GRAY

Jam-making workshop

A workshop, “Canning & Preserving: Jam, Jellies and Preserves,” will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Ten Apple Farm on Yarmouth Road.

The class will be led by master food preserver Allison Carroll Duffy. The cost is $30. To register, call 657-7880 or go to www.tenapplefarm.com.

YARMOUTH

Presentation on Maine food

Author Edie Clark will give a talk at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Log Cabin, 196 Main St., about baked beans, Indian pudding, fried clams, lobster rolls and New England foods.

It is $3 for Yarmouth Historical Society members, $5 for nonmembers. For details, call 846-6259.

NEW GLOUCESTER

Grange food and yard sale

The Sabbathday Lake Grange will hold an indoor yard sale and craft fair from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 370 Shaker Road. Chicken pies will also be available for $8 or $7.50 for two or more. To rent a table for $10, call 998-2586.

 

Class on dovetailed drawer

Chris Becksvoort will lead hands-on workshops at 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday on how to build a basic hand-dovetailed drawer at the Sabbathday Lake Shaker Museum on Route 26.

The cost is $35. For more information and to register, call 926-4597 or go to www.shaker.lib.me.us.

PORTLAND

Public library book sale

Friends of Portland Public Library is holding a book sale Friday through Sunday at Catherine McAuley High School on Stevens Avenue.

The sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

A preview for members of Friends of Portland Public Library will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. New members are welcome. The $10 membership fee can be paid at the door or online at www.friendsofppl.org.

 

Friends of Feral Felines sale

Friends of Feral Felines is holding its annual used book and DVD sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at Williston West Church, 32 Thomas St.

For details, call 797-3014 or go to www.feralfelines.net

 

Vegan and beer festival

A local vegan group is teaming up with Whole Foods for a vegan cookout and beer tasting at noon Saturday at 2 Somerset St. A vegan festival will be held 1 to 4 p.m. with storewide samples of vegan foods.

Whole Foods employees will be in front of the store from noon to 3 p.m. grilling veggie burgers to raise money for Cultivating Community. A $5 donation will buy a grilled veggie burger or veggie dog, salad, chips, a soft drink and a cookie.

Samples of beer will be offered from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

 

Solstice gong meditation

Dragonfly Taijiquan is hosting a gong meditation from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, the summer solstice, at its studio, 222 St. John St.

Todd Glacy of Saco River Yoga will perform. The cost is $12 to $18. Advance registration is encouraged. For more information, call 761-2142.

NORTH YARMOUTH

Maine and the Civil War

The North Yarmouth Historical Society is offering a presentation on the Civil War and the effect it had on many small communities in Maine at 7 p.m. Monday at the Old Town House on Route 9.

Steve Bunker, founder of the Baltimore Civil War Museum, will speak.

Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m. For details, call 595-2997.

SCARBOROUGH

Book sale at the library

Friends of the Scarborough Library is holding its annual used book sale Friday through Sunday at the library, 48 Gorham Road.

The sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 883-4723 or go to www.scarboroughcrossroads.org/libraryfriends.

 

Summer reading kickoff

Scarborough Public Library is kicking off its annual summer reading program at 6 p.m. Monday at the library with Slugger the Sea Dog. For details, go to www.library.scarborough.me.us.