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July 2017

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July 14 - September 24

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Blueberries and Boats at The Carpenter’s Boat Shop

July 24 @ 10:00 am - July 29 @ 2:00 pm
The Carpenter’s Boat Shop, 440 Old County Road
Bristol, ME United States
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Stop in for a blueberry muffin, tea, a tour and view our Olympic Rowers Exhibit, which is available throughout the READ - featuring photos, artifacts from the '36 Olympics, and an exclusive filmed interview with local Olympic champion rower, Elli Logan. Every day this week from 10am to 5pm. Tea served daily at 10am.

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Chats with Champions: Heather Leslie of the Darling Center

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Heather Leslie is the director of the Darling Center of the University of Maine and an international leader in marine conservation science including how to more effectively connect science to policy and management.

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Wooden Boat Construction with Reverend Robert Ives at The Carpenter’s Boat Shop

July 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
The Carpenter’s Boat Shop, 440 Old County Road
Bristol, ME United States
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As part of our Community READ 2017, please join us for this very exciting talk from long-time wooden boat builder Reverend Robert Ives. Free and open to the public at The Carpenter's Boat Shop.

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Summer Teen Program — Photo Story Challenge

July 27 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Library – Atrium, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Join in an interactive photo challenge by creating a photo story based on a passage from a book. Pick up your prompt at the library, go take photos, then come back to share your photo story and claim your prize! Cameras not provided - please remember to bring your own. Open to all tweens & teens.

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Documentary Screening: The Boys of ’36

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Inspired by Daniel James Brown’s critically acclaimed nonfiction book The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, The Boys of ’36 is the thrilling story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany.

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Summer Kid’s Program – Cardboard Castles

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Library – Kids Area, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Drop in from 10am to 5 pm. Bring your imagination and we will supply the materials to transform the children's wing into a magical realm of cardboard castles!

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Summer Writing Group

July 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carpenter Room, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Open to the public!

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August 2017

Community READ 2017 – Closing Ceremony Celebration

August 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lincoln Theater, 2 Theater Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$15

Come hear a concert of jazz from the 1930s by the critically acclaimed NOVEL JAZZ SEPTET, and stay for the 1936 Olympic Rowing Race, and a filmed interview with the author. Complimentary refreshments served, featuring beer from Oxbow Brewery and treats from Barn Door Baking Company. Raffle drawing winners announced!

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Chats with Champions: Russ Lane

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Russ Lane wrote a video documentary “Looking for a Hero’ about his father’s rescue of 5 young people off Whitehead Island lighthouse.

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Summer Teen Program — Arduino Orchestra

August 3 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Library – Atrium, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Join Gizmo Mike for this fun maker project. Design a musical instrument using an Arduino micro processor and a beeper, then add it to the rest of the 'orchestra' so that all the instruments can play together! Open to all tweens & teens.

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Teen Movie Thursdays – The Maze Runner

August 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Thomas wakes up in a clearing in the center of a gigantic maze with no memory of his past, finding himself a resident in community of boys who have built a village in the glade and who sends two of its strongest and fittest runners into the maze every morning to find a way out. They have begun to give up hope when a comatose girl arrives with a strange note, and their world begins to change with the boys…

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Summer Kid’s Program – Program Finale Ice Cream Social

August 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Library – Courtyard, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543
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Let's end the Summer Reading Program in style! Come and celebrate as we have ice cream and see what building materials were donated to the CHiP thanks to the efforts of our summer readers!

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River Company Theatrical Performance

August 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$15 - $17

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is a comedy play written by Christopher Durang. The story revolves around the relationships of three middle-aged single siblings, two of whom live together, and takes place during a visit by the third, Masha, who supports them. They discuss their lives and loves, argue, and Masha threatens to sell the house. Some of the show's elements were derived from works of Anton Chekhov, including several character names, the play's setting in a cherry orchard, and the theme of…

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River Company Theatrical Performance

August 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$15 - $17

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is a comedy play written by Christopher Durang. The story revolves around the relationships of three middle-aged single siblings, two of whom live together, and takes place during a visit by the third, Masha, who supports them. They discuss their lives and loves, argue, and Masha threatens to sell the house. Some of the show's elements were derived from works of Anton Chekhov, including several character names, the play's setting in a cherry orchard, and the theme of…

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River Company Theatrical Performance

August 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$15 - $17

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is a comedy play written by Christopher Durang. The story revolves around the relationships of three middle-aged single siblings, two of whom live together, and takes place during a visit by the third, Masha, who supports them. They discuss their lives and loves, argue, and Masha threatens to sell the house. Some of the show's elements were derived from works of Anton Chekhov, including several character names, the play's setting in a cherry orchard, and the theme of…

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Summer Writing Group

August 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carpenter Room, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Open to the public!

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Chats with Champions: Norine Dowrkin-McDaniel

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Norine Dowrkin-McDaniel is the co-creator of an illustrated humor site, “Science of Parenthood” and the writer of many hilarious books and articles on parenthood.

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Rotary Auction Committee

August 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Carpenter Room, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Genealogy Club Event – Resources in NARA (National Archives & Records Administration

August 10 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Free and open to the public!

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River Company Theatrical Performance

August 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$15 - $17

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is a comedy play written by Christopher Durang. The story revolves around the relationships of three middle-aged single siblings, two of whom live together, and takes place during a visit by the third, Masha, who supports them. They discuss their lives and loves, argue, and Masha threatens to sell the house. Some of the show’s elements were derived from works of Anton Chekhov, including several character names, the play’s setting in a cherry orchard, and the theme of…

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River Company Theatrical Performance

August 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$15 - $17

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is a comedy play written by Christopher Durang. The story revolves around the relationships of three middle-aged single siblings, two of whom live together, and takes place during a visit by the third, Masha, who supports them. They discuss their lives and loves, argue, and Masha threatens to sell the house. Some of the show’s elements were derived from works of Anton Chekhov, including several character names, the play’s setting in a cherry orchard, and the theme of…

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River Company Theatrical Performance

August 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$15 - $17

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is a comedy play written by Christopher Durang. The story revolves around the relationships of three middle-aged single siblings, two of whom live together, and takes place during a visit by the third, Masha, who supports them. They discuss their lives and loves, argue, and Masha threatens to sell the house. Some of the show’s elements were derived from works of Anton Chekhov, including several character names, the play’s setting in a cherry orchard, and the theme of…

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Damariscotta Historical Society Silent Auction

August 14 @ 9:00 am - August 26 @ 5:00 pm
Library – Atrium, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Summer Writing Group

August 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carpenter Room, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Open to the public!

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Salt Bay Chamber Fest – OffTopic!

August 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Michael Boriskin, founder and director of Copland House (Aaron Copland’s home in Westchester) and he will speak about Aaron Copland, his works and his legacy of supporting a generation of American composers.

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How to Thrive with Tick-Borne Illness: Embracing the levels of healing

August 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Rising Tide Governance Committee

August 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Carpenter Room, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Are you a member of Rising Tide? Are you interested in the policies that help run the co-op? This committee will be meeting regularly to revise and update the policies and bylaws of the co-op. If you're interested in getting involved, contact Stephanie for more information.

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How to Thrive with Tick-borne Illness: Embracing the levels of healing

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Carpenter Room, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Salt Bay Chamber Fest Family Concert

August 19 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Salt Bay Chamberfest will offer an interactive and fun family concert at the Skidompha Public Library in downtown Damariscotta. Hosted by educator and conductor Mark Mandarano, this concert is a favorite for all ages, and introduces children and adults to great chamber music in engaging and entertaining ways. Come sing, clap and enjoy a musical morning with our wonderful musicians! Jennifer Frautschi, violin Edward Arron, cello John Novacek, piano Edwin Olvera, dancer The event is open to the public free…

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Summer Writing Group

August 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carpenter Room, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Open to the public!

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Chats with Champions: Rem Briggs

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Rem Briggs is the co-manager of Skidompha Second Hand Book Store and has recently completed hiking the Appalachian Trail.

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Chats with Champions: Ron Chase

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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"The Great Mas Hill Bank Robbery" by Ron Chase

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How to Thrive with Tick-Borne Illness: Embracing the levels of healing

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Genealogy Club Event: German Genealogy Presentation

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$5

German-English translator with a focus on genealogy, speaker Katherine Schober will cover topics including finding information in the U.S. about German immigrant ancestors, tracing origins back to Germany, ports of departure, motives through time for different emigrations from various parts of Germany, Prussia, and the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and genealogical material available in Germany.

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Summer Writing Group

August 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carpenter Room, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Open to the public!

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Chats with Champions: Lynn Olson

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Lynne Olson is the author of seven books of history dealing with World War II and Britain’s crucial role.  Her latest book is Last Hope Island.

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September 2017

Chats with Champions: Doug Preston

September 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Coastal Senior College

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Genealogy Club Event

September 7 @ 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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