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Tuesday, February 20

Central Maine Human Resources Assoc. Meeting. 7:45 a.m. Carriage House, 1119 Lisbon St., Lewiston. This meeting features a legal update for employers on issues related to drug impairment in the workplace. $25 (free to CMHRA members), incl. breakfast. Register at www.cmhra.org.

Thursday, February 22

Groundbreaking Ceremony. 11 a.m. 155 Lisbon St., Lewiston. Local dignitaries break ground on the new 63-unit mixed-use building to occupy the now vacant Hartley Block. Parking avail. in Centreville Garage, 62 Canal Street.

Rotary Club Lunch Meeting. Noon to 1 p.m. Village Inn, 165 High St., Auburn. The guest speaker is Rebecca Conrad, President & CEO of the L-A Metro Chamber of Commerce. Free; no reservation required. 713-7045; monica.millhime@maine.gov.

HR Thursdays Workshop. Noon to 1:30 p.m. Chamber of Commerce, 415 Lisbon St., Lewiston. A group of panelists leads an open discussion on “Recruitment and Retention Strategies.” $50 (Chamber members $25; CMHRA members free). 783-2249. Register at www.LAMetroChamber.com.

“The Rise of Fake News.” 6 p.m. Auburn Public Library. The library’s “Fake News February” series continues with Bates College’s Stephanie Kelley-Romano, who discusses her experiences teaching a class called “Presidential Campaign Rhetoric.” Free. www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Sharks4Kids Program. 6 p.m. Auburn Public Library. Jessica Woodend, Maine Regional Ambassador for Sharks4Kids, presents a fun and informative program on sharks, with a focus on species found in the Gulf of Maine. Best for school-age kids. Free. 333-6640.

Marine Corps League Meeting. 6 p.m. Armory, 65 Central Ave., Lewiston. Central ME Detachment 810 holds its monthly meeting. They need members: all Marines, FMF corpsman, Navy chaplains, and those interested in Marines Helping Veterans are invited to attend.

Egyptology Program. 6 p.m. Maine State Museum, Augusta. Free. Museum Director and Egyptologist Bernard Fishman shows images from his personal collection of 19th-century stereoscopes of Egyptian antiquities. Free.

Friday, February 23

“Understanding Poverty to Support Workforce Development.” 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Central Maine Community College, Auburn. This workshop for employers is pres. by Community Concepts and the L-A Metro Chamber of Commerce. $35 (incl. lunch, materials). jjohnson@community-concepts.org.

Indoor Farmer’s Market. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Auburn Public Library. This festive family event features live music, crafts, animals, exhibits, and vendors offering a variety of culinary and handmade delights. Free. 333-6640; vendor list at www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Early Evening Show. 7:30 p.m. Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. Mike Miclon’s late-night talk show spoof visits the Franco Center. $15. 689-2000; FrancoCenter.org.

Saturday, February 24

Living History Day. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Rd., Livermore. Enjoy horse-drawn sleigh rides, ice cutting demonstrations, tours of the Washburn Family mansion, and other 1870s-style activities. $10/6. 897-4366; www.norlands.org.

Bean Supper. 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sixth St. Congregational Church, 109 Sixth St., Auburn. Two kinds of beans, brown bread, coleslaw, red and brown hot dogs, American chop suey, asst. desserts and beverages. $6 adults, $3 kids ages 5-12, under 5 free. Take-out available.

Bean Supper. 5 p.m. United Methodist Church, 439 Park Ave., Auburn. Baked beans, casseroles, hot dogs, coleslaw, bread, beverages, and pies; entertainment by the Park Avenue Pickers at 4:30. All welcome. $8/4 (kids under 5 free). 782-3972.

Bean Supper. 5 p.m. First Congregational Church, Rte. 115, Gray. Baked beans, casseroles, salads, homemade breads and desserts, beverages. $8 adults, $4 kids under 12. Wheelchair accessible. 657-4279; 657-3279 (day of supper).

Theater: “The Vagina Monologues.” 7 p.m. First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St. (across from Dairy Joy), Auburn. V-Day aUbUrn presents Eve Ensler’s play about the unity and multiplicity of female experience. Admission by $7-10 donation. 783-0461; office@auburnuu.org.

“From Bandstand to Billboard.” 7:30 p.m. Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. This lively musical revue takes a fond look back at the popular music and culture of the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s. 689-2000; www.francocenter.org.

Kill the Chill Winter Concert. 7:30 p.m. Annex, Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St., Bath. Windborne entertains with polyphonic vocal harmonies and songs from different genres. $17 ($15 in advance). 4442-8455; www.chocolatechurcharts.org.

Monday, February 26

“Clean-up Your Credit” Workshop. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. MSAD 52 Adult Education, Turner. Create your own plan to pay down your debt, improve your credit, and maintain a good credit score. Pres. by New Ventures Maine. Free. Register at 753-6531, newventuresmaine.org.

Tuesday, February 27

Andro. Historical Society Meeting. 7 p.m. County Building, Court St., Auburn. Churchill Barton of Brettuns Village Trunk Shop discusses “Antique Chests and Their Stories.” Free; donations welcome. 784-0586.

Girl Scouts Info Session. 6 p.m. Farwell Elementary School, Farwell St., Lewiston. Come learn about Girl Scouts’ Sprouting Daisies program for girls entering kindergarten or first grade. Free. 888-922-4763; girlscoutsofmaine.org.

Wednesday, February 28

“Clean-up Your Credit” Workshop. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Lewiston Adult Education, Lewiston. Create your own plan to pay down your debt, improve your credit, and maintain a good credit score. Pres. by New Ventures Maine. Free. Register at 753-6531, newventuresmaine.org.

Girl Scouts Info Session. 6 p.m. Geiger Elementary School, 601 College St., Lewiston. Come learn about Girl Scouts’ Sprouting Daisies program for girls entering kindergarten or first grade. Free. 888-922-4763; girlscoutsofmaine.org.

Thursday, March 1

Rotary Club Lunch Meeting. Noon to 1 p.m. Village Inn, 165 High St., Auburn. The guest speaker is Stephanie Gelinas, founder and executive director of Sandcastle Clinical and Educational Services. Free; no reservation required. 713-7045; monica.millhime@maine.gov.

Community Forum. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Room 202, Tower Building, Central Maine Community College, Auburn. A coalition of local groups convenes this discussion about ways to combat local childhood poverty. rmerrill@mejp.org.

Film Screening. 6 p.m. Auburn Public Library. The library’s “Fake News February” program series concludes with this screening of the 1976 film “All the President’s Men.” Free. www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.

Maine in World War I Program. 6 p.m. Maine State Museum, 230 State St., Augusta. Captain Jonathan D. Bratten, Command Historian for the Maine Army National Guard, discusses “Maine’s 103rd Infantry Regiment in the Great War.” Free. 287-2301; www.mainestatemuseum.org.

Saturday, March 5

Public Supper. 5 p.m. Paris Fire Station, 137 Western Ave., So. Paris. The Paris F.D. Auxiliary serves up a meal of corned beef and cabbage, potatoes, vegetables, bread, mac & cheese, and homemade desserts. $10/5 (ages 3- free).

Wednesday, March 7

Girl Scouts Info Session. 5:30 p.m. Fairfield Community Center, 61 Water St., Fairfield. Come learn about Girl Scouts’ Sprouting Daisies program for girls entering kindergarten or first grade. Free. 888-922-4763; girlscoutsofmaine.org.

Friday, March 9

Senior College Luncheon. Noon. Room 170, Lewiston-Auburn College. Master Gardener Jean Vose discusses gardening practices that help support bees and other important insect pollinators. Lunch is $8; reserve by noon on March 7 by calling 753-6510.

Sunday, March 11

Second Sunday Art Workshop. 2 to 4 p.m. Harlow Gallery, 100 Water St., Hallowell. Artist Gayle Chung leads “Recycled Robots.” Open to all ages, experience levels; space limited for some workshops. Free. Register at 622-3813.

Monday, March 12

Free Community Dinner (reservation required). 6 p.m. First Congregational Church, Rte. 115, Gray. Pot roast, mashed potatoes, vegetables, biscuits and bread, dessert and beverages. Wheelchair accessible. Call Carol at 650-9093 to make a reservation.

Wednesday, March 14

Andro. Retired Educators Meeting. 10:30 a.m. Green Ladle, Lewiston High School. After a chef’s choice lunch, Rabbi Sruli Dresdner performs Klezmer music. $11. Send reservations by 3/7 to Richard and Yvonne Gross, 57 County Rd., Turner 04282.

Thursday, March 22

Girl Scouts Info Session. 5:30 p.m. Buker Elementary School, 28 High St., Richmond. Come learn about Girl Scouts’ Sprouting Daisies program for girls entering kindergarten or first grade. Free. 888-922-4763; girlscoutsofmaine.org.

Sunday, April 8

Second Sunday Art Workshop. 2 to 4 p.m. Harlow Gallery, 100 Water St., Hallowell. Artist Andrea Lani leads “Nature Journaling.” Open to all ages, experience levels; space limited for some workshops. Free. Register at 622-3813.


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