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UUCB Concerts for a Cause: BILL STAINES

Folk legend Bill Staines brings a slice of Americana to the UU Church of Brunswick on 4/7 at 7:30. He has appeared on NPR & performed all over the US for 5 decades. $15 in advance/$18 at the door. Tickets available at church office (729-8515), Gulf of Maine Bookstore or
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Local runner, Mark Bergeron of Topsham, to run the Boston Marathon in April and is planning a fundraising dinner on February 24 to raise funds for the Brigham and Women's Hospital Stepping Strong marathon team....
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UUCB Concerts for a Cause: HEATHER MASSE and JED WILSON

Heather Masse and Jed Wilson perform at the UU Church of Brunswick on Saturday, March 31st. Maine native Heather Masse is well-known to audiences as a regular guest on the NPR radio show “A Prairie Home Companion,” both as a solo performer and as a member of the Billboard-charting folk trop, The Waylin’ Jennys. For this concert, Heather joins forces with jazz pianist Jed Wilson. ...
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St. Paul's Episcopal Church's 81st annual Christmas Fair

On Saturday Dec. 2nd, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Brunswick will hold it's annual Christmas Fair to raise money for the congregation's charitable outreach programs. Shoppers can choose from thousands of items and bid on dozens of Silent Auction goods or services....
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MLK Celebration with Novel Jazz Septet

The “UUCB Concerts for a Cause” series celebrates MLK Day with a concert by the Novel Jazz Septet. The concert will be held on January 13th a the Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick and will feature the music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn - civil rights activists, friends and favorite musicians of Martin Luther King, Jr – along with interesting stories about their relationship with Dr. King, their experiences with racism and homophobia, and how this affected their music and forged their promotion of civil rights. ...
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Robert Gibsons paintings "Love of Color" Art reception Nov. 17, 2PM - 4PM in the Gallery of the UU church Brunswick

Robert J. Gibson Art Exhibit “Love of Color” at UU Church Gallery BRUNSWICK - There will be a reception and an opportunity to meet the artist on November 17 from 2 to 4 PM at The Art Gallery at the Unitarian Universalist Church 1 Middle St. The work on display will include lush still-life compositions, rushing riverscapes and several new colorful abstract works. The show will be open from the 10th to the 29th of November from 10AM to 4PM weekdays. Robert Gibson is a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Art and is a member of Copley Society of Art in Boston and the Sebascodegan Artists Gallery in Harpswell. He has exhibited in numerous one person and group show throughout Maine and New England and is most widely known for his intensely hued still-life paintings. Gibson says of his work, “My main focus is on the color relationships as well as form; the atmosphere that’s created when things come together, just so... I lay one color down next to the other and something happens that stimulates my sense of mystery and discovery, creating a painting that works on its own terms.” His work can currently be seen in the competative “Art in ME”exhibit at the Boothbay Region Art Foundation in Boothbay and in the juried show “Artist's Choice” at the River Arts Gallery in Damariscotta. Robert's work may also be viewed in his studio at 1746 Harpswell Islands Road on Orrs Island by chance or appointment, and on the website

Oasis Free Clinics Volunteer Receives Mary Cushman Award for Exceptional Humanitarian Service

  The Maine Medical Association has presented the 2017 Mary Cushman Award for Exceptional Humanitarian Service as a Medical Volunteer to Richard P. Corbin, MD, former...
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Maine Songwriters Association presents its 7th annual Songwriting Contest finals at The Frontier in Brunswick, Maine on Saturday, October 28th. The evening showcases 6 excellent finalists each performing two songs, one of which is their entry for the 2017 contest. This year is a superb cross-section of some of the best songwriting in Maine. MSA provides an exceptional line up of accomplished performing musicians and The Frontier is a premier venue for music presenting a first-rate experience for the audience. ...
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Jeanne Billings of Mt. Ararat High School named as the 2017-2018 recipient of the Financial Educator of the Year Award. In addition to the award, she will receive a $500 financial education grant from Machias Savings Bank and an all-expenses-paid trip to the National Jump$tart Educator Conference in Washington, D.C. this November, where she will network with financial educators from around the country and gather resources she can use in her classroom....
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A special night! Live world music and dance at Folk Dance Brunswick with Boston's celebrated folk accordionist Tom Pixton and noted multi-instrumentalist Yaron Shragai. Dances from the Balkans, Israel, Western Europe, and around the globe. Good exercise, great fun. Many dances are taught. No partner needed. Best international folk dancing north of Boston! Friday, 6:30–10:00 p.m., at People Plus, 35 Union St., one block west of Maine St., Brunswick. Donation $10. All are welcome. FMI: 207-200-7577, @, or ...
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