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Kennebunkport’s Dock Square. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.gokennebunks.com. • The Catie Curtis Benefit Concert takes place on June 10 from 7:30-10:30 p.m. at 205 Maine St., Biddeford. The concert will host 2006 Boston Music Awards winner, folksinger and songwriter, and Saco native Catie Curtis performing music to raise funds for the Heart of Biddeford’s programs and services. For more information, visit www.heartofbiddeford. org. • Chamber After Hours will take place on June 10 from 5-7 p.m. at the White Columns in Kennebunkport. This event is cohosted by the Kennebunk Rotary Club. The event will include socializing, food, drinks, door prizes, and a 50/50 raffle. Entry costs $5 for members and $10 for non-members. For more information, call 967-0857 or visit www. gokennebunks.com. • The third annual Paddle Battle takes place on June 10, from 1-5 p.m., at The Nonantum Resort, 95 Ocean Ave., Kennebunkport. The paddle festival is fun for all ages and levels. Participants can enter kayaks, canoes, stand-up paddle boards, surfboards, and any non-motorized vessels to race up the Kennebunk River. Others can watch. After, there is an outdoor barbecue with drinks and live music on the back lawn. For more details visit www.paddlebattlekport.com or call 967-4050. • The 22nd annual Chamber Music Festival will take place June 10-17 at the Dunaway Center, 23 School St., Ogunquit. The Boston Chamber Music returns for the 17th year. On Friday June 17 Porland String Quartet will play. For more information, visit ogunquitperformingarts.org. Ticket costs may vary. • Christian’s Lifeguard Dash at the Main Ogunquit Beach on Beach Street will take place June 11 at 10 a.m., rain or shine. All proceeds will go to the Christian Lumenello Memorial Scholarship Fund to help young people become Red Cross certified lifeguards. For more information and to register, visit the website www.
christianslifeguarddash.com. • The 33nd La Kermesse Franco-Americaine festival is set for June 16-19 at the St. Louis Field on the corner of Prospect and West streets. There will be rides and a petting zoo for children, live entertainment, food, fireworks on Saturday and much, much more. For more information, visit www. lakermessefestival.com. • LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival will be held from June 1719, with various locations around Kennebunk, Kennebunkport and Arundel. For more information, visit www.gokennebunks.com. • The Cotton and Cod Concert takes place on June 17, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Brick Store Museum on 117 Main St. in Kennebunk. Monica Grabin will tell the story of the cotton and cod industries through song and story in a “Singing History” performance as part of LAUNCH! festivities. For more information visit www.brickstoremuseum.org. • The Biddeford Ball takes place on June 18 from 7-11:59 p.m. at the Pepperell Center on 40 Main St. in Biddeford. For more information, go to www.suger.me/ ball/ or call 284-8520. • The Point of Light Gala will take place Monday June 20 at The Colony Hotel, 140 Ocean Ave. in Kennebunkport. There are cocktails and appetizers from 5:30-7 p.m. and the live auction Point of Light award is from 7-9 p.m. Tickets for the dinner are $100 and can be purchased online at georgebushcelebritygolf.org. The George H.W. Bush Cape Arundel Celebrity Classic features 27 teams vying for the championship on the historic Cape Arundel Golf Club in Kennebunkport. This year’s classic is set for June 23. For more information, visit georgebushcelebritygolf.org, call 229-3866 or go to the Facebook page. • The Saco Sidewalk Arts Festival will take place Saturday, June 25, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. More than 150 artists, photographers and fine craftspeople will once again transform Main Street Saco and Pepperell Square into a giant outdoor art gallery. Information is available at www. sacospirit.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or 286-3546.
• The 11th annual Capt. Christopher S. Cash Memorial 5K and 2.5 Mile Walk is scheduled for June 25. The Kid’s Fun Run is at 7:45 a.m. The 5K begins at 8:30 a.m., with the walk stepping off at 8:35 a.m. Start and finish at E. Emerson Cummings Boulevard., behind the Old Orchard Beach Police Station. All proceeds benefit the Capt. Christopher S. Cash Memorial Scholarship Fund. For more information, call 934-2360 or go to www.runforcash.org. • The 16th annual Wells Antique Show and Sale will take place on June 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wells Reserve at Laudholm, Laudholm Farm Road, Wells. For more information, contact (800) 641-6908 or goosefare@ gwi.net. • KennebunkKennebunkport-Arundel Chamber of Commerce’s annual Golf Tournament will kick off at noon on June 27 at Webhannet Golf Course in Kennebunk. For more information, call 967-0857 or email info@gokennebunks. com.
• The Wells Concert Series takes place July 2 to Aug. 27 at 6:30 p.m. All concerts are free and held at Hope Hobbs Gazebo at Harbor Park, 331 Harbor Road, Wells. Spectators may bring blankets, chairs and picnics. On July 2 they will feature the Strafford Wind Symphony. For more information, call 646-2451 or visit www.wellschamber.org. • The second of four School Around Us craft fairs will be held on July 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Green in Kennebunkport. For more information, visit www. gokennebunks.com. • Kennebunk Old Home Week takes place July 2. It’s a time when the town is celebrating its past, present, and future. Family events include a local artists and craftsmen show, farmers’ market, family traditions parade, musical performances, local history displays, sporting events, carnival games, petting zoo, Rotary Club chicken barbecue, antique auto show and much more. • The School Around Us will
hold a craft fair on July 2 at the Kennebunkport Town Green. Admission is free. • Music on Main Street, hosted by Biddeford Savings, is a lunchtime summer concert series in the park adjacent to the bank at 254 Main St. in Biddeford. The free concerts take place on Thursdays, July 18 to Aug. 1, with a kickoff on Wednesday, July 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ned’s Bakes and BBQs will provide a barbecue lunch for $5 with all the proceeds from the lunch sales going to local charities. Kids at Play perform on July 3. • In observance of Independence Day, there will be fireworks at Number One Pond in Sanford at dusk on July 3. Before the fireworks, there will be a water-ski show on Number One Pond. Check with Sanford Parks and Recreation Department for more details. • The 30th annual Family Sand Sculpture Competition in Ocean Park is scheduled for Friday, July 3, from 3-6 p.m. The competition takes place on the beach between Randall and Ancona avenues, and families can register at the Ocean Park Association Office or at the site on the day of the competition. • Fourth of July in Ocean Park kicks off with the Bike Parade at 9 a.m. at the rec hall. Pre-registration will be the week of June 27 at the rec hall, or register at 8 a.m. at the hall on the Fourth. Kids can bring their decorated bikes for the parade and judging. Prizes will be awarded during the band concert following the parade. An art show and sale sponsored by Saco Bay Artists on the library lawn will run all day, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. At 10 a.m., the 65th annual Independence Day Community Parade begins, which will be followed by the Ocean Park Band concert at The Bell Tower at 10:45 a.m. Winners of the bicycle contest and sandcastle competition will also be announced. • The City of Sanford’s Independence Day Parade steps off at 10 a.m., July 4 on Main Street. • Fourth of July fireworks in Ogunquit will be on the main beach. • See Events, Page 9