May 31: AUBURN, Bridget Ragan will speak on “Share the Health,” about health care, at 7 p.m. at the First Universalist Church.

May 31: PORTLAND, author Monica Wood will speak at noon at Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square. 871-1710

June 7: BANGOR, Sarah Theriault-Cotton, a student at New England School of Communications, will speak about pastels and show how she uses this medium in her work with portraiture, at noon at Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. 947-8336

June 7: PORTLAND, Kenneth E. Thompson, Jr. will speak on “The 19th Century Federal Fortifications of Portland,” at 7 p.m. at Portland Harbor Museum on the waterfront. $5 799-6337