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Anthology reading

The Lowry’s Lodge Poetry series continues at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at Continuum for Creativity, 863 Main St., Westbrook.

The poetry reading features “Three Nations Anthology: Native, Canadian and New England writers.”

Jim Donnelly and Anna Wrobel are hosts. Refreshments will be served and a $4 donation for the program is suggested.

Maguire honored

Kelly Maguire, a  Westbrook High School graduate, earned an engraved bronze medallionas a distinguished finalist for Maine in the 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.

The award was presented on June 7 during senior class night at the high school.

Maguire led an initiative that raised more than $1,000 toward the education of a boy in Zimbabwe by working with a charitable organization selling as many bracelets as possible in two weeks, a press release said.

Park concert series

Westbrook’s free summer concert series at Riverbank Park gets underway from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27, with the Westbrook City Band.

The series continues on Wednesdays through Aug. 22. Shows postponed because of weather will go on the following evening.

WHS class of ’78 reminder

Westbrook High School class of 1978 will hold its 40th reunion from 7-11 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, at the Stockhouse Restaurant, 506 Main St., Westbrook.

Cost is $20 per person.  For more information, contact Sandie (Hatt) Rogers at slrogers@myfairpoint.net  or 892-9463.

Philip Andresen makes friends with a kitten at an Idexx campus adoption event June 6. Representatives from the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland, HART, Animal Welfare Society and Maine Greyhound Placement Service participated. Pet adoption fees were waived as a benefit to employees of the Westbrook company.