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Spring Film Series
Sunday, May 1 at 3:00 p.m.
New Jersey police lieutenant, Laurel Hester (Julianne Moore), and her registered domestic partner, Stacie Andree (Ellen Page), both battle to secure Hester’s pension benefits when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer. With its share of thrills, miscarriages of justice, and outright denial of the right to love who one wants, this film is carried by strong lead performances by Moore and Page. Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements, language and sexuality. 103 minutes.
Monday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m.
Candidates Night, sponsored by York Weekly, is an opportunity for residents to meet candidates running for town office and hear their positions on key issues. York Weekly Editor Jennifer Feals will moderate. For more information or to submit questions for the candidates, call The Weekly at 207-985-5901or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, May 3 at 10:30 a.m.
The Book Talk by Mary Behnke will be on “And Then All Hell Broke Loose” by Richard Engel, the Chief Foreign Correspondent, NBC News. The new book is a record of Engel’s twenty years covering the Middle East. It has been called, “an unsparing and riveting account (which) captures the Middle East as it spiraled from dictatorships to civil wars to barbaric terrorism to anarchy. (He takes) the reader into combat zones as well as halls of power …and offers a compelling account of two decades that have changed the world”.
Lawns to Lobsters
Tuesday, May 3 at7:00 p.m.
Come learn about the Lawns to Lobsters sustainable lawn care. Ryan Coite will inform you about lawn care practices designed to create a healthy good looking, low maintenance yard. Mr. Coite is the York Parks and Recreation Supervisor. He is responsible for maintaining all the beautiful parks and open space in York, in a way that respects and benefits the environment. All attendees receive access to the printed materials showing proper yard care techniques, and a laminated “Good Bugs and Bad Bugs” card for New England.
Community Open Mic Poetry Night
Thursday May 5 at 7:00 p.m.
Celebrate Poetry and the Winners of our Teen Poetry Contest! Please join us for our second annual Community Open Mic Poetry Night to share, discuss and listen to poetry. Poetry by a local author, (perhaps one of your own) or your favorite poet; all are welcome. Invited guest readers are Frank Wallace, Janie Gendron and Sandell Morse. The award winning teen poets will also be reading from their work. No pre-registration required. There will be a sign in sheet at the door.
Alvin & the Chipmunks Road Chip
Saturday, May 7 at 6:30 p.m.
Through a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in New York City…and dump them. They have three days to get to him and stop the proposal, saving themselves not only from losing Dave but possibly from gaining a terrible stepbrother. Rated PG for some mild rude humor. 92 minutes.
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