July 6-23: Schoolhouse Arts Center presents “Peter Pan,” the musical based on the play by J.M. Barrie, this technically challenging production is directed by Michael Hjort and musical director is Paul Stickney. Performances are Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sun. at 5 p.m. Tickets are $16, seniors/students are $14. Group rate of 10 or more gets $2 off each ticket. For reservations, call 642-3743. Schoolhouse Arts Center is located at the intersection of routes 35 and 114 in Sebago Lake Village.

July 7: From 4:30 to 6 p.m., Christ Chapel on Northern Pines Road in Raymond is holding a community meal free of charge. Food will be served continually and includes Shepherd’s Pie, rolls and desserts. FMI 655-5058.

July 8: Italian benefit dinner at Faith Lutheran Church at 988 Roosevelt Trail in Windham. Strawberry Shortcake for dessert. 5 to 6:30 p.m. $6 adults, $3 children 12 and under. Proceeds benefit Joan and Larry Gajderowiz, tornado victims from Evansville, Indiana who lost everything. FMI 839-4257 or 539-4327.

July 8: Flea Market, Casco Village Church lawn, Route 121, Casco Village, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

July 8: The Cumberland County Equestrians 4-H Club is holding a car wash to raise money for a trip to Virginia from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lee Auto in Windham on Route 302. The club has been based in Windham since 2001.

July 8: The Knights of Columbus, Council 10020, is holding a public supper from 5-6 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church on route 302 in North Windham. Menu includes Chicken Cordon Bleu, potatoes, peas, cranberry sauce, desserts, coffee, punch, milk. Cost is $ 7 for adults and $3 for children 12 & under.

July 8: Creatures of the Night Hike at Maine Wildlife Park: 8-10 p.m. Learn what our wildlife does at night by the light of an almost-full moon and your flashlight. Special exhibits. Regular admission fee. (Cancelled if raining) Nature Store/Snack Shack will be open! FMI 287-3303.

July 9: Casco Public Library book sale begins at 10 a.m. and will run Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Sundays from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

July 10-14: The Rufus Porter Museum, located in Bridgton, Maine, holds the first annual Cultural Heritage Series in Bridgton. Classes offered include painting floor cloths, Moses Eaton stenciling, Rufus Porter style wall mural painting, understanding furniture, wood molding planes, folk painting, wool dyeing, 19th C basketry, beginning tatting, making herbal wreaths and early American iron. There will also be an antique appraisal on Tuesday afternoon and demonstrations of 19th Century crafts on Thursday afternoon.

July 12: Bad bugs in your kitchen can make you sick. Karen Chagnon will show you where these microorganisms like to live and how to keep them from making you sick. Unity Gardens Community Room at 12:30 p.m. Lunch is at noon. Please sign up for lunch in advance. Donation $3. RSVP by July 10. FMI 892-3891.

July 12: American Red Cross blood drive at Casco Fire and Rescue on Route 121 from 1 to 7 p.m.

July 13: The Brick Church for the Performing Arts at 502 Christian Hill Road in Lovell holds “An Evening in Paris: Cello and Piano” at 7:30 p.m. The program will include compositions by Beethoven, Debussy, Chaminade, Faure, Chopin and Puolenc, performed by Bonnie Anderson, pianist, and Natasha Farny, cellist. $12 Donation. FMI 925-2792.

July 14: 3rd Annual Golf Tournament 18 Hole Scramble, Naples Golf & Country Club, $75 includes cart and buffet. Questions? Call 749-3936 or e-mail [email protected]

July 15: Public Baked Bean Supper. 5-6:30 p.m. at East Baldwin Church Parish Hall. Adults $6, children $3.

July 15: Streaked Mountain Wood Carvers at Maine Wildlife Park: a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching, preserving and promoting the art of woodcarving. Several carvers will display a variety of carving methods, and will include waterfowl, songbirds, raptors, fish, bear & moose. There will be hands-on SOAP CARVING for the kids! FMI 287-3303.

July 15: Meeting of Blue Star Mothers, those who have or have had children serving in the military, at the Falmouth American Legion Hall on 65 Depot Road at 10 a.m. FMI, Karen Connick at [email protected]

July 16: Raymond Public Library’s largest annual fund raising event, the Annual Book Sale, begins at 9 a.m. Donations of new and gently used books, videos, DVDs, audio books and puzzles can be made.


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