College will sponsor free band concert

Saint Joseph's College will sponsor a free concert by the Italian Heritage Center Concert Band on Wednesday, July 9, at 7 p.m. at the Standish campus. The 50-piece community band, sponsored by the Italian Heritage Center in Portland, plays pop and show tunes, big band jazz, patriotic favorites, symphonic melodies and marches by American masters.

The band's members, who range from high school students to retirees, give a dozen concerts each year. The campus performance will be held at the rear of the Harold Alfond Recreation Center on the lawn overlooking Sebago Lake. The public is encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs. Parking is in the large lot behind the Alfond Center. There is no rain date. 893-7723.

June 10, 2008 Contact: Charmaine Daniels at (207) 893-7723 or e-mail