Wednesday, Oct. 22

A certified rehabilitation therapist from the Iris Network will be speaking on vision issues and a representative from the Maine Center on Deafness will speak on communications solutions on Oct. 22 at 10 a.m. at Most Holy Trinity Church, Main Street, Saco. Refreshments will be served.

Thursday, Oct. 23

The 5th annual Ladies Night Vendor Fair for Maine Children’s Cancer Program will be held on Oct. 23 from 5-8 p.m. at the Biddeford Saco Elks, Ocean Park Road, Saco. There will be holiday gift vendors, complimentary chair massages, manicures, appetizers, raffles and more. For questions, call Jessica at 590-0098.

Saturday, Oct. 25

The last bean supper of the season will be held at Crossroads United Methodist Church, at the corner of Route 202 and Grammar Road in Sanford, on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 5-6:30 p.m. The menu  includes homemade beans, coleslaw, American chop suey, macaroni and cheese, hot dogs, ham, rolls and brown bread, dessert, and beverages. Eat in or take out. Parking is available and the site is handicap-accessible. Cost is $8 for adults, $3 for children 5-12, and children younger than 5 eat free.

Tuesday, Oct. 28

Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education will be hosting a free presentation on “Understanding your Health Insurance” on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m. The class is presented by Nasson Healthcare/YCCAC Health Insurance Navigators Robin Hewitt Bibber and Celyn Reed. To register, contact the OOB/Saco Adult and Community Education at 934-7922 or

A two-day workshop on the communications challenges of climate change will take place at the Wells Reserve Oct. 28-29, facilitated by science communication professional Cara Pike of Visit for more information. Wells Reserve is located at 342 Laudholm Farm Road, Wells.

Candidate’s Night at the Wells Public Library is set for Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. Meet the candidates for the District 4 and 7 Maine House of Representatives and Maine Senate races.  The League of Women Voters will lead the moderated, nonpartisan debate, and local officials will be on hand to answer questions about local issues on the ballot. This is the third installment in the fall series of political programs. For more information, contact Kristi Bryant at [email protected] or 646-8181.