May 16-18: Schoolhouse Arts Center’s musical theater students will present “Annie Junior” on Friday, May 16, at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 17 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Sunday, May 18, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors, and $5 for children under 5. Schoolhouse is located at 16 Richville Road (Route 114) in Standish, just north of the intersection of Route 114 and Route 35. Call 642-3743 for reservations or buy tickets online at

Saturday, May 17: Join Naples Main Street for the annual Spruce-Up day on Volunteers will meet at the Naples Town Office at 8:30 a.m. and will be assigned an area to clean up. Volunteers must have their own transportation and are asked to wear gloves, bring rakes and water bottles. Trash bags will be provided. For more information, contact Connie Eldridge at 831-0890 or [email protected].

May 17: Wildridge Garden Club’s annual plant sale at George E. Jack Elementary School on Route 35 in Standish from 8 a.m.-noon. Early birds will find the best selection of hand-dug perennials. Free advice.

May 17: Crossroads Garden Club hosts a Perennial and Annuals plant sale starting at 9 a.m. at 533 Roosevelt Trail (Route 302) in Windham to benefit the Windham High School Scholarship fund.

May 17: The Raymond Village Community Church’s first pot roast supper of the season will take place from 5-6:30 p.m. in the vestry of the church. Tender, flavorful sliced pot roast, carrots, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, rolls and beverages, and a “dessert of the month.” Suppers are $9 for adults and $5 for children under 12.

Monday, May 19: Maine author Caroline D. Grimm will be the guest speaker at “The Writers” meeting from 6-8 p.m. at the Raymond Fire and Safety building on Route 302 in Raymond. “The Writers” is a group of interesting individuals who gather on the third Monday of each month to further and nurture their individual writing aspirations. For more information, call Betty Libby at 655-9214.

May 19: Gray Water District will hold a public hearing on a proposed water rate increase at 7 p.m. at 80 Shaker Road in Gray. A trustee meeting will follow the hearing.

Thursday, May 22: The Annual SAD 6 Senior Citizens’ Appreciation Night and Dinner will be held at Bonny Eagle High School beginning at 4:45 p.m. and is free to senior citizens of Buxton, Hollis, Limington, Standish and Frye Island. Please RSVP to Deb Tarbox by May 16 at 929-3831 or 642-2480.

May 24-26: The Friends of the Maine Wildlife Park holds its annual plant sale in the park’s parking lot on Saturday and Sunday the 24th and 25th, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. No admission fee is required. Proceeds support wildlife park projects. On Monday the 26th; plants will continue to be sold, but will be set up inside the park at the Friends Snack Shack. The Friends’ pricing is substantially lower than area retail stores, and their greenhouse grown plants are healthy, lush and strong. Any plants that are left over will continue to be sold in front of the Snack Shack well into June or until they are gone.

After much rehearsing, the cast of “Annie Junior” is ready to perform this weekend at Schoolhouse Arts Center. 

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