The Federated Church, 8 Hyler St., welcomes young people age 11 through 18 to share their vocal and musical talents (poetry and dance also are welcome) at an Open Mic Night Sunday, Aug. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Sound system, computer, karaoke and piano are provided. Performers should bring their instrument(s) or iPod, if applicable. To register in advance or for more information, call Gail Robinson at  354-8117.

The free refreshments for the evening will include hot dogs and chips, beverages and dessert. Folks are welcome to just come and listen; enter the hall where the event is being held through the church parking lot in back.

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