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Mid Coast Senior College logo - Brunswick Downtown Association 01/09/18 - 01/09/19 at 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm

MSC Winter Wisdom - Johannes Brahms, “The Young Eagle”

Winter Wisdom – Johannes Brahms, “The Young Eagle”*
Mr. George Lopez is the Beckwith Artist-in-Residence at Bowdoin College and a familiar performer/lecturer in the Bath/Brunswick Community. He has received local and international acclaim for his artistry at the piano as well as his insight and depth of context for the works of many composers. He will perform excerpts by Brahms and discuss the conflicted relationship between the composer and his contemporary, Robert Schumann. Mr. Lopez is a graduate of the Hartt School of Music and received his Master’s Degree from the Sweelinck Conservatory, Amsterdam.
*At Unitarian Universalist Church, 1 Middle St., Brunswick, across from Curtis Memorial Library

Free event is sponsored by The Highlands, Topsham, ME. For more information, visit: https://midcoastseniorcollege.org/winter-wisdom/

maine state music theatre logo 02/19/18 - 02/18/19 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.

06/27/18 - 08/29/18 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Music on the Mall

Music on the Mall, Downtown Brunswick’s Summer Concert Series, presents FREE concerts Wednesday evenings at 6PM* throughout the summer on the Brunswick TownMOM text test new color 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.

**August 22nd Concert rescheduled to Thursday, August 23rd at 6 PM with Cilantro! 

Download the concert schedule here.
In the case of inclement weather, rain date performances will be held on Thursdays when available, check back for updates. 

Photos by The Tiffany Studio

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summer 2018 concert schedule:

DATEBAND/PERFORMER
June 26Cilantro - Classics from the past 50 years with blended harmonies and delicate instrumentation
July 3 Nikki Hunt Band - Pop Rock
July 10Ronda Dale - Patsy Cline Special
July 17Mes Amis - Gypsy Jazz
July 24Pat Colwell and the Soul Sensations - A powerful mix of Motown/Memphis Soul Music.
July 31JimmyJo & the Jumbol’Ayuhs - Cajun & Zydeco
August 7Delta Knights - Swing, Rock n' Roll, Blues
August 14Dirty McGurdy - Dance Music from the 50's on
August 21Maine State Music Theatre Night - Enjoy a variety of performers from MSMT's shows. Begins at 5:30!
August 28Three's Country - Country rock

 

 

 

 


07/09/18 - 08/27/18 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Strong Girls 8 Week Program for High School Girls

STRONG GIRL

A FREE 8-WEEK PROGRAM FOR LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS

Meets Mondays, July 9th through August 27th 9am-10am

PROGRAM INCLUDES:

  • Club Orientation
  • Weekly Group Class with a Personal Trainer
  • Partner & Team Friendly Workouts
  • Workout of the Week
  • Circuit & Interval Training
  • How to warm up and stretch
  • Unlimited Gym visits

Hurry, space is limited! Call today @ (207) 729-5544 for more details or to sign up!

07/10/18 - 08/31/18 at All Day

MSMT 60th Anniversary Exhibit

Pay a visit to the Curtis Memorial Library Collaboratory for MSMT’s 60th Anniversary exhibit. Check out Maine State Music Theatre history and memorabilia with a guided audio tour.

08/06/18 - 09/07/18 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Double Take: Art Exhibit by Judith & Burke Long

Points of View print artist Judith Long engages in a visual conversation with photographer husband Burke Long. DoubleTake opens August 6. On the 3rd floor, Beth Heron, Pat Hix and Carolyn Judson are joined by guest artist Middy Thomas for Flora, Fauna, and Beyond.

Reception:  Friday, August 10th, 5-7 pm.   

Gallery location and hours:  18 Pleasant Street;  9 am – 5 pm, Monday-Friday.

FMIpovartistsmaine.com; 207-373-9300

08/14/18 - 08/16/18 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Maine Ulster Scots Project Conference

During the week of August 14 – 18, 2018, the Maine Ulster Scots Project will be hosting a conference at Bowdoin College in Brunswick to celebrate 300 years of Scots-Irish growth and influence in the local area: Three Centuries of “Scotch-Irish” Heritage. This celebration will be capped off by the Highland Games at the Topsham Fairgrounds on Aug 18. We are anticipating between 150 and 200 registrations for the event from outside the area, including approximately 30 from Northern Ireland, and we want to encourage people to come early and stay late to visit the area.

For more information, including a daily schedule, visit: http://www.maineulsterscots.com.

08/16/18 at 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Animal Camp

Coastal Humane Society and Lincoln County Animal Shelter’s Animal Camp is  a fun and educational experience that is all animals all week long! Campers spend time each day interacting with  animals, hearing from shelter professionals, and taking part in fun activities that help animals and raise awareness about sheltering and other animal-related issues. Campers will not only learn about shelter pets, but also wildlife, farm, and even exotic animals!  Camps meet daily for one week and are offered to kids entering grades 1-2, 3-4, and 5-6.

For more information visit www.coastalhumanesociety.org/animalcamp

08/16/18 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Forest Bathing: Finding Mindfulness in Nature

Forest Bathing uses the meditative power of nature to heal. Bathe yourself in the calm and serenity of nature.Taking a walk in the woods is healing. In the 1980s, researchers of preventative health practices in Japan and South Korea began verifying the health benefits of spending time relaxing in the forest. The research on Forest Bathing show reduced stress hormones and stronger immune systems, better moods, faster healing and more energy in participants. We focus on maximizing those benefits by joining together mindfulness and Qigong techniques.

Join Cleo Wolf, Acupuncturist and former Buddhist monk, for this mindfulness based practice. Meet at Jade Integrated Health in Brunswick and take a short stroll through the woods to the Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust Labyrinth. Here participants will learn and practice usable mindfulness, meditation and qigong techniques.

Stay after the Forest Bathing event for gentle, restorative yoga class at Jade Integrated Health. Regular yoga class rates will apply ($15 for a drop-in).

These workshops and yoga classes are appropriate for all levels. Participants should feel comfortable walking on nature trails and standing for intermediate periods of time, chairs can be provided if needed.

Date:

June 11 at 5 pm

Theme: Thresholds. Open up to opportunities for conscious interaction and intentional creation of your own authenticity.

July 11 at 11 am

Theme: Simplicity. Leave technology behind and disengage the mind to be fully present.

August 16 at 11:30 am

Theme: Gentleness. Practice dropping expectations and allowing one’s self to just be.

Additional Details:

  • Wear clothing and footwear appropriate for a short walks in nature
  • All yoga class props and mats are provided for class
  • All classes are appropriate for all levels, including beginners
  • Rain dates will be 7 days after original scheduled session (6/18, 7/18 and 8/23)
  • No prior meditation or yoga experience is needed.
  • Registration is not required but high suggested

Investment: $10 Suggested Donation (proceeds will be donated to BTLT)

Register: www.jadeintegratedhealth.com/forest-bathing-2018

08/16/18 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Tea With Harriet

Tea With Harriet: Held the third Thursday of each month at 1 PM. Come have tea and celebrate the life and legacy of Harriet Beecher Stowe through an entertaining talk that highlights different topics relating to her writing, her family and her extraordinary life.  The event is free, but due to popularity, tickets are required, and are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
Log in to www.bowdoin/tea to reserve your spot or to add your name to the waiting list. Tickets become available on the third Thursday of each month for the follow month’s event.  Tea With Harriet is held at 63 Federal Street, Brunswick, in the home where Harriet Beecher Stowe lived and wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin.

The event is free and open to the public.

 

08/16/18 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Junior Development Tennis

Join Maine Pines for Junior Development Tennis, geared toward kids in Middle School and High School. Players will learn skills and drills, then take this to match play once a week. This is a great way to learn this lifetime sport.

There is currently a Groupon for 1/2 price on this offer, so check it out! we hope you will join us on Tuesdays, Thursdays (and in the fall, Fridays), for Junior Tennis at Maine Pines!

Call 729-8433 FMI. Thank you!

08/16/18 at 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Yoga for Cancer

Yoga for Cancer helps cancer patients develop a better sense of wellbeing, stimulate the immune system, and increase flexibility and strength. It is offered by Maine Pines Racquet & Fitness and the Mid Coast Center for Community Health & Wellness.

This program is designed to limit stress, reduce fatigue, and promote healing. Yoga can improve the symptoms of cancer and cancer treatment, while helping patients cope. Benefits include a decrease in fatigue, pain, and anxiety as well as an increase in appetite, better quality sleep, and improved bone density.

For more information or to register, please call Maine Pines Racquet & Fitness at (207) 729-8433.

08/16/18 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Trivia Night at Flight Deck Brewing

Snag the couches or gather your team around a table – trivia night has arrived at Flight Deck, every Thursday from 6-8pm!

Prizes will be awarded to the winning teams.

FOOD –> Portland Pie Company, Brunswick will be taking orders online or by phone, w/ free delivery to the Tasting Room. Order ahead of time or browse the menus when you get here.

NOTE: It’s a known fact that trivia is 1000% better with beer. Drink and guess responsibly.

Trivia Night at Flight Deck Brewing

08/16/18 at 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Karaoke Night

Its Karaoke Nights on Thursday’s at O’Donoghue’s so bring your friends for a night of fun and remember eventually we’re all good singers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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