May 30: LEWISTON, the Memorial Day Parade will start at Kennedy Park at 10 a.m. and go into Auburn. 784-3024

May 30: LISBON FALLS, the annual Memorial Day parade will be held at 9 a.m. starting at Crafts Transport on Rt. 196. 353-6104

May 30: OXFORD, a Memorial Day parade will be held at 9 a.m. starting at the Oxford Elementary School. 529-2695

May 30: RUMFORD, a Memorial Day parade will be held at 9 a.m. on Canal Street.

May 30: SABATTUS, a Memorial Day parade will be held at 9 a.m. starting from the American Legion Hall on Island Road. 375-4058

May 30: SCARBOROUGH, a benefit 5K run/walk will be held with a “fun run” for kids at 8:30 a.m. and the walk/walk at 9 a.m. starting at Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center on Route 9. 781-2330

May 30: WINTHROP, the 20th annual Memorial Day breakfast will be held from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at Winthrop Congregational Church. $5/$3 377-8639

June 1: LISBON FALLS, an Open Mic and Showcase will be held every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Lisbon Teen Center Coffee House, 32 Main St. 784-2338

June 1: MEXICO, the Greater Rumford Area Ministers’ Pantry Service will serve a free lunch at noon at the Mexico Town Office.

June 1: 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

June 2: FARMINGTON, Maine poet, Baron Wormser will present a reading and book signing at 7 p.m. at Devaney Doak and Garrett Booksellers, 193 Broadway. 778-3454

June 3-4: BUCKFIELD, the Odd Company in 3-D will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Oddfellow Theater, Route 117. 336-3306

June 3: LEWISTON, Peter Slovenski and Ray Jacqmin will sign copies of their book, “Old School America,” from 3 to 5 p.m. at Mr. Paperback, 855 Lisbon St. 783-2273

June 3: OLD ORCHARD BEACH, comics Tammy Pooler, Jenn Dlugos, Christopher Grass and more, will perform at 7 p.m. at Galaxy. $5 615-4079

June 3: PORTLAND, the Salvation Army Greater Portland Annual Civic Breakfast will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Portland Marriott, 200 Sable Oaks Drive. $25 774-6304

June 3: 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.$6.50/$3.75 883-3568

June 3-4: SOUTH PARIS, the American Cancer Society Relay for Life will be held at Oxford Hills Don Gouin Athletic Complex at the high school. 743-5911

June 3-5: WEST PARIS, Old Home Days, with many events, will be held in the West Paris area. 674-2507

June 4: AUBURN, children’s author Lynne Plourde will present a reading at 10 a.m. at the Book Burrow, 593 Center St. 344-6090

June 4-5: AUBURN, the third annual L/A YMCA Wellness Weekend, with many events, will be held. 795-4095

June 4: BANGOR, a Kite Festival will be held at Maine Discovery Museum. 262-7200

June 4: BAR HARBOR, the Vettes of Coastal Maine will hold a ride-in from 9 a.m. to noon in the Bar Harbor area.

June 4: BRUNSWICK, the 69th annual Miss Maine Scholarship Pageant will be held at 7 p.m. at Brunswick High School Crooker Theater. $35/$25 837-9234

June 4: FALMOUTH, the third annual “Homes for Hope” house tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the greater Falmouth area. $15 781-1735

June 4: FARMINGTON, a yard and plant sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Fairbanks School, Rt. 4. 778-4272

June 4: FARMINGTON, a plant sale will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Holman Parish House, 227 Main St.

June 4: FREEPORT, the annual Rhododendron Auction and Flower Show will be held at 10 a.m. at the USM Stone House Conference Center, Wolfe’s Neck Road. 797-2956

June 4: FRYEBURG, a benefit Motorcycle Poker Run will be held at 9 a.m. starting at Fryeburg Fairgrounds. 935-4358

June 4: GREENE, the second annual Greene Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary Yard Sale will be held at Farris Equipment. 946-5750

June 4: HINCKLEY, National Trails Day, with bird walk, breakfast with the birds, tree identification walk and more, will be held at L.C. Bates Museum, Route 201. 238-4250

June 4: POLAND SPRING, a benefit Antique Appraisal Day will be held at the Maine State Building. 998-4142

June 4: PORTLAND, the Deering Lions Club Car Show Under the Casco Bay Bridge will be held at the Portland International Ferry Terminal, 468 Commercial St. $5 797-5071

June 4: STRONG, the Sandy River Paddle Fest will be held at 9 a.m. starting at the Sandy River Bridge.

June 4: WALES, a yard sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Wales Youth Center, Pond Road, Route 132.

June 4: WISCASSET, a peerless perennial plant sale will be held at 10 a.m. at 156 Gardiner Road, Route 27 North. 882-4080

June 4: WEST PARIS, a Spring Fair will be held at 9 a.m. at the West Paris Grange Hall, Church Street. 743-5319

June 4-5: WEST PARIS, West Paris Old Home Days, with fireworks, parade, classic cars, midway and more, will be held. 674-2701

June 5: BIDDEFORD, the American Diabetes Association Tour de Cure will be held in the Biddeford area. 1-800-342-2383

June 5: POLAND, a plant sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Poland Town Office in the parking lot.

June 5: PORTLAND, the Old Port Festival with parade at 11 a.m., local music, food, arts and more, will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Portland downtown district. 772-6828

June 5: SABATTUS, a buffet breakfast will be held from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at the Harry Conway Legion Hall, Island Road. $5/$2

June 7: BETHEL, Monica Wood will sign copies of her book at noon at the Bethel Congregational Church. 824-2689

June 9, 10: FARMINGTON, the Mt. Blue High School Curtain Raisers Improv Comedy Troupe will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Mt. Blue High School Auditorium. $3/$2 778-3561

June 10: OLD ORCHARD BEACH, comics Brad Mastrangelo, Tammy Pooler, Brian Brinegar and more will perform at 7 p.m. at Galaxy. $5 615-4079

June 10: WINTHROP, a fish chowder luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Winthrop Congregational Church. $6 377-8639

June 11: BETHEL, the Oxford County Heritage Day 1805-2005, in celebration of Oxford County’s 200th anniversary, will be held. 824-2908

June 11: CAMDEN, the Eighth Annual Boat Auction will be held at 10 a.m. at Chaters Boat Yard, Camden Street. 236-3375

June 11: GRAY, Bill Fournier will present a program on chainsaw wood sculpture at Maine Wildlife Park, Rt. 26. $5/S3.25 657-4977

June 11: NEW SHARON, the Open Miniature and Pony Show will be held at Long Meadow Farm. 778-3238

June 11: NORTH CONWAY, N.H., the Bye Bye Black Fly Barbecue and Alternative Energy Expo will be held at 11 a.m. at the Mount Washington Center.

June 11: NORWAY, the Heywood Club Annual seven-mile yard sale will be held at Crockett Ridge and surrounding roads. 743-8030

June 11: PORTLAND, the Art by the Bay 2005 Showcase and Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Southern Maine Community College. Free 741-5829

June 11: PORTLAND, “Dads in Training” baby fest event will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at Babies “R” Us, 200 Running Hill Road. 773-4861

June 11: WATERVILLE, a Railroad Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Maine Central Steam Engine site, 470 College Avenue. 872-4940

June 11, 12: WINDSOR, the Maine Fiber Frolic, an agricultural tradition featuring a farm and fiber festival, will be held at Windsor Fairgrounds, Rt. 32. $6/$3

June 12: OWLS HEAD, hot rods, customs, muscle cars and antique aeroplane show will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Owls Head Transportation Museum, Rt. 73. 594-4418

June 12: PEAKS ISLAND, “Save the Flag Day,” with fashion show, period music, storytelling and more, will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, 45 Seashore Ave. Donations 766-3330

June 12: PORTLAND, a baby contest, talent and model search will be held at 10 a.m. at Verrillo’s Convention Center. 775-6536


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