MCMA Events for October

      Between 6-9pm in the MCMA Ballroom will be the mayoral debate. The debate will be presented by member Cliff Gallant and moderated by Herb Adams

Oct.1st, Thursday, Quarterly Member Meeting, 6;00-7:30 pm

Oct.2, First Friday, and October Artist in the library-Bill Bixby-Colored Pencil, “Life in Doodles”
Doug Bixby recently retired after a 25 year planning and engineering career at Bath Iron Works.  For much of that time he kept a daily written and pictorial record of his activities on a desk calendar. Using pencil, pen, colored markers and the occasional collage, each monthly sheet became a unique and humorous diary of events. 
 "This was my creative outlet over the years while on the phone or waiting for the computer to sort through data." 

Oct. 5th,Travel Presentation-Germany-One of Presentations, three of them DVD’s, are scheduled for October and November of 2015 at 7:30 pm. At Catherine McAuley High School Auditorium on Stevens Ave. In Portland. Refreshments will be served during intermission.There is ample on-site parking.
Oct.26th, 2015,     Michael Foley of Westbrook narrates his trip to Russia
Nov.9, 2015          “A Mountain Called Katahdin”
Nov.23, 2015         Hawaii

 Oct.6th,1st Tuesday Book Club
Ha Jin, Reader’s choice between”Waiting” & “A Good Fall”

“A Good Fall”-”In his first book of stories since The Bridegroom was published in 2000 ("Finely wrought . . . Every story here is cut like a stone."—Chicago Sun-Times), National Book Award–winning Ha Jin gives us a collection that delves into the experience of Chinese immigrants in America. 

With the same profound attention to detail that is a hallmark of his previous acclaimed works of fiction, Ha Jin depicts here the full spectrum of immigrant life and the daily struggles—some minute, some grand—faced by these intriguing individuals.” ..........from.GOODREADS

“The demands of human longing contend with the weight of centuries of custom in acclaimed author Ha Jin's Waiting, a novel of unexpected richness and universal resonance. Every summer Lin Kong, a doctor in the Chinese Army, returns to his village to end his loveless marriage with the humble and touchingly loyal Shuyu”. ....from GOODREADS
                  Bring a lunch; dessert and drinks(Tea or Lemonade) provided, 12 Noon at the
         Mechanics’ Hall Library-519 Congress St, second floor, elevator accessible All are
 welcome. Pre-reading of the book not required
 FMI call Pat at 773-8396 or e-mail

Oct.17th, Saturday, 5:30-7:30, New Member Meet-up

Sept. 29th, Tuesday and Oct.19th MCMA member and Cooper Ed Lutjens-Exhibition of Lutjens’ coopering work and Coopering tools on display, some are made by MCMA member tool makers  from the 1800”s
WHERE: Maine Craft Distilling tasting room, 101 Fox St., Portland