IF YOU’RE LOOKING to party, network or support a good cause this week, check out:

TUESDAY

DOWNEAST PRIDE ALLIANCE, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Nosh, Portland. Enjoy a cash bar and network with members of the gay and gay-friendly business community. Free. www.depabusiness.com.

WEDNESDAY

BUSINESS AFTER 5, 5 to 7 p.m., Morong Falmouth. Sip drinks and network with other members of the Falmouth/Cumberland Chamber of Commerce. Free members/$5 nonmembers. www.portlandregion.com.

ARGENTINA WINE DINNER & AUCTION, 5 p.m., Harraseeket Inn, Falmouth. Bid on live and silent auction items and enjoy a five-course meal prepared by local chefs and paired with Argentinian wines at this annual benefit for the Portland Symphony Orchestra. $150. 773-6128, ext. 311.

THURSDAY

WINE TASTING, 5 to 7 p.m., Browne Trading Co., Portland. Taste single varietal wines from grapes used to make Chateauneuf du Pape, plus taste the renowned French wine itself. Free. 775-7560.

BUSINESS AFTER 5, 5 to 7 p.m., Saco & Biddeford Savings, Westbrook. Sip drinks and network with other members of the Westbrook Chamber of Commerce. Free members/$5 nonmembers. www.portlandregion.com.

FRIDAY

HAPPY TRAILS BIG BASH & SILENT AUCTION, 5:30 p.m., The Portland Club. Enjoy live music by Big Chief, bid on silent auction items and order from the cash bar at this benefit for Portland Trails. $20 members/$25 nonmembers. www.trails.org.

SOLD ON KIDS AUCTION & DINNER, 6 to 10 p.m., Marriott Sable Oaks, South Portland. Enjoy drinks and dinner and bid on live and silent auction items at this benefit for Sweetser. $50. www.sweetser.org.

SATURDAY

COME SAIL AWAY, 5 to 10 p.m., Travis Roy Arena, Yarmouth. Throw on your seafaring garb and bid on live and silent auction items and enjoy a cash bar and buffet dinner at this benefit for North Yarmouth Academy. $30 advance/$35 at door. 846-2380, ext. 9303.

MAD HATTER AFFAIR, 5:30 to 11 p.m., The Woodlands, Falmouth. Don your best Kentucky Derby hat and attire and watch the race while enjoying dinner, dancing, live and silent auctions and a cash bar at this benefit for the Maine Historical Society. $100. www.mainehistory.org.

SPRING GALA, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Harraseeket Inn, Freeport. Enjoy a four-course dinner and bid on live and silent auction items at this benefit for Wolfe’s Neck Farm Foundation. $70. 865-4469.


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