Feb. 27, 29, March 4, 5, 7, 11, 12, 14: GORHAM, Ballroom Dance Parties will be held every Thursday, Friday and Sunday at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Rt. 25. 839-3267

Feb. 27: PORTLAND, a dance, with music by Vintage, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Portland Elks Club, Congress Street. Free

Feb. 27, March 5, 12: PORTLAND, Friday night Latin Dance Parties will be held every Friday at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $5 773-0002

Feb. 27, March 5, 12: PORTLAND, country dancing will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

Feb. 28: ANDOVER, an old-fashioned carnival ball, with music by the Stan Harden Orchestra, will be held at 8 p.m. at the Andover Town Hall. $5 392-1502

Feb. 28: AUBURN, the Countryside Dancers will hold a dance at 8 p.m. at the High Street Congregational Church, 106 Pleasant St.

Feb. 28, March 6, 13: CUMBERLAND, ballroom dancing will be held at 8 p.m. at the West Cumberland Recreation Hall, Blackstrap Road. 829-3737

Feb. 28: LEWISTON, the USO Canteen Dance, presented by the “Just Us” entertainers, will be held at 8 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, East Avenue. $7 375-4006

Feb. 28: LIVERMORE, an old fashioned barn dance will be held at Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road. $5 897-4366

Feb. 28: 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

Feb. 28: PORTLAND, a Seacoast Ballroom Dance Social with Fred Dunn will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

Feb. 28: PORTLAND, a Merengue Dance Party will be held at 8 p.m. at Center for Cultural Exchange, One Longfellow Square. 761-0591

Feb. 28, March 6, 13: PORTLAND, a ballroom dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $6 773-0002

Feb. 28: RUMFORD, Le Paresseux Snowshoe Club will hold a dance, with music by the E/I Band, at 8 p.m. at the clubrooms, Waldo Street.

Feb. 29: LEWISTON, the Country Ladds will play at the Lewiston Singles Club dance at 7 p.m. at C & J Hall, 711 Webster St. $8/$7 784-3660


Concerts
Feb. 27: BRUNSWICK, the Steve Grover Trio will perform jazz at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Gibson Hall. 725-3747

Feb. 27: FARMINGTON, Ross Littlefield will perform at 8 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free 778-7346

Feb. 27: FARMINGTON, the Former Something will perform at 8 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. 778-7346

Feb. 27: GORHAM, oboist Neil Boyer and friends will perform at 8 p.m. at USM Corthell Concert Hall. $10/$7 780-5555

Feb. 27: LEWISTON, the Portland String Quarter will perform at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Free 786-6135

Feb. 27: PHILLIPS, the Mt. Blue Voices will perform at 7 p.m. at Phillips United Methodist Church.639-3786

Feb. 27: PORTLAND, NRBQ and Boneheads will perform at 8 p.m. upstairs at Asylum, 121 Center St. $12 772-8274

Feb. 27: PORTLAND, the 26th Annual Devonsquare/Schooner Fare Reunion Concert will be held at 8 p.m. at the Italian Heritage Center, 40 Westland Ave. $22 799-5870

Feb. 27: PORTLAND, the jazz trio Ergo will perform at 8 p.m. at Starbird Recital Hall, 525 Forest Ave. $10/$8 775-2733

Feb. 27, March 5, 12: PORTLAND, dehuman8 and DJ Stranger will perform downstairs at 9 p.m. at Asylum, 121 Center St. 782-8274

Feb. 28: BATH, the Oratorio Chorale will perform a winter concert at 7:30 p.m. at the United Church of Christ, 150 Congress Ave. $12.50/$15 725-1420

Feb. 28: BATH, Bill Chinnock will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $14/$18 442-8455

Feb. 28: BRUNSWICK, pianist Fernando Paredes will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Gibson Hall. 725-3747

Feb. 28: DIXFIELD, Billy Scott will perform country selections at 7 p.m. at the Dixfield Coffee House, High Street. $5 562-4652

Feb. 28: GRAY, Popa Chubby will perform at the Loose Moose Saloon, 61 Portland Road. $10/$12 657-7171

Feb. 28: LEWISTON, the Steve Grover Trio will perform modern jazz at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

Feb. 28: WATERVILLE, the Aardvark Jazz Orchestra and the Colby College Chorale will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Colby College Lorimer Chapel. Free 872-3236

Feb. 29: FARMINGTON, the Galiettas, a family of musicians from Thomaston, will perform at 2 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church. 778-6284

Feb. 29: PORTLAND, Zibby Marley and Michael Franti and Spearhead will perform at 7:30 p.m. at State Theatre, 609 Congress St. $26 773-7940

Feb. 29: PORTLAND, the Toasters will perform with Mr. Breakfast, Animal Suit Drive By and the Ski Rockets at 5 p.m. at The Big Easy. 773-1398

Feb. 29: YARMOUTH, the Oratorio Chorale will perform a winter concert at 3 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 326 Main St. $12.50/$15 725-1420
For kids
Feb. 28: AUBURN, Teddy Bear Day will be held at 10 a.m. at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St.

Feb. 28: NEWRY, the Rick Charette duo will perform songs for kids at 7 p.m. at the Sunday River Ski Resort Grand Summit Resort Hotel. $4/$8 824-3575
Special
Feb. 27: NORWAY, Open Mic Night will be held at 7 p.m. at the Norway Coffeehouse, 479 Main St. $3 935-4505

Feb. 27: NORWAY, the Oxford County 4-H Program take-a-chance auction will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. 743-6329

Feb. 27, March 5, 12: PORTLAND, a benefit haddock chowder, lobster roll or ham salad luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at North Deering Congregational Church, 1364 Washington Ave. $6/$3.75 797-2487

Feb. 28: ANDOVER, the Andover 2004 Winter Carnival and Ski Race will be held at 9:30 a.m. 392-1502

Feb. 28: AUGUSTA, a Snowshoe Race will be held at 10 a.m. at the Pine Tree State Arboretum, 153 Hospital St. 621-6841

Feb. 28: BRUNSWICK, “French Tales,” will be held at 11 a.m. at the Theater Project, 14 School St. $6 729-8584

Feb. 28: DIXFIELD, the Dirigo High School talent show will be held at 6 p.m. at the Student Community Center. $3/$2

Feb. 28: FARMINGTON, a pot roast community dinner will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at Henderson Memorial Baptist Church, Academy Street. Free 778-2163

Feb. 28: LEWISTON, a Family Fun Day will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Center, 145 Birch St. 897-2255

Feb. 28: NEW GLOUCESTER, the Sabbathday Lake fishing tournament will be held at the lake and the chicken pot pie lunch will be sold from 10 a.m. until supply lasts at New Gloucester Grange Hall. $7 998-2586

Feb. 28: NEW GLOUCESTER, the Third Annual Gray Winter Carnival will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the New Gloucester Middle School fields and Libby Hill trails. 657-2323

Feb. 28: PORTLAND, Celebrate Longfellow’s 197th Birthday will be held at 11 a.m. at Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St. 774-1822

Feb. 28: PORTLAND, author Dr. Khassan Baiev will sign copies of his book at 2 p.m. at Borders. 774-1110

Feb. 28: RUMFORD, the 2004 North American Snowshoe Classic will be held in Rumford. 562-7081

Feb. 28: SOUTH PARIS, a Poker Run will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. starting at Colby’s Arctic Cat. $5 743-8526

Feb. 29: AUBURN, the New Auburn Little League benefit breakfast will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. at the VFW Hall, 588 Minot Ave. $3.50/$2.50 783-2561

Feb. 29: INDUSTRY, the annual pig roast will be held at noon at the Industry Town Hall. $8/$4

Feb. 29: LEWISTON, a pancake breakfast will be held from 7:30 to 11 a.m. at Holy Family Church Hall, Sabattus Street. $4/$2.50 784-1323

Feb. 29: LISBON, the Maine Music Society will hold a Wine Tasting event from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Graziano’s Restaurant, Rt. 196. $15 782-1403

Feb. 29: WALES, a public breakfast will be held from 7 to 10 a.m. at the Wales Grange Hall, Centre Road. $5/$2.50 375-6688
Theater
Feb. 27-March 7: PORTLAND, Lyric Music Theater will perform “My Fair Lady,” at 176 Sawyer St. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. $15/$13 799-1421

Feb. 27, 28: BRUNSWICK, the Masque and Gown spring production will be held at 8 p.m. at Bowdoin College Pickard Theater. 725-3375

Feb. 27, 28: BRUNSWICK, “The Vagina Monologues,” will be performed at 8 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kresge Auditorium. $7 725-3375

Feb. 27, 28: HEBRON, “Grease,” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at Hebron Academy Sargent Memorial Gymnasium. Free 966-2100

Feb. 27, 28: WATERVILLE, Figures of Speech Theatre will perform “She-Who-Loves,” at 7:30 p.m. at Colby College Strider Theater. $3/$2 872-3358

Feb. 28: BOWDOINHAM, “Love’s Banquet,” will be performed at 6 p.m. at Bowdoin Town Hall. 666-5531

Feb. 28: BRUNSWICK, “Animal Tales,” will be performed in French and English at 11 a.m. at the Theater Project, 14 School St. $6 729-8584

Feb. 28: FARMINGTON, the Sandy River Players will hold auditions for “Proof,” at 1 p.m. at UMF Nordica Auditorium at Merrill Hall. 778-4485

Feb. 28, March 6, 27: LEWISTON, Mystery for Hire will present the murder mystery dinner theatre production of “Stress Can Kill,” at 7 p.m. at Marco’s Restaurant. $34.95 783-0336

Feb. 28, 29: PORTLAND, “Saturday Night Fever,” will be performed at 3 and 8 p.m. on Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $35/$52 842-0800
Film
Feb. 28: CARRABASSETT VALLEY, “Wilderness and Spirit: a Mountain Called Katahdin,” will be shown at 6 p.m. at Sugarloaf/USA Shipyard Restaurant. 773-1130
Lectures
Feb. 27: PORTLAND, Dr. Khassan Baiev, internationally recognized physician and human rights activist, will speak about his experiences in war torn Chechnya and the role his Muslin faith played in his determination to serve the victims of war at 7 p.m. at Islamic Society of Portland, 155 Brackett St. 774-1110

Feb. 28: PORTLAND, Wally Mason, photographer and director of the University of Maine Museum of Art in Bangor, will speak about the history of color photography at 1 p.m. at the Portland Museum of Art, Seven Congress Square. 775-6148
Suppers
Feb. 27: FARMINGTON, an Italian night supper will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, Rt. 2. $6/$3

Feb. 27: PARIS, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, East Main Street. $6/$3

Feb. 28: CANTON, a community lasagna supper will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. at Canton Community Church of God, Rt. 140. $5/$3

Feb. 28: CASCO, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at Casco Village Church, Rt. 121. $6/$4 627-4282

Feb. 28: GRAY, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held at 5 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, Rt. 115. $6/$2 657-4279

Feb. 28: GREENE, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Memorial Hall. $5/$2.50 946-5331

Feb. 28: JAY, a benefit spaghetti supper, followed by a dance, will be held at 5 p.m. at the AMVETS Hall. $5/$10 897-3321

Feb. 28: KINGFIELD, a roast turkey supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Kingfield United Methodist Church, School Street. $6/$3 265-5003

Feb. 28: LISBON, a baked bean supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall, Rt. 196. $5/$2.50 353-2152

Feb. 28: LISBON FALLS, a baked bean and ham supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Lisbon Methodist Church, School Street. $5.50/$2

Feb. 28: MINOT, a roast turkey supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Minot United Methodist Church. $6/$3

Feb. 28: NEW SHARON, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the New Sharon United Methodist Church. $6/$2

Feb. 28: PORTLAND, the 13th Annual Peace Supper will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at Woodford’s Church, 202 Woodford St. $12 772-0680

Feb. 28: SABATTUS, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Jacques Cartier Club, 14 Wales Road. $6/$2.50 375-6214

Feb. 28: SABATTUS, a benefit spaghetti supper will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Rosary Church Maxwell Gill Hall, 131 High St. $5/$2.50

Feb. 28: SALEM, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Salem Community Building. $5/$3

Feb. 28: WATERFORD, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Waterford Fire Station, 366 Valley Road. $6/$3


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