Scrapbook event to benefit mentoring program

Posted March 09, 2009, at 8:09 p.m.

Creative Memories independent consultants Nami Cole and Janelle Tinkham invite you to a scrapbooking fundraiser to benefit the Lincoln area KidCare America Mentoring After-School Program, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at Community Evangel Temple, 124 River Road, Lincoln.

Through March 15, the “early bid” admission is $15, and it’s $20 after that date.

Admission includes table space, coffee, free workshops, access to special discounted products, use of scrapbooking tools and door prizes.

To register, visit http://www.mycmsite.com/sites/namicole, call Cole at 794-2164 or 831-4376, or e-mail namike@midmaine.com.

A daylong bake sale, and lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. featuring KidCare Champion Chili for $5, is open to the public with no admission charge.

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Those invited to the 20th annual Maine Women’s Hall of Fame Celebration, a Silver Tea and Induction Ceremony 2-4 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Jewett Hall at the University of Maine in Augusta are reminded by event sponsors that reservations must be made by today.

This year’s inductee is Sharon Barker, director of the Women’s Resource Center at the University of Maine in Orono.

The event is co-sponsored by the Maine Federation of Business and Professional Women, The BPW-Maine Futurama Foundation and UMA.

For information, call Sally Ann Parks of Hinckley at 453-6004.

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Here’s a reminder that the second of two Bangor High School Project Graduation 2009 fundraisers, “Dancing Like the Stars,” is 7-9 p.m. Thursday, March 12, in Peakes Auditorium at BHS on Broadway.

Dance instructor and choreographer Karen McCall has directed the 10 couples of BHS seniors and staff in a variety of dances from the salsa to the Texas two-step.

Admission is $5, $10 for patron seating and $1 per vote when you vote for your favorite couple.

Tickets can be purchased at Patrick’s Hallmark in the Broadway Shopping Center and at Fairmount Market on Hammond Street, both in Bangor, and at the door.

Proceeds from the fundraiser, based on the television show “Dancing With the Stars,” benefit BHS Project Graduation Class of 2009.

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Someone, or a group of someones, has come up with a great name for a sale of this type, so let’s give Sherry French the opportunity to invite you all to Dover-Foxcroft’s first Junktique Extravaganza from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 14, in the Morton Avenue gymnasium in that community.

Billed as a great place for people who consider themselves a “shopaholic, yard sale specialist or craft and antique lover” hosts promise more than “30 tables filled with crafts and treasures, alike … laid out for you to scout through so you can find just that thing you were looking for, even if you don’t know what that is yet.”

Food will be available to purchase as well, and all proceeds from the food sale will benefit the Shiretown Homecoming Celebration.

French urges you to “come and support your town,” enjoy the food, and enjoy shopping for “amazing deals.”

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Sarah McCarthy reports the Bangor Symphony Orchestra will be collecting nonperishable food items at its concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at the Collins Center for the Arts on the campus of the University of Maine in Orono.

The BSO is participating in Orchestras Feeding America, the first national food drive organized by the League of American Orchestras.

Patrons are invited to drop off in the CCA lobby nonperishable food items that will be donated to Good Shepherd Food-Bank.

Concert tickets start at $16 for adults, $10 for students and are available by calling the CCA box office at 800-622-TIXX or 581-1755 or online at www.bangorsymphony.org.

Tickets can also be purchased 90 minutes before the performance the day of the concert at the CCA box office.

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