Northern School Notebook: Nov. 2
Oscar Wilde play opens
Nov. 4 at Falmouth High
FALMOUTH — The Theatre Company at Falmouth High School presents "The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious People," by Oscar Wilde beginning Thursday, Nov. 4.
Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, Friday, Nov. 5, and Saturday, Nov. 6; and at 4 p.m., Sunday Nov. 7.
The performances will be held at the Falmouth High School Theater, 74 Woodville Road. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors and will be available at the door.
For more information, please visit falmouthschools.org/theatre.
Falmouth hosts benefit
concert on Nov. 13
FALMOUTH — The Falmouth High School Key Club is hosting a multicultural benefit concert, "Our Global Beat," at Falmouth High School Theater at 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 13.
The concert will benefit three organizations: Fur Cultural Revival, a nonprofit committed to broadening awareness of the genocide in Darfur and preserving the Fur tribal culture; Habitat for Humanity Haiti; and UNICEF's Disaster Fund for Flood Relief in Pakistan.
An uplifting afternoon featuring songs of international unity will be performed by the multi-generational Family Folk Chorale of Boston, along with special guests, international children's chorus, Pihcintu, and the Malika Traditional African Dancers.
Falmouth High School musicians, Lee Larson and Xander Nelson of Phantom Companion and Tess Wrobleski will also join the stage.
Tickets are available at the door for $10 for adults, and $8 for students and children.
For more information, please contact Holly MacEwan, Falmouth Public Schools Service Learning Coordinator, at 781-7429 ext. 413.
Freeport hosts alternative
learning program night
FREEPORT — Freeport High School is hosting its 10th annual Informational Night on alternative summer / semester / year / gap year programs on Monday, Nov. 15, at the high school's Performing Arts Center from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Students and parents can meet directly with representatives of special semester or summer programs to learn about learning opportunities outside of the regular classroom. Parents and students from area communities are also invited to this event.
Participating programs include the American Field Service (AFS), Rotary Youth Exchange Program, The Maine Coast Semester - Chewonki, The Island School, The Ocean Classroom Foundation, Experiment In International Living, National Outdoor Leadership School, CityTerm Masters School, Coastal Studies for Girls, Outward Bound School, Kieve West, CIEE: Council on International Educational Exchange, World Challenge Expeditions, Apogee Adventures, and Safe Passage.
For more information, contact Judy Wood at 774-4558, or Dana Ryder at 865-4706 ext. 303.