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February 2019

Town History Series 2019: “Bath’s Lost Cemeteries”

February 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

In the second talk of the 15th annual Town History Series, Brenda Cummings and Tim Richter will give details on the many small Bath cemeteries that are hardly known by most Bath residents. Learn about the stories in stone, some of which need attention. Remember the popularity of this winter lecture series. The doors will open at 10 AM.

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Town History Series 2019: “Life & Liberty in Their Souls: Georgetown’s Free-Will Baptists, 1800-1840”

February 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

In Georgetown’s contribution to the Town History Series, Darice Birge will give a detailed history of the Free-Will Baptists in that community, pulling from Georgetown Historical Society’s holding of records of that organization from 1798-1877.  Image courtesy of Georgetown Historical Society.

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In the Shadow of Pittsburgh: Making Sense of Anti-Semitism

February 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Bowdoinham resident Howard Solomon grew up just outside of Pittsburgh and attended  the University of Pittsburgh. He is a student of history, and taught at New York University and Tufts University for more than 33 years. Solomon, who is Jewish, spent his career teaching courses about groups of people he says were pushed to the margins of historical memory. He’s also worked as an advocate for those currently marginalized. He’s received honors for his work for the LGBT community, and…

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Town History Series 2019: “Inns and Eats in West Bath, Then and Now”

February 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

In the fourth lecture of the 15th annual Town History Series, Avery Hunt of the West Bath Historical Society will offer an illustrated look at the 150-year history of places to stay or eat/buy food in West Bath. Doors open at 10 AM.

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Visit Electric Train Display

February 19 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Maine 3 Railers, Tuesday, Feb 19, 11:00am-5:00pm & Wednesday, Feb 20, 10:00am-3:00pm. Electric train displays will take over the Storytime Room & “engineers” will be on hand to talk about their exciting collections. All ages welcome!

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Visit Electric Train Display

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Maine 3 Railers, Wednesday, Feb 20, 10:00am-3:00pm. Electric train displays will take over the Storytime Room & “engineers” will be on hand to talk about their exciting collections. All ages welcome!

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Now Read This Book Group: “Heart: A History” by Sandeep Jauhar

February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

“Heart: A History” is an exploration of our most vital organ and favored metaphor. Jauhar, a cardiologist, surveys the heart from all angles — the public and personal history, as inspiration for poets and scientists, what it means for doctor and patient alike. In The New York Times Book Review, author Randi Hutter Epstein calls the book “strange and captivating… a physician excited about his specialty… his journey to understand this organ that has mystified and frightened him ever since…

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Sock Hop Fun!

February 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

SOCK HOP, Thursday, Feb 21, 10:30-11:00am in the Storytime Room. We’ll read Duck Sock Hop by Jane Kohuth, then kick off our shoes & dance the morning away! Warm-up, wiggle, stretch your beak. Duck Sock Hop during vacation week! The mood is high, the sun is low, the music starts, get ready, go!

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Preschool Drive-In Movie & Car Making

February 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Preschool Drive-In Movie & Car Making, Friday, Feb 22, 10:30-about Noon, in Community Room. Bring a cardboard box that your child can comfortably fit into. They’ll spend about 30 minutes-ish decorating their “cars” & then watch about 30 minutes-ish watching the movie, Cars toon: Mater’s Tall Tales while eating movie snacks (popcorn & juice or bring your own). We supply all the materials. Adults will help child decorate. Sign up required. Limited to 30 children, ages 3-5.

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April 2019

Annual Spring Event

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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