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Congress Square Park

Portland, ME 04101 United States

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October 2018

Tai Chi Chih & Qigong

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 31, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Take an hour out of your busy week to enjoy a free Tai Chi Chih/Qigong class. Tai Chi Chih (pronounced tie chee cha) is like moving meditation. It consists of 19 movements and one posture. Tai Chi Chih creates an awareness of and influences dimensions of our being that are not part of traditional exercise programs. It's a non martial form of Tai Chi that increases the life force or vital energy that flows through us and all things in the universe. Various studies…

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Check Mates! Chess

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

The Check Mates! is a casual community chess club for everyone! All ages and experience levels welcome. Come for just a game or stay for as long as you like. Use one of 10 new Weighted Tournament Style chess sets to play a game with a friend or a neighbor you don't yet know. *This event is weather permitting. If it gets too cold, Check Mates! will meet at the nearby Coffee by Design on Congress Street.* Check Mates! Chess…

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Flea Bites Food Truck Brunch

October 21 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Come to the park to enjoy an afternoon of live music and street food! This month, four trucks will be featured, and musicians TBA will perform. Sponsored by Portland Flea-for-All.   Flea Bites is a series! Join us in Congress Square Park for the Food Truck Brunch on third Sundays June through October from 11am - 3pm every time.

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Play Kiosk Open Hours!

October 21 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on September 16, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on October 21, 2018 at 11:00am

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Open During Flea Bites Food Truck Brunch! Calling all game lovers! Friends of Congress Square Park’s new “Play Kiosk” is open! An opportunity for folks of all ages to enjoy technology-free fun together in a greened space, we have everything from board games to recreational items for your free use through an easy check out process. This project is made possible through a partnership with Ben and Emily Davis, Portland Container Company founders, and OpBox creators. Supplies in the Play Kiosk…

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Tai Chi Chih & Qigong

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 31, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Take an hour out of your busy week to enjoy a free Tai Chi Chih/Qigong class. Tai Chi Chih (pronounced tie chee cha) is like moving meditation. It consists of 19 movements and one posture. Tai Chi Chih creates an awareness of and influences dimensions of our being that are not part of traditional exercise programs. It's a non martial form of Tai Chi that increases the life force or vital energy that flows through us and all things in the universe. Various studies…

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Thriller Throwdown

October 25 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Join us for the 6th annual Thriller Throwdown! What started as a flash mob of 30 dancers in 2012 now has grown into an annual event with more than 70 local dancers and hundreds of spectators. The Throwdown has moved to Congress Square Park and it's now an all-out dance party! View a recent Thriller Throwdown on YouTube.   Gather in the square and watch our zombies re-create Michael Jackson's iconic video, then stay for a Halloween-themed dance party!   If you…

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Check Mates! Chess

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

The Check Mates! is a casual community chess club for everyone! All ages and experience levels welcome. Come for just a game or stay for as long as you like. Use one of 10 new Weighted Tournament Style chess sets to play a game with a friend or a neighbor you don't yet know. *This event is weather permitting. If it gets too cold, Check Mates! will meet at the nearby Coffee by Design on Congress Street.* Check Mates! Chess…

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Clean Up Day! Come Volunteer.

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Be a part of preparing Congress Square Park for colder weather! We'll meet the morning of Saturday, October 27th from 9am - noon to: Plant bulbs and replant plants for winter Clean and tidy the park and furniture Remove and store the furniture and umbrellas Dress in layers in clothing you wouldn't mind getting dirty. We'll have all the supplies needed, though you may wish to bring your own work gloves. RSVP to Dela Murphy, Executive Director at dela@congresssquarepark.org or…

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Tai Chi Chih & Qigong

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Take an hour out of your busy week to enjoy a free Tai Chi Chih/Qigong class. Tai Chi Chih (pronounced tie chee cha) is like moving meditation. It consists of 19 movements and one posture. Tai Chi Chih creates an awareness of and influences dimensions of our being that are not part of traditional exercise programs. It's a non martial form of Tai Chi that increases the life force or vital energy that flows through us and all things in the universe. Various studies…

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