Library to host family magic show with Conjuring Carroll

The Auburn Public Library will hold a free family magic show featuring Maine magician Carroll Chapman, also known as Conjuring Carroll, at 6 p.m. Aug. 10 in the library’s Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. Auburn.

For more information, call 333-6640, ext. 3.


USDA meetings to discuss changes to 2014 farm bill

Aquaculture growers are encouraged to attend one of three USDA, Farm Service Agency meetings to discuss changes made by the 2014 farm bill.

A meeting will be held at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 12 at the Patten Free Library’s Community Room, 33 Summer St. in Bath.

Attendees will learn about changes to the Non-Insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program, including the new buy-up provisions as well as changes to farm loan programs.

Other meetings will be held at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at Hancock County Cooperative Extension, 63 Boggy Brook Road in Ellsworth; and at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at Cumberland/York USDA Service Center, 306 U.S. Route 1 in Scarborough. For more information, call 990-9140.


Historical Society hosting Chamberlain Days events

Pejepscot Historical Society is presenting Chamberlain Days 2015 Friday through Sunday in downtown Brunswick.

This year’s Chamberlain Days will feature a variety of events around the theme of “Brunswick in the Time of Chamberlain,” including a presentation on local history and walking tours of the Cabot Mill, Pennellville district, and historic Maine Street.

For a complete list of events and to register, call 729-6606 or go to


Coast Guard Auxiliary to offer boating safety course

The Coast Guard Auxiliary Saco Flotilla 24 is teaching a boating safety course from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. beginning Sept. 9 at Old Orchard Beach High School.

This eight-session course is approved in all states that require boater education. The cost is $75 and includes a text booklet.

The course is presented in cooperation with the Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult Education program. To register, call 934-7922 or go to For more information, call 283-4601.


Cancer Society offering Look Good, Feel Better program

The Cancer Community Center is offering a program for women experiencing appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment.

The Look Good, Feel Better program, offered free of charge by the American Cancer Society, the Personal Care Products Council Foundation, and the National Cosmetology Association, pairs licensed cosmetologists with patients who need help with makeup application and skin care, as well as suggestions for wearing wigs, scarves and other items.

Sessions are scheduled for 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 10, Sept. 14, Oct. 12, Nov. 9 and Dec. 14. Additional sessions are offered from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24 and Sept. 28. Registration is required. For more information and to register, call 1-877-774-2200.


Friends of library to hold book sale starting Friday

The Friends of the Wells Public Library will conduct its annual book sale beginning Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Wells Junior High School gymnasium, next to the library at 1434 Post Road.

The sale will continue from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. This sale features books, audio books and CDs.

Early entry (8:30 a.m.) to Saturday’s sale is free to members; $5 for nonmembers. Proceeds of the sale help sponsor the children’s programs, musical programs, films and lectures, book signings and the Weymouth Art Gallery.

For more information, visit


Drouin Dance Center to hold open houses for new season

Drouin Dance Center is holding open houses for its upcoming class season from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the center at Dana Warp Mill, 90 Bridge St.

There will be dance activities, light refreshments, and tours of the facility. Prospective and current students may meet instructors, register for dance classes and purchase dance wear.

The classes offered include ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, musical theater, lyrical, modern, creative movement and Irish step dance. For more information, go to or call 854-2221.


Search and rescue team to give demonstration

Elizabeth Fossett, Jim Bridge and Kobuk, a search and rescue dog, will give a presentation and demonstration at 11 a.m. Thursday at the York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road.

Maine Search and Rescue Dogs is a volunteer K9 search and rescue group that supports search missions conducted by law enforcement agencies across Maine. Fossett’s team is on call to assist the Maine Warden’s Service and local law enforcement find missing or lost people in the woods of Maine. Fossett and Kobuk live in York.