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All ages welcome, but no pets, please.

Parking is available on campus.

For more details, call 315-2567.


Car wash, other events to benefit local Kids' Club

A benefit Car Wash, Bake Sale, Lemonade Stand and Face Painting Booth will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at Willard School, 668 Main St.

Recommended donation for the car wash is $5.

Proceeds will benefit the Sanford Kids' Club programs for community involvement and busing to community service projects.

For more details, call Jodi Jeannette at 324-8481.


Learn about Facebook by attending tutorials

The Portland Public Library is offering free Facebook tutorials from 3 to 5 p.m. each Thursday through Aug. 15 at 5 Monument Square. The workshops include an hourlong introduction to Facebook followed by an hour for individual practice during which the instructor will help with specific questions; each class will focus on one aspect of Facebook.

People can take part once for a basic introduction or go weekly for a more in-depth understanding of how to use Facebook.

Limited space is available and advance registration is required by calling 871-1700 Ext. 708.


Babysitter training class to be offered at college

Saint Joseph's College will offer an American Red Cross Babysitter Training class from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Harold Alfond Center at 278 Whites Bridge Road.

The course provides children, ages 11 to 15, with the information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children in the absence of parents or guardians.

Topics will include leadership skills, caregiving, first aid and safe play.

Students will be given a comprehensive babysitter's training manual and the tools needed to create a babysitter's kit.

With successful completion of the course, participants will earn an American Red Cross Babysitter's Training certification.

Students should bring their own lunch, pencil and paper.

Cost is $75 (or $65 for recertification).

To register, call 893-6615.


Conservation trust president to lead hike at Great Pond

Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust President Sarah LeVine will lead a hike in the 4,500-acre Great Pond Mountain Wildlands, beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Attendees will meet at the Wildlands' South Gate on Route 1 for a hike on the new Birches Path to Flying Moose Mountain with a detour to the Forgotten Forest, a section of woodland untouched by the timber harvests of the 1990s.

Wear sturdy shoes and bring plenty of water, snacks, sun and bug protection.

For more info, email LeVine at sarahlevine5@gmail.com or call 667-1293.


Civil War documentary to be shown at library

McArthur Library and the Maine Public Broadcasting Network will offer a free screening of MPBN's Civil War documentary, "The Sixteenth Maine at Gettysburg," at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the library, located at 270 Main St.

The film brings to light the role this Maine regiment played in the battle and its overall place in the American Civil War.

MPBN staff will be at the screening to introduce the film and lead a discussion at the end of the documentary.

For more details, call 284-4181.

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