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The Challenges & Rewards of Plein Air Painting
Artists’ Reception Kennebunk Room
Thursday, September 3, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Members of the Mainely Painter Artists will exhibit their plein air paintings, September 2-29, in the Kennebunk Room on the lower level of the Library. They will host an Artists’ reception on September 3rd from 5:00-6:30 PM. This exhibit is sponsored by the York Art Association.
“Almost Famous Women”
Thursday, September 3, 7:00 p.m.
Join Megan Mayhew Bergman for a reading from her critically-acclaimed short story collection, “Almost Famous Women”, fictional tales that explore the lives of unforgettable women in history. Megan will discuss where she finds inspiration for her work. Copies of her book will be available for signing and purchase.
The Path to the White House: 2016 and the Rules of the Road
Tuesday, September 8, 7:00 p.m.
Alan Gitelson, Professor of Political Science at Loyola University Chicago, will speak about the long and at times tedious path to the 2016 presidential elections with 16 declared Republican and four declared Democratic candidates seeking the office a full 14 months in advance of election day. He will review the changing political environment which has contributed to this crowded field of candidates including the role of campaign financing, primaries, Super PACs, the media, the debates and other factors that have shaped modern presidential campaigns and elections.
Alzheimer’s Association Volunteer Scribes Program
Wednesday, September 9, 10:00 a.m.
The Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter presents an overview of its programs and services, and introduces its Volunteer Scribes Program, where specially trained University of New Hampshire and Marshwood High School students will interview and write the life stories of those living with early stage dementia. Persons diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or related dementias are being sought as participants to provide meaningful insight about dementia to college students pursuing careers in health care. Potential participants will be screened for eligibility and participation will be completely private and confidential. Advance registration is recommended by contacting Peter Baker at the Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter at 772-0115 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Resource Directory
A family guide to discover enrichment programs and child care opportunities in the greater York area.