Tri-Town Weekly calendar – 6/26

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Upcoming events

Durham codes enforcement officer, available Wednesday, June 26, 5-7 p.m., town office.

Music on the Mall, featuring Blacklash, classic rock and blues, Wednesday, June 26, 6-8 p.m., Town Mall, downtown Brunswick. Thursday rain date when possible. Free. Presented by Brunswick Downtown Association. For more information, see http://www.brunswickdowntown.org/MOTM.

New Books and New Series Day, Thursday, June 27, 10 a.m., Freeport Community Library. Presentation invites readers to see new books and series available.

Guided walking tours of historic Freeport Village, hosted by Freeport Historical Society, every Thursday at 3 p.m. and Saturday at 9 a.m. through the summer. Tours start at the Harrington House, 45 Main St. Tickets are $10 for adults, FHS members are $5. For more information, call 865-3170 or see www.freeporthistoricalsociety.org.

Free community blood pressure clinic, Thursday, June 27, 10-11 a.m., Freeport Community Center, sponsored by CHANS Home Health Care.

Summer Festival, Friday, June 28, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., and Saturday, June 29, South Freeport Congregational Church, 98 South Freeport Road. Treasure sale, pies, crafts, flea market, food, hula-hooping and more. Friday from 5-7 p.m., lobster dinner for $20 or lobster and clams for $25. Saturday events include outdoor flea market, pie, craft and artisan food items sale. Lobster roll ($10) and hot dog ($5) lunch from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. At 5:30, sock-hop music, trivia, hula hoops, classic cars, competitions, raffles and dinner. On Sunday, June 30, 8-9:30 a.m., pancake breakfast under the tent. Seeking donations of jewelry, furniture, vintage clothing, household goods, etc. Items can be picked up. Flea market tables for rent under the tent Saturday, $20. For more information, call Wendy, 865-0802.

Read to the Dogs, Friday, June 28, 1 p.m., Freeport Community Library. Four therapy dogs will be at the library to be read to by children in summer reading program.

Freeport Farmers Market, Fridays, 1-5 p.m., L.L. Bean Campus (in the “moose” parking lot). Through Sept. 13.

Talk and book signing by author Jennifer Pharr Davis, Friday, June 28, 4 and 7 p.m., L.L. Bean Flagship store, Main Street, Freeport, sponsored by Bean and the Friends of the Appalachian Trail in Maine. Davis will read from her new book, “Called Again: A Story of Love and Triumph.” Free. For more information contact Laurie Gilman at lgilman@llbean.com.

Freeport Free Camping Week, through June 30, residents of Freeport camp for free at Winslow Park, Staples Point Road, South Freeport. For more information, call 865-4198 or see www.freeportmaine.com.

Pownal selectmen, Monday, July 1, 7 p.m., Mallett Hall.

Durham selectmen, Tuesday, July 2, 6:30 p.m., Durham Town Office.

Fourth of July in Freeport, Blueberry pancake and sausage breakfast, St. Jude Hall, corner of Main and School streets, 7-10 a.m.; 10K Road Race, L. L. Bean, 7:30 a.m.; Fun Run, L. L. Bean, 9:15 a.m.; parade, Main Street, from Kendall Lane south to Holbrook Street, 10 a.m.; Concert in the Park, Matt Nathanson, 7:30 p.m., L. L. Bean Discovery Park; fireworks, 9:15 p.m.

Kids music and entertainment, Friday, July 5, noon-5 p.m., L. L. Bean Discovery Park. Free.

Wolfe’s Neck Wagon Ride to the Past, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, July 6-Aug. 31, Wolfe’s Neck Farm, Little River House, 184 Burnett Road, Freeport. $14 adults and children 13 and older; $8 for children 3-12; free for age 2 and under. Advance reservations recommended. Call 865-5433 or see www.wolfesneckfarm.org.

Music by Maine favorites Amy Allen, Endless Interstate, Pete Kilpatrick Band, Saturday, July 6, 7:30 p.m., L. L. Bean Discovery Park. Free.

Explore Maine Lighthouses, program with educator, historian and raconteur Bud Warren, Monday, July 8, 7.p.m., Freeport Community Library.

Durham Planning Board, Wednesday, July 10, 7 p.m., Durham Town Office.

Tracking Maine Mammals, program for children, Wednesday, July 10, 6 p.m., Freeport Community Library. Wolfe’s Neck State Park’s Making Tracks program will be at the library to teach what kinds of tracks animals leave behind and participants can make their own animal track to take home. Summer Reading participants only.

Music on the Mall, featuring Back Woods Road, Wednesday, July 10, 6-8 p.m., Town Mall, downtown Brunswick. Folk, rock, blues, and country music. Thursday rain date when possible. Free. Presented by Brunswick Downtown Association. For more information, see http://www.brunswickdowntown.org/MOTM.

Coastal Winds Community Band, Thursday, July 11, 6:30 p.m., Winslow Park and Campground, Staples Road, South Freeport. Free with entrance fees: $2 residents, $3 non-residents, free for season pass holders and campers. Call 865-4198 for more information.

Freeport Community Library Thursday Midday Movie, “Life of Pi,” Thursday, July 11, 1 p.m. Rated PG.

Moxie Festival, July 12-15, Lisbon. Event features parade, go-karts, “Spirit of Moxie” plane, lobster dinner and entertainer Birdie Googins. For full schedule, see www.moxiefestival.com.

Diane Birch in concert, Saturday, July 13, 7:30 p.m., L. L. Bean Discovery Park. Free.

Pownal selectmen, Monday, July 15, 7 p.m., Mallett Hall.

Program on tick- and mosquito-borne infections, by Kate Colby, field epidemiologist from Maine Center for Disease Control & Preventon, Wednesday, July 17, 5-6 p.m., Freeport Town Hall. Program sponsored by the town and Cumberland District of the Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention. Free.

The Delta Knights, Thursday, July 18, 6:30 p.m., Winslow Park and Campground, Staples Road, South Freeport. Free with entrance fees: $2 residents, $3 non-residents, free for season pass holders and campers. Call 865-4198 for more information.

“The 39 Steps,” Freeport Players production, July 18-Aug. 4, Freeport Performing Arts Center. Tickets $10 in advance, available online at www.fcponline.org and at Freeport Community Center Thrift Store in June; $15 at the door. Group discounts available. For more information, contact Elizabeth at info@fcponline.org.

Lake Street Dive, with North of Nashville, Saturday, July 20, 7:30 p.m., L. L. Bean Discovery Park. Free.

Saltwater Celtic Music Festival, Celtic music, Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21,Thomas Point Beach and Campground, 29 Meadow Road, Brunswick. Gates open at 1 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. on Sunday. Performances by Enter the Haggis, Young Dubliners, the Gothard Sisters and more. One-day tickets $25, two-day tickets $40, when purchased before July 15 ($40 and $60 after July 15). Children under 12 free. Tickets online at www.saltwaterfest.com and at all Bull Moose locations. For more information, see www.saltwaterfest.com, or call 800-914-3610.

The Jason Spooner Trio, Thursday, July 25, 6:30 p.m., Winslow Park and Campground, Staples Road, South Freeport. Free with entrance fees: $2 residents, $3 non-residents, free for season pass holders and campers. Call 865-4198 for more information.

L.L. Bean KidsFest, Saturday, July 27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., L. L. Bean Discovery Park. Free.

Pownal selectmen, Monday, July 29, 7 p.m., Mallett Hall.

Durham selectmen, Tuesday, July 30, 6:30 p.m., Durham Town Office.

Clem Brûlée and the Cara-Mels, Thursday, Aug. 1, 6:30 p.m., Winslow Park and Campground, Staples Road, South Freeport. Free with entrance fees: $2 residents, $3 non-residents, free for season pass holders and campers. Call 865-4198 for more information.

The Head and the Heart, Saturday, Aug. 3, 7:30 p.m., L. L. Bean Discovery Park. Free.

Circus Smirkus, Monday, Aug. 5 and Tuesday, Aug. 6, 1 and 6 p.m., Merriconeag Waldorf School, Freeport. New show called “Oz Incorporated.” Tickets $17 for children and $20 for adults, available at Royal River Natural Foods, Freeport and Standard Baking Co., Portland, or by calling 877-SMIRKUS or visiting smirkus.org.

We love to eat

Freeport Elders Pancake Breakfast, first and third Saturday of the month, 8-10 a.m., Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St. Deluxe: Pancakes, eggs, sausages, biscuits, OJ, tea and coffee, $4.50. Regular: Pancakes, sausages, OJ, tea or coffee, $3.50. Seniors deduct 50 cents.

Lobster dinner, Friday, June 28, 5-7 p.m., South Freeport Congregational Church, 98 South Freeport Road. $20, or $25 for lobster and clams. Part of church’s Summer Festival.

Chicken or vegetarian barbecue dinner, Saturday, June 29. 5:30 p.m., Durham Friends Meeting House, intersection of Route 125 and Quakermeeting House Road. Strawberry shortcake for dessert. Advance tickets $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 children; at the door, $12 adults, $10 seniors. Proceeds benefit the Friends Orphan Care Center Kakamega, Kenya. Call 353-6354 for meal reservation. Coming Saturday, Sept. 28, Pig Roast Harvest Dinner.

Bean supper, Saturday, June 29, 4:30-6 p.m., Tuttle Road United Methodist Church, Cumberland. Three kinds of beans, hot dogs, American chop suey, baked macaroni and cheese, cole slaw, beverages and fresh strawberry shortcake. Adults $8, children under 12 $5. Take-out available, handicapped accessible.

Bean and spaghetti supper, Saturday, July 6, 4:30-6 p.m., North Pownal United Methodist Church, 851 Lawrence Road, Pownal. $6 adults, $3 children 4-12, free for children 3 and under.

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