SACO

Taylor’s Grove concert

Taylor’s Grove music duo, veteran country music performer Mac McHale and old-time gospel singer Carolyn Hutton, will perform a concert of old time music at 6 p.m. Saturday at Sea Coast Chapel on Route 112. For details, call 967 3755.

 

Re-employment training

Women, Work and Community at University College at Saco is offering a free re-employment series from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through Nov. 22.

Workshops will include communications, career exploration, marketing for employment and how credit matters to your re-employment. Sessions will be held at University College on Saco Island, Saco. For details, call Ruth Graves at 286-1722.

KENNEBUNK

Senior Center porch sale

The Senior Center at Lower Village will hold its annual porch sale from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday at 175 Port Road. For details, call 967-8514 or go to www.seniorcenterkennebunk.org.

TOPSHAM

Digital photography class

Nature photographer Michael Leonard will host “Digital Flow,” the first of a two-part digital photography series, from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the Cathance River Education Center, Highland Green. Session two, “Night Photography,” will be held in October.

To register, call Shane Barker at 449-8605 or e-mail [email protected] Cost is $15 for members and $20 for all others. Class space is limited.

DAMARISCOTTA

Prizefighter and playwright

Author Jay R. Tunney, son of legendary boxer Gene Tunney, will speak about his new book, “The Prizefighter and the Playwright: Gene Tunney and George Bernard Shaw,” at 10 a.m. today at Skidompha Library at 184 Main St.

Copies of the book to be available for signing. For details, call 563-3207 or go to www.mainecoastbookshop.com.

WALDOBORO

‘Breakfast at Sally’s’ signing

The Waldoboro Public Library, 958 Main St., will host a talk and book signing at 5:30 p.m. today featuring Richard LeMieux, author of “Breakfast at Sally’s: One Homeless Man’s Inspirational Journey.”

WISCASSET

A look at old kitchen life

“Mollie Tucker’s Kitchen” will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Castle Tucker, detailing the life of Mollie Tucker, who prepared food there for her family of eight and guests from 1858 to 1922.

Admission is $5 for members of Historic New England and $10 for all others. Space is limited and reservations recommended by calling 882-7169. For more information, visit www.HistoricNewEngland.org.

 

Eminent domain discussion

Wiscasset Public Library, 21 High St., will host a discussion at 5 p.m. today detailing landowners’ eminent domain rights and typical associated legal proceedings. The session will be headed by Dick Dyer and based on his book “The Taking.”

Dyer will field questions after the presentation. Copies of his book will be available for purchase. The talk is free and open to the public. For more details, call 882-7161.

CORNISH

Horseman’s day events

Cornish Trotting Park on Route 25 will hold Horsemen’s Day at noon on Saturday featuring live harness racing, racing under saddle and a trotting museum.

Admission is $3. Proceeds will directly benefit the Cornish Fairgrounds Restoration Fund. For details, call Jim at 625-8838 or Diann at 625-3281.

BRUNSWICK

Humane Society pet clinic

The Coastal Humane Society will host a Rabies Plus! Clinic 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the shelter, 30 Range Road.

Vaccines are $10 each. Ear cleaning, nail trimming and microchipping are available for $5, $10 and $25 per pet. Please bring previous rabies certificate if possible. All proceeds benefit the society. For details, call 725-5051 or go to www.coastalhumanesociety.org.

 

Retired teachers hear ‘Bigs’

Mid-Coast Retired Educators’ Association host will Aurora Joseph and Jay Prindall, from Big Brothers/Big Sisters, at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at China Rose on Bath Road.

The speakers will discuss mentor-recruitment initiatives for the organizations. The event will include a social time, lunch and the program at 12:45 p.m. The fundraiser will be Loose Change. All retired educators are welcome. For more information, call Jane Gott at 721-0659.

ALFRED

Sale of quilting supplies

Alfred Parish Church will host a quilters and sewers fabric and quilting book sale from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the church, 12 Kennebunk Road. For details, call 490-5709.

SPRINGVALE

Dance from 1950s-60s

Nasson Community Center Gymnasium, at 457R Main St., will host a dance at 8 a.m. on Saturday, featuring music of the 1950s-60s, provided by DJ Dick Fredette.

Tickets are $10 per person. Dress is casual. There will be a cash bar, raffles and free popcorn supplied by the Sanford Lions Club. For more details, go to www.nassoncc.org or call 324-5657. 

LYMAN

Riding Center training

Equest Therapeutic Riding Center will offer a Volunteer Orientation and Training clinic 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 15.

The event will include an introduction to therapeutic riding and a facility tour. Prior horse experience is not necessary. For details, call Kristen Gould at 985-0374 or e-mail [email protected]

SOUTH BERWICK

Chorus to start rehearsals

The Community Chorus at South Berwick begins rehearsals for its 36th season at 7 p.m. on Monday at the First Federated Parish Church at Academy and Main streets. The sessions will focus on upcoming Christmas concerts, set for Dec. 4 and 5. New singers should arrive at 6:30 p.m. Choral experience is preferred. For more details, call 384-7059 or go to www.CCSB-SING.org.

BUXTON

Garden club compost talk

The Buxton Garden Club will offer a program on home composting at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Groveville Firebarn on Turkey Lane. Mark Follansbee of Wormainea will head the session. For details, call 929-8283.

OGUNQUIT

Women’s club opens season

Ogunquit Women’s Club will begin its 92nd season at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 15 with lunch at the Beachmere Place on Shore Road for a $21.54 fee.

Meetings are held on the first Wednesday each month at the Ogunquit Baptist Church on Shore Road, with free lunch provided and a speaker. For more details, call Phyllis Norton at 985-2269.

WELLS

Laudholm nature crafts fest

The 23rd Annual Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Wells Reserve, Laudholm Road, off Route 1. Admission is $5 for Laudholm members and $7 for all others. For details, call 646-4521 or go to www.wellsreserve.org.