Thursday, May 23, 2013
Certified asthma educator Meredith Smithson, R.N., will discuss asthma that affects senior citizens at the Ounce of Prevention program from 11 a.m. to noon Monday in the Community Room of the Mid Coast Senior Health Center, 58 Baribeau Drive.
The program is free of charge.
For details, call (800)729-8033 or go to www.midcoastseniorhealthcenter.com.
Southern Maine Community College Midcoast Campus Drop-In Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday at 29 Sewall St.
Attendees are encouraged to apply and be accepted on the spot; register for classes; attend an advising session; take the Accuplacer and more.
For more details, go to www.smccME.edu/midcoast or call 729-0273.
The seventh annual Children's Book Fair by the Sea will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Camden Public Library, 55 Main St.
The event will feature local authors and illustrators who will read excerpts from their books and give presentations of their work in the library rotunda every 20 minutes throughout the program.
The book fair will be held in the Jean Picker Room, with opportunities to meet authors and illustrators and to purchase books to have personally signed.
For more details, call Amy Hand at 236-3440.
The Alice Limoges Trio will perform in the Camden Amphitheatre, 55 Main St., at 7 p.m. Thursday.
The free concert is part of the library's "A Renascence Summer" series.
Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets or chairs for comfortable seating.
For more details, call Ken Gross at 236-3440.
Spectrum Generations will offer a brown bag lunch session featuring trivia master Jack Corson on Thursday at the Coastal Center, 521 Main St. Beverages and treats provided.
Lunches will be eaten at 11:30 a.m., and the games begin at noon.
Prizes will be awarded. Admission is $2.
Form a team and reserve a table by calling 563-1363.
Home funeral educator Chuck Lakin will offer a workshop titled "Don't Get Stiffed: Funeral Alternatives" at 4 p.m. Thursday at Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center.
For more details, call 563-1363, email coastal@spectrum generations.org or visit www.spectrumgenerations.org.
David Rosenfelt, author of "Leader of the Pack," will speak at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Falmouth Memorial Library.
This event is free and open to the public.
The Dance Studio of Maine is holding an open house from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the studio, 6 School St.
The studio will offer free dance class workshops, refreshments, tours, discounted dance attire, games and more.
For more information, go to www.dancestudioofmaine.com.
The Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village on Route 26 is offering events and classes Saturday.
R & R Spinners will hold a spinning demonstration at 10 a.m. The event is free and open to the public.
There will be a workshop on how to make a quilted table runner and basket liner from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A sewing machine is required. There will be a $30 fee. Pre-registration is also required.
Local craftsman Chris Becksvoort will lead a workshop on dovetail layout techniques and tricks from 9 a.m. to noon. Special tools are required. The cost is $35. Pre-registration is required.
For more information and to register, call 926-4597.
The Portland Society of Architects will hold a brown bag lunch tour of the recently completed Veterans' Memorial Bridge from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday.
The bridge, which opened to traffic June 28, replaces the former bridge of the same name built in 1954.
The new structure, with a design life of 100 years, connects Portland's West End to South Portland and Interstate 295. The replacement bridge, which cost about $65 million, was delivered by the design and build team of Reed & Reed and T.Y. Lin International,
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