What’s happeningthis weekend

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April 7: GORHAM, Samba New York will perform Brazilian music at 8 p.m. at USM Corthell Hall. $15/$10 780-5555

April 7: RUMFORD, Back in Black, AC/DC tribute band, will perform at 9 p.m. at the Shak, 12 Oxford Ave. $10 864-4649

April 8: AUBURN, Schooner Fare will perform at a benefit concert at 8 p.m. at Court Street Baptist Church, 129 Court St. 786-4616

April 8: AUBURN, Rick Larrimore will perform a Rod Stewart tribute show at 9 p.m. at Midnight Blues Club and Restaurant, 34 Court St. $20 783-9600

April 8: BATH, Sol y Canto will perform Latin music at 7:30 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $20/$25 442-8455

April 8: BRUNSWICK, David Bullard and Keith Garovoy will perform Latin music at 7:30 p.m. Maine Street Art, 141A Maine St. $12 721-0244

April 8: FARMINGTON, the UMF Concert Band spring concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Nordica Auditorium. $6/$5 778-7072

April 8: LEWISTON, a string quartet will perform Haydn’s “Seven Last Words,” at 7:30 p.m. at the Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul. $10 777-5320

April 8, 9: PORTLAND, the Portland Symphony Orchestra will perform “PSO Pops,” at 8 p.m. on Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $15/$54 842-0800

April 8: SCARBOROUGH, the Dave Rowe Trio will perform at 7 p.m. at Scarborough High School auditorium, Route 1. $12/$10 883-5720

April 8: WATERVILLE, the Knock on Wood Guitarfest concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Waterville Opera House. $35/$15 873-7000

April 9: AUBURN, Debbie Davies will perform at 7 p.m. at Midnight Blues Club and Restaurant, 34 Court St. $12 783-9600

April 9: AUGUSTA, the Nordica Trio will perform at 7:30 p.m. at UMA Jewett Hall Auditorium. $10/$5 621-3551

April 9: ROCKLAND, the Ying Quartet will perform at 2:30 p.m. at the Strand Theatre. $22/$28 596-5899

Dance

April 7, 9, 13, 14, 16, 20, 21, 23: GORHAM, Ballroom Dance Parties will be held every Thursday, Friday and Sunday at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Route .25. 839-3267

April 7: LEWISTON, a contradance, with music by Wake the Neighbors, will be held at 8 p.m. at Bates College Chase Hall Lounge. $8/$7

April 7-May 26: LEWISTON, line dancing will be held Fridays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 783-6667

April 7, 14, 21: PORTLAND, a Friday night Latin dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. 773-0002

April 7: PORTLAND, a swing dance, with music by the Victory Swing Band, will be held at 9 p.m. at North Deering Grange Hall, 1408 Washington Ave. $10 653-5012

April 7, 8: RANGELEY, the Lakeside Dance Academy will present its annual spring dance concert at 7 p.m. at Rangeley Lakes Regional School gym. $3/$1 864-2556

April 8, 15, 22: CUMBERLAND, ballroom dancing will be held at 8 p.m. at the West Cumberland Recreational Hall, Blackstrap Road. 829-3737

April 8: FARMINGTON, a contradance and potluck supper, with music by the Kennebec Highlands Band, will be held at 6 p.m. at the Farmington Grange Hall, Bridge Street. $5 397-2241

April 8, 22: LOCKE MILLS, an old fashioned dance, with music by the Richard Felt Orchestra, will be held at 8 p.m. at the Locke Mills Town Hall. 674-2259

April 8: PORTLAND, the Fourth Annual Friends of Camden Ryan Libby dance and auction will be held at 7 p.m. at the Portland Marriott Hotel. $25

April 8: PORTLAND, the Portland Players dinner/dance and awards ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. at the Doubletree Hotel. $45 799-7337

April 8, 15, 22: PORTLAND, a ballroom dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $6 773-0002

April 8: RUMFORD, a dance, with music by the Kevin Libby Band, will be held at 7 p.m. at Le Paresseux Snowshoe Club, Waldo Street.

April 8: RUMFORD, a benefit dinner/dance will be held at 5 p.m. at the Eagles Hall. $6/$4 364-7851

April 8: SOUTH PARIS, square dancing and round dancing will be held at 7 p.m. at Oxford Hills Middle School, Pine Street. 743-7176

April 9: LEWISTON, Bush-Whack will play at the Lewiston Singles Club dance at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $8/$7 784-3660

For kids

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April 8: LEWISTON, the Lewiston Recreation and Parks Department Seventh Annual Easter Egg Hunt, for pre-schoolers through grade five, will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at the Lewiston Memorial Armory, 65 Central Ave. 784-2951

April 8: NORWAY, children of all ages are invited to attend the Norway Easter Festival from 10 a.m. to noon at Norway Memorial Library, 238 Main St. 743-5308

Special

April 7: AUGUSTA, a poetry reading will be held at 6 p.m. at the University of Maine. 228-8263

April 7: BRUNSWICK, a spring used book sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Mid Coast Hospital cafe conference room. 373-6015

April 7: BUCKFIELD, a bake sale will be held at 9 a.m. in the lobby of Northeast Bank building, Depot Street. 784-8719

April 7: FARMINGTON, a public benefit auction will be held at 5:30 p.m. at UMF dining hall. 778-4279

April 7, 8: LEWISTON, the NAPA Maine Motor Sports Festival will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday at the Colisee, 160 Birch St. $5 783-2009

April 7: PORTLAND, a “Comedy Jam,” with Chance Langton, Rocko and Seth Bond Perry will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Liquid Blue, 440 Fore St. $5 854-9778

April 7, 14, 21: PORTLAND, a benefit haddock chowder, lobster roll or ham salad luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Friday at North Deering Congregational Church, 1364 Washington Ave. $6.50/$3.75 883-3568

April 7: RUMFORD, a fund-raising auction will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Black Mountain of Maine.

April 8: AUBURN, the 13th Annual Maine Garden Day will be held at Central Maine Community College, 1250 Turner St. 1-800-287-1482

April 8: BRIDGTON, a Spring Community Walk will be held at 9:30 p.m. starting at the Bridgton Community Center, 15 Depot St. 647-3116

April 8: CANTON, a Chinese/silent auction will be held at 4 p.m. at the municipal building. 597-2920

April 8: FARMINGTON, a free ham luncheon will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at Old South First Congregational Church. 639-2013

April 8: HEBRON, a fashion show/silent auction will be held at 6 p.m. at Hebron Academy Sargent Gymnasium. 966-2100

April 8: JAY, a food sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at North Jay Methodist Church Thrift Shop.

April 8: LEWISTON, the Sixth Annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner will be held at 6 p.m. at Marco’s Italian Restaurant. 784-5272

April 8: LEWISTON, a program on bodywork and holistic healing will be presented by Andrea Beaudoin and Yvonne Treeslimb at 1 p.m. at Mr. Paperback, 855 Lisbon St. 783-2273

April 8: MECHANIC FALLS, a Chinese auction, craft and food sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the American Legion Hall.

April 8: MINOT, a benefit yard sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Minot School. 346-6471

April 8: NORWAY, the Norway Easter Fest will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Main Street. 743-6651

April 8: POLAND, the Project Graduation fifth annual auction and spaghetti supper will be held at 4:30 p.m. at Poland Regional High School. 784-0282

April 8: POLAND, the Annual Pine Tree District Derby will be held at 9:30 a.m. at Poland Community School. 797-5252

April 8: POLAND, the annual food bank fundraiser will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Poland Community Church, 1212 Maine St. 998-4227

April 8: PORTLAND, a “Comedy Jam,” with Chance Langton, Brett Groh and Tammy Pooler will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Liquid Blue, 440 Fore St. $5 854-9778

April 8: PORTLAND, the Fourth Annual Friends of Camden Ryan Libby auction will be held at 7 p.m. at the Portland Marriott, 200 Sable Oaks Drive. $25 491-3171

April 8: PORTLAND, a Super Baby Shower will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Babies “R” Us, 200 running Hill Road. 773-4861

April 8: RANGELEY, a benefit pancake breakfast with the Easter bunny will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Masonic Hall.

April 8: ROCKPORT, the Spring by the Sea Fine Arts and Crafts Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Samoset Resort. 596-0376

April 8: SOUTH PARIS, an indoor yard sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at South Paris Library. 583-6304

April 8, 9: SOUTH PARIS, the Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids’ Sake will be held at Oxford Hills Bowling Center. 743-7035

April 8: STARKS, a variety of gifts and talent show benefit will be held at 6 p.m. at the Camp at the Eastward. 696-5496

April 8: WINDHAM, a Spring Craft Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Windham High School, Route 202. 892-6123

April 9: AUBURN, the Buddy-to-Buddy Spring Benefit Fashion Show will be held at 1 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn. $35 795-2957

April 9: BATH, the Bath Antiques Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bath Middle School, exit onto Congress Avenue from Route 1. $4/$3.50 443-8983

April 9, 16, 23: BRIDGTON, an open mic night will be held every Sunday at 3 p.m. at Cafe DeCarlo, Main Street. Free 647-4596

April 9: LEWISTON, the Morgan McDuffee 5K run/walk will be held at 1 p.m. at Bates College Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building. 671-0676

April 9: RUMFORD, a ham dinner will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Rumford Grange Hall, Route 2. $7/$3.50

Theater

April 7, 8: BRUNSWICK, the Theater Project will perform “Cafe,” at 8 p.m. at the theater, 14 School St. $10 729-8584

April 7-9: ELLSWORTH, “Beauty and the Beast,” will be performed at the Grand, 165 Main St. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $18/$10 667-9500

April 8, 9: PORTLAND, a Company of Girls will perform “The Princess Plays,” at 2 p.m. at the theater, 10 Mayo St. $5 874-2107

April 7-23: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “The Price,” at 25A Forest Ave. 774-0465

April 7, 8, 9: WESTBROOK, Reindeer Theatre Company will perform “Phantom Tollbooth,” at the Warren Memorial Library, 479 Main St. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $10/$5

April 9: AUBURN, “Last Supper,” will be performed at 6 p.m. at Court Street Baptist Church, 129 Court St. Free

Films

April 7: GREENE, Buddy Hatton will narrate his film, “Vietnam – A Land of Surprises,” at 2 and 7 p.m. at Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free 946-5311

April 9: LEWISTON, “The Story of the Acadians,” will be shown at 2 p.m. at the Franco American Heritage Center. Free 783-1585

Books

April 7: PORTLAND, Camille Dungy, author of “What to Eat, What to Drink, What to Leave for Poison,” will sign copies of the book at noon at Portland Public Library, Five Monument Square. 871-1710

April 8: BANGOR, Ann Purdy, author of “Sing a New Song,” will sign copies of her book at 2 p.m. at Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. 947-8336

Lectures

April 9: BATH, Nancy Morgan-Barnes will speak at 3 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington Ave. $5/$8 442-8455

April 9: TOPSHAM, Bud Warren, former teacher and staff member of Maine Maritime Museum, will speak on “Tide Mills of Midcoast Maine,” at 2 p.m. at Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road. Free 725-1727

Suppers

April 7: HARTFORD, a community goodwill potluck supper will be held at 6 p.m., followed by entertainment at 7 p.m. at the town hall. 388-3339

April 7, 14: LEWISTON, a fish or corn chowder supper will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Holy Cross Parish Hall. $5/$1 240-3291

April 8: FARMINGTON, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church.

April 8: LEEDS, a roast pork supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Leeds Community Church, Church Hill Road. 524-5444

April 8: LEWISTON, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 4:45 to 6 p.m. at Calvary United Methodist Church, 59 Sabattus St. $6/$3

April 8: LISBON FALLS, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 4:45 to 6 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church parish hall, 67 Frost Hill Ave. $6/$4 353-5636

April 8: PORTLAND, a benefit roast beef buffet supper will be held at 4:30 p.m. at North Deering Congregational Church, 1364 Washington Ave. $8/$4.50 797-2487

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