SCARBOROUGH

‘Fofer Show’ at library

“The Fofer Show,” an animated concert featuring Maine multimedia artist Shana Barry, comes to Scarborough Public Library at 6:30 p.m. today. For more information, visit www.fofers.com or www.library.scarborough.me.us.

WINDHAM

Storytelling program

The Little Meetinghouse is presenting an evening of stories from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday with Professor Phyllis Blackstone and Susan Dries, both members of the Maine Organization of Storytelling Enthusiasts, League for the Advancement of New England Storytelling and National Storytelling Network.

FREEPORT

Downtown walking tours

Freeport Historical Society offers a one-hour “Freeport on Foot” walking tour starting at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Harrington House, 45 Main St.

Other tours will be held July 24, Aug. 7, Aug. 21, Sept. 11 and Sept. 25. Tickets are $7 for adults, $2 for children younger than 12 and $3 for historical society members. For more information, call 865-3170 or visit www.freeporthistoricalsociety.org.

GORHAM

Yard sale at credit union

The Casco Federal Credit Union is hosting its second annual community yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the credit union, 375 Main St.

All proceeds from table rentals, donations, and food and beverage sales will benefit the credit union’s Campaign to End Hunger. For more information, e-mail [email protected] or call 839-5588, Ext. 2104.

PORTLAND

Outdoor concert series

The city’s Outdoor Summer Concert series opens with a performance by Rob Scott at 8 tonight at the Western Promenade, weather permitting. The series is organized by Portland Recreation and Facilities Management. For more information, visit www.portlandmaine.gov/rec/summer.htm or call 756-8275.

 

Tender Living Care program

The summer session of the Tender Living Care program for families affected by a serious illness begins Monday. The groups are for children ages 3 to 18, young adults ages 19 to 30, adults with illness and adult care-givers. If you’re interested in joining the free program, call Carol Sylvester at 775-5216 or e-mail [email protected] to schedule a meeting and a tour before Monday.

 

AquaRun benefits Bigs

Portland’s East End Beach will be the scene of the second annual Kids Urban Epic AquaRun beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday. The event benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine. The event begins with a 100-yard swim at East End Beach and ends with a run to the Maine State Pier.

Race registration can be done online or in person on the day of the race from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. There is a $30 entry fee. For more information, visit www.kidsaquarun.kintera.org.

 

AARP driver safety course

An AARP driver safety course is being offered from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 15 at 1685 Congress St. Registration for the course is due by Friday. The fee is $12 for AARP members and $14 for others. To register, call John Hammon at 655-4943.

 

Railroad museum concerts

The Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum will host live music performances by Jesse Pilgrim & the Bonfire, Samuel James, Dana Gross and Over a Cardboard Sea from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday. The event celebrates the official release of a three-volume set of 7-inch vinyl singles by the artists.

Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show at the museum or by going to www.eternalotterrecords.com.

‘Gaza Strip’ film showing

James Longley’s documentary film “Gaza Strip” will be screened at 7 p.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart St. Dominic Church, Cumberland Avenue and Mellen Street.

Barbara West of PeaceWorks and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom will attend.

FALMOUTH

Library Sundae events

The Falmouth Library Sundae will be held 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the library, 5 Lunt Road. The event features antique cars and trucks, Falmouth’s 1924 antique red fire truck, live music with Doc’s Banjo Band, author Dick Fraser, valve cover racing and ice cream sundaes.

Sundaes and rides are $2.50, with all other activities free. For more information, visit www.falmouth.lib.me.us or call 781-2351.

NORTH YARMOUTH

Skyline Farm fundraiser

Skyline Farm is hosting a fundraiser Saturday with a barn sale, horse-drawn carriage rides and kayaks from 1 to 4 p.m. A silent auction will be 1 to 8:30 p.m. Throughout the afternoon, there will be pony rides for a nominal fee and “Black Beauty” activities for children. At 5 p.m. there will be a lobster bake catered by Finest Kind Caterers for $50. For more information, visit www.skylinefarm.org.