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East Dixfield, Friday, July 27: “Banjos to Bagpipes” Country & Bluegrass Music Weekend, starts at 5 p.m. Festivities run through Sunday at 5 p.m., Maine Countryfolk Music Theatre. FMI: www.countryfolkmusic.com or Larry, mainebiz@adelphia.net.

Farmington, Friday and Saturday, July 27, 28: Farmington Strawberry Festival and Art in the Park.

Stratton/Eustis, Friday, July 27: Spaghetti dinner and show. Community Building. Dinner: 4:30 to 5:35 p.m.; show: 6 p.m. Sponsored by Stratton/Eustis Rec Program. Show features Michael Cooper/Masked Marvels and Wondertales. Dinner: up to 2, free; students, $5; adults, $8. Admission to show: $5.

Wilton, Friday, July 27: Wilton Historical Museum, 1 p.m., Public Library. Meet at the library before. Children must be accompanied by adult. FMI: Sandra, 645-4831.

Farmington, Saturday, July 28: Italian dinner and wine tasting at 6 p.m. at Homestead Bakery to benefit the United Way of the Tri-Valley Area. $50 per person plus tax and gratuity. Limited seating. RSVP by July 25. Prepay only.

Canton, Saturday, July 28: Lawn, bake sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Ponemah Rebekah Lodge Hall. FMI: Jolene, 597-2168.

Farmington, Saturday, July 28: Art in the Park, Meetinghouse Park, presented by Downtown Business Association. FMI: Susan Terhune or Robyn Kremer, 778-0044.

Farmington, Saturday, July 28: Rock ‘n Country, 6 to 9 p.m., Gazebo.

Turner, Saturday, July 28: Annual Welcome Back To Bear Pond supper, GAR Hall, Route 219, North Turner, 5 to 7 p.m., dinner to include barbecued chicken, homemade salads, bread and desserts, to benefit North Turner Presbyterian Church, freewill donation.

Chesterville, Sunday, July 29: Chesterville Heritage Society Strawberry Shortcake Show and Tell, 2 to 4 p.m., Chesterville Town Office. Public invited to attend; bring an item from your heritage, ancestry, or something sentimental to share with others. Shortcake, $3.

Livermore, Sunday, July 29: The Grant Family performance, 9:10 a.m., Music in the Meeting House, North Livermore Baptist Church. FMI: 897-3165.

Rangeley, Sunday, July 29: Foreigner benefit concert, 5:30 p.m., Saddleback Mountain. Co-sponsored by Rangeley Region Health Center Inc. and 107.5 Frank FM. Gates open at 1 p.m. $40, tickets available at ticketmaster.com or 775-3331. $100 premium tickets are available by calling 864-4397. FMI: www.rangeleyhealth.org or www.1075frank.com.

Farmington, Tuesday, July 31: Wild, wacky critters arts and crafts workshop for children, 3 to 4 p.m., Everyone’s Resource Depot, UMF. Cost $1. FMI: 778-7150.

Wilton, Tuesday, July 31: Peter Nielsen, Town Manager, read a pourquois tale, “Why Espossumondas Has No Hair On His Tail,” and participate in an activity to learn archaeology skills, 10:30 a.m., Public Library. Listen to ASL interpreted by Lori Lewis. FMI: Sandra, 645-4831.

Rangeley, Wednesday, Aug. 1: Ladies breakfast, 7 a.m., Loon Lodge, Route 4. FMI: 864-5666.

Wilton, Wednesday, Aug. 1: Game Night: Play “Clue” and “Tut Tut,” 6 p.m., Public Library. For children 10 years and older. FMI: Sandra, 645-4831.

Livermore Falls, Thursday, Aug. 2: Richard Moreau concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Wilton, Thursday, Aug. 2: Amy Trundy, Artist, read the pourquois tale “Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky”, and participate in a clay activity, 6 p.m., Public Library. FMI: Sandra, 645-4831.

Rangeley, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 3, 4: Episcopal Church Women of Good Shepherd rummage sale, Main Street. Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to noon.

Wilton, Friday, Aug. 3: Create a bridge display for the Blueberry Festival and participate in burying a time capsule, 1 p.m., Public Library. FMI: Sandra, 645-4831.

Wilton, Friday, Aug. 3: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nichols Expo Center, Route 156.

Canton, Saturday, Aug. 4: Chicken pie supper, 5 p.m., Ponemah Rebekah Lodge Hall. Adults $7, children under 12 $5.

Livermore Falls, Saturday, Aug. 4: Farmers market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Livermore Falls, Saturday, Aug. 4: L. Dodge Band concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Stratton, Saturday, Aug. 4: Potluck buffet and presentation of “The Flooding of Flagstaff,” 6 p.m., Community Building on Main Street. Hosted by Flagstaff Chapel Association. FMI: Duluth Wing, 246-6211.

Strong, Saturday, Aug. 4: Porter Lake Association bean supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Strong Beach on Porter Lake. Rain location: Forster Building in Strong. Adults, $5; children 5 to 11, $2.50; under 5, free. Bring salad or dessert to share. Benefits lake activities. FMI: Cheryl Heikkinen, 246-2849.

Livermore, Sunday, Aug. 5: Terry Moore performance, 9:10 a.m., Music in the Meeting House, North Livermore Baptist Church. FMI: 897-3165.

Livermore Falls, Monday, Aug. 6: Barry Wood concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Rangeley, Monday, Aug. 6: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m., Good Shepard Church, Main Street.

Carrabassett Valley, Tuesday, Aug. 7: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sugarloaf USA.

Livermore Falls, Thursday, Aug. 9: Victor Mercier concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Salem, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 10, 11: Salem Community United Methodist Church rummage sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Salem Community Building, Route 142. FMI: 678-2877.

Farmington, Saturday, Aug. 11: Contradance, West Farmington House Band, sit-in musicians welcome, 8 to 11 p.m., Farmington Grange, Bridge Street. $6, $15 family max, musicians half price. FMI: 397-2241 or dance@starleft.org

Fayette, Saturday, Aug. 11: Bake, book and yard sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Old Firehouse. Hosted by Fire Auxiliary and Underwood Library.

Livermore Falls, Saturday, Aug. 11: Farmers market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Livermore Falls, Saturday, Aug. 11: Rock ‘n Country, 6 to 9 p.m., Gazebo.

Wilton, Sunday, Aug. 12: Journey Home concert, 6 p.m., East Wilton Union Church. Free-will offerings accepted. Light refreshments and fellowship following concert. FMI: 645-4297.

Livermore Falls, Monday, Aug. 13: Terry Moore concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Farmington, Tuesday, Aug. 14: Musician Barry Wood performs, 6 to 8 p.m., Meetinghouse Park.

Livermore Falls, Tuesday, Aug. 14: Bing Crosby concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Livermore Falls, Tuesday, Aug. 14: American Red Cross blood drive, noon to 6 p.m., Murray Hall, 69 Main St.

Livermore Falls, Thursday, Aug. 16: Richard Moreau concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Livermore Falls, Saturday, Aug. 18: Farmers market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Livermore Falls, Saturday, Aug. 18: L. Dodge Band concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.

Rangeley, Saturday, Aug. 18: Wilhelm Reich Museum auction, conference center, Dodge Pond Road. Items available for viewing, 9 a.m.; auction, 10 a.m. FMI: 864-3443.

Wilton, Sunday, Aug. 19: New Beginnings concert, 6 p.m., East Wilton Union Church. Free-will offerings accepted. Light refreshments and fellowship following concert. FMI: 645-4297.

Farmington, Tuesday, Aug. 21: “The Crosbys,” 6 to 8 p.m., Meeting House Park Gazebo, Main St.

Farmington, Saturday, Aug. 25: Rock ‘n Country, 6 to 9 p.m., Gazebo.

Wilton, Sunday, Aug. 26: David Mumford concert, 6 p.m., East Wilton Union Church. Free-will offerings accepted. Light refreshments and fellowship following concert. FMI: 645-4297.

Farmington, Tuesday, Aug. 28: Musician Barry Wood performs, 6 to 8 p.m., Meetinghouse Park.

Livermore Falls, Saturday, Sept. 8: Rock ‘n Country, 6 to 9 p.m., Gazebo.

Farmington, Tuesday, Sept. 11: Musician Barry Wood performs, 6 to 8 p.m., Meetinghouse Park.

Farmington, Saturday, Sept. 22: Rock ‘n Country, 6 to 9 p.m., Gazebo.

Oxford Hills area

Norway, Friday, July 27: Baby Boosters, 10:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library. FMI: 743-5308.

Paris, Friday, July 27: Bean supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m., First Congregational Church. Sponsored by Ladies Circle. Adults, $6; children under 12, $3.

West Paris, Friday, July 27: CROP Walk potluck, 6 p.m., West Parish Congregational Church.

Bryant Pond, Saturday, July 28: Chicken barbecue, 5 p.m., Jefferson Lodge, Route 26. Sponsored by Tri Town Rescue Auxiliary and Jefferson Lodge. Adults, $7; children, $3. Takeouts. FMI: Wayne, 527-2234.

Canton, Saturday, July 28: Lawn, bake sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Ponemah Rebekah Lodge Hall. FMI: Jolene, 597-2168.

Locke Mills, Saturday, July 28: Dance, 7 to 10 p.m., Town Hall. Richard Felt Orchestra. Benefits Greenwood Historical Society. FMI: Joyce Hathaway, 674-2259.

Norway, Saturday, July 28: Craft fair, white elephant sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. Lunch available. Benefits East Otisfield Free Baptist Church scholarship fund.

Oxford, Saturday, July 28: Community supper, 5 to 6 p.m., Oxford Congregational Church, King Street. Adults $7, children ages 6 to 12 $4; 5 and under free.

Oxford, Saturday, July 28: Thompson Lake Environmental Association “I Did a Paddle” at Pismo Beach. Registration, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Cookout at noon. Tickets: $5. FMI: 539-4535; Sharon Rice, 998-2088.

Paris, Saturday, July 28: Yard/bake sale, 8 to 11 a.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 34 Buckfield Road.

Paris, Saturday, July 28: East Otisfield Baptist Church craft fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. Benefits scholarship fund. Tables, $15. FMI: Marian Culbert, 743-9832.

Paris, Saturday, July 28: Book sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., former Paris Fire Station, Pine Street. FMI: 743-6994.

Waterford, Saturday, July 28: Dance, 7 to 10 p.m., Waterford World’s Fair. Music by Locomotive. $10. FMI: Penny Hill, 583-4160.

Waterford, Saturday, July 28: Magic show with Dennis Labbe, 11 a.m., Waterford Library. Free.

Waterford, Sunday, July 29: Waterford Library open house, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Light refreshments.

Waterford, Sunday, July 29: Waterford Historical Society open house and art show, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Old Town House. Rice Museum, located next to the library, will also be open. Refreshments.

Fryeburg, Tuesday, July 31: Concert supper, 5 p.m., Fryeburg New Church, 12 Oxford St. Adults $7, children $4.

Harrison, Tuesday, July 31: Blood drive, 1 to 7 p.m., Calvary Church, Main St.

Norway, Wednesday, Aug. 1: Story time for children ages 2 to 5, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library. FMI: 743-5308.

Paris, Wednesday, Aug. 1: Children’s entertainer, Little Red Wagon, 10 a.m., Moore Park. Free. If rain, at Paris Fire Hall, Western Avenue.

Paris, Wednesday, Aug. 1: Annie Clark, 6 p.m., Moore Park. Free. If rain, at Paris Fire Hall, Western Avenue.

Paris, Thursday, Aug. 2: Story time for preschoolers, 10 a.m., Public Library. FMI: 743-6994.

Waterford, Wednesday, Aug. 1: Summer Breakfast and Indoor Yard Sale, 7:30 to 10 a.m., The Wilkins Community House, Plummer Hill Road. Cost: Adults $5, Children 5 to 10 $3, Children under 5 free. Proceeds to buildings’ improvement fund. FMI: Karen Fillebrown, 583-2320.

Norway, Friday, Aug. 3: Baby Boosters will provide children under 2 years old and their caregivers with rhymes, finger plays, songs, stories and other activities, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library. FMI: 743-5308.

Albany, Saturday, Aug. 4: Albany Improvement Association yard sale, 9 a.m., Albany Town Hall, corner Vernon Street and Hunts Corner Road. No early birds. FMI: Buzzy, 824-2568.

Bridgton, Saturday, Aug. 4: Psychic Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Maine Center for Spiritual Enrichment, 328 Main St. Spiritual readings, more. $2. Readings individually priced. FMI: (207) 647-5799; www.mainespiritualcenter.org

Canton, Saturday, Aug. 4: Chicken pie supper, 5 p.m., Ponemah Rebekah Lodge Hall. Adults $7, Children under 12 $5.

Harrison, Saturday, Aug. 4: Pig roast and bean supper, Scribner’s Mill. FMI and tickets, 583-6455.

Harrison, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4, 5: Annual Back to the Past at Scribner’s Mill, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., celebration of old-tyme sawmill, homestead operations. FMI: 583-6455.

Oxford, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4, 5: Norway-Paris Lions Club Antique Auto and Truck Show, Oxford County Fairgrounds. Free. FMI: Jim Lamb, 539-4674.

Oxford, Saturday, Aug. 4: American Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oxford Fair Grounds, Pottle Road.

Paris, Saturday, Aug. 4: Book sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., old Paris Fire Station, Pine Street. FMI: 743-6994 or paris.public.library@MSLN.net.

Paris, Saturday, Aug. 4: Baked bean supper, 5 p.m. and 6 p.m., First Baptist Church. Adults, $6; children under 12, $4. Takeout available. Proceeds for office equipment for the church. FMI: 743-5198.

Stoneham, Saturday, Aug. 4: Stoneham Knight Riders 7th annual Pig Roast, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Stoneham Fire Station. Adults, $8; children 5-11, $5; under 5, free. FMI: 928-2443.

Waterford, Saturday, Aug. 4: Waterford world’s fair dance, 8 to midnight, Green Road, North Waterford. Entertainment by Ridge Riders. $10.

West Paris, Saturday, Aug, 4: Indoor yard/food sale, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Historical Society. Rain or shine.

West Paris, Saturday, Aug. 4: Book sale, 9 a.m. to noon, Little Castle Public Library. Benefits the library. FMI: 674-2007.

West Paris, Saturday, Aug. 4: Book reading and signing, “Scene of the Grime” by Suzanne Price, 2 p.m., West Paris Grange, Church Street. FMI: 674-2004.

Lovell, Monday, Aug. 6: American Red Cross blood drive, 2 to 7 p.m., Lovell Firehouse, Main Street.

Casco, Tuesday, Aug. 7: American Red Cross blood drive, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Point Sebago, RR 1 Box 712.

North Waterford, Tuesday, Aug. 7: Public supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m., North Waterford Congregational Church. Adults, $7; children under 12, $3.50.

Gorham, N.H., Saturday, Aug. 11: Centennial Celebration, 1907 Grand Trunk Railway Station, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. FMI: maryjaneames@verizon.net; (603) 466-2085.

Paris, Saturday, Aug. 11: Moore Art in the Park, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Moore Park. Festival with fine artisans, entertainment, food and more. FMI: 743-2501.

Waterford, Saturday, Aug. 11: Waterford world’s fair dance, 8 to midnight, Green Road, North Waterford. Entertainment by Soda Pop. $10.

West Paris, Sunday, Aug. 12: Outdoor service and picnic, 10:30 a.m. Richard and Janet Scott residence, 21 Sumner Road.

Locke Mills, Tuesday, Aug. 14: Supper dance, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Jackson-Silver Post American Legion Hall, Gore Road. Music by the Richard Felt Orchestra. Cost: $8. Benefit American Legion Auxiliary. FMI: Joyce Hathaway, 674-2259.

Bolsters Mills, Saturday, Aug. 18: Chicken pie supper, seatings at 5 and 6 p.m., Bolsters Mills United Methodist Church. Adults, $7; children under 12, $3. Handicap-accessible. FMI 583-9024 Saturday 9 a.m. to noon.

Paris, Sunday, Aug. 19: Back To School Safety Day and open house, 1 to 4 p.m., Oxford Hills Children’s House, 9 Lower Swallow Road. FMI: 743-0100.

Paris, Monday, Aug. 20: American Red Cross blood drive, 1 to 7 p.m., Oxford Hills High School, Route 26.

Waterford, Saturday, Aug. 25: Waterford world’s fair dance, 8 to midnight, Green Road, North Waterford. Entertainment by Mainely Country. $10.

Bridgton, Thursday, Aug. 30: American Red Cross blood drive, 1:30 to 7 p.m., Masonic Hall, Route 117.

West Paris, Saturday, Sept. 15: Kantele Konsort Concert, 2 p.m.

River Valley area

East Dixfield, Friday, July 27: “Banjos to Bagpipes” Country & Bluegrass Music Weekend, starts at 5 p.m. Festivities run through Sunday at 5 p.m., Maine Countryfolk Music Theatre. FMI: www.countryfolkmusic.com or Larry, mainebiz@adelphia.net.

Canton, Saturday, July 28: Lawn, bake sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Ponemah Rebekah Lodge Hall. FMI: Jolene, 597-2168.

Albany, Saturday, Aug. 4: Albany Improvement Association yard sale, 9 a.m., Albany Town Hall, corner Vernon Street and Hunts Corner Road. No early birds. FMI: Buzzy, 824-2568.

Andover, Saturday, Aug. 4: Andover Olde Home Days Road Race, 8 a.m., by Andover Service Circle. 4.5-mile race; preregistration, $10; day of registration, $12; 1-mile run, $5; 1-mile walk, $5. Register 7 a.m. day of event, Andover Elementary School; or preregister, for T-shirt. FMI: Mahar, 364-3180; B. Bailey, 392-1475.

Canton, Saturday, Aug. 4: Chicken pie supper, 5 p.m., Ponemah Rebekah Lodge Hall. Adults $7, Children under 12 $5.

Mount Vernon, Saturday, Aug. 4: Auction, 11 a.m., Mount Vernon Community Center, lakeside in village. Preview, 10 a.m. Lunch by Beach Committee. FMI: 293-3773.

Rumford, Saturday, Aug. 4: Bean supper, 5 p.m., Blazing Star Lodge, Route 232. Adults $6, under 12 $3. Takeouts. FMI: Joe Roy, 364-4715.

Rumford, Wednesday, Aug. 15: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 6 p.m., American Legion, 184 Congress St.

Lewiston area

Greene, Friday, July 27: Clint Denn film “India-Land of The Tiger,” Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Friday, 2 and 7 p.m.; Free admission; air-conditioned; doors open one hour before shows. FMI: 946-5311.

Lisbon, Friday, July 27: Pork loin supper, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall, 27 Village St. Adults $6.50, children 12 and under $3, preschool free. Sponsored by Nina Rebekah Lodge 86 and Sabattus River Lodge 21 IOOF.

Lisbon, Friday, July 27: Bean supper, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Auxiliary Post 9459, Route 196. Adults $6, children under 10 $3. FMI: 353-2152.

Monmouth, Friday, July 27: “Tom Jones,” 7:30 p.m. July 27, 28, Aug. 2, 9, 11, 16, 21, and 24; 7 p.m. July 29; and 2 p.m. Aug. 15 and 18. The Theater At Monmouth, 796 Main St. Tickets, $26-$20. FMI: 933-9999.

Bowdoin, Saturday, July 28: Bean supper, 4:30 to 6 p.m., West Bowdoin Parish Hall. Adults $6.50, children $3, preschool free. Sponsored by Wood Lawn Cemetery Association for mowing, maintenance.

Gray, Saturday, July 28: All about owls night hike, 8 to 10 p.m., Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. Bring flashlights. Canceled if rain. FMI: 657-4977 ext. 0; www.mainewildlifepark.com.

Gray, Saturday, July 28: Bean supper, 5 p.m., First Congregational Church, Route 115. Adults, $7; under 12, $3. Handicap accessible. FMI: 657-4279; day of supper, 657-3279.

Greene, Saturday, July 28: Bean supper, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., VFW Memorial Post 11032, next to the Greene Central School. Cost: Adults $5, Children under 12 $2.50.

Lisbon Falls, Saturday, July 28: Bean and ham supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Methodist Church, School Street. Sponsored by Methodist Women. Adults $6, children $2. FMI: 353-8951.

New Gloucester, Saturday, July 28: Flea market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Amvets Ladies Auxiliary Post 6, Route 100. Tables $15. To reserve Joyce, 926-4693 or Cheryl, 998-2157.

Sabattus, Saturday, July 28: Sabattus Pond Fishing Derby, 7 a.m. registration, Martin’s Point. Prizes for largest pike, other species. Weigh-in by 3 p.m. FMI: 375-6009.

Sabattus, Saturday, July 28: , On-Going Garage Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dominican Sisters, 61 Lisbon Road. To benefit Loaves and Fishes program.

Turner, Saturday, July 28: Annual Welcome Back To Bear Pond supper, GAR Hall, Route 219, North Turner, 5 to 7 p.m., dinner to include barbecued chicken, homemade salads, bread and desserts, to benefit North Turner Presbyterian Church, freewill donation.

Wayne, Saturday, July 28: Androscoggin Yacht Club fundraising supper, 6 p.m., Lake Street Open to the public. FMI: Amy Cushman Black, 685-4775.

Winthrop, Saturday, July 28: Summer fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Winthrop Congregational Church, UCC, 10 Bowdoin St. FMI: Dayle Ashby, 377-5923.

Lewiston, Sunday, July 29: The Campbells Gospel music, 10 a.m., First Assembly of God Church, 70 Hogan Road. FMI: Rev. Cougle, 786-2636.

Mechanic Falls, Sunday, July 29: Grand Ole Opry Show hosted by The Down East Country Music Association, 12 to 5 p.m., Silver Spur. Admisission: Adult nonmembers $6, members and seniors $5, children Under 12 $3. FMI: Lolalee, 743-6439.

Lewiston, Monday, July 30: Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m., Public Library Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. Children ages 2-5. FMI: 784-0135 ext. 4, www.lplonline.org/child.

Poland, Monday, July 30: Castlebay Celtic and coastal Maine music, 7 p.m., Poland Spring Preservation Society Summer Concert Series. FMI: Jason or Linda, 998-4142.

Auburn, Wednesday, Aug. 1: Auburn Community Band presents “America’s Favorite Songs,” 7 to 8:15 p.m., Festival Plaza, Main Street, weather permitting. Free. FMI: 784-0191; www.auburncommunityband.org.

Auburn, Wednesday, Aug. 1: “Mr. Harley,” children’s music, 10 a.m., In The Park at Auburn Tot Lot. FMI: Auburn Recreation for detailed directions, 784-0191.

Gardiner, Wednesday, Aug. 1: Richie Bartolo, country, reggae and island music, noon, Johnson Hall Mini-Park, 280 Water St. Free. Rain location, inside Johnson Hall. FMI: www.johnsonhall.org; 582-7144; johnsonhall@gwi.net.

Lewiston, Wednesday, Aug. 1: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Lewiston, Wednesday, Aug. 1: Lewiston Public Library computer lab for seniors, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Sessions are free and are every Wednesday through Aug. 8. FMI: LPL Reference Desk at 784-0135, ext. 210.

Auburn, Thursday, Aug. 2: YWCA fundraiser golf tournament, Martindale Country Club. Benefits YWCA children’s programming. FMI: Anne Craigs, 795-4050; www.ywcamaine.org.

Auburn, Thursday, Aug. 2: L/A Arts presents Downeast Brass in concert, noon, Festival Plaza. Free. Rain location: Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston. FMI: 782-7228; www.laarts.org.

Lewiston, Thursday, Aug. 2: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 3: Babytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents, infants and children as old as 2 . Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 3: Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents and children ages 2 – 5. Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Lisbon, Friday, Aug. 3: Roast pork supper, 5:30 to 7 p.m., VFW Post 9459, Route 196. Adults $6, children under 10, $3. Proceeds to benefit troops in harm’s way. FMI: 353-4879.

Gray, Saturday, Aug. 4: Bean supper, 6 p.m., American Legion, 15 Lewiston Road. Benefits child welfare. Adults, $6; children under 12, $2.50, under 5, free.

Monmouth, Saturday, Aug. 4: “Measure for Measure,” 7:30 p.m. Aug. 3, 4, 8, 10, 15 and 23; 7 p.m. Aug. 19; and 2 p.m. Aug. 4. The Theater At Monmouth, 796 Main St. Tickets, $26-$20. FMI: 933-9999.

Pownal, Saturday, Aug. 4: Baked bean supper, 4:30 to 6 p.m., North Pownal United Methodist Church, 851 Lawrence Road. Adults, $6; children, $3. Handicap accessible. FMI: Caron, 688-4101; Karen, 829-5470.

Sabattus, Saturday, Aug. 4: On-Going Garage Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dominican Sisters, 61 Lisbon Road. To benefit Loaves and Fishes program.

Monmouth, Sunday, Aug. 5: “The Oldest Story Ever Told,” 2 p.m. Aug. 5, 7, 10, 17, 21, and 23. The Theater At Monmouth, 796 Main St. Tickets, $12-$9. FMI: 933-9999.

Lewiston, Monday, Aug. 6: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 6 p.m., Ramada Inn, 490 Pleasant St.

Poland, Monday, Aug. 6: Two Old Friends, sea chanteys, folk and sing-alongs, 7 p.m., Poland Spring Preservation Society Summer Concert Series. FMI: Jason or Linda, 998-4142.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 7: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 7: Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents and children ages 2 – 5. Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Wednesday, Aug. 8: Lewiston Public Library computer lab for seniors, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Sessions are free and are every Wednesday through Aug. 8. FMI: LPL Reference Desk at 784-0135, ext. 210.

Auburn, Wednesday, Aug. 8: Auburn Community Band, “Famous Groups and People,” 7 to 8:15 p.m., Festival Plaza, Main Street, weather permitting. Free. FMI: 784-0191; www.auburncommunityband.org.

Lewiston, Thursday, Aug. 8: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Auburn, Thursday, Aug. 9: Grassholes (concert) noon, Festival Plaza. FMI: L/A Arts, 782-7228.

Greene, Thursday, Aug. 9: Magician, Philip Smith “Abracadabra,” 2 p.m., Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Rd. Free. Children should be accompanied by an adult. FMI: 946-5311 or http://ourworld.cs.com/sawyerfoundation.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 9: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Greene, Friday, Aug. 10: The Radio Gang with Mac McHale and John & Sally Roc, 2 and 7 p.m., Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Rd. Free. FMI: 946-5311 or http://ourworld.cs.com/sawyerfoundation.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 10: Babytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents, infants and children as old as 2 . Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 10: Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents and children ages 2 – 5. Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Lisbon, Saturday, Aug. 11: Flea market, 7 a.m., VFW Post 9459, Route 196. All proceeds benefit troops in harm’s way. FMI: 353-2152.

New Gloucester, Saturday, Aug. 11: Shaker bake sale, 10 a.m., Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Shaker Road off Route 26. Sponsored by Friends of the Shakers.

Poland, Saturday, Aug. 11: Blueberry Festival, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Poland Community Church, 1212 Maine St. FMI: Marlene, 998-4364.

Sabattus, Aug. 11: On-Going Garage Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dominican Sisters, 61 Lisbon Road. To benefit Loaves and Fishes program.

Auburn, Monday, Aug, 13: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m., High Street Congregational Church, 109 Pleasant St.

Lewiston, Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 13, 14: Toy Library children’s items yard sale, 134 College St. Kid item donations accepted. Benefits Toy Library for new educational toys and supplies. Volunteers needed. FMI: Cindy, 782-1112; cindy@thetoylibrary.net.

Poland, Monday, Aug. 13: Port City Jazz, 30s, 40s, 50s, Dixieland, 7 p.m., Poland Spring Preservation Society Summer Concert Series. FMI: Jason or Linda, 998-4142.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 14: Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents and children ages 2 – 5. Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 14: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Monmouth, Tuesday, Aug. 14: “Sight Unseen,” 7:30 p.m., The Theater At Monmouth, 796 Main St. Tickets, $22-$18. FMI: 933-9999.and Aug. 14

Auburn, Wednesday, Aug. 15: Auburn Community Band, “Take Two,” selections from previous concerts, 7 to 8:15 p.m., Festival Plaza, Main Street, weather permitting. Free. FMI: 784-0191; www.auburncommunityband.org.

Lewiston, Wednesday, Aug. 15: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Auburn, Thursday, Aug. 16: Half Moon Jug Band, noon, Festival Plaza. FMI: L/A Arts, 782-7228.

Lewiston, Thursday, Aug. 16: Rhythm Inlet, drumming workshop, 10:30 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For ages 4-8. Free, space is limited. Tickets required. FMI: 784-0135 ext. 4, www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 17: Babytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents, infants and children as old as 2 . Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 17: Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents and children ages 2 – 5. Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Auburn, Saturday, Aug. 18: Great Falls Balloon Festival 15th anniversary parade, 11 a.m., Auburn to Lewiston. Participants needed. Parade application and FMI: www.greatfallsballoonfestival.org; Tracey, 333-6601 ext. 1212.

Winthrop, Saturday, Aug. 18: Baked Food Sale, 10 a.m., Winthrop Congregational Church UCC. All proceeds will benefit the church. FMI: Marie, 377-2718.

Sabattus, Saturday, Aug. 18: On-Going Garage Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dominican Sisters, 61 Lisbon Road. To benefit Loaves and Fishes program.

Poland, Monday, Aug. 20: Denny and Ann Breau, and Frank Coffin, instrumental and vocal country, 7 p.m., Poland Spring Preservation Society Summer Concert Series. FMI: Jason or Linda, 998-4142.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 21: Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents and children ages 2 – 5. Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 21: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Auburn, Wednesday, Aug. 22: Auburn Community Band, “Greatest Hits,” 7 to 8:15 p.m., Festival Plaza, Main St., weather permitting. Free. FMI: 784-0191; www.auburncommunityband.org.

Lewiston, Wednesday, Aug. 22: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

New Gloucester, Wednesday, Aug. 22: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pineland Farms, 59 Pineland Dr.

Sabattus, Wednesday, Aug. 22: American Red Cross blood drive, 2 to 7 p.m., Our Lady of the Rosary, 131 High St.

Lewiston, Thursday, Aug. 23: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 24: Babytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents, infants and children as old as 2 . Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 24: Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents and children ages 2 – 5. Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Auburn, Saturday, Aug. 25: Holistic Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., UU Vestry Hall, 159 Pleasant St. Sponsored by Northeast Professional Psychics Mediums and Healers Guild. FMI: Eddita Felt, 353-8648; www.NEGuild.

Sabattus, Saturday, Aug. 25: On-Going Garage Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dominican Sisters, 61 Lisbon Road. To benefit Loaves and Fishes program.

Auburn, Sunday, Aug. 26: LA 5K Bridge Run, Rollerdrome, Riverside Drive. Registration: 7 a.m (entry fee, $15); Kids Fun Run, 8 a.m. (entry fee, $5); 5K, 8:30 a.m. FMI: Mike Lecompte, 777-3724.

Poland, Monday, Aug. 27: Phil House and Kathy Haley, piano and vocal, 7 p.m., Poland Spring Preservation Society Summer Concert Series. FMI: Jason or Linda, 998-4142.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 28: Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents and children ages 2 – 5. Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 28: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., St. Mary’s Hospital LePage Center, Campus Avenue.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 28: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Lewiston, Tuesday, Aug. 28: American Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., White Rock Distilleries, 21 Saratoga.

Lewiston, Wednesday, Aug. 29: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Lewiston, Thursday, Aug. 30: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12 to 7 p.m., CMMC, 300 Main St.

Winthrop, Thursday, Aug. 30: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m., St. Francis Church, Lake Street.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 31: Babytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents, infants and children as old as 2 . Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Lewiston, Friday, Aug. 31: Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m., Public Library, Children’s Room, 200 Lisbon St. For parents and children ages 2 – 5. Free. FMI: 784-0135, ext. 4 or www.lplonline.org/child.

Winthrop, Aug. 31 to Sept. 3: Maine Living Arts Festival, Camp Mechuwana. Adults, $150; children, $110. Includes lodging and seven meals. FMI: Mike Lecompte, 777-3724; mainelaf@yahoo.com.

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