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


Maine Successful Thinkers Meetup, 5 to 7 p.m., Merrill Auditorium, Portland. Network with local business people and enjoy food and music. Free. www.meetup.com/MaineSuccessfulThinkers


Women Artists in Maine Reception, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. View the work of artists Michele Dangelo, Judy Taylor, M.R. Hedstrom, Lynn Travis, Liz Armstrong, Missy Asen, Michelle Hero Clark, Susan Davis and Debra Yoo. Free. 865-4519. 


Second Friday Art Walk, 5 to 8 p.m., locations throughout Brunswick. Stroll through the downtown and enjoy art and refreshments. Free. www.fiveriversartsalliance.org


Cumberland County Republican Committee Sebago Lake Cruise, 5 p.m., Sebago Lake. Cruise on the Songo River Queen, meet GOP candidates and enjoy food and drink. $25 or $40 per couple. www.cumberlandcountygop.org.

SPACE Gallery Block Party, 6 to 9 p.m., Congress Street, Portland. A portion of Congress Street will close to traffic as shops and galleries from One Longfellow Square to Port City Music Hall bring art onto the street. Dancing at 7 p.m. with Brazil’s Garotas Suecas. Free. www.space538.org.