High school club offers 150 free prom dresses

More than 150 prom dresses will be offered free to prom-goers this year.

Cape Closet, a club at Cape Elizabeth High School since 2012, has been collecting dresses all year and is now ready to pass them along to high school students planning to attend upcoming proms. All dresses and accessories are free and are available to Cape Elizabeth students as well as any high school student in any town.

The giveaway goes from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Cape Elizabeth Community Services, 343 Ocean House Road.

Refreshments will be served, and changing rooms are available.

One dress will be offered per student. For more details, email Elise Mullen at [email protected] or visit


Library screening film on civil rights activist

A film about civil rights activist Alice Tregay, an unsung hero of the movement, will be shown at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the South Berwick Public Library at 27 Young St.

The screening of the one-hour “Alice’s Ordinary People” will be followed by a talk with the Chicago filmmaker, Craig Dudnick.

The screening is being hosted by a committee of South Berwick residents who put together a series on race issues over the past 18 months, and by the South Berwick Public Library.


Novelist Brooke Pacy to sign copies of ‘Vanishing Act’

Author Brooke Pacy will talk and sign copies of her novel “Vanishing Act” at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Waldoboro Public Library at 958 Main St.

The story grew from a 1970s news story, when a woman on the brink of success disappeared from Nantucket Island.


Discover Girl Scout event geared toward youths

Girl Scouts of Maine will host a Discover Girl Scout event at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the South Berwick Public Library at 27 Young St.

Girls in kindergarten through third grade and their caregivers are invited. For more information about Girl Scouts or to see a full list of Discover Girl Scout events, visit or call 888-922-4763.


Library event lets children explore math, science, arts

Imagination Station at Kennebunk Free Library will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday for a program on magnets for all ages at 112 Main St.

The series of programs will showcase science, technology, engineering, arts and math in ways that are fun and accessible.

The event is free and wheelchair-accessible. For more details, call 985-217 or go to

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