Musicians Roberts, Cowan at library coffeehouse

The Camden Public Library Coffeehouse will feature a performance by musicians John Roberts and Debra Cowan at 7 p.m. Thursday at 55 Main St.

Roberts and Cowan will play a selection of traditional New England music.

Admission is $7. For more details, call 236-3440.


Rebecca Emery DAR chapter sets Thanksgiving meeting

Rebecca Emery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday for a Thanksgiving celebration and luncheon at Duffy’s Tavern & Grill, 4 Main St. The program will include a discussion of the chapter’s plans for the year.

Reservations are required by Wednesday. For more details, call 985-1223.


Christmas fair to be held at Methodist church Saturday

The Country Corner Christmas Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Buxton United Methodist Church, 276 Chicopee Road.

The sale will include seasonal decoration, a food and cookie table, gift tables and dessert and luncheon items. For more details, call Linda at 642-4958.


Drawing class for children to be held at public library

A drawing class series called “Let’s Draw in Celebration of Native American Heritage Month, Thanksgiving and the Coming of Winter!” will be offered at Rockland Public Library this month.

Led by Catinka Knoth, the art classes are open to children ages 6 and older and will explore topics such as woodland animals, Native American designs and food and family gatherings.

Those sessions will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. each Tuesday through Nov. 25 at 80 Union St.

Children ages 10 and younger should be accompanied by an adult. All materials will be supplied. For more details, call 594-0310.


Annual Northfield Green holiday fair set Saturday

The annual holiday fair of Northfield Green will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 147 Allen Ave.

The event will include sales of concession foods, baked goods, estate items, collectibles, crafts and season decorations.

For more details, call Joyce Bailey at 619-7420.

STRIVE annual auctions scheduled for Wednesday

STRIVE will hold its 10th annual live and silent auction at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Ocean Gateway Terminal.

This year’s theme, “Celebrating Maine—from the Coast to the County,” is a focus on Maine items, food and Maine’s people. In addition to decorations highlighting Maine’s coastline and Aroostook County, the entire menu will be made up of Maine food and beverages.

More than 375 live and silent auction items will be sold during the event. For more details, call Peter Brown at 712-4418 or email [email protected]


Library offering several classes throughout the week

Wells Public Library will offer the following classes this week:

Learn the craft of memoir writing at noon Wednesday. Authors Ann Hood, Richard Hoffman, Suzanne Strempek Shea and Helen Peppe will speak about how to begin writing memoirs. Registration is required by calling Kristi Bryant at 646-8181 or write [email protected]

 A musical performance by Two Old Friends will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, featuring Emery Hutchins and Jim Prendergast and a unique combination of Celtic and American country music.

 A Lunch and Learn session with the curator of the Victoria Mansion of Portland will be held at noon Friday.

For more details, call 646-8181.


Women’s Fellowship sets holiday fair for Saturday

The Windham Hill United Church of Christ Women’s Fellowship will sponsor a holiday fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the church’s Fellowship Hall at 140 Windham Center Road.

The sale will include wreaths, cemetery baskets, church photography, Christmas ornaments and season decorations, baked goods, soups, breads, candies, jellies, gift baskets, soaps and jewelry. There also will be a silent auction, lunch items and an attic treasures area.


Living History Center tribute to honor Civil War veterans

The Washburn-Norlands Living History Center will present a special tribute honoring local Civil War veterans that highlights life on the home front from the perspective of local women at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at 290 Norlands Road.

The evening will begin with a heritage dinner, followed by portrayals of historic characters conversing with each other, reading letters and singing songs of the Civil War period.

Tickets are $22. Limited seating is available and tickets must be purchased by Monday. To purchase tickets, call 897-4366 or email [email protected]


Salvation Army harvest concert features band, choir

The Salvation Army’s Annual Harvest Concert will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at 1 Church St.

The event will include performances by the 25-member band under direction of bandmaster Al Stickland, and singing by the 35-member Salvation Army Choir, directed by Dr. Drew Poulpoulos. The concert is free and open to the public.


Kotzschmar Organ topic of historical society meeting

The Scarborough Historical Society’s monthly meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at 647 Route 1, adjacent to the Dunstan fire station.

There will be a brief business meeting followed by a presentation by John Fossett on the 100-year-old Kotzschmar Organ of Portland.

The meeting is free and open to the public. For more details, call Dr. Bruce Thurlow at 883-5445.


College, career fair to aid students, parents scheduled

Sanford High School and Sanford Regional Technical Center will co-host the fourth annual College & Career Fair from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the Memorial Gymnasium, 678 Main St.

More than 75 representatives from area colleges, businesses, the armed services and other agencies will assist students and parents with post-secondary education planning.

For more details, call Susan Williams at 206-1767 or email [email protected]


Church’s author luncheon to feature King, Conley

South Freeport Congregational Church will host an author luncheon with award-winning authors Lily King and Susan Conley from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at 98 South Freeport Road.

Cost is $15 per person and tickets must be purchased by Wednesday morning. To purchase tickets or for more details, call the church at 865-4012.


Craft, bake sale scheduled Saturday at Methodist Church

There will be a crafts and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the North Sebago Methodist Church at 820 Sebago Road. For more details, call 787-3309.


Village Square Fair scheduled for Saturday

The Village Square Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Standish Congregational Church, 25 Oak Hill Road.

The fair will feature apple fritters, a cookie walk, garden delights, crafts, a silent auction and more. Luncheon items will be sold from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., including homemade chowders, stews and chili.

For more details, call Michele McCabe at 642-3706.


Garden club open meeting to host garden consultant

The Seacoast Garden Club invites the community to an open house meeting at 10 a.m. Monday at the Community House on Temple Street

Kerry Ann Mendez, a garden consultant, designer, writer and lecturer, will give a presentation. A light luncheon will follow at 11 a.m.

Please email Sue MacCachran at [email protected] with questions and/or to indicate that you’d like to join us for the program and luncheon.


Two SAT prep classes to teach students strategies

Two eight-session Maine Prep SAT prep courses, designed to teach students strategies to use in the math, writing and reading sections of the SAT, will be held Monday and Nov. 18 at the Maine Prep offices, 22 Parkers Way, Brunswick.

The class starting Nov. 3 meets every Monday and Thursday through Dec. 4. The Nov. 18 class meets every Tuesday through Jan. 20. Both sessions meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. For more details, call 798-5690, email [email protected] or go to


Alpine ski team hosting ski equipment swap Saturday

Cape Elizabeth High School Alpine Ski Team is hosting a ski swap from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Cape Elizabeth Middle School Cafetorium, 14 Scott Dyer Road.

Drop off ski gear to sell or come by to select new or used equipment. Rodgers Ski and Sport will provide new gear.

A percentage of the proceeds will benefit the team.

Drop off your ski equipment at the sale site from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday or 7:30 to 9 a.m. Saturday. Sellers can name their price, the team will sell the gear and keep 20 percent of proceeds.

Food and drinks will be available. Cash and checks are accepted. For more details, email Jeff Davis at [email protected]