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Learn about Thomas College

A representative from Thomas College will visit Cape Elizabeth High School at 8:30 a.m. Monday to discuss Thomas’ academic and sports programs and its residential life opportunities.

Thomas is a private, career-oriented college that prepares its undergraduates for careers in business, technology and education and guarantees employment within 90 days of graduation.

For more information, go to www.thomas.edu.

Evening of ‘Chilling Tales’

Thomas Memorial Library will host an evening of “Chilling Tales” from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, featuring readings from actor Michael Howard of Acorn Theater and the Naked Shakespeare Company.

Howard will read several of the most chilling classic ghost stories from writers such as M.R. James, Shirley Jackson, Arthur Conan Doyle and Edgar Allen Poe.

The readings are appropriate for teenagers through adults.

Hot apple cider and Halloween treats will be provided.

The library is at 6 Scott Dyer Road.

For details, call 799-1720.

Seniors living at home

“Living Well; Living at Home” will be the topic of a “Lunch and Learn” gathering of South Portland/Cape Elizabeth TRIAD and Cape Elizabeth Community Services on Wednesday at the Cape Elizabeth Fire Department, at 2 Jordan Way.

Lunch catered by the Cape Elizabeth High School cafeteria will begin at 11:30 a.m.

At noon a panel of professionals from Comfort Keepers, a company that provides home care for senior citizens, will discuss resources that help senior citizens stay fit, positive and engaged.

The cost is $8 per person.

To register or for more details, contact Cape Elizabeth Community Services at 799-2868.

TRIAD is made up of Cape Elizabeth and South Portland senior citizens, police, and community members who work together to address problems faced by older citizens.


Fall fair at St. George’s

St. George’s Episcopal Church will hold its annual Fall Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 3 Emerson St.

There will be a baked goods table, jewelry, craft table, knitted and sewn items and Grandma’s Attic. In addition, there will be a children’s Christmas Corner offering gift items for children to purchase for family members such as candles, stationery, calendars, small tools, mugs, etc.

These items will be sold for under $1 and will include gift wrapping.

There will be gift basket raffles, too.

For more details, call 324-8119.


Garden club speaker

There will be a meeting of the Gorham Garden Club at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the First Parish Church on School Street.

Bruce Webb will give a talk on “Sustainable Gardening.”

The public is welcome to attend.

For more details, call Helen Manderson at 839-3630.


Learn about Obamacare

Southern Maine Medical Center and Goodall Hospital will offer free sessions on choosing health insurance plans in the Health Insurance Marketplace.

MaineHealth and York County Community Action will partner with the hospitals to provide an overview of the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare), the Health Insurance Marketplace, available health insurance options, eligibility options for free or low-cost coverage and information on how to apply.

Sessions have been scheduled as follows: Southern Maine Medical Center, 6 and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon and 12:30 p.m. Nov. 1, all in the second floor classroom at One Medical Center Drive, Biddeford; Goodall Hospital, 11:30 a.m., noon, 12:30 and 1 p.m. on Nov. 6 and at 6 p.m, Nov. 17 at 25 June St., Sanford.

For more details, call (800) 318-2596, or York County Community Action at (800) 965-5762 or visit www.enroll207.com.


Christmas fair and benefit

The annual Holly Berry Christmas Craft Fair benefiting Lake Region High School’s Project Graduation 2014 will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the high school on Route 302.

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