05/02/19 - 01/12/20 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
This exhibition features outstanding nineteenth-century paintings and sculptures from the Museum’s permanent collection and highlights collectors such as James Bowdoin III, George William Boyd, and Mary and Harriet Walker who were instrumental in building a fine arts collection at Bowdoin College.
Tuesday–Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.–8:30 p.m.
Special Sunday hours: 12:00 noon–5:00 p.m. (June 29–November 10, 2019)
Closed on Mondays and national holidays.The Bowdoin College Museum of Art is open to the public free of charge, although donations are welcome. The Museum is wheelchair accessible through the Pavilion entrance. Bowdoin College Museum of Art is a member of The Maine Art Museum Trail
01/02/20 - 01/31/20 at All Day
If you made a New Year’s resolution to “pick up the pace” of your personal fitness, or try a new activity, why not come to People Plus and start something new at no cost? Try any one (or more) of our offerings during January for Free!
Executive Director Stacy Frizzle explains, “this is more about getting new folks into new experiences,” she said, “we’re confident if they try it, they’ll like it!” The Center routinely offers more than a dozen fitness classes each week, varying from Table Tennis (free all the time!) to Tai Chi. All of our instructor led courses are available to members for a cost of only $5 a session. And the Center has over a dozen clubs that meet regularly to write, play a game, converse in a different language and more!
This offer is free and open to the public. Call the Center at 729-0757 if you have questions or want to sign up or visit www.peopleplusmaine.org for a full list of activities.
|01/10/20 - 01/11/20 at 9:00 am - 4:00 pm|
01/11/20 at 5:00 am - 7:00 pm
BRUNSWICK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH PUBLIC SUPPER
5:00 & 6:00 SEATINGS
RESERVATIONS ACCEPTED (BUT NOT REQUIRED) BY CALLING 725-2185
Adult $9.00 – Child $4.00
*BAKED BEANS * CASSEROLES * SALADS * PIES *
01/11/20 - 01/12/20 at 9:30 am - 11:30 am
People Plus and Mid Coast–Parkview Health have partnered to offer a new Memory Enhancement Class focused on early stage memory loss. The ideal participant is experiencing mild memory loss, and may or may not have been diagnosed with early stage dementia or mild cognitive impairment. The purpose of the class is to provide education, support, and strategies for living optimally.
The five-week Saturday class is limited to eight participants and their support person. It will run from Saturday, Jan. 11 – Feb. 15, 2020 (no class Feb. 1) from 9:30 – 11:30 am at the People Plus Center, 35 Union Street. Cost is $10 per participant/support person totaling $50 for each pair.
Schedule of classes includes:
Pre-payment is required for registration.
01/11/20 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
1-2-3 Tennis is geared toward the beginning player or player returning to tennis. It includes 3 weeks of lessons designed to instruct the player in all aspects of the game. For the time of the program, it includes a court fee membership with free Sat & Sun court time. 123 also includes a complimentary cardio tennis class, social tennis mixer, a fitness & yoga pass for the length of 1-2-3, and the option to purchase a ball machine card for $30 during the month of the membership.
It meets beginning the first week of the month. Session choices are as follows: Tues 9 am, OR Wed 6 pm, OR Sat 10 am
Register by calling 729-8433 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
01/11/20 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
This exhibit at the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum presents a selection of Donald B. MacMillan’s gorgeous hand-tinted glass lantern slides, recently digitized with support from the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.
Photo credit: Donald B. MacMillan, Makkovik from the Air, Labrador, 1931. Hand-tinted glass lantern slide. Gift of Donald and Miriam MacMillan.
01/11/20 - 01/12/20 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
We be “jammin” at People Plus! If you play an instrument at an intermediate or better level and want to jam with some new friends come join the fun at People Plus with this new club!
Bring your own instrument, be able to share a few songs and know basic chords. The club will be playing mostly folk, blues, bluegrass and other acoustic music in a song circle format where everyone gets a turn to share a song, with others joining in.
Open to current People Plus members and community members 18 years or older and graduated high school. (People Plus membership is not required for your first few visits, but you will need to eventually become a member, only $30/year for Brunswick residents, $35 all others)!
This fun music club will be coordinated by Brunswick resident Jim Ru who plays a variety of instruments and has played in small informal groups, open mikes and house jams. Jim enjoys live acoustic music, especially when people just pull up a chair and share a song or two.
01/11/20 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
UUCB Concerts for a Cause: Tricky Britches
Tricky Britches will bring their high-energy string band to the Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick on Saturday January 11 at 7:30 pm as part of the Concerts for a Cause series to raise money for local charities.From their roots of playing heel-stomping old-time fiddle tunes on the streets of Portland, Tricky Britches has progressed into a fusion of original material, classic bluegrass, country, and folk rock. The band consists of Tyler Lienhardt on fiddle, Seth Doyle on mandolin, Jed Bresette on bass, and Ryan “Bear” Wilkinson on banjo. The story of the band begins in the spring of 2009 when three longtime friends from Gorham decided to take the songs from their back-porch jam sessions and Portland street corner busking to the next step. They produced a CD of old-time tunes and started playing for weddings, parties, and contradances.
As time went by, the band added a banjo player, started writing their own songs and produced 2 more CD’s featuring their original material. Their influences include John Hartford, Hank Williams, Bill Monroe, The Stanley Brothers, The Grateful Dead, The Everly Brothers, and American traditional folk music.
Before the boys knew it, Tricky Britches was playing concerts and music festivals all over Maine, the US, Hawaii and Europe, but their favorite show is still on a crowded street corner at midnight.
Click here for a sample of their music, Jackson Square.
Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door, Students/Children: $5. Available on December 1st at the church office, Gulf of Maine Books, or online at https://britches.brownpapertickets.com/.
Two-thirds of the proceeds from this concert will benefit TEDFORD HOUSING (providing housing and services for the homeless) and OASIS FREE CLINICS (providing free medical and dental services for those who are uninsured and can’t afford insurance)
|01/11/20 - 01/12/20 at 8:30 pm - 12:30 am|
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