DAR plants and books sale

The Elizabeth Wadsworth Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is holding its annual plants, books and knick-knacks sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 206 Auburn St. in Portland.

For details, call 878-4935.


Program aids new families

The Kids First Center is offering a workshop Saturday to help stepparents and biological parents understand the typical ups and downs that new families experience.

The workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the center, 222 St. John St.

Participants will learn how to ease the transition process; set boundaries and learn ways to feel comfortable in their new roles and relationships.

Cost is $60 for a person or $100 for a couple. To register, call 761-2709.


Open house at SailMaine

SailMaine, a community sailing center at 58 Fore St., is holding its fourth annual open house from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday with free sailboat rides and family activities.

Instructors, coaches, and experienced sailors with SailMaine will take adults, teens, and kids, ages 8 and older aboard a 21-foot Ynglings and 14-foot 420s. Cruising sailboats will be available for larger groups.

Shoreside family activities will include boat rigging, knot tying, a marine yard sale, and a make-your-own sailboat station for children.

Refreshments will be sold.

For more information, call 650-2085 or go to www.sailmaine.org.


Kid’s Yard Sale is Saturday

The Parks and Recreation Department is having its 5th annual Kid’s Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the community center on Nelson Road.

Children can rent a table and sell toys, bikes, clothes, CDs and DVDs.

Table space is $10 and $15 for non-residents. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. For more information, call 767-7650.


Plant sale fights Alzheimer’s

Sedgewood Commons is holding a plant sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 22 Northbrook Dr. in Falmouth.

Proceeds of the sale will benefit the 2011 Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease on Sept. 24 at Payson Park.

For more information, call 781-5775.