March 13, 2013

Et Cetera Listings

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

• BENEFITS

Bid Alzheimer's Goodbye Auction, music from Cathaus plus silent and live auctions; benefits people in Maine living with Alzheimer's disease; The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. $50. alz.org/maine. 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

"The Price is Right" Night, benefit for Windham High School class of 2014, Windham High School. $10. 892-1810, Ext. 387. 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Spring Fling Book Fair, benefits the library, Falmouth Memorial Library. Free admission. www.falmouth.lib.me.us. 4 to 6 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Lucky Leprechaun 5K Road Race, benefit for Go! Malawi, Trackside Station, Rockland. $15; $35 for family of three; $10 for each additional family member and teams of six or more. 691-3510. 9:45 a.m. for walkers; 10:10 a.m. for runners Sunday.

St. Patrick's Day Bowling for Kid's Sake, teams and individuals; benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters; Spare Time Bowling, Portland. 773-5437. 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

• FAIRS/FESTIVALS

Bath Blarney Days, St. Patrick's Day celebration with live music, Irish films, parade and more, downtown Bath. Most events are free. Schedule at visitbath.com/events/bath-blarney-days. Daily to Sunday.

Mostly Puppets Festival, featuring Masque Theater's "This World, the Next, and Then the Peach Orchard," Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $8; $4 for children. mayostreetarts.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; festival runs through April 28.

• SPECIAL EVENTS

THURSDAY

Edible Exhibition, dinners for eight to 20 people with an assortment of traditional dishes relating to current art exhibit, Museum of African Culture, Portland. $50. 871-7188. 6 p.m.

FRIDAY

French Sing-Along, presented by the Franco-American Collection at USM Lewiston Auburn, University of Southern Maine/Auburn College, Lewiston. Free. 753-6545. 1:15 p.m.

SATURDAY

Children's Book Sale, Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center. Free admission. 829-2215. 9 a.m. to noon.

"Thank You for Being a Friend," variety show presented by the Freeport Lioness-Lions, Freeport Performing Arts Center. $10; $3 for ages 12 and under. 865-9523. 7 p.m.

Art Supply Swap and Sale, Waterfall Arts, Belfast. $5/donation. waterfallarts.org. 1 to 4 p.m.

"Queerly Shakespearean," burlesque show with Shakespeare theme, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $10 in advance; $12 at door. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m.

SUNDAY

St. Patrick's Day Parade, Portland Fish Pier to Maine State Pier, Portland. Free. irishofmaine.org. Noon.

Irish Breakfast, St. Patrick's Day celebration with live music all day, RiRa, Portland. rira.com/portland. Buffet starts at 8 a.m.

St. Patrick's Day Celebration, all day food, music and entertainment, Bull Feeney's, Portland. 773-7210. Opens at 6 a.m.

St. Patrick's Day Parade, begins at Heath Street by AZ's market, Old Orchard Beach. Free. oob365.com. 11 a.m.

MONDAY

Seanachie Nights: Spoken Word and Music, featuring Franco-American storyteller Michael Parent, Bull Feeney's, Portland. $9/donation. 253-0288. 7 to 9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Spring Senior Expo, 40 booths, 12 speakers and 10 experience rooms, St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, Scarborough. Free. maineseniorguide.com. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• FILMS

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). Schedule at mjff.org. Continues to Saturday.

"Girl Model" (2011), documentary about the modeling industry with filmmakers Ashley Sabin and David Redmon, Space Gallery, Portland. $7. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

"Temple Grandin" (2010), biopic of autistic scientist starring Claire Danes, York Public Library. Free. www.york.lib.me.us. 3 p.m. Sunday.

"Rope" (1948), Alfred Hitchcock thriller starring James Stewart, Patten Free Library, Bath. Free. patten.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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