Friends of Old Corner Church to meet following service

The annual service at the historic Old Corner Church will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Federal Street and West Road.

The Rev. Philip Bean will deliver the sermon, with his wife, Norma, Jan Thibeault and Gordon Trail providing music.

Following the service and refreshments, Friends of Old Corner Church will have its annual business meeting. Those interested in joining the effort to preserve the 1804 landmark may attend and participate in plans for repair, fundraising and utilization of the church for community events.

For more details, call Maureen at 247-3784.


‘Spanish for Gringos’ offers lessons for nonspeakers

A free Spanish-language class for beginners starts in September.

The annual 15-week program, “Spanish for Gringos,” will meet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays from Sept. 6 to Dec. 20 in York. The exact location will be detailed at sign-up.

The sessions are open to individuals with little to no experience speaking the language.

For more details, call Señor Dan at 310-1038 or email [email protected]


Free summer concert features composer Carson Cooman

The First Congregational Church of Kennebunkport will host a performance by American composer and organist Carson Cooman at 141 North St.

All concerts in the church’s Monday Night Summer Concert Series are free and open to all. Donations are appreciated.

For more details, call 967-3897 or email [email protected]


Brick Store Museum talk focuses on gender equality

Maine author Anne Gass, who wrote “Voting Down the Rose: Florence Brooks Whitehouse and Maine’s Fight for Woman Suffrage,” about her great-grandmother, will will speak at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Brick Store Museum’s Program Center at 117 Main St.

The presentation delves into the history of Maine women’s rights and includes a panel discussion on the fight for equality in the state.

Audience participation in the discussion is encouraged.

The talks are free to museum members and $5 for others.

For more details, go to or call 985-4802.


Local agency holds health fair for city’s homeless population

Greater Portland Health will host a health fair for the homeless from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Preble Street soup kitchen. The fair is held in conjunction with Preble Street Resource Center and the MMC-Preble Street Learning Collaborative.

The event will feature the following services, free of charge:

Skin cancer screenings

Blood pressure screenings

Foot soaks

 Oral health station


 Health and wellness resources including help accessing MMC Free Care and information on primary care.

All are welcome to take advantage of these resources and connect with the health center.

For more information, go to