Wednesday, December 17
A Celtic Christmas. 7 p.m. Studio Theater at Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave., Portland. The American Irish Repertory Ensemble reprises its popular family show featuring Irish holiday dance, music and theater. Again 12/18-21; addt’l Sat. & Sun. matinees at 2 p.m. Tix $12-22. 799-5327; www.airetheater.com.
Thursday, December 18
Public Meeting. 6 p.m. City Council Chambers, Auburn City Hall. The City of Auburn hosts this forum to discuss future options regarding solid waste and recycling services. Those unable to attend may comment at 333-6670 or email@example.com.
Friday, December 19
Christmas Tree Sale. 4 to 6 p.m. Gray Mrktplace Plaza, Rte. 100, Gray. The Blue Liners Hockey Club sells trees to benefit the 26ers high and middle school hockey programs of SAD 15, RSU 4 and RSU 16. Fri-Sun thru Dec. 21 (10-4 on Sats & Suns). 272-6582.
PAL All-Star Hockey Game. 7 p.m. Androscoggin Bank Colisee, 90 Birch St., Lewiston. Former Boston Bruins take the ice to benefit the youth athletic programs of Lewiston PAL; autographs, photos avail. Tix sold on donations basis; kids ages 11- free. 513-3139.
Concert: Castlebay. 7:30 p.m. Curtis Memorial Library, One Middle Street, Brunswick. The Celtic music duo perform traditional and contemporary seasonal songs with roots in Ireland, Scotland and the British Isles. $10 at the door. www.uubrunswick.org.
Saturday, December 20
Christmas Bake Sale. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Parking lot, Sports Trader, 707 Main St., Lewiston. A wide variety of delicious treats for sale; coffee and hot chocolate served. 50/50 Raffle, prizes. Cont. 12/21. Proceeds benefit Tommy’s Feral Felines. To donate baked goods, call 240-3604.
Concert: Mitch Thomas & Friends. 2 p.m. United Methodist Church, 439 Park Ave., Auburn. The pianist-singer-songwriter leads an ensemble of talented local musicians in this annual “Holiday in Lights” family concert. Free, but a free will offering to support church programs will be received.
Concert: Mitch Thomas & Friends. 7:30 p.m. Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. The pianist-singer-songwriter leads an ensemble of talented local musicians in this annual “Holiday in Lights” family concert. $15, reserved seating. 689-2000; www.francocenter.org.
Sunday, December 21
Ugly Christmas Sweater Day. Noon to 5 p.m. Lost Valley, 200 Lost Valley Rd., Auburn. Wear that ugly holiday sweater and ski today (weather permitting) for only $15; group photo at noon, Ski Parade of Sweaters at 1 p.m. 784-1561; lostvalleyski.com.
“Living Light” Christmas Program. 6 p.m. Court St. Baptist Church, 129 Court St., Auburn. Church members and choirs present the Christmas story, as seen by those who witnessed the birth of Christ in Bethlehem, through words and music. Free and open to all.
Monday, January 6
Auburn Community Development Mtg. 5:45 p.m. Rm. 206, Auburn Hall. The public is invited to provide input on the City’s next 5-year plan; tonight’s topics: finalize priorities and strategies. 333-6601 ext. 1330; firstname.lastname@example.org.