WENA Speakers Series: On March 9, at 6:30 p.m. Dawn Brennan-Daly, Executive Manager of St. Luke’s Community Kitchen will be at the West End Neighborhood Association (WENA) Speakers Series to talk about the opportunities available there for people considering starting a food-related business. Even if that’s not you, it’ll be interesting to learn about the possibilities of farmers market, pop-up take-away, catering, meeting space, etc. This event will take place in the Reiche Community Room, accessible from Clark Street.
West End Snapshots: On March 12 from 1-4 p.m. and on March 17 from 9-11 a.m. the photos will be on display at the Maine Irish Heritage Center. March 12 is an MIHC open house with building tours, food trucks, activities, live music – this follows the Irish American Parade on Commercial Street. Friday, March 17, starting at 8:30 is the St. Patrick’s Day parade from MIHC to Harbor View Park for the raising of the Irish Flag over Portland. Then return to MIHC for coffee, tea, soda bread and a chance to socialize and talk about the neighborhood.