February 3

Events

UNION

Valentine card making workshop to be held

A Valentine card making workshop will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Vose Library, 392 Common Road. Paper, patterns and instructions will be provided. The session is open, free of charge, to all ages. For more details, call 785-4733.

SCARBOROUGH

Historical Society to hold ‘Then and Now’ presentation

The Scarborough Historical Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday for a brief business meeting and a “Then and Now” presentation on area buildings, some no longer standing.

The meeting will be held at the society’s museum and meeting room at 647 Route 1, adjacent to the Dunstan Fire Station.

All monthly meetings are free to the public; however, donations are welcomed.

‘Keep Neighbors Warm’ rally to be held at fire station

A rally to benefit the “Keep Our Neighbors Warm” project will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Oak Hill Fire Station on Route 1.

The event will include free activities for the whole family, including tours of the firehouse and police and fire vehicles, a bake sale, door prizes, tips on emergency preparedness and home weatherization.

Enjoy story time for little ones, displays on how animals adapt to winter, learning about the town’s history and more.

For more details, call 883-5111, email pgme@projectgracemaine.org or go to www.projectgracemaine.org.

FREEPORT

First Fridays to present Windy Ridge Band, dinner

Freeport First Fridays presents bluegrass by The Windy Ridge Band at 6 p.m. Friday at the Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St.

The Brunswick-based band has been playing bluegrass music at festivals, coffeehouses, restaurants, civic clubs, parades, weddings, private parties and even a rodeo since the band was established in 1989.

The concert will be followed by dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Seating is limited. For reservations, call Kim Hudak at 865-3985 Ext. 202.

LEWISTON

Heart, vascular institute to offer blood pressure testing

The Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute will sponsor a bake sale and free blood pressure screenings as part of its observation of American Heart Month.

The bake sale will be held on “Go Red for Women Day,” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday in the Central Maine Medical Center main lobby at 60 High St. Proceeds will benefit the Central Maine Heart Walk.

Additional blood pressure screenings will be offered from 1 to 4 p.m. on Feb. 21 at the Central Maine Heart Associates offices on the ground floor of the 60 High St. building.

The Central Maine Medical Center Health and Fitness Center offers free blood pressure screenings every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

For more details, go to www.cmmc.org.

NORTH YARMOUTH

Skyline Farm to hold its 15th annual Sleigh Day

Skyline Farm will hold its 15th annual Sleigh Day from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, in conjunction with Skyline Farm Carriage Museum’s new exhibit, “Rhythm of Winter,” which is showcasing sleigh-themed sheet music brought to life by period music and vintage sleighs.

Horses and drivers will demonstrate their skills in the outdoor arena at 1 p.m., followed by a dog-sledding presentation by Heather Phinney of Stillbrook Acres in Gray at 2 p.m. and a guided tour of Skyline’s trails.

Starting at noon, hot refreshments will be sold in the heated Visitor Center.

Admission is $8 per person or $25 per family, and includes a sleigh ride from J. L. Gray Draft Horses of Monmouth.

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