Thursday, April 3
“Your Guide to Foot & Ankle Pain.” 6 p.m. Chairmen’s Rooms, lower level, 12 High St. medical office bldg., Lewiston. Presented by orthopaedic surgeon James Timoney, D.O., of Central Maine Orthopaedics. Free. Register at 783-1328 or RSVP@cmogroup.org.
Comedy Night. 8 p.m. She Doesn’t Like Guthrie’s, 115 Middle St., Lewiston. This month’s show features Portland Comedy Co-op performers Jordan Handren-Seavey and Connor McGrath. Rec. for ages 18+. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, April 4
Theater: “Godspell.” 7:30 p.m. Cumston Hall, 796 Main St., Monmouth. Monmouth Comm. Players gives this enduring family musical a new twist by setting it here in Maine. Again April 5, 6, 11, 12 & 13 (Suns. at 2 p.m.) $14/12. Reserve at 1-800-838-3006.
Saturday, April 5
Diabetes Fair. 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Chairmen’s Room, lower level, 12 High St. medical office bldg., Lewiston. Presented by CMMC, this event incl. presentations on insulin pumps and good nutrition on a budget. Free, but adv. reservations encouraged. 795-8448.
Spring Open House. 9 a.m. to noon. Central Maine Comm. College, 1250 Turner St., Auburn. This event for prospective students and their families features info. about all programs and activities; apply on site to get app. fee waived. Free. 755-5273; www.cmcc.edu.
Bean Supper. 4 to 6 p.m. Holy Cross Church Hall located, 1080 Lisbon St., Lewiston. Proceeds benefit Prince of Peace Parish Poor Fund. Take out available. $7 adults, $4 kids ages 5 to 12. Adv. tickets $6 before April 3. 754-2841.
“Celebration of Immigration.” 2 to 4 p.m. Lewiston Armory, 65 Central Ave. The Lewiston Youth Advisory Council hosts panelists representing the five largest immigrant groups to Lewiston: the French, Irish, Greeks, Lithuanians, and Somalis; food, music. Free. 513-3000 x3205.
Theater: “The Music Man, Jr.” 2 and 7 p.m. Gray-New Gloucester H.S., 10 Libby Hill Rd., Gray. This Fiddlehead Children’s Theater production features an all-youth cast ages 3 to 16 from Cumb. and Andro. Countries. Again 3/30, 4/5-6 (Suns at 2 only). (207) 657-2244.
Lincoln Day Dinner. 5 to 8 p.m. Lost Valley Ski Lodge, Auburn. All state Republicans are invited to attend this annual event, featuring a keynote by state party chair Rick Bennett and candidate forums. Buy tix from town or city party chairs. $35.
Concert: Michelle Lewis. 7:30 p.m. Village Coffee House, New Gloucester Congregational Church, 19 Gloucester Hill Rd. $10 at the door. (207) 926-3260.
Sunday, April 6
“Paranormal and Psychic Investigation.” 12:30 p.m. Town Hall, 1190 Main St., Hartford. Pinpoint of Light Spiritualist Center presents psychic medium Eddita Felt, who discusses how to experience ghosts, spirits and energy fields. Sugg. donation $15. (207) 515-1016.
“History of Vintage Aprons.” 2 p.m. Woman’s Literary Union, 19 Elm St., Auburn. Dotti Adams and Norma Salway present an exhibition featuring nearly 50 hand-made aprons; tea, light refreshments. Benefit CMMC Cancer Immed. Needs Fund. Admission by donation. For reservations, call 782-6084.
Author Visit. 2:30 p.m. Ricker Memorial Library, 1211 Maine St., Poland. Bestselling Maine author James Hayman reads from his latest, critically acclaimed suspense thriller, “Darkness First,” set in downeast Maine.” Free. (207) 998-4390.
Concert: The Assad Family. 7 p.m. Olin Arts Center, Bates College campus, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. This extraordinary family of guitarists, singers, and composers performs a diverse program of Brazilian and Latin American music. $22. batestickets.com. 786-6163.
Monday, April 7
Weston A. Price Meeting. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Auburn Public Library. This is a local chapter meeting of the Weston A. Price Foundation, dedicated to restoring nutrient-dense foods to the human diet through education, research and activism. 225-3125; www.westonaprice.org.
Tuesday, April 8
Andro. County Entrepreneurs Meeting. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Davinci’s Eatery, Lewiston. This month’s speaker is entrepreneur Heather Blease, founder of successful Maine companies Envisionet and SaviLinx. FMI call (207) 376-3239.
“Starting a Garden.” 6 to 7 p.m. St. Mary’s Nutrition Center, 208 Bates St., Lewiston. Learn about things to consider when starting a food garden, including type, location, and soil testing and improvement. Sugg. donation $10. Register at 513-3844.
Author Visit. 7 p.m. Town Office, 329 Woodman Hill Rd., Minot. The Minot Historical Society presents author Annette Dorey to discuss her book, “Maine Mothers Who Murdered, 1875 to 1925 – Doing Time in the State Prison.” Refreshments. Free.
Wednesday, April 9
AREA Meeting. 10:30 a.m. Ramada Inn, Lewiston. This month’s luncheon meeting of the Andro. Retired Educators’ Assoc. features MEA-R President Larry Given. $10. Send reservation by 4/4 to Mora LePage, 14 Raiche St., Lewiston, ME 04240.
Maine Women’s Network Meeting. 11:30 a.m. Franco Center, Lewiston. This month’s guest speakers are Aimee Goodwin and Jennie Malloy, owners and founders of the Brand Collective. $20 (members $16). Register online by 3 p.m. on 4/8 at www.mainewomensnetwork.com.
Card Party. 6 p.m. Holy Family Parish Hall, 607 Sabattus St., Lewiston. The Ladies of St. Anne present this annual event; raffles, door prize, refreshments. All welcome. Tix $3. To purchase, call Anita at 782-4516.
Thursday, April 10
“Hepatitis C Virus Infection.” 1:30 p.m. Chairmen’s Rooms, lower level, 12 High St. Medical Office Bldg., Lewiston. Imad H. Durra, M.D., of CMMC Infectious Diseases Associates discusses the disease and its treatment. Free. Adv. regis. encouraged. 795-8448.
Lewiston City GOP Meeting. 7 p.m. Armory, 65 Central Ave., Lewiston. This meeting of the Lewiston Republican City Committee will include information about the Maine GOP Convention. (207) 332-4768.
Friday, April 11
Lewiston Legacy Writers Group. 10 a.m. to noon. SeniorsPlus, 8 Falcon Rd., Lewiston. This Alzheimer’s Assoc. program helps those diagnosed with Alz. disease or related dementias write their life story. Free; advance reg. required. (800) 272-3900.
Food for Thought Luncheon. 11:15 a.m. Room 170, Lewiston-Auburn College. L-A Senior College presents three artists behind the multimedia exhibit “Ant Farm: At the Nexus of Art and Science,” opening today in the college’s Atrium Art Gallery. $7/8 (incl. lunch). 753-6510.
Humorist Gary Crocker. 2 and 7 p.m. Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Rd., Greene. The Maine humorist, storyteller, and “Unregistered Maine Guide” performs. Free. 946-5311; www.sawyer-foundation.com.
Concert: Mitch Thomas & Friends. 7 p.m. Holy Family Church Hall, 697 Sabattus St., Lewiston. Local singer-songwriter Thomas is joined by talented musicians and singers for this family-friendly event. $10; kids 15- free. Proceeds benefit K. of C. 375-6589.
Theater: “Godspell.” 7:30 p.m. Cumston Hall, 796 Main St., Monmouth. Monmouth Comm. Players gives this enduring family musical a new twist by setting it here in Maine. Again April 12 & 13 (Sun. at 2 p.m.) $14/12. Reserve at 1-800-838-3006.
Comedy Fix. 8 p.m. Fireside Inn, 1777 Washington St., Auburn. Tonight’s line-up features Nick Lavallee, Tuck Tucker, Brian Brinegar, Michele Mortensen; proceeds benefit Greater Andro. Humane Soc. 21+. Doors at 7:00. $10. www.comedyfixlive.com.
Saturday, April 12
Spring Breakfast. 6:30 to 10 a.m. Fire Station, Route 106, Leeds. Pancakes, French Toast, eggs, bacon, sausage, ham, home fries, homemade donuts, coffee and juice. $6 adults, $4 children. Proceeds benefit Leeds Volunteer Fire Dept.
Andro. County Multiple Sclerosis Walk. 10 a.m. Lewiston High School. Reg. begins at 9:00. Five-mile and shorter courses; door, raffles prizes, free refreshments, lunch for walkers. To register or volunteer, call 1-800-526-8890 or see www.msmaine.org.
Memorial Ceremony. Noon. Longley Bridge. This ceremony marks the 51st anniv. of the deadliest submarine disaster in U.S. history, when the U.S.S Thresher sank on April 10, 1963, off the coast of Boston; all 129 aboard perished. Park at Veterans Memorial Park.
Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner. 4:45 to 6 p.m. Parish Hall, Holy Trinity Church, 67 Frost Hill Ave., Lisbon Falls. Meal includes beverage and dessert; presented by Knights of Columbus. $7 adults, $4 kids 11-, $18 family w. kids 11-.
Grande Auction. 5 p.m. St. Dominic Academy, 121 Gracelawn Rd, Auburn. The school’s annual signature fundraising event features a silent auction at 5:00, dinner, and a live auction at 7:00, all with a Roaring Twenties theme. 782-6911; www.stdomsmaine.org.
Square & Round Dancing. 7 to 10 p.m. Oxford Hills Middle School, 100 Pine St., So. Paris. The Swingin’ Bears Square Dance Club presents Kip and Linda Moulton to call and cue the dancing; refreshments, door prizes, 50/50 drawing. $6. 782-4050.
Sunday, April 13
Sunday P.M. at the Movies. 1 p.m. Parish hall, Holy Cross Church, 1080 Lisbon St., Lewiston. This week’s movie is “Pope John Paul II,” starring Jon Voight; pres. by the Knights of Columbus. Concessions. Free, but goodwill donations accepted. 754-2841.
Portland Pirates Hockey Game. 4 p.m. Androscoggin Bank Colisee, Lewiston. The Portland Pirates host the Norfolk Admirals at their 2013-14 season home in Lewiston. Tix $12/10 (plus $2 on game day). www.thecolisee.com.
Monday, April 14
“An Introduction to Acupuncture.” 6 p.m. Dempsey Center, fifth floor, 29 Lowell St., Lewiston. Greg Thibodeau, M.D., discusses how acupuncture can be used to treat some common side effects of cancer and other ailments. Free, but adv. reg. required. 795-8250.
Tuesday, April 15
“Real Estate Development 101.” 7:30 to 9 a.m. Martindale Country Club, 527 Beech Hill Rd., Auburn. A panel discusses steps in a typical development project timetable; pres. by ME Real Estate & Devel. Assoc. $25/35 (incl. buffet breakfast). Reg. by 4/10. www.mereda.org.
“Starting your own Seedlings.” 6 to 7 p.m. St. Mary’s Nutrition Center, 208 Bates St., Lewiston. Learn how to start your own seedlings; choose which veggie to plant and bring your seedlings home at the end of the eve. Sugg. donation $10. Register at 513-3844.
Thursday, April 17
Easter Bake Sale. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Main Lobby, Central Maine Medical Center, 60 High St. Lewiston. Presented by the CMMC Woman’s Hospital Association; proceeds will provide mammograms for patients those with inadequate or no insurance coverage.
“Franco-American Gender Roles: Motherhood and More.” 2:30 p.m. Lewiston-Auburn College, 51 Westminster St., Lewiston. The Franco-American Collection presents this lecture by professor Rhea Cote Robbins. Postponed from an earlier date. Free. 753-6545.
Friday, April 18
Portland Pirates Hockey Game. 7 p.m. Androscoggin Bank Colisee, Lewiston. The Portland Pirates host the Albany Devils at their 2013-14 season home in Lewiston. Tix $12/10 (plus $2 on game day). www.thecolisee.com.
Saturday, April 19
Auburn Spring Celebration. Family-friendly activities at the Hasty Comm. Center (10:30 a.m. to noon), followed (at 1 p.m.) by an egg hunt at Walton School walking track. Rain or shine. Free. Pres. by the city Rec. Div., Boys & Girls Club, and the Unit. New Auburn Assoc.
Portland Pirates Hockey Game. 7 p.m. Androscoggin Bank Colisee, Lewiston. The Portland Pirates host the St. John’s Icecaps at their 2013-14 season home in Lewiston. Tix $12/10 (plus $2 on game day). www.thecolisee.com.
Sunday, April 20
Sunday P.M. at the Movies. 1 p.m. Holy Cross church hall, Lewiston. The Holy Cross K. of C. presents “Pope John Paul II,” starring Jon Voight in a powerful, Emmy-nominated performance. Concessions avail. Free, but good will donations accepted. 754-2841.
Portland Pirates Hockey Game. 4 p.m. Androscoggin Bank Colisee, Lewiston. The Portland Pirates host the Manchester Monarchs at their 2013-14 season home in Lewiston. Tix $12/10 (plus $2 on game day). www.thecolisee.com.
Tuesday, April 22
“Making a Garden Plan.” 6 to 7 p.m. St. Mary’s Nutrition Center, 208 Bates St., Lewiston. Learn how to make a garden plan, with a focus on making the most of small spaces and preventing pests. Sugg. donation $10. Register at 513-3844.
Saturday, April 26
Amateur Talent Contest. 7 p.m. Excelsior Grange, 446 Harris Hill Rd., Poland. Watch contestants compete in three age categories (4-11, 12-18, and 19+) for 1st ($100) and 2nd ($50) place prizes. $3. (To enter, call 998-2301 by 4/19.)
Sunday, May 2
Renee’s 5K Run-Walk & PHun Walk. 12:30 p.m. Lisbon Comm. School, 33 Mill St., Lisbon. This event honors Rene Brodeur and benefits UPHill Journeys, providing support to patients with Pulmonary Hypertension. FMI or to register see www.runinarace.com/Renee.
Sunday, May 18
Soup, Chowder, Chili, and Dessert Tasting & Social. Noon to 1:30 p.m. Basement hall, Sacred Heart Church, Western Ave., Auburn. Presented by Andy Valley K. of C. Council 8742; proceeds will help purchase new tables for the church. $10 at the door.
Friday, May 23
Comedy Shows. 7 and 9 p.m. Ramada Conference Center, Lewiston. Comedian Rob Steen and two others present two shows to benefit the Auburn Firefighters Local 797 Children’s Fund. Doors at 6 p.m. Ages 21+. $10. (207) 432-6968.