Monday, March 14, 2016

EVENTS: CulturePass Events Post: March 14 - March 27, 2016

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"The secret to so many artists living so long is that every painting is a new adventure. So, you see, they're always looking ahead to something new and exciting. The secret is not to look back."
― Norman Rockwell


March 14 - March 27, 2016


Piano Serenade at the Library

March 16, 2016 @ 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Lubec Memorial Library

Laurel Storm will be serenading the library on the baby grand piano with music from Robin Spielberg. There will be Irish music in the mix, as it will be the eve of St. Patrick's Day.

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Intro to Permaculture Talk & Potluck

March 19, 2016 @ 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at Cobscook Community Learning Center

What is Permaculture? Join us at the CCLC for a free talk and discussion with Paula Kovecses of The Way It Grows. Paula is offering a Permaculture Design Course (PDC) this year at the CCLC, which will meet once a month from April through October.

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PBSO Music for Children Program presents "Hansel and Gretel"

March 19, 2016 @ 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Eastport Arts Center (EAC)

Music adapted, orchestrated, and the ensemble directed and conducted by Gregory Biss, text adapted and narration written by Sarah Dalton Phillips, curriculum guide created by Susan G Andreas.

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EAC's Third Saturday Open Mic Night

March 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Eastport Arts Center (EAC)

Spectators and performers of all ages are invited to the Eastport Arts Center's Third Saturday Open Mic Night. Admission is free, with donations gratefully accepted, and light suppers, tasty hot beverages and treats will be available for purchase.

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"Backyard Boildown" and Pancake Brunch

March 20, 2016 @ 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm at Grand Lake Stream School Building

Join the Downeast Lakes Land Trust as we celebrate Maine Maple Sunday with a traditional "backyard boildown," in Grand Lake Stream. Maine Maple Sunday is a statewide celebration of all things maple! Learn all about the transformation from sap to syrup and the cultural significance of this local pastime.

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Sunday Afternoons at the EAC presents: A Staged Reading of Sam Shepard's 'Ages of the Moon' by Lou Esposito and John Leavitt, with live direction and critique by Brian Schuth

March 20, 2016 @ 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Eastport Arts Center (EAC)

On March 20, Stage East will present a staged reading of Sam Shephard's one-act play, 'Ages of the Moon,' featuring Lou Esposito and John Leavitt.

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Experience Sound Healing with Amanda and Denise Carson

March 22, 2016 @ 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Seavista

This is a great opportunity to introduce yourself to a Sound Bath. During a sound bath, practitioners, Amanda & Denise Carson will work with many different instruments including Tibetan singing bowls, Crystal singing bowls, Percussion instruments, Tuning forks, Solfeggio rods and voice to create a circle of sound that will leave you feeling relaxed and balanced.

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Elder Widow's Walk Class at CCLC

March 23, 2016 @ 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm at Cobscook Community Learning Center

This spring at Cobscook Community Learning Center, Lucille Meltz will be offering a 5 week class and support group for widows in their 60s or older. The class, called "Elder Widow's Walk" will meet weekly on Wednesdays from 1:00 – 2:30 pm in the Heartwood Lodge Library, starting March 23 and ending April 20.

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Calais Bookshop selects Fall on Your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald for Mar. 23rd Reading Group

March 23, 2016 @ 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm at Calais Bookshop

This is the 118th book group in an ongoing reading program available at Calais Bookshop, 405 Main St. Group begins at 5:30 p.m. (U.S. time).

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Full Moonrise Hike at Klondike Mountain

March 23, 2016 @ 6:15 pm to 7:30 pm at Klondike Mountain Preserve

Join us for this spectacular event where we'll hike to the summit to watch the sunset over Cobscook Bay and the moon rise over Campobello Island and the Lubec Village.

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Women's Circle

March 26, 2016 @ 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm at Cobscook Community Learning Center

A monthly informal gathering of women, hosted by Red Tent Downeast. Bring your craft project or just yourself. Tea and light refreshments provided. Free and open to the community.

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View All Upcoming Events

Selections from the Permanent Collection on Display
Eastport - Tides Institute & Museum of Art
Lunamuse Fiberart Showroom
Eastport - Lunamuse Fiberart Showroom
Handspun yarns & handknit garments, wide variety of winter accessories

Washington Street Gallery Student Art Show
March 1 - March 31, 2016
Eastport - Eastport Arts Center (EAC)
Youth Art in Schools exhibit featuring Grade K-12 students from Washington County Schools.

Lubec Memorial Library March Art Show
March 1 - March 31, 2016

Lubec - Lubec Memorial Library - 55 Water Street

Paintings by local artist, Pat Fry.

Ongoing Events
St. Croix International Quilters - First Saturday Quilting Workshops
Calais - Calais Methodist Homes Rec Center

Quoddy Voices Rehearsals - Mondays  7-9 pm
Eastport - Eastport Arts Center - 36 Washington Street

Monday Night Music at the CCLC - 2nd, 4th & 5th Mondays 7 pm
Trescott - Cobscook Community Learning Center


Ongoing Classes
Qigong Classes at CCLC - Tuesdays 10-11:15 am
Trescott - CCLC

International Dance Class - Thursdays  4:30-6 pm
Eastport - Eastport Arts Center


Thanks to everyone for submitting events for this post!

For additional events see the Quoddy Tides and St. Croix Courier newspapers.

TO SUBMIT AN EVENT PLEASE USE OUR ONLINE FORM. Fridays are the deadline for CulturePass to receive information to be posted in the following week's post. If you are planning an event, please include us in your publicity list and we'll help spread the word!