Friday, March 7, 2014
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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.
Christiane Northrup, author of the children's book "Beautiful Girl," Leapin' Lizards, Freeport. Free. 865-0900. 4:30 p.m.
International Edible Book Festival Competition, show of edible art pieces that reference a book or poem created by community members and library patrons, Portland Public Library. Free. portlandlibrary.com. 5 to 8 p.m.; eating begins at 7 p.m.
Leslea Newman, award-winning author of more than 60 books, including "Jail Bait" and "Still Life with Buddy," Peaks Island Community Center. Free. 766-5540. 7 p.m.
Maine Poetry Express, readings by Maine Poet Laureate Wesley McNair, local poets Richard Foerster and Megan Grumbling, and more, York Public Library. Free. www.york.lib.me.us. 7 p.m.
Portland Poet Laureate Bruce Spang, Bull Feeney's, Portland. $4; two tickets for $5. 773-7210. 7:30 p.m.
Zeb Rahzmann, author of "Stories from the Appalachian Trail," Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library. Free; bring bag lunch. portlandlibrary.com. Noon.
Kieran Shields, author of "A Study in Revenge," Raymond Village Library. Free. 655-4283. 6 p.m.
11th Annual "Poets/Speak!", featuring more than 25 well-known and emerging poets, Bangor Public Library. Free. 847-8336. 4:30 to 8 p.m.
Poetry Reading, with Dave Morrison, Kristin Lindquist and Elizabeth Tibbetts, Rockland Public Library. Free. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m.
Monica Wood, author of "When We Were the Kennedys: A Memoir from Mexico, Maine," University of Maine (Olsen Student Center), Farmington. Free. 778-7454. 7:30 p.m.
• PRO SPORTS
Portland Sea Dogs, minor league baseball affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, Hadlock Field, Portland. $9, $10. 874-9300. Vs. Trenton, 6 p.m. Thursday (season opener) and Friday, 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; vs. Reading, 6 p.m. Monday to Wednesday.
Portland Pirates, AHL affiliate of the NHL Phoenix Coyotes, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland. $16 to $20. portlandpirates.com. Vs. Springfield, 4 p.m. Sunday.
• PARTICIPANT DANCE
Greater Portland Community Contra Dance Series, live music by Arigana Highway and calling by Mary Wesley, Falmouth Congregational Church. $10; $7 for ages 13 to 20; $5 for ages 5 to 12; free for children under age 5. 358-9354. Lessons at 7:15 p.m.; dance at 8 p.m. Saturday.
Contra Dance, with the Big Moose Band and caller Chrissy Fowler, College of the Atlantic (Gates Center), Bar Harbor. $6; $1 for children; $2 for family dance. 288-5015. Family dance at 6:30 p.m., lessons at 7:30 p.m., dance at 8 p.m. Saturday.