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De Temps Antan, Saturday, May 7 · 8 pm, Hannaford Hall, USM Campus, Portland

"A new take on Quebec folk music... An evening of traditional music with nothing old-fashioned about it!"
- CBC 2008
De Temps Antan is a high-energy trio featuring three of Quebec's most talented musicians coming out of the city's vibrant music scene. Since 2003, Éric Beaudry, André Brunet and Pierre-Luc Dupuis have been exploring and performing time-honored melodies from the stomping grounds of Quebec's musical past. Using fiddle, accordion, harmonica, guitar, bouzouki and a number of other instruments, these three virtuosos blend boundless energy with the unmistakable joie de vivre found only in traditional Quebec music.

Call PortTix at 207.842.0800 or visit PortlandOvations.org for tickets (05-03-11)

Summer in the Parks Concert Series, July and August 2011, All concerts are free.

Click here to view their flyer: Summer in the Parks flyer. (05-03-11)

Come satisfy your need for sweets and help support a worthy organization just in time for Mother's Day. Open Gates Equine Rescue in New Gloucester http://www.opengatesequinerescue.com/Home.php is hosting

a Chocolate Buffet at Wilbur's of Maine Chocolate Confections on May 7, 2011 from 2pm - 4pm at 174 Lower Main St. in Freeport. This event will raise much needed money to help with the care and rehabilitation of the wonderful horses they have taken in. You will be able to indulge on platters upon platters of decadent chocolates and eat as much as you possibly can while you are there. Beverages are included as well as a special treat to take home to enjoy later. Tickets are $20 each and must be purchased by April 30. They can be purchased from Rose Stansfield

rstansfield@maine.rr.com or 207.926.6083 or Wilbur's of Maine at 207.865.4071. (04-26-11)

 

Functional Home Sewing for Beginner/Intermediate Sewers: Spaces open in upcoming sewing class in Falmouth. This class is geared toward adults with minimal/moderate sewing experience and an interest in becoming confident home sewers. Students will choose projects (from baby shoes to children's clothes to sewn home goods and clothing alterations) and will be guided through the process of using a pattern, creating a pattern from & recreating an existing piece, and gaining confidence with different types of seams, button holes & gathers along the way. Our meetings will be held in an intimate setting with plenty of space for creativity and guidance. Please bring yourself and your sewing machine. FMI please contact Jane at jmfrederick@gmail.com (04-26-11)

 

Class on Geology of Maine and North America: On Monday evenings in June, I'll be offering the following course in Geology through Freeport and Yarmouth Adult Education. Perhaps you might like to join the class or know of someone who might be interested.
GEOLOGY of MAINE and NORTH AMERICA
John McPhee's In Suspect Terrain will be our guide as we explore the world of physical and historical geology. Following our four-week class, we'll schedule a Saturday field trip for a first-hand look at our landscape.
Instructor: Bill Rixon
Dates: June 6-27
Days: Mondays
Time: 7:00 - 8:30p
Location: PORT Teen Center, Freeport Community Center
Fee: $35/$45 non-rsu5
Course #: 24-117 call Liz Burtt at 865-6171

Submitted by Bill Rixon (04-26-11)

2011 Brunswick's All Species Parade, May 13, 4:30 p.m. Celebrate community! Bring your costume or puppet to Brunswick's Green at 4:00 on May 13th. Everyone is invited to participate. The only rules are no live animals, no motorized vehicles and no banners or words. Free! For all ages! Music welcome! More info at www.allspeciesparade.org. (04-26-11)