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Thu, April 24th
Write On!, a gathering for writers in all genres and of all experience levels to work on their skills and network with other writers meets twice a week at the Jesup Memorial Library; on Thursday nights from 6 to 8 p.m., and on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. At each meeting there are skill development sessions along with chances for original work to be shared and critiqued. No reservation necessary – just show up prepared to write. FMI, Melinda Rice at the Jesup Library
The Novel Jazz Septet returns to the Skidompha Public Library, Main Street, Damariscotta, on Thursday, the 24th 7-9:30 PM. FMI, 563-5513.
Blue Hill Public Library’s monthly series of free Art Adventures for adults and interested teens continues on Thursday, April 24th at 7:00 PM with a program—Found Object Art—by Maine sculptor and engineer Wally Warren. A dreamer of resurrection and transformation, he likes using found objects, partly just to keep them out of the waste stream. He will invite questions from participants and offer “jump start” ideas for their own creations. Participants are invited to bring “found objects” to work with. A glue gun will be provided. FMI, 374-5515.
Fri, April 25th
The Metropolitan Opera presents Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera "Cosi Fan Tutte" and it will be in simulcast on screen at the Grand in Ellsworth on Saturday, April 26.. To help music lovers prepare for this event, the Bagaduce Music Lending Library and Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library will join together to introduce and study this comic opera at 1:00 PM on Friday April 25 in the Howard Room of the Blue Hill Public Library. FMI 374-5515.
The Damariscotta River Association is coordinating a shoreline cleanup on Friday, the 25th from 2 to 4 pm. Meet at the Damariscotta Mills Sanitary District parking lot (Route 215/Mills Road) to clean a portion of Great Salt Bay shoreline. Adults only due to huge amount of glass at site. Bags provided. Registration required by calling 563-1393.
In Nobleboro, an "Earthfest" Shoreline Clean-Up will take place Friday, April 25, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Meet at the Damariscotta Mills Sanitary District parking lot (Route 215/Mills Road) to clean a portion of Great Salt Bay shoreline. Adults only due to huge amount of glass at site. Bags provided. Registration required. 563-1393
Stephen Bowman Performs at Mainely Meat in Ellsworth, Friday April 25th from 6 to 9 pm
The Stockton Springs Community Library will host “Looney Tunes, Part Two” on Friday, April 25th at 6:30 PM. Children are invited to wear pajamas, bring a pillow, and a favorite stuffed animal. Admission is free, everyone is welcome, and refreshments will be served.
Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County invites the public to an open concert featuring the Evensong hospice singers on Friday, April 25 at 7:00 p.m. at the Somesville Union Meeting House on MDI. For more information about this event, call the Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County office at 667-2531
Jay Peterson (WERU host of Rhythm Ranch) & Hugh Bowden play many types fo Roots music, from Bob Wills and Bessie Smith to the Beatles at the Last Friday Coffeehouse in Hammond Hall, on Friday, the 25th, 7 pm. Doors open at 6 pm. FMI, 963-7670
On Friday April 25th the movie Gen Silent will be shown at the Howard Room, Blue Hill Library 7pm. This 2010 documentary, filmed in the Boston area, presents six LGBT seniors as they struggle to decide whether to stay open about their sexuality, remain in the closet or hide again to survive in the current health care environment. FMI, 326-0916
Chocolate Church Art Center in Bath, presents The Cherry Orchard, the last play by Russian playwright Anton Chekhov, as the spring production during the weekends of April 25, 26, 27 and May 2, 3, 4.Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30pm and Sunday Matinees at 2pm. 442-8455.
The Grand brings songwriter David Mallet, to Ellsworth on Friday April 25th at 7:30pm. FMI, 667-9500.
Orono Community Theatre presents The Real Inspector Hound from Friday to Sunday, the 25th to the 27th at 7:30 pm at the Keith Anderson Community House, Bennoch Road in Orono. FMI, 866-4103
Le Vent Du Nord (la vahn do no) plays at the Strand in Rockland on Friday, the 25th at 7:30pm. FMI, 594-0070.
Winterport Open Stage presents Nunsense II. There will be 8 performances: Fridays April 25 & May 2 at 7:30PM, Saturdays April 26 & May 3 at 3PM AND 7:30PM and Sundays April 27 & May 4 at 3:00PM. 2 shows on Saturdays!! Come join the fun at Samuel L. Wagner Middle School, Mountainview Drive, in Winterport Tickets available only at the door. More information is available on Facebook under Winterport Open Stage.