May 17: FARMINGTON, the Vienna Trio will perform at 12:30 p.m. at UMF Merrill Hall. Donations 645-2157

May 17: LEWISTON, women musicians will gather every Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. at the Wisdom Center, 97 Blake St. 784-0155

May 17: LEWISTON, Ira Sadoff, Dana professor of poetry at Colby College, will present a reading at 7 p.m. at Bates College Chase Hall Lounge.

May 17: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 786-0003

May 17: NAPLES, a karaoke and dance will be held at 8 p.m. at Oh Ryan’s Pub and Club, Route. 11 and 302. 753-0100

May 17: POLAND, a benefit community talent show will be held at 7 p.m. at Poland Regional High School Dr. Robert Wall Theatre. $5 998-5400

May 17: PORTLAND, ballroom dancing will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

May 17: PORTLAND, a Kids Safety Day, with crash test dummies, smoke house, fire and rescue vehicles and more, will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Portland Expo. Free 741-2790

May 17: PORTLAND, the Comedy Connection Improv Comedy will be held every Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. at the Comedy Connection, 16 Custom House Wharf. $6 774-2006

May 17: RANGELEY, a ladies breakfast will be held at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, Lake Street. 864-3443


May 18: AUBURN, “Much Ado About Nothing,” will be performed at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at 2 p.m. on Sunday at Auburn Middle School. 784-9757

May 18: CARTHAGE, Derrick and Melody Cameron will perform at 7:30 p.m. at New England Celtic Arts Theatre, 168 Winter Hill Road. $8/$10 562-4445

May 18: LEWISTON, award-winning writer Alake Pilgrim will read from her bork at 7 p.m. at Bates College Benjamin Mays Center. 786-6330

May 18: LEWISTON, a multi-generational celebration of Franco folk fiddling and dancing will be held at 7 p.m. at Bates College’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, Russell Street. Free. 782-0386.

May 18: NORWAY, the 15th annual plant sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday at the Progress Center, 35 Cottage St. 743-8049

May 18: TURNER, Charles Plummer will present a program on Solon Chase of Turner at 6:30 p.m. at the Leavitt Institute Building, 98 Matthews Way. Free 225-2629