What’s happeningthis weekend

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May 5: AUBURN, a bell choir concert will be held at 7 p.m. at the Auburn United Methodist Church, Park Avenue. Donations 783-9786

May 5, 7: AUBURN, pianist/singer Mitch Thomas will lead a small company of students in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at Central Maine Community College Kirk Hall auditorium, 1250 turner St. Free 838-1722

May 5: BRUNSWICK, Flexible Music, quartet of guitar, saxophone, piano and percussion, will be featured at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kresge Auditorium. Free 725-3747

May 5: BRUNSWICK, a music circle will be held at 6 p.m. at Maine Street Art, 141A Maine St. Free 721-0244

May 5: FREEPORT, a coffee house will be held at 6 p.m. at First Parish Church, 40 Main St. 865-6022

May 5: LEWISTON, saxophonist David Wells will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. 786-6135

May 5: LEWISTON, the DEAP Festival, Drop Everything and Play Festival, will be held at 4 p.m. at Bates College Library Quad, behind Chase Hall. 786-6329

May 5: MONMOUTH, the Calderwood Consort will perform medieval and Renaissance music at 7 p.m. at Cumston Hall. Donations 933-2952

May 5: RUMFORD, the Misfits will perform at 9 p.m. at the Shak, 12 Oxford Ave. $5 364-4649

May 6: BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Jim Weider and his Project Percolator Band will perform at 8 p.m. at the Boothbay Harbor Opera House. $18/$20 633-5159

May 6: BRUNSWICK, the Oratorio Chorale will perform at 7:30 p.m. at First Parish Church. $15/$18 725-1420

May 6: FARMINGTON, the Pubcrawlers will perform at 8 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free 778-7346

May 6: LEWISTON, the Mike Willette Swing Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, Cedar Street. $12/$15 689-2000

May 6: LEWISTON, an Independent Rock Show will be held at 8 p.m. at Pub 33, 33 Sabattus St. Free 576-4004

May 6: LEWISTON, a trio, led by jazz guitarist, Sheryl Bailey, will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Free 786-6135

May 6: LEWISTON, “Ronjstock” music festival will be held at 12:30 p.m. behind the Ronj at the Bates Coffeeyhouse, 32 Frye St. Free 807-1175

May 6: PORTLAND, the Renaissance Voices will perform at 8 p.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church, High Street. $12/$10 766-0059

May 6: RUMFORD, Strict 9 will perform at 9 p.m. at the Shak, 12 Oxford Ave. $5 364-4649

May 6: SOUTH PARIS, Kristen Short and Heather Pierson with percussionist, Rusty Wiltjer, will perform at a benefit concert at 2 p.m. at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. $6/$4 743-9700

May 6: WINDHAM, the Portland Downeasters Chorus and the Royal River Chorus will perform at 2 and 7 p.m. at Windham High School, 406 Gray Road. $12/$10 783-4275

May 7: AUBURN, Carl Weathersby and his band will perform at 7 p.m. at Midnight Blues Club and Restaurant, 34 Court St. $8 783-9600

May 7: AUBURN, Diane Muise will perform gospel music at 6 p.m. at Court Street Baptist Church, 129 Court St. 784-6661

May 7: AUGUSTA, the CODA Chorus and the Greater Freeport Community Chorus will perform at 2 p.m. at St. Mary of the Assumption Church. $10/$5 623-9433

May 7, 12, 13: BUCKFIELD, Four Shadow will perform at 7:30 p.m. on May 7 and 12 May 13 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. at Oddfellow Theater, Route 117. $10/$8 336-3306

May 7: LEWISTON, “For His Glory,” featuring inspirational songs, will be held at 2:30 p.m. at Holy Cross Church, 16 Ste. Croix St. $8 240-0473

May 7: PORTLAND, the Cathedral Choir will perform at 4 p.m. at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State St. 772-5434

May 7: PORTLAND, the Rock-Off 22 finals will be held at 7 p.m. at McAuley Performing Arts Center. 857-9002

May 7: SALEM, the A & E Hill Country Gospel Sunday concert will be held at 1 p.m. at Salem Community Building. Donations

May 7: YARMOUTH, the Oratorio Chorale will perform at 3 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church. $15/$18 725-1420

Dance

May 5, 7, 11, 12, 14, 18, 19, 21: GORHAM, Ballroom Dance Parties will be held every Thursday, Friday and Sunday at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Route .25. 839-3267

May 5: LEWISTON, a contradance, with music by Wake the Neighbors, will be held at 8 p.m. at Bates College Chase Hall Lounge. $8/$7

May 5-26: LEWISTON, line dancing will be held Fridays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 783-6667

May 5, 12, 19: PORTLAND, a Friday night Latin dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. 773-0002

May 5: PORTLAND, a swing dance, with music by the Delta Knights, will be held at 9 p.m. at North Deering Grange Hall, 1408 Washington Ave. $10 653-5012

May 6: BROWNFIELD, the second annual benefit spring peepers barn dance, potluck supper and silent auction will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Chamberlain Farm, Chamberlain Road. 935-4075

May 6, 13, 20: CUMBERLAND, ballroom dancing will be held at 8 p.m. at the West Cumberland Recreational Hall, Blackstrap Road. 829-3737

May 6: LEWISTON, the Twin City Ballroom Dancers will host a spring fling dance at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $15 784-0002

May 6, 13, 20: PORTLAND, a ballroom dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $6 773-0002

May 7: LEWISTON, the Country Ridgerockers 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



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May 7: PORTLAND, the Bits ‘n’ Pieces Puppet Theater will present “Thumbelina,” at 2 and 4 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $10 842-0800

Special

May 5: LEWISTON, the 28th annual lobster roll luncheon will be held at Calvary Methodist Church. $8.50

May 5-14: LEWISTON, the 13th annual Public Theatre annual silent auction will be held in the new lobby, corner of Maple and Lisbon Streets. 782-2211

May 5-7: MEXICO, a Global Outreach Celebration will be held at Mexico First Baptist Church, 20 Roxbury Road. 364-8712

May 5: PORTLAND, a “Comedy Jam,” with Jay Rodrigues, Amy Tee and Brett Groh, will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Liquid Blue, 440 Fore St. $5 615-4079

May 5, 12, 19: 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

May 5, 6: SABATTUS, a benefit bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Dominican Convent, 61 Lisbon Road. 375-8399

May 5: WILTON, the annual auction and bake sale will be held at 6 p.m. at the Cushing School. 645-2442

May 6: AUBURN, a benefit art auction will be held at 8 p.m. at St. Philip’s Church hall, 2365 Turner Road. $10/$15 782-0721

May 6: BRYANT POND, a mock Hee-Haw Show will be held at 7 p.m. at Franklin Grange Hall, Main Street. $5/$3

May 6: CASTINE, the Northern Maine Robot Track Meet will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Alexander Fieldhouse at Marine Maritime Academy. 326-2256

May 6: CHESTERVILLE, a bake sale will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Chesterville Town Office, Dutch Gap Road.

May 6: FARMINGTON, a benefit garage sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Farmington Water Department, High Street. 778-3339

May 6: FARMINGTON, a benefit bake sale will be held in front of the Farmington Wal-Mart. 897-2786

May 6: GRAY, Dave Sparks will present a program on bats and skunks at Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. 657-4977

May 6: HARPSWELL, the third annual fishermen’s open house will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.at Merriconeag Grange Hall, Route 123. 833-6451

May 6: JAY, a benefit food and craft sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at North Jay Grange Hall.

May 6: LEWISTON, the 17th Annual L/A Arts All Maine Invitational Art Auction will be held at 6 p.m. at L-A College, 51 Westminster St. $30/$35 782-7228

May 6: LEWISTON, a female impersonators dinner and variety show will be held at 6 p.m. at the Acme Club, Lisbon Street. $25/$35 740-7885

May 6: NORWAY, the Norway Recreation Department will hold the annual community spring clean up from 8 a.m. to noon at Lake Pennesseewassee Park. 743-6651

May 6: OXFORD, a benefit Chinese auction will be held at 11 a.m. at His Place Teen Center, 254 Webber Brook Road. 743-9503

May 6: PORTLAND, a Family Festival of Flowers and French will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Language Exchange, 813 Broadway. $1 772-0204

May 6: PORTLAND, a “Comedy Jam,” with Jay Rodrigues, Tammy Pooler and Randy Winn, will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Liquid Blue, 440 Fore St. $5 615-4079

May 6: WILTON, the Wilton Scholarship Great Whatever auction will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Academy Hill School. 645-3894

May 7: AUBURN, a benefit public breakfast will be held from 7 a.m. to noon at St. Philip’s Church, Turner Street. $5/$3 783-3400

May 7: BANGOR, the Mainely Dolls Club annual show and sale will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Elks Club, 108 Odlin Road.

May 7: BANGOR, the second annual wine, cheese and chocolate extravaganza will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Baldacci Restaurant. $25 667-7707

May 7, 14, 21: BRIDGTON, an open mic night will be held every Sunday at 3 p.m. at Cafe DeCarlo, Main Street. Free 647-4596

May 7: BRUNSWICK, a Coin and Stamp Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Columbus Drive. Free 721-7872

May 7: JAY, a hamburger and hotdog Vietnam recognition barbecue will be held at 2 p.m. at the VFW Hall. $2897-5112

May 7: LISBON, the 20th Annual Beaver Park fishing derby will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Beaver Park, 37 Cotton Road. 353-9075

May 7: OXFORD, the Tally-Ho 4-H Horse Club will sponsor a “Get Ready, Get Set, Let’s Show Schooling Show,” at 9 a.m. at Oxford County Fairgrounds. 836-3217

May 7: PORTLAND, a poetry readings will be held at 2 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 59 High St. Free 696-5032

May 7: PORTLAND, the Second Annual Comedy Magic contest and open house will be held at 2 p.m. at Riverton Community Center, 1600 Forest Ave. $5 653-9502

May 7: SABATTUS, a public breakfast will be held from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at the American Legion Hall, Island Road. $6/$3 375-8897

May 7: WILTON, four New England poets will present a poetry readings at 2 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 59 High St. Free 696-5032

May 7: WILTON, the Foothills Land Conservancy annual land clean-up will be held at 9 a.m. meeting at the parking lot on Pond Road. 645-4218

Theater

May 5: AUBURN, “Betsy’s Irish Wedding,” comedy dinner theater, will be performed at 6 p.m. at Lost Valley Lodge. $39.95 784-1561

May 5-7: BANGOR, Penobscot Theatre will perform “Almost, Maine,” at the theatre, 131 Main St. Showtimes are Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 5 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $25/$12 942-3333

May 5, 6: BRUNSWICK, “The Water Project,” will be performed at 8 p.m. at Bowdoin College Pickard Theater. Free 725-3375

May 5-21: BRUNSWICK, “Blithe Spirit,” will be performed at the Theater Project, 14 School St. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. and May 11 and 18 at 7:30 p.m. $15 729-8584

May 5, 6: FARMINGTON, Mt. Blue High School students will perform “Hello Dolly,” at 7:30 p.m. at Mt. Blue High School auditorium. $6/$4 778-3561

May 5-June 20: LEWISTON, the L/A Arts Elders Readers Theatre session will be held at 1 p.m. at Lewiston Public Library in the Couture room, 200 Lisbon St. 782-7228

May 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14: LEWISTON, the Public Theatre will perform “A Month of Sundays,” at the theater, corner of Lisbon and Maple Streets. Showtimes are Thursday, 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $16/$14 782-3200

May 5-7: NORWAY, the Oxford Hills Music and Performing Arts Association will perform “And Then There Were None,” at the Norway Grange Hall. Showtimes are May 5 and 6 at 8 p.m. and May 7 at 2 p.m. $12/$8 743-7197

May 5-7: POLAND, the Poland Players will perform “Twelfth Night,” at Dr. Robert Wall Theatre at Poland Regional High School, 1457 Maine St. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $5/$4 998-5400

May 5-7: PORTLAND, Mad Horse Theatre Company will perform “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead,” at the theatre, 25A Forest Ave. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., April 16, 23 and 30 at 7 p.m. and May 7 at 5 p.m. $16 730-2389

May 5-7: PORTLAND, Good Theater will perform “Enchanted April,” at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $18/$12 885-5883

May 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14: PORTLAND, Lyric Music Theater will perform “Ragtime,” at the theater, 176 Sawyer St. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. $19/$17 799-1421

May 5-21: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “Syncopation,” at the theater, 25A Forest Ave. 774-0465

May 5, 6: PORTLAND, “Home Land Security,” will be performed at 7 p.m. at Center for Cultural Exchange, One Longfellow Square. $15/$12 761-1545

May 5, 6: PORTLAND, “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” will be performed at 8 p.m. on Friday and 2 p.m. on Saturday at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $53/$38 842-0800

May 5, 6, 7: SEBAGO, “How to Eat Like a Child and Other Lessons in Not Being a Grownup,” will be performed at Schoolhouse Arts Center, Route 114. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $8/$10 642-3743

May 5-14: WESTBROOK, Reindeer Theatre Company will perform “Charlie and the Captain,” at Warren Memorial Library Auditorium, 479 Main St. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $10/$5 857-9002

May 6: BATH, the Maine Association of Community Theater One-Act Play Festival will be held at 10 a.m. at Morse High School, 826 High St. $12/$5

May 7, 8: CAMDEN, the Camden Civic Theater will hold auditions for “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday and 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday at the Camden Opera House, Main Street. 236-2281

Films

May 7: OXFORD, “The Da Vinci Delusion,” will be shown at 6:30 p.m. at Hosanna New Testament Church, 109 Schoolhouse Road. 539-2295

Books

Lectures

May 7: BATH, Peter Kent will speak at 3 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $5/$8 442-8455

May 7: LEWISTON, investment consultant William Arata will speak about tactics for managing cash flow that promote an optimum return on long-range investments, at 7 p.m. at Bates College Pettengill Hall, Andrews Road. Free 786-6232

May 7: RANGELEY, Drexler and Tom Sullivan will speak about their experiences in aviation at 4 p.m. at Rangeley Public Library. 864-5529

Suppers

May 5: HEBRON, a spaghetti supper will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Hebron Station School. $5/$2.50

May 6: BETHEL, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church. $6/$2.50

May 6: CANTON, a chicken pie supper will be held at 5 p.m. at Ponemah Rebekah Lodge. $7/$5

May 6: DANVILLE, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held at 5 p.m. at Danville Grange Hall. $6/$3

May 6: GRAY, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 15 Lewiston Road. $6/$2.50 657-2661

May 6: LEWISTON, a baked bean supper will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at Holy Cross Church hall, 1080 Lisbon St. $6/$3 240-3537

May 6: MECHANIC FALLS, a benefit baked bean and ham supper will be held at 6 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $8 345-3211

May 6: NEW SHARON, a family baked bean take out supper will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the New Sharon Congregational United Church of Christ, Cape Cod Hill Road. $12 778-2366

May 6: POWNAL, a baked bean and spaghetti supper will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at North Pownal United Methodist Church, 851 Lawrence Road. $6/$3 688-4101

May 6: SABATTUS, a benefit baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Our Lady of the Rosary parish hall. $6/$3 375-6586

May 6: SOUTH PARIS, a public lasagna supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Deering Memorial Methodist Church, 39 Main St. $7/$3

May 6: TURNER, a baked bean and American chop suey supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. followed by a concert by the LaClaire Family, at Turner Village Church, 139 S. Main St. Donations

May 6: WATERFORD, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Waterford Fire Station, 366 Valley Road. $6/$3

May 6: WILTON, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at First Apostolic Church, Route 2 and 4. $5/$3 645-4901

May 6: WILTON, an ecumenical outreach baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Wilton United Methodist Church. Donations 645-2190

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