Inside Stadish


Dog park fundraisers

The Standish Dog Park Committee will hold two fundraisers for the park in the coming weeks.

The first will be Thursday, Feb. 28, at UNOs Pizzeria and Grill at the Maine Mall. Up to 20 percent of the day’s dine-in and take-out sales will be donated.

The second will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, March 14, 5-8 p.m. at Texas Roadhouse in Scarborough. Ten percent of all food sales, including gift card sales, will be donated. There also will be a raffle for a Dinner for Two certificate and other prizes.

Bring a paper or digital event ticket to both fundraisers to support the dog park. Paper tickets are available at the Standish Municipal Center, and digital tickets are available on Standish Community Dog Park Facebook page. For more information, call 642-2875 or email [email protected]

Gardening presentation

The Wildridge Garden Club will host a free presentation on vegetable gardening and companion plants by Julee Applegarth at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, at the Standish Municipal Center.

Mom/daughter sportsfest

The Standish Recreation Department is hosting a night of sports for mothers and daughters from 6-7:30 p.m. at George E. Jack School. A variety of sports and games will be played including floor hockey, dodgeball, tag and obstacle courses. Be sure to wear athletic clothes and sneakers and bring a water bottle. The cost is $10 per child. For more information and to register, visit

Two Bears lecture

Davina Two Bears will speak on “Researching My Heritage: Navajo Archaeology and the Old Leupp Boarding School” from 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at Viola George Auditorium at Saint Joseph’s College.

Two Bears will explore the early history of the boarding school based on her research, which includes interviews with Navajo elders and archival records. In particular, the lecture will focus on the educational experience of students who attended the boarding school and how the school survived 20th century federal assimilationist policies. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Davina Two Bears will deliver a lecture March 13 at Saint Joseph’s College.