Activities – Portland Press Herald7 min read
Planet Affairs Council president to speak
The next meeting of AFIO (Affiliation of Former Intelligence Officers) will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Brick Store Museum Program Middle at 4 Dane St.
Colonel (Ret.) William Corridor, who is the president of the World Affairs Council of Maine, will handle the topic of “Eastern Europe 30 Decades Just after the Tumble of the Soviet Union.”
A U.S. intelligence officer in Asia and Europe for 18 a long time, Corridor will explore the Berlin Wall and its following outcomes such as democratic capitalism under our leadership, Germany’s motion towards reunification, and modifications in the Soviet Republics and satellite regions. He will involve what was predicted, what basically transpired, and wherever we are now.
The communicate is open up to the community.
Mid-week concert options Dana Pearson, Mark Gunter
Kennebunkport Historic Society’s Mid-7 days Songs Concert will attribute a functionality by Dana Pearson and Mark Gunter from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at The City Home Faculty, 135 North St.
Pearson and Gunter will be joined by singer Janet Wentworth and drummer Ron Breton for a concert of original compositions.
Tickets are $15. This BYOB function is for those 21 and more mature. Masks are required.
For tickets, go to eventbrite.com/e/mid-7 days-music-concert-primary-compositions-tickets-196602201477.
Memoir writer to share guidelines on writing yours
Katherine Mayfield, creator of the memoir “The Box of Daughter,” will provides recommendations on how to generate your personal memoir at 1 p.m. Saturday at The City Residence School, 135 North St.
This lecture will contain information and facts on the unique elements of producing memoir – these as theme, “characters,” level of see, and reflection – as perfectly as lawful issues and a quick overview of publishing solutions. The lecture will involve handouts and an possibility for queries and responses. Cost is $8. For tickets, go to eventbrite.com/e/how-to-produce-your-memoir-lecture-tickets-199276550527?aff=erelpanelorg.
Goldfarb communicate to dispel myths about beavers
York County Audubon will current the on-line discuss “Partnering with Beavers to Recover the Planet” with Ben Goldfarb at 7 p.m. Tuesday by using Zoom.
Goldfarb is an award-profitable environmental journalist and speaker. His current book “Eager: The Stunning Secret Daily life of Beavers and Why They Matter” reveals that our modern plan of what a nutritious landscape appears to be like like and how it capabilities is erroneous, distorted by the fur trade that once trapped out thousands and thousands of beavers from North America’s lakes and rivers.
His dialogue will reveal the advantages to birds and wildlife that are probable when we coexist with this crucial if occasionally difficult species.
The speak is no cost but progress registration is demanded by heading to yorkcountyaudubon.org, and clicking on the link to acquire a confirmation electronic mail to go to the conference.
Reception Sunday to present pottery will work
An opening reception to present the pottery works of artisans Sheridan Cutworth and Elaine Fuller will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at The Red Door Pottery Studio, found at 44 Federal government St.
Cutworth and Fuller are the recipients of the 2021 Maine Craft Counsel Grant. Their distinctive pottery will be on sale, along with the performs of Fuller’s state-of-the-art students.
The present and sale continues through Dec. 24, with a exclusive Holiday break Open Dwelling weekend from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 26, 27 and 28.
For much more details, simply call Elaine at 439-5671 or go to reddoorpottery.com.
Community sector hosting three out of doors events
The Kittery Local community Marketplace will host three festive outside gatherings from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. Sunday and all over again Dec. 5 and 19 at 10 Shapleigh Road.
These occasions will contain reside audio, particular guests, warm drinks, fresh new create, geared up food items, balsam wreaths, all pure soaps & skincare goods, and knife and resource sharpening.
Many of the area’s very best artisans will market their wares during this European-themed holiday getaway outside winter season market.
For young children, there will be the Kid’s Electricity of Create method as a scavenger hunt and prizes.
Library film cluhonors Native American Heritage Month
The Friday Film Club is observing Native American Heritage Month with movie selections that concentration on the preservation of Native American methods. The club will keep an online meeting at 4 p.m. Friday on Zoom to focus on the movies “Gather” (2020) and “Te Ata” (2016). Those people movies must be viewed prior to the dialogue.
Email [email protected] for info about how to view the films and to ask for a Zoom url to take part in the dialogue.
New customers are welcome to be part of in the dialogue. Locate more info at librarycamden.org.
Honest on faucet Saturday at Free of charge Baptist Church
The East Otisfield Absolutely free Baptist Church will host its annual Church Reasonable from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 231 Rayville Highway, off Route 121.
The sale will include things like wreaths, handmade crafts and residence-baked goodies as effectively as baked beans and soup to go. There also will be attic treasures and Rada cutlery.
Encounter masks will be demanded.
Parish to hold yearly Xmas Truthful Saturday
Parish of the Holy Savior will hold its yearly Christmas Truthful from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the St. Athanasius & St. John Parish Hall, 126 Maine Ave.
There will be income of knitted merchandise, homemade crafts, baked goods, and a Chinese auction. Raffle tickets will be sold and drawn on internet site.
There also will be gross sales of refreshing Xmas wreaths out there for pre-orders by calling 364-4556. A sizzling turkey sandwich lunch will be served commencing at 10:30 a.m. as dine in or choose out, with pre-orders also taken.
Individuals who desire to donate handmade crafts or knitted products, or to volunteer for the reasonable ought to phone the parish office environment at 364-4556.
Crafts, baked goods, lunch at church’s Xmas Honest
The West Gorham Union Church will keep its Christmas Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 190 Ossipee Trail.
The sale will contain craft tables baked goods, beans to go and a great deal additional. Also on tap: a raffle for a quilt or a $100 reward card to Pit End Gasoline and a basket comprehensive of goodies.
Luncheon goods will be marketed like fish chowder, sandwiches, sweets and drinks.
Group to unveil new name, logo at digital party
New Hope for Women will unveil a new name and symbol through a live digital party to be held at midday Tuesday through Zoom. Pursuing a information from Gov. Mills, the organization’s executive director will be joined by its top advocates to discuss why the alter was manufactured and how the new name will assist make a increased affect on community communities.
A number of of the organization’s local community companions are also envisioned to focus on the essential purpose collaboration performs in furnishing help and schooling to people in Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox and Waldo counties who are impacted by domestic abuse.
Subsequent the presentation, associates of the media are invited to inquire inquiries of the live panel of presenters.
The occasion will be broadcast dwell on the organization’s Facebook page or go to https://us02internet.zoom.us/j/84300653326.
Museum taking signal-ups for calls to Santa, Mrs. Claus
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be paying the getaway time up at the North Pole once more this calendar year, but the Children’s Discovery Museum in Waterville is coordinating calls in between children and North Pole’s first couple.
Phone calls get position above Zoom and very last 5-7 min. Each and every little one who participates will obtain 1 cost-free storybook, courtesy of the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce, Marden’s, and Sappi. To indication up and pick out a time slot for your youngster, go to https://calendly.com/kringleville/zoom-call-with-santa?month=2021-12.
Competition of Trees opens this weekend
The Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce’s two-7 days Competition of the Trees party opens this week, with viewing several hours of 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday this 7 days, and again Nov. 25, 26 and 27 at The Elm, at 21 University Ave.
Admission is $2. Raffle tickets for shown trees will be offered, with winners picked at 5 p.m. Nov. 28.
Sign up for United Way on the web for The Fantastic Charity Auction
United Way is web hosting its Fantastic Charity Auction on the net this 12 months, and all are inspired to test out the products up for bid. Objects this yr consist of “bucket list” ordeals like sky diving, pontoon boat rides, Stanley Steamer journey, boudoir image sessions and a lot more. Click on the url at https://airauctioneer.com/the-great-charity-auction/preview.
The auction closes at 6 p.m. Saturday.
The Good Charity Auction is a signature fundraiser for United Way. Proceeds aid fund programs such as Foods on Wheels Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Products and services and The Hope Fund. United Way is still accepting donations for this year’s auction by contacting Lisa Laflin at 778-5048 or electronic mail [email protected]
For much more aspects, go to uwtva.org or simply call 778-5048.
Good arts and crafts present at Mallett Hall
The 22nd Yearly Bradbury Mountain Arts Holiday Demonstrate and Sale of Fine Arts and Crafts will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Mallett Hall, 429 Hallowell Highway/Route 9.
Functions include things like painting, images, print-generating, ceramics, fiber arts, metallic do the job and much more. All artists are vaccinated masks are required for entry. This celebration is totally free and handicap obtainable.
For far more particulars, connect with 232-7177, or go to facebook.com/bradburymountainarts.