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Gorham Rec Dept. to Hold Tree Lighting

GORHAM, ME (November 9, 2022) — Join the Gorham Rec Dept. for the tree lighting on Sunday, November 27th. Reindeer Games, Food Trucks & Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus will arrive to magically light the tree!  Three yummy food trucks will join us at Robie Park @ 3pm: Fred’s Fried Dough, Maine-ly Meatballs,  and P B and Me.

We are super excited for the Light Parade which kicks off at 4:30 at Noonan’s and makes its way up Main Street and over to Robie Park!

Gorham’s BML Hosts Maine Author Josh Gauthier

Join us to hear author Josh Gauthier! Josh is a Maine-based writer and playwright focusing primarily on speculative fiction. He earned an MFA in creative writing from the University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast Program where he concentrated on popular fiction. During the day, Josh works as a librarian. In his free time, he can be found reading, watching movies, gaming, and drinking too much coffee in order to sustain his dual caffeine-writing habit.

More about Land of Outcasts: A world-weary gunslinger. A snarky battle unicorn. A new job at the edge of the known world. What could go wrong? Eli and his battle-unicorn partner, Sasha, hope to be forgotten in the expansive swampland known as The Green. When a woman offers them a job, it seems like the perfect payday to tide them over. However, even if they survive The Green, completing their job and finding a way to go home will be no easy task. What’s a pair of mercenaries to do when faced with a dire situation and no good choices? Something stupid, probably.

Bar Mills Community Church Holding Christmas Market Place

BUXTON, ME (November 1, 2022) — We at Bar Mills Community Church have many more beautiful handmade items for the Christmas Marketplace this year. As usual we will have a great selection of fresh greens to decorate your home, a wide variety of baked goods-cookies, breads, pies and candy to satisfy your taste buds. Don’t forget to pick up a couple of jars of Wanda’s Wonderful Homemade Pickles. There will also be plenty of handcrafted gift ideas for your family, friends and even your pets.

 FMI: visit our website: www.barmillscommunitychurch.org  or visit us on Facebook or contact Judy 929-5555.

Friday, December 2nd  4:00 pm to 7:00 pm                   

Saturday, December 3rd 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Bar Mills Community Church, 13 Hermit Thrush Drive, Buxton, Maine 04093

We look forward to seeing our old friends and to meeting new friends.

Operation Ray of Light to Hold Gear and Christmas Craft Sale

WINDHAM, ME (November 1, 2022) — On Saturday, November 19, 2022 from 9am to 2pm, Operation Ray of Light will be at Lowe’s North Windham for a fundraiser and information sharing opportunity. We will not only have all of our excellent t-shirts, hats and hoodies, but we will also have homemade wreaths and crafts for your holiday season.
Come on down and support Operation Ray of Light.

Veterans can also come down and learn about our programming for veterans and families, including coffee and conversation, trims for troops program and our recreational family ice fishing programming as well as many other programs.

Updates from the Gorham Town Manager’s Office

GORHAM, ME (November 4, 2022) – The following are updates from the Town Manager’s Office:

Invitation to Help Shape the Work of the Gorham Economic Development Corporation

The Gorham Economic Development Corporation (GEDC) invites folks to take a survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Gorham_BRandE2022 that will help guide the efforts of the GEDC going forward.

Villages Master Plan Meeting #2

All are invited to join the next Villages Master Plan public meeting and engagement event on November 29, 2022 from 6 to 7:30pm via Zoom. See the attached flyer for details. Register to attend at https://bit.ly/villagesmeeting2.

Mission of Hope Clothes Closet Offers Free Clothes

GORHAM, ME (November 1, 2022) — The Mission of Hope Clothes Closet is located at the Cressey Road United Methodist Church at 81 Cressey Road & Route 25. We offer FREE clothes of all kinds and sizes to those in need. Feel free to drop by. We are open from 9 AM to 12 noon on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month. If you have an emergency, you can call 839-3111.

1st Annual Blood Drive at The Enclave!

Shake Up Your Holiday Tradition by giving blood this November! So many have been recently impacted by natural events and could use YOUR donation of blood today to help our our fellow humans. Please consider donating.

Westbrook-Gorham Rotary Seeking Donations to End Polio

GORHAM, ME (October 19, 2022) — Thank you Gorham Public Safety for recognizing World Polio Day!! If you would like to donate to Rotary’s efforts to End Polio Now, go to wgrotary.org.

Donations made through our website will be double matched (up to $500 total). All funds will be sent to the Rotary Foundation’s Polio Eradication Initiative and will be double matched by the Gates Foundation. Your $10 becomes $60. Let’s make sure this disease never cripples another child.

Gorham’s Skolfield Sports Performance to Hold Performance Testing Night

GORHAM, ME (October 27, 2022) — How High Can You Jump? How Fast Are You. Want to find out?

Sign up for the Skolfield Sports Performance “Performance Testing Night” on Thursday, November 10th at 6pm. The performance test include the tests we perform as part of our athlete evaluation process that evaluates sprinting, jumping, agility, power (vertical, horizontal, and rotational), and strength. Come find out what your strengths and weaknesses are in our state of the art sports performance training center. The event is free and will be attended by our current clients as well.

You must be at least 13 years old to attend. Current and returning clients are reminded to sign up as well to measure your progress. Feel free to bring a friend and/or teammate.

Look forward to seeing you there and registration is available at https://forms.gle/bze9LTeycKDj97rw5


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