Never too early: Slick Nick Winter Ale released! Eat worldly: Caviar Dinner features caviars from around the world To dine for: Maine Resturant Week returns March 1-10 Fido-friendly 5K! Bayside Trail race registration open "Secrets of the Tease" Burlesque Workshop Maine's Ski Season Launch Party to benefit the Ski Museum of Maine Engineers Without Borders to Host "Beer + Wine = Water" Fundraiser Oct 18 Portland Buy Local announces winners of the 5th Annual Indie Biz Awards Local musicians busk to fight hunger during "Singing for their Supper" in Brunswick It's a new day for wine tastings at Browne Trading Market T.A.P. into the Green Apple Day of Service Sept. 29 Obstacle race series heads to the beach: Beach RAID Sept. 22 Damnationland returns Oct. 19 at State Theatre Portland Row Down and free learn-to-row class Sept. 15 What's so funny? You are! Stand-Up Comedy Workshop begins Oct. 1 Sebago Brewing Company Releases Fall Seasonal Beer, Local Harvest Ale You Be the Judge: The Manhattan Short Film Festival coming to Lewiston's Public Theatre Sept. 28-30 Camden International Film Festival Announces 2012 Feature Schedule 13th Annual Portland Trails “Trail to Ale” 10K Race/Walk: Faster Course and New Celebration Location Calling all chefs to Damariscotta Pumpkinfest Dessert contest Bayside Bowl closed Aug. 30 to Sept. 14 for facelift Eat up during a Progressive Dinner Cruise on the Islands Sept. 8 The Dueling Spirits of Kennebunk Inn Come Alive at Academe’s Annual Harvest Dinner Points North Documentary Forum in Camden Sept. 28-29 September Greendrinks on Peaks Island Week-long pop-up shop featuring Boast at SEAWALL, Portland Enjoy a beer and a paint brush with Paint Nite in Portland this Sept. Discover a leafier side of Portland with Portland Trails' Discovery Trek Series Got naughty? Nutcracker Burlesque auditions Sept. 15 in Westbrook. Celebrate the lobster harvest with Lobsterpalooza August 26-31 Grace Potter and the Nocturnals CD Signing at Bull Moose August 22 Submit your favorite space: 100 Spaces 100 Voices Film Project Arundel Barn Playhouse presents "Beyond the Rainbow: The Judy Garland Musical" Aug 21-Sept1 Progressive Island Dinner Cruise Sept. 8 with Maine Foodie Tours Port Quest Scavenger Hunt Aug. 25 benefits Easter Seals Celebrate National Ice Cream Sandwich Day Thursday with free samples & blimp fly-over Today's Alive At Five Cancelled Due to Weather Mumford & Sons Performance at Bull Moose August 3 Paddleboard yoga with Greener Postures on Monday and Wednesday nights in Falmouth Portland Public Library to screen FREE matinee of "The Hunger Games" on August 24 2nd annual Portland Brew Festival promises more beer, more tasting, more beer August 31 and September 1 Film and the Outdoors Intersect at first Maine Outdoor Film Festival Free exhibit of Maine and Japan’s history on display in Portland Bicycle Coalition of Maine launches new 7-day ride Early riser? Take the Sunrise on the Bay Wildlife and Historical Tour Free Summer Events in Downtown Portland 6th annual Bark in the Park July 17 "Thrill-seeking Shakespeare" outside this summer with Fenix Theatre Co. Need to cool off? Kiwanis Pool and Deering Oaks Ravine open today Camden International Film Festival Announces Call for Entries for the Points North Pitch Planet Dog Yappy Hour hosts animal communicator and reiki practitioner Saltwater Celtic Music Festival July 14-15 at Thomas Point Beach Portland Trails announces the 2012 Summer Discovery Trek series Portland Ballet to perform at the Portland Public Library as part of the Portland Festival Fringe The Scarborough Community Chamber’s Summer Concert Series Begins June 28 Makers, Crafters and Performers wanted for Lewiston-Auburn Mini Maker Faire on September 8 Greater Gardiner River Festival gets back to the river June 20 to 23 2nd Annual Chebeague Chebang June 30 Historian Herb Adams to lead walking tour of the Eastern Prom June 9 L.L.Bean Commemorates 100 Years on Main Street with 100th Anniversary Hometown Anniversary Celebration July 4-7 Portland Cruise Ship Visit Postponed to Tuesday One Longfellow Square is officially a nonprofit! Harry's Hoe Down, a festival of music and liberation, to be held in Starks June 22 through 24 Bayside Bowl turns two and gives the gift of free bowling to YOU Portland's largest book sale ever promised by the Friends of Portland Public Library Calling Maine Artists: Coffee By Design Now Accepting Proposals for 2012 Rebel Blend Fund PROPEL's Fourth Annual entreverge Awards party to take place June 13 at Restaurant Grace Margaret Cho heading back to State Theatre; tickets go on sale Friday Twinkle toes: Portland School of Ballet to Offer Free Drop in Classes Week of June 4 Kick off the summer at the 39th Annual Old Port Festival June 10 'A Circle of Films' Festival at USM showcases young filmmaker’s Goodwill stories The end of naked: Acorn's Naked Shakespeare series at Wine Bar ends five-year run June 4 L.L.Bean hosts celebration 100 Years in the making World-famous mentalist The Amazing Kreskin coming to Jonathan's Summer concerts include big names at LL Bean New Yorker contributor hosting student round table at The Telling Room Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber announces Jammers and Joggers event Spin-Off competition highlights young DJs Harborside Shakespeare Company aims to bring the Bard to Bar Harbor Chalk-It-Up at WestFest3 on May 19 Matisyahu, Old Crow Medicine Show and Grace Potter shows accounced at State Theatre Bicycle Coalition of Maine’s Lobster Ride & Roll Chosen as one of America's Top 10 100 Mile Rides by Bicycling Magazine Check out the stars in front of the Portland Public Library May 4 Occupy Margaritas for the Five Days of Cinco May 1-5 New beer from Shipyard is Monkey Fist IPA Saltwater Celtic Music Festival announces 2012 dates Maine Brewers’ Guild to host 2nd annual 'Craft Beer Comes to Boothbay' event Cellardoor Winery brings Maxim’s de Paris to Kennebunkport Festival Wanna row? Portland Community Rowing Open House May 5 Twelve tall ships to attend 50th annual Windjammer Days in Boothbay Harbor June 24-27 Northern Outdoors to host 2012 Untamed New England Adventure Race June 19-24 Free beer for a year to muddy runner during Into the Mud Challenge May 5 Eastern Prom Bird and Ecology Walk May 6 on the Eastern Prom April 25 O.A.R. show rescheduled for September 6 at State Theatre Portland Stage leads "Page to Stage" discussion for Marie Antoinette: The Color of Flesh at the Portland Public Library May 8 Vignola Cinque Terre Winemaker Dinner Series with the Vietti Family Winery May 8 Bike rider: Swap! That! Bike! Bicycle Coalition of Maine's Great Portland Bike Swap April 29 Teen Bands Battle in the Final Round of MAMM SLAM 2012 Four-legged fans of baseball hit Hadlock Field during Bark in Park July 17 Weekend workshop for aspiring filmmakers April 28 and 29 Celebrate World Book Night with author readings at Patten Free Library in Bath Free chocolate! Dean'sSweets in Portland offers Tax Day Truffle through April 16 Mexican food returns: Former Cancun restaurant in Biddeford reopens as Los Tapatios Mexican Restaurant 3rd annual contest asks Mainers to tell how bad roads impact their lives Easter egg hunt and spring celebration in downtown Gardiner on Saturday Two eateries fewer: Gogi, Portland, and Stonyfield Cafe, Falmouth, close their doors Registration for Portland Trails 10K "Trail to Ale" opens April 14 Longfellow Books announces The New Guard Reading Series, starting April 6 Portland Public Library hosts monthly storytelling evening for adults beginning April 11 Registration for the 2012 Peaks to Portland Swim is now open Bull Moose announces new additions to its lineup of in-store performances this Record Store Day, April 21 Friday Street Closures Anticipated for Presidential Visit Concert to benefit Fort Kent fire victims at Empire Dine & Dance April 7 Engine hosts presentation by eco-artists Krisanne Baker and Tim Gaudreau March 29 in Biddeford Michael Franti & Spearhead to play State Theatre June 16 You're older, wiser, and you still like to rock: Rock Camp - for grownups First trash run of the season: Urban Runoff 5K Trash Run April 21 Maine Raft Guide Training: Learn to be a whitewater raft guide this summer with Northern Outdoors O.A.R. to play State Theatre; tickets on sale March 26 Beers meets brains: Monday trivia night added at Portland Sebago Brewing Carolyn Gelland-Frost to give a reading and lecture of Kenneth Frost's "Night Flight" on Friday, March 23 at the Portland Public Library Acorn Productions presents the 11th Maine Playwrights Festival Local indie-artists to play in-store at Bull Moose locations throughout Maine and New Hampshire this Record Store Day, April 21 Work by Maine artists travels to Greece, but not before Portland preview Red Robin Gourmet Burgers opens March 26 in Scarborough Eleven Bands Compete in MAMM SLAMM 2012 Paint for Preservation 2012 sends out call for artists Beach to Beacon 10K registration opens Wednesday for Cape Residents, Thursday for public The Good Table Wins the Incredible Breakfast Cook-Off, Maine Restaurant Week raises $4,000 for Preble Street Resource Center March Greendrinks at CIEE and featuring Goodwill Industries March 13 Second Snoop Dogg show added for March 30 at State Theatre, tickets on sale March 8 Camden Maine Chef nominated for Food & Wine's The People's Choice Best Chef 2012 Academe Chef Shanna O'Hea to Appear on "Chopped" March 13 Meditation Workshop with the American Buddhist monk, Kelsang Pawo March 10 in Portland Signature Event cocktail winner 'Conundrum' by Tom Laslavic of Natalie's Snoop Dogg headed for State Theatre; tickets on sale Friday Celebrate Maine Authors and Support Portland Public Library with Cooks for Books fundraiser March 10 Leap Day is one more day to ski! Sunday River offers $29 Leap Day lift tickets Portland Symphony Orchestra to Hold Wine Dinner and Auction March 11, featuring chefs from White Barn Inn, Fore Street and more Get on the bus for Sebago Day at Saddleback Mountain March 15 Crafty cabin fever cure: "Indoor Bazaar" to Benefit the Woodside One Wheelers of Topsham Maine chefs, restaurants are James Beard semifinalists The 2012 Greater Kennebunks Home and Business Expo March 10 Maine Restaurant Week and Sea Dog Brewing Company host a true Breakfast of Champions March 9 The Iraq War from a Maine perspective: An evening hosted by Salt MAMM SLAMM, the annual battle of the bands, registration extended until Feb. 29 10 Things You Should Know About Wine for Valentine's Day Chipotle dos: Chipotle to open second Maine restaurant February 21 in Westbrook Maine Historical Society Programs to Celebrate Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's 205th Birthday James Taylor coming to Cumberland County Civic Center June 24, tickets on sale Feb. 10 Goodwill to open buy the pound warehouse outlet in Gorham Feb. 16 Downtown Showdown canceled due to lack of...what's that stuff? Oh, snow sheJAMs announces new all-women's Olympic triathlon, Aug. 26 in OOB Learn to ice fish in downtown Portland Thursday and Friday Two courses, two restaurants, one spectacular after party: The Camden Gourmet Adventure, March 8 Black Dinah Chocolatiers at Browne Trading Market Feb. 9 Music Movies Mondays at One Longfellow Square kicks off Feb. 6 with "Devil Got My Woman" Tri for a Cure registration lottery opens Sunday, Jan. 29 Maine Restaurant Week’s Signature Event to take place Feb. 29 Sunday River's White Out Weekend for gay and lesbian skiers returns Feb. 9 to 12 Portland Stage leads Page to Stage discussion for "Trouble is My Busines" at the Portland Public Library Jan. 31 Local Love Muscle Valentine’s Day Film Festival The Gelato Fiasco Portland is now open on Fore Street USM Women and Gender Studies (WGS) presents: "Ladies First: women in hip hop" Jan. 30 Nothing says love like algae: Seaweed valentines at COA Workshop Feb. 4 Just wanna dance? Vivid Motion, Inc. to hold dance auditions Feb. 5 Maine Roller Derby first bout of season Feb. 11 at Happy Wheels, Portland Embrace the cold: Portland's Downtown District presents new winter festival Portland On Ice Jan. 27 to Feb. 4 Inaugural Portland Performing Arts Festival announced for June 28 to July 1 Maine Festival of the Book returns to Portland March 29 to April 1 Freezin' for a Reason: Polar Dip to benefit Camp Sunshine slated for Feb. 11 at East End Beach, Portland Pooch smooching: 8th annal Valentine's Day Canine Cocktail Party and Dog Kissing Contest Feb. 15 Portland Public Library to live stream Bill McKibben lecture, "Local And Global: Notes from the Frontlines of the Climate Fight" Jan. 20 Green needs to eat: Greendrinks announces its first GreenDinner Feb. 7 Maine Restaurant Week March 1-10, 2012 Teen Game Night at the Portland Public Library, Thursdays 3 to 5 p.m. A ski mountain is coming to Monument Square: Downtown Showdown returns Feb. 3 Maine Jewish Film Festival Announces 2012 Festival Films Brunch in Brunswick: Frontier announces Sunday brunch starting Jan. 15 Jane's Addiction coming to State Theatre March 3, tickets on sale 10 a.m. Sat. The Ice Bar is coming! Tickets on sale now for Ice Bar at Portland Harbor Hotel Jan. 26 to 28 It's never too late to be a rock star: Adult ROCK CAMP Jan. 13-15 Way to raise: Over $6,000 raised for charity during Portland's Downtown District's Shop For A Cause Day "Where Soldiers Come From" at the Portland Public Library Jan. 18 Rum, wine, beer and grub from Goslings, Fess Parker, Vignola and others during Dining at The Peak at Sunday River this winter Do you rock? Audition for Studio Theatre of Bath's "25 Years of Rock" on Jan. 20 and 21 So long, stage fright: 8-week "Overcoming Stage Fright" course in Camden starts Jan. 24 Drag show auditions Jan. 8 at First Universalist Church of Auburn Acorn Productions begins monthly poetry readings series at the Acorn Studio Theater Sebago Brewing Company release seasonal beer Midnight Porter after a year-long haitus Take a hike the first day of the year: First Day Hikes offered by Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Ski Maine's Learn to Ski and Snowboard for Free Week Jan. 8-13 Begin 2012 with a run rather than a hangover: 5th Annual New Years Day Resolution Run Need help with kelp? Learn about kelp farming in Maine at Wells Reserve on Jan. 11 Portland Public Library to host Ereader workshops Jan. 18 to 10 Beer vs. Wine and Robert Burns Supper in January at the Inn at Brunswick Station Maine Steiners to tour Northeast January 1 to 7, 2012 Maine-produced web series "Ragged Isle" nominated for seven awards by We Love Soaps Portland Ovations Presents Warriors Don't Cry in Collaboration with NAACP-Portland at USM Jan. 18 The Center for Maine Contemporary Art exhibits "Around the House" at the Portland Public Library Jan. 6 through 28 Maine Academy of Modern Music ready to rock with 2012 MAMM SLAM 2nd Annual Cycle4Care raises funds for Cancer Community Center Jan. 27 Tickets on sale Friday for upcoming Pat Benetar and The Head and the Heart shows at State Theatre You wanna rock? Auditions for Studio Theatre of Bath's "25 Years of Rock" on Jan 20 "Mamm Mia" comes to Merrill for four shows in January You say potato, I say donation: Maine Distilleries announces program to support New England food banks Sunday River Resort Prepares for Winterfest Weekend Celebration with Santa, iplines tours, fire dancers and more Dec. 17 and 18 Free Coffee Weekend and Toys for Tots Drive at Scratch Bakery, South Portland Sunday brunch now being served up at the Corner Room 100-Hour, On-air WCYY “Markathon” Kicks Off Today BOB WEIR live at the State Theatre on May 1. Tickets on sale Dec. 2 More beer! Shipyard Brewing Company’s New Beer Coming Soon: Shipyard Applehead Registration is full for the Portland Brewer's Holiday Dash The Studio Theatre of Bath helps out the Bath Food Pantry with performances of "Best Christmas Pageant Ever" Carols, art and a chance to win free Magic of Christmas tickets at KeyBank during First Friday Shop well, do good: Shop for a Cause Day in Downtown Portland Dec. 3 Weekend performances of "The Gift Of The Magi" benefit South Portland family who lost their home to a recent fire David Sedaris' "The Santaland Diaries" now open in the Studio Theater The Ice Bar is coming! Tickets on sale now for Ice Bar at Portland Harbor Hotel Jan. 26 to 28 Popular (and sell out) Nutcracker Burlesque tickets on sale Fri., Nov. 25 Bring food, ski for less: Sunday River Hosts Annual Tin Mountain Round Up Here comes the tree! The 55-foot blue spruce arrives in Monument Square Thursday, Nov. 17 Finger foods and finger paints: The Art Guru hosts a holiday party Nov. 18 50 BACK Brings The Brew of the Brave to Maine: 50 percent of profits supports veteran's organizations Friends of Portland Public Library is giving away tickets to Paula Poundstone's sold out Portland show Ladies? All the ladies! Ladies Day Out in Bridgton Nov 19 features free gifts and sweet treats from local businesses Portland’s Bayside Trail Benefits from 2nd Annual 5K Race Nov. 13 Local Love Muscle seeks short, local and love-related films for Valentines Day Film Festival Fancy yourself a wrapper? Enter Portland's "Think Outside the Box" Gift Wrap Design Contest Yep, we're talking holidays already: Free holiday events hit Downtown Portland Maine Natives Ben Wheeler & Seth Wescott Star in New Warren Miller film, which screens in Portland on Nov. 11 Want to ski for free next year? Ski Maine announces Peak to Peak Challenge Portland Trails finalizes three significant trails The Movies on Exchange Street reawakens for Halloween Weekend Coffee By Design to Host Open House and Special Events October 21 as Part of Harvest on the Harbor's "Harvest Happenings" Registration now open for the 2nd Annual Portland brewer's holiday dash 5K Portland Maine Film Festival announces festival winners Portland, Maine Dyke March is looking for input and innovative ideas at Oct. 26 meeting Portland Bloggers Organize Second SWAPmaine Clothing Swap on October 29 to Benefit Goodwill of Northern New England Maine Beer Week November 10-17 features dinners, tasting, tours and pairings We Love Munjoy Hill Festival call for vendors The Portland Music Foundation announces official 2011 CMJ showcase lineup The Camden International Film Festival Announces 2011 Made in Maine Showcase Calling All Chefs and Bakers To Damariscotta Pumpkinfest Pumpkin Dessert Contest on October 8 Maine Crochet Reef Project seeks volunteers to crochet, felt or knit 12th Annual Portland Trails Trail to Ale 10K Sold Out! 3S Artspace presents "21 Rooms," a motel-based art event in York Portland Public Library starts checking out Nooks in addition to books on Sept. 14 Inaugural Beach Raid brings beach-themed obstacles to Kennebunk on Oct. 1 "24 Hours of Reality" viewing Sept. 15, organized by Green Business Initiative Camden International Film Festival Announces 2011 Full Feature Schedule Festival Screening 2 World, 4 US, and 9 New England Premieres Bayside Bowl opens "urban oasis" featuring beer garden, patio and outdoor games Portland Mayoral Candidates Forum at the State Theatre October 3 Postponed due to Irene, Rooftop Film: Karate Kid is this Sunday, Sept. 4 Acorn Productions offers free acting workshops in mid-Sept. Camden International Film Festival Tackles Themes of Life, Death, and Transformation in its Opening and Closing Films Portland/Maine bands are invited to apply for one of seven slots on NYC bill for PMF showcase Registration for the North American Wife Carrying Championship Opens Thursday, September 1, 2011 Third Annual Culinary Event to Benefit the Eastern Maine Medical Center Cancer Care of Maine at the Lafayette Family Cancer Center Inaugural Portland Brew Festival announced for Sept. 3-4, spotlighting regional beers and home brewing Maine Jewish Film Festival Announces 2012 Dates and Seeks Film Submissions Portland Trails announces the "Dog's Favorite Trail" contest and dog membership program Second Annual Portland Improvisational Comedy Festival scheduled for August 11th to 13th PSO Designer Show House - Seventeen Designers, One 1920s Maine Tudor - open Sept. 10 to Oct. 2 Alive At Five free concert series kicks off this Thursday Portland Trails 10K: Trail to Ale Preview July 8 City of Portland introduces Passport to Play to encourage visitors to Portland's parks Urban Epic Challenge attracts athletes to Portland waterfront to run, crawl, slide and shuffle to the finish line July 9 Portland Public Library announces Summer Documentary Series Tuesdays 5:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday paddles in July on the Cathance River with the Appalachian Mountain Club Maine Chapter Sea Dogs Present Summer Networking Series starting June 30 at the ballpark Planet Dog Yappy Hour to host Joyce Belcher, certified herbalist, June 23 Toto auditions for The Wizard of Oz at Arundel Barn Playhouse Sunday River Bike Park to open June 24: Rock Star trail debuts as headliner The 2011 Cornish Bandstand Summer Series begins July 5 with Frankie & the Flying Hubcaps Call for local playwrights: Snowlion Repertory Company announces formation of PLAYLAB Portland Trails launches its Discovery Trek Series this week with a guided history walk along the Eastern Promenade Portland restaurants to compete for title of "Infusion Champion" in infusathon benefit event June 15 Smokin' in the Ballpark BBQ Contest scheduled for June 24-25 in Old Orchard Beach Portland, Maine Dyke March Committee is calling for pre-show participants Acorn Productions hosts southern Maine combined theater auditions June 8 and June 15 in Westbrook Portland Public Library hosts "Wisdom at Work," a series designed to help make work life more satisfying NASCAR Nite and Day of Destruction open 63rd season at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway this weekend Starting in June: Monthly local film screenings at St. Lawrence Arts Center 100 Days of Summer in Maine Starts in Gardiner’s Waterfront Park on May 28: Hogs, Pies, and Fireworks Portland Trails celebrates National Trails Day with the Grand Opening of the 10-mile Forest City Trail June 4 Friends of Portland Public Library announce Portland's Largest Book Sale June 16 to 19 Bailey's Island Artist's Retreat Camden International Film Festival Presents Special Screening in Portland on May 25 Have a mind to mountain bike? Novice riders needed for free lessons at BackCountry Excursions The Modest Proposal wins Reindeer's Off-Ramp competition Portland Community Rowing Open House May 14 The Modest Proposal wins 2011 MAMM SLAM Dance auditions on May 15 for Vivid Motion's upcoming summer show Free Comic Book Day to be celebrated May 7 at three Bull Moose locations State Theatre announces 2nd show at new outdoor concert site in Portland" Michael Franti & Spearhead June 19 Antiques appraisal day with Bruce Buxton at the Saco Musuem, May 14 In the Mud Challenge slated for May 7 Portland Music Foundation hosts Music Industry & Community Night at Bayside Bowl on April 25 Portland Bloggers Organize First Annual SWAPmaine Clothing Swap on May 21 to Benefit Goodwill Industries of Northern New England State Theatre announces Aug. 6 Guster show on new outdoor concert site in Portland Maine Premiere: Holocaust Documentary Examines Muddling of Truth and Fiction on May 1 in Portland Sign up for Brewing For A Cause - a unique fundraiser for the Trek Across Maine Gritty McDuff's introduces updated Vacationland Summer Ale packaging Clothing Swap April 17 to benefit St. Lawrence Arts Center Seacoast Fringe Festival (Oct 8-10) call for Maine talent Registration opens April 16 for Portland Trails 10K “Trail to Ale” How to Photograph Your Artwork: A Workshop for Artists, April 14 in York Want two free nights at a B&B? Clark Point Inn sponsors the “Giving Back Giveaway” Six high school bands move to the MAMM SLAM finals April 30 at Port City Music Hall Nateva Cancels Scheduled Summer Music Festival in Maine Bert the Conqueror season premieres Sunday, April 3 with episode shot in Maine Maine Songwriters Association Showcase Moves to One Longfellow Square for monthly shows starting April 13th Portland Public Library seeks submissions for the “Edible Book Festival” to be on exhibit for First Friday Art Walk Learning and Telling Traditional Tales workshop by Lynne Cullen May 10, 17 and 24 ArtSpace Presents on Artist Live/Work Housing Projects at Biddeford City Theater April 13 Bull Moose stores celebrate Record Store Day with local artists Wanna Beach to Beacon? Riding To the Top Therapeutic Riding Center has race registrations Business leaders from Maine Distilleries present $2,600 to help fund Share Our Strength Maine's "Cooking Matters to Maine" program Studio Theatre of Bath seeks directors and crew for 2011-2012 season MAMM SLAM Registration Deadline Extended to March 25th Gifford's Ice Cream to celebrate opening day on March 18th with free cones at Maine ice cream stands The Future of Design In Media will be Abstract: AIGA Maine Unveils Plans for Portland, Maine Summer Conference First-ever Lewiston Auburn Film Festival slated for April 2 Maine Jewish Film Festival opens March 26, marking the festival's 14th year Nateva Music & Camping Festival 2011 on Aug 4; lineup announced Man Versus Mountain: Tough Mountain Challenge at Sunday River Ski Resort is scheduled for July 23 MAMM SLAM kick-off show March 12 at Yankee Lanes Camden Chef Tapped for New Food & Wine Magazine Award Clash of the Titans finds a new home at PCMH starting March 2 Portland Trails extends deadline for the Trail Gourmet contest Maine Academy of Modern Music Launches the MAMM SLAM: Maine's High School Rock Off! Public Art Talk with the Maine Arts Commission: "Public Art Is Not An Oxymoron" Feb. 11 Mad Horse Theatre Company to sponsor spring acting workshop Calling all artists for the Moore Park Art Show Grain Surfboards announces 2011 classes and welcomes two new teachers Sebago Brewing Company to release Seasonal Ale Full Throttle Double IPA, release party Feb. 9 at Great Lost Bear, Portland Thirty Maine Bartenders vying for 15 competition slots at 2nd annual Cold River Bartenders Bash on February 28th. Portland Greendrinks Announces Portland's First-Ever Joycott at the Portland Public Market House Feb. 12 Auditions for Vivid Motion's Hollywood Dreams on Sun., January 30 Artisans invited to apply for Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival Portland Trails’ Annual Meeting on Jan, 25 kicks off 20th Anniversary year SALACIOUS presents its inaugural edition and launch party at Slainte, Jan. 13 Portland Police Department Offers Basic Self Defense Class for Women this Winter Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands to Hold Winter Family Fun Events January Greendrinks at CIEE, Portland, Jan. 11 OOB Rec offers adult dodgeball league this winter Portland Harbor Hotel Ice Bar January 27, 28, and 29 Preparation underway for the first "WEDNESDAY IN THE PARK" terrain park event of the season.