Spirits Alive is hosting daily one-hour tours of Eastern Cemetery at 224 Congress St. at 4 p.m., now through Oct. 16. For link to more info, see listing under Food For Thought.
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BENEFITS

JUNE 2

Mosaic Humanitarian Awards and Gala | Spurwink benefit event | 5-8pm | Thompson’s Point, Portland | Info at spurwink.org/event/2022-humanitarian-awards/

JUNE 4

Yard & Tack Sale to benefit Skyline Farm Museum, 95 The Lane, N Yarmouth | 10am-2pm | bit.ly/3ae6Rne

JUNE 6

Maine Realtors’ Diaper Drive June 6-8 | Statewide donation sites | For details visit mainerealtors.com

JUNE 7

Get Off the Couch Party Season Reveal Fundraiser | Mad Horse Theatre Company | 6-8pm | Free, gifts appreciated | Oxbow Bottling & Blending, 49 Washington Ave | RSVP for complimentary raffle ticket | madhorse.com/

JUNE 8

Greely Middle School Chorus presents a fundraiser for The Trevor Project | 6:30pm | Donations via cash or check made to GMS with “Trevor Project” in memo line | Greely Center for the Arts, Greely High School, 303 Main St, Cumberland

JUNE 9

Farm Dinner & Cookbook Celebration | LearningWorks YouthBuild culinary arts fundraiser | 6-8pm | $75 | Broadturn Farm, 388 Broadturn Rd, Scarborough | learningworks.me/june-event/

JUNE 11

Woodfords Community Garden Tour | 1-4pm | Rain date Sunday, June 12 | Suggested donation $20 to benefit Friends of Woodfords Corner and A Company of Girls | Meet at Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodford | Register at woodfordscorner.org/community-garden-tour

COMEDY

JUNE 3

An Evening with Randy Judkins, Character Comedian, Laughmeister, and True Mainiac | 7:30pm | $15-$22 | Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St | tickettailor.com/events/mayostreetarts/679030/

DANCE

JUNE 5

Vivid Motion “Lyrical” Auditions | 9:30am | Drouin Dance Center, 100 Larabee Rd, Westbrook | vividmotion.org/

FAIRS, MARKETS

Farmers Markets | Cumberland: Sat. 10am-1pm 190 Tuttle Rd | Falmouth: Wed. 10am-1pm, 22 Hat Trick Drive | Thru end of Oct. | cumberlandfalmouthfarmmarket.com/

Yarmouth Farmers’ Market | Thurs 3-6pm thru Oct. | Free music 4-5pm | 1 Railroad Sq, Bickford Pavilion | yarmouthfarmersmarket.org/

JUNE 5

Congress Square Market | Local makers and artists, along with food | 11am-3pm | Congress Square Park, corner High/Congress streets

FILM

JUNE 1

“Everything Everywhere All At Once” | Thru June 4 | Frontier Theater, 14 Maine St, Fort Andross, Brunswick | $10 | explorefrontier.com/event/everything-
everywhere-all-at-once-2/

JUNE 3

“New York Ninja” followed by Q&A | 7pm | $8 | The Apohadian Theater, 107 Hanover St, Portland | theapohadiontheater.com/

“Hit the Road” | $5 | Showings thru June 5 | Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Sq | See schedule at portlandmuseum.org/eventscalendar/hit-the-road-1

JUNE 6

“Le Grand Jack (Jack Kerouac’s Road)” Documentary screening and Q&A | 6-8pm | Franco-American Collection, 51 Westminster St, Lewiston | Info: bit.ly/3LsCLcI

“King Richard” | Monday Movie matinee | Armed with clear vision and brazen plan, Richard Williams is determined to write his daughters into history | 1:30pm | Scarborough Public Library, 48 Gorham Rd | bit.ly/3GgXrDz

JUNE 9

“North By Current” | Film followed by Q&A | 7pm | Free w/RSVP | SPACE, 538 Congress, Portland | space538.org/event/north-by-current-2022/

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Eastern Cemetery Tours by Spirits Alive | 4pm daily thru Oct 16 | Meet at Congress St gate | $10 adults, $5 students, seniors | More info at spiritsalive.org/tours/index.htm

JUNE 7

Birdie Big Year: Elevating Women Birders | A talk with Tiffany Kersten | 6:30-8pm | $15 | Gilsland Farm, 20 Gilsland Farm Rd, Falmouth | bit.ly/3z2pAwt

JUNE 11

Osewantha Garden Club Plant Sale | Offering advice on plant-growing, sale proceeds support educational programs at club meetings | 9am-12pm | Mill Creek Shopping Ctr, on the plaza outside Shopper’s Hardware, S Portland | bit.ly/3lNzE4I

Native Plants Festival & Sale | Workshops/Talks: 10am Container Gardening, 12pm Gardening for Bees & Birds, 3pm Bernd Heinrish presentation & book signing | Gilsland Farm, 20 Gilsland Farm Rd, Falmouth | bit.ly/3asSgVd

JUNE 12

“Lakes, Lanyards and Learning” | The Story of New England Jewish Summer Camps | 3:30-4:30pm | Free, online | Register at bit.ly/3wSTyl6

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

Gilsland Farm Bird Walks with Doug Hitchcox | 7-9am every Thurs thru Oct. | Free, no registration | Maine Audubon, 20 Gilsland Farm Rd, Falmouth | maineaudubon.org/news/events/gilsland-farm-bird-walks-767/

Wednesday Bird Walks at Scarborough Marsh | $5, exact change | 7am thru Sept. | Meet at Nature Center, 92 Pine Point Rd | bit.ly/3PKO5UQ

Technology Tutoring | One-on-one tutoring for all levels, 30 minutes of free computer assistance | Wednesdays 2:30-4pm | Advance registration, call 871-1700 x725 | More info: Portland Public Library, portlandlibrary.com/events

Tuition-Free Online Classes offered by New Ventures Maine in partnership with Empowered by GoDaddy | Online, On-Demand, no charge | newventuresmaine.org/

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

ONGOING

Healthy Living for ME | Free health programs offered online or in person for adults with chronic health conditions | For more info visit healthylivingforme.org/Programs

Weekly Guided Meditations and Dharma Talks | Nagaloka Buddhist Center, 1 Forest Ave, Portland | Schedules at nagalokabuddhistcenter.org/

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

T’ai Chi | Free Tai Chi / Qigong classes in Congress Square Park May thru Sept | Tues 9:15-10:15am, Wed 10-11am | Corner Congress and High Streets |
congresssquarepark.org/

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) | Meets Thursdays 5:30pm | Christchurch, 1900 Congress St | First meeting is free, $49 annual | FMI: (207) 232-2781 or tops.org/

“Shrek The Musical” at Lyric Music Theater, June 3-19. For link to more info, see listing under Theater. Photo by Linwood Leland

LITERARY ARTS

JUNE 2

Cate Marvin’s “Event Horizon” book launch | Co-presented by MWPA | 7pm | Free | SPACE, 538 Congress | RSVP at space538.org/event/event-horizon-book-launch-2022/

JUNE 5

Ann P. Hammond Poetry Series Inaugural Reading | Julia Bouwsma, Maine Poet Laureate | 2pm | Scarborough Public Library, 48 Gorham Rd | For more info and to register, visit scarboroughlibrary.org/adults/events

JUNE 8

“Phasers on Stun!” – How the Making (and Remaking) of Star Trek Changed the World | Ryan Britt speaks with Phuc Tran | 5pm | Congress Square Park, Congress & High streets | bit.ly/3MXQKIU

JUNE 12

Reading with Jeffrey Bean, Chapbook Contest Winner | Hosted by Naomi Shihab Nye | 4-5:30pm | The Poets Corner | More info and RSVP at thepoetscorner.org/events/reading-with-jeffrey-bean

ONGOING

Poetry Across: Maya Williams & Brooke Bolduc | Thursdays 6:30-7:30pm | Portland Public Library Virtual event | portlandlibrary.com/programs-events/

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 | Members free, public $10 | 207-774-1822 | mainehistory.org

Maine Jewish Museum | 267 Congress | Exhibitions: M. Annenberg “News/Not News”; Missy Asen “The Good Life”; Smith Galtney “Dream Sequence” | mainejewishmuseum.org/

Skyline Farm Carriage Museum | 95 The Lane, North Yarmouth | skylinefarm.org

MUSIC

Chocolate Church Arts Center | 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/

JUNE 1

A Night of Spirituals | Mike Effenberger and Stu Dias, voice and piano | 6-8pm | Congress Square Park, corner High/Congress streets | Visit congresssquarepark.org/

JUNE 2

The Virtuosa of Venice | Portland Bach Experience | Cramer Trio | 7-8:30pm | $65 | Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St | portlandbachexperience.com/events

Peter Mulvey w/ Dietrich Strause | 8pm | $15-$20 | One Longfellow Square, 282 State St | onelongfellowsquare.com/shows/

JUNE 3

Lucy Kaplansky | 8pm | $20-$25 | One Longfellow Square, 282 State St | onelongfellowsquare.com/shows/

Anni Clark | Folk, Blues, Pop | 7pm | $21-$25 | Cadenza, 5 Depot, Freeport |
cadenzafreeport.com

JUNE 4

Primitive Man with Mortiferum, Jarhead, Fertilizer, Body Void, Elizabeth Colour Wheel | 7:30pm | $16-$20 | SPACE, 538 Congress | space538.org/events

Livingston Taylor w/ Chelsea Berry | 8pm | $45-$55 | One Longfellow Square, 282 State St | onelongfellowsquare.com/shows/

The Collins Band | Blues and Americana | 7pm | $21-$25 | Cadenza, 5 Depot, Freeport | cadenzafreeport.com

Mayo Street Arts Lifts Up Portland! | Celebrating the launch of Mayo Street Arts’ accessibility lift | 11:15am | Pizza party with live music | Free | 10 Mayo St, Portland | tickettailor.com/events/mayostreetarts/706485/

Thunder Kittens | 7-10pm | $5-$10 | The Apohadian Theater, 107 Hanover St | theapohadiontheater.com/

Sal Johnson & The Crowded Table | 7-9pm | Maine Craft Distilling, 123 Washington Ave, Portland

Tom Porter & Friends | $5-$20 | 7:30-9pm | Meetinghouse Arts, 40 Main, Freeport | Tickets at door, or online at bit.ly/39VqrVf

JUNE 9

The Eileen Rose Show | Country/Rock Covers | 7pm | $21-$25 | Cadenza, 5 Depot, Freeport | cadenzafreeport.com

JUNE 10

The Richard Nelson Imaginary Ensemble | Dimensions in Jazz | 8-9pm | $5-$20 | Portland Conservatory of Music, 28 Neal St | portlandconservatoryofmusic.org/events/

Electrified: An Evening with Mavy | Classical crossover, rock, ethnic, dance, on violin | 7-8:30pm | $15-$22 | Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St | tickettailor.com/events/mayostreetarts/686345/

Country Roads | Country Covers | 7pm | $21-$25 | Cadenza, 5 Depot, Freeport | cadenzafreeport.com

JUNE 11

The New Motif, Sal Johnson & The Crowded Table, The Trichomes | 8pm | $12- $15 | Portland House of Music, 25 Temple St | portlandhouseofmusic.com/

Hiroya Tsukamoto | House concert | 7pm | $10 | Last Church on the Left, 58 Wilmot, Portland | facebook.com/lastchurchontheleft/

Le Bon Truc | 7-9:30pm | Performance with quick dance lessons | $15-$22 | Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St | tickettailor.com/events/mayostreetarts/679140/

Peter Albert | Acoustic Guitar | 7pm | $21-$25 | Cadenza, 5 Depot, Freeport |
cadenzafreeport.com

JUNE 12

Resurgam Music & Arts Festival | Presented by Maine Academy of Modern Music and community partners | Noon-9pm | Free | Thompson’s Point, Portland | bit.ly/3GpYmBr

THEATER

June 3

“Shrek The Musical” | Thru June 19 | $19 and up | Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer, South Portland | Info, tickets at lyricmusictheater.org/

JUNE 4

“Caravan of Dreams” | Ziggurat Theatre Ensemble | World-premiere fantasy about a girl who must save her city | Thru June 26 | $5-$25 | Desert of Maine, 95 Desert Rd, Freeport | ziggurattheatre.org/news

Tony Montanaro, A Love Story | One-woman multi-media show | 7-8:30pm | $15-$22 | Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St | tickettailor.com/events/mayostreetarts/679047/#

JUNE 5

“Summer: The Donna Summer Musical” | 3 and 7pm | $45 and up | Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St | portlandovations.org/calendar/

JUNE 7

“You Made Me Love You” | The Judy Garland Story | Thru June 23 | $20 | Footlights Theatre, 190 US Route 1, Falmouth | thefootlightstheatre.com/

JUNE 8

“The Sound of Music” | Thru June 25 | MSMT, Pickard Theater, 1 Bath Rd, Brunswick | msmt.org/the-sound-of-music/

JUNE 10

“That’s Life! Comic One-Acts” | Freeport Players | June 10-12, 17-19 | $10-$20 advance, $10-$22 at door | Meetinghouse Arts, 40 Main, Freeport | More info at fcponline.org/

“Bella An Immigrant’s Tale” | Written and performed by Vicki Summers | Thru June 18 | $20 | Footlights Theatre, 190 US Route 1, Falmouth | thefootlightstheatre.com/

JUNE 11

Too Strange to Live presents “The Zero Hour” by Madeleine George | Staged reading | 7:30pm | $10 online, $15 door | The Studio Theatre, 25 Forest Ave | portlandstage.org/show/the-zero-hour/

VISUAL ARTS

MFA Thesis Exhibition for MECA&D graduates | Thru June 17 | ICA at MECA&D, 522 Congress, Portland | meca.edu/article/50747/

JUNE 1

Works in Watercolor by Randy Eckard | Thru June 29 | Richard Boyd Art Gallery | 15 Epps St, Portland | 10am-5pm daily | richardboydartgallery.com

JUNE 2

Opening reception for Ed Douglas: Recent Works | 5-7pm | Thru July 2 | Greenhut Galleries| 146 Middle St | greenhutgalleries.com/

JUNE 3

Cole Caswell and Carol Eisenberg | Conversation with the artists, demo, music | 5-8pm | Exhibition thru June 25 | Maine Museum of Photographic Arts, 15 Middle St | mainemuseumofphotographicarts.org/eisenberg-caswell

Museum of Beadwork Sneak Peek Exhibition | 5-8pm | Hosted by Caravan Beads, 915 Forest Ave | museumofbeadwork.org/

“Forewords, Afterwords & Editorials” | Collage & Assemblage by Gregg Harper | Fri 5-9pm | Thru June 9 | Mechanics’ Hall, Chalkboard Gallery, 519 Congress | More info and hours: mechanicshallmaine.org/programming/

JUNE 11

Opening Reception: Maine Media Workshops + College | 1-3pm | Cove Street Arts, 71 Cove St, Portland | covestreetarts.com/events-1

JUNE 12

Plein Air Paint Out with Tom Merriam | 10am-3pm | All are welcome | Call for more info (207)925-6502 | Harvest Gold Gallery, 1082 Main, Center Lovell | harvestgoldgallery.com

ONGOING

Alice Gauvin Gallery | 43 York St, Portland | alicegauvingallery.com/

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

Cove St. Arts | 71 Cove St, Portland | M-F 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5 | “Light and Lens” thru June 4 | “Of(f) Nature,” Bernd Haussmann thru June 18 | covestreetarts.com/exhibitions

Elizabeth Moss Galleries | 100 Fore St, Portland | elizabethmossgalleries.com/

Grant Wahlquist Gallery | 30 City Center | W-Sat 11-6 | 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 | Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St | Updates at facebook.com/MaineJewishMuseum

Maine Museum of Photographic Arts, 15 Middle St, A3, Portland | Works by Carol Eisenberg and Cole Caswell on view thru June 25 | mainemuseumofphotographicarts.org

Richard Boyd Art Gallery | 15 Epps St. | 10am-3pm Fri, Sat, Sun | richardboydartgallery.com

Union of Maine Visual Artists Gallery | Portland Media Center Building, 516 Congress St. | Exhibits and more info at theumva.org/

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