CONCERTS

Friday, June 10

Summer concert, presented by Da Capo Chorus, directed by Mary Bastoni, 7 p.m., Denmark Arts Center. Broadway hits and contemporary music. $15. 452-2412 or [email protected]

Saturday, June 11

Country Music Hall of Fame, concert and baked bean supper, Windham Veterans Center, Memorial Drive, Windham. Supper from 5-6:30 p.m., concert and dance at 7 p.m. $15 for both (supper only, $8; concert only, $10). 310-0390. Proceeds benefit Veterans Center and Maine Country Music Hall of Fame.

Saturday, June 11

“Showstoppers!” annual recital of Drouin Dance Center, Westbrook Performing Arts Center, 9:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. More than 400 students. 854- 2221 or www.drouindancecenter.com.

Saturday, June 18

Rock My Soul Five, performing gospel, blues and hymns, 7 p.m., North Windham Union Church, Route 302, North Windham. $10-$12. www.mwamconcerts.com or box office. 892-7149 or [email protected]

Friday, June 17-Sunday, June 19

Maine Blues Festival, Naples. Variety of artists and venues, styles of music, vendors. Full schedule at www.mainebluesfestival.com.

Tuesday-Wednesday, June 21-22

Nashville duo McKenzie-Fox, 6:30 and 7:45 p.m., Lenny’s, 1274 Bridgton Road, Westbrook. 591-0117.

EVENTS

Wednesdays

Storytime at the North Gorham Public Library, 2 Standish Neck Road, Gorham, 10-10:30 a.m. for infants to 3 years. 892-2575.

Through October

Maine Historical Society, guided tours of the boyhood home of poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Portland. May tour schedule, Monday-Sunday, first tour departs at noon. June-October first tour departs at 10:30 a.m.; garden open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $3-$15. 774-1822 or www.mainehistory.org.

Thursday, June 9

Author Kathy Eliscu of Westbrook, reads from her novel, “Not Even Dark Chocolate Can Fix This Mess,” 6-7 p.m.,Walker Memorial Library, 800 Main St., Westbrook.

Sunday, June 12

Tea and Colonial Fashion Show in the gardens of the Tate House Museum, 1-4 p.m. $12-$16. 774-6177 or email [email protected]

Wednesday, June 15

Author Paul Doiron, launches his latest Mike Bowditch book, “Widowmaker,” 7 p.m., Longfellow Books, Portland.

Thursday, June 16

Author Gerry Boyle, talks on his new Jack McMorrow mystery, “Straw Man,” 6:30 p.m., Gray Public Library, 5 Hancock St., Gray,

Friday-Sunday, June 17-19

Circus on the Point, at Thompson’s Point, Portland, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 4 p.m. Sunday. Juggling, clowns, aerial straps, acrobatics and more. Tickets and details, visit [email protected], or 536-0768.

Saturday, June 18

Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, South Portland, open for tours, Saturdays in June, weekends beginning July 3.

Saturday, June 18

Fletcher’s Scouting Company Living History, hosted by Tate House Museum, Stroudwater, Portland, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Military history of the 18th century.

Saturday, June 18

Garden & House Tour, presented by Buxton Garden Club, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., self-guided tour, rain or shine, visit home of author Kate Douglas Wiggins, converted Bar Mills schoolhouse, stroll through two gardens. $12. Tickets at Frugal Farmers, Buxton or O’Donal’s, Gorham. 409-6197 or [email protected]

Saturday June 18

Meet Donn Fendler, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26, Gray. Fendler is famous for becoming lost as a youngster on Mount Katahdin in July 1939 and writing a book, “Lost on a Mountain in Maine.”

Thursday, June 23

Blue Butterfield talks about woodblock printing, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Thomas Memorial Library, 6 Scott Dyer Road, Cape Elizabeth. Color pages from her new book at a special Coloring Maine event. 799-1720.

Friday, June 24

Comedy Night, presented by the Lions Club and Sebago Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce, 7:30 p.m., Windham High School. Fundraiser to supply vision-care assistance for RSU 14 students. $15. 892-7530.

Friday, June 24-Sunday, June 26

Book sale, presented by Friends of the Scarborough Library, Scarborough High School cafeteria. Friends preview night, 5-7 Thursday, June 23; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday Bargain Day, 1-5 p.m. www.scarboroughlibraryfriends.org.

Saturday, June 25

Tour seven gardens of artists in the towns of Baldwin, Hiram, Parsonsfield and Porter to benefit the historical societies of those towns and visit artists’ studios, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., rain date June 26. $12-$15. Tickets at town offices, libraries, garden centers. On June 25, tickets available at the garden at 6 Hiram Hill Road, Hiram.

Saturday, June 25

Rick’s Ride, annual motorcycle and hot rod Poker Run to benefit Rick Duncanson Memorial Scholarship Fund. Registration at 9 a.m., Windham Veterans Center. Run starts 10:30 a.m. $20 vehicle; $5 passenger. Barbecue, music, prizes and raffle. www.rickduncansonmemorialscholarship.org

Sunday, June 26

Summer Book Sale, 10 a.m., Raymond Village Library, under the tents. Books, audiobooks, videos. Proceeds benefit the library. Greg & Axel Magic Show, 1 p.m. at Raymond Public Safety Building. Kick off for Summer Reading Program.

Thursday, June 30-Thursday, Aug. 4

The Art of Math, summer 4-H program, at Raymond Village Library, 10:30 a.m.-noon, for children ages 9-13 or those in grades 4-7. 655-4283.

Sunday, July 10

Hidden Gardens of Munjoy Hill tour, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. rain or shine. www.easternpromenade.org or 232-8782.

EXHIBITS

Through Saturday, July 9

“Sky, Woods, Sea” Continuum for Creativity, 863 Main St., Westbrook. Works by painters Mary Brooking (sky), Judy Schneider (woods), Caren-Marie Michel (sea).

Through June

Celebrating the Maine landscape, paintings by members of the Studio Group, Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth.

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Author Kathy Eliscu of Westbrook reads from her novel, “Not Even Dark Chocolate Can Fix This Mess,” Thursday, June 9, at 6 p.m.,at Walker Memorial Library in Westbrook.


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