Geothermal heat benefits

Evergreen Geothermal founder David Leonard will explain the benefits of low-cost heating and air conditioning using geothermal heat pumps at noon Tuesday at Falmouth Memorial Library at 5 Lunt Road.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a bagged lunch.

Coffee and dessert will be provided.

For more details, call 781-2351, Ext. 206 or email [email protected]


Homeschool group to meet

The regular monthly Homeschooling Group will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday at the Kennebunk Free Library at 112 Main St.

The session offers those who educate their children at home an opportunity to meet with other homeschooling families, ask questions and hear ideas for improving those sessions.

Parents considering homeschooling their children are welcomed.

Activities for children will be provided.

This drop-in group meets on the first Monday of each month.

For more details, call 985-2173, Ext. 5 or go to www.KennebunkLibrary.org.


Pitbull Advocacy event

The Animal Welfare Society of West Kennebunk will host a Pitbull Advocacy event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at PetLife at 1364 Main St.

The Jobs for Maine Graduate Club from Sanford High School will join the AWS Mobile Adoption Team for the event.

For more details, call 985-3244 or go to www.animalwelfaresociety.org.


Fitness programs offered

St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center will offer a number of fitness programs as part of its HealthSteps winter prevention and wellness project.

HealthSteps is an award-winning health education and prevention program for adults, all meeting in the hospital’s Multipurpose Room.

Programs will include: cardio mix, from 7:45 to 8:15 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; 8 to 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; time to stretch, 8;15 to 8:30 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; TNT (Tone-N-Tighten), 7 to 7:45 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays or from 12:10 to 12:45 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; X-train interval, 7:15 to 8:15 a.m. Fridays; yogalates on the ball, 7:15 to 8 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; open track, 7 to 8:30 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; walk jog, 6:05 to 6:55 a.m. Mondays through Fridays;

Core classes are held at Bates College Merrill Gymnasium.

For fees or more details, or to register, call 777-8898 or go to www.stmarysmaine.com.


Pie Tour tickets on sale

Tickets are on sale for the Ninth Annual Pies on Parade Pie Tour from 1 to 5 p.m. Jan. 27.

The Historic Inns of Rockland will be joined by 20 other Rockland businesses and restaurants to welcome hungry pie eaters to the town for the annual pie-a-thon to benefit the Area Interfaith Outreach Food Pantry.

Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for children.

For more details, call (877-762-4667), 596-6611 or go to www.HistoricInnsofRockland.com.


‘Being Free’ workshop

Beverly Scott, presentation and performance instructor with Free Your Talents, will teach the five-hour workshop “Being Free in Front of an Audience – You’ve Got What It Takes,” from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday at High Mountain Hall, at 5 Mountain St.

Cost is $50 in advance and $60 at the door.

To register, call 230-0272 or email [email protected]

Budget, money talk set

“Budgeting: Improving Your Relationship with Money,” a talk by Linda Buckmaster, will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Camden Public Library at 55 Main St.

Part of the Financial Literacy Series of the library and Camden National Bank, the series “Money Habitudes” is designed to teach better money management habits and attitudes.

‘What’s Cooking’ talk

Food historian Nancy Harmon Jenkins will head the talk “What’s Cooking in That Pot?” at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Camden Public Library at 55 Main St.

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


Civil War Round Table

This month’s Joshua L. Chamberlain Civil War Round Table Lecture will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Curtis Memorial Library, in the Morrell Room, at 23 Pleasant St.

Mike Nugent will head the talk “Sixth U.S. Calvary: Fight at Fairfield, Pa.”