Closing reception planned for Getty exhibit at library

A closing reception for artist Diane Getty’s “Bits and Pieces: Mixed Media Collage and Assemblage” exhibit will be held at 4 p.m. Friday at the Camden Public Library’s Picker Room at 55 Main St.

The collection ranges from quilts to three-dimensional artwork.

For more details, call Ken Gross at 236-3440.


Free talk offered for people living with dementia

Genesis HealthCare, Sedgewood Commons, will offer the presentation “Meaningful Moments in the Home” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at 22 Northbrook Drive, for those living with dementia.

The talk is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

For more details, call Lea Rust 781-5775, ext. 227 or email [email protected]


‘Good Old Songs’ to be presented at Dyer Library

Musicians Gary Brandt and Jackie Davidson will perform classic American folk songs during a program called “Singing the Good Old Songs Again” at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Deering Room of the Dyer Library at 371 Main St.

Davidson is an original member of the 1960s folk group The New Christy Minstrels.

The duo also will perform songs written by Brandt and a Gordon Lightfoot tribute as well as a folk singalong medley.

For more details, call 283-3861, ext. 115, or go to

Panorama in motion, plus live music and narration

A full-scale replica of the Pilgrim’s Progress Panorama in motion will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Saco City Hall Auditorium on Main Street.

The show will include live music and narration.

Admission is $5 as a suggested donation at the door.

For more details, call Camille Smalley at 283-3861, ext. 115.


State facilities authority to meet Wednesday

A meeting of the Maine Health and Higher Educational Facilities Authority will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the office at 127 Community Drive.

For more details, call 622-1958.


Last chance for 2011 graduates to request school record folder

The Wells High School guidance office will begin culling student records for the Class of 2011 in September.

Records that reflect kindergarten through Grade 12 activity that are not required to be archived will be destroyed.

Records retained will be transferred to microfiche.

Students wishing their cumulative folders to be sent to them should send a request in writing before Saturday to: Wells High School Guidance, attn: Karen Quint, P.O. Box 579, Wells, Maine 04090 or email to [email protected] Please be sure to include the address to which you want your folder sent.


Bead party to benefit impoverished Ugandans

A Bead for Life Bead Party, to be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Fisherman’s Wharf Inn at 22 Commercial St., aims to raise awareness and funding for impoverished people living in Uganda.

Bead jewelry made from recycled paper and shea butter products made in Uganda will be available for purchase.

For more details, call Jayne Honey-Sullivan at 323-2835 or Fisherman’s Wharf Inn at 633-5090. 


Authors Arlie and Adam Hochshild to open series

Authors Arlie and Adam Hochshild will kick off the Machiah Center’s inaugural monthly series of talks and film screenings with a presentation from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the former New Gloucester Grange Hall. Suggested donation is $10 at the door.


Register by Saturday for AARP Driver Safety Class

Saturday is the registration deadline for individuals who wish to participate in an AARP Driver Safety Class for drivers age 50 and older. The class will be held 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the AARP State office, 1685 Congress St.

The registration fee is $12 for AARP members, $14 for all others.

To register, phone John Hammon at 655-4943.