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IN SCARBOROUGH 'Lady in the Van' The 2015 British comedy-drama starring Maggie Smith, “Lady in the Van,” screens Monday, Nov. 7, at 1:30 p.m., at the Scarborough Public Library.

THEATER

Friday, Nov. 4-Sunday, Nov. 6

Disney’s “Cinderella Kids,” directed by Dillon Bates, music directed by Janelle LoSciuto, 7 p.m., Nov. 4-5, and 2 p.m. on Nov. 5-6, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Route 114, Standish. $5-$10 www.schoolhousearts.org.

Thursday, Nov. 10-Sunday, Nov. 13

“The Language Archive,” by Julia Cho, Main Stage, Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus. Thursday at 10 a.m. (high school matinee) and 7:30 p.m., Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m., Sunday at 5 p.m. $8-$15. 780-5151 or usm.maine.edu/theatre.

Friday-Saturday, Nov. 11-12

“Bad Dates,” one-woman comedy featuring Theresa Dyer of Bridgton, 7:30 p.m., Schoolhouse Arts Center Blackbox theater, Route 114, Standish. Tickets, email schoolhousearts@gmail.com.

Friday, Nov. 11-Sunday, Nov. 20

“Kiss Me Kate,” 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Windham Performing Arts Center, Windham High School. $8-$14. 893-1742.

Saturday, Nov. 5

Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Robert Lehmann, 8 p.m. at Gorham Middle School, Weeks Road. $5-$8.

Saturday, Nov. 12

USM Big Band Bash, 6 p.m. at Corthell Hall, Gorham. Portland Jazz Orchestra, Professional Ballroom Dancers and USM Dance students. Live music, dancing for everyone. Ballroom dancers of all levels invited. $25, $30 per couple, veterans, students with USM ID, free. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice.

EVENTS

Saturday, Nov. 5

Family Literacy Fun Day, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Windham Primary School. Book sales and talks by authors Scott Nash, Jennifer Jacobson, Chris VanDusen, Kevin Hawkes, Lynn Plourde and Matt Tavares.

Saturday, Nov. 5

Books in the ‘Brook, with  readings by crime writer Bruce Robert Coffin and novelist, memoir writer and essayist Shonna Milliken Humphrey, 4 p.m., Continium for Creativity, 863 Main St., Westbrook.

Wednesday, Nov. 9

Author Joyce M. Lovely, discusses and signs copies of “Ice Cream, Gasmasks and God,” 6-7 p.m., Windham Public Library, 217 Windham Center Road.

Thursday, Nov. 17

Westbrook writer Kathy Eliscu, reads from her novel, “Not Even Dark Chocolate Can Fix This Mess,” 7 p.m., North Gorham Library, 2 Standish Road, Gorham.

Thursday, Nov. 17

Author Bruce Coffin, talks about and signs his book, “Among the Shadows,” 6:30 p.m., Baxter Memorial Library, Gorham.

EXHIBITS

Through Friday, Dec. 9

“George Longfish: Indian on Indian,” at the Art Gallery, Gorham campus of University of Southern Maine. 780-4744.

Through Jan. 31, 2017

Artwork by Jenny Anna and Nola Wallace, Windham Public Library, 217 Windham Center Road, Windham.

Send events 10 days in advance to arts@keepmecurrent.com.

IN SCARBOROUGH

‘Lady in the Van’

The 2015 British comedy-drama starring Maggie Smith, “Lady in the Van,” screens Monday, Nov. 7, at 1:30 p.m., at the Scarborough Public Library.

Books in the ‘Brook will host memoir writer and novelist Shonna Millien Humphrey on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 4 p.m., at  Continium for Creativity, 863 Main St., Westbrook. Crime writer Bruce Robert Coffin will also be on hand.

Books in the ‘Brook will host memoir writer and novelist Shonna Millien Humphrey on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 4 p.m., at  Continium for Creativity, 863 Main St., Westbrook. Crime writer Bruce Robert Coffin will also be on hand.