SAR meeting

The Southern Maine Chapter of the Maine SAR (Sons of the American Revolution) will be meeting Saturday, Jan. 23, at 9:30 a.m. in the Baxter Memorial Library in Gorham, located at 71 South Main St. Let the group help you trace your roots to your Patriot of the Revolution for separation from Britain, and you can help locate your Patriot’s final resting place. Stop by the Ocean Gardens Restaurant earlier for breakfast if you want; some of the members will be there.

Free newsletter

The January-March Senior Newsletter is available on the website at or call the office at 892-1905 if you would like to be added to the mailing list so you can learn about all of the great trips being offered to seniors in and around Windham.

Senior Center

The Lakes Region Senior Center, 40 Acorn St., Gorham, will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18. This is a drop-in center, open from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. weekdays. You are welcome to stop in daily for coffee, tea, socializing, puzzle table or other activity including: Monday, Mahjong, beginners welcome. Call Diane, 892-9529; Tuesday, crafts and card games. Call Avis at 892-0298; Wednesdays, memoir writing group meets on the second and fourth Wednesday; call David, 8892-5604; Thursdays, table games begin at 10 a.m.; and Friday, art workshop begins at 9 a.m. call Liz at 892-0299.

Shaker Village program

Many have visited the nearby Shaker Community, and enjoyed the beautiful buildings, museum and sampled offerings from the shops. On Saturday, Jan. 23, at 9 a.m., former museum Director Lenny Brooks will provide a look at this unique community in a program titled “In Time and Eternity: The Shakers 1870-1920.” The public program will be held in the meeting room at Windham Public Library. All are welcome. Suggested donation to Windham Historical Society is $5 per person. Refreshments will be available.

Help for veterans

Veterans Service Officer Matt Haley will be available at the Windham Veterans Center on Wednesday, Jan. 27, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Starting in February, Haley will hold office hours on the second Wednesday only of the month with extended hours from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. He can be reached at his office near the Portland Airport, 151 Jetport Blvd., Room 138W, or call 822-2391 or email [email protected]

Date night

Windham Center Stage Theater invites you to enjoy “Date Night” at the one-night-only performance of “Love Letters” on Saturday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. Child-care options are available and must be made in advance. Contact WCST for details. For more information, contact [email protected]

Veterans commemorative pavers available

One hundred granite pavers are being made available by the Windham Veterans Association to be installed in the Memorial Garden on Memorial Day 2016. Each paver will have up to three lines of the veteran’s information with a cost of $50 per paver. More than 50 pavers have been sold during the last month. Don’t wait too long. For additional information or to receive an order form, contact Dick at 310-0390 or Dave at 892-1306.

Bean supper

On Friday, Jan. 22, the American Legion Field-Allen Post 148 will hold a public baked bean supper from 5-6:30 p.m. at Windham Veterans Center. Tickets are $8 for adults, age 12 and under, free. Tickets at the door.

Family movie time

Love the “Wizard of Oz?” Here’s your chance to see the original, from 1939, starring Judy Garland. On Saturday, Jan. 23, from 1-2:30 p.m., it’s “Movie Time for Families” at the Public Library meeting room. Light snacks provided but you can bring your own if you wish. Call Sally at 892-1908 for more information.

At the library

Monday, Jan. 18 – Library closed

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 10:15 a.m., Books & Babies; 1 p.m., Knit ‘n’ More

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2:30 p.m., Teen Writing Club

Thursday, Jan. 21, 10:30 a.m., Story Time

Saturday, Jan. 23, 10:30 a.m., Family Story Time; 1 p.m. Movie Time (“Wizard of Oz”)

For more information about any of these or other events at the library, contact the library (892-1908) or go to

Adult pickleball

Want an opportunity to join in on one of America’s fastest growing sports? Adult Pickleball is sponsored by Windham Parks and Recreation on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings, 10 a.m.-noon at Windham Town Hall Gym – space for one court. Fee is $25 for the winter session through April 1. Rackets available. Call Windham Parks and Recreation for more information at 892-1905.

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