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“Joni Mitchell: A Woman of Heart and Mind,” a 2003 documentary about the Canadian singer-songwriter, will be screened on Feb. 7 at the Rockland Public Library.
"Seven Minutes in Heaven" (1985), teen dramedy, post-film discussion with Bill Halpin and Saskia Huising, Rockland Public Library. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
"A Better Life" (2011, PG-13), York Public Library. Free. www.york.lib.me.us. 3 p.m. Saturday.
Maine Outdoor Film Festival, features and shorts with Maine roots, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. $10. unity.edu/uccpa. 7 p.m. Saturday.
"The Challenge of Rudolph Steiner," part one, documentary, Rockland Public Library. Free. 594-0310. 2 p.m. Sunday.
"Joni Mitchell: A Woman of Heart and Mind" (2003), music bio with post-film discussion by Bill Halpin and Saskia Huising, Rockland Public Library. Free. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. Feb. 7.
Wesley McNair, Maine poet laureate and author of "The Words I Chose: A Memoir of Family and Poetry," Portland Public Library Rines Auditorium. portlandlibrary.com. 6 p.m. Thursday.
Kieran Shields, author of "A Study in Revenge," University of Southern Maine (bookstore), Portland. 780-4070. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Alison Johnson, author of "Wallace Stevens: A Dual Life as Poet and Insurance Executive," Portland Public Library Rines Auditorium. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Friday.
Kieran Shields, author of "A Study in Revenge," Falmouth Memorial Library. www.falmouth.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Bill Roorbach, author of "Life Among Giants," Portland Public Library Rines Auditorium. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Wednesday.
Monica Wood, author of "When We Were the Kennedys: A Memoir from Mexico, Maine," Raymond Village Library. 655-4283. 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Josh Pahigian, author of "Strangers on the Beach," North Gorham Public Library. 829-4290. 7 p.m. Feb. 7.
• PRO SPORTS
Portland Pirates, AHL affiliate of the NHL Phoenix Coyotes, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland. $16 to $20. portlandpirates.com. Vs. Worcester, 7 p.m. Friday; Vs. Albany, 7 p.m. Saturday.
Maine Red Claws, NBA Development League affiliate of the Boston Celtics, Portland Exposition Building. $6 to $30. nba.com/dleague/maine. Vs. Rio Grand Valley, 7 p.m. Saturday.
• PARTICIPANT DANCE
Port City Swing Dance, music by the Big Chief Quartet, Woodfords Club, Portland. $10. portcityswing.com. Lessons at 8 p.m., dance at 9 p.m. Friday.
Contra Dance, with the Big Moose Band and caller Chrissy Fowler, College of the Atlantic (Gates Center), Bar Harbor. $6; $1 for children; $2 for family dance. 288-5015. Family dance at 6:30 p.m., lessons at 7:30 p.m., dance at 8 p.m. Saturday.
Ecstatic Dance Series, drug-free community of dancers and DJs, Ecstatic Dance Maine, South Portland. $10 to $15; sliding scale. ecstaticdanceme.com. 10 a.m. to noon Sunday.