Thursday, April 17, 2014
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The Texas Flying Legends, who maintain and fly a collection of World War II aircraft, will return to Wings Over Wiscasset on Tuesday.
Press Herald file photo/John Ewing
Early punk rockers Bobby, Dannis and David Hackney are featured in the documentary film “A Band Called Death,” showing Tuesday at Space Gallery.
"Back to the Past," old-time sawmilling, homestead tours, music, exhibitors, children's activities and food, Scribner's Mill, Harrison. $6; free for ages 12 and under. 583-6455. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
War of 1812 Maritime Battle in Stories and Songs, commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Maine's greatest sea battle, Maine Irish Heritage Center, Portland. $5/donation; free for center members. maineirish.com. 2 p.m.
Circus Smirkus, international youth circus, Merriconeag Waldorf School, Freeport. $17 to $20. smirkus.org. 1 and 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.
Magician Conjuring Carroll, magic show for children, Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center. Free. 829-2215. 10 a.m.
Weekday Music and Performance Series, hula hoop Show with Kitty Malone, Congress Square, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. Noon.
USM Chemistry Club Show, experimental fun for children, Deering Oaks, Portland. Free. 874-8826. 12:30 p.m.
"The Law in These Parts" (2011), documentary about justice in occupied Middle East territories, Portland Public Library Rines Auditorium. Free. portlandlibrary.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
"Dirty Wars" (2013), documentary based on a book by investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill, co-presented by Space Gallery and the museum, Portland Museum of Art. $7. portlandmuseum.org. 7 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
"The Intouchables" (2011, Rated R), drama, York Public Library. www.york.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Sunday.
"The Sting" (1973, Rated PG), Oscar-winning movie starring Robert Redford and Paul Newman, Camden Amphitheatre. Free. 236-3440. 8:15 p.m. Monday.
"The Blues Brothers" (1980, Rated R), comedy starring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd, Patten Free Library, Bath. Free. patten.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
"A Band Called Death" (2012), documentary about a '70s punk band, Space Gallery, Portland. $8. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
"Raiders of the Lost Ark" (1981, Rated PG), outdoor screening of action-adventure starring Harrison Ford, Bug Light Park, South Portland. Free. 767-7650. Thirty minutes after sunset Aug. 8.
Rudy Burckhardt Mini Film Festival, outdoor screenings of films including "Lurk" shot in Belfast and Waldo County, Waterfall Arts, Belfast. $5. waterfallarts.org. Dusk Aug. 8.
"The World Before Her" (2012), documentary, Portland Public Library Rines Auditorium. Free. portlandlibrary.com. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 8.
Phil Di Vece, author of "Wiscasset and Its Times," Wiscasset Public Library. 882-7161. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Mark Scott Ricketts, author of "A Flatlander's Guide to Maine," Sherman's Books and Stationary, Bar Harbor. 288-3161. 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Eve LaPlante, author of "Marmee and Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother," Georgetown Historical Society. georgetownhistoricalsociety.org. 10 a.m. Saturday.
Author Brown Bag Lecture Series, with David Rosenfelt, author of "Airtight, Unleashed, Dogtripping," Portland Public Library Rines Auditorium. Free; bring bag lunch. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Wednesday.
David Rosenfelt, author of "Unleashed," Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. mainecoastbookshop.com. 11 a.m. Aug. 8.
• PRO SPORTS
Portland Sea Dogs, Hadlock Field, Portland. $9, $10. milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t546. Vs. Richmond, 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; noon Aug. 8.
• PARTICIPANT DANCE
Swing Dance with Sean Mencher and His Rhythm Kings, Acoustic Artisans, Portland. Free. portlandswing.weebly.com. Lessons at 8 p.m., dance at 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Folk Dance Brunswick, many dances taught, no partner needed, People Plus, Brunswick. $8; $5 for students and seniors. 200-7577. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Greater Portland Community Contra Dance Series, live music by Anadama with guest caller, Falmouth Congregational Church. $5 to $10; free for children under age 5. 358-9354. Lessons at 7:15 p.m., dance at 8 p.m. Saturday.