National Night Out Aug. 2

The Westbrook Police Department will host a Brown Street block party on Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 5-7 p.m., outside the city’s community policing office at the corner of Brown and King streets. The second annual event in the neighborhood is part of the National Night Out initiative.

“Last year was the first year we participated in this event and it was a success,” said a statement on the department’s Facebook page this week. “We will be blocking off Brown Street by our community policing office for the event. There will be free food, face painting, and more. We hope to see you there!”

Duddy in park concert

Maine’s own country singer, Jose Duddy, will perform from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 3, in a free summer concert in Riverbank Park on Main Street. American Legion Post 62 provides a cash barbecue from 5-7 p.m. The concert series continues through Aug. 24.

Blood drive at Cinemagic

The American Red Cross is teaming up with Cinemagic, 183 County Road, for the 11th annual Cinemagic Marathon blood drive on Friday, July 29, from 10 a.m.-10 p.m., and Saturday, July 30, from 7 a.m.-5 p.m., at the theater. Donors will receive one free movie pass and the special edition 11th annual Cinemagic Marathon blood drive T-shirt.

Art show to open

The art show, “Burning a da Vinci to Cook a Meal,” is set to open on Friday, July 29, with a reception from 5-8 p.m., at  Continuum for Creativity,  863 Main  St. (next to Catbird Creamery), in Westbrook.

The show will run through Saturday, Aug. 13.  Hours are Wednesday through Saturday from noon-6 p.m.

Academic honors

The University of Maine at Farmington has announced that several Westbrook students have been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester. They are Haley Berry, Timothy Bushika, Katie Clark, Gunnar Heckler, Jasmine Heckler, Shannon Mahoney, Sophia Manning, Julianne McLaughlin, Nicholas Minor, and Sage Van Eekhout.

At the University of New England, Westbrook students named on the dean’s list are Ewa Achey, Sierra Alley, James Beahm, Megan Devlin, Ashlee Klemczuk, Abigail Leblanc, Chelsea Mesloh, Jillian Papel, Sydney Sanders, Emily Van Duzer, Ashley Whalen, and Samantha Williams.

WHS class of ’55 to reunite

Country singer Jose Duddy will entertain when the Westbrook High School class of 1955 gathers for its 61st reunion. Ron and Brenda Stultz will host classmates on Saturday, Sept. 10, at their summer home, 20 Rocky Shore Road, Standish. The event includes a social segment 10 a.m.-noon; meal, noon-1 p.m.; and Duddy’s performance is from 1-3 p.m.

Classmates wishing to attend should contact Bob Ferron at 883-6573.

In a recent three-generation get-together, former longtime Westbrook resident Everett Davis of Cleveland, Tenn., 79, is flanked  by his son, Everett Davis II, left, and grandson Everett Davis III, who is based at Pope Airfield/Fort Bragg, N.C., and is deployed with the U.S. Air Force in the Middle East. The retired, elder Davis was a Westbrook Realtor and a former bank officer at the Westbrook Trust Co.


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