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Thursday, March 5

Frank Glazer Tribute. 7 p.m. Franco Center, 46 Cedar St, Lewiston. Seven accomplished pianists perform in tribute to concert pianist Frank Glazer at what would have been a celebration of his 100th birthday. A reception follows. Free.

Film Screening. 7 p.m. Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk), Bates College. Franco-Algerian filmmaker Lyes Salem shows and discusses his 2005 Cesar Award-winning short film “Cousines.” Free. 786-6281.

Comedy Night. 8 p.m. She Doesn’t Like Guthrie’s, 115 Middle St., Lewiston. This month’s performers are new Boston favorite Kwasi Mensah and Maine’s own Mike Johnson. Best for ages 18+. Free, but donations welcome. See Facebook at “comeseecomedy”.

Friday, March 6

Lincoln Day Dinner. 5:30 p.m. Hilton Garden Inn, Auburn. The Andro. County G.O.P. Committee presents their annual fundraiser. Social hour, dinner, silent and live auctions; speaker Congressman Bruce Poliquin. $40. 332-4768; sorcekjim@gmail.com.

Concert: Capital Trio. 7:30 p.m. Olin Arts Center, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. Pianist Duncan Cumming, cellist Solen Dikener and violinist Hilary Cumming perform work by Beethoven, Schubert and Bates Prof. of Music Bill Matthews. Free, but space is limited; tix required. 786-6135; bit.ly/oacbates.

Saturday, March 7

Film Screening: “Dive.” 3 p.m. Bath Freight Shed. This entry in the “Community Food” film series examines the degree to which Americans discard usable food; a discussion follows. Free. 729-7694; www.btlt.org/events.

Take-Out Bean Supper. 3 to 5:30 p.m. Holy Cross Church Hall, 1080 Lisbon St., Lewiston. The Holy Cross K. of C. serves up their famous bean supper in various combo packages and a la carte offerings for take-out service only; call in after noon for pick-up after 3:00. $3-10. 212-5163.

Public Supper. 5 p.m. Paris Fire Station, Western Ave., So. Paris. Corned beef & cabbage, ham, potatoes, rolls, veggies, mac & cheese, salads, assorted homemade pies with ice cream; 50/50 raffle. Pres. by Paris F.D. Auxiliary. $8/4 (ages 3- free).

Inside Africa Fashion Show. 6:30 p.m. Olin Arts Center, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. Fashions from across Africa, along with dance, music and spoken-word poetry; pres. by the student Africana Club. Free, but tix required. bit.ly/inside-africa-15.

“Marriage Can Be a Mystery.” 7 p.m. Marco’s Restaurant, 12 Mollison Way, Lewiston. Mystery for Hire presents its original new interactive mystery show. Doors open at 6:00. $40 (includes meal, tax and gratuity). Reserve at 783-0336. www.mysteryforhire.com.

F.A.B. Winter Dance Showcase. 7:30 p.m. Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. This annual Franco Center-Bates Dance program this year presents 18 diverse performances, followed by a traditional family-friendly social dance. Doors at 7:00. $15/12/5 at bit.ly/FAB-15. 689-2000.

Live Music: Bold Riley. 7:30. Village Coffeehouse, First Cong. Church, 19 Gloucester Hill Rd., New Gloucester. This four-piece acoustic band plays originals, Americana classics and acoustic versions of modern folk. $10 at the door.

Sunday, March 8

Pot Luck Supper. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Ricker Memorial Library, Route 26, Poland. Bring a casserole, dessert, salad or other tasty food item to share. A program with quilter Connie Benwitz will follow. Pres. by Person to Person. Free. 998-4390.

Tuesday, March 10

Lunch with Locals: “Bare Your Soul.” Freeport Historical Society, 45 Main St., Freeport. Come share your stories and knowledge about the history of shoemaking in Freeport for recording; lunch provided. Free. Snow date 3/11. RSVP at 865-3170.

Author Visit. 6:30 p.m. Winthrop Public Library, first floor, Winthrop Commerce Center, 149 Main St., Winthrop. Master Maine Guide Ben Thomas discusses how the outdoors inspires his writing, including the new teen novel “The Scorpion Riddle.” Free. 377-8673.

Wednesday, March 11

Membership Meeting. 11 a.m. Marco’s Restaurant, Mollison Way, Lewiston. The Mary Dillingham Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution meets. The speaker is Bettyann Sheats. Prospective members welcome.

Maine Women’s Network Meeting. 11:30 a.m. Hilton Garden Inn, Auburn. Certified risk management consultant Katherine Lord discusses the importance of conflict resolution for businesses; incl. lunch. $21 ($17 members). Register by Mar. 10 at www.mainewomensnetwork.com.

Lisbon Historical Society Meeting. 7 p.m. MTM Center, School St., Lisbon Falls. Lisbon Parks Director Verla Ridley discusses the history and development of the town’s Beaver Park. Refreshments. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Parking, entrance at rear. Free. 353-8510.

Friday, March 13

Food for Though Luncheon. 11:30 a.m. Room 170, L-A College. Originally from Iran, Parivash Rohani of Auburn shares photos and impressions of her recent trip there to visit her ailing mother. Includes lunch. $8 ($7 in adv.; reserve by noon on 3/11).

Open Mic & Poetry Slam. 7:30 p.m. First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St., Auburn. This special edition celebrates the event’s ninth anniversary; refreshments. Wheelchair accessible, children’s room. Enter on Spring St. 783-0461; www.auburnuu.org.

Theater: “Outside Mullingar.” 7:30 p.m. The Public Theatre, 31 Maple St., Lewiston. John Patrick Shanley’s romantic comedy features two eccentric singles in rural Ireland who struggle to reveal their love for each other. Again 3/14-15, 19-22. For show times, ticket info, see www.thepublictheatre.org.

Comedy Fixx. 8 p.m. Fireside Inn, 1777 Washington St., Auburn. Comedians Tim Hofmann, Jeff Keon, Paul Hunt, Mark Reilly, Kate Carroll and Tuck Tucker; proceeds benefit Good Shepherd Food Bank. 21+; doors at 7 p.m. $10. 513-0742; comedyfixlive.com.

Saturday, March 14

Concert: Midcoast Symphony Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. “Called to the Dance,” with guest conductor Yoichi Udagawa and violin soloist Tessa Lark. $20; students free. Buy at 846-5378, online or at the door (w. cash or check).

Sunday, March 15

Lewiston Winter Farmer’s Market. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 208 Bates Street, Lewiston. Buy locally grown and made products from dozens of local vendors and have brunch at the Market café. Every 1st and 3rd Sun. thru April 29. www.stmarysnutritioncenter.com.

Pot Luck Supper. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Ricker Memorial Library, Rte. 26, Poland. Bring a casserole, dessert, salad or other food item to share; Ulla Hanson and her piano students will perform. Rescheduled from Feb. Pres. by Person to Person. Free. 998-4390.

Tuesday, March 17

Visiting Hours. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Auburn Public Library. City Councilor Tizz Crowley meets with Auburn residents or business owners who want to discuss concerns or share constructive feedback. 333-6600 ext. 1217; Tcrowley@auburnmaine.gov.

Wednesday, March 18

General Membership Meeting. 6 p.m. Parish Hall, Holy Family Church, Sabattus St. Lewiston. Members of the St. Anne Sodality gather to elect officers; followed by a “Lets Make a Deal” game and refreshments. Bring a friend. Doors open at 5:30.

Thursday, March 19

Film Screening: “Food Where We Live.” 6:30 p.m. Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. This entry in the “Community Food” film series examines community efforts in Ohio to create a more sustainable, local food system. Free. 729-7694; www.btlt.org/events.

Theater: “Outside Mullingar.” 7:30 p.m. The Public Theatre, 31 Maple St., Lewiston. John Patrick Shanley’s romantic comedy features two eccentric singles in rural Ireland who struggle to reveal their love for each other. Again 3/20-22. For show times, ticket info, see www.thepublictheatre.org.

Friday, March 20

“Fill the Plate Breakfast.” 7 to 9 a.m. Hilton Garden Inn, Lewiston. This SeniorsPlus event to benefit Meals on Wheels presents Dr. Alan Verrill with the Ikaria Award for contributions toward improving the lives of older adults. $20 ($25 at door). 795-4010; www.seniorsplus.org.

Sunday, April 5

Lewiston Winter Farmer’s Market. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 208 Bates Street, Lewiston. Buy locally grown and made products from dozens of local vendors and have brunch at the Market café. Every 1st and 3rd Sun. thru April 29. www.stmarysnutritioncenter.com.

Sunday, April 19

Lewiston Winter Farmer’s Market. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 208 Bates Street, Lewiston. Buy locally grown and made products from dozens of local vendors and have brunch at the Market café. Every 1st and 3rd Sun. thru April 29. www.stmarysnutritioncenter.com.

Sunday, May 17

Hospice House 5k & Remembrance Walk. Central Maine Community College, 1250 Turner St., Auburn.? Pres. by Andro. Home Care and Hospice, this event features prizes for best runners, fundraisers in various categories. Reg. $25 adv., $30 day-of. 795-9469; www.hhrunwalk.org.

Sunday, June 7

YMCA Fit Fest. 8:30 a.m. Festival Plaza, Auburn. This 5K race kicks off the Greater L-A Triple Crown Series. Cash prizes, raffles, music, refreshments, awards. USA Track & Field-certified. Kids’ Fun Run 8 a.m.. $25 ($20 in advance). www.triplecrown5k.com.

Sunday, July 19

Emily’s Run. 8:30 a.m. Edward Little H.S., Auburn. This 5K race continues the Greater L-A Triple Crown Series. Cash prizes, raffles, music, refreshments, awards. USA Track & Field-certified. Kids’ Fun Run 8 a.m. $25 ($20 in advance). www.triplecrown5k.com.

Sunday, August 23

L-A Bridge Run. 8:30 a.m. Festival Plaza, Auburn. This 5K race concludes the Greater L-A Triple Crown Series. Cash prizes, raffles, music, refreshments, awards. USA Track & Field-certified. Kids’ Fun Run 8:00. $25 ($20 in advance). www.triplecrown5k.com.


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