Music

April 8: BATH, John Hammond will perform blues at 7:30 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St. $22-$18 442-8455

April 8: BROWNFIELD, the Claire Lynch Band will perform at 8 p.m. at Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road. 935-7292

April 8: BRUNSWICK, pianist George Lopez and the Esterhazy Quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kanbar Auditorium. Free 798-4141

April 8: LEWISTON, the New York Funk Exchange will perform at 8 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $10 689-2000

April 8: LEWISTON, Arborea will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. Free 376-3344

April 8: LEWISTON, Skosh will perform at 8 p.m. at the Cage, 97 Ash St. 783-0668

April 8: LIVERMORE, karaoke night with “Old School, New Skool” will be held at 8 p.m. at the Clubhouse Tavern.

April 8: PORTLAND, Chris Smither will perform at 8 p.m. at One Longfellow Square, 131 State St. $22/$25 239-1855

April 8: PORTLAND,Def Poetry Jam will perform gospel, blues and boleros at 8 p.m. at USM Hannaford Hall. $36-$10 842-0800

April 8: PORTLAND, Universes will perform gospel, blues and more at 8 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $36 842-0800

April 8: PORTLAND, the Tony Boffa Band, the Bob Charest Band, Wavelength and the Waiters will perform at 8:30 p.m. at Zackery’s Restaurant and Lounge. $5 774-5601

April 8: WATERVILLE, Ladies of the Lake will perform Celtic music at 7 p.m. at Studio Theater, 93 Main St. $12 873-7000

April 8, 14: WILTON, a country jamboree/spotlight will be held at 7 p.m. at Harnden Masonic Hall, 70 Bryant Pond Road. Donations 645-2472

April 8: WINDHAM, Dirty McCurdy will perform at Club 302, 765 Roosevelt Trail. 894-5730

April 9: BOOTHBAY HARBOR, the Pan Fried Steel Drum Band will present “Caribbean Night” at 7:30 p.m. at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave. $15/$10 633-5159

April 9: BROWNFIELD, John Hammond will perform folk/country/blues at 8 p.m. at Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road. 935-7292

April 9: BRUNSWICK, “Belong to the Song,” a benefit concert celebrating the arts, will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Brunswick High School Crooker Theater. $25 729-3321

April 9: FARMINGTON, the Time Machine will perform at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Merrill Hall. $10 778-6419

April 9: GORHAM, the 34th annual University of Southern Maine School of Music honors recital will be held at 8 p.m. at USM Corthell Concert Hall. Free with ticket 780-5555

April 9: LEWISTON, pianist Jean-Francois Latour will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $16/$14 689-2000

April 9: LEWISTON, the Hazzyrd reunion will be held at 8 p.m. at Irish Twins Pub.

April 9: LEWISTON, Whiskey Crisis will perform at 8 p.m. at the Cage, 97 Ash St.783-0668

April 9: LISBON FALLS, the Delta Heart and Portland First Baptist Church Choirs will perform the Easter musical “Jesus Shall Reign” at 6 p.m. at Lisbon Falls Church of the Nazarene, 184 Main St.

April 9: LIVERMORE, Veggies by Day will perform at 8 p.m. at Clubhouse Tavern. $5

April 9: MADISON, Dirty McCurdy will perform at the American Legion Hall, 160 Main St. 490-5798

April 9: OGUNQUIT, George Winston will perform on the piano at 8 p.m. at Jonathan’s Ogunquit, 92 Bourne Lane. 646-4777

April 9: PORTLAND, the Spampinato Brothers will perform at 8 p.m. at One Longfellow Square, 131 State St. $15/$18 761-1757

April 9, 10: PORTLAND, the Portland Symphony Orchestra will perform “Elvis Lives” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St.842-0800

April 9: TURNER, the Broad Street Band will perform at 7 p.m. at Fore Seasons Restaurant and Pub at Turner Highlands Golf Course, 10 Highland Ave. Free 224-7090

April 9: UNITY, a benefit concert for Red Cross relief efforts in Japan will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. Free/Donations 948-7469

April 9: WATERVILLE, the Colby Wind Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Colby College Lorimer Chapel.

April 9: WINTHROP, 4Play will perform at 9 p.m. at Sully’s Restaurant and Tavern, 6 Union St.

April 10: AUGUSTA, Lorraine Bohland, Flash Allen and Terry Foster will perform jazz and blues at 2 p.m. at UMA Jewett Hall Auditorium. $10/$5 621-3551

April 10: BUXTON, a bluegrass jam session will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Roost Function Hall. $4/$3 854-5520

April 10: CARTHAGE, fiddler Bruce Molsky will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $15 562-4445

April 10: FARMINGTON, Mt. Blue High School Syncopations will perform at 7 p.m. at Old South Congregational Church. Free/Donations

April 10, 17, 24: GRAY, an open mic blues jam will be held every Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. at Tailgate Bar and Grill, 61 Portland Road. 657-7973

April 10: LEWISTON, student composer Ben Taska will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. 786-6330

April 10, 17, 24: LEWISTON, karaoke night will be held at 8 p.m. every Sunday at Schemengees Bar and Grille, 551 Lincoln St. 777-1155

April 10: ORONO, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra will perform “Hymns and Psalms” at 3 p.m. at UMO Collins Center for the Arts. 581-1755April 11: GORHAM, the USM Flute Studio Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. at USM Corthell Concert Hall. Free 780-5555

April 11: UNITY, Bruce Molsky will perform on the fiddle at 7:30 p.m. at Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. $15 948-7469

April 13: AUBURN, Dan Burgess will perform keyboard renditions at noon at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

April 14: AUGUSTA, Craig Raymond, guitar, Peter Herman, guitar, Jeff Taylor, bass and Cameron Lopez, drums, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at UMA Jewett Hall Auditorium, 46 University Drive.

April 14: FARMINGTON, the UMF Band Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Merrill Hall. $6/$5 778-7072

April 14: LEWISTON, the U Maine Symphonic Band will perform at 7 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. 689-2000

April 14-17: CARRABASSETT VALLEY, the 23rd annual Bud Light Reggae Festival will be held at Sugarloaf/USA. 237-6899

April 14: FRYEBURG, the John Jorgenson Quintet will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Fryeburg Academy Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, 745 Main St.

April 14, 21: LEWISTON, a blues jam will be held at 8 p.m. every Thursday at the Cage, 97 Ash St. 783-0668

April 14: MEXICO, the U Maine Symphonic Band will perform at 7 p.m. at Mountain Valley Middle School.

April 14: PORTLAND, Jesse Colin Young will perform at 8 p.m. at One Longfellow Square, 131 State St. $35/$38 761-1757

April 14: PORTLAND, the USM Youth Ensembles spring instrumental concert will be held at 7 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $6/$3 842-0800

Dance

April 8, 9, 10: FALMOUTH, Maine State Ballet will perform “Sleeping Beauty,” at Maine State Ballet Theatre. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $20/$15 781-3587

April 8: LEWISTON, the New York Funk Exchange will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center Heritage Hall, 46 Cedar St. 410 783-1585

April 9: AUBURN, a dance and karaoke, with Jean Louis, will be held at 8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, South Main Street. 782-1118

April 9-16: BRUNSWICK, the Bowdoin College Department of Theater and Dance will celebrate the 40th anniversary of dance with a festival at the Pickard Theater. Free with ticket 725-3375

April 9: NORTH YARMOUTH, a contradance, with music by Flowing Tide, will be held at 8 p.m. at Wescustogo Hall, Route 115. $10/$7 233-4325

April 9: PARIS, the Swingin’ Bears square dance will be held at 7 p.m. at Oxford Hills Middle School, Pine Street. $6 577-6893

April 9, 16, 23, 30: PARIS, a dance, with music by the Jones Dance Band, will be held at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Church Street. $5

April 9: SABATTUS, a dinner/dance, with music by the Trio, will be held at 5 p.m. at the Jacques Cartier Club, Wales Road. $10-$5 375-4850

April 10: 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. $9 784-0389

April 11: AUBURN, “Zumba Clubbing” will be held at 7 p.m. at Club Texas, Center Street. $3 312-2277

April 11, 18: DRESDEN, country western line and partner dancing will be held at 7 p.m. at the Dresden Masonic Hall, Route 127. $3/$4 785-4866

April 12: LOCKE MILLS, a dinner/dance, with music by the Richard Felt Band, will be held at 5 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. $10/$3 674-2259

April 13, 20: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 786-0003

April 13: BRUNSWICK, the Troika Ranch Dance Company will perform at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Memorial Hall. Free with ticket. 725-3375

April 13: MECHANIC FALLS, “Zumba Clubbing” will be held at 6 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 312-2277

April 14, 15, 16: BRUNSWICK, the Bowdoin College Theater and Dance presents the annual spring dance concert at 8 p.m. at Bowdoin College Pickard Theater. Free with ticket 725-3375

Kids

April 9: EAST SUMNER, the annual Easter egg hunt, for children ages two to 12, will be held at 10 a.m. at the East Sumner Congregational Church, Main Street. 388-2181

April 10: BATH, “Mary Poppins” will be shown at 2 p.m. at Winter Street Center, 880 Washington St. $5 443-8330

Special

April 8: AUBURN, a stand-up comedy all-stars show will be held at 8 p.m. at Lost Valley Ski Lodge, Lost Valley Road. $12/$10

April 8: AUBURN, an open mic night of spoken word will be held at 7:15 p.m. at the Pleasant Note Coffeeehouse at the First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St. 783-0461

April 8: AUBURN, the eighth annual Androscoggin County Community Job Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Central Maine Community College, 1250 Turner St. 783-2249

April 8, 9, 10: AUGUSTA, the 38th annual Manchester Lions “Spring Home and Garden Show” will be held at the Augusta Civic Center. The hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. $7 622-5330

April 8, 9, 10: BANGOR, the “Bangor Garden Show” will be held at the Bangor Civic Center Auditorium, 100 Dutton St. 947-5555

April 8-17: BRUNSWICK, “Cuba Week,” the annual celebration of Brunswick’s sister city with Trinidad, with films, music, dance, food, art and more, will be held in the Brunswick area. 450-2832

April 8, 9: ELLSWORTH, the annual “Beads and Baubles Downeast Spring Bead and Jewelry Show will be held from noon to 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Ramada Inn, 215 High St. 664-2404

April 8: LEWISTON, “Pecha Kucha Night,” high energy evening of creative folks haring creative ideas, will be held at 6:20 p.m. at Gallery 5, 49 Lisbon St. $5 782-7228

April 8: NORWAY, the Norway Arts Festival annual “Dough-Flying Fundraiser” will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Universalist Unitarian Church, 479 Main St. $10 739-6161

April 8: PORTLAND, the 25th anniversary tour of “Smucker’s Stars on Ice” will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Cumberland County Civic Center Auditorium. $125-$25 775-3458

April 8: PORTLAND, “Universes: Live From the Edge,” an ensemble of writers and performers who fuse poetry, theater jazz and more, will be held at 8 p.m. at USM Hannaford Hall, 88 Bedford St. 842-0800

April 8, 9, 10: PORTLAND, the 42nd annual “Portland Home Show” will be held at the Portland Expo and Portland Ice Arena. The hours are 1 to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 1-800-237-6024

April 8: RUMFORD, the Holy Savior Auction will be held at 6 p.m. at 49 Franklin Reception Hall. 369-0129

April 8, 9, 10: WATERVILLE, the fourth annual “Girls Rock! Weekend” will be held in the Waterville area. 861-8131

April 9: BATH, a “Japanese Disaster Relief” benefit will be held all day in different areas in Bath. 443-8330

April 9, 10: FALMOUTH, the North Atlantic Figure Skating Club will host the 13th annual show at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Family Ice Center, 20 Hat Trick Drive. $20-$8 774-9891

April 9: FREEPORT, the Maine National Wild Turkey Federation open calling contest will be held at 2 p.m. at L.L. Bean Hunting and Fishing Store. 552-6078

April 9: LEWISTON, the Central Maine Medical Center 15th annual Gala will be held at Kora Temple, Sabattus Street. 795-2950

April 9: LEWISTON, a “Spirit Day/Mediums Fair” will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Spiritualist Church of Eternal Life, Centreville Parking Garage, Canal Street. 784-6129

April 9, 16: LEWISTON, an inter-generational play date will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion, 102 Campus Ave. 777-4250

April 9: LIVERMORE FALLS, “Price is Right” will be held at 6 p.m. at Livermore Falls Middle School.$6

April 9: MEXICO, the Teachers Lounge Mafia will perform at a dinner/show at 6 p.m. at Mountain Valley Middle School, 58 Highland Terrace. $10

April 9: POLAND, a “Sizzling Spring Fair” will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Poland Community Church.

April 9: PORTLAND, the “Hour Exchange Portland Festival” will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd. Free 899-3993

April 9: RUMFORD, hypnotist Joe DeVito will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. For ages over 21. $15 369-9053

April 9: RUMFORD, Rob Surette, motivational speaker and speed painter, will perform at a benefit at 7 p.m. at Mountain Valley High School auditorium. $10/$12 364-4696

April 9: RUMFORD, the annual “District Pine Wood Derby” will be held at 9 a.m. at Mountain Valley High School. 357-3816

April 9: UNITY, a group of scrap booking vendors will be featured from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at a benefit to be creative and help raise awareness and funding for autoimmune diseases at Unity College Center for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. 948-5508

April 10: AUBURN, the “Letters for Literacy” Scrabble fest will be held From 12:30 to 4 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 14 Great Falls Plaza. 333-4785

April 10: AUBURN, a benefit dart shoot will be held at 1 p.m. at the New Auburn Social Club, 7 Second St. $10 333-1716

April 10: FREEPORT, the state pageant for Mrs. Maine United States 2011 will be held at the Freeport Performing Arts Center. $12 798-6966

April 10: LEWISTON, a “Touch a Truck” event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at Androscoggin Bank Colisee, 190 Birch St. Free

April 10: LITCHFIELD, the Down East Country Music Association annual song writers and recording artists awards show will be held at noon at the Litchfield Sportsman Club, Hallowell Road. $7 793-8884

April 10: PORTLAND, a musical variety show will be held at 2 p.m. at Catherine McAuley High School Performing Arts Center. $15/$10 773-0202

April 10: PORTLAND, “Psychic Sunday” will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd. $1 286-1427 899-3993

April 10: PORTLAND, poet Buddy Wakefield will present a reading at 7 p.m. at Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd. $10/$12 899-3993

April 10: TURNER, comedian Bob Marley will perform at a fundraiser at 6 p.m. at Leavitt Area High School Auditorium. $15 225-3533

April 11: PORTLAND, novelist Lily King will present a reading at 7 p.m. at USM Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford St. Free 228-8393

April 12: AUBURN, APD community resource officer Marshall McCamish will present a program at 3 p.m. at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

April 12: CASTINE, a reception for Daniel S. Parrott, author of “Bridge Resource Management for Small Ships: The Watchkeeper’s Manual for Limited-Tonnage Vessels” from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Harold Alfond Student Center at Maine Maritime Academy. 326-2256

April 12: PORTLAND, the Port Veritas poetry slam semi finals will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Blue, 650 Congress St.

April 12: WATERVILLE, readings by Jenny Boylan and Cecily von Ziegesar will be held at 7 p.m. at Colby College Miller Library.

April 13: LEWISTON, a “Chili and Chowder Taste Challenge” will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Ramada Inn Conference Center, 490 Pleasant St. $12/$10

April 13: PORTLAND, poet Jennifer Moxley will present a reading at 7 p.m. at USM Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford St. Free 228-8393

April 14-17: OGUNQUIT, the Ogunquit Patriots Day Celebration, with colonial re-enactments, bazaar, craft show, entertainment and more, will be held in the Ogunquit area. 646-2939

April 14: PORTLAND, the “Laugh-a-Palooza Festival” will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd. $30 899-3993

Theater

April 8-17: AUBURN, Community Little Theatre will perform “Blood Brothers” at the Great Falls Performing Arts Center, Academy Street. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. on April 15. $16/$18 783-0958

April 8-17: BANGOR, Penobscot Theatre will perform “To Kill a Mockingbird” at the Bangor Opera House, 131 Main St. Showtimes are 7 p.m. April 14, 8 p.m. April 8, 9, 15 and 3 p.m. April 10, 16 and 17. $20-$35 942-3333

April 8, 9, 10: BIDDEFORD, “The Wedding Singer” will be performed at City Theater, 205 Main St. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. 282-0849

April 8, 9, 10: BRUNSWICK, the Theater Project will perform “Charlotte’s Web” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the theater, 14 School St. $6 729-8584

April 8-10: CAMDEN, “Romeo and Juliet” will be performed at the Camden Civic Theater, 29 Elm St. 236-2281

April 8: DIXFIELD, “Love at the Cafe” will be performed at 6:30 p.m. at Dirigo High School.

April 8, 10: GORHAM, “H.M.S. Pinafore” will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Sunday at USM Corthell Concert Hall. $10./$5 780-5555

April 8, 9, 10: GORHAM, “The Music Man” will be performed at Gorham High School. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

April 8-10: NORWAY, Oxford Hills Music and Performing Arts Association will perform “Run for Your Wife” at the Norway Grange Theater, Whitman Street. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $5

April 8, 9: PORTLAND, “Lady” will be performed at 8 p.m. at Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd. $15 899-3993

April 8, 9, 15, 16: PORTLAND, “There is Nothing Like a Dame” will be performed at a dinner/theater show at Anthony’s Dinner Theater, 151 Middle St. $39.95 221-2267

April 8-24: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “Halpern and Johnson” at the theater, 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $37-$14 774-0465

April 8-17: SEBAGO, “Rowan and Martin’s Laugh In” will be performed at the Schoolhouse Arts Center, Route 114. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $14/$12 642-3743

April 9, 11, 13: FARMINGTON, “WASP,” “Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner” and “Steak Night,” one-act plays, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Alumni Theatre. $6-$4 778-7081

April 9: FRYEBURG, “Le Comte Ory” will be performed at Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center at Fryeburg Academy, 745 Main St. $26-$18 935-9232

April 10, 12, 14: FARMINGTON, “The Author’s Voice,” “Words, Words, Words” and “Impromptu,” one-act plays, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at UMF alumni Theatre. $6-$4 778-7081

April 10: GARDINER, the Open Book Players will hold auditions for “The Adventures of Peter Rabbit” at 6 p.m. at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center. 582-5717

April 12: FREEPORT, the Freeport Players will hold auditions for “Pirates of Penzance” at 6:30 p.m. at Freeport Middle School, Kendall Lane.

April 14, 15, 16: LEWISTON, the Lewiston High School Drama Club will perform “Once On This Island” at 7:30 p.m. at Lewiston Middle School, 75 Central Ave. $8/$5

April 14-29: PORTLAND, the tenth annual Maine Playwrights Festival of short plays will be held at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St. $16/$14 854-0065

Books

April 8: BRUNSWICK, a used book sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mid Coast Hospital Cafe Conference Rooms. 373-6015

April 9: HALLOWELL, a book signing event with the Kennebec Valley Art Association members who are also published authors and/or illustrators, will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St. 622-3813

April 9: LISBON FALLS, Patricia Probert Gott, author of “The DAYES of Wyoming,” will sign copies of her book from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Aubuchon Hardware, 572 Lisbon St.

April 12: AUBURN, a discussion of the book “The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid” will be discussed at noon at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

April 12: WINTHROP, Ingrid Grenon, author of “Lost Maine Coastal Schooners,” will sign copies of her book at 6:30 p.m. at the Bailey Public Library. 377-8673

April 14: AUBURN, a book discussion on “The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid” will be held at 6 p.m. at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

Films

April 8: BRUNSWICK, “No Impact Man,” a documentary about a man who attempts to be completely environmentally responsible for one year, will be shown at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Sills Hall. Free 725-3375

April 8: GREENE, film producer Gray Warriner will narrate his film “Ghost Towns of the Wild West” at 2 and 7 p.m. at the Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free 946-5311

April 8: PORTLAND, “The Madness of Art” will be shown at 6:30 p.m. at Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square. $7

April 8, 9: PORTLAND, the Deaf Film Festival will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and 1 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday at USM Talbot Auditorium.

April 10: BRUNSWICK, “Dance in Focus” will be shown at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Smith Auditorium. Free with ticket. 725-3375

April 12: AUBURN, “The Man Who Knew Too Much” will be shown at 2 p.m. at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

April 12: BRUNSWICK, “Race to Nowhere: The Dark Side of America’s Achievement Culture” will be shown at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kresge Auditorium. Free 725-3465

April 13: FARMINGTON, “Good Food” will be shown at 2 and 6 p.m. at UMF Mantor Library. Free 778-7210

April 14: BATH, “Carousel” will be shown at 7 p.m. at Winter Street Center, 880 Washington St. $5 443-8330

April 14: WATERVILLE, “Shiva – the Seven Days” will be shown at 7 p.m. at Colby College Diamond Building.

Lectures

April 8: BRUNSWICK, George Reisch, professor of philosophy, Northwestern University, will speak on “Brainwashed by Paradigms” at 12:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Searles Science Building. Free 725-3308

April 8: BRUNSWICK, artist Norah Maki will speak on “May I Trespass on Your Valuable Space” at 4:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Visual Arts Center. Free 725-3552

April 8: FARMINGTON, Murdena Marshall, professor emeritus at Cape Breton University, will speak on “Mi’kmaw Spirituality” at 4:30 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free 778-7409

April 8: LEWISTON, Madelyn Given will speak on “Seven Marathons on Seven Continents” at noon at USM L-A College, 51 Westminster St. $7/$8 753-6510

April 10: TOPSHAM, Brunswick artist Barbara Taylor will speak on “Resources for Clothing Design, Patterns, Fabrics and Sashiko Stitching” at 2:30 p.m. at Maine Fiberarts. 721-0678

April 11: BANGOR, Pam Flowers and her trail companion Ellie will speak about their experiences on the Appalachian Trail at 6:30 p.m. at Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. 947-8336

April 11: BRUNSWICK, Wes Jackson, presient of the Land Institute and a plant geneticist-agronomist, will speak on “An Ecological Approach to a New Agriculture” at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Visual Arts Center. Free 725-3396

April 12: TOPSHAM, Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr., director of the Maine Historic Preservation Commission, will speak on “A Skillful Artificer,” the architecture of Anthony Coombs Raymond, at 6:30 p.m. at Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road. 725-1727

April 12: UNITY, Karen McElmurry, director of Center for Wildlife, will speak at 6 p.m. at Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. Free 948-3131

April 12: WATERVILLE, Israeli scholar and artist Dr. Batya Brutin, will speak about art and the Holocaust at 7 p.m. at Colby College Cotter Union.

April 13: BRUNSWICK, Gary Hirshberg,chairman, president and CE-Yo of Stonyfield Farm, will speak on “Green Business: Doing Well by Doing Good” at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kresge Auditorium. Free 725-3964

April 13: BRUNSWICK, Anthony Rossmann, who teaches water resources and land use law at Berkeley School of Law, will speak on “The End of Western Water” at 4 p.m. at Bowdoin College Adams Hall. Free 725-3291

April 13: UNITY, architect Matthew O’Malia, Alan Gibson, principal of Belfast based GO Logic and Ann Kearsley, landscape architect of Portland based Ann Kearsley Design, will speak about “First in the Nation Project” at 8 p.m. at Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot ST. Free 948-3131

April 13: WATERVILLE, Steve Wurtzler, associate professor of Cinema Studies” will speak at 12:30 p.m. at Colby College. 859-5600

April 14: BRUNSWICK, Randall Halle, professor of German languages and literature at the University of Pittsburgh, will speak on “Berlin-Istanbul: Complex Connectivity and Cinema Spectators” at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Visual Arts Center. Free 725-3357

April 14: BRYANT POND, Dennis Gross will speak at 2 p.m. at Whitman Memorial Library. Free

April 14: FREEPORT, Ned Allen and James Nelson will speak on “Freeport’s Pirate History” at 7 p.m. at the Harrington House, 45 Main St. Free/Donation 865-2220

April 14: WATERVILLE, Adam Werbach, environmentalist and author, will speak on how companies can lead the way in efforts toward sustainability at 7 p.m. at Colby College Diamond Building.


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