May 11: BRYANT POND, Ed Howe will speak about his most recent trip to Alaska at 10 a.m. at Whitman Memorial Library. 674-2143

May 11-12: GREENE, Erica Brown and the Bluegrass Connection will perform at 7 p.m. on Thursday 2 and 7 p.m. on Friday at Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free 946-5311

May 11: LEWISTON, a Peek-a-Boo puppet show will be held at 9:30 a.m. at New Life Community Center, 134 College St. 782-3939


May 12: AUBURN, an Open Mic and poetry slam will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Pleasant Note Coffeehouse at the First Universalist Church, 159 Pleasant St. 783-0461

May 12: AUBURN, St. Dominic Regional High School Drama Society will perform “Our Town,” at 7 p.m. at the school, 121 Gracelawn Road. $8/$5 782-6911

May 12: BRUNSWICK, the annual Kids’ Fair, for pre-school and elementary school-age children, will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. at Bowdoin College north end of the campus quad. Free 798-4133

May 12: BRUNSWICK, a benefit “Blooming Plant Sale” will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mid Coast Hospital Cafe patio, 123 Medical Center Drive. 373-6015

May 12: BRUNSWICK, the Second Friday Art Walk will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the Brunswick and Topsham area. 798-6964

May 12: LEWISTON, Susan Hayward will speak about “Four seasons at Thorncrag,” at noon at Lewiston-Auburn College, 51 Westminster St. $8/$6 753-6510

May 12: LEWISTON, line dancing will be held Fridays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 783-6667

May 12: NEWRY, the 37th annual Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce awards dinner will be held at Sunday River Ski Resort Grand Summit Hotel. $30 824-2282

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

May 12: WINTHROP, a fish chowder luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Winthrop Congregational Church. $6 377-8639