Events – Portland Press Herald

The historical society organizes the Heritage Day
The Arundel Historical Society will be holding its eighth annual Heritage Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Society’s North Chapel Common on Route 111.
This community celebration focuses on the rural history and legacy of the people of Arundel. There will be farm animals, antique engines in operation, spinning and weaving, historical exhibits and a “souvenir tent”.
The 3rd Maine Infantry Co. will provide a Civil War Encampment, demonstrating the living history of early 1860s life. Craftsmen will be there with a nice variety of crafts and the day will include games / activities for the kids. as well as music and food. There will be an apple pie pastry contest (registration deadline noon).

Mini-golf tournament to raise funds for victims of human trafficking
Help survivors of human trafficking by playing a round of mini-golf for the CourageLIVES Mini Golf Benefit from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Raptor Falls Mini Golf & Ice Cream, 1912 Route 1, Arundel, or at Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf, 70 1st St., in Old Orchard Beach.
CourageLIVES is Maine’s premier residential treatment program for survivors of sex trafficking, as well as a shelter for women 18 and older. The program provides food, clothing, shelter and counseling to residents, and includes an awareness program for women who live elsewhere. The program now serves more than 125 human trafficking survivors and their families each year in many counties in Maine.
For more details, visit

Players present ‘Black Coffee’ over two weekends
Freeport Players will present Agatha Christie’s “Black Coffee” for a two-weekend run at the Freeport Performing Arts Center at 30 Holbrook St. Performances will be at 7:39 pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and again September 24-26 , at 2 p.m. on both Sundays.
To get tickets to this Hercule Poirot murder mystery, go to The cost is $ 20 for adults and $ 10 for those 18 and under. Masks are compulsory for all spectators.

Group presents lecture by former NSA employee
The Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO) will begin its new season of speaker programs at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Brick Store Museum’s program center at 4 Dane Street.
Dr Thomas Willeman will lead a conference on the National Security Agency (NSA). He was an employee and entrepreneur for the agency and will share some ideas.
The meeting is open to the public. There will be a question period after the presentation.

The library schedules a series of events
The Wells Public Library will host the following events this week at 1434 Post Road:
This week’s teens craft will feature a DIY Washi Tape Dry Erase Board at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. All supplies will be provided.
Mother Goose Storytime will meet at 10:30 a.m. Monday. Children aged 24 months and under and their guardians are invited to participate in lap activities, nursery rhymes, songs and finger games.
Adult programs will include a musical performance, titled “Songs and Their Stories” by vibraphonist Rich Araldi at 6.30pm Tuesday. And the French-speaking group will meet at 6.30 p.m. on Thursday for an informal approach to practicing or relearning French in person and also via Zoom. Email Cindy at [email protected] for a Zoom invitation.
For more information, please contact Cindy Appleby at [email protected] or call the library at 646-8181.

Contemporary art exhibition ends on Saturday
The community is invited to an exhibition of contemporary realism art at the Maine Art Gallery at 15 Warren St. ending at 4 p.m. Saturday.
The works were created by artists Paul Brown, Carolyn Gabbe, Seaver Leslie, Winslow Myers, Mat O’Donnell, Daphne Pulsifer, Douglas Smith and Susan Toby White.
For more details, visit and Facebook at Maine Art Gallery Wiscasset.

Sale of books planned on the library lawn
The Springvale Public Library will be holding a book sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday on the library lawn at 443 Main Street.
There will be plenty of great deals to be found on all types of books and puzzles. There will be live music on both days.

Register now for the Rotary Golf Tournament
The Bridgton-Lake Area Rotary Club is accepting registrations for its 12th annual golf tournament on Saturday at the Bridgton Highland Country Club at 379 Highland Road.
Registration and refreshments will begin at 8 a.m., followed by a shotgun departure at 9 a.m.
The tournament includes 18 holes of golf with cart, gift bag, barbecue lunch and rewards. The cost is $ 100 per player. Walkers are welcome.
For more details, visit

Linguistic exchange start fall classes
The language exchange will celebrate the start of language classes, workshops and cultural events with an outdoor social gathering from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Fort Allen Park Gazebo on the East Promenade.
Those interested in community, languages ​​and foreign cultures are encouraged to stop by to enjoy good company, practice speaking a dozen languages, meet our instructors, learn about our programs, ask questions and get evaluated. their level.
Those wishing to take classes this fall will have until Sunday to take advantage of the 10% early bird discount, but registrations will last the entire month or until classes are full. Class sizes are limited to 10 and some classes will fill up quickly with returning students.
The fall session will begin at the end of September with courses in Modern Standard Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish at beginner to advanced levels.
For more details, visit

Trucking for Kids Saturday Convoy
The 23rd Annual Maine Trucking for Kids Convoy will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Scarborough Downs, with lines 8 to 11 a.m. The convoy leaves at noon.
The event will feature a truck display, food, driver competition, 50/50 raffles, and 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Touch-a-Truck time for kids.
Profits will be donated to Camp Sunshine and Camp Postcard.
For details, call Jim Costa at 420-1816 or donate at

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