The Catbird sign up begins at 4:30 and music starts at 5:00 pm. The night's featured performer begins at about 7:00 for 30 minutes. A requested donation of $2.00 goes to the NEWC. All Open Mike performers may do 2 songs, max 10 minutes. All styles of acoustic music and poetry and dance are welcome. New England Wildlife Center is the Northeast's only veterinary hospital treating exclusively wildlife. It is also an environmental learning center. And the Odd Pet Vet on premises treats exotic pets like birds, snakes, lizards, ferrets and more. The Catbird raises funds to assist the non-profit Center with its important work.