Safe Passage open house

Safe Passage will hold its annual open house from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at 81 Bridge St.

The event will feature a presentation by Liz Love, former adult literacy coordinator in Guatemala. There will be snacks and baked goods, as well as unique gifts such as calendars, jewelry, note cards, Guatemalan coffee and crafts.

For more information, call 846-1188.


Party followed by potluck

The historical society will hold its annual holiday party from 1-3 p.m. Sunday at Old Town House, Route 9.

Guests can decorate the tree and make crafts and cookies.

A potluck supper will follow at 5 p.m. at Wescustogo Hall on Route 115. Local Circus will perform, followed by a tree lighting ceremony with the North Yarmouth Community Band. After, the Walnut Hill Garden Club will serve cookies and other baked goods. Santa may appear.

For details, call 846-4379.


Breakfast with Santa, tea

Westbrook-Warren Congregational Church will offer a free breakfast with Santa 8:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church, 810 Main St.

The church will also hold a teddy bear tea party 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday.

For more information, call 854-9157.


Alumni Association lunch

The Gorham Alumni Association will meet for lunch from noon to 12:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at First Parish Congregational Church in Gorham.

Alumni from Gorham Normal School, Gorham State Teachers’ College, and Gorham State College are invited. The meal costs $12.

To reserve a spot, call 774-1652.


Lions Club tree lighting

The Cumberland/North Yarmouth Lions Club will hold a tree lighting ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Cumberland Congregational Church on Main Street.

Santa Claus is expected around 6:45 p.m. For details, call 650-4307.


History Barn open Saturday

The New Gloucester History Barn and studios of the town’s cable TV Channel 3 will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday.


Coping with the holidays

VNA Home Health & Hospice will show a video about coping with the holidays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at North Windham Union Church, 723 Roosevelt Trail.

For details, call 400-8714.


College planning workshop

The Maine Educational Opportunity Center will host a free workshop, “Essentials of College Planning,” at 10 a.m. on Tuesday and on Dec. 14 at Portland Adult Education, 57 Douglass St.

To register or for more information, call 1-800-281-3703.


Tremor support group

The Maine Essential Tremor Support Group will meet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Maine Medical Center’s Scarborough Campus, 100 Campus Drive.

The group is led by a person who has tremors, with support from the International Essential Tremor Foundation. It is the group’s first meeting.

For more information, call 510-1402.