Lakes Region Calendar – 12/5


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Dec. 5-21: Schoolhouse Arts Center presents “A Christmas Story.” Tickets are $14 for adults and $12 for seniors and students. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sundays. The center is located at 16 Richville Road (Route 114) in Standish, just north of the intersection of Route 114 and Route 35. For reservations, call 642-3743 or log onto

Saturday, Dec. 6: The Christmas Open House at the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals runs 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Come meet the horses and enjoy complimentary refreshments, holiday treats, raffles and MSSPA merchandise. Free activities include a kids’ stall and sleigh rides. Christmas trees will also be available for sale. For more information, visit or call 892-3040.

Dec. 6: The Maple Grove Grange No. 148 in Sebago is holding a Santa’s Workshop featuring kids-only shopping with all items 25 cents-$1. In conjunction with breakfast with Santa by Sebago Elementary School Student Council and Sebago Lions Club. The event takes place at the Sebago Town Hall, 406 Bridgton Road (Route 107), from 8-11 a.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 10: The Bridgton Caregiver Support Group will meet from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Bridgton Community Center. Respite care is available while the group meets. Call 647-8143 by Dec. 9 if you would like respite care. Call Lori Campbell at Southern Maine Agency on Aging, 1-800-427-7411, ext. 540, with any questions.

Saturday, Dec. 13: Holiday Craft Fair at the Schoolhouse Arts Center is from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Everything from Scentsys, jewelry, antiques and holiday center pieces. The center is at 16 Richville Road (Route 114) in Standish, just north of the intersection of Route 114 and Route 35.


• Do you need health insurance? Do you need to re-enroll in the health coverage you now have? The open enrollment period for purchasing health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) runs through Feb. 15. Amy March, certified Navigator, will answer your questions and/or help you apply at the Bridgton Community Center. Call 452-2493. Her help is free, confidential, and impartial.

• Kiwanis Club of Standish holds dinner/meetings every Wednesday at 40 Kiwanis Beach Road, Standish. Social time 6 p.m. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Guest speakers vary. Kid-friendly. For more information and reservations call 642-2088 or go to Guests welcome.