Letters from the Sky
Feb
1
to Feb 8

Letters from the Sky

The first production of STAGES' Theater for Young Audiences program, Letters from the Sky is a new play appropriate for all ages, but recommended especially for ages 4 to 9 and their families. Ticket includes pre-show activities, the performance, a Q&A with the creative team, and an interactive theater workshop for the whole family!

“Life in Brookhaven was constant and predictable, like the stars.” That is, until a young girl starts communicating with a new friend from outer space! The adults in town think she is just pretending, but when the young girl’s space friend plans a visit to Earth, the citizens of Brookhaven must decide how they will welcome this visitor from another planet. With playfulness and joy, Letters from the Sky explores finding wonder in the world around us, challenging the status quo, and how we share community with those from different places.

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Flamenco Castanets Program
Jan
16
to Feb 20

Flamenco Castanets Program

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Learn the art of flamenco castanets with flamenco dancer Maria Mazorra.

We will explore how to play the castanets as well as how to integrate them into flamenco dance movements.

Wednesdays, 6–7:30 pm from January 16 through February 20

Open to all levels; total beginners welcomed!

Contact Lindsey Bourassa for more information at info@BourassaDance.com.

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Portland Ukulele Social Club
Jan
13
5:00 PM17:00

Portland Ukulele Social Club

Portland Ukulele Social Club is a loosely organized group of ukulele enthusiasts who come together once a month to play some music and socialize. Players with all levels of experience are welcome and encouraged to strum and sing with us. We collect $3.00 a piece to pay for the space rental. But other than that, there are no commitments. So, bring your uke and a smile and join us for a couple of hours of pure fun. FMI about PUSC and the music that we’ll be playing, contact us at portlandukulelesc@gmail.com

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Blue Portland Public Meeting and Open House
Jan
9
5:30 PM17:30

Blue Portland Public Meeting and Open House

  • Department of Public Works Training Room (map)
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Under the direction of the City’s Water Resources Division, the City of Portland is developing an Integrated Plan for Water Resources that will provide a framework for water quality, sewer and storm drainage investments for many years into the future. We have been working with a relatively large stakeholder group to ensure many voices are heard regarding what the City’s residents need from such a plan. More voices are always welcome and we particularly are interested in hearing from people that are involved with your organization and others like you. These voices are often under-represented in a public planning process, and we hope we can count on you to encourage your members to attend the public events around this Integrated Plan. 

Please feel free to reach out to the contact on the press release with any questions, or call Betsy Frederick (consultant for the City) directly at 617-498-4603. You can also visit the project website at www.blueportland.org. Thank you for your involvement and interest in the City of Portland’s healthy waters!

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Juan Pons on Nature Photography
Nov
26
7:00 PM19:00

Juan Pons on Nature Photography

Free and open to the public. No matter what kind of photography you enjoy, many of us like relaxing outside, experiencing the natural world and animals through the viewfinder of a camera. In this free presentation, professional wildlife and nature photographer, Juan Pons will share with you some of his best techniques and tips for making exciting nature and wildlife photographs. He will share with you the techniques he uses for attracting wildlife, finding interesting and exciting places to photograph near your home and how to make excellent wildlife and nature images in the process!

See more of Juan's photography HERE.

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Small Business Saturday
Nov
24
11:00 AM11:00

Small Business Saturday

Celebrate the businesses in Woodfords Corner on Saturday, Nov. 24 (Thanksgiving weekend) with Small Business Saturday!

As a consumer, you’re a key part in helping small businesses thrive in Woodfords Corner. By shopping or dining at Woodfords Corner businesses throughout the year, you’re showing your support for the businesses in the neighborhood.

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Third Thursday and Sculpture Lighting
Nov
15
4:00 PM16:00

Third Thursday and Sculpture Lighting

  • Woodfords Corner Portland, ME, 04103 United States (map)
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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, and the Local Press. 

This month, Third Thursday will be accompanied by the lighting of Aaron Stephan’s “Luminous Arbor” sculpture lighting. More details about the lighting coming soon.

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