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Tuesday, May 15

Power Lunch Seminar. Noon to 1 p.m. Chamber of Commerce, 415 Lisbon St., Lewiston. Solar Consultant Nick Sampson of ReVision Energydiscusses how to power your house or business with clean energy.Free, but registration requested. www.LAMetroChamber.com.

Curious Minds Lecture. 2 p.m. Auburn Public Library. L-A Senior College instructor and music fanatic David Bernier discusses “Taking It Easy – The Eagles Way.” Pres. in partnership with L-A Senior College.Free. 333-6640, ext. 4.

Gardening Workshop. 5 to 6:30 p.m. St. Mary’s Nutrition Center garden, behind their building at 208 Bates St., Lewiston. Learn about and get to try “Building a Cinder Block Raised Bed.” Bring appropriate clothing, water. Free. 513-3848.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Hand Pain. 6 to 7 p.m. Central Maine Orthopaedics, 690 Minot Ave, Auburn.  Spectrum Healthcare surgeons discuss symptoms, causes, and when to call the doctor. Free, but pls. register at 835-2860 or amy.jose@spectrummg.com.

Wednesday, May 16

Small Business Forum. 7:45 to 9 a.m., Town Office, 19 Danforth St., Norway. The Oxford Hills SCORE and Chamber of Commerce host attorney Jordan Payne Hay to discuss “Branding and Trademarking: Legal Considerations.” Free. Register at www.oxfordhillsmaine.com.

Soup & Song Lunch. 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Calvary United Methodist Church, 59 Sabattus St., Lewiston. A soup-of-the-day lunch is followed by a short oldies sing-along. $2. All welcome. 782-3221.

Oasis of Music. 12:30 to 1 p.m. Trinity Church, 247 Bates St., Lewiston.The string trio of Lorel Nazzaro, Mark Nordberg, and Barbara Oliver perform early Baroque music. Free. 344-3106.

Girl Scouts Info Session. 6 p.m. Readfield Elementary School, 84 So. Rd., Readfield.Come learn about Girl Scouts’ Sprouting Daisies program for girls entering kindergarten or first grade. Free. 888-922-4763; girlscoutsofmaine.org.

LUNAFEST Film Festival. 6:30 p.m. The Public Theatre, 31 Maple St., Lewiston. LA Women Rising presents this fundraising event dedicated to short films by and about women; a facilitated discussion follows. $25 at door; $20 at www.lunafest.org/screenings.

Thursday, May 17

“The Internet of Things” Workshop. Noon 1 p.m. LA Metro Chamber of Commerce, 415 Lisbon St., Lewiston. Learn how the emerging IoT can help achieve new efficiencies in your business. $50 (members $25). 783-2249; lametrochamber.com.

Maine Event Comedy. 7 p.m. Baxter Brewing, 130 Mill St., Lewiston. Tonight’s performers are Boston’s Brett Johnson, Leah Douglass, Ken Ramey, Nick Gordon, and host Dee Turcotte; an open-mic follows. Ages 21-plus. Free. 513-0742; maineeventcomedy@gmail.com.

Friday, May 18

French Sing-Along. 1:30 p.m. Rm. 170, L-A College, 51 Westminster St., Lewiston. Les Troubadours lead participants in singing favorite French and Franco-American songs about mothers and springtime. Everyone welcome; songbooks provided. Free. 576-4109.

Theater: “Getting to Know: Once Upon A Mattress.” 7 p.m. Schoolhouse Arts Center, 16 Richville Rd., Standish. This Kids! production puts a new spin on “The Princess and the Pea.” Again 5/19 (2 and 7 p.m.) and 20 (2 p.m.) $10/8/5. 642-3743; www.schoolhousearts.org.

“Hanuman the Messenger.” 7:30 p.m. Olin Arts Center, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. Accompanied by live gamelan music, Javanese master puppeteer Darsono performs this Indonesian shadow puppet play. Free, but tix required from eventbrite.com. 

Concert: Schooner Fare. 7:30 p.m. Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St., Bath. Brothers Chuck and Steve Romanoff perform maritime-inspired original and traditional songs. $22 ($25 at door). 442-8455.

Comedian Bob Marley. 8 p.m. Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. One of the top comedians in America makes a return visit to the Franco Center. $27.50. Doors and bar open at 6:30. 689-2000; francocenter.org.

Spring Plant Swap & Sale. 9 a.m. to noon. Morse Memorial Library 105 Main Street, Greene. Plant lovers – stop by with your plants, cuttings, transplants, seeds, or bulbs to exchange with others, or buy from a selection offered by Lil’s Family Greenhouse. Free. 946-5544; www.morse.lib.me.us.

Children’s Fishing Derby & Casting Competition. 9 a.m. to noon. Sportsmen’s Club, 2782 Hallowell Rd., Litchfield. Kids 5 and over compete in two age divisions. For details and contest rules, see www.LitchfieldSportsmensClub.com.

Maine Innovation Expo. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Museum L-A, 35 Canal St., Bates Mill Complex, Lewiston. This family-friendly event celebrating innovation in Maine features speakers, entertainers, and interactive exhibits by area businesses and students. Free; reserve your ticket at www.museumla.org.

Sash Revival Day. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bagala Window Works, 677 Main St., Westbrook. Come learn practical tips for maintaining and repairing your old windows; refreshments, door prizes. Free. RSVP to 887-9231 or selina@bagalawindowworks.com.

Community BBQ. 4 to 6 p.m. Paris Fire Department, Western Ave., So. Paris. Hamburgers, hot dogs, salads, drinks, and watermelon. $5 (kids age 2 and under free). Benefits Paris Fire Prevention Program.

Concert: Maine Music Society Chorale. 7:30 p.m. Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. In “Favorites from the Great American Songbook,” the chorale sings classic songs by Cole Porter and George Gershwin. Again 5/20 at 3 p.m. $20/18/10 (add $2 at door); kids ages 11- free. 333-3386; www.mainemusicsociety.org.

Vintage Burlesque & Variety Show. 8 p.m. American Legion Post #31, 426 Washington St. No., Auburn. Join “Pin-Ups on Tour” for an evening of vintage WWII-era entertainment; period attire encouraged. Veterans, active duty personnel enter free. Ages 18+. $25 at door, $22 at 783-6992 or www.pinupsontour.com.

Andro. Bank Run for Independence. 8:15 a.m. Brunswick Junior High School, 65 Columbia St., Brunswick. This timed 1k, 5k, and one-mile race puts competitive runners and disabled adults and children on the same courses at the same times. Register at runinarace.com.

Hospice House 5K and Remembrance Walk. 9 a.m. Central Maine Community College. Sign in begins at 7:30 a.m. for this annual fundraiser for Andro. Home Care and Hospice. $25/30. Register at www.ahch.org. 

“Everybody Loves Pirates.” 2 p.m. The Public Theatre, 31 Maple St., Lewiston. The Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers perform their award-winning kids’ show, perfect for those ages four and above. $10 adults, $5 kids 4-18. 782-3200; www.thepublictheatre.org.

Relevant Radio’s “Fr. Rocky.” 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Basilica of Ss. Peter & Paul, Ash St., Lewiston. Fr. Francis Hoffman presents an address; the Chaplet of Divine Mercy will be offered prior to the presentation. All welcome. Free. Please register atinfo@presenceradio.org. 

Empty Bowls Supper. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St., Auburn. This fundraiser for Trinity Jubilee Center features free admission and supper with the purchase of pottery crafted by local artisans; early admission passes avail. at www.trinityjubileecenter.org.

The Case of the North Pond Hermit. 6 p.m. Callahan Hall, Lewiston Public Library. District Attorneys Andrew Robinson and Maeghan Maloney discuss the case of Christopher Knight, who lived alone in the woods in the North Pond area for 27 years. Free. 513-3135.

Working the Workforce Seminar. 12 to 1 p.m. Chamber of Commerce, 415 Lisbon St., Lewiston. Presenter Peter Weymouth of Northeast Technical Institute discusses “Boosting Skill-Attainment for Entry Level Workers.”783-2249; lametrochamber.com.

Curious Minds Lecture. 2 p.m. Auburn Public Library. The series concludes with “Humble Heroes: Maine Veterans’ Histories,” pres. by Franco-American writer Juliana L’Heureux.Pres. in partnership with L-A Senior College.Free. 333-6640, ext. 4.

Gardening Workshop. 5 to 6:30 p.m. St. Mary’s Nutrition Center garden, behind their building at 208 Bates St., Lewiston. Learn about and get to try “Mulching for healthier gardens with less maintenance.”Bring appropriate clothing, water. Free. 513-3848.

Androscoggin Historical Soc. Annual Meeting. 5:30 p.m. Marco’s Restaurant, 12 Mollison Way, Lewiston. Following dinner at 6:30, Mike Luciano of Jay discusses the past and future of Maine’s paper industry. $25 (members $20). Reserve by Friday, May 18. 784-0586.

Girl Scouts Info Session. 6 p.m. Greene Central School, 41 Main St., Greene.Come learn about Girl Scouts’ Sprouting Daisies program for girls entering kindergarten or first grade. Free. 888-922-4763; girlscoutsofmaine.org.

“Music for Mavis” Outdoor Concert. 6:30 p.m. Turner Gazebo, Village Green, Turner Center (rain location is the library across the green). This week’s performer is Tom Stevens (folk). Free, but a suggested “pass the hat” donation of $5 helps support the series. 754-0954.

Oasis of Music. 12:30 to 1 p.m. Trinity Church, 247 Bates St., Lewiston.The flute duo of Chris Lansley and Sally Grube performs. Free. 344-3106.

Girl Scouts Info Session. 6 p.m. McMahon School, 151 No. Temple St., Lewiston.Come learn about Girl Scouts’ Sprouting Daisies program for girls entering kindergarten or first grade. Free. 888-922-4763; girlscoutsofmaine.org.

Rotary Club Lunch Meeting. Noon to 1 p.m. Village Inn, 165 High St., Auburn. Director Tahlia Chamberlain discusses her work with Literacy Volunteers-Androscoggin. Free; no reservations required. 713-7045; monica.millhime@maine.gov.

Chamber Power Trip. Noon to 1:30 p.m.Schooner Estates, 200 Stetson Rd., Auburn. Come learn about how our aging population affects you, your employees, and your customers. Lunch provided. 783-2249; lametrochamber.com.

Girl Scouts Info Session. 6 p.m. Montello School, 407 East Ave., Lewiston.Come learn about Girl Scouts’ Sprouting Daisies program for girls entering kindergarten or first grade. Free. 888-922-4763; girlscoutsofmaine.org.

“Maine Remembers: A Tribute to Veterans.” 7:30 p.m. Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. This event features a special tribute to Maine service men and women killed in combat since 9/11. Free; donations support Travis Mills Foundation. Reserve tickets at 783-1585.

Shaker Bog Tour. 8 to 10 a.m. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village,707Shaker Rd. (Rte. 26),New Gloucester. Trained naturalist and birdwatcher Carol Beynaleads a tour of this 150-acre wetland. Free, but space limited, reservations required at 926-4597.

Pickleball Jamboree. 9 a.m. Norway Savings Bank Arena, 985 Turner St., Auburn. Come play or watch “Paddles for Waggles” to benefit Andro. Humane Society; spectators pls. bring a pet supply item to donate; mixed doubles teams register for $20 per person at www.auburnrecreation.com.

Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony. Parade starts at 9:30 a.m. at Kennedy Park in Lewiston, proceeds to Auburn, and returns to Lewiston to end at Veterans Memorial Park, where ceremony begins around 10:30 a.m.786-2305.

Arts Workshop. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Harlow Gallery, 100 Water St.,Hallowell. Expert watercolor artist Kay Morris leads this entry-level watercolor course taught in a relaxed environment. $40/45. Space limited; register at 622-3813.

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, free ages 5-. Take-out available.

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

Memorial Day 5K. 8 a.m. American Legion Post 135, Island Rd. (off Main St.), Sabattus. Registration is on-site only and begins at 7 a.m. Awards, raffles. $15/10. Parade follows.

Gardening Workshop. 5 to 6:30 p.m. St. Mary’s Nutrition Center garden, behind their building at 208 Bates St., Lewiston. Learn about and get to try “Succession Planting.”Bring appropriate clothing, water. Free. 513-3848.

“Music for Mavis” Outdoor Concert. 6:30 p.m. Turner Gazebo, Village Green, Turner Center (rain location is the library across the green). This week’s performer is The Lee Stetson Duo (Rock, Country, Blues). Free, but a suggested “pass the hat” donation of $5 helps support the series. 754-0954.

Oasis of Music. 12:30 to 1 p.m. Trinity Church, 247 Bates St., Lewiston.The Midcoast High Winds Flute Choir performs classical and contemporary works. Free. 344-3106.

Theater: “Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep.” 7:30 p.m. Schoolhouse Arts Center, 16 Richville Rd., Standish.This play about the high school experience explores how we come to learn that no word is without consequence. Again 6/2-3 (Sun. at 2 p.m.). $14/12. 642-3743; www.schoolhousearts.org.

5K Walk-Run to End Domestic Violence. Bates College campus, Lewiston. Run or walk in this stroller- and dog-friendly event to support Safe Voices. For info, call 795-6744; to register, see RunSignUp.com.

Community Breakfast. 7:30 to 10 a.m. American Legion Post 135, 40 Island Rd., Sabattus. Eggs to order, French toast, chipped beef, pancakes, sausage, ham, baked beans, country fries, toast, muffins, orange juice, coffee, tea and milk.$8 ($3 kids ages 10-).

Gardening Workshop. 5 to 6:30 p.m. St. Mary’s Nutrition Center garden, behind their building at 208 Bates St., Lewiston. Learn about and get to try “Tomato Growing in Many Forms.”Bring appropriate clothing, water. Free. 513-3848.

“Music for Mavis” Outdoor Concert. 6:30 p.m. Turner Gazebo, Village Green, Turner Center (rain location is the library across the green). This week’s performer is Sruli and Lisa (Klezmer). Free, but a suggested “pass the hat” donation of $5 helps support the series. 754-0954.

LA Metro Marketplace. Bates Mill complex, Lewiston. The LA Metro Chamber of Commerce’s new signature event replaces the annual Business-to-Business Trade Show. For complete schedule or to register, call 783-2249 or see www.LAMetroChamber.com.

Theater: “Twelve Angry Men.” 7:30 p.m. Great Falls Performing Arts Center, Academy St., Auburn. Community Little Theatre presents this adaptation of the courtroom drama that spawned the 1957 Oscar-winning film. Again 6/9-10, 14-17 (Suns. at 2 p.m.). $18/15/12. 783-0958; www.laclt.com.

Gardening Workshop. 5 to 6:30 p.m. St. Mary’s Nutrition Center garden, behind their building at 208 Bates St., Lewiston. Learn about and get to try “French Intensive Gardening.”Bring appropriate clothing, water. Free. 513-3848.

“Music for Mavis” Outdoor Concert. 6:30 p.m. Turner Gazebo, Village Green, Turner Center (rain location is the library across the green). This week’s performer is Stan Davis (Folk). Free, but a suggested “pass the hat” donation of $5 helps support the series. 754-0954.

Theater: “Twelve Angry Men.” 7:30 p.m. Great Falls Performing Arts Center, Academy St., Auburn. Community Little Theatre presents this adaptation of the courtroom drama that spawned the 1957 Oscar-winning film. Again 6/15-17 (Sun. at 2 p.m.). $18/15/12. 783-0958; www.laclt.com.

“Music for Mavis” Outdoor Concert. 6:30 p.m. Turner Gazebo, Village Green, Turner Center (rain location is the library across the green). This week’s performer is Kevin Libby (Country, Folk, Rock). Free, but a suggested “pass the hat” donation of $5 helps support the series. 754-0954.

“Music for Mavis” Outdoor Concert. 6:30 p.m. Turner Gazebo, Village Green, Turner Center (rain location is the library across the green). This week’s performer is the Black Cat Road Band (Rock). Free, but a suggested “pass the hat” donation of $5 helps support the series. 754-0954.

“Music for Mavis” Outdoor Concert. 6:30 p.m. Turner Gazebo, Village Green, Turner Center (rain location is the library across the green). This week’s performer is Hank Washborn (Folk, Rock). Free, but a suggested “pass the hat” donation of $5 helps support the series. 754-0954.

“Music for Mavis” Outdoor Concert. 6:30 p.m. Turner Gazebo, Village Green, Turner Center (rain location is the library across the green). This week’s performer is Marty Lang (Swing, Rock, Jazz). Free, but a suggested “pass the hat” donation of $5 helps support the series. 754-0954.

“Music for Mavis” Outdoor Concert. 6:30 p.m. Turner Gazebo, Village Green, Turner Center (rain location is the library across the green). This week’s performer is Old Coats (Rock). Free, but a suggested “pass the hat” donation of $5 helps support the series. 754-0954.

“Music for Mavis” Outdoor Concert. 6:30 p.m. Turner Gazebo, Village Green, Turner Center (rain location is the library across the green). This week’s performer is Back Woods Road Band. Free, but a suggested “pass the hat” donation of $5 helps support the series. 754-0954.

“Music for Mavis” Outdoor Concert. 6:30 p.m. Turner Gazebo, Village Green, Turner Center (rain location is the library across the green). This week’s performer is John Hoose of Country Choir Country Rock). Free, but a suggested “pass the hat” donation of $5 helps support the series. 754-0954.

“Music for Mavis” Outdoor Concert. 6:30 p.m. Turner Gazebo, Village Green, Turner Center (rain location is the library across the green). This week’s performer is Brad Hooper (Country Rock). Free, but a suggested “pass the hat” donation of $5 helps support the series. 754-0954.

“Music for Mavis” Outdoor Concert. 6:30 p.m. Turner Gazebo, Village Green, Turner Center (rain location is the library across the green). This week’s performer is Milltown Road Show (Country, Bluegrass, Rock). Free, but a suggested “pass the hat” donation of $5 helps support the series. 754-0954.

“Music for Mavis” Outdoor Concert. 6:30 p.m. Turner Gazebo, Village Green, Turner Center (rain location is the library across the green). This week’s performer is guitarist Denny Breau, with Ann, Deb, and Frank. Free, but a suggested “pass the hat” donation of $5 helps support the series. 754-0954.

“Music for Mavis” Outdoor Concert. 6:30 p.m. Turner Gazebo, Village Green, Turner Center (rain location is the library across the green). This week’s performer is the Grownups (Rock). Free, but a suggested “pass the hat” donation of $5 helps support the series. 754-0954.

“Music for Mavis” Outdoor Concert. 6:30 p.m. Turner Gazebo, Village Green, Turner Center (rain location is the library across the green). This week’s performer is Tim Bishop and Chrissy Paulson (Rock) Free, but a suggested “pass the hat” donation of $5 helps support the series. 754-0954.

“Music for Mavis” Outdoor Concert. 6:30 p.m. Turner Gazebo, Village Green, Turner Center (rain location is the library across the green). This week’s performer is Cobblestones (Rock, Folk). Free, but a suggested “pass the hat” donation of $5 helps support the series. 754-0954.

“Music for Mavis” Outdoor Concert. 6:30 p.m. Turner Gazebo, Village Green, Turner Center (rain location is the library across the green). This week’s performer is Hot Dam (Rock, Swing). Free, but a suggested “pass the hat” donation of $5 helps support the series. 754-0954.


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