April 1, 2013



FUNDRAISER: The Community Animal Watch will host a fundraiser from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Jumpin' Jakes Seafood Cafe at 181 Saco Ave.

Donated items are still being sought to offer as raffle items for the event.

For more details, call Beverly Russell at 934-1677 or 286-5016.


SPEAKER: The Scarborough Historical Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the society's museum and meeting room, located at 647 Route 1.

Scarborough Lions Club president Rodney Laughton will speak.

For more details, call Dr. Bruce Thurlow at 883-5445.


KINDERGARTEN: The Westbrook School Department will offer orientation meetings at 7 p.m. Wednesday for parents who intend to enroll their children in kindergarten for the 2013-14 school year, beginning this fall.

Those meetings will be held simultaneously at Canal School at 102 Glenwood Ave., Congin School, Bridge Street, and Saccarappa School at 110 Huntress Ave.

Parents will be able to meet with teachers and hear an overview of the program and follow-up screenings and registration process, that will be held by appointment on May 1, 2 and 3.

The sessions are for parents only.

Children who will be age 5 on or before Oct. 15 will be eligible to enroll in classes.

For more details, call 854-0840, 854-0844 or 854-0847.

SAD 6 (Buxton, Hollis, Limington, Standish, Frye Island)

KINDERGARTEN: Maine School Administrative District 6 has announced the following registration dates for children who will be enrolled in kindergarten for the 2013-14 school year: Buxton Center Elementary School, April 26; Edna Libby School, Standish, May 3; H.B. Emery Jr. Memorial School, Limington and Hollis School, both on May 10.

Follow-up screening dates are scheduled at Buxton Center Elementary School, on May 31 for District 1 students and on Aug. 15 for

District 2 students.

For more details, call Kathy Campbell 727-9217 or email kcampbell@bonnyeagle.org.


CLIMATE TALK: Paul Andrew Mayewski, director of the Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine, will share his personal experiences of going to some of the Earth's most remote and challenging places, and of the scientific discoveries he and his teams have made there, during the talk "Climate Change -- Realities and Opportunities: What Earth's Most Remote Places Tell Us About the State of Our World and the Future," to be held at 7 p.m. Thursday in Kresge Auditorium, Visual Arts Center, at Bowdoin College.

For more details, call Doug Cook at 725-3964 or email Dcook@bowdoin.edu.

SMALL GARDENS: The Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust's final vegetable gardening workshop of a recently-offered series will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, located at 27 Pleasant St.

Learn how to garden in small spaces using block planting, companion planting, extending the season, hoop houses and cold frames and raised beds.

It's free and open to the public.

For more details, call Linton Studdiford at 798-5899 or email lintonstuddiford@gmail.com.

BOOK SALE: The annual Spring Used Book Sale at Mid Coast Hospital will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, in the Cafe Conference Rooms at 123 Medical Center Drive.

Sponsored by the Mid Coast Hospital Auxiliary, proceeds of the sale benefit health career scholarships for area high school, college and non-traditional students.

Scholarship applications, due April 15, are on line at www.midcoasthealth.com/volunteer.

The hospital Caf?ill be open from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. offering breakfast, lunch and supper items.

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