Events

Outdoor Summer Movie Series at Bug Light Park

The South Portland-Cape Elizabeth Community Chamber and the City of South Portland  have teamed up to host a series of outdoor movie events at Bug Light Park this summer.

The Bug Light Summer Movie Series will kick off on Thursday, July 11 and take place every other Thursday through August 22.  Each movie event is free and open to the public.

“Come enjoy movies under the stars, by the sea at beautiful Bug Light Park.  We’re hoping to make this a new summer tradition, one that people will look back on with fond memories for years to come.” stated SPCE Community Chamber President Linda Cohen.
• July 11- “Take Me Out to the Ballgame Night”!  Our featured movie will be “The Sandlot” which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. 

• July 25-  “Superhero Night” with Disney favorite, “The Incredibles”

• August 8-  “Classic Summer Movie Night” with the Indiana Jones favorite, “Raiders of the Lost Ark”

Running in the Rain at the Vermont City Marathon

Running in the Rain at the Vermont City Marathon

The weather in Burlington, Vermont Sunday was dreadful. A steady downpour and a chilly wind, but that didn’t deter the thousands of people lined up to run or watch the KeyBank Vermont City Marathon and Relay. About 8000 runners participated in the 25th annual 26.2 mile race — around 3,200 full-course runners and 4,800 relay runners. Read more...

Memory Café

Memory Café

 

Ken Capron is an intelligent man. I got that right away when we met recently. His gaze was strong and focused and he was quick and articulate when he answered my questions. I only knew he had dementia because he told me ahead of time. I had the same experience with Donna Beveridge. Since her diagnosis, she’s even become an accomplished artist and is chronicling her life with dementia in watercolor.

Kids bowl free at Big 20 Bowling Center

Kids bowl free at Big 20 Bowling Center

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Big 20 Bowling Center 382 US Route 1Scarborough, ME, 04074(207) 883-2131 

Theater of War

Theater of War

 

Does Sunscreen Prevent Malignant Melanoma?

Does Sunscreen Prevent Malignant Melanoma?

This past Monday was Melanoma Monday — an awareness campaign developed by the American Academy of Dermatology — so I decided to update a post I wrote last year about protecting your skin from the sun. I also checked in with Mike Cushman, who was diagnosed with malignant melanoma in 2010. At the end of the post, you’ll find a list of upcoming free skin cancer screenings in Southern Maine. Read more.