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Friday, May 01, 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, May 02, 2015

Business & Community Expo (Family Event)
Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Maine Central Institute, 295 Main Street, Pittsfield, ME 04967

The Sebasticook Valley Chamber's Business & Community Expo will be held in Pittsfield at Maine Central Institute (MCI), one of the oldest college preparatory schools in New England. The Chamber has a special focus upon businesses, artisans and crafters this year with a great booth price so there will be plenty of booths with lots of products. The Chamber's 19th Annual event will be held at Maine Central Institute, 295 Main Street, Pittsfield from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Saturday, May 2, 2015. This is a family event. There will be a schedule of children's' activities along with presentations and community. MCI students will be involved in the day's programming to showcase the vendors. In addition to the Chamber's advertising, the Town and MCI will also be promoting this event. We will especially be promoting businesses, crafters and artisans. For more information, go to http://ourchamber.org or http://www.pittsfield.org

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Color (Mid) ME Fun! Color Walk fundraiser (Benefit/ Fundraiser)
Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Federated Church, 13 Island Avenue, Skowhegan

Sponsored Walkers and Children under age 8: FreePaid registration walkers: $20 (No sponsors needed)Event T-shirts will be given to the first 100 walkers who register. The Color Walk is a 1 mile family fun walk starting and finishing at the Color stations (colored cornstarch) will be located throughout the downtown area along the route. Participants are encouraged to wear white and finish, “Living United” in color. Post-event family friendly fun will be had on the grounds of the church including refreshments, and games and entertainment for kids.The Color Walk is the premier annual fundraising event for United Way of Mid-Maine’s (UWMM) community impact initiatives. All proceeds will benefit the fund of the walker’s choice: Food and Fuel, Youth Homelessness, Financial Independence or a general Live United Fund. Money raised directly benefits our community by staying in Somerset, northern Kennebec and western Waldo counties.

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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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Sunday, May 03, 2015

Shibori–Sashiko Sampler with Kathleen Goddu (Workshop)
Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Common Street Arts

If you like something that is relaxing and meditative to do and love beautiful surprises, then this is an adventure for you. Come learn a little bit about Japanese dye resist techniques and Japanese quilt stitching. You will dye a large bandana size piece of fabric in an indigo vat using a Shibori method. When the piece is dry, you will stitch a pattern on it using Sashiko stitching (a running stitch with white sashiko thread). You will leave with one or two originally dyed and stitched piece you could make into a pillow, a centerpiece on a table, or incorporate it into another project. All welcome. https://sdamaine.wordpress.com. Limit 8-10 students. $65 ($50 plus $15 materials fee)

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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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Monday, May 04, 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, May 05, 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, May 06, 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, May 07, 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

Drive improvements to Create ValueStart to change the culture of your business towards continuous improvement. John McLellan, Lean Master Black Belt Senior Staff at IDEXX Laboratories, will explain the Lean transformation. Learn why leaders need to see through Lean goggles, and how to start putting Lean practices into place. Note: this is a 2 hr. Presentation - 7:15-10AMTo register, call 207-873-3315 or email customerservice@midmainechamber.com. $17 for members registering by the Friday before the event, $19 late registration. $25 at the door and for general admission. Each reservation includes a hot breakfast buffet.

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

Friday, May 08, 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, May 09, 2015

10th Annual Maine State Credit Union Walk to End Hunger and 1st Annual 5K Road Race (Benefit 5K)
Time: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Augusta’s Capitol Park (near the YMCA)

Come join us Saturday, May 9, 2015 for our 10th annual Walk to End Hunger and first ever 5K Road Race! Over the past nine years, Maine State Credit Union's annual walk has raised more than $150,000 for food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters in Kennebec and Somerset counties. Every penny has been returned to the community.Package pickups by the Rail Trail across from the Kennebec Valley YMCA start at 7:00 AM.The race and walk start and finish on the Kennebec River Rail Trail - Capitol Park - in front of the KV YMCA. The 5K starts at 8 AM, and the walk at 10 AM. Registration for the walk begins at 8:30 AM and is FREE.Registration for the 5K costs:$22.95 through April 15$27.95 through May 8$30.00 Day of Race (Registration starts at 7:00 AM)Participants are invited to raise donations through registration on the website, by downloading a pledge form and bringing funds to the event, or stopping by Maine State Credit Union's main office at 200 Capitol Street, Augusta.

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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Sunday, May 10, 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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Bolshoi Ballet Presents: Ivan the Terrible (Ballet)
Time: 12:55 PM to 3:10 PM
Location: Waterville Opera House, 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME 04901

Drawing on the music composed by Prokofiev for the 1944 Eisenstein film, Ivan the Terrible is a work in the true Bolshoi style. Yuri Grigorovich's powerful and fascinating epic dramatizes Ivan the Terrible's controversial reign, and portrays events in 16th-century Russia in visually stunning scenes. His choreography, full of vigor, strength and wild jumps, also includes great grace and fragility in the female roles. Sensitive classical and powerful character dance blend to create a lyrical epic, rich in the colors of medieval Russia. Recently revived, Ivan the Terrible is an essential part of the company's repertoire, a 20th-century classic and a wonderful theatrical experience.Tickets: $15 Adults, $13 SeniorsTickets 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, May 11, 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, May 12, 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, May 13, 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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African Children's Choir (Concert)
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Calvary Pentecostal Church, 160 Old Point Ave, Madison

Coming to Madison! The African Children’s Choir melts the hearts of audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices and lively African songs and dances. The program features well-loved children’s songs, traditional Spirituals and Gospel favorites. Concerts are free and open to all.Calvary Pentecostal Church, 160 Old Point Ave, Madison.

Thursday, May 14, 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

Panel Discussion and Q&A on the Textile History of Maine Mill Towns (Community Event)
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Common Street Arts

Panel Discussion and Q&A on the Textile History of Maine Mill Towns with Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr., Maine State Historian, Libby Bischof, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History and Department Chair, USM, exhibiting artists, and community members with personal ties to the mills. Community members are invited to this free special event. Bring photos and share personal connections to Hathaway and other textile mills.6:30-7:00 Presentation on mill/labor history and the social/cultural impact of the textile industry in Maine7:00-7:15 Break7:15-8:00 Q&A amongst presenters and the audience. Audience shares personal stories and photos.

Friday, May 15, 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, May 16, 2015

Breakfast at Riverside (Bennefit Breakfast)
Time: 7:15 AM to 9:00 AM
Location: Riverside Baptist Church is located at the intersection of Route 23 and the River Road, Clinton (on the corner of the Hinckley-Clinton Bridge)

Riverside Baptist Church will be hosting Breakfast at RIverside on Saturday, May 16th, 2015 from 7:15 to 9:00 AM in the Fellowship Area. The home cooked menu includes scrambled eggs, bacon, potato, baked beans, pancakes, juice, beverage and southern style Biscuits & Gravy. Take outs available. The suggested donation of $6.00 per adult and $3.00 per child ages 5 – 12 will go towards the support of the ministries and mission projects of the church.Riverside Baptist Church is located at the intersection of Route 23 and the River Road, Clinton (on the corner of the Hinckley-Clinton Bridge)

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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Sunday, May 17, 2015

Sculptural Crochet with Priscilla Nicholson (Workshop)
Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Common Street Arts

Using fibers that hold shape and an abstract thought process, learn to add and subtract volume to create sculptural crochet. This is not counting stitches or following a pattern, but a process of controlling crochet. Artist Priscilla Nicholson will share her process as she guides you in making art in crochet. Some crochet experience required (intermediate or advanced). Limit 8 students. $85 ($60 plus $25 materials fee)

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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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Monday, May 18, 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, May 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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Wednesday, May 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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Business After Hours (Community Event)
Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

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, May 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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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

Friday, May 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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Saturday, May 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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Sunday, May 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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Monday, May 25, 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, May 26, 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, May 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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Thursday, May 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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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

Friday, May 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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Saturday, May 30, 2015

Central Maine Garden Club Annual Plant Sale (Educational)
Time: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: United Methodist Church 20 West School St. Oakland, Maine

Perennials,annuals,food and jewelry will be offered for sale. Proceeds will be used for maintaining Redington Museum, Alfond Youth Center gardens and Silver Street planters.

Second Annual Ernest H. Philbrick Memorial Golf Tournament (Benefit/ Fundraiser)
Time: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: WhiteTail Golf Course in Charleston

On Saturday, May 30th we will be holding the Second Annual Ernest H. Philbrick Memorial Golf Tournament at WhiteTail Golf Course in Charleston. The entry fee for this tournament is $215 per team which includes 18 holes, cart (limited availability), and lunch. It will be a scramble format with two tee times, 8:00 am and 1:00 pm. There will be a hole in one contest with a prize valued at $7500 ( Myrtle Beach get-away ), closest to the pin contest , and long drive contest. We will be giving away door prizes as well. For more information or to receive a registration form contact Michael Rowe at 285-7978 or 355-5457. All proceeds benefit the Ernest H. Philbrick Memorial Scholarship fund.

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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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