BETTER THAN BARNEY | For all ye with kiddos out there, the PORTLAND CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL returns this weekend. What makes this event so darn special is not only that it showcases films made by children from all over the state, but that it brings together Maine families in a way that helps expand the worldviews of all those who attend. Running Wednesday-Sunday at the East End Community School, 195 North St., Portland. $5-10. 207.874.8228 or portlandchildrensfilmfestival.com. Full listing on page 28.