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Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States

1st Floor of Skidompha Library

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September 2018

Girls Who Code

September 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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A club for 6th to 8th grade girls dedicated to gender balance in tech. The club will meet weekly on Wednesdays. To sign up, participants should log on to the Girls Who Code website at http://midcoastgirlswhocode.site/

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Film: The Way We Get By

September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Joan Gaudet, William Knight, Gerald Mundy   On call 24/7 for the past six years, three senior citizens have made history by greeting nearly one million U.S. troops at a tiny airport in Maine. Filled with unexpected turns, their uplifting and emotional journey demonstrates the meaning of community at a time when America needs it most. Sponsored by:

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Book Club: Engaging Fiction

September 24 @ 5:30 am - 6:30 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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This will be a gathering of the Engaging Fiction Book Club to discuss the novel "A Man Called Ove" written by Fredrik Backman.

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Chats With Champions: Kevin Johnson – Marine Penobscot Museum

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Kevin will give a guided tour of the photography archives of the Penobscot Marine Museum, including many startlingly crisp photos from old glass plate negatives.  Penobscot Marine Museum has the largest photography archives in the state made up of dozens of collections and consists of more than 300,000 photographic images spanning the 1880's to the recent past. The slide show and talk will look at the various collections with a special focus on Lincoln County. Kevin will also share his…

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Girls Who Code

September 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Free

A club for 6th to 8th grade girls dedicated to gender balance in tech. The club will meet weekly on Wednesdays. To sign up, participants should log on to the Girls Who Code website at http://midcoastgirlswhocode.site/

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Film: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than advertised, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways. Sponsored by:

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Auditions for “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until September 29, 2018

Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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River Company seeks all ages to come and audition! In the play "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids--probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won't believe the mayhem - and the fun - when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on! This delightful comedy is adapted from the best-selling Young Adult book, features plenty of great roles for children and adults,…

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Family Film: Babe

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: James Cromwell, Magda Szubanski, Christine Cavanaugh   Babe, a pig raised by sheepdogs, learns to herd sheep with a little help from Farmer Hoggett.

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Auditions for “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until September 29, 2018

Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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River Company seeks all ages to come and audition! In the play "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids--probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won't believe the mayhem - and the fun - when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on! This delightful comedy is adapted from the best-selling Young Adult book, features plenty of great roles for children and adults,…

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October 2018

Chats With Champions: Jonathan Alderfer – Bird Illustrator

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Girls Who Code

October 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Free

A club for 6th to 8th grade girls dedicated to gender balance in tech. The club will meet weekly on Wednesdays. To sign up, participants should log on to the Girls Who Code website at http://midcoastgirlswhocode.site/

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Film: Edward Scissorhands (1990)

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest A gentle man, with scissors for hands, is brought into a new community after living in isolation.

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Girls Who Code

October 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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A club for 6th to 8th grade girls dedicated to gender balance in tech. The club will meet weekly on Wednesdays. To sign up, participants should log on to the Girls Who Code website at http://midcoastgirlswhocode.site/

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Family Film: ParaNorman (2012)

October 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse. This film is FREE and open to the public. It will be shown in Skidompha's Porter Hall.

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Chats With Champions: Zip Kellogg – First National White Water Canoe and Kayak Championships

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Girls Who Code

October 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Free

A club for 6th to 8th grade girls dedicated to gender balance in tech. The club will meet weekly on Wednesdays. To sign up, participants should log on to the Girls Who Code website at http://midcoastgirlswhocode.site/

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Film: Ghostbusters (1984)

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver   Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service. This film is FREE and open to the public. It will be shown in Skidompha's Porter Hall

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River Company Production: “Trifles” and “Frankenstein”

October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until October 20, 2018

Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Please join us for River Company's fall production of two one-acts; “Trifles” by Susan Glaspell, directed by Ru Monsell, and “Frankenstein” by Vincent Hannam, directed by Torie DeLisle.  Trifles :: A Feminist Who-Done-It The play begins when a group of men and women enter the Wright's empty farmhouse. On command from the county attorney, the gathered group recounts events leading up to Mr. Wright’s murder. While the men search the house for evidence, the women find clues in the kitchen…

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River Company Production: “Trifles” and “Frankenstein”

October 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until October 20, 2018

Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Please join us for River Company's fall production of two one-acts; “Trifles” by Susan Glaspell, directed by Ru Monsell, and “Frankenstein” by Vincent Hannam, directed by Torie DeLisle.  Trifles :: A Feminist Who-Done-It The play begins when a group of men and women enter the Wright's empty farmhouse. On command from the county attorney, the gathered group recounts events leading up to Mr. Wright’s murder. While the men search the house for evidence, the women find clues in the kitchen…

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River Company Production: “Trifles” and “Frankenstein”

October 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 28, 2018

Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Please join us for River Company's fall production of two one-acts; “Trifles” by Susan Glaspell, directed by Ru Monsell, and “Frankenstein” by Vincent Hannam, directed by Torie DeLisle.  Trifles :: A Feminist Who-Done-It The play begins when a group of men and women enter the Wright's empty farmhouse. On command from the county attorney, the gathered group recounts events leading up to Mr. Wright’s murder. While the men search the house for evidence, the women find clues in the kitchen…

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Chats With Champions: Raymond D. Boisvert – Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein- The Truth Behind the Monster

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Raymond D. Boisvert Mary Shelley's Frankenstein - The Truth Behind the Monster Frankenstein’s 200th birthday is here (1818-2018)!  He needs no introduction. He’s been in films, on cereal boxes, on tv, in cartoons, songs and advertisements.  Quite an achievement for his author, 19-year-old Mary Shelley. This presentation is a reflection on themes in the novel, themes that do not always survive when the novel is adapted for stage or screen: trying to create life without women, friendship, family responsibilities, the…

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Film: Food For Change

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Food For Change is an 82-minute documentary film focusing on food co-ops as a force for dynamic social and economic change in American culture. This is the first film to examine the important historical role played by food co-ops, their pioneering quest for organic foods, and their current efforts to create regional food systems. This event is brought to you by our local co-op, Rising Tide Community Market. This event is free, and open to the public. 

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Girls Who Code

October 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Free

A club for 6th to 8th grade girls dedicated to gender balance in tech. The club will meet weekly on Wednesdays. To sign up, participants should log on to the Girls Who Code website at http://midcoastgirlswhocode.site/

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Film: Death Becomes Her (1992)

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars: Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn   When a woman learns of an immortality treatment, she sees it as a way to outdo her long-time rival. This film is FREE and open to the public. It will be shown in Skidompha's Porter Hall.

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River Company Production: “Trifles” and “Frankenstein”

October 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until October 27, 2018

Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Please join us for River Company's fall production of two one-acts; “Trifles” by Susan Glaspell, directed by Ru Monsell, and “Frankenstein” by Vincent Hannam, directed by Torie DeLisle.  Trifles :: A Feminist Who-Done-It The play begins when a group of men and women enter the Wright's empty farmhouse. On command from the county attorney, the gathered group recounts events leading up to Mr. Wright’s murder. While the men search the house for evidence, the women find clues in the kitchen…

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Family Film: Hotel Transylvania (2012)

October 27 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Stars:Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Andy Samberg   Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teenaged daughter.   This film is FREE and open to the public. It will be shown in Skidompha's Porter Hall.

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River Company Production: “Trifles” and “Frankenstein”

October 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until October 27, 2018

Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Please join us for River Company's fall production of two one-acts; “Trifles” by Susan Glaspell, directed by Ru Monsell, and “Frankenstein” by Vincent Hannam, directed by Torie DeLisle.  Trifles :: A Feminist Who-Done-It The play begins when a group of men and women enter the Wright's empty farmhouse. On command from the county attorney, the gathered group recounts events leading up to Mr. Wright’s murder. While the men search the house for evidence, the women find clues in the kitchen…

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River Company Production: “Trifles” and “Frankenstein”

October 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 28, 2018

Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Please join us for River Company's fall production of two one-acts; “Trifles” by Susan Glaspell, directed by Ru Monsell, and “Frankenstein” by Vincent Hannam, directed by Torie DeLisle.  Trifles :: A Feminist Who-Done-It The play begins when a group of men and women enter the Wright's empty farmhouse. On command from the county attorney, the gathered group recounts events leading up to Mr. Wright’s murder. While the men search the house for evidence, the women find clues in the kitchen…

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Chats With Champions: Francois Gauthron- WW2 Battlefields Expert Guide

October 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Book Club: Engaging Fiction

October 29 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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October's meeting for the 'Engaging Fiction'! A discussion will be had with with those who read Donna Tartt's "The Gold Finch"!

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Chats With Champions: Adria Horn – Director of Maine Bureau of Veterans’ Services

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Skeletons In My Closet

October 31 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Join researcher Susan Handel in Porter Meeting Hall at Skidompha Library as she takes us along on her research journey and uncovers several surprises! Titled "Skeletons in My Closet" Susan's carefully prepared presentation includes the stories of four ancestors. Please join Susan and contemplate the question that researchers must consider before delving into family history: "Do you really want to know?"

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Girls Who Code

October 31 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Free

A club for 6th to 8th grade girls dedicated to gender balance in tech. The club will meet weekly on Wednesdays. To sign up, participants should log on to the Girls Who Code website at http://midcoastgirlswhocode.site/

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November 2018

Girls Who Code

November 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Free

A club for 6th to 8th grade girls dedicated to gender balance in tech. The club will meet weekly on Wednesdays. To sign up, participants should log on to the Girls Who Code website at http://midcoastgirlswhocode.site/

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Chats With Champions: Dr. Rhian Waller – “Diving Down Deep: Deep Sea Coral and Other Critters”

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Girls Who Code

November 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Free

A club for 6th to 8th grade girls dedicated to gender balance in tech. The club will meet weekly on Wednesdays. To sign up, participants should log on to the Girls Who Code website at http://midcoastgirlswhocode.site/

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Chats With Champions: Dr. Jeremy Jackson – Coastal Communities and Climate Change

November 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Girls Who Code

November 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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A club for 6th to 8th grade girls dedicated to gender balance in tech. The club will meet weekly on Wednesdays. To sign up, participants should log on to the Girls Who Code website at http://midcoastgirlswhocode.site/

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Girls Who Code

November 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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A club for 6th to 8th grade girls dedicated to gender balance in tech. The club will meet weekly on Wednesdays. To sign up, participants should log on to the Girls Who Code website at http://midcoastgirlswhocode.site/

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December 2018

Girls Who Code

December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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A club for 6th to 8th grade girls dedicated to gender balance in tech. The club will meet weekly on Wednesdays. To sign up, participants should log on to the Girls Who Code website at http://midcoastgirlswhocode.site/

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Chats With Champions: Myles Felch – Maine Gem and Mineral Museum

December 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Girls Who Code

December 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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A club for 6th to 8th grade girls dedicated to gender balance in tech. The club will meet weekly on Wednesdays. To sign up, participants should log on to the Girls Who Code website at http://midcoastgirlswhocode.site/

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Girls Who Code

December 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Free

A club for 6th to 8th grade girls dedicated to gender balance in tech. The club will meet weekly on Wednesdays. To sign up, participants should log on to the Girls Who Code website at http://midcoastgirlswhocode.site/

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April 2019

Chats With Champions: Mac Smith- Mainers on the Titanic

April 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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July 2019

Chats With Champions: Mark Peterson – Health Care in America

July 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Porter Hall, 184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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