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Monday, August 22

Theater: Aladdin. Shows at 10 a.m. and 1, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Pickard Theater, 1 Bath Rd., Bowdoin College. The Maine State Music Theatre’s intern company presents this original Theatre for Young Audiences production. $15/10. 725-8769; www.msmt.org.

Vigil for Black Lives Matter. 4:30 p.m., Longley Bridge. Central Maine’s Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) group leads this monthly vigil; concerned citizens invited. 783-0461; centralmaineSURJ@riseup.net.

Tuesday, August 23

Tuesdays at the Gazebo. 6:30 p.m. Village green, Rt. 117, Turner Center. Wayne, Marty, Jodi and Possibly Kevin perform. Suggested $5-10 donations support the musicians.

Wednesday, August 24

Music on the Mall. 6 p.m. Town Mall (green), Maine Street, Downtown Brunswick. The Big Chips Trio play Americana. Free. Bring blankets, chairs. Rain date is Thurs. www.brunswickdowntown.org.

Concert at the Basilica. 7:30 p.m. Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul, 122 Ash St., Lewiston. This weekly concert series continues with a performance by organ and trumpet duo Deux Voix. Free. www.princeofpeace.me.

Outdoor Movie Night. 8:30 p.m. Simard Payne Park, Lewiston. The Lewiston Police Dept. presents a screening of “Ice Age.” Pre-movie activities begin at 5:30. Free. Rain location Franco Center.

Thursday, August 25

Rotary Club Meeting. Noon to 1 p.m. Ramada Inn, Lewiston. Eric Agren discusses entrepreneurship and his career working for various appliance-focused companies – incl. the family business. Guests welcome. 753-9040; monica.millhime@maine.gov.

Prediction Run-Walk 5K. 6 p.m. Oak Hill Middle School, Ball Park Rd., Sabattus. Those who come closest to guessing their finish times for this flat 3.1-mile course will win prizes; you don’t need to be fast to win! $5. Register onsite from 5 p.m. Pres. by Sabattus Rec Club. Running@sabattusrec.com.

Theater: Disney’s Beauty & the Beast. 7:30 p.m. Great Falls Performing Arts Center, 30 Academy St., Auburn. Community Little Theatre presents this popular musical. Again 8/26-28 (Sun. at 2 p.m.) For ticket info, call 783-0958 or see www. laclt.com.

Friday, August 26

“In the Blood.” 2 and 7 p.m. Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Rd., Greene. Sumner McKane’s documentary film and multimedia presentation brings to life the 19th-century reality of Maine’s lumbermen and river drivers. Free. 946-5311; sawyer-foundation.com.

Art Walk LA. 5 to 8 p.m. Multiple venues, downtown Lewiston and Auburn. This monthly event features exhibits by local artists, live entertainment, special events and special venues in Auburn. http://laarts.org.

Open House. 5 to 8 p.m. Suite 604 (take elevator), Professional Building, 145 Lisbon St., Lewiston. Photographers Jim Walker and Brenda Giasson invite visitors to tour their studio during the August Art Walk; have some refreshments, enter drawing for free photo shoot.

Used Book Sale. 5 to 7 p.m. Community Room, Auburn Public Library. Continues Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. 333-6640; www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Red Table Picnic. 5:30 to 8 p.m. Festival Plaza, Auburn. In conjunction with the August Art Walk, the City of Auburn encourages residents to attend this second annual event; wear red clothes and bring your red table cloths, cups, foods, etc. 333-6601, ext. 2101.

Artist Visit. 7 p.m. Callahan Hall, Lewiston Public Library. Artist Amy Stacey Curtis discusses her upcoming large-scale exhibit, “Memory,” opening in the Bates Mill Complex on Sep. 17. Free. 513-3135.

Saturday, August 27

Kora Kare for Kids Ride-In. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Twitchell’s Airport. Turner. This family event for Shriners Hospital for Children features escorted motorcycle and ATV rides, a classic car show, BBQ contest, Gritty’s Beer Garden, and Motor Booty Affair concert. Dry camping avail. Tix $25/10. For schedule, see www.korashriners.org.

Maine Native American Summer Market. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Shaker Village, Rte. 26, New Gloucester. The southernmost gathering of Wabanaki artists in the state features performances, demos, and high-quality traditional craft items for sale. Rain-or-shine. Free. 926-4597; www.maineshakers.com.

Maine Woodworking Expo.  10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fort Andross-Cabot Mill Building, 14 Maine St., Brunswick. Pres. by the Guild of Maine Woodworkers, this event showcases exceptional furniture and wood accessories made by Maine craftsmen. Cont. 8/28, 10-4. 547-3054; fesouthard@fairpoint.net.

Chicken BBQ. 5 to 5:45 p.m. Parish House, Congregational Church, Brown St., Gray. A half chicken, baked potato, and ear of corn, w/. homemade biscuits, deserts, and beverages. Take-out avail. $10 adults, $5 kids 11-. 657-4338.

Summer Saturday Concert. 6 p.m. Waterfront Park, Bath. This weekly series concludes with the rock music of Max Ater; bring your own blankets and chairs. Free. www.chocolatechurcharts.org.

Sunday, August 28

L-A Bridge Run 5K Race. Rollodrome, Auburn. Event three in the Greater L-A Triple Crown 5K Series; chip timing, prizes, refreshments; free kids’ fun run at 8 a.m. $20 ($25 on race day); free for kids ages 14-. www.triplecrown5k.com.

Lewiston Farmer’s Market. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Municipal Parking Lot, corner of Lincoln & Main. Enjoy family-fun activities while buying fresh, local goods and products. Sundays through mid-October. 513-3848; lewistonfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Special Mass for Educators. 11 a.m. St. John the Baptist Church, 39 Pleasant St., Brunswick. Bishop Deeley celebrates this special mass for teachers and administrators of all levels; reception follows. All invited. Teachers pls. register at www.portlanddiocese.org.

Tuesday, August 30

Budgeting Basics. 10 a.m. to noon. New Ventures Maine, L-A College, Lewiston. In this workshop, participants will learn about the basic components for building a budget. Free. Register at 753-6513.

Tuesdays at the Gazebo. 6:30 p.m. Village green, Rt. 117, Turner Center.  Kevin Libby plays country. Suggested $5-10 donations go to the musicians.

Wednesday, August 31

Guided Bird Walk. 8 to 11 a.m. This Stanton Bird Club trip to view birds at Cathance River Nature Preserve in Topsham carpools from the Food City Shopping Center at 583 Lisbon Street in Lisbon Falls. Free; all welcome. 406-4741; jsmd@att.net.

Music on the Mall. 6 p.m. Town Mall (green), Maine Street, Downtown Brunswick. The Liz Lannon Band plays Chicago blues with rockabilly, jazz, and sixties soul influences. Free. Bring blankets, lawn chairs. Rain date is Thurs. when possible. www.brunswickdowntown.org.

Thursday, September 1

Mind Your Business Seminar. 8 to 9:30 a.m. LA Metro Chamber of Commerce, 415 Lisbon St., Lewiston. Tim Cyr of the Aspiring Entrepreneurs’ Guild discusses “Quitting the Day Job.” $50 (members $25). www.LAMetroChamber.com.

Rotary Club Meeting. Noon to 1 p.m. Ramada Inn, Lewiston. Program director Tahlia Chamberlain discusses Literacy Volunteers-Androscoggin. Guests welcome. 753-9040; monica.millhime@maine.gov.

Frank Glazer Memorial Concert. 7 p.m. Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. For this free special event, Glazer’s youngest student Ksenia Kostelanetz performs works by Rachmaninoff, Brahms and Beethoven. No tickets required. 783-1585.

Saturday, September 3

Gem and Mineral Show. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Nat’l Guard Armory, Western Ave., Augusta. The Kennebec Rocks and Minerals Club present displays, demos, door prizes, and kids’ activities. Cont. 9/4, 10-4. 873-6270.

The Early Evening Show. 8 p.m. Celebration Barn, 190 Stock Farm Rd. (just off Rte. #117), So. Paris. Mike Miclon’s late-night talk show spoof presents an all-new episode every first Sat. through Oct. $14/12/8. 743-8452; www.CelebrationBarn.com.

Sunday, September 4

Lewiston Farmer’s Market. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Municipal Parking Lot, corner of Lincoln & Main. Enjoy family-fun activities while buying fresh, local goods and products. Sundays through mid-October. 513-3848; lewistonfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Concert: DaPonte String Quartet. 3 p.m. First Baptist Church of Paris, 500 Paris Hill Rd., So. Paris. The Paris on the Hill summer concert series concludes with a return appearance by this popular ensemble. $20 at door. 754-7970; mbcaffey@aol.com.

Tuesday, September 6

Tuesdays at the Gazebo. 6:30 p.m. Village green, Rt. 117, Turner Center. Turner Templetons with Tom Stevens perform. Suggested $5-10 donations go to the musicians.

Wednesday, September 7

Volunteer Scribes Program. 2 to 3 p.m. Auburn Public Library. The Alzheimer’s Assoc. discusses this program, in which college students interview and write the life stories of those living with dementia. Free. 333-6640, ext. 4

Saturday, September 10

Square-Round Dancing. 7 to 10 p.m. Oxford Hills Middle School, 100 Pine St., So. Paris. The Swingin’ Bears kick off their season; door prizes, 50/50 drawing, refreshments. $7 (free for non-dancers). 782-4050; swinginbears.squaredanceme.us.

Sunday, September 11

Lewiston Farmer’s Market. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Municipal Parking Lot, corner of Lincoln & Main. Enjoy family-fun activities while buying fresh, local goods and products. Sundays through mid-October. 513-3848; lewistonfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Tuesday, September 13

Tuesdays at the Gazebo. 6:30 p.m. Village green, Rt. 117, Turner Center. Mary Murphy performs. Suggested $5-10 donations go to the musicians.

Wednesday, September 14

Concert at the Basilica. 7:30 p.m. Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul, 122 Ash St., Lewiston. This weekly concert series concludes with a performance by Randall Mullin (organ) and the Norumbega Brass Ensemble. Free. www.princeofpeace.me.

Sunday, September 18

Lewiston Farmer’s Market. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Municipal Parking Lot, corner of Lincoln & Main. Enjoy family-fun activities while buying fresh, local goods and products. Sundays through mid-October. 513-3848; lewistonfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Sunday, September 25

Lewiston Farmer’s Market. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Municipal Parking Lot, corner of Lincoln & Main. Enjoy family-fun activities while buying fresh, local goods and products. Sundays through mid-October. 513-3848; lewistonfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Saturday, October 1

The Dempsey Challenge. Simard-Payne Memorial Park, Lewiston. Pres. by Amgen, this run, walk and cycle event supports the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing. Cont. Sunday. Register at www.dempseychallenge.org.

The Early Evening Show. 8 p.m. Celebration Barn, 190 Stock Farm Rd. (just off Rte. #117), So. Paris. Mike Miclon’s late-night talk show spoof concludes its summer run with a final all-new episode. $14/12/8. 743-8452; www.CelebrationBarn.com.

Sunday, October 2

Lewiston Farmer’s Market. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Municipal Parking Lot, corner of Lincoln & Main. Enjoy family-fun activities while buying fresh, local goods and products. Sundays through mid-October. 513-3848; lewistonfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Sunday, October 9

Lewiston Farmer’s Market. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Municipal Parking Lot, corner of Lincoln & Main. Enjoy family-fun activities while buying fresh, local goods and products. Sundays through mid-October. 513-3848; lewistonfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

 



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