Thursday, May 23, 2013
Prostate cancer talk
The talk "Prostate Cancer: The Emotional Journey" will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mid Coast Hospital conference rooms 1 and 2.
Maine Coalition to Fight Prostate Cancer president Terry Kungel will discuss the medical and emotional issues and the medical choices associated with prostate cancer.
All are welcome. For more details, call (855) 552-7200, ext. 800.
Spring Senior Expo
The Spring Senior Expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at St. Maximilian Kolbe Hall, 150 Black Point Road.
The event will feature 10 Experience Rooms, including high-tech home safety gear, diabetic hand care, music therapy, senior skin care, life history recordings and pet therapy.
There will be more than 40 booths, 12 speakers and several demonstrations.
Admission is free. For more details, go to www.MaineSeniorGuide.com or call 232-7847.
Garden club meeting
The Scarborough Garden Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Hillcrest Community Recreation Center, 108 Hillcrest Ave.
Donna Forest and Pat Corea will lead the program, "Concrete Leaves, Hypertufa Pots and Terrariums."
Master Gardener to speak
Southern Maine Garden Club will meet at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday at Springvale Public Library at 443 Main St.
A representative from the Maine Master Gardeners Program will speak on the importance of soil analysis and will give an overview of the Master Gardening course.
The public is invited to attend.
For more details, call Sheryl Rothstein at 490-7147 or Donna Claveau at (603) 332-4860.
A free presentation of the movie "Rethinking Dyslexia: The Big Picture," sponsored by the Maine International Dyslexia Association, will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Prince Memorial Library, 266 Main St.
For more details, call 829-2215.
Tom Allen on Congress
Former Democratic U.S. Rep. Tom Allen will be at Falmouth Memorial Library at noon Friday to talk about his new book, "Dangerous Convictions: What's Really Wrong with the U.S. Congress."
The event is free and open to the public but seating is limited. The library is located at 5 Lunt Road. For more details, call 781-2351.
'Cooking for Crowds'
The University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Cumberland County is accepting sign-ups for a "Cooking for Crowds" food safety training workshop it will offer from 1 to 5 p.m. March 26 at the University of Maine Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Drive, suite 104.
Extension educator Kathy Savoie will lead the session designed for volunteer quantity cooks.
Cost is $15 per person. Scholarships are available.
For more details, call (800) 287-1471 or 781-6099.
Student clothing designs
Students in the fashion marketing program at Portland Arts and Technology High School will present Collection 2013, a fashion show of their original designs, at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Maine Mall's Garden Court.
Tickets are $5 each and will be sold at the door. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.
Those attending should use the mall entrance between Macy's and Ruby Tuesday's.
Complimentary refreshments will be available. For more details, call Jane Krasnow 874-8165 ext. 6522.
Old House Trade Show
Greater Portland Landmarks will offer an Old House Trade Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Holiday Inn by the Bay, at 88 Spring St.
Featuring workshops, discussion sessions and over 40 New England exhibitors, the event will include experts to answer questions about products, services and energy efficiency tips for older homes.
Tickets are $10 for members and $20 for all others and are available at www.portlandlandmarks.org.
The Wells-Ogunquit Community School District will hold an information night for parents who plan to enroll their children in kindergarten in the fall, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Wells Elementary School cafeteria.
Kindergarten registration will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 9 in the Wells Elementary School library.
Children who will be 5 years old on or before Oct. 15 are eligible to register. For more details, a registration packet or to set up an appointment for registration, call 646-5953.