BAR HARBOR — TEMPO Talent Show offered by Eastern Maine Pops Orchestra for Young Musicians at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 22, at Criterion Theatre and Arts Center, Cottage Street. Admission is $5 for all ages. Proceeds will help purchase percussion instruments and other items for this newly formed orchestra for young musicians. To learn how you can become a member of TEMPO or for more information on the talent Show, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 244-7193.
BAR HARBOR — Contra dance with Big Moose Contra Dance Band at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, at College of the Atlantic’s Gates Center, 105 Eden St. Lessons at 7:30 p.m. with the dance at 8 p.m. $6. Children free. www.coa.edu or 288-5015.
BAR HARBOR — Screening of film “Sky Dancer” at 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, at College of the Atlantic’s McCormick Lecture Hall, 105 Eden St. Film about daily life and teachings of Tibetan Buddhism master Jody Kemmerer. Discussion will follow. Free. 801-5624 or 288-5015.
BELFAST — OdLaW to play at 9 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at Bowen’s Tavern, 181 Waterville Road, (routes 7 and137). The band has released a CD OdLaW 1 and a music video “Wilted Flowers” available for viewing on Youtube and at their web site, odlaw.org.
BUCKSPORT — Benefit concert by Steel Appeal, a steel drum band, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, Alamo Theatre. $7 tickets at the door. Proceeds benefit the electrical upgrade necessary for the 2011 Bucksport Bay Festival. Information at 469-6818.
CALAIS — The St. Croix Valley Film Society to see “As It Is In Heaven” at 6 p.m. Friday, May 20, at the Holmestead, 527 Main St. The 2004 Swedish film was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at Hollywood’s 77th Academy Awards. No admission charge but donations accepted.
DEXTER — Season finale concert by The Abbott Hill Ramblers, Wanderers and Meanderers at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at Ridge View Community School, Fern Road. Free admission and refreshments. 277-3961 or 924-6000.
DOVER-FOXCROFT — “Up The Ridge,” a film and discussion on the prison industry and its effects on rural America, at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at Dover-Foxcroft Public Library. Free and open to the public.
ROCKLAND — Jim James 5-7 p.m. Friday, May 20, Rock City Books & Coffee, 328 Main St. 594-4123.
ROCKLAND — Special spring performance of traditional Irish music with Gabriel Donohue, Marian Makins and Chris Stevens at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 29, at Sail, Power and Steam Museum, 75 Mechanic St. Reservations at 701-7627. Tickets $15.