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Thursday, April 02, 2015

Soup & Sandwich (Free Meal)
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: Oakland United Baptist Church, 45-47 Church St, Oakland ME

Free meal open to everyone~ enjoy some homemade soup, stews or chili, a sandwich & dessert every Thursday from 4 to 5:30pm at Oakland United Baptist Church, 45-47 Church St, Oakland ME

Saturday, April 04, 2015

KVCC and 107.9 The Mix 1st Annual Mix Maine Culinary Festival (Augusta Civic Center)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Augusta Civic Center

Kennebec Valley Community College and 107.9 The Mix host the first-ever celebration of food and beverage in central Maine, featuring vendors from the food, spirits, and home industries!There will be tastings all day long and prizes given away every half hour, including tickets to see Ed Sheeran and Kenny Chesney! Visit the EASTER Bunny, free face painting and seedling planting table for the kiddos sponsored by Wingate Landscape & Garden Center.Admission is $5 and all admission proceeds will benefit the Augusta Food Bank. To waive the admissions fee, you can bring one bag (or more!) of non-perishable food to be donated to the food bank. Admission wrist bands can be pre-purchased at our Waterville office at 295 Kennedy Memorial Drive or at the door of the event.

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Business Breakfast Series (Community Event)
Time: 7:15 AM to 9:00 AM
Location: Thomas College Spann Student Commons, Summit Room 180 West River Road, Waterville

Positioning Your Community for the FutureUnderstanding your region’s strengths gives your business a distinct advantage in this rapidly changing economy. James F. Nimon, executive director of the Sanford Regional Economic Growth Council, will outline strategies for growing an effective regional marketing approach from which you can use and build upon to help grow your business.

Soup & Sandwich (Free Meal)
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: Oakland United Baptist Church, 45-47 Church St, Oakland ME

Free meal open to everyone~ enjoy some homemade soup, stews or chili, a sandwich & dessert every Thursday from 4 to 5:30pm at Oakland United Baptist Church, 45-47 Church St, Oakland ME

Gardiner Spring Tonic (Community Family Event)
Time: 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Johnson Hall and downtown (Water Street) businesses, Gardiner

Gardiner Spring TonicDate/Time: Thursday, April 9th 4:30 - 7:00 PMLocation: Johnson Hall and downtown (Water Street) businesses, GardinerGardiner is set to shake off the long tough winter with a dose of Spring Tonic. From the A-1 Diner to Zardus Spa, week-long promotions to put spring in your step will culminate with special events on April 9th. We’ll be adding events and specials all month. For more information, and to find out about the specials being offered, check out our website and Facebook event page @ http://www.gardinermainstreet.org/events/spring-tonic/https://www.facebook.com/events/713423298766160/

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Bob Marley, Comedian (Community Theater)
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Somerset Abbey, Madison

Bob Marley to perform his unique New England humor

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Friday, April 10, 2015

Into the Woods (Theatrical Show)
Time: 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: Waterville Opera House, 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME 04901

A childless baker and his wife endeavor to lift their family curse by journeying into the woods, where they encounter Rapunzel (and her witchly “mother”), Cinderella, Jack (of Beanstalk fame), Little Red Riding Hood and other classic fairy tale characters, and they all must learn the responsibility that comes with getting what you want.Tickets: $23 Adults, $21 Senior & YouthTickets can be purchased on location from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, over the phone at 207-873-7000, or online at http://www.operahouse.org.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Into the Woods (Theatrical Show)
Time: 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: Waterville Opera House, 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME 04901

A childless baker and his wife endeavor to lift their family curse by journeying into the woods, where they encounter Rapunzel (and her witchly “mother”), Cinderella, Jack (of Beanstalk fame), Little Red Riding Hood and other classic fairy tale characters, and they all must learn the responsibility that comes with getting what you want.Tickets: $23 Adults, $21 Senior & YouthTickets can be purchased on location from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, over the phone at 207-873-7000, or online at http://www.operahouse.org.

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E-Waste for Camp Bomazeen (Camp Bomazeen)
Time: 9:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: American Legion Post #5 21 College Ave Waterville, Maine

Safely dispose of all your electronic waste,laptop, televisions, cellphones, microwaves, printers, etc. Event is free of change with donations generously accepted to support Camp Bomazeen Scout Camp in Belgrade, Maine. Several infrastructure upgrades are planned for camp to allow programs to better serve the youth of rural Maine and any support is welcomed!

Sunday, April 12, 2015

3rd Annual Harley Owners Auction (Benefit Auction)
Time: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Fairfield Community Center

3rd Annual Harley Owners auction to benefit the residents of Klearview Manor. The auction is scheduled to be held at the Fairfield Community Center on Sunday April 12, 2015.

Into the Woods (Theatrical Show)
Time: 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: Waterville Opera House, 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME 04901

A childless baker and his wife endeavor to lift their family curse by journeying into the woods, where they encounter Rapunzel (and her witchly “mother”), Cinderella, Jack (of Beanstalk fame), Little Red Riding Hood and other classic fairy tale characters, and they all must learn the responsibility that comes with getting what you want.Tickets: $23 Adults, $21 Senior & YouthTickets can be purchased on location from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, over the phone at 207-873-7000, or online at http://www.operahouse.org.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Kindergarten Registration (George J. Mitchel School)
Time: 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: George J. Mitchell School, 58 Drummond Ave., Waterville, ME 04901

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATIONWhere: George J. Mitchell School 58 Drummond Ave. Waterville, ME 04901When: Wednesday, April 15 and Thursday, April 16Time: 12:00 noon until 7:00 p.m. Please call 873-0695 to schedule an appointment.

Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town (Art Show)
Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Common Street Arts

Common Street Arts (CSA), in partnership with the Surface Design Association of Maine, has organized a thought-provoking exhibition highlighting the continuing significance of textile mills to Maine communities. Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town will consist of a rich variety of works that honor, question and interpret Maine’s historic ties to textile manufacturing. Working in diverse, textile-based mediums, ten artists weave, embroider, crochet, knot and stitch to create intricate quilts, rag rugs, tapestries, as well as fabric-based paintings, collages and sculptures.

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town (Art Show)
Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Common Street Arts

Common Street Arts (CSA), in partnership with the Surface Design Association of Maine, has organized a thought-provoking exhibition highlighting the continuing significance of textile mills to Maine communities. Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town will consist of a rich variety of works that honor, question and interpret Maine’s historic ties to textile manufacturing. Working in diverse, textile-based mediums, ten artists weave, embroider, crochet, knot and stitch to create intricate quilts, rag rugs, tapestries, as well as fabric-based paintings, collages and sculptures.

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Kindergarten Registration (George J. Mitchel School)
Time: 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: George J. Mitchell School, 58 Drummond Ave., Waterville, ME 04901

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATIONWhere: George J. Mitchell School 58 Drummond Ave. Waterville, ME 04901When: Wednesday, April 15 and Thursday, April 16Time: 12:00 noon until 7:00 p.m. Please call 873-0695 to schedule an appointment.

Soup & Sandwich (Free Meal)
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: Oakland United Baptist Church, 45-47 Church St, Oakland ME

Free meal open to everyone~ enjoy some homemade soup, stews or chili, a sandwich & dessert every Thursday from 4 to 5:30pm at Oakland United Baptist Church, 45-47 Church St, Oakland ME

Twining with Hathaway Shirt Fabric with Martha Dempski (Arts Workshop)
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Common Street Arts

Twining is the earliest form of weaving. In this class, beginners and experienced weavers alike will learn to use two weavers or wefts, made of original Hathaway shirt fabric, to create a small rag rug on a handmade wooden loom. The history of twining will be covered. All materials provided. $65 ($50 plus $15 materials fee)

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Friday, April 17, 2015

Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town (Art Show)
Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Common Street Arts

Common Street Arts (CSA), in partnership with the Surface Design Association of Maine, has organized a thought-provoking exhibition highlighting the continuing significance of textile mills to Maine communities. Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town will consist of a rich variety of works that honor, question and interpret Maine’s historic ties to textile manufacturing. Working in diverse, textile-based mediums, ten artists weave, embroider, crochet, knot and stitch to create intricate quilts, rag rugs, tapestries, as well as fabric-based paintings, collages and sculptures.

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Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town — Opening Reception (Art Show)
Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Common Street Arts

Common Street Arts (CSA), in partnership with the Surface Design Association of Maine, has organized a thought-provoking exhibition highlighting the continuing significance of textile mills to Maine communities. Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town will consist of a rich variety of works that honor, question and interpret Maine’s historic ties to textile manufacturing. Working in diverse, textile-based mediums, ten artists weave, embroider, crochet, knot and stitch to create intricate quilts, rag rugs, tapestries, as well as fabric-based paintings, collages and sculptures.

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Into the Woods (Theatrical Show)
Time: 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: Waterville Opera House, 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME 04901

A childless baker and his wife endeavor to lift their family curse by journeying into the woods, where they encounter Rapunzel (and her witchly “mother”), Cinderella, Jack (of Beanstalk fame), Little Red Riding Hood and other classic fairy tale characters, and they all must learn the responsibility that comes with getting what you want.Tickets: $23 Adults, $21 Senior & YouthTickets can be purchased on location from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, over the phone at 207-873-7000, or online at http://www.operahouse.org.

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Saturday, April 18, 2015

BOWLING for the Boys & Girls Club New Kitchen Project (Benefit)
Time: 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Sparetime Recreation, 155 W River Road, Waterville

The Kennebec Leadership Institute Class of XXIX presents BOWLING for the Boys & Girls Club New Kitchen Project!On Saturday, April 18th from 8a-11a, bring your friends and family to Sparetime Recreation in Waterville for the last chance to bowl before they close! First 50 guests will be entered into a drawing! Donations raised will benefit the Augusta Boys & Girls Club "Kid's Kitchen" for at-risk young people in the Kennebec Valley area. Please join us & help! Sponsored by Dennis Keller State Farm Insurance Agency.

Bottle Drive for Alzheimer's Association (Bottle Drive)
Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Casey's Redemption Center

Bottle drive on Saturday 4/18 to raise money for the Alzheimer's Association.It will be at Caseys redemption center on College Ave from 10-2 and other staff members will be going around Waterville neighborhoods collecting from homes. We will have a table set up at Casey's with a couple of staff members to greet folks and take the donations. We will be doing fund raisers over the next several months to raise money for Alzheimers awareness and donate whats been collected in the Fall. Thanks for your help!

Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town (Art Show)
Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Common Street Arts

Common Street Arts (CSA), in partnership with the Surface Design Association of Maine, has organized a thought-provoking exhibition highlighting the continuing significance of textile mills to Maine communities. Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town will consist of a rich variety of works that honor, question and interpret Maine’s historic ties to textile manufacturing. Working in diverse, textile-based mediums, ten artists weave, embroider, crochet, knot and stitch to create intricate quilts, rag rugs, tapestries, as well as fabric-based paintings, collages and sculptures.

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laser tag (Community Event)
Time: 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: windsor school

G-Force laser tag presented by windsor PAWS1pm-3pm Elementary school age $3.00 per game/$10.00 2hrs3pm-6pm Middle school $3 per game/$15.00 3hrs6pm-9pm high school/adults $3 per game/$15 3 hrs

Into the Woods (Theatrical Show)
Time: 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: Waterville Opera House, 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME 04901

A childless baker and his wife endeavor to lift their family curse by journeying into the woods, where they encounter Rapunzel (and her witchly “mother”), Cinderella, Jack (of Beanstalk fame), Little Red Riding Hood and other classic fairy tale characters, and they all must learn the responsibility that comes with getting what you want.Tickets: $23 Adults, $21 Senior & YouthTickets can be purchased on location from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, over the phone at 207-873-7000, or online at http://www.operahouse.org.

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Spring Fling Benefit Dance & Silent Auction (Dance)
Time: 8:00 PM to 11:59 PM
Location: Winslow VFW Veterans Drive Winslow

Benefit Dance with the great sounds of The Crockadyle's playing 60's and 70's rock and roll and a silent auction with many great items up for bid.And the great sounds of Mike Davis Entertainment as our DJ Where- Winslow VFW Veterans Drive WinslowTime-8pm -12 amCost-$10.00 Per PersonMust be 21 years of age to attendCash Bar availableDoor Prizes Tickets must be pre purchased by calling 877-5906 or 649-1807Donations accepted at the door the evening of the event.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town (Art Show)
Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Common Street Arts

Common Street Arts (CSA), in partnership with the Surface Design Association of Maine, has organized a thought-provoking exhibition highlighting the continuing significance of textile mills to Maine communities. Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town will consist of a rich variety of works that honor, question and interpret Maine’s historic ties to textile manufacturing. Working in diverse, textile-based mediums, ten artists weave, embroider, crochet, knot and stitch to create intricate quilts, rag rugs, tapestries, as well as fabric-based paintings, collages and sculptures.

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Neilstock (Benefit)
Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: T&nd Outback Tavern Waterville

This is a benefit for Neil Avcollie a local musician and firefighter who was diagnosed with lung cancer in January and has been unable to work since.It is going to be a musical celebration of Neil's career as a musician with bands and musicians from the last 30 years.Buffalo Chip Tea, The Real Band, Dime Store Heros, Ron Bouffard from Sons of the Beach, Dan Merrill from Cornerstone, Bennie Ray from Patio Buckaneers, Joe and Mark Wainer from the Peter Gallaway Band, and a jam session with additional artists who would like to participate. There will be a silent auction and a buffet of food included with the purchase of your ticket kids are welcome and those under 12 free. Tickets may be purchased online at eventbrite.com, T&Bs Outback Tavern in Waterville, You Know Whose Pub, or by calling Marla at 207-649-5127

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Into the Woods (Theatrical Show)
Time: 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: Waterville Opera House, 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME 04901

A childless baker and his wife endeavor to lift their family curse by journeying into the woods, where they encounter Rapunzel (and her witchly “mother”), Cinderella, Jack (of Beanstalk fame), Little Red Riding Hood and other classic fairy tale characters, and they all must learn the responsibility that comes with getting what you want.Tickets: $23 Adults, $21 Senior & YouthTickets can be purchased on location from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, over the phone at 207-873-7000, or online at http://www.operahouse.org.

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Monday, April 20, 2015

Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town (Art Show)
Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Common Street Arts

Common Street Arts (CSA), in partnership with the Surface Design Association of Maine, has organized a thought-provoking exhibition highlighting the continuing significance of textile mills to Maine communities. Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town will consist of a rich variety of works that honor, question and interpret Maine’s historic ties to textile manufacturing. Working in diverse, textile-based mediums, ten artists weave, embroider, crochet, knot and stitch to create intricate quilts, rag rugs, tapestries, as well as fabric-based paintings, collages and sculptures.

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Monday Night Movies: Trois Couleurs: Blanc (Film)
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Waterville Opera House, 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME 04901

Again this season, the Maine Film Center presents its Monday night movie series at the Waterville Opera House. All films begin at 7:00pm.Single Tickets: $9, $5 students, available at the door or online at www.mainefilmcenter.org.
All Access Pass: $55, available at the door or in advance at Railroad Square Cinema

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town (Art Show)
Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Common Street Arts

Common Street Arts (CSA), in partnership with the Surface Design Association of Maine, has organized a thought-provoking exhibition highlighting the continuing significance of textile mills to Maine communities. Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town will consist of a rich variety of works that honor, question and interpret Maine’s historic ties to textile manufacturing. Working in diverse, textile-based mediums, ten artists weave, embroider, crochet, knot and stitch to create intricate quilts, rag rugs, tapestries, as well as fabric-based paintings, collages and sculptures.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town (Art Show)
Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Common Street Arts

Common Street Arts (CSA), in partnership with the Surface Design Association of Maine, has organized a thought-provoking exhibition highlighting the continuing significance of textile mills to Maine communities. Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town will consist of a rich variety of works that honor, question and interpret Maine’s historic ties to textile manufacturing. Working in diverse, textile-based mediums, ten artists weave, embroider, crochet, knot and stitch to create intricate quilts, rag rugs, tapestries, as well as fabric-based paintings, collages and sculptures.

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Business After Hours (Community Event)
Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: The End Zone in Waterville

Join us each month at Business After Hours! These events are a great opportunity to mix and mingle with other business professionals and leaders in our communities. Remember to bring plenty of business cards!

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town (Art Show)
Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Common Street Arts

Common Street Arts (CSA), in partnership with the Surface Design Association of Maine, has organized a thought-provoking exhibition highlighting the continuing significance of textile mills to Maine communities. Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town will consist of a rich variety of works that honor, question and interpret Maine’s historic ties to textile manufacturing. Working in diverse, textile-based mediums, ten artists weave, embroider, crochet, knot and stitch to create intricate quilts, rag rugs, tapestries, as well as fabric-based paintings, collages and sculptures.

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Soup & Sandwich (Free Meal)
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: Oakland United Baptist Church, 45-47 Church St, Oakland ME

Free meal open to everyone~ enjoy some homemade soup, stews or chili, a sandwich & dessert every Thursday from 4 to 5:30pm at Oakland United Baptist Church, 45-47 Church St, Oakland ME

Twining with Hathaway Shirt Fabric with Martha Dempski (Arts Workshop)
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Common Street Arts

Twining is the earliest form of weaving. In this class, beginners and experienced weavers alike will learn to use two weavers or wefts, made of original Hathaway shirt fabric, to create a small rag rug on a handmade wooden loom. The history of twining will be covered. All materials provided. $65 ($50 plus $15 materials fee)

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Friday, April 24, 2015

Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town (Art Show)
Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Common Street Arts

Common Street Arts (CSA), in partnership with the Surface Design Association of Maine, has organized a thought-provoking exhibition highlighting the continuing significance of textile mills to Maine communities. Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town will consist of a rich variety of works that honor, question and interpret Maine’s historic ties to textile manufacturing. Working in diverse, textile-based mediums, ten artists weave, embroider, crochet, knot and stitch to create intricate quilts, rag rugs, tapestries, as well as fabric-based paintings, collages and sculptures.

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Saturday, April 25, 2015

UMA Cross Country 5k fundraiser (Fundraising 5k)
Time: 9:00 AMLocation: UMA fitness trails

UMA cross country team is putting on a to to help fund their trip to nationals.

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Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town (Art Show)
Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Common Street Arts

Common Street Arts (CSA), in partnership with the Surface Design Association of Maine, has organized a thought-provoking exhibition highlighting the continuing significance of textile mills to Maine communities. Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town will consist of a rich variety of works that honor, question and interpret Maine’s historic ties to textile manufacturing. Working in diverse, textile-based mediums, ten artists weave, embroider, crochet, knot and stitch to create intricate quilts, rag rugs, tapestries, as well as fabric-based paintings, collages and sculptures.

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The Met live in HD Presents: Cavalleria Rusticana/ Pagliacci (Opera in HD)
Time: 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Waterville Opera House, 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME 04901

Opera’s most enduring tragic double bill returns in an evocative new production from Sir David McVicar, who sets the action across two time periods but in the same Sicilian village. Marcelo Álvarez rises to the challenge of playing the dual tenor roles of Turiddu in Cavalleria Rusticana and Canio in Pagliacci. Rae Smith (War Horse) has designed the moodily atmospheric 1900 village square setting of Cavalleria, which transforms to a 1948 truck stop for the doomed vaudeville troupe of Pagliacci. Eva-Maria Westbroek (Cav) and Patricia Racette (Pag) sing the unlucky heroines, and Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi is on the podium.Tickets: $20 Adults, $18 Seniors, $15 StudentsTickets can be purchased on location from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, over the phone at 207-873-7000, or online at http://www.operahouse.org.

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Benefit Supper, Bake Sale, and Raffle for Heather Rogers (Benefit)
Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Community Connections

Please join us on April 25, 2015 at 5pm at Community Connections to show our support as she fights stage 4 cancer.Spaghetti dinner, bake sale, and raffle: $8 for adults/$5 children under 12For more info, please call 338-4556.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

One in Five 5k (Fundraising 5k)
Time: 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Thomas College Waterville

1 in 5 people will experience sexual violence in their lifetime and we have decided to take a stand against this. The 4th Annual One in Five 5k will be held on Sunday, April 26th at Thomas College in Waterville at 9am. The proceeds from this race will benefit the Sexual Assault Crisis & Support Center and its fight to end sexual assault and support survivors in their healing. Below are three interviews that were done for this event and for more information about the center please visit their website at silentnomore.org.

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Weaving: Ancient Skill, Contemporary Notions with Susanne Perrine (Workshop)
Time: 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Location: Common Street Arts

Design your own textiles! Experiment with colorful yarns, ribbons, wool or other fibers, maybe feathers, even fine wire! We’ll create our own looms by hammering nails into a small board and you will have a loom you can use in the future. Weave a 4 x 4 inch square to wear or for display. If you wish, weave 2 squares, stitch together, fill with lavender or rose petals to create a fragrant sachet. Limit 8-10 students. $62 ($50 plus $12 materials fee)

Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town (Art Show)
Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Common Street Arts

Common Street Arts (CSA), in partnership with the Surface Design Association of Maine, has organized a thought-provoking exhibition highlighting the continuing significance of textile mills to Maine communities. Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town will consist of a rich variety of works that honor, question and interpret Maine’s historic ties to textile manufacturing. Working in diverse, textile-based mediums, ten artists weave, embroider, crochet, knot and stitch to create intricate quilts, rag rugs, tapestries, as well as fabric-based paintings, collages and sculptures.

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Monday, April 27, 2015

Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town (Art Show)
Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Common Street Arts

Common Street Arts (CSA), in partnership with the Surface Design Association of Maine, has organized a thought-provoking exhibition highlighting the continuing significance of textile mills to Maine communities. Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town will consist of a rich variety of works that honor, question and interpret Maine’s historic ties to textile manufacturing. Working in diverse, textile-based mediums, ten artists weave, embroider, crochet, knot and stitch to create intricate quilts, rag rugs, tapestries, as well as fabric-based paintings, collages and sculptures.

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town (Art Show)
Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Common Street Arts

Common Street Arts (CSA), in partnership with the Surface Design Association of Maine, has organized a thought-provoking exhibition highlighting the continuing significance of textile mills to Maine communities. Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town will consist of a rich variety of works that honor, question and interpret Maine’s historic ties to textile manufacturing. Working in diverse, textile-based mediums, ten artists weave, embroider, crochet, knot and stitch to create intricate quilts, rag rugs, tapestries, as well as fabric-based paintings, collages and sculptures.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town (Art Show)
Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Common Street Arts

Common Street Arts (CSA), in partnership with the Surface Design Association of Maine, has organized a thought-provoking exhibition highlighting the continuing significance of textile mills to Maine communities. Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town will consist of a rich variety of works that honor, question and interpret Maine’s historic ties to textile manufacturing. Working in diverse, textile-based mediums, ten artists weave, embroider, crochet, knot and stitch to create intricate quilts, rag rugs, tapestries, as well as fabric-based paintings, collages and sculptures.

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Thursday, April 30, 2015

Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town (Art Show)
Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Common Street Arts

Common Street Arts (CSA), in partnership with the Surface Design Association of Maine, has organized a thought-provoking exhibition highlighting the continuing significance of textile mills to Maine communities. Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town will consist of a rich variety of works that honor, question and interpret Maine’s historic ties to textile manufacturing. Working in diverse, textile-based mediums, ten artists weave, embroider, crochet, knot and stitch to create intricate quilts, rag rugs, tapestries, as well as fabric-based paintings, collages and sculptures.

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Soup & Sandwich (Free Meal)
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: Oakland United Baptist Church, 45-47 Church St, Oakland ME

Free meal open to everyone~ enjoy some homemade soup, stews or chili, a sandwich & dessert every Thursday from 4 to 5:30pm at Oakland United Baptist Church, 45-47 Church St, Oakland ME

Annual Awards Dinner (Benefit Supper)
Time: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: Elks Lodge 76 Industrial Street, Waterville

Join the Mid-Maine Chamber in celebrating some of the greater Waterville area’s 2014 successes in business and community at our 52nd Annual Awards Dinner. To view a list of this year’s honorees, visit www.midmainechamber.com. For reservations, call 873-3315 or email customerservice@midmainechamber.com. Tickets are $50/person or $500/table of ten.

Twining with Hathaway Shirt Fabric with Martha Dempski (Arts Workshop)
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Common Street Arts

Twining is the earliest form of weaving. In this class, beginners and experienced weavers alike will learn to use two weavers or wefts, made of original Hathaway shirt fabric, to create a small rag rug on a handmade wooden loom. The history of twining will be covered. All materials provided. $65 ($50 plus $15 materials fee)

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Partly Sunny, 46º

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