2016-08-19 / Community Calendar

Saturday, Aug. 20

A ham and bean supper and art show featuring work by the Trailblazers Tuesday Art Group will be held at the Trail Blazers Family Club, 102 Bills Lane, Wells, from 4-6 p.m. Cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children. Take-out is available. For more information, call 337-0663.

A community yard sale will be held at the Kennebunk Free Library from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on KFL’s front lawn. Proceeds will benefit the library. The Kennebunk Free Library is located at 112 Main St. For more information, call 985-2173 or visit kennebunklibrary.org.

KUMA Fitness & Leadership will hold a free community family event at 959 Portland Road, Saco, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The day includes a scavenger hunt, light refreshments and one-day-only special offers. The first 10 people to sign up at the open house will get free registration and a karate uniform. A session in which kids can break a board and earn their white belt in a 20-minute confidence-building workshop will be held at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. The event is for children who attend C.K. Burns, Fairfield or Young schools in Saco or Jameson, or Loranger in Old Orchard Beach, as well as their parents, families and friends. For more information, call 331-5431, visit SacoAfterSchool.com or email afterschool@kumamaine.com.

A quilt show hosted by Evergreen Quilters will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. David’s Episcopal Church, 138 York St. (Route 1), Kennebunk. The show will feature members’ quilts, antique quilts, raffles, handcrafted items for sale, demonstrations and vendors. Admission is $5; lunch is available for $6. For more information, weebitfarm@roadrunner.com.

The Jumbo Circus Peanuts Band will perform as part of the Wells Summer Concert Series at 6:30 p.m. at Wells Harbor Park, Hope Hobbs Gazebo. The band performs New Orleans-style pop, funk, swing, rhythm and blues, and soul. For more information, visit jumbocircuspeanuts.com or wellstown.org/concerts, call June Messier at 646-5596 or e-mail Doug Erskine at dougerskine@maine.rr.com.

Sunday, Aug. 21

Mt. Zion summer camp meetings begin Sunday, and will carry on through Aug. 28 at 12 Mt. Zion Way in Wells. Meetings begin at 7 p.m. each night, and will be led by speakers Denis Dunne from Ireland and Mark Dunfee from New Jersey. On Wednesday, there will be music and a fundraiser, “As the Spirit Calls.” All are welcome. For more information, contact E.T. Courtney at 475-6316 or stcourtney@yahoo.com.

“The Home Road” by filmmaker Tonya Shevenell will be shown at 1:30 p.m. at the Shaker Museum, 118 Shaker Hill Road, Alfred. The film is about Shevenell’s father’s trek of nearly 200 miles from Canada to Biddeford, becoming the first French Canadian immigrant to settle permanently in Biddeford. For more information, visit alfredshakermuseum.org.

Monday, August 22

A training for new kidworkers will be held by Caring Unlimited from 6-9 p.m. at Caring Unlimited’s Sanford Resource Center. Kidworkers are people who provide free, safe, on-site child care during support and education groups. Applications are currently being accepted for the upcoming training, with many open positions in Biddeford, Kittery and Sanford. To learn more or to apply to join Caring Unlimited as a volunteer, visit caring-unlimited.org or call Betsy at 490-3227, ext. 102.

Nick Wallace, a classical guitarist from Gorham, will perform at the First Congregational Church of Kennebunkport, 141 North St., at 7 p.m. Admission is free. Donations may be made to the Hook Organ Restoration Fund.

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