January 21, 7-9 p.m. Bluegrass Folk Jam, bring your acoustic instrument for an informal evening of sharing songs, The Brunswick, 39 West Grand Avenue, Old Orchard Beach. FMI: 207.449.1126, www.thebrunswick.com, www.folkjam.org.
January 21, 7 p.m. Collecting and Caring for Rare Books, talk lead by Frank Wood, co-owner of DeWolfe and Wood bookstore in Alfred, Sanford-Springvale Historical Museum, 505 Main Street, Springvale.FMI: 207.324.2797, www.sanfordhistory.org, www.dwbooks.com.
January 23, 9 a.m.-noon, Ski/Snowshoe Tuckahoe Preserve, 1st public exploration of this 108-acre preserve along Salmon Falls River, donation $5/person, $10/family, free/Great Works Regional Land Trust members, Tuckahoe Preserve, 571 Hubbard Road, Berwick. FMI: 207.646.3604, www.gwrlt.org.
January 23, 9 a.m.-noon, Sporting Antiques Appraisal Fair, an exhibition and free public appraisals of old, unique or custom firearms, knives, decoys, fishing and camping gear, Kittery Trading Post, 301 US Route 1, Kittery.
FMI: 207.363.9687 or 888.587.6246, www.ktpevents.com.
January 23, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. "The Spirituality of Fasting: Discovering a Christian Practice," book signing by Msgr. Charles Murphy, Abbey Bookstore, Dunstan Corner, 605 Route 1, Scarborough. FMI: 207.885.5813, www.portlanddiocese.net/calendar.
January 23, 4-7 p.m. Bean Supper, to benefit Milestone Foundation's recreational therapy fund, $6/suggested donation, free/9 and under, Unitarian Universalist Church, 60 Church Street, Saco. FMI: 207.282.0062, www.milestonefoundation.org.
January 23, 7 p.m. Salon Night Series featuring "Avocado Lounge," music by Jenny and Paul, a tight, dynamic duo with an eclectic repertoire, Red Door Pottery Studio and Gallery Shop, 44 Government Street, Kittery.
FMI: 207.439.5671, www.reddoorpottery.com.
January 24, 2 p.m. Russian Literature Program, a vicarious trip to Russia presented by Lisa Hayden Espenschade, freelance writer, translator and Russian teacher, pre-registration required, Scarborough Public Library, 48 Gorham Road, Scarborough. FMI: 207.883.4723, x 240, www.library.scarborough.me.us.
January 24, 3 p.m. "Casablanca,"1942 bittersweet romance set in World War II Morocco, starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman as "Rick" and "Ilsa," ex-lovers brought back together temporarily by circumstances of the war, free admission and popcorn, $1/drink, York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road, York. FMI: 207.363.2818, www.york.lib.me.us.
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