Caribou museum sponsors Flannery Brothers

Posted May 29, 2009, at 6:37 p.m.

Folks of all ages are certain to enjoy the Flannery Brothers in concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 31, at the Caribou Performing Arts Center.

Nancy Chandler reports admission for the concert sponsored by the Caribou Children’s Discovery Museum is $5, free for children under 3.

Michael and Dan Flannery of Bangor won the 2008 Music Web Award for “Crab Walk,” Chandler wrote of the award-winning duo who “have been playing musical instruments since they were very young.”

“We will also be celebrating Caribou and Presque Isle’s 150th birthday” with cake and punch during intermission. She added that the event would be “an afternoon of fun for the entire family.”

To hear the performers’ music, visit www.flannerybrothers.com.

For information about this event or about CCDM, call Chandler at 764-9241 or e-mail contact@cariboudiscovery.org.

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Jane Pierce and members of First Congregational Church invite you to “a spectacular rummage sale that I prefer to call Second Time Around,” Pierce wrote of the sale, which is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at 35 Church St., Brewer.

Pierce says the sale represents “a day of giving and helping” those in need.

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Lanie Colson of Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems reminds you that the Children’s Miracle Network of EMHS Telethon, on WABI TV-5, is noon to 8 p.m. today from Center Court of the Bangor Mall.

Colson hopes you will “stop by and say hello, or be a Miracle Maker and call in your pledge of $10 a month.”

She reminds you “every dollar raised here stays here and will make a difference in the life of a child in our region of Maine.”

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Extension educator Karen Hatch Gagne e-mailed that the Kennebec County 4-H Leaders Association will hold a Spring Flight Ticket Auction with doors opening at 4 p.m. and bidding closing at 5:30 p.m. today at the Windsor Fairgrounds on Route 32.

Admission, including dinner and five tickets, is $5 for adults, $3 for students, free for children 4 and under. Additional tickets are 10 for $1, and proceeds will help provide scholarships for 4-H youth and volunteers.

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Bill DaButler reminds readers that a benefit concert for the Hancock County-Faith Community Fellowship Habitat for Humanity home for the Plaisted family is 7 p.m. Sunday, May 31, at FCF on the Bar Harbor Road on the Ellsworth-Trenton line.

Admission is free for the event featuring FCF musicians, but donations will be taken at the door.

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Kenneth Kelly wrote that the Gouldsboro Historical Society will hold a lecture by Niles Parker, director of Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 1, at the historical society’s Old Townhouse Museum on Route 1 in West Gouldsboro.

Parker will discuss “ships built and launched” during the 19th century at Gouldsboro, Kelly wrote.

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Woodlawn Museum announces registration is required for a five-class chair caning workshop with Al Jenkins, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays and Fridays, June 1-June 29, at Woodlawn, Route 172 in Ellsworth.

For information regarding materials, cost and what you should bring, call 667-8671, e-mail events@woodlawnmuseum.org or visit www.woodlawnmuseum.org.

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Almon and Agnes Brown, known to almost everyone as Brownie and Dee, will celebrate their 72nd wedding anniversary Wednesday, June 3, at Phillips-Strickland House in Bangor.

Brownie, who will be 95 on July 7, and Dee, whose 92nd birthday was April 1, will share this special day with their family and friends at Phillips-Strickland House, and you are invited to send them your greetings.

Longtime Bangor area residents might remember Brownie as the “ice cream man” who worked for HP Hood, and Dee as a hairdresser and owner of the clothing store Shirt & Skirt in Brewer, and a couple who loved to dance at Hermon Pond.

Anniversary cards can be sent to Mr. and Mrs. Almon Brown, 21 Boyd St., Bangor 04401.

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Hermon High School Class of 1974 reunion committee member Scott Millard wrote that alumni will celebrate their 35th class reunion on Saturday, July 18, at the home of Karen Goodwin Gagnon in Levant.

However, the committee has been unable to locate the following classmates and would appreciate any information anyone can provide.

“Missing members” of HHS ’74 are Debrah Bowker, James Carlton, LouAnn Jensen Dauphinee, Charles Day, Peter Ellis, Delores Harris Ransdell, Gail Stoppel McCraken, Laura McElroy, Michael Nason, Gail Overlock, Alfred Sales and Barbara Tunks Stone.

If you can help, call Debbie Gurschick Goody at 866-2288.

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