Snaps on the Haps – March 2017

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Snaps on the Haps, March 2017

Snaps, March 2017

Hello Friends,

This Snaps is packed full of fun to get us through March!


March 2

6:30 – 9:30 PM: Sail Maine Winter Warm-Up Party at CellarDoor Winery. 4 Thompson’s Point.


March 3

First Friday Art Walk

5-8 PM: “A Long Blink” paintings by Maia Snow opens at Vestibule 594, 594 Congress Street.

6:00 PM: Stop in at Tandem Café for Hot Dog Night. 742 Congress Street.

7-9 PM: Longfellow Bookstore – First Community Night. 1 Monument Way.


March 4

10 – 11:30 AM: Portland Beauty Walk is organized by Renewal in the Wilderness. Meet at a rotating location in and around Portland each week. Reflect on a selection of natural wisdom from wilderness literature (e.g. Rachel Carson, John Muir, Dr. Seuss, and others). Walk, meditate, converse… then return with a renewed spirit to your important work in the world. Rendezvous at obelisk at Congress St. and Eastern Prom.

10 am – 2 PM: Your Vision in Action: A Coaching Workshop for Goal Setters, led by Joy & Authenticity Coach and author, Robyn Wiley, and Life & Leadership Coach, Christina Stathopoulos. Through this workshop, you will create awareness around your big “What For” for this year. Learn how to center yourself in your deepest personal and professional ambitions. Discover the tools you need to not just set a big goal for yourself, but to actually achieve it by the date you set. Think Tank CoWorking, 533 Congress Street.

8:30 PM: Community Event, March Forth, will serve as a benefit for The Mark Baumer Sustainability Fund, which will fund important community projects that raise awareness about the environment, promote social justice, and involve underserved populations directly in renewing their communities. Space Gallery, 538 Congress Street.


March 6

6 – 8:30 PM: Girl Scout Cookie Takeover hosted by PROPEL at Fork Food Lab. Fork Food Lab member chefs will be preparing delicious and fun Girl Scout Cookie concoctions for everyone to try while they network and learn about how the Girl Scouts smash leadership stereotypes. Attendees will have an opportunity to vote for the best Girl Scout Cookie creation.  75 Parris Street.

March 7

6:30 – 8:30 PM: Elizabeth Strout: An Evening to Benefit The Telling Room. A Pulitzer Prize-winning author and New York Times bestselling mainstay, Elizabeth Strout captivates audiences with her distinctively New England stories and powerful narrative ability to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. All proceeds from this event will be used to support The Telling Room’s free literary arts programs for Maine youth. Franklin Theater, Waynflete Art Center, 360 School Street.


March 8

7 – 9 AM: Community Heart & Soul: Cultivating Leadership in Maine. Holiday Inn by the Bay, 88 Spring Street.


March 14 

11:30 – 1:30 PM: The View from the State House: Maine Women in Politcis at the Portland Country Club 11 Foreside Rd. Falmouth


7 – 9 PM: PechaKucha Provoked: Inspired, Moved, Motivated. at Portland House of Music. 25 Temple St.


March 15

5 – 10 PM: Portland Symphony Orchestra Wine Dinner and Auction You’ll find fine wine, five of Portland’s top chefs, excellent music, and awesome auction items (I just saw the list today and want most of them). Harraseeket Inn, 162 Main Street, Freeport.


March 18 (Through May 6th)

9 AM – 4 PM: All-day Spanish Immersion Program offered by the Language Exchange. An all-day program gives you a boost of confidence rarely equaled by that of a ten-week class. We will take you through a variety of activities just as if you were in a Spanish-speaking country for a day: while conversing, reading, telling stories, sharing recipes, learning about a region you don’t know, watching a video clip, listening to music, playing, singing, etc. 80 Exchange Street, suite 24.

11 AM – 3 PM: Fork Spring Market Maybe you’re coming to try some of the newest items being produced at Fork, maybe you’re coming to pick up some tasty treats for the spring, or maybe you just want to have a couple drinks. Either way, you’re not going to want to miss Fork’s Spring market. 72 Parris Street.

11:30 -12:30 AM: Free Hip Hop Dance Classes for youth-in-need offered by Casco Bay Movers Dance Studio. Every Spring, Portland Youth Dance partners with Casco Bay Movers Dance Studio to offer an Outreach program for kids and teens who cannot afford to dance. Classes are taught by Portland Youth Dance Company members. There is absolutely NO application or requirements to meet. 517 Forest Avenue.

5 – 6:30 PM: A Company of Girls presents The Wonderful Wizard of OZ  (by Michele L. Vacca – based on the famous L. Frank Baum novels). Portland Ballet Theater, 517 Forest Ave.


March 19 

6 – 8 PM: Cream of the Crop – A Farmers Dinner and Fundraiser 84 Cove Street.


March 22

8 AM – 4 PM: Portland Unwrapped is a day for those who want to discover more deeply how the Portland community functions and how they can become informed, connected to, and participate in our community. We will feature the places, programs, and people who make Portland a vibrant local and global city. Custom House.

5:30 – 7:30 PM: 2 Degrees ReConnect at Creative Portland’s new office.


March 24

7 – 10 PM: Traveler Beer presents its 10th Annual Stache Pag. Men with moustaches, on stage, with the freedom to be free. If you’ve never been to a Stache Pag, or you want to get tickled by Portland’s wandering fingers, you ought to make it a priority, as we celebrate 10 years on March 24. The event is expected to sell out. Portland House of Music, 25 Temple Street.


March 26 

Maine Maple Sunday Weekend: Check out Ricker Hill Orchard or Sunrise Maple Farm. Tons of fun family friendly activities going on this weekend.


March 27

9 AM –  3 PM: Demystifying Gluten Free Baking. Attend this 6-hour gluten free baking class with hands-on exercises showing you the difference made by various flours, starches, etc. Extensive, detailed presentation and demonstrations. Get to taste everything made during the class. SMCC Culinary Arts Center, Room 1, 2 Fort Road.


March 30 

9 AM – 3 PM: Maine Live “A day where Mainers share their stories about what inspires them and keeps them moving forward. Join us. Make connections and hear tales of grit and accomplishments that will inspire you and leave you feeling proud to call Maine home.” University of Southern Maine, Hannaford  Hall.


March 31

8 – 10 PM: “Saturday Night Fever.” Saturday Night Fever­, the iconic story of Tony—the kid from Brooklyn, USA—who wants to dance his way to a better life is back! And back in an all-new production that shares Tony’s love for dancing in spectacular new ways. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle Street.



See you around town,

Sarah Delisle

Associate Broker

Vitalius Real Estate Group

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