Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Juggler to perform at Prince Library
Juggler Will Silvers will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Prince Memorial Library, 266 Main St.
Fore more details, call 829-2215.
Mad Science group to present programs
Mad Science of Maine will present the program "Digging for Dinosaurs" on Wednesday afternoon at the Kennebunk Free Library,112 Main St.
The program at 2 p.m. is for children who are 4 through 7 years of age; a program for youngsters 8 and older will follow at 3:30 p.m.
Both sessions offer a hands-on opportunity for youth to experience the discovery of fossils, learn about what dinosaurs ate and participate in a dinosaur-inspired project.
The event is free and wheelchair accessible.
Early advance registration is recommended by calling 985-2173 ext. 5, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or going to www.KennebunkLibrary.org.
Wildlife program to discuss raptors, reptiles, mammals
The Center for Wildlife will visit the Portland Public Library for a program entitled "Raptors, Reptiles & Mammals, Oh My!" at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the Sam L. Cohen Children's Library.
This event is for ages 5 and older.
Focusing on animals that live in Maine, educators from the center will provide an introduction to the unique differences between raptors, reptiles and mammals. Live animals and an interactive display will be used to answer a variety of questions.
Skyline Farm to hold annual fundraising event
Skyline Farm will hold its 11th annual Summer Celebration fundraiser from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, offering dog tricks, pony-driving demonstrations, lobster and dessert, an auction and live music from Band Overboard!
All activities are free except the Lobster Bake. All proceeds benefit nonprofit Skyline Farm, 95 The Lane, North Yarmouth.
To register, or for more directions, go to www.skylinefarm.org.
Library to host concert and memoir workshop
Topsham Public Library will host the Bowdoin International Music Festival Community Concert at 2 p.m. Wednesday and a memoir workshop with Dianne Benedict on Saturday.
The library is at 25 Foreside Road in Topsham. All programs are free and open to the public. For more information, contact the library at 725-1727 or visit www.topshamlibrary.org.
Seminary lists details of annual Victorian Tea
Parsonsfield Seminary will host its Ninth Annual Victorian Tea, featuring light refreshments and the music of harpist Jane Wilcox Hively from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday on Route l60.
Guest of honor is Dolly Copp.
Tckets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door; admission for children is $5.
The event is hosted by The Friends of Par Sem with proceeds to benefit the Par Sem Restoration Fund.
For more details, call Mary at 793-8825 or Jan at (603) 539-5233.
Author Nancy Greenleaf to discuss autobiography
Maine author Nancy P. Greenleaf will discuss her autobiography, "Becoming a New Englander," at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Soldiers Memorial Library, 85 Main St.
The book details Greenleaf's childhood move, in 1940, from a town in upstate New York to her grandfather's rural farm, and the pains, joys and surprises it brought her.
The talk is free. Refreshments will be served.
For more details, call 625-4650.
Antiques expert to address local historical society
Frank Wood, of DeWolfe & Wood in Alfred, will appraise antiques brought to the next meeting of the Waterborough Historical Society at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Grange Hall at 31 West Road.
Refreshments will be served.
There is a limit of one item per person. For details, call Jim Carll at 247-5878.
Heidi's child care celebrating 25 years
Heidi's House Child Care Center will celebrate 25 years of being in business by hosting a free Family Fun Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Scarborough Memorial Park.
The event also will serve as a fundraiser for Team Kyle, named in honor of the late Kyle St. Clair, with proceeds to support causes involving children, serious illness and the Scarborough community.
Children's singer Rick Charette will headline this family-friendly event, that also will include local band G5, a children's fun run, games, face painting and food vendors. This event is free and open to the public.
For more details, go to www.heidishousechildcare.com, call 883-9667 or email email@example.com.
Dan Strange jazz combo headlines local concert
Raymond Village Community Concerts will present Dan Strange with guest artist Ashley Liberty at 4 p.m. Sunday at 27 Main St.
Strange and his jazz combo will play original piano music from his CD, "Life As I Hear It."
Liberty is a concert violinist who is best known locally for her work with An American Family Holiday.
Tickets are $5 to $15 and available by calling Karen Strange at 939-7947.