Coaches vs. Cancer
week will raise funds
This week, May 16-21, is Coaches vs. Cancer week in Maine with all funds raised going to the American Cancer Society. Many athletic teams at area high schools will be holding fundraisers in support of this effort, including the lacrosse team at South Portland High School, the baseball team at Scarborough High School and the tennis and baseball teams at Cape Elizabeth High School. See www.coaches.acsevents.org/me for more information, including how you can help.
The goal of the week is increase cancer awareness and promote healthy living among students, faculty, school staff, sports fans and the community at large.
‘The Seagull’ adaptation
opens at Mad Horse
“Stupid F**king Bird,” an adaptation of Anton Chekov’s play, “The Seagull,” will open at The Mad Horse Theatre in South Portland on Thursday, May 19, at 7:30 p.m.
The play runs through June 5 with show times at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $20 for adults and $17 for seniors and students. See www.madhorse.com or call the box office at 747-4148 to order tickets or for more information.
The show, written by Aaron Posner, provides an irreverent, contemporary and funny remix of Chekhov’s “The Seagull,” while telling the age-old story of the battle between young and old and past and present in the search of the true meaning of it all.
‘The Wild Party’
The last show of the season, “The Wild Party,” opens at the Portland Players in South Portland on Friday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m. This musical is set in the roaring 1920s at an apartment in Manhattan where the tenants, players on vaudeville decide to throw a party to end all parties.
Show times are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m., through June 5. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and $15 for students with ID. See www.portlandplayers.org or call 799-7337 to order tickets or for more information.
slated at Mahoney
The South Portland Robotics program is sponsoring an electronic waste collection day on Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at Mahoney Middle School. Accepted items include TVs, game systems, digital cameras, cell phones, DVD players, CD players, keyboards and microwaves, among others.
Unacceptable items include large appliances, such as refrigerators, freezers washing machines water heaters and batteres. A minimum donation between $5 and $20 is requested depending on the item. See www.riotcrew.org for more information.
Christine Morgan’s works
on display at Cape library
The Thomas Memorial Library in Cape Elizabeth is hosting an exhibit by local artist Christine Morgan now through May 31. The exhibit features original, abstract expressionistic seascape and sunset oil paintings on wood panel and canvas. All works are for sale. See www.thomasmemoriallibrary.org for more information. Exhibit is free and open to the public during regular library hours.
Cape Boy Scouts
seek new members
Boy Scouts Troop 30 in Cape Elizabeth is open to boys 11 and up and meets each Wednesday night at 7 p.m. New members are being sought for the fall. Call AJ at 799-1277, Moe at 799-8830 or Steve at 799-1763. for more information. The boys learn valuable life skills while having a wonderful time.
This painting, “Into the Pool,” by Christine Morgan is one of several pieces now on exhibit at the Thomas Memorial Library in Cape Elizabeth.