Professional stylist and owner of Betsy’s Salon and Spa, Betsy Varian, will teach hair braiding techniques on April 27 at 3:30 p.m. The workshop is free, open to students in grades 6 through 12 and will be held in Patten Free Library’s Community Room. Pre-registration is required; space is limited.
On Earth Day, Saturday at 4 p.m., Gulf of Maine Books at 134 Maine St., Brunswick will host author Brooke Williams, reading from his new book “Open Midnight — Where Ancestors & Wilderness Meet.”
As part of the One Book One Community initiative, Curtis Memorial Library will host author Deepak Singh on Sunday at 1 p.m.
On April 24 beginning at 6:30 p.m. author Mark Peterson will speak on his e-book “Your Life, Your Death, Your Choice: How to Have Your Voice to the End of Your Life” at the Freeport Community Library.
Tickets for Maine State Music Theatre’s 2017 season will go on sale at midnight on April 26.
The Boothbay Railway Village is gearing up for its 52nd season, and the nonprofit museum needs the help of volunteers to make history move for visitors. During two work before the season starts, volunteers can learn something new, share their passion for history with others and make new friends in the process.
ARIES Mar. 21 - Apr. 20
You need to buckle down for the time being and get your health in check, Aries. Change your diet to one that includes more foods that supply a healthy boost of energy.
TAURUS Apr. 21 - May 21
DEAR ABBY: More than 10,000 baby boomers in the U.S. turn 65 every day, and enter the “age of risk” for Alzheimer’s disease. I have witnessed the devastating effects of this disease in my work as a neurologist, as a clinical researcher, and sadly, in my own family.
The Bowdoin International Music Festival has announced its 2017 Fellows. The Fellowship Program is a fully-funded opportunity for 17 advanced musicians at the beginning of their music careers. Fellows will perform alongside faculty and guest artists in the festival’s concert series and work with these artists to enhance technical and interpretive skills.
Tails will be wagging and hands will be clapping when Johnny Peers and the Muttville Comix take the stage at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, located at 804 Washington St. in Bath on Saturday at 2 p.m.
Roman Josi scored twice, Pekka Rinne had 30 saves and the Nashville Predators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 on Thursday night to complete a surprising sweep of the Western Conference’s top seed.