Film series scheduled Sunday

Ogunquit Performing Arts continues the 15th annual Classic Film Series with a 2 p.m. Sunday screening of “Once More, With Feeling” at the Dunaway Center, 23 School St.

Admission, popcorn and parking are free. For details, go to www.ogunquitperformingarts.org.


Family contra dance Thursday

Families are invited to ring in the New Year with a contra dance from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday in the Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library at the Portland Public Library at 5 Monument Square.

Maggie Robinson will be the caller, and a band of local musicians will provide the music.

Children and their accompanying adults will learn a variety of fun and easy dances. No experience necessary. For more details, call Jerri Blatt at 871-1700 Ext. 707.

New Year’s food, dancing

Ring in the New Year with an evening of food and dancing from 6:30 p.m. to midnight Thursday at the Italian Heritage Center at 40 Westland Ave.

The event will include appetizers, a dinner buffet, dessert buffet, champagne toast and dancing to Portland’s KingPin.

Cost is $40 per person. For reservations, call 329-0845.


Library vacation programs

Kennebunk Free Library will offer several programs for children and families during school vacation week at 112 Main St.

The Legos Club will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday for children who are in kindergarten and above.

At 10 a.m. Thursday, kindergarten through second-grade students are invited to create shakers and party hats to help ring in the new year. Younger children may do better with a helper.

Kennebunk Free Library will offer family yoga for ages 4 and older at 1:30 p.m. Susan Mirisola will head the session. Attendees should bring a blanket and a yoga mat. No experience is necessary. Space is limited. A health waiver for each participant is required.

All events are free and preregistration required to attend.

For more details, call 985-2173 Ext. 5 or go to www.KennebunkLibrary.org.

Teen movie night offered

A December teen movie night will be offered from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Kennebunk Free Library at 112 Main St.

A contemporary classic that is rated PG will be shown. Attendance is open to grades 6-12. Snacks will be provided.

The event is free and wheelchair accessible.

For more details, go to www.KennebunkLibrary.org.


Stuffed animal sleepover

A “Teddy Bear Sleepover” Evening Story Time session will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at York Public Library at 15 Long Sands Road.

Author Molly Talevi will give a a reading of her book, “Hammy and Murph’s First Sleepover.”

Kids are encouraged to bring one of their favorite stuffed animals. Following the reading, attendees will share cookies and then leave their furry friends for a sleepover at the library.

The next day, the children can learn about how much fun their stuffed toys had when they come to pick them up.

For more details, call 363-2818 or email [email protected]


C.S. Lewis movie set

Camden Public Library will offer a free screening of C.S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia, “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” from 6 to 8:15 p.m. Tuesday in the Picker Room at 55 Main St.

The movie is free. For more details, call 236-3440 or email [email protected]


Artist to lead workshop

Artist Catinka Knoth will lead a winter-themed art workshop series for adults at 11 a.m. Mondays, Jan. 4, 11 and 25, at the Community Room of the Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St.

Knoth will show participants how to create scenes such as evergreen trees in snow, lacy snow-covered branches, buildings in a snowy landscape, winter animals and winter sports.

Knoth provides the classes free of charge, with materials supplied. Friends of Rockland Library host the workshops, which are open to the public.

For more details, or to register, call Knoth at 596-0069 or Rockland Library at 594-0310.