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2015 Upcoming Events at The Franciscan Guest House

Here are a few of the many events this season for you can keep in mind while planning a Kennebunkport, Maine vacation! The Franciscan Guest House and Monastery are conveniently located near many of the Maine coast attractions and activities to make your getaway complete.

Ateitis Week Concert & Lecture Series (English Program, Lithuanian Program)

Concerts

Location: Franciscan Guest House Gym
Date: August 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th
When: 8 pm all nights

August 1, Saturday, 8 pm - Classical piano and Opera
Dr. Frances Covalesky, piano and Giliana Norkūnas, mezzo-soprano

August 3, Monday, 8 pm - Classical Piano recital
Christopher Staknys, piano and Darius Shubert, piano

August 5, Wednesday, 8 pm - An Evening of Jazz
Simona Minns, voice, Dorsey Minns, trombone; Caleb Hensinger, keyboard

Opera and Classic songs
Danutė Mileika, mezzo-soprano, Antanas Meilus, tenor, and Frances Covalesky, piano
8 pm August 7, Friday 

*Open to the public. Free; donations at door gratefully accepted.

Lectures

Location: Franciscan Guest House - room to be announced
Date: August 2nd, 4th, 6th
When: 8 pm all nights

August 2, Sunday, 8 pm - The Invisible Front
Presentation by writer, director and editor Vincas Sruoginis and
the showing of the documentary film “The Invisible Front”, winner of the 2012 Dixie Film Festival Best Documentary Award(1). The story of one of the 20th centuries most significant anti-soviet resistance movements. The Invisible Front was the code name used by the Soviet Interior Forces for the armed resistance in the occupied territories of the former Soviet Union. The resistance sprang to life in 1940 and again in 1944, continuing in various forms, armed and unarmed, until the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991.

August 4, Tuesday, 8 PM - Looking for Mary's Land

Mariologist Dr. Aurelie Hagstrom, theology professor at Providence College, lecture on “Looking for Mary’s Land”, the sites of Mary’s apparitions and their significance.(2)

August 6, Thursday, 8 PM - The Cornerstone for Rebuilding Lithuania

Dr. Vaidotas Vaičaitis, lecturer in constitutional law at Vilnius University (Lithuania) and president of Ateitis Federation lecture “The Cornerstone for Rebuilding Lithuania”.(3)
 

(1)Lecture is in English with some Lithuanian. (2)English only. (3)Lithuanian only.

Please contact the Kennebunk & Kennebunkport Chamber of Commerce for more information on other local events at telephone 207-967-0857.

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