Janet Mills to give talk

Janet Mills, vice chairwoman of the Maine Democratic Party and former state attorney general, will address Kennebunk and Kennebunkport Democrats at 7 p.m. Thursday in Room 301 at the Kennebunk Town Hall. For details, call Diane Denk at 967-8302.

Road race for senior center

Registration is open for the fourth annual Kennebunk Beach Classic 5K Road Race on June 5 to benefit the Senior Center at Lower Village. Start time is 9:30 a.m.

The run/walk will feature professional timing and cash awards for top finishers. Refreshments will be served. Advance entry fee is $15 for members and $20 for all others, or $25 for all on race day.

Applications are available at the center, 175 Port Road, or online at For details, call 967-8514.

Outdoor gear swap

Kennebunk Outdoors Surf and Skate, 73 York St., will host a community surf and skate swap from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday. Wetsuits, surf gear and skating equipment can be swapped, sold or traded.

There is no participation fee. All participants are responsible for managing their own gear. For details, call 985-6083.


Two Pickleball clinics

The Sanford Parks and Recreation Department will offer two Pickleball clinics in the next week, headed by USA Pickleball Association ambassador Richard Dugre.

Session 1 will be 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at the Nasson Community Center Gymnasium, 457 Main St., Springvale. Session 2 will be 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Gowen Park tennis courts, Sanford.

Both clinics are free. Pre-registration is required by calling 324-9130 or go to


Waterborough Historical

The Waterborough Historical Society’s monthly business meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Carle’s Corner Museum, adjacent to the Town Hall, Waterboro Center.

The session is open to the public. For more information, call Jim Carll at 247-5878.

Leavitt House is open

The 1850 Taylor/Frey/Leavitt House Museum, Waterboro Center, is open for the season from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays or by appointment. Admission is free.

New exhibits include antique cobbler, optician, barber and blacksmith shops. For details, call Jim Carll at 247-5878.


Capt. Cash scholarship run

Online registration is now open for the seventh annual Run for Cash 5K and 2.5-mile Memorial Walk on June 25, benefiting the Capt. Christopher Scott Cash Scholarship Fund.

The event begins and ends at The Ballpark, E. Emerson Cummings Boulevard.

To register, go to or call Nancy Kelley at 934-2360.


The finances of cancer

Karen Pierce-Stewart, executive director of the Cancer Care Center of York County in Sanford, will speak on financial guidance and resources available to cancer survivors and their families from 5 to 6 p.m. June 2 at the Lyman Community Library, 10 John St.

This community education program is free. For more information, call 459-1606.


Girls night out for hospital

June 1 marks the deadline to register for the Southern Maine Medical Center fundraiser “Maine — Girls Night Out” June 16 at the Coastal House, 2128 Post Road (Route 1), Wells.

The evening will begin at 5:30 p.m. with comedian Karen Morgan. Proceeds will benefit the SMMC Auxiliary’s $100,000 pledge to help purchase a breast coil for the hospital.

Tickets are $35 and can be purchased by calling Joanne Landry at 282-2718.


Tables available for sale

Waldoboro Public Library is accepting reservations for table rental space for its Waldoboro Day Treasures Rerun Sale on June 18. Cost is $15 per space or $20, which includes a table.

Entrants who do follow-up cleanup will receive a $5 refund. To reserve a spot, call Ann Bischoff at 832-4983.


Jane Conway book reading

Author Jane Conway will offer a reading and book signing for her recently published biography, “Mary Borden: A Woman of Two Wars,” at 6:30 p.m. at the Camden Public Library, 55 Main St.


Hooked on Fishing event

Tuesday marks the registration deadline for the free youth event Hooked on Fishing from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 4 at Damariscotta Lake State Park in Jefferson.

Experienced boaters will bring children to prime fishing spots on the lake, and other activities will be offered on shore. Lunch and fishing equipment will be available free.

The first 50 families to register will get into the park for free. To register, call Julia McLeod at 549-3836, email [email protected] or go to


Fire auxiliary plant sale

The Georgetown Fire Department Auxiliary will hold a plant sale from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Georgetown Fire Department Center Station, Route 127.

Books and planters also will be sold. Coffee and soft drinks will be available at no charge.

Donations of plants and related items are appreciated. For details, call Kate Mackay at 371-2255.


Skoglund talk on Civil War

The St. George Historical Society will host the talk “The Effect of the Civil War on St. George” by James Skoglund at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the St. George Grange Hall.

A potluck supper will precede the meeting at 6:30 p.m. All are invited to attend. For more details, call Skoglund at 372-8893.


Poetry writing workshop

Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main St., will offer a poetry writing workshop for beginners at 3 p.m. Thursday.

Poet Sarah Woolf-Wade will lead the session, offering examples of famous poets’ works and overseeing practice exercises in writing poetry.

Cost is $5. Registration is required. For details, call 563-1363.


Groups sponsor nature walk

The Pemaquid Watershed Association and Spectrum Generations will co-sponsor a nature walk on the Bristol Recreational Trails at 10:30 a.m. Friday.

Attendees should dress for comfort and bring their own bug spray. To register, call 563-1363 or email [email protected]


Farm market opens

The Newfield Farmer and Artisan Market reopens for its third season from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday by the bandstand on the grounds of 19th-century Willowbrook Village.

It will remain open, rain or shine, Saturdays through Oct. 10. Potential vendors should call Gloria Dyer at 793-2693 or Denise Carpenter at 793-4509.


Talk on town industries

The Edgecomb Historical Society will host the free talk, “Wresting a Living from Our Land: Edgecomb’s Industrious Past — An Examination of Our Mills, Quarries, Brick Yards, Mineral Springs, Ice Houses, Canneries, Traditional Trades and More,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Edgecomb Town Hall.

Jay Robbins of Robbins Historical Research Inc. will speak. For more details, call Sue Carlson at 882-8155 or Robbins at 737-2239.


‘Live Yankees’ presentation

Author William H. Bunting will talk about his book “Live Yankees: The Sewalls and Their Ships” at 6:30 p.m. on Friday in the Main Gallery at Saco Museum, 371 Main St.