Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Southern Maine Events Calendar
March 31st to April 6th  

Have an upcoming event? Let everyone know about it with the Local Events Calendar! Email Neil Ravin at nravin@portlandradiogroup.com with a brief description or press release.

Featured Event
Got Chocolate!
29th Annual Chocolate Lovers’ Fling
Sunday, April 12th 1-4pm
Holiday Inn By the Bay
http://chocolateloversfling.org/

 

Events for Tuesday March 31st    

Foghorn String Band
7pm at Acoustic Artisans
The Foghorn String band is the present day shining gold standard for American string band music, with eight albums, thousands of shows, over a decade of touring under their belts, and an entirely new generation of old-time musicians following their lead.
Visit http://acousticartisans.com/ for more information.

Beginner Swing Dance Classes
6-7pm at Mayo Street Arts
10 Mayo Street
Come learn Charleston basics in a fun and supportive environment. In addition to fun new moves, we’ll teach you how to connect with any partner on the dance floor, and build your confidence dancing to different styles and tempos of music.
Visit http://portlandswingproject.com/ for more information.

Book Event: At the Point of a Cutlass
12-1pm at the Maine Historical Society
Based on a rare manuscript from 1725, “At the Point of a Cutlass” uncovers the amazing voyage of Philip Ashton-a 19 year old fisherman who was captured by pirates, escaped on an uninhabited Caribbean island, and then miraculously arrived back home three years later.
Visit http://mainehistory.org/ for more information.

Events for Wednesday April 1st    

Wednesday Night Stomp
7-9:30pm at Acoustic Artisans
594 Congress St (2nd Floor)
Join every Wednesday night for dancing to a variety of swing music. Come practice your new moves, shake off some mid-week stress and have a bunch of fun.
Visit http://portlandswingproject.com for more information.

Greater Portland CareerCenter – Job Fair
12-3pm – 151 Jetport Blvd
At least 20 employers will be hiring at the Greater Portland CareerCenter Job Fair on Wednesday, April 1 from Noon to 3 p.m. The CareerCenter is located at 151 Jetport Boulevard in Portland and is accessible on Portland Metro Route 5.
Visit http://mainecareercenter.com/ for more information.

Learn Russian
4:30-5:30pm at The Language Exchange
Want to learn Russian? Or polish up on your Russian skills? The Language Exchange is offering Russian for the Spring Session. Our 10-session classes start on April 1st and in addition to Russian Basics Level 1 (for the complete beginner) we will also have Russian Basics Levels 2 and 3 for those with some experience
Visit http://immersionprograms.com/ for more information.

Red
7:30 at Portland Stage
A visually stunning drama that squares off abstract painter Mark Rothko against his young assistant in a battle over art and its role in our lives.
Visit http://www.portlandstage.org/ for more information

Events for Thursday April 2nd  

Red
7:30 at Portland Stage
A visually stunning drama that squares off abstract painter Mark Rothko against his young assistant in a battle over art and its role in our lives.
Visit http://www.portlandstage.org/ for more information

Silent Mind
6:30-9:30 at Andy’s Old Port Pub
94 Commercial Street
Silent Mind blends Folk, Alternative, Soul, and Pop, creating what Jamie dubs as ‘iFolk.’ Silent Mind is a storyteller, pulling from history, art, and personal experience. “I care about writing great songs, and being real with my audience. That’s all.”
Visit http://andysoldportpub.com/ for more information.

Silly, Slimy Science Class: Amazing Earth
10:15-11:15am at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine
Science is everywhere and for everyone! In this class designed for ages 3-5, we’ll get messy and silly as we hone our creative and critical thinking skills.
Visit http://kitetails.org/ for more information.

Legal Aid Clinic for Veterans
1-3pm at the Portland Public Library
The Portland Public Library and the Maine Volunteers Lawyer Project continue their series of legal aid clinics to help veterans access benefits.
Visit http://portlandlibrary.com/ for more information.

Events for Friday April 3rd  

Portland Pirates vs. Manchester (7:00pm)
Cross Insurance Arena in Portland
Visit http://portlandpirates.com/ for tickets & information.

Red
7:30 at Portland Stage
A visually stunning drama that squares off abstract painter Mark Rothko against his young assistant in a battle over art and its role in our lives.
Visit http://www.portlandstage.org/ for more information

Le Corsaire
7pm at the Maine State Ballet Theater
A swashbuckling romantic comedy- dashing pirates, captive maidens and daring rescues!
Visit http://mainestateballet.org/ for tickets & information.

$2 First Friday
5-8pm at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine
To serve our community, we are open the first Friday of every month from 5pm-8pm for $2/person. Members and children under eighteen months are always admitted free.
Visit http://kitetails.org/ for more information.

Events for Saturday April 4th  

Pancake Breakfast
7-9am at the West Baldwin United Methodist Church
This breakfast features Pancakes, Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Coffee and Orange Juice.
Adults $6 / Children (10 and under) $3

Fundraiser Dance for Zoo Cain
At the Gold Room
512 Warren Avenue in Portland
Zoo Cain was diagnosed with Lymphoma and is going through 5 months of chemo at the Scarborough Cancer Center. 100% of the proceeds will go directly to Zoo to help defer the cost of his recovery.
Visit http://zoocain.com/ or call 207-775-4820 for more information.

Le Corsaire
2pm and 7pm at the Maine State Ballet Theater
A swashbuckling romantic comedy- dashing pirates, captive maidens and daring rescues!
Visit http://mainestateballet.org/ for tickets & information.

Red
4pm and 8pm at Portland Stage
A visually stunning drama that squares off abstract painter Mark Rothko against his young assistant in a battle over art and its role in our lives.
Visit http://www.portlandstage.org/ for more information

Blues with Frank Fotusky
8:30pm at Andy’s Old Port Pub
Authentic Blues from one of the best pickers in the world.
Visit http://anydsoldportpub.com/ for more information.

MAMM Kids & Teens Open Stages
1pm at One Longfellow Square
The Maine Academy of Modern Music and One Longfellow Square are teaming up again to host another season of the Kids & Teens Open Stages this school year. The Maine Academy of Modern Music and One Longfellow Square are teaming up again to host another season of the Kids & Teens Open Stages this school year.
Visit http://maineacademyofmodernmusic.org/ for more information.

Events for Sunday April 5th      

Red
12pm and 2pm at Portland Stage
A visually stunning drama that squares off abstract painter Mark Rothko against his young assistant in a battle over art and its role in our lives.
Visit http://www.portlandstage.org/ for more information.

Earth: Love it or Lose it
at Framemakers in Waterville
46 Main Street
A planet awareness exhibit of wood carvings by sculptor Laurie Sproul and The Gaia Series of acrylic paintings by Jean Ann Pollard.
Visit http://facebook.com/the.framemakers for more information.

Listen to This Page: Works by Bern Porter
at the Colby College Museum of Art
From Colby College Special Collections Maine native Bern Porter ’32 inspired by American culture after World War II. Trained in physics, Porter was part of the Manhattan Project, the American research team charged with assembling the first atomic bomb.
Visit http://colby.edu/museum for more information.

Events for Monday April 6th    

Mapping the Ancient Origins of Light
at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art
9400 College Station in Brunswick
Star photographs from the National Geographic Society-Palomar Sky Survey (1958) are shown alongside a series of recent drawings by Dorothea Rockburne inspired by her study of astronomy.
Visit http://bowdoin.edu/art-museum for more information.

Gluten-Free Desserts
6-8:30pm at Free Middle School
Learn to build your own flour blend to make baking easier, even if you are gluten or dairy free. Coconut bundt cakes with light frosting and sweetened coconut are on the menu.
Visit http://bit.ly/1OQRm0j for more information.

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