Open house

AUGUSTA – Maine Greyhound Placement Service, 249 Old Belgrade Road, will host its annual spring open house and reunion at the Adoption Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 13 and 14. The public is invited to attend, along with all greyhounds and their people.

It will be an opportunity for everyone to learn about plans to build a clinic that will meet the needs of greyhounds in the state. It is designed also to serve the needs of all animals throughout the area with an after-hours emergency animal clinic.

Activities will include door prizes, doggie spa, nail trimming, kennel tours, pet massage, pet communicator, dog wear, resale table, silent auction, raffles, food court, games, heartworm and tick screening, microchipping, quilt raffle ticket sales and vendors. For more information, call 207-626-2893.

YMCA camp

WINTHROP – The YMCA Camp of Maine, Route 135, East Winthrop, will celebrate 91 years of camping this year. Since 1915, the summer resident camp has been serving boys and girls, ages 8 to 15.

Campers select from major program offerings such as aquatics, sports, arts and crafts, and outdoor camping. Campers can enroll for one to eight weeks. The Y camp also offers several older teen programs in leadership and out-of-camp trips.

It also offers a day camp experience for up to eight weeks, beginning June 26. Before- and after-care is provided for parents of working families.

The camp will host open houses from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays, May 7 and June 4. For more information, call 395-4200 or visit

Living history

SOUTH PORTLAND – Re-enactors from Company A, 3rd Maine Regiment Volunteer Infantry will be encamped on the grounds of Portland Harbor Museum between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday, May 21.

Company A is a nonprofit educational and living history organization dedicated to preserving the memory of Maine’s role in the American Civil War. Through living history demonstrations, battle reenactments and educational presentations, members demonstrate what life was like for Maine soldiers and civilians during the Civil War years.

Company A will hoist the colors at the museum at 10 a.m. and engage in the typical activities of a Civil War regiment throughout the day, including inspection, drills, marching and bayonet practice.

Portland Harbor Museum is located on the waterfront. For more information, contact the museum office at 799-6337 or visit www.portland

Attorney to speak

PORTLAND – When W. Mark Felt, aka Deep Throat, decided to reveal his identity to the public, he did not go it alone.

His identity was released in a Vanity Fair article written by his lawyer, John D. O’Connor, who is also the co-author of Felt’s recently released book, “A G-Man’s Life.”

O’Connor will give a lecture, “Bring Down A Presidential Administration and You’ll Need a Good Lawyer,” from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, in the University of Southern Maine Hannaford Lecture Hall, Abromson Community Education Center, Bedford Street.

A 5:30 p.m. reception will precede the lecture. Tickets are $10 public and $5 seniors/students.

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