Arts Calendar

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Theater

Through Sunday, March 20

“Thoroughly Modern Millie,” Gorham High School, 41 Morrill Ave., 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. $8-$10.

Through Sunday, March 20

“Shear Madness,” presented by Good Theater at St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. Maine premiere. $22-$30. 885-5883 or www.goodtheater.com.

Through Sunday, March 20

“Lost Boy Found in Whole Foods,” by Tammy Ryan, Portland Stage, 25 Forest Ave., Portland. $37-$47, discounts for seniors, students, groups. www.portlandstage.org or 774-0465.

Through Sunday, March 20

“Honk Jr.,” based on Hans Christian Anderson’s “Ugly Duckling,” presented by Windham Center Stage Theater, Windham Town Hall, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturdays 2 p.m. Sunday. $8-$10. www.windhamtheater.org or 893-2098.

Through Saturday, March 26

“The Secret Garden,” musical presented by Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. $17.99-$21.99. www.lyricmusictheater.org or 799-1421.

Through Sunday, March 20

“Reefer Madness,” Maine premiere, presented by USM Theatre and School of Music, 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 5 p.m. on Wednesday and Sunday, Main Stage at Russell Hall, USM Gorham. $10-$21. 780-5555 or 780-5151.

Thursday, March 24-Sunday, April 10

“Digby’s Home,” by Brent Askari, Mad Horse Theater, Mosher Street, South Portland. Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2:30. $17-$20. www.madhorse.com or 747-4148.

Friday, March 25-Sunday, April 10

“The Crucible,” by Arthur Miller, Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2:30 p.m. $15-$20. www.portlandplayers.org or 799-7337.

April 1-17

“Sleeping Beauty,” presented by Maine State Ballet at the Maine State Ballet Theater, 348 Route 1, Falmouth. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. $19-$25, discounts available for seniors/children. www.mainestateballet.org or 781-3587.

CONCERTS

Saturday, March 19

Makem and Spain, Irish band, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Maine Irish Heritage Center, 34 Gray St., Portland. $20-$25. www.maineirish.com or at Bull Moose, or 780-1118.

Friday, March 25

“Whispers of the Passion,” by Joseph P. Martin, 7:30 p.m., presented by The Meetinghouse Choir of First Congregational Church UCC, 301 Cottage Road, South Portland. www.fccucc.org or 799-3361

Friday, March 25

True Blues and the Campbell Brothers, presented by Portland Ovations, 8 p.m. at Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $15-$36. www.porttix.com or 842-0800.

Saturday, March 26

Windham Chamber Singers, Carnegie Hall Preview Concert, presented by Music with a Mission, 7 p.m. at North Windham Union Church. $10.50-$12.50. 892-7149 or www.mwamconcerts.com.

Thursday, April 21

An Evening with Colin Hay, former front man for Men at Work, 8 p.m., Westbrook Performing Arts Center, Stroudwater Street, Westbrook. $28-$32. www.westbrookpac.org.

EVENTS

Wednesdays

Story time at the North Gorham Public Library, 2 Standish Neck Road, Gorham, 10-10:30 a.m. for birth to 3 years. 892-2575.

Saturday, March 19

“Walk through History,” 10 a.m., Gambo Preserve, Gorham. Join Presumpscot Regional Land Trust for guided walk, stories about the Cumberland and Oxford Canal and Oriental Powder Mills. Free. RSVP required to info@prlt.org.

Saturday, March 19

“Burnt into Memory,” presented by historian Jo Radner, based on her interviews of victims of the 1947 wildfires in Maine, hosted by Windham Historical Society, 9:30 a.m. at Windham Public Library, 217 Windham Center Road. $5 donation suggested. 892-1433 or 892-1306, or www.windhamhistorical.org.

Sunday, March 20

Quilt Show, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Scarborough Historical Museum, 649A Route 1, Scarborough. $5. www.scarboroughmaine.com/historical.

Saturday and Sunday, March 26-27

Maine Maple Sunday, throughout Maine. Full details at www.getrealmaine.com/Events. Events include open house at Coopers Farm, 81 Chute Road, Windham, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Pancake breakfast on Sunday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Samples, walking tours of farm; miniature horses, peacocks, more. Also, Merrifield Farms, 195 North Gorham Road, Gorham; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Pancake breakfast (seating outside); barn tour, ox cart ride, blacksmith; samples, fudge, cheese, pastries.

Saturday, March 26

“Here Lyes the Body: Burial and Customs of the Pilgrims,” lecture by Stephen C. O’Neill, curator of collections, Pilgrim Hall Museum, Plymouth Mass., 1:30 p.m., Wishcamper Center, Bedford Street, University of Southern Maine, Portland. Free. Donations accepted. Presented by Spirits Alive of Eastern Cemetery.

Thursday, March 31

Westbrook author Brenda Buchanan, reads from “Truth Beat,” the third in her Joe Gale mystery series, 6:00 p.m., Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook.

Exhibits

Friday, March 18-Saturday, April 2

Works by students of Mary Brooking’s acrylic landscape course, “The Sky Is Not Blue,” opens Friday, 5-8 p.m., Continuum For Creativity, 863 Main St., Westbrook.

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

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