February 13, 2013

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Benefits, fairs/festivals, special events, films, books and authors, pro sports, dances

• BENEFITS

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Music from Pink Floyd’s “The Dark Side of the Moon” will accompany a laser show at 8 p.m. Friday and 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at the University of Southern Maine’s Southworth Planetarium in Portland. The event is part of the planetarium’s Laseropolloza 2013, continuing through Feb. 24.

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Fourth Annual Bacchanalian Ball and Fundraising Auction, music by The Sunset Strip Band, chocolate buffet, silent auction, and '50s and '60s costumes; benefits the Eastern Maine Pagan Pride Association; 21-plus; Hampden VFW Hall. $5. emppa.org. 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday.

• FAIRS/FESTIVALS

THURSDAY

WinterFest 2013, featuring sledding "Snowcano" and many outdoor winter activities, various locations, Bethel. Most events are free. Schedule at bethelwinterfest.com. Daily to Feb. 24.

Brunswick Longfellow Days, month-long celebration honoring Henry W. Longfellow with community poetry, lectures, tours, dining, film events and more, various locations, Brunswick. Most events are free. Schedule at brunswickdowntown.com/longfellowdays. Daily to Feb. 27.

FRIDAY

Laseropolloza 2013, weeklong laser light show festival, University of Southern Maine (Southworth Planetarium), Portland. $5; $1 extra for 3D glasses. usm.maine.edu/planet. "Laser Mania," 7 p.m.; Pink Floyd's "The Dark Side of the Moon," 8 p.m.

Mardi Gras in Ogunquit, parade, hat party, crowning of Mardi Gras king and queen, live music and more (rescheduled from Feb. 8-10), Maine Street and various locations, Ogunquit. Most events are free. Schedule at visitogunquit.org. Friday to Sunday.

SATURDAY

Loon Echo Land Trust's Second Annual Snowfest, 10K and 5K cross-county ski races and youth snowshoe fun run, Five Fields Farm, Bridgton. $10; $5 for ages 17 and under. lelt.org. 9 a.m. Saturday.

Zombie Fest, music by Pete Witham and The Cozmic Zombies, zombie makeovers, zombie portraits and giveaways, Bull Moose Music, Scarborough. Free. bullmoose.com. 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Laseropolloza 2013, weeklong laser light show festival, University of Southern Maine (Southworth Planetarium), Portland. $5; $1 extra for 3D glasses. usm.maine.edu/planet. "Perseus/Andromeda" and "Laser Pop," 1 p.m.; "Orion" and "Laser Mania," 3 p.m.; "Laser Beatles," 7 p.m.; "Hypnotica," 8 p.m. Through Feb. 24.

SUNDAY

Laseropolloza 2013, weeklong laser light show festival, University of Southern Maine (Southworth Planetarium), Portland. $5; $1 extra for 3D glasses. usm.maine.edu/planet. "Orion" and "Laser Mania," 1 p.m.; "Perseus/Andromeda" and "Laser Pop," 3 p.m. Through Feb. 24.

MONDAY

Laseropolloza 2013, weeklong laser light show festival, University of Southern Maine (Southworth Planetarium), Portland. $5; $1 extra for 3D glasses. usm.maine.edu/planet. "Perseus/Andromeda" and "Laser Magic," noon; "Laser Beatles," 2 p.m.; "Orion" and "Laser Mania," 3 p.m.; Pink Floyd's "The Wall," 7 p.m.; "Laser Fright Light," 8 p.m. Through Feb. 24.

TUESDAY

Laseropolloza 2013, weeklong laser light show festival, University of Southern Maine (Southworth Planetarium), Portland. $5; $1 extra for 3D glasses. usm.maine.edu/planet. "Orion" and "Laser Pop," noon; "Hypnotica," 2 p.m.; "Perseus/Andromeda" and "Laser Magic," 3 p.m.; "Laser Retro," 7 p.m.; "Laser Led Zeppelin," 8 p.m. Through Feb. 24.

WEDNESDAY

Laseropolloza 2013, weeklong laser light show festival, University of Southern Maine (Southworth Planetarium), Portland. $5; $1 extra for 3D glasses. usm.maine.edu/planet. "Perseus/Andromeda" and "Laser Mania," noon; "Laser Vinyl," 2 p.m.; "Orion" and "Laser Pop," 3 p.m.; "Laser Beatles," 7 p.m.; "Laser U2," 8 p.m. Through Feb. 24.

FEB. 21

Laseropolloza 2013, weeklong laser light show festival, University of Southern Maine (Southworth Planetarium), Portland. $5; $1 extra for 3D glasses. usm.maine.edu/planet. "Orion" and "Laser Magic," noon; "Laser Beatles," 2 p.m.; "Perseus/Andromeda" and "Laser Mania," 3 p.m.; Pink Floyd's "The Dark Side of the Moon," 7 p.m.; "Laser Vinyl," 8 p.m. Through Feb. 24.

• SPECIAL EVENTS

THURSDAY

One Billion Rising: Strike, Dance, Rise! Celebration and March, Eve Ensler's global movement to end violence against women and girls, Monument Square and University of Southern Maine, Portland. Free/donation. vday.org. Noon.

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