Laudholm Farm bird day

The Wells Reserve at Laudholm Farm will celebrate International Migratory Bird Day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday with free activities.

Scheduled are a bird walk with York County Audubon Society at 8 a.m.; a birdhouse workshop at 10 a.m. (by advance registration); a puppet craft and plant-a-seed workshop from 10 a.m. to noon; and a live raptors presentation at 12:30 p.m. at the Center for Wildlife. June Ficker will offer a bird banding demonstration.

The reserve is on Laudholm Farm Road, just off Route 1. For details, call 646-4521, ext. 114, or go to www.wellsreserve.org.


Women’s health seminar

Lisa Corron-Dundon of Waldoboro Chiropractic Center will lead a Women’s Health Seminar at 4 p.m. today at Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main St.

Admission is $5. Snacks and beverages will be provided. The talk is open to all ages. For more details, call 563-1363.


Bonny Eagle arts night

Bonny Eagle Middle School will host the School Administrative District 6 Visual and Performing Arts Night from 5 to 8 p.m. May 18, featuring art displays, dance, drama and musical performances of kindergarten through Grade 12 students.

Vocal and instrumental ensembles will perform from 5 to 6 p.m.; Middle School Recital of Band and Chorus students will perform from 6 to 7 p.m.; and the Grade 5 All-District Band and chorus will perform from 7:15 to 8 p.m.


Shaker Museum exhibit

The Alfred Shaker Museum, 18 Shaker Hill Road, officially opens at 1 p.m. today, featuring the new exhibit “Working the Shaker Acre.” The assemblage features a display of the agricultural pursuits of the Alfred Shakers during the mid-1800s, including dairy farming, butter making, bee keeping, harvesting seeds and tending apple orchards.

The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays through Oct. 8. For more details, call 324-7650 or go to www.alfredshakermuseum.com.


Par Sem chocolate event

The Friends of Par Sem will pay tribute to all things chocolate from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Parsonsfield Seminary, Route 160.

For a fee of $8, attendees can sample chocolate treats, including cakes, candies, ice cream, beverages and chocolate-dipped fruits. For details, call 793-8825.


Kitten shower at shelter

The Animal Welfare Society on Holland Road will hold its Kitten Shower from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday to raise public awareness of cat overpopulation.

The public is invited to bring donations of food and pet supplies to benefit the shelter animals and to participate in educational activities, learn more about fostering kittens, and meet staff and volunteers.

Prizes will be awarded for individuals who donate the largest amount of pet food for the “Project Kitten Challenge” effort to raise kitten care supplies. For more details, go to www.animalwelfaresociety.org.


Open mic at New School

The New School, 38 York St., will host live, local music and an open mic night from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday featuring John and Jay of The Sofa Kings. The benefit event also will include a bake and barbecue sale. Suggested donation $5.


Old Cemetery Association

Today is the deadline to reserve a spot for the Maine Old Cemetery Association’s May 21 meeting and luncheon. It will begin at 8:30 a.m. and feature a talk on grave markers by Nancy Porter and Cheryl Willis Patten at the Henderson Memorial Baptist Church.

The event will include exhibits and displays on cemetery-related projects. An afternoon tour of Riverside Cemetery will follow. Registration is $3 at the door. Lunch reservations are $7. To reserve a spot, call 778 -2163. For more details, call 634-2156.