Business after hours

The Seashore Trolley Museum will host a Business After Hours event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 19 at 195 Log Cabin Road.

Admission is $5 for Kennebunk-Kennebunkport Chamber of Commerce members and $10 for all others. For more details, e-mail [email protected]


Garden club plant sale

The Bath Garden Club will hold its 10th Annual Plant Sale beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday at Library Park across from the Patten Free Library on Washington Street.

Perennials, shrubs, garden items and books will be available along with bake sale items and gift certificates. The sale will be held rain or shine.


Intelligence officers session

The Association for Intelligence Officers, Maine Chapter, will meet at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Kennebunk Free Library at 112 Main St.

Hayat Alvi, specialist on the Middle East, South Asia and Islamic studies, will speak. The public is invited. For more information, call 967-4298.


All-species parade, show

An “All Species Parade” will take place at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, hosted by Spindleworks. During the past eight months, Spindleworks artists and staff have been working with second-grade students from the Brunswick schools to create giant street puppets.

The outdoor parade will route down Maine Street, and then at 5 p.m. Friday, there will be a reception at Spindleworks for the works, on display until the end of the month. For more information, visit

Cornerstones of Science

“Cornerstones of Science” at Curtis Memorial Library has two events this week. Today, “Science Sleuths: Carnivorous Plants” will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. for children ages 7 to 12 years old. On Thursday, “Women & Science: Creative Careers in Chemistry with Debbie Schatzlein” will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. for girls between the ages of 10 and 19 years old. For more information, call 725-5242 ext. 225 or visit


Animal Welfare auction

The Animal Welfare Society will hold its an art auction and gala at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Chase Hill Event Center.

Bidding begins at 5 p.m. featuring works of more than 65 artists, who have donated work. The White Barn Inn will cater the event. Live music will be provided by Jara Goodrich of the Portland Symphony Orchestra.

Tickets are $35 available at Bradbury’s Market of Cape Porpoise, Scalawags of Kennebunkport, Reigning Cats & Dogs of Kennebunk and Wells; Village Food Market of Ogunquit and Ann-imals of York. Go to


Activities for new mothers

Southern Maine Medical Center will host a free event for new moms and women planning to start a family.

“Healthy You, Healthy Baby” will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday featuring exhibitors, presentations and door prizes. Activities will be held at the hospital, at 1 Medical Center Drive, and at SMMC PrimeCare Women’s Health and SMMC PrimeCare Pediatrics at 9 HealthCare Drive.


Local author at library

Camden Author Vicki Doudera will present her newest book, “A House to Die For,” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at Camden Public Library at 55 Main St. This is the first book in a new mystery series. For details, call 236-3440.


Second Friday ArtWalk

Second Friday ArtWalk, a self-guided tour of the downtowns of Brunswick and Topsham and featuring Bowdoin College student works, new studios and silent auction art, will be 5-8 p.m. Friday. For details, call the Five Rivers Arts Alliance at 798-6964, or go to


‘Imaginary Invalid’ shows

Moliere’s “The Imaginary Invalid,” a comedy farce about a hypochondriac taking aim at the medical profession, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and again on May 21 and 22, with matinees at 2 p.m. on Sunday and May 23 at Lincoln County Community Theater at 2 Theater St.

Tickets are $12. For more information call Lincoln Theater at 563-3424.


Lyme disease film showing

A free screening of the documentary “Under Our Skin,” that exposes the epidemic of Lyme disease, will be shown at 7 p.m. Friday in the Thornton Academy Auditorium at 438 Main St. Doors open 6:45 p.m.

For details, e-mail Jessica Platanitis at [email protected] or Angela Coulombe at [email protected]


Midcoast Symphony shows

The Midcoast Symphony Orchestra will cap its 20th anniversary season with two concerts, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Franco American Heritage Center in Lewiston and at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Orion Performing Arts Center in Topsham.

Pianist Anastasia Antonacos will perform. Tickets are $15 for adults at or at the door. Ages 18 and younger are free. For details, call 846-5378.


24-hour birding event

Ornithologist Jeffrey V. Wells, a Boothbay Region Land Trust member, will lead a “Big Sit” 24-hour birding event from midnight Thursday to midnight Friday at the Ocean Point wetland.

The event offers bird enthusiasts an opportunity to help identify the bird populations that visit the venue each spring. Registration is requested at 633-4818 or go to


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