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Monday, July 25

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

Tuesday, July 26

Film Screening. 6 p.m. First Univ. Church, 169 Pleasant St., Auburn. The Soc. Justice Comm. screens “Trapped,” a critically-acclaimed documentary about the struggle to keep abortion safe and legal for American women; a panel discussion follows. Free. 783-0461; www.auburnuu.org.

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

Bates Dance Fest. 7:30 p.m. Schaeffer Theatre, Bates College, 329 College St., Lewiston. In advance of their weekend performances, members of Kate Weare Company discuss their creative process. Free.

Wednesday, July 27

Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust Young Explorer’s Club. 10 to 11:30 a.m. Bradley Pond Farm, Topsham. Come explore the outdoor community resources at this BTLT property; best for kids ages 4-7. Free. info@btlt.org; www.btlt.org.

Concert at the Basilica. 12:15 p.m. Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul, 122 Ash St., Lewiston. This weekly concert series continues with a performance by Harold Stover (organ). Free. www.princeofpeace.me.

Music on the Mall. 6 p.m. Town Mall (green), Maine Street, Downtown Brunswick. It’s Children’s Night, so come sing along with Anne Sparling & Jimmy Junkins. Free. Bring blankets, lawn chairs. Rain date is Thurs. when possible. www.brunswickdowntown.org.

Concert on the Quad. 6:30 p.m. Bates College Quad, College St. and Campus Ave., Lewiston. Bring your chairs and picnic to this outdoor concert featuring Maine folk fiddler Greg Boardman and Friends. Free. Rain site: Gomes Chapel, 275 College St. 753-6953.

Bates Dance Fest. 7:30 p.m. Schaeffer Theatre, Bates College, 329 College St., Lewiston. “Moving in the Moment” features improvisational dance and music by contact improvisers Chris Aiken, Angie Hauser and festival faculty and musicians. Free.

Outdoor Movie Night. 8:30 p.m. Pettingill Park, Lewiston. The Lewiston Police Dept. presents this screening of “The Princess Bride.” Pre-movie activities begin at 5:30. Rain location: Franco Center. Free.

Friday, July 29

Art Walk LA. 5 to 8 p.m. Multiple venues, downtown Lewiston and Auburn. This month’s event features over 40 local artists, live entertainment, special events and venues in Auburn, and a $250 L.L. Bean gift card raffle. http://laarts.org.

Theater Performance. 6 p.m. The Public Theatre, 31 Maple St., Lewiston. Students ages 10-15 in the theater’s Summer Training Program present a performance piece designed to display and practice their training. Free. 782-3200.

Bates Dance Fest. 7:30 p.m. Schaeffer Theatre, Bates College, 329 College St., Lewiston. Kate Weare Company presents two new works, “Dark Lark” and “Marksman,” that explore intimacy and the urge to move; a talkback with the artists follows. $25/18/12. 786-6161; batestickets.com.

Saturday, July 30

Flea Market. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. AMVETS Post 6, Route 100, New Gloucester. Pres. by the Ladies Auxiliary, this rain or shine event features new and used items, unique crafts and collectibles. Table rental $15. 926-4693.

Summer Saturday Concert. 6 p.m. Waterfront Park, Bath. This weekly series continues with the bluegrass music of Lauren Crosby and Golden Oak; bring your own blankets and chairs. Free. www.chocolatechurcharts.org.

Bates Dance Fest. 7:30 p.m. Schaeffer Theatre, Bates College, 329 College St., Lewiston. Kate Weare Company presents two new works, “Dark Lark” and “Marksman,” that explore intimacy and the urge to move; dance writer Debra Cash discusses the program at 7:00. $25/18/12. 786-6161; batestickets.com.

Great One-Man Commedia Epic. 8 p.m. Celebration Barn, 190 Stock Farm Rd. (just off Rte. #117), So. Paris. Matt Wilson’s ambitious one-man show provides a glimpse at how modern comedy began 500 years ago while providing abundant laughs for comedy lovers of all backgrounds. $14/12/8. 743-8452; www.CelebrationBarn.com.

Sunday, July 31

Moore Park Art Show. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Route 26, downtown So. Paris. This annual community event features work by over 30 fine artists and crafters and an all-day roster of entertainers. Kid- and pert-friendly. Free. Rain date Aug. 6. www.mooreparkartshow.biz.

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.

Pokémon Hunting Walk. Noon; meet behind Lewiston Public Library, at the corner of Park and Pine Sts. LPL leads this group hunt, followed by a picnic in the park; snacks, water provided. All ages; no regis. required; kids ages 9- be with an adult. Free. 513-3135.

Concert: Sarah Folsom 3 p.m. First Baptist Church of Paris, 500 Paris Hill Rd., So. Paris. The Paris on the Hill summer concert series continues with a program of classical, Americana, and show tunes. $15 at door. 754-7970; mbcaffey@aol.com.

Tuesday, August 2

Tuesdays at the Gazebo. 6:30 p.m. Village green, Rt. 117, Turner Center. The Back Woods Road Band plays country rock. Suggested $5-10 donations go to the musicians.

Author Visit. 6:30 p.m. Bailey Library, 39 Bowdoin St., Winthrop. Bestselling Maine author Monica Wood discusses her new novel “The One-in-a-Million Boy.” Copies avail. for sale, signing. Free. 377-8673.

Bates Dance Fest. 7:30 p.m. Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. The popular annual “Musicians’ Concert” features talented dance festival musicians playing original and improvised music from around the world. $15/10/7. 786-6161; batestickets.com.

Wednesday, August 3

Guided Bird Walk. 8 to 11 a.m. This Stanton Bird Club trip to view summer residents in St. Peter’s Cemetery in Lewiston carpools from the Promenade Mall parking lot, near Staples, in Lewiston. Free; all welcome. 406-4741; jsmd@att.net.

Concert at the Basilica. 12:15 p.m. Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul, 122 Ash St., Lewiston. This weekly concert series continues with a performance by Ray Cornils (organ). Free. www.princeofpeace.me.

Music on the Mall. 6 p.m. Town Mall (green), Maine Street, Downtown Brunswick. The Jimmy Junkins Band plays boogie woogie, Tex Mex, and roadhouse Americana. Free. Bring blankets, lawn chairs. Rain date is Thurs. when possible. www.brunswickdowntown.org.

Thursday, August 4

Rotary Club Meeting. Noon to 1 p.m. Ramada Inn, Lewiston. Lewiston High School student and small business owner Thomas Jumper discusses his company, PhoBoCo. Guests welcome. 753-9040; monica.millhime@maine.gov.

Community Dinner. 5:30 p.m. St. Mary’s Nutrition Center, 208 Bates St., Lewiston. Lots to Gardens Summer Youth Gardeners host this annual event to celebrate what they’ve accomplished this season. Free. RSVP to 513-3844 or NutritionCenter@stmarysmaine.com.

Bates Dance Fest. 7:30 p.m. Schaeffer Theatre, Bates College, 329 College St., Lewiston. This “Different Voices” program features a diverse evening of new works by faculty and international and emerging choreographers. $25/18/12. 786-6161; batestickets.com.

Friday, August 5

Bates Dance Fest. 7:30 p.m. Schaeffer Theatre, Bates College, 329 College St., Lewiston. This “Different Voices” program features a diverse evening of new works by faculty and international and emerging choreographers. $25/18/12. 786-6161; batestickets.com.

Saturday, August 6

Butterfly Release Celebration. 11 a.m.  Hospice House, 236 Stetson Rd., Auburn (park at Flagship Cinemas for shuttle bus). Honor the memory of a loved one by dedicating a beautiful monarch butterfly to be released at this event; children’s activities, light refreshments. $25. 795-9537; www.ahchbutterfly.org.

Country Fest Maine. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sportsmen’s Club, 2261 Hallowell Rd., Litchfield. Non-stop live music by some of Maine’s top musicians; bring lawn chairs, sunscreen. Event moves inside if it rains. $8 (kids 11- free). 409-1321; www.CountryFestMaine.com.

Bates Dance Fest. 1 to 5 p.m. Schaeffer Theatre, Bates College, 329 College St., Lewiston. This informal “Young Choreographers-New Works” adjudicated showing presents more than 20 new works by talented festival students. Free.

Summer Saturday Concert. 6 p.m. Waterfront Park, Bath. This weekly series continues with the calypso and reggae music of Pan Fried Steel; bring your own blankets and chairs. Free. www.chocolatechurcharts.org.

Bates Dance Fest. 7:30 p.m. Alumni Gymnasium, Bates College, 130 Central Ave., Lewiston. The Festival Finale features students performing new works and a production by the Bates Youth Arts Program. $6. 786-6161; batestickets.com.

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, August 7

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.

Open House. 2 to 5 p.m. Halls Pond Healing Arts, 253 Halls Pond Rd., off Rte. 119, So. Paris. Enjoy the peaceful studio, taste herbal teas, sample essential oils, walk through the beautiful gardens and meet proprietor Katey Branch. Free. 890-9622; www.hallspondhealingarts.com.

Monday, August 8

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 Jacques Boucher (organ) and Sophie Poulin de Courval (saxophone). Free. www.princeofpeace.me.

Tuesday, August 9

Tuesdays at the Gazebo. 6:30 p.m. Village green, Rt. 117, Turner Center.  Mill Town Road Show plays rock and roll. Suggested $5-10 donations go to the musicians.

Wednesday, August 10

Concert at the Basilica. 12:15 p.m. Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul, 122 Ash St., Lewiston. This weekly concert series continues with a performance by Jonathan Davis (organ). Free. www.princeofpeace.me.

Music on the Mall. 6 p.m. Town Mall (green), Maine Street, Downtown Brunswick. The Merrymeeting Community Band plays Big Band. Free. Bring blankets, lawn chairs. Rain date is Thurs. when possible. www.brunswickdowntown.org.

Outdoor Movie Night. 8:30 p.m. Sunnyside Park, Lewiston. The Lewiston Police Dept. presents this screening of “Night at the Museum.” Pre-movie activities begin at 5:30. Rain location: Franco Center. Free.

Thursday, August 11

Auburn Rec. Senior Trip. Bus leaves 8:30 a.m., returns c. 4 p.m. This day trip to Sebago Lake State Park offers sunbathing, swimming, or sitting in the shade with a good book; bring chair, bag lunch, snacks. $5. Register at Senior Citizens Office, Pettingill Park. 333-6601, ext. 2108.

Concert on the Quad. 6:30 p.m. Bates College Quad, College St. and Campus Ave., Lewiston. Bring your chairs and picnic to this outdoor concert featuring the four trombones of the Sequenza Quartet. Free. Rain site: Gomes Chapel, 275 College St. 753-6953.

Saturday, August 13

Bird Club Field Trip. 7:30 a.m. to noon. This Stanton Bird Club field trip to Scarborough Marsh and Pine Point to look for migrating shorebirds carpools from the Promenade Mall parking lot, near Staples, in Lewiston. Free; all welcome. 513-8213.

Paper Crafting and Scrapbooking Day. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Holy Family Church Hall, 607 Sabattus St., Lewiston. Snacks, drawings, two make-and-takes. $35 (incl. lunch), payable by Aug. 10. Benefits Coats for Kids. Register at 784-5307, 784-0389.

Catholic Education Reunion Weekend. 2 p.m. St. Dominic Academy, Auburn. This event for former students and teachers of area Catholic schools includes a recognition ceremony at 4 p.m. and a special Mass at noon on Sunday. RSVP at 782-6911. www.stdomsmaine.org.

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

Sunday, August 14

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, August 16

Auburn Rec. Senior Trip. Bus leaves 9 a.m., returns c. 4 p.m. Join this trip to Old Orchard Beach for sunbathing, walking, or swimming; bring a lunch or buy your own. $5. Register at Senior Citizens Office, Pettingill Park. 333-6601, ext. 2108.

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

Wednesday, August 17

Guided Bird Walk. 8 to 11 a.m. This Stanton Bird Club trip to view birds in Woodbury Nature Sanctuary, on the border of Litchfield and Monmouth, carpools from the Promenade Mall parking lot, near Staples, in Lewiston. Free; all welcome. 406-4741; jsmd@att.net.

Concert at the Basilica. 12:15 p.m. Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul, 122 Ash St., Lewiston. This weekly concert series continues with a performance by Mark Thallander (organ). Free. www.princeofpeace.me.

Music on the Mall. 6 p.m. Town Mall (green), Maine Street, Downtown Brunswick. The Gather Rounders play traditional and progressive bluegrass and folk. Free. Bring blankets, lawn chairs. Rain date is Thurs. when possible. www.brunswickdowntown.org.

Friday, August 19

Great Falls Balloon Festival. All day. Simard-Payne Memorial Park, Lewiston; Festival Plaza, Auburn. Special Star Wars balloons, entertainment, family activities, rides, concessions. Free, with some fees. Cont. Sat & Sun. For complete schedule, see greatfallsballoonfestival.org.

“Eight Strategies for Aspiring Leaders.” 8 a.m. to noon. Hilton Garden Inn, Auburn. The LA Metro Chamber of Commerce hosts internationally recognized business speaker and trainer Jim Bouchard for this half-day seminar. $249 (chamber members $149). 783-2249; www.LAMetroChamber.com.

Glow-Golf Scramble. 5:30 p.m. Martindale Country Club, Auburn. This glow-in-the-dark event to benefit Central ME Heart & Vascular Inst. is a four-person scramble over nine holes. $100/person, incl. dinner. Register by Aug. 5. 795-2950; giving@cmhc.org.

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 production. Again 8/20-21, 25-28 (Suns. at 2 p.m.) For ticket info, call 783-0958 or see www. laclt.com.

Saturday, August 20

Great Falls Balloon Festival. All day. Simard-Payne Memorial Park, Lewiston; Festival Plaza, Auburn. Special Star Wars balloons, entertainment, family activities, rides, concessions. Free, with some fees. Cont. Sun. For complete schedule, see greatfallsballoonfestival.org.

Summer Saturday Concert. 6 p.m. Waterfront Park, Bath. This weekly series continues with the Americana music of Heather Pierson; bring your own blankets and chairs. Free. www.chocolatechurcharts.org.

Sunday, August 21

Great Falls Balloon Festival. All day. Simard-Payne Memorial Park, Lewiston; Festival Plaza, Auburn. Special Star Wars balloons, entertainment, family activities, rides, concessions. Free, with some fees. For complete schedule, see greatfallsballoonfestival.org.

Bass Fishing Tourney. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Andro. River Boat Launch, Center Bridge Rd., Turner. Pres. by Comm. Credit Union and Androscoggin Bassmasters, this fundraising tourney features over $2,000 in cash prizes. $135 per team. Register at http://ow.ly/gUek301hJmf.

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.

Monday, August 22

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 are 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 go to 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, lawn chairs. Rain date is Thurs. when possible. 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 Deux Voix (organ and trumpet duo). Free. www.princeofpeace.me.

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

Thursday, August 25

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 production. Again 8/26-28 (Sun. at 2 p.m.) For ticket info, call 783-0958 or see www. laclt.com.

Saturday, August 27

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.

Tuesday, August 30

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.

Saturday, September 3

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.

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 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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