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The Blue Point Congregational Church in Scarborough is holding a benefit concert to support efforts to save its historic Austin organ.

Garden club making bows

The Scarborough Garden Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, in the recreation hall at the Hillcrest Retirement Community off Route 1. The program will be a greens and bow-making workshop. All are invited to attend. Call 510-1371 for more information.

Buy Local group sets annual meeting

The Buy Local Scarborough group will hold its annual meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, at Camp Ketcha. The event features food, live music and oor prizes. The event is free and open to the public. See www.scarboroughbuylocal.com for more information.

The group’s mission is to support locally owned, independent businesses in order to maintain the town’s ommunity character, to provide continuing opportunities for entrepreneurs and to build a sustainable local economy.

Track club offers Turkey Trot 5K

The Maine Track Club will hold its 48th annual Turkey Trot 5K at 9 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, in Cape Elizabeth. Race proceeds will benefit the Wayside Food Programs. The event starts at Cape Elizabeth High School and ends at the middle school on Scott Dyer Road. Runners are also encouraged to bring donations of non-perishable foods. Call 799-3649, to register, volunteer or for more information.

Library offers family matinee

The Scarborough Public Library is offering a matinee showing of the family-friendly movie “Finding Dory” at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 25. The event is free and open to the public, with popcorn and beverages on offer. The film is rated G and runs 1 hour and 45 minutes. See www.scarboroughlibrary.org or call 883-4723 for more information.

The Blue Point Congregational Church in Scarborough is holding a benefit concert to support efforts to save its historic Austin organ.

The Scarborough Garden Club is holding a greens and bow making workshop on Nov. 17.

Enjoy the family-friendly film, “Finding Dory,” at the Scarborough Public Library on Nov. 25.

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