Arts & Culture

Big Time Wrestling Live Sunday March 27th at the Augusta Civic Center

Big Time Wrestling Live Sunday March 27th at the Augusta Civic Center featuring Former World Champion and Best Selling Author Mick Foley, "Million Dollar Man" Ted Dibiase, "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan and Maine's Own "Mr. USA" Tony Atlas!
Former World Champion and Best Selling Author Mick Foley, WWE Hall of Famers "Million Dollar Man" Ted Dibiase and "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan, Tommy Dreamer and Maine's Own "Mr. USA" Tony Atlas will be headlining the Big Time Wrestling LIVE EVENT spectacular  at the Augusta Civic Center, Community Drive, Augusta, Maine on Sunday, March 27th with a bell time of 4:00 p.m. This big wrestling  event is suitable for the entire family with a meet and greet with all the stars scheduled to begin at 1:30.
Michael Francis "Mick" Foley, Sr. is aprofessional wrestler, author, comedian, actor, voice actor and former color commentator.

Lisbon High School's drama club wins second place in 2011 Maine Regional Drama Festival

Lisbon High School's drama club wins second place in 2011 Maine Regional Drama Festival

Congratulations are in order for the Lisbon High School Drama Club.  They have won 2nd place in the 2011 Maine Regional Drama Festival held on Saturday, March 12. 

The event was held at the Westbrook Performing Arts Center and was sponsored by the Maine Principal’s Association . “A lovely cohesive vision, well executed and acted. It was a visual feast populated by well-clad actors who made compelling acting choices,” according to one of the judges.  LHS Drama also won a special commendation from the judges for creating a “Magical Atmosphere” in their production of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, stating that the play was “visually strong and vibrant with effective lighting choices that enhanced the atmosphere, mood and fantasy”. Congratulations as well to Josh Oakes for winning an “All Festival Cast” award for his role as Puck.

 


 

The Maine Children's Home for Little Wanderers Wins Award for Top Community Project

WATERVILLE, Maine - The Maine Children's Home for Little Wanderers was honored at the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce's Annual Awards Dinner on March 16 as the winner of the Community Service Project of the Year Award. The nonprofit agency received the award in recognition for their recent Hague Accreditation.

The Community Service Project of the Year Award is presented annually by the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce to an area non- or not-for-profit 501(c) 3 or 501(c) 6 that enhances the community, provides for economic well-being of the area and encourages further development in the region.

The award was presented to The Maine Children's Home for Little Wanderers in recognition of their recent Hague Accreditation that establishes safeguards to ensure intercountry adoption occurs in the best interest of children and families, and  with the highest levels of integrity and ethics in practice.

3rd Annual Ray Haskell Ford Fishing Derby Raises $1,700 for The Maine Children's Home for Little Wan

WATERVILLE, Maine - Despite the rain and cold temperatures, Mainers showed their passion for fishing and support for the Maine Children's Home for Little Wanderers on Sunday, March 6, 2011 as part of the 3rd Annual Ray Haskell Ford Fishing Derby. The weigh-in for the statewide derby was held at Coyote's Country Bar and raised $1,700 to benefit The Maine Children's Home, a nonprofit agency that operates Maine's longest-running adoption program.

The event marked the culmination of a statewide fishing derby and silent auction featuring items from local merchants. In total, the event paid out over $1,500 in cash and prizes. Over the past three years, the event has raised $8,200 for the Maine Children's Home for Little Wanderers.
 
"This annual event has become a great way for families and kids to come together and raise awareness for our agency and services.

March Maine Tweetup

March Maine Tweetup

On Twitter? Live or work in Maine? Then you'll want to attend the next Maine Tweetup at Bayside Bowl on Wednesday, March 23rd at 6pm.

Come mingle with local Twitter people, raise a glass, and maybe even bowl a frame while you catch up with all your favorite tweeps. Consider sticking around after for Kill the Karaoke.

Date: Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011
Time: 6pm until whenever
Place: Bayside Bowl, 58 Alder St., Portland, ME (map & directions)

Feel free to RSVP on our Facebook page!

Freshwater Arts Spring Open House!

"Inspired by Literature"
Saturday, April 9, 10am-2pm
All ages are welcome
Fee: $5 for workshops with materials; others are free!Join the teachers of Freshwater Arts for a special open house featuring demos and activities, and the announcement of the Summer 2011 class schedule!

Workshops at Freshwater Arts Studio (74 Main St., basement)

http://www.freshwaterarts.org/classes.htm

50+ Muskie Book discussion Group

Are you 50 or over and love to read and share? The new Muskie Book Discussion group is for you. Join us at Spectrum Generation'Muskie Center each week, beginning Wednesday June 9th at 10:00 A.M. to discuss and share the books you are reading! Coffee & Snack will be Provided $2.00 participation fee Please RSVP at 873-4745 (from maineevents.com)

March 16 and every Wednesday until June 1st

Spectrum Generations' Muskie Center
38 Gold Street Waterville, Maine 04937
Contact Casey Mulligan for more information
207-873-4745 or muskiecenter@spectrumgenerations.org