Entertainment Calendar: Things to do

Posted March 17, 2011, at 11:08 p.m.

WATERVILLE — Larry Gowell, former New York Yankees baseball player turned musician, performance noon-1 p.m. Monday, March 21, at Spectrum Generations Muskie Community Center. Interested fans may grab lunch at Muskie’s Cafe Plus while being serenaded by this legend. Under 60 years old, $6; 60 or older, $4. Gowell will give a talk about his career from 1 to 2 p.m. Cost is by donation. For information, call 873-4745 or visit www.spectrumgenerations.

BANGOR — The Rotary Club of Bangor’s sixth annual Music Off Broadway production at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 26, and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 27, at Bangor High School’s Peakes Auditorium. Theme is America’s Bandstand. Adults, $18; senior citizens, $15; youths, $10 from club members, BookMarc’s, Mr. Paperback at the Airport Mall, Patrick’s Hallmark at Broadway Shopping Center and before each performance at the door. Proceeds benefit local nonprofit organizations. For more information, visit www.bangorrotary.org.

ORONO — The University of Maine’s University Singers at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 19, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 20, at Minsky Recital Hall at UMaine. Includes solo by award-winning trumpeter and Maine native Trent Austin, who also is performing with the Jazz Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. April 21 at Minsky Recital Hall, Class of 1944 Hall at UMaine. Admission, $7; students with MaineCard, free. For more information, call 581 3756.

MOUNT DESERT — The Maine Music Educators Association State High School Instrumental Jazz Festival, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 18-19, at Mount Desert Island High School. Community volunteers needed. Admission $5 per person; volunteers, free. For more information, call Kate Jordan at 288-6092 or Windy Littlefield at 276-3839.

ORRINGTON — The Center Drive School Drama Club’s “The Creepy Creeps of Pilgrim Road” at 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 1-2, in the school gymnasium, 17 School St. Tickets for adults, $5; for students and seniors, $3; and are available at the door or by calling 825-3697.

BANGOR — Anything But Silent, the occasional silent movie series at the Bangor Public Library, at noon Saturday, April 2, in the library’s Lecture Hall. The classic films will  feature  piano accompaniment by Harry Weiss, career pianist. For more information, call 947-8336.

SURRY — Surry Elementary School’s eighth-grade class Dessert Theatre will perform “Murder by the Book” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday,  April 1 and  2, at the school. Tickets, $10, by calling 667-9358. All proceeds benefit eighth-grade class trip.

DEXTER — The Wizard of Oz MUNY-version based on the book by Frank Baum,7 p.m. Friday, March 18, and 2 p.m. Saturday, March 19, Dexter Regional High School. Students and senior citizens, $3; adults, $5.

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