OLD ORCHARD BEACH

Homecoming weekend

The Old Orchard Beach Alumni Association will hold its 11th Annual All-School Reunion and Homecoming this weekend featuring a Friday evening game and post-game party; the Chuck Hunter Golf Scramble and banquet on Saturday, and a farewell breakfast on Sunday.

Tickets for the banquet are by advance reservation only. For details, call Carol King at 282-4209 or Mark Andrews at 934-9342.

SACO

Celebrating Homer’s death

Saco Museum will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Winslow Homer’s death with a Death-Day Party from 3 to 4:30 p.m. today in the museum’s main gallery at 371 Main St.

The free after-school program is for children and teens and will include the creation of paintings, sketches and other art in honoring the artist. For details, call Camille Smalley at 283-3861 ext. 115 or e-mail [email protected]

 

Electronics recycling day

The Rotary Club of Saco Bay and the city will host an Electronic Recycling Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Saco Public Works Department at 351 North St. Appliances, fluorescent bulbs and Freon or mercury bearing items will not be accepted. For details, call 229-2773.

KENNEBUNK

Talk on cancer support

Kennebunk Free Library will host a talk at 1 p.m. on Thursday detailing how to talk with and support individuals who are battling cancer. Cancer Care Center of York County Executive Director Karen Pierce-Stewart will head the session.

Attendees also will receive a complimentary copy of the American Cancer Society’s “Listen with your Heart” booklet. For more details, call 985-2173.

SANFORD

Caring Unlimited training

Caring Unlimited is seeking volunteers to serve in its York County-based domestic violence programs. Training for hot line advocates, Kidworkers and court monitors will Tuesday at the Resource Center, 965 Main St. For details, call 490-3227 ext. 111 or go to www.caring-unlimited.org.

SPRINGVALE

Nasson homecoming

The Nasson College Alumni Association will celebrate Homecoming 2010 this weekend featuring a Friday evening supper, a full day of activities on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday. Registration is $25 per person.

A highlight of the event is a Shaw Brothers concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday at the Nasson Community Center Little Theatre for a $25 fee. For a complete list of activities, go to www.nassoncc.org or call 324-9273.

BRUNSWICK

Mystery author to speak

Mystery author Barbara Ross will discuss her work and autograph copies of her books at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Curtis Memorial Library at 23 Pleasant St.

Ross is best known for her short stories, “New Derby, New Year’s Eve” and “Winter Rental.” Her first full-length mystery, “The Death of an Ambitious Woman” was released on Sept. 8.

Copies of the book will be sold and refreshments will be served. For more details, call 725-5242 or go to www.curtislibrary.com.

 

Jazz trio at Bowdoin

Bowdoin College is hosting the Hassan Muhammad Trio at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The jazz performance features pianist Hassan Muhammad, drummer Phil Mcgowan and bassist Adam Frederick at Studzinski Recital Hall.

For more information about the free concert, call 798-4141.

KENNEBUNKPORT

Designing Women event

Designing Women will hold a show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Kennebunkport Consolidated School at 25 School St.

Suggested donation is $2 and proceeds from food items will be donated to The Children’s Program at The Graves Library. For details, call Amber Harrington at 217-0407 or go to www.designingwomen.org.

 

Oldies benefit dance

The American Legion on Route 9 will host an Oldies Benefit Dance from 7 p.m. to midnight.

Proceeds will be donated to the Ronald McDonald House in Portland. Tickets are $10. For more details, call Bruce at 284-4692.