Skyline Farm Carriage Museum, at 95 The Lane in North Yarmouth, is featuring an exhibit of vehicles seen at summer events during the horse-drawn era, from beach wagons and buggies to fringe-top surreys to children’s goat and dog carts. The museum is open Sundays 1-4 p.m. through June 27. Admission is free, donations appreciated. For more information, visit skylinefarm.org/upcoming-events.
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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

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/

MAY 27

“Stand By Me” | Outdoor film screening by the Maine Film Association | Urban Farm Fermentory, 200 Anderson St, Portland | 7pm | Pre-registration required | $15 public, $10 MFA members | 8pm | More information at mainefilm.org/standbyme-2021/

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

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

MAY 26

Sustainability Series: Up for Grabs – The Battles Over Maine’s Public Lands | Portland Public Library and the Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative | 5:30-7pm | Zoom link and more info at bit.ly/3eZ3eQV

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

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

MAY 26

Begin Again Series | Book talk with Edward Ball: “The Life of a Klansman” | Maine Historical Society | 6-7pm | Free, open to the public | Registration required | mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml

“The Guncle” | Steven Rowley talks with Sally Hepworth | Print: A Bookstore | 7-8pm | Free | info and registration at printbookstore.com/event/rowley

Sustainability Series: “Up For Grabs – The Battles Over Maine’s Public Lands” | 5:30-7pm | Portland Public Library | Info and Zoom link, bit.ly/3eZ3eQV

MAY 27

An Evening with Stuart Kestenbaum | Maine Poet Laureate | 6-7pm | Camden Public Library | For more info and to receive link, visit bit.ly/3bEigeb

Book Blurb Club in Congress Square Park | Every other Thursday 12-1pm | Informal book discussion | Food truck or bring lunch | Portland Public Library and Friends of Congress Square Park | Corner Congress and High St. | bit.ly/3fyXzB8

JUNE 1

“The Gravity Tree” | Anna Crowley Redding | Print: A Bookstore | 6:30-7:30pm | Free | info and registration at bit.ly/3tWJHGp

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

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

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

Tango Caliente! | Portland Symphony Orchestra On-Demand concert | 7:30pm | Pay what you can, from $10  | Through May 28 | portlandsymphony.org/event/tango-caliente/

Heroes & Heroines | Mother’s Day Organ Concert with Katelyn Emerson on the Kotzschmar Organ | On-demand tickets through May 31 | Tickets from $10 | foko.org/event/heroes-heroines-with-katelyn-emerson/

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

MAY 26

Mahler’s Fourth | Portland Symphony Orchestra | On-Demand through June 25 | Pay what you can, from $10 | portlandsymphony.org/event/mahlers-fourth/

Darlingside | Livestream Live #3 from the Whippoorwhill Cabin | 3pm, 8pm, Post-Show Q&A | $15 | statetheatreportland.com/events/darlingside/

I Dream A World | Classical Uprising Youth Chorus | A concert celebrating hope, unity, freedom and peace | The Episcopal Church of Saint Mary | 3 Foreside Road, Falmouth | $5, $10/family | Info and tickets: classicaluprising.org/events/i-dream-a-world

MAY 28

Ocean Ave Band | Blues | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | limited seating, masks required | $18 advance / $20 door | also on Facebook | More info at cadenzafreeport.com

MAY 29

Unfinished Blues Band | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | limited seating, masks required | $18 advance / $20 door | also livestreamed on Facebook | More info at cadenzafreeport.com

MAY 31

Virtual Rachmaninoff Concert | Bay Chamber in partnership with Down East Singers | 5-6pm | Free on Bay Chamber’s YouTube channel | More info at bit.ly/3fceU2E

JUNE  1

Songs of the LGBTQ+: A Multi-Genre Celebration of Pride Month | Instructor James Sokol’s journey through Broadway, opera, pop and more | In partnership with the National JCC Adult & Senior Alliance | 2:30-3:15pm | $5 early bird registration: bit.ly/2QjSZ1k

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

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

MAY 28

Future…Present…Past | Three short comedies by Elizabeth Guffey, with interview | Streaming May 28 – 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

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

MFA Thesis Exhibition | Through June 11 | Institute of Contemporary Art & Bob Crewe Galleries | 522 Congress St | By appointment: meca.edu/about/institute-of-contemporary-art/

MAY 26

Ebenezer Akakpo | “Makers (In Their Studios)” Virtual studio visit | Mechanics Hall | Free for members, $8 nonmembers | 7-8pm | bit.ly/3bcvK0p

MAY 27

These Are Our Streets: The Power Of Public Art | Virtual conversation around gentrification and public art | Moderated by Atiim Chenzira | Indigo Arts Alliance with PMA films | 6-7pm | Free | More info and tickets at indigoartsalliance.me/event-schedule/

JUNE 1

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

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

Greenhut Galleries | 146 Middle St, Portland | 772-2693 | M-F 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5 | “Maine: The Painted State” | Through May 29 | 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/

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