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Thursday, July 10

Constituent Outreach Hours. Staff reps. from the office of Sen. Angus King are on hand today at the city halls of Lewiston (10 a.m. to noon) and Auburn (2 to 4 p.m.) to meet with area residents about specific problems, legislative issues, or concerns about federal govt. agencies. No appt. necessary. FMI call 1-800-432-1599.

Sampson AFB Luncheon. 11:30 a.m. sharp. Dolphin Marina, 515 Basin Road, Harpswell. This month’s gathering of the Sampson Air Force Base Veterans and their guests features a talk by former forward air controller Roger Hamann. All vets welcome. 784-5691.

Sabattus Summer Fest. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sabattus Town Hall. Sabattus town residents are invited for free barbecue burgers and hot dogs, music provided by Union Street Sound, and fun and games for the whole family. Bring your own picnic blanket or chairs.

Friday, July 11

Moxie Festival. Through Sunday; various Lisbon locations. This 32nd annual event features a parade, carnival, car show, fireworks, road race, canoe race, bike rally, recipe and chugging contests, vintage Base Ball, and other family activities. See www.MoxieFestival.com.

Bottle Drive. Sports Trader, 707 Main Street, Lewiston. Donate your returnable bottles to support the efforts of Tommy’s Feral Felines to feed, shelter, spay & neuter, and provide medical care for local feral cats too wild for adoption. Cont. Sat., 7/12. (207) 650-8374.

Can Film Festival. 7 p.m. Friends Meetinghouse, Winthrop Center Rd. (Rte. 135), Winthrop. This month’s all-ages film is an animated feature with George Clooney in a voice-over role. Admission is a can of food for the local food bank. (201) 377-8252.

Bates Dance Festival Performance. 7:30 p.m. Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St., Lewiston. Prometheus Dance presents “Heart of the Matter,” a charged tale about the impact of relationships over time. Again July 12. Pre-show lecture Sat. at 7:00; post show talk-back on Fri. $25/18/12. batesdancefestival.org.

“Beach Party.” 8 p.m. to midnight. VFW Post 1603, 588 Minot Ave., Auburn. The public is invited; no cover charge. Entertainment provided by Lewiston band The Veggies. All proceeds benefit VFW programs. 783-2561.

Saturday, July 12

Wind Over Wings on Swan Island. 9 to 11 a.m. Ferry landing, corner of Rts. 197 & 24 in Richmond. Meet a live golden eagle, kestrel, saw-whet owl and great horned owl in this Wind Over Wings program. Ferry leaves promptly at 9:00. $8. Space limited; adv. res. required. (207) 287-5252.

“Nearly Lear.” 8 p.m. Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Rd., So. Paris. Acclaimed actor and teaching artist Susanna Hamnett presents her award-winning, all-ages, one-woman adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic play. $14/12/8. (207) 743-8452.

Sunday, July 13

Annual All Faith Service. 2 p.m. Penley Corner Church, Riverside Dr., Auburn. The Rev. Peter W. Mercer presides at this annual event; refreshments afterwards. All welcome.

Monday, July 14

Golf Scramble. Martindale Country Club. Breakfast, lunch, 18 holes and a cart, and great prizes, all for $75 per player; proceeds benefit the E.L.H.S. Red Eddies Boys Hockey program. FMI or to register, email EdwardLittleBoysHockey@gmail.com.

Yoga Workshop. 6:30 to 8 p.m. CMMC Health & Fitness Center, lower level, 12 High St. med. office bldg., Lewiston. Presented by Marcy Covey of Dragonfly Healing Touch and the Dempsey Center. Small fee; adv. regis. required. 795-2473.

Concert: N.E. Town. 7 p.m. All Souls Chapel, Preservation Way, Poland Spring. $7.50. The Poland Spring Preservation Society’s Monday evening Summer Concert Series continues this week with Emily Lodine. (207) 998-4142.

Tuesday, July 15

“Know the 10 Signs.” Schooner Estates, 200 Stetson Rd., Auburn. The Alzheimer’s Assoc. presents this workshop on what to do if someone you know shows signs of the disease. Free, but adv. registration required. 800-272-3900; bkirkpatrick@alz.org.

Tuesdays at the Gazebo. 6:30 p.m. Gazebo, Turner Center. This Tuesday evening summer concert series continues this week with women’s accordion band Main Squeeze. Bring chairs, blankets. Free, but donations pay the musicians. 784-0954.

Bates Dance Festival Show & Tell. 7:30 p.m. Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St., Lewiston. In advance of their weekend mainstage performances, Camille A. Brown & Dancers presents this public “show & tell” workshop. Free. batesdancefestival.org.

Wednesday, July 16

Organ Concert. 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. Sts. Peter & Paul Basilica, 122 Ash St., Lewiston. The Basilica’s “Scared Music in a Sacred Space” summer concert series continues this week with Benjamin Noyes (cello), Linda Vaillancourt (viola), Shaina Graff (violin), and Scott Vaillancourt (organ). Free.

Music on the Mall. 6 to 8 p.m. The Mall, downtown Brunswick. The Brunswick Downtown Assoc.’s Wednesday evening summer concert series continues this week with Bluegrass, Country, and Americana music by the Back Woods Road Band. Bring blankets and chairs. Rain date is Thursday (when possible).

Thursday, July 17

Author Visit. 9 a.m. to noon. Auburn Public Library. Thomas Dowd discusses his new book, “Displacement Day: When My Job Was Looking for Job,” which chronicles how he turned a job cut into a journey to a better place – in just 59 days. 333-6640 ext. 4.

Open House. 4 to 7 p.m. Central Maine Community College, Auburn. Those who apply at this special evening info session for prospective students will have their $20 app. fee waived. RSVPs encouraged. www.cmcc.edu; (800) 891-2002 ext. 273.

Concert on the Quad: Jonathan Brown. 6:30 p.m. Coram Library porch, Historic Quad (College St. & Campus Ave.), Bates College campus. The Bates’ “Concerts on the Quad” series kicks off with guitarist and singer Jonathan Brown. Free. Rain site: Gomes Chapel. 753-6953.

Bates Dance Festival Performance. 7:30 p.m. Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St., Lewiston. Camille A. Brown & Dancers present “Mr. TOL E. RAncE,” exploring the roles and stereotypes of black people in popular culture. Again July 19. Pre-show lecture Sat. at 7:00; post-show talkback on Thurs.. $25/18/12.? batesdancefestival.org.

Friday, July 18

Local Talent Show. 2 and 7 p.m. Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Rd., Greene. Performances by pianist Ksenia Kostelanetz, Mary Jane’s School of Dance, and the Pineland Fiddlers. Free. 946-5311; www.sawyer-foundation.com.

Tuesday, July 22

Bates Dance Festival Show & Tell. 7:30 p.m. Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St., Lewiston. In advance of their weekend mainstage performances, David Dorfman Dance presents this public “show & tell” workshop. Free. batesdancefestival.org.

Friday, July 25

Bates Dance Festival Performance. 7:30 p.m. Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St., Lewiston. David Dorfman Dance presents “Come, and Back Again,” examining themes of virtuosity and mortality via the 1990s underground music scene. Again July 26. Pre-show lecture Sat. at 7:00; post show talkback on Fri. $25/18/12. batesdancefestival.org.

Sunday, July 27

Moore Park Art Show. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Moore Park, Rte. 26, So. Paris. This annual event features live entertainment all day and works for sale by dozens of artists and crafters; concessions avail. (207) 890-6386; see www.mooreparearkshow.biz.

Monday, July 28

Yoga Workshop. 6:30 to 8 p.m. CMMC Health & Fitness Center, lower level, 12 High St. med. office bldg., Lewiston. Presented by Marcy Covey of Dragonfly Healing Touch and the Dempsey Center. Small fee; adv. regis. required. 795-2473.

Tuesday, July 29

Bates Dance Festival Show & Tell. 7:30 p.m. Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St., Lewiston. In advance of their weekend mainstage performances, choreographers Vincent Mantsoe and Yin Mei present this public “show & tell” workshop. Free. batesdancefestival.org.

Wednesday, July 30

Bates Dance Festival “Musicians’ Concert.” 7:30 p.m. Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston. The favorite annual event features gifted composers and instrumentalists playing original and improvised music from around the world.?$15/7.? batesdancefestival.org.

Thursday, July 31

Concert on the Quad: The Holmes Brothers. 6:30 p.m. Coram Library porch, Historic Quad (College St. & Campus Ave.), Bates College campus. The Bates’ “Concerts on the Quad” series continues with the blues, soul, R&B, and country of the Holmes Brothers. Free. Rain site: Gomes Chapel. 753-6953.

Friday, August 1

Bates Dance Festival Performance. 7:30 p.m. Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St., Lewiston. Vincent Mantsoe and Yin Mei present new solo works exploring the human costs of political turbulence and urbanization. Again Aug. 2. Pre-show lecture Sat. at 7:00; post show talkback on Fri. $25/18/12. batesdancefestival.org.

Tuesday, August 5

Bates Dance Festival Performance. 7:30 p.m. Alumni Gymnasium, 31 Campus Ave., Lewiston. Contact improvisers Chris Aiken and Angie Hauser, along with BDF faculty and musicians, present “Moving in the Moment,” a program of improvisational music and dance. Free. batesdancefestival.org.

Thursday, August 7

Bates Dance Festival Performance. 7:30 p.m. Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St., Lewiston. International and emerging choreographers Lisa Race, Claudia Lavista, Charlotte Griffin, Nadia Beugre and others present this “Different Voices” program featuring a variety of new works. Again Aug. 8. $25/18/12. batesdancefestival.org.

Friday, August 8

Theater: “Hairspray.” 7:30 p.m. Gr. Falls Perform. Arts Ctr., 30 Academy St., Auburn. Comm. Little Theatre presents the first-ever Maine production of the dynamic Broadway musical. Again Aug. 9,10, 14-17. For show times and ticket prices, see www.laclt.com.

Saturday, August 9

Bates Dance Festival Student Showcase. 1 to 5 p.m. Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St., Lewiston. Talented festival students present more than 20 new works in this informal, adjudicated showing. Free. batesdancefestival.org.

Bates Dance Festival Finale. 7:30 p.m. Alumni Gymnasium, 31 Campus Ave., Lewiston. Festival participants perform new works by David Dorfman, Lisa Race, Mark Dendy, Vincent Mantsoe, Claudia Lavista and Omar Carrum. $6. batesdancefestival.org.

Thursday, August 14

Concert on the Quad: Lady Lamb the Beekeeper. 6:30 p.m. Coram Library porch, Historic Quad (College St. & Campus Ave.), Bates College campus. The Bates “Concerts on the Quad” series wraps up with the unique folk rock of Lady Lamb the Beekeeper. Free. Rain site: Gomes Chapel. 753-6953.

Theater: “Hairspray.” 7:30 p.m. Gr. Falls Perform. Arts Ctr., 30 Academy St., Auburn. Comm. Little Theatre presents the first-ever Maine production of the dynamic Broadway musical. Again Aug. 15-17. For show times and ticket prices, see www.laclt.com.

Saturday, August 23

50th Anniversary Celebration Dance. Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. The Swingin’ Bears Square Dance Club celebrates this club landmark with a dance featuring nationally known caller Tim Marriner and Maine’s well-known cuer Carol Arsenault. $12 ($10 in adv.). (603) 303-6860.


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