Teens at library after hours

Portland Public Library is hosting an event from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in which those ages 12 to 18 are invited to find out what goes on at the library after closing hours.

“Teen After Hours” will be led by teen librarian Justin Hoenke and includes activities such as board games, video games and computer time, as well as opportunities to sing, play instruments and more. For more information, call 871-1700 ext. 772.


Mad Horse Family Fun

Mad Horse Theatre Company is hosting a Family Fun Day, Yard and Craft Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, with rain date Sunday, at the theater’s Hutchins Schoolhouse, 24 Mosher St.

The event will be a fundraiser for the company’s 25th anniversary season.


Normand J. Audie ride

The 2010 Normand J. Audie Memorial Motorcycle Ride will start at 10 a.m. Saturday at Five Points Shopping Center, 420 Alfred St.

Last year, the event attracted more than 300 motorcycles. Registration starts at 7 a.m. and breakfast will be available. Preregistration for $10 can be completed at www.NormAudie.org.

To date money raised has allowed $6,000 in scholarships to be awarded and more than $42,000 in a fund for future awards. For more information, email [email protected]


Flower art at library

“Flowers” is the title of an exhibit at Falmouth Memorial Library, 5 Lunt Road. The exhibit opened Monday and has a public reception from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

The works by Merryl Hodgson feature visual exuberance of colors, light and shadow, perfection and imperfection done in waxy colored pencils.


Shaker Village events

The Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village offers several workshops Saturday.

A free spinning demonstration begins at 10 a.m.

A chair-caning workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. presents a seven-step method of caning and costs $35. Registration is required and participants must bring a sound hand-woven chair.

A guided nature hike will be held to find the local bald eagle, other fauna and summer flora. The hike costs $5 for adults and $2 for children, those under 6 years old are admitted free.

For more information or to register for the chair caning workshop, call 926-4597.


Maine Jewry project session

Documenting Maine Jewry, a history project supported in part by the Maine Historical Society and the Maine Humanities Council, is having a summer meeting from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the old synagogue, Temple Beth Israel, 149 East Grand Ave.

The project is working to document the presence of the Jewish community in Maine, with a slide show discussion of “Summer Romance in Maine.”

For more information, contact Elaine Crasnick Kahaner at 860-983-3929 or [email protected]


Libby Library book sale

The Friends of Libby Library are hosting its summer book sale 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

There will be hardcover and paperback books, videos, CDs and DVDs, audio books and large print books. New this year, there will a selection of new, never used items.


Blueberry pie contest

A Blue Ribbon Blueberry Pie Baking contest, sponsored by Libby & Son U-Picks, will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the 19th Century Willowbrook Village.

Pie submissions and registration will take place between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on the Durgin House porch. Pies should be in disposable containers and not need refrigeration. Judging will begin at 1 p.m.

This event is part of Newfield Old Home Day. For more information, call 793-2784 or email [email protected]


Outdoor Arts Festival

The Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival will be held Saturday on downtown Maine Street.

This year will feature more than 70 artists, a record number, representing a wide variety of mediums, complemented by street performers, impromptu skits, jugglers, mimes and music from five different bands throughout the day.


Shaker Museum yard sale

Friends of the Alfred Shaker Museum will hold a giant yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the museum, 118 Shaker Hill Road.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Alfred Shaker Carriage House restoration. For information about rental space, call 490-5709 or 459-5040.


Make a Splash library party

The Springvale Public Library is hosting “Make a Splash” party from 2 to 3:30 p.m. today for everyone who participated in the Make a Splash and Make Waves reading programs. For more information, call 324-4624 or visit www.springvalelibrary.org.


Garden Club meeting

The Southern Maine Garden Club is meeting at 6:45 today at the Springvale Public Library, 143 Main St.

The club recently received a donation from Lebanon Selectman Ronal Patch, who he is donating his selectman’s salary to the club.


Mink Hills Band ends season

The Mink Hills Band, a New Hampshire based acoustic band, will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, as the final concert in the Camden Public Library’s Summer Music Series.

The concert will take place in the amphitheater. The audience is asked to bring blankets or chairs for seating.

If the weather is rainy, the concert will be held indoors. For more information, call 236-3440.


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