The media mogul filmed a book club episode in harpswell with writer elizabeth strout, now available for streaming. Popular maine history books meet your next favorite book. The south portland public library offers a number of regular book groups, offering a broad selection of options for differing tastes in reading. The maine historical society book group is back by popular demand. Northanger abbey jane austen it would be great if everyone could come with a few thoughts or questions about the book to get the discussion going. The general rule for portland book clubs seems to be that there are no rules. Freedom boat club of maine maines premier boating alternative. Dow died on october 2, 1897, and was buried in the evergreen cemetery in portland. The portland club is a social activities club that is welcoming to anyone who feels an abiding fondness for the city of portland, values good times and good company, and shares our memberships dedication to the preservation of the historic property that is the home of the club. Members meet the third thursday of each month from 3.
A quick search on will lead you to groups that meet in pubs and some that meet in cafes, groups for women and groups for gay men, groups dedicated to a particular genre. The historic building is now the home of the maine womens christian temperance union. Visiting maine, oprah extols virtues of maine author, lobster. Mainehousing became the portland continuum of cares collaborative applicant in 2016 and the two cocs merged into one in 2017. Brunswick portland 309 marginal way portland, me 04103. Find groups in portland, maine about book club and meet people in your local community who share your interests. Located in portland s old port and windham, new comics, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, vintage backissues, cgc graded comics. List of alcoholics anonymous meetings in portland, maine. Searching for stars on an island in maine by alan lightman. Led by mhs research librarian tiffany link, the group will read five books, each related to mhss designing acadia and world war i exhibitions, then gather for discussion. Aphasia book club at new england rehabilitation hospital of. Multiple, affordable membership plans are available with unlimited boat usage at our three maine locations in portland, yarmouth and naples.
City government furnishes information about municipal services and lets residents send email directly to city council. Pointintime survey of homelessness in the city of portland portland reports for 2015, 2016, 2017 are now part of the state of maine reports. Cohen childrens library at the main library 5 monument square will be hosting and facilitating a monthly book club for girls ages 912. The club gets together on the first monday of the month at novare res bier cafe in portland.
Between our beautiful large ballroom, intimate sitting rooms and a pool room filled with endless entertainment, guests are never without great company and space. The cumberland club is a private social club located in the heart of portland s art district. Book groups maine humanities councilmaine humanities council. Portland dine around club is maine s premier dining, travel and entertainment savings organization with over 325 affiliate partners statewide. If you like books about improving the quality of your life, establishing good habits, and living more creatively and happily, our latest book club is for you. The portland club is located in the hunnewellshepley mansion, on the south side of state street, between pine and spring streets, on the east side of portland s west end. A portion of proceeds will benefit, camp sunshine, jr golf of maine and the golf book student athlete scholarship. We are a network of more than 100 greater portland, maine women dedicated to supporting womens professional growth and leadership skills by offering networking events and inspiring programs. Not that she needed a sales boost, but elizabeth strout got one thursday when oprah winfrey named strouts latest novel, olive, again, as her latest book club pick.
Torn between his traditional wife and the modern woman he loves, lin kong has been waiting for 18 years. Of her tenure she says, the thing that keeps me coming back, month. If you ever find yourself in a reading rut, joining a book club could be. Here, in greater portland, youll absolutely experience the quintessential maine coast, as well as an urban sophistication thats creating quite a stir. The names listed below are alumni who have been searched for on this site from portland high schoolin portland, maine. Fleet feet sports maine running running shoes running. A portion of proceeds from each and every golf book sold will be donated to junior golf of maine. At new england rehabilitation hospital of portland, a joint venture of maine medical center and encompass health, we know that life after stroke can include new challenges, but you dont have to go through it alone. This is a group for women in their 30sish that live in the portland, maine area. Visit our website where we describe the unique characteristics of living and doing business in portland, maine. Check the meetup site for each months reading selection and location.
Shermans maine coast book shop, damariscotta, maine. Features news from the press herald and maine sunday telegram. From chick lit to graphic novels, theres nearly a group for every taste. Meet anna kendrick at the south portland, me books amillion, wednesday, november 23rd beginning at 1pm et. Were a weatherproof community and joining us for a run might just be the best running and nonrunning related decision you ever make. Preorder your book here and on the event date you will have an opportunity to be photographed with anna kendrick and receive your autographed copy after the meet and greet. To organize the events and lessons of the book, you may profit from the authors ted talks. A bookstore 273 congress street portland, me 04101 207 5364778. We are a club of diverse individuals dedicated to providing service to our communities, focusing on literacy, fellowship and leadership development. The betsy ross house book group meets on the first thursday of the month, at 1. To inquire about dave visiting your book club, please contact him directly. Ask us about bringing a book group to your community. Altrusa international portland, maine club founded october 1929.
The federal style mansion was built in 1805 to a design by alexander parris, with later colonial revival updates by john calvin stevens. South portland municipal golf course buy 2 greens fees get 1 free. Nov 18, 2015 the general rule for portland book clubs seems to be that there are no rules. Covid19 advisory for the health and safety of meetup communities, we. City hall of portland 389 congress street, portland, me 04101, 207 8748300. Established in 19, the woodfords club is an inclusive, historic, affordable social club in portland maine. The club provides fine dining, elegantly appointed rooms for entertaining and engaging events enjoyed by a. A quick search on will lead you to groups that meet in pubs and some that meet in cafes, groups for women and groups for gay men, groups dedicated to a particular genre and some devoted to a single author. Be prepared for instant camaraderie, support, and fun with runners of all levels and abilities. At woodfords club, weve been building rapport, goodwill and lasting friendships in portland, maine since 19. Thick quad squad more than just a run club were an adventure family. Visiting maine, oprah extols virtues of maine author, lobster rolls.
Check the home page to see when the next event takes place, and read the message board to see what everyone is up to from dances to book groups from hiking to biking and everything in. If you have trouble finding the book in the portland library system, please contact. Aa meetings in portland, maine, find alcoholic anonymous. Collegial, private, exclusive and gracious, the club combines the benefits of a fine restaurant with the special hospitality, intimacy and convenience of an intown home away from home. Fore season indoor golf 1 free hour of golf simulator.
Book club groups in portland heres a look at some book club groups near portland. Through this link you will be able to see in realtime the court management system. Welcome to the home of the garden club federation of maine, where planting today for americas tomorrow is the new goal of more than 2000 members from around the state of maine. The cumberland club is a private social club located in the heart of portlands art district.
Enjoy boating with freedom boat club, the nations largest boat club. Casablanca comics, maines coolest comic book stores. Oprah picks elizabeth strouts olive, again for her book club. You are only paying a deposit on the room court and will still need to pay the difference at the front desk at checkin. Brian will formally take over march 23 and will have a brief period of transition with bob. We dont do this very often, but longfellow books is extremely excited to present a scifi author. Visiting aa groups near you is a proven way to get on a road to recovery from alcohol abuse. It is a book club but also a place to meet and network with women, create.
Last months book, the book thief, led to a good deal of talk about death. The portland club has historically been the premier location to host social events. Join us in the library for maine charitable mechanic associations first tuesday book club for a discussion of the bestselling romantic comedy rosie project by graeme simsion. Book a court or golf room welcome to booking a tennis court golf room online. A federal jewel tucked in the heart of the city, the cumberland club has played host to men and women of distinction for over years. Point in time survey of homelessness in the state of maine.
Osher lifelong learning institute university of southern maine. Whether its academic help, learning to swim or a much needed healthy meal or snack. The assessors department maintains tax records on approximately 24,000 real estate accounts, 4,000 business personal property accounts, and 481 tax maps. Please see the events calendar for the latest reading selections as well as any potential changes of meeting dates. Mhc book groups happen in places where people are already gathering for important reasons. Dow house built in 1829, was used as a stop for slaves on the maine underground railway and is located at 714 congress street in portland. If you see your name among the portland high school graduates, someone is looking for you. The golf book has a huge focus on giving back to our communities. Our clubhouses are safe places to learn, have fun and develop skills and interests that last a lifetime. Aa meetings in portland, maine, find alcoholic anonymous groups. I can often be found in line at a bookshop or library w an armful of books. Woodfords club welcomes men and women from all walks of life to relax in a comfortable setting.
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Maine historical society book club portland downtown. Also, winner of the national book critics award for fiction, one of pbss bestloved novels, and a barack obama summer reading pick. We proudly partner with black tie catering to support with all events. Pageturners, family book groups, anime clubs and more meet at the library for interesting and engaging discussions. The danger of a single story 2009, 20 min and we should all be. Pointintime survey of homelessness in the city of portland portland reports for 2015, 2016, 2017 are now part of the state of maine reports mainehousing became the portland continuum of cares collaborative applicant in 2016 and the two cocs merged into one in 2017. Book clubs spring up in portland, offering options for every. Free shipping and more for millionaires club members. University of southern maine a member of the university of maine system po box 9300, portland, me 04104 18008004usm.
We can also help your own book group with book sets you can borrow, reading ideas, advice on book group strategy, or extra copies to supply you. First tuesday book club maine charitable mechanic association 519 congress st 12. Monthy book club will meet the 3rd tuesday of the month. Serves southern maine from portland, cape elizabeth, gorham, falmouth to lewistonauburn. Book a court online portland, maine apex racket and fitness. Follow don tillman as he searches for the perfect wife but finds that, despite your best scientific efforts, you dont find love, it finds you. With your help, every book sold will help grow and support golf in maine. Book clubs spring up in portland, offering options for. Altrusa portland gives books altrusa club of portland, me.
To inquire about setting up an event, contact laura gianino at harper collins. Casablanca comics, maine s coolest comic book stores. Welcome to the plch, a social group in maine for lesbians from all walks of life to share in activities, make new friends, laugh and have a whole lot of fun. Julia spencerfleming goodreads author shelved 2 times as maine authors.
The club offers a wide variety of social activities ranging from cribbage, bridge, billiards, bowling, and golf to simply enjoying a good. Book club groups in brunswick heres a look at some book club groups near brunswick. Golf book of new england and the golf book feature coupons to golf courses all over maine and new hampshire. Giving back to our community is a huge focus of the golf book of new england. Join us for five fun evenings of camaraderie and great book discussion. The club provides fine dining, elegantly appointed rooms for entertaining and engaging events enjoyed by a diverse membership hailing from many professions. Membership information for more than a century, club members and their guests have enjoyed the special atmosphere and service offered by the cumberland club.409 209 105 575 1208 1488 196 310 1042 173 1512 181 735 161 1140 992 1093 283 695 141 153 777 728 1186 810 1167 246 1109 1081 1432 1490 1437 907 769