The next Greater Portland Chapter of the Maine Genealogical Society meeting will be held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at LDS Church, 29 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth. Ron Romano will speak about Bartlett Adams, stone cutter.
Congregation Bet Ha’am, a reform Jewish synagogue at 81 Westbrook St. in South Portland, will welcome Rabbi Deborah Prinz, author of “Jews on the Chocolate Trail” for the annual Bernstein Scholar-in-Residence program and book signing. The public is welcome to join the events on Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2,.
Runners still looking for a spot at the start line of the sold-out TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race can secure a bib from Good Shepherd Food Bank, the race’s 2015 race beneficiary, in exchange for fundraising.
Christie Gillies, a ninth-grade student from Cape Elizabeth has been awarded a Disney Friends for Change Youth Grant through Youth Service America. The grant will support Gillies in leading a community service project. Gillies is one of 125 children and teens across the country who were awarded grants to lead projects that make a positive, lasting change in the world.
Registration is open for the 11th annual Captain Christopher S. Cash Memorial 5K/3 mile Walk, also known as the Run For Cash 5K, to be held Saturday, June 27 in Old Orchard Beach. Register at www.runforcash.org. The first 300 registrants receive a free T-shirt.