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Lifestyle calendar for Tuesday, March 29

By Julie Harris, BDN Staff

BANGOR — The Hammond Street Congregational Church (HSCC) Marketplace will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Saturday, April 9, corner of Hammond and High streets. Local artisans will join the HSCC community of crafters and bakers, and the cafe will be open for coffee and lunch. For information, call Lynda Ryder at 942-4381.

BANGOR — As a benefit fundraiser for the Maine Fiddle Camp Scholarship Fund, the 2011 Penobscot County Fiddlers’ Showcase will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at Bangor Grange Hall, 1192 Ohio St. , featuring acoustic string performers with ties to Penobscot County; followed by contradance. $10 per person or $30 per family. All proceeds will benefit the Maine Fiddle Camp Scholarship Fund. Performers subject to informal audition. For more information, visit https://sites.google.com/site/penobscotfiddles/. Fiddle camp information, visit http://www.mainefiddle.org/ or call Jeff Silverstein at 659-8041.

CALAIS — Wednesday Morning Knitters will meet 8:30-10 a.m. April 13, at the Calais Free Library. Bring your project and share the joys of knitting. Refreshments served. 454-2758.

TOPSHAM — Maine Fiberarts free and open to the public open house reception with Brunswick artist Barbara Taylor 2-4 p.m. Sunday, April 10. As part of the reception, a gallery talk on “Resources for Clothing Design, Patterns, Fabrics and Sashiko Stitching,” 2:30-3 p.m. and is a chance to meet the artist. Maine Fiberarts Center Gallery, 13 Main St. Workshop on making a patchwork jacket available for a fee on April 30.

DAMARISCOTTA — The Maine Craft Association’s midcoast regional meeting to be held 1-3 p.m. Sunday, April 3, River Arts, 170 Main St. is on the theme of Opportunities for Craft Artists with speaker Lynn Thompson, special projects coordinator for the craft association. For more information, contact Sara Hotchkiss at 832-8133 or e-mail at shotchki@midcoast.com.

PRESQUE ISLE — The University of Maine at Presque Isle’s Student Activities Office will show “Black Swan” at 7 and 9 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, in the university’s Campus Center Room 118. Information at 768-9582.

CAMDEN — The Camden International Film Festival, in partnership with the Camden Conference and the Camden Opera House, will present a screening of “Last Train Home” at 7 p.m. April 20, at the Camden Opera House.

ORONO — Poet James Wagner to read from his work as part of the University of Maine in Orono’s New Writing Series, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31, Socerberg Auditorium in Jenness Hall, UMaine. Contact Steve Evans at steven.evans@maine.edu or 581-3818.

Ellsworth — “Woodlawn Over Coffee” presentation will discuss the people who have lived and worked at Woodlawn. Free, but donations accepted. For reservations, call 667-8671 or e-mail events@woodlawnmuseum.org. Woodlawn Museum is on Route 172, Surry Road.

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