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Refreshments will be served.

For more details, call 284-4181 or visit or


Festival seeks demo artisans

The seventh annual Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival, a juried fine arts and fine crafts show, has a few spaces remaining and is currently accepting applications from demo artisans who would like to participate in the festival, set to take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday on Maine Street.

For more details or to apply, visit, email or call 729-4439.


SAT prep classes offered

Maine Prep will offer SAT prep classes starting this week for Falmouth and Waterville area high school students.

Falmouth students will meet every Tuesday through Oct. 1 at the Plummer-Motz School, 192 Middle Road, Falmouth. Waterville students will meet every Wednesday through Oct. 2 at Thomas College, 180 W. River Road, room 228; all classes will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.             

The eight-session course is designed particularly to prepare high school students who plan to apply to college early decision. 

For seniors, the October SAT test is the last chance to improve SAT scores before early decision application deadlines.

For juniors planning to apply early decision, it is important that they prepare for the October PSAT to achieve the best possible scores.

For more details, call 798-5690 or email at The Web address is


Negro Baseball Leagues talk

Portland Public Library will present "The History of the Negro Leagues," a lecture and exhibition about the Negro Baseball Leagues, by Joe Caliro at noon Wednesday in the Rines Auditorium at 5 Monument Square.

The exhibition contains more than 400 items of memorabilia from the leagues. Caliro has collected 51 autographed baseballs from the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s, including nine from Hall of Famers, including Willie Mays, Hank Aaron and Ernie Banks, and three from the only women ever to play professional baseball in the Negro League. 

Caliro will also show game posters, Negro League artwork, photos and oddities such as poker chips, matchbook covers -- even a lock for a beer bottle. The collection also contains three sets of baseball cards.

The exhibit will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more details, call 871-1700, ext. 723.


Grange holding Anything Sale

The Merriconeag Grange will offer an Anything Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 529 Harpswell Road.

Table rentals are $20.

To reserve one, call Tina Koppenhaver at 725-6549 or Shirley Thompson at 833-2984.


Center offers basic investing seminar

Come to a basic investing seminar for do-it-yourself investors at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main St.

Dave Clemens, a retired corporate/securities attorney who summers in Maine, will head the class.

Cost is $5.

Although not necessary, participants who want to bookmark websites may bring their laptop. The center has WiFi access.

To register, call 563-1363.


College planning workshops

The Maine Educational Opportunity Center will host free workshops titled "Essentials of College Planning" at 10 a.m. Monday and Aug. 19 for ages 19 and older at the Portland CareerCenter, 185 Lancaster St.


Older motorists can sharpen skills

Motorists age 50 and older are invited to come sharpen their driving skills and update their driving knowledge by participating in an AARP Driver Safety program from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 19 at Spectrum Generations Knox Community Center, 61 Park St., Route 1.

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