Volunteer at the Franco Center
Volunteers, like those who helped with our 2012 Oktoberfest, play a vital role at the Franco Center

Volunteers like these at our 2012 Oktoberfest play a vital role in keeping the Franco Center’s costs down.

Volunteers make up the backbone of the Franco Center. Much like this building was built with many hands and helpers, this organization has been built on the kindness, tireless hours, hard work, and loving labor of many people for over 10 years.

Volunteers serve in all aspects of our operation. Ushering at events, decorating our spaces, aiding in office duties, and grassroots marketing are all ways that people serve our mission.

Our staff, board, and volunteers alike have been inspired by the service of Lou Jordan, our beloved volunteer coordinator, who passed away in 2011. Her presence was a fixture at the Center, and a proud public face for what we do here. We dedicate the work of our hands and hearts to her memory and the legacy of giving she demonstrated.

This coming year, the Franco Center is working towards significant growth in all areas. With this growth comes a need for helpful hands to work in the following areas:

  • Event Crew (ushers, will-call ticket window, concession sales, clean-up)
  • Mass mailings
  • Poster distribution

Should you want to assist, please contact the Franco Center at (207) 783-1585.

Concession volunteers Laurette Morin, Claudette Larochelle, Marie Banville and Jackie Therrien.

Concession volunteers Laurette Morin, Claudette Larochelle, Marie Banville and Jackie Therrien.

Upcoming Performances

  • Mar

    Mainely Improv

    Heritage Hall

    Mar 3 - Mar 3

    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    On the Spot Comedy PhotoWhat do you get when you combine the improvisation style of the television show, “Whose Line Is It, Anyway?” with a Maine-based comedy troupe that loves the art of improvisation?

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  • Mar

    6th Annual Maine's Got Talent 2017

    Performance Hall

    Mar 4 - Mar 4

    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    MGTlogo_2013Maine’s Got Talent  features 10 performing artists competing for cash prizes. Fifty percent of the vote comes from the audience and the other fifty percent from our celebrity judges. The celebrity Judges this year are Tom Doucette, 2014-16 performer of Maine’s Got Talent, Joe Philippon, Lewiston Police Department and Celeste from WBLM’s Morning Show.

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  • Mar

    Blowin' in the Wind – Pettingill Fundraiser

    Heritage Hall

    Mar 5 - Mar 5

    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Graphic - Denny Breau 3-5-17The music of Bob Dylan, Mamas & Papas, Simon & Garfunkle, Joni Mitchell, Gordon Lightfoot and other popular musicians of yesteryear is coming to the Franco Center in Lewiston.  On Sunday, March 5, Denny Breau presents the “Blowin’ in the Wind” concert

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  • Mar

    Piano Concert with Michael Lewin

    Performance Hall

    Mar 10 - Mar 10

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Michael Lewin at PianoThis Steinway Artist launched his concert career following victories in the William Kapell and the Franz Liszt International Piano Competitions.   Also highly respected as a teacher

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  • Mar

    MSO – Midcoast Symphony Orchestra – Pops at the Opera

    Performance Hall

    Mar 18 - Mar 18

    7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    MSO Returns to the Gendron Franco Center with
    With Guest Conductor: Eric Hewitt
    Pops at the OperaMSO for 2007 Sponsor Sheet
    Strauss, Jr. – Overture to Die Flede maus
    Wagner – “Liebestod” from Triston & Isolde
    Bizet – Carmen Suite No. 2
    Ponchielli – “Dance of the Hours” from La gioconda
    Puccini – “Intermezzo” from Manon Lescaut, Act III
    Tchaikovsky – “Polonaise” from Eugene Onegin, Op. 24
    Verdi – “Prelude” from La Traviata, Act I
    Strauss – “Waltz Sequence” from Der Rosenkavalier

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