Annual plant sale set for Saturday

Saco Bay Gardening Club will host its annual benefit plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday on the lawn of the Saco Museum and Dyer Library at 371 Main St.

The event will include a children’s table. Proceeds from sale will directly benefit the club’s scholarship fund, a produce garden for the needy and a variety of public display projects.


History Barn Open House on Saturday

A New Gloucester History Barn Open House will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at 383 Intervale Road, Route 231, behind the Town Hall.

The new exhibit “Did You Know?” features an extensive display detailing local history that is free and open to the public.

For more details, call Leonard Brooks at 926-3188.


Registration open for homebuyer education classes

Registrations are being accepted through Tuesday for two Homebuyer Education Classes being offered through the Coastal Enterprises, Inc. and the Maine Housing Authority.

Those classes will meet from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 7, 9, 14, and 16 at Presumpscot Place, (formerly Westbrook High School), 22 Foster St.

The class offers information about programs that may be able to help you like Maine Housing’s Home Assist Program that offers $3,500 in closing cost assistance. Attendees will be talk about VA, USDA and FHA programs. Other topics will include debt to income ratio, credit 101, working with real estate professionals and what does a home inspection cover.

The cost is a $30 per person or $50 per couple. Participants must attend all sessions in order to receive a certificate of completion.

To register or for more information about the Home Buyer Education programs contact us at 504-5884 or register online at


Garden club’s annual sale on Friday and Saturday

Gorham Garden Club will present its Plants, Planters & More event from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Treworgy Barn and Gardens, 120 Flaggy Meadow Road.

For more details, call 839-3878.


Financial comedian to discuss personal finance

Financial comedian Colin Ryan will deliver a talk on personal finance with humor from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Morrell Meeting Room at Curtis Memorial Library.

The presentation is geared toward school-age children and older, parents, grandparents, guardians, aunts, uncles, siblings and anyone interested in better understanding their habits around personal finances.

The talk will include Finding Your Passion (and Making a Living at It), The Danger of Credit Cards, The Best Weapon Against Overspending, Saving Your Way to Your Own Success, The Money Secrets of Millionaires, How to Drive Like the Rich and Living in the Culture of Consumption.

For a complete list of workshops at the library, go to


Historical society to feature film from 1946

The Waterborough Historical Society will show “The Village Storekeeper” at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Grange Hall, at 31 West Road.

The movie, filmed in Waterboro and Limerick in 1946, features local residents as the stars in a film depicting life in America and how neighbors help neighbors.

The public is invited to attend and refreshments will be served.

For more information, call Jim Carll at 247-5878.


Garden club’s plant sale set for Saturday

The Southern Maine Garden Club will hold its annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Springvale Library, 443 Main St.

The event will include sales of perennials (includes native plants) herbs, some house plants, raffles and baked goods table.

For more details, call Paula at 475-8142 or Donna at (603) 332-4860.