Time change for parade

The Fourth of July Parade is scheduled for 4 p.m. this year, rather than 10 a.m., on Sunday.

The parade includes floats, marching groups, bands, people in costume, kids and more. Trophies will be awarded for the best entry. The parade is presented by Freeport Community Services.


Folklore, ice cream social

Auricolae Fairy Tales, Folklore and Fables, Story-telling and Ice Cream Social will be held beginning at 6:15 p.m. Thursday at the Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot Road.

Admission is $5 per person or $10 per family. The social includes Ben and Jerry’s ice cream with stories and music for children. David Yang, with Rachel Noyes, violin, and Benjamin Noyes, on cello, will entertain. For details, call 761-4639.


Schoolhouse to present ‘West Side Story’

The Schoolhouse Arts Center at Sebago Lake is presenting “West Side Story” starting Friday through July 18.

Tickets are $18, $16 for students and seniors,. For details, call 642-3743 or visit


Grief support group

VNA Home Health Hospice is hosting a monthly grief support group from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on first Tuesdays of the month through December at the North Windham Church, 723 Roosevelt Trail. Call 400-8714 or e-mail [email protected]


Better Breathing Buddies

The July meeting of Better Breathing Buddies will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Bayview Heights Community Room, 158 North St.

Deborah Fischer will discuss early interventions from home care to reduce hospital admissions, as well as the benefits of physical therapy.

For more information, call 774-7616 or email [email protected]


Summer events at library

The Scarborough Public Library summer story time will hold a one-time “Books at the Beach” at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Higgins Beach Clubhouse, 49 Greenwood Ave.

Youth services librarian Travis Tschacher and staff will celebrate the summer reading program with stories, songs and a few surprises.

Family story time will be offered at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesdays beginning July 7. Toddler Tuesdays will run from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. for ages 18 months and older, accompanied by an adult, followed by Baby Tuesdays from 11:15 to 11:45 a.m. for ages from birth through 18 months.

“Pajamarama” with Miss Rita will begin at 6:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month. For details, visit: