Wednesday, June 18

A bird banding demonstration will be given at the Wells Reserve at Laudholm Wednesday, June 18 from 7 a.m. to noon. Master bander June Ficker has been studying birds at the reserve for more than 25 years and has banded thousands of birds during that time. For more information, call 646-1555 or visit

Thursday, June 19

A workshop for creative people, “Doing What You Love & Your Bottom Line,” about responsible financial management for the beginning and expanding business, will be held Thursday, June 19, 1-3 p.m., at Engine, 265 Main St., Biddeford. Registration is required. This workshop will only be held if the registration quota is met. To register, contact Sadie Bliss at [email protected] or 564-0041.

The second annual Sean Patrick Carlin Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser will feature comedian Juston Mckinney on Thursday, June 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Jimmy The Greeks, 215 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. This scholarship fund was founded by Old Orchard Beach High School graduates, in memory of their friend Sean and to raise awareness for suicide prevention. The scholarship is given to a OOBHS graduate moving on to secondary education. For more information on Mckinney, visit Tickets are available at

“Picture This,” a fundraiser to benefit The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals, will take place on Thursday, June 19 from 6-9 p.m. at the Italian Heritage Center, 40 Westland Ave., Portland. The event will feature the works of select equine photographers, a silent auction, music, complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. All ticket sales, silent auction proceeds, and all donations will be used to feed and care for the many horses that make their homes at the society’s barns. Tickets can be purchased by visiting or by calling 892-3040.

The Teen Anime Club at the McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford, will meet Thursday, June 19, 2:30-4:15 p.m. All teen fans of manga and anime are invited to meet to watch and discuss some of their favorite series and make and enjoy Japan-inspired crafts and snacks. Cosplay welcome. The club schedule for the summer will be set at this meeting. For more information, call the library at 284-4181 or email [email protected]

Saturday, June 21

The 10th annual Capt. Christopher S. Cash Memorial 5K and 3 Mile Walk is scheduled for June 21. The Kid’s Fun Run is at 7:45 a.m. The 5K begins at 8:30 a.m., with the walk stepping off at 8:40 a.m. Start and finish at E. Emerson Cummings Boulevard., behind the OOB Police Station. All proceeds benefit the Capt. Christopher S. Cash Memorial Scholarship Fund. For more information, call 207-934-2360 or go to

A baked bean supper will be held at the East Lebanon Fire Station, 3 Upper Cross Road in Lebanon, on June 21 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The supper is sponsored by Lebanon Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.

A large, multi-family yard sale to benefit the School of H.O.P.E in Malawi, Africa, in honor of Louise Ann Sutton, will take place Saturday, June 21 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 100 May St. in Biddeford, rain or shine.

The Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty will start on Beach Street in downtown Ogunquit on Saturday, June 21 at 10 a.m. This classic car event is known worldwide as the premier old car rally, and spans more than 2,000 miles each year, featuring pre-1972 cars and trucks, which are battling for $150,000 in prize money. More than 100 vehicles are competing in this year’s Great Race, with the oldest being a 1915 Hudson. The event is free for the public to view. The kickoff of the event is on Beach Street in downtown Ogunquit, and spectators will have a chance to see more than 100 vintage vehicles. Wayne Carini, star of the hit TV show, “Chasing Classic Cars” is the grand marshal and will wave the green flag as the cars take off from the starting line. For more information, visit

Singer-songwriter Jonathan Sarty will be perform his blend of classic American country and folk music in concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Grange Hall on West Road in Waterboro on Saturday, June 21. Tickets are $15 per person; funds benefit the Waterborough Historical Society’s projects. Tickets can be purchased at Woodsome’s Feeds and Needs on Route 202 in East Waterboro and Woody’s Sports Grille on West Road in South Waterboro. For more information, call Jim at 247-5878 or Dianne at 247-5926.

Sunday, June 22

Smokin’ in The Ballpark, the state championship barbecue contest, along with a car show and brew festival, will be June 22 at The Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach.

Monday, June 23

The Point of Light Gala, with sunset cocktails, silent and live auctions, dinner and the annual Point of Light Award, will be June 23 from 5:30-9 p.m. at The Colony Hotel, 140 Ocean Ave., Kennebunkport. For tickets, go to or call 207-229-3866.

Tuesday, June 24

Teen Advisory Group will meet at the McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford, on Tuesday, June 24, 3-4 p.m. Youth in grades 6-12 are invited to the organizational meeting of the Teen Advisory Group. Suggest books, movies, music and other materials for the teen collection, brainstorm teen programs and help plan the 2014 Summer Reading Club after-hours finale. For more information, call the library at 284-4181 or email [email protected]