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Concert: Choeur en Supplement’Air. 7 p.m. Gendron Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. Also known as the Voices of Quebec, this 50-voice choir will perform French-language versions of well-known movie songs. $18. Students free, but tix required at 783-1585. All proceeds support Franco Center.

Central ME Human Resources Assoc. Workshop.7:45 a.m. the Carriage House, Lewiston. Auditor Daniel Stevens of OSHA discusses workplace safety requirements. $25 (members free), incl. breakfast. Register at www.cmhra.org.

“A. Poulin, Jr.: A Remembrance.” 4 to 5 p.m. Room 170, Lewiston-Auburn College, Lewiston. USM’s Franco-American Collection invites George Blouin, Mary Rice-DeFossee, and Denis Ledoux to remember the distinguished poet and translator. Free.

Professional Development Series. 12 to 1 p.m. L-A Metro Chamber of Commerce, 415 Lisbon St., Lewiston. Ruben Gonzalez of Janus and Salvatore Bonetti of Baystate Financial present “Seven Principles of Retirement Income.” $50 (members $25). Register at 783-2249, lametrochamber.com.

Membership Meeting. 6 p.m. Holy Family Parish Hall, 607 Sabattus St., Lewiston. The Ladies of St. Anne Sodality present a chicken pot pie dinner. $10. Purchase tix by 9/10 at 782-4516.

Comedy Program. 7 p.m. Benjamin Mays Center, Bates College, 95 Russell St., Lewiston. Comedian Jesse Appell performs humor in the Xiangsheng style, as well as bilingual improv and Chinese-style stand-up. Free. nfaries@bates.edu.

Great Falls Forum. Noon to 1 p.m. Callahan Hall, Lewiston Public Library. Joseph Jackson, Coordinator of the Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition, discusses “Prison Reform in Maine and the Need for Those with Lived Experience to Lead the Discussion.” Free. Bringbag lunch. 513-3135.

Rotary Club Lunch Meeting. Noon to 1 p.m. Village Inn, 165 High St., Auburn. The speaker isJill Mclaughlin, an employee-owner and Marketing & Outreach Specialist with Revision Energy. Free; no reservations required. 333-4588; www.lewistonauburnrotary.org.

Tightest Five Comedy Contest. 7 p.m. Bear Bones Beer, 43 Lisbon St., Lewiston. Ten contestants compete in this preliminary round, Brian Brinegar performs, and an open mic follows. Ages 21-plus. Free. 513 0742; maineeventcomedy@gmail.com.

Art Workshop. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Harlow Gallery, 100 Water St., Hallowell. This week’s workshop is “Alcohol Ink” with visiting artist Jean Nitzel. Ages 18-plus; all materials provided. $40/45. Register at 622-3813; www.harlowgallery.org.

End-of-Season Cruise-In. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tractor Supply Co., Rte. 26, Oxford. The Uptown Cruizahs wrap up their season with this event featuring vintage vehicles, concessions, and prizes. Free. 890-8778.

RCAM Day at Boothby Orchards and Farm, Rte. 108, Livermore. Family events from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; dinner with wine pairings ($25 pp) from 5:30 to 7:30. 10% of proceeds goes to Rural Community Action Ministry. http://rcam.net/special-events.

Concert: Sruli Dresdner and Lisa Mayer. 4 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Community Church, 69 Winthrop St., Augusta. International Klezmer personalities “Sruli and Lisa” present a concert of “Klezmer Music.” Suggested donation $10. 622-3232.

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, desserts and beverages. Take-out avail.; all welcome. $6 adults, $3 kids 5 to 12, kids ages 5- free.

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. $8 adults, $4 kids 6-12, kids 5 and under free. 782-3972.

Ping Pong Circus. 7:30 p.m. Celebration Barn, 190 Stock Farm Rd. (just off Rte. #117), So. Paris. Well-suited for audiences of all ages, the show will feature a variety of circus acts by local performers. $14/12/8. 743-8452; www.CelebrationBarn.com.

Auburn History Discussion. 6 p.m. Rolly’s Diner, 87 Mill St. Auburn. Museum L-A staff lead a discussion about what parts of Auburn history should be highlighted for the City’s 150thAnniversary Celebration in 2019. Free. 333-3881, kwebber@museumla.org. 

Girl Scouts Info Session. 6 p.m. Montello School, 407 East Ave., Lewiston. This Discover Girl Scouts event is for girls in Kindergarten through Grade 3 and their caregivers.Free. 888-922-4763; girlscoutsofmaine.org.

Author Visit. 6:30 p.m. King Event Room, Bailey Public Library, 39 Bowdoin St., Winthrop. Veteran Maine journalist and columnist Douglas Rooks reads from his newest book “Rise, Decline and Renewal.” Free. 377-8673.

Andro. Historical Society Meeting. 7 p.m. County Building, Court St., Auburn. In a program called “Stealing History,” mystery novelist William D. Andrews examines historical societies as potential crime sites. Free; donations welcome. 784-0586.

Rotary Breakfast Club Meeting. 7 a.m. United Methodist Church, 439 Park Ave., Auburn. The speaker is Ray Ruby, Community Outreach Manager for Maine Cancer Foundation. All welcome; breakfast is $10.

Auburn History Discussion. 11 a.m. Barker Mill Arms, 141 Mill St., Auburn. Museum L-A staff lead a discussion about what parts of Auburn history should be highlighted for the City’s 150thAnniversary Celebration in 2019. Free. 333-3881, kwebber@museumla.org. 

Work for Yourself@50+. 10 a.m. to noon. Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St., Auburn. New Ventures Maine presents this AARP Foundation workshop. Free. 557-1885. Register at http://bit.ly/WFY50AUBURN.

HR Thursdays Workshop. Noon to 1:30 p.m. Chamber of Commerce, 415 Lisbon St., Lewiston. Attorney Rebecca Webber presents “Return to Work and Accommodations.” $50 (Chamber members $25; CMHRA members free). 783-2249. Register at www.LAMetroChamber.com.

Author Visit. 7:30 p.m. Muskie Archives, Bates College, 70 Campus Ave., Lewiston. Novelist Chinelo Okparanta reads from and discusses her work. Free. 753-6963.

“Planning for Retirement” Workshop. Noon 1 p.m. LA Metro Chamber of Commerce, 415 Lisbon St., Lewiston. Learn how make sure your family’s legal affairs are in order. $50 (members $25). 783-2249; lametrochamber.com.

Manhattan Short Film Festival. 7:30 p.m. The Public Theatre, 31 Maple St., Lewiston. Audiences at venues across the globe view the same nine short films in one week and vote for the winner. Again 9/29. $8. 782-3200; www.thepublictheatre.org.

Make a “Robo Pot.” 10 a.m. Auburn Public Library. This three-hour program leads kids in Grades 5-10 in making a “Robo Pot” with an electric circuit that waters your plant every 24 hours. Space limited; register at 333-6640, ext. 3.

Art Workshop. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Harlow Gallery, 100 Water St., Hallowell. This week’s workshop is “Intro to Watercolor,” with watercolorist Diane Dubreuil. Ages 16-plus; all materials provided. $40/45. Register at 622-3813; www.harlowgallery.org.

Pig & Chicken BBQ. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.Amvets Post #6, Rte. 100 (across from Hodgman’s Frozen Custard), New Gloucester.BBQ pork or chicken, choice of two sides, rolls, dessert. $12 ($10 military/veterans), $5 kids 10 and under.

Concert: The Last Waltz. 7:30 p.m. Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St., Bath. Local performers in character recreate The Band’s legendary final performance in this 100-minute live show. $17 ($15 in adv.). 442-8455; www.chocolatechurcharts.org.

Book Discussion. 12:30 p.m. Local History Room, Auburn Public Library. The Auburn Page Turners discuss “The Orphanmaster,” by Jean Zimmerman. Open to all; copies avail. through the library. Free. 333-6640, ext. 4.

Southern Maine Senior Expo. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hilton Garden Inn, 5 Park St., Freeport. Exhibitors and speakers provide information on a wide range of services for Maine seniors. Free admission, parking. www.MaineSeniorGuide.com.

Baked Ham Supper. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Universalist Church, across from Gazebo, Rte. 117, Turner Center. Ham, vegetables, rolls, pies, coffee and punch; music provided by “Relative Pitch.” Donations benefit Andro. Home Healthcare and Hospice, the church, and the Ladies Circle.

Auburn History Discussion. 6 p.m. Auburn Public Library. Museum L-A staff lead a discussion about what parts of Auburn history should be highlighted for the City’s 150thAnniversary Celebration in 2019. Free. 333-3881, kwebber@museumla.org. 

Fall Mixer & Community Partner Awards. 5 p.m. Bates Mill Atrium, Lewiston. Safe Voices presents awards to local and state leaders for supporting victims and survivors of domestic violence; silent auction, catering, cash bar. $25. Register at 795-6744, vstanton@safevoices.org.

Book Discussion. 12:30 p.m. Local History Room, Auburn Public Library. The Auburn Page Turners discuss “Euphoria,” by Lily King. Open to all; copies avail. through the library. Free. 333-6640, ext. 4.

USMC Birthday Supper. 6 p.m. Marco’s Restaurant, Lewiston. Hosted by Central ME Detachment 810; all Marines, FMF chaplains, corpsman, and anyone with a love for the Marine Corpsis invited to attend.For more info, call Charlie Paul by Oct. 15 at 798-9548.

Book Discussion. 12:30 p.m. Local History Room, Auburn Public Library. The Auburn Page Turners discuss “A Fine Balance,” by Rohinton Mistry. Open to all; copies avail. through the library. Free. 333-6640, ext. 4.

Book Discussion. 12:30 p.m. Local History Room, Auburn Public Library. The Auburn Page Turners discuss “Future Home of the Living God,” by Louise Erdrich. Open to all; copies avail. through the library. Free. 333-6640, ext. 4.

Book Discussion. 12:30 p.m. Local History Room, Auburn Public Library. The Auburn Page Turners discuss “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City,” by Matthew Desmond. Open to all; copies avail. through the library. Free. 333-6640, ext. 4.


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