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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.

01/22/19 - 04/21/19 at 12:00 am

Dogs at Work in the North - Photo Exhibit

Dogs have been working companions to Inuit for over 1000 years, yet social and environmental changes are threatening their place in Inuit society. This photo exhibit examines past and contemporary use of dogs.

02/03/19 - 02/27/19 at All Day

Longfellow Days 2019

LONGFELLOW DAYS 2019
A LITERARY LEGACY
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was inspired by earlier poets, both international and local, and his influence on those who followed him was enormous. For our fifteenth year of Longfellow Days, we expand our lens to look at some other 19th-century poets from Maine – some well-known, and others perhaps too easily forgotten.

Sunday, February 3, 1:00 PM • THE COURSEN READINGS, PART ONE
Many superb writers have graced Brunswick and its vicinity through the years. We feature twelve of them in a four-part Sunday series named for the late poet and Longfellow Days’ friend, Herbert Coursen. Each has been nominated by a poet from a prior year. We begin with Dawn Potter, Judith Robbins, and Reid Urban. Refreshments. Fireplace Room, Curtis Memorial Library

Thursday, February 7, 10:30 AM • COMMUNITY POETRY READING AT THORNTON OAKS
This informal gathering is open to everyone, so please bring and share a poem (your own or another’s). Refreshments. Merrymeeting Room, Thornton Oaks, 25 Thornton Way (off Baribeau Drive)

Friday, February 8, 6:30 PM (snow date, February 9) • ANTICIPATING MAINE’S BICENTENNIAL
As we look ahead to Longfellow Days 2020 and a focus on Maine’s 200th birthday, University of Maine Professor Liam Riordan will offer perspectives on Maine Statehood, including the role of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s relatives in that history. In partnership with the Pejepscot Historical Society. Unitarian Universalist Church, 1 Middle Street

Sunday, February 10, 1:00 PM • THE COURSEN READINGS, PART TWO
Maine poets Mike Bove, Colin Cheney, and Cyndle Plaisted Rials are featured. Refreshments. Fireplace Room, Curtis Memorial Library

Sunday, February 10, 4:00 PM • IN THE POET’S PARLOUR
John Babin, author and visitor services manager for the Maine Historical Society’s Wadsworth-Longfellow House, will offer two talks on Longfellow’s literary relationships. The first, this evening, will discuss HWL’s connections with the Fireside poets and writers such as Nathaniel Hawthorne. Unitarian Universalist Church, 1 Middle Street

Saturday, February 16, 11:00 AM • FAMILY MORNING AT THE MOVIES: CAPTAIN JANUARY
Yes, we’re showing a Shirley Temple movie! That’s because Captain January, one of her sweetest, was based on a novel by Maine’s Laura E. Richards. The author was also renowned for her nonsense poetry for children, over which we’ll twist our tongues a bit. And Bowdoin College film professor Tricia Welsch will tell us more about Shirley. Smith Auditorium, Sills Hall, Bowdoin College

Saturday, February 16, 1:00 & 2:00 PM • TOURS OF THE JOSHUA L. CHAMBERLAIN MUSEUM
Longfellow Days and the Pejepscot Historical Society co-host tours of one of Longfellow’s residences in Brunswick – later home to Maine Governor and Civil War General Joshua Chamberlain. 226 Maine Street

Sunday, February 17, 1:00 PM • THE COURSEN READINGS, PART THREE
Come in out of the cold. The Library’s fireplace will be glowing as poets Adrian Blevins, Jason Whitney, and meg willing present their work. Refreshments. Fireplace Room, Curtis Memorial Library

Monday, February 18, 7:00 PM • THE POET OF TILBURY TOWN
Gary Lawless, poet and co-owner of Gulf of Maine books, will guide us in an appreciation of Gardiner’s Edwin Arlington Robinson, of Richard Cory fame. Come help us read Robinson’s always interesting, sometimes downbeat, often life-affirming poems aloud. The Brunswick Inn, 165 Park Row

Tuesday, February 19, 2:00 PM • COMMUNITY POETRY READING AT THE HIGHLANDS
Ted and Ruth Bookey host this informal poetry-sharing gathering for the community. Bring your own work or favorites by others. Refreshments. Georgetown Parlor, Maine Lodge, The Highlands, 30 Governors Way, Topsham

Wednesday, February 20, 12:15 PM • LONGFELLOW LEADING THE WAY
John Babin of the Maine Historical Society continues his examination of Longfellow’s literary relationships, highlighting some of the poets who were shaped by the writer and his work. (Perhaps you’re one of them!) This event is part of the Midcoast Senior College’s Winter Wisdom program. Morrell Room, Curtis Memorial Library

Sunday, February 24, 10:00 AM • LITERARY CHAPEL SERVICE
The focus of this ecumenical service, led by Rev. Sylvia Stocker, is Brunswick poet Robert Peter Tristram Coffin (note exhibit below). Great-nephew James P. Coffin will share poetry and family history. Visit the Bible that Longfellow signed and donated to his church in 1878. Unitarian Universalist Church, 1 Middle Street

Sunday, February 24, 1:00 PM • THE COURSEN READINGS, PART FOUR
Our final installment features poets Alan Clark, Thomas Moore, and Mihku Paul. Refreshments. Fireplace Room, Curtis Memorial Library

Wednesday, February 27, 7 PM • HAPPY BIRTHDAY, HENRY
He’s a mere 212 today – and always a party animal. Gary Lawless is back to assist with our everyone’s-welcome poetry open mic. Pam Burr Smith is our featured reader. Add your voice! Come read your work, and enjoy some cake. Unitarian Universalist Church, 1 Middle Street

 

02/13/19 at 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm

MSC Winter Wisdom - Twice A Day Island: The Peterson Canal at New Meadows

Winter Wisdom – Twice A Day Island: The Peterson Canal at New Meadows
Sometimes referred to as the “canal to nowhere,” this project was constructed by hand in the 1790’s with the expressed purpose of connecting the New Meadows River with Merrymeeting Bay. Its purpose was to allow the transport of logs cut along the Kennebec and Androscoggin Rivers to sawmills on the New Meadows River. This talk will review the origins and history of this project and the people who built it. Brenda Cummings is a native of Phippsburg, studied philosophy and history at Antioch College, is a Certified Maine Assessor, and is City Assessor of Bath. Timothy Richter is a native of Bath and received his B.S. in Education/History from UMF. Both serve on boards of Phippsburg Land Trust and Bath Historical Society and lead the annual Peterson Canal walk.

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

02/13/19 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Ounce of Prevention: Happiness & Health

On Wednesday, February 13, the Mid Coast Center for Community Health & Wellness presents Happiness & Health: A Look at the Spiritual Roots of Wellbeing, the latest discussion in the Ounce of Prevention series.

Join Jon Larssen, MDiv, Director of Spiritual Wellness for Mid Coast Hospital, as you learn about this important  topic and ask questions.

The presentation will take place at Thornton Oaks Retirement Community. For more information, please call (207) 373-6585.

02/13/19 at 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wednesday Growler Power!

Every Wednesday through the end of March, we will be doing Growler Power Hours from 4 pm through close!

Come in and get 30% off all growler fills. Celebrate Wednesday with some take home beer!

 

Pejepscot Historical Society Brunswick Maine 02/13/19 at 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Pejepscot Historical Society Annual Meeting

Join PHS for our annual meeting with featured guest, Pierce Studio. Enjoy refreshments and the presentation, “Pierce Studio Images: Pejepscot People and Places Since 1957.” $10 for PHS members; $15 for non-members.

Pejepscot Historical Society Brunswick Maine

02/13/19 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Menopause Demystified: Strategies for a Healthy Menopause

Menopause is a major transition in a woman’s life and can be a time of great empowerment.  Are you pre-menopausal, choosing to be proactive in order to minimize disruption when the “change” comes? Are you in active menopause, having hot flashes, flooding, insomnia or mood swings? Are you post menopausal and desire to feel juicy, energized and clear-minded? Would you like to learn about alternative ways to aid you with the changes your body is going through?

Explore an integrated approach to healthy aging for women. Find support within a safe and nurturing circle. Discover strategies for coping with common symptoms of menopause with an acupuncturist/herbalist and a physical therapist specializing in pelvic floor health. In this interactive workshop you will receive information about alternative methods of managing hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, headaches, loss of libido,incontinence, dyspareunia and depression among other symptoms. Through lecture, discussion and movement you will gain insight into the wonders of your body and learn some valuable tips to help you navigate this time of your life.

Additional Details:

  • Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for yoga
  • All props and mats are provided
  • This class is appropriate for all levels, including beginners

Date: Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

Time: 5:30 – 7:30 PM

Investment: $45

Location: Jade Integrated Health (Brunswick) – 12 Windorf Cir, Brunswick, ME 04011

ww.jadeintegratedhealth.com

Register Here!

*Workshops are nonrefundable*

02/13/19 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Citizens' Climate Lobby - Monthly meeting

CCL Bath-Brunswick works within the communities of Mid Coast Maine to advocate, educate and build political will so that we can persuade our local members of Congress to enact a national carbon fee and dividend. We work by building relationships and finding common ground. We welcome anyone in the area to join us.

02/13/19 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Trivia Night at Byrnes

Wednesday is Trivia Night starting at 7:30 PM, Arrive early with your team to get a spot, the place fills up quick!

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