 3 Industrial Parkway, opening next year.

maine state music theatre logo 09/14/18 - 02/28/19 at 12:00 am

Become a SUPER SUBSCRIBER at MSMT!

MSMT logoFor the first time EVER, you can subscribe to all three of our stage series including Main Stage, Monday Performance Series and Theatre for Young Audiences!

For more information on these subscriptions visit www.msmt.org or call the Box Office at 207-725-8769.

09/24/18 - 11/05/18 at 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Living Well with Diabetes presented by Healthy Living for ME

Six-week free workshop open to individuals living with diabetes and their caregivers, friends and family. Developed by Stanford University, participants learn variety of day-to-day management skills to manage diabetes and manage and/or increase life’s activities in order to lead active and fulfilling lives.

Free. Registration required. FMI or to register call 1-800-639-1553 or email jfortin@spectrumgenerations.org.

09/28/18 - 10/14/18 at 12:00 am

SEAL at The Theater Project

SEAL will be onstage at The Theater Project September 28th through October 14th.  Performance times are Thursday – Saturday at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2:00 pm.

Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and students, $10 for children (12 and under); Thursday shows are always Pay-What-You-Want. Tickets are available anytime at theaterproject.com or by calling the box office at 207-729-8584.  

The Theater Project in Brunswick is excited to open their new season with the world premiere of SEAL an original play written by Clay Graybeal and directed by Michael Rafkin.  This theatrical thriller will have audiences questioning whether lead character Greg Scott is the victim of a government conspiracy or whether he is one of the most deadly men in the world; the staff at the Cumberland Clinic search for answers but each new discovery, in a race against time, only intensifies the mystery.  Author Clay Graybeal is a Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of New England. His career, spanning more than thirty years, concentrates on training students and practitioners in the fields of mental health and substance abuse treatment. Speaking about SEAL, Graybeal reveals that “a good thriller should not be a spectacle but should examine real issues. We remember characters that we care about.” SEAL audiences are kept in suspense as to whether the main character is unreasonably mistrustful of his own government or if he is involved in complicit, covert operations.  Graybeal asks, “When do you call out or stand up to corruption? And what do you do when you discover that you have been manipulated? There is often a seed of truth, or a precipitating event that may be a real cause for concern. It’s not always true, but worth investigating to find out.” SEAL joins a list of other productions that Graybeal has written, including plays THE CALLING and SHADOW SOULS. The Rocky Coast Radio Theater Group has performed his Tumbledown Valley and It’s A Wicked Good Life, both of which were broadcast on Maine Public Radio.

09/28/18 - 09/30/18 at 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Green Woods Roots and Culture Revival

Green Woods Roots & Culture Revival Is-

A Reggae (and Biofuel) Powered Celebration + Feast featuring opportunities for recreation and education including Local Food and Goods, Permaculture & Living Soil demos, Craft Beer and Herbal Medicines. 

A plethora of activities to enjoy on site include Disc Golf, Sea Kayak rentals, a Yoga Workshop, a full playground and games for kids & adults; Corn Hole, Ludo (a Jamaican board game similar to Sorry), Healing Arts & Eco Awareness plus a Beer Garden & more.

Celebrating the bounty of the Maine harvest with a Friday evening dinner in a New England & Caribbean fusion style. Featuring locally grown foods prepared for your enjoyment by Maine based contemporary chefs.

Musical headliners will be coming in live and direct from Jamaica as well as from around New England. Performances will range from reggae and adjacent genres (ska, world, dancehall, etc.) to acoustic Americana. Featuring some of the best selectors (reggae djs) from around the region spinning your favorites from today alongside the classic tunes of yesteryear.

Thomas Point Beach has been the long time home to a world renowned Bluegrass Festival and we hope to share with you the same passion for high quality live entertainment amongst friendly folks, creating long lasting connections and positive vibrations for all.

The new venue will be seaside & much nearer services as well as highway, train, airport access to those traveling from near or far. We will be expanding on our vibes significantly this year thanks to the location and the extended weekend format. We hope to see you there, feeling Irie on the beach side!

Line-Up announcements this week! Tickets on sale now through our website!

09/29/18 at 12:00 am

Adult Tennis 123 Program

Have you always wanted to learn the lifetime sport of tennis? Or, did you used to play and you would like to come back? This is the clinic for you! Tennis 123 at Maine Pines is a great way to learn all the strokes in a 3 week session. You will also get free weekend court time and a free cardio tennis class. The class will meet (your choice) one of the following: Tuesdays 9-10 am, Wednesdays 6-7  pm, or Saturdays 10-11am. Come for 3 weeks on your chosen session to learn this great sport! We have rackets you can borrow as well.

There is a coupon for this clinic, valued at $55, on Groupon for less than 1/2 price. To register, email ag4tennis@yahoo.com or call 729-8433. We hope you will join us on the courts!

09/29/18 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Mind-Body Connection: An Introduction to Yoga Therapy

Join one of Maine’s most qualified yoga therapists, Anne Esguerra, c-IYAT certified Yoga Therapist and Phoenix Rising School of Yoga Therapy faculty mentor, for this 2 hour yoga therapy workshop. This style of yoga therapy combines physical awareness and mental awareness to gain a greater sense of what’s happening in your own personal experience right now.

Once you learn more about what happens inside your personal experience the possibilities are endless. Some people gain more insight about life and relationships, while others find new awarenesses about habits/behaviors and even discover NEW capacities inside themselves of peace, strength & empowerment.

No matter the challenges or transitions you are facing right now, this workshop is a step toward understanding yourself better, finding ways to support yourself and perhaps even connecting with others facing similar challenges or transitions.

Ready to find out what’s happening now?

09/29/18 - 09/30/18 at 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Fall Aboard Festival

A two-day festival celebrating everything fall-related! On September 29 & 30, we’ll be having music, games, treats, and, best of all, new beer! More details to come, so keep your eyes peeled.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
BEER RELEASES
-Rye Wing Rye Porter
-Pilot’s Porridge Milk Stout
-Bourbon Barrel-Aged Cinnamon Sky
and more…

Zealous Bellus will be playing starting at 5PM, so stick around!

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
YARD GAMES, TREATS, AND SO MUCH MORE.
A day to bring the whole family – stuff for kids and adults to enjoy!

Pejepscot Station will be playing from 2-5PM for some late afternoon tunes.

09/29/18 at 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Pihcintu Chorus Concert

The Pihcintu Chorus is a multi-national refugee and immigrant girls’ chorus based in Portland, Maine.  It was started by songwriter Con Fullam as a way to help restart the young lives of kids who had seen too much of war, famine, and refugee camps.   These amazing young people have performed all over the United States, including the White House and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.  There are lots of videos on YouTube if you’re curious, but hearing them in person and meeting them afterward is nothing short of inspiring.  They are fabulous!

Family Ministries at St. Paul’s is organizing special 45-minute pre-concert activities on the same afternoon (2:30-3:15) for students and their families.  The vision for these crucial minutes with the young people (and hopefully parents as well, especially if the students are on the young side) will be a conversation about how they can be open and welcoming to our guests who come from a variety of different countries, ones very different from ours.  Please call the church office at 207-725-5342 if you wish to participate in the pre-concert activities so we can have enough supplies for everyone.

There will be a reception following the concert, at which you can meet and talk with the members of the group.   We hope you can join us for a very special and unforgettable afternoon.  A free-will offering will be taken, all of which will benefit the Pihcintu Chorus.
St. Paul's Church concert poster

09/29/18 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

UUCB Concerts for a Cause: ELLIS PAUL Returns

Back by popular demand, Ellis Paul, one of Maine’s most lauded singer-songwriters, will perform again for the Concerts for a Cause series on September 29th at 7:30 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick.  Two-thirds of all proceeds will be donated to two local charities: The Gathering Place and The Brunswick Teen Center.

Born and raised in Aroostook County, Paul has a literate, provocative and urbanely romantic folk-pop style that helped ignite the folk revival of the 1990’s. Not only has Paul won 14 Boston Music Awards, but he is an artist/cartoonist, has published 3 books, played thousands of shows and released 19 albums and a documentary film.  His pop music songs have appeared in movies and on television, bridging the gap between the modern folk sound and the populist traditions of Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger.  In 2015 Paul was invited to give the commencement address at the University of Maine and was given an honorary doctorate.

As Roberta B. Schwartz states in her review in the Folk and Acoustic Music Exchange, “Ellis Paul is one of the best singer/songwriters of his generation. And for many of us he is the face of contemporary folk music—few are as smart, as literate and as poetic as Paul.”

Indeed, he is all that, and in a very real sense, even more. He’s an observer, a philosopher, and an astute storyteller who shares with his listeners the life lessons he’s learned, and in turn, life lessons they ought to heed as well. By affirming and defining who he is, Ellis Paul affirms and uncovers the essence of us all.

Tickets: $20 in advance, $22 at the door. Available at the church office (729-8515), at Gulf of Maine Books (729-5083), or ONLINE at https://uucbellis.brownpapertickets.com/

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