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The sessions include GED/SAT preparation, college planning, referrals/advocacy, career and financial aid advising, admissions process, and application fee waivers for qualified adults.

To register or for more information, call (800) 281-3703 or go to http://meoc.maine.edu.


3-D FLOWERS: The Wildridge Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday for a program featuring the 3-D flower photography of Rodger Richmond at the Standish Town Hall at 175 Northeast Road.

Refreshments will be served.


MONEY WORKSHOPS: The Raymond Village Library, in partnership with Norway Savings Bank, will offer three free financial education workshops this month for new and aspiring entrepreneurs, as well as operating small business owners.

The "Money Smart for Small Business" workshops are new instructor-led training curriculum developed jointly by FDIC and SBA to provide participants, without formal business training, with a basic understanding of the financial aspects of running a small business.

Session 1, detailing financial management, meets Wednesday, with a session on record-keeping set for April 17 and a talk on time management to be held on April 24.

Each session will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Raymond Village Library, 3 Meadow Road, Route 121.

Refreshments will be provided. To register, call the 655-4283.


PUPPETS AND MUSIC: Prince Memorial Library will sponsor two events this week.

A free puppet show for all ages will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Wescustogo Hall on Route 115 in North Yarmouth.

And, a Music & Muffins concert, featuring a performance by the group Sweet Wednesday, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the library at 266 Main St.

The free concert will include muffins, juice and coffee.

For more details, call 829-2215.


MINI-GOLF: Kennebunk Free Library will host its first Trustees' Mini-Golf Tournament from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

The library will be transformed into an indoor, sprawling 18-hole mini-golf course, covering both floors. Each hole is different, with a variety of twists, turns and obstacles -- one will even go down the staircase.

A "clubhouse" will also be set up to host many free activities for children including face painting, music, games, and a special visit from Baxter the Cat -- the mascot for Maine libraries.

Raffles will be held for golfers of all ages and pizza, popcorn, fruit and beverages will be available for purchase.

For a taste of what it's like to golf in the library, visit the lower level where a 7th hole will be available for practice from now until the tournament.

Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Advance purchase is recommended to ensure a spot. For more details, call Jill LeMay at 985-2173.

GENEALOGY TALK: Acadian genealogist and historian Lucie LeBlanc Consentino will present the talk "Acadian History and Genealogy" at 10 a.m. Saturday at the next meeting of Kennebunk Free Library's Genealogy Group.

The presentation is free and open to anybody interested in exploring Acadian history.

No registration is required.

For more details, call 985-2173 or go to www.kennebunklibrary.org.


COMMUNITY DIALOGUE: The Beth Israel Congregation, under the leadership of Cantor Daniel J. Leeman, will host the community dialogue "When Media Violence has Real Life Consequences" at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Beth Israel Congregation, 862 Washington St.

Seating is available for 500 people and the event is free.

Rona Zlokower, MCM, executive director of Media Power Youth, will speak.

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