May 15: AUBURN, a teen open mic will be held at 6 p.m. at Auburn Public Library in the Androscoggin Room. Canned food donation 333-6640

May 15: AUBURN, Carol Wise will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Deli and Restaurant, 84 Court St. 333-3041

May 15: LEWISTON, the Sheryl Bailey Three, jazz trio, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

May 15: LEWISTON, the Mutineers will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

May 15: PORTLAND, the TUF Band will perform reggae music at 8:30 p.m. at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

May 15: PORTLAND, Dirty McCurdy will perform at the Old Port Tavern, Moulton Street. 1-800-427-3483

May 15, 16: WESTBROOK, the Distributors will perform at 9 p.m. at Zackery’s at Holiday Inn, 81 Riverside St. $3 877-863-4780

May 16: AUBURN, Chad Porter will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Restaurant, 84 Court St. 333-3041

May 16: LEWISTON, the Midcoast Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $13/$15 371-2780

May 16: LEWISTON, the band Graph will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

May 16: LISBON FALLS, Karaoke Night will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Railroad Pub. 353-6069

May 16: PARIS, the Maine Music Society will present the Androscoggin Chorale at 7:30 p.m. at First Congregational Church. $18-$9 782-7228

May 16: PORTLAND, Lori McKenna, with special guest, Caitlin Rose, will perform at 8 p.m. at Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St. $30-$15 899-4990

May 16: PORTLAND, Motor Booty will perform at a ’70s disco party at 8:30 p.m. at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

May 16: TOPSHAM, the Oratorio Chorale and the Maine Chamber Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Orion Performing Arts Center. $20/$25 725-1420

May 16: WINTHROP, the “Three Divas of Maine Song,” Anni Clark, Lynn Deeves and Kate Schrock, will perform at 7 p.m. at Winthrop Performing Arts Center at Winthrop High School, 211 Rambler Way. $12-$15 377-2228

May 17: AUBURN, Christian recording artists Katie Nelson and Scott Troyer will perform at 6 p.m. at Court Street Baptist Church, 129 Court St. Free/Donations 784-6661

May 17: AUGUSTA, Erica Brown and the Bluegrass Connection will perform at 2 p.m. at UMF Jewett Hall Auditorium. $10/$5 621-3551

May 17: CARTHAGE, Evergreen, bluegrass group, will perform at 3 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10 562-4445

May 17: FARMINGTON, the Pineland Fiddlers and the Franklin County Fiddlers will perform at 2 p.m. at UMF Merrill Hall. Donations 778-7136

May 17: JAY, the Maine Country Music Association country music Sunday will be held at 1 p.m. at Jay Community Building. $7-$3 645-2472

May 17: LEWISTON, the Maine Music Society will present the Androscoggin Chorale at 3 p.m. at Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $18-$9 782-7228

May 17, 24, 31: LEWISTON, karaoke night will be held at 8 p.m. every Sunday at Schemengees Bar and Grille, 551 Lincoln St. 777-1155

May 17: TOPSHAM, the Midcoast Symphony Orchestra will perform at 2:30 p.m. at the Orion Performing Arts Center. $15/$13 442-0570

May 18: PORTLAND, the Choral Art Society will hold auditions for tenors and basses from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church, 524 Allen Ave. 828-0043

May 19: LEWISTON, Suzanne Nance, soprano, will perform at 12:30 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

May 19: LEWISTON, fiddler Cynthia MacLeod will perform at 7 p.m. at Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $10 689-2000

May 19: RANGELEY, the Spring Music Recital will be held at 7 p.m. at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 2614 Main St. 864-3381

May 20: AUBURN, an open mic night will be held at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday at Holly’s Own Deli and Restaurant, 85 Court St. 333-3041

May 20: CARTHAGE, fiddler Cynthia MacLeod will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10 562-4445

May 21: AUBURN, the Three Point Trio will perform jazz at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Restaurant, 84 Court St. 333-3041

May 21, 22: GREENE, singer/songwriter Martin Swinger will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday and 2 and 7 p.m. Friday at Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free 946-5311

May 21, 28: LEWISTON, a blues jam will be held every Thursday at 8 p.m. at the Cage, 97 Ash St. 581-2425

May 15: MECHANIC FALLS, the Country Ridge Riders will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211

May 16: MECHANIC FALLS, the Belairs will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211

May 16, 23, 30: PARIS, the Jones Dance Band will play old-fashioned dance music at 7 p.m. at the South Paris Legion Hall, Church Street. $5 743-5723

May 16: WATERFORD, a benefit dinner/dance will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Waterford Memorial School gym. $7/$4 583-4502

May 17: LEWISTON, the Knights of Columbus singles and couples dance, for ages 21 and over with music by Wild Horse, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $8 784-0389

May 18, 25: DRESDEN, country western line and partner dancing will be held at 7 p.m. at the Dresden Masonic Hall, Route 127. $3/$4 622-4884

May 19, 26: LEWISTON, line dancing will be held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St. 783-6667

May 20, 27: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 786-0003

May 20: LEWISTON, a short term dance performance will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Bates College Schaeffer Theatre. Free 786-6161

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

May 20, 27: RUMFORD, line dancing will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Eagles Hall, 13 Oxford Ave. All ages are welcome. $5 739-9798

May 15: LIVERMORE FALLS, “Hands and Hearts for God” puppet show will be held at 7 p.m. at Eaton Memorial United Methodist Church, corner of Church and Knapp streets. Donations

May 15, 16, 17: PORTLAND, the Children’s Theatre of Maine will perform “The Sun Shines On: Raggedy Anne and Andy” at the Dress Up Theater of the Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, 142 Free St. Showtimes are 4 p.m. May 15, 11 a.m. and 1 and 4 p.m. May 16 and 1 and 4 p.m. May 17. $7/$6 828-1234

May 21: BRUNSWICK, the Portland Symphony Orchestra Kinderkonze r Gifford will bepresdented at 10:30 a.m. at Toy Library, 134 College St. $3 782-1112

May 15: AUBURN, the ninth annual benefit Celebrity Waiter Dinner will be held at 6 p.m. at Martindale Country Club. $30 784-5272

May 15: AUBURN, “Comedy Night” will be held at 8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 71 S. Main St. $10 782-1118

May 15-17: FRYEBURG, the Northern New England Home Garden and Flower Show will be held at the Fryeburg Fairgrounds. The hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. $8-$4 935-2845

May 15: LEWISTON, Soiree Canadienne will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $12/$10 689-2000

May 15: LEWISTON, a block party will be held from 4 to 10 p.m. at Bates College Library Quad.

May 15: NORWAY, a “Cruise In” will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. in the parking lot next to Pike’s, Main Street. 743-6561

May 16: AUGUSTA, the Country Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. at Le Club Calumet. $12 795-1119

May 16: BRIDGTON, Judy Garbow, animal communicator, will present a program at 2 p.m. at Bridgton Community Center, 15 Depot St. Free 647-3801

May 16, 17: FARMINGTON, the fourth annual Farmington area Tour D’Art will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at eight studio locations. 778-5642

May 16: FAYETTE, the Fayette Family Fun Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fayette Central School, 2023 Main St. 685-4363

May 16: FRYEBURG, a “Take-a-Chance” auction will be held at 5 p.m. at the Fryeburg Fairgrounds. 935-2248

May 16: GRAY, David Sparks will present some animals from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. 657-4977

May 16: LEWISTON, the student organization Latinos Unidos will present a Latin Night Performance at 7 p.m. at Bates College Chase Hall Lounge.

May 16: LEWISTON, a family show by juggling duo Matt and Jason Tardy will be held at 7 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Center, 145 Birch St. $2 513-3050

May 16: LEWISTON, a block party will be held from noon to 5 p.m. at the Bates College Ronj on Frye Street.

May 16: PARIS, the Oxford Hills Majorettes annual Big Spring Show will be presented at Oxford Hills Middle School. 674-2127

May 17: AUBURN, the Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice Celebration of Spring 2.6 mile walk/run benefit will be held at 9 a.m. starting at the hospice house, Stetson Road. 795-9428

May 17: BUCKFIELD, the second annual Great Strides Cystic Fibrosis walk will be held at 9 a.m. at the Buckfield Town Office. 739-9020

May 17: HEBRON, a benefit walk-athon “Walk for Water” will be held at 11 a.m. at Hebron academy Athletic Fields, Route 119. 890-8205

May 17: MONMOUTH, a Play on Spring fundraiser will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. at Cumston Hall. 933-9999

May 17: OXFORD, Driving Fun Day will be held at 9 a.m. at Oxford County Fairgrounds. 674-2367

May 18: RANGELEY, the Rangeley Friends of the Arts will hold auditions for Diva Nights,seeking impersonators, singers and readers at 1 p.m. at Lakeside Theater, Main Street. 864-2963

May 19: LEWISTON, contemporary performance poetry will be held at 7 p.m. at Bates College Schaeffer Theatre. 786-6161

May 20: LEWISTON, a community senior fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Carriage House, 1119 Lisbon St. 783-2096

May 20: SABATTUS, a children’s art show will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at Sabattus Central School, 40 Ball Park Road. 375-6961

May 21: MONMOUTH, a plant sale and art show will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. at Henry L. Cottrell School, 169 Academy Road. 933-4426

Theater

May 15, 16: AUBURN, Auburn Middle School students will perform “Sunday Night” at 7 p.m. Friday and at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday at Auburn Middle School Theater, 38 Falcon Drive. $5 653-5325

May 15, 16: BETHEL, the Bethel Community Players will present the murder mystery dinner theater production “Good Help is So Hard to Murder” at 6 p.m. at the Victoria Inn and Restaurant, 32 Main St. $42-$27.50 824-8060

May 15, 16: BETHEL, the Telstar High School Theater Department will perform “Fiddler on the Roof” at 7 p.m. at the school Helen C. Berry Auditorium. Free/Donations 824-2136

May 15-17: BRUNSWICK, the Theater Project will perform “Secret Lives of Walter Mitty and the Appleton Twins” at the theater, 14 School St. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 and 4 p.m. Sunday. $18 729-8584

May 15-17: FARMINGTON, the Sandy River Players will perform “And Then There Were None” at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday and 2 p.m. Sunday at UMF Alumni Theater. $12-$8

May 15, 16, 17: MONMOUTH, Monmouth Middle School students will perform “Murder in the Wings” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Cumston Hall. Donations 933-9002

May 15, 16: OXFORD, the Oxford Hills Christian Academy Drama Team will present an evening of dramatic performances at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosanna New Testament Church, Schoolhouse Road. $5/$3 743-5970

May 15-24: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “The Drawer Boy” at 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $36-$13 774-0465

May 15-16: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “Little Festival of the Unexpected,” featuring the readings of new plays, at the theater, 25A Forest Ave. The hours are 8 p.m. Friday and 12:30, 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. $10 774-0465

May 15-31: PORTLAND, the Portland Players will perform “Sweeney Todd” at the theater, 420 Cottage Road. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. 799-7337

May 16, 17: AUBURN, Community Little Theatre will hold auditions for “Miss Saigon” at 10 a.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday at Great Falls Performing Arts Center, Academy Street. 783-0958

May 16: BRUNSWICK, the Theater Project will perform “Scrupulous” at 2 p.m. at the theater, 14 School St. $5 729-8584

May 16: OXFORD, Oxford Hills Christian Academy Drama Team will present O. Henry short stories at 2 p.m. at Hosanna New Testament Church, Schoolhouse Road. $5/$3 743-5970

May 17: LEWISTON, the Public Theatre will perform a comedy for children, “Little Red,” at 1 and 3 p.m. at the theater at Maple and Lisbon streets. $10/$5 782-3200

May 20: PORTLAND, the Broadway National Tour of “Annie” will be performed at 8 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. 842-0800

May 21, 22, 23: LEWISTON, the performance of a modern play in a production created by students and faculty will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Bates College Pettigrew Hall. 786-6161

Books

May 16: AUBURN, James Perloff, author of “The Shadows of Power,” will sign copies of his book at 2:30 p.m. at Fireside Inn and Suites, 1777 Washington St. 319-5332

May 16: BUCKFIELD, the annual book sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Zadoc Long Free Library, 5 Turner St. 336-2171

May 20: LEWISTON, Lisa Genova, author of “Still Alice,” will present a reading at 7:30 p.m. at Bates College Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. Free 786-6330


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