Joanne Parent has done a series of little oil paintings and will be showing them at the Parent Gallery, 92 Main St. The public is invited to an opening reception for the “Little Gems’ show Friday, Dec. 8, from 5 to 8 p.m.

Neal Parent has new black and white photos; Nicole Peak offers many new sea glass and stone art creations; Marvin Jacobs has watercolors; and Dan Bennett has a selection of jewelry to peruse.

Refreshments will be provided and everyone is invited. Holiday season hours are daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 338-1553.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or