Wednesday, March 12, 2014
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Marshwood High School drama students rehearse scenes from their musical, “Disco Inferno,” which will be performed Friday and Saturday and April 5 and 6 at the South Berwick school’s auditorium.
Photo courtesy of A. Miller
The units come with a how-to-guide and a 10-year waranty. They are made of 100 percent recycled materials and are 35-by-33 inches, suitable for a family of five. The units are expected to be available by May .
For more details or to place an order, call 324-9135.
Welcome baskets planned
Business owners and local organizations can obtain free publicity by participating in Welcome, Neighbor, a grassroots community volunteer project that was developed to welcome new residents to the town by providing information that may assist in their transition.
Only New Gloucester businesses, organizations and community groups will have the opportunity to include items such as business cards, brochures, or other promotional materials in the packets. There's no charge or obligation to participate.
Volunteers are collecting 100 of each item, and the deadline to drop off materials to the town office is Friday.
For more information or to volunteer to help assemble the packets, call Beth at 650-5228.
Elder care advice
A panel of elder care experts will discuss estate and long term care planning issues facing seniors at 10:30 a.m. Friday at York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road.
For more details, call 363-2818 or go to www.york.lib.me.us.
Library to host story hours
Springvale Public Library, at 443 Main St., is set to offer a new round of children's reading programs, all meeting at 10 a.m., beginning in April.
Read & Romp, for ages 3 to 6, will meet Mondays, April 1 to May 6 for a variety of stories, finger plays, songs and activities.
Baby Rhyme Time, for children ages 3 and younger, will meet on Thursdays, April 4 to May 9 for group literacy activities.
The programs are free and do not require registration.
For more details, call 324-4624 or visit www.springvalelibrary.org.
Women's Wellness Night
The South Portland Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its first "Girls Night Out" from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the South Portland Community Center.
The Women's Wellness Night is open to ages 18 and older and features the products and services of local businesses who specialize in a variety of wellness options, from yoga and massage to skin care.
Fitness instructors will offer free demonstrations throughout the evening, door prizes will be given away and refreshments will be available.
For more details, call 767-7650.
Free clinics for women
The Birthwise Community Clinic will offer two free Well Woman Clinics for women of all ages from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday at Birth Roots in Portland and from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at The Birth House in Bridgton.
Student midwives from Birthwise Midwifery School will offer free exams on an appointment or walk-in basis under the supervision of a certified professional midwife at both locations.
Services will include physical exams, pap smears, nutritional counseling, family planning counseling, fertility awareness education and routine screenings.
Each service is provided at no cost, except for lab fees, that are typically billed directly from the lab service and can be billed to MaineCare and most private health insurance plans.
Appointments are recommended. Call 647-5968 Ext. 105.
Training for naturalists
Training for volunteer naturalists starts at the Wells Reserve at Laudholm on Tuesday with a special session for new participants. Professional educators provide full training with new volunteers job shadowing until they are confident enough to go out on their own.
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