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August 2018

T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets Recited from Memory by Figures of Speech Theatre

Tuesday, August 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Touring Productions: Four Quartets Photo © Barry Dodd John Farrell, principal in Maine’s groundbreaking Figures of Speech Theatre, recites from memory Four Quartets, a suite of poems often considered T.S. Eliot’s greatest, in the Camden Public Library's Amphitheatre on Tuesday, August 21 at 7:00 pm. The performance, which is part of Figures of Speech Theatre’s 2018 Maine LibraryTour, is free and open to all. An informal conversation with John Farrell will follow. For more information, please call 236-3440. First undertaken in…

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Maine Medical Reserve Corps Lunch and Learn

Wednesday, August 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a national network of volunteers, organized locally to improve the health and safety of their communities. The Maine Medical Reserve Corps (ME-MRC) is seeking new members in order to increase its positive impact across Maine. ME-MRC plays a critical role in helping to support Maine’s public health infrastructure during emergencies and disasters. We also provide education on and promote awareness of various public health topics year-round. Learn how you can help – medical training…

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Clyde Bisbee and The Wheelhouse Revelers Amphitheatre Concert

Thursday, August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join the Camden Public Library in welcoming Clyde Bisbee and The Wheelhouse Revelers to Summer Movies and Music series. The Summer Movies and Music Series is made possible with the generous support of Camden Riverhouse Hotel & Inns, and Camden Law.  The performance is free and open to all. Bring a blanket, lawn chairs, picnic dinner, and your dancing feet! Please, no smoking or alcohol.  Clyde Bisbee and The Wheelhouse Revelers are a 6-piece, swing jazz & western swing dance band specializing in music…

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Grown Up Story Hour

Friday, August 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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We never outgrow listening to a good story read aloud. Join us every Friday afternoon at 11:00 am in the comfortable seating by the Teen Section. Librarians and community members take turns reading each week. Readings last 30 - 60 minutes. If you are interested in being a reader, please contact Cayla at cmiller@librarycamden.org.    

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Walking Tour of Camden

Friday, August 24 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, September 14, 2018

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Dave Jackson and Amy Rollins lead an educational and entertaining tour of downtown Camden each Friday from June 29 to September 14. Tours run approximately an hour and fifteen minutes. Reservations are recommended. Please call the library at 236-3440 to reserve a spot. Tours are free, though donations are appreciated. Meet at the Atlantic Avenue entrance to the library, in the Children's Garden.

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, August 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, September 28, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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This program offers something to all chess players. Whether a total beginner or a more experienced player, everyone can get something out of this class. A variety of resources will be used to improve chess knowledge, including books, chess studies, and videos. The most important thing about this class is that it offers real experience, attendees can learn about chess ideas and test them out on the board. The club will provide a community where the game of chess might…

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Bay Winds North Wind Ensemble

Sunday, August 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Bay Winds North Wind Ensemble will play in the Camden Library Amphitheatre at 2:00 pm on Sunday, August 26. The concert is free and open to the public. Bay Winds is a community concert band based in Rockland, Maine. We have performances throughout the summer as well as participate in several parades. This all-volunteer band is comprised of musicians of all ages and walks of life from the local area as well as summer folk "from away". We welcome new…

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Leer y charlar

Tuesday, August 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 1:00 pm
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Read and chat – entirely in Spanish! This Spanish language reading and conversation group  will continue on “second and fourth Tuesday” meetings  at 1:00 pm at the Camden Public Library. We’ll chat in Spanish about what we’re reading (books, magazines, etc.) and decide how to proceed. Bring ideas for future recommendations.   FMI contact Lynne Taylor at leerycharlar@gmail.com. ¡Hasta pronto!

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Hungrytown in Concert

Tuesday, August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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After more than a decade of world-wide touring and three album releases, Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson--otherwise known as the folk duo Hungrytown--have earned a reputation for the quality and authenticity of their songwriting: “It’s great to hear an act eschew sentimentality in favor of honesty and to prove that you don’t have to go raiding the memory of others to find the stuff that really good songs are made of,” writes Jedd Beaudoin of Popmatters. Lyricist Hall is credited…

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Songwriter Sessions Continue!

Thursday, August 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Come find a supportive group for your songwriting. All levels of songwriting are welcome. Songwriters meet on the LAST THURSDAY of the month at 6:00 pm. Find us in the second floor meeting room. Call Ken Gross for more information at the Library, 236-3440. “We are looking forward to a good time, sharing our writing and music,” said Gross. “We are also hoping for some cross-pollination, and getting some harmony and instrumental support for each other. In the past we…

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