The 2017 Calendar of Local Events

This page includes current local events for southern Maine,  

from Kittery to Scarborough. Listings are updated weekly in season. 

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4
Museum Fall Online Auction, all day, Brick Store Museum, 117 Main St., Kennebunk. Continues through October 20. FMI and online link, brickstoremuseum.org.

 

 

From Here to Eternity is being performed at Ogunquit Playhouse, Rte. 1, Ogunquit

Garden Interventions Series, 10 AM to 5 PM, Ogunquit Museum of American Art sculpture gardens, 543 Shore Rd., Ogunquit. This one-day, participatory art installation is by Susan Bickford and is called "Garden Bathing." FMI 646-4909 or ogunquitmuseum.org.

 

Artist Reception, 5:30 to 7:30 PM, Speers Gallery, Kennebunk Library, 112 Main St., Kennebunk. Acrylic and watercolor painter Elizabeth Roper will display her work in an exhibit entitled "Close to Home and Far Away." The event is free and open to the public. Continues during library hours through October 31. FMI 985-2173.

 

"It Is Possible That" Exhibit, Engine, 265 Main St., Biddeford. Artist Allen West creates in textiles such as felt, knitting and weaving. Gallery hours: Wednesday to Friday, 1 to 6 PM, Saturday, 11 AM to 4 PM. Show continues through November 4. FMI 370-9130 or feedtheengine.org.

 

From Here to Eternity, Ogunquit Playhouse, Rte. 1, Ogunquit. Continues to October 29. FMI, show times and tickets, 646-5511.

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5
Last Mother's Beach Walking Tour, 2 PM, meet at Trinity Chapel, Woodland Ave., Kennebunk Beach. Tickets $10/$5. Tour lasts 60 to 90 minutes and covers less than a mile on sidewalks and flat terrain. Sponsored by the Brick Store Museum. FMI and tickets, brickstoremuseum.org.

 

Conversational French Language Group, 6 PM, Wells Public Library, 1434 Post Rd., Wells. An informal way to practice or re-learn French. Group meets weekly. FMI 646-8181 or akazilionis@wellstown.org.

 

Hunter's Moon Hike, 6 to 7:30 PM, Wells Reserve, 342 Laudholm Farm Rd., Wells. $5 for members; $7 for nonmembers. FMI 646-1555 or wellsreserve.org.

 

 

The Leavitt Theatre in Ogunquit hosts

one of the great silent films, Nosferatu,

just in time for Halloween.

Newcomers & Neighbors Club Meeting, 6:30 PM at the Kennebunkport Community House, Temple Street in Kennebunkport. Program about the Great Fire that burned through Maine in October 1947, devastating major parts of the Kennebunks. Long-time Goose Rocks Beach residents Dick Stedman (Kennebunkport Fire Administrator) and Barbara Barwise, and Cynthia Walker, director of the Brick Store Museum, describe what happened. Refreshments will be served. Newcomers & Neighbors is a social club for residents of all ages of Kennebunk, Kennebunkport and Arundel. Guests welcome. FMI www.kptanewcomers.org.

 

First Person Plural Concert, 7 to 9:30 PM, Wells Reserve, Laudholm Farm Rd., Wells. Dana Pearson and Monica Grabin perform folk, blues, country and pop. Members $20, nonmembers $25. FMI 646-1555 or wellsreserve.org.

 

Silent Film Series, 7 PM, Leavitt Theatre, 259 Main St., Rte. One, Ogunquit. Nosferatu (1922) is the original silent film adaptation of Bram Stoker's famous "Dracula" story. Live music with Jeff Rapsis. Tickets $10. FMI 646-3123.

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6
Fiber Arts Group, 10 AM, Wells Public Library, 1434 Post Rd., Wells. Embroidery, crossstitch, weave, quilt, etc. If you create with fiber and it's portable, you're welcome to join this weekly group. FMI 646-8181 or amosey@wellstown.org.

 

Lunch and Learn: Tradition and Excellence: Art and Ogunquit, 1914-1918, noon, Wells Public Library, 1434 Post Rd., Wells. This free event is open to the public and is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Library. The art director from the Ogunquit Museum of American Art will talk about war posters and artwork from OMAA's permanent collection. Bring your own lunch; light refreshments will be provided. FMI 646-8181 or Akazilionis@wellstown.org.

 

Meet the Artists Reception, 5 to 7 PM, Sanford Art Association Gallery, 917 Main St., Sanford (next to City Hall). The theme for this open juried show is "The Colors of Fall." Show runs through October. Gallery hours are: Wednesday through Friday, 9 AM to 4 PM; Saturday, 10 AM to 2 PM; Tuesday by chance or appointment. FMI 490-0543.

 

 

"Leap of Faith," Exhibit of Photographs of Montenegro by Courtney Anne Porter can be seen on Friday, October 6, 5 to 9 PM, Saturday and Sunday,

October 7 and 8, 1 to 4 PM. At the Old White Church, 15 Salmon Falls Road, Buxton.

"Leap of Faith," Exhibit of Photographs of Montenegro by Courtney Anne Porter. Exhibit hours are Friday, October 6, 5 to 9 PM, Saturday and Sunday, October 7 and 8, 1 to 4 PM. The Old White Church, 15 Salmon Falls Road, Buxton. Admission is free; donations are appreciated. 

 

Wine and Cheese Reception with local and regional artists, 5 to 7 PM, Rusty Fly Gallery, 24 Ocean Ave. (upstairs), Kennebunkport. FMI 508-982-5398.

 

11th Annual Elizabeth Dunaway Burnham Memorial Piano Festival, Dunaway Center, School St., Ogunquit. Continues to October 13, Friday and Saturday concerts, 8 PM; Sunday afternoon, student piano recital, 3 PM. FMI ogunquitperformingarts.org.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7
Holiday Open House begins at The Country Peddler Shop, Harbor Rd., Wells. Saturday and Sunday, October 7 and 8, 9 AM to 5 PM; Monday, October 9, 9 AM to noon.

 

Blessing of the Beasts, 10 AM, Budget Box, 2 Bragdon Lane, Kennebunk. Bring your dog, cat, bird or other pet. Please have dogs leashed; other animals in carriers.

 

Gravestone Art of Bartlett Adams (1776–1828), 10 AM, Kennebunk Library, 112 Main St., Kennebunk. The Genealogy Group will host Ron Romano, who will discuss Adams' personal story and show examples of his work. Free admission. FMI 985-2173 or kennebunklibrary.org.

 

 

The gravestone art of Bartlett Adams (1776–1828) is the subject of discussion at the Kennebunk Library on Saturday, October 7.

9th annual “Art at Marrett” Exhibit opens at Marrett House, 40 Ossipee Trail East (Rte. 25), Standish. Presented by Saco River Art League and  Historic New England. Exhibit hours are: Saturday, 10 AM to 4 PM and Sunday, October 8, 10 AM to 2 PM.

 

Author Signing, 10 AM to noon, Fine Print Booksellers, Dock Square, Kennebunkport. Susan Doherty Hannaford will sign copies of A Secret Music, the story of a young man’s quest to become a concert pianist. FMI 207-967 9989.

 

34th Annual Library Craft Fair, 10 AM to 4 PM, Wells Elementary School, Rte. 109, Wells. Continues on October 8, 10 AM to 3 PM. Presented by the Friends of the Wells Public Library. Free admission and parking. FMI 646-8181.

 

Annual Benefit Horse Show, 9 AM to finish, Hollis Equestrian Park, Hollis Center. Fun for all levels of riders. Spectators welcome. FMI mustangrescue.org.

 

Coastal Kitchen Tour, 10 AM to 4 PM, Senior Center at Lower Village, 175 Port Rd., Kennebunk Lower Village. Visit nine homes in the Kennebunks and learn the latest trends in kitchen design. Tickets $35 online or at the center. Proceeds benefit the Senior Center. FMI and tickets seniorcenterkennebunk.org or 967-8514.

 

 

Visit nine homes in the Kennebunks and learn the latest trends in kitchen design during the Coastal Kitchen Tour by the Senior Center at Lower Village.

Transit Day Open House, 10 AM to 5 PM, offers chance to see vehicles not usually on display: rapid transit cars, buses and trackless trolleys. Seashore Trolley Museum, Log Cabin Rd., Kennebunkport. FMI 967-2800 or trolleymuseum.org.

 

Pastel Society of Maine 18th International Juried Show Opening, 5 PM, Brick Store Museum, 117 Main St., Kennebunk. Continues during regular Brick Store Museum hours to November 4. FMI 985-4802 or brickstoremuseum.org.

 

Maine Invitational Art Exhibit "Autumn" Opening Reception, 5 to 7 PM, Arundel Farm Gallery, 76 Arundel Rd., Arundel. Gallery hours: Wednesday through Saturday, 10 AM to 6 PM. Continues through October 21. FMI 561-702-6396 or arundelfarmgallery.com.

 

Family Film Series, 6:30 PM, York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Rd., York. Disney nature film: Born in China is rated G.  FMI 363-2818.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8
BlixxHorses "Autumn Horse," 8 to 10 AM, and 2 to 4 PM, 5 Portage Way, Kennebunk. This is an opportunity to experience horses as they live and interact with each other and their environment. The afternoon will include Jailene Fontaine, animal communicator. FMI 985-1994 or blixxhorses.org.

 

4th Annual Trust Trail Fest and Race for all ages, plus a fun post-race party, Kennebunkport Conservation Trust, 57 Gravelly Brook Rd., Kennebunkport. FMI 967-3465 or info@kctoffice.org.

 

Indoor Benefit Flea Market, 9 AM to 3 PM, Saco Grange, 168 North St., Saco. Old Orchard Beach Community Animal Watch, Lucky Pup Rescue and more will be represented. To  rent a table, $20 for Rescuers; $25 for all others. Donations of pet food and items to sell appreciated. FMI 229-0651.

 

 

Sample chili from more than a dozen local restaurants at the WHEB Chili Cook-Off at Strawbery Banke.

5th Annual Memorial Bridge 5K Race, 10 AM, and 28 Annual WHEB Chili Cook-off, 11:30 AM, Strawbery Banke, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Sample chili from more than a dozen local restaurants. FMI for race registration and cook-off, prescottpark.org.

 

Comedian David Shikes will entertain at the Wells and Ogunquit Senior Center, 300 Post Rd. (Rte. 1), Moody at 3 PM. Doors open at 2 PM. Tickets are $10. For reservations, call 207-646-7775 to visit the Senior Center. Refreshments will be served.

 

Fall Film Series, 3 PM, York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Rd., York. The Founder is rated R for language including sexual references. FMI 363-2818.

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 9
Leaf Peeper Luncheon and Horse-Drawn Hayride, 11 AM to 3 PM, Cape Arundel Cottage Preserve, 1976 Portland Rd., Arundel. Rockin' Horse Stables will take participants on a wagon ride around the property with their Belgian horses. Lunch includes stuffed pumpkin, corn bread and apple crisp. FMI and to register capearundelcottages.com.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10
Book Discussion: 1984, 7 PM, York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Rd., York. Wendy K. Roberts, PhD, Department of Biology at the University of New England will facilitate the discussion as part of an initiative of the National Humanities Alliance. Program is limited to 18 participants and a limited number of books are available at the library. Register at: manyconversations.org/southernmaine1984registration.

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11
Author Talk with children's author Gladys M. Pollard, 11 AM , York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Rd., York. Pollard will discuss her new book, The Tails of Megan, a true story about her dog. Signed copies available for purchase. FMI 363-2818.

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12

 

Enjoy one of the many programs and exhibits at the Ogunquit Museum of American Art, such as the "Lunch and Learn" program taking place on October 6.

State Representative Bob Foley, 6 PM, Wells Library, 1434 Post Rd., Wells. Rep. Foley will answer constituent questions. Free, sponsored by the Friends of the Library. FMI akazilionis@wellstown.org or 646-8181.

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13
Ogunquit Museum of American Art Site Visit, noon, 543 Shore Rd., Ogunquit. This is a continuation of the Lunch and Learn program on October 6, Tradition and Excellence: Art and Ogunquit, 1914-1918. This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Wells Library. Registration is required. FMI and to register 646-8181 or akazilionis@wellstown.org.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14
Rummage Sale,  8 AM to noon, Christ Church, 6 Dane St., Kennebunk. Fall and winter clothing, linens, household items, children's items, fabrics and yarn, craft supplies, books and puzzles and holiday items. FMI 985-4494.

 

Democratic Committee of the Kennebunks and Arundel Meeting, 9 AM, Kennebunk Town Hall, 3rd Floor, One Summer St., Kennebunk. Gubernatorial candidate Mark Eves will make a presentation and answer questions. FMI Tom McClain, 391-5710.

 

33rd Annual HarvestFest and Kidsfest, 9 AM to 4 PM, York Beach. Includes a variety of activities, live bands, bean hole beans and 150 local food vendors, and juried and marketplace crafters from all over the country, plus Kidsfest, horse and wagon rides, pumpkin stroll and more. FMI 363-4422, yorkharvestfest.com.

 

 

This is the season of scarecrows, pumpkins, fairs and festivals throughout southern Maine.

One-Day Oil Painting Workshop with Dan Graziano, 9 AM to 4 PM, River Tree Arts, 35 Western Ave., Kennebunk Lower  Village. $95/$85 members. FMI 967-9120 or rivertreearts.org.

 

History Hike, 10 AM to 1 PM, York Pond and Punkintown Area, South Berwick. Rosanne Adams, president of the Eliot Historical Society will relate the story of Black Will and the shifting attitudes toward race in early York County. This hike is full. Call for the waitlist. FMI 646-3604 or info@gwlt.org.

 

9th Annual New Hampshire Brewfest, noon, grounds of Redhook Ale Brewery, 35 Corporate Dr., Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Three sessions. This is a 21+ event with ID. Special fundraiser for the Prescott Park Arts Festival in partnership with Master Brewers Association of America and WHEB’s The Morning Buzz. FMI and to register, 603-436-2848 or prescottpark.org/event.

 

HarvestFest, 8:30 AM to 3 PM, Waterhouse Center, 51 Main St., Kennebunk. There will be pumpkin carving, bounce houses, crafters and food vendors, a scavenger hunt, rock climbing wall, horse and wagon rides, Kennebunk Twirlers, yoga, sign design, Frinklepod Farm, spray paint art and Kennebunk Library book sale. The parade down Main St. starts at 11:30 AM. Sponsored by the Kennebunk Festival Committee. FMI 985-2102 or downtown@kennebunkmaine.us

 

Gallery Reception with Charles Gruppe, 5 to 7 PM, Wright Gallery, 5 Pier Rd., Cape Porpoise. Appetizers, wine and juice served. Exhibit continues through Saturday, October 28. FMI 967-5053 or thewrightgallery.com.

 

Fire of ’47 Lecture, 7 PM, Kennebunk Town Hall. On the 70th Anniversary of the event, town historian Stephen P. Spofford highlights the 1947 fire that destroyed 200,000 acres of Maine, including the Kennebunks and York County. FMI 985-4802 or brickstoremuseum.org.

 

13th Annual "Oldies Benefit Dance," 7 PM to midnight, Eagles' Hall, 57 Birch St., Biddeford. $10 tickets benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Portland. Only 250 tickets will be sold. Dance to the music of the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s with Oldies 'R' Us. There will be a dance contest, trivia questions, oldies videos and door prizes donated by area businesses. FMI and tickets, 284-4692.

 

 

Don't miss the Fire of ’47 Lecture, Saturday, October 14, at 7 PM, Kennebunk Town Hall. On the 70th Anniversary of the event,

town historian Stephen P. Spofford highlights the 1947 fire that destroyed 200,000 acres of Maine, including the Kennebunks and York County.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15
Concert by the Hanz Araki Band (traditional Irish music), 3 to 5 PM, West Kennebunk United Methodist Church, 160 Alfred Rd., West Kennebunk. Admission at the door by donation, suggested is $15; $10 youth and seniors; family maximum of $35. Part of the "Concerts in West K" series.

 

Fall Film Series, 3 PM, York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Rd., York. The Big Sick rated PG-13 for strong language. FMI 363-2818.

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17
York County Audubon Program, "The Art of Science: Building a Field Guide," 7 to 8:30 PM, Mather Auditorium, Wells Reserve at Laudholm,  342 Laudholm Farm Rd., Wells. National Geographic's Jonathan Aldefer will give an inside look at how a birding field guide was brought to press. Free with site admission. Refreshment served before the program. FMI yorkcountyaudubon.org or their Facebook page.

 

Author Talk with Crystal Kent, 7 PM, York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Rd., York. Kent will discuss her book Harvest Maine: Autumn Traditions and Fall Flavors. Signed copies will be available for purchase.  FMI 363-2818.

 

Monthly Poetry Evening, 7 PM, York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Rd., York. The round table format is facilitated by Priscilla Cookson. Prompt is "serpent." FMI 363-2818.

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19
Spooky Movie (PG) Matinee and Craft, 3 PM, free.  Kennebunk Free Library, 112 Main St., Kennebunk. FMI www.KennebunkLibrary.org. 

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20

 

HarvestFest in Kennebunk includes many activities you family will enjoy.

14th Annual OgunquitFest, 9 AM to 4 PM, Ogunquit. Scarecrow contest, classic car show, ghost stories and tours, wagon rides, pumpkin and cookie decorating, storytelling, costume parade, high heel race, crafts show under the tents at the beach, scavenger hunt and more. Continues to October 22, 10 AM to 3 PM. Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. FMI 646-2939 or visitogunquit.org.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21

14th HarvestFest 2017, 8 AM to 2:30 PM, events and activities take place in downtown Kennebunk. Includes parade, pancake breakfast, crafters, pumpkin carving contest and much more. Sponsored by the festival committee. FMI kennebunkmaine.us.


Pumpkin Harvest Festival, 11 AM to 4 PM, Main St., Saco. Festivities will include a Rock-Paper-Scissors Contest, hayrides, pumpkin carving, costume contest, a Maker's Fair, local dance troupe performances, bed races, local business exhibits featuring crafts and games for children and much more. FMI Saco Main St. 286-3546 or sacomainstreet.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22
Pasco Lecture with Timothy Hollister, 2 PM, Graves Library, 18 Maine St., Kennebunkport. Hollister is the author of Not So Fast: Parenting Your Teen Through the Dangers of Driving and His Father Still. He is an environmental attorney and an advocate for safer teen driving. The lecture is free and is sponsored by the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation, Kennebunk Savings Bank and the Graves Library Snack Team. Refreshments served. FMI 967-2778.

 

Fall Film Series, 3 PM, York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Rd., York. The Zookeeper is rated PG-13. FMI 363-2818.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24
Author Talk with Katherine Mayfield, 7 PM, York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Rd., York. Mayfield will discuss her book The Meandering Muse: Uncommon Views of Everyday Things. Signed copies available for purchase. FMI 363-2818.

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25
13th Annual York County Go Red for Women Event, 4:30 PM, registration and auction; 5:30 PM, breakout educational session; 6 PM dinner, Nonantum Resort, 95 Ocean Ave., Kennebunkport. Tickets $85. Sponsors include Norway Savings Bank, Stonewall Kitchen, Bangor Savings, Garrett Pillsbury, Kennebunk Savings, SIS Bank and Southern Maine Health Care. FMI and to register, Katie Rooks, 289-2388 or katie.rooks@heart.org.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28

 

The All Souls' Walk is a narrated walk to Hope Cemetery to visit graves and hear the stories of Kennebunk residents over the last three centuries.

All Souls’ Walk, noon to 3 PM, Brick Store Museum, 117 Main St., Kennebunk. Narrated walk to Hope Cemetery to visit graves and hear the stories of Kennebunk residents over the last three centuries. Family-friendly event. Tours last one hour with the last tour departing at 3 PM. $10 or $30 per family. FMI 985-4802 or brickstoremuseum.org.

 

Silent Film Series, 7 PM, Leavitt Theatre, 259 Main St., Rte. One, Ogunquit. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1921) starring John Barrymore. Live music with Jeff Rapsis. Tickets $10. FMI 646-3123.

 

"Villain: DeBlanks," 7:30 to 9 PM, Saco River Theatre, 29 Salmon Falls Rd., Buxton. Billy Mitchell’s fill-in-the-blanks comedy. Tickets are $25 for adults; $22 for seniors and students. Reservations advised. Call 207-929-6476 or visit www.sacorivertheatre.org.


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29
Trolley-ween, 10 AM to 5 PM, Seashore Trolley Museum, Log Cabin Rd., Kennebunkport. Special treats for kids on closing day of the museum's regular season.

 

500-Year Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation Concert, 4 PM; Bratwurst Supper, 5:30 PM, Christ Church, 6 Dane St., Kennebunk. Suggested donation for both $20, seniors/students $15, children free; concert only $15/$10; supper only $10/$7. All donations are welcome and help support the church's missions with immigrants, refugees, battered women, impoverished children, addiction recovery, the hungry and the homeless. FMI 985-4494 or christchurchkennebunk.org.

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3
Artisan and Craft Fair, noon to 6 PM, Springvale Public Library, 443 Main St., Springvale. Festivities include a silent auction, crafts and art works, food and books for sale. Free admission. Five and seven foot tables or spaces are available to rent at $17/$20, plus a product donation. FMI 324-4624 or springvalelibrary.org.

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4
St. David's Annual Harvest Fair, 9 AM to 2 PM. St. David's Church, 138 York St. (Rte. 1 south), Kennebunk. Includes 30 theme baskets for a raffle, silent auction, bake sale, homemade chicken pot pies, gluten-free treats, homemade jams and jellies, a table of treasures, jewelry table, wreath sales, handmade treasurers table, lunch of soups and sandwiches donated by five area restaurants. FMI 985-3073.

 

 

The League of Maine Crafts Show, in Wells Junior High School, features New England artisans selling Jewelry, pottery, soaps and more. Pottery above is by Cathy Cantara.

34th Annual League of Maine Craft Show, 10 AM to 4 PM, Wells Junior High School, 1470 Post Rd. (Rte. One), Wells. Maine and New England artists and craftsmen will sell jewelry, pottery, photography, soaps, clothing and accessories, candles, woodcrafts, fiber arts, handcrafted specialty foods and more. There will be live music with Carolyn Currie whose CDs will be available for purchase during the show. Beach Dawgs Cafe will provide a hot menu in the school lobby. Parking and admission are free. Continues November 5, same hours. FMI 646-5172 or summersolsticecraftshows.com.

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8
Paint Night, 6 to 8 PM, Atlantic Hall, Cape Porpoise. Barbara Lisa will teach. $30 includes all supplies, instructions and your own autumn landscape on canvas. Space is limited. FMI and to register, Pat Smith at 967-1357 or patscape@gmail.com.

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11
Fall Concert with Portland Trumpet Ensemble, 3 PM, Christ Church, 6 Dane St., Kennebunk. Suggested donation $15, seniors/students $10, children and Veterans free. All donations are welcome and help support the church's missions with immigrants, refugees, battered women, impoverished children, addiction recovery, the hungry and the homeless. FMI 985-4494 or christchurchkennebunk.org.

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13
The Seacoast Garden Club will hold its annual open meeting on Monday, November 13, in the Community House, Temple Street, Kennebunkport. The Community House opens at 9:30 AM; a business meeting begins at 10 AM; a light brunch will be served at 10:30 AM. The program will begin at 11:30 AM with a presentation by stonewall builder, teacher and author Kevin Gardner, who will speak about what is unique in New England’s use of stone. The public is welcome for the meeting, brunch and presentation. The Seacoast Garden Club emphasizes educational programs in horticulture and design, supports conservation programs and participates in the beautification of local landscapes. Club members maintain several local public gardens and have liaisons with the local school community. New members are always welcome. FMI contact Elsa van Bergen at ejvanbergen2@gmail.com.

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