The downtown Parent Gallery will host opening reception Friday, June 15 from 5 to 8 p.m. Current hours are Tuesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., open Fridays to 8 p.m.

There will be new pastels by Joanne Parent, new digital images by Georges Nashan, graphite drawings by David Johnson, new jewelry designs by Dan Bennett and new black and white silver prints of France and Maine by Neal Parent. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 338-1553 or send email to

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or