On Saturday, June 12, the OUT Foundation kicks off PRIDE week at Fox Street Field in Portland with a group work-out, food, music and more, from 9 a.m. to noon. Registration is $30 for this "Sweat for a Cause" fundraising event.
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BENEFITS

The Great Farm Experience Auction | Wolfe’s Neck Farm | Bidding ends June 10 | Items include CSA shares, beekeeping experience, herbal consultation, sunrise kayak and a lot more | wolfesneck.org/auction-2021

JUNE 12

OUTAthletics’ “Sweat for a Cause” Fundraiser kicking off PRIDE week, by the OUT Foundation | 9am-noon | $30 to register, open to all | Group work-out, food, music, more | Fox Street Field | More info and registration at bit.ly/3iaJe15

COMEDY

JUNE 2

Cabin Fever | Outdoor comedy show presented by Marcus Cardona and Empire Comedy Club | Doors 7:30pm | $20 | Limited to 100 | Wear mask | Thompson’s Point Brick South Beer Garden | More info and tickets at bit.ly/33Yxpm8

June 16

Cabin Fever | Outdoor comedy show | Bring your own chair | Full bar, light concessions | Doors 7:30pm | $20 | Limited to 100 | Wear mask | Thompson’s Point Brick South Beer Garden | More info and tickets at bit.ly/3vrTgi7

DANCE

Vivmo Shorts: Fairy Tales & Folklore | Vivid Motion Dance | Through June 11 | On demand, all ages | $5 and up | Info and tickets at bit.ly/3uIk5gx

FILM

“Alice Street” | Free screening, PMA with Indigo Arts Alliance | Through June 6 | For more info and to register, portlandmuseum.org/filmscreenings/alice-street

“Tiny Tim: King for a Day” | Biographical doc narrated by Weird Al Yankovich | The Apohadion | More info at theapohadiontheater.com

“David’s Voice” | Short documentary about Portland’s classical vocalist David Worobec and his miniature stage productions | Free on Vimeo: bit.ly/2OfvHse

Local virtual film venues: Portland Museum of Art: portlandmuseum.org/filmscreenings | Frontier, Brunswick: explorefrontier.com/events/virtual-cinema | The Apohadion:
theapohadiontheater.com/

JUNE 2

Beyond the Arctic Circle/Aurora Storm | live-action fulldome film about the nature and wildlife of the regions within the Arctic Circle | 1pm | Southworth Planetarium | 96 Falmouth St, Portland | $5 children, $5.50 adults | More information at bit.ly/3wCTt2b

JUNE 6

“Sisters With Transistors” | Music and rare interviews with female electronic pioneers | Narrated by Laurie Anderson | Presented by SPACE Gallery | Free | 8:30-10pm | Congress Square Park, Congress and High | bit.ly/3wgUgFE

JUNE 11

Maine Jewish Film Festival Weekend Edition | Celebrating PRIDE Month | “Kiss Me Kosher” and “Transkids” | Free | mjff.org/

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

JUNE 7

Sustainability Series: Understanding the Fascinating Life Cycle of Native Plants | Heather McCargo of Wild Seed Project | 5:30-7pm | Zoom link and more info at bit.ly/2S9qOTn

JUNE 8

Pineland Farms Cheesemaking & Dairy Tour | 3-5pm | limited space, ages 14 and up, wear mask | $10 | Education Barn at Pineland Farms, 15 Farm View Dr, New Gloucester | Pre-register at bit.ly/3oWQY86

JUNE 10

I Want to Believe: Bigfoot in Maine | Online conversation with author Michelle Souliere and filmmaker Nathaniel Brislin | 6:30pm via Zoom | Falmouth Memorial Library | Register at bit.ly/3yIbVrI

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

HEALTH/SUPPORT

T’ai Chi and Qigong | Free classes in Congress Square Park at Congress and High St. | Mondays 9:30-10:30am | Wednesdays 10-11am | Through Sept. 29 | congresssquarepark.org/events/

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

Relation-Ship-It book group for teens, discussing LGBTQ relationships through YA fiction | Portland and Lewiston Libraries in partnership with SARSSM and TTD | For info visit: portlandlibrary.com/series/relation-ship-it-teen-book-group/

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

Cultivating Mindfulness | Meditation and discussion with Anne Gosling | Fridays 3-4pm | Thomas Memorial Library | 799-1720 | Info at thomasmemoriallibrary.org/events/

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

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

Chair Yoga with Martha Williams | Thomas Memorial Library Zoom | 2nd Wednesday of the month | 11:30am-12:30pm | More info at thomasmemoriallibrary.org/chair-yoga-3/

LITERARY ARTS

JUNE 2

“Sometimes Times: Prints and Poems” | Prints by Terry Winters | Poetry reading by Mark Melnicove | 5-7pm | Able Baker Contemporary | 29 Forest Ave, Portland | More information at bit.ly/3uNRtDG

JUNE 3

“The Girl From the Sea” | Molly Knox Ostertag talks with Nidhi Chanani | Print: A Bookstore | 8-9pm | Free | Register at bit.ly/3bJ7JOD

JUNE 4

“We Are Watching Eliza Bright” | A.E. Osworth discussion with Liberty Hardy | Print: A Bookstore | 7-8pm | Free | Register at bit.ly/3hCEukp

JUNE 6

“My Year of Kaddish” Mourning, Memory and Meaning | Book talk with Naomi Baum | 10am | JCA of Southern Maine | Registration required by June 4 | More info at bit.ly/2QzEKFO

“Old Ireland in Color” virtual book talk with John G. Breslin and Dr. Sarah Anne Buckley | 11am | Maine Irish Heritage Center | More info at maineirish.com/book-talk-june-6-2021-old-ireland-in-color/

JUNE 7

“Historic Taverns and Tea Rooms of Maine” | Virtual book launch with Bill and Kathy Kenny | 6-7pm | Maine Historical Society | Free and open to the public | Register at mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml

JUNE 8

“Turtle in a Tree” by Neesha Hudson | Virtual book launch | Print: A Bookstore | 4:30-5:30pm | More info at bit.ly/2RZNUfb

JUNE 9

“Night Came with Many Stars” | Virtual book launch with Simon Van Booy | Longfellow Books and MWPA | 7pm | More info and link at bit.ly/33WWxtn

JUNE 10

Book Blurb Club in Congress Square Park | Every other Thursday 12-1pm | Informal book discussion | Food truck or bring lunch | Corner Congress and High St. | Rain venue: Mechanics Hall, 519 Congress St.

“Haven Point” | Virtual book launch by Virginia Hume with Jennie Fields | Longfellow Books | 7pm | More info and link at bit.ly/3fpOlZ6

Begin Again Series | Bob Greene: “The Coming of the Invisible People” | Maine Historical Society | 6-7pm | Free, open to the public | Zoom registration required | mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml

JUNE 13

Richard Blanco, Tess Taylor, Rick Barot | Maine Media’s Poetry Week kickoff | The Poets Corner | 4-5:30pm | thepoetscorner.org/events

JUNE 15

“The Damage” | Caitlin Wahrer talks with Shari Lepena | Print: A Bookstore | 7-8pm | Free via Zoom | Register at bit.ly/3yCvTnQ

“In The Heights: Finding Home” | Virtual book launch with Lin-Manuel Miranda, Quiara Alegría Hudes, Jeremy McCarter | Longfellow Books | 8-9pm | More info and link at longfellowbooks.com/event/heights-virtual-book-launch

“The Field House: A Writer’s Life Lost and Found on an Island in Maine” | Presented by Robin Clifford Wood | Biography, memoir of Rachel Field | 6-7pm via Zoom | Camden Memorial Library | For more info visit librarycamden.org/event/the-field-house/

JUNE 16

Literary Lunch: Evening Edition | Music and conversation about poetry and songwriting with Gibson Fay-LeBlanc and Max Garcia Conover | 6-7:30pm | Congress Square Park, corner Congress and High | More info at bit.ly/3un0anh

ONGOING

Be a part of Maine history by contributing your story of life during COVID-19 to the Maine Historical Society’s Maine Memory Network | Details and guidelines for story submission on mainememory.net/mymainestories.

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 Jewish Museum | New exhibitions through June 25 | “Under Construction” Chris Beneman; “Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture” Skowhegan School artists; “Through the Static and Distance” Tonee Harbert | 267 Congress St. | Open 12-4pm, Sun, Mon, Thurs, Fri | mainejewishmuseum.org/

“Summertime Amusements: To and Fro” | Skyline Farm Carriage Museum | Exhibit highlighting vehicles seen at summer events during the horse-drawn era | Open Sundays 1-4pm through June 27 | Free admission | 95 The Lane, North Yarmouth | For more info, visit skylinefarm.org/upcoming-events

MUSIC

POPS! Nothin’ But the Blues | Jayce Ogren guest conductor, Shayna Steele vocals | Pay what you can, from $10  | On demand through June 11 | More info at portlandsymphony.org/event/nothin-but-the-blues/

Timothy Burris | Noonday Concert Series Online, the Portland Conservatory of Music | 12pm | Free | Through June 2 | Visit bit.ly/32E7KPa

JUNE 3

Witnessing Change, Virtual concert | 7-8pm | Palaver Strings in partnership with Mechanics Hall and the Munjoy Hill Neighborhood Organization | $30 suggested | More information at bit.ly/3ynkLv0

John Bennett | Noonday Concert Series Online, the Portland Conservatory of Music | Free | Through June 16 | Visit bit.ly/3v4V800

JUNE 4

Dave Rowe | Traditional | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | limited seating, masks required | $18 advance / $20 door | also livestreamed on Facebook | Info at cadenzafreeport.com

JUNE 5

Sean Mencher | Eclectic solo guitar | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | limited seating, masks required | $18 advance / $20 door | also livestreamed on Facebook | More info at cadenzafreeport.com

JUNE 6

Portland Piano Trio LIVE!! | Mini-Livestream | Free and open to public | 7-8pm | Lifestream access to come | 240strings.org/events

Young Stars of Maine Prizewinners Concert | Bay Chamber hybrid concert on Youtube and in person at Rockport Opera House | 4pm | More information at baychamber.org/
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CD Release Party: Bill Stone and Stone Quarry Band | Folk/funk | 4pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | limited seating, masks required | $18 advance / $20 door | also livestreamed on Facebook | More info at cadenzafreeport.com

JUNE 9

Brad Terry Birthday Bash w/Peter Herman | Jazz duet | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | limited seating, masks required | $18 advance / $20 door | also livestreamed on Facebook | Info at cadenzafreeport.com

JUNE 11

Sound Check: Anni Clark | Camden Opera House | 7:30pm | Free on Facebook, $10 in person | More info at camdenoperahouse.com/shows

Duane Edwards | Jazz, rock | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | $18 advance / $20 door | also on Facebook | Info at cadenzafreeport.com

JUNE 12

Music in the Square: Nuclear Bootz | Free | 6-8pm | Congress Square Park, at Congress and High St.

When Particles Collide | Rock | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | $18 advance / $20 door | also on Facebook | More info at cadenzafreeport.com

JUNE 16

Songs & Stories: That’s Italian! with jazz singer, storyteller Gilda Solve | JCA and the National JCC Adult & Senior Alliance | 4-5pm via Zoom | $12.50-$15 | bit.ly/3hRo9sd

ONGOING

Summer Sunsets LIVE at Thompson’s Point | Every Thurs, Fri 4pm-sunset | Music, food, family games | Free | More info: thompsonspoint.com/the-calendar

Noonday Concert Series Online from the Portland Conservatory of Music | Free online | for program schedule and viewing, visit bit.ly/3oXE2hM

Irish Night at Blue Virtual Concert Series | Wednesdays 8pm on Facebook | bit.ly/2Ebi60a for info and schedule.

Auburn UU Open Mic and Poetry Slam | 7:30pm, second Friday of the month | The Pleasant Note Coffeehouse | Zoom link at facebook.com/auburnuu

THEATER

“Where We Stand” | Portland Stage | 25A Forest Ave, Portland | In person through June 6 | On Demand June 2 – June 20 | Details at portlandstage.org

Future…Present…Past | Three short comedies by Elizabeth Guffey, with interview | Streaming through June 30 | $9-$14 | Freeport Community Players | More info and tickets, fcponline.org

JUNE 3

“You’re in My (Inappropriate) Thoughts” by Carlton Caulfield | Through June 12 | Thurs 7pm | Fri/Sat 7:30pm | The Footlights Theatre, 190 US Route 1, Falmouth | Reservations at 207-747-5434 | Masks required | Visit thefootlightstheatre.com

JUNE 11

“God of Carnage” by Yazmina Reza | For mature audiences | Fridays, Saturdays, 7:30pm, through June 26 | Portland Players, 420 Cottage Rd, So. Portland | Visit portlandplayers.org/currentshow

JUNE 15

Screen to Stage | Portland Ovations’ sneak peek virtual event with post-show conversation | 7-7:30pm | For information and to register, visit portlandovations.org/event/screen-to-stage/

VISUAL ARTS

The Bealtaine Exhibition | 6 artists showcased in the Gaelic seasonal festival exhibit | Carrickahowley Gallery at the Maine Irish Heritage Center | Through July 31 | Online, maineirish.com

Where Will We Go From Here? Travel in the Age of COVID-19 | Exhibition pairing historical maps, travel guides, travel ephemera with crowd-sourced reflections on where we didn’t go in 2020-2021 | Osher Map Gallery, USM, 314 Forest Ave, Portland | Free, timed entry | For more info and to schedule a visit: oshermaps.org/news | Through Oct. 15

JUNE 4

Jessica May and Katarina Weslien in conversation on the solo show, “What Did You Smell When You Were Away?” | 6-7pm | Speedwell Projects, 630 Forest Ave, Portland | Streamed over Zoom, in-person TBD | speedwellprojects.com/new-events

ONGOING

Cove St. Arts | 71 Cove St, Portland | M-F 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5 | 808-8911 | “The Space Between” through June 26 | covestreetarts.com

Richard Boyd Art Gallery | “Works in Watercolor” by Randy Eckard through June 29 | 15 Epps St., Portland | Fri -Sun 10am-5pm | Free | richardboydartgallery.com | 712-1097

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

Maine Museum of Photographic Arts | “MMPA Antidote,” mainemuseumofphotographicarts.org, featuring Maine art and artists | updated regularly with interviews and Q&As.

Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA | 522 Congress St. | Wed-Sun 12-5pm | Free | Register for timed admission at bit.ly/3i5iWuX

“Love/Rage: Goddess” | Online exhibit | Union of Maine Visual Artists | 516 Congress St, Portland | umvaportlandgallery.blogspot.com/