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Things to do around Portland today

Chess Club Join a free, public, drop-in chess club at the Portland Public Library's downtown branch on Saturdays for all ages and skill levels.
Social
Writing Group for Adults Join a weekly writing group for adults of all skill levels to get inspired and share your writing on Peaks Island.
Arts
Knitting Group The Burbank Branch of the Portland Public Library invites knitters of all skill levels to join their welcoming knitting group for conversation and inspiration.
Arts
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Events for the rest of this week

Read to Harper Children can gain confidence in reading by visiting and reading one-on-one to Harper, a six-year-old dog at the Downtown Children's Library.
Family & Kids
Monday
Page to Stage The Portland Public Library teams up with Portland Stage for a book club-style discussion about upcoming mainstage productions.
Arts
Tuesday
Work Permit Clinic for Asylum Seekers Asylum seekers can seek assistance with work permit applications at the Downtown library with HopeActs on Tuesdays.
Education
Tuesday
The Write Stuff The Portland Public Library hosts a free after school program where teen writers can gather to write, connect, and receive feedback.
Family & Kids
Wednesday
Kids’ Lego Club Children can build with Lego or Mega Bloks with their parents or caregivers in a free weekly series at the Portland Public Library's Burbank branch.
Family & Kids
Thursday
Creative Writing for Kids Kids in grades 3-5 can enjoy creative writing with provided journals and pencils during weekly Friday sessions on Peaks Island.
Family & Kids
Friday
  • Social

Portland Death Café

At Portland Death Café, strangers gather to enjoy cake and tea while openly discussing the topic of death.

Location
Portland Public Library - Downtown
Dates
  • Wednesday, January 17, 2024
  • Wednesday, February 21, 2024
  • Wednesday, March 20, 2024
  • Wednesday, April 17, 2024
  • Wednesday, May 15, 2024
  • In-Person
  • Gift Free
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