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A follow-up to the session, "Advanced Investing," will be held April 9. For more details, call Ken Gross at 236-3440.

Camino Real slide show

Greg Dorr will present a slide show at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Camden Public Library detailing his two-week, 150-mile walk on the Camino Real from Porto, Portugal, to Santiago de Compestela, Spain, last fall.

The talk is free. For more details, call Ken Gross at 236-3440.


Children's book sale

Prince Memorial Library, at 266 Main St., will host its Children's Book Sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

For more details, call 829-2215.


'Joy of Bird Watching'

The Freeport Woman's Club will meet at 1 p.m. Friday at the Freeport Community Library.

Ted Allen, president of Merrymeeting Audubon, will speak on "The Joy of Bird Watching."

Refreshments will be served. Visitors are welcome. For more details, call Clarabel Marstaller at 865-1017.


Palestine student's view

The Maine Chapter of the Association of Former Intelligence Officers will host the talk "Palestine: A Student's View" at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Brick Store Museum Program Center, 2 Dane St.

Amer Sami Abusada, a non-Muslim exchange student at Bonny Eagle High School in Buxton, will talk about the culture, lifestyle and history of his people.

Abusada, 17, is a native of Beit Sahour, Palestine, a small city not far from Bethlehem.

For more details, call 967-4298 or 985-2392.

Book club for kids

Kindergarten through grade 4 students are invited to participate in the Magic Tree House Book Club at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Kennebunk Free Library.

Pre-registration is required by calling 985-2173, ext. 5 or emailing


Vegetable gardening

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County is accepting registrations for a five-part vegetable gardening course it will offer from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Fridays, beginning April 24.

The course will include hands-on activities, problem solving and field sessions that address garden planning, soil science, water issues and effective management of weeds, insects, wildlife and diseases.

Course fee is $50 per person and includes a reference notebook for gardeners. Partial scholarships are available to those needing financial assistance. Space is limited to 25 attendees. For more details, call 781-6099, (800) 287-1471, email or go to


'Annie Jr.' to be performed

Fiddlehead Players' fifth annual children's production of "Annie Jr." will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Gray-New Gloucester High School, 10 Libby Hill.

Tickets are $9 for adults and $6 for children and are available online at For more details, call 657-2244.


'Murders They Wrote'

The fourth and final presentation in the Friends of the Library series, "Murders They Wrote" will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Scarborough Library, 48 Gorham Road.

New England authors Janis Bolster, Jessie Crockett and Lea Wait will discuss their writing experiences and their latest novels.


Two author events

Falmouth Memorial Library, at 5 Lunt Road, will host two author talks this week.

Susan Lebel Young will celebrate the release of her book, "Food Fix: Ancient Nourishment for Modern Hungers" at a launch party set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

And Liza Gardner Walsh will talk about her "Fairy House Handbook" at a special event set for 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

For more details, call 781-2351.


Blanket-making event

Project Linus of Cumberland and York counties will sponsor a Blanket Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the South Portland Recreational Center.

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