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Local Events

Southern Maine Events Calendar
January 27th to February 2nd

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.

Events for Tuesday January 27th    
Beethoven’s Pastorale
7:30pm at Merrill Auditorium
The first concert in the PSO’s three-season “Beethoven Cycle,” in which all nine of Beethoven’s symphonies will be performed by one orchestra and one conductor. A once-in-a-lifetime event!
Visit http://www.portlandsymphony.org/ for tickets & information.

Get Your Family Moving
At the YMCA of Southern Maine
To help families keep their New Year better health and wellness resolutions, all four branches of the YMCA of Southern Maine will be opening their doors to the public to use all of their facilities.
Visit http://www.ymcaofsouthernmaine.org for more information

MHS Book Group: “Home Is Where the Heart Is”
6:30pm at the Maine Historical Society
”Home Is Where the Heart Is” is inspired by the current exhibition “Home: The Longfellow House and the Emergence of Portland.” Session readings explore themes of home, family, place, immigration, and community in fiction, non-fiction, and poetry with a historical resonance.
Visit http://mainehistory.org/ for more information.

Events for Wednesday January 28th

David Beam & The Custom House Gang
8-11:30pm at Andy’s Old Port Pub
Blues and bluegrass music! All ages!
Visit http://andysoldportpub.com/ for more information.

Our Man in Havana
7:30pm at the Portland Stage Company
This lively, tongue-in-cheek adaptation of the classic thriller conjures 1950s Cuba onstage, as four actors change accents and costumes to play over 30 eclectic characters.
Visit http://portlandstage.org for tickets & information.

Constellation Night Lights
11:30am at the Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine
Join for a private tour of the constellations in the night sky. Then create your own star-filled night light to cast constellations on your walls! Adults welcome to participate, too.
Visit http://kitetails.org/ for more information.

Masters in Art and Teaching Open House
6pm at the Maine College of Art
MECA will open it’s doors for a Masters in Art and Teaching Open House. These events are great opportunities to see the campus in person and experience all it has to offer.|
Visit http://www.meca.edu for more information.

Get Your Family Moving
At the YMCA of Southern Maine
To help families keep their New Year better health and wellness resolutions, all four branches of the YMCA of Southern Maine will be opening their doors to the public to use all of their facilities.
Visit http://www.ymcaofsouthernmaine.org for more information

Events for Thursday January 29th
“Inside/Out” Photography Exhibition
12-5pm at the PhoPa Gallery in Portland
INSIDE/OUT features photographs of quiet interior spaces that reference the exterior world through their use of light, color, language, and objects.
Visit http://www.phopagallery.com for more information.

Civil Right’s Film Series
6:30pm at Portland Public Library
The Portland Public Library presents a Civil Rights Film series. This week’s film is ‘The Strange Demise of Jim Crow’.
Visit http://www.portlandlibrary.com/ for more information.

Get Your Family Moving
At the YMCA of Southern Maine
To help families keep their New Year better health and wellness resolutions, all four branches of the YMCA of Southern Maine will be opening their doors to the public to use all of their facilities.
Visit http://www.ymcaofsouthernmaine.org for more information

Events for Friday January 30th
Opening Reception for Colleen Edwards
5:20pm at the Portland Ballet Studio Theater
Original works by local artist and Portland Ballet Company dancer, Colleen Edwards are now on display in the art gallery of the Portland Ballet Studio Theater.
Visit http://www.portlandballet.org for tickets & information.

Petit Dejeuner du Vendredi
7:30-8:30am at The Language Exchange
Croissants, baguette, confiture, beurre, cafe au lait…these breakfasts are for beginning through advanced students who want to practice French in a relaxed setting.
Visit http://www.immersionprograms.com/ for more information.

“Inside/Out” Photography Exhibition
12-5pm at the PhoPa Gallery in Portland
INSIDE/OUT features photographs of quiet interior spaces that reference the exterior world through their use of light, color, language, and objects.
Visit http://www.phopagallery.com for more information.

Get Your Family Moving
At the YMCA of Southern Maine
To help families keep their New Year better health and wellness resolutions, all four branches of the YMCA of Southern Maine will be opening their doors to the public to use all of their facilities.
Visit http://www.ymcaofsouthernmaine.org for more information

Events for Saturday January 31st
Play Me a Story- Frozen Fun
10:30am-12pm at the Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine
“Play Me a Story” is an interactive performance plus workshop series for children between the ages of 4-10.
Visit http://kitetails.org/ for more information.

Post Mortem Mourning Practices in 18th and 19th Century New England
1:30-3:00pm at the Maine Historical Society
The first in the 2015 Spirits Alive Lecture Series. In addition to wearing only black apparel for up to a year, mourners in New England abided by fashions and customs that demonstrated intense grief.
Visit http://mainehistory.org/ for more information.

Adoptable Dogs in Saco
11am-1pm at Pet Life located at the Saco Valley Shopping Center
The AWS Mobile Adoption Team will be bringing some great adoptable dogs!
Visit http://animalwelfaresociety.org/ for more information.

“Coffee Smuggler” Author Event at The Language Exchange
7pm at the Language Exchange
Do you love coffee? For our first event of the winter season, come and listen to Dave Holman, author of the book “Coffee Smuggler”.
Visit http://www.immersionprograms.com for more information.

Get Your Family Moving
At the YMCA of Southern Maine
To help families keep their New Year better health and wellness resolutions, all four branches of the YMCA of Southern Maine will be opening their doors to the public to use all of their facilities.
Visit http://www.ymcaofsouthernmaine.org for more information

Events for Sunday February 1st
Our Man in Havana
7:30pm at the Portland Stage Company
This lively, tongue-in-cheek adaptation of the classic thriller conjures 1950s Cuba onstage, as four actors change accents and costumes to play over 30 eclectic characters.
Visit http://portlandstage.org for tickets & information.

Portland’s Black Abolitionists: The Abyssinian Meeting House Story
2pm at the Maine Irish Heritage Center
Historian and educator Amy Smith tells the story of the founders of the nation’s third-oldest independent African-American meeting house.
Visit http://www.maineirish.com for more information.

Rag Rug Weaving
2pm at the Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine
What are your clothes made out of? How are they made? Learn how woven material surrounds us everywhere we go and discover how to weave with strips of fabric to create a vibrant kid-sized storage bag.
Visit http://kitetails.org/ for more information.

Events for Monday February 2nd 
Get Your Family Moving
At the YMCA of Southern Maine
To help families keep their New Year better health and wellness resolutions, all four branches of the YMCA of Southern Maine will be opening their doors to the public to use all of their facilities.
Visit http://www.ymcaofsouthernmaine.org for more information


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