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Jul
14
Sun
Steamy Summer Print Jam @ Running With Scissors Art Studios
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Steamy Summer Print Jam @ Running With Scissors Art Studios | Portland | Maine | United States

Happening during the East Bayside Block Party!

The Running With Scissors Art Studios Steamy Summer Print Jam and Block Party is happening in the East Bayside neighborhood of Portland, Maine on Sunday, July 14, 2024 from 10 am – 5 pm! (Rain Date July 20th, 10 – 5 pm) Watch Running With Scissors (RWS) print oversized blocks measuring 4×4′ – 4×8′ carved by local artists and print groups using a three-ton asphalt roller. There will be music, family-friendly activities, food and beverages, and art for sale in their parking lot at 250 Anderson Street in Portland, Maine. This event is free and open to the public. Parking is available on Anderson Street, Marginal Way, and the nearby commuter lot. Support the local community and stroll the neighboring East Bayside businesses hosting their own art-focused activities that day. 

Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in A Play” at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine @ Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine
Jul 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Elephant & Piggie's "We Are in A Play" at the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine @ Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine | Portland | Maine | United States
“Elephant & Piggie’s ‘We are in a Play!’”
at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine
June 29 – July 28, 2024

Tickets: $20. Members receive a 10% discount. https://www.kitetails.org/elephantandpiggie
About: Spend some time with the quintessential Best Friends Forever as they prove that opposites not only attract, but opposites can get together and put on a really great show.Experience the dramatic highs and lows of ice cream cones melting, new toys breaking, and what being someone’s best friend is all about. Packed full of playful interaction with the audience. “Can we make you sing Banana?”
This play is a reminder that a play in the theatre is inspired by the play that you do everyday. We are all in a play together!
Based on the Elephant & Piggie books by Mo Willems
Published by Hyperion Books for Children.
Script and Lyrics by Mo Willems.
Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma.
Directed by Liz Carlson.
Art by Leticia Plate.
Dates and times are subject to change. The Theatre lobby opens 30 minutes prior to each show, and the doors to the Theatre open 20 minutes prior to showtime. Tickets to theatre shows are non-refundable and transferable pending space and availability in other performances.
American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will be provided Saturday, July 13 at 11 am and Saturday, July 20 at 11 am.
CMTM offers additional discount options including AAA, Military, EBT, Seniors, and more: kitetails.org/accessibility
Jul
15
Mon
Intergalactic: A Night of Funk, Grime, House & Bass at Flask Lounge @ Flask Lounge
Jul 15 @ 9:00 pm – Jul 16 @ 1:00 am

CASE OF THE MONDAYS? We all need to turn up some Mondays.
A night of funk, grime, house & bass 

Jul
17
Wed
Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in A Play” at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine @ Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Elephant & Piggie's "We Are in A Play" at the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine @ Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine | Portland | Maine | United States
“Elephant & Piggie’s ‘We are in a Play!’”
at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine
June 29 – July 28, 2024

Tickets: $20. Members receive a 10% discount. https://www.kitetails.org/elephantandpiggie
About: Spend some time with the quintessential Best Friends Forever as they prove that opposites not only attract, but opposites can get together and put on a really great show.Experience the dramatic highs and lows of ice cream cones melting, new toys breaking, and what being someone’s best friend is all about. Packed full of playful interaction with the audience. “Can we make you sing Banana?”
This play is a reminder that a play in the theatre is inspired by the play that you do everyday. We are all in a play together!
Based on the Elephant & Piggie books by Mo Willems
Published by Hyperion Books for Children.
Script and Lyrics by Mo Willems.
Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma.
Directed by Liz Carlson.
Art by Leticia Plate.
Dates and times are subject to change. The Theatre lobby opens 30 minutes prior to each show, and the doors to the Theatre open 20 minutes prior to showtime. Tickets to theatre shows are non-refundable and transferable pending space and availability in other performances.
American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will be provided Saturday, July 13 at 11 am and Saturday, July 20 at 11 am.
CMTM offers additional discount options including AAA, Military, EBT, Seniors, and more: kitetails.org/accessibility
JEWELRY MAKING & MOCKTAILS at Botanically Curious @ Botanically Curious
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
JEWELRY MAKING & MOCKTAILS at Botanically Curious @ Botanically Curious | Portland | Maine | United States
Join us for a fun evening at Botanically Curious in Portland where you’ll learn how to make your very own hoop earrings with Elise Marie Designs while sipping refreshing herbal tonics. Unleash your inner artist and create unique jewelry pieces that you can wear or gift to loved ones. No experience or tools are necessary, as we will guide you through the process step by step. What to expect: 1 Herbal Mocktail included with ticket price Each participant will make 1 pair of hoop earrings. All materials and supplies are provided. Just bring good vibes! You’ll get to pick your beads from a variety of gemstone, glass and metal beads and make it unique to you! Materials are hypoallergenic. You will leave with digital files of where to buy tools, supplies, and directions. This is a great class for anyone who wants to learn a new craft, or who wants to add a personal touch to their jewelry collection. We also think it would be a great idea for birthdays, bachelorette parties or a team building activity! About Me: Elise DeSalvo, Owner of Elise Marie DeSigns, inspires with uniquely hand-crafted designs and a marketplace of local goods. We strive to empower customers to look and feel their best while also supporting female-owned small businesses. Learn more at: https://elisemariedesigns.com
Jul
18
Thu
Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in A Play” at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine @ Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Elephant & Piggie's "We Are in A Play" at the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine @ Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine | Portland | Maine | United States
“Elephant & Piggie’s ‘We are in a Play!’”
at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine
June 29 – July 28, 2024

Tickets: $20. Members receive a 10% discount. https://www.kitetails.org/elephantandpiggie
About: Spend some time with the quintessential Best Friends Forever as they prove that opposites not only attract, but opposites can get together and put on a really great show.Experience the dramatic highs and lows of ice cream cones melting, new toys breaking, and what being someone’s best friend is all about. Packed full of playful interaction with the audience. “Can we make you sing Banana?”
This play is a reminder that a play in the theatre is inspired by the play that you do everyday. We are all in a play together!
Based on the Elephant & Piggie books by Mo Willems
Published by Hyperion Books for Children.
Script and Lyrics by Mo Willems.
Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma.
Directed by Liz Carlson.
Art by Leticia Plate.
Dates and times are subject to change. The Theatre lobby opens 30 minutes prior to each show, and the doors to the Theatre open 20 minutes prior to showtime. Tickets to theatre shows are non-refundable and transferable pending space and availability in other performances.
American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will be provided Saturday, July 13 at 11 am and Saturday, July 20 at 11 am.
CMTM offers additional discount options including AAA, Military, EBT, Seniors, and more: kitetails.org/accessibility
Woodfords Corner Farmers Market @ Woodfords Congregational Church Parking Lot, 202 Woodfords Street, Portland, ME
Jul 18 @ 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Woodfords Corner Farmers Market @ Woodfords Congregational Church Parking Lot, 202 Woodfords Street, Portland, ME | Portland | Maine | United States

WCFM Returns for 2nd Year!

Each week, vendors will offer locally-grown produce, meat, eggs, fresh cheeses, baked goods, and sought-after services. The Woodfords Corner Farmers Market accepts SNAP/EBT and participates in the Maine Harvest Bucks program. There is free parking for the market in the Woodfords Congregational Church parking lot and on surrounding residential streets!

VISIT THE MARKET

WHAT: 2024 Woodfords Corner Farmers Market
WHERE: Woodfords Congregational Church Parking Lot, 202 Woodfords Street, Portland, ME
WHEN: Thursdays, May 30th – October 24th , 3:30 – 6:30 pm
QUESTIONS? Email farmersmarket@woodfordscorner.org

THIS WEEK AT THE MARKET…

Each week will bring an exciting assortment of vendors, live music, food trucks, games, and more. Subscribe to our market newsletter to stay up to date!

Shakespeare’s: LOVE’S LABOR’S LOST in Deering Oaks Park @ Deering Oaks Park
Jul 18 @ 6:30 pm
Shakespeare's: LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST in Deering Oaks Park @ Deering Oaks Park | Portland | Maine | United States
Fenix Theatre Company proudly presents Shakespeare’s

LOVE’S LABOR’S LOST

directed by Katelyn Manfre

Welcome to the beautiful island of Navarre! The King and three of his lords have forsworn the company of women and dedicated themselves to their studies – just as the Princess of France arrives on business with her three ladies in tow. Rich characters, lively original music, and wild wordplay abound in this fast-paced comedy perfect for a summer night. 


Bring a chair, pack a picnic, and join us for Shakespeare in Deering Oaks Park as this beloved Fenix tradition returns for its 16th season in Portland, Maine!

Don’t miss this energetic production, featuring a talented cast of 8 local Maine actors and original songs by Paul Fidalgo. 

July 11 – August 3

Thursday July 11 at 6:30pm

Friday July 12 at 6:30pm

Saturday July 13 at 6:30pm

Thursday July 18 at 6:30pm

Friday July 19 at 6:30pm

Saturday July 20 at 6:30pm

**Wednesday July 24 at 6:30pm**

Thursday July 25 at 6:30pm

Friday July 26 at 6:30pm

Thursday August 1 at 6:30pm

Friday August 2 at 6:30pm

Saturday August 3 at 6:30pm

RAIN DATES: Sunday July 21 & Sunday July 28 at 6:30pm

No show on Saturday, July 27.

The OPENmic at Empire Comedy Club @ Empire Live
Jul 18 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
The OPENmic at Empire Comedy Club @ Empire Live | Poland | Maine | United States
-OPENmic-
Empire Comedy Club in Portland, ME hosts a stand-up comedy open mic on Thursday nights. The sets are up to 5 minutes long, and the event is open to performers of all levels. It’s a great opportunity for aspiring comedians to test their material in a supportive environment. The mic typically runs from the 8:30PM till 10PM. Whether you’re a seasoned comic or trying stand-up for the first time, this open mic provides a welcoming space to showcase your talent and connect with the local comedy community.
Hosted by Ben Chadwick
8PM DOORS | 8:30PM START (in event of early show, OPENmic starts immediately after)
21+ | FULL BAR
Jul
19
Fri
Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in A Play” at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine @ Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Elephant & Piggie's "We Are in A Play" at the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine @ Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine | Portland | Maine | United States
“Elephant & Piggie’s ‘We are in a Play!’”
at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine
June 29 – July 28, 2024

Tickets: $20. Members receive a 10% discount. https://www.kitetails.org/elephantandpiggie
About: Spend some time with the quintessential Best Friends Forever as they prove that opposites not only attract, but opposites can get together and put on a really great show.Experience the dramatic highs and lows of ice cream cones melting, new toys breaking, and what being someone’s best friend is all about. Packed full of playful interaction with the audience. “Can we make you sing Banana?”
This play is a reminder that a play in the theatre is inspired by the play that you do everyday. We are all in a play together!
Based on the Elephant & Piggie books by Mo Willems
Published by Hyperion Books for Children.
Script and Lyrics by Mo Willems.
Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma.
Directed by Liz Carlson.
Art by Leticia Plate.
Dates and times are subject to change. The Theatre lobby opens 30 minutes prior to each show, and the doors to the Theatre open 20 minutes prior to showtime. Tickets to theatre shows are non-refundable and transferable pending space and availability in other performances.
American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will be provided Saturday, July 13 at 11 am and Saturday, July 20 at 11 am.
CMTM offers additional discount options including AAA, Military, EBT, Seniors, and more: kitetails.org/accessibility