Gorham notes – 10/26


‘Is he Dead’

on GHS stage

Gorham High School Drama is presenting the comedy “Is He Dead?” adapted by David Ives based on the play by Mark Twain.

The play centers on a starving young artist and his group of eclectic friends in Paris, France. Jean-Francois Millet, a young painter of genius, is in love with Marie Leroux but in debt to a villainous picture-dealer, Bastien Andre. Andre forecloses on Millet, threatening debtor’s prison unless Marie marries him. Millet realizes that the only way he can pay his debts and keep Marie from marrying Andre is to die, as it is only dead painters who achieve fame and fortune. Millet fakes his death and prospers, all while passing himself off as his own sister, the Widow Tillou. Now a rich “widow,” he must find a way to get out of a dress, return to life, and marry Marie.

“Is He Dead?” features seniors Adam Bourgault, Katelyn DiLorenzo, Nathaniel Dombek, Lincoln Gray, Quincy Owens, Joshua Plummer, Ellyn Touchette and Lia Van de Krol; juniors Lucia Alexandrin, Max McNally, Kristin Nelson, Forrest Plaisted; and sophomores Jacob Clowes, Eric Deluca, Joe Lambert and Collin Young.

Performances are in the McCormack Performing Arts Center at the high school, 41 Morrill Ave., on Nov.11, 12, 18 and 19 at 7:30 pm. There will be one Sunday matinee on Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $6 for general admission and $4 for students and seniors and will be available at the door.

Entrepreneur launches North Star Stagers

After many years of designing and redesigning for close friends and family members as well as her own spaces, Sally Bolstridge of Gorham is helping others transform their spaces.

Her company, North Star Stagers, offers on-site consultation services, home staging services for homes preparing to be listed, or for those already on the market; redesign services and organizing services.In addition, Bolstridge has 14 years of experience as a professional Feng Shui consultant, and also provides holiday decorating, shopping services and in-home cleaning.

For more information, contact Bolstridge at 653-8896 or email sallybolstridge@maine.rr.com or visit the website at www.northstarstagers.com.

Honor society inducts Cutter

Megan Cutter of Gorham was recently inducted as a member of the Delta Epsilon Sigma National Honor Society at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine.

Cutter is a senior exercise science major and captain of the women’s lacrosse team. She has volunteered at a local food pantry and at the Dempsey Challenge. Following graduation, she plans to become a physical therapist.

Lifechurch hosting kids Halloween

Lifechurch, 8 Elkins Road (off New Portland Road), is sponsoring a safe Halloween for kids 6-7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31.

The event in the parking lot features tons of candy and a hayride. Everything is free.

For more information, call the church at 839-6354.

Seniors invited

The Lakes Region Senior Center, 40 Acorn St., Gorham, is open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays.

The center is located in the former Little Falls School. For more information, e-mail the center at lakesregion50@gmail.com or contact Glenn Lynds at 893-9088 or drop by and check it out.