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Format: 2014-04-18
Format: 2014-04-18

Fri, April 11th

The drama “Agnes of God”, delves into the meaning of religion and its relationship to psychiatry through the controversy of pregnancy in a convent will be presented at 7 pm at:

April 11 – Emerson Hall, Castine, ME

April 12 – Union Hall, Searsport, ME

April 17, 18 and 19 – Belfast Boathouse, Belfast, ME 

For more information, 505-0199

Thu, April 17th

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

A free environmental lecture on “The State of Maine’s Common Loons” with Susan Gallo, Wildlife Biologist and Director, Maine Loon Project, will take place at the Blue Hill Public Library with a Reception from 6:30–7 pm, lecture and Q&A from 7-8 pm will be on Thursday, April 17th. To preregister call 374-5118

Fri, April 18th

In Southwest Harbor, the Wendell Gilley Museum Member Carving Club meets through April on Fridays  from 1 to 4 pm. FMI, 244-7555

Master gardener Natalie Norton will talk about Creating an Enviable Garden on Friday, the 18th from 12:30 to 1:30 pm at the Orono Public Library.

Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County in Ellsworth will have a support group for Adults Who Have Lost a Parent or Sibling, on Fridays, from April 18 to May 23 from 1 to 3 pm. FMI, 667-2531

(April 18 deadline) The University of Maine Cooperative Extension is seeking volunteers for its new Eat Well Volunteer Program.  You will be trained to teach clients of food pantries and community meal sites about nutrition, food preparation, and food safety using fresh garden produce.  The hands-on volunteer training consists of seven weekly sessions at the Hancock County Extension Office, plus 5 hours of online training. The training will be held on Tuesday afternoons from May 6th through June 24th. Course fee/Deadline to apply: Friday April 18th.  To apply or for more information contact Sue Baez at 667-8212

Westgate’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s Team will hold its third annual Cupcake Battles to benefit The Alzheimer’s Association Friday, April 18th at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Westgate, 750 Union Street, Bangor.  Judging begins at 1:30 p.m. and the cupcakes will be offered for sale beginning at 2 p.m. There will be awards for Most Creative Design and Best Overall. FMI, 942-7336

The Downeast Salmon Federation, a non-profit fisheries conservation organization focused on maintaining sea-run fish, improving and protecting habitat and securing public access to streams and rivers, is having its Annual Smelt Fry on the grounds of the Columbia Falls Fire Department Main Street on Friday, April 18th from 5 to 9 pm. FMI, 483-4336

The Sohns Gallery located in The Rock and Art Shop in downtown Bangor hosts a reception for Surfaces works by Bryan Dubay on Friday April, 18th at 6:30 with an artist talk at 7. FMI, 947-2205

The UM Orono Jordan Planetarium presents a star show on Friday at 7 pm that looks at the Origins of Life.  FMI, 581-1341

Mehuman (pronounced “Maymon”) Jonson and her Trio returns to Bath for a special “3rd Friday Art Concert” at the Chocolate Church Arts Center on Friday, April 18. Maymon brings a unique and refreshing blend of soul, jazz, rock, and rhythm & blues.  The show begins at 7:30pm.  FMI, 442-8637

Zemya and Spoonmaker’s Diamond offer a taste of world melodies from far corners of the planetwith vocal selections from Bulgaria, Greece, Russia, Georgia, Croatia, Israel, South Africa and the British Isles–  Zemya and Spoonmaker’s Diamond take the stage at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 75 Congress Street, Portland, on Friday, April 18th, 7:30 PM. FMI, 775-5568

The next Bangor contradance will be on Friday, the 18th starting at 7:30 pm at the UU Church, 120 Park Street, Bangor. Bill Olson is the caller and the band will be Olde Time Machine. FMI, 941-9727

David Wax Museum and Kingsley Flood perform at Port City Music Hall, Portland on Friday, the 18th at 9 pm. FMI,

Sat, April 19th

The fourteenth annual Youth Activism Gathering (YAG) at Friends Camp (Routes 9/202, South China, Maine) is from Saturday,  April 19-21, for students, (late) teens, early 20's. This is a yearly youth centered gathering. Workshops include consent, safer sex, Maine indigenous history, youth radio, tar sands, transfeminism and more.  FMI, details are at


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