Thursday, April 17, 2014
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The Portland Flower Show, with a stacked lineup of exhibits, displays, workshops, lectures and an auction of live plants and flowers, continues through the weekend at the Portland Company Complex.
"Mother Caring for 7 Billion" (2011), documentary about population explosion; Hilary Clark of Maine Population Matters will facilitate discussion after film; York Public Library. Free. york.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Friday.
"Departures" (2008, Rated PG-13), drama about an unemployed cellist who takes a job preparing the dead for funerals, in Japanese with English subtitles, Blue Hill Public Library. Free/donation. 667-7170. 7 p.m. Friday.
"The Golem" (1920), classic silent German horror movie accompanied live by guitarist Gary Lucas, University of Maine (Performing Arts Center), Machias. $10; $15 per couple. 255-1229. 8 p.m. Saturday.
"The Magnificent Pigtail Shadow" (2012), short, Zero Station Art, Design & Framing, Portland. $5. zerostation.com. 7 p.m. Saturday.
"Hotel Transylvania" (2012, Rated PG), animated family film, York Public Library. Free. www.york.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
Maine Outdoor Film Festival, Maine-made films with outdoor theme; benefits Teens to Trail; Windham High School. $10. teenstotrails.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.
16th Annual Maine Jewish Film Festival, shorts, features and documentaries with Jewish themes or connections plus special events, Nickelodeon Cinemas, Portland, and various venues. $8 per screening ($6 for students and seniors ages 65 and older); $109 for all-festival pass. Schedule at mjff.org. Saturday to March 16.
"Gaslight" (1944), classic thriller starring Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman and Joseph Cotten, Dunaway Center, Ogunquit. Free. ogunquitperformingarts.org/arts. 2 p.m. Sunday.
"The Invisible War" (2012), Oscar-nominated documentary about sexual assault in the military, Stevens Brook Elementary School, Bridgton. Free. tcmhs.org. 6:30 p.m. Monday.
"A Few Good Men" (1992, Rated R), military courtroom drama starring Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson, Patten Free Library, Bath. Free. patten.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Michele Albion, author of "The Quotable Henry Ford," York Public Library. Free. www.york.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Kate Braestrup, author of "Here If You Need Me" and "Marriage and Other Acts of Charity," Rockland Public Library. Free. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Monica Wood, author of "When We Were the Kennedys: A Memoir from Mexico, Maine," University of New England Westbrook College Campus (Abplanalp Library), Portland. 221-4375. Noon Thursday.
Layne V. Witherell, author of "Wine Maniacs: Life in the Biz," Longfellow Books, Portland. Free. 772-4045. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Reza Jalali, author of the children's book "Moon Watchers"; Jelali will also teach children how to write their names in Arabic; Samuel L. Cohen Children's Library, Portland. portlandlibrary.com. 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
Kieran Shields, author of "A Study in Revenge," South Portland Public Library. Free. 767-7660. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Susan Lebel Young, author of "Food Fix: Ancient Nourishment for Modern Hungers," Falmouth Memorial Library. Free. www.falmouth.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Poet Marianne Branch, author of seven poetry collections including "The Book of Hours," University of Southern Maine (Woodbury Campus Center), Portland. Free. 780-8393. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
• 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. Canton, 7 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Sunday; vs. Fort Wayne, 7 p.m. March 14.
Portland Pirates, AHL affiliate of the NHL Phoenix Coyotes, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland. $16 to $20. portlandpirates.com. Vs. Manchester, 7 p.m. Friday; vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, 7 p.m. Saturday; vs. Adirondack, 7 p.m. Wednesday.
• PARTICIPANT DANCE
Contra Dance, music by Anadama with caller Dugan Murphy, Wescustogo Grange Hall, North Yarmouth. $10; $7 for seniors and students; $3 for family dance; $12 per family. 233-4325. 6 p.m. family dance; 7 p.m. potluck (bring dish); 7:30 p.m. beginner's session; 8 p.m. dance Saturday.