April 29, 2013



Preserve guided walk set

The Sheepscot Valley Conservation Association will sponsor a guided walk on the Marsh River Preserve with naturalist Wanda Garland at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

The walk will start at the kiosk, located off Route 1 and the Osprey Point Road.

The 70-acre preserve protects 5,500 feet of the Marsh River including extensive salt marsh and forested upland areas that provide habitat to a variety of species.

A botanist, photographer and longtime educator, Garland's walks are peppered with bits of natural history and lore.

For more details, go to www.sheepscot.org or call 586-5616.


Daughters of Isabellla

The Maine State Circle of the Daughters of Isabella is accepting reservations for its biannual 2013 Daughters of Isabella Maine State Convention, to be held May 17-19 at Mass at Most Holy Trinity Church, Main Street.

The event, themed "Surrendering to Christ in Faith," will include a buffet dinner, business meeting, Mass and installation of officers. For more details, go to mainedofi.org.


Climate change symposium

A symposium detailing how climate change may affect global food supplies and security around the world will be held Saturday at the First Congregational Church of Camden, 59 Elm St.

"Food and Climate Change: Global Challenges and Maine Responses" is being organized by the Quaker Peace Center of the Midcoast Meeting of Friends and the church, in collaboration with the Camden Conference.

Admission is $25.

Registration forms are available at: http://www.midcoastfriendsmeeting.org/peace-center.

For more details, call Bruce Cole at 691-4893.


Library auction, dinner set

Patten Free Library's 21st Annual Benefit Dinner will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at J. R. Maxwell's, 122 Front St.

Highlights include a silent auction and dinner for $40.

Reservation forms are downloadable from the library's website at www.patten.lib.me.us. All proceeds support the library. For more details, call 443-5141 Ext. 19.

Knights yard sale, lunch

Tables are available to rent for the Bath Knights of Columbus Yard Sale & Lunch Cafe, set for 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 807 Middle St.

Cost is $10 per a table.

For more details, call Tony at 443-5389.


Mother/son glowbowl event

Kennebunkport Parks & Recreation will sponsor a Mother/Son Pizza & Glowbowl event, beginning at 6 p.m. Friday at Vacationland Bowling Center on Route 1, Saco.

To register or for more details, call Carol Cook at 967-4304.


All Species Parade May 10

Artists from Spindleworks, along with mentor artists Maureen Block and Catherine Worthington, have been working with Brunswick first graders since October as part of Arts are Elementary's First Grade Artist Residency for the 2012-13 academic year.

Together the kids and artists have created "Botanical Banners" out of fabric, both to enhance the first grade science curriculum focus on plants and in anticipation of the Fourth Annual All Species Parade to be held on May 10 in downtown Brunswick.

The parade is the culmination of a similar collaboration between Arts are Elementary and Spindleworks and is intended to foster educational, cross cultural and cross generational happenings that celebrate diversity and raising a collective consciousness about environmental protection.

For more details, call Kristi Hatrick at 725-1232 or aaedirector@gmail.com.


Historical Society program

The Waterborough Historical Society's first program of the season will be at 7 p.m. at the Grange Hall, 31 West Road.

Guest speaker Jeannie Grant will detail the many Revolutionary War soldiers of Waterboro, with emphasis on James Carlisle, Dennis Johnson and Jonathan Knight,

The public is invited and refreshments will be served. For more information, call Jim Carll at 247-5878.


Coyote slide show Tuesday

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