Auburn Public Library, Evanston's Living History
On Tuesday, Feb. 22, from 4-5 p.m., the Auburn Public Library will host a virtual screening of the film "Evanston’s Living History: The Fight to Escape Racial Discrimination." See Film listings for link and details about an upcoming talk with filmmaker Craig Dudnick.
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BENEFITS

Mail Art Cards | Online Fundraising Auction for UMVA Gallery at Portland Media Center | Feb. 17-22 | Bid for items, bit.ly/34sIyjb | More info, bit.ly/3uNJJEm

“Love to Build” | Online auction to benefit Habitat for Humanity 7 Rivers | 20 original unframed works by Valerie Upham | Bidding ends Feb. 26 | More info at habitat7rivers.org/2022-love-to-build-art-auction

DANCE

Narración Flamenca | A Flamenco Performance Featuring Dance, Song & Guitar | Feb. 26-27 | $22-$27 | Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St | Check for times and tickets, and also a workshop: tickettailor.com/events/mayostreetarts/623217/

FAIRS/MARKETS

Portland Winter Farmers’ Market | Saturdays 9am-1pm | Stevens Sq. Community Center Gym, 631 Stevens Ave | portlandmainefarmersmarket.org

Brunswick Winter Market | Saturdays 9am-12:30pm | Fort Andross Mill Complex, 14 Maine St, Brunswick | brunswickwintermarket.net/

FILM

FEBRUARY 16

“Trace the Line” | Virtual documentary screening following the lives of two artists, one black, one white | 6:30pm | UMaine Business School | To learn more and register, bit.ly/33g7ucY

FEBRUARY 17

“In a Whole New Way: New Yorkers on Probation Photograph Their World” | Documentary screening and panel discussion | 7-8:30pm via Zoom | Thomas Memorial Library | More info at thomasmemoriallibrary.org/23809-2/

Maine Art & Activism in Double Feature | Robert Shetterly’s “Truth Tellers” & Natasha Meyers’ “An Un-Still Life” | In person and in conversation with the audience | 7pm | Nickelodeon Theater, 1 Temple St | bit.ly/3Gydv28

FEBRUARY 22

“Evanston’s Living History” The Fight to Escape Racial Discrimination | Black History Month screening with filmmaker talk Feb. 25  | Hosted by Auburn Public Library | 4-5pm | For more info and Zoom link, visit bit.ly/3HJMuua

FEBRUARY 25

Talk with filmmaker Craig Dudnick | Followup to film screening on Evanston’s Living History (see Feb. 22) | 3-4pm | Hosted by Auburn Public Library | For more info and Zoom link, visit bit.ly/3HJMuua

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Connecting Women to Construction Trades | Free and low-cost online career sessions | Offered by New Ventures Maine, an education and economic development program through UMA System | For more info on this and other classes, call 800-442-2092 or visit bit.ly/NVMEClasses bit.ly/NVMEClasses

FEBRUARY 16

South Portland Land Trust Virtual Open House | 7-8pm | Learn about joining the organization | For more info and to register, southportlandlandtrust.org/upcoming-events/
virtualopenhouse

Camden Conference: Eastern Europe – Thirty Years After the Fall of the Soviet Union, with William Hall | 7pm | Portland Public Library Zoom | More info, registration at bit.ly/3rV7TtE

Maine Media Lecture with John Pinderhughes and Danny Dawson, “Passports & Portfolios: My Life as a Commercial and Fine Arts Photographer” | 3-4:30pm | Free/donation | Registration at mainemedia.edu/events/lectures/

“Rewild in 10 Easy Steps” | How to restore plant diversity, with Anna Fialkoff, the Wild Seed Project | Presented by the Osewantha Garden Club | 1pm | Public is welcome | So. Portland Community Center, 21 Nelson Rd, S. Portland | Masks required | Email for more info: [email protected]

“Songs & Stories: A Tribute to Lorenz Hart” | 4pm | $12.50-$15 | Hosted on Zoom by Osher Marin JCC | More info and registration at mainejewish.org/inspire_events/songs-stories-a-tribute-to-lorenz-hart/

FEBRUARY 17

Dawnland Signals | A program highlighting indigenous topics, w/ co-hosts Maria Girouard and Esther Anne | 4pm | Live stream at weru.org | Wabanaki Reach mainewabanakireach.org/

Winter Wildlife Mingle | With Center for Wildlife | Adults 21+ | $20-$25 | 7pm | Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, Falmouth | Info at maineaudubon.org/news/events/winter-wildlife-mingle-with-center-for-wildlife/

“Exploring Broadway: Pitter Patter” | 4pm | $25-$30 | Hosted on Zoom by Osher Marin JCC | More info at mainejewish.org/inspire_events/exploring-broadway-
pitter-patter/

“Conspiracy Theories: Why, How, and What To Do” | Great Falls Forum with Bates College Professor Stephanie Kelley-Romano | Free | 12-1pm | Lewiston Public Library | Info and Zoom link: bit.ly/3gsLU7R

FEBRUARY 18

Growing Seedlings Indoors | Online | 12-1:15pm | $0-$15 sliding scale | Info at mofga.org/event-calendar/growing-seedlings-indoors-2/

FEBRUARY 22

Art & Anti-Semitism | Virtual lecture hosted by the Osher Marin JCC | 2-3:30pm | mainejewish.org/inspire_events/art-anti-semitism/

FEBRUARY 23

Sustainability Series: One Climate Future – What We’ve Accomplished & What We’re Planning | 5:30-7pm | PPL Zoom event | bit.ly/3op39LL

Fermentation for Beginners | Online | 5-6:30pm | $0-$25 sliding scale | Info at mofga.org/event-calendar/growing-seedlings-indoors-2

Maine Media Lecture with Madeleine Budd, B&H Photo | 1-2pm | Free/donation | Registration at mainemedia.edu/events/lectures/

FEBRUARY 24

Climate Change – Awful Realities and Hopeful Solutions | David Kunhardt presentation and public discussion | 6:30pm | Scarborough Public Library Zoom event | bit.ly/3GOd2c9

FEBRUARY 26

Spirits Alive Winter Lecture Series | “The Maine Charitable Mechanics, 1815-1890” with Paul Stevens | 1:30pm | Register at bit.ly/34NTWWD

MARCH 1

Virtual Star Party | Ara Jerahian and the Southern Maine Astronomer’s Club | Virtual deep-sky images from Cape Elizabeth observatory | March 8 alternate date | 6:30-7:30pm | Register at thomasmemoriallibrary.org/23848-2/

Citizen Action Day for Maine’s Environment | NRCM Webinar | 9-10:30am | Register at nrcm.salsalabs.org/citizenactionday2022/index.html

ONGOING

Citizens’ Climate Lobby, Portland Chapter | First Saturday of every month | 9-10:30am | Free | email to receive link: [email protected] | To learn more, visit citizensclimatelobbymaine.weebly.com/ | 415-6556

Veterans Membership Drive | American Legion Munjoy Hill Post 161, 42 Atlantic St, Portland | Have a beverage and check out our Post | Saturdays 10am-4pm | For more info, call 772-9314

HEALTH/SUPPORT

FEBRUARY 22

National Diabetes Prevention Program | Healthy Living for ME online 16-week program | 2:30-3:30pm | Free | For more info and to register: healthylivingforme.org/Classes/Register/745

“Caring for the Caregiver” | Hospice of Maine’s “Ask the Experts” webinar | 11:30am | Free | askhospiceexperts.org/upcomingevents

Living Well for Better Health | Healthy Living for ME workshop | 9-11:30am, online, thru March 29 | Free | For more info and to register, visit healthylivingforme.org/Classes/Register/716

FEBRUARY 23

Read Your Mind | With Maia Kobabe & Shelby Criswell | Monthly virtual series focusing on teen mental health and wellness | Portland and Lewiston Public Libraries | 12:30pm | Register at bit.ly/3L7SXRt

FEBRUARY 28

Safe Voices Drop-In | Auburn’s domestic violence resource center | 2:30-4pm | Teen Space at Auburn Public Library, 40 Spring St, Auburn | For more info, visit bit.ly/3HJMuua

Tai Chi for Health & Balance | Healthy Living for ME workshop | 2-3pm, online, thru May 5 | $20 | For more info and to register, visit healthylivingforme.org/Classes/Register/733

ONGOING

The Opportunity Alliance Senior Volunteers Program seeks senior companion volunteers over the age of 55 to help in Cumberland and York counties | Qualifying volunteers receive a stipend | More information at opportunityalliance.org/senior-companion-program

OUTMaine Youth Programs for LGBTQ+ youth | Weekly programs, retreats, leadership, support | Free | outmaine.org/

Remote Support Groups, Mon-Thurs, hosted by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) | For info and schedules visit namimaine.org/supportgroups

Recovery Yoga | SeaChange Yoga | for people in recovery from substance use disorder | Tues/Thurs 1:30-2:20pm | Free | seachangeyoga.org/recovery-yoga

Virtual Breastfeeding Support Group | Weekly support group as well as mom-to-mom support on an ongoing basis | Fridays 10am | Free to Maine residents | Private facebook group with Doula/Lactation consultant, bit.ly/3wgsycS

LITERARY ARTS

FEBRUARY 16

Page to Stage: Last Ship to Proxima Centauri | Book Club-style chat with Portland Stage | 6-7pm Zoom event | Portland Public Library | bit.ly/3G3BCFH

Literary Lunch with ILAP and MWPA | Stephanie Cotsirilos discusses “My Xanthi” with Sue Roche | 12-1pm Zoom event | Portland Public Library | bit.ly/3o6ROjw

FEBRUARY 17

“Price per Barrel” | Author talk with Robin Lynn Behl | 5:30pm | Free | Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St, Lewiston | lplonline.org/events/author-talk-with-robin-lynn-behl/

Silvia Foti discusses “The Nazi’s Granddaughter” | Part of the Holocaust & Human Rights Center’s Distinguished Lecture Series | 6pm | For more info and to register, visit hhrcmaine.org/

FEBRUARY 18

“No Filter and Other Lies” | Virtual talk with Crystal Maldonado | 7-8pm | Print: A Bookstore | Zoom registration: bit.ly/3HliIeZ

FEBRUARY 23

Scholastic Parents Night: Share Black Voices | Virtual panel of authors, education experts and booksellers | 7-8pm | Print: A Bookstore | bit.ly/3omHKD6

Littorally Alive! | Changing Lanes: Writers Who Cross into Other Media | Nancy Romines Walters, Leslie Moore, Phil Carlsen | 7pm | More info at littoralbooks.com/littorally-alive/

“Whence These Stories?” History in Longfellow’s Poetry | Panel discussion hosted by Maine Historical Society | 7-8pm | Free on Zoom | Registration at: mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml

FEBRUARY 25

“A Most Remarkable Creature” | Virtual talk with Jonathan Meiburg and Katy Kelleher | 6-7pm | Print: A Bookstore | Zoom registration: bit.ly/3sCbUn0

FEBRUARY 26

Talking About Writing “How Podcasting Can Help Your Craft” | Zoom presentation by Courtney Balestier | Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance | $5, Free for members | 10-11:30am | mainewriters.org/calendar/talking-about-writing

March 1

“Discover Her Art” | Virtual talk with Jean Leibowitz and Lisa Rogers | 7-8pm | Print: A Bookstore | Zoom registration: bit.ly/3GOd2c9

ONGOING

Guerilla Poetry Whoop | Thomas Memorial Library: Poets and poetry enthusiasts group meeting every second Thurs of the month | 6:30pm via Zoom | More info and registration at thomasmemoriallibrary.org/poetry-at-tml/

Free Ebooks for Students | Commemorate the end of World War II | Free military history downloads | also African-American and Latino history downloads | ebooksforstudents.org/.

MUSEUMS

Maine Historical Society | 489 Congress | Timed admission | Members free, public $10 | 207-774-1822 | mainehistory.org

Maine Jewish Museum | Current exhibits: “Dialogue” “The Pumpkin Patch” “Sojourn Israel” through Jan. 3 | 267 Congress St, Portland | mainejewishmuseum.org/

Skyline Farm Carriage Museum | 95 The Lane, North Yarmouth | skylinefarm.org | Winter Exhibit – “Town & Country: Rocking & Rolling Down The Lane” | Through March 27 | bit.ly/32l4A6i

MUSIC

Carnaval ME winter festival Feb. 17-26 | Live music, ice sculptures, bonfires, more | Free parking | Eastern Promenade | Schedule and info at carnavalme.com/

Chocolate Church Arts Center | Winter performance series | Thru mid-March in the CCAC Annexr, 804 Washington St, Bath | For performance schedule, visit chocolatechurcharts.org/

One Longfellow Square | 181 State St, Portland | For schedules and info, visit onelongfellowsquare.com/shows/

Portland House of Music | 25 Temple St, Portland | for schedule of shows, visit portlandhouseofmusic.com

Portland Symphony Orchestra | For concert, venue and ticket information visit portlandsymphony.org

State Theatre | 609 Congress | For up-to-date concert information, visit statetheatreportland.com/

FEBRUARY 16

The Lost Tribe of Modern Folk, The Winkelman Trio | 7-11pm | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.com/

FEBRUARY 17

Anaïs Mitchell, Bonny Light Horseman | 7pm | $25-$50 | Portland Ovations, Merrill Auditorium | Info and tickets at portlandovations.org/event/anais-mitchell-bonny-light-horseman/

John Bennett, Cello | Noonday Concert | 12:15-12:50pm | Free | Portland Conservatory of Music, 28 Neal St, Portland | bit.ly/3J4Oaie

Portland Jazz Orchestra | $5-$10 | 8pm | One Longfellow Sq, 181 State St, Portland | onelongfellowsquare.com/shows/

Layne’s Wine Gig, D. Gross, The Mill Burners | 5-11pm | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.com/

Carnaval ME winter festival thru Feb. 26 | Live music, ice sculptures, bonfires, more | Free parking | Eastern Promenade | Schedule and info at carnavalme.com/

FEBRUARY 18

Clifford Cameron Concert Series – The Northern Gray | Jazz | 7pm | $18-$20 | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport  | cadenzafreeport.com

Dark Desert Eagles: A Tribute to The Eagles | 9pm | $18+ | Aura, 121 Center St, Portland | auramaine.com/aura-calendar-tickets/

Scoby | Heavy funk | 7pm | $15-$22 | Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St, Portland | tickettailor.com/events/mayostreetarts/622734/

Andrew LaVogue & Kate Beever, Rhapsody in Black, YEAH MAN | 6pm-midnight | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.com/

FEBRUARY 19

Southside Blues | Chicago Blues | 7pm | $18-$20 | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport  | cadenzafreeport.com

With Orbit, Supernormal | 8-11pm | 5-$10 | Mask/Vax | The Apohadion, 107 Hanover St, Portland | theapohadiontheater.com

Tracy McMullen, Taylor O’Donnell, Mitchell Bailey Octet | 6-11:45pm | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.com/

FEBRUARY 20

Vosp, Gunther Valentine, The Asthmatic, Apis Malifore | 8-10pm | 5-$15 | Mask/Vax | The Apohadion, 107 Hanover St, Portland | theapohadiontheater.com

Jazz on Sunday with Ocean Sol Jazz and guests | 5-9pm | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.com/

FEBRUARY 22

Bess Jacques & The Strays, Jazz Sesh | 7-11pm | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.com/

FEBRUARY 23

Clem Snide | $17-$22 | 8pm | One Longfellow Sq, 181 State St, Portland | onelongfellowsquare.com/shows/

FEBRUARY 24

Arcadia Band, Frank Fotusky, KF3 | 5-11pm | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.com/

FEBRUARY 25

Beg, Steal or Borrow | $12-$15 | 8pm | One Longfellow Sq, 181 State St, Portland | onelongfellowsquare.com/shows/

Sean Mencher & Hugh Bowden | Acoustic guitar | 7pm | $18-$20 | Cadenza,
5 Depot St, Freeport | cadenzafreeport.com

Seyir Duo: Music of the Middle East | 7-9pm | $15-$22 | Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St, Portland | tickettailor.com/events/mayostreetarts/623120/

FEBRUARY 26

Steve Grover Memorial Concert | Dimensions in Jazz | 8-9:30pm | $15-$25 | Portland Conservatory of Music, 28 Neal St | bit.ly/3HKfvpo

John McEuen (of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band) & The Circle Band | $35-$45 | 8pm | One Longfellow Sq, 181 State St, Portland | onelongfellowsquare.com/shows/

Mark “Guitar” Miller | Blues | 7pm | $18-$20 | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport  | cadenzafreeport.com

FEBRUARY 27

Portland Rossini Club Concert | 3pm | $15 donation, free for students and members | Portland Conservatory of Music, 28 Neal St | rossiniclub.org/event-calendar/

Le Vent Du Nord | $30-$40 | 8pm | One Longfellow Sq, 181 State St, Portland | onelongfellowsquare.com/shows/

Hot Radio Maine presents NLE Choppa | 7pm | $30 | Aura, 121 Center St, Portland | auramaine.com/aura-calendar-tickets/

THEATER

“Senior Living” by Tor Hyams & Lisa St. Lou | $25 Digital on Demand Feb. 9-27 | Portland Stage, 25 Forest Ave | portlandstage.org/show/senior-living/

“Harry Townsend’s Last Stand” | Thru Feb. 20 | $27-$34 | Good Theater, St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress | Info, tickets: goodtheater.com/shows.html

“Waiting for Alice” by Allison McCall | Thru Feb. 27 | 7:30pm, 5pm Sundays | Pay what you decide after show | Mad Horse Theatre, 24 Mosher St, So. Portland | More info at madhorse.com/

“Men: Things that go Bump in the Night” | Musical Cabaret thru Feb. 19 | $24 | Good Theater, St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress | More info, tickets: goodtheater.com/shows.html

FEBRUARY 19

Modern Times Theater’s “The Perils of Mr. Punch” | Punch and Judy updated for the 21st century | 1pm and 7:30pm | $15-$22 | Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St | tickettailor.com/events/mayostreetarts/623111/#

The Goofballs | Dance, music, storytelling, movement-theater | 7-9pm | $5-$25 | Meetinghouse Arts, 40 Main St, Freeport | More info at bit.ly/3L888dx

VISUAL ARTS

Seaweed-themed sculpture in wood and clay by Anne Alexander | On exhibit thru March 13 at SeaWeed Co, 23 Marginal Way, Portland | annealexandersculptor.com/

“North of Nowhere, West of the Moon” – Myth, Fiction, and Fantasy in Maps | Thru May 30 | Osher Map Library, USM, 314 Forest Ave, Portland | Free, open to the public by timed admission | oshermaps.org/news

FEBRUARY 18

“Sensing Place” | Informal open house | Free and open to the public | 12-7pm | UNE Art Gallery | 716 Stevens Ave, Portland | thru June 12 | bit.ly/3sxzAch

ONGOING

Alice Gauvin Gallery | 43 York St, Portland | “Human/Nature” thru March 26 | Wed-Sat 12-6pm | alicegauvingallery.com/

Chocolate Church Arts Center | 804 Washington St, Bath | chocolatechurcharts.org/

Cove St. Arts | 71 Cove St, Portland | “Birds” thru Feb. 19 | “Repartee” thru March 26 | “Dance Me to the End” thru April 9 | M-F 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5 | 808-8911 | covestreetarts.com

Elizabeth Moss Galleries | 100 Fore St, Portland | New work by Charlie Hewitt thru Feb. 28 | elizabethmossgalleries.com/

Grant Wahlquist Gallery | 30 City Center | W-Sat 11-6 | Henri Paul Broyard Jamboree | Through Aug. 17 | grantwahlquist.com/

Greenhut Galleries | 146 Middle St, Portland | 772-2693 | M-F 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5 | Visit greenhutgalleries.com/

Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA | 522 Congress St. | bit.ly/3i5iWuX

Maine Jewish Museum Gallery | Papercuts & Tapestries, Yehudit Shadur and Tamar Shadur; Enter the Space, Oliver Solmitz; What We Carry, Helene Farrar | Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St | Through Feb. 25 | Updates at facebook.com/MaineJewishMuseum

“MMPA Antidote” | Maine Museum of Photographic Arts virtual newsletter featuring Maine art and artists | Updated regularly with photographs, interviews, reviews, Q&As | Visit mainemuseumofphotographicarts.org

Richard Boyd Art Gallery | 10am-3pm Fri, Sat, Sun thru Jan. 30 | Free | 712-1097 | richardboydartgallery.com

Union of Maine Visual Artists Gallery | Annual exhibit showcasing artwork by members of The Union of Maine Visual Arts | Portland Media Center Building, 516 Congress St. | Exhibits and more info at theumva.org/

UNE Art Gallery | 716 Stevens Ave, Portland | “Sensing Place” Feb. 18 thru June 12 | bit.ly/3u5R0yX