Oct. 13: AUBURN, Lillie Shockney, breast cancer survivor and author, will speak on “The Value of Humor When Confronted With Breast Cancer,” at 7 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn. Free 795-2104

Oct. 13: BANGOR, Klaus Schmidt will speak about his book, “A Spy for Life,” at 6 p.m. at the Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. 947-8336

Oct. 13: BANGOR, the Thomas Hill Standpipe Tour will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Free 947-0307

Oct. 13: DEER ISLE, Karen Montanaro will present mime and dance play at 7 p.m. at the Reach Performing Arts Center. $10 348-6301

Oct. 13: LEWISTON, Rabbi Mordechai Eskovitz, spiritual leader of the Touro Synagogue in Newport, R.I., will speak on “The Survival of Jewish Communities in the United States,” at 7 p.m. at Bates College Muskie Archives. Free 786-8376

Oct. 13: LEWISTON, the Padma Bhushan Ensemble will perform classical music of southern India at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

Oct. 13, 14: LEWISTON, the Peek A Boo Puppet Show will be held at 9:30 a.m. at New Life Community Center, 134 College St. $2 782-1112

Oct. 13, 20, 27: LISBON FALLS, the Coffee House, Open Mic and Showcase will be held at 7 p.m. at Lisbon Teen Center Coffee House, 32 Main St. 784-2338

Oct. 13, 20, 27: NAPLES, karaoke and dance will be held at 8 p.m. at Oh Ryan’s Pub and Club, Rt. 11 and 302.

Oct. 13, 20, 27: PORTLAND, ballroom dancing will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

Oct. 13: PORTLAND, the Mendelssohn String Quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $34 842-0800

Oct. 13: PORTLAND, the Australian Pink Floyd Show will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Cumberland County Civic Center. $32.50/$25 775-3331


Oct. 14: AUGUSTA, Paula T. Work, Ph.D., curator of zoology at Maine State Museum, will speak on “So What Kind of Fossil Can You Find in Maine? at 7 p.m. at Maine State Museum, State House Complex. Free 287-6740

Oct. 14: BRUNSWICK, David Becker, noted Portland-based print collector, independent curator and scholar, will speak at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Visual Arts Center. Free 725-3275

Oct. 14: FARMINGTON, Kevin Salonen will perform acoustic music at 9 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free 778-7346

Oct. 14: LEWISTON, Kate Barnes will present a poetry reading at 8 p.m. at Bates College Chase Hall Lounge. Free 786-6330

Oct. 14: LEWISTON, the Aardvark Jazz Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. $8/$5 786-6135

Oct. 14: MANCHESTER, the Kinderkonzert string concert will be held at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. at Manchester Elementary School. $3 773-6128

Oct. 14: PORTLAND, criminology Professor Kimberly J. Cook will speak on “Life After Death: Life Stories of Innocents After Their Exonerations From Capital Crimes,” at 7 p.m. at Glickman Family Library, Forest Avenue. 780-4200

Oct. 14, 16: PORTLAND, “I.D. A Kid” will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday and 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday at Children’s Museum of Maine, 142 Free St. 828-1234

Oct. 14: PORTLAND, two members of the Casco Bay Tummlers Klezmer Band will perform at noon at First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St. 775-3356

Oct. 14, 21, 28: PORTLAND, salsa and swing dancing will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

Oct. 14-Nov. 18: PORTLAND, Interactive Comedy Theatre will present a murder mystery series at 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays at the Stadium Restaurant and Bar, 504 Congress St. $15 253-8068

Oct. 14: ROCKPORT, fiber artist Mary Allen Chaisson will speak at 2 p.m. at Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave. $3 236-2875

Oct. 14: STANDISH, Prof. Kathleen Elrod of Boston College, will speak on “The Democratic Soul in Plato’s Republic: Who Would Socrates Vote For and Why Should You Care?” at 7 p.m. at St. Joseph’s College of Maine Alfond Hall Auditorium. Free 893-7723

Oct. 14: STONEHAM, a corned beef and cabbage supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Stoneham Congregational Church, UCC, Maine Street, Rt. 5. $7/$3.50

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