Friday, May 24, 2013
Castle restoration talk
Historic New England kicks off the 2012 Wiscasset Summer Lecture Series with a lecture by landscape architect Tanya Seredin on the historic restoration of Castle Tucker, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Nickels-Sortwell House Barn, 121 Main St.
Admission: $5 for members and $10 for all others. Reservations are recommended by calling 882-7169.
'Living Well' series
"Living Well for Better Health," a free workshop series for individuals living with chronic illnesses, will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to noon Fridays through July 27 at Topsham Family Medicine, 4 Horton Place.
For more details or to sign up, call Vicki Foster at 623-0764, ext. 126 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Benedict Arnold artifacts
Duluth Wing, of Eustis, will present his collection of rare Benedict Arnold artifacts and give a talk on Arnold's march through Maine to Quebec during the Revolutionary War, at 11 a.m. Sunday at the next meeting of the Dead River Area Historical Society.
Wing is said to own one of the largest collections of Benedict Arnold artifacts. He has spent many years searching the area of Arnold's march with a metal detector, finding a wide assortment of items left by Arnold and his men.
For more details, call Mary Henderson at 246-2271.
Auburn Public Library will host Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development Executive Director Don Gooding as the keynote speaker for its Entrepreneurs' Extravaganza from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St.
Gooding, who also is vice chair of the Maine Angels and teaches Innovation Engineering at University of Southern Maine, will share his vision for entrepreneurship in Maine and his role with MCED, an organization committed to fostering growth and self-sufficiency among the state's most promising start-ups.
For more details, call 333-6640.
TA summer programs
Thornton Academy will offer a number of specialized summer programs.
The 13th Annual TA Youth Football Camp, for grades 2-8, will be held July 30 to Aug, 3. Cost is $50. Contact is Kevin Kezal at email@example.com or call 602-4420.
TA's Summer Arts Camp for Teens will run from July 23 to 27 for ages 13 to 16, offering courses in drawing and painting. Classes are offered from 9 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4 p.m. Cost is $75 per class. Contact is Jodi Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 282-3361, ext. 8191.
Summer academic programs also will be offered for junior and senior high school students needing to bring their grades up.
Registration forms are available online at www.thorntonacademy.org/summercamps or call 282-3361.
Humane Society open house
Coastal Humane Society will host a Volunteer Job Fair & Open House from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, followed by a dog walking class from noon to 1 p.m. at 190 Pleasant St.
Advance registration is appreciated by calling 725-5051, ext. 14, or go to www.coastalhumanesociety.org.
Skin care workshop
Sylvia Tavares will offer a summer skin care workshop at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main St. The cost is $5.
For more details, call 563-1363.
Presenting birds of prey
Barbara and Tomm Tomlinson of Wild-Haven will give an hourlong live presentation on birds of prey at the Mid-Coast Audubon annual membership meeting at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Farmhouse Gallery space at Round Top Farm, 526 Main St.
Seating is limited and reservations recommended by emailing Kristin at email@example.com or call 512-2634.
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