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May 13th: Member Mixer @ PelotonLabs

May 13, 2015 @ 5:00pm   Buy Local Mixers, Events, News & Events

Member Mixer with Think Local and PelotonLabs.

Portland Buy Local’s Mixer series is collaborating with Think Local and PelotonLabs for a gathering at Peloton on May 13th! Stop by to reconnect with your favorite localists over a delicious Sebago Brewing Company beer.
Who: Everyone is welcome
When: Wednesday, May 13th  
Where: 795 Congress Street at Bramhall Square
Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene. Our Mixers are generously sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company.

May 7th: Downtown Worker Appreciation Day

May 7, 2015 @ 7:00am   Events, Member Events, News & Events

Here we go again: join Portland Buy Local and Portland’s Downtown District this Thursday, May 7th for the incredibly popular and feel-good event, Downtown Worker Appreciation Day!

We will be setting up tables at Tommy’s Park, Monument Square, and in front of the Portland Museum of Art for downtown workers to come and enjoy free coffee and snacks, coupons and gift bags full of goodies from local businesses.

Tommy’s Park - 7:30am-9:30am
Middle & Exchange Streets
Monument Square - 7:30am-9:30am
Congress & Federal Streets
Portland Museum of Art - 7:30am-9:30am
Congress & High Streets (outside, in front of the Museum)
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May 1st: Peter Pan

May 3, 2015 @ 7:30pm   Events, Member Events, News & Events

Help Vivid Motion support the Center for Grieving Children in Portland
and enjoy some quirky and innovative dance. Join us for our vibrant
dance interpretation of J.M. Barrie’s classic tale of pirates, lost
boys, fairies, and the magic of never growing up.

Friday, May 1st 7:30pm
Saturday, May 2nd 2:30pm and 7:30pm
Sunday, May 3rd 2:30pm

Tickets: $13 adults, $6 kids under 13
available at

All proceeds will go to the Center for Grieving Children

Sponsored by: Seacoast Scaffolding, Fournier’s Karate, Drouin Dance,
Gorham Self Storage & Yelp! of Maine.


May 1st: Big Spring Reception

May 1, 2015 @ 5:00pm   Events, Member Events, News & Events

Join us for the opening reception of Big Spring, work by artist Dorson
Plourde, on Friday, May 1. We hope you’ll attend for art, fun, drinks,
snacks, and special giveaways by the artist!

6 Free Street, downton
May 1

The show will be up from May 1-June 3

Artist Website:


May 1ST: New Mainer Artists & Portland’s Creative Arts Economy – A Community Dialogue on Economic Opportunity for Immigrants

May 1, 2015 @ 6:00am   Events, Member Events, News & Events

Featuring artists from around the world who now call Portland home and the organizations who are dedicated to supporting them. Share your ideas on how to address the opportunities and challenges of ethnic diversity in our creative arts economy. Bring your yarn to join a collaborative art event, WEAVE THE TENT.

When: May 1, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
Where: Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium

FREE, please register here

Presented as part of the “Celebrating Immigration” series by the World Affairs Council of Maine in partnership with the Maine Immigrant Rights Coalition and Creative Portland.


Thank you sustaining members!

Aikido of Maine   /   Andrew and Debra Tenenbaum   /   angela adams   /   AQUARIUS BALLROOM DANCE STUDIOS   /   BENCHMARK Residential & Investment Real Estate   /   The Brand Company   /   Brianna Courneya   /   Bull Feeney's   /   Casco Bay EyeCare   /   Casco Bay Frames & Gallery   /   Coffee By Design   /   CornerStone Building & Restoration   /   Danielle Marks   /   The Fish & Bone   /   Goodwill Industries of Northern New England   /   Green Clean Maine   /   Joan Leitzer   /   Joe Gervais   /   John McVeigh   /   Kristen Smith   /   Longfellow Books   /   Marsh Agency   /   Mitch and Peg Cyr   /   Nine Stones   /   Nomads   /   OTTO   /   Peter Metsch   /   Planet Dog Foundation   /   Old Port Magazine   /   Port Property Management   /   Portland’s Downtown District   /   Sebago Brewing Company   /   Stacy Mitchell   /   The Great Lost Bear   /   The SunriseGuide   /   TruChoice FCU   /   Tsunami Tattoo   /   University Credit Union   /   Vervacious   /   XPress Copy