May 13, 7 p.m. Language Arts Live featuring Paul LaFarge, author of "The Facts of Winter," free, Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, Bates College, 56 Campus Avenue, Lewiston. FMI: 207.786.6255, www.bates.edu.
May 13, 7-8 p.m. An Evening with Amy Wilson, author of "When Did I Get Like This? The Screamer, The Worrier, The Dinosaur-Chicken-Nugget Buyer and Other Mothers I Swore I'd Never Be," talk and book signing, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring Street, Auburn. FMI: 207.333.6640, www.auburn.lib.me.us.
May 14, 7:30 p.m. Portland Chamber Music Festival Spring Concert, featuring Jennifer Elowitch, violin; Stefani Taylor, viola; Marc Johnson, cello; and Dena Levine, piano, program includes Haydn, Piano Trio No. 44 in E Major; Rebecca Clarke, Piano Trio; Brahms, Piano Quartet in C Minor, Op. 60, reception following, $15/person, $13/JH member, $5/under age 18, presented by Johnson Hall at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 9 Summer Street, Augusta. FMI: 207.582.7144, www.johnsonhall.org.
May 14, 7:30 p.m. Pianist Frank Glazer, artist in residence, performing all-Chopin program, free but tickets required, Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, Bates College, 75 Russell Street, Lewiston. FMI: 207.786.6135, www.bates.edu.
May 15, 9-11 a.m. raindate May 16, Vaughan Woods Work Day, sponsored by Kennebec Land Trust, bring small shovels, hand clippers, gloves, meet at the parking lot on Litchfield Road, Hallowell. FMI: 207.377.2848, www.tklt.org.
May 15, 7:30 p.m. Boreal Tordu Concert celebrating their most recent album, Les Chevaliers, with the Franklin County Fiddlers opening, $8/adults, $7/seniors, free/under 16 and UMF students with ID, Nordica Auditorium, Merrill Hall, Main Street, Farmington. FMI: 207.778.1062, www.farmington.edu.
May 19, 7 p.m. Duane Andrews and Dwayne Cote, traditional Newfoundland music united with Gypsy Jazz, $12/adults, $5/under age 12, Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston. FMI: 207.783.1585, www.francoamericanheritage.org.
May 19, 7 p.m. Loons in Maine, Professor Mark Pokras, director of the Wildlife Clinic at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, will show a video and discuss the hazard that lead presents for loons in Maine, free, Room C23, UMF Roberts Learning Center, Main Street, Farmington. FMI: 207.778.0706, www.farmington.edu.