Monday, March 10, 2014
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Longfellow Days activities celebrating the poet continue through the month in Brunswick.
Bath Antiques Show, 50 dealers of fine antiques and collectibles, Bath Middle School. $4. 443-8983. bathantiquesshows.com. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
14th Annual Sleigh Day, sleigh museum exhibit, sleigh rides, demonstrations, and snowshoe and cross-country ski tours, Skyline Farm, North Yarmouth. $8; $30 per family. skylinefarm.org. Noon to 3 p.m.
Valentine's Day Canine Cocktail Party and Dog Kissing Contest, Planet Dog Company Store, Portland. $5/donation. 347-8606. 6 to 7:30 p.m.
WMPG Fat Tuesday Celebration & Cajun Cooking Challenge, local restaurants, organizations and individuals compete; live music by Sylvain's Cajun Aces; University of Southern Maine (Woodbury Campus Center), Portland. $3 to $5/donation. wmpg.org. Noon to 3 p.m.
Michael Parent, storyteller, with hour-long open-mic session, Portland Public Library Rines Auditorium. $5. moosetellers.ning.com. 7 p.m.
One Billion Rising: Strike, Dance, Rise! Celebration and March, Eve Ensler's global movement to end violence against women and girls, Monument Square, Portland. Free/donation. vday.org. Noon.
Local Chocolate, Wine and Book Reading, with Kathryn Miles, author of "The Remarkable Story of the Jeanie Johnston: The Legendary Irish Famine Ship," Apprenticeshop, Rockland. 594-1800. 6:30 p.m.
Valentine's Day Wine and Chocolate Pairings, sommelier Erica Archer leads guided tasting and discussion with handmade desserts paired with wine, 21-plus; The Wine Bar & Restaurant, Portland. $39. winewiseevents.com. 6 p.m.
"Valentine's Day with the Rat Pack," local singers perform music of the Rat Pack, Anthony's Dinner Theater, Portland. $39.95; includes performance and five-course dinner. 221-2267. 7 p.m.
"Joni Mitchell: 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.
Fly Fishing Film Tour, films for outdoor enthusiasts; benefits the Tin Mountain Conservation Center; Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $12 in advance; $15 day of event. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 6:30 p.m.
Local Love Muscle Valentine's Day Film Festival, watch and vote on a collection of local films, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. Free. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m.
"Green Mansions" (1959), starring Audrey Hepburn, Dunaway Center, Ogunquit. Free. ogunquitperformingarts.org/arts. 2 p.m.
American Music Film Series: "Rock," with discussion led by Glenn Jenks, Camden Public Library. Free. 236-3440. 3 p.m.
"The Challenge of Rudolph Steiner," part two, documentary, Rockland Public Library. Free. 594-0310. 2 p.m.
"Delicacy" (2011, French with subtitles, rated PG-13), York Public Library. Free. www.york.lib.me.us. 3 p.m.
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, mountain films from around the world, State Theatre, Portland. $17 in advance; $20 day of show ($14 in advance; $17 day of show for students). statetheatreportland.com. 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday.
"Tchoupitoulas" (2012), documentary follows three adolescent brothers as they journey through one night in New Orleans, Space Gallery, Portland. $7. space538.org. 7:30 p.m.
"Inherit the Wind" (1960), courtroom drama starring Spencer Tracy, Fredric March and Gene Kelly, Patten Free Library, Bath. Free. patten.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m.
"The Waiting Room" (2012), documentary goes into a hospital and looks at the issue of uninsured patients, Space Gallery, Portland. $7. space538.org. 7:30 p.m.
"Doctor Who" 50th Anniversary Film Screening, "The Sun Makers," with post-screening discussion with Bill Halpin and Saskia Huising, Rockland Public Library. Free. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m.
Josh Pahigian, author of "Strangers on the Beach," North Gorham Public Library. 829-4290. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Kate Shaffer, author of "Desserted: Recipes and Tales from an Island Chocolatier," Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Laura Kilmartin, author of "Next Year I'll be Perfect," Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Friday.
Josh Pahigian, author of "Strangers on the Beach," Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth. thomasmemoriallibrary.org. 2 p.m. Saturday.
"Coursen Readings," with poets Rob Farnsworth, Judith Robbins and Robert Strong, Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. curtislibrary.com. 1 p.m. Sunday.
Deb Olin Unferth, author of "Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War," Bates College (Edmund S. Muskie Archives), Lewiston. 786-6256. 7:30 p.m. Monday.
• PRO SPORTS
Maine Red Claws, NBA Development League affiliate of the Boston Celtics, Portland Exposition Building. $6 to $30. www.nba.com/dleague/maine. Vs. Bakersfield, 7 p.m. Friday; Vs. Springfield, 3 p.m. Sunday.
• PARTICIPANT DANCE
Contra Dance, music by Whiffletree with caller Mary Wesley, Wescustogo Grange Hall, North Yarmouth. $10; $7 for seniors and students. 233-4325. Family dance, 6 p.m. ($3; $12 per family); 7 p.m. potluck; 8 p.m. dance 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.