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American Red Cross Blood Drive. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. LA Metro Chamber of Commerce, 415 Lisbon St., Lewiston.The need for blood donors is now critical; to register and choose an appointment time, enter LAMETRO in the blue box (top right) at http://www.redcrossblood.org.

Film Screening. 6 p.m. Callahan Hall, Lewiston Public Library. Jose Antonio Vargas’ film “Undocumented” explores the lives of children who were illegally brought to the United States; discussion, refreshments follow. Free. 241-2607.

Work for Yourself@50+. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. SeniorsPlus, 8 Falcon Road, Lewiston. New Ventures Maine presents this AARP Foundation workshop. Free. 557-1885. Register athttp://bit.ly/WFY50LewistonJan16.

Great Falls Forum. Noon to 1 p.m. Callahan Hall, Lewiston Public Library. Best-selling Maine novelist Paul Doiron discusses “Telling Maine Stories.”Free. Bring your bag lunch. 513-3135; LPLReference@Gmail.com.

Book Discussion. 2 p.m. Morse Memorial Library, 105 Main St., Greene. This month’s selection is 2016 National Book Award finalist “News of the World” by Paulette Jiles. Multiple copies avail. to borrow. 946-5544; www.morse.lib.me.us.

Maine Event Comedy. 7 p.m. Bear Bones Beer, 43 Lisbon St., Lewiston. Tonight’s performers are Chris Thomas, David McLaughlin, Liam McGurk, and Nick Gordon; open-mic follows. Ages 21-plus. Free. 513-0742; maineeventcomedy@gmail.com.

Theater: “Lend Me a Tenor.” 7:30 p.m. Great Falls Performing Arts Center, Auburn. Community Little Theatre presents this fast-paced comedy classic involving the greatest tenor of his time, an outrageous bellhop, and mistaken identities. Again Jan. 18-20 (Sun. at 2 p.m.). $18/15/12. 783-0958; LACLT.com.

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. Songbooks provided; all welcome. Free. 576-4109.

Concert: Richard Wood and Gordon Belcher. 7:30 p.m.Annex, Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St., Bath.This versatile duo performs PEI-style Celtic music and songs.$20. 442-8455; www.chocolatechurcharts.org.

Bean Supper. 5 p.m. Lunn-HunnewellAmvets Post 6, Rte. 100,New Gloucester. Two kinds of beans, chop suey, coleslaw, pickles, brown bread, biscuits, assorted pies and beverages.$8/3.

Lewiston Winter Farmer’s Market. 10 a.m. to noon. YWCA, 130 East Ave., Lewiston. Vendors sell locally grown and produced goods. Harvest Bucks, Market Rewards; credit, debit, cash, and SNAP/EBT accepted. 513-3848; www.lewistonfarmersmarket.com.

Exit Planning for Business Owners. 12 to 1:30 p.m. Chamber of Commerce, 415 Lisbon St., Lewiston. Part 1 of this three-part series is “Know What You Want: Defining Your Goals in Exit Planning.” Free. Bring your lunch. Register at www.LAMetroChamber.com.

Rotary Breakfast Club Meeting. 7 a.m. United Methodist Church, 439 Park Ave., Auburn. The guest speaker is Hannah DeAngelis, Director of Refugee and Immigration Services for Catholic Charities of Maine. All welcome; breakfast $15.

“Resume and Interview Preparation.” 9 to 11:30 a.m. Lewiston Career Center. Pres. by New Ventures Maine,  this experiential workshop offers current tools, resources, and guidance for writing an effective resume and preparing for a successful interview. Free. Register at 753-6531.

HR Thursdays Workshop. Noon to 1:30 p.m. Chamber of Commerce, 415 Lisbon St., Lewiston. The topic is “Recruitment Strategy: Organizational Culture and a Strong Leadership Team.” $50 (Chamber members $25; CMHRA members free). 783-2249. Register at www.LAMetroChamber.com.

Annual Dinner & Awards. 5 to 9 p.m. Ramada Hotel & Conference Center, Lewiston. Following a social hour, the LA Metro Chamber of Commerce presents its annual awards. $50. 783-2249; www.LAMetroChamber.com.

Theater: “Human Error.” 7:30 p.m. The Public Theatre 31 Maple St., Lewiston. A blundering fertility doctor mistakenly implants the embryo of a latte-sipping liberal couple into the womb of an NRA-cardholding conservative family. Again 1/26-27, 1/31-2/3 (Suns. at 2 p.m.). $20/5. 782-3200; thepublictheatre.org

Craft & Vendor Fair. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Mixers, 16 Sabattus Rd., Sabattus. There will also be a raffle and 50/50; proceeds benefit Kaydenz Kitchen Food Pantry in Lewiston. 330-5330; emmadudley40@gmail.com.

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, assorted desserts and beverages.$6/3 (ages 4- free). Take-out available.

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

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 begins at 4:30 p.m. $8/4 ( kids ages 4- free). 782-3972.

Lewiston Winter Farmer’s Market. 10 a.m. to noon. YWCA, 130 East Ave., Lewiston. Vendors sell locally grown and produced goods. Harvest Bucks, Market Rewards; credit, debit, cash, and SNAP/EBT accepted. 513-3848; www.lewistonfarmersmarket.com.

Comedian Bob Marley. 6 p.m.Orion Theatre,Topsham.The well-known comedian presents a teen-friendly comedy show to benefit Mt. Ararat High School’s Project Graduation. $25/20. 798-0404, sirois1988@comcast.net.

Film Screening. 6:30 p.m. Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. The center screens the comedy “Super Lola,” a 2013 made-for-TV movie from France; in French w. English subtitles. Free; donations accepted. www.francocenter.org.

“Fit to a T.” 10 to 11 a.m. Central Maine Medical Center, Conference Center, 12 High St., Lewiston. This program for both men and women provides education on fracture prevention, bone health, and osteoporosis. Free. RSVP at 520-8387.

“Your Money Personality.” 6 to 8 p.m. Lewiston Adult Education. Pres. by New Ventures Maine,  this workshop uses a card-sort activity to help you understand how your habits and attitudes towards money affect your decisions and actions. Free. Register at 753-6531.

Marine Corps League Meeting. 6 p.m. Lewiston Armory, 65 Central Ave. Central ME Detachment 810 needs members: they will pay for your first-year membership. All Marines, FMF Corpsman, Navy Chaplains, and anyone interested in helping local veterans is invited.

Theater: “Human Error.” 7:30 p.m. The Public Theatre 31 Maple St., Lewiston. A blundering fertility doctor mistakenly implants the embryo of a latte-sipping liberal couple into the womb of an NRA-cardholding conservative family. Again 2/1-3 (Sun. at 2 p.m.). $20/5. 782-3200; thepublictheatre.org.

Lewiston Winter Farmer’s Market. 10 a.m. to noon. YWCA, 130 East Ave., Lewiston. Vendors sell locally grown and produced goods. Harvest Bucks, Market Rewards; credit, debit, cash, and SNAP/EBT accepted. 513-3848; www.lewistonfarmersmarket.com.

Super Bowl Sunday Table Tour. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Viles Arboretum, 153 Hospital St., Augusta. Prepare for the big game by getting some outdoor activity on the groomed trails while sampling foods from area eateries. $20 ($5 ages 10-); toddlers free. 626-7989; www.vilesarboretum.org.

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.

Lewiston Winter Farmer’s Market. 10 a.m. to noon. YWCA, 130 East Ave., Lewiston. Vendors sell locally grown and produced goods. Harvest Bucks, Market Rewards; credit, debit, cash, and SNAP/EBT accepted. 513-3848; www.lewistonfarmersmarket.com.

Exit Planning for Business Owners. 12 to 1:30 p.m. Chamber of Commerce, 415 Lisbon St., Lewiston. Part 2 of this three-part series is “Know Your Options: Open Market Sale, Family Transitions, and Selling to Employees.” Free. Register at www.LAMetroChamber.com.

Lewiston Winter Farmer’s Market. 10 a.m. to noon. YWCA, 130 East Ave., Lewiston. Vendors sell locally grown and produced goods. Harvest Bucks, Market Rewards; credit, debit, cash, and SNAP/EBT accepted. 513-3848; www.lewistonfarmersmarket.com.

Lewiston Winter Farmer’s Market. 10 a.m. to noon. YWCA, 130 East Ave., Lewiston. Vendors sell locally grown and produced goods. Harvest Bucks, Market Rewards; credit, debit, cash, and SNAP/EBT accepted. 513-3848; www.lewistonfarmersmarket.com.

Exit Planning for Business Owners. 12 to 1:30 p.m. Chamber of Commerce, 415 Lisbon St., Lewiston. Part 3 of this three-part series is “Achieve Your Goals: Understanding the Financial, Tax and Legal Issues.” Free. Register at www.LAMetroChamber.com.

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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