April 22, 2013


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Jim Sharp will share his experiences on the sea and talk about the Sail, Power and Steam Museum during his talk Thursday at the Union Masonic Lodge in the town of Union.

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Salmon club annual banquet

The Saco River Salmon Club is accepting reservations for its annual banquet, set for Sunday at the Ramada Inn, 352 North St.

Exact time for the afternoon banquet is still to be announced.

Tickets are $30 per person for the buffet meal.

To reserve a spot, call Garry Kasten at 283-4003 or email info@sacosalmon.com.

Checks may be mailed to: Saco River Salmon Club, PO Box 115, Saco, ME 04072.

Please include your contact information and the names and number of attendees.


How to extend garden season

Richard Brzozowski, from the University of Maine, will give a talk on extending the garden season at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Highland Lake Grange No. 87 Hall at Route 302 and Hardy Road.

For more details, call David at 854-5753 or email gowenfrm@gwi.net.


Captain to share sea tales

The Union Area Chamber of Commerce's annual dinner and awards banquet will be held Thursday at the Union Masonic Lodge on Senebec Road.

Captain Jim Sharp will share his many experiences at sea and detail the Sail, Power and Steam Museum in Rockland.

The event will begin with a social hour from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., followed by appetizers, a main meal and dessert.

Tickets are $25 per person in advance, or $30 at the door.

The event is open to the public.

Reservations are requested.

For more details, go to www.unionareachamber.org.

Library offers just desserts

Vose Library, in partnership with the Come Spring Players, is hosting its second annual rehearsal for an upcoming performance of Ben Ames Williams' work Come Spring Chronicles at 7 p.m. Wednesday at 392 Common Road.

The event is free and open to the public.

The library also will offer a Just Desserts event, offering patrons an opportunity to have some desserts, baked by library board members, volunteers and supporters, while socializing and listening to selected gustatory readings.

The twist is that the recipes come not from cookbooks but from works of fiction in the library's collection.

There is no charge, but a $5 suggested donation is appreciated.

For more details, call 784-4733.


Program on mapmaker

A historical program, titled Moses Greenleaf: Maine's First Mapmaker, will be presented by Holly Hurd at 7 p.m. Monday at the Osher Map Library, at Windham Historical Society, 234 Windham Center Road.

Suggested donation is $5.

For more details, call 892-1306 or 892-1433.


Pair of reading sessions

Prince Memorial Library, at 266 Main St., will host two reading programs this week.

A Meet the Author session, set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, will feature author Betty Williams, writer of "Mumma Can You Hear Me?"

On Saturday, the 10 a.m. session of French Storytelling will feature a visit with the Greely French Club.

For more details, call 829-2215.


Morning bird walks

The Stanton Bird Club will offer a series of morning bird walks in Lewiston. For a walk to Riverside Cemetery via Mountain Avenue and Riverside Street, meet Tuesday at 6 a.m. on the steps of Hathorn Hall on the Bates College campus.

The group will return to Bates between 8 and 8:30 a.m. after a walk of about two miles, rain or shine.

Stanton Bird Club President Tom Hayward will head the walks, which will meet at the same time each Tuesday through May 21.

For more details, call Hayward at 782-5238 or email thayward@bates.edu.


Healthy communities input

Partners for Healthier Communities, the local Healthy Maine Partnership at Goodall Hospital, will host a public input session for residents from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Crabby Bear Restaurant on Route 109.

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