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Get your dancing shoes ready for Bath’s 3rd Annual Blarney Ball!

By Marc Meyers on Feb. 25, 2014, at 9:53 a.m.
Get your dancing shoes ready for Bath’s 3rd Annual Blarney Ball! Again this year, Sagadahoc Preservation Inc. is pulling out all the stops to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the music, dancing, great refreshments and lots of fun. Big Chips Trio is ready to play all the great hits to …
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Pan Fried Steel free concert at Patten Free Library

By Marc Meyers on Jan. 07, 2014, at 3:35 p.m.
BATH, Maine — On Wednesday, January 29 at 6:30pm, Patten Free Library in Bath welcomes Pan Fried Steel for a free concert in the library’s community room. Pan Fried Steel is a community steel band based in Yarmouth, Maine. Their director is Ian Ramsay, Chair of the Arts Department at …
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The Unbearable Lightness of Being at Dreamland Theater

By Marc Meyers on Nov. 12, 2013, at 4:29 p.m.
Sagadahoc Preservation’s Dreamland Theater will screen The Unbearable Lightness of Being on Thursday, November 14th at 7pm. This 1988, R-rated romantic drama, stars Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche and Lena Olin. The film is set in 1960s Czechoslovakia during the Prague Spring and the Soviet invasion of 1968. This week’s movie …
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Knitting Circle at Patten Free Library Helps Community

By Marc Meyers on Nov. 07, 2013, at 3:14 p.m.
The members of Patten Free Library’s knitting circle have been very busy lately. “We have been knitting hats, mittens, scarves, socks and blankets all year for another season of giving them out at the Food Truck sponsored by Grace Episcopal Church. We will be knitting at the Food Truck once …
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Patten Free Library Screens “Here Comes Mr. Jordan”

By Marc Meyers on Nov. 07, 2013, at 3:04 p.m.
On Tuesday, November 19 at 6:30pm, Patten Free Library will show “Here Comes Mr. Jordan.” A two-time Academy Award® winning film (1941, Best Original Story, Best Screenplay) based on the play “Heaven Can Wait,” “Here Comes Mr. Jordan” is a delightfully romantic comedy with exceptional performances and snappy dialogue. Joe …
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Patten Free Library to Host Talk by Bath Native, Stewart Day, World War II Veteran

By Marc Meyers on Oct. 31, 2013, at 1:34 p.m.
On Saturday, November 16, Patten Free Library (PFL) will host a presentation by Stewart Day, a ninety-year-old decorated World War II veteran. Day will recount stories of his service as a tail gunner on a B-17s, flying bombing missions over Germany and shooting down three German fighters. His own plane …
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The Swordfish Hunters: Book Talk by Author Bruce Bourque

By Marc Meyers on Oct. 28, 2013, at 3:49 p.m.
Bruce Bourque, Maine State Museum Chief Archaeologist, will be at Patten Free Library in Bath on Tuesday, November 5 at 6:30pm to sign and talk about his new book The Swordfish Hunters: The History and Ecology of an Ancient American Sea People. The Swordfish Hunters explores the story of the …
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Sagadahoc Preservation Inc. holds 42nd Annual Meeting

By Marc Meyers on Oct. 25, 2013, at 2:19 p.m.
Sagadahoc Preservation Inc. recently held its 42nd Annual Meeting at their historic Winter Street Center. The evening included summaries of all the hard work the various committees have accomplished and the election of new three-year trustees to the SPI board – Julie Brillard of Bath, Joanne Marco of Bath, and …
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Sagadahoc Preservation’s Dreamland Theater opens for its fifth season

By Marc Meyers on Oct. 09, 2013, at 11:56 a.m.
Sagadahoc Preservation’s Dreamland Theater will open for its fifth season on October 10th at 7pm at the Winter Street Center in Bath. This year’s season is dedicated to Martha Steen, who passed away this summer. Steen attended almost every movie during the past four years and will be fondly remembered …
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15th annual Bath Citizen Involvement Day on tap Saturday, Oct. 12

By Marc Meyers on Oct. 02, 2013, at 1:17 p.m.
BATH – The 15th annual Bath Citizen Involvement Day is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Waterfront Park. Citizen Involvement Day is a community building event that brings awareness about service organizations to the public and honors individuals and groups that work to …
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Patten Free Library Book Group Selects Maisie Dobbs for October

By Marc Meyers on Sept. 27, 2013, at 9:35 a.m.
On Wednesday, October 9 at 6:30pm, Patten Free Library’s book group will discuss Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear. Published in 2003, the book is the first title in the bestselling mystery series that went on to become one of Publishers Weekly’s Best Mysteries of 2003, an Edgar Award nominee for …
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Pssst! There’s a Speakeasy in Bath?

By Marc Meyers on Sept. 27, 2013, at 8:46 a.m.
It has been reported that a speakeasy will open for one night on October 5th at 7pm in Bath. The location hasn’t been disclosed but according to a reliable source, entry will be granted by presenting a membership card and password. Cards are for sale at Now You’re Cooking and …
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Stream Reggae to perform at Summer Saturdays at Six

By Marc Meyers on Aug. 30, 2013, at 10:49 a.m.
BATH – Stream Reggae is the musical act for “Summer Saturdays at Six” on Saturday, August 31, at 6 p.m. at Bath’s Waterfront Park. Stream Reggae offers music from the heart and soul of the Caribbean, including deep roots reggae, soca, dancehall and zouk styles. The band regularly performs at …
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Peter Alexander to perform at Summer Saturdays at Six

By Marc Meyers on Aug. 23, 2013, at 2:29 p.m.
BATH – Peter Alexander with Johannah Harkness, Tom Masucci & Sheldon Bird is the musical act for “Summer Saturdays at Six” on Saturday, August 24, at 6 p.m. at Bath’s Waterfront Park. Peter Alexander’s music ranges from Lead Belly to Jimi Hendrix, and from Journey to the Rolling Stones, with …
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Donald Small School Abatement Project under way

By Marc Meyers on Aug. 19, 2013, at 2:16 p.m.
The Donald Small School, home of the Bath Recreation Department and Bath Community Television, is currently undergoing an abatement project that is expected to last to the end of September. Due to the construction, Bath Community Television is scheduled to be off the air from Sept. 6-16. The office of …
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The Max Ater Band is the musical act for “Summer Saturdays at Six” on Saturday, August 17, at 6 p.m. at Bath’s Waterfront Park.

Max Ater Band to perform at Summer Saturdays at Six

By Marc Meyers on Aug. 13, 2013, at 12:17 p.m.
The Max Ater Band is the musical act for “Summer Saturdays at Six” on Saturday, August 17, at 6 p.m. at Bath’s Waterfront Park. Max Ater is a native and resident of Bath and won the 2012 “Maine’s Got Talent contest. He’s performed at venues throughout Maine, include L.L. Bean’s …

Half Moon Jug Band to perform at Summer Saturdays at Six

By Marc Meyers on Aug. 09, 2013, at 11 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Bath Waterfront Park, Commercial Street, Bath, ME For more information: visitbath.com BATH – The Half Moon Jug Band is the musical act for “Summer Saturdays at Six” on Saturday, August 10, at 6 p.m. at Bath’s Waterfront Park. The Half …
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Half Moon Jug Band to perform at Summer Saturdays at Six

By Marc Meyers on Aug. 09, 2013, at 10:58 a.m.
BATH – The Half Moon Jug Band is the musical act for “Summer Saturdays at Six” on Saturday, August 10, at 6 p.m. at Bath’s Waterfront Park. The Half Moon Jug Band plays festivals all over the northeast like New Year’s Portland, the Maine Festival, the Old Port Festival, the …
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Neighbor Helping Neighbor Family Festival to benefit the Bath Area Food Bank

By Marc Meyers on Aug. 07, 2013, at 11:21 a.m.
Neighbor Helping Neighbor Family Festival to benefit the Bath Area Food Bank will be held on Saturday, August 17 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in Library Park, Washington St., Bath. Activities include demonstrations of bee keeping, blacksmithing, alewife and lobster fishing, furniture from twigs, soap and lotion making, spinning, stone wall …
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Patten Free Library to Host Common Application Workshop

By Marc Meyers on July 22, 2013, at 4:59 p.m.
Registration opens August 2 for an August 15 workshop on the Common Application for college admission. The event is for rising high school seniors and will be held at Patten Free Library from 6-8 p.m. in the library’s reference room and teen space. Several local college counselors will be on …
 
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