April 2: BRUNSWICK, a concert celebrating Trinidad will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Brunswick High School Crooker Theater. $10/$8 729-3951

April 2: BRUNSWICK, Canadian fiddler, step dancer and fiddler, April Verch, will perform at 8 p.m. at Bowdoin College Visual Arts Center. $5 725-3375

April 2: GARDINER, the Kennebec Performing Arts Company will perform classical and pops at 7:30 p.m. at Johnson Hall, 280 Water St. $8 582-7144

April 2: GORHAM, the USM Faculty Jazz Ensemble, with Ryan Parker on the piano, will perform at 8 p.m. at USM Corthell Concert Hall. $10/$5 780-5555

April 2: LEWISTON, pianist Frank Glazer and the Bates College Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

April 2: PORTLAND, Jose Torres Tama will perform at 8 p.m. at Centre for Cultural Exchange, One Longfellow Square. 761-0591

April 2: PORTLAND, Dimensions in Jazz and the Maine Jazz Alliance will perform at 9 p.m. at Eastland Park Hotel Ballroom, Congress Street. $20/$10 828-1310

April 2: PORTLAND, dehuman8 and DJ Stranger will perform downstairs at 9 p.m. at Asylum, 121 Center St. 782-8274

April 2, 3: WATERVILLE, master drummer Obo Addy will perform West African music at 7 p.m. on Friday and 4 p.m. on Saturday at Colby College Bixler Art and Music Center. Free 872-3279

April 3: BRUNSWICK, Clawhammer banjo player, Ken Perlman and Cape Breton fiddler, Brenda Stubbert, will perform “Strings Across the Border,” at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Visual Arts Center. $10/$7 725-3375

April 3: BRUNSWICK, singer/composer Rhiannon, with Portland-based pianist/singer Rebecca Wing, will perform at a benefit concert at 8 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 15 Pleasant St. $10/$5 382-6026

April 3: DIXFIELD, Charlie Maddaus will perform at 7 p.m. at the Dixfield Coffeehouse, High Street. $5 562-4652

April 3: FARMINGTON, the Chamber Choir will perform at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Merrill Hall. $6/$5 778-7072

April 3, 4: FARMINGTON, UMF students Joe and Melody will perform at 8 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. $6/$5 778-7346

April 3: LEWISTON, Yo La Tengo will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Bates College Gray Cage, 70 Campus Ave. $5/$3 777-6760

April 3: LEWISTON, the Bates College Steel Pan Orchestra and Gamelan Mawar Mekar will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

April 3, 4: LEWISTON, the Bates College “World Music Weekend,” will be held at Bates College Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Free 786-6135

April 3: NORWAY, Bill Shimamura, singer/songwriter from western Maine, will perform at 7 p.m. at the Fare Share Commons, 443 Main St. 807-6839

April 3: PORTLAND, a Rock and Dance Concert will be held at 6 p.m. at UNE Ludcke Auditorium, 716 Stevens Ave. $25 233-3801

April 3: PORTLAND, Dimensions in Jazz and the Maine Jazz Alliance will perform at 9 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, Temple and Congress Streets. $20/$10 828-1310

April 3, 4: PORTLAND, the 20th Annual Reindeer Rock-Off will be held at 1 p.m. at the McAuley Performing Arts Center.

April 3: WATERVILLE, a jazz performance by Mary Anne Driscoll will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Colby College Given Auditorium. 872-3826

April 4: BRYANT POND, Voices for Christ Choir will perform the Easter Cantata at 6 p.m. at the Bryant Pond Baptist Church.

April 4: BUXTON, the Down East Country Music Association Country Homecoming Show will be held from noon to 5:30 p.m. at The Roost. $6/$5 793-8884

April 4: GORHAM, the Casco Bay Concert Band will present “An American Salute,” at 3 p.m. at Gorham High School Performing Arts Center. $7/$6 892-8812

April 4: LEWISTON, the Gamelan Galak Tika from MIT performs at 3 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

April 4: LEWISTON, composer Mike Silvers will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

April 4: LEWISTON, Trina Hamlin, New York City singer/songwriter, will perform at 4 p.m. at Just Joan’s Cafe, 33 Lisbon St. $8/$10 782-9635

April 4: MECHANIC FALLS, the Maine Country Music Association Country Sunday Show and Dance will be held at noon at the American Legion Hall, Rt. 121. $7/$3 743-2641

April 4: PORTLAND, the Portland Symphony Orchestra will perform music from Rome and the great Italian opera tradition at 2:30 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $49/$15 842-0800

April 4: RUMFORD, Erica Brown and the Bluegrass Connection will perform at 2 p.m. at Mountain Valley High School. $7/$6 364-3512

April 4: WEST PARIS, Voices for Christ Choir will perform the Easter Cantata at 2 p.m. at the West Paris Church.

April 4: WINTHROP, Devonsquare will perform at 2 p.m. at the Winthrop Performing Arts Center at Winthrop High School, 211 Rambler Road. $10/$7 377-3499
Dance
April 2: AUGUSTA, a dinner/dance, with music by Vintage, will be held at 6 p.m. at the Calumet Club.

April 2, 4, 8, 9, 11, 15, 16, 18: GORHAM, Ballroom Dance Parties will be held every Thursday, Friday and Sunday at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Rt. 25. 839-3267

April 2: LEWISTON, a contradance, with music by Wake the Neighbors, will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Bates College Chase Hall Lounge. $6/$3 786-6330

April 2: PORTLAND, a swing dance, with music by Lex and Joe Blues Swing, will be held at 9 p.m. at Presumpscot Grange Hall, Rt. 302.

April 2: PORTLAND, the Moscow Festival Ballet will perform “Cinderella,” at 8 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $25/$40 842-0800

April 2, 9, 16: PORTLAND, country dancing will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

April 2, 9, 16: PORTLAND, Friday Night Latin Dance Party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $5 773-0002

April 3, 10, 17: CUMBERLAND, ballroom dancing will be held at 8 p.m. at the West Cumberland Recreation Hall, Blackstrap Road. 829-3737

April 3: JAY, the Second Annual Disco-for-Life will be held at 8 p.m. at the AMVETS Hall, Main Street. $8 897-4112

April 3: PORTLAND, the Singles Network dance, with music by the Express Band, will be held at 8:15 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

April 3: PORTLAND, the Art Moves Dance Company will perform at the Rhythm Factor Dance Show at 8 p.m. at Portland High School. 871-1013

April 3, 10, 17: PORTLAND, a ballroom dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $6 773-0002

April 3: RUMFORD, the Webb River Valley Snowmobile Club dance, with music by Rock Bottom, will be held at 8 p.m. at the Eagles Hall. 562-4253

April 4: 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
For kids
April 3: GARDINER, auditions for children to cast “The Little Mermaid,” will be held at Johnson Hall, 280 Water St. 582-5717

April 3: OTISFIELD, the Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held at the Otisfield Community School.

Special

April 2: AUGUSTA, the Home and Garden Show will be held at the Augusta Civic Center. Show times are Friday, 2 to 8 p.m.,, Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. $6 626-0879

April 2: BETHEL, world-renowned climber, Mark Synnott will present a program on the Amazon jungle at 7 p.m. at Gould Academy McLaughlin Science Center. Free

April 2, 3: BUCKFIELD, the final Early Evening Show of the season will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Oddfellow Theater, Rt. 117. $10/$6 336-3306

April 2: LEWISTON, the Third Annual Mount David Summit, with poster presentations, panel discussions, exhibits and performances, will be held at 2:30 p.m. at Bates College Pettingill Hall, Andrews Road. Free 786-6065

April 2-4: LEWISTON, the Sportsmen’s Outdoor Recreation Show will be held at the Colisee, Birch Street. Show times are Friday, noon to 9 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

April 2: PORTLAND, a benefit auction for an India school, will be held at the Maine College of Art Baxter Building, 619 Congress St. from 6 to 9 p.m. Free 780-0108

April 2, 9, 16: 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

April 2: WILTON, the Wilton Early Childhood Center’s annual auction will be held at 6 p.m. at Cushing School. 645-4488

April 3: BATH, a Wedding Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St. 389-1161

April 3: BRUNSWICK, the Brunswick Trinidad Sister City Association Celebration and Luncheon will be held from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Curtis Memorial Library. 729-3951

April 3: CARRABASSETT VALLEY, the Budweiser Rail Jam will be held at Sugarloaf/USA. 237-6957

April 3: DAMARISCOTTA, the Tartan Day Scottish Celebration will be held from noon to 5 p.m. at the Great Salt Bay School, Business Rt. 1. $5/$3 688-4515

April 3: FALMOUTH, a giant used book sale will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Falmouth Memorial Library, 5 Lunt Road. 781-2351

April 3: FARMINGTON, a free community luncheon will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at the Old South Congregational Church. 639-2013

April 3: FARMINGTON, a SEA-Fest, a festival promoting social change, education and art, will be held at 1 p.m. at the UMF Latte Landing. Free 778-7387

April 3: FARMINGTON, the Literacy Volunteers’ Spring Scrabble Fest will be held at 1 p.m. at UMF Ricker Hall. $7/$6 778-3460

April 3: FREEPORT, the Freeport Lioness Club will present the 18th Annual Variety Show, “Hats Off to Broadway,” at 7 p.m. at the Mast Landing School, Bow Street. $8/$10 865-6188

April 3: LEWISTON, the Labor Folk Festival, with performers Andy Cohen, Dale Robin Lockman and Lex Romane, will be held from 2 to 9 p.m. at L-A College, 51 Westminster St. $5 753-6574

April 3: LEWISTON, the Odyssey of the Mind State Tournament will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bates College. 646-4268

April 3: LEWISTON, “Every Day in a Woman’s Life,” a special event for women, will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the CMMC Conference Center, 12 High St. 795-7524

April 3, 4: LEWISTON, the 13th Annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids fundraiser will be held at Spare Time Recreation. 782-5437

April 3: NEW SHARON, a take-out bean dinner will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the New Sharon Congregational Church. 778-2366

April 3: PERU, an Easter Fair will be held from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. at Rockemeka Grange Hall, 92 Peru Center Road. 562-8581

April 3: POLAND, a benefit informal dinner, live auction and silent auction will be held at 4:30 p.m. at Poland Regional High School. $6/$4 784-4527

April 3: POLAND, the Poland Community Church Food Bank will hold a Spring Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the fellowship hall at 1212 Maine St. 998-4069

April 3: PORTLAND, the Maine-i-Acts , the Children’s Theatre of Maine’s improvisational comedy troupe, will perform at 1 p.m. at the Comedy Connection, 6 Custom House Wharf. $7/$9 878-2774

April 3: PORTLAND, Fiesta El Salvador, celebrating Maine’s Salvadoran community, will be held at 8 p.m. at Center for Cultural Exchange, One Longfellow Square. 761-0591

April 3: RUMFORD, the Scrappin’ For Schools fundraiser will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Athanasius-St. John Church Hall. $25/$20 364-3331

April 3: WATERFORD, a community bunny breakfast will be held from 7 to 10 a.m. at Waterford Memorial School gym. $5/$2.50

April 4: BETHEL, Michel Lauziere, master of the unusual, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Gould Academy Bingham Hall. $4/$6 824-3575

April 4: FARMINGTON, an International Festival, with free authentic cuisine from more than 20 countries, will be held at 1 p.m. at UMF Roberts Learning Center. Free 778-0545

April 4: LEWISTON, the Annual Crepe Brunch, hosted by St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center Auxiliary will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Campus Cuisine, 100 Campus Ave. $7/$3 777-8863

April 4: LEWISTON, the Public Theatre will host a Treasure Hunt by limousine and will be held, starting from the theatre, corner of Lisbon and Maple Streets. $50 782-2211

April 4: POLAND, the Holy Cross School annual pancake breakfast will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Megquier Hill Farm, Megquier Hill Road. $5/$3 998-5485

April 4: PORTLAND, the Procession of the Ram, a parade of masks, puppets and sounds in celebration of spring, will be held at the Maine College of Art. 773-6033

April 4: PORTLAND, the Maine 2004 Antique Paper Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Eagles Club Hall, 729 Broadway. $3 828-8065

April 4: PORTLAND, a Total Wellness Expo will be held at Holiday Inn West, 81 Riverside St. $4 286-1427

April 4: ROCKLAND, Melissa Sweet and Dawn Peterson will present readings at 1 p.m. at Farnsworth Art Museum and Wyeth Center, 16 Museum St. 596-0509

April 4: RUMFORD, “Dana and Friends,” a ventriloquist and variety show, will perform at 6:30 p.m. at the Rumford First Baptist Church. 674-2968

April 4: SABATTUS, a buffet breakfast will be held from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at the American Legion Hall, Island Road. $5/$2
Theater
April 2-4: BATH, “Oliver,” will be performed at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. Show times are Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $16/$10 442-8455

April 2, 3: FARMINGTON, Mt. Blue Theatre Company will perform “MG TV,” at 7 p.m. on Friday and 2 p.m. on Saturday at Mt. Blue High School Auditorium. $2

April 2-6: GORHAM, Student Performing Artists will perform “The Shape of Things,” at USM Russell Hall Lab Theatre. Show times are Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 5 p.m. $5/$7 780-5151

April 2, 3: GRAY, the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church Players will perform the mystery dinner theater production of “A Rocky Night in a Mountain Chalet,” at 7 p.m. on Friday and 6 p.m. on Saturday at Spring Meadows Country Club. $28.50 657-5216

April 2, 3: HALLOWELL, Gaslight Theater will perform “Mastergate,” at 8 p.m. at the Hallowell City Hall Auditorium, 1 Winthrop St. $8/$6 626-3698

April 2, 3, 4: LEWISTON, “The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe,” will be performed at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at Bates College Gannett Theatre. $6/$3 786-6161

April 2, 3: MONMOUTH, the Monmouth Middle School students will perform “Get Smart,” at 7 p.m. at Cumston Hall. 933-2208

April 2-18: PORTLAND, the Children’s Theatre of Maine will perform “A Thousand Cranes,” at 317 Marginal Way. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $9/$7 828-0617

April 2-4: PORTLAND, Good Theater will perform “Same Time Next Year,” at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St. Show times are Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $10/$20 885-5883

April 2-4: PORTLAND, the Portland Players will perform “The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife,” at 420 Cottage Road. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. $14/$17 799-7337

April 2-18: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “American Buffalo,” at 25A Forest Ave. Show times are Tuesday-Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $32/$16 774-0465

April 2, 3, 4: SOUTH PARIS, Oxford Hills Music Department will perform “Annie Get Your Gun,” at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. Show times are Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. $9/$7 743-8914

April 3, 4, 7, 8, 9: AUBURN, “The Event,” will be performed at the East Auburn Baptist Church, 9 Church St. Show times are matinee and evening performances at 2 and 7 p.m. 782-0348

April 3, 4: BRIDGTON, Lake Region Community Theater will hold auditions for “The Wizard of Oz,” from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for principals and 2 to 5 p.m. for general on Saturday and 2 to 5 p.m. open tryouts on Sunday at Bridgton Memorial School, Depot Street.

April 3: PORTLAND, the Portland Players will hold auditions for “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” from 10 a.m. to noon at the Portland Players theater, 420 Cottage Road.799-7337
Film
April 3: BRUNSWICK, “The Far North,” will be shown at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Smith Auditorium. Free 725-3416
Lectures
April 2: BETHEL, world renowned climber will speak about his first-ascent in the heart of the Amazon jungle at 7 p.m.at Gould Academy. Free 824-7778
Suppers
April 2: BRUNSWICK, a Lenten supper will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at St. Charles Church, 132 McKeen St. 729-3951

April 2: HALLOWELL, a baked bean supper will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Senior Spectrum Cohen Community Center, Town Farm Road. $5.95 626-7777

April 2: HARTFORD, a community potluck supper will be held at 6 p.m. at the Hartford Town Hall, Rt. 140. 388-2510

April 2: WATERVILLE, a spaghetti supper will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Muskie Center, 38 Gold St. $5/$2.50 873-4745

April 3: CANTON, a chicken pie supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Ponemah Rebekah Lodge Hall. $6/$4 597-2168

April 3: CASCO, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at Crescent Lake Community Hall, Rt. 11. $6/$2

April 3: DANVILLE, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held at 5 p.m. at the Danville Grange Hall. $6/$3 782-4150

April 3: EAST LIVERMORE, a family style supper will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the New Norland Grange Hall. $6/$2 897-2304

April 3: GRAY, a benefit baked bean and chop suey supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 15 Lewiston Road. $5.50/$2.50 657-2661

April 3: KINGFIELD, a lasagna supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Webster Hall, School Street. $6/$3 265-5003

April 3: LOCKE MILLS, a benefit musical supper and dance will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Gore Road. $6/$3

April 3: MECHANIC FALLS, a ham and baked bean supper will be held at 5 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, Elm Street. $6/$2 998-2580

April 3: MONMOUTH, a Lewis and Clark Western benefit buffet will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Monmouth Academy Cafe. $5 933-2238

April 3: POLAND, the Poland Regional High School Project Graduation dinner/auction will be held at 4:30 p.m. at the school. $6/$4 998-2468

April 3: POWNAL, a baked bean supper will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the North Pownal United Methodist Church. $6/$3 688-4481

April 3: SALEM, a benefit spaghetti supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Salem Community Building. $5/$4

April 3: SOUTH PARIS, a ham, casserole and baked bean supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall, East Main Street. $6/$2.50

April 3: STRATTON, a baked bean supper, followed by a dance performance, will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at Stratton Community Building. 246-6981


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