Third Thursday
Aug
16
4:00 PM16:00

Third Thursday

Third Thursdays is Woodfords Corner version of First Fridays. Started by Little Woodfords and Speedwell Projects, Third Thursdays is a time to walk to the corner, appreciate art, meet neighbors, hear a little music, grab a bite to eat at one of the restaurants such as Woodfords F&B, Mini Mogadishu, Uncle Billy's Bar and Grill, and the Local Press. 

 

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Cult of Womanhood
Aug
19
to Aug 31

Cult of Womanhood

SPEEDWELL Projects presents Cult of Womanhood, an exhibition of photographs by Tabitha Barnard. Tabitha was the recipient of our Emerging Artist Award for 2018 and will be showing in our space until July 31. Her work revolves around mystical, feminine energy and the delicate nature of coming of age.

Opening reception: July 19, 2018, 6–8 p.m.
For more information, contact Ember Rilleau: speedwellprojects@gmail.com.
 

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Off to the Highlands Part II:  GPL Walking Tour of Deering Highlands
Aug
28
6:00 PM18:00

Off to the Highlands Part II: GPL Walking Tour of Deering Highlands

In the late 19th century the woody ledges and farmland in Deering’s Highlands emerged as one of the city’s premier residential neighborhoods. A horse drawn trolley line, introduced in 1863, helped fuel the area’s early growth, as did the aftermath of the 1866 fire and overcrowding in Portland’s peninsula neighborhoods. The first developers in Deering were looking for land for large homes with gardens and orchards in a rustic landscape.

Landmarks is wrapping up the final part of a two-year survey to document these residences. Join us on August 28th to discover the history and treasures of one of Portland's most beautiful suburban neighborhoods. The evening will feature a presentation on our recent work and light refreshments. The event is free but registration is strongly encouraged. 

*One of our graduate interns, Madeline Berry, is featured in this photo surveying Coyle Street. 

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CornerFest:  Fall Block Party
Sep
21
5:00 PM17:00

CornerFest: Fall Block Party

Come and celebrate the fall with neighbors and friends!  CornerFest, the second fall neighborhood block party, is hosted by Friends of Woodfords Corner, Woodfords Congregational Church, Stages Youth Theatre and Portland Conservatory of Music.   There will be music, food, fun for kids, and arts/crafts all to celebrate our neighborhood.   We welcome musicians, artists and food vendors from the area to participate by contacting us at woodfordscorner@gmail.com.   

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West Coast Swing Dances
Aug
6
7:00 PM19:00

West Coast Swing Dances

West Coast Swing is the latest and greatest form of swing which fits everything from blues, funk, R&B and pop music. Lessons: 7-8:30  followed by dancing till 10:30.   We meet every Monday.  Lessons: 7-8:30 PM  followed by dancing till 10:30 PM.   No partner required for lessons or dancing as we dance rotate partners.   

For questions contact Shan at osptofla@myfairpoint.net 

or for up to date details visit our Facebook page at Portland Westies

 

 

 

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Trinity Park Weeding Party
Aug
2
5:30 PM17:30

Trinity Park Weeding Party

Okay, truth in advertising!  It's a work party to help weed a specific section of the park and lay down landscape fabric.  Should take about 2 hours with a group of volunteers.  Please bring work gloves.  This is part of the larger project of refreshing Trinity Park as a neighborhood park.    Trinity Church will provide some light refreshments.    FMI contact Teresa at woodfordscorner@gmail.com.  

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West Coast Swing Dances
Jul
16
7:00 PM19:00

West Coast Swing Dances

West Coast Swing is the latest and greatest form of swing which fits everything from blues, funk, R&B and pop music. Lessons: 7-8:30  followed by dancing till 10:30.   We meet every Monday.  Lessons: 7-8:30 PM  followed by dancing till 10:30 PM.   No partner required for lessons or dancing as we dance rotate partners.   

For questions contact Shan at osptofla@myfairpoint.net 

or for up to date details visit our Facebook page at Portland Westies

 

 

 

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4th Annual Railroad Track Clean-up
Jul
12
5:00 PM17:00

4th Annual Railroad Track Clean-up

Join neighbors to clean up the trash on the RR tracks from Forest Ave toward Brighton. This is the 4th annual clean up in partnership with Pan Am Railroad and City of Portland Public Works.

We gather at the parking lot of the Artist & Craftsman store. Bring gloves and a wheel barrow if you have one. Parents feel free to bring your children ages 10+. We will have a campfire with s'mores and popsicles after for volunteers.

FMI contact Teresa @207-233-9276 or email FWC. 

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West Coast Swing Dances
Jul
9
7:00 PM19:00

West Coast Swing Dances

West Coast Swing is the latest and greatest form of swing which fits everything from blues, funk, R&B and pop music. Lessons: 7-8:30  followed by dancing till 10:30.   We meet every Monday.  Lessons: 7-8:30 PM  followed by dancing till 10:30 PM.   No partner required for lessons or dancing as we dance rotate partners.   

For questions contact Shan at osptofla@myfairpoint.net 

or for up to date details visit our Facebook page at Portland Westies

 

 

 

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 West Coast Swing Dances
Jul
9
7:00 PM19:00

West Coast Swing Dances

West Coast Swing is the latest and greatest form of swing which fits everything from blues, funk, R&B and pop music. Lessons: 7-8:30  followed by dancing till 10:30.   We meet every Monday.  Lessons: 7-8:30 PM  followed by dancing till 10:30 PM.   No partner required for lessons or dancing as we dance rotate partners.   

For questions contact Shan at osptofla@myfairpoint.net 

or for up to date details visit our Facebook page at Portland Westies

 

 

 

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West Coast Swing Dances
Jul
9
7:00 PM19:00

West Coast Swing Dances

West Coast Swing is the latest and greatest form of swing which fits everything from blues, funk, R&B and pop music. Lessons: 7-8:30  followed by dancing till 10:30.   We meet every Monday.  Lessons: 7-8:30 PM  followed by dancing till 10:30 PM.   No partner required for lessons or dancing as we dance rotate partners.   

For questions contact Shan at osptofla@myfairpoint.net 

or for up to date details visit our Facebook page at Portland Westies

 

 

 

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West Coast Swing Dances
Jul
9
7:00 PM19:00

West Coast Swing Dances

West Coast Swing is the latest and greatest form of swing which fits everything from blues, funk, R&B and pop music. Lessons: 7-8:30  followed by dancing till 10:30.   We meet every Monday.  Lessons: 7-8:30 PM  followed by dancing till 10:30 PM.   No partner required for lessons or dancing as we dance rotate partners.   

For questions contact Shan at osptofla@myfairpoint.net 

or for up to date details visit our Facebook page at Portland Westies

 

 

 

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West Coast Swing Dances
Jul
2
11:00 AM11:00

West Coast Swing Dances

West Coast Swing is the latest and greatest form of swing which fits everything from blues, funk, R&B and pop music. Lessons: 7-8:30  followed by dancing till 10:30.   We meet every Monday.  Lessons: 7-8:30 PM  followed by dancing till 10:30 PM.   No partner required for lessons or dancing as we dance rotate partners.   

For questions contact Shan at osptofla@myfairpoint.net 

or for up to date details visit our Facebook page at Portland Westies

 

 

 

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Hush Point
Jun
22
7:30 PM19:30

Hush Point

  • Woodfords Congregational Church / Meloon Chapel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

John Mcneil, trumpet
Jeremy Udden, sax
Aryeh Kobrinsky, bass
Antony Pinciotti, drums

Doors at 7:30, show at 8:00.

Tickets

$5 for students; $10 for seniors, $15 in advance, and $20 at the door.

Advance tickets are available at Jet Video and Starbird Music in Portland and Gulf Of Maine Books in Brunswick.

For more information

Call (207)­828-­1310.

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Alex Snydman Quartet
Jun
16
7:30 PM19:30

Alex Snydman Quartet

  • Woodfords Congregational Church / Meloon Chapel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Alex Snydman, drums
Keelan Dimick, Piano

Tyler Heydolph, Sax
Ben Tiberio, bass

 

Doors at 7:30, show at 8:00.

Tickets

$5 for students; $10 for seniors, $15 in advance, and $20 at the door.

Advance tickets are available at Jet Video and Starbird Music in Portland and Gulf Of Maine Books in Brunswick.

For more information

Call (207)­ 828-­1310.

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Alex Snydman Trio
Jun
8
7:30 PM19:30

Alex Snydman Trio

  • Woodfords Congregational Church / Meloon Chapel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Alex Snydman, drums
Keelan Dimick, Piano
Ben Tiberio, bass

Doors at 7:30, show at 8:00.

Tickets

$5 for students; $10 for seniors, $15 in advance, and $20 at the door.

Advance tickets are available at Jet Video and Starbird Music in Portland and Gulf Of Maine Books in Brunswick.

For more information

Call (207)­ 828-­1310.

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Miguel Vargas Flamenco Dance Workshop
Jun
8
to Jun 10

Miguel Vargas Flamenco Dance Workshop

Based in Seville, Spain, Miguel Vargas is a master flamenco dancer who brings his profound artistry and love of flamenco to the classroom. He will offer flamenco dance classes for all levels including total beginners at Bourassa Dance Studio. Workshops are full of laughter, fun, dance, song and rhythm. Join Us! Full details and registration online at: http://www.bourassadance.com/workshops.html

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Trinity Park Clean-up
May
19
9:00 AM09:00

Trinity Park Clean-up

Light clean-up of Trinity Park. Will probably take about an hour. Bring a rake and broom - we’ll be getting rid of the sand from the winter, and pulling a few weeds. Also learn about the hope for Trinity Park refresh as joint project with Friends of Woodfords Corner, Trinity Episcopal Church, Trinity Day School, and City Portland Parks Dept. Call Doug Crosby for more information. 207-440-7001

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Third Thursdays
May
17
4:00 PM16:00

Third Thursdays

Little Woodfords artist this month is Abe Tensia! Self described as "whimsical illustrations for nature enthusiasts,” her work celebrates creative play and the natural wonder and whimsy of the great outdoors -- both things near and dear to her own heart. https://www.abetensia.com

Little Woodfords will stay open until 7PM for the May 17th 3rd Thursday. Come out, enjoy Woodfords Corner and have fun!

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FWC Spring Social
May
9
6:00 PM18:00

FWC Spring Social

  • Lincoln Hall, Trinity Episcopal Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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Join us for the Friends of Woodfords Corner Spring Social, featuring fun facts and activities plus:

  • Music by Truth about Daisies
  • "A Neighbor’s Guide to Zoning," a talk by FWC board member Eric Larsson

Socialize with your neighbors from Back Cove, Deering Center, Rosemont and Woodfords-Oakdale; get to know your local business owners and nonprofits; and help us welcome spring.

For questions and more information, email info@woodfordscorner.org.

Thank you to our event sponsor, Clark Insurance.

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame
May
4
to May 6

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Presented by STAGES Youth Theater

Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Book by Peter Parnell, based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney film.

Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer of Paris’ Notre Dame cathedral, longs to be part of the world he observes from his tower.  Held captive by a devious caretaker, Quasimodo escapes only to be treated cruelly by all but the beautiful gypsy, Esmeralda. When his caretaker embarks on a mission to destroy all the gypsies, it’s up to Quasimodo to save them all.

**PLEASE NOTE: Due to content and length, STAGES recommends that this production is most suitable for audience members ages 10 and up.**

Dates

Friday, May 4, 7–10 pm
Saturday, May 5, 2–4:30 pm
Sunday, May 6, 2–4:30 pm

Tickets

https://stagesyouththeater.org/tickets/

For more information

Shannon Wade, hello@stagesacademy.com

 

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Neil Pearlman and Dylan Sherry
May
4
7:30 PM19:30

Neil Pearlman and Dylan Sherry

  • Woodfords Congregational Church / Meloon Chapel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Unless otherwise noted, all performances take place at the Meloon Chapel, Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodfords St, Portland. Doors at 7:30, show at 8:00.

Tickets

$5 for students; $10 for seniors, $15 in advance, and $20 at the door.

Advance tickets are available at Jet Video and Starbird Music in Portland and Gulf Of Maine Books in Brunswick.

For more information

Call (207)­828-­1310.

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Peter and the Starcatcher
May
4
to May 6

Peter and the Starcatcher

  • Portland Ballet Studio Theater (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A Company of Girls presents Alice in Wonderland performed by our Fledglings (grades 4-5). 

Our Ensemble group (girls in grade 6–10) will perform this hilarious prequel that offers one version of how a young orphan became Peter Pan. From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair… and the bonds of friendship, duty and family.

Show times

  • Friday, May 4, 7:00
  • Saturday, May 5, 1:00
  • Saturday, May 5, 5:00
  • Sunday, May 6, 2:00

Tickets

Purchase tickets on our website, acompanyofgirls.org/performances.

For information or reservations call 747-8241 or contact susan@acompanyofgirls.org.

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Laszlo Gardony Trio
Apr
27
7:30 PM19:30

Laszlo Gardony Trio

  • Woodfords Congregational Church / Meloon Chapel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Unless otherwise noted, all performances take place at the Meloon Chapel, Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodfords St, Portland. Doors at 7:30, show at 8:00.

Tickets are $5 for students; $10 for seniors, $15 in advance, and $20 at the door.
Advance tickets are available at Jet Video and Starbird Music in Portland and Gulf Of Maine Books in Brunswick.

Call (207)­828-­1310 for more info.  Or PCM

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