Auditions

Windham Center Stage Theater will be holding auditions for “Legally Blonde: The Musical” from 6-9 p.m., Friday, April 26, and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, at Windham Town Hall. For more information, visit www.windhamtheater.org.

Free Community Meal

On Saturday, April 27, a free community meal will be served buffet-style at Christ Chapel, 37 Northern Pines Road, Raymond. The menu includes baked ham, casseroles, veggies, salads and desserts. All ages are welcome and this is open to the surrounding communities.

Cancer Support

The Windham Cancer Support meeting will be held Monday, April 29, at 6:30 p.m. at Windham Public Library. This is an informal meeting of survivors and caregivers. Call 892-7750 for more information or directions.

Book Group

The library’s Book Group meets on the last Tuesday of each month at 6:15 p.m. at the library. On April 30, the group will discuss “Marjorie Morningstar” by Herman Wouk. Please call Barbara for more information at 892-1908.

Bean Supper

An “all you can eat” baked bean supper will be held Saturday, May 4, from 4:30-6 p.m. at White Rock Community Club on Wilson Road, off Route 237. In addition to beans, the menu includes macaroni and cheese, hot dogs, salads, biscuits and homemade desserts. Adults $5, kids $4.

American Legion Meets

Installation of American Legion Post 148 officers for 2013-14 will be held on Wednesday, May 1, at 6 p.m. at Windham Veterans Center. Family and guests are invited to attend. The Social Hour is from 5-6 p.m. and will be a work period (with refreshments) to assemble flags which will be placed on Windham’s utility poles around town. Planning for Memorial Day keeps everyone busy these days.

Theater Tickets Raffle

The Windham Food Pantry is holding a raffle to win two tickets to the Oqunquit Playhouse this season and a $50 dinner gift certificate. Drawing will be May 30. To enter to win, simply drop off three non-perishable items to the Windham Food Pantry and enter your name. Needed items are cereal, pasta, rice dishes, crackers, peanut butter and jelly. Three personal hygiene items are also needed: body wash, shampoo and toothbrushes. The tickets are good for any weekday show and are valued at $62 each. Plays featured are: Thoroughly Modern Millie, West Side Story, The Rat Pack is Back, Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat, and Young Frankenstein. Help the pantry and enter to win a night out.

Veterans Health Services

On Wednesday, May 1, combat veteran and Clinical Psychologist Dr. Clifford Trott from Portland Vet Center, is available at Windham Veterans Center for appointments with veterans seeking information and/or help. Call 780-3584 to make an appointment for the next available date. These sessions are one-on-one and strictly confidential. Drop-ins are welcome but appointments are recommended.

Friends Bean Supper

A baked bean supper will be held Saturday, May 4, from 5-6:30 p.m. at Friends Church, Route 202, Windham. The menu includes baked beans, brown bread, salads, pies, coffee and punch. $7 for adults and $1 for children under 12.

Alumni Banquet

Windham High School Alumni Banquet will be held on Saturday, May 18, at the Middle School cafeteria. Doors open at 4 p.m. with dinner. Call Norma at 892-5608 if you have an item to donate for the Raffle Table. Invitations have been sent to those who are members. If you have not signed up to join the Alumni Association, you can do so at the banquet – or contact Sue or Sam Simonson to join. The cost this year for the banquet is $10 per person. Contact Sam Simonson at [email protected] if you have pictures of Bud Finley to share (they will be returned). Contact Sue Simonson if you can make cupcakes or help in some other way. This year’s “honored” classes – 50 years, the class of 1963; 25 years, the Class of 1988. If your class would like to reserve a large table/s, contact Sam.

Share Your Plants

Windham Historical Society will hold its annual plant sale on Saturday, May 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Historical Society museum. The Society is looking for donations of perennials, house plants, seedlings (vegetable and annuals), slightly worn plant pots, gardening-related items such as books, hangers, tools, etc., birdhouses, garden decorations, wind-chimes and other items which society members will convert to great looking containers and de?cor. Old wooden boxes, chairs, worn shutters, crockery, old wicker chairs with broken seats ? all can be re-purposed into a unique plant holder. If you have perennials that need to be divided, the plant committee can come to your place and do the digging. Call Linda at 655-3421, Lynda at 892-0217 or Sue at 878-3417 or e-mail [email protected]

Drivers Needed

Windham Meals on Wheels program is in need of several drivers. Full-time drivers are needed for Tuesday and Thursday. Part-time drivers are sought who can be called when needed. For more information, call Virginia Billings at 892-3891 between 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday. Meals on Wheels is a program of the Southern Maine Agency on Aging.

Unity Church Events

On Wednesdays, from noon to 12:30 p.m., a prayer meditation circle is held – bring a bag lunch and unwind during your noon hour. On the first Tuesday of each month, a Unity Healing service is held from 6:30-8 p.m. Both activities are at Unity Church of Greater Portland, 54 River Road, Windham. Call 893-1233 for more information.

Senior Center Activities

Lake Region Senior Center is located at 40 Acorn Street, Gorham, and is open Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Stop in and find out what it’s all about – if you’re not a member, consider joining. Regular member activities include cribbage, RummiKub, crocheting, poker, Phase 10, bridge, Wii games. And on Thursdays, bingo is at 10 a.m.

Yard Sale

Unity of Greater Portland will hold its annual yard sale on Friday and Saturday, May 10 and 11. On Friday, hours are 2-6 p.m. and on Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lots of great items.

Crafters Wanted

As part of Summerfest 2013, Windham Historical Society will hold a special event at its Village Green. The Artisans on the Green day will be full of demonstrations of old skills such as rug hooking, a wheelwright, blacksmithing, shingle making, clapboard making, sharpening saws, making candles, quilling, toy making on a lathe, knitting, spinning, weaving, felting, dyeing cloth, sewing on a treadle sewing machine, quilting, timber framing and old-time musicians. Members of Skyline Farm will demonstrate a small pony cart. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Society is looking for local artisans, using traditional materials and skills, to take part. There is no charge for a outdoor space and artisans are encouraged to dress in old fashioned outfits. They will be able to sell their wares and give out pamphlets and booklets promoting their craft. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Artisans will need to bring their own tables, canopies and chairs, and there is no electricity available. For more information, go to www.windhamhistorical.org or call 892-1433, or email [email protected], or Linda at 650-7484.

Thrift Shop

The Thrift Shop at the North Windham United Church of Christ is open from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday or 10 a.m. until noon Saturdays. The Thrift Shop is in the lower level of the church. Be sure to check out this great place to save.


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