Portland Ballet does ‘Legend of Sleepy Hollow’

The Portland Ballet Company is putting on a production of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Westbrook Performing Arts Center, 471 Stroudwater St. There will be two performances, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets available through PortTix at 842-0800, or at www.porttix.com.

William Clarke Drive rededication

There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the rededication of William Clarke Drive at the public safety building, 570 Main St., Westbrook, on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 10 a.m., rain or shine. Catering will be provided by the Baker’s Bench.

Grange installation

Highland Lake Grange No. 87 recently installed its officers for the 2011-2012 year. They are: David Gowen, master; Larry Levesque, overseer; Robert Gordon, lecturer; Joann Levesque, steward; Peter Ivers, assistant steward; Sarah Benn, lady assistant steward; Kathy Gowen, chaplain; James Gowen, treasurer; Debra Ivers, secretary; James Conley, gatekeeper; Mildred Haycock, ceres; Marie Bowden, Pomona; Laura Macomber, Flora; and John Dresser, executive committee.

Highland Lake Grange, located at corner of Hardy Road and Route 302, was founded in 1875 and is active in community service and public suppers. The Grange Hall is also available for rent for family and community group functions.

Club to hear Vasquez

Author Andrea Vasquez will speak when Westbrook Woman’s Club meets at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, in Westbrook-Warren Congregational Church, 810 Main St.

Vasquez wrote “Remembering Westbrook-The People of the Paper City.”

A membership book swap will follow the program and light refreshments will be served.

Busy seniors’ season

Westbrook Senior Citizens will meet next week for a dinner and the group is planning holiday road trips.

A beef tips meal will be served at 12 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 17, in the Westbrook Community Center. The menu includes potato, gravy, vegetable and dessert. Phil Huff, a singer and pianist, will entertain.

The group will see a Christmas show on Sunday, Nov. 27, at Indian Head in Lincoln, N.H.

Then, the seniors will travel to Chicopee, Mass., on Wednesday, Dec. 7, for a dinner show at the Hu Ke Lau and a tour to view holiday lights.

On Friday, Dec. 16, seniors will see the Rockettes perform at the Wang Center in Boston, Mass. The group will lunch at the Hill Top in Saugus.

Triad meets Friday

Gorham/Westbrook Triad will meet at 8:45 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 14, in Gorham Municipal Center, 75 South St.

Triad is collaboration of senior citizens, police and community service groups working to promote safety of seniors. The group meets monthly, alternating between the two communities.


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