March 25: BRUNSWICK, Dave Gunning, Samantha “Fiddling Sam” Robichaud and the Don Roy Trio will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kresge Auditorium. $15/$10 688-4515

March 25: GARDINER, the Edith Jones Project, all-women big band, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St. $8 582-7144

March 25: GEORGETOWN, the Liz Lannon Band will perform blues at 8 p.m. at Robinhood Free Meetinghouse Restaurant, 210 Robinhood Road. 371-2188

March 25: LEWISTON, the Midcoast Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center at St. Mary’s Church. $12 371-2028

March 25: MANCHESTER, a string quartet will perform “The Seven Last Words of Christ,” at 7:30 p.m. at the North Manchester Meeting House Church, Scribner Hill Road. 623-2722

March 25: NAPLES, Kristen Short, singer/songwriter, will perform original music at 6 p.m. at the Freedom Cafe Public House at the Causeway. 743-5010

March 25: PORTLAND, Rickie Lee Jones will perform at 8 p.m. at the South Portland Auditorium.

March 26: BATH, Maine’s best fiddlers will perform at a concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $14/$10 442-8455

March 26: CAMDEN, singer/songwriter Rickie Lee Jones will perform at 8 p.m. at the Camden Opera House.

March 26: FARMINGTON, UMF’s Perverbial Balls will perform rock music at 8 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free 778-7346

March 26: NORTH DEXTER, Evergreen will perform at a supper show at 7 p.m. at Wayside Theater, Rt. 23. $7/$3 379-3385

March 26: NORWAY, Leah Wolfsong will perform at 7 p.m. at Fare Share Commons, Main Street. $8 877-833-1372

March 26: PORTLAND, the Hot Club of Portland will perform at 2 and 8 p.m. at Center for Cultural Exchange, One Longfellow Square. $12 761-0591

March 26: PORTLAND, the Edith Jones Project Jazz Combo, Rebecca Wing Ensemble, Sontiago, Hannah Maris and Full Circle will perform at a concert celebrating International Women’s Day at 8 p.m. at St. Lawrence Arts and Community Center, 76 Congress St. $15 985-1459

March 26: PORTLAND, The Mode, Portland-based band, will perform at 8:30 p.m. at Space Gallery, 538 Congress St. $5 774-7842

March 26: SACO, the Second Annual 3 on 3 Charity Jam will be held at 9 a.m. at the Howard Sports Complex. 725-2124

March 26: TOPSHAM, the Mid Coast Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Mt. Ararat Middle School Orion Performing Arts Center. $12 371-2028

March 26: WALDOBORO, the Sixth Annual Barbershop Festival will be held at 7 p.m. at Waldo Theatre. $12/$8 832-6060

March 27: AUBURN, Stone Crazy will perform at 7 p.m. at Midnight Blues Club and Restaurant, 34 Court St. $15 783-9600

March 27: LISBON FALLS, the Delta Heart Choir will perform a Lenten cantata at 6 p.m. at Lisbon Falls Baptist Church. 345-3040

March 27: PORTLAND, Dead Meadow and Jennifer Gentle will perform at 8:30 p.m. at Space Gallery, 538 Congress St. $6 774-7842
Dance
March 25: BRUNSWICK, the Mike Willette Swing Band will play at a benefit dance at 8 p.m. at Brunswick High School. 798-5500

March 25, 27, 31, April 1, 3, 7, 8, 10: GORHAM, Ballroom Dance Parties will be held every Thursday, Friday and Sunday at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Rt. 25. 839-3267

March 25, April 1, 8: PORTLAND, a Friday night Latin dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. 773-0002

March 26, April 2, 9: CUMBERLAND, ballroom dancing will be held at 8 p.m. at the West Cumberland Recreation Hall, Blackstrap Road. 829-3737

March 26: LEWISTON, the Countryside Dancers will have a dance at 7:30 p.m. at C & J Hall, 711 Webster St.

March 26: LOCKE MILLS, an old time dance, with music by the Richard Felt Orchestra, will be held at 8 p.m. at the Locke Mills Town Hall. 674-2259

March 26: NORTH YARMOUTH, the Salt Yankee dinner, contradance and silent auction will be held at 5 p.m. at Wescustogo Hall. $25/$15 761-0660

March 26, April 2, 8: PORTLAND, a dance, with music by Vintage, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Portland Elks Club, Congress Street.

March 26, April 2, 9: PORTLAND, a ballroom dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $6 773-0002

March 26: TURNER, a dance, with music by the Rockin Road Runners, preceded by a spaghetti supper at 4:30 p.m., will be held at 8 p.m. at Boofy Quimby Memorial Center. $10 336-2829

March 27: LEWISTON, Wild Horse will play at the Lewiston Singles Club dance at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $8/$7 784-3660
For kids
March 25, 26: PORTLAND, children and adults are invited to meet the Easter Bunny from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Maine Mall. 828-2063

March 26: AUBURN, the Auburn Parks and Recreation Spring Easter celebration, with the Easter Bunny, games, amd egg hunt will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at Hasty Community Center Gymnasium at Pettengill Park. 784-0191

March 26: FARMINGTON, an Easter Egg Hunt for children ages two to ten, will be held from 8 a.m. to noon at Cascade Brook School. 491-5786

March 26: MEXICO/RUMFORD, the River Valley Easter egg hunt will be held at Hotel Harris in Rumford until 10:30 a.m. and the Mexico Recreation Center at 9 a.m. 364-3241
Special
March 25: FARMINGTON, the 18th Annual Nordica Celebration of the Arts will be held at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Merrill Hall. Donations 778-7182

March 25: FARMINGTON, the Lawn Chair Pirates, UMF’s improv group, will perform at 8 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free 778-7346

March 25: FARMINGTON, an Easter bake sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Franklin Memorial Hospital in the lobby.

March 25: NORWAY, an Open Mic Night will be held at 7 p.m. at First Universalist Church, 479 Main St. $3 935-4505

March 25, April 1, 8: PORTLAND, a benefit haddock chowder, lobster roll or ham salad luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Friday at North Deering Congregational Church, 1364 Washington Ave.$6/$3.75 883-3568

March 25, 26, 28: PORTLAND, the Spring 2005 Benefit Book Sale will be held at the Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square. Show times are Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Monday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 871-1710

March 26: BRUNSWICK, the Seventh Annual Family Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bowdoin College Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum. Free 725-3832

March 26: FARMINGTON, St. Luke’s annual benefit Easter bread sale will be held at 9 a.m. at Twice Sold Tales, Main Street.

March 26: FARMINGTON, the Franklin County Home and Leisure Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mount Blue High School. $2

March 26: WESTBROOK, the Portland Spiritualist Church will hold Medium Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 719 Main St. 655-6673

March 27: AUGUSTA, Maple Syrup Day will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at Old Fort Western, 16 Cony St. Donations 626-2385

March 27: LEWISTON, a free Easter dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hope Haven Gospel Mission, 209 Lincoln St. 783-6086

March 27: PORTLAND, the Harlem Globetrotters will present their “World of Fun” North American tour at 2 p.m. at Cumberland County Civic Center. $14 775-3458

March 27: RUMFORD/MEXICO, Maine Maple Sunday will be held with farm tours, hayrides, fresh maple syrup and more in the River Valley area. 364-3241
Theater
March 25-April 3: BRUNSWICK, the Theater Project will perform “Romeo and Juliet,” at the theater, 14 School St. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $10 729-8584

March 25, 26, 31, April 1, 2: HALLOWELL, Gaslight Theater will perform “Death of a Salesman,” at Hallowell City Hall Auditorium, 1 Winthrop St. Show times are Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. $8/$6 626-3698

March 25, 26: MONMOUTH, the Monmouth Community Players will perform “Jekyll and Hyde,” at Cumston Hall. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., March 24 at 7:30 p.m. and March 20 at 2 p.m. 933-9999

March 25: RUMFORD, the Mountain Valley High School Theater Arts class will perform “Robin Hood,” at 7 p.m. at the school Muskie Auditorium. $3/$5 364-4547

March 25: SOUTH PARIS, Oxford Hills Performing Arts Association will hold auditions for “The Music Man,” for adults at the high school. 642-7840

March 26: LEWISTON, a classical Chinese opera, “Picking Up the Jade Bracelet” and “Night Fight at Crossroads Inn,” will be performed by a troupe from Beijing at 7 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6195

March 27, 28: HALLOWELL, Gaslight Theater will hold auditions for “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” at 4 p.m. on Sunday and 6:30 p.m. on Monday at Hallowell City Hall Auditorium. 441-4832

March 27: PORTLAND, the Liberty Cabbage Theatre Revival will perform “An Olive on the Seder Plate,” at 7 p.m. at Center for Cultural Exchange, One Longfellow Square. $12/$5 774-9378

March 27: TEMPLE, the Bread and Puppet Theater will present their newest work, “World on Fire,” at 7 p.m. at the Temple Stream Theater. $10/$5 778-2513

Films

Lectures

March 25: PORTLAND, Laurie C. Miller, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine, will speak on “Health Issues in International Adoption Forum,” at 2 p.m. at Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square. 775-4101

Suppers

March 25: LISBON, a chicken cacciatore supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Post 158 American Legion Hall, Webster Street. $5/$2.50 724-2493

March 26: GRAY, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held at 5 p.m. at First Congregational Church, Rt. 115. $6/$2 657-4279

March 26: 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

March 26: LISBON FALLS, a baked bean and ham supper will beheld from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Lisbon Methodist Church, School Street. $6/$2 353-8951

March 26: MECHANIC FALLS, a public benefit potluck supper will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. $5/$2.50 689-2948

March 26: 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 Annex. $6/$2


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