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Some items will be used to better organize storage spaces in the library’s basement. However, the bulk of this donation was used to accomplish a long-overdue redesign of the staff workroom. Gently used desks, tables, file cabinets and lockers have been added.


Outing for adults planned

The Kittery Recreation Department is accepting registrations for a variety of adult outings it will offer this fall and winter.

Those outings include: a trip to Christmas Dove/Calef’s Country Store, with lunch at the Holy Grail Restaurant, 10 a.m., Nov. 13, $10; Christmas shopping trip to Mall at Rockingham Park/Tuscan Kitchen, Salem, N.H., 9 a.m., Dec. 5, $10; Holiday at the Victoria Mansion tour with lunch at the Cracker Barrel Restaurant, 9 a.m. Dec. 19, $25; Ikea Store & Mystery Restaurant at Stoughton, Mass., 10:30 a.m., Jan. 15, $10; Portland Museum of Art and DiMillo’s, 9 a.m. Feb. 12, $18; Boston Flower Show, 9 a.m., March 12, $27; “I Love Lucy” live show at Colonial Theater for ages 18 and older, 10 a.m. Dec. 8, $100, includes ticket and coach bus transportation.

All trips are open to ages 55 and older.

Times listed are departing times, all leaving from the Kittery Community Center, 120 Rogers Road. Cost of lunch is not included.

All registrations must be done at the Recreation Center or online at www.kitterycommunitycenter.org.

For more details, call 439-3800 or go to www.kitterycommunitycenter.org.

Adult fitness programs

The Kittery Recreation Department is offering a number of adult fitness programs beginning in November and running through the winter months.

The activities, for ages 55 and older unless otherwise indicated, include:

Chair Yoga, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, Nov. 7-Dec.19 and Jan. 16 to Feb. 20; Wun-Jo & Flo-dynamics Training for strength, balance and flexibility, 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Fridays, Nov. 8-Dec. 20 and Jan. 17-Feb. 21; Zumba Gold, 8:15 to 9 a.m. Mondays, Nov. 4-Dec. 16 and Jan. 6 to Feb. 24; and Low-Impact Aerobics, for ages 18 and older, 7 to 8 a.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 5 to Dec. 10 and Jan. 7 to Feb. 11.

Cost of all programs is $50 for residents and $55 for all others.

All registrations must be done at the Recreation Center at 120 Rogers Road or online at www.kitterycommunitycenter.org.

For more details, call 439-3800 or go to www.kitterycommunitycenter.org.


Marine museum sets conference

“Fish, Wind and Tide: Maine’s Future Resources?” is the topic of Penobscot Marine Museum’s 2013 History Conference from 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at University of Maine Hutchinson Center at 80 Belmont Ave.

This year the conference brings together scientists, historians and educators to discuss Maine’s important resources.

Issues examined include the change in Maine’s fisheries over the centuries and the current state of the resource, whether Maine can lead the way in new wind and tidal power development, and what the future looks like for Maine’s working waterfront.

Panelists and lecturers include professors and researchers from the universities of Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, and Maine Maritime Academy, as well as from the Maine Ocean & Wind Industry Initiative, Ocean Conservation Law Foundation, Island Institute, Maine Department of Conservation, and Tide Mill Institute.

For more details, go to www.penobscotmarinemuseum.org or call 548-2529.


Holiday fair at St. Stephen

St. Stephen’s Holiday Fair will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Stephen the Martyr Episcopal Church on Route. 5, across from Lakeside Market and Lake Ossipee.

The event will feature books, baked goods and crafts. Lunch and dinner items also will be available for purchase.

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