Thursday, December 12, 2013
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“Music in the Air,” an afternoon of music featuring the Royal River Chorus of Sweet Adelines, the Downeasters Quartet, the Greater Freeport Community Chorus and more, begins at 3 p.m. Sunday at Yarmouth High School. The show benefits WYAR 88.3 FM.
Keira Knightley in the 2012 adaptation of “Anna Karenina,” Sunday’s featured film at the York Public Library.
New Gloucester History Barn Open House, permanent and temporary exhibits about local history, New Gloucester Historical Society (History Barn). Free. 926-3188. 9 a.m. to noon.
Volunteer Fair, find volunteer opportunities, presented by Altrusa Club of Portland, Portland Elks Lodge #188. 773-3148. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
North Atlantic Figure Skating Club 15th Annual Ice Show, 26 solo and group performances, Family Ice Center, Falmouth. $12; $8 for seniors and children; $20 premium seating. 781-5058. 7 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
Psychic Sunday, individual fees for readings, products and services, Fireside Inn & Suites, Portland. $2 admission. onthenewedge.com. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Peter Boie: "Magician for Non-Believers," presented by Cape Elizabeth Community Services, Cape Elizabeth High School Auditorium. $5 in advance; $7 day of show. capecommunityservices.org. 4 p.m.
Shape Note Singing, four-part singing tradition also known as Sacred Harp, everyone welcome to participate, The New Church, Portland. Free. maineshapenotesinging.org. 1 to 4 p.m.
Trustees' Mini-Golf Tournament, library will be transformed into an 18-hole mini-golf course for fundraiser, Kennebunk Free Library. $8; $5 for ages 2 to 12; free for children under age 2. 985-2173. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dramatic Reading of "The Submission," key scenes will be read as part of the annual community-wide reading project A Capital Read, University of Maine (Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine), Augusta. Free. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 7 p.m.
MOOSE (Maine Organization of Storytelling Enthusiasts), with featured storyteller Jackie Riefer, Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library. $5. moosetellers.ning.com. Open mic at 7 p.m.; featured storyteller at 8 p.m.
Words & Images Release Party, readings by contest winners and USM faculty with music by If and It, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. Free. mayostreetarts.org. 6:30 p.m.
Portland Children's Film Festival, featuring local, national and international children's films and workshops for all ages, various locations, Portland. Various prices. Schedule at portlandchildrensfilmfestival.com. Thursday to Sunday.
Lewiston Auburn Film Festival, features, shorts, documentaries and parties; various locations, Lewiston/Auburn. Various prices. Schedule at lafilmfestival.org. Thursday to Sunday.
"Rockland Shorts 2013," international short film series, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $8.50. farnsworthmuseum.org/rocklandshorts. 8 p.m.
Reel Paddling Film Festival, award-winning films in 10 categories, Chewonki Center for Environmental Education, Wiscasset. $12 in advance; $15 day of show; $10 for students. chewonki.org. 7 p.m.
"Anna Karenina" (2012, Rated R), based on Tolstoy novel, York Public Library. Free. www.york.lib.me.us. 3 p.m.
"Two Who Dared: The Sharps' War," documentary about an American minister and his wife's life-threatening mission in Europe to help save imperiled Jews and refugees at the onset of World War II, First Universalist Church of Auburn. $5/donation. 783-0461. 7 p.m.
"Romeo and Juliet" (1968, Rated PG), Shakespeare tragedy, Skidompha Library, Damariscotta. $5/donation. 563-5513. 6:30 p.m.
"High Noon" (1952), classic Western starring Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly, Dunaway Center, Ogunquit. Free. ogunquitperformingarts.org/arts. 7 p.m.
"Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God" (2012), HBO documentary about child abuse scandal in the Roman Catholic Church, Space Gallery, Portland. $8. space538.org. 7:30 p.m.
"An Evening of Short Films by Walter Ungerer," Q&A with Ungerer follows the screening, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. Free. harlowgallery.org. 7 p.m.
"In Good Time, The Piano Jazz of Marian McPartland" (2011), documentary about the life and career of jazz legend McPartland, St. Joseph's College (Viola George Auditorium), Standish. Free. filmsbyhuey.com. 7 p.m.
Evelyn Rysdyk, author of "Spirit Walking: A Course in Shamanic Power & Spirited Medicine," True North Health Center, Falmouth. Free. 781-4488. 6 p.m.
Mark Lapping, author of "Maine's Agricultural History," Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center. Free. 829-2215. 2 p.m.
Annie Finch, author of "Spells: New and Selected Poems," University of New England-Westbrook College Campus (Abplanalp Library), Portland. Free. une.edu/mwwc. Noon.
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