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

June 8, 15: 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 8: MEXICO, the Greater Rumford Area Ministers’ Pantry Service will serve a free lunch at noon at the Mexico Town Office.

June 8: 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 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: 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 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: BATH, the Third Annual House and Garden Tour will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Bath area. $20/$15 443-2174

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: LISBON, a yard sale will be held from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lisbon Elementary School. 754-0021

June 11: NAPLES, a Chinese auction will be held from 1 to 3:30 p.m. aboard the Songo River Queen II. 743-6982

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: PORTLAND, Tammy Pooler, John Joyce and Dan Boulger will perform at a “Comedy Jam” at 7:30 p.m. at The Liquid Blue, 440 Fore St. $5 774-9595

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: 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: AUBURN, the A-L Kiwanis Club 48th annual pancake breakfast will be held from 6:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Festival Plaza. $5/$6 786-2061

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

June 14: PORTLAND, “Laughs,” with the stories of extraordinary ordinary funny folks will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Custom House Wharf. $20 799-4544

June 17-July 4: AUGUSTA, the Whatever Family Festival, with softball tournament, music, races, dancing, fireworks, parades and more, will be held in the greater Augusta area. 623-4559

June 17-19: DEER ISLE, the Lupine Festival, with boat rides, garden tours, activities for children and more, will be held in the Deer Isle area. 1-800-942-2420

June 17-19: NAPLES, the 14th Annual Wheels and Water Antique Transportation Show will be held at Brandy Pond. 693-4297

June 17, 18: SKOWHEGAN, the American Cancer Society Relay for Life will be held at the Skowhegan Fairgrounds.

June 18: BATH, a “Comedy Blast,” with George Hamm and John Ater will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $10/$16 442-8455

June 18: BETHEL, the Fifth Annual Androscoggin River Fishing Festival with exhibits, hands-on activities and more, will be held at Davis Park. 824-4224

June 18: CAMDEN, the Mid-Coast Maine Soap Box Derby 11th Annual Race will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Camden. 236-6375

June 18: CUMBERLAND, the annual yard sale will beheld from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Tuttle Road United Methodist Church, 52 Tuttle Road. 829-3766

June 18: GARDINER, the Gardiner Arts Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. in downtown Gardiner. 582-3100

June 18: LEWISTON, “Clean Sweep,” the fifth annual sale of furnishings and other goods donated by departing students at Bates College, will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Underhill Arena, 145 Russell ST. 786-6468

June 18: MECHANIC FALLS, a benefit yard sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. 345-9579

June 18: PORTLAND, Tammy Pooler and Seth Bond Perry will perform at a “Comedy Jam” at 7:30 p.m. at The Liquid Blue, 440 Fore St. $5 774-9595

June 18: WALDOBORO, Waldoboro Day, with blueberry pancakes, parade, games, crafts, music, kayaking and sailing, carriage rides, fireworks and more, will be held. 832-7405

June 19: BETHEL, the Summer Solstice Sculpture Race and Midsummer Festival will be held at at “The Meadow,” Rt. 2. 824-3246

June 19: LEEDS, the Father’s Day Bass Fishing Tournament will be held at Riverbend Campground. 524-5711


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