Thank You

A big thank you from Windham Neighbors Helping Neighbors to the following who recently made generous contributions: North Windham Union Church, Kim and Jim McBride, and PitStop Fuels. Support like this helps keep all Windham residents warm in the winter. For more information about WNHN, visit their website,

Memorial Day

Flags are up on Windham highways and have been placed on more than 800 graves in Windham cemeteries. Thanks to all the veterans and friends who spent early morning hours on ladders hanging the flags and trekking into the cemeteries.

Mark’s Gospel

The gospel of Mark Alive, a recitation of Mark’s Gospel with musical accompaniment, will be performed by Bert Marshall on Sunday, May 31, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Standish Congregational Church, UCC, 25 Oak Hill Road, Standish. This event is free and open to the public. Childcare for infants and toddlers will be provided. A reception will follow the performance. A free will collection will be made to support the church’s Christian education program.

Legion Meeting

On Wednesday, June 3, American Legion Field-Allen Post 148 will pause with a sigh of relief from the hectic month of May with a dinner by new Post member, Paul Waterman. Come to the social at 5 p.m. and stay for the 6 p.m. business meeting. New members welcome. Plans will be discussed for the new social and funding season. The Legion meets at Windham Veterans Center, on Memorial Drive off Route 302.

Jewelry at Senior Center

On Wednesday, May 27, Lakes Region Senior Center will host Peg McHugh, retired educator who will speak about the variety and uniqueness of South American Indian jewelry. The program is at 10 a.m. The public is invited to this free program; refreshments will be served. Lakes Region Senior Center is at the Little Falls Activity Center, 40 Acorn Street, Gorham.

Veteran Support

Need help with veterans’ issues? Matt Haley, Maine Veteran’s Service Officer is available at the Windham Veterans Center, North Windham on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 9 a.m.-noon. Next office hours will be on May 27. Need Matt sooner? He can also be reached at his new office location near the Portland Airport, 151 Jetport Boulevard, Room 138W. Phone 822-2391 or [email protected]

At the Library

Monday, May 25 – closed for Memorial Day.

Tuesday, May 26, Books and Babies at 10:15 a.m., Knitting Group at 1 p.m., Book Group at 6:15 p.m.

Wednesday, May 27, Movie “The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies” at 2:15 p.m.

Thursday, May 28, Story Time at 10:30 a.m., Movie (adults) “The Theory of Everything” at 1 p.m.

For more information about the library, call 892-1908 or go to

All About Medicare

On Tuesdays, June 2 and 16, the Southern Maine Agency on Aging (SMAA) will offer Medicare help at the Lakes Region at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church at 919 Roosevelt Trail, Windham. A “Welcome to Medicare” seminar is scheduled from 10 a.m.-noon. In addition to the seminar, there will be one-on-one counseling with volunteer Medicare advocates available from 9 a.m.-noon. Call SMAA to register for a seminar or to make a one-on-one appointment with a Medicare Advocate at 396-6500 or 1-800-427-7411. Seminar walk-ins can usually be accommodated. Further opportunities for these services will occur at the same location in July. Visit the website at to learn more about the many other services that are available.

Texas Hold’em Poker

Windham Veterans Association holds Texas Hold’em Poker on June 3, and the first and third Wednesdays at Dena’s Lobster House. For more information, contact Dick Small at 310-0390.

Thoroughly Modern Millie

On May 22-24 and 29-31, Windham Center Stage Theater presents “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” directed and choreographed by Jonathan Miele, with musical direction by Patrick Martin. Windham Center Stage Theater, 8 School Road, in the Town Hall. Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m. $12, $10 seniors and students. For tickets, go to and click on “box office” or go to [email protected]

Got Plants?

Windham Historical Society is holding its annual spring plant and garden sale on Saturday, May 30, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the society on Windham Center Road. If you have extra plants to donate or just want more information, call Susan at 878-3417, email: [email protected] or drop by on Thursday mornings. If anyone would like to drop off plants, herbs, etc. they can do so at their convenience at the society, just leave at the top of the drive (end of the fence) next to wooden box.


Mayfair at Windham Hill UCC will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, May 30. Mayfair features a craft show and sale from H.O.M.E. Co-op, plants unlimited, a baked goods sale, gently used furniture, the kickoff of a great raffle, children’s; games, a luncheon (hot dogs, sandwiches, mac & cheese, drinks, desserts), and tour of the church.

Theater Group Meets

The Windham Center Stage Theater annual meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 9, at 6:15 p.m. at the Windham Center Stage Theater located in Windham Town Hall. Elections for the 2015-2016 board will take place between 6:15 and 7 p.m.

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