Bates Midsummer Concert Series
Bates Midsummer Concert Series. Jul 12 thru Aug 09, 2012. From bluegrass to 19th-century brass band music, from global sounds to high-tech traditional, the 2012 Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series offers sounds for every music lover. The series opens at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 12, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater by the college's scenic Lake Andrews. The series continues with four more concerts, all at 6 p.m.
Lake Andrews at Bates College
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Colby - Interior Visions: Alex Katz Selections
Interior Visions: Selections from the Collection by Alex Katz - Colby Museum of Art. Interior Visions, the third installation of Rediscoveries, is curated by the artist Alex Katz. The Rediscoveries exhibition series invites members of the Colby College community to select and arrange artworks from the Museum's collection. For Interior Visions, Katz has selected a group of modern and contemporary paintings and works on paper that he describes as "relevant to our times and to each other." Free and Open to the Public Tuesday Saturday 10 am 5 pm, Sunday 12-5 pm and Closed Mondays. The Museum is closed during the following holidays Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
Colby Museum of Art
5600 Mayflower Hill
Johnson Hall - Film Camp & Theater Camp at Johnson
Openings in Film Camp and Theater Camp at Johnson Hall! Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center in Gardiner still has some openings in two camps this summer--a new film camp July 30-August 3, and the fourth session of Summer Shenanigans, the Theater and Art camp from July 23 to 27, for kids entering grades 7, 8 and 9. Film camp will give teens (ages 13-18 or entering grades 7-12) hands-on experience using professional video cameras and producing their own short films. This camp is offered for the first time at an exciting moment indie film company DiBacco Films will be shooting a thriller in Gardiner during the week of the camp, and campers will be able to observe a real film in the making. Film camp will be directed by Paul Ezzy and assisted by Nathan Stevens and David Wallace. All have varied film experience. A screening of the camp films will be held on Saturday, August 4 at 6 pm. Summer Shenanigans gives kids a creative opportunity to create a character, write their own play with the group, and create all the sets, props and costumes. Session Four begins Monday, July 23. The show goes on at 3 pm on Friday, July 27. Both camps have tuition fees. Registration brochures for both camps are available online at www.johnsonhall.org , at Johnson Hall, 280 Water Street, Gardiner, and at area libraries. Call 582-7144 to have a brochure mailed. ## Executive Director Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center "Entertainment & More Since 1864" 280 Water Street, PO Box 777 Gardiner, ME 04345 (207) 582-7144 www.johnsonhall.org
Johnson Hall Performing Arts
280 Water Street, PO Box 777
Gardiner, ME 04345
CDM 2012 Summer Camps - Fun, Food & Fitness!
( 9am to noon )
Let's get energized! Learn how to fuel up with cooking fun and use all that energy being active. Children must bring a water bottle, dress to be active and wear sneakers. Ages: 3-5. Parents will be able to substitute foods for children with allergies. All camps run from 9am to noon, Monday through Friday. No camp 2nd-6th of July. Camps cost $90 for members and $100 for non-members. Maximum of 8 campers per session, so signup early! Discounts: Sibling - A $10 discount will be given for siblings. (First child is full price, each child after receive a $10 discount.)or Multiple Camps - Register the same camper for more than one camp & receive a$10 discount (first camp is full price, each camp after receive a $10 discount.) To receive discounts, payment must be made during registration. Discounts may not be combined. NOTE: a 10% discount if paid in full by June 1st. All campers must be potty trained. Please mail completed registration form and deposit to: Summer Camps, Children's Discovery Museum, 171 Capitol Street, Suite 2, Augusta ME 04330
Children's Discovery Museum
170 Capitol Street, Suite2
Augusta, ME 04330
Windjammer Days - Week of June 25th, 2012
Windjammer Days Week of June 25th, 2012. Participate in a grand sail parade on June 27th through picturesque Boothbay Harbor. Majestic windjammers come from up and down the coast to participate in this exciting early-season event. Shoreside activities include music and fireworks
Augusta Walking Tour "Museum in the Streets"
Downtown Augusta has been transformed into an outdoor museum with the installation of 31 signs in "The Museum in the Streets" Program. The signs, years in the planning and making, are written in both French and English, and tell the history of the building of Augusta, the city from 1625 to the present. All 29 signs and two large maps are within walking distance of each other on both sides of the Kennebec river. Another 9 Museum in the Streets signs have been installed along Canal Street in Mill Park. They tell the story of Edwards Mill, Edwards dam and industrial Augusta. The tour begins at City Center, proceeds behind Old Fort Western, moves down to Willow Street's W.H.Gannett's Comfort magazine printing house. On to a 10th sign at the east end of Calumet Bridge, then cross to the west side of the river, the 11th panel as at the corner of Bridge and Water Street. It's called "Seeing the Elephants" and shows a parade of elephants marching down Water Street. Proceed south on Water Street to Panel 13 that recounts the Great Augusta Bank robbery of New Year's weekend in 1850. On to the Great Augusta Fire of 1865 that destroyed 81 buildings on both sides of Water Street. Continue on and follow the tour to the end at Canal Street in Mill Park! The signs will be removed each November and replaced each spring. Maps of Augusta's Musuem in the Streets will be availalbe at Augusta City Center. Patrick Cardon, originally of France and now of Cushing, originated the idea in France.
Downtown Augusta, ME 04330
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Girl Scouts: Celebrating One Hundred Years
( 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. )
The Maine State Museum to Host Girl Scout Centennial Exhibit and Special Event. Girl Scouts: Celebrating One Hundred Years!! Exhibit: June 23 through August 31, 2012. The Maine State Museum in Augusta in partnership with the Girl Scouts of Maine opens a new special exhibit Girl Scouts: Celebrating One Hundred Years, on Saturday, June 23, 2012 from 11a.m. to 3 p.m. with a day filled with fun activities. On display will be vintage period uniforms, pins, patches, ephemeras, cookie merchandise, camping gear, and many other novelty items. In celebration of the new exhibit and the opening day festivities, Maine State Museum admission is free all day! On-going activities throughout the day include: the museum s Natural History and History Touch Carts Old Fashion Games Fish Printing - Scavenger Hunt. The Maine State Museum is open Tuesday through Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 10am-4pm, open on Sundays 1-4 pm from June 24-Nov. 25, 2012. Admission is $2 for adults; $1 for senior adults over age 62 and children 6-18 years of age; children under 6 free. Maximum charge for families is $6. Cask and checks only. For more information please call 207-287-2301, or visit the Maine State Museum website: www.mainestatemuseum.org
Maine State Museum
State House Complex
Hallowell Walking Tour "Museum in the Streets"
Tourists, history buffs or those looking for something to do can now enjoy the newest version of The Museum in the Streets. City Historian and others have put together 19 signs that are part of the tour. The tour, which takes about an hour, begins at the waterfront, heads up Winthrop Street. The bulk of the signs are in the heart of downtown along Water Street. The panels (signs) reveal stories, events and traditions that helped shape the area. Hall-Dale French students were part of the translation team that made French subtitles so the panels could be bilingual. Visitors to Hallowell can find maps of the city's Museum in the Streets at City Hall, KV Chamber of Commerce or the Hubbard Free Library. Other Maine communities with a Museum in the Streets include Augusta, Waterville, Thomaston, Biddeford, Belfast and Searsport.
Downtown Hallowell, ME
Lithgow Library - Summer Reading Program 2012
( 10:00 AM )
JUNE 21: Kickoff concert featuring Jennifer Armstrong". Maine musical storyteller with songs and stories for all ages; JUNE 28: "Have a Ball Game Day" join us for giant bowling, bean ball basketball and more fun outside on the Lithgow Lawn (weather permitting); JULY 5: "Butterfly Snacks" create a delicious masterpiece! JULY 12: "Magical Monarchs" soar into sumer with Monarch butterflies! We invite you to learn about the monarch's amazing life cycle and migration, and meet the caterpillars we are rearing; JULY 19: "Hunger Games Challenge" Cornucopia competition, mini feast, and trivia for readers who have read the first book in Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games;" JULY 26: "Unpoppable Dreams" featuring Magician Conjuring Carroll and Zeke Chapman. A reading themed balloon show! Kids will learn about balloon twisting, see bits of balloon magic, and have lots of un with audience participation; AUGUST 2: "Wind Sock Craft" catch summer's cool breezes with a homemade wind sock. Please bring an empty, clean circular container like what Edy's Ice Cream or oatmeal come in); AUGUST 9: "End of Summer Reading Celebration: there's still time to finish, but in the meantime, enjoy some ice cream and activities and celebrate your accomplishments so far!
45 Winthrop Street
Portraits/Voices: Shoemaking Skills of Generations
( 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. )
Details: Oral histories and portraits richly explore the stories of the people who helped put Auburn "on the map" as one of the largest producers of shoes in the nation at one time. These people built an industry that continues to produce world-famous shoes today. A timeline begins in the year 1824 and documents the history of shoemaking in the Twin Cities. Through photos and text learn the steps of making a shoe, welt-boot making, and about the "cottage industry" of shoemaking at home. Videos show the shoemaking process and techniques of handsewing a shoe. Cost/Cover: $5.00 adults; $4.00 seniors and students 6 and up; Free - children 5 and under accompanied by an adult.
35 Canal St.,
Lewiston, ME 04240
UMA - International Speaker Ann Lee Hussey
( 6:00 pm )
Polio survivor and Rotarian Ann Lee Hussey will visit the University of Maine in Augusta tonight to talk about polio and its history and eradication. Hussey is chairperson of the Polio Survivors and Associates, Rotarian Action Group, and has served on the Reach Out to Africa Service Associates Subcommittee. She is a recipient of the Rotary's Service Above Self Award and Rotary Foundation International Service Award for Polio Free World, according to the Rotary Club of Winthrop Area website. All are welcome to attend her presentation, which will begin at 6 p.m. in the university's Jewett Hall Auditorium. Free and open to the public. Talk is sponsored by the Rotary Club of the Winthrop Area.
UMA-Jewett hall Auditorium
46 University Drive
Augusta, ME 04333
Get your car seat inspected !!!
( 10 am to 1 pm )
Details: Please bring your car seat instruction manual and your vehicle owner's manual, if available. Car Seat Inspection Stations are open year-round inside heated buildings. Please be aware of the event end time. Because an inspection can take 20 to 30 minutes depending upon corrections needed and incompatibility issues between the vehicle and the car seat, the last vehicle is taken 30 minutes prior to closing. Due to the popularity of the inspection station, there may be a wait time before the inspection can begin. If there are several vehicles waiting during the last hour of operation, we may have to turn vehicles away. We will strive to accommodate your needs but your patience and understanding is appreciated!Cost/Cover: All car seat inspection stations and car seat checkup events are free. No appointment is necessary.
Central Maine Chrysler
300 Kennedy Memorial
Terrier Intensity Basketball Camps
( 10:00 AM )
Overnight Camps - Drills, Skills & Thrills! GIRLS CAMPS Directors: Paul Vachon and Ted Rioux - Week One: Jul 8-July 12; Week Two: July 22-July 26. BOYS CAMPS: Camp Directors Paul Vachon and T.J. Maines - Week One: July 29-Aug.2; Week Two: Aug.5-Aug.9. ost $450. Sunday-Thursday for grades 3-12.
Johnson Hall - 17th Annual Waterfront AUDITIONS
( Thur 6-8 pm, Sat 2-4 pm )
Auditions for 17th Annual Johnson Hall / Riverfront Festival Talent Show.Got talent? Want to compete for a $200 prize? The 17th Annual Johnson Hall / Riverfront Talent Show is looking for you! Hosted this year by Johnson Hall s new Executive Artistic Director Mike Miclon, this tradition of providing an outdoor showcase for area talent continues. Auditions will be held on Thursday, May 2, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and again on Saturday, May 4, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water Street in Gardiner. All ages and all talents are welcome to try out. Please arrive by 5:45 pm on Thursday and 1:45 pm on Saturday to get your audition number. Please contact Johnson Hall to advise which day you will be auditioning. A limited number of acts will be chosen to perform at the Talent Show, to be held on June 22 at 6:30 pm on the Gardiner Waterfront (rain date June 23 at 3:00 pm). Four prizes will be awarded at the Talent Show: Best Overall Prize is $200; Adult is $100, Teen (13-17) is $100 and Junior (12 & under) is $100. Audition applicants should bring their accompanying music, if required. Karaoke will not be allowed, so any CDs or MP3s should have the music only. Audition pieces should be presented complete with costumes and/or props, exactly as you would appear at the Talent Show itself. All acts are welcome bands, poets, storytellers, variety acts, dancers, magicians the sky s the limit. No one will be accepted into the talent show without an audition, however. This is an amateur event. We are looking to identify the area s next star. Performance slots will be open to anyone, but prizes are limited to those who do not primarily support themselves as a performer. Audition applications are available at Johnson Hall walk in, email email@example.com or download from their website at www.johnsonhall.org. Applications can be brought to the audition or filled out at the audition. Please call 582-7144 for more information, assistance, or to sign up for an audition day.
Johnson Hall Performing Arts
280 Water Street
Gardiner, ME 04345