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Portland, ME 04101 United States

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August 2018

Community Drawing Circle

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until September 11, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Come draw portraits of your neighbors! Artist Lucy Walker has invited artists and creative leaders from the community for portrait sessions in Congress Square Park - and you're invited to draw them! No experience or supplies necessary. Optional: Bring a board for drawing on if you have one, and any art supplies from home you'd like to play with. (We'll also have supplies.) Lucy Walker is a Maine artist and teacher living in Scarborough. She has a BA in Visual…

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CANCELLED: Storytime in the Square!

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

*This event was cancelled due to rain.* Join us for Storytime in the Square! Each Tuesday, we’ll share a picture book and then do follow up activities based on the story. Activities will include yoga & movement, mindfulness and breathing exercises, music, creative crafts, and more! Suggested ages 3 - 7 (and all welcome!). Free for all. Bring a yoga mat if you have one. This series is offered by Wondering Minds, dedicated to bringing an awareness and appreciation for the…

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Flow Yoga

August 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until September 25, 2018

An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 11, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Join us on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays after work for a 1-hour powerful, free public all levels yoga flow hosted by Be Well Portland. This will be a fun, upbeat class with music to keep you pumped up and creative flows to keep you moving. Bring a mat, water and any props you might like. Take this time to connect with your community, have some fun, maybe try something new, and de-stress your Tuesday! Head over to Taco Escobar for…

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Portland Intown Contra Dance featuring Dugan Murphy with Maivish

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

In traditional New England social dancing, everyone is welcome and no experience is needed. Every dance is taught and beginners or experienced dancers alike can jump right in during any dance. Come alone or bring a friend! Tonight, Dugan Murphy will be teaching dances, and Maivish will be playing music. Hailing from here in Portland, Maine, Murphy is a nationally acclaimed contra dance caller, teaching with clarity and joy. Maivish explores the landscape of time-honored melodies and songs, and comes home…

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Falafel Mafia Food Truck

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Falafel Mafia is a Maine based food truck and catering company specializing in Falafel pita pockets and other Middle Eastern cuisine. They aim to support local farms while making creative and delicious food, much of which is vegetarian or vegan. And they'll be in Congress Square Park regularly throughout the season! Check out our calendar to see which events will feature their cuisine.  

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Chase the Chill: Knitting in Public

August 16 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Chase the Chill: Knitting in Public is a casual hand-crafts group that meets weekly in the Square. If you're a knitter or crocheter, gather with others to create craft and community each week! *This event is weather-permitting. Should rain or inclement weather occur, the group will likely meet in the Reiche School Community Room.*   Knitting in Public is hosted in Congress Square Park weekly every Thursday from 9:30 until 11 am May through September.

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Play Kiosk Open Hours!

August 17 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

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 are offered with support from the Westin…

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ArtVan! Art Projects for Kids

August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on August 17, 2018 at 2:00pm

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Bring your kids, friends and family to enjoy an outdoor art project, accessible for all ages! Drop by to create spin art with paint and some imagination, offered by ArtVan. The ArtVan is a mobile arts therapy non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a creative and collaborative environment to encourage Youth who have little or no arts access to fully express their imaginations, relationships and experiences within themselves, among their peers and across our communities. ArtVan’s hands-on projects allow…

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Portland Swing Project featuring The Bailsmen

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Join Portland Swing Project for live music and swing dancing in the Square! This month, The Bailsmen will perform. Portland Swing Project spreads the appreciation of swing music and dance through weekly classes and events for all levels of experience. We teach, dance, perform and provide live and DJ'd music to venues throughout Maine. Absolute beginners welcome, no partner needed. "Brooklyn’s The Bailsmen play Jazz and Vintage Swing. With over 200 events and concerts a year, The Bailsmen are New York's…

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Check Mates! Chess

August 18 @ 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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Play Kiosk Open Hours!

August 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

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 are offered with support from the Westin…

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Flea Bites Food Truck Brunch

August 19 @ 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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Films in the Square: “New York Stories”

August 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Join us every Sunday evening at dusk for Films in the Square co-presented by Portland Summer Films. Bring a lawn chair, sit back and enjoy classic films in an outdoor venue. This week: August 19th -- Norman Tokar's Woody Allen's, "New York Stories" 3 Short Stories: Martin Scorsese's "Life Lessons," Francis Coppola's "Life Without Zoe" and Woody Allen's "Oedipus Wrecks."   Portland Summer Films will play every Sunday evening at dusk in Congress Square Park from June 3rd through August 26th.…

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Storytime in the Square!

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until August 28, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Join us for Storytime in the Square! Each Tuesday, we’ll share a picture book and then do follow up activities based on the story. Activities will include yoga & movement, mindfulness and breathing exercises, music, creative crafts, and more! Suggested ages 3 - 7 (and all welcome!). Free for all. Bring a yoga mat if you have one. This series is offered by Wondering Minds, dedicated to bringing an awareness and appreciation for the world around us - and in us…

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Tai Chi Chih & Qigong

August 22 @ 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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Falafel Mafia Food Truck

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Falafel Mafia is a Maine based food truck and catering company specializing in Falafel pita pockets and other Middle Eastern cuisine. They aim to support local farms while making creative and delicious food, much of which is vegetarian or vegan. And they'll be in Congress Square Park regularly throughout the season! Check out our calendar to see which events will feature their cuisine.  

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Dance Party for Everyone!

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Come join Ed King, Rosanne Graef and all your friends from Congress Square Park for a whole lotta shakin’ to 50 years of hits, misses and dance crazes. Guaranteed to put a smile on your face and a song in your heart. Lace up your blue suede shoes and high-heeled sneakers and let’s do a little dance!

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Chase the Chill: Knitting in Public

August 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Chase the Chill: Knitting in Public is a casual hand-crafts group that meets weekly in the Square. If you're a knitter or crocheter, gather with others to create craft and community each week! *This event is weather-permitting. Should rain or inclement weather occur, the group will likely meet in the Reiche School Community Room.*   Knitting in Public is hosted in Congress Square Park weekly every Thursday from 9:30 until 11 am May through September.

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Rolling Tapes Youth Film & Art Festival

August 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Rolling Tapes Short Film and Art Festival focuses on young filmmakers in Maine who are creating unconventional, non-traditional or experimental work. The purpose of the festival is to give a platform to the young filmmaker whose work isn’t normally recognized. Our goal is to inspire young artists in Portland and throughout Maine to pursue their passion and talent, and to cultivate community, excitement and support for young local filmmakers. This evening, will be a short film screening as well as…

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Tai Chi Chih & Qigong – Special Class!

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

NOTE: The Wednesday, August 15 class is canceled. Instead, join us for an extra class on Friday, August 24! 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…

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Play Kiosk Open Hours!

August 24 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

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 are offered with support from the Westin…

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Salsa Night with Primo Cubano & PM Salsa

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Come to Congress Square Park from 6-8pm for an evening of hopping music and salsa dance (lessons included!). PM Salsa teacher Wendy Edwards has been teaching for over 15 years. Come at 6pm to learn basic moves and enjoy an evening of social dance with music by Primo Cubano! Primo Cubano will play traditional Cuban dance music called “SON,” which dates back to the turn of the 20th Century. Son is the most popular style to come out of Cuba and is the primary…

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Check Mates! Chess

August 25 @ 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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Play Kiosk Open Hours!

August 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

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 are offered with support from the Westin…

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Pure Barre Fitness Class

August 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Get ready to shake with Pure Barre Portland Owner, Jamie Calenda, at Pure Barre’s first ever outdoor pop up class! Pure Barre is a high energy, intense, muscle-sculpting class comprised of low-impact exercises set to upbeat music. The class flows through a quick progression of small isometric movements designed to isolate your arms, thighs, seat, and abs. Pure Barre is designed to work muscles to the point of fatigue and then stretch them out in order to achieve a stronger,…

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“The Way We Move” Accessible Interactive Circus Arts

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Do you want to add some whimsy to your life? This accessible circus and flow arts program can help you learn a new skill while having lots of fun. Learn from trained professionals who have experience helping people of all skill and ability levels discover the amazing world of circus and flow arts. The Way We Move is an interactive flow arts/circus program for children and adults with disabilities, and anyone else who wants to participate. This interactive activity will allow children and…

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Films in the Square: “Black Panther”

August 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Join us every Sunday evening at dusk for Films in the Square co-presented by Portland Summer Films. Bring a lawn chair, sit back and enjoy classic films in an outdoor venue. This week: August 26th -- Ryan Coogler's "Black Panther" After the death of his father, T'Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T'Challa's mettle as king -- and as Black Panther -- gets tested when…

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Monday of the Minds Community Hip Hop Cypher

August 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until September 24, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Monday of the Minds: A Community Hip Hop Showcase Presents “Hip Hop In The Park” in Downtown Portland, Maine. Join us in Congress Square Park for Freestyle Cyphers and Hip Hop Dance Classes hosted by Rizing In Life Entertainment. Celebrate the vibrant and ever growing scene in New England every fourth Monday from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM before Monday of the Minds heads over to Flask Lounge for the evening.   This is a series! Join us every 4th…

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Community Drawing Circle

August 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until September 25, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Come draw portraits of your neighbors! Artist Lucy Walker has invited artists and creative leaders from the community for portrait sessions in Congress Square Park - and you're invited to draw them! No experience or supplies necessary. Optional: Bring a board for drawing on if you have one, and any art supplies from home you'd like to play with. (We'll also have supplies.) Lucy Walker is a Maine artist and teacher living in Scarborough. She has a BA in Visual…

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Storytime in the Square!

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until August 28, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Join us for Storytime in the Square! Each Tuesday, we’ll share a picture book and then do follow up activities based on the story. Activities will include yoga & movement, mindfulness and breathing exercises, music, creative crafts, and more! Suggested ages 3 - 7 (and all welcome!). Free for all. Bring a yoga mat if you have one. This series is offered by Wondering Minds, dedicated to bringing an awareness and appreciation for the world around us - and in us…

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Flow Yoga

August 28 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until September 25, 2018

An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 11, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Join us on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays after work for a 1-hour powerful, free public all levels yoga flow hosted by Be Well Portland. This will be a fun, upbeat class with music to keep you pumped up and creative flows to keep you moving. Bring a mat, water and any props you might like. Take this time to connect with your community, have some fun, maybe try something new, and de-stress your Tuesday! Head over to Taco Escobar for…

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Tai Chi Chih & Qigong

August 29 @ 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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Sylvain’s Acadian Aces

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Sylvain's Acadian Aces keeps the ‘cajun flame alive in old Acadie with an energetic brand of raw, rootsy 'cajun music derived directly from the source. The vocal power of guitarist Robert Sylvain and charismatic fiddler Hawk Kallweit supplies a one-two punch that’s instantly compelling and distinctive. With Maine's own true accordian ace Junior Stevens on button-box, and the unstoppable combination of Tom Jacques on upright bass and Kris Day on drums, Sylvain's Acadian Aces deliver heart-wrenching lovesongs and electrifying dance…

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Chase the Chill: Knitting in Public

August 30 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Chase the Chill: Knitting in Public is a casual hand-crafts group that meets weekly in the Square. If you're a knitter or crocheter, gather with others to create craft and community each week! *This event is weather-permitting. Should rain or inclement weather occur, the group will likely meet in the Reiche School Community Room.*   Knitting in Public is hosted in Congress Square Park weekly every Thursday from 9:30 until 11 am May through September.

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Play Kiosk Open Hours!

August 31 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

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 are offered with support from the Westin…

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Nevaeh Dance Circus

August 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Nevaeh Dance Circus is an innovative, creative and talented group of performance artists based out of Western Maine. Nevaeh combines modern forms of Dance Theater with both traditional and contemporary circus arts.

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September 2018

Check Mates! Chess

September 1 @ 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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Play Kiosk Open Hours!

September 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

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 are offered with support from the Westin…

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“The Way We Move” Accessible Interactive Circus Arts

September 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Do you want to add some whimsy to your life? This accessible circus and flow arts program can help you learn a new skill while having lots of fun. Learn from trained professionals who have experience helping people of all skill and ability levels discover the amazing world of circus and flow arts. The Way We Move is an interactive flow arts/circus program for children and adults with disabilities, and anyone else who wants to participate. This interactive activity will allow children and…

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Maine Outdoor Film Festival Screening

September 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Join MOFF and Sterling Rope Company, Inc. for a 70-minute program of climbing, conservation and other outdoor sports short films at Congress Square Park. Date: Sunday, September 2, 2018 Time: Films begin 30 minutes after sunset (about 8:00PM) Cost: Free with donations go toward Teens To Trails TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 60 minutes There will also be a brief intermission with a free door prize raffle. FILMS TO BE SCREENED (in no particular order): Film Name- Director- Running Time Transfer Station…

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Silent Book Club

September 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until September 4, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Welcome to introvert happy hour! Join others who love books every 1st Monday in Congress Square Park throughout the season. Bring a book you'd like to enjoy, talk with others who love books (if you wish), and simply enjoy the ambiance of the Square while reading with others. "There's no assigned reading at Silent Book Club. SBC can happen over coffee, over lunch, long distance, on Instagram, and in person once a month in more than 40 cities around the…

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Documentary Film Night: Step

September 4 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

STEP is the true-life story of a girls’ high-school step team against the background of the heart of Baltimore. These young women learn to laugh, love and thrive – on and off the stage – even when the world seems to work against them. Empowered by their teachers, teammates, counselors, coaches and families, they chase their ultimate dreams: to win a step championship and to be accepted into college. This all female school is reshaping the futures of its students’ lives…

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Tai Chi Chih & Qigong

September 5 @ 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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Chase the Chill: Knitting in Public

September 6 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Chase the Chill: Knitting in Public is a casual hand-crafts group that meets weekly in the Square. If you're a knitter or crocheter, gather with others to create craft and community each week! *This event is weather-permitting. Should rain or inclement weather occur, the group will likely meet in the Reiche School Community Room.*   Knitting in Public is hosted in Congress Square Park weekly every Thursday from 9:30 until 11 am May through September.

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Play Kiosk Open Hours!

September 6 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

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 are offered with support from the Westin…

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Play Kiosk Open Hours!

September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

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 are offered with support from the Westin…

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Falafel Mafia Food Truck

September 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Falafel Mafia is a Maine based food truck and catering company specializing in Falafel pita pockets and other Middle Eastern cuisine. They aim to support local farms while making creative and delicious food, much of which is vegetarian or vegan. And they'll be in Congress Square Park regularly throughout the season! Check out our calendar to see which events will feature their cuisine.  

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Dark Follies

September 7 @ 8:15 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:15pm on day First of the month, repeating until October 6, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Dark Follies is an award winning vaudeville style variety show based in Portland, Maine. Family friendly while still keeping an edge, Dark Follies features the live music of the Dark Follies Rhythm Orchestra, dancing, juggling, side show acts, fire performers and more. Celebrating their ten year anniversary, this year Dark Follies is showcasing performers who have shared the stage with the troupe over the past decade of their history as street performers in Portland. Dark Follies will perform in Congress…

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Check Mates! Chess

September 8 @ 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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Play Kiosk Open Hours!

September 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

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 are offered with support from the Westin…

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Try Your Hand – International Calligraphy Art Interaction

September 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Did you ever wish you could write in another language? Or have beautiful penmanship in your own? Here’s a chance to Try Your Hand at an international calligraphy event at Congress Square Park! People from around the world will show you how to write in their native script, such as Cyrillic, Japanese, Arabic. You’ll also have a chance to try Medieval and Modern Latin alphabet calligraphy. You’ll learn a few words and perhaps a proverb from the different cultures and…

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Community Drawing Circle

September 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until September 11, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Come draw portraits of your neighbors! Artist Lucy Walker has invited artists and creative leaders from the community for portrait sessions in Congress Square Park - and you're invited to draw them! No experience or supplies necessary. Optional: Bring a board for drawing on if you have one, and any art supplies from home you'd like to play with. (We'll also have supplies.) Lucy Walker is a Maine artist and teacher living in Scarborough. She has a BA in Visual…

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Flow Yoga

September 11 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until September 25, 2018

An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 11, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Join us on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays after work for a 1-hour powerful, free public all levels yoga flow hosted by Be Well Portland. This will be a fun, upbeat class with music to keep you pumped up and creative flows to keep you moving. Bring a mat, water and any props you might like. Take this time to connect with your community, have some fun, maybe try something new, and de-stress your Tuesday! Head over to Taco Escobar for…

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Tai Chi Chih & Qigong

September 12 @ 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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Chase the Chill: Knitting in Public

September 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Chase the Chill: Knitting in Public is a casual hand-crafts group that meets weekly in the Square. If you're a knitter or crocheter, gather with others to create craft and community each week! *This event is weather-permitting. Should rain or inclement weather occur, the group will likely meet in the Reiche School Community Room.*   Knitting in Public is hosted in Congress Square Park weekly every Thursday from 9:30 until 11 am May through September.

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Play Kiosk Open Hours!

September 13 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

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 are offered with support from the Westin…

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Play Kiosk Open Hours!

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

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 are offered with support from the Westin…

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Check Mates! Chess

September 15 @ 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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Play Kiosk Open Hours!

September 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

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 are offered with support from the Westin…

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Flea Bites Food Truck Brunch

September 16 @ 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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Tai Chi Chih & Qigong

September 19 @ 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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Portland Intown Contra Dance featuring Shari Shakti with Emily, Glen & Julie

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

In traditional New England social dancing, everyone is welcome and no experience is needed. Every dance is taught and beginners or experienced dancers alike can jump right in during any dance. Come alone or bring a friend! Tonight, Shari Shakti will be teaching dances, and Emily, Glen & Julie will be playing music. Shakti's teaching is joyful and caring. Emily Troll, Glen Loper and Julie Vallimont, all nationally acclaimed folk performers, collaborate this evening to get you dancing! Portland Intown Contra…

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Chase the Chill: Knitting in Public

September 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Chase the Chill: Knitting in Public is a casual hand-crafts group that meets weekly in the Square. If you're a knitter or crocheter, gather with others to create craft and community each week! *This event is weather-permitting. Should rain or inclement weather occur, the group will likely meet in the Reiche School Community Room.*   Knitting in Public is hosted in Congress Square Park weekly every Thursday from 9:30 until 11 am May through September.

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Play Kiosk Open Hours!

September 20 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

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 are offered with support from the Westin…

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Play Kiosk Open Hours!

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

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 are offered with support from the Westin…

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Check Mates! Chess

September 22 @ 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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Play Kiosk Open Hours!

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

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 are offered with support from the Westin…

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Monday of the Minds Community Hip Hop Cypher

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until September 24, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Monday of the Minds: A Community Hip Hop Showcase Presents “Hip Hop In The Park” in Downtown Portland, Maine. Join us in Congress Square Park for Freestyle Cyphers and Hip Hop Dance Classes hosted by Rizing In Life Entertainment. Celebrate the vibrant and ever growing scene in New England every fourth Monday from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM before Monday of the Minds heads over to Flask Lounge for the evening.   This is a series! Join us every 4th…

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Community Drawing Circle

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until September 25, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Come draw portraits of your neighbors! Artist Lucy Walker has invited artists and creative leaders from the community for portrait sessions in Congress Square Park - and you're invited to draw them! No experience or supplies necessary. Optional: Bring a board for drawing on if you have one, and any art supplies from home you'd like to play with. (We'll also have supplies.) Lucy Walker is a Maine artist and teacher living in Scarborough. She has a BA in Visual…

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Flow Yoga

September 25 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until September 25, 2018

An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 11, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Join us on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays after work for a 1-hour powerful, free public all levels yoga flow hosted by Be Well Portland. This will be a fun, upbeat class with music to keep you pumped up and creative flows to keep you moving. Bring a mat, water and any props you might like. Take this time to connect with your community, have some fun, maybe try something new, and de-stress your Tuesday! Head over to Taco Escobar for…

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Tai Chi Chih & Qigong

September 26 @ 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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Chase the Chill: Knitting in Public

September 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Chase the Chill: Knitting in Public is a casual hand-crafts group that meets weekly in the Square. If you're a knitter or crocheter, gather with others to create craft and community each week! *This event is weather-permitting. Should rain or inclement weather occur, the group will likely meet in the Reiche School Community Room.*   Knitting in Public is hosted in Congress Square Park weekly every Thursday from 9:30 until 11 am May through September.

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Play Kiosk Open Hours!

September 27 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

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 are offered with support from the Westin…

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Play Kiosk Open Hours!

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

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 are offered with support from the Westin…

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Salsa Night with Primo Cubano & PM Salsa

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

Come to Congress Square Park from 6-8pm for an evening of hopping music and salsa dance (lessons included!). PM Salsa teacher Wendy Edwards has been teaching for over 15 years. Come at 6pm to learn basic moves and enjoy an evening of social dance with music by Primo Cubano! Primo Cubano will play traditional Cuban dance music called “SON,” which dates back to the turn of the 20th Century. Son is the most popular style to come out of Cuba and is the primary…

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Check Mates! Chess

September 29 @ 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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Play Kiosk Open Hours!

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Congress Square Park Portland, ME 04101 United States

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 are offered with support from the Westin…

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October 2018

Tai Chi Chih & Qigong

October 3 @ 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 6 @ 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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Tai Chi Chih & Qigong

October 10 @ 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 13 @ 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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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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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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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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Tai Chi Chih & Qigong

October 31 @ 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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