2016-08-17 / Community Calendar

Friday, Aug. 19

A book reading by local author Kimberly Sue McLaughlin, hosted by the Acton-Shapleigh Historical Society, 122 Emery Mills Road (Route 109) will take place at 6 p.m. McLaughlin will read excerpts from her memoir “Come Running When I Call,” which was a finalist for the Next Generation Indie Book Awards. There will be photos and mementos of her life on display. Light refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Acton-Shapleigh Historical Society at actonshapleigh@gmail.com.

A Hi/Lo Tech Printmaking Studio workshop for ages 8 to 80 will be hosted by the nonprofit arts organization Engine and led by Maker-in-Residence Wade Warman. The workshop will run 1-5 p.m. on Friday and again on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at Engine, 128 Main St., Biddeford. Cost is $10 for each session; scholarships are available.

Dr. Amanda Demetri-Lewis, breast radiologist, and Dr. Erron Kinsler, OB/GYN, will provide free 3D mammograms and PAP screenings from 1-4 p.m. at York Hospital Breast Care, 15 Hospital Drive, York. Mammograms will be provided at no cost to women over 40 or who are high risk. Cervical health (PAP) screenings will be available to women ages 21 to 65. Appointments are necessary and can be made by calling 351-2037. Free transportation is available. For more information, visit yorkhospital.com or call 351.2385.

A medieval dinner banquet with a play will be held at the Nasson Community Center’s Little Theater in Springvale, put on by Creative Liberty Entertainment and Green Path Catering, and sponsored by SIS Bank. The play, accompanying a three-course meal, will be “Merlin’s Tale Of King Arthur,” starting at 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 20. Advanced reservations are required. Tickets are $35 per person. This will be a family-friendly event, though there is some medieval combat. Tickets can be ordered online at creativelibertyentertainment.com. For more information, call 324-6020 or email creativelibertyentertainment@gmail.com.

The 50th anniversary of the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge will take place at refuge headquarters in Wells from 10 a.m. to noon. Activities will include guided walks on the Carson Trail, face-painting, trivia, arts and crafts and demonstrations. Parking will be limited. Additional parking is located across Route 9 on Riverbend Road.

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