June 27: MONMOUTH, Miss Maine Teen Kaetlin Parent will be featured at 6:30 p.m. at the Cumston Public Library. 933-4788

June 27-July 1: SOUTH PARIS, a young performers workshop, for teenagers, will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Celebration Barn Theater, Stockfarm Road. 743-8452

June 28: FRYEBURG, the Western Maine evening birding paddle will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Pleasant Pond, starting at Denmark at 5:45 p.m. 452-2929

June 28: SABATTUS, a workshop on “Selling What You Grow: Marketing Basics,” will be held at 5 p.m. at Willow Pond Farm, Sabattus. 568-4142

June 29: LEWISTON, Picnic in the Park will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Kennedy Park. Free 783-3990

June 29: 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. 353-3010

June 29: 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 30: NEW GLOUCESTER, the 30th Annual Strawberry Festival will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Congregational Church vestry, Gloucester Hill Road. 926-4597

June 30: OXFORD, Maine poet Ken Nye will host an Open Mic at 6 p.m. at Books-n-Things. Free 743-7197

July 1: GILFORD, N.H., comedian Kevin James, star of “King of Queens,” will perform at 8 p.m. at Meadowbrook Musical Arts Center. $39.50/$74.50 603-293-4700

July 1-3: OLD ORCHARD BEACH, the 17th Annual Sandcastle Contest, band concert, parade, line and square dancing and more will beheld at Old Orchard Beach and Ocean Park. 934-9068

July 1: PORTLAND, the Blissful Revolution Arts and Crafts Bazaar will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. at St. Lawrence Arts and Community Center. 727-3509

July 1: 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

July 1: SOUTH PARIS, the Odd Company will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road. $10/$8 743-8452

July 2: BETHEL, the 16th Annual Bethel Art Fair and youth art exhibit, with children’s activities, food, entertainment and more, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bethel Common. 824-2282

July 2: BRIDGTON, the 12th Annual Strawberry Breakfast will be held from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at Stevens Brook Elementary School. $6/$3 647-2533

July 2: BRUNSWICK, the United Maine Craftsmen Craft Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. off Route 24 at Cook’s Corner. 621-2818

July 2: DIXFIELD, a Strawberry Festival and Quilt Show will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Dixfield Congregational Church.

July 2: GRAY, deer tracker Dick Bernier will present a program on white-tailed deer at Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. $5/$3.25 657-4977

July 2: PORTLAND, a “Comedy Jam” with Tammy Pooler, Tommy Johnson and Joel List will be held at 7:30 p.m. at The Liquid Blue, 440 Fore St. $5 774-9595

July 2: RUMFORD, the Moontide Water Festival, with road race, motorcycle show, children’s games, food, entertainment and more, will be held in the Rumford area.

July 3: JAY, the VFW Fourth of July Parade will be held at 5 p.m. 897-3673

July 4: FREEPORT, the Fourth of July blueberry pancake and sausage breakfast will be held from 7 to 10 a.m. at St. Jude’s Church, Main and School Streets. $4.50/$3.50 846-5584

July 4: LEWISTON, a Set Us Free Fourth of July celebration cookout will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hope Haven Gospel Mission, 209 Lincoln St. 783-6086

July 4: LEWISTON/AUBURN, the Liberty Festival will be held from 4 to 10 p.m. at the Veterans Park and Festival Plaza.

July 4: TURNER, Festival on the Green will be held on Route 117 in Turner Center.

July 4: WATERFORD, the Fourth of July benefit duck race will beheld at noon at Kedar Brook. 583-6551

July 4: WATERFORD, a summer breakfast will be held from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at the Waterford Congregational Church, Plummer Hill. $5/$3 583-6677

July 4: WATERFORD, a book sale will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on the lawn at the Waterford Library. 527-2199

July 6: UNITY, a workshop on “Introduction to Farm Equipment: Operation, Safety and Basic Maintenance,” will be held at 5 p.m. at Marine Organic Farmers headquarters. 568-4142

July 7: BANGOR, Nathan Slobodkin will present a program on making violins at 10 a.m. at Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. 947-8336

July 8-10: BELFAST, the Maine Bike Rally will be held at the Waldo County YMCA. 623-4511

July 8, 9: NEW GLOUCESTER, Peter Asselyn will present a program on woodturning at 10 a.m. at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Route 26. 926-4597

July 8, 9: NORWAY, the Annual Norway Memorial Library book sale will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at the American Legion Hall, Main Street.

July 8-10: SACO, the Annual Greek Heritage Festival, with Greek food, music, dancing and more, will be held at ST. Demetrios Orthodox Church. 284-5651

July 8-10: WELLS, Harbor Fest/Roman Market Days will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Harbor Park. 646-2451

July 9: BAR HARBOR, the Native American Festival and Maine Indian Basketmakers Market will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden St. 288-3519

July 9, 10: BELFAST, the Annual Arts in the Park will be held at the Heritage Park at the foot of Main Street on the water. 338-5900

July 9, 10: BETHEL, the 44th Annual Western Maine Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday at Crescent Park School.

July 9, 10: BRIDGTON, the 15th Annual Woodworkers and Artisan Show will be held in Bridgton. 647-3699

July 9: NORWAY, the annual lobster luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the Annual Quilt Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Second Congregational Church, 205 Main St.. 743-7297

July 9: NORWAY, the 2005 Norway Summer Festival with sidewalk art show, with performances, food and more, will be held in the downtown area. 739-2215

July 9: PEAKS ISLAND, the Annual Summer Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, 45 Seashore Ave. 766-3330

July 9: PORTLAND, a “Comedy Jam” with Chance Langton, Shane Mauss and Tammy Pooler, will be held at 7:30 p.m. at The Liquid Blue, 440 Fore St. $5 774-9595

July 9: PORTLAND, the Fourth Annual “His Gifts and Presence New England Arts Festival,” will be held from 3 to 9 p.m. at Vineyard Christian Fellowship, Route 302. 892-5886

July 9, 10: SOUTH PARIS, the Oxford Hills Rotary Club Rotary/Kiwanis Auction will be held at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. 743-7859

July 10: CASCO, the Annual Book Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Casco Public Library. 627-4541

July 10: FARMINGTON, the Country Classic Car Club Auto Show will be held at Farmington Fairgrounds.

July 10: HARBORSIDE, a workshop on “The Nearing Legacy,” will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Good Life Center. 568-4142

July 10: LOVELL, the Sixth Annual Antiques Show and Sale will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Lovell Historical Society, Route 5. $3 925-1238

July 10: NORWAY, the Fourth Annual Oxford Hills 5K Run to the Lake will be held starting at Norway Savings Bank.

July 10: PORTLAND, the Maine 2005 Antique Paper Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Governor’s Restaurant, 700 Main St. $3 828-8065

July 10: SOUTH PARIS, the Kiwanis pancake breakfast will be held at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. 743-9212


Only subscribers are eligible to post comments. Please subscribe or to participate in the conversation. Here’s why.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.