Westbrook Notes


Public safety open house

The Westbrook Public Safety team is opening up its doors to the community on Saturday, April 14, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at 570 Main St.

The event features an opportunity to tour the building, view police and fire equipment, and see demonstrations by the police and fire departments. “It is also an opportunity for you to meet those who serve and protect you, and to ask questions and express concerns,” an announcement said.

Light snacks and beverages will be served. “We hope to see on the 14th,” the announcement said.

Senior citizens to dine

Westbrook Senior Citizens will be served a meal when the group meets at noon on April 16 in the community center, 426 Bridge St.

The menu includes baked haddock, salad, potato, carrots and lemon pie.

Sparks’ Ark of New Gloucester, a wildlife animal expert, will entertain.

The seniors are planning a couple trips. The group will travel to Montreal in Quebec, Canada, leaving July 10 for four days and three nights. Costs for the hotel, motorcoach transportation, four meals and a tour director are $809 for double occupancy and $1,109, single occupancy.

The seniors are planning an 11-day trip to Alaska, leaving Wednesday, Sept. 5. A $900 down payment is due now with registration and the remainder is due Friday, June 1.

For more information about the trips, call 8564-2705 or 883-5046.

Woman’s club meet ‘n eat

Westbrook Woman’s Club will be served a turkey dinner when it meets at noon on Tuesday, April 17, at Westbrook-Warren Congregational Church, 810 Main St.

Cost is $12 per person and reservations are required by calling Linda Morris at 797-5610 by April 13.

The meal precedes the regular meeting at 1 p.m. and is followed by the annual meeting when new officers and directors are installed.

District art show

Westbrook Woman’s Club will host the Maine Federation of Women’s Clubs District 1 Art Show on Saturday, April 21, at Westbrook-Warren Congregational Church, 810 Main St.

Those attending will include winning art students from Brunswick, Gorham, Research Club of Limerick, 21 Club of Kezar Falls, and Westbrook Woman’s Club.

Judges will pick three top winners and their number one selection will go to the state convention.

A light lunch costing $10 per person will be served. For more information or lunch reservations, call Norma Manning at 615-8831 by Saturday, April 14.

St. Hyacinth’s blood drive

The Westbrook Knights of Columbus Council 2219 is sponsoring an American Red Cross Blood drive Friday, April 20, at St. Hyacinth’s Church Hall (St Anthony Parish) on Brown Street from 1- 6 p.m.

Poetry reading

Lowry’s Lodge is hosting an open reading for National Poetry Month at 7 p.m on Saturday, April 21, at Continuum for Creativity, 863 Main St., Westbrook.

The event includes light fare and a $4 donation is suggested.