Free yoga classes

The Yoga Center in Portland is offering free classes to be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday; 9:30 to 11 a.m. and 7:30 to 9 p.m. on March 26; and noon to 1 p.m. and 5:30 to 7 p.m. on March 28 at the center, 449 Forest Ave.

For more information, call 774-9642 or go to www.maineyoga.com.


Fresh Air community night

The Southern Maine Fresh Air Fund committee will host a community night and information session on Fresh Air Fund Day from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Stonyfield Caf?240 U.S. Route One.

Ten percent of all of the proceeds during that time will be donated to the Southern Maine Fresh Air Fund.

For more information on hosting a Fresh Air child, call 878-1998 or go to www.freshair.org.


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 Learning Resource Center on Campus Drive.

The discussion will center around studies and medications relating to essential tremors. For more information, email [email protected]

Financial workshop

Jane Honek and Amy Wood will present “Your Money and Your Life” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Scarborough Public Library.

Honek and Wood will offer a dynamic program that addresses how consumers can move toward personal fulfillment and financial transformation.

They will help consumers learn powerful strategies for standing strong, steady and solvent in today’s economy.

Fiber arts demonstration

Local artists will gather from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Scarborough Public Library to demonstrate a variety of fiber arts techniques.

The event will feature demonstrations and hands-on activities such as spinning, weaving, tatting, needle felting, bobbin lace, embroidery, rug hooking, knitting, crocheting, quilting and Kumihimo.

There will also be activities for children, including fun hand weaving and handmade loom projects.

This program is free and open to the public.

For more information, go to www.library.scarborough.me.us.

AARP Driver Safety Course

The West End Neighborhood Association will sponsor an AARP Driver Safety Course from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 28 at Reiche Community Center, 166 Brackett St.

The course is for drivers ages 50 years old and older. This is a four hour course designed to help drivers learn about defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws, rules of the road and much more.

The registration fee is $14 a person or $12 for AARP members with membership card. Advanced registration is required.

To register, call 879-6024 or go to www.aarp.org/drive.


Ski Museum talk

Scott Andrews, research director at the Ski Museum of Maine, will present a lecture “Down Mountain and Cross Country: 140 Years of Skiing in Maine” at 7 p.m. tonight at the Town Hall Community Room, 200 Main St.

Andrews will present a narrated digital slide show detailing Maine’s skiing history with more than 130 photographs. The lecture is being offered by the Yarmouth Historical Society.

The suggested donation is $3 for members and $5 for non-members.

For more information, call 846-6259. 


Talk about aesthetics

Arnold Berleant, a leading international figure in the philosophy of aesthetics, will give a talk on the aesthetics of environment at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Camden Public Library.

For more details, email [email protected]


Volunteers needed

The Old Orchard Beach Recreation Department is seeking volunteers to help with its Seventh Annual Egg-Stravaganza on March 31 at the Old Orchard Beach High School. This free event is geared for children of all ages featuring an Easter egg hunt, carnival games, bounce house and face painting. For more details, call Nikki Duplisea at 934-0860 or email [email protected] 


Travel to China talk

York Public Library, at 15 Long Sands Road, will offer the following programs this week: “Travel to China: From Preparation to Immersion” a talk on travels to China with Photographer Richard Ferland at noon on Friday and a family film night screening of “Water for Elephants” at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.


Historical society event

The North Yarmouth Historical Society will present its annual meeting and program, “Treasures of the Archives,” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Walnut Hill Station.

Members of the society’s board of directors will each present a “treasure” from their archives. Some items in their collection dates back to the late 1600s. The public is invited to attend the meeting.

For more information, call 846-4379.