Wednesday, Sept. 22
Cub Scout signup, 6-8 p.m., First Congregational Church, Black Point Road, Scarborough. Boys in grades 1-5 eligible. For more information, call 883-1746.
Thursday, Sept. 23
Baby Time, story time at Branch Library of South Portland Public Library. Songs, rhymes, finger plays and bounces for babies up to 18 months old. Free and open to the public. Session 1 (10:30-10:55 a.m.) and Session 2 (11-11:25 a.m.). For more information, call 775-1835.
Friday, Sept. 24
Story time, at Main Library of South Portland Public Library. Ages 1-2 (10:30-10:55 a.m.) and 3-5 (11-11:30 a.m.). For more information, call 767-7660.
Saturday, Sept. 25
The Scarborough Police Department, in conjunction with Drug Enforcement Administration, will be holding a “Drug Take Back” event, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the rear parking lot of the Scarborough Police Department, 246 Route 1, Scarborough. This national event’s goal is to safely dispose of expired or unwanted prescription drugs. Improper disposal of these medications can lead to contamination of our water supply and those meds that aren’t disposed of often lead to accidental poisoning, overdose or abuse. There is no charge for this service and it is open to everyone. For more information go to www.dea.gov or contact Officer Joe Giacomantonio at 730-4315.
Bean hole baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m., Blue Point Congregational Church, 236 Pine Point Road, Scarborough. Adults, $6; children under 12, $3. Menu includes two kinds of baked beans, hot dogs, mac and cheese, cole slaw, biscuits and desserts. Proceeds go to outreach at church. For more information, call 883-6540.
Sunday, Sept. 26
Scarborough farmers market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., lower high school parking lot behind Town Hall. For more information, e-mail [email protected]
Tuesday, Sept. 28
Preschool story time, at Branch Library of South Portland Public Library, 10:30-11 a.m. Stories, songs and rhymes for ages 3-5. For more information, call 775-1835.
Wednesday, Sept. 29
Representatives of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and the State Planning Office will hold a public forum 6-9 p.m. at South Portland High School on proposed updates to federal flood hazard maps. FEMA is proposing updates to the maps, which may affect a homeowners’ necessity to purchase flood insurance, and could also restrict development opportunities.
Orleans, performs at The Landing at Pine Point, 353 Pine Point Road, Scarborough, 8 p.m., $25-$30, thelandingatpinepoint.com, 774-4527.
Free class on college funding, 6:30 p.m. at South Portland Community Center. The class is for parents of any age children who want to understand the college financial aid process at both public and private colleges. For parents of elementary and middle school students, the class includes investment strategies that can help minimize a family’s expected contribution.
Toddler story time, at Branch Library of South Portland Public Library. Stories, songs and rhymes for ages 1-2 (10:30-10:55 a.m. and 11-11:25 a.m.). For more information, call 775-1835.
Thursday, Sept. 30
Baby Time, story time at Branch Library of South Portland Public Library. Stories, songs and rhymes for ages up to 18 months (10:30-10:55 a.m. and 11-11:25 a.m.). For more information, call 775-1835.
Friday, Oct. 1
Story time, at Main Library of South Portland Public Library. For ages 1-2 (10:30-10:55 a.m.) and 3-5 (11-11:25 a.m.). For more information, call 767-7660.
Saturday, Oct. 2
Morrison Center, will host its second “25 cent yard sale” in the multi purpose room of the Center at 60 Chamberlain Road, Scarborough, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Shop early for great deals on clothing, small appliances, decorating articles, jewelry, toys, sports equipment and more. Donated items are appreciated and may be dropped off at the center every Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., through Oct. 2. Morrison Center is a nonprofit organization that supports children and adults with multiple disabilites. For information, call 883-6680.
DreamTide Farm, a certified organic medicinal herb farm in Scarborough, will host guest presenter Karyn Sanders, master herbalist and co-founder of Blue Otter School of Herbal Medicine of Northern California, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., on Native American energetic healing and animal medicine. $175. For more information go to www.mainelyherbs.com or e-mail [email protected]
A fall fair, and bottle drive will be held 9 a.m.-2p.m. at the Scarborough Free Baptist Church at 55 Mussey Road, Scarborough. Featuring a yard sale, craft sale, a cookie walk and a bottle drive. The proceeds from the bottle drive will benefit SFBC’s food pantry, which serves individuals and families in this community every week. If you don’t have any returnables, the church will also accept donations of non-perishable food and toiletry items. For more information call 883-2336.
The Fort Williams Charitable Foundation is sponsoring a walk in Fort Williams Park at 10 a.m. that will be guided by Joel Eastman and Dick Kurtz. The rain date is the following Saturday, Oct. 9, at 10 a.m. The walk will highlight the military history of Fort Williams Park and the proposed engineering feasibility study of Battery Blair. Eastman is a well-known historian who conducts walking tours of Casco Bay’s many historic coastal defenses. The FWCF invites anyone who is interested in Fort Williams history to join the tour, which will meet at Battery Blair (directly opposite the Light House) at 10:00. Parking is available next to the Battery. Voluntary donations accepted.
Lobster dinner, 5-6 p.m., at the Lions clubhouse, the former Bowery Beach Schoolhouse, off Two Lights Road, Cape Elizabeth. Lobsters, sweet corn, potato, and blueberry cake. $13 for one lobster and $19 for two lobsters. Call Sonja at 767-2079 by Sept. 26 to reserve your lobster(s). Proceeds will benefit local charities and global blindness prevention.
Tuesday, Oct. 5
The Scarborough Economic Development Corporation will hold its 25th Annual Meeting Celebration at The Landing at Pine Point, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Guest speaker is former Gov. Angus King. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. RSVP by Sept. 14 by calling 883-4893 or e-mailing [email protected] For information on becoming an event sponsor, call 883-4893.
Girl Scouts of Maine will be hosting a parent information and registration meeting in Scarborough at 7 p.m. at First Congregational Church Vestry, 167 Black Point Road. Girls and adults are invited to attend the meeting to find out about the many different and fun ways today’s girls are participating in Girl Scouting and how the programs and activities inspire them to reach their personal best. Participants will also learn about the flexible options and benefits of becoming a Girl Scout volunteer. For information on Girl Scouts or to volunteer, call 1-888-922-4763 or visit www.girlscoutsofmaine.org.
Saturday, Oct. 9
Vintage Love Sale, featuring vintage clothing with a focus on vintage Halloween costumes, will take place 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at RISE gallery, 864 Broadway, South Portland. The sale will be in the backyard to the left of the RISE through the parking lot. Rain date: Oct. 10. For more information, call 318-5906.
To be included in the calendar, send event information 10 days in advance to [email protected]