Dance to benefit library

Sanford Junior High will sponsor a Vacation Celebration Dance For A Cause 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Nasson Community Center Gymnasium. DJ Rochana Walsh will provide the music. Admission is $5. All proceeds will benefit the Springvale Public Library.


Thornton Academy auction

Thornton Academy’s Thornton Fund Auction will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday on the campus at 438 Main St. Tickets are $20.

For details, go to and click on Giving / Make a Gift.


Book sale at library

The Friends of the South Berwick Public Library will hold its annual book sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday on the sidewalk in front of the library at 37 Portland St. Rain date is May 8. For details, call 384-3308 or e-mail [email protected]


Workshop on cancer fatigue

The Bridgton Hospital will host the free workshop “Managing Cancer-Related Fatigue” from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Nurse Sue Rivet, Physical Therapist Nancy Rich and Clinical Dietician Linda Russell will facilitate. To register, call the Dempsey Center at 795-8250, (877) 336-7287 or visit


Cruisin’ to Graduation show

The “Cruisin’ to Graduation” Car Show, benefitting Project Graduation, will be held at Medomak Valley High School Sunday featuring more then 400 vehicles in 33 classes. Three trophies per class will be awarded.

The event includes music, a Loudest Pipe Contest, a Children’s Pedal Toy Parade and a silent auction. Admission is $4 for adults and $3 for students; ages 5 and younger free. A suggested donation for exhibitors is $5 per vehicle. For details, call Elizabeth Bartlett at 542-0848 or Lorraine Lash at 832-7955.


Audiology workshop

Pine Tree Society’s Audiology program will host an open house May 5 at 149 Front St. featuring free hearing screenings and a workshop on advances in hearing aid technology.

Ten-minute hearing screenings will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. One-hour workshops at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. will help those with hearing loss consider what type of hearing aid will best meet their needs.

To schedule a screening appointment or to register for the workshop, call 443-3341 or go to


Author Preston to speak

Douglas Preston will speak about his newest non-fiction book “The Monster of Florence” at 7 p.m. today in the Morrell Meeting Room at Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St.

The book, co-written with Italian journalist Mario Spezi, tells the story of Preston’s involvement in a real-life search for a serial killer. For more details, call 725-5242 ext. 211.


Nasson College Alumni Day

The Nasson College Alumni Association Alumni Day will be held Saturday at the Heritage Center on Bradeen Street.

Refreshments in the Anderson Learning Center begin at 10 a.m. followed by photographs and alumni activities at 11 a.m., and a noon luncheon and concert by Sanford High School Jazz Band in Little Theatre.

Cost is $25. To register, call 324-9273, e-mail [email protected] or go to


Radio station fashion show

A fashion show benefitting WRFR-LP, at 93.3 FM and 99.3 FM community radio will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday at Lincoln Street Center for the Arts, featuring offerings of local clothing shops and boutiques.

A silent auction and bake sale will be held. Donations are still being sought. Tickets are $5 in advance or $8 at the door. Call 390-5835 or e-mail [email protected]


Body acceptance workshop

The two-part workshop on self and body acceptance for girls and women, “Turn Beauty Inside Out,” will be offered from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday and again May 4 at Wells-Ogunquit Community Adult Education, 200 Sanford Road.

Fee is $27. Partial scholarships are available. To register, call 646-4565 or e-mail [email protected]


Mayflower Descendants

The Maine Society of Mayflower Descendants will hold an open lunch meeting at noon on Saturday at the Captain’s Gallery at 168 Saco Ave. Registration begins at 10 a.m. State Historian/Registrar Lane Mabbett will answer questions from prospective members from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Speaker is New England and Portland Historian Gil Doughty. The workshop is free; lunch is $18. For details, call Virginia Link at 799-3952.


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