Library offers storytelling, crafts, Rubik’s Cube Club

The Wells Public Library will host the following events this week at 1434 Post Road:

Mother Goose Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Monday for ages 24 months and younger.

 Crafty Kids at 3 p.m. Tuesday, offering drop-in art projects for all ages.

 Lego and Rubik’s Cube Club at 3 p.m. Friday. All ages welcome.

 Conversational French Language Group at 6 p.m. Thursday.

 Fiber Arts Group meets at 10 a.m. Friday to work on needlework projects. “Lunch and Learn: Marine Mammals” will be held at noon Friday.

For more details, contact Andrea Kazilionis at [email protected]


Brick Store Museum hosts historical tour of homes

The Brick Store Museum will host a historical walking tour at noon Saturday at 117 Main St. Participants will learn the history of the homes that line Kennebunk’s Summer Street neighborhood.

The cost is $5 for the public and free for members.

For more details, call 985-4802 or visit www.brickstoremuseum.org.

Patriotic concert benefits missions of Christ Church

A concert featuring patriotic music and a make-your-own ice cream sundae bar will be offered at 3 p.m. Saturday at Christ Church, 6 Dane St.

Proceeds will benefit the missions of Christ Church.

For more information, visit www.christchurchkennebunk.org or call 985-4494.


Frederick Douglass speech will be read at free event

The Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire and Strawbery Banke Museum will hold a public reading of one of the 19th century’s most famous speeches, “What to the Slaves is the Fourth of July?” given by Frederick Douglass in 1852. The reading will take place at noon Tuesday at the Strawbery Banke Museum Visitor’s Center. This event is free.


St. Mary’s Giant Yard Sale begins Saturday morning

The St. Mary’s Giant Yard Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 144 Lincoln St.

For more details, call Treva Masulaitis at 443-5389.


Community Contra Dance includes potluck supper

A Summer Community Contra Dance will be held from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Harraseeket Grange Hall, 13 Elm St.

The evening will begin with a potluck supper. The cost is $6 per person or $15 per family.


Wine and cheese reception celebrates 19 local artists

The Carrabassett Valley Public Library will celebrate the works of 19 local artists with a wine and cheese reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Friday at 3209 Carrabassett Drive No. 3.

For details, call 237-3535.


Author will discuss novel on Quebec-Sanford travels

Author Irene Cote Single will speak at the next meeting of the Waterborough Historical Society at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Grange Hall, 31 West Road.

Single will discuss her novel “Two Countries, Two Women,” based on the journey of her grandmother and great-grandmother from Quebec to Sanford beginning in the late 1800s. For details, contact Jim Carll at 247-5878.


Reading of Declaration of Independence free to public

A public reading of the Declaration of Independence will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the New Gloucester History Barn, at 383 Intervale Road, behind the Town Hall.

The free public event is sponsored by the New Gloucester Historical Society.